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NEWS: Heroes returns to the BBC in high definition this spring

Hold on to your hats – the second series of Heroes is coming to the BBC in high definition this spring, along with new series of Gavin and Stacey and BAFTA-winner That Mitchell & Webb Look.

Other HD highlights include comedy drama Desperados which follows two lawbreakers laying low in a quiet West country fishing village, and Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott plays the lead in No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, set in Botswana. Glenn Close stars in legal thriller Damages.

There's also a new series of Later... With Jools Holland, and I'd Do Anything sets Graham Norton and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber on a search for young talent to star in Oliver!

And if you fancy a spot of cooking, you'll even be able to view the blessed Delia in high-def as she whips up some tasty dishes when she's not watching her beloved Norwich.

Sports fans are well catered for with US Masters Golf and an FA Cup semi-final in high definition too. The full fixture list is:

US Masters Golf

Thursday 10 April: 2100 - 2400

Friday 11 April: 2100 - 2400

Saturday 12 April: 2030 - 2400

Sunday 13 April: 2030 - 2400

FA Cup semi-final

Saturday 5 May: starting 1200

For more details check out the BBC website.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.