I imagine many of you, like me, had family visiting from the UK during the Easter holidays who would have been most surprised and bitterly disappointed by the unusually bad weather they encountered here. Although even with the strong, cold winds, grey skies, torrential rain, thunderstorms and even snow in some areas; it is still warmer than the UK. And we know summer IS coming!
On to your TV for this week and we have featured some of the best new programmes in the magazine. BBC one offers two new dramas; The Woman In White on Sunday and The Split on Tuesday. You can see new series returning with Westworld on SKY Atlantic on Monday and Rookie Blue on 5USA on Wednesday. There are some interesting documentaries on offer in the shape of The Feud: Ferguson v Wenger on Channel5 on Monday, Britain’s Fat Fight With Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on BBC one on Wednesday, Our Housing Crisis: Who's To Blame With Michael Portillo on Channel5 on Thursday and Harold Shipman: Doctor Death on itv on Thursday. The lovable Paul O’Grady returns with For the Love of Dogs: India on itv on Thursday.
Other programmes you may like to watch include the second series of Little Big Shots, the entertainment show that shines the spotlight on some of the most talented children from around the world on Sunday on itv.
On Monday on Channel4, Holidays Unpacked is a new series road testing up-and-coming travel destinations you could have this summer on everyday budgets.
Walter Presents continues with Flight HS13, this tense thriller from the Netherlands is about a woman's search for the truth behind her husband's mysterious disappearance and the secrets she uncovers that threaten to destroy her entire family, on Channel4 on Tuesday.
On Channel4 on Friday, Our Wildest Dreams follows British families as they leave the UK, making life-changing moves and starting from scratch in some of the most remote places on earth.
Plenty of diverse sporting action on offer this week, The London Marathon is live on Sunday from 8.30am on BBC One.
Gary Lineker presents live coverage of the FA Cup semi-final between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday while Reshmin Chowdhury presents highlights of the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Southampton on Sunday.
Hazel Irvine introduces live coverage of the World Snooker Championship 2018 from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on BBC TWO from Saturday.