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Time to go inside No.9 for the final time!

This week's best telly includes the highly anticipated, and shrowded in secrecy, final ever episode of Inside No.9 as well as the return of Soccer Aid, Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace and Bridgerton, as well as new Apple TV+ drama Presumed Innocent.

Here are 5 TV shows you can't miss this week...

1. Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2024

Sunday 9th June at 6pm on ITV1

Alex Scott and Dermot O'Leary return to host Soccer Aid for UNICEF, live from Stamford Bridge, the world's biggest celebrity football match sees top celebrities paired with footballing legends as England take on the Soccer Aid World XI FC.

England have won five times since the game began in 2006, but their last victory came in 2018, trailing the Soccer Aid World XI FC who have won the fixture seven times, and are on a record five-year winning streak.

Ahead of Euro 2024, England will take to the pitch in a specially commissioned Euro ‘96 kit, whilst the Soccer Aid World XI FC players wil wear adidas for the first time ever with a limited edition kit.

Some of those taking to the pitch on Sunday for for the Soccer Aid World XI FC include Eden Hazard, Roberto Carlos, Martin Compston, Maisie Adam, Roman Kemp, Lee Mack, Tommy Fury and Diamond as well as goalkeeper Tony Bellew, manager Mauricio Pochettino, coach Jesus Perez and captain Usain Bolt.

Playing for England will be Jermain Defoe, Jack Wilshere, Karen Carney, Gary Cahill, Tom Grennan, Steven Bartlett, Erin Doherty, Sir Mo Farah, Alex Brooker, Stuart Broad, Bobby Brazier and Sam Thompson as well as goalkeepers Paddy McGuinness and David James and goalkeeping coah David Seaman. With Frank Lampard, Harry Redknapp and Robbie Williams co-managing, with Jill Scott as captain.

The money raised from this year’s game could help UNICEF protect children from disease and malnutrition, support their mental health and respond in times of crisis, so they can get back to learning when schools are destroyed. It could also help provide vaccines to prevent common childhood diseases such as measles, so that children around the world can grow up happy, healthy and able to play.


2. Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace

Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th June at 9pm on ITV1


Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell return with a brand new series of Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace, which combines new DNA technology with painstaking detective work to find answers for foundlings.

In the first episode, they follow Thomas, who was left as a baby in the waiting room of Reading train station in 1965. Extraordinarily, the first birth relative the team finds for him is another foundling: Martina - left as a baby on the steps of a Dublin church.

Apart from DNA, all they share at first are questions – however, their meeting soon leads to life-changing discoveries for them both.

1-3/3 Continues nightly

3. Presumed Innocent

Wednesday 12th June on Apple TV+


From David E. Kelley and J.J. Abrams, comes Apple TV+'s latest thriller Presumed Innocent, executive produced and starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Based on Scott Turow's bestselling novel of the same name, it takes viewers on a journey through the horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney's office when one of its own is suspected of a crime.

Presumed Innocent explores obsession, sex, politics and the power and limits of love, as the accused fights to hold his family and marriage together.

It also stars Ruth Negga, Bill Camp, O-T Fagbenle, Chase Infiniti, Elizabeth Marvel, Nana Mensah, Renate Reinsve, Peter Sarsgaard and Kingston Rumi Southwick.

1-2/8 Continues weekly

4. Inside No.9

Wednesday 12th June at 10pm on BBC Two


Teased as The End is Ni9h, the final ever episode of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's brilliant BBC Two anthology series, Inside No.9 is titled Plodding On.

Whilst I'd love to tell you more about what they have in store, I can't as the finale is shrowded in secret, with nothing being revealed ahead of 10pm on Wednesday.

There's even a screening planned in London that night (which I'll be attending) where Reece and Steve will personally introduce the episode to a room full of fans, at the same time as it airs on BBC Two.


5. Bridgerton

Thursday 13th June on Netflix


Following the release of the first part, Netflix are this week releasing the second part of Bridgerton's third season as Penelope Featherington has finally given up on her long-held crush on Colin Bridgerton, after hearing his disparaging words about her last season.

She has, however, decided it's time to take a husband, preferably one who will provide her with enough independence to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown, far away from her mother and sisters. But lacking in confidence, Penelope's attempts on the marriage mart fail spectacularly.

Meanwhile, Colin has returned from his summer travels with a new look and a serious sense of swagger. But he's disheartened to realize that Penelope, the one person who always appreciated him as he was, is giving him the cold shoulder.

Eager to win back her friendship, Colin offers to mentor Penelope in the ways of confidence to help her find a husband this season. But when his lessons start working a little too well, Colin must grapple with whether his feelings for Penelope are truly just friendly.

Complicating matters for Penelope is her rift with Eloise, who has found a new friend in a very unlikely place, while Penelope's growing presence in the ton makes it all the more difficult to keep her Lady Whistledown alter ego a secret.

5-8/8 All episodes available at launch


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