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What's on TV 27-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 The Syndicate TUESDAY 30 March, 9pm BBC1 Drama The drama about lottery syndicates returns for a fourth series, with Neil Morrissey leading the cast as newsagent Frank, who checks the lottery ticket for the staff at Woodvale Kennels, only to discover they’ve won. But as the drama flits between Yorkshire and Monaco, all is not as it seems. Look out for famous faces such as Strictly’s Joe Sugg, Taj Atwal, Gaynor Faye, Kym Marsh, Emily Head, Katherine Rose Morley and Mark Benton. FULL STORY P13 Holby City TUESDAY 30 March, 7.50pm (Scotland, 10.45pm) BBC1 Drama With new accusations circulating on social media of Sahira’s father Reyhan abusing children, Hanssen can’t contain his anger any longer and warns Reyhan that he’s going to tell Sahira how he abused him as a child. When Hanssen fears Reyhan might…

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pitch perfect?

new DRAGONS’ DEN Thursday, 8pm BBC1 Reality Q How does it feel to be back for the 18th series of Dragons’ Den? A I’m very excited because we’re moving to BBC1, which means we’ll get a wider audience talking about the love of my life – business! We have new opening titles, too, which I’ve seen, and I really like them Q Are there many businesses that have had to adapt in the new series? A Yes, there are. In the first episode, one pitch comes from the owner of an art studio who can’t have people in because of the pandemic, so she’s switched to selling mailbox art kits and online tutorials. It’s these kind of businesses that are really exciting. The ones that are adaptable will do well in the future because they’re tuned…

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what’s hot! what’s not!

Killer thriller The finale of BBC1 crime drama Bloodlands, starring James Nesbitt, won the ratings battle on 14 March, with 5.1m tuning in. It beat ITV’s new crime drama Grace, which pulled in 4.4m. Tribute overtaken BBC1’s Caroline Aherne at the BBC, a tribute to the late comic, struggled on 9 March, with just 1.6m viewers. It was up against ITV’s Unforgotten (4.6m), which moved from its Monday slot to Tuesday due to the Oprah Winfrey interview with Harry and Meghan.…

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Best known for… Nicola played Elizabeth Bellamy, the spoilt daughter of Richard and Lady Marjorie Bellamy, in ITV drama Upstairs, Downstairs in the 1970s. She then landed the lead role in BBC1’s epic 10-part 1977 adaptation of Anna Karenina. Other achievements… In 1989, she worked alongside Sir David Jason and Gwen Taylor in ITV comedy drama A Bit of a Do. She also had roles in The Sweeney, Frankenstein: The True Story and the 1990s sitcom Ain’t Misbehavin’. Family life… Nicola died on 3 March, aged 75, following complications from a brain tumour. She’s survived by her daughter, Eve, and her sister Angela. WORDS: MICHAEL DARLING, HANNAH DAVIES, JO LEWIS. PHOTOS: BBC, ITV…

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killer revealed?

LAST IN SERIES! UNFORGOTTEN Monday, 9pm ITV Drama Ram Sidhu has always been a key suspect in the investigation into the murder of Matthew Walsh. And as he’s questioned again this week, it looks like detectives DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DI Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) have finally got their man, as Unforgotten reaches its dramatic conclusion. Serving police officer Ram thinks it’s only a matter of time before the other suspects tell the detectives it was him. As the child of a Punjabi Sikh immigrant family, Ram feels he’s been fighting his whole life – but this time he’s seriously worried he’ll end up in prison. As he’s arrested and quizzed again, Ram insists he didn’t kill Matthew; he tried to save him. But can he prove his innocence to the police? ‘Institutional racism is…

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will nicky quit holby?

HOLBY CITY Tuesday, 7.50pm (Scot, 10.45pm) BBC1 Drama Still reeling from the fallout from the Cameron saga, doctor Nicky McKendrick makes some big decisions about her future this week. Pregnant Nicky is back at work but, consumed with guilt over her relationship with killer Cameron, she makes the heartbreaking decision to have a termination. Nicky seems resolute in her decision. But later, she suddenly starts to bleed and fears she’s had a miscarriage. Yet if it’s what she wanted, why is she so devastated? Later, Nicky has an ultrasound scan and falls in love with her unborn child. Knowing she has to put the health of herself and her baby first, will she turn her back on Holby? ‘Nicky’s a happy-go-lucky person who loves being a doctor, but it’s not always the best environment for your…