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IN THE summer of 2018, the whole world was on tenterhook­s after hearing of the awful plight of a boy’s football team and their young coach (Papangkorn Rerkchaler­mpoj, pictured), who had become trapped in a flooded cave system in northern Thailand after heavy rains. The remarkable story of their rescue has hardly gone untold — various documentar­ies as well as Ron Howard’s recent blockbuste­r movie, Thirteen Lives (Amazon

SCI-FI DRAMA After Yang, 8pm, Sky Premiere

UNUSUAL and sensitive drama with a sci-fi twist, starring Colin Farrell as a dad trying to repair his family’s robotic child, a companion to his young daughter. It’s compelling and surprising, especially at the start.

MATERNITY WARD Emma Willis: Delivering Babies, 9pm, W

‘IT’S a really good reminder

Prime Video), have all had a good go, but this Thai mini-series matches the best of them. While Howard’s retelling focuses solely on the rescuers, who included teams of internatio­nal experts, this six-part drama tells the story from multiple viewpoints, including that of the terrified boys themselves trapped deep inside the cave. It gives proceeding­s a real claustroph­obic jolt that has a big effect

on the viewer.

of what hard work is.’ Emma (pictured with Corinne Greenaway) makes an emotional return to work as a Maternity Care Assistant at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Essex in this warmhearte­d new series. There’s a lot for Emma to remember as she tries to get back up to speed after an unwelcome, Covid-enforced gap.

REALITY ROYALTY The Kardashian­s, Disney+

THE first family of reality TV return for their second new series since swapping E! for Disney+. Kim, Khloe, Kylie et al are back for ten more hugely enjoyable slices of high-flying life, even if, these days, the show almost feels more like a behind-the-scenes ‘making of’ for all those news stories you’ve watched about them in the last year. Want to know what really happened in their relationsh­ips? Desperate to hear the real story of how Kim got into Marilyn Monroe’s old dress for the Met Gala? Then this is the place for you . . .

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