Egg-cellent Easter TV with Freeview

Posted March 24, 2016 - Blog Posts

As the Easter weekend approaches, we all have the chance to relax with an Easter egg or two and enjoy a whole load of fantastic TV. To give you a little helping hand when it comes to choosing what to watch, we’ve picked our daily highlights.

Good Friday

Springwatch
Springwatch proper may not be with us until May, but this early one-off report is more than welcome, and, as always, the wildlife films are stunning. This time they include a visit to a Yorkshire pond where a spawning of frogs has attracted predators from owls to otters. Plus the team meet a golden eagle fitted with a satellite tracking device.
Friday 25th March at 9pm on BBC Two

Hero

Blue Eyes – Friday 25th March at 9pm on More 4
Boomers – Friday 25th March at 9pm on BBC One

Saturday

Germany Vs England
This ‘friendly’ between these fierce old rivals, which takes place in Berlin’s Olympiastadion, sees the pair start their warm-ups for this summer’s Euro 2016. It’s their first meeting since November 2013, when Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker grabbed the winner for Joachim Loew’s team.
Saturday 26th Match at 7:30pm on ITV

The Voice – Saturday 26th March at 7pm on BBC One
Being The Brontës – Saturday 26th March at 9pm on BBC Two
Coastal Walks With My Dog – Saturday 26th March at 9pm on More 4

Easter Sunday

The Night Manager
The final episode in this enormously popular and incredible impressive series, which stars Tom Hiddleston as an ex-army hotel manager turned spy trying to infiltrate and destroy the operations of Hugh Laurie’s scary arms dealer.
Sunday 27th March at 9pm on BBC One

The Boat Race – Sunday 27th March at 2:25pm on BBC One
Our Queen At 90 – Sunday 27th March at 8pm on ITV One
Tribes, Predators And Me – Sunday 27th March at 7pm on BBC Two

Easter Monday

Maigret
Rowan Atkinson’s debut as the legendary fictional French detective Jules Maigret sees Paris gripped with fear after four women are killed on the streets of Montmartre. The first in a run of dramas based on the novels of Georges Simenon, the sleuth is set to return in Maigret’s Dead Men later in the year.
Monday 28th March at 9:00 on ITV

Guy Martin’s Wall Of Death – Monday 28th March at 7:15pm on Channel 4
The Island With Bear Grylls – Monday 28th March at 9pm on Channel 4
Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man For Sport Relief – Monday 28th March at 9:45 on BBC Two
Fresh Meat – Monday 28th March at 10pm on Channel 4
That’s our pick of the weekend’s TV, but because we’ve all got our fingers crossed for some lovely weather, don’t worry if you miss any of them, they’ll all be available on catch up.

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