• (L–R) ‘8 Days’, ‘Happy Endings’, ‘The Pier’ and ‘Gigantes’. (SBS)Source: SBS
Travel shows and cooking shows, documentaries and world movies, drama series galore. Catch all these and more this April.
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SBS Guide

26 Mar 2021 - 9:00 AM  UPDATED 26 Mar 2021 - 9:00 AM

1 April

Beat Street

Big Fish

Charles And Diana: The Truth

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep2

Date With An Angel

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S3 Ep10 – Hook Lighthouse

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep9 – Brockenhurst To Poole

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep3 – Croydon To Shoreham-By-Sea

Jerry Springer: The Opera

Karla Grant Presents S2019 Ep33 – Lady Lash

Lady Lash

Manje Bistre

Shade: Queens Of NYC S1 Ep5–11

The Night Manager S1 Ep1

Episode 1 of compelling four-part drama The Night Manager leaves on 1 April (with the whole series going by 22 April):


2 April

A Chance Affair S1 Ep1–5

Britain’s Most Historic Towns S2 Ep1 – Plantagenet

Britain’s Most Historic Towns S2 Ep2 – Stuart Stirling

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep3

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S3 Ep11 – Dublin Zoo

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep10 – Wareham To Portland

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep4 – Chichester To Cowes

Italian Food Safari S1 Ep12

Just A Breath Away

Karena And Kasey’s Foreign Flavours S2 Ep1–10

Let’s Brunch S1 Ep8 – Southern Brunch

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep1 – Superstar In Norway

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep 6 – Drink And Drive

The Gambler

The Name Of The Rose S1 Ep1–8

The Stars Will Do

Travel the world in food with sisters Karena and Kasey. Season 2 of Karena And Kasey’s Foreign Flavours is on till 2 April:

3 April

Adam

Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce S4 Ep1–7

Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce S5 Ep1–3

Carol

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep4

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S3 Ep12 – Waterford And Suir Valley Railway

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep11 – Oxford To Pershore

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep12 – Hartlebury To Great Malvern

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep13 – Lydney To Newport

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep5 – Swanwick To Brownsea Island

Mona Lisa

Mystery Diners S1 Ep1–8

Royal Family: Scandals And Shame S1 Ep1–2

Toast

White God

4 April

Alone In Berlin

Australia Says Yes

Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce S5 Ep4–9

Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce S6 Ep1–4

Caged

City Of Ember

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep5

DNA Nation S1 Ep3

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S3 Ep13 – Christmas Special

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep14 – Cardiff To Brecon

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep15 – Port Talbot To Milford Haven

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep7 – Pontyclun To Ebbw Vale Town

Jerusalem On A Plate

Monty Python’s Flying Circus S1 Ep9, 10, 12, 13

Off The Grid With Pio S1 Ep1–8

The Three Musketeers

Catch documentary Australia Says Yes, available till 4 April:

5 April

Algeria From Above S1 Ep1–2

Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce S6 Ep5–8

Black Divaz

Dolly Parton: 50 Years At The Opry

Easy Sex, Sad Movies

Fargo S4 Ep1–10

Grace Of Monaco

Haute Cuisine

Holding The Man

The Big Family Cooking Showdown S2 Ep10–14

The Rise Of Trash TV

Zoology

6 April

Artefact S1 Ep1–6

Contagion

It’s A Match

Killer Bridges

Kokowaah

Madame Bovary

Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime

The Death of Hitler

7 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S11 Ep1–15, including the Xmas ep (Ep9)

The Story Of The Songs S1 Ep7 – Aretha Franklin

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep6

Cutthroat Island

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep1

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep17 – Bardon Mill To Wigton

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep19 – Kirkby-In-Furness To Lancaster

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep8 – Newport To Clevedon, Yatton, Bristol Channel

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep9 – Taunton To Newton Abbot

It Takes A Village

Vikings S6 Ep6–10

Walking On Sunshine

Warrior Women With Lupita Nyong’o

Why Do Men Earn More Than Women?

Woman At War

Wonderful Icelandic film Woman At War is streaming till 7 April:

8 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S2 Ep1

A Woman’s Calling

African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross S1 Ep1–6

Asterix: The Mansions Of The Gods

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep7

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep2

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep20 – Heysham To Snaefell

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep21 – Bray To Dublin

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep10 – Plymouth To The Lizard

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep11 – Hull To Malton

Karla Grant Presents S2019 Ep38 – High School Mums

Michael Portillo’s Abandoned Britain S2 Ep1 – Plastic Surgery Pioneers – Cambridge Military Hospital

Michael Portillo’s Abandoned Britain S2 Ep2 – Local Heroes – Manchester Fire Station

Pili

The Night Manager S1 Ep2

The Wave

White Tuft The Little Beaver

9 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S2 Ep2

Black Narcissus

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep8

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep3

Emptying The Tank

Faboriginal S1 Ep1–8

Freak Show (Billy Bloom)

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep12 – York To Frizinghall

Great British Railway Journeys S9 Ep13 – Sheffield To Nantwich

Hemsely & Hemsley: Healthy And Delicious S1 Ep1

Heroes

Italian Food Safari S1 Ep13

Marn Grook

Red Earth Uncovered S1 Ep1–10

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep 3 – The Andoya Missile Crisis

The Conversation

Canadian docu-series Red Earth Uncovered is streaming till 9 April:

10 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep1

Another Country

Charlie And Boots

Colette

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep9

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep4

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep7 – Bletchley To Newport Pagnell

Great Indian Railway Journeys S6 Ep1 – Amritsar To Shimla

Michael Mosley: What’s My Diagnosis S1 Ep1 – The Diagnosis Detectives Series 1 Ep 1

Skindigenous S1 Ep1–13

The Chocolate Factory: Cadbury Australia

The Importance Of Being Earnest

The World’s Greatest Palaces S1 Ep1–10

Undressed S1 Ep1–20

11 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep2

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep10

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep5

Ella

Girl

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep2 – Birmingham To Stafford

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep9 – Leicester To Loughborough

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep10 – Nottingham To Leeds

Great Indian Railway Journeys S6 Ep2 – Mysuru To Chennai

Hotel Salvation

How Reagan and Thatcher Saved The World

Ip Man 3

Mums Make Porn Germany S1 Ep1–2

Red Joan

Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Shyness

Swallows And Amazons

The Royals And The Nazis S1 Ep1–2

Vote Yes For Aborigines

Dame Judi Dench stars as spy Joan Stanley in Red Joan streaming till 11 April:

12 April

For My Father’s Kingdom

Freddie Fries Down Under S1 Ep1–6

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep10 – Nottingham To Leeds

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep12 – Winchfield To Crowthorne

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep13 – Wokingham To Bradford On Avon

Hitler And Churchill S1 Ep1–2

Kubrick By Kubrick

Sisters S1 Ep1 – Chasing The Dream

The Chef

Travel Man S1 Ep1 – Barcelona

Travel Man S1 Ep3 – Iceland

Travel Man S1 Ep4 – Marrakech

World On Fire S1 Ep1–7

13 April

Aloys

50 Is The New 30

Burger Wars: Burger King Vs McDonalds

Capernaum

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep14 – Chippenham To Gloucester

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep15 – Cheltenham To Wolverhampton

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep16 – Norwich To Brandon

In Search Of Umami S1 Ep1–6

Meat: A Threat To Our Planet?

Space Shuttle: Triumph And Tragedy S1 Ep1–2

Phenomenal Lebanese film from director Nadine Labaki, Capernaum is on till 13 April:

14 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep3

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep11

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep6

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep17 – Ipswich To Chelmsford

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep18 – Ilford To Rochester

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep19 – Faversham To Dorking

Great Indian Railway Journeys S6 Ep3 – Lucknow To Kolkata

Heart Coming Home

Michael Mosley: A History of Surgery S1 Ep4 – Fixing Faces

Move It Mob Style S2 Ep1–20

Mystery Diners S2 Ep1–14

Power Meri

Relentless: The Sylvia Scharper Story

The Story Of The Songs S1 Ep6 – Rod Stewart

Tales From River Cottage S1 Ep1 – Getting Started

Taskmaster: Champion Of Champions S1 Ep1–2

We Were Soldiers

Moving documentary Heart Coming Home is on till 14 April:

15 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep4

Calvary

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep12

Donal’s Kitchen Hero S4 Ep7

Elementary

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep5 – Welshpool To Aberystwyth

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep20 – Brighton To Chichester

Great Indian Railway Journeys S6 Ep4 – Jodhpur To New Delhi

High School Mums S1 Ep1–2

Instant Noodles Diary S1 Ep1 – Japan

Karla Grant Presents S2019 Ep39 – High School Mums

Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites S1 Ep1

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep 7 – The Fairy Tale Of The Prince And Princess

The Night Manager S1 Ep3

Thick Lashes Of Lauri Mantyvaara

16 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep5

Celebrate St Patrick Concert 2020

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep13

Donal’s Kitchen Hero Feast S1 Ep1 – Galway

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep3 – Stoke-On-Trent To Winsford

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep6 – Portsmouth To Gomshall

Hemsley & Hemsley: Healthy And Delicious S1 Ep2

Instant Noodles Diary S1 Ep2 – Thailand

One Mob To C-Gen

Someone Else’s Happiness

17 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S3 Ep6

Arming America’s Teachers

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep14

Donal’s Kitchen Hero Feast S1 Ep2 – Dublin

Elizabeth I And Her Enemies S1 Ep1–3

Great Continental Railway Journeys S6 Ep5 – Kiev To Odessa

Instant Noodles Diary S1 Ep3 – South Korea

Michael Mosley: What’s My Diagnosis S1 Ep2 – The Diagnosis Detectives Series 1 Ep 2

Palisa Anderson’s Water Heart Food S1 Ep1–5

Philomena

The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Drummer And The Keeper

Travel to South Korea with Instant Noodles Diary: South Korea on till 17 April:

18 April

40 Kids By 20 Women

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S4 Ep1

Angel-A

Big Name, No Blanket

Brooklyn

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep15

Donal’s Kitchen Hero Feast S1 Ep3 – Kerry

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep12 – Dundee To Aberdeen

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep4 – Dudley To Bridgnorth

Great Continental Railway Journeys S6 Ep6 – Batumi To Baku

Instant Noodles Diary S1 Ep4 – Hong Kong

Lord Of The Flies

Molly Of Denali S2 Ep1­–13

On Country Kitchen S2 Ep1–9

Secrets Of Britain S1 Ep5 – Secrets Of Underground London

Swiss Army Man

The Damned United

The Great British Urine Test

Through The Fire

Big Name, No Blanket is the story of inspirational frontman of the Warumpi Band, George Rrurrambu. Watch it till 18 April:

19 April

Elis

Hitler’s Last Year S1 Ep1–2

Lagau Danalaig – An Island Life

20 April

Flash Gordon

Gok Cooks Chinese S1 Ep1–6

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep7 – Working To Clapham Junction

Inside The Orient Express S1 Ep1–2

Mary Berry’s Foolproof Cooking S1 Ep1 – Special Days

Prince Albert’s Secret Papers

Qissa

Railways Of The Western Front

Sexplora S2 Ep1–10

21 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S4 Ep2

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep16

Donal’s Kitchen Hero Feast S1 Ep4 – Wexford

Great British Railway Journeys S4 Ep10 – Spalding To Grimsby

Instant Noodles Diary S1 Ep5 – India

Michael Mosley: A History of Surgery S1 Ep5 – Bloody Beginnings

Micmacs

The Story Of The Songs S1 Ep8 – Cher

The Restaurant That Burns Off Calories

The Secret Life Of Lighthouses S1 Ep1–3

Valley Of Shadow

22 April

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown S4 Ep3

Angels Gather Here

Bitter Rivals

Come Dine With Me UK Couples S5 Ep17

Donal’s Kitchen Hero Feast S1 Ep5 – Kilkenny

Into The White

Jimmy Shu’s Taste of The Territory S1 Ep1–8

Mparntwe: Sacred Sites

Mystery Diners S4 Ep1–13 

Swedish film Into The White is streaming till 22 April:

23 April

Kim Jong-Un: The Man Who Rules North Korea

Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites S1 Ep2

24 April

Michael Mosley: What’s My Diagnosis S1 Ep3 – The Diagnosis Detectives Series 1 Ep 3

Miguel’s Tropical Kitchen S1 Ep1–9

Thalu S1 Ep1–5

Australian children’s drama series Thalu is on till 24 April:

25 April

Great British Railway Journeys S5 Ep8 – Northampton To Nuneaton

The Royals In Wartime S1 Ep1 – The Monarchy In Ww2 

26 April

The Fall 

27 April

Cooking Up A Fortune S1 Ep1–16

Little J and Big Cuz S1 Ep1–13

28 April

Croker Island Exodus

Mythical Beasts Unearthed S2018 Ep1–2

29 April

Footprints On Our Land

Great Australian Railway Journeys S1 Ep1–5

The Clinton Affair S1 Ep3 – Mixed Messages

30 April

13 Minutes

8 Days S1 Ep1–8

An Officer And A Gentleman

Ancient Aliens S4 Ep1–15

Blackthorn

Blade Of The Immortal

Changing Lanes

A thriller starring Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson and Toni Colette, Changing Lanes is on till 30 April:

Comes a Bright Day

Compliance

Django

Gigantes S1 Ep1–6

Great British Railway Journeys S3 Ep18 – Cockermouth To Eskdale

Guarani

Gundala

Haemoo

Happy Endings S1–3

Don't miss seasons 1 - 3 of the hilarious comedy series Happy Endings before it leaves:

Hero Soul

Hunting Hitler S3 Ep1–9

Hunting Party

Hurricane

Hustle And Flow

I Want My MTV

Interlude In Prague

Javier’s Passion

Jealous

Journey’s End

Kimura

Knights Of Badassdom

Ladies

Las Toninas Van Al Este

Late Nite Eats S1 Ep1–4 (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Pittsburgh)

Mother

Orchestra Class

Panama

Rampant

Rey

Rock The Casbah

School Of Life

Shot Caller

Siddharth

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep 4 – Northug – A Family Affair

Stories From Norway: The Musical! S1 Ep 5 – The Scream Heist

Tanna

Tell No One

The Dognapper

The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Gazelle’s Dance

The Host

The Hunt

The Italian Job

The Man Who Laughs

The Pier S1 Ep1–8

The Protector 2

The Raid

The Red Balloon

Watch 1956 French classic, 35-minute film The Red Balloon before it flies away on 30 April:

Toni Erdmann

Tony Robinson: Britain’s Ancient Tracks S2 Ep1 – Dartmoor

Tony Robinson: Britain’s Ancient Tracks S2 Ep2 – Offa’s Dyke

Umrika

Walking Out

War Witch

White Tiger

Willow Creek

 

 

 

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