Easter TV Picks: It’s A Four-Day Weekend And Here’s What To Watch

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It’s Easter weekend (whoop), meaning time for friends, family and lots of chocolate.

But what is on the box, we hear you cry?

Here are our top telly picks for this year’s four-day Easter weekend – expect tears, laughter, movies and more.

The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as genius mathematician Alan Turing in this blockbuster wartime movie. Based on a true story, cryptographer Alan cracked the infamous enigma code, successfully translating Nazi messages. But several years after the war ended, Alan’s life was left in tatters and he ended up facing criminal charges after his homosexuality was discovered. The Imitation Game, 9pm, Channel 4, Saturday 15 April

The Imitation Game

Broadchurch

Hankies at the ready, as the LAST EVER Broadchurch airs this Easter weekend. Sob. Expect a host of twists, turns and red herrings as the third and final series reaches a conclusion. This is a mean feat, considering all the questions left unanswered! Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller are determined to unravel the web of lies surrounding the rape of Trish Winterman…but did you guess correctly? Broadchurch, 9pm, ITV1, Easter Monday

 

Broadchurch

BBC Young Dancer: Contemporary Final

Five super-talented youngsters take to the floor for one last time in a bid to be crowned BBC Young Dancer’s Contemporary winner. Joshua Attwood, Nafisah Baba, Jacob Lang, Nora Monsecour and John-William Watson are all in the running – and they are all blooming good. But who has the moves to take them all the way? BBC Young Dancer: Contemporary Final, 8pm, BBC Four, Good Friday

BBC Young Dancer: Contemporary Final

The Voice: The Winner’s Story

Bookies’ favourite Mo Adeniran took The Voice 2017 crown, but what has he been up to since the final? This catch-up show not only takes a look back at the series, but also follows Mo as he deals with aftermath of his win. As the cameras roll, Mo gets ready to sign his very own recording contract while experiencing his first taste of fame. The Voice: The Winner’s Story, 6pm, ITV1, Easter Sunday

The Voice: The Winner’s Story

Bridesmaids

If you didn’t get to watch this movie the first time around, or just wanna watch it again, grab your PJs and the popcorn. Singleton Annie is asked by her lifelong friend Lillian to be maid of honour at her wedding, but after accepting the gig, her life spectacularly unravels. Prepare for some laughs. Bridesmaids, 9pm, Film4, Easter Sunday

Bridesmaids

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Peter Quill has grown up to be a mercenary in a far-flung galaxy after being abducted by space pirates. But when he steals and escapes with a mysterious and rather pretty orb, Peter finds himself with a bounty on his head. This is the perfect movie to chill out in front of before the dreaded return to work. Guardians Of The Galaxy, 8.30pm, BBC One, Easter Monday

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Mary Berry’s Easter Feast

Mary Berry returns for the second and final instalment of this mini series. In this episode, Mary whips up Lechon (Filipino roasted pork) and an impressive cardamom dove cake, while she also adds a twist to some Easter faves. Mary shares some of her own family favourites, including roast lamb, and looks at how other communities around the world celebrate the religious festival. Mary Berry’s Easter Feast, 7pm, BBC2, Good Friday

Mary Berry’s Easter Feast

Britain’s Got Talent

Britain’s Got Talent returns to our screens with a host of new hopefuls hoping to impress the nation – and the judges. Simon Cowell leads the panel once more, with trusty sidekicks Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams. There’ll be laughter and tears – the latter from Amanda, obvs. Britain’s Got Talent, 8pm, ITV1, Saturday 15 April.

Britain’s Got Talent