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TV Times 13-Jun-2020

Published by TI Media Limited TV Times delivers unique and exclusive access to the UK's favourite TV personalities and shows. The magazine goes behind the scenes to bring you great features, exclusive photos, soap news and story updates. Includes a guide to the week's top films and seven days of easy-to-read TV listings plus two pages of TV highlights per day. ENGLAND edition.

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1 min.
tv times my week

Editor-in-chief COLIN TOUGH tells us about the shows he’ll be watching ENTERTAINMENT Jack Whitehall’s Father’s Day FRIDAY / BBC1 NEW I can’t wait for this special that sees comic Jack Whitehall and dad Michael celebrate Father’s Day – lockdown style! Jack and Michael tell us more… See page 8 SOAP Coronation Street MON, WED & FRI / ITV Corrie’s domestic-abuse storyline has had me gripped, and the fallout from Yasmeen’s knife attack on Geoff continues this week as events take a heavy toll on his son, Tim (Joe Duttine), and daughter-in-law Sally (Sally Dynevor). In our exclusive interview, stars Joe and Sally give us their take on how the story unfolds. See page 4 DRAMA The Salisbury Poisonings SUNDAY-TUESDAY / BBC1 In March 2018, the nation reeled as former Russian military NEW officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were found unconscious…

5 min.
monster in the family

CORONATION STREET MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY / ITV / 7.30PM / SOAP As Yasmeen’s attack on abusive hubby Geoff continues to send shock waves across the cobbles, it’s not just the locked-up pensioner who is feeling the strain. Geoff’s son Tim and daughter-in-Sally are forming different opinions about what went on next door, and it’s causing friction in their normally solid relationship. TV Times caught up with stars Joe Duttine, 49, and Sally Dynevor, 57, to discuss the much-praised plot, and find out how they’re feeling about the soap’s return to filming… CORONATION STREET is previewed on pages 24-25 ‘He might be gullible, but he’s not stupid’ JOE DUTTINE (TIM) Does Tim believe Geoff is innocent, or is he having doubts? At this stage, he wants to believe his dad – how could this man he has loved all…

4 min.
‘it could have been war…’

THE SALISBURY POISONINGS NEW SUN-TUE / BBC1 / 9PM / EPS 1-3 of 3 / DRAMA At the BBC’s London HQ pre-lockdown, Anne-Marie Duff, star of His Dark Materials and Shameless, is reflecting upon a role that has affected her like no other… BBC1’s real-life drama The Salisbury Poisonings, airing over three nights this week, tackles the story of the 2018 novichok nerve-agent attack that targeted ex-Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on the streets of the cathedral city. The plot of the three-parter focuses mainly on public servant Tracy Daszkiewicz, Wiltshire Council’s Director of Public Health, who found herself at the centre of an unprecedented national emergency – and Anne-Marie was determined to do her story justice. ‘I’ve never played a real person that’s still alive before,’ she tells TV Times.…

1 min.
who’s who?

Sarah Bailey ANNABEL SCHOLEY Detective Nick’s wife is terrified when he becomes sick in the days after the attack. Charlie Rowley JOHNNY HARRIS Dawn’s partner finds a perfume bottle containing nerve agent and gives it to her as a gift, not knowing about its deadly contents. Ross Cassidy MARK ADDY Sergei Skripal’s friend was the last man to see him before the attack and helps police with their inquiries. Sergei and Yulia Skripal WAYNE SWANN AND JILL WINTERNITZ Former Russian intelligence officer Sergei, and his daughter Yulia, were left in a critical condition.…

5 min.
‘i’ve missed seeing dad’

JACK WHITEHALL’S FATHER’S DAY NEW FRIDAY / BBC1 / 8.30PM / ENTERTAINMENT Behind the intergenerational bickering and playful one-upmanship of their TV travelogues and chat show Backchat, it’s clear that comedian Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, have an incredible bond. But because of lockdown restrictions, like many of us, Jack is going to miss spending some quality time with his dad on Father’s Day on Sunday 21 June. However, he has a plan! For one-off 30-minute BBC1 special Jack Whitehall’s Father’s Day, he’s setting up camp on the pavement outside his dad’s front door, so they can reminisce over family photos and hilarious home videos, and tell favourite Whitehall stories. Along the way, they’ll also be surprising key workers who can’t be with their loved ones on the big day – plus they’ve accepted…

4 min.
7 things bake off has taught me

“I’M AMAZED A ‘SUSAN FROM BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’ HASN’T PUNCHED ME IN THE FACE” BAKE OFF: THE PROFESSIONALS TUESDAY / C4 / 8PM / EP 4 of 10 / COOKERY 1 I CAN’T MAKE PASTRY! ‘First and foremost, I’ve learnt what makes a good croissant. It should be crispy on the outside and have a honeycomb structure in the middle – anything else is a waste of time! ‘Not that I’ve made any croissants myself – I wouldn’t dare present my efforts to Bake Off: The Professionals judges Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden! Saying that, I did have a dream that I could make croissants. See what this show has done to me!’ 2 BEWARE OF EXCITABLE JUDGES… ‘If you bang a table, sugar sculptures will collapse – as Cherish found out! She wasn’t cross with the chefs; she…