Mystery of plane still up in the air

The search for flight MH370
The search for flight MH370

Dawn Renton takes a look at the week’s TV highlights

Missing: Flight MH370 One Year On

(Friday, Channel 5, 8.00 p.m.)

In March last year, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished without a trace from radar screens while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. In this programme, experts discuss the continuing search for the plane and the latest theories of what went wrong, as well as exploring how the mystery will affect future flights. Probably not one for those that are scared of flying, like yours truly.

Lost Kingdoms of Central America

(Saturday, BBC4 Saturday)

It’s not just music docs that BBC4 do well, here we have a nifty wee history show. Dr Jago Cooper embarks on a journey to uncover the history of some of Central America’s ancient civilisations, beginning with the Olmec people of southern Mexico.

Cats Make You Laugh Out Loud

(Monday, Channel 5, 8.00 p.m.) Come on, who doesn’t like a cat video? This show compiles the best in what the internet has to offer including cats playing musical instruments, felines dressed in costumes and riding on vacuum cleaners, as well as introducing cats that are so famous they have their own Hollywood agents. As you do.

Kids in Camps: Comic Relief

(Tuesday, BBC1, 10.40 p.m.)

Expect more programmes similar to this in the run up to Red Nose Day later this month. This documentary follows the lives of children displaced by the civil war that has torn apart South Sudan. The war has forced the youngsters to live in temporary camps or refugee sites across the border in Northern Uganda. Harrowing stuff.