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What's on TV 29-May-2021

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

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
51 Issues

in this issue

4 min
hot tv this week

new The Masked Dancer SAT SUN HOL MON TUE THU FRI 29 May-1 June & 3-4 June, times vary ITV Entertainment The hotly anticipated spin-off of The Masked Singer finally arrives with 12 celebs performing unique dances while dressed up in yet more bonkers costumes. Look out for Flamingo, Beetroot, Frog, Rubber Chicken and Knickerbocker Glory among the disguises. Strictly’s Oti Mabuse joins the panel alongside Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall and Mo Gilligan, while Joel Dommett is back as host. FULL STORY P13 new Call the Midwife: Special Delivery SUN 30 May, 9pm BBC1 Entertainment Fans of TV’s emotional period drama will love this special marking a decade of life in Poplar. The cast share their memories of the past 10 series, from cases involving abortion and racism to the social changes of the 1950s and 1960s. Look…

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the dynamic duo!

THIS MORNING Holiday Mon-Fri, 10am ITV Entertainment Q You’ve been hosting This Morning on Fridays for a few months. How’s that been? A Alison: An absolute dream. Dermot’s a really cool person! Dermot: Alison is wonderful to work with. Will there be wild nights out in the future? Yes, she’s promised to take me to Birmingham! Q What do you think you bring to the show? A Alison: We bring Friday LOLs! But we can deliver our more serious side, too. I think maybe I’m the heart and Dermot is the soul of the show on Fridays… and I feel like there’ll always be a dash of Friday fun on top! Dermot: The shows are about informing, entertaining and having fun, and Fridays are about easing yourself into the weekend. I think we provide that mix brilliantly. Q…

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Best known for… Billie starred as the comically wicked Witchiepoo in the popular 1969 kids TV show H.R. Pufnstuf, with British child star Jack Wild. The show ran for 17 episodes and a movie. Other achievements… She also appeared as a gingerbread-house witch in Bewitched (1971) and appeared in Murder, She Wrote, General Hospital and The Monkees. She also worked as a voice actor for Rugrats, Shrek Forever After, The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries and, most recently, Transformers: Rescue Bots (2012-2016). Family life… Billie died on 29 April in Los Angeles. She was 96 and is survived by her niece and three nephews.…

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friends torn apart

LAST IN SERIES! THE PACT Hol Mon & Tue, 9pm BBC1 Drama The net continues to close around the ladies who drove Jack to the woods on the night of his death, as The Pact reaches a nerve-shredding finale! When Nancy (Julie Hesmondhalgh) is arrested in Monday’s episode, it’s clear the police suspect she and her friends know more than they’re letting on about the brewery manager’s disappearance. DS Holland (Rakie Ayola) takes them all in for questioning and with the revelations about their blackmailer’s identity sowing distrust amongst the friends, their pact looks set to fall apart… The situation is even more desperate for Anna (Laura Fraser), whose husband Max is a detective on the case. He gives her one last chance to tell him about what happened, but will she betray her friends?…

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kian in turmoil

HOLBY CITY Tuesday, 7.50pm BBC1 Drama Holby medic Kian is trying to focus on work while worrying about Andrei, who’s still missing. So he’s shocked when a panicked Evie alerts him that Andrei’s turned up at the hospital, badly beaten, seemingly by the drug dealers he works for. Kian rushes to Andrei’s aid and re-admits him to the hospital, where he can finally perform the heart surgery Andrei desperately needs. He’s also grateful to colleague Lucky for not reporting Andrei to social services. Fletch, however, isn’t nearly as understanding, after his daughter Evie got involved with Andrei. So when he learns Lucky hasn’t reported Andrei to social services, he’s furious and warns her that he will do it if she won’t! What will she do? More at whatsontv.co.uk/holby…

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coming soon…

★ Michael Ball discovers his Welsh ancestry for Channel 5’s four-part series Wonderful Wales with Michael Ball, which sees the celebrated singer explore his Welsh roots and the country’s glorious landscape. Michael will also perform with a local choir at the end of every episode. ★ Ben Fogle is exploring Scotland’s magical islands. For his four-part BBC1 series Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle, he’ll travel across the Inner Hebrides to the Western Isles, meeting locals and learning about each island’s secrets. ★ Arrow star Stephen Amell plays small-town pro wrestler Jack Spade in STARZPLAY drama Heels. It follows a family of wrestling promoters who go to war over their late father’s legacy, both in and out of the ring. ★ Peaky Blinders fans are in for a treat when the sixth and last…