PICKS OF THE WEEKEND: 08-09 MAY 2021

What to watch this weekend.



Murder, They Hope

Saturday, GOLD

Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson return to Gold's whodunit comedy caper with some big crimes, big laughs and a woefully inadequate investigative ability.


Pursuit Of Love

Sunday, BBC One

Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel about two cousins living in 1920s Oxfordshire. Linda dreams of a life of adventure, while Fanny is more concerned with stability after being abandoned by her mother.


Gods Of Snooker

Sunday, BBC Two

The sport's rise to prominence, beginning by examining how Alex `Hurricane" Higgins upset the snooker establishment to help transform a game played in the backrooms of working men's clubs into a TV ratings hit.


SAS: Who Dares Wins

Sunday, Channel 4

The 21 new recruits for the sixth series face an intense start when the train they are travelling on is the subject of a fake hijack to test the passengers' reactions.


Fargo

Sunday, Channel 4

The head of an African American crime syndicate goes to war with the Italian mafia in Kansas City, Missouri in the 1950s and an uneasy truce between two factions is threatened by an untimely death.