Five must-see TV highlights for the week ahead

Recommendations for the week February 26 - March 4


Mary Berry

The Beast from the East is putting Britain in the deep freeze this week, so curl up on the sofa and enjoy the best television has to offer over the next seven days.

1. Classic Mary Berry - Monday 25th February at 8.30pm on BBC One

This lovely series celebrates what makes Mary Berry such a brilliant cook, teacher and inspiration. She travels the length and breadth of the UK while taking us through some of her classic British recipes.

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2. Electric Dreams - Monday 26th February at 10pm on Channel 4

Channel 4's anthology of Philip K Dick adaptations recommences this week with 'The Father-Thing'. This standalone story sees a young boy wake up to witness the abduction of his father in a Bodysnatchers-style alien invasion. He must then call upon the help of his friends (Stranger Things, anyone?) to protect his mother and help save the planet from this menacing threat.

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3. Civilisations - Thursday 1st March at 9pm on BBC2

This major nine-part documentary series sees Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the way art reflects, and questions, human life.

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4. Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal and Manchester City v Chelsea - Sunday 4th March from 1.30pm on Sky Sports Premier League

Having faced each other in the League Cup final last weekend, Manchester City and Arsenal are back in Premier League action this Sunday. Defeated finalists Arsenal will want to get back on track when they visit Brighton, while Chelsea will be hoping to put a dent in City's large lead at the top of the table.

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5. The Death of Stalin (Cert 15) own on TalkTalk TV

On-demand viewers can now download and keep this critically-acclaimed dark comedy through their TalkTalk TV boxes or online.


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