SIX HIGH­LIGHTS FOR WHAT EVER MOOD YOU’RE IN

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If you want en­ter­tain­ment... THE GREAT­EST DANCER

Satur­day, 8.10pm, BBC1

The BBC looks like it has fi­nally filled that trou­ble­some Strictly Come Danc­ing-sized hole in its Satur­day-night sched­ules with this feel-good re­al­ity show. In the sec­ond au­di­tion, dancers young and old try to im­press the stu­dio au­di­ence and ‘dance cap­tains’ Matthew Mor­ri­son, Ch­eryl and Oti Mabuse (right).

If you want new ar­rivals... CALL THE MID­WIFE

Sun­day, 8pm, BBC1

After her guest ap­pear­ance at Christ­mas, Miriam Mar­golyes is back as Mother Mil­dred at the start of this new, eighth se­ries. Also join­ing the reg­u­lars at Non­na­tus House will be the in­no­cent Sis­ter Frances and the scatty Sis­ter Hilda

(Ella Bruc­co­leri and Fenella Wool­gar, right, with Mar­golyes).

If you want mur­der mys­tery... VERA

Sun­day, 8pm, ITV

Brenda Blethyn fires up the Land Rover and rides back into ac­tion as the de­cep­tively per­cep­tive DCI Vera Stan­hope. In the first case (of four), a foren­sic psy­chol­o­gist is found mur­dered – what does her boss, Matthew Wells (played by Peter Dav­i­son, right, with Blethyn), know about her death?

If you want his­tory-mak­ers... ICONS

Mon­day-Tues­day, 9pm, BBC2 In the third episode of this am­bi­tious se­ries, Chris Pack­ham puts for­ward the case for four sci­en­tists: Marie Curie, Alan Tur­ing, Al­bert Ein­stein and Tu Youyou; on Tues­day, Kath­leen Turner ex­plores the lega­cies of en­ter­tain­ers Char­lie Chap­lin, Bil­lie Hol­i­day, Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe and David Bowie (right).

If you want makeovers... LOVE YOUR HOME AND GAR­DEN

Tues­day, 8pm, ITV

Alan Titch­marsh, Katie Rushworth (right) and the rest of the team of green­fin­gered Good Sa­mar­i­tans are back for a new se­ries, cre­at­ing life-chang­ing home and gar­den trans­for­ma­tions. First stop, Swin­don, where an in­spi­ra­tional fam­ily need help.

If you want pol­i­tics... REV­O­LU­TION IN RUINS: THE HUGO CHAVEZ STORY

Wed­nes­day, 9pm, BBC2

The so­cial­ist politi­cian Hugo Chavez stormed to power in 1998, promis­ing to make Venezuela great again. But 20 years later, his coun­try and his rep­u­ta­tion are in tat­ters. This in-depth doc­u­men­tary looks at his con­tro­ver­sial regime.

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