The TVweek: Saturday 10th – Friday 16th April 2021

by | Apr 5, 2021 | All, TV Week


7.20pm I Can See Your Voice BBC One – Paddy McGuinness hosts the mystery singing game show, in which contestants aided by a celebrity panel must spot good singers without hearing them. Celebrity Investigators Jimmy Carr, Alison Hammond, Amanda Holden and Danny Jones assist two contestants from Sheffield in picking out the best singers and winning up to £10,000.

7.30pm Game of Talents ITV – Entertainment series hosted by Vernon Kay, the gameshow and talent show collide to create a guessing game like no other. Competing in pairs, each contestant will be partnered with a celebrity teammate, as they try to figure out the surprising and often bizarre hidden talents of the eight mystery performers in each episode.

8.00pm BAFTA Film Awards: Opening Night BBC Two – Clara Amfo and Rhianna Dhillon host from the Royal Albert Hall.

9.35pm The Jonathan Ross Show ITV – Jonathan is joined by double Strictly Come Dancing champion Oti Mabuse, BAFTA Award-winning star of This Country Daisy May Cooper, Jimmy Carr, father and son duo Martin and Roman Kemp.

10.30pm Britain’s Favourite 70’s Comedy Five – Jo Brand presents a celebration of great sketches of the 1970s, 80s and 90s.


7.00pm The BAFTA Film Awards 2021 BBC One – Dermot O’Leary and Edith Bowman host the annual movie awards live from the Royal Albert Hall.

8.00pm Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline BBC Two – Ade Adepitan scours the globe for solutions to environmental problems, examining the natural and technological fixes that can help people slow the rate of decline and adapt to shifts already taking place.

Notable Continuing Series:  Line of Duty, 9.00pm, BBC One

9.00pm Queen Elizabeth: Politics, Power and Prime Ministers Channel 4 – Documentary exploring the contents of recently declassified documents that record the events of the Queen’s meetings with various prime ministers throughout her reign. The programme examines how the balance of power has shifted back and forth over the years, and how the Queen has dealt with personalities as varied as Winston Churchill, Harold Wilson, Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher.


9.00pm Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World BBC One – Documentary following the climate activist over the course of 2019 and 2020, as she travels the world exploring the science of global warming and challenging world leaders to take action on the growing crisis. The programme follows the impact of Covid-19 on her campaign, and the challenges of persuading a world living through one crisis to face up to the possibility of another on the horizon. In the first programme, Greta travels through North America on her way to a UN climate conference in Chile.

9.00pm Too Close ITV – Three-part phycological thriller starring Emily Watson as dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Emma Robertson, who is assigned to work with Connie Mortensen, a wife and mother accused of a despicable crime. Her assessment of the ‘yummy mummy monster’s’ sanity will determine whether Connie faces life in jail, life in a secure psychiatric hospital, or the chance of rehabilitation and release. Continues Tomorrow and Concludes Wednesday.

Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hours in Police Custody 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                              Wellington Paranormal, 9.00pm, Sky Comedy

                                              Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 10.00pm, Sky Comedy

9.00pm Gang Related FOX – US drama following the personal and professional lives of the members of the elite Los Angeles Police Department’s multi-agency Gang Task Force. When Detective Ryan Lopez’s partner is killed by a gang member, he teams up with Cassius Green, who has been at the forefront of the war on organised crime.

10.00pm Stop & Search Channel 4 – Jermaine Jenas examines the controversial policing policy, giving black men issued with hidden cameras the chance to share their experiences of being stopped and searched. The programme examines the scale of the issue, and its wide-reaching social, psychological and personal consequences for black men, who are nine times more likely to be stopped and searched than white men.


8.00pm All That Glitters: Britain’s Next Jewellery Star BBC Two – Taking place in a specially built workshop nestled in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, Katherine Ryan hosts a brand-new six-part series that sees eight talented jewellers battle it out to prove they can be the next big jewellery-making sensation. In each episode, the competitors are faced with two very different challenges, with their work judged by are two of the biggest names in the business, Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane, before one contestants leaves the competition.

8.00pm The Yorkshire Vet Channel 5 – Peter Wright rushes to help a cow struggling to give birth and it is believed the calf may be coming out backwards. Meanwhile, Joanne and her three-year-old son Jack are sure their kitten Jasmine has been in a road accident, and later Julian and Matt head out to a farm where there are two boisterous patients to treat.

9.00pm Stacey Dooley: Back On The Psych Ward BBC Two – Mental health across society has worsened since the pandemic began. Stacey Dooley returns to Springfield Hospital, and over six months, including the second nationwide lockdown, works with the team to experience first hand how the pandemic is impacting patients in crisis.

9.00pm Our Yorkshire Farm Channel 5 – There are new beginnings on the horizon for the Owen family as the children take on more responsibilities, and later they decide to purchase neighbouring derelict farmhouse that they are hoping to bring back to life. Elsewhere, eight-year-old Sidney is given a sheepdog puppy to train, and 16-year-old Reuben leaves school behind to start his dream job as a mechanic.

Notable Continuing Series: Your Honor, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

9.00pm Lego Masters USA E4 – Teams of two compete in ambitious challenges as they battle it out to be crowned the USA’s most talented amateur Lego builder. Hosted by Will Arnett.

9.00pm Car S.O.S More4 – Master mechanic Fuzz Townshend and petrolhead Tim Shaw return to rescue more classic cars for deserving owners. They begin in east London where they are confronted by a rusty old Porsche 356, which they claim to be the worst car they have ever taken on.

10.00pm Naked Attraction Channel 4 – Anna Richardson returns with the daring dating show – and this time it promises to be even more revealing as two singletons choose a date from six naked people whose bare bodies are revealed from the feet up.


9.00pm Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of the Duty BBC Two – Documentary examining corruption in the police in the 1970s, revealing a secret network of officers.

9.00pm Here Come The Gypsies! Channel 5 – Fly-on-the-wall documentary series revealing the hidden world of Gypsy and Traveller communities, delving into their unique traditions..

10.45pm Sudden Death: My Sister’s Silent Killer BBC One – A man sets out to learn more about the death of his 19-year-old sister from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, a cause of cardiac death even the experts don’t completely understand. In seeking answers, Patrick is shocked to discover the true extent of the problem, and that his sister Lauren was one of around 600 young and seemingly healthy people who die suddenly and unexpectedly from a Sudden Cardiac Death each year. He attends a bereavement counselling session with other young people who have lost a sibling to SADS, meets leading cardiac-pathologist Professor Mary Sheppard, and talks to former footballer Fabrice Muamba, who famously survived SADS after collapsing during a match.


9.00pm The Queen’s Cousins with Alexander Armstrong ITV – Documentary marking The Queen’s 95th birthday, Alexander Armstrong meets the royal cousins who share details about their most famous relative and reveal what it’s like to be part of this extraordinary family. Sharing private letters, personal photos and rare memorabilia, they recount treasured memories for the first time and Alexander learns more about royal life in modern Britain. And, as he takes viewers on a road trip through the country and the dynasties, Alexander reveals he may have uncovered a new cousin who can take their place in the royal family tree.

10.00pm Frank of Ireland Channel 4 – Comedy about thirtysomething Irish fantasist Frank Marron, a misanthropic, narcissistic in arrested development who thinks the world owes him something. In the opening episode, Frank is shocked to hear that his ex-girlfriend, Aine, has a new boyfriend and decides to learn mixed martial arts to match up to the new man in her life. With Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Pom Boyd, Sarah Greene and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor.

10.00pm What Happened To Your Face? Channel 5 – Documentary taking a look at famous names who may have had cosmetic surgery. First under the microscope is music mogul Simon Cowell, one of TV’s highest-paid stars. As well as his successful music career, Simon’s face has been a constant source of speculation. While he’s freely admitted to overdoing the Botox in the past and is estimated to have spent upward of £50,000 on his teeth alone, just how much other work he’s had done is still hotly debated. Queen of Pop Madonna is also put under close scrutiny. As one of the most widely recognised women in the world, Madonna’s found a way to stay relevant over the past four decades by constantly reinventing herself. But in her push to stay young, the superstar’s changing face has become just as much of a talking point as her music.


Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                             The Flight Attendant, 9.00pm, Sky One

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