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What's on TV 19-Jun-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 Diana THURSDAY 24 June, 9pm ITV Factual Enjoy the most iconic moments in Princess Diana’s life but in a new light in this documentary that includes rare archive footage, never-heard-before testimonies from those closest to her and previously unseen letters and photos. It goes further behind the scenes to provide a rare insight into the late mother of William and Harry who went from a shy nursery assistant to a global icon. FULL STORY P23 Holby City TUE 22 June, 7.20pm (NI, 7.50pm; Scotland, 8.20pm) BBC1 Drama Having been rejected by Ange after their affair was discovered, junior doctor Josh is all set for his transfer, which means he has to say goodbye to his former lover. But when Josh and Ange are forced to work together to save a critically unwell mother and baby, both…

2 min
ready for change!

new EAT, SHOP, SAVE Thu, 7.30pm (Scotland, 11.25pm) ITV Factual Q Why do people turn to the show for help, Ranvir? A You know when things are creeping in the wrong direction but you can’t find the time or energy to look at the problem? Most people who apply are trying to do the right thing, but feel they’re not quite in control of their finances or food. Q Eat, Shop, Save has a new personal trainer. Can you tell us about him? A Yes, Marvin Ambrosius! Our former PT Tom Pitfield wanted a change in direction and has set up a new business. But he comes back and does some photography for us! Marvin is amazing – he’s been overweight and changed his life. He really gets it. Q What else can viewers expect? A Usually we…

1 min
what’s hot! what’s not!

Gripping the nation Gritty new BBC1 drama Time did well when it began on 6 June, with 5m tuning in to the prison tale starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham. It won the night for the 9pm time slot across all channels. Historical turn-off Channel 5’s three-part period drama Anne Boleyn, which aired over three consecutive nights, lost almost half its viewers for its finale – 770,000 tuned in for the opener on 1 June but just 447,000 watched the conclusion on 3 June.…

1 min

Best known for… Ben played Derek Conway in long-running police drama The Bill. The firm but fair Chief Inspector arrived at Sun Hill in 1987, before being killed off in a car-bomb attack in 2002. Other achievements… The Wales-born actor’s other TV appearances include The Professionals and Doctors. His last major television role was in 2016, as Isaac Sandison in Casualty. On the big screen, he also featured in Jane Eyre (2011) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), directed by Tim Burton. Family life… Ben died on 7 June, aged 70. He’s survived by his wife Helen Lloyd, his son Joe, and granddaughter Elsie.…

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perfect pastry!

BAKE OFF: THE PROFESSIONALS Tuesday, 8pm C4 Cookery The temperature rises in the kitchen this week, as the five best teams from last week face two even tougher challenges to impress expert judges Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden, who’ll be demanding patisserie perfection. First, the teams have to create a collection of cone-shaped desserts and carrot-shaped pastries that taste of anything but! There should be 24 identical items of each, made in just three and a half hours. Later, the teams pull out all the stops for the Showpiece, which is a Religieuse à l’Ancienne – an eclair mountain! They have five hours to showcase two different flavours of eclairs, with time travel as a theme. But will the giant edible structures make it to the judges intact? ‘There are disasters and tragedies,’ says judge…

1 min
at any cost

BEFORE WE DIE Wednesday, 9pm C4 Drama Hannah and Billy need to work out where the Mimicas plan to drop off their drugs shipment this week – and with Hannah’s son Christian, their inside man, paralysed by his guilt over killing Stefan Vargic to protect his own cover, their supply of information is drying up. But when one of the Mimicas’ stooges confesses to killing detective Sean Hardacre and the family look set to get away with murder, Christian resolves to take whatever measures necessary to ensure the police catch them collecting the drugs… ‘Christian feels the need to prove himself,’ says Patrick Gibson, who plays him. ‘He feels a strong desire to prove he’s worthy of existing among his own family, and be deserving of his mother’s love. In becoming an informant, things…