Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES - RICHARD III Tonight, BBC2, 9pm AS THIS feast for the eyes and ears comes to an end, the real winner has been the BBC, which has managed to assemble an incredible cast for its Shakespeare adaptations.

Most impressive of all has been the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III, not just because he's such a soughtafter actor but also because he's actually related to the monarch.

Now we have a chance to find out if being Richard's third cousin, 16 times removed, means he'll gives us a slightly more sympathetic than usual take on one of the Bard's great villains.

He won't be able to make the title character too likeable though, as the play follows the Duke of Gloucester's scheming to take the throne, showing how he is prepared to remove anyone who is a potential threat.

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 Tomorrow, BBC1, 5.30pm SOPHIE RAWORTH and Joe Swift present the first episode of this year's coverage from the Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious annual showcase, providing a look behind the scenes on the day before the showground officially opens to the public.

Presenting Swift and Sophie and Joe discover how takes three weeks of hard work get everything ready for this week's grand opening, and preview some of the spectacular gardens and exhibits set to make a big impression.

SECRETS OF THE NAZI OCCULT Monday, Channel 5, 9pm THIS documentary examines the theory that many members of the Nazi high command, including Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler, were members of a secret society that held secret meetings and rituals at Wewelsburg Castle in Germany.

duties... Joe Sophie Raworth it It sounds like the plot for the next Indiana Jones movie, but evidence suggesting that occult practices were at play is compelling.

IN THE CLUB Tuesday, BBC1, 9pm WITH Shelly keeping baby Sebastian with her on the ward overnight, an anxious Andrew and Nathan prepare to bring him home again.

Andrew's convinced something's going to go wrong and that Shelly will change her mind, while Nathan struggles to keep him calm. …

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