A definitive guide to the best telly on air next week!
Monday 29th March
C4, 9pm – 24 Hours in Police Custody
Another gripping true crime documentary featuring unprecedented access behind the scenes as police investigate a major crime. It's Saturday night in Luton, and a man is fighting for his life after being shot at point blank range in the chest with a handgun. The attack appears to be a completely unprovoked shooting of a stranger. With a gunman on the loose, the police launch a frantic operation to find the identity of the suspect. DC Colin Knight of Bedfordshire Police's Guns & Gangs unit admits the pressure: 'We have a very dangerous person out there willing to shoot innocent members of the public. The ultimate fear would be if he's done it once he can do it again...' A young woman walks into Luton police station and tells detectives she too has been threatened by the man. 'He caught me by my throat, and put the gun against my head and asked me whether if I was a wolverine or wolf.' Cameras follow every twist and turn of the manhunt as detectives gather evidence to work out what really lies behind the attempted murder of an innocent man, as they try to catch the shooter before he strikes again. This is real-life drama where the facts really do turn out to be stranger than fiction.
E4, 9pm – Made in Chelsea
Our favourite SW3 socialites escape Chelsea and bubble up in a beautiful Cotswolds mansion, where Ollie and Gareth prepare to surprise everyone with an exciting announcement. Heartthrob Miles is back, single and ready to cause havoc, but will his return mark the beginning of the end for Maeva and James? During a raucous first night, Miles focuses his charm on Reza's girlfriend, Ruby, and Sam is not impressed... Meanwhile, Julius, Liv's estranged BFF, makes a surprise return, leaving Tristan suspicious of his agenda.
Tuesday 30th March
E4, 7.30pm – Below Deck Mediterranean
As the charter season and series two comes to an end, the Sirocco crew struggles to resolve their complicated relationships before they go their separate ways. Bobby finally finds romance in Croatia, but tensions build between him and the primary guest when Bobby takes things too far. Hannah and Bugsy air their grievances and Lauren must choose which side she's on. Finally, Adam has one more shocking salacious detail for Wes, leaving Wes and Malia's relationship on the chopping block yet again.
C4, 8pm – The Great Celebrity Bake Off For Stand Up To Cancer
The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer continues, as more celebrities put their baking skills to the test and inspire viewers to do the same and raise awareness for Stand Up To Cancer. Matt Lucas welcomes journalist and presenter Stacey Dooley, Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall, internet personality KSI and comedian Katherine Ryan into the nation's favourite tent. In three challenges set by judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood, the celebrity bakers make cocktail flavoured fondant fancies in the Signature and have their pastry skills tested in the Technical, before creating a showstopping scene showing the judges something they can't live without, all from biscuit and meringue.
Wednesday 31st March
C4, 9pm – First Dates Hotel
The First Dates Hotel in southern Italy opens its doors for another spectacular season of love, as a new batch of British singletons look for love in the sun, and manager Fred Sirieix and his team of cupids meet their every whim. In this episode, six-foot-tall gym owner and ex-military man Richard makes an appearance poolside. In spite of his muscular appearance, Richard is a sensitive soul who loves a musical and Harry Potter. Having Asperger's means Richard struggles to read women, and he has to ask his date Emilia how it's going, mid-meal. Emilia opens up about her past as the two make a heart-warming connection. Hotelier Andy is 40 and, having been straight all his life, he's excited to be going on his first ever date with a man. Ex-bouncer Joseph, from Darlington, is delighted to welcome Andy into the gay club - 'the best club on earth'. Angie, who's 24, meets ex-footballer Tom, who has been a stereotypical lad in the past but is determined to grow up. The chemistry between these two is palpable from the moment they lay eyes on each other. The third episode of First Dates Hotel is available to watch on All 4 on the same day.
M4, 9pm – Matt Baker: Our Farm In The Dales
In this brand-new series, Countryfile and former The One Show presenter Matt Baker, his wife Nicola and their kids Molly and Luke, come to the rescue of his family's organic sheep farm in the Durham hills. Matt still plays a very active role in running the farm he grew up on, but recent circumstances meant his role was about to get a lot more intense. Last summer 2020, Matt's mum Janice was knocked over by some of her beloved Hampshire Down sheep and needed a knee operation. Determined to keep farming, Janice and her husband Mike knew they had to make some vital changes if they wanted to secure the future of the farm. Returning to where he grew up, Matt is faced with both the challenge of keeping the remote farm running and helping his mum overcome injuries from her accident. During the series, we follow three generations of Bakers round the farmhouse table as they make big decisions for the future of the farm, as Matt repairs, reuses and recycles his way through a hefty to do list. They have their work cut out, but can the Baker family make the changes needed so the farm can enter a new chapter? In this first episode, an emotional Janice revisits the scene of her accident for the first time, and she and Matt face up to some of the vital changes they'll have to make in order to secure the future of the farm and make life easier for Janice and Mike. First on the to do list is a much-needed renovation of the miniature donkey stables before pygmy goats Brookie and Bourbon can move in next door. But an attempted escape by the donkeys prompts Matt and Nicola to call in help to building a brand-new donkey-proof fence. In the wake of Janice's accident, the Bakers decide they need to start replacing the existing Hampshire Down flocks with some smaller and more manageable breeds, so Matt and Nicola head to Cumbria to collect some hardy Herdwicks. Back at the farm, Luke and Molly are excited by the prospect of new life on the farm when a visit from Billy the vet confirms that one of Janice's Cairn Terriers will be having puppies. Meanwhile, Matt and Mike turn their attention to an older farm resident in need of some TLC: a rusty 1946 American Dodge that's been left to face the elements. With some gentle persuasion, Mike agrees to let Matt contact a vintage car restoration company in the hope they'll be able to get it up and running once more.
Thursday 1st April
M4, 9pm – The Good Fight
When DNC head Frank Landau asks Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart for help with a plan to engage African-American voters, the resulting discussion turns personal for one of the partners. Determined to sue Rare Orchard, Diane is shocked to learn that all court documents associated with the case are missing, leading her down an unexpected rabbit hole. And Marissa befriends Caleb Garlin, an STR Laurie associate.
C4, 9pm – Taskmaster
The 11th series of the BAFTA-winning comedy game show continues. Lee Mack attempts an audacious hammer throw, Sarah Kendall makes sitting down memorable, and Jamali Maddix forgets his passport.
Friday 2nd April
C4, 7.30pm – Food Unwrapped Gets Chocolatey
To celebrate Easter - the most chocolatey time of the year - this special episode looks back at favourite chocolate-based investigations from the Food Unwrapped archives. Kate Quilton heads to a cocoa co-operative in Ghana to get to grips with chocolate's raw ingredient. She uncovers the truth behind reports that dark chocolate can be good for your health. Matt Tebbutt heads to one of the UK's largest chocolate factories to find out what makes white chocolate white. He also gets the inside story on After Eights - how does the minty fondant stay gooey in the middle?
C4, 8pm – Grayson’s Art Club
For the final episode of the series, Grayson and Philippa Perry welcome illusionist Derren Brown, who talks about his love of painting. Comedian Alex Horne creates a unique response to the theme of the week - Travel. Art Club meets Liverpudlian artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman, whose recent installation transformed the front of Tate Britain into a celebration of bright lights and swirling colour. Grayson and Derren choose their favourite artworks from this week's submissions. And some of the special guests from throughout the series return for a heart-warming finale.
Saturday 3rd April
C4, 12pm – Live Heineken Champions Cup Rugby: Wasps v Clermont
Lee McKenzie presents live action of the Last 16 match between Wasps and Clermont, which is being played at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Wasps are two-time winners of this prestigious competition, while Clermont - who have lost in three finals - are desperate to lift the trophy. Miles Harrison, Jamie Heaslip and Danielle Waterman provide commentary, with Ed Jackson reporting. Wasps and England star Jack Willis and the competition's top scorer, Chris Ashton, join Lee in the studio. The Big Tackle is on Channel 4 tomorrow.
C4, 8pm – The Windsors: Inside The Royal Dynasty
From the producers of The Kennedys, this series tells the dramatic and emotional tale of the British royal family. Using stunning archive and interviews with insiders and experts, the series weaves together the true story of their dynasty. In this episode, as the young Elizabeth II takes her first steps as Queen, she is torn between old tradition and those, like her husband, who want to modernise the monarchy.
Sunday 4th April
C4, 9pm – Queen Elizabeth And The Spy In The Palace
On 20 November 1979, Anthony Blunt, knight of the realm, a royal courtier for almost 30 years, and one of the finest art historians in the world, was revealed to have been a Soviet secret agent. Although he admitted to betraying the British government during World War II, Blunt maintained that he was always loyal to the crown, which employed him as Surveyor of the King's Pictures - a role that he continued in as Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures under Queen Elizabeth for 27 years. With access to previously classified documents, private diaries and communiques, this documentary reveals the astonishing claim that Blunt provided his KGB handlers with a dossier of damaging information on his royal employers. Documents show how Blunt was personally tasked by King George VI to loot millions of dollars' worth of art treasures from war-ravaged Germany. Could it have been during this mission that Blunt collected evidence of collaboration between senior royals and their German Nazi relatives in the lead-up to war? Leading historians argue that the information Blunt may have gathered on the royals was a powerful weapon to blackmail his employers, explaining why he remained in service for more than a decade after being identified as a spy. The programme also reveals how the threat of Blunt's secret dossier continues to resonate into the 21st century.
M4, 10pm – Surviving A Serial Killer
Surviving a Serial Killer delves into the personal stories of the people who have survived their encounter with evil. Be they a stranger, a friend, or a lover, these brave individuals have decided to speak out. In December 2006, the bodies of five sex workers were discovered in Ipswich. It was a terrifying time for Jade Reynolds who worked in the red-light district and soon discovered the killer, local man Steve Wright, was one of her clients.