ITV UNVEIL APRIL 2023 HIGHLIGHTS FOR ITV1 AND ITVX
ITV have unveiled programming highlights for ITV1 and ITVX, landing in April 2023. Full list below.
Jonathan Ross: Must Watch Films
The third installment of Jonathan Ross’ monthly film recommendations will cover great films to enjoy over Easter including the likes of The Prince of Egypt, The Passion of the Christ, Laika films including Kubo and the Two Strings, Paranorman and more.
Hollywood Bulldogs: The Rise and Falls of the Great British Stuntman
Hollywood Bulldogs tells the rough-and-tumble story of the small community of British stunt performers who went on to dominate Hollywood in the 1970s and 80s.
Waco: A British Tragedy (w/t)
Using unseen archive and exclusive interviews, this two-part documentary series will explore the untold story of the sizeable British contingent of David Koresh’s Branch Davidian cult, and their experiences during the 51 day ordeal at Waco and its storming by the FBI in 1993.
Parks and Recreation (2009-2013)
Join small-town civil servant Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) for every awkward strategy meeting, kooky idea and delicious bite of waffle as she strives to make City Hall a better place.
The Real Crown
The behind the scenes story of the world’s most famous family is told through the perspective of the major personal challenges that faced the Queen and the monarchy throughout her reign.
Mr Robot (2016-2019)
Enter the captivating world of Mr. Robot, following Elliot Alderson (Primetime Emmy® winner Rami Malek), a young computer programmer turned vigilante hacker. Elliot suffers from social anxiety, and hacking people is his primary means of human connection.
Crime is the highly acclaimed original crime thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh. Set in Edinburgh, the six-episode series stars BAFTA and International Emmy award-winning Dougray Scott as Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, who is investigating the disappearance of a schoolgirl while battling his own personal demons. The series also stars Joanna Vanderham as DS Amanda Drummond, Angela Griffin as Trudi Lowe, Ken Stott as Chief Superintendent Bob Toal and Jamie Sives as Detective Inspector Dougie Gillman.
Dates to be confirmed in due course
Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?
Based on her 1934 novel, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? opens with a fine Agatha Christie enigma: a man lies dying at the foot of a cliff, apparently the victim of an accidental fall; with his final breath, he utters the mysterious question of the title and promptly expires.
The Hunt for Raoul Moat
The Hunt For Raoul Moat shines a light on the human tragedies that lay behind Britain’s biggest manhunt, told through the eyes of those who sought to bring a violent killer to justice.
Dr Lucinda Edwards (Niamh Algar) is a smart, battle-hardened doctor, but we meet her on a nightmare shift that ends in the death of an opioid overdose victim, Edith Owusu. Despite the support of her medical supervisor, Dr Leo Harris, played by James Purefoy (A Discovery of Witches, Pennyworth, Sex Education), Edith’s grieving father Sir Anthony Owusu, played by Brian Bovell (Crime, Strike), demands an enquiry into Lucinda’s actions on the fateful night.
BritBox UK will be streaming The Fades (2011), a British supernatural series starring Tom Ellis, Danial Kaluuya and Natalie Dormer from 6th April. All seasons of the iconic Skins, starring Nicholas Hoult, Dev Patel, Kaya Scodelario and more will follow on 13th April. The dark and mesmerising Taboo (2017), starring Tom Hardy and Jonathan Pryce will also be available to stream from this date.