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WHAT TO WATCH 8-14 April

This week's best telly includes a tribute to the late Paul O'Grady who sadly passed away recently at the age of 67, as well as what sadly is now his final series of For The Love Of Dogs.

Elsewhere, Intelligence returns for one final outing, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's final season begins, Stacey Dooley brings us a new documentary and Jennifer Garner stars in Apple TV+'s newest drama, The Last Thing He Told Me.

Here are 6 TV shows you can't miss this week...

1. Intelligence: A Special Agent Special

Saturday 8th April at 9pm on Sky Comedy

After two series, David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed return to GCHQ as Jerry and Joseph for one final special of Intelligence.

They’ve countered the Russians, they’ve foiled a plot to disrupt the NHS and they’ve prevented a nuclear disaster, but now the latest threat to the gang at the Government Communications Headquarters is personal.

With the future of CySec at stake, the team have to go rogue to save their reputations and their jobs. And the special guest stars Jennifer Saunders as Joanna Telfer-Fotheringham.


2. For The Love Of Paul O'Grady

Easter Sunday at 8pm on ITV1

Following his unexpected passing last week, ITV pay tribute to the iconic and much-loved entertainer Paul O'Grady, whose unexpected death at the age of 67 prompted a flood of tributes from viewers, his entertainment colleagues and even Camilla, Queen Consort.

In this special celebratory film. For The Love Of Paul O'Grady, expect highlights from his incredible career as well as interviews with those who knew him best.


3. Stacey Dooley: Ready for War?

Wednesday 12th April at 9pm on BBC Three

In her latest documentary, Ready For War?, Stacey Dooley follows a group of Ukrainian civilians as they arrive in the UK to begin five weeks of intensive army training.

With exclusive and unprecedented access to the British Army’s training mission, the recruits will learn to survive and to be lethal, as they prepare for deployment to the frontline fighting against Russia.

Among the young civilians putting their lives on the line, Stacey meets florist and gardener Mykola, who wants to join his family members already on the frontline. He tells Stacey he hopes for victory so that he can marry his girlfriend. For Pasha, a welder who was living abroad when the invasion began, he fears going into battle will mean never seeing his parents again.


4. Paul O'Grady: For The Love Of Dogs

Thursday 13th April at 8.30pm on ITV1

Filmed with the late Paul O'Grady before his sudden and unexpected death, For the Love of Dogs returns for a brand new series from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

In the first episode, Paul falls head over heels for a gorgeous Newfoundland who needs major life-changing surgery on her back legs and meets a lab cross who’s totally obsessed with water and keeps flooding her kennel.

Paul also helps a terrified bichon frise, who was found wandering around a forest, become less scared of the world.

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5. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Friday 14th April on Prime Video

As The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel returns for its fifth and final season, Midge finds herself closer than ever to the success she's dreamed of, only to discover that closer than ever is still so far away.

In what promises to be an epic, hilarious, and emotional final season, this spectacular send-off, will feature the return of some familiar faces, including Milo Ventimiglia and Kelly Bishop.

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6. The Last Thing He Told Me

Friday 14th April on Apple TV+

Apple TV+'s newest original drama The Last Thing He Told Me, is based on Laura Dave's 2021 novel of the same name and stars Jennifer Garner, Aisha Tyler, Angourie Rice, Augusto Aguilera, Geoff Stults, John Harlan Kim and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Garner plays Hannah, a woman who must forge a relationship with her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter Bailey, played by Angourie Rice, in order to find the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared.

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