Easter 2014: best TV on today, Easter Day

Fargo, The Crimson Field, All about Two, Endeavour, Perspectives: The Magic of Houdini and 50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC2 top our watchlist for April 20, Easter Sunday

50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC Two – 8:00pm, BBC2


Sue Barker trawls through half a century of BBC2 sport, aided by personalities including Gary Lineker, Sir Ian Botham, Clare Balding, Des Lynam and Murray Walker. From the origins of Match of the Day to Pot Black and the Ashes win in 1981, it’s a fitting celebration of the show’s 50 year history.

Endeavour – 8:00pm, ITV

It’s the last in the series of Endeavour. Fred and Morse (Roger Allam and Shaun Evans) investigate the murder of a drink-soaked journalist and the disappearance of a young boy. You’ll be left wanting more.

All about Two – 9:00pm, BBC2

Dara O Briain and Pointless’s Richard Osman put your BBC2 knowledge to the test in celebration of 50 year’s of the channel. Guests include Hugh Dennis, Dave Myers and Professor Brian Cox.

Fargo – 9:00pm, Channel 4

Martin Freeman stars as the Minnesota insurance salesman who accidentally gets caught up with a sadistic hitman, in this ten-part reboot of the Oscar-winning Coen brothers film. Already a hit with US fans, this is set to be a popular series for the Sherlock star.

The Crimson Field – 9:00pm, BBC1

It’s look for a night to ‘record one watch one’ as The Crimson Field joins the 9:00pm battle. Suranne Jones as plucky Sister Livesey will tear at your heart in this war-themed drama. Tonight an injured solider is accused of cowardice and deliberately trying to avoid the war.

Perspectives: The Magic of Houdini – 10:00pm, ITV

Alan Davies guides us through his fascination with magic and Harry Houdini. Davis chats to David Copperfield and even attempts some of Houdini’s famous stunts.