Cilling tale of murderous dentist


Television - what’s on this weekend?

Friday, April 29

The Secret (STV, 9pm)

This four-part drama is based on a best-selling book by veteran reporter Deric Henderson.

In 2010, deeply religious Belfast dentist Colin Howell told his church elders that he and his former lover, Sunday school teacher Hazel Stewart, had killed his wife Lesley and her husband Trevor Buchanan almost 20 years previously.

He was urged to inform the police, and eventually sentenced to life in prison.

Saturday, April 30

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC One, 7.15pm)

This week, there’s music from Rod Stewart and James Morrison and a performance from Extreme Flamenco Fusion dancers, Los Vivancos.

Also in the show, Michael plays his favourite game, Celebrity Send To All, which sees him going through Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones’ mobile phone.

Sunday, May 1

Undercover (BBC One, 9pm)

AS Maya continues to fight the US authorities, all seems lost until new evidence emerges which might prove Rudy’s innocence once and for all. Spurred on to discover the truth, Maya must go bigger - but is it too late?