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TV Weekly Guide 12-18 April

On April 12, 2015

Sunday: The Power of Ten, 8.30pm, Seven
Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith heads to Gallipoli to follow in the footsteps of the 10 Anzacs who became heroes amongst heroes, uncovering the details of their extraordinary stories. Ben meets the 10 families of those 10 men, their own flesh and blood. We'll uncover hidden secrets. And reveal how the story of Anzacs is being passed on to the great-great-grandchildren of our Gallipoli diggers.

Monday: Game of Thrones, 7.30pm, Showcase
Season 5 begins. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Nightís Watch with those of newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrabbles to hold on to power in Kingís Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jaime embarks on a secret mission.

Tuesday: Would I lie to you? 9.00pm, ABC
Host Rob Brydon, David Mitchell and guest team captain Greg Davies are joined by Gareth Malone, Amanda Abbington, Richard Osman and Phill Jupitus.

Wednesday: The Good Wife, 9.30pm, Ten
When potential voter fraud is discovered in the State's Attorney election, Eli and Alicia take steps to stop a recount by enlisting the help of a well-respected civil rights lawyer, Spencer Randolph.

Thursday: Chocolate Perfection with Michel Roux Jr, 8.30pm, SBS
Discover the sumptuous and decadent secrets of chocolate with Michel Roux Jr. Michel goes on a culinary journey to discover the secret of chocolate - not just why we're addicted to the sublime and complex foodstuff but its rich and varied history, from a sacred drink of Aztec Emperors to the aphrodisiac of choice at the court of Louis XIV in Versailles. For Michel Roux Jr the best chocolate in the world is to be found in France, where the art of the chocolatier has been handed down from generation to generation. In this documentary he sets out to create his own unique chocolate flavour to use in his cooking. He will immerse himself in the world of chocolate, from the raw cocoa bean to some of the most refined and unusual chocolate creations the world has seen.

Friday: The Avengers, 8.30pm, Seven
Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Saturday: Wolf Hall, 8.30pm, BBC First
Based on Hilary Mantelís award-winning, best-selling novels. An epic six-part drama chronicling the rise of Thomas Cromwell, the son of a humble blacksmith who became Henry VIIIís chief minister, as he navigated the corridors of power in the Tudor court. Wolf Hall stars Damian Lewis Mark Rylance, Claire Foy, and Jonathan Pryce.

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