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DE­LI­CIOUS 8.15PM, SATUR­DAY, MAY 27, ABC

THE Vicar of Di­b­ley’s Dawn French (right) returns to TV to play a saucy chef, op­po­site Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) and Emilia Fox (Silent Wit­ness) in this four-part drama “about food, fam­ily and in­fi­delity”. A rat­ings hit in the UK, a sec­ond help­ing has been or­dered.

AP­PLE TREE YARD 8.30PM, SUN­DAY, JUNE 11, BBC FIRST

Afour-parter about an affair be­tween ge­netic sci­en­tist Yvonne (Emily Wat­son, pic­tured) and a mys­te­ri­ous bu­reau­crat, Mark Cost­ley (Ben Chap­lin), which takes a turn after she dis­cov­ers he’s a spy. But is he?

GUER­RILLA 9.30PM, SUN­DAY, JUNE 11, BBC FIRST

IN his first dra­matic TV role since Luther, Idris Elba stars as a man who sets up a rad­i­cal un­der­ground move­ment in 1970s Lon­don. Di­rected by 12 Years A Slave and Amer­i­can Crime screen­writer John Ri­d­ley and co-stars Freida Pinto (pic­tured).

TABOO FROM JULY 17, BBC FIRST

TOM Hardy (pic­tured) has been de­scribed as the “anti-Poldark” in this eight-part goth thriller, writ­ten by the star and his fa­ther. The for­mer plays James De­laney, a rene­gade last seen on a slave ship in Africa and pre­sumed dead, who turns up un­ex­pect­edly to his fa­ther’s fu­neral.

THE CROWN DE­CEM­BER, NET­FLIX

FANS fell for this royal docu-drama about the corona­tion of Queen El­iz­a­beth II (Claire Foy, pic­tured), when it dropped on Net­flix last year. Sea­son two is in the can and ex­pected to stream around De­cem­ber, this time turn­ing the spot­light on the “com­plex­ity” of Prince Phillip (Matt Smith).

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