What To Watch W/C Monday 1st April

We hope you’re having a great Easter break …

Have a look at our TV picks this week.

Wish – Wednesday 3rd April | Disney+

A young girl named Asha wishes for a star and gets a more direct answer than she bargained for when a trouble-making star comes down from the sky to join her. Ariana DeBose, Natasha Rothwell, Rochelle Humes and Niko Vargas.

Star Trek: Discovery: S5 – Thursday 4th April | Paramount+

This fifth and final season of the Star Trek series sees Captain Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery uncovering a mystery that sends them on an epic adventure across the galaxy. They are looking to find an ancient power whose existence has been deliberately hidden for centuries, but others are on the hunt. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green and David Ajala.

Alex Rider: S3 – Friday 5th April | Amazon Freevee

This final season of the teen spy series based on Anthony Horowitz’s novels is based on the fifth book, Scorpia, and sees Alex drawn back into the world of spies when a friend’s family is horrifically attacked. Otto Farrant returns in the title role, as Alex tries to unravel a sinister political plot with global repercussions.

Sugar – Friday 5th April | Apple TV+

An enigmatic private detective struggles with personal demons as he investigates the disappearance of a Hollywood producer’s beloved granddaughter. With Kirby Howell-Baptiste.

Scoop – Friday 5th April | Netflix

Inspired by true events, this fictional dramatisation gives an insider account of how the women of Newsnight secured Prince Andrew’s infamous interview. With Jordan Kouame.

Celebrity Bridge of Lies: S2 – Saturday 6th April @5:40pm | BBC One

The celebrity edition of Ross Kemp’s game show returns, featuring celebrities including Dion Dublin, Melvin Odoom, Sinitta and more. Will they manage to get from one end of the bridge to the other without stepping on any lies?

5lbs of Pressure – Streaming Now | Prime Video

Adam is an ex-con who goes back to his old neighbourhood after serving a 16-year prison sentence for murder. Mike, sick of doing the bidding of his drug-dealing uncle, is desperate to leave his sordid life behind him. When Adam and Mike’s paths converge, their inescapable destinies give way to violence — and a final, fleeting shot at redemption. With Savannah Steyn, Gary McDonald, Lorraine Burroughs, Cosby Prawl, Nicola Alexis, Jaida Standberry and Jonathan Ajayi.

 Our Son – Streaming From 25th March | on digital release

Nicky and Gabriel have been together for 13 years and they now have an eight-year-old son, Owen. Gabriel loves Owen more than anything; Nicky loves Gabriel more than anything. Despite appearances, Gabriel has been dissatisfied with their marriage and tells Nicky he wants a divorce, leading to a custody battle that forces them to confront the changing reality of their love for each other and their son.’ Starring Billy Porter.

Lovely, Dark, and Deep – Monday 25th March | UK and Ireland digital platforms

Lennon starts a new job as a back-country ranger on an isolated outpost but soon realises something sinister is lurking in the woods. As strange visions begin to take hold and a cosmic fever dream unravels, will she uncover the origins of a tragedy that has haunted her since childhood? Starring Georgina Campbell.

Just Passing – Streaming now | More 4

Del, a workaholic struggling with her mental health, wants to escape the numbness consuming her. But does she need to try a different tack? Starring Leann O’Kasi and Cyril Nri.


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