What's on TV 20-Nov-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

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51 Issues

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hot tv this week

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here! new SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI 21-26 November, times vary ITV Entertainment Once again the pandemic has put paid to the show setting up camp in the Australian jungle, so it’s off to Gwrych Castle, Wales, for a second year running. Among the rumoured campers are Dame Arlene Phillips, Richard Madeley, Frankie Bridge, Lucy Fallon, Adam Woodyatt, Danny Walters, Will Mellor and Jade Thirlwall. Who’ll follow in the footsteps of last year’s winner Giovanna Fletcher? Ant and Dec present all the banter and gossip from camp as well as the usual games and challenges. FULL STORY P13 it’s the final! The Great British Bake Off TUESDAY 23 November, 8pm C4 Cookery After one of the most memorable series of the baking contest, it’s time for a tense final as…

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the battle to win!

It’s the final! THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF Tuesday, 8pm C4 Cookery Q What was it like filming the final this year? A Dame Prue: We had such good finalists and it was tense in the tent. But it was a great, supportive atmosphere. When we finished filming and went home, being away from them all felt strange after spending so much time together. I felt a bit misplaced for a while! Q What are the baking challenges in the final? A Paul: The first is a carrot cake, the Technical is one of mine, and the Showstopper is a crazy one to end the series – four sweet and savoury treats for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, showing four different baking disciplines! Q What were you looking for? A Dame Prue: Paul looks for finesse, and for…

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what’s hot! what’s not!

Pride swells! The Pride of Britain Awards won the ratings battle on 4 Nov, with 2.8m viewers tuning in to watch the ceremony on ITV. It beat BBC1’s Ambulance (2.4m) and Channel 5’s new crime drama Dalgliesh (2.3m). Joanna loses out Climate-change documentary Joanna Lumley and the Human Swan – on ITV on 1 November – failed to win the 9pm slot, drawing 1.4m. It was beaten by the second episode of comedy drama The Outlaws on BBC1, which drew 1.8m.…

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Best known for… Lionel became a household name in the late 1970s and 1980s as team captain opposite Una Stubbs on ITV’s long-running show Give Us a Clue. In recent years, he appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2014 and The Real Marigold Hotel in 2017. Other achievements… Famous for his dancing, the versatile entertainer’s stage and screen career spanned eight decades. He was a regular on Sunday Night at the Palladium and, more recently, he appeared in the 2007 Christmas special of Extras. Family life… Lionel died, aged 92, on 4 November. He’s survived by his wife Susan, three children and three grandchildren.…

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grave tidings!

DOCTOR WHO Sunday, 6.20pm BBC1 Drama The Doctor and her pals land in the Devon village of Medderton in 1967 this week – and all is not well when they arrive. A little girl has disappeared, there’s an extra tombstone in the graveyard that shouldn’t be there, and Professor Eustacius Jericho (Kevin McNally) is carrying out psychic experiments. It seems there’s a good reason for Medderton to have been nicknamed ‘the cursed village’, and that’s before the Weeping Angels make their presence known! Whatever you do… don’t blink! ‘The Angels are back! I’m so excited!’ says Mandip Gill, who plays Yaz. ‘But trying not to blink in the freezing cold was difficult!’ ‘The worst thing is when they say, “Let’s do that again,”’ adds John Bishop (Dan). ‘You think, “No, my eyes are now frozen –…

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home truths!

LAST IN SERIES! THE MADAME BLANC MYSTERIES Saturday, 7.55pm Channel 5 Drama After many years away, Dom’s wife Georgina (Clelia Murphy) returns to Sainte Victoire in the final episode of The Madame Blanc Mysteries – but Dom (Steve Edge) isn’t entirely sure she’s being honest when she says she’s come back for her family. Meanwhile, Jean can’t shake the feeling someone is watching her, and she knows that Madame Blanc is still out there – will she emerge before Jean heads back to Manchester? And can Jean really say goodbye to her new friends permanently? ‘Jean really grows into quite a vivacious character during the series,’ says Sally Lindsay, who plays her. ‘She starts to enjoy Sainte Victoire a lot more than she thought she would – and that’s down to Dom…’…