Best of the box: Flowers, The Trial of the Century & Special Correspondents

Tom Dunne and Sue Murphy bring you the best of the box this week

Not quite sure of what the best picks of the box are for this week? Or will you regret that you didn't record something during the week when everyone is suddenly talking about it?

Fear not, the Tom Dunne Show has you covered.

Sue Murphy has returned from her trip to Africa and joined Tom to pick out the best of the box this week. You can find a link to the full podcast at the bottom of the page.

Picks of the week

Flowers, Monday to Friday, Channel 4, 10pm

Julian Barratt and Olivia Colman star in this brand new wesandersonesque Channel 4 comedy drama. Children's author Maurice and his wife Deborah, 25-year-old twins Amy and Donald and Japanese illustrator, Shun live in a crumbling rural house and struggle to hold themselves together.

Trial of the Century, TV3, Saturday 30th April, Sunday 1st May and Monday 2nd May from 9pm

This new 3 part series imagines a scenario where Pádraig Pearse was awarded a fair trial after the 1916 rising. In episode 1, the British prosecution presents its case against the Rising’s leader. The second episode focusses on Pearse's defence. The third episode sees Pat Kenny lead a  12 person contemporary jury that will hypothetically decide Pádraig Pearse’s fate.

The Extraordinary Case of Alex Lewis, Thursday, Channel 4, 9pm

This emotional documentary follows the remarkable story of a man over the course of two years, after a common cold developed into toxic shock syndrome and left him limbless.

The White House, Friday, PBS America, 9pm

This documentary explores the 200-year history of the White House, interweaving footage with still photos and interviews with presidents and workers in the building that bring this historical symbol of democracy to life.

Online pick of the week

Special Correspondents - Netflix Original

Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and starring Eric Bana  and Gervais, this brand new modern comedy follows a New York based radio journalist and his sound technician as they fake a trip to Ecuador, fabricate a news story from a room in New York, and become a national sensation across America.

Film of the week

Inside Man, Tuesday, ITV4, 11.40pm

Directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, and Jodie Foster, this crime thriller sees a high stakes negotiation game between a perfectionist bank robber and a detective facing corruption charges. Lot's of interesting twists and turns in this one.

Tune into The Tom Dunne Show every Monday between 22.00 and 23.00 for a run down of the best TV the week has to offer. You can listen to the full edition of this week's episode below: