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05 Latest Brighton & Hove News & Jobs Phil Mills tackles safety; job opportunities; comment from Frank le Duc and Council Leader Bill Randell opens the newly refurbished Brighton Centre 12 Sport: Brighton & Hove Albion Mark Brailsford on who goes where in the league and why, plus Stevie Lamb from BHAWFC and Grant Hall 14 Bare Cheek The boys predict the state of play for the coming year 14 Mad Matt Matt Whistler tussles with technology 15 City Speak Ruby gets the silent treatment; Tasha dreams of Oxford spires and Will gets all pie-eyed 16 Snapshots Brighton born music producer David Courtney 16 Competitions Win theatre tickets for Sister Act, plus a Japanese animated film and series seven of Hustle on DVD 17 Celebcity Frankie Cocozza fels the heat and Robbie Savage turns up the tan at The Albion’s new health centre

We now have around 50 programmes on our updated website for you to watch so please do check out thelatest.tv for our shows. Lots of you have been watching The Vote proving that there is a real audience for Brighton political debate. The Vote sees three heavyweight politicians – Lord Bassam of Brighton, City Council Leader Bill Randall, and Mike Weatherley MP – debate the big political issues in Brighton and Hove as well as naming their awards for the political stars. Your referee for the event is Frank le Duc and, as you might expect, it makes exciting viewing. On our new channel you can also check out our comedy with Matt Whistler; our art shows; property shows and our flagship show, Brighton Lights. If you have ideas for a show let us know. In the new edition of Brighton Lights, episode 36, which comes out this week, Val Aviv goes clubbing with June Brown, aka Dot Cotton, and asks her lots of rude questions about ageing. Dot gives back as good as she gets! Veronica Trickett looks at Steampunk and Brighton troubadours Gypsy Switch; Will (Ranieri) films Cassette Lord and Guy (Lloyd) Does The Wheel. If you want to be part of Brighton's TV channel come to our open democratic meetings at Latest MusicBar every Monday at 5.30pm.

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LIFESTYLE 19 Cover feature: The Heroes Run Be a superhero for charity this May 21 Andrew Kay’s Food & Drink; Hotlist Andrew enjoys going Dutch 12 Health & Beauty What to do if you’re feeling SAD this winter

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Marina Life Brighton Marina’s Kirsty Pollard reveals a plethora of shopping delights ince I last wrote about the shopping experience things have changed quite a lot. Not only can you kit yourself out with great designer clothes at Calvin Klein Collection, you can now browse great art galleries and interior design shops, unique to the city. Plus with free parking, refreshing sea air and open spaces, it must be time that you checked out Brighton Marina.

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New are Dansani – one of the best Danish designers and producers of high quality, contemporary bathroom furniture. If you’re looking for something different for the home, then you must visit Pebble Furnishings for the contemporary, theatrical and alternative in home furnishings. Coco’s, The Laughing Dog & Pebble Beech all carry an amazing selection of high quality gift ideas at very realistic prices.

Love That Stuff, the UK largest Fair Trade store just gets bigger and bigger. And of course there is still the popular Reebok store, The Factory Shop, Baggage Factory, The Works, Pilot and Pavers Shoes all who offer fantastic value and great choice. The Marina is now home to two art galleries Eclectia and Laughing Dog. Be sure to visit the Chilli Store for a real challenge (which they change each month). Are you brave enough to try the hottest chilli in the world? And don’t forget, parking is free… Visit www.brightonmarina.co.uk for more information.

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ilms and TV programmes often portray punch ups as minor assaults, causing little physical or permanent damage, but Sussex hospitals and police know differently. One tragic case involved Christopher “Mac” McLean who died after two men barged into his Brighton home and a fight broke out. Two hours after the intruders left, Mr McLean felt unwell and later died. The victim's partner Annie, who called for an ambulance, said: “I was with Mac for 25 years. He was a very loyal and loving partner, who was a great dad to his four sons and to my son. He will be greatly missed by me, our family, our friends and all the people he met along the way.” One detective told Latest 7: “Fists can be as lethal as pistols – and they should teach this lesson in every school.” Anyone who saw anything suspicious in Caledonian Crescent should call 08456070999. You can’t keep a good man down – and that's certainly true in the case of Frankie Cocozza, snapped by our photographer performing recently at Club Revenge. The X Factor contestant is now appearing in Celebrity Big Brother. Meanwhile, another celeb, Aggro Santos, who took part in I’m a Celebrity..., appeared at Chichester

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ith a capacity of up to 5,000, the Brighton Centre is a major hub that attracts visitors from all over the country. It’s also the biggest purpose-built conference and exhibition venue in south east England. Over the years it has hosted music concerts, charity events and conferences for parties of all political stripes. With these bookings have come hundreds of thousands of visitors and millions of pounds to hotels, shops and

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Crown Court under his real name Yuri Santos. The rapper pleaded not guilty to rape and a trial has been set for August. Aggro Santos The city council, working with police and the NHS, has launched an awareness campaign to protect vulnerable people from abuse, particularly the over 85s who are most at risk. Visit www.brightonhove.gov.uk/adult-abuse The University of Sussex has joined forces in its 50th anniversary year with independent publisher Myriad Editions for a new series of events to celebrate and champion first novels, past and present. First Fictions is launched on

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leisure facilities. It is estimated that bookings at the centre contribute about £47m to the local economy, and that it helps sustain some 14,000 Brighton and Hove jobs. However, the building, which is nearly 40 years old, was in need of a revamp. We have just seen the completion of a programme to modernise and update the venue. Adam Bates (Head of Tourism & Leisure, B&H City Council); Cllr Bill Randall (Leader, B&H City Council); Geoffrey Bowden (Cabinet Member for Culture, Recreation and Tourism)

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Friday 20 January at the University’s Falmer campus with a weekend of talks and discussions featuring bestselling authors, literary critics, publishers and academics. Among those helping to celebrate first works will be author Ian Rankin, with an exclusive reading from his unpublished first novel. For information see www.firstfictions.com The transformation of Brighton’s historic Open Market has started with the relocation of market traders to a specially-built, temporary home in nearby Francis Street. A variety of stallholders will trade from the new base between Ditchling Road and London Road. They will be selling a range of goods including flowers, eggs and bacon, pet food and supplies, haberdashery, fish, fruit, veg and groceries alongside the market café. Housing association, The Hyde Group, will then begin work on the £18m major transformation of the old market – beginning with demolition scheduled to start mid January. There was good news on the seafront as council leader Bill Randall cut the ribbon to officially open the refurbished Brighton Centre [see also Bill Randall’s column below]. But one or two commentators told Latest 7 that they couldn’t see much difference after £1m has been spent on a new front, doors, and new seating. One doubter asked: “Is this too little, too late, to save the old girl from her competitors?” Finally, watch out for Brighton's Frances Bloomfield who is taking the art world by storm with her unique creations which explore dreams and the improbable scenarios we unconsciously construct –and raise questions about what we fail to see around us. But don't take my word for it – she has an exhibition at Trinity Gallery, Tunbridge Wells, 26 January to 11 February. Go to http://www.trinitytheatre.net/Whats -On/978-/Frances-Bloomfield

Much of the work is internal, replacing more than 4,000 seats, refurbishing of the interior and improving meeting facilities. Also included were smart green ideas such as new LED lights, which use far less energy, and save the council £41,000 a year. The restaurant has been completely redesigned, giving diners a panoramic sea view! Externally, the frontage has been given a facelift with new windows and entrances making it more accessible. The Brighton Centre has always been recognised as a fantastic space, but these improvements really boost its offer to those looking for a venue and ensure that Brighton continues to be unrivalled in bidding for such business.


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his winter may have been milder than last year and the year before, but more people than ever are worried about paying their gas and electricity bills. Temperatures may not have plummeted but many people’s incomes have. And one place they’re noticing the trend is at the Brighton and Hove Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). The waiting room is regularly full to capacity with people desperate for help. Just as the shops tend to be busy with the January sales, the CAB has its own equivalent rush in the new Edlira Alku year. And while energy bills are one of the biggest concerns at the moment, they are part of a bigger “In the past year the picture. Debts and welfare benefits are two other Brighton and Hove CAB difficult areas driving hundreds of people a week helped 250 people with to seek advice. And housing problems and questions debts of almost £5 million about employment rights are – or £19,800 each” also hot topics as more people face losing their jobs. Edlira Alku, 28, interim director of the Brighton and Hove CAB, said: “We see approximately 6,000 clients a year. Last year we had a 20 per cent increase in client contacts and an increase in the complexity of clients’ cases. We provide outreach services at the Jubilee Library, GP surgeries and hospitals in town. About 86 per cent of our clients are new. Others return for further advice in case of a change in circumstances. “We have more and more clients coming in for advice about debt issues. At Christmas a lot of people enter into debt or they put it off and by the second or third week of January all the bills come in. “A lot of clients come in because they lose their job. They can’t afford to pay their mortgage and they fall into debt. Often that can coincide with a relationship breakdown. We’re seeing more cases and they’re more complex. This is one of the reasons why I believe the CAB is excellent because we provide advice on anything. I know it’s an overused word, but we can provide a more holistic approach. “A lot of people are very proud and don’t want to sign on. You don’t have to sign on to receive all the benefits that are available. £20 billion in benefits goes unclaimed every year. A lot of people think that because they go out and work they don’t qualify for benefits but they might qualify for tax credits, for example.” In the past financial year the Brighton and Hove CAB debt advice service gave general help to 250 people with debts totalling almost £5 million – or £19,800 each.

BIG ENERGY WEEK With so many people trying to save money and maximise their income, and with the winter fuel bills a pressing concern for many, help is at hand. Citizens Advice – the national umbrella organisation which supports branches like the Brighton and Hove bureau – has organised Big Energy Week. It started yesterday (Monday 16 January) and runs until Saturday. Volunteers from the Brighton and Hove CAB will be holding a drop-in session on the ground floor of the Jubilee Library on Thursday from 12-3pm. This is on top of all the bureau’s usual advice surgeries at Hove Town Hall in Tisbury Road. The drop-in sessions at the Town Hall run from 9.15am to 11.15am Monday to Friday. The advice line – 0845 120 3710 – is usually busy too. Miss Alku said: “We have seen a huge increase in the number of clients wanting to know how to save fuel – gas and electricity – and save money on their fuel bills. We see a lot of confusion with clients over switching supplier. When people move into a property they don’t often look for the best supplier. They tend to stick with the existing one. There are accredited switching services and websites (see panel). “There are deals. A lot of companies do deals for people on low incomes – people over 60, for example, and they are the ones who struggle most. You could be entitled to benefits to help you deal with your bills. For people who were born on or before 5 January 1951 there are government initiatives. There’s the winter fuel payment. There are cold weather payments for people who are on certain benefits. And there are energy saving trusts who can give advice.” Her team will help people struggling with their bills as well as those who want to find ways of cutting the cost of future bills. Big Energy Week is being supported by charities and organisations such as Which? and Consumer Focus, the government, energy suppliers and switching websites. Citizens Advice said that all the organisations supporting Big Energy Week were “working together to give practical advice to people to help them spend less on heating and powering their home”. (Continues, p6)

SAVE MONEY ON ENERGY BILLS • Contact your supplier to check you are you are on the best tariff and payment method for you. Monthly direct debits are on average £100 a year cheaper than paying by cash or cheque.

• Using less energy could save you money just by doing simple things like switching off lights and switching off appliances at the wall. Turning your thermostat down 1°C alone could cut your heating bill by £60 on average.

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• Visit an accredited switching website to see if you could get your energy cheaper elsewhere. Find details at www.bigenergyweek.org.uk. You may be able to save up to £200 off your annual bill by shopping around!

• Insulate the walls and the loft of your home and you could save on average about £120 a year. All suppliers are giving away free or discounted insulation – ask if you’re eligible so you don’t miss out. • Check you are not missing out on any benefits or tax credits that could increase your income. The Citizens Advice Bureau can help you with this.

If you use heating oil or liquid petroleum gas to heat your home, you could save money by: • Buying in bulk with your neighbours. Check if there is an oil club you can join. If not, start one up. • Shop around and compare prices from different oil suppliers. • Insulate your home – you may also be eligible for free or cheap insulation. If you are unable to pay your bills you should contact your energy supplier immediately as they have to help you manage your bills in a way that you can afford.


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WHERE WE NEED HELP: The CAB was founded more than 70 THE TOP FIVE TOPICS years ago. Miss Alku, who comes from Albania and studied at Sussex University 1 Welfare benefits 30% as well as universities in Germany and 2 Employment 22% Italy, said: “It’s a really solid British 3 Housing 17% institution.” The image of CAB advisers 4 Debt 15% being “ladies with pearls” was one that 5 Family and personal 10% she sometimes heard but did not recognise. One study estimated the Others value of the volunteers in Brighton and (Including taxes, education, Hove alone at about £146,000 a year. immigration and health Miss Alku praised the way that the and community care) 3% bureau survived on a mix of volunteers and donations. The Brighton and Hove bureau, for example, has 35 volunteers. Most give up half a day or a day a week. And it takes about six months of training before they are able to start advising clients about their problems. Not all volunteers are advisers. Some help with admin, others with IT. Some fundraise and others are involved in social policy work. The CAB’s small social policy team contributed evidence, for example, to a council review of letting agencies and their practices in Brighton and Hove.

The Brighton and Hove bureau also has 12 part-time staff but no fulltimers. It has an annual budget of almost £400,000 made up entirely of donations and grants. Miss Alku said that many people mistakenly believe that the CAB is funded by the government or the council. Its location – at Hove Town Hall – makes this an understandable mistake.

CAB ADVISERS KNOW THE FORM One client, who did not want to be named, said: “I was put in touch with the CAB when I was paid off from my job after 15 years at the same firm. I felt absolutely lost especially when it came to filling in the relevant forms. With the adviser’s extensive knowledge of how to fill them in properly and what I should/could apply for, she painstakingly went through them with me and filled them in for me and gave me all the help I needed. “I was severely depressed at what had happened to me. Through her efforts I was successful in both the applications she helped me with. I would like to thank her from the bottom of my heart for her time and patience and sheer professionalism. In helping me she is a real credit to the CAB.”

The council and the Legal Services Commission gave grants totalling £267,000 in the most recent financial year in exchange for work carried out by the bureau. And to prevent overlap and duplication, the bureau works alongside organisations like Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) as part of the local Advice Services Network. “Contrary to popular belief,” she said, “it’s not all people on benefits visiting the CAB. We have self-employed people, middle class people who have lost their job, all sorts.” While thousands come to the CAB for help with their money worries, Miss Alku said that the financial outlook was far from rosy for the bureau. In October the Legal Services Commission – which funds legal aid work – cut its grant by 10 per cent. Miss Alku said: “We’re still waiting to hear what the outcome from the council will be because they are, of course, still working on their budget.” She added: “A lot of people think that Citizens Advice is funded by local government – so that’s a call for anyone who wants to give a donation.” n


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Another success story is the Royal Sussex County Hospital and the medical school. Just as many people would have preferred the Albion’s ground to have been built at Waterhall, many would prefer to see the Royal Sussex relocated somewhere less cramped and easier to reach. Instead we have to make the most of what we have. The proposed £420 million revamp of the Eastern Road site goes before planners a week on Friday. It is vital – not least for the local economy – for the plans to go through. They are not perfect. People living closest to the hospital have concerns. The hospital trust will continue to work with them and their councillors to minimise the impact of construction over the coming ten Key decisions need to reflect the challenging years. Let us hope that the project managers will be urged to employ local economic landscape and boost businesses contractors when possible. Among other advantages, this would be more sustainable in transport terms. he latest unemployment figures are due to be published tomorrow. Another proposed site to attract concern is Portzed at the eastern end of They are not expected to make for happy reading. But they ought to act Shoreham Harbour. The “zero energy development” has much to commend it as a spur to action. This isn’t the time for protests or a modern Jarrow although neighbours object to the size and scale of the scheme. But it, too, will March. This is a time for Brighton and Hove to do what it does best: make bring permanent jobs after construction is complete. It is hard to believe that itself attractive to visitors and businesses and make a better job of selling planners will ignore this. It is the first key project at the Hove and Portslade its successes. end of the harbour. Other projects there should also help the local job market. For there have been some notable successes of late. Brighton and Hove Councillors turned down a scheme for the old Co-op in London Road Albion’s Amex Stadium at Falmer is one. The football club has created about a recently. The aim was to create student flats. There is a pressing need for thousand jobs – mostly local. It wants to expand. Extra seating will add to the more student housing – and more low-cost homes generally. Sites in and teething troubles with getting people to and from the around London Road and Lewes Road are crucial, not ground. These will be solved. least Preston Barracks. Visible signs of progress would be While some are keen to minimise extra car journeys, it welcome although not at any price. As the Co-op decision “The choices in the is unfortunately necessary, given the site of the stadium, showed, sensitivity to the local landscape is still required. to provide more parking. There has been a little local And we need to support our local shops – the small coming months by difficulty over some neighbouring land which Albion want independent traders who make Brighton and Hove an our politicians and to use. The land belongs to the council which is rightly attractive place to visit. We are still a shopping centre keen to maximise its return. In doing so, it risks the largely glum Christmas trading figures. And officials could make despite frustrating a business with the capacity to grow and while there is a logic to the Greens’ parking charges create more jobs. review, the headline rises are hard to square with the or break the city” The long-term transport issue could be better solved by recent review by retail queen Mary Portas. bringing Network Rail to the table. Outdated signalling Britain is not alone in facing a tough economic climate. between Brighton and Lewes needs upgrading. This would relieve the pre and And Brighton and Hove is not alone in the struggle to create employment. post-match squeeze for those travelling to matches by train. If the upgrade The vacancies on pages 7, 8 and 10 of this magazine this week show that firms could be tied to the reopening of the Lewes to Uckfield line, a range of benefits are still hiring. The choices in the coming months by our politicians and would flow. Conservative MP Simon Kirby, Labour peer Lord Bassam and Lib officials could make or break the city. They must allow jobs to flourish. But we Dem Transport Minister Norman Baker are united in wanting the line restored. are masters of our own destiny too and we need to think about where we A wider alliance now needs to push this strategy. spend – and how – if we are to trade our way out of the gloom. n

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School children go back to nature The RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch starts this week and runs until 30 January. The event encourages children and their teachers to discover and learn about the birds that share their school environment. Last year, the most common bird spotted was the black headed gull with an average of 7.07 per school and the carrion crow and blackbird completed the top three, with an average of 6.64 and 5.00 respectively. As well as being a great way

to get kids interested in nature and wildlife, the survey helps the RSPB build a picture of which birds are visiting school grounds across the UK and record how their numbers are changing. No birdwatching expertise is necessary and the RSPB has produced a free schools pack containing everything a teacher will need. To register for a free teachers’ pack, visit the RSPB website www.rspb.org.uk/schoolswatch or ring 0300 456 8340 (the hotline number will be operational until 30 January 2012). RSPB, via email Calling all young musicians! Audition for the Sounds Of The City and Teenspirit. Bands and solo

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artists, aged 11-18, can apply and all musical styles are welcome! Auditions will be held at The Windmill Theatre, Blatchington Mill School on Saturday 25 February, 9.30am–6pm.

All acts will be asked to play one song to a judging panel of representatives from the music industry (originals preferred but well-worked cover versions accepted). Successful performers will be invited to take part in either Sounds From The City (21–22 March) at the Pavilion Theatre or Teenspirit on 26 May at Concorde2. Application forms can be downloaded from: www.bhma.org.uk For more info call BHMA on 01273 293524 or email holly.griffiths@brightonhove.gov.uk Blatchington Mill School, via email


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IN BRIEF n £12M SCHOOL EXTENSION APPROVED FOR PORTSLADE ALDRIDGE ACADEMY A £12 million school project has been given planning approval. Councillors have agreed to plans to build a three-storey extension to the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy – formerly Portslade Community College – in Chalky Road, Mile Oak. The project will also involve the demolition of part of the current set of buildings and a refurbishment of the rest of the site. Much of the parking will be shifted towards the Valley Road end of the grounds. The scheme includes a science block and a new community library and will incorporate a Sixth Form centre. Sixth Form students are currently taught on a separate site. Brighton and Hove City Council submitted the plans and co-sponsors the academy with the Aldridge Foundation and Sussex University. Principal Stuart McLaughlin said that the scheme would give the academy a campus fit for the 21st century. The plans were approved unanimously by the council’s Planning Committee.

Business with bite Michael Stevenson has a reputation for enterprising ideas and he hasn’t even left school. Frank le Duc learns about his ambitions

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any youngsters dream of being a pop star or a footballer. Michael Stevenson prefers the rugby pitch. But the pitch that really stirs his dreams is the business pitch. His goal is the boardroom. And he’s already winning prizes for his business ideas. Since he started his A Levels he has come up with two ideas that have earned attention and won him a prize.

bright red when you drink a fizzy drink. It makes it more fun and educational to teach children like this.”

THE COST OF ACID EROSION

“We managed to work out how much the government spends on procedures to fix acid erosion – £30 million,” Michael continued. “They were blown away by the numbers and how much we could save the government by reducing acid erosion TEEN VERDICT AWARDS for a really small cost. And it has the potential to go The 17 year old from Hove has set up the Teen worldwide. I won it. The numbers did it for them.” Verdict Awards with a group of friends to It’s little surprise that he hopes to end up encourage shops and venues to provide a better running his own business. In the meantime he’s service for young people. The award scheme has juggling his studies with the Teen Verdict Awards the backing of the Brighton and Hove Chamber of as part of a national competition to encourage Commerce, the council, and the three MPs for the business ventures by young people. Michael and city. With 45,000 under-18s growing up here and his colleagues are supported by a mentor, local 32,000 students, he’s businessman Mike confident that the awards Macfarlane. The awards make good business sense. cost £30 to enter one And the Brighton College “They were blown away category, £50 for two and pupil has already won a £65 for three. Michael said: by how much we could “We thought companies £3,300 prize to develop a product idea that he pitched be willing to pay save the government for would in a Dragons’ Den style £30 because if a company contest. His low-cost simple a really small cost” wins a Teen Verdict Award idea could save the they would be able to use government millions of that to market themselves pounds a year and help to young people.” children have healthier teeth. It’s a straw that changes colour when it comes into contact with GOING NATIONAL acids in drinks. Michael said: “It’s a national competition. There Michael said: “We had a Dragons’ Den style are thousands of teams. A lot of the businesses presentation where I had to pitch to 300 of my are things like selling T-shirts, personalised classmates in my year, the year below and the year hoodies and phone cases. We wanted to set up above, and a panel of five local business people something completely different. There weren’t who were ex-pupils. It was really nerve-wracking.” any awards for young people and we thought it would be good to have something just for them.” SINK YOUR TEETH INTO THIS Michael and his team are busy preparing a Michael gave a ten-minute presentation backed up fresh push to encourage firms to enter the ten by a 20-page business plan. He said: “My mum’s a award categories. They include Best Venue, Best dentist. She’s always told me not to drink fizzy Customer Service and Best Place for Young drinks. They cause acid erosion on your teeth. If you People to Meet. Despite the tough trading use a straw, that’s one of the best ways to reduce environment, Michael is upbeat and believes that the contact with your front teeth. the awards will help traders tap a vital market. “I wanted to find a way to educate children. I don’t And may even win his team a national prize. think you can prevent it. If you just tell a child, ‘don’t To find out more or to enter the awards visit drink Coke,’ it’s not going to work. The straw goes www.teenverdictawards.co.uk. n

n SUSSEX UNIVERSITY ACADEMICS TO HELP THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES Sussex University is helping poorer countries make more use of low-carbon energy. Academics from the university are helping the government to set up a network to link British energy experts to those in developing countries. Several universities are involved in the initiative, funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Low Carbon Energy for Development Network will ensure that Britain’s world-class expertise in sustainable energy helps developing countries achieve their low carbon goals. Professor Jim Watson, Dr David Ockwell and Dr Rob Byrne will contribute the knowledge and experience of low-carbon development that they have gained from research and practice in China, India and Africa. The research will help the transition to lowcarbon economies and help to tackle the chronic problem of energy poverty. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker says: “International collaboration on energy research is vital to support low-carbon options for developing countries and help tackle climate change. Through this initiative we can offer our world-leading expertise in sustainable energy solutions and learn valuable lessons from countries that are undergoing rapid change.”

n PETER PAN AND CINDERELLA ATTRACT 50,000 TO WORTHING PANTO SEASON Peter Pan and Cinderella helped Worthing theatres to their most successful pantomime season to date, according to the council. New records were set for box office receipts and attendances. Almost 50,000 people turned out to watch the two shows during December after a year of uncertainty about the future of entertainment in the town. Worthing Theatres, which will now continue to operate the venues in-house for Worthing Borough Council, recorded combined pantomime sales in excess of £500,000. Peter Pan starred Darren Day and Cinderella starred Amanda Barrie and John Lyons. Peter Bailey, theatres manager, said: “The tradition of having two pantomimes in one town has proven to be as popular as ever.” Kim Fleming, head of sales and marketing, said: “During the final sold-out week of both Cinderella and Peter Pan, demand was so high we could have filled many of the seats twice over. It has been a fantastic festive season.


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or those fans who think the league comes first, this must be a tough one. With the 1-1 draw at home to a spirited Wrexham, and with the potential reward of a home tie against Newcastle in the offing, there may be some head scratching over which is the better option. Option one: play the development squad and see if they can get past a decent Wrexham side with a home crowd and a dodgy pitch to contend with. Option two: play the first team and take a risk that injuries and disciplinary problems ensue. Or option three: play a mixture of development and first team players. The problem with option one is Wrexham might overwhelm inexperienced players, a vociferous crowd may just make a difference in Wrexham’s favour. Option two has added risk of injury to an already depleted squad and option three has elements of both sets of risk. What would you do if you were Gus? Looking at his preferred method of working, he does like “Jake Forster-Caskey to play other squad players in cup games to give them game is surely going to time and rest players who look like they may need a break. But be starting league is Newcastle too big a prize to ignore? I’m willing to bet it is. games from now on” Looking at this tie, whichever team he puts out, Gus is going to be on a hiding to nothing whatever he does. Here’s what might work the best: play the development squad players – what better incentive is there for a young player to grab that shirt and force their way into first team contention? Jake Forster-Caskey is surely going to be starting league games from now on after his excellent display against the Saints, for example. Then the players who are normally selected for league matches get that extra time to mend knocks and bruises that players traditionally carry at this point of the season. It is also another game ticked off in the suspensions of the likes of Gordon Greer. Here’s the main factor in most Albion’s fans thinking on this dilemma. Albion are playing away at Crystal Palace on 31 January, not long after the Wrexham replay. If any players pick up an injury in the cup match then they’d be very doubtful for the Palace game, not to mention Albion’s hideous disciplinary record meaning more accrued yellow cards. I’d go for the first option, for this reason: trust the kids; I bet they can do it and what an incentive for them. At the very least they will gain a massive amount of experience and maybe even get to the fourth round and force Gus to consider playing them against Newcastle United. I’d fancy them to do the ‘Toon too. Finally, Gus has had a look at Wrexham so he will have a better idea of how to beat them next time around, whatever the personnel. Go on Gus, give the kids a go.

How long have you been with the club? I joined Brighton towards the end of last season. What’s been the highlight of your playing career so far? Being captain for Chelsea Reserves & Academy and winning the treble!

times before – that was quite funny but I don’t really play other sports aside from football. What’s your favourite thing to do when you're off the pitch? I love my food so eating! And I like to go shopping and being with my friends and family. Do you follow the men’s team? I don’t follow any team. I like to watch England and I love playing football but that’s about it! Coming up for Brighton & Hove Albion Women’s Football Club: FA Women’s Premier League: Plymouth Argyle (A), Sunday 22 January.

What team’s going to be your biggest competition this season? Any team in this league is big competition and we have to go out to every game not thinking that it’s going to be easy and give our all to get the three points! What is your training regime out of season/in season? Training as a squad, going to the gym, running, rest and food! Do you follow a strict diet? I would say yes as that’s what I’m meant to say but no, I don’t follow a strict diet. I eat as healthy as I can but can’t say no to cake and chocolate! Photo: Paul Hazlewood

What other sports do you enjoy aside from football? I’ve been to Zumba a few Photo: Paul Hazlewood

Albion fans need no reminding of the importance of this match. Some supporters who have come late to supporting the Albion are occasionally puzzled by this rivalry, but trust me, it’s as fierce as any others in the league, besides the Glasgow and Manchester-Liverpool ones. Anyone who grew up watching those epic matches in the 1970s will tell you, this is more than a regular away fixture. Revenge is in the air after that terrible defeat to the old enemy at The Charlie Oatway Amex and much as I’d like to write, ‘I hope Gus treats it like any other match, with a professional mind set and no emotional baggage’...B******* to that! Go on, Charlie Oatway, remind the lads of why this is important, as I am sure he will and as an adjunct to the above piece on trusting the kids: Gus, throw in one or two of the youngsters who grew up with the Albion, they know what it means to beat Palace and I for one can’t wait for this game. Come on lads, it’s pay back time.

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week may be a long time in politics but it’s an eternity in football. It appears that the team continues to develop a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde persona. Losing to bottom club Coventry City then thrashing top of the table Southampton three days later just goes to prove if any proof were needed that the Championship is fickle and ridiculously random. The transfer window is open and Steve Cook has gone to south coast rivals Bournemouth after a superb debut home game against the Saints. The fan forums are ablaze with the question why he went and


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HOME GAME Grant Hall, central defender for BHAFC With many players out on suspension or injury, and Gus Poyet carefully juggling players for the League games and FA Cup, young, up and coming players have been given the chance to prove themselves at BHAFC. The first game of the new year saw a fantastic home win against currrent Championship leaders Southampton. Jake Forster-Caskey wasn’t the only player making the crowd sit up and take notice: 20year-old Grant Hall was praised for his senior debut for the club. Hall came on to replace Mauricio Taricco as substitute in the Southampton match at The Amex Stadium. Saturday 7 January then saw Grant Hall start in the FA Cup match against Wrexham FC, a club that currently sits at the top of the Conference League. It was another great match for Albion’s young guns, although all they

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xperiencing the winter blues? It’s more common than you think. Do you recall that brief moment last summer when the sun stayed strong, the temperature soaring? It put a spring in our step whether we were stuck in the office or out on the beach. Sunshine equals happiness. But unfortunately for us, sunlight is a rare occurrence here in the UK during winter – even over in Eastbourne – the ‘Sunshine Coast’ – where there is more most daylight hours than anywhere else in the UK. It’s depressing when you watch the weather forecast on TV and heavy cloud cover sits over our small island, leaving brilliant sunshine elsewhere. But what can we do? Cheering up is definitely in order. For some of us, the long, dark months between September and April (December to February in particular) can make us feel severely low. If you notice a pattern in your mood with the changing seasons then you may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a severe case of the winter blues that affects around seven per cent of the UK population and is commonly undiagnosed.

could come away with was a draw after LuaLua suffered a hamstring injury in the second half and a deflection off Grant Hall led to the Conference side equalising. The FA Cup third round replay against Wrexham is tonight (17 January). No doubt many supporters will follow the Seagulls on this road trip with the hope of victory. Youngsters like Hall and Forster-Caskey will also be hoping for further playing time with the first team. A young Hall joined BHAFC’s Centre of Excellence but was later released at 16 years old. He then joined Sussex non-league side Lewes. After playing in their first team, BHAFC beckoned, and a 17year-old Hall signed to the club at the end of the 2009/10 season. The rest, as they say, is history.

Recognising symptoms

Coming up: FA Cup 3rd Round Replay: BHAFC vs Wrexham (A), Tuesday 17 January FLC: BHAFC vs Peterborough (A), Saturday 21 January

I’m not alone in thinking it’s a mistake to let such a talented young player go. Poyet has no doubt had a ‘little chat’ to Ankergren and given the ball catching gloves to Brezovan whilst the ever elusive Vincente continues to be ‘not quite fit’. One thing is for sure, Gus Poyet is developing into a great manager even if his decisions make no sense to the fans he knows the bigger picture and in Gus we have to trust.

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“The team continues to develop a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde persona”

The Seasonal Affective Disorder Association (SADA) says a diagnosis can be made after three or more consecutive winters of the following symptoms: depression, difficulty sleeping, feeling lethargic, difficulty concentrating, over eating, anxiety and loss of libido. If these symptoms fade away in spring, then it is likely to be SAD. Seasonal depression can leave you feeling incredibly low compared to ‘normal’ sadness. Negative thoughts, sleeping more, craving carbohydrates and sweet foods, along with difficulty in concentrating are the norm. Sufferers find it harder to socialise, becoming easily irritable and often feel anxious, as stress is harder to deal with. As mentioned above, if there are patterns in symptoms re-emerging every winter then SAD is probably the cause. A milder version of SAD can also occur: subsyndromal SAD includes symptoms such as tiredness and Treating SAD over eating but anxiety and Light Therapy A drug-free alternative to depression are absent or very beating SAD: exposure to very bright mild. It is thought that a further 17 light (1–2 hours a day on average) per cent of people in the UK suffer through special light boxes. These are from this. not available on the NHS but are bought Once recognised, it can be from specialist retailers. They are VAT treated. See ‘Treating SAD’ (right). free when used for medical purposes. Drug-free measures: light therapy, Average domestic lighting emits an hypnotherapy, counselling and an intensity of 200-500 lux but 2500 increase in exercise are the most (minimum) lux is required to treat SAD. beneficial. “It can be helpful to visualise the lighter months of NLP Therapy Neuro-linguistic summer, picturing yourself doing programming is another drug-free the things that give you pleasure,” alternative to beating depression says hypnotherapist and NLP caused by SAD. Treatment can practitioner Jonathan Conway of effectively lift your mood and make The Conway Practice. “It is also patients feel more positive and cope useful drawing on past times better during the winter. when you have overcome low moods caused by the reduction in Increase exercise & eat well light and a recognition that moods SAD can cause you to crave carbs. Avoid are like seasons and will change fatty carbohydrates, instead choosing given time.” vegetables. Increase your activity – 20 Anti-depressants may be minutes of exercise daily that increases administered for severe cases of the heart rate will release endorphins – SAD. By recognising the symptoms the happy hormone. and seeking help, the winter blues can be overcome. www.sada.org.uk, www.mind.org.uk, The Conway Practice: 01273 540425/07956 855 027, www.theconwaypractice.co.uk follow me on twitter

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Bare cheek Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon’s thoroughly scurrilous Brighton column

MARCH The second everybody packs away all their cold-weather gear it starts snowing and doesn’t stop for three days. Half of Brighton thinks this proves global warming is real and the other half think it proves it isn't. 14 pubs close down. APRIL Matt Whistler jumps off the pier dressed as a cyberman while singing ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ in his latest stunt for the TV cameras. Six more shops on Western Road close down. MAY The Brighton Festival continues to be dominated by large, unwieldy, London-based physical theatre companies, performing halfthought-out ideas which will receive critical plaudits despite no ordinary member of the pubic ever seeing them. 11 more pubs close down.

Predictions Yes – once again we at Bare Cheek have been scattering chicken entrails and scrutinising tea leaves like men possessed to predict what will occur in the coming year. JANUARY Everyone keeps the snow boots, tire-chains, and industrial-sized bags of rock salt they cannily purchased last October close at hand, but it fails to snow at all, electing instead to remain cold,

damp, grim, and grey. Four more shops close down in the city without warning. FEBRUARY The weather continues to be grey, cold, clammy and depressing, but the council decide to cheer everyone up by shutting all of Brighton’s major roads for roadworks while also closing the library all month for no apparent reason. Bus fares go up.

JUNE A chain of shops regarded as being the very backbone of the UK retail world goes into receivership, leading to a lot of eulogies in the national press from people who never shopped there in the first place. More shops selling rugs and lava lamps rush in to plug the gaps. JULY Despite the opening ceremony being massively unimpressive, Olympic fever strikes Brighton, with thousands transfixed by the whole tedious business. Some Croatian shot-putter becomes the ‘unlikely heroine’ of the event when her vest splits or something and Revenge hold a night where you have to dress up as her.

AUGUST Brighton Pride is largely incident free, as always. 25 more pubs close down. Bus fares go up again. The Brighton wheel falls off its moorings and rolls into the sea. SEPTEMBER The Food Festival Market continues to fill the whole of the town centre with the smell of wok-fried, gingerinfused king prawn. Six more pubs close down. Despite this happening every week, people keep repeating the old ‘enough pubs to go in a different one each day of the year’ chestnut. OCTOBER The comedy festival is once again dominated by interchangeable TV panel show comedians whose sets could all be performed by each other without anybody really noticing. Everyone gets their snow gear at the ready, congratulating themselves on their acumen, unaware that it won't actually snow until next April. NOVEMBER Lewes gets itself into trouble by burning an effigy that is both racist and libellous, leading to an endless debate. The economy plunges ever more perilously towards total collapse, and 23 shops and 35 pubs close down. The bus company reacts by putting up fares. DECEMBER Panicking, the shops all start their sales on 1 December, completely confusing everyone. Some people are so confused they actually consider purchasing something from one of those wooden shacks outside Churchill Square shopping centre. Bus fares go up again.

Mad Matt Matt Whistler gets to grips with technology

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recently come across a cool website called IPADIO.com. It’s internet pod casting where you call them up on your mobile, key in your personal number and record your voice. You then go to the website and listen to your pod cast. It’s basically an internet Dictaphone without having to hold a clunky piece of plastic with a dinky tape inside that picks up your voice and plays back through the small speaker with dense noise over the top. My first ever Dictaphone message was when I was five and I found myself doing a sketch about Kenny Everett and dinosaur poo. Nowadays my messages on IPADIO are far more sophisticated and adult. @WELCOME TO IPADIO LIVE

INTERNET PHONE CASTING, PLEASE LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE AND PRESS THE HASH KEY@ MW. Remember to attach a metal plate to the base of the wooden boat before being dragged around the roundabout while being towed by a car at 5am. Oh I do love technology, I don’t seem to be able to get Twitter though, the other day I spent 10 minutes trying to work out a tweet and found myself plagiarizing CBeebies and writing something down that I overheard on the box as a tweet. The grass has grown much longer since I have been away being a superhero, I haven’t been able to think of anything since. EUREKA!! I will IPADIO and whack the IPADIO on the tweet, share the tweet on Facebook, then tag an attached photo to the message with 37,000

tags with the following message: send this to a million people or an angel will stretch out your longest nostril hair, tie it to the windowsill and twang it for hours on end.

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Life begins at 70 Ruby Grimshaw retreats into silent meditation

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hen I said to friend G that I a freedom in not having to make was going away on a week’s polite conversation. All 21 one of us retreat she looked at me shared the chores of serving meals sideways and a glazed look and tidying up, and it was appeared in her eyes. surprising how far a nod and a “That’s nice,” she said doubtfully. smile could go. The food was “Ruby’s finally lost it,” is what she vegetarian and absolutely delicious. wanted to say. Eating as we did in silence the Yet a week in the country, for the meals were served up, gobbled up most part in silence, is a most and then washed up well inside half relaxing thing to do, especially just an hour. before the frantic activity of In an emergency we were allowed Christmas. I went in November, to break the silence. When I during that beautiful week of mild discovered that I had forgotten to weather, when the woods wore the bring my hair dryer I wondered if soft oranges and allowing one’s hair to yellows of autumn dry naturally could and one could stride be classed as a case “As long as I through carpets of of life or death. I leaves without approached a few could grab a hot getting cold or wet. people and It was my fourth gesticulated at my coffee I felt I Buddhist retreat, and head, as in a game of my most challenging. could survive” charades, but a hair At 6.30am a little dryer did not appear. bell tinkled telling us My favourite to get up for the first chore was preparing of four two hour sessions of the vegetables in the afternoon and meditation. As long as I could grab a taking the cuttings down the road hot cup of coffee before we started to feed six pet pigs. They would I felt I could survive, so brushing come charging across the field my teeth became a cursory affair. squealing and snuffling with delight At first I found it very difficult to when they saw us and it was concentrate on my breathing as my impossible not to join in vocally thoughts would leap all over the with their joy. place. But by the end of the week I have tried to keep the sense of the sound of the gong for the end of calm I achieved from that week and the session would surprise me. am definitely driving slower, and On the second day we became hopefully, more patiently. G says silent, and interestingly, there was she can’t see any difference.

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month ago I was asked to at a college in one of the most come for an interview at prestigious universities in the Oxford University to study world, I switched on The Jeremy Theology. I was unsure if I wanted Kyle Show. I wanted all the other to go down the Oxbridge route or if I Oxford potentials to look at me and wanted to go to somewhere in sneer, so I could look like the edgy, London and stay down South, but I stupid person. Instead, they all knew that I was never going to let turned their heads and watched it an opportunity like this slide. I’d with me. At that moment, I knew never been to Oxford as it is my that I desperately wanted to spend general life policy that I never three years of my life there. travel further than Middlesex On the day I came back from my unless I really have to. I was so interview, I was presented with an nervous about my interview that I envelope from a London university wanted to hate the city so that I that I had always dreamt about wouldn’t mind when I attending. I had got rejected. been accepted. Unfortunately, it Instead of jumping turns out that Oxford “It turns out that around for joy, I is the most beautiful was only mildly place on earth. It is happy. I wanted Oxford is the like a real life Diagon to go to Oxford. Alley. There are even most beautiful Three weeks pubs that sell Harry passed and apart place on earth” from the daily calls Potter themed drinks, like butter from my grandma beer. My college was asking whether just like Hogwarts – I had heard or not, utterly magical. I tried to put it out of my mind. I fell in love with it. I realised Then finally, the letter arrived. that by looking at the statistics, I had been given a place at Oxford chances were high that I wasn’t University. So, from October I will going to get onto the course. So, I be throwing on those big black resolved to do everything that I gowns and white shirts, I’ll be could possibly want to do whilst I sitting in libraries with stained was there– sort of like an Oxford glass windows and I’ll be riding a specific bucket list. bicycle to all my lectures... This included doing something actually, that’s a lie. No matter that in my head was hilarious and where I go to university, I’m never totes ironic. In the common room riding a bike..

And if it’s not your boyfriend’s pecs, it’s your boyfriend’s packet (pay or otherwise). This is partly the reason I’ve decided to swap gyms. The chain I’ve been using Will Harris struggles to control his pie envy since the summer – although pleasant and well run – is one of those air-conditioned temples to perfection so beloved of body s pork pies go, it is an impressive specimen. Tall, fat, perfectly glazed, cultists. This means more often than festooned with a cornucopia of winter fruit and – as if that weren’t not I’ve found myself struggling through a enough – the whole thing surmounted by a miniature pig’s head, work-out with a whiskered behemoth either painstakingly rendered from hot water crust. I, of course, am furious. side of me, like a slim volume of comic “Shop bought,” I say, surveying the buffet anxiously. “Harrods food hall or prose sandwiched between book-ends something. Has to be. Has to be.” carved by Tom of Finland. “Well no, I thought that too,” says M, who is wearing his Ralph Lauren The presence of all this muscle – rather candy-stripe and a conspiratorial air, “but apparently he’s been at it since than inspiring me to push myself harder – yesterday. He’s unemployed or something.” somehow had the opposite effect. For all As one, we turn our heads in silent appraisal of the pig-sculptor. the gains I was making, I couldn’t help but Neither of us knows him, but this stranger’s pie-making prowess compare my physique to my fellow gymhas somehow garnered him a spot at the very centre of the party; “As one, we turn our goers; and as long as their bodies looked M’s party (and therefore, by extension, mine). superior to mine, my competitive streak “Cute as well,” I sniff. “Of course. Well, I’m sure it must be very heads in silent appraisal felt uncomfortably like a losing streak. grand not having to go to work every morning, knowing you can Which, of course, is totally ridiculous. of the pig-sculptor” spend your days unfettered by the shackles of employment and Whoever we are, whatever we look like, work on your abdominals while surrounded by packets of Jus-Roll” there will always be someone stronger “Oh my God,” says M, “you can’t have pie envy. It’s too bleak.” than us, faster than us, richer or more I disregard this statement. There are more pressing matters at hand. Like, confident. There’ll always be a better dish on the table. All we can do is for example, the fact that M’s portuguese cleaning lady has set the coconut reposition our own offerings, work out what light they look best in, and cupcakes I spent all morning baking right next to the world’s most perfect console ourselves that – however perfect the pork pie – some people will pork pie. Removing them from its shadow is a matter of urgency. always prefer a coconut cupcake. Where does it come from, I wonder, this competitive streak we gay men follow me on twitter latestwill have? If it’s not pies, it’s pecs. If it’s not your pecs, it’s your boyfriend’s pecs.

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Snap Shots Photographer Diana Frangi captures the faces and places that define our city. This week: music producer David Courtney

I have been planning to produce my audiobiography for quite some time to document my life in music and to set the record straight on certain facts. I also include personal anecdotes and never told before stories. I am so thrilled with the reaction it has received that I have just released a soundtrack companion album, The Truth Behind The Music (The Songs) – featuring a collection of music from the audiobiography.

Brighton-born record producer David Courtney had his first big break as a songwriter with Adam Faith and Leo Sayer. David is the man who discovered the young Leo Sayer in Shoreham-by-Sea. He subsequently worked with many other greats, from Roger Daltrey to Paul McCartney, and is the founder of the Walk of Fame attractions in the UK. David has just released his audiobiography The Truth Behind The Music, an audiobook which includes original demo recordings and his hit records. It gives a unique insight into his career in the music business, working with some of its biggest names in rock during the past 45 years. www.davidcourtney.co.uk

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COMPETITIONS SISTER ACT

Heavenly musical comedy comes to Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre this month. This fabulous show which wowed the West End and blew Broadway away is a sure-fire guarantee to blast away those January blues. Based on the hit film starring Whoopi Goldberg, this stunning stage show has adapted the story of the nightclub singer, turned witness against her gangster boyfriend – turned singing nun extraordinaire, into a stunning musical for all ages. Filled with

original songs inspired by Motown, funk, soul and disco, divine musical comedy Sister Act is at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne from 24 January to 4 February 2012, to book call the box office on 01323 412000. We have two pairs of tickets for this great feel-good show. Q Who starred in the movie version of Sister Act?

WHISPER OF THE HEART BLU RAY & DVD

The 1995 Japanese animated drama film is newly released on Double Play. Written by animation master Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his protégé, Yoshifumi Kondo, this film is a simple tale about a young girl who falls in love and learns to believe in herself. Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same boy and she starts to search for her ‘Prince of Books’. We have 5 copies to give away. Q What nationality is Hayao Miyazaki?

HUSTLE SEASON 7

The Hustle five-piece are back and wilier than ever as they outmanoeuvre the most deviant of crooks in the slick and stylish major BBC drama, Hustle season 7, newly released on DVD, courtesy of Warner Home Video. (© 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved). With the double crossing and scams spreading outside of London, the gang have to be one step ahead as they take on bigger marks than ever before. Hustle has established itself as one of BBC1’s most successful and popular dramas and this latest season doesn’t disappoint with its razor sharp dialogue and fast paced plotlines. We have three copies of Hustle season 7 to give away. Q Which TV channel showed Hustle season 7?

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Celebcity with Jo Brooks Robbie Savage is up the Albion’s new Health & Wellbeing Centre, Adele falls for Brighton boy and Frankie Cocozza is in the dog house Photo: Pic Select

Kirk, Romeo and Frankie in Celebrity Big Brother

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o Frankie’s made it into the Big Brother house and I’ve got to admit – I’m glued. But the poor love hasn’t quite got the pulses raised yet, instead spending his time talking about being sexually frustrated and looking like he’s spent his ‘life in a garage’ (not sure what that means exactly but if he’s anything to go by it does nothing for your hair and seemingly shrinks your jeans to several sizes too small). He’s bemoaned the fact that the girls in the house are far too good looking to be seduced by his cheeky charms – suggesting that there won’t be any names being added to his ‘special list’ during his time in the house. Through a quick, highly scientific, Twitter poll it seems that the jury’s out on Frankie Cocozza, with some expressing their undying love, and some just dying to get him out. We’re going to get behind him just for the fact that we can’t resist a Brighton bad-boy – bring it on, Frankie!

HOW LOW CAN YOU GO? OK, so I suggested Katie and Peter might be putting their differences behind them, but it seems I couldn’t have got it more wrong. According to newspaper reports their relationship is actually hitting an ‘all time low’ with promises that more is to be revealed – the saga continues...

SOMEONE LIKE YOU What can we say? Our Brighton men are quite a catch! None other than global superstar/ Britain’s favourite gal nex’ door Adele is the latest star to fall for one of our seaside chappies. The singing starlet was spotted smooching with Simon Konecki of local charity Drop4Drop, according to reports from The Sun. People have already comment on his resemblance to Adele’s celeb crush object, Zach Galifiankis (of The Hangover fame, pictured) and I have to agree, there is more than a slight similarity between the two hairy men! Treat her well please, Simon, you don’t want her Platinum-selling wrath!

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L7 INTERVIEW

KANE& ABLE

Russell Kane is a multi-award winning comic, TV host, thinker, pontificator and so much more. Victoria Nangle talks with him about life, the universe, TV and having kids Your new show, Manscaping, was so well received in Edinburgh this year. Is it a move to examining yourself within the context of society as opposed to within the context of your family as your previous shows have been? “Bang on, brilliant! I mean I couldn’t have put it better myself... Unfortunately, which kind of kills the question, I’m struggling to grow up I suppose. My dad was such a large figure, which last year I suppose I killed off – that’s the DVD that’s just come out, Smokescreens & Castles – that toured until almost in July. Once I buried him I kind of thought, ‘well, every other comedian talks about themselves, I don’t wanna get into a habit of it’. I find it loathsome when people analyse their sex lives. I thought, ‘if I do it in an underdog, real way, which people aren’t used to hearing from people like me, it’ll be interesting’. You know, if I have to work my lost, pathetic, inadequate masculinity and it could be an interesting take from someone who looks a bit rocky and pretends he isn’t.” You’ve always been articulate and quite verbose and almost quite academic in the points you’ve put forward in your comedy. “I like ‘academic’, I’m not so keen on the verbose bit, but carry on.” That may have been the wrong word to use. When I saw you last it was like a sea of interest, learning and teaching... Do you think that’s the motivation you find in your shows? “Yeah, and also I do think that... I’m not pulling you up, I think that’s an interesting point. The difference between verbosity and being articulate... There are some dullish comedians, speakers who literally just take pleasure in the word itself, which is great. I mean, they’re brilliant performers to watch, almost Elizabethan, salivating over each word and use as many of them. Whereas I, regardless of how academic the language might be, I like getting an idea, a proper idea across. A bit of a key difference that I want to be known for, compared to other stand-ups around, is that I’m really trying to say something. I’m not just trying to show these clever words I’ve learnt despite my working class background. I’m really trying to get something across, do you know what I mean? If I feel quite emotional about another person, another gag, or a woman or about something, like love for poetry or whatever.” Are you pretty generous with your affections, then? “Not quite yet. I’m getting to that age now. I’m 31, but because I’ve got collagen implants I look about 24 [chuckles]. It’s brilliant, perhaps because I’m

approaching a birthday and I just thought about what I’m doing and the way I’m living... I could definitely fall into that pool of people that might never have kids, and I’m still young. But I come from a community where everyone knocks out sprogs at 23, 24 at the oldest. So I thought, well if I do just end up being an artist and never having children, what if I pretend to have a kid on stage and talk to them about life, talk through the process with someone that age, sort of give that

to a hypothetical child in minute one and have him leave home at minute 60 [for my 2012 Edinburgh show]. The idea, I might not do it, but the idea I’m currently toying with is that I have entered school, have an adolescent rebellion and leave home as a hypothetical child live on stage, while I’m stood there. I think once they’re [the audience] willing then get to that 25-35 age range they start to think ‘what if I did have kids?’ And you start to play around with the idea of it and it’s something I’ve not seen analysed in stand-up; these people who might have children toying with the idea of what it would be like to not have children.” The thing that seems to join all of your shows is a passion for the subject... “Yeah, I think a passion for family as well would be the unifying thing and that’s a family show. A family show from someone who’s worried he might not have a family, but wants one. How many stand-ups would admit that? They’re all like, 'I’m just a rock-star, I don't need one.’ Or they’re, ‘Oh my god, I’m a dad now; here’s my woolly jumper and my hilarious toys’. Last year I had the balls to admit I was still lost, so maybe this year I’ll have the balls to admit I want more then I have and I’m worried I might not get there. It’s quite a female subject at its core, which probably means it might be interesting. There might not be anything there but I start shining the torch in there and start experimenting and see what happens. You’re the first person I told that to, well done, I don’t think my agent even knows that.”

“Last year I had the balls to

admit I was still lost, so maybe this year I'll have the balls to admit I want more then I have” You did your Whistle-Stop tour this year on Radio 2. Are you likely to do another one of those? “I dunno, maybe, I guess we’ll have to wait and see, no-one’s really asked me to yet. It’s harder to know what route I’ll to go down next with my stand-up, so I’d love to do something on TV as much as I love Radio 2, so watch this space.” It’s very nice in a way that you're nurturing up and coming talent as well... “Yeah, well that’s what I’d like to do. If, say, I did a BBC3 series, I would be keen to replicate that on BB3. Me doing stand up, hosting, but here are some names you might not have heard of but are f****** awesome, that would be what I’d put on my wall.” Right, so it would be like a funky Michael MacIntyre Roadshow? “Correct. If I could choose to do one thing it would be a rebellious, weird cousin of that show!” You’ve still got a strong interest in literature left over from your degree too... “I don’t let it dominate every interview, but my first novel comes out in April, oh yeah!” Wow! What’s it all about? “I’ll save that for a later interview...” Russell Kane – Manscaping, Theatre Royal Brighton, Saturday 4 February 2012, 8pm, £18.50, www.atgtickets.com Smokescreens & Castles is out now on DVD.


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HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO Marvel at the Incredible Hulk, The Avengers & more in the Heroes Run for Pass It On Africa

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he Heroes Run is a superhero themed charity run that first took place in 2005 on Brighton seafront. The event is now being held at four other venues around the country. Over the past seven years the Heroes Run has encouraged runners of all ages and abilities to get involved and has become a Brighton institution. It may also be your best opportunity this year to put the stresses and strains of your daily life on hold, get some exercise in a very unique way and raise some money for a good cause all at the same time. The Heroes Run events are put on by Brightonbased charity Pass It On Africa. The charity was set up in 2004 by Matt Lambert and James Macdonald after hearing of a small school in Nairobi, Kenya, that needed some support. Some of the children attending had to walk for miles every day and most of them didn’t have shoes. The pair decided to start raising money by running the Dublin Marathon dressed up as Batman and Robin. After really enjoying the marathon, they decided to set up a charity to help expand the Tenderfoot School with the addition of six classrooms. One fundraising project turned into three fundraising projects and Pass It On Africa is now in the process of funding the build of three schools in three African countries. Since the first event in 2005, the Heroes Run has helped Pass It On Africa to raise nearly £300,000 and has been enjoyed by several thousand runners of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. In the last three years, the event has seen its numbers go from around 500 in 2008 to over 1,500 in 2011. The event attracts all demographics, young and old. 2012 is set to be the most successful year with four Heroes Run events being held all over the country. There will be Heroes Run events in Clapham Common in April, Brighton and Hove seafront in May, and Poole Park and Southampton Common in October. These events will also raise funds for over 30 other UK charities besides Pass It On Africa. Charity partners include the RSPCA, The Sussex Beacon, Rise and The Teenage Cancer Trust. All

charity partners have bought places across the 2012 events and their runners will be fundraising for their worthy causes. They estimate that these charities will raise over £30,000 combined in 2012. There are still charity places available for any charities that want to use the Heroes Run events to fundraise.

“The Heroes Run has helped Pass It On Africa to raise nearly £300,000”

There are also blocks of discounted places available for group bookings. So if you are a Head Teacher who wants your school represented on the day, a sports team manager that needs to create a bit more synergy in the ranks, or an MD that fancies a slightly different team-building exercise, then have a chat with James on 07967 189 482 or drop him a line at james@pioafrica.org.uk. At the Brighton and Clapham Common events there will be a 5km or 10km race for the adults and a 500 metre dash for Mini Heroes. The event organisers are very aware that many people are feeling the pinch at the moment and have decided to considerably reduce their race entry prices this year so that as many people as possible can still get involved. It costs £12 to enter the 5km race, £14 to enter the 10km race and just £3 to enter the 500 metre kids dash. As always, there will be 10 great prizes up for grabs for the top 10 fundraisers. There will also be 20 prizes for the top 20 costumes. Also new this year, and to help you keep your costume costs down, there is a very reasonably priced Heroes Run Superhero costume option which you can buy when you sign up at www.heroesrun.org.uk. The Heroes Run events have a habit of selling out fast, so to avoid missing out on all the fun, please visit the website today! Heroes Run, Brighton, in aid of Pass It On Africa, Sunday 20 May 2012, 01273 819000 or (James) 07967 189 482, info@pioafrica.org.uk, www.heroesrun.org.uk


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HOTLIST

L7 Hotlist Cafés & restaurants catering for all tastes. For more dining options visit www.thelatest.co.uk British & modern European Bardsley’s

Probably Brighton’s most popular fish ’n’ chip shop and restaurant with a large loyal clientele. Traditional and family-run with favourites and excellent daily fish specials. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday, it’s also a great party venue. There are massive fish platters and seasonal seafood, plus vegetarian choices. 22–23a Baker Street, Brighton, BN1 4JN, 01273 681256

Breeze Brasserie

A bright, chilled restaurant, Breeze is situated on North Laine’s busy Trafalgar Street. Relaxed and upbeat, Breeze’s atmosphere matches its name, with friendly service and an informal, vintage style look combining exposed brick with reclaimed clocks and mirrors and modern café seating and comfy banquettes. Inspired by Modern European cuisine, Breeze serves brasserie style food, plus a good selection of heartier rustic dishes made with local produce, throughout the day – breakfast, lunch and dinner – as well as offering a well stocked bar for those lazy evenings enjoying cocktails and good food. Breeze is the perfect addition to Brighton’s dining scene. Breeze, 98 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ER, 01273 693377, www.breezebrighton.co.uk

The Foragers

Great news: For the third year The Foragers, under talented young Head Chef Josh Kitson, has reached the prestigious Sussex Food and Drink Finals 2012, and on top of that accolade they have also been awarded an AA Rosette for their excellent cuisine. To celebrate these awards they are offering complimentary champagne cocktails to all bookings of ten or more, just be sure to mention Latest 7 when making your party booking! The Foragers, 3 Stirling Place, Hove, BN3 3YU 01273 733134, www.theforagerspub.co.uk

The Loop Café-Bar & Coffee House

Nestling on Kemp Town seafront is this contemporary Anglo-Brazilian café-bar with a menu that features traditional English fare as well as some tasty Brazilian dishes. Whether you choose one of the stylish red sofas, or the sunny south-facing front terrace, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi while you savour the homemade food and great selection of coffees. Open 10m–6pm seven days a week. 16 Marine Parade, Brighton, 01273 677944, www.theloop-brighton.co.uk

The Old Bank Steak & Ribs

Kemp Town’s friendly new steakhouse restaurant serves delicious food with great service in a warm and comfortable setting. Locally-owned and aiming to be the Cheers of the neighbourhood, The Old Bank offers quality steak and ribs, local catch of the day, grilled chicken and vegetarian dishes at great value prices. A fantastic wine list, selected mainly from local merchants by GQ wine columnist Jonathan Ray, compliments their wholesome and satisfying food. Kids’ menu great value. Open Mon–Thurs, 5pm–9.30pm; Fri–Sun, 12pm–10pm; live background Sunday jazz 6–8pm, and open all day bank holidays. Plus the garden is now open for summer! 120 St George’s Road, Kemp Town Village, BN1 1EA, 01273 682200, www.oldbankkemptownbrighton.com

The Upper Deck Restaurant at Rendezvous Casino

For a different dining experience, The Upper Deck Restaurant is set in the heart of the casino action while offering spectacular views over the English Channel, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds during your dining experience at the Rendezvous Casino, Brighton Marina. You don’t need to be a member to dine in The Upper Deck Restaurant; food is served from 12pm to 3am, and on Sunday evenings they serve a fabulous Chinese buffet available for just £5 per person. The Upper Deck Restaurant, Rendezvous Casino, Brighton Marina, 01273 605602 www.rendezvouscasino.com/brighton

Chinese Gars Restaurant

This old Brighton favourite offers an exciting menu with some great new ideas and a wholly different experience in terms of style and presentation. Smart service, beautiful interiors and a chic atmosphere make this one of the city’s top places to be seen. Start downstairs at the bar. Eat from £10. 19 Prince Albert Street, Brighton 01273 321321, www.gars.co.uk

French Cocoa Patisserie

Cocoa is an authentic French patisserie near Brighton Station. Everything is homemade on the premises each morning with the finest ingredients. A selection of pastries, cakes, tarts, biscuits, jams, ice creams, sandwiches,

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quiches, toasties and salads to eat in or take away. Beautiful cakes made to order. 48 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XB, 01273 777412

Mange Tout

Mange Tout is an independent bistro that opened two years ago. Great French cooking and fresh, local, ethical produce has proved to be a success. Visit for breakfast for the acclaimed eggs Mange Tout, lunch for the daily specials or dinner for refined French classics. Local beers and carefully selected wines or just a freshly squeezed orange juice with your breakfast! Mange Tout, 81 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4EB, 01273 607270

New Steine Bistro

“With more than a soupçon of Gallic charm The New Steine Bistro are true bon viveurs. No fancy pants fashion fads here, but some well executed classics. Most importantly though is their open attitude: everyone gets the same charming welcome – guests and diners, locals and visitors alike – and when you have been once, you will want to return again and again.” – Andrew Kay, L7 food writer. Their reasonably priced menu starts at £12.50 for two courses, £14.50 for three, Sunday to Thursday; £16.50 for two courses, £18.50 for three on Friday and Saturday. A la carte menu available. Open 6pm. 10/11 New Steine, Brighton, BN2 1PB, 01273 681546/695415 www.newsteinehotel.com/restaurant.asp

Indian Chaula’s

Chaula’s is renowned for its signature dishes, distinctive décor and friendly staff. All meals are made fresh to order and every curry has its own distinctively flavoured sauce. Also a wide variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten and wheat-free dishes. Buffet available 11am–3pm Monday to Saturday. Eastgate House, 6 Eastgate Street, Lewes, BN7 2LP, 01273 476707, www.chaulas.co.uk

The Chilli Pickle

Local champion of regional Indian cuisine using seasonal, Sussex produce. For lunch you can feast upon a selection of award-winning King Thalis, street snacks, dosas, Romali Roti wraps and Kathi Kebabs. There’s plenty of choice for vegetarian gourmands to enjoy too.The Chilli Pickle has been recognised with a Michelin Bib, 2 AA rosettes, voted Top 100 UK Restaurant in The National Restaurant Awards and runners up in this year’s Brighton Foodie Awards.Lunch is served 12pm–3pm; Dinner 6pm–10.30pm Closed Tuesdays. Booking essential. 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE, 01273 900383, www.thechillipickle.com

Indian Summer

The Loop Café-Bar & Coffee House

Nationally acclaimed and a favourite with locals, Indian Summer is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Serving favourites like masala dosa and bhel puri, the menu is influenced from genuine recipes covering south, north, and central india. For lunch you can choose two

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courses for £10 or a new tapas street menu with four choices for 11.95. An elegant evening set menu starts at £21.95. Booking is strongly advised. For offers and events find them on Facebook. 69 East Street, Brighton, BN1 1HQ, 01273 711001, www.indian-summer.org.uk

Italian Donatello

Flagship venue of this local family-run business serving excellent value Italian food in stylish surroundings. Brilliant-value meal deals on blackboards outside – two courses £6.95, three £8.95 – as well as à la carte. The haunt of celebs in season from soap stars to politicos. Fun, friendly and fabulous value. Brighton Place, Brighton, BN1 1HJ, 01273 775477, www.donatello.co.uk

Fat Leo

The budget branch of the Donatello stable but you’d be hard-pressed to see why. Quality family dining in the Italian mould but a little less expensive. Popular with students and young families, with trendy interiors, and a menu with the signature set-price boards proclaiming any two courses £5.95, and three at £7.95. 16–17 Market Street, Brighton BN1 1HH, 01273 325135, www.fatleo.co.uk

Mediterraneo Deli

Mediterraneo Deli is indeed a family business, dedicated to serving you the best tasting, truly genuine and most authentic Sicilian food. The family-run deli offers mouth-watering daily specials, birthday cakes made to order and typical Sicilian products. They enjoy catering for all events from lunch meetings to dinner parties and weddings. Every dish is prepared daily and served fresh to order with ingredients genuinely sourced from Sicily. Open 9am–3pm Mon-Fri, 10am–3pm Sat, 2a Clyde Road, Brighton, BN1 4NP, 01273 674350, www.mediterraneodeli.co.uk

Thai The Green Mango

The Green Mango has arrived to spice up Brighton and Hove! This modern Thai restaurant is committed to giving you the complete Thai experience, with the most authentic food possible. Lunch starts at £4.95, and we’re open every day, so come down and “gin yur yur” (eat a lot!) 8 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2FL, 01273 327226, www.thegreenmangohove.com

Wine bar Plateau

Plateau is a unique bar à vin and restaurant. They have put a great deal of time and love into selecting their wines. To soak up their wine they serve ‘bites’, small dishes that are perfect to share or great as a starter. Follow your ‘bites’ with a ‘plat’ or ‘plateau’ and that’s their dinner experience. But don’t forget to try their cocktails! Plateau, 1 Bartholomews, Brighton, BN1 1HG, 01273 733085


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ANDREW KAY’S FOOD & DRINK

Food & Drink Andrew Kay enjoys a foodie weekend in the mediaeval city of Utrecht

A singel man

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know, I know, I’m back in the Netherlands once again. This time in the beautiful city of Utrecht for a weekend of history and fine food. Utrecht is small and, dare I say it, perfectly formed. Perfectly formed for a weekend visit, that’s for sure. Only a short rail journey from Schiphol airport, the city centre, mediaeval in origin, is bounded by one circular canal, the singel, and traversed by two other canals, the old and the new. What makes it strikingly different from Amsterdam is that the old canal is bordered by wharfs at cellar level. Once used by the city’s busy traders, it now provides a perfect location for the busy café and restaurant scene and even on an autumn evening the people of Utrecht love to sit out and enjoy a drink or a meal. We were staying at the stylish new Mary K hotel on the old canal. The owner has created a quirky modern boutique hotel that does not go short on comfort and serves perhaps the best continental breakfast I have ever experienced and one that does not use a display of slowly ageing foods on a buffet. Once installed in my fantastic room we walked into the city centre, a ten minute “You are never far away stroll, to enjoy the first of a series of great meals. from art, or a decent meal, Oliver is a fashionable eatery in what was once in any Dutch town or city” a clandestine church, and much of the original church remains in place. With a huge list of beers, some scarily strong, I went for mussels and chips and pretty damned good they were too, in fact I would say that the chips were amongst the best I have ever had. So too were the mussels and they came in huge quantity. After lunch we strolled once again, there is no need for public transport or taxis, to the Museum Catherijneconvent. Here a senior curator gave us a stunning tour of some of her favourite works in the collection of religious art ranging from the early mediaeval period to the 21st century. It’s a huge collection that encompasses both catholic and protestant art and it is beautifully displayed. You are never far away from art, or a decent meal, in any Dutch town or city and Utrecht has a clever outdoor art exhibit called Trajectum Lumen where artists and designers have created light installations across the city centre. Some are fun, some pretty and some extraordinary but following the route on our way to dinner was fascinating.

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Dinner was at the very smart Karel V Hotel in the Brasserie Goeie Louisa where the chefs cook at an open kitchen amongst the diners. Our dinner was pretty amazing too, stylish modern cooking with, as so many British chefs do, the emphasis on local seasonal produce. I loved the seabass with a pearl barley risotto and the petit four were exemplary. What really impressed though was the stunning service, the kind that one expects from a hotel of this calibre. The next day was filled with more sightseeing. You cannot visit Utrecht without encountering Moffi, the creation of Dick Bruna and a visit to the Centraal Museum and his ‘House’ is a must. But then so are the shops of Utrecht which, with a huge number of independent retailers, offer a cool alternative to the usual Euro-high-street experience. Sightseeing is easily done by a canal tour or on foot but my favourite experience was a visit to Brewery Oudaen. Housed in an ancient city centre tradesman’s house that has been used for many purpose over the years. It is now home to a micro brewery, bar and restaurant. But we started in the cellar with the coolest of brewers who by day makes beer and by night studies philosophy. The beers are great ranging from a Pilsner to a wheat beer to a dark and complex brew. The process is simple in essence and clearly explained but before long we were craving food to mop up the beer we were tasting. Up in the restaurant we sat down to a tasting menu of epic quality. It may not have the accolades of other restaurants in terms of awards but this was a fine meal of real quality with which we drank some great wine too. Course after course arrived, great soups and fish and meat, too many dishes to list and also a menu created that day in an ever changing selection once again based on the best of local seasonal produce.

The details Mary K Hotel Oudegracht 25 3511 AB Utrecht +31 (0) 30 230 4888 www.marykhotel.com Oliver Behind Clarenburg 6a 3511 JJ Utrecht +31 (0) 30 236 7876 www.cafe-olivier.be Brasserie Goeie Louisa Grand Hotel Karel V Geertebolwerk 1 3511 XA Utrecht +31 (0) 30 233 7595 www.karelv.nl Brewery Oudaen www.oudaen.nl Stadskasteel Oudaen Oudegracht 99 3511 AE Utrecht +31 (0) 30 231 1864

Museum Catherijneconvent Tuesday to Friday from 10am–5pm. Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 11am to 5pm Long Nieuwstraat 38 3512 PH Utrecht +31 (0) 30 231 7896 www.catharijneconvent.nl Centraal Museum Tuesday to Sunday 11am–5pm Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512 XC Utrecht +31 (0) 30 236 2362 www.centraalmuseum.nl For complete travel and cultural information visit: www.holland.com

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L7 Under review Read more reviews of local shows online at www.thelatest.co.uk

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sold-out Brighton Centre was filled with screaming girls – OK, and the odd boy or parent but they were well outnumbered. They are a winning formula which owes less to their X Factor beginnings and more to the perfectly pitched matching of heart-throbs 1D to their target audience. From the first number – ‘Na Na Na’ – set against a beach backdrop with a VW camper, the boys – Zayn, Niall, Harry, Louis and Liam – looked great, and sound pretty good too – what you could hear above the screams. Based on seasons with relevant costume changes for New Term etc and segments showcasing individual talents like Niall playing guitar plus a mix of new-ish material and a set of acoustic covers (Black Eyed Peas’ ‘I Gotta Feeling’, Natalie Imbruglia’s ‘Torn’), plus the inevitable finale of ‘That’s What Makes You Beautiful’ almost taking off what was left of the roof and surely leaving most of the audience unable to hear properly, this was an incredible show. Candy MacNamara

MOSCOW CITY BALLET THE NUTCRACKER

Chichester’s Festival Theatre became the Winter Palace as Igor Shavruk’s excellent orchestra of soloists opened this enchanting cocktail of champagne and snowflakes. I started a smile that lasted the whole evening, except when I gasped at the dancing. The party turns of the second act, especially the pas de deux by Alevtina Lapshina and Talgat Kozhabaev, nearly had me cheering out loud, but that might have broken the spell. Tchaikovsky’s much loved themes were splendidly animated by Victor Smirnov-Golovanov’s choreography and his very talented ensemble. What an evening of

delight, and it’s coming to Theatre Royal Brighton in February! Chichester Festival Theatre 5 January JJJJJ Andrew Connal

BENT DOUBLE

Zoe Lyons, the reigning comedy queen of Brighton, was in formidable form compering Bent Double, displaying her impeccable talent for sharp and spontaneous jokes. The first of three acts on show started a little disappointingly with Julie Jepson, who looked desperate for a laugh while checking her watch every 10 seconds. Things improved considerably with Claire Parker, transsexual comic in-chief, who never fails to provide a laugh at the


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swap the ice rink for the stage to guest star as ‘Teen Angel’ in the smash hit musical Grease for its limited one-week season in Crawley. Following its electrifying four-year London run, and for the first time in over five years, the hit West End show began a new tour last spring.

RAMS’ POCKET RADIO Raymond & Mr Timpkins

expense of our own preconceptions. Final act The Raymond & Mr Timpkin Revue stole the show with their slapstick, yet meticulously thoughtout set of word play, set to every song ever written. I was crying with laughter from start ’til finish. Komedia, 8 January JJJJJ Woodrow Whyte

WORTHING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – FAMILY FILM & SPORT FEAT: JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER & JOHN INVERDALE

On paper this looked like an odd marriage. Julian Lloyd Webber and the WSO are fine but where does a sports commentator come in? In the end it was a stroke of genius. The capacity audience witnessed an evening of sublime brilliance, both the orchestra and Webber (cello concerto by Delius) delivering a cacophony of music that was genuinely moving and used the world class acoustics to its maximum. John Inverdale top and tailed the evening, the latter piece (a narration of a piece by Benjamin Britten) describing the differing parts of the orchestra, augmented by the orchestra. And all subtly conducted by John Gibbons. BRAVO! Assembly Hall, Worthing, 9 January JJJJJ Lee Stevens

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FRANKIE BOYLE: THE LAST DAYS OF SODOM

Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, 16–17 November 2012, £tbc, 01273 709709, www.brightondome.org After last time’s ‘final tour’ this year-long tour tests the water for a return to live stand-up for the sharp-tongued misanthropic comic.

THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN

Brighton Centre, 8 December 2012, £tbc, 0870 900 190, www.brightoncentre.co.uk The non-stop spectacular features 36 massive hits from The Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves, Lionel Richie and more.With an all-star cast, that original Detroit sound, 16 sparkling costume changes plus amazing choreography.

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Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, 8 October 2012, £21, 01273 709709, www.brightondome.org The old man in a young man’s body from Glasgow has gone from strength to strength, all over the telly and touring nationwide. Ross Noble

GREASE

The Hawth, 26–31 March 2012, £23.50–35, 01293 553636, www.hawth.co.uk Skating legend Robin Cousins will

ROSS NOBLE: MINDBLENDER

TUBELORD

If you spent your teens bouncing around clubs to the strains of chirpy '90s pop-rockers Ash, The Wannadies or Weezer, the chances are the soothing sounds of Tubelord may have warmed the old cockles slightly. With all crunchy guitars, hook-laden anthems and passionate Biffy Clyro choruses, this Kingston upon Thames foursome nearly, though not quite, achieved that elusive recipe for pop perfection. Though the band’s songwriting shone through, a striking lack of stage presence prompted an unforgiving, aloof crowd to chatter away. This effectively sabotaged Tubelord’s live set, leaving tunes which deserved to be dancefloor favourites falling flat with an indifferent response. The Haunt, 12 January JJJJJ Nick Aldwinckle

Green Door Store, 20 February 2012, £39.50, www.thegreendoorstore.co.uk Tom Robinson of BBC6 Radio said of Rams’ Pocket Radio: “about to scare the ******* out of every other piano based band on the planet”. With that ringing endorsement, don’t miss the last date of the UK tour underneath the arches. Recent support for Snow Patrol’s arena shows.

Ram’s Pocket Radio

Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, 10 October 2012, £25, 01273 709709, www.brightondome.org Surreal, unpredicatable and more fun than you can shake a stick at and then turn that stick into a magic wand to duel with Harry Potter himself. Grease

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1 The Last Cry Rebekka 2 Osaro and RJ Shut Up and Dance 3 Moonlighter Every Time I Fall

4 The Magik Word Break Free (Terrorvision) 5 Coda Luna Folie a Deux 6 Nick Conroy Forever 7 Nick Conroy Better Days 8 Chaos Borne Watching 9 Tenek No Time For Fighting (JAB EDIT) 10 Zoe Konez When The Snow Came This week, The Last Cry’s 'Rebekka,'which sounds somewhat reminiscent of The Smiths, has managed to hold onto the top spot again as Number One. Osaro and RJ’s ‘Shut Up and Dance’ has also stayed in second place. Bronze medal goes to Moonlighter’s catchy indie pop song ‘Every time I Fall’, knocking The Magik Word’s ‘Break Free (Terrorvision)’ to fourth. Coda Luna’s sultry-sounding ‘Folie a Deux,’ if only No Doubt were French, has crept up a space from fourth to fifth, completing the top five rundown.

11 Nick Conroy Don’t Care 12 BreakinBear Joe Cocker – Never Tear Us Apart (BreakinBear Dubstep Remix) 13 The Wolfgirl Liberation Tuesday 14 Slipp Electro ft Osaro It’s Lifting Me (Remix) 15 Stuart Newman 51st State 16 La Lunalight Hear No Evil 17 AliXXia Nothing 18 The Fadadoo Project Lost In a Crowd 19 Chaos Borne The Moment 20 Maria Mcateer – Her Night At Noon Drink The Pain Away SUBM YOURIT MUSIC & videos

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LATEST PREVIEWS STAGE

L7 Previews STAGE: THE MISTRESS Award winning Nicola Haydn directs a one woman Arnold Wesker play at award winning Upstairs at Three & Ten

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therplace Productions are presenting The Mistress, a one-woman comic play by Arnold Wesker. Wesker is one of the world’s greatest living playwrights and recently his work The Kitchen was revived at the National Theatre. Most famous for his trilogy, Wesker has always been a passionately motivated writer with strong political feelings and a gritty edge. Few people are aware that Wesker, now in his 80th year, spends half his time at his home close to Hay on Wye and winters here in Hove. So why then have we not seen more of his work on Brighton’s many stages? Now Nicola Haydn will direct Wesker's The Mistress with Jo Merriman performing in the title role of Samantha. Samantha is a fashion designer. Her lover is married – and married to her best friend. Fearful that the affair will end, she drinks the night away in her studio, awaiting his call. With no one to confide in but her mannequins, she charges through an array of emotions, from sadness and guilt to self-righteousness and anger. The Mistress is a witty and perceptive masterpiece from one of our greatest living dramatists and patron of Upstairs At Three And Ten. Wesker has always been noted for his extraordinary ability to voice female characters and this 1988 play is no exception. A long overdue production which one can only hope will prompt more local interest in the work of this dramatic genius. 17, 18, 20 January, 8pm, 21 January 5pm, Upstairs at Three and Ten, 10 Steine Street, Brighton, £9/£7, available at www.upstairsatthreeandten.co.uk

>THIS WEEK’S MUST SEES Swallows and Amazons Festival Theatre, Chichester Tues 17– Sat 21 Jan Box office 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk

Kvetch New Venture Theatre, Brighton Sat 21 –28 Jan Box office 01273 746118 www.newventure.org.uk

Piaf The Songs Minerva Theatre, Chichester Sat 21 Jan Box office 01243 781312 www.cft.org.uk

Marysia – traditional Polish, Balkan and Klezmer music The Hawth Studio, Crawley Fri 20 Jan Box office 01293 553636 www.tickets.hawth.co.uk

STAGE HOFESH SHECHTER – POLITICAL MOTHER Two years after it first took the dance world by storm, this electrifying spectacle returns to Brighton Dome due to popular demand. Featuring ten dancers and a live band of drums and electric guitars it is a 'work of galvanising, challenging power’ (The Guardian). Following its world premiere at Brighton Festival 2010, and a sell-out run at Sadler's Wells it was celebrated for its unforgettable rock gig atmosphere, the choreographer's own ground-shaking score, and its breathtaking ensemble sequences. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see Political Mother back in Brighton for one night only... Hofesh Shechter – Political Mother, Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, Tue 31 January, 7.30pm, £7.50 –£18.50, box office 01273 709709, www.brightondome.org follow me on twitter

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LATEST PREVIEWS MUSIC&CLUBS 25 CLUBS: FULL VOLUME New to every Tuesday, Full Volume serves up the biggest commercial and underground bass tunes. Everything from dubstep, drum and bass, grime, hip hop to garage, all packed with the filthiest baselines. Coalition, Tues 17 Jan, 10.30pm–3.30am, £4/3 NUS CLUBS: FRIDAY 45 A night full of good vibes, starting with disco, soul and funk before progressing into a deep, sexy blend of house and bass music. With maestros Faith & Love (Action Jackson and John Nixon), Alex Renegade Youth and Carl Muir plus more, on rotation. The Tube, Fri 20 Jan, 11pm–6am, £2 MUSIC: BENTCOUSIN The beauty of this eccentric band is that no one knows who will turn up on the day. Well known for having three bassists cancel on them in one morning only to be told their underage band members are too young to perform, whoever is eventually allowed on stage makes Bentcousin

Munich

it ‘bent’! Whatever the case may be this lot are putting the manifesto back into music, embracing an acid-punk aesthetic within their Smiths flavoured observational dramas. These bright young things are making waves in the cutecore genre (as opposed to the whimsical 'tweecore' genre), where The Osmonds are backed by the Velvet Underground. Latest Musicbar, Fri 20 January, 8.30pm, £5

MUSIC: SEA MONSTERS Brighton’s brightest bands arise from the depths for the Sea Monsters festival

I Mama’s Gun

MUSIC: MAMA'S GUN Named after an album of the same name by Erykah Badu, this lively London outfit are gaining a reputation as a live act par excellence. Their new single, ‘Only One’, features the UK Queen of Soul Beverley Knight on vocals. Upbeat, sunny side up funky soul for those who like to groove... Audio, Sat 21 Jan, 7pm, £7 MUSIC: M83 Otherwise known as Anthony Gonzalez, M83 is known for his electronic remixes of songs such as Bloc Party’s ‘The Pioneers’ and Daft Punk’s ‘Fall’. Formed in 2001, M83's sixth album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming has cemented his reputation as one of the leading exponents of indieelectronica. Moreover, he’s French, which helps to explain the exotic rapture that his creations emit – at least to our British ears! Concorde 2, Sun 22 Jan, 7.30pm, £12.50

nspired by the now defunct Brighton Live, Sea Monsters is the brainchild of Alex Murray of Brighton-based promoters and record label One Inch Badge. After a successful festival last January, Sea Monsters is back with a series of gigs at the Prince Albert and a compilation CD of those acts performing, representing a snapshot of the continually evolving Brighton music scene, which continues to be full of fresh and inspirational musicians and bands. Over the six days you can see anything and everything, from the brilliantly purist folk of Mary Hampton to the cerebral indie-pop of Black Black Hills (ex-Pope Joan). Folk and its many sub-genres are playing an increasingly significant part in the current new musical landscape of Brighton and the UK, and there are plenty of interesting and innovative acts to get your teeth into here including the oh-so-fragile sounds of Jane Bartholomew, the eccentric piano/percussion-based intellectualism of American-born Robert Stillman, and the minimalist folk of Birdengine. Retroism is also increasingly in vogue these days, cases in point being the 8-bit quirkiness of Drum Eyes, the alt-country sounds of Salter Cane, and the mental instrumental surf of The Squadron Leaders. Some of the acts here have been around a good few years now, including the semi-legendary I’m Being Good, back in action and still purveying their leftfield post-hardcore sounds, but there's plenty of new talent to get your teeth into, much of it exploring the outer limits of what rock’n’roll can mean for today’s music makers: for instance, the aptly-named Speak Galactic are like nothing on this earth, a wonky mish-mash of Animal Collective and Hot Chip, whilst Brighton favourites Restlesslist eschew vocals in favour of driving instrumentals and crazy rhythms that are both imaginative and fun at the same time. It’s not all arty and leftfield sounds though; there’s more traditional sounding acts such as emo-hardcore outfit Jumping Ships, epic indie merchants Munich and lo-fi indie throwback Fear of Men among the 24 acts performing. For those who would like to hear a concentrated snippet of what Brighton is currently up to music-wise, then look no further... Sea Monsters 2, Prince Albert, Thursday 23–Tuesday 28 Jan, 7.45pm all days, £4 advance. A £20 six-day pass is also available, and includes a free copy of Sea Monsters 2 Compilation CD. follow me on twitter

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LATEST PREVIEWS COMEDY&EVENTS

COMEDY: BIG CHEER FOR AMAZE Local charity Amaze has some of the biggest names in comedy on their side – all hosted by Jason Cook. Victoria Nangle had a word to find out more How did you get involved with the charity Amaze? “Through Henry Normal, he's quite a supporter and when he told me there would be a chance to play the Dome I jumped at it! It’s nice to do something for a charity that directly helps people as well, so I'm proud to be involved.” You won us over last time you played a charity event at Brighton Dome at the Brighton Comedy Festival Gala in 2010. What treats do you have in store this time? “Oh, I'll know once I get on stage, I’m hosting I think, so we’ll just see who’s in the audience and where that takes us. There’s always a few characters in

every audience, the trick is to find out who they are and have fun with them, but not at the expense of them or people get shy and won’t play along.” Do you enjoy compering more than simply being a part of the bill with a 20 minute set? “Well, to be honest, I don’t really have a “set”, I kind of see where the wind takes me, but when you're compering you are off and on and so you can build up a nice relationship with the audience which I really enjoy.” Do you like playing to a Brighton crowd? “Always, they are a funky bunch who will

let you play around with ideas and we’ve always got on very well with each other.” What were the best and worst presents you received this Christmas? “Best present – slipper socks. Slippers and socks in one garment! The world has needed that for quite some time. Worst present – a massive box of chocolates, because it has transferred to my every-growing belly quite quickly so I’m on the exercise bike every night trying to get rid of it!” You have some fabulous personal anecdotes – is anything off limits for stage time? “Nothing, as long as it’s funny. It’s quite freeing in a way because it means you have no secrets, although some of the daftest things I have done in my life are often the funniest, so my wife thinks I now do things with the pure intention of being able to tell it on stage later. She does not always approve.” Any clues about what your 2012 show might be covering? “Life, love and daftness. That pretty much covers everything...” What last made you laugh so much you wanted to fall over? “My baby daughter getting confused by her own flatulence. The look on her face was poetic.” Why should everyone give more to charity in 2012? “Because we live in a very selfish time and we need to redress the balance. Acts of kindness are in short supply, so some of us need to redress the global karmic balance. Or, if you are cynical, because you can write it off against tax.” Big Cheer For Amaze features Jason Cook, Simon Evans and many more, Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, with a new date of Thurs 1 March, www.amazebrighton.org.uk follow me on twitter

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COMEDY: KRATER COMEDY CLUB VIP DINING EXPERIENCE Brand new to 2012 – the VIP treatment on a Saturday night. A glass of bubbly and nibbles when you arrive at your own reserved table. A delicious three course meal from Komedia’s winter menu. A full comedy show with four of the best stand ups in the business. Table service throughout the show. Check it out now to beat those January blues. This Saturday features the cracking line-up of Steve Harris, Hal Cruttenden and Stephen Grant. Komedia, Sat 21 Jan, 8pm, £38 EVENTS: SINGLES COOK AND LOOK A unique alternative to speed dating for sophisticated singles, whether you are straight or gay. Soul Mate Events ensure that only single people attend as you watch a trained chef, sip on a glass of wine and recreate the dish yourself. Work in pairs and then sit down to eat with the rest of the guests. Recipease, Sat 21 Jan, 7pm–10pm, £45 pre-booking essential, www.soulmateevents.com EVENTS: DANCE DANCE PARTY PARTY! Ladies, the Dance Dance Party Party has made it to Brighton, with no boys, booze or judgement. Come along for banging tunes, crazy dancing and full on fitness fun. All you need is comfy clothes, a bottle of water and an enthusiastic need to move. Every Tuesday. Upstairs at the Hobgoblin, Tues 17 Jan, 6.15pm–8pm, £3.50 EVENTS: ROYAL PAVILION ANNUAL FREE DAY To celebrate the purchase of the Royal Pavilion by the town of Brighton in 1850, admission charges are waived one day a year. Built in stages between 1787 and 1823 for Prince Regent, later King George IV, the exotic Palace is one of Brighton's most distinctive landmarks. Royal Pavilion, Sun 22 Jan, 10am–4.30pm

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tues 17 january

cafe scientifique

with professor peter townsend 8pm free, collection made to cover costs

wed 18 january

music, performance poetry and film. 8pm £5 / £4 advance

sat 21 january

fri 20 january

sun 22 january

cabaret bar:

the best of catalyst club tv pilot night

bentcousin

8.15pm £5/£4/£3 coastway members

+ shocks of mighty, marcus & emily, beard of destiny and dj andy russell 7.30pm £5

thurs 19 january

cafe bar:

speaky spokey

the iron bootscrapers

coastway radio event

a literary cabaret entertainment of short stories,

8.30pm £3

hats off to led zeppelin 8.30pm £5

7pm this is a free event and numbers are limited to 75

mon 23 january

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FILM: J EDGAR (15) Director: Clint Eastwood

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ART: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON Did you know that Pink Floyd premiered their masterpiece at Brighton Dome on 20 January 1972, a full year before its actual release? In those days, bands sometimes worked up their songs via gigging and so those who were there would have heard only early, and sometimes very different versions of the finished product. Rock'n'roll photographer Jill Furmanovsky was there to document, behind and in front of the stage, one of her very first photographic engagements. Jill Furmanovsky: Dark Side of the Moon, Foyer Bar, opens Fri 20 Jan

artist Chris McEwan. Robot Invasion! Hove Museum & Art Gallery, New Church Road, 01273 290900, until 21 February

ART: ROBOT INVASION! Intergalactic exhibition of robots and space toys including many rare vintage and collectable items from the collection of Sussex-based

FILM: THE SITTER (15) Dir: David Gordon Green If you missed 1987’s Adventures In Babysitting starring a very young Elizabeth Shue, this may seem something of an original premise. If not, prepare to re-capture a frolicking fine B-movie comedy with Shue’s role recast to the cuddly slacker portrayed by Jonah Hill. See how what should have been a simple quiet evening of looking after the neighbours’ kids turns into one of the wackiest of his life. Bless them all. Released Fri 20 Jan Showing at Odeon and Cineworld For full details of film times: www.odeon.co.uk www.picturehouses.co.uk www.cineworld.co.uk www.worthingtheatres.co.uk

ith a director like Clint Eastwood, a star like Leonardo DiCaprio and a subject of the man who pretty much invented the FBI as it is today as its focus, it’s no surprise that this biopic already has something of an awards buzz about it. With this much myth already circulating, J Edgar has been ripe for a biographical flick of this nature for some time now. Leo DiC stars as J Edgar Hoover, the face of American law enforcement for almost 50 years and the iron fist that stayed in play under seven different presidencies. Employing questionable methods, collecting secrets on absolutely everyone that was anyone, and practising double standards throughout, J Edgar was the boogie man for all the sinister men in dark suits and glasses working across the United States. A larger than life character, surrounded by folklore, this will be a corker of a tale. Also starring Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Ed Westwick, Josh Hamilton and Dame Judi Dench. Released Friday 20 January Showing at Odeon and Cineworld

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STARS | TV

STARS With Val Aviv

HARIES {Mar 21–Apr 20}

You may have been longing for your friends to fill a bigger part of the picture and take more of an interest in you. They’re now ready to so make the most of it as from mid-week you won’t be able to stop them.

HTAURUS {Apr 21–May 21}

Sometimes it doesn’t seem to matter how hard you push for something, as there’s a force bigger than you that needs to relinquish its tight grip before you’re able to thrive, that force is now on your side.

HGEMINI {May 22–June 21}

If you happen to find yourself in a position of authority you’ll begin to notice that the softer touch gets the finest results. In fact there is never a moment when charm and tact won’t fair better than force when trying to get what you want.

HCANCER {June 22–July 22}

You may not see yourself as rebellious and indeed, when your waters are not ruffled by the deep sea diving dragons, you’re fairly consistent. However, change is in the air and ties to a routine and or limiting past are being loosened.

HLEO {July 23–Aug 22}

You’re entering into a new phase of love, where both freedom and security matter. The right balance is found when considering your own needs or wishes and asking yourself if you like who you are in the relationship.

HVIRGO {Aug 23–Sep 22}

An important relationship moves into calmer more idyllic waters and romance can be back and better than ever. Let your desire to expand to grow beyond your comfort zone guide you on your quest for self-improvement, it could change your life.

HLIBRA {Sep 23–Oct 22}

Getting to the heart of every matter could become a new way of life; slicing through the ‘pie in the sky’ possibilities and knowing which basket to lay your eggs could turn a regular week into an egg hatching kind of week.

HSCORPIO {Oct 23–Nov 21}

Don’t over do the icing when making the cake, there is only so much people (including you) can stomach. You have some very practical friends at your side willing to help you at a moment’s notice, listen to them.

HSAGITTARIUS {Nov 22–Dec 20}

The hardest work right now is teamwork. It’s not easy to transmit your never-ending enthusiasm into people who are unmoved at every turn. However, transmit it, you must, leading by example will prove an effective method.

HCAPRICORN {Dec 21–Jan 19}

You’ve definitely got your sparkle back now so don’t shy away from the world. Your voice has never been clearer, your mind has never been sharper and your ability to let others enjoy some of your witty charm has never been more welcome.

HAQUARIUS {Jan 20–Feb 19}

Do you ever wish you could just pack all of yesterday into a suitcase and throw it into the ocean, never to be heard of or seen again? You want a fresh start? You can have one! It may not be as dramatic but it certainly can be exhilarating.

HPISCES {Feb 20–Mar 20}

Sometimes we don’t seem to have much choice in determining our mood, especially when we’re up against adversity. Yet sometimes it seems as if nothing’s going to break us, that’s because you are resilient and you are also going to be lucky.

Val Aviv is the presenter for Brighton Lights on Latest TV www.thelatest.tv For more astrological insights and monthly horoscopes visit www.valaviv.com or for a personal astrological reading contact Val Aviv at: astrology@valaviv.com

L7 TV Your weekly TV guide 817 – 23 JANUARY As panel shows go it’s not a bad sort. It’s more chatty than competitive, got a mix of interesting guests – the first episode sees Robert Webb, Fern Britton and Danny Baker competing in each round to get thier own particular pet hates banished into With Victoria Nangle Room 101 – and it’s certainly amusing. In the same way that The Bubble, You Have Been Watching and Loose Women are. Fun enough, engaging, with little need to focus your mind too extensively and no real problem if you have to nip off to make a cuppa in the middle of it. Which it sort of was with the previous format. irst there was George Orwell, and then there When the show focused on a single was Nick Hancock. The history of Room 101 interviewee and their distastes, if you missed five has secured it into the nation’s consciousness, minutes you may have missed an entire subject whether it’s an image of John Hurt in clear and the gems of mirth and wisdom that discomfort during his first visit to Room 101 in the surrounded them. It was a vaguely psychological film version of Orwell’s great novel 1984, or Nick celebrity interview, examining demons. Now that’s Hancock wise-cracking about how nobody likes but all a bit too passive, leaving I’ve Never Seen Star everybody has a Winter gas bill. It’s a familiar Wars to usurp the mono a mono role whilst concept of a container for the things you hate. So confronting the guests to do the thing from obviously it’s time to re-invent it. popular culture they’ve so far Having become a familiar managed to avoid. format on TV and then radio, If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. the BBC decided it was time to “It’s not just in the Why turn something that stood shake it up a bit and, not quite well on its own for almost school rooms that content with the usual shake two decades into a more generic of another new host – in this one-on-one attention version of its former self, simply case Frank Skinner, they also to appease those with a shorter decided to turn it into another is under fire” attention span? And to get more panel show instead of the preguests on giving less away? it’s existing one-on-one interview interesting that one of Danny format. A clear shortage of panel shows, we’ve Baker’s suggested expulsions is ‘panel shows’, with just got to increase that number now. Let’s just the added qualifier; “Using bottom of the bill go and turn Mastermind and Parkinson into a comedians.” These aren’t bottom of the bill, but with panel show too. Oh, they already sort of are, everyone playing generic, will there be anyone left under the guise of University Challenge and The to be that special? Graham Norton Show. It seems that it’s not just Room 101, BBC1, Friday 20 January in the school rooms that one-on-one attention is follow me on twitter latestvicky under fire.

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tuesday 17 15 Kids And Counting Channel 4, 9pm Some people go to Spain every year of their adult life. Others get pregnant. Well, others like Sue Radford who over the last 17 years has been with child nearly every year and has baby 15 on the way now. Meanwhile, Tania is pregnant with twins to add to her brood of nine, and as a strict Catholic may have more to come.

Horizon: Playing God BBC2, 9.30pm You know that thing about how it’s just ethics and the law that keep science in check? Anyone wondered whose ethics and whose laws they’re talking about? Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists, the spidergoat. Part spider, part goat, its milk can make artificial webs.

Winners & Losers ITV2, 8pm & 9pm Starting later in the year than first billed, this Aussie drama series kicks off with a double episode, setting the scene and then diving into the action. Jenny, Bec, Frances and Sophie were losers in High School but best friends. Now scattered they’re invited to a reunion to the bad old days. What joy. Has much changed?

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6.00am Breakfast 9.15 Wanted Down Under 10.00 Homes Under The Hammer 11.00 Saints And Scroungers 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes 12.15pm Bargain Hunt 1.00 BBC News At One 1.30 South East Today 1.45 Doctors 2.15 Escape To The Country 3.00 BBC News 3.05 Deadly 360 3.35 Wingin’ It 4.00 All Over The Place 4.30 Pixelface 5.00 Newsround 5.15 Pointless

6.00 – 7.40am Children’s television 7.40 Eliot Kid 7.55 Newsround 8.00 Copycats 8.25 LazyTown 8.55 Lulu Zipadoo 9.05 Tinga Tinga Tales 9.20 The Large Family 9.35 Guess With Jess 9.45 Bob’s Mini Projects 9.50 Louie 9.55 Hoof And Safety With Nuzzle And Scratch 10.15 64 Zoo Lane 10.30 Wibbly Pig 10.40 Waybuloo 11.00 In The Night Garden 11.30 BBC World News 12.00pm Daily Politics 12.30 Masters Snooker 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection 5.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 6.00 Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. 7.00 Hairy Bikers’ Best Of British For centuries the British have hunted and foraged food from the land and coast. The bikers create mouthwatering dishes with the best free produce found in Britain. Stunning food and fascinating stories told by the popular culinary pair. 8.00 Stargazing LIVE Dara and Brian’s journey through the night sky continues with a look at black holes, the most mysterious and destructive objects in the whole universe. 9.00 Stargazing LIVE: Back To Earth Professor Brian Cox, Dara O Briain and their guests return for an extra half hour of chat, debate and audience participation celebrating all things astronomical. 9.30 Horizon: Playing God See highlights. 10.30 Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day’s headlines. 11.20 Masters Snooker – Highlights Rishi Persad introduces highlights from tonight’s match. 12.10am Masters Snooker – Extra 2.10 BBC News 4.00 After Life: Rot Box Detectives 5.00 William Whiskerson 5.30 Talkie Time

6.00am Daybreak 8.30 Lorraine 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 10.30 This Morning 11.25 ITV News 11.30 This Morning 12.30pm Loose Women 1.30 ITV News & Weather 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show 4.00 The Hungry Sailors 5.00 The Chase

6.00am The Treacle People 6.10 The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freshly Squeezed 7.30 According To Jim 7.55 According To Jim 8.25 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.55 Frasier 9.30 Frasier 10.00 Relocation: Phil Down Under 11.00 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 12.00pm Channel 4 News Summary 12.05 Come Dine With Me 1.10 River Cottage Bites 1.20 FILM: Ride The High Country (1962) 3.10 Countdown 4.00 Deal Or No Deal 5.00 Celebrity Coach Trip 5.30 Come Dine With Me

6.00am LIVE Test Cricket 1.30pm LIVE ODI Cricket 9.00 Test Cricket 11.00 A League Of Their Own 12.00am Football Asia 12.30 Football’s Greatest Managers 1.00 Revista De La Liga 2.00 Test Cricket 4.00 Revista De La Liga 5.00 Football’s Greatest Managers 5.30 Football Asia

6.00 Meridian Tonight 6.30 ITV News; Weather 7.00 Emmerdale Rodney is furious at Carl’s deceit. Aaron feels the pressure of trying to please everyone. 7.30 River Monsters In this episode, extreme angler Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. 8.00 The Exit List Matt Allwright presents the new game show in which contestants descend into a giant 26-room maze and must try to memorise the answers to the multiple-choice questions they are given in every room. 9.00 The Biggest Loser Davina McCall presents the weight-loss competition. It is week three and there are two birthdays to celebrate, but a Biggest Loser party would not be complete without a challenge, and the contestants are brought face to face with their old enemy - food. 10.00 ITV News At Ten; Weather 10.35 Benidorm Sitcom set at a Spanish holiday resort. With Troy at home looking after his ill father, Gavin has a new holiday companion in the form of his salon employee Kenneth. 11.35 New Homes From Hell This episode looks at the first time buyers’ unhappy experiences. 12.30am The Zone 3.05 Crossing Jordan 3.55 ITV Nightscreen 5.30 ITV Morning News

6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks George, Phoebe and Callum come to blows. That’s hitting, not puckering up and exhaling. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.55 4thought.tv 8.00 The Fat Fighters Documentary series following four elite personal trainers. After injury ended his promising rugby career on the pitch, 22-year-old Jack ballooned to over 20 stone. The former student is desperate to shift the weight so he can get back on the rugby pitch for the first time in years. 9.00 15 Kids And Counting See highlights. 10.00 Shameless Gritty comedy drama. Mimi worries that she cannot be everything that Billy needs, so she proposes an open marriage which he reluctantly accepts. 11.05 Desperate Housewives Susan discovers a thrilling way to ease her guilt over her involvment in the murder of Gabrielle’s stepfather. 12.05am Random Acts 12.10 North American Poker Tour 1.10 KOTV Boxing Weekly 1.35 FIVB Indoor Volleyball World League 2.30 GT Academy 2.55 Run To The Beat 3.45 Freesports On 4 4.10 Sailing: America’s Cup Uncovered 4.35 Sailing: America’s Cup Uncovered 5.05 Sainsbury’s And Channel 4 Present... Hannah Cockroft 2012 5.10 Scrapheap Challenge

6.00 – 8.10am Children’s television 8.10 Mio Mao 8.15 Peppa Pig 8.20 Peppa Pig 8.25 Bert And Ernie’s Great Adventures 8.30 Roary The Racing Car 8.40 Milkshake! Monkey 8.45 Bananas In Pyjamas 9.00 Hana’s Helpline 9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 LIVE With Gabby 12.10pm 5 News Lunchtime 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother 1.15 Home And Away 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.15 The Family Recipe 3.20 FILM: Jane Doe: Eye Of The Beholder (2008) 5.00 5 News At 5 5.30 Neighbours 6.00 Home And Away Bianca tries to keep Charlie’s lie going by assuring Liam it was Heath who was driving the other car. 6.30 5 News 7.00 Celebrity Wedding Planner: Kerry Katona Documentary series in which a soon-to-be wed couple hand over the complete organisation of their big day to a celebrity. Liverpudlian Stephanie and Londoner Nathan Carby hand over all control of their special day to former pop star Kerry Katona. 8.00 Cowboy Builders Dom Littlewood and Melinda Messenger track down the UK’s most terrible tradesmen and put right their botched jobs. A cowboy in Cardiff abandons a loft conversion, leaving the roof twisted like a house of horrors. 9.00 Body Of Proof Medical mystery series. A young, interracial couple are found shot dead inside their car. Megan assures the grieving parents she will find the killer but must battle to prove it was not a murder-suicide. 10.00 Celebrity Big Brother Action from the BB house. 11.00 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Emma Willis hosts all the news and gossip from the Big Brother house. 12.00am When Paddy Met Sally 1.00 SuperCasino 3.55 HouseBusters 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge (x2) 5.10 Wildlife SOS (x2)

6.00 BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it has Britain talking then it will be talked about on the One Show. 7.30 EastEnders DCI Marsden opens up an old investigation and tries to manipulate Ben to get what she wants. 8.00 Holby City Greg is left reeling when Sahira announces she is leaving Holby. 9.00 MasterChef MasterChef returns for its eighth series. Thousands of applications have been whittled down to just 24, and now the first eight contestants battle to impress John Torode and Gregg Wallace. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 Crime Scene Forensics Documentary following the work of the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Police Scene of Crime Officers, providing a rare insight into how the experts use the very latest in forensic science techniques. 11.15 FILM: Sus (2010) Starring Ralph Brown, Clint Dyer, Rafe Spall and Anjela Lauren Smith. Powerful, claustrophobic drama adaptated from the taut Barrie Keeffe play. 12.50am Weatherview 12.55 Sign Zone: The Manor Reborn 1.55 The Mystery Of Edwin Drood 2.55 MasterChef: The Professionals 3.55 You’ve Been Scammed 4.40 News

Sky Sports 2 10.00am Carp Academy 10.30 Great Run Series 11.00 SPL Round-Up 11.30 Netbusters 12.00pm Soccer AM The Best Bits 1.00 Ford Monday Night Football 3.00 Test Cricket (x2) 6.00 Revista De La Liga 7.00 Test Cricket 9.00 Football’s Greatest Managers 9.30 Cycling: Tour Down Under 10.00 Revista De La Liga 11.00 Test Cricket 12.00am PGA Tour Golf

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Good Morning Sports Fans 9.00 Ford Monday Night Football 11.00 Racing News 11.30 Aerobics Oz Style 12.00pm Warren Miller’s Cold Fusion 1.30 Great Run Series 2.00 Kings Of The Snow 2.30 European Tour Golf Joburg Open 3.30 Netbusters 4.00 Soccer AM The Best Bits 5.00 WWE Smackdown 7.00 PGA Tour Golf 9.00 Great Run Series 9.30 Kings Of The Snow 10.00 Poker 12.00am World Pool Masters 1.00 FIBA World Basketball 1.30 Sports Unlimited

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12.00pm UK Border Force 1.00 The Chicago Code (x2) 3.00 Stargate SG-1 (x2) 5.00 Futurama (x2) 6.00 Got To Dance - Auditions Uncut 6.30 The Simpsons 7.00 Got To Dance: Auditions (x2) 9.00 FILM: Ocean’s Thirteen (2007) 11.20 Mad Dogs 12.20am Dog The Bounty Hunter (x2) 1.20 Cop Squad 2.10 Road Wars (x2)

7.00pm Winter Wipeout 8.00 Don’t Tell The Bride 9.00 Coming Out Diaries 10.00 EastEnders 10.30 Little Britain 11.00 Family Guy (x2) 11.45 American Dad! (x2) 12.30am Coming Out Diaries 1.30 Don’t Tell The Bride 2.25 Little Britain 3.00 Confessions Of A Sex Addict

7.00pm World News Today 7.30 Climbing Great Buildings 8.00 ... Sings Musicals 9.00 The Story Of Musicals 10.00 The Then And Now Of Muhammad Ali 10.50 America In Pictures: The Story Of Life Magazine 11.50 The Story Of Musicals 12.50am ... Sings Musicals 1.50 The Then And Now Of Muhammad Ali

12.00pm Coronation Street (x2) 1.00 Emmerdale 1.30 The Jeremy Kyle Show (x2) 3.40 Beauty And The Geek 4.40 Loose Women 5.40 Judge Judy (x3) 7.00 You’ve Been Framed! Top 100 Animals 8.00 Winners & Losers (x2). See highlights; 10.00 FILM: The Bucket List (2007) 12.05am Harry Hill’s TV Burp

1.00pm Heartbeat 2.05 Born And Bred 3.10 Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 4.10 The Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes 5.15 Rising Damp 5.50 Heartbeat 6.50 Born And Bred 7.55 Wycliffe 9.00 Rebus 10.00 Blue Murder 11.35 Numb3rs 12.35am Hercule Poirot’s Christmas 2.20 Film File

3.25pm Desperate Housewives 4.20 Rules Of Engagement 4.50 Scrubs (x2) 6.00 The Big Bang Theory (x2) 7.00 Hollyoaks 7.30 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 Shipwrecked: The Island 9.00 90210 10.00 The Cleveland Show 10.35 Allen Gregory 11.00 Rude Tube 12.05am The Big Bang Theory

4.10pm Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals 4.40 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 5.45 Relocation, Relocation 6.50 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (x4) 9.00 Come Dine With Me: Rugby World Cup Special 10.00 True Stories: One Lucky Elephant 11.20 The Real Da Vinci Code 1.35am True Stories: One Lucky Elephant

11.00am Mogambo (1953) 1.15pm The Private Lives Of Elizabeth And Essex (1939) 3.20 Heaven Knows, Mr Allison (1957) 5.25 Monkey Business (1952) 7.20 Dragonball Evolution (2009) 9.00 Muriel’s Wedding (1994) 11.15 Showgirls (1995) 1.50am Miranda (2002)

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wednesday 18 MasterChef BBC1, 9pm The new series kicked off last night and the second heat is equally packed with hopefuls, crossing fingers that their culinary delights will entice John Torode and Gregg Wallace to give them the thumbs for more. Only six out of the eight will go on to the next stage, with two crushed like good salt.

Kate Thornton – Anorexic: My Secret Past Five, 10pm It’s a hot subject and has been for a while – attitudes to food are being examined, whether it’s obesity, anorexia, bulimia or binge eating. TV presenter Kate Thornton takes a very personal journey looking at her experience of anorexia, meeting experts and fellow sufferers to find out more.

Charlie’s Angels E4, 8pm The remarkably strong but slight of build ladies who kick backside continue with their pulp fiction of saving the world in bikinis. Seriously. This episode kicks off with Eve resuscitating an unconscious man she finds when out jet-skiing. Of course he has amnesia, which makes him all the more attractive to Eve.

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6.00am Breakfast 9.15 Wanted Down Under 10.00 Homes Under The Hammer 11.00 Saints And Scroungers 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes 12.15pm Bargain Hunt 1.00 BBC News At One 1.30 South East Today 1.45 Doctors 2.15 Escape To The Country 3.00 BBC News 3.05 Deadly 360 3.35 Wingin’ It 4.00 All Over The Place 4.30 My Life: Stammer School 5.00 Newsround 5.15 Pointless

6.00 BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it has Britain talking then it will be talked about on the One Show. 7.30 Rip Off Britain The series exposing rip-offs, raw deals and poor service returns. 7.57 BBC News; Regional News 8.00 DIY SOS: The Big Build Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team travel to a beautiful village in the Welsh countryside to help a widower and his eight-year-old daughter. 9.00 MasterChef See highlights. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 The National Lottery Wednesday Night Draws 10.45 Would I Lie To You? Rob Brydon is back in the host’s chair. David Mitchell is joined by Robert Webb and Sir Terry Wogan, and Lee Mack is joined by Katy Wix and Kevin Bridges. Let the comedic truthhunting begin! 11.15 Film 2012 With Claudia Winkleman Claudia Winkleman and Danny Leigh review Coriolanus, J Edgar, and W.E. from Madonna. 11.55 FILM: Trees Lounge (1996) Starring Steve Buscemi, Mark Boone Junior, Chloe Sevigny. Black comedy. 1.25am Weatherview 1.30 Sign Zone: See Hear 2.00 Country Tracks 3.00 MasterChef: The Professionals 4.00 BBC News

BBC2

6.00 – 7.40am LChildren’s television 7.40 Eliot Kid 7.55 Newsround 8.00 Copycats 8.25 LazyTown 8.55 Lulu Zipadoo 9.05 Tinga Tinga Tales 9.20 The Large Family 9.35 Guess With Jess 9.45 Bob’s Mini Projects 9.50 Louie 9.55 Hoof And Safety With Nuzzle And Scratch 10.15 64 Zoo Lane 10.30 Wibbly Pig 10.40 Waybuloo 11.00 In The Night Garden 11.30 Daily Politics 1.00pm See Hear 1.30 Masters Snooker 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection 5.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 6.00 Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo takes to the tracks. 7.00 Hairy Bikers’ Best Of British The British certainly love any excuse to put on a spread. Thankfully, there are plenty of food festivals and family occasions in the calendar that allow the public to indulge. Hungry much? 8.00 Stargazing LIVE Dara and Brian’s journey through the night sky concludes with a look at aliens, extra terrestrial life and the hunt for new worlds far outside our solar system. 9.00 Stargazing LIVE: Back To Earth Professor Brian Cox, Dara O Briain and their guests return for an extra half hour of chat. 9.30 The Crusades The story of the Crusades is remembered as a tale of religious fanaticism and unspeakable brutality, of medieval knights and Jihadi warriors. Using fresh evidence, eye-witness testimonies and contemporary accounts – from both the Christian and Islamic worlds – Dr Thomas Asbridge re-examines this medieval drama. 10.30 Newsnight 11.20 Masters Snooker – Highlights Hazel Irvine introduces highlights from the evening match. 12.10am Masters Snooker - Extra 2.10 BBC News 4.00 Love Hurts 4.30 Coping 5.00 Around The World In 80 Faiths

ITV1

6.00am Daybreak 8.30 Lorraine 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 10.30 This Morning 11.25 ITV News 11.30 This Morning 12.30pm Loose Women 1.30 ITV News & Weather 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show 4.00 The Hungry Sailors 5.00 The Chase

6.00 Meridian Tonight 6.30 ITV News; Weather 7.00 Emmerdale Rodney tells Carl his secret will seriously cost him. 7.30 The FA Cup Replay Live Adrian Chiles introduces live coverage of an FA Cup third-round replay. 10.00 ITV News At Ten; Weather 10.35 The FA Cup Replay Highlights Matt Smith presents highlights of the week’s FA Cup thirdround replays. Did you just miss it? 11.35 Police, Camera, Action: Drink Driving Special Gethin Jones is out with the police as they launch their crackdown on drink driving. 12.30am The Zone 2.35 FILM: Criminal (2004) 4.00 ITV Nightscreen 5.30 News Alternative schedule: 7.30 The Unforgettable Rod Hull A tribute to Rod Hull. 8.00 Foyle’s War Foyle is finally given a date when he can relinquish his post as Detective Chief Superintendent, but when he spots a headline about a member of a distinguished local family, he realises that he might have one last case. 10.00 ITV News At Ten; Weather 10.35 Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Sir Richard Branson Piers Morgan lifts the lid on the life story of one of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs, Sir Richard Branson.

Channel 4

6.05am Sali Mali 6.10 The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freshly Squeezed 7.30 According To Jim 7.55 According To Jim 8.25 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.55 Frasier 9.25 Frasier 9.55 Relocation: Phil Down Under 11.00 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 12.00pm Channel 4 News Summary 12.05 Sainsbury’s And Channel 4 Present David Clarke 2012 12.10 Come Dine With Me 1.10 FILM: Danger Within (1960) 3.10 Countdown 4.00 Deal Or No Deal 5.00 Celebrity Coach Trip 5.30 Come Dine With Me 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks It’s getting harder for Callum to keep George’s secret to himself. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.55 4thought.tv 8.00 How To Cook Like Heston This week Heston challenges the way we cook chocolate. Yum! 8.30 The Fabulous Baker Brothers The brothers take a look at the food of love, concocting a romantic breakfast in bed with eggs Benedict, hollandaise sauce and spinach muffins. Want! 9.00 One Born Every Minute Fly-on-the-wall documentary series. This episode meets mums who defy convention and arrive at motherhood in very individual ways. 10.00 FILM: Talhotblond (2009) Dramatised documentary about a beautiful teenage girl who uses internet gaming rooms to attract men. 11.15 Random Acts 11.20 Secrets Of The Shoplifters Documentary exposing the battle between the shops and the robbers. 12.25am MUSIC ON 4: Launched At Red Bull Studios 12.45 Launched At Red Bull Studios (x2) 1.15 Album Chart Show Introduces: Cover Drive 1.30 The Album Chart Show Introduces... Yasmin 1.45 The Only Gay On The Estate? 2.10 FILM: Bright Young Things (2003) 3.55 St Elsewhere 4.40 90210 5.25 Countdown

Channel Five

Sky Sports 1

6.00 – 8.10am Children’s television 8.10 Mio Mao 8.15 Peppa Pig 8.20 Peppa Pig 8.25 Bert And Ernie’s Great Adventures 8.30 Roary The Racing Car 8.40 Milkshake! Monkey 8.45 Bananas In Pyjamas 9.00 Hana’s Helpline 9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 LIVE With Gabby 12.10pm 5 News Lunchtime 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother 1.15 Home And Away 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.15 FILM: McBride: Murder Past Midnight (2005) 5.00 5 News At 5 5.30 Neighbours

6.00am LIVE Test Cricket 2.00pm Revista De La Liga 3.00 Football’s Greatest Managers 3.30 Football Asia 4.00 Test Cricket 6.00 Hyundai A League 6.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 7.00 Sky Sports News At Seven 7.30 LIVE Scottish Cup Football 10.00 You’re On Sky Sports 11.00 Test Cricket 1.00am Scottish Cup Football 2.00 Spanish Football 3.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 4.00 Scottish Cup Football 5.00 Hyundai A League 5.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial

6.00 Home And Away Charlie, cleared of stealing the evidence, decides she still wants to quit the police and sort her life out. She gives Brax an ultimatum – he must choose between her and the River Boys. 6.30 5 News 7.00 Cowboy Builders Dom Littlewood and Melinda Messenger track down the UK’s most terrible tradesmen and put right their botched jobs. A cowboy in Cardiff abandons a loft conversion, leaving the roof twisted like a house of horrors. 8.00 Benidorm ER Documentary series. John from Widnes is diagnosed as having thrombosis, which may mean he needs his leg amputated. It is a tense few days as his condition is closely monitored. Leeane from Middlesbrough also has trouble with her leg, after being thrown from a bar’s bucking bronco. 9.00 Celebrity Big Brother:Live Eviction Action from the BB house – who will be evicted this time? 10.00 Kate Thornton - Anorexic: My Secret Past See highlights. 11.00 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Emma Willis hosts all the news and gossip from the big brother house. 12.00am Five VOD Pokerstars: The Big Game 1.00 SuperCasino 3.55 HouseBusters 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge (x2) 5.10 Wildlife SOS (x2)

6.00am Good Morning Sports Fans 9.00 Cycling Tour Down Under 9.30 Revista De La Liga 10.30 PGA Tour Golf 12.30pm Revista De La Liga 1.30 FIBA World Basketball 2.00 World Pool Masters 3.00 PGA Tour Golf 5.00 Sports Unlimited 6.00 Kings Of The Snow 6.30 Cycling Tour Down Under 7.00 Test Cricket 9.00 LIVE Spanish Football 11.00 Hyundai A League 11.30 Football’s Greatest 12.00am FIFA Futbol Mundial 12.30 Netball 2.30 Watersports World

Sky Sports 2

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Aerobics Oz Style 6.30 Kings Of The Snow 7.00 WWE Vintage Collection 8.00 Tenpin Bowling 9.00 World Pool Masters 10.00 FIBA World Basketball 10.30 Football’s Greatest Managers 11.00 Racing News 11.30 Aerobics Oz Style 12.00pm Sports Unlimited 1.00 Football’s Greatest Managers 1.30 Football Asia 2.00 Kings Of The Snow 2.30 Cycling Tour Down Under 3.00 Sports Unlimited 4.00 WWE The Bottom Line 5.00 WWE Afterburn 6.00 Tenpin Bowling 7.00 Extreme Carp 7.30 LIVE Greyhound Racing 10.00 Cage Fighter 10.30 Trans World Sport 11.30 Cage Fighter 12.00am NFL – Total Access 1.00 Max Power 2.00 Cycling Tour Down Under

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12.00pm UK Border Force 1.00 The Chicago Code (x2) 3.00 Stargate SG-1 (x2) 5.00 Futurama (x2) 6.00 Got To Dance – Auditions Uncut 6.30 The Simpsons (x3) 8.00 Obese: A Year To Save My Life 9.00 Brit Cops 10.00 Road Wars 11.00 Mad Dogs 12.00am Dog The Bounty Hunter (x2) 1.00 Customs (x2)

7.00pm Snog Marry Avoid? (x2) 8.00 Don’t Tell The Bride 9.00 Britain In Bed 11.00 Family Guy (x2) 11.45 American Dad! (x2) 12.30am Don’t Tell The Bride 1.30 Britain In Bed 3.25 The World’s Strictest Parents 4.25 Coming Out Diaries

7.00pm World News Today 7.30 Climbing Great Buildings 8.00 The Last Days Of The Liners 9.00 Jonathan Meades On France 10.00 Outnumbered 10.30 Twenty Twelve 11.00 Illuminations: The Private Lives Of Medieval Kings 12.00am Borgen (x2) 2.00 Outnumbered 2.30 Twenty Twelve

12.00pm Emmerdale 12.30 Nanny 911 1.30 The Jeremy Kyle Show (x2) 3.40 Beauty And The Geek 4.40 Loose Women 5.40 Judge Judy (x3) 7.00 Take Me Out 8.15 Take Me Out The Gossip 9.00 FILM: Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason (2004) 11.15 FILM: The River Wild (1994) 1.25am Emmerdale

2.00pm Born And Bred 3.05 Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 4.00 The Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes 5.10 Rising Damp 5.45 Heartbeat 6.45 Born And Bred 7.50 The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes 9.00 Midsomer Murders 11.00 Wire In The Blood 12.50am The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

5.00pm Scrubs (x2) 6.00 The Big Bang Theory (x2) 7.00 Hollyoaks 7.35 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 Charlie’s Angels. See highlights. 9.00 FILM: Sleepy Hollow (1999) 11.05 Rhod Gilbert And The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst 12.05am The Big Bang Theory (x2)

3.40pm The View From River Cottage 4.10 Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals 4.45 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 5.45 Relocation, Relocation 6.55 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (x4) 9.00 Time Team 10.05 Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day 11.10 Nefertiti And The Lost Dynasty 12.15am Where There’s A Well

11.00am Cottage To Let (1941) 12.45pm Dragonwyck (1946) 2.50 The Frogmen (1951) 4.50 Do Not Disturb (1965) 6.50 Hope Floats (1998) 9.00 Rush Hour 3 (2007) 10.45 Once Upon A Time In The Midlands (2002) 12.45am Pather Panchali (1955)

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thursday 19 Earthflight BBC1, 8pm The BBC’s nature documentaries are pretty impressive and Earthflight is a top quality addition to the canon that includes Blue Planet, Life and all things Attenborough. Giving a bird’s-eye view of South America, we see condors soar over the Andes and scarlet macaws exploring the Amazon. Splendid!

Eternal Law ITV1, 9pm From the folks behind Life On Mars comes this less impressive but still nice drama of a pair of angels who take the guise of lawyers to help mankind. Bless ‘em. This week they find themselves with a house guest as pensioner Mack Steen is up on charges of poisoning the owner of his care home.

The Big Bang Theory E4, 8pm Less a combination of romantic trysts these days and more a collection of pals, which is nice in a sitcom. A battle of wills between Sheldon and Penny develops leaving Amy stuck in the middle. Didn’t Penny call Sheldon’s mum last time? No matter. And Leonard tries to spice up his long-distance relationship.

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6.00am Breakfast 9.15 Wanted Down Under 10.00 Homes Under The Hammer 11.00 Saints And Scroungers 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes 12.15pm Bargain Hunt 1.00 BBC News At One 1.30 South East Today 1.45 Doctors 2.15 Escape To The Country 3.00 BBC News 3.05 Deadly 360 3.35 Wingin’ It 4.00 All Over The Place 4.30 Leonardo 5.00 Newsround 5.15 Pointless

6.00 BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it has Britain talking then it will be talked about on the One Show. 7.30 EastEnders Bianca is more than surprised when an old acquaintance comes to Walford to find her. Will she come clean to Morgan about who this stranger is? Might it be a certain ‘Daddy’? 8.00 Earthflight See highlights. 9.00 MasterChef Talented amateur cooks test their kitchen skills in the hopes of becoming the MasterChef Champion 2012, with John Torode and Gregg Wallace. It is the final heat, and the last eight hopefuls fight for the remaining coveted aprons and a place in the next round. Make a note of the scrummy recipes. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 Question Time Question Time comes from Shrewsbury, where David Dimbleby chairs a debate on the big stories of the week with a panel and studio audience. 11.35 This Week A political review of the week presented by Andrew Neil, with Michael Portillo and guests. 12.20am Skiing Weatherview 12.25 Sign Zone: Countryfile 1.25 Hairy Bikers’ Best Of British 2.10 Britain’s Killer Roads 2.55 You’ve Been Scammed 3.40 BBC News

BBC2

6.00 – 8.00am Children’s television 8.00 Copycats 8.25 LazyTown 8.50 Lulu Zipadoo 9.05 Tinga Tinga Tales 9.20 The Large Family 9.35 Guess With Jess 9.45 Bob’s Mini Projects 9.50 Louie 9.55 Hoof And Safety With Nuzzle And Scratch 10.15 64 Zoo Lane 10.30 Wibbly Pig 10.40 Waybuloo 11.00 In The Night Garden 11.30 BBC World News 12.00pm Daily Politics 12.30 Lifeline 12.40 Masters Snooker 4.30 Perfection 5.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

6.00 Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo takes to the tracks. 7.00 Masters Snooker Hazel Irvine introduces live coverage from the second quarter-final. 8.00 Edward VII – Prince Of Pleasure Twentieth-century dynasty builder and sex addict; boorish philistine and civilised cosmopolitan – King Edward VII was all of these. Using new research, this documentary unravels the mystery of this thoroughly modern monarch. 9.00 Putin, Russia And The West Vladimir Putin, after eight years as president of Russia and four more as prime minister, is stubbornly holding on to power. He has announced his intention to return as president and declared his party the winner in parliamentary elections that are widely seen as fraudulent. He began his career as a KGB spy but when he became president he made himself a valued ally of the West. How did he do it? And what made Washington and London turn against him? 10.00 Never Mind The Buzzcocks Anarchic, award-winning pop quiz. 10.30 Newsnight 11.20 Masters Snooker – Highlights Highlights innit? 12.10am Masters Snooker – Extra 2.10 BBC News 4.00 Around The World In 80 Faiths(x2)

ITV1

6.00am Daybreak 8.30 Lorraine 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 10.30 This Morning 11.25 ITV News 11.30 This Morning 12.30pm Loose Women 1.30 ITV News & Weather 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show 4.00 The Hungry Sailors 5.00 The Chase

6.00 Meridian Tonight 6.30 ITV News; Weather 7.00 Emmerdale Zak dreads it when Lisa makes a fuss for his 60th birthday. 7.30 Did Gaddafi Kill My Daughter?: Tonight 75-year-old Jim Swire, who lost his daughter in the Lockerbie bombing, travels to war-torn Libya to investigate whether Colonel Gaddafi was behind the atrocity. 8.00 Emmerdale Laurel is shocked by Ashley’s reaction to her suspected pregnancy. 8.30 Coronation Street Will Kylie stop Becky from jeopardising her future? Anna reads Owen the riot act. Kirsty has to swallow her pride but Tina remains unforgiving. 9.00 Eternal Law See highlights. 10.00 ITV News At Ten; Weather 10.35 The Jonathan Ross Show In this week’s show, Jonathan welcomes Oscar winner Emma Thompson, Take Me Out presenter Paddy McGuinness and Hollywood star Brooke Shields. Plus music from Florence and the Machine. 11.35 Take Me Out Paddy McGuinness presents the madcap dating show. Repeat of the weekend’s episode. 12.45am The Zone 2.45 Did Gaddafi Kill My Daughter?: Tonight 3.10 ITV Nightscreen 4.35 The Jeremy Kyle Show 5.30 ITV Morning News

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6.10am The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freshly Squeezed 7.30 According To Jim 7.55 According To Jim 8.25 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.55 Frasier 9.25 Frasier 9.55 Relocation: Phil Down Under 11.00 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 12.00pm Channel 4 News Summary 12.05 Come Dine With Me 1.05 BT And Channel 4 Present... 1.10 River Cottage Bites 1.25 FILM: The Cross Of Lorraine (1943) 3.10 Countdown 4.00 Deal Or No Deal 5.00 Celebrity Coach Trip 5.30 Come Dine With Me 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Ruby’s getting mixed messages from Jono, who feels self-conscious about his lack of sexual experience. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.55 4thought.tv 8.00 Location, Location, Location Phil and Kirstie try to find two homes in London. Phil helps friends Cathy, Ian and Richard search for a city pad, while Kirstie helps newly-weds Daniel and Jennie find a marital home in north London. Time for some fantasy shopping. 9.00 The Restoration Man George Clarke helps scientist Phil Evans and his wife Joanne, who have taken a financial gamble in buying a Grade IIlisted rural church in the Eden Valley. 10.00 Gypsy Blood: True Stories Award-winning photographer Leo Maguire examines the violent culture that some gypsy and traveller fathers hand on to their sons. 11.35 Random Acts 11.40 Coppers Hard-hitting documentary series. 12.45am MUSIC ON 4: Curated By Lyle And Scott 1.00 Coming Up: Hooked 1.25 Embarrassing Bodies 2.20 One Minute Past Midnight 2.35 A Guide To Taking A Photo 2.40 Britain AD: King Arthur’s Britain 3.35 Chrono-Perambulator 3.45 St Elsewhere 4.35 90210 5.15 Countdown

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6.00 – 8.00am Children’s television 8.00 Fifi And The Flowertots 8.10 Mio Mao 8.15 Peppa Pig 8.20 Peppa Pig 8.30 Roary The Racing Car 8.45 Bananas In Pyjamas 9.00 Hana’s Helpline 9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 LIVE With Gabby12.10pm 5 News Lunchtime 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother:Live Eviction 1.15 Home And Away 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.10 FILM: Mercy Mission: The Rescue Of Flight 771 (1993) 5.00 Five News 5.30 Neighbours 6.00 Home And Away Stu reacts to being dumped by stealing Xavier’s car, then forcing Sasha into reconsidering when he takes her on a wild drive. Dex ends up in hot water when April catches him kissing someone else at the Surf Club. Indi has mixed feelings when a glut of hot girls enrol at Romeo’s surf school. Never quiet in Summer Bay, eh? 6.30 Five News 7.00 Police Interceptors Documentary series profiling the work of a high-speed police interception unit. A gang of lorry thieves trigger a major manhunt, and a fraudster is taken into custody. 8.00 World’s Greatest Heroes A documentary featuring footage of the people whose courage and bravery helped those in need or stopped criminals in their tracks. 9.00 Celebrity Big Brother Action from the BB house. 10.00 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Emma Willis hosts all the news and gossip from the Big Brother house. 11.00 It’s All About Amy Documentary series.The launch of Amy’s beauty salon is imminent, but with only a couple of days to go she is worried that there is still too much work to do. 12.00am SuperCasino 3.55 HouseBusters 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge (x2) 5.10 House Doctor (x2)

Sky Sports 1 6.00am LIVE Test Cricket 2.00pm FIFA Futbol Mundial 2.30 Scottish Cup Football 3.30 Hyundai A League 4.00 Test Cricket 6.00 Ringside 7.00 Sky Sports News At Seven 7.30 LIVE European Rugby 10.00 Time Of Our Lives 11.00 Ringside 12.00am Barclays Premier League World 12.30 Test Cricket 2.30 Time Of Our Lives 3.30 Ringside 4.30 Barclays Premier League World 5.00 Time Of Our Lives

Sky Sports 2 6.00am Good Morning Sports Fans (x3) 9.00 Spanish Football 10.30 European Tour Weekly 11.00 LIVE European Tour Golf 3.00pm Inside The PGA Tour 3.30 Spanish Football 5.00 NFL – Total Access 6.00 Barclays Premier League World 6.30 Cycling Tour Down Under 7.00 Test Cricket 9.00 Ringside 10.00 WWE Late Night Raw 12.00am WWE NXT 1.00 European Rugby

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Aerobics Oz Style 6.30 Kings Of The Snow 7.00 WWE Experience 8.00 Bowls 9.00 Cycling Tour Down Under 9.30 Extreme Carp 10.00 Trans World Sport 11.00 Racing News 11.30 Aerobics Oz Style 12.00pm Scottish Cup Football 1.00 Hyundai A League 1.30 Extreme Carp 2.00 Kings Of The Snow 2.30 Cycling Tour Down Under 3.00 Trans World Sport 4.00 World Cup Of Pool 5.00 WWE Vintage Collection 6.00 European Tour Golf 8.00 LIVE PGA Tour Golf 11.00 European Tour Golf 1.00am PGA Tour Golf 4.00 Cycling Tour Down Under

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12.00pm UK Border Force 1.00 The Chicago Code 2.00 Lie To Me 3.00 Stargate SG-1 (x2) 5.00 Futurama (x2) 6.00 Got To Dance - Auditions Uncut 6.30 The Simpsons (x3) 8.00 Hawaii Five-0 9.00 Mad Dogs 10.00 Stella 11.00 NCIS: LA 12.00am Dog The Bounty Hunter (x2) 1.00 Customs (x2)

7.00pm Top Gear 8.00 Don’t Tell The Bride 9.00 Pole Dancing Diaries 10.00 EastEnders 10.30 Russell Howard’s Good News 11.00 Family Guy (x2) 11.45 American Dad! (x2) 12.30am Pole Dancing Diaries 1.30 Don’t Tell The Bride 2.30 Russell Howard’s Good News 3.00 How Sex Works

7.00pm World News Today 7.30 Top Of The Pops: 1977 8.00 John Sergeant On Tracks Of Empire 9.00 Pugin: God’s Own Architect 10.00 Fig Leaf: The Biggest Cover-Up In History 11.00 The Story Of Musicals 12.00am ... Sings Musicals 1.00 Top Of The Pops: 1977 1.35 Pugin: God’s Own Architect

12.00pm Emmerdale 12.30 Nanny 911 1.30 The Jeremy Kyle Show (x2) 3.40 Holiday Showdown 4.40 Loose Women 5.40 Judge Judy (x3) 7.00 The Exit List 8.00 Help! I Caught It Abroad 9.00 American Idol: Auditions 11.00 FILM: Deep Blue Sea (1999) 1.10am Coronation Street 1.40 Emmerdale (x2)

1.50pm Born And Bred 3.00 Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 4.00 The Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes 5.10 Rising Damp 5.40 Heartbeat 6.45 Born And Bred 7.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 9.00 Wycliffe 10.00 Whitechapel 11.05 FILM: The Life Of David Gale (2003) 1.30am Agatha Christie’s Poirot

6.00pm The Big Bang Theory (x2) 7.00 Hollyoaks 7.30 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 The Big Bang Theory. See highlights. 8.30 Rules Of Engagement 9.00 How I Met Your Mother 9.30 Happy Endings 10.00 The Inbetweeners (x2) 11.10 Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night 12.00am The Big Bang Theory (x2)

3.35pm The View From River Cottage 4.10 Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals 4.40 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 5.45 Relocation, Relocation 6.55 Celebrity Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (x4) 9.00 The Good Wife 10.00 The Big C 10.35 Dylan Moran: What It Is 11.40 The Good Wife 12.35am The Big C

11.00am L’Avventura (1960) 1.45pm Anne Of The Indies (1951) 3.25 Sailor Beware! (1956) 5.05 Carry On Nurse (1959) 6.45 Logan’s Run (1976) 9.00 Sex And The City (2008) 11.45 Friday The 13th (2009) 1.35am District 13 (2004)

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friday 20 New Girl Channel 4, 8.30pm Zooey Deschanel’s sitcom this week has the gang invited to a wedding, causing all manner of opportunities for confusion. Nick asks Jess to be his wedding date, as he’s worried he’ll run into his ex. Schmidt bumps into Gretchen, with whom a mutual hate/shag relationship is growing, and Winston dances. A lot.

Hustle BBC1, 9pm A new series of the con artist collective and it’s kicking off in peril. Mickey has been taken prisoner by notorious gangster and international art collector Petre Sava, who is convinced the gang were behind the theft of his stolen Picasso. Sound familiar? It’s last week’s episode that got bumped by Panorama. Arrived!

Stella Sky 1, 9pm A part of Sky’s enterprise to support British made shows, this drama penned by and starring Ruth Jones as a single mother has already brought in the ratings and the rave reviews. This week Stella helps Paula throw the funeral of the century for local legend ‘Dick The Kick’, with some unexpected news thrown in.

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6.00am Breakfast 9.15 Wanted Down Under 10.00 Homes Under The Hammer 11.00 Saints And Scroungers 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes 12.15pm Bargain Hunt 1.00 BBC News At One 1.30 South East Today 1.45 Doctors 2.15 Escape To The Country 3.00 BBC News 3.05 Deadly 60 3.35 Wingin’ It 4.00 All Over The Place 4.30 Blue Peter 5.00 Newsround 5.15 Pointless

6.00 – 6.50am Children’s telvision 6.50 Everything’s Rosie 7.00 Roar 7.30 League Of Super Evil 7.40 Eliot Kid 7.55 Newsround 8.00 Copycats 8.25 LazyTown 8.55 Lulu Zipadoo 9.05 Tinga Tinga Tales 9.20 The Large Family 9.35 Guess With Jess 9.45 Bob’s Mini Projects 9.50 Uki 9.55 Same Smile 10.10 Little Charley Bear 10.15 64 Zoo Lane 10.30 Wibbly Pig 10.40 Waybuloo 11.00 In The Night Garden 11.30 BBC World News 12.00pm Daily Politics 12.30 Masters Snooker 4.30 Perfection 5.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 6.00 Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo takes to the tracks 7.00 Masters Snooker The fourth quarter-final gets under way. 8.00 Mastermind Subjects are The Archers from 1980 to the present day; the Apollo space programme; the history of China from 1919-1989; and the life and music of Nick Drake. 8.30 On Hannibal’s Trail Series in which three Australian brothers – Danny, Ben and Sam Wood – set out cycling on the trail of Hannibal, the warrior who marched from Spain to Rome at the head of an invading army accompanied by elephants. 9.00 Sicily Unpacked In the final episode of the series, Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli take the pulse of contemporary Sicily, experience the change that is sweeping through the island and find out how its future is linked to its ancient past. 10.00 QI Stephen Fry asks some questions about things that start with I, with Sandi Toksvig, Al Murray, Dara O Briain and Alan Davies. 10.30 Newsnight 11.05 Masters Snooker – Highlights Rishi Persad introduces highlights from tonight’s quarter-final. 11.55 Masters Snooker – Extra Hazel Irvine presents highlights. 1.55am BBC News

6.00am Daybreak 8.30 Lorraine 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 10.30 This Morning 11.25 ITV News 11.30 This Morning 12.30pm Loose Women 1.30 ITV News & Weather 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show 4.00 The Hungry Sailors 5.00 The Chase

6.00am The Treacle People 6.10 The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freshly Squeezed 7.25 According To Jim 7.50 According To Jim 8.20 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.50 Frasier 9.20 Frasier 9.55 Relocation: Phil Down Under 11.00 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 12.00pm Channel 4 News Summary 12.05 Come Dine With Me 1.05 Vacation, Vacation, Vacation 1.35 FILM: Bad Day At Black Rock (1955) 3.10 Countdown 4.00 Deal Or No Deal 5.00 Celebrity Coach Trip 5.30 Come Dine With Me

6.00 Meridian Tonight 6.30 ITV News; Weather 7.00 Emmerdale Nicola warns Ashley that it is time to forgive and forget if he is to win Laurel back. 7.30 Coronation Street Becky seeks help from an unlikely ally. Steve has some good news for Tracy. 8.00 Safari Vet School Series in which TV vet Steve Leonard acts as guide and mentor to veterinary students from the UK as they travel to the Amakhala Game Reserve in South Africa to learn about the challenges and terrors of being a wildlife vet. 8.30 Coronation Street Becky and Kylie go to desperate measures. Eileen is left overwhelmed. 9.00 Law & Order: UK When a petty criminal makes a deathbed confession about murdering a teenage girl, Ronnie has to re-open a 14-year-old case he was involved in during his drinking days. Now sober, Ronnie is shaken to the core when he has to revisit the case. 10.00 ITV News At Ten; Weather 10.35 FILM: Jaws (1975) Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary. Thriller based on the novel by Peter Benchley about a coastal community plagued by a killer shark. 12.55am The Zone 3.00 FILM: A Home At The End Of The World (2004)4.30 ITV Nightscreen 5.30News

6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Darren, convinced he knows everything about Nancy, starts arrangements for a secret wedding. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.30 4thought.tv 7.35 Come Dine With Me Reality series in which people compete to be the best dinner-party host. Battling it out in Scarborough are sales executive Claire McCourt, comedy hypnotist Ken Webster, events manager Stewart Chapman Wilson and retro-loving mum Claire Oliver in a week of loud suits, bad food, strong opinions and rowdy behaviour. 8.30 New Girl See highlights. 9.00 The Million Pound Drop Live Davina McCall hosts the game show in which contestants are given a million pounds at the start of the show but then face eight tough questions in order to hold on to the cash. 10.35 Chris Moyles’ Christmas Quiz Night The comedy quiz with Chris Moyles, who is joined by guests John Bishop, Ruth Jones and Jason Derulo. 11.25 Rude Tube Alex Zane presents the funniest, strangest and most outrageous clips from the internet. 12.30am FILM: Sideways (2004) 2.40 Random Acts 2.45 Home Road Movies 3.00 The Birthday 3.15 My Name Is Earl (x2) 4.00 Hung 4.30 St Elsewhere 5.20 Countdown

6.00 – 7.35am Children’s television 7.35 Thomas & Friends 7.45 Noddy In Toyland 8.00 Fifi And The Flowertots 8.10 Mio Mao 8.15 Peppa Pig 8.20 Peppa Pig 8.30 Roary The Racing Car 8.40 Milkshake! Monkey 8.45 Bananas In Pyjamas 9.00 Hana’s Helpline 9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 LIVE With Gabby 12.10pm 5 News Lunchtime 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother 1.15 Home And Away 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.15 FILM: The Secrets In The Walls (2010) 5.00 5 News 5.30 Neighbours 6.00 Home And Away Dex has to face the music the morning after the night before, but April wants nothing to do with him. 6.30 5 News 7.00 World’s Greatest Heroes A documentary featuring footage of the people whose courage and bravery helped those in need or stopped criminals in their tracks. 8.00 World’s Toughest Trucker Eight experienced truck drivers compete to win a £100,000 prize and the title of ‘World’s Toughest Trucker’. The six remaining truckers take on the infamous BR163 route. 9.00 Celebrity Big Brother: Live Eviction Action from the Big Brother house. It is eviction night – who will go? 10.00 Celebrity Wedding Planner Documentary series in which a soonto-be wed couple hand over the complete organisation of their big day to a celebrity. ‘The Apprentice’ stars Raef Bjayou and Stuart ‘The Brand’ Baggs organise the nuptials. 11.00 Celebrity Big Brother: Live Eviction Action from the Big Brother house. It is eviction night! 11.35 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Emma Willis hosts all the news from the Big Brother house. 12.15am SuperCasino 3.55 Motorsport Mundial 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge (x2) 5.10 House Doctor Home (x2)

6.00am LIVE Test Cricket 2.00pm Barclays Premier League World 2.30 Ringside 3.30 Test Cricket 5.30 Football League Weekend 6.30 Barclays Premier League Preview 7.00 Sky Sports News At Seven 7.30 LIVE European Rugby 10.00 Take It Like A Fan 10.30 Barclays Premier League Preview 11.00 Football League Weekend 12.00am Take It Like A Fan 12.30 Barclays Premier League Preview 1.00 Test Cricket 3.00 Take It Like A Fan 3.30 Barclays Premier League Preview 4.00 Football League Weekend 5.00 Take It Like A Fan 5.30 Barclays Premier League Preview

6.00 BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 8.00 EastEnders At the Butchers’ Bianca starts to feel the pressure of family life, and is furious to discover that Liam has been truanting from school. 8.30 Room 101 Host Frank Skinner invites TV presenter Fern Britton, comedy actor Robert Webb and broadcaster Danny Baker to compete to have their pet hates and peeves consigned to Room 101. 9.00 Hustle See highlights. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 The Graham Norton Show The award-winning host continues his unique talk show. Among the guests on Graham’s sofa are actor and director Kenneth Branagh, star of Scrubs and Garden State Zach Braff and comedian Frank Skinner. He’s all over BBC1 tonight! 11.20 The National Lottery Friday Night Draws 11.30 FILM: The Ruins (2008) Starring Jonathan Tucker, Jena Malone, Laura Ramsey. Gruesome horror about a group of American twentysomethings whose Mexican holiday takes a grisly turn. 12.55am Weatherview 1.00 Sign Zone: Question Time 2.00 MasterChef: The Professionals 3.00 BBC News

Sky Sports 2 6.00am Good Morning Sports Fans (x3) 9.00 Ringside 10.00 Cycling: Tour Down Under 10.30 ATP Tour Uncovered 11.00 Trans World Sport 12.00pm Barclays Premier League World 12.25 LIVE International Cricket 9.00 Test Cricket 11.00 NFL - Total Access 12.00am Tight Lines 1.00 European Rugby 3.30 Elite League Ice Hockey 4.30 Tight Lines 5.30 H20 F1 Powerboating World Championship Season Review

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Racemax 7.00 WWE Raw 9.00 Kings Of The Snow 9.30 Racemax 10.30 Barclays Premier League World 11.00 LIVE European Tour Golf 3.00pm Cycling Tour Down Under 3.30 Barclays Premier League World 4.00 WWE Raw 6.00 H20 F1 Powerboating World Championship Season Review 6.30 Road To London 7.00 Tight Lines 8.00 LIVE PGA Tour Golf 11.00 European Tour Golf 1.00am PGA Tour Golf 4.00 H20 F1 Powerboating World Championship Season Review 4.30 Road To London 5.00 NFL - Total Access

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12.00pm UK Border Force 1.00 Lie To Me (x2) 3.00 Stargate SG-1 (x2) 5.00 Futurama (x2) 6.00 Got To Dance - Auditions Uncut 6.30 The Simpsons (x3) 8.00 Futurama 8.30 The Simpsons 9.00 Stella. See highlights. 10.00 An Idiot Abroad 2 11.00 A League Of Their Own 12.00am Dog The Bounty Hunter (x2)

7.00pm Top Gear USA (x2) 8.30 The Real Hustle: New Recruits 9.00 Russell Howard’s Good News 9.30 World’s Craziest Fools 10.00 EastEnders 10.30 Family Guy (x2) 11.15 American Dad! (x2) 12.00am The Real Hustle: New Recruits 12.30 Britain In Bed 2.25 Bizarre Crime 2.55 Russell Howard’s Good News

7.00pm World News Today 7.30 Monitor: 100 - Elgar 8.30 Transatlantic Sessions 9.00 Paul Simon - Live From Webster Hall, New York 10.00 Imagine: Simon And Garfunkel - The Harmony Game 11.15 The BBC One Sessions 12.05am Songs Of America 1969 1.00 Paul Simon - Live From Webster Hall, New York

3.40pm Holiday Showdown 4.40 Loose Women 5.40 Judge Judy (x3) 7.00 All Star Family Fortunes 8.00 New You’ve Been Framed! 8.30 Harry Hill’s TV Burp 9.00 American Idol: Auditions 10.00 FILM: Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous (2005) 12.20am The Jonathan Ross Show 1.20 Coronation Street (x2)

12.55pm Heartbeat 2.00 Born And Bred 3.05 Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 4.05 The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes 5.15 Rising Damp 5.45 Heartbeat 6.50 Born And Bred 8.00 The Darling Buds Of May 9.00 Maggie: The First Lady 10.00 Taggart 11.05 FILM: Empire Of The Sun (1988) 1.50am Rebecca

2.40pm 90210 3.30 Desperate Housewives 4.30 Rules Of Engagement 5.00 Scrubs (x2) 6.00 The Big Bang Theory (x2) 7.00 Hollyoaks 7.30 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 Desperate Scousewives 9.00 FILM: Big Momma’s House (2000) 11.00 Playing It Straight 12.05am The Big Bang Theory (x2)

4.40pm A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 5.40 Relocation, Relocation 6.50 Celebrity Come Dine With Me (x2) 7.55 Celebrity Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (x2) 9.00 FILM: The Quick And The Dead (1995) 11.05 Warsaw Ghetto: The Unfinished Film 1.00am A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away

11.00am The House On 92nd Street (1945) 12.45pm The Comancheros (1961) 2.50 The Desert Fox (1951) 4.35 Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951) 6.50 Made In America (1993) 9.00 Daredevil (2003) 11.00 Sexy Beast (2000) 12.45am Paths Of Glory (1957) 2.30 Ils (2005)

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Beat the January blues with our comedy special: Victoria Nangle catches up with The Noise Next Door.

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saturday 21 FILM: Fame Channel 4, 6.05pm No, not that Alan Parker one that made everyone in the ’80s wear leg warmers and think they could star jump. This is the 2009 version, which is not quite so dark but still has lunch rooms doubling as rehearsal space as a plucky group of kids pursue their dreams through a gruelling performing arts course. Jump!

The Jonathan Ross Show ITV1, 9.15pm When Mr Ross moved channels he must have taken that very clever booker with him, as this week sees his couch filled with Daniel ‘I’m More Than Harry Potter’ Radcliffe, Sir David ‘Isn’t Nature Beautiful’ Attenborough and Noel ‘Aren’t I Really A Comedy Rock Star’ Fielding. Plus music from Seal.

Borgen BBC4, 9pm & 10pm Hands up who loved The Killing? Well then, you’ll love this. It started last week, continuing with the double episode idea to keep you on the edge of your seats for the latest Danish drama to make subtitles your new best friend. This political drama sees agendas put forward, press manipulated and image lost. Ace.

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6.35 The Magicians The Magicians returns with more celebrities and more jaw-dropping illusions. World Champion of Magic, Latimer, is joined by Pussycat Doll and Got to Dance judge Kimberly Wyatt; comedy magician Pete Firman is paired with Great British Bake Off presenter Mel Giedroyc, and Barry and Stuart team up with former world heavyweight boxing champion David Haye. Viewers at home get the chance to vote for their favourite act, with each act performing four mind-blowing magic tricks, two of which are live, so anything could happen. 7.50 The National Lottery: Who Dares Wins 8.40 Casualty Hospital drama. Linda’s sister Denise, on the run from social services, arrives at Holby ED with her teenage daughter Britney and young son Joe, and turns her sibling’s life upside down. 9.30 Live At The Apollo Stand Up for the Week star Jack Whitehall presents comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo, with Josh Widdicombe and Shappi Khorsandi. 10.00 BBC News 10.20 Match Of The Day Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League. 11.45 The Football League Show Highlights and analysis from the Football League. 1.00am Weatherview 1.05 News

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6.00 – 6.35am Children’s television 6.35 Octonauts 6.45 Everything’s Rosie 7.00 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab 7.30 Dennis & Gnasher 7.40 The Scooby-Doo Show 8.05 Pixelface 8.35 Prank Patrol Down Under 9.00 Deadly 60 9.30 Barney’s Latin America 10.00 Animals At Work 10.30 Trapped: Ever After 11.00 Hacker Time 11.25 OOglies 11.40 MOTD Kickabout 12.00pm FILM: Whale Rider (2002) 1.35 FILM: Fire Down Below (1957) 3.30 Escape To The Country 4.30 Masters Snooker 5.30 Pappano’s Essential Tosca 6.30 Flog It! Members of the public are invited to try to make money out of their antiques by taking a risk at auction. 7.30 Dad’s Army Classic wartime sitcom. Corporal Jones is put to the test and the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard ensure that he is not found wanting. 8.00 Masters Snooker Semi-final action continues at the Masters with the first player to reach six frames booking his place in the final. Hazel Irvine presents from Alexandra Palace. Really this is a lot more addictive than you could ever consider. And compuslive – time for some fun triganometry. 10.30 FILM: Doubt (2008) Starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, Alice Drummond, Audrie Neenan and Joseph Foster. Acclaimed drama. In 1960s New York, a stern nun clashes with the charismatic parish priest over his interest in a new student, who happens to be the Catholic school’s first ever African-American pupil. Reinforced by her unshakeable moral certainty and the wavering suspicions of a naive new teacher, the nun embarks on a personal crusade to force her nemesis from the parish. 12.10am Masters Snooker - Extra Hazel Irvine introduces highlights from the best-of-11 frame semi-final.

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6.00 – 7.25am Children’s television 7.25 Monk 7.30 Spider-Man 7.50 Fleabag Monkeyface 8.05 Almost Naked Animals 8.20 Almost Naked Animals 8.30 Hannah Montana 9.00 Fort Boyard – Ultimate Challenge 9.25 ITV News 9.35 FILM: Richie Rich (1994) 11.25 This Morning: Saturday 12.25pm Murder, She Wrote 1.30 Murder, She Wrote 2.30 ITV News & Weather 2.45 Animals Do The Funniest Things 3.45 FILM: Jurassic Park III (2001) 5.30 Meridian News And Weather 5.45 ITV News & Weather 6.00 New You’ve Been Framed! Harry Hill presents more funny home footage filmed by viewers on their camcorders and mobile phones. 6.30 Harry Hill’s TV Burp Strap in for another rollicking ride through Burp’s past. 7.00 Take Me Out Paddy McGuinness presents the madcap dating show in which he tries to find dates for 30 single girls. 8.15 The Talent Show Story Victoria Wood narrates the documentary. In this edition, the programme examines the changing role of the talent show host. Ant and Dec and Dermot O’Leary describe what it is like presenting some of the biggest shows on TV, and there is a look back at Opportunity Knocks. 9.15 The Jonathan Ross Show See highlights. 10.15 ITV News; Weather 10.30 Celebrity Juice The irrepressible Keith Lemon hosts another edition of the hilarious topical panel show. 11.15 FILM: Inside I’m Dancing (2004) Starring Steven Robertson, James McAvoy, Romola Garai. Moving drama about a young man with cerebral palsy whose life is changed by the arrival of a rebellious companion at his Dublin home for the disabled. 1.05am The Zone 3.05 In Plain Sight 3.50 ITV Nightscreen 5.30 News

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6.05am Sali Mali 6.10 The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freesports On 4 7.25 GT Academy 7.55 The Morning Line 8.55 Everyone’s Talking About...Top 10 9.25 Live And Lost With Blackberry: Chipmunk 9.55 The Big Bang Theory 10.25 Desperate Scousewives 11.25 The Simpsons 11.55 New Girl 12.25pm Playing It Straight 1.25 The Big Bang Theory 1.55 Channel 4 Racing 4.20 Sainsbury’s And Channel 4 Present... Will Bayley 2012 4.25 Come Dine With Me 5.30 Channel 4 News

6.00 – 8.10am Chidlren’s television 8.10 The Adventures Of Bottle Top Bill And His Best Friend Corky 8.30 Angelina Ballerina 8.45 Rupert Bear 9.00 Ben And Holly’s Little Kingdom 9.15 The Mr. Men Show 9.30 Roary The Racing Car 9.40 Mist: Sheepdog Tales 10.00 Animal Rescue Squad 10.20 It’s All About Amy 11.20 Celebrity Big Brother: Live Eviction 12.20pm Celebrity Big Brother: Live Eviction 12.50 FILM: Along Came Polly (2004) 2.30 FILM: 55 Days At Peking (1963) 5.30 FILM: Joe Kidd (1972)

6.00 4thought.tv 6.05 FILM: Fame (2009) Starring Kay Panabaker, Walter Perez, Naturi Naughton, Anna Maria Perez De Tagle. Reboot of the ‘80s musical set in New York. See highlights. 8.15 The Million Pound Drop Live Davina McCall hosts the game show in which contestants are given a million pounds at the start of the show but then face eight tough questions in order to hold on to it. 9.50 FILM: Transporter 2 (2004) Starring Corey Yuen, Jason Statham, Amber Valletta. Martial arts action sequel. Frank Martin, whose job is to move packages with no questions asked, returns. Now in Florida, he is given the job of driving the son of Miami’s anti-drugs tsar, but when Colombian killers kidnap the boy and frame Frank, he has to take matters into his own hands. 11.30 FILM: The Abyss (1989) Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn. Oscarwinning sci-fi adventure. When a nuclear submarine crashes on the edge of a deep ocean trench following contact with an unidentified object, a team of oil riggers are seconded to aid a group of Navy SEALs on a rescue mission. 2.05am Island 2.20 Abductees 2.35 St Elsewhere 3.25 90210 4.05 Force Of Nature 4.30 Lost Buildings Of Britain 5.25 Countdown

7.10 5 News Weekend 7.15 NCIS Drama series following a team of special agents who investigate crimes connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel. When one marine is killed and another seriously wounded outside a bar, the NCIS finds the injured marine was the target of the attack. 8.15 Celebrity Big Brother Action from the Big Brother house. 9.15 FILM: Made Of Honor (2008) Starring Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kathleen Quinlan, Sydney Pollack and Beau Garrett. Romantic comedy about a man who, after ten years of platonic friendship with a woman, realises he is in love with her - only to discover she is getting married before he is able to confess his true feelings. To win her over, he agrees to be her ‘maid’ of honour at the wedding he now wants to sabotage. 11.10 Celebrity Wedding Planner Documentary series in which a soonto-be wed couple hand over the complete organisation of their big day to a celebrity. ‘The Apprentice’ stars Raef Bjayou and Stuart ‘The Brand’ Baggs organise the nuptials. 12.10am SuperCasino 4.00 The Great Artists 4.25 Divine Designs 4.50 County Secrets 5.00 Hana’s Helpline 5.10 The Milkshake! Show 5.35 Thomas & Friends 5.45 Roary The Racing Car

Sky Sports 1 6.00am LIVE Test Cricket 1.00pm LIVE European Rugby (x3) 8.00 LIVE Fight Night Live 10.00 Test Cricket 12.00am Fight Night 2.00 Spanish Football 3.30 Fight Night 5.30 Take It Like A Fan

Sky Sports 2 6.00am NFL – America’s Game 7.00 Barclays Premier League Preview 7.30 Take It Like A Fan 8.00 Football League Weekend 9.30 Take It Like A Fan 10.00 Soccer AM 12.00pm Take It Like A Fan 12.30 LIVE Ford Football Special 3.15 Sky Sports Classics 3.30 America’s Cup Uncovered 4.00 NFL – Total Access 5.00 LIVE Football League: Championship 7.30 You’re On Sky Sports 8.25 Football First: Game Of The Day 10.15 Football First: Match Choice (x4) 4.15am Spanish Football 5.45 Sky Sports Classics

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Sports Unlimited 7.00 Trans World Sport 8.00 Ringside 9.00 NFL – America’s Game 10.00 Max Power 11.00 LIVE European Tour Golf 3.00pm H20 F1 Powerboating World Championship Season Review 3.30 Road To London 4.00 WWE Smackdown 6.00 WWE The Bottom Line 7.00 Test Cricket 9.00 LIVE PGA Tour Golf 12.00am European Tour Golf 2.00 PGA Tour Golf 5.00 America’s Cup Uncovered 5.30 H20 F1 Powerboating World Championship Season Review

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7.00pm Top Gear 8.00 Sherlock 9.30 FILM: Enemy Of The State (1998) 11.35 Family Guy (x2) 12.20am American Dad! (x2) 1.05 Little Britain 1.35 Bizarre Crime 2.05 Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps (x4) 4.00 Bizarre Crime 4.30 The Career Crashers 5.30 Close

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12.15pm Take Me Out – The Gossip 1.00 Harry Hill’s TV Burp 1.30 FILM: Happy Feet (2006) 3.35 American Idol: Auditions (x2) 6.25 FILM: The Borrowers (1997) 8.15 Take Me Out – The Gossip 9.00 FILM: Notting Hill (1999) 11.25 FILM: Analyze This (1999) 1.30am Harry Hill’s TV Burp 2.00 Teleshopping

12.55pm FILM: Carry On Cruising (1962) 1.50 Fyi Daily 1.55 FILM: Carry On Cruising (1962) 2.45 Bertie And Elizabeth 4.45 A Touch Of Frost 7.00 Rosemary And Thyme 8.00 Doc Martin 9.00 Foyle’s War 11.00 Wallis And Edward 1.00am Wycliffe 1.50 Film File 2.00 ITV3 Nightscreen 2.30 Teleshopping

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sunday 22 The Hotel Channel 4, 8pm The documentary series that goes behind-the-scenes at The Grosvenor in Torquay continues. Manager Mark’s latest moneymaking scheme is to hold a pool party with cocktails, a barbecue and something called ‘Dolphin Racing’, which is basically adults gambling on children racing inflatables in a pool.

Birdsong BBC1, 9pm This eagerly anticipated adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ WWI novel finally arrives on our screens. It centres around Stephen Wraysford’s torment as he struggles with the memories of his all-consuming affair with Isabelle in France before the war and the horrors he witnesses in the trenches of northern France.

Desperate Housewives E4, 9pm & 10pm The new series continues and the ladies of Wisteria Lane continue to get in all manner of scrapes. Last season ended with a riot and Susan’s life hanging in the balance after being trampled. As mystery still surrounds who shot Paul Young there’s bound to be plenty of scandal and revelations to keep everyone interested.

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6.00am Breakfast 7.30 Match Of The Day 9.00 The Andrew Marr Show 10.00 The Big Questions 11.00 Country Tracks 12.00pm Sunday Politics 1.00 EastEnders 2.55 The Royal Bodyguard 3.25 Escape To The Country 4.25 Songs Of Praise 5.00 South East Olympic Dreams 5.30 Antiques Roadshow

6.30 BBC News 6.50 South East Today 7.00 Countryfile The people and the stories at the heart of the British countryside. 8.00 Call The Midwife Drama about a newly-trained midwife in 1950s London. As Jenny Lee settles into her role, there is a new arrival at Nonnatus House, named Chummy, who sets about showing her worth, but an overwhelming keenness to please and her inability to ride a bike prove obstacles in gaining the respect of Sister Evangelina. Meanwhile, a chance encounter with Mary, a young pregnant runaway, forces Jenny to see an unfamiliar darker side of life. 9.00 Birdsong See highlights. 10.25 BBC News 10.45 South East Today 10.50 Match Of The Day 2 Match of the Day 2. 11.55 Room 101 – Extra Storage Inspired by Hat Trick Productions’ original Room 101 series, this fastmoving game show meets talk show sees Frank Skinner refereeing three celebrities each week as they compete to banish their top peeve or worst nightmare to the depths of Room 101. 12.35am Weatherview 12.40 Sign Zone: Film 2012 With Claudia Winkleman 1.20 Holby City 2.20 Hairy Bikers’ Best Of British 3.05 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 4.05 BBC News

BBC2

6.00am Little Robots 6.10 Zigby 6.25 Finley The Fire Engine 6.35 Octonauts 6.45 Everything’s Rosie 7.00 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab 7.30 Dennis & Gnasher 7.40 The Scooby-Doo Show 8.05 Paradise Cafe 8.30 Wingin’ It 9.00 Friday Download 10.00 Something For The Weekend 11.30 FILM: The High And The Mighty (1954) 1.50pm Masters Snooker 4.45 Ski Sunday 5.30 Porridge

6.00 The Last Explorers Archaeologist and writer Neil Oliver follows in the footsteps of four Scottish explorers. He travels down the Zambesi to reveal David Livingstone’s moral mission to reshape British values and bring commerce, Christianity and civilisation to the African continent. 7.00 The Many Faces Of Les Dawson Les Dawson was one of Britain’s all time great comedy talents, best known as a comedian but also a talented musician, writer and actor. This programme traces his career, with favourite TV clips and some rare gems from the archives. John Cleese remembers their unlikely friendship and modern comedy stars Robert Webb and Russell Kane talk about his inspiration. 8.00 Masters Snooker A maximum of 11 frames will decide the 2012 Masters champion and the winner of the 150,000-pound first prize. 11.00 Frank Skinner’s Opinionated Comedian Frank Skinner hosts a topical comedy series. Frank is joined in Maidstone by Alun Cochrane and Sarah Millican. 11.30 Fast And Loose Hugh Dennis presents another comic collection of improvised games, sketches and music. 12.00am FILM: Jacknife (1989) Powerful drama about two Vietnam vets. 1.40 BBC News

ITV1

6.00am – 7.10am Children’s television 7.10 Tati’s Hotel 7.25 Monk 7.30 Spider-Man 7.50 Fleabag Monkeyface 8.05 Horrid Henry 8.20 Horrid Henry 8.30 Big Time Rush 9.00 My Phone Genie 9.25 ITV News 9.30 Ade In Britain 10.30 Dinner Date 11.30 Dickinson’s Real Deal 12.30pm ITV News & Weather 12.40 Murder, She Wrote 1.45 Columbo: Murder, A Self-Portrait 3.45 Vera 5.40 Meridian News And Weather 5.55 ITV News & Weather 6.10 Dancing On Ice Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley present a movie-themed episode of the celebrity ice-dancing competition. 8.30 Wild At Heart Drama series set on an South African nature reserve. Danny has found a potential lifeline for the family in the form of a pharmaceutical company looking to fund an environmental project. 9.30 Dancing On Ice: The SkateOff Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley reveal the results of the vote. The two couples with the fewest votes must perform again in the skate-off before the judges decide who is going home. 10.00 That Sunday Night Show Adrian Chiles presents the show in which he rounds up the week’s big news stories as well as some of the not-so-big ones that may have slipped under the radar. This week he is joined by comedian Ardal O’Hanlon and regular panellist Ross Noble. 10.30 ITV News & Weather 10.45 FILM: Alexander (2004) Starring Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Jared Leto, Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Oliver Stone’s grandiose historical epic that chronicles the tumultuous life and loves of the legendary Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great. 1.45am The Zone 2.00 Ladette To Lady 2.50 ITV Nightscreen 5.30 ITV Morning News

Channel 4

6.10am The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freesports On 4 7.30 BT And Channel 4 Present... 7.35 That Paralympic Show 8.00 One Tree Hill 8.50 Hollyoaks Omnibus 11.20 The Big Bang Theory 11.55 Shipwrecked: The Island 12.55pm The Simpsons 1.35 The Simpsons 2.05 FILM: Ladyhawke (1985) 4.25 Deal Or No Deal 5.25 Channel 4 News 5.55 4thought.tv 6.00 Time Team The Time Team visit a tiny windswept island off the west coast of Wales. 7.00 Hugh’s Three Hungry Boys Celebrity chef Hugh FearnleyWhittingstall challenges three best friends to travel from River Cottage in Devon to Lands’ End without any money. Having survived the wilds of Dartmoor, the boys head to the coast to discover what the sea can offer. 8.00 The Hotel See highlights. 9.00 FILM: 127 Hours (2010) Starring James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Treat Williams, Kate Burton and John Lawrence. Drama based on fact about a mountain climber who is trapped by a boulder in a remote Utah canyon. After five tortured days, he must make an agonising decision whether to sever his own arm to survive. 10.50 Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night Chris Moyles is joined by John Bishop, Ruth Jones and Jason Derulo. 11.40 Ben Elton: Laughing At The 80s Ben Elton hosts a two-hour romp through the very best comedy of the 1980s with new insight and revelations on the decade in which he first came to public attention. 1.35am Coming Up: Geronimo 2.05 FILM: Hallo Panda (2006) 2.35 A Film From My Parish: 6 Farms 2.45 St Elsewhere 3.35 90210 4.15 Lost Buildings Of Britain 5.10 Countdown 5.55 Sali Mali

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6.00am – 8.05am Children’s televison 8.05 Olivia 8.20 The Adventures Of Bottle Top Bill And His Best Friend Corky 8.30 Angelina Ballerina 8.45 Rupert Bear 9.00 Ben And Holly’s Little Kingdom 9.15 The Mr. Men Show 9.30 Roary The Racing Car 9.40 Mist: Sheepdog Tales 10.00 Zoo Days 10.05 Meerkat Manor 10.35 Grey’s Anatomy 11.30 Celebrity Big Brother 12.30pm Benidorm ER 1.30 FILM: Police Academy 3: Back In Training (1986) 3.05 FILM: Little Man (2006) 4.55 FILM: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) 6.40 FILM: Spider-Man (2002) Starring Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco and Cliff Robertson. Live action adaptation of the Marvel comic strip about an alienated teen who is bitten by a genetically altered spider during a school outing and subsequently develops superhuman powers. As he endeavours to come to terms with his new-found abilities, he is also forced to contend with a maniac villain known as the Green Goblin. 9.05 World’s Greatest Heroes A documentary featuring footage of the people whose courage and bravery helped those in need or stopped criminals in their tracks. 9.55 5 News 10.00 Celebrity Big Brother Action from the Big Brother house. 11.00 FILM: Single White Female (1992) Starring Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman, Stephen Tobolowsky and Frances Bay. Psychological thriller in which a woman’s devotion to her new flatmate turns into murderous jealousy. After kicking out her philandering boyfriend, a career girl advertises for a lodger, and of course it all goes pear-shaped. 1.10am SuperCasino 4.00 County Secrets 4.10 Great Scientists 4.35 Divine Designs 5.00 Hana’s Helpline 5.10 The Milkshake! 5.35 Thomas & Friends 5.45 Roary The Racing Car

Sky Sports 1 6.00am Aerobics: Oz Style 6.30 Football First: Match Choice (x2) 9.30 Sunday Supplement 11.00 Goals On Sunday 1.00pm LIVE Ford Super Sunday (x2) 6.55 LIVE Spanish Football (x2) 11.00 Ford Football Special 12.30am Football’s Greatest Managers 1.00 Spanish Football 2.30 Ford Football Special 4.00 Spanish Football 5.30 Football’s Greatest Managers

Sky Sports 2 6.00am Spanish Football 7.30 This Week In WWE 8.00 WWE Vintage Collection 9.00 WWE Afterburn 10.00 Spirit Of Yachting: Rolex Middle Seas Race 10.30 Fight Night 12.30pm LIVE European Rugby (x2) 6.00 Spirit Of Yachting: Rolex Middle Seas Race 6.30 NFL – America’s Game 7.30 LIVE NFL (x2) 3.00am European Rugby Special 4.00 Close

Sky Sports 3 6.00am Racemax 7.00 Test Cricket 9.00 Cycling: Tour Down Under 11.00 LIVE European Tour Golf 3.00pm Cycling: Tour Down Under 5.00 Road To London 5.30 This Week In WWE 6.00 WWE Experience 7.00 European Tour Golf 9.00 LIVE PGA Tour Golf 12.00am European Tour Golf 2.00 PGA Tour Golf 5.00 Close

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7.00pm FILM: Bee Movie (2007) 8.20 Great Movie Mistakes III: Not In 3D 8.30 World’s Craziest Fools 9.00 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2011 10.00 American Dad! (x2) 10.45 Family Guy (x4) 12.15am Pole Dancing Diaries 1.10 Coming Out Diaries 2.10 How Sex Works 3.10 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2011

7.00pm Pugin: God’s Own Architect 8.00 The Story Of Musicals 9.00 Les Mis At 25: Matt Lucas Dreams The Dream 10.00 FILM: The Boy Friend (1971) 12.15am The Story Of Musicals 1.15 Paul Simon – Live From Webster Hall, New York 2.15 Monitor: 100 - Elgar 3.10 Les Mis At 25: Matt Lucas Dreams The Dream

3.45pm FILM: Back To The Future (1985) 5.00 FILM: Batteries Not Included (1987) 6.00 FILM: Batteries Not Included (1987) 7.05 FILM: Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006) (x2) 9.00 Winners & Losers 10.00 FILM: Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous (2005) 12.20am Winners & Losers

1.00pm FILM: Watership Down (1978) 2.00 FILM: Watership Down (1978) 2.50 On The Buses (x2) 3.55 FILM: From Time To Time (2009) 4.55 FILM: From Time To Time (2009) 5.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (x2) 9.00 Lewis 11.00 Cracker 12.15am Agatha Christie’s Poirot 2.10 The Blackheath Poisonings

12.40pm Gok’s Fashion Fix 1.50 Privileged 2.40 Make It Or Break It 3.40 Being Erica 4.40 Samantha Who? 5.10 FILM: Taxi (2004) 7.10 90210 8.05 David Blaine: Magic Man 9.00 Desperate Housewives (x2) 11.00 Rude Tube 12.05am Beaver Falls 1.05 Franklin & Bash 1.50 Comedy Lab: Kabadasses 2.15 Switched (x2)

12.10pm Scrapheap Challenge (x2) 2.15 Four In A Bed (x5) 4.55 Come Dine With Me (x5) 7.45 River Cottage Bites 7.55 River Cottage Every Day 9.00 Relocation, Relocation 10.00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA 11.00 Heston’s Mission Impossible 12.05am Relocation, Relocation

11.00am The Frogmen (1951) 1.00pm Dragonball Evolution (2009) 2.40 Carry On Nurse (1959) 4.20 Independence Day (1996) 7.00 Life Or Something Like It (2002) 9.00 Working Girl (1988) 11.10 White Men Can’t Jump (1992) 1.25am Very Annie Mary (1999) 3.50 Close

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monday 23 Coppers Channel 4, 9pm The police documentary returns, giving a rare insight into what they really think of the people they lock up and the realities of modern policing. It covers everything from annoying petty quarrels to life threatening attacks, via more comical situations. So there’s something for everyone then.

Law & Order UK ITV1, 11.10pm The American version has run for so long it has become something of an institution. The concept is to document the legal process from investigation to trial as authentically as possible, an idea that would work well with the British judicial system, given all its intricacies. Whether it does is another matter.

How Sex Works BBC3, 9pm For those of you that don’t already know here’s a helpful programme to fill in the blanks. It mainly looks at how sex affects the human body, but of course includes plenty of people giving away far too much detail about their sex lives and then some scientists telling us why our brains make us do these things.

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6.00 BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show Matt Baker and Alex Jones present the stories. 7.30 Inside Out The extraordinary story of how the wartime inhabitants of Sandwich saved thousands of men from certain death in the Holocaust. 8.00 EastEnders The Mitchells are left reeling when Marsden tells them that Phil has been arrested. 8.30 Train Fares: Taken For A Ride? – Panorama With rail ticket prices rising to record levels, Panorama investigates the cost of the railways. 9.00 The Royal Bodyguard Hubble goes undercover to investigate leaks from Downing Street. 9.30 Mrs Brown’s Boys Comedy series about a loudmouthed Irish matriarch and her family. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 A Question Of Sport Sue Barker is in the chair for another quick-fire sports quiz. 11.05 Late Kick Off Dan Walker presents the Football League magazine show. 11.35 The Graham Norton Show 12.20am Weatherview 12.25 Sign Zone: Who Do You Think You Are? 1.25 MasterChef: The Professionals 1.55 You’ve Been Scammed 2.40 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 3.40 BBC News

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6.00am – 8.25am Children’s televison 8.25 LazyTown 8.50 Lulu Zipadoo 9.05 Tinga Tinga Tales 9.20 The Large Family 9.35 Guess With Jess 9.45 Bob’s Mini Projects 9.50 Louie 9.55 Same Smile 10.10 Chuggington: Badge Quest 10.15 64 Zoo Lane 10.30 Wibbly Pig 10.40 Waybuloo 11.00 In The Night Garden 11.30 BBC World News 12.00pm Daily Politics 1.00 World Indoor Bowls Championships 3.00 Helicopter Heroes 3.45 Flog It! 4.30 Perfection 5.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 6.00 Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show 6.30 Great British Railway Journeys Great British Railway Journeys. 7.00 Baking Made Easy Lorraine Pascale takes us through recipes to relax over, including pumpkin and rosemary muffins, which are good for breakfast, lunch or any time at all. There’s also recipes for pizza dough with toppings of prosciutto, fig and mozzarella. 7.30 A Question Of Taste Food quiz with Kirsty Wark. 8.00 University Challenge Jeremy Paxman asks the questions as two teams of students battle it out. 8.30 An Island Parish Series following a year in the life of the most southerly islands of the Outer Hebrides, off the north-west coast of Scotland. On Barra it’s not been a great start to the tourist season thanks to the non-stop rain and Sheila McIntosh, the island’s only ice-cream maker, prays for sunshine. 9.00 Wonderland 10.00 Mock The Week Again Comedy show combining the best elements of panel show and stand-up 10.30 Newsnight 11.20 American Football 12.20am World Indoor Bowls Championships 1.20 BBC News BBC 4.00 Blethering Scots (x2) 5.00 Scots Scuil

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6.00am Daybreak 8.30 Lorraine 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 10.30 This Morning 11.25 ITV News 11.30 This Morning 12.30pm Loose Women 1.30 ITV News & Weather 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show 4.00 The Hungry Sailors 5.00 The Chase

6.00 Meridian Tonight 6.30 ITV News & Weather 7.00 Emmerdale Ashley decides to swallow his pride to win Laurel back. 7.30 Coronation Street It is Steve and Tracy’s big day but all eyes are on Becky. The pressure mounts for Frank and Carla. Sylvia will not let Roy stand in the way of romance. 8.00 Cornwall With Caroline Quentin In this episode, Simon and Jemma at the Hidden Hut cook up a seafood paella for one of their Summer Feast Nights. 8.30 Coronation Street Becky leaves a trail of destruction. 9.00 Above Suspicion: Silent Scream Conclusion of the detective drama based on Lynda La Plante’s novel. It seems as though egos may get in the way of solving the brutal murder of film star Amanda Delany. Langton continues to suspect his colleagues - but will he get the confession he is after? 10.00 ITV News At Ten & Weather 10.35 That Sunday Night Show Adrian Chiles presents the show in which he rounds up the week’s big news stories 11.10 Law & Order: UK See highlights. 12.05am River Monsters 12.30 The Zone 2.35 The Jeremy Kyle Show 3.30 ITV Nightscreen 4.35 The Jeremy Kyle Show 5.30 ITV Morning News

Channel 4

6.00am The Treacle People 6.10 The Hoobs 6.35 The Hoobs 7.00 Freshly Squeezed 7.30 According To Jim 7.55 Everybody Loves Raymond 8.25 Frasier 8.55 Undercover Boss USA 9.55 Phil Spencer: Secret Agent 11.00 Secret Location 12.00pm Channel 4 News Summary 12.05 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 1.05 Sainsbury’s And Channel 4 Present... Ellie Simmonds 1.10 River Cottage Bites 1.30 FILM: Passport To Pimlico (1949) 3.10 Countdown 4.00 Deal Or No Deal 5.00 Celebrity Coach Trip 5.30 Come Dine With Me 6.00 The Simpsons Homer and Marge become murder suspects after an elderly woman they befriended is found dead. 6.30 Hollyoaks Things get awkward for Mercedes when she starts a cleaning job at the hospital and is mistaken for a prostitute by a doctor she had a fling with. Cindy agrees to help Darren with his secret wedding plans. Maddie reveals her ‘three month’ rule. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.55 4thought.tv 8.00 Dispatches Flagship current affairs programme covering groundbreaking reports that often set the news agenda. 9.00 Coppers See highlights 10.00 Party Paramedics Fly-on-thewall documentary series shadowing volunteer paramedics over the course of a summer in Colchester, Essex. 11.05 Random Acts Series of threeminute films expressing creativity 11.10 Shameless Mimi worries that she cannot be everything that Billy needs, so she proposes an open marriage which he reluctantly accepts. 12.15am The Joy Of Teen Sex 1.10 Embarrassing Bodies 2.05 Undressing My Mother 2.10 Brain Damage 2.15 St Elsewhere 3.05 90210 3.45 Designers Under Pressure 4.00 Rome: The Model Empire 4.55 Lost Buildings Of Britain 5.55 Sali Mali

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6.00am – 7.45am Children’s television 7.45 Noddy In Toyland 8.00 Fifi And The Flowertots 8.10 Peppa Pig 8.15 Peppa Pig 8.20 Peppa Pig 8.30 Roary The Racing Car 8.40 Bert And Ernie’s Great Adventures 8.45 Bananas In Pyjamas 9.00 Hana’s Helpline 9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 LIVE With Gabby 12.10pm 5 News Lunchtime 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother 1.15 Home And Away 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.15 FILM: Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007) 5.00 5 News At 5 5.30 Neighbours 6.00 Home And Away Romeo’s sister Mink arrives in Summer Bay 7.00 World’s Toughest Trucker After the Australian eliminations, the six remaining truckers take on the infamous BR163 route through Brazil’s wild and unruly cattle lands. Transporting 11 half-ton concrete pipes, they soon discover their cargo is oversized, fragile and almost impossible to secure. 8.00 Police Interceptors A petrol thief runs out of gas, the helicopter follows a car thief to the fair and a drunk driver does not have to travel far to be patched up when he crashes into a surgery. When will they learn, you can’t hide from a helicopter! 9.00 Celebrity Big Brother Action from the Celebrity Big Brother house. 10.00 Celebrity Wedding Planner Documentary series in which a soonto-be wed couple hand over the complete organisation of their big day to a celebrity. Big Brother winner and presenter Josie Gibson plans the nuptials for a couple from Blackpool. 11.00 Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side Emma Willis hosts a round-up of Celebrity Big Brother related news and debate, with special guests and exclusive footage. 12.00am Kate Thornton Anorexic: My Secret Past 1.00 4.00 Animal Rescue Squad 4.10 Five VOD Grey’s Anatomy 5.00 County Secrets 5.10 House Doctor US (x2)

Sky Sports 1 6.00am Good Morning Sports Fans (x3) 9.00 Ford Football Special 10.30 Football’s Greatest Managers 11.00 Spanish Football 12.30pm Football’s Greatest Managers 1.00 Ford Football Special 2.30 Spanish Football 4.00 Ford Football Special 5.30 Soccer AM: The Best Bits 6.30 Netbusters 7.00 Sky Sports News At Seven 7.30 LIVE Football League: Championship 10.00 Premier League Review 11.00 Netbusters 11.30 SPL Round-Up 11.55 LIVE Test Cricket

Sky Sports 2 6.00am Aerobics: Oz Style 6.30 Kings Of The Snow 7.00 WWE The Bottom Line 8.00 PGA Tour Golf 11.00 European Tour Golf 1.00pm European Rugby Special 2.00 Fight Night 4.00 NFL 6.00 Kings Of The Snow 6.30 Spirit Of Yachting: Rolex Middle Seas Race 7.00 European Rugby Special 8.00 NFL 10.00 Warren Miller’s Storm 11.30 Soccer AM: The Best Bits 12.30am Football League: Championship 2.00 Warren Miller’s Storm 3.30 Watersports World 4.30 Max Power 5.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial

Sky Sports 3 6.30am ODI Cricket 7.30 Spirit Of Yachting: Rolex Middle Seas Race 8.00 European Rugby Special 9.00 Cycling: Tour Down Under 11.00 Racing News 11.30 Aerobics: Oz Style 12.00pm NFL 2.00 ODI Cricket 3.00 Cycling: Tour Down Under 5.00 WWE Raw 7.00 Warren Miller’s Storm 8.30 Kings Of The Snow 9.00 Spirit Of Yachting: Rolex Middle Seas Race 9.30 Fishing Gurus 10.00 WWE Late Night Bottom Line 11.00 WWE Late Night Afterburn 12.00am WWE NXT 1.00 WWE Vintage Collection 2.00 WWE Late Night Raw 4.15 Football League: Championship 5.45 Close

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12.00pm UK Border Force 1.00 Lie To Me (x2) 3.00 Stargate SG-1 (x2) 5.00 Futurama (x2) 6.00 Got To Dance: Auditions Uncut 6.30 The Simpsons (x3) 8.00 Gadget Geeks 9.00 Obese: A Year To Save My Life 10.00 An Idiot Abroad 2 11.00 A League Of Their Own 12.00am Dog The Bounty Hunter (x2)

7.00pm Pop’s Greatest Dance Crazes 8.00 Don’t Tell The Bride 9.00 How Sex Works 10.00 EastEnders 10.30 Bizarre Crime 11.00 Family Guy (x2) 11.45 American Dad! (x2) 12.30am How Sex Works 1.30 Bizarre Crime 2.00 Don’t Tell The Bride 3.00 The Career Crashers 4.00 Pole Dancing Diaries

7.00pm World News Today 7.30 Climbing Great Buildings 8.00 A Century Of Fatherhood 9.00 Illuminations: The Private Lives Of Medieval Kings 10.00 Storyville Survivors: Lust For Life 11.05 John Sergeant On Tracks Of Empire 12.05am Pugin: God’s Own Architect 1.05 Jonathan Meades On France

3.40pm The Real Housewives Of Orange County 4.40 Loose Women 5.40 Judge Judy (x3) 7.00 The Biggest Loser 8.00 You’ve Been Framed! Top 100 Animals 9.00 FILM: Deep Blue Sea (1999) 10.00 FILM: Deep Blue Sea (1999) 11.10 FILM: Analyze This (1999) 12.10am FILM: Analyze This (1999)

1.00pm Heartbeat 2.05 Born And Bred 3.10 Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 4.05 The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes 5.20 Rising Damp 5.45 Heartbeat 6.50 Born And Bred 8.00 Rosemary And Thyme 9.00 Billy Connolly: Journey To The Edge Of The World 10.00 A Touch Of Frost 12.10am Numb3rs

1.10pm Scrubs (x2) 2.05 Hollyoaks 2.40 90210 3.30 Desperate Housewives 4.30 Rules Of Engagement 5.00 Scrubs (x2) 6.00 The Big Bang Theory (x2) 7.00 Hollyoaks 7.35 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 My Name Is Earl (x2) 9.00 Playing It Straight 10.00 Skins 11.10 Fresh Meat 12.00am The Big Bang Theory (x2)

4.00pm Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals 4.35 A Place In The Sun: Home Or Away 5.40 Relocation, Relocation 6.45 Come Dine With Me 7.55 Phil Spencer: Secret Agent 9.00 Grand Designs 10.00 Undercover Boss 11.05 The Daily Show Global Edition 11.40 Phil Spencer: Secret Agent 12.40am Grand Designs

11.00am Heaven Knows, Mr Allison (1957) 1.05pm Sailor Beware! (1956) 2.45 Cottage To Let (1941) 4.30 Mogambo (1953) 6.45 A Good Year (2006) 9.00 Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 11.20 Predator (1987) 1.25am The Acid House (1997) 3.55 Close

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