Geek week TV listings

This week with broadcast details for Planet Of The Dead, new Red Dwarf and other Easter treats...

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TV listings – like many things – are subject to change, so check your local schedule before you pop your corn, and enjoy!

As it’s a holiday week, we’ll make room for the air dates and times of two eagerly anticipated television specials. Here’s when you want to be in front of the telly – come hell, high water or any overindulgence-induced aches, pains or complaints…

Doctor Who Special: Planet Of The Dead

Saturday 11 April 6:45pm BBC 1

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Sunday 12 April 7:00pm BBC 3

Monday 13 April 5:00pm BBC1

Friday 17 April 8:00pm BBC 3

New Red Dwarf on Dave channel

Back To Earth Part 1

Friday 10 April 9:00pm and 11:30pmMonday 14 April 9:00pm and 11:10pm

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Back To Earth Part 2

Saturday 11 April 9:00pm, 11:30pm and 2:00amMonday 14 April 9:30pm, 11:40pm and 1:55am

Back To Earth Part 3

Sunday 12 April 9:00pm and 11:20pmMonday 14 April 10:05pm, 12:15am and 2:20am

The Making of Back To Earth

Sunday 12 April 9:30pm, 11:55pm and 1:50amMonday 14 April 10:35pm, 12:50am and 2:20am

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Red Dwarf Special: Smeg Ups (outtakes, hosted by Patrick Stewart)

Saturday 11 April 9:35pm and 12:05am

Episodes are shown one hour later on Dave ja vu, Dave’s +1 channel.

Sky1’s Easter treat for families this year is an adaptation of the Carnegie Medal awarded children’s novel, Skellig. With a cast that includes John Simm, Kelly MacDonald and Tim Roth, this modern dramatic fairy tale should prove to be good viewing for geeks and their pre-teen and up geeks-in-training.

Sunday 12 April 7:00pm Sky1

Monday 13 April 6:00pm Sky2

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Saturday 18 April 6:00pm Sky2

Sunday 19 April 3:55pm Sky1

 


28 Weeks LaterOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 02:45am

300On: Sky Screen 2Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 9:00pm (and 6:00pm 12 Apr Sky Action)

A Scanner DarklyOn: Film4Date: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 01:35am (and 2:35am Film4+1)

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Alien 3On: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 1:30pm (and 9:00pm)

AntzOn: BBC 1Date: Saturday 11th April)Time: 1:00pm

ApocalyptoOn: BravoDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Bravo+1)

Back To The FutureOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:30am (and 9:00pm)

Barton FinkOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 8:00 pm

Batman ForeverOn: TCMDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 9:00pm

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Batman ReturnsOn: TCMDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 9:00pm

Beverly Hills Cop IIOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Blade RunnerOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 10:45am (and 2:45am 16 Apr)

Blind FuryOn: five USADate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Blood SimpleOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Bottle RocketOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Thursday 16th AprilTime: 1:30pm (and 8:25pm)

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Catch Me If You CanOn: BBC 3Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 8:00pm 15 Apr)

Children Of MenOn: ITV4Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:30pm

Clerks IIOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 4:20pm (and 3:15am 12 Apr)

CliffhangerOn: ITV1Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:30pm

Close Encounters Of The Third KindOn: Channel 4Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 12:50pm (and 1:50pm 4+1)

CloverfieldOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 1:40pm (and 9:00pm, noon & 9:00pm 13 Apr Sky Sci-Fi)

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Cool Hand LukeOn: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Thursday 16th AprilTime: 9:00pm

CrankOn: ITV4Date: Thursday 16th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Deep Blue SeaOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 8:00pm

Dirty HarryOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 10:00pm)

FargoOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 1:30am 12 Apr)

Fast Times At Ridgemont HighOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 03:20am (and 2:15pm 16 Apr)

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Flash Gordon (1980)On: ITV4Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 4:30pm (and 4:45pm 12 Apr)

From Russia With LoveOn: ITV1Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 3:35pm

Futurama: Bender’s Big ScoreOn: Sky1Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 2:45pm (and 1:00pm 11 Apr Sky2, 9:00am 13 Apr Sky2, 1:45pm Sky 1)

Futurama: The Beast With A Billion BacksOn: Sky2Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 2:45pm (and 10:45am/3:30pm 13 Apr (Sky2/1, 10:00am 14 Apr Sky1)

Gone In 60 SecondsOn: ITV2Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 00:05am 15 Apr)

GoodfellasOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Friday 17th AprilTime: 01:15am

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Groundhog DayOn: ITV1Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 2:50pm

Harry Potter And The Order Of The PhoenixOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 8:00pm

Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s StoneOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 1:50pm (and 8:00pm, 11:00am & 8:00pm 14 Apr Sky Screen 1, 9:45am & 3:30pm 16 Apr Sky Family)

In BrugesOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm

In The Line Of FireOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Thursday 16th AprilTime: midnight

Jacob’s LadderOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 01:40am

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Jason And The Argonauts (1963)On: five USADate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 6:50pm (and 3:55pm 12 Apr)

KennyOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 01:35am

Lost In SpaceOn: fiveDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 6:35pm (and 4:00pm 13 Apr)

MementoOn: Channel 4Date: Sunday 19th AprilTime: 00:35am (and 1:35am 4+1)

Michael ClaytonOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:10pm

Midnight RunOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 03:00am

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Mission Of The Shark: The Saga Of The USS IndianapolisOn: True MoviesDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 9:00pm

Monty Python’s The Meaning Of LifeOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 3:40pm (and 10:30 13 Apr)

No Country For Old MenOn: Sky Movies PremiereDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 11:pm Premiere+1)

Once Upon A Time In The WestOn: Film4Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 00:35am (and 1:35am Film4+1)

Patriot GamesOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 09:10am (and 10:00pm)

PattonOn: DiscoveryDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 2:00pm (and 3:00pm Discovery+1, 9:00 & 10:00pm 11 Apr)

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PersepolisOn: Channel 4Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 11:00pm (and midnight 4+1)

PredatorOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Predator 2On: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 03:25am

QuadropheniaOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 10:00pm

Raising ArizonaOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 8:00pm

Repo ManOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 01:40am (and 3:10am 17 Apr)

Rocky VOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 2:50pm (and 4:00am 11 Apr)

Rocky BalboaOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 4:15pm (and 6:15am 14 Apr)

Salem’s Lot parts 1 & 2On: Zone HorrorDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 4:00pm (and noon 11 Apr, 4:00pm 12 Apr, noon & 4:00pm 13 Apr)

Saturday Night FeverOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:00pm

ScarfaceOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: midnight (and 10:00pm 16 Apr)

Schindler’s ListOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:30am

Sky Captain And The World Of TomorrowOn: E4Date: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 21:00pm (and 10:00pm E4+1)

Spider-ManOn: WatchDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 11:00pm Watch+1, 8:00/9:00pm Watch/+1)

Spider-Man 2On: WatchDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:20pm (and 11:20pm Watch+1, 8:00/9:00pm 13 Apr Watch/+1)

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 09:40am

Star Trek: GenerationsOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 12:55pm (and 7:00pm)

Star Trek: InsurrectionOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 08:50am

SunshineOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 1:45pm (and 1:15am 11 Apr)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet StreetOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 11:00pm

Taxi DriverOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 11:50pm

The Addams FamilyOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 4:30pm (and 4:30pm 16 Apr)

The Addams Family ValuesOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 09:30am (and 4:45pm, 6:15pm 16 Apr Sky Screen 1)

The BirdsOn: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 9:00pm

The Bone CollectorOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 4:00pm (and midnight 11 Apr, 1:15pm & 8:00pm 15 Apr)

The Cable GuyOn: G.O.L.D.Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 00:10am (and 1:10am GOLD+1, 10:15/11:15pm 13 Apr GOLD/+1)

The Elephant ManOn: TCMDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 18:35pm

The Great EscapeOn: Virgin 1Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Virgin+1, 6:00/7:00pm 12 Apr Virgin/+1)

The Hard WayOn: BBC 1Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 11:50pm

The HostOn: Film4Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 11:15pm (and 00:15am 14 Apr Film4+1)

The Hunt For Red OctoberOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 5:40pm (and 3:40am 16 Apr)

The InnocentsOn: Film4Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 01:05am (and 2:05am Film4+1, 11:45pm 14 Apr/12:45am 15 Apr Film4/+1)

The Italian Job (1969)On: Sky Screen 1Date: Monday 13th AprilTime: 2:55pm (and 2:20am 14 Apr)

The KraysOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 00:30am

The Lost BoysOn: BravoDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 11:00pm Bravo+1)

The MachinistOn: Channel 4Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 00:50am (and 1:50am 4+1)

The MatrixOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 3:40pm

The Monster SquadOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 5:35pm

The Outlaw Josey WalesOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 00:55am (and 9:00pm 15 Apr)

The RecruitOn: FXDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: midnight (and 1:30am 16 Apr)

The Running ManOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm (and 2:00am 11 Apr)

The SenderOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Thursday 16th AprilTime: 1:25pm (and 2:55am 17 Apr)

The Shawshank RedemptionOn: Film4Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1, 9:00 & 10:00pm 14 Apr)

The ShiningOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 12:50pm (and 8:00pm)

The Sixth SenseOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Tuesday 14th AprilTime: 08:20am (and 10:00pm, 2:15 & 10:25pm 17 Apr)

The TerminatorOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 6:10pm

The Usual SuspectsOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 02:50am

There Will Be BloodOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 3:50pm (and 11:50pm, 7:05am & 9:00pm 14 Apr Sky Screen 2)

There’s Something About MaryOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 00:30am (and 4:55 pm 14 Apr)

Three KingsOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Wednesday 15th AprilTime: 11:10am

THX 1138On: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 7:15pm (and 10:15am 13 Apr)

Three Days Of The CondorOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 08:45am (and 6:00pm)

TitusOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Monday 13th AprilTime: 00:10am

Touch Of EvilOn: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 1:10pm

Trading PlacesOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Friday 10th AprilTime: 10:00pm

TrainspottingOn: Film4Date: Sunday 12th AprilTime: 10:45pm (and 11:45pm Film4+1)

TransformersOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 8:00pm (and 4:35 & 10:40pm 12 Apr Sky Screen 2, 11:45am & 9:00pm 17 Apr Sky Sci-Fi)

Twilight Zone: The MovieOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 09:50am (and 5:20pm)

Wallace And Gromit: A Close ShaveOn: G.O.L.D.Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 7:40pm (and 8:4-pm GOLD+1, 2:45 & 3:45pm 11 Apr GOLD/+1)

Wallace And Gromit: A Grand Day OutOn: G.O.L.D. (126)Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 6:30pm (and 7:30 GOLD+1, 1:30 & 2:30pm 11 Apr GOLD/+1, 4:45 12 Apr BBC 1)

Wallace And Gromit: The Wrong TrousersOn: G.O.L.D.Date: Friday 10th AprilTime: 7:00pm (and 8:00pm GOLD+1. 2:05 & 3:05 11 Apr GOLD/+1)

What About Bob?On: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 11:00am (and 1:10am 12 Apr)

X-MenOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Saturday 11th AprilTime: 11:40am (and 7:00pm)