There are some crucial football games on over this Easter weekend, so you could treat yourself to a Sky Sports day pass. If you would rather watch a film or catch up on a TV Series here’s what I’m watching – let me know your recommendations in the comments below!
- Sherlock (Series) – The greatest detective of all time and his trusty sidekick meet in the 21st Century. The sleuth prowls the streets of modern day London in search of clues. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Una Stubbs. Available on Netflix.
- Shetland (Series) – With the wonderful scenery as a backdrop, this is the story of detective Jimmy Perez , a native to the islands who returns home and of course gets involved in a murder mystery. Available on BBC iPlayer.
- The Big Wedding (Movie) – A long-divorced couple feigns years of wedded bliss to please a special guest at their son’s nuptials: His birth mother. Stars Robert de Niro and Diane Keaton Available on Netflix.
- Harry Brown (Movie) –2009 British Vigilante Film starring Michael Caine and Emily Mortimer. The story follow a retires Marines Veteran who served in Northern Ire who lives on a London Housing estate who fights fire with fire when a friend is murdered. The violence may be off putting for some viewers, so beware. Available on Demand5.
- The Battle of Hood and Bismarck (Documentary) – This two part documentary uses unique archive footage, eyewitness testimony, dramatic reconstruction and state of the art computer graphics to tell the definitive story of the epic sea battle. Available on 4OD.
- Chasing Mavericks (Movie) – The story of real life surfing hero Jay Moriarty who, as a fearless 15-year old set out to conquer the baddest breakers of them all: California’s mighty “Mavericks”. Available on Now TV.
- About a Boy (Series) –Smart comedy inspired by the hit film and novel of the same name. Fun loving bachelor Will has some growing up to do when his new next door neighbour moves in. Available on Now TV.
- WW1 Uncut (Documentary) –An army was as good as the kit its soldiers wore to fight and the food they had to eat. Did German or British soldiers eat better in WW1? Historian Dan Snow finds out. Available on BBC iPlayer.
- Killing Spree (Documentary) –A forensic analysis of different murders. This week it’s the Miami Murders– About Andrew Cunanan who killed Gianni Versace. Available on Demand5.
A Golden Oldie:
- Little Britain, (Series). Always worth having another look even though you may have seen it all before. Usually you spot something you missed in this series which became a hit by skewering British Society. Available on Netflix.