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WHAT TO WATCH 19-25 March

This week’s best telly includes more great comedy from This Country, Mum and Benidorm as well as a night of entertainment all in aid of Sport Relief.

Here are 7 TV shows you have to watch this week...

1. This Country

Monday 19th March from 10am on BBC Three

Last week he lost his temper and this week we get to meet the Vicar's long lost son.

When the Vicar’s son, Jacob, returns from living in Bristol, can Kurtan help him re-adjust to village life?

Elsewhere, Kerry continues to try and give back to the local community by visiting her elderly neighbour Florence for “tea talk”. Her cat Tudor has recently passed away and Kerry does her best to fill that emotional void.


2. The Great Celebrity Bake Off

Tuesday 20th March at 8pm on Channel 4

This week, Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding welcome musical comedian Tim Minchin, leader of the Scottish Conservative party Ruth Davidson, Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing and singer Ella Eyre to the Bake Off tent for another episode of The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer.

This week's signature challenge is to make a loaf cake, Prue’s got a fancy technical up her sleeve and for the showstopper, stakes are high as the bakers build their meringue towers. But who will Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood, choose to be crowned star baker?


3. Mum

Tuesday 20th March at 10pm on BBC Two

It’s the penultimate episode of Mum and this week, summer draws to a close as Cathy and Michael see each other for the first time in months. Elsewhere, Maureen in hospital, Reg anxiously waits for news.


4. dinnerladies diaries

Wednesday 21st March at 8pm on Gold

This week, dinnerladies diaries continues on Gold as Victoria Wood explains how she did her own warm-up for the show as well as how she persuaded the BBC to record each episode twice.

The show also focuses on some of the male characters in dinnerladies, such as the catering manager Tony played by Andrew Dunn and Stan the canteen handy man, played by Duncan Preston.


5. Benidorm

Wednesday 21st March at 9pm on ITV

Last week it was the Chuckle Brothers and this week it's the turn of another comedy due to appear in Benidorm... Hale and Pace, whose arrival makes Les/Lesley feel uneasy.

Shane Richie returns to Benidorm this week to reprise the role of Sammy Valentino and with Joyce furious with Monty, could his chance meeting with Sammy mean he might get his job back?

Elsewhere, Liam & Kenneth aren’t happy with Jacqueline’s latest business venture, Callum is in search of a professional and Eddie adds to the family discourse.


6. Celebrity Juice

Thursday 22nd March at 10pm on ITV2

Celebrity Juice returns this week for its incredible 19th series and it's kicking it all off with a live one hour special!

Team captains Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby both return alongside regular Juice panellist Gino D’Acampo and joining them for the live special is Queen of the Jungle Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo.


7. Sport Relief

Friday 23rd March from 7pm on BBC One

Friday night sees the return of Sport Relief which for the first time ever is being broadcast live from MediaCityUK Salford.

The fun kicks off with Gary Lineker, Davina McCall, Ore Oduba, Claudia Winkleman, Paddy McGuiness and Freddie Flintoff hosting what promises to be a star-studded evening full of live music, sketches, fundraising films and many more TV treats.

Highlights include comedian John Bishop trying to inspire Gareth Southgate and the England football team to glory at this summer’s World Cup with comical consequences. Football heroes David Ginola, Alex Scott, John Barnes and Chris Kamara feature in a special edition of Strictly Come Dancing from Wembley Arena, while BBC and ITV go head to head in a Battle of the Channels Celebrity Boat Race.

Celebrity Boxing returns as six brave celebrities battle it out in the ring. Vanessa White takes on Hannah Spearritt, Helen Skelton takes on Camilla Thurlow and Wayne Bridge faces Spencer Matthews.



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