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Here and Now TV guide featuring The Bain Family Murders, Shetland, Duran Duran in concert, the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra and Van Der Valk


By Andrew Dixon


Marc Warren as Van Der Valk and Maimie McCoy as Lucienne Hassell.
Marc Warren as Van Der Valk and Maimie McCoy as Lucienne Hassell.

Friday

THE BAIN FAMILY MURDERS (More4, 9pm) On the morning of June 20, 1994, five members of the Bain family were found dead in their Dunedin, New Zealand home. This five-part drama goes inside one of New Zealand’s most controversial criminal cases, as viewers get to know the Bain family members like never

before.

Saturday

DURAN DURAN: RADIO 2 IN CONCERT (BBC2, 9pm) As you may have noticed, the Commonwealth Games are currently taking place in Birmingham. Naturally, the athletes have been centre stage, but the event has also put the spotlight on the Midlands’ musical legacy, including local heroes Duran Duran. They were the main attraction at the Games’ opening ceremony, and if that whetted your appetite for more from Simon Le Bon and co, you’re in luck.

Sunday

UKRAINIAN FREEDOM ORCHESTRA AT THE PROMS (BBC2, 6.25pm) The newly formed Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra is currently on a tour of Europe and America, but it’s stopping off at the Royal Albert Hall in London to take part in the latest Prom concert. VAN DER VALK (ITV, 8pm) Marc Warren (pictured) returns to duty as the police detective in a delayed second series (due to Covid) which starts with a murder.

Monday

SPORT RELIEF ALL STAR GAMES: BIRMINGHAM 2022 (BBC1, 7pm) Before Birmingham hands the torch over to Victoria, Australia, Sport Relief, Birmingham 2022 and the BBC are coming together to bring viewers a one-off, All-Star version of the Commonwealth Games. The action-packed event, hosted by Emma Willis and Jermaine Jenas, will see two teams of celebrities and sporting legends, led by Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds and Olympic champion Kelly Holmes, face off.

Tuesday

TOM DALEY: ILLEGAL TO BE ME (BBC1, 9pm) This documentary serves as a reminder of one of the things that still divides the Commonwealth – attitudes towards sexuality.

Wednesday

SHETLAND (BBC1, 9pm) The crime drama series is back for a seventh outing.



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