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What's on TV 13-Mar-2021

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Published by TI Media Limited What’s on TV is a value-packed, easy-to-use weekly magazine, full of TV information, features and listings. The Soapweek section gives you in-depth story updates and the double-page Soap Diary gives you a rundown of upcoming plots, complete with "must-see" moments flagged up. The TV Week and Real Life sections cover the best of the week's programmes, and there are seven days of clearly set out listings. ENGLAND edition

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hot tv this week

new Comic Relief FRIDAY 19 March, from 7pm BBC1 Entertainment Paddy McGuinness, Alesha Dixon, Sir Lenny Henry, Davina McCall and David Tennant are among the hosts as the fundraising extravaganza returns. As well as sketches and performances, there’ll also be reports on how money raised by Comic Relief helps causes in the UK and around the world. Plus, Dawn French will return as The Vicar of Dibley’s chocoholic reverend Geraldine. FULL STORY P13 Casualty SATURDAY 13 March, 8.20pm BBC1 Drama Faith realises that both she and husband Lev are living a lie when she spots him chatting to an attractive fireman this week. Determined to take control, Faith confronts Lev about his sexuality, declares their marriage is over and then pays a late-night call to Dylan Keogh… FULL STORY P12 new Top Gear SUNDAY 14 March, 8pm BBC1 Entertainment To kick off…

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driving down memory lane!

new TOP GEAR Sunday, 8pm BBC1 Entertainment Q You’re driving cars that your dads used to own in episode one. Did that bring back happy memories? A Paddy: When I was a kid, I’d be sitting on the front seat with no seat belt on, window down, chatting away! Most kids are in the back now, with their headphones on – so it’s totally different! Freddie: It reminded me of Mum and Dad taking me to cricket matches up and down the country. I’ve gone full circle, as I’m doing it with my kids now. I love taking my daughter to school as we can chat. Q You’re also looking at ‘midlife-crisis cars’. Have you had your midlife crisis yet? A Paddy: Mine’s manifesting nicely, and I’m easing into it! They gave us a list of things…

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Best known for… Johnny was Coronation Street factory boss and cobbles Casanova Mike Baldwin for 30 years between 1976 and 2006. Other famous achievements… Despite retiring, Johnny went on to make appearances in Agatha Christie’s Marple, Holby City and Doctors. In 2012, he returned to Weatherfield in a Coronation Street sketch to raise money for charity. Family life… Johnny died on 28 February at home following a long illness. He was 85 and leaves behind six children from his two marriages. ‘As an actor, Johnny was impeccable,’ said former co-star William Roache. ‘He was an iconic Corrie character.’…

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goliath revealed?

LAST IN SERIES! BLOODLANDS Sunday, 9pm BBC1 Drama With Jackie Twomey now in police custody, having been arrested for the murder of Adam Cory, DCI Tom Brannick is adamant he’s finally uncovered the identity of Goliath. With historic evidence pointing to Jackie as the legendary serial killer, last week Brannick (James Nesbitt) and Tori (Lisa Dwan) colluded to plant incriminating items in Jackie’s caravan. This week, Jackie faces tough questioning from officer Heather Pentland (Unforgotten’s Susan Lynch), and when details of his past in the Royal Ulster Constabulary at the time of the Good Friday Agreement are revealed, it seems they’ve got their man… ‘Brannick’s desire for closure over his wife’s disappearance brings his past into engagement with those, like Jackie, in his present,’ says Lorcan Cranitch, who plays Jackie. Yet, as Brannick and DS Niamh McGovern…

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where’s ange?

HOLBY CITY Tuesday, 8.20pm BBC1 Drama Suspended over the death of patient Bobby Edwards, Chloe told mum Ange that she thinks Cameron was responsible, but now she’s concerned about her mother. With Ange having failed to come home the previous night, a worried Chloe heads to the hospital. Ange’s car and her belongings are there, but she’s nowhere to be seen. Meanwhile, clinical lead Ange is needed for a complex surgery. Keen to prove himself, Cameron begs Holby boss Max to let him start the operation. ‘It’s hard to find one redeeming quality in Cameron; he’s not even a good doctor,’ says Nic Jackman, who plays him. ‘He’s probably killed more patients than he’s saved!’ As they talk, Chloe bursts in, demanding to know where Ange is! Will she find out what’s happened? More at whatsontv.co.uk/holby…

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coming soon…

★ Look out for Joe Sugg in his first acting role when The Syndicate returns to BBC1. The YouTuber and Strictly runner-up plays Sam, a keen guitarist and boyfriend of Roxy (Taj Atwal), who’s part of a lottery syndicate at a dog kennels in Yorkshire. ★ Amanda Holden, Alison Hammond and Jimmy Carr make up the celebrity panel in BBC1 series I Can See Your Voice, where contestants can win big by guessing who can and can’t sing from a group of lip-synchers. ★ Sky Cinema’s World War Two drama Six Minutes to Midnight follows a teacher (Eddie Izzard), who works at an English finishing school for the daughters of high-ranking Nazis. But he suspects there’s a Nazi plot at the school… ★ C4’s roller-coaster six-part thriller Before We Die stars Lesley Sharp…