Home > Culture > Life > The Monthly Hot List- April 2022 Post author By The Mum Club Post date 30 March 2022 The Monthly Hot List- April 2022 The Mum Club30 March 2022 Tv & Films The Split – BBC and iPlayer (4th April) The Split, a legal drama about divorce, returns to BBC 1 this April and is the third and final season. The Split follows the lives of the three Defoe sisters – Hannah, Nina, Rose and their intimidating, force of a mother – Ruth. The end of season two saw Hannah and Nathan’s marriage fall apart as the result of her affair with Christie and this series follows on 10 months later as Hannah and Nathan (both lawyers) negotiate their separation. “But when a shocking revelation dramatically changes the stakes, any hope of remaining amicable vanishes. Is their split too deep to repair?” Watch Now Selling Sunset – Netflix (22nd April) Season 5 of Selling Sunset is hitting Netflix on April 22nd! Our favourite guilty pleasure is back, and we can’t wait to find out the latest goings on at The Oppenheim Group. We’ll find out all about the relationship between Jason and Chrishell and see how the drama unfolds between Christine and Emma – don’t miss it! Watch Now Books A Very Nice Girl – Imogen Crimp ‘A Very Nice Girl’ is the debut novel by Imogen Crimp – who is a being touted as the new Sally Rooney and is considered a major new British talent. The novel follows Anna as she explores the endless, exciting possibilities of youth – it’s refreshingly honest and darkly humorous as it explores love, sex, power, and desire. “Anna is struggling to afford life in London as she trains to be a singer. During the day, she vies to succeed against her course mates with their discreet but inexhaustible streams of cultural capital and money, and in the evening, she sings jazz at a bar in the city to make ends meet. It’s there that she meets Max, a financier fourteen years older than her…” Buy Now The Exhibitionist – Charlotte Mendelson ‘The Exhibitionist’ has recently made the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 longlist and is receiving rave reviews. This is the fifth novel from Charlotte Mendelson and tells the story of the Hanrahan family as they gather for their father’s new art exhibition. “A delicious, heart-breaking family snapshot about thwarted ambition, misplaced loyalty, and good and bad love. Secrets abound. Fabulously written and utterly compelling.” – Marian Keyes Buy Now Podcasts Mama Still Got It! – Louise Boyce Louise Boyce, mother of three, fashion model and influencer is back with new episodes of her podcast – Mama Still Got it! Louise said that her podcast is for you if “you’re a mother but passionate about holding onto your identity as a woman and enjoy listening to likeminded brilliant and honest women talking all things that any mother and woman can relate to – whether it’s surviving the summer holidays or make up hacks that I’ve learnt from the best makeup artists in the business. Being a mother can be the toughest job in the world and guess what… you’re not alone.” Listen Now Happy Mum, Happy Baby – Giovanna Fletcher We are big fans of Giovanna Fletcher at TMC. Giovanna is an author, actress, influencer, presenter, and winner of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here, and most importantly, something of a parenting guru. “In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood – the highs, the lows, the challenges, and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion each other instead.” Listen Now Easter Family Fun – Holkham Hall, Norfolk Saturday 2nd – Tuesday 19th April 2022 Holkham Hall is the perfect family friendly destination for a trip out during April. They have got a huge amount of ‘egg-citing’ activities planned to help keep the children entertained such as Charlie Cheesecake and his marvellous & magnificent magic show, art & crafts activities, and an Easter Hunt with chocolate treat! There’s even a special food and drink market to keep the grown-ups amused. Check Out The Giant Easter Egg Hunt, RHS Bridgewater, Salford, Manchester Saturday 2nd April – Sunday 24th April 2022 RHS Bridgewater has planned a fantastic array of Easter activities for families. There is an Easter trail where you can hunt for enormous painted eggs hidden in the gardens – if you discover them all then you’ll be rewarded with a chocolate prize! They are also organising Easter craft activity sessions, garden clubs and a ‘Bread and Butter Theatre Easter Egg Walkabout.’ Check Out The Mum Club30 March 2022 ← TMC Family Recipe Of The Week: Creme Egg Rocky Road → Expecting Or Know Someone Who Is? Here Is The TMC Team’s Guide To All Things Baby.