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17 TV Choice 2014

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David Threlfall & Amanda Redman in Tommy Cooper Not Like That Like This

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This

David Threlfall and Amanda Redman star in a dark drama about one of Britain's favourite comics

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn

Jessica Brown Findlay enjoys getting dirty for a change in this new adaptation of a much-loved adventure classic

Adam Woodyatt in EastEnders

EastEnders

Adam Woodyatt's centre stage in EastEnders as screen daughter Lucy is murdered

Philip Glenister in For The Love Of Cars

For The Love Of Cars

Philip Glensiter tries out restored vintage motors

Martin Freeman in Fargo

Fargo

Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton star in a series that's as dark as the cult film it's based on

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Philip Glenister, For The Love Of Cars

Philip Glenister, For The Love Of Cars
Philip Glenister has shared the limelight with two iconic motors while playing tough copper Gene Hunt. In Life On Mars, s...

Jo Joyner & Chris Addison, Trying Again

Jo Joyner & Chris Addison, Trying Again
EastEnders' Jo Joyner and The Thick Of It's Chris Addison star as Meg and Matt in a comedy-drama about two peopl...

Alan Davies, Perspectives

Alan Davies, Perspectives
He's best known for playing magical fixer-turned-crime solver-turned marketing exec (!) Jonathan Creek, but as the documentary ser...
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Soaps

EastEnders
EastEnders

Lucy puts herself in danger, and her body is later found on Walford Common...

Coronation Street
Coronation Street

Maria misreads the situation and tries to snog Tyrone!

Emmerdale
Emmerdale

Pregnant Charity plans an abortion until she receives an unexpected proposal...

Hollyoaks
Hollyoaks

Joe is being set up in a plot to kill his mum!

Neighbours
Neighbours

Is there something suspicious about Lauren and Brad's long-lost daughter?

Home And Away
Home And Away

Brax is back in the Bay and discovers some changes

Doctors
Doctors

Doctors is on its Easter break and returns on Monday, 28 April

Coming up...

BBC1

Match of the Day

(BBC1 - 8:35am)

Gary Lineker presents highlights of the latest Premier League clashes, including Chelsea v Sunderland at Stamford Bridge and Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham at White Hart Lane. The Blues and Spurs started as clear favourites against the Black Cats and Cottagers, who are both struggling at the bottom of the table. Plus, action from Aston Villa v Southampton, Cardiff City v Stoke City, Newcastle United v Swansea City and West Ham United v Crystal Palace
BBC2

Gardeners' World

(BBC2 - 7:30am)

Monty Don has suggestions for climbing plants that thrive in shady spots and gets on with his vegetable garden, while Carol Klein gives the programme's first-time gardeners Dan and Dominique advice on what to look for at a garden centre as they hunt for trees and shrubs for their new borders. Joe Swift visits a quarry garden in Staffordshire that is hoping to be ready to open to the public on Easter Sunday, despite being hit by the severe winter storms
BBC3

Don't Tell the Bride

(BBC3 - 7:00pm)

A woman who admits to being a control freak is given £12,000 to finance the wedding of her dreams - with one catch - her partner must take sole responsibility for planning the nuptials. While her husband-to-be struggles to come up with some ideas, the hopeful bride anxiously awaits the big day
BBC4

The Man in the White Suit

(BBC4 - 7:00pm)

A put-upon chemist's invention of an indestructible dirt-proof fibre brings him into conflict with clothing industry moguls who foresee their profits disappearing down the drain - and promptly vow to put a stop to his plans. Satirical Ealing comedy, starring Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker and Michael Gough
ITV1

Sooty

(ITV1 - 7:20am)

Further adventures with ever-popular puppet pals Sooty, Sweep and Soo
ITV2

Coronation Street

(ITV2 - 9:35am)

Omnibus. Anna takes the afternoon off work to meet Phelan in his hotel room. Will she really sacrifice her body to save her family? A sleepy Andrea mistakes Steve for Lloyd and pulls him in for a hug, while Sophie is hurt when Maddie tells her to go back to her middle-class semi. Tyrone is horrified to get a call from the police informing him that Kirsty has been released from prison, and Jenna hides her feelings when her dad reveals he's thinking of taking Andrea away for a romantic weekend
Channel 4

Lassie

(Channel 4 - 7:40am)

Bankruptcy forces the Carraclough family to sell their devoted pet to a mean-spirited duke and his wife. But, when the well-to-do couple move away, Lassie pines for her first home and decides to track down her former owners. Family adventure, starring Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Steve Pemberton and Nicholas Lyndhurst
Channel 5

Chloe's Closet

(Channel 5 - 6:50am)

Chloe, Jet and Riley promise to help a distressed bird find her unhatched egg
E4

Ugly Betty

(E4 - 6:50am)

The Mode team is sent to the Bahamas for a photoshoot, but Betty feels awkward when she is forced to spend time with Matt and Amanda. Meanwhile, Wilhelmina is mortified after her rival Penelope Graybridge steals a shoot from her, and Marc is miserable to find himself the only one unattached on the island - until he meets a handsome stranger. Singer Shakira makes a guest appearance
Dave

Radical Highs

(Dave - 7:00am)

Series exploring the world of unconventional and high-risk sports

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E4

The Big Bang Theory

(E4 - 8:00pm)

When Penny's big TV acting break hits the cutting room floor, Leonard does his best to comfort her, which leads...
BBC3

Top Gear

(BBC3 - 7:00pm)

Motoring news and views. Jeremy Clarkson travels to Belfast to test the Renaultsport Twingo 133. Meanwhile, Richard Hammond invents a new sport - airport vehicle racing. ( R )
Sky Living

Criminal Minds

(Sky Living - 9:00pm)

The BAU hone in on a crazed couple murdering women in Pittsburgh. Also, Garcia and Morgan try to keep the...
Channel 5

The Gadget Show

(Channel 5 - 12:15pm)

The team take a look at curved TVs, health check apps and the next move in Nintendo gaming.
E4

How I Met Your Mother

(E4 - 7:30pm)

Marshall and baby Marvin's long journey to Farhampton for the wedding continues by bus. In order to get Marvin off...
Channel 4

Come Dine with Me

(Channel 4 - 6:15pm)

On the final evening in Reading, corset-maker Serine Daou has the daunting task of trying to end the week with...
BBC2

Antiques Roadshow

(BBC2 - 5:15pm)

Michael Aspel and the team visit Sydney and Melbourne, where finds include a squatters' tool chest and some bizarre mementos from the Beatles' only visit to Australia. ( R )

Catch up with the soaps

ITV1

Coronation Street

(ITV1 - 7:30pm)

Owen and Gary's plan backfires. Will Kevin go easy on Tyrone? Beth receives a windfall.
BBC1

EastEnders

(BBC1 - 8:00pm)

After being caught out, Lucy's world comes crashing down around her. Whitney is heartbroken after Lauren fills her in on recent events. Denise cannot hide her true feelings.
Channel 4

Hollyoaks

(Channel 4 - 6:30pm)

Will Grace be able to go through with the plan? A panicked Joe and Freddie realise that Sandy's life is...
Channel 5

Home and Away

(Channel 5 - 6:00pm)

Jess goes into labour on the beach, with only Heath around for help.
ITV1

Emmerdale

(ITV1 - 7:00pm)

Lisa's anxiety over Belle grows. Jai is shocked to discover Charity's duplicity. Tension surfaces between Ali and Ruby.

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