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WHAT TO WATCH 22-28 April

This week's best telly includes two brand new dramas, two returning comedies, a Dyer dad-and-daughter road trip, the final series of Guilt and the first-ever all stars series of I'm A Celeb.

Here are 7 TV shows you can't miss this week...

1. Malpractice

Sunday 23rd April at 9pm on ITV1

ITV1's newest drama Malpractice stars Niamh Algar as Dr Lucinda Edwards, a smart, battle-hardened doctor who we first meet on a nightmare shift that ends in the death of an opioid overdose victim, Edith Owusu.

Despite the support of her medical supervisor, Dr Leo Harris, played by James Purefoy, Edith’s grieving father, played by Brian Bovell, demands an inquiry into Lucinda’s actions on the fateful night.

Leading the medical investigation are Dr Norma Callahan, played by Helen Behan, and Lucinda’s former colleague, Dr George Adjei, played by Jordan Kouamé. While George feels this was an unavoidable tragedy, Norma is suspicious of Lucinda’s behaviour and decisions in the lead up to the patient’s death.

As the pressure of the investigation intensifies, Lucinda’s relationship with husband Tom, played by Lorne MacFadyen, starts to fracture, and her confident professional exterior begins to crack. Is Lucinda hiding something?

1/5 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

2. Absolutely Dyer: Danny and Dani Do Italy

Sunday 23rd April at 9pm on E4

Since leaving EastEnders, Danny Dyer has been all over our telly, co-hosting Cheat on Netflix, last week hosting Scared of the Dark and soon to be seen in Channel 5 drama Heat, but before then he's off to Italy with his daughter and Love Island winner Dani Dyer.

Hoping to fill in some of the gaps in his beloved first-born, Dani's, general knowledge, Danny has organised their first-ever dad-and-daughter road trip. On this four-week culture tour of Italy, they'll be taking in all the scenery, art and history they can handle and trying to find out if this travel lark is really their thing.

The Dyers' tour of Italy starts in Sicily, where Danny has put together a week that he hopes will inspire Dani. The trip kicks off by sampling the street food scene in Palermo and catching their own dinner. Danny gets spiritual, and physical, by a volcano, and the dad-and-daughter duo discuss everything from life and death to the birds and bees.

1/4 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

3. I'm A Celebrity...South Africa

Monday 24th to Friday 28th April at 9pm on ITV1

For the first time ever, I'm A Celebrity is heading to South Africa where some of the most memorable campmates from I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! arrive in this brand new setting, each competing to become the first ever 'I'm A Celebrity Legend'. But who will it be?

Filmed last year, the first group of celebrities taking part are Amir Khan, Carol Vorderman, Fatima Whitbread Helen Flanagan, Janice Dickinson, Jordan Banjo, Paul Burrell, Phil Tuffnell and Shaun Ryder with more celebrities taking part as the series goes on. But their identities are being kept secret... for now.

They survived the Australian jungle, but South Africa is an even harder proposition which will push them to their limits and test them like never before. The challenges are bigger and tougher and the environment harsher and more unforgiving.

With no public vote, they will be competing against each other in a battle to become the first ever 'I'm A Celebrity Legend'. Whilst nodding back to the Australian jungle, I'm A Celebrity...South Africa promises to be a uniquely different series with lots of unexpected twists and turns.

1-5/5 Continues nightly

4. Guilt

Thursday 27th April at 9pm on BBC Two

Neil Forsyth's brilliant drama Guilt is back for its third and final series on BBC Two as brothers Max and Jake, played by Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives, find themselves back in Scotland where the welcome isn't as warm as they'd hoped for.

Max is running a pub in Chicago with Jake but the business is floundering. However, after their money worries take an unexpected turn, the brothers find themselves deported back to Edinburgh where enemies old and new cause them to seek ever more desperate solutions to their problems.

In Leith, University student Skye owes money to local criminal Danny and tries to scare him and his gang off but the plan fatally backfires, leading to a police investigation headed by Yvonne.

Elsewhere, Teddy is managing a cannabis farm in the Borders for Maggie Lynch, while Kenny tries to help a family member out of a dangerous situation. Meanwhile, Sir Jim Sturrock, the Leith-born chairman of Scotland's national bank faces a difficult choice.

On arrival in Edinburgh, Max and Jake find themselves delivered into the hands of Maggie Lynch’s heavies. However, that’s the least of their worries when a familiar – and dangerous - face from the past returns unexpectedly.

1/4 Continues weekly. All episodes available from Tuesday

5. Inside No.9

Thursday 27th April at 10pm on BBC Two

Following a superb Christmas special, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton are back with the rest of series eight of Inside No.9, inviting us back into their world of the extraordinary and macabre in five brand new episodes.

Kicking things off is Mother's Ruin, in which East End villains Harry and Annie Blackwood, played by the sublime Phil Daniels and Anita Dobson, were rotten to the core and did some truly horrible things when they were alive.

What secrets did they take to their grave? Their sons plan to find out.

2/6 Continues weekly

6. The Curse

Thursday 27th April at 10pm and 10.30pm on Channel 4

Taking place 18 months after the gang's dramatic airport escape, arrest and murderous ending of the series one finale, hit Channel 4 comedy The Curse is back and this time they're residing in the sunny Costa Del Sol, recently dubbed the Costa Del Crime.

Due to the lack of extradition treaty between British and Spanish governments, it became a safe haven for UK criminals during this period, leaving the gang untouchable. Albert and Tash, played by Allan Mustafa and Emer Kenny, have invested the money from the gold in a dream restaurant and hotel business, whilst Sidney, played by Steve Stamp, under the new alias ‘Andrew’ runs a bar on the beach.

Meanwhile, Big Mick, played by Tom Davis, is in prison awaiting trial, very much enjoying the fame that follows now being officially associated with the biggest gold heist in history and Phil ‘The Captain’ Pocket, played by Hugo Chegwin, is dead.

In the shadows, frustrated Detectives Saunders and Thread, who are powerless to make arrests, have no choice but to go deep undercover in Spain to gather evidence on the whereabouts of the golden haul.

What becomes quickly evident is that Spain isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The stakes are higher, the gangsters are scarier, and the vultures are beginning to circle. Behind the cocktails around the pool and the paradise façade the calamitous gang have very much got out of the frying pan and into the fire.

1-2/6 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

7. Citadel

Thursday 27th April at 10pm and 10.30pm on Channel 4

Prime Video's highly anticipated high-stakes spy-drama Citadel, executive produced by The Russo Brothers' AGBO and starring Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, with Stanley Tucci and Lesley Manville, finally launches this week.

Eight years ago, Citadel fell. The independent global spy agency tasked to uphold the safety and security of all people was destroyed by operatives of Manticore, a powerful syndicate manipulating the world from the shadows.

With Citadel's fall, elite agents Mason Kane and Nadia Sinh, played by Madden and Chopra Jonas, had their memories wiped as they narrowly escaped with their lives. They've remained hidden ever since, building new lives under new identities, unaware of their pasts. Until one night, when Mason is tracked down by his former Citadel colleague, Bernard Orlick, played by Tucci, who desperately needs his help to prevent Manticore from establishing a new world order.

Mason seeks out his former partner, Nadia, and the two spies embark on a mission that takes them around the world in an effort to stop Manticore, all while contending with a relationship built on secrets, lies, and a dangerous-yet-undying love.

1-2/ Continues weekly


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