Fisheries expert (and one of our faves) Ewan McGregor is asked by the gorgeous Emily Blunt to help realise a sheik’s dream of bringing the sport of salmon fishing to his people – who live in a desert. Uplifting and funny, this is a great film to unwind with. And it was partly filmed in the Essentials offices!
Louis Theroux – Extreme Love, Thursday 9pm, BBC Two
Nothing says guaranteed laid-back entertainment like a Louis Theroux programme, so why not stick the kettle on and give his new series a try? In this programme, Louis visits one of the best schools for autism in America and meets some truly incredible kids. And we admit, our little crush on Louis makes us feel 17 again!
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Liked The Hunger Games? You’ll love this! For 35 girls, The Selection is a chance of a lifetime. They get to be taken out of the lives set out for them and are swept up in a world of jewels, ball gowns and move into the palace to compete for the heart of Prince Maxton. But for one girl, this is a nightmare, as she loves someone else and is forced to compete for a crown she doesn’t want. Then she meets the Prince… Available for Kindle (£6.49) on 24 April and in paperback (£6.99) on 7 June.