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HYNDE & SEEK The Pretenders come to Brighton Dome BIT PARKIE An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson in Worthing


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Protection of the lost art of conversation

Bus stops... and starts

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his week I had a chat about conversation. Sounds a bit meta. How do you talk about talking? Have you run out of things to actually discuss? Not at all. But sometimes, talking with someone new can feel like something of a highly primed minefield. I read something a few years ago about how Young People Today (™) find it especially difficult when entering the job market as they have had roughly zero exchanges with strangers on a one­to­one basis. Loads to say on social media. Chat rooms galore to support each other through times of stress or mutual fandom. It’s almost as if the lost art of the letter has returned, much to Jane Austin’s joy, with it’s own Clockwork Orange twist of textspeak and emojis. But actually speaking to someone new face to face has become a terror. It makes sense. Parents have always told their children not to talk to strangers. Quite a lot of strangers treat children (unfairly) as they would spiders, repeating in a mantra under their breath, “they’re more scare of you, they’re more scared of you...” And the chasm between real world interactions gapes even wider. And so, this article said, young people are joining the workplace unsure as to how to go up to a customer and ask if they need any help. Too shy to call when they could email. It’s a little crippling for your prospective career plans. At the end of my chat I realised my tips for conversations are to be friendly, ask questions that don’t accidentally fuse themselves with status answers (What do you do for a living? What’s your favourite book?), listen to where the answers take you, and don’t be afraid to appear the fool. If you don’t ask you don’t learn. And where would the fun be in that?

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hen your public transport turns up on time and gets you to your destination right on schedule you feel like a blessed 21st century cosmopolitan person productively going about their day. When it’s delayed, packed with people, and you realise too late that you could have made better time if you’d just walked you feel like a total sucker taken in by the illusion of efficiency. Public transport is often a gambling game. Long before ‘I spy...’ became ‘I spy my bus finally coming round the corner’ one of my earliest memories is sitting on the bus with my mum, on the top deck at the very front. (Truth be told the reason the memory is so vivid is because I distinctly remember asking my mum what this four letter word carved into the seat was. I thought I was being studious.) There was nothing quite as breathtaking as the view from the top of the bus. Fast forward to the present day and public transport no longer inspires that awe. Eight years of regularly getting buses and two years deep into a regular train commute have long since put to rest any wonder my child­self might have seen in these systems of transportation. As an adult they're a place for you to zone out and switch off while you’re ferried from A to B. So imagine my surprise when, out of the blue, magic found a way to sneak back into the world of buses and trains. Last week I was sat on the train and, no different from any usual journey, my head was buried in a book. On a basic level it’s an unconscious means of detaching ourselves from the moving room full of strangers around us, whether it’s our phones or music or any other means of distracting ourselves. It was only when I got speaking to two people sat opposite me that all that magic I’d felt as a child flooded back into my head. The longer we talked, the more I began to realise how obscene it is that we all stay silent in what could be equally called a room full of potential friends! Getting off that train I felt something reignited within me, a revival of the child­wonder to be found in all things, if you just keep yourself open. LATEST 7/HOMES

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STRINGS ATTACHED The Amazing Adventures Of Pinocchio team up with The Circus Project to create a panto spectacle to wow audiences

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he Amazing Adventures Of Pinocchio is not your run­of­the­mill panto. Starting in 2013, James Weisz brought back professional family panto to Brighton after the Theatre Royal stopped running them in 2011. Now in its fifth year, James’ panto promises to be bigger and better than ever. This year the venue is Attenborough Centre For The Creative Arts, an award­winning, beautifully designed theatre within the Sussex University Campus, and with the new venue comes new possibilities. As James and his team looked over the script, they knew they had to bring a circus into town!

“ As James and his team looked over the script, they knew they had to bring a circus into town! ”

So Vicki McManus, director of The Circus Project, who has previously worked with the company before, including training Sleeping Beauty in silks and Aladdin to ascend from a ropes, was brought in. For those of you who have not yet heard of The Circus Project, it has been running for 18 years providing circus arts classes and training facilities for all ages and abilities in Brighton and Hove. 4 | LATEST 7

“We are a charity that promotes circus as a creative, fun and expressive way of increasing health and wellbeing for everyone,” says Vicki. “The Circus Project promotes the development of contemporary circus, supports new work and ideas, provides advice, resources and networking opportunities for young artists, emerging artists, hobbyists and professionals. We strive to be a model of good practice and artistic quality, and are delighted to be working with James Weisz and the Pinocchio company.” With 12 dancers, five circus performers and the lead cast of seven, Pinocchio boasts a total of 57 cast members in this spectacle of a production. Pinocchio is on at Attenborough Centre For The Creative Arts from December 20th until January 6th 2018, bookings online at www.attenboroughcentre.com or call 01273 678822. Tickets start from £10 (no booking fees). All seats have an unrestricted view of the stage with the option to choose your seats when booking. It’s a 10­minute drive from Brighton (off A27) with parking free evenings and weekends. It’s a five minute walk from Falmer train station and the 25 bus service stops directly outside the venue. #brightonpanto Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, Gardner Centre Road, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RA

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RULES FOR LIVING By Sam Holcroft Directed by Simon Godwin

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he SMASH hit comedy Rules For Living comes to Theatre Royal Brighton 17 October for one week only! Award­winning director Simon Godwin directs this new production of Sam Holcroft’s brilliant and darkly funny play following a critically acclaimed run at the National Theatre in 2015. It has been delighting audiences on tour this autumn and will be at Theatre Royal Brighton 17 – 21 October. “I left aching with laughter” BBC Radio Northampton Everyone creates their own coping strategies or rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers for a traditional Christmas dinner, and each of them rigidly follows those rules?

“ As the drinks flow and the obligatory games intensify ” Christmas Day will never be the same again. As the drinks flow and the obligatory games intensify, family resentments rise and relationships are pulled apart with a bang – like oh so many Christmas crackers. “Horribly funny” The Times The Guardian described Rules For Living as “an ingenious take on a family’s Christmas crisis”. It is brought to the stage by English Touring Theatre, Rose Theatre Kingston and Royal & Derngate Northampton, the producing team who won the 2016 UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production for The Herbal Bed. “THE. BEST. STAGE. FIGHT. EVER. PERIOD.” The Nene Quirer “A glorious bun fight” Daily Mail Theatre Royal Brighton | Tue 17 – Sat 21 Oct 0844 871 7650* atgtickets.com/brighton* *Booking fees apply. Calls cost up to 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge

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in, gin, gin… you cannot move for the stuff, it’s the drink of the moment. Not that I’m complaining, I am a gin fan. I like a G&T, a gin martini and best of all a negroni. But with the rise of the artisanal gin industry here and abroad, which gin do you choose? I currently have five on my shelf, two of which I love, two I like a lot and one which I would not use to polish metal with, so unlike gin is it that I can never see the level dropping below the neck. And that is the problem, you go to buy gin and there are simply too many choices. This is where the Brighton Gin Club comes in. A fairly recent creation run very ably by Jo Miles and Jason Edge, they hold rather clever tasting events at which you can actually taste a wide range of gins at themed events. I was delighted to be invited along to a Dutch Genever and gin evening at the Harbour Hotel. Now as much as I love gin I also love Holland and, over the years, I have tasted a great many Dutch gins and genevers – the root of all things gin. It was a tutored evening and our presenter was a rather animated young man with a clear passion for gins and for genever. I love genever but I think that most people would be surprised to find that this most traditional of spirits tastes rather more like whisky than the juniper infused gin that most of us are used to today. I love it and for the most part so did everyone else in the room, and by comparing four different genevers from one artisan, small batch distillery we were taken on a very pleasant journey that, despite quite a lot of detail, was also rather fun. Zuidam, the makers, certainly maintain very high standards, from presentation to taste and they make small amounts of their fine spirits so it is unlikely that you will ever find them in the high street supermarkets, but I would urge you try the better independent merchants. The kitchen at Harbour also did a great job of sending out some appropriate Dutch snacks, great fried fish with a tartare sauce and bitterballen with sharp mustard and my date for the night, the lovely Ms C ter M (yes Dutch), declared the latter to be as good as it gets. Following the genever we moved on to the kind of gins that we might be more familiar with and amongst them Old Tom, a very traditional format of this drink that was simply delicious. We tried seven gins, started the evening with a great and generous G&T and in the middle a finely crafted Tom Collins. Now that’s my kind of night out.

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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. There is also a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan, as well as gluten and wheat­free dishes. Buffet available 12pm–3pm, Monday to Saturday. Lewes, BN7 2LP, 01273 476707, www.chaulas.co.uk

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A second venue for this brilliant Indian restaurant is now open here in Brighton. Chaula and her team breathe fresh air into the idea of Indian food with authentic recipes served in stylish surroundings. The cooking has an altogether healthier approach – but not at the cost of flavour. Thali Deals available 12pm­3pm; Meal Deal £9.99. Brighton, BN1 1HT, 01273 771661, www.chaulas.co.uk

Nestled in Brighton’s top Designer Hotel, The Restaurant at Drakes offers world­class fine dining where the emphasis is always on best quality. Shuttered windows, brick arches and subtle lighting create a perfect backdrop for leisurely lunches, romantic dinners and special occasions. Private Dining Room also available. Enjoy lunch with us and receive your 3RD COURSE FREE Just quote “THE LATEST” when you book (not valid Sundays – max 6 people) The Restaurant at Drakes Hotel, 43­44 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1PE 01273 696934, www.drakesofbrighton.com

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We are an independent, family run café and restaurant and our aim is to make our customers feel at home. So sit back, relax and enjoy great coffee and our delicious food. We believe that we are Brighton's best independent café so stop by when you need that caffeine kick or you’re feeling hungry! We promise to satisfy the biggest of appetites! Our food is locally sourced and free­range and we use organic milk. Check out our reviews on TripAdvisor. www.mokshacaffe.com | 01273 248890 Moksha Caffe, 4­5 York Place, BN1 4GU Brighton

24 ever­changing Italian Ice Cream flavours ranging from Vanilla to Violet, Mango to Mojito and Apple to Avocado taken from an ever growing list of now over 400! Handmade on site daily at 6 Pool Valley Brighton – Off East Street near the Palace Pier and also available at their new shop in Ship Street. www.bohogelato.co.uk | 6 Pool Valley, Brighton New Shop – 31 Ship Street, Brighton | 01273 727205


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David Mounfield, Murray Simon, Amy Sutton, and Brian Mitchell Photo: Louise Clarkson

Get the kettle on and start dunking! The acclaimed comedy musical The Ministry of Biscuits is back

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unning alongside Brighton’s mainstream theatres there has always been, and we hope always will be, a rich seam of home­ grown theatre and in particular comedy. Think Those Magnificent Men and Big Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks amongst the many successes – and then The Ministry of Biscuits, Philip Reeve and Brian Mitchell’s homage to an era of entertainment probably best defined as a blend of Ealing comedy and Worker’s Playtime – a radio show that featured the popular music of the mid 20th century. Yes a joyously innocent age of sugary sweetness and polite manners. These guys can certainly capture that mood with received pronunciation and silly songs, and the result is a deliciously crisp entertainment suitable for all the family – well almost. So what might you expect from this charming revival of

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an acclaimed success? Here is what they say; “Stop! Think before you eat that biscuit! Is it in any way

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fancy? If so, then you are a criminal! In Post­War London, The Ministry of Biscuits casts its sinister shadow over every tea­time and elevenses in the land. Established to ‘control biscuits, and to control the idea of biscuits,’ it prohibits decadent sweetmeats, such as the Gypsy Cream. But when Cedric Hobson, a junior designer, falls in love and designs a biscuit to ‘shake confectionery to its very foundations,’ his world – and the ministry – are turned upside down.”

The 40′s, British light music, Orwell’s 1984 and Ealing comedy’s inspired this satirical, musical fantasy, a unique collaboration between the hugely popular Brighton­ born novelist Philip Reeve (winner of the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award), and the Brighton­based multi­ award­winning playwright and composer Brian Mitchell. It takes you on a witty and nostalgic journey both back and forward in time where bureaucracy has gone mad – sound all too familiar? First performed twenty years ago, to great acclaim, and revived in 2005 for an award­winning run at Brighton Fringe, this well­loved show returns to the stage for six weeks from November 2017 in a brand new co­production from The Foundry Group and The Lantern Theatre. With performers including Radio 4 regular David Mounfield (co­star with Mel Giedroyc of Radio 4's Rum Bunch) and a filmed section by the internationally renowned film­maker Ben Rivers, The Ministry of Biscuits promises clever, original, hilarious, and infectiously tuneful entertainment for audiences of all ages. Lantern Theatre, 8­10 Rock Place, Brighton, BN2 1PF lanterntheatrebrighton.co.uk Nov 23­25, 30. Dec 1, 2, 8­10, 12­ 23, 26­30 7.30pm 2.30pm on 16 & 17 Dec Tickets: £10/£8 concs./£30 family (2 adults, 2 children) ticketsource.co.uk 01273 818263

REVIEW Greg Davies – You Magnificent Beast

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reg Davies has something of the joyful soul about him. He finds hilarity in the details, in his own life and that of his family, mining old and new stories from teenage­ hood to his more recent reflections on the loss of his father. It’s a treasured glimpse at the ridiculousness of the mundane, including the transformation of a homemade soft toy – taking the journey from a generous and sweet youth that doesn’t quite fit the world due to Davies’ exrta large proportions, through to something altogether more gross. Honesty without vanity is the name shot through this sweet rock candy. Davies relishes the new discoveries dealt up by his own middle aged body. He giggles again at his previous career as a teacher. Most of all, despite his recent mourning, he continues to find – and love – the silliness and the absurdity of the world presented to him. Long may the ridiculous journey continue. The Brighton Centre, 1 October

★★★★★

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Following the release of the first Pretenders album for eight years – ‘Alone’ – recorded by Chrissie Hynde in Nashville with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, the band are back on the road. Promising Chrissie at her searingly honest, most incisive best. Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, Tues 10 Oct, 7pm, £47.50/42.50

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‘Strangeways Here We Come’ is the album The Smiths never got to play live. Released after the band had split, one can only guess at what a gig on a Strangeways Tour would have been. Guess no more as tribute band The Smyths take us to what might’ve been in 1987/88.

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Gary Delaney brings his successful show ‘There’s Something About Gary’ to Eastbourne, combining cheeky and charming wit with tightly written one­liners. So renowned is he for his gags he is the only comic to have got TWO gags in the same top 10 for Dave’s Funniest Jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe. As seen on telly on Mock The Week, The Royal Variety Performance and oodles more, he’s a guaranteed laugh. Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne, Sat 14 October, 8pm, £16

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Steve Bugeja is a quirky socially­ awkward amiable comedian, cut from the same kind of cloth as Jon Richardson. A BBC New Comedy Award winner, his shows are personal stories that give you a glimpse as to how he became the person that he is today – and ‘Summer Camp’ is no exception. Peppered with laughs, Bugeja’s teenage summer as a counsellor on an American camp is touching, honest and a coming of age treat. Komedia, Thursday 12 October, 8pm, £12

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An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 2,000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. In conversation with his son Mike and showing highlights from the Parkinson archive, this is a unique opportunity to get an intimate, entertaining and informative look at his remarkable journey from a pit village in Yorkshire to the top of those famous stairs. Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, Tues 10 Oct, 7.30pm, £26.50

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The UK’s most famous male strip group – the Dreamboys – warm up the Autumn chill with a brand new touring show. All professionally trained dancers, the group features Lotan Carter (Louis Spence’s nephew) and Jordan Darrell (a former backing dancer for Rita Ora). The boys will also be joined on stage by Ex On The Beach star, Rogan O’Connor. Theatre Royal Brighton, Friday 13 October, 7.30pm, from £23.90 To discover 20 more things to do this week, watch Brighton Lights show on Latest TV every Monday at 8.30pm.

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6.00am West of Kerry 1938. Drama. Directed by Dick Bird. Starring Eileen Curran & Cecil Ford. A young medical student visits the Blasket Islands during the holidays and becomes charmed with the place and its people.

6.00am Midnight At Madame Tussauds 1936. Crime. A financier accepts a bet to spend a night in the Chamber of Horrors. Starring James Carew, Charles Oliver & Lucille Lisle.

7.55 Gert and Daisy's Weekend 1941. Comedy. Gert and Daisy are put in charge of a group of tearaway evacuee children. Starring Elsie Waters and Doris Waters.

8.15 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President's daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell.

9.30 Beloved Enemy 1936. Drama. Director: H.C. Potter. Stars Merle Oberon, David Niven, Henry Stephenson & Jerome Cowan. During the Irish war of Independence, Irish rebel leader falls in love with an English aristocrat.

9.45 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.

FILM OF THE DAY 12:00pm My Foolish Heart 1949. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward & Lois Wheeler. Mary Jane travels to Connecticut to visit her old friend Eloise, whom she hasn't seen for seven years.

FILM OF THE DAY 12.00pm Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds.

4.00 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up.

4.00 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. Stars Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw and Burgess Meredith.

10.00 Just Like A Woman 1992. Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret.

10.00 Quest For Love 1971 Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Starring: Joan Collins, Tom Bell and Denholm Elliott. A scientist wakes in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also some differences.

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Sunday 15 October 6.00am Return Of A Stranger 1937. Crime. Directed by Victor Hanbury. James & Carol have plans to elope, but a fight with her father's solicitor ends in murder. Stars Griffith Jones, Rosalyn Boulter and James Harcourt.

6.00am Front Line Kids 1942. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Leslie Fuller, Marion Gerth and Anthony Holles. A gang of street urchins are given jobs by a Head Porter to help his crooked plans succeed.

7.55 Sam's Medal 1936. Very rare animation directed by Anson Dyer and narrated by Stanley Holloway. Sam's Medal tells the story of Private Samuel Small who saved his Sergeant Major's life!

7.45 Under Your Hat 1940. Comedy. To keep an eye on her secret-agent husband (Jack Hulbert), Kay (Cicely Courtneidge) gets a job as a maid.

8.45 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city.

09.40 Barbary Coast 1935. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Edward G Robinson, Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea & Walter Brennan. During the 1850s gold rush, the kept woman of a rich crook falls in love with an honest man.

FILM OF THE DAY 9.50 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.

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12.00pm Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie's longlost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity.

12.00pm King Solomon's Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy's father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon's diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.

1.35 The Stolen Jools FILM OF THE DAY 1931. Comedy. Director: William McGann & Victor Heerman. Stars Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Buster Keaton & Edward G. Robinson. A police inspector searches Hollywood for stolen pearls

2.00 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up.

4.00 Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Glenn & Claire Trevor.

4.10 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.

10.00 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.

Thursday 12 October 6.00am Streamline Express 1935. Drama. Directed by Leonard Fields. Broadway star Patricia Wallis (Evelyn Venable), leaves the new show produced by Jimmy Hart (Victor Jory), who is in love with her, and runs off to California. 07.35 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station. 9.20 Odd Man Out FILM OF THE DAY 1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison. 12.00pm Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise.

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Saturday 14 October 6.00am Men Without Honour 1939. Drama. A disqualified lawyer gets involved with a fraud. Starring Ian Fleming and Grace Arnold. 7.50 The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938. Adventure. Director: Archie Mayo. Stars Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes & Gary Cooper. Marco Polo sets sail for Peking, China. But plot to overthrow the emperor is revealed. 9.55 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Sq 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven. 12:00pm The Fast Lady 1963. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Stanley Baxter, James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips & Julie Christie. Mr. Troon invests in a vintage Bentley to impress the daughter of a wealthy tycoon. 2.15 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A Plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail.

4.00 Guilty? 1956. Crime. A Solicitor (John Justin) is convinced that a wartime heroine is innocent of a murder charge but he uncovers more than the evidence he needs. Stars Donald Wolfit & Sydney Tafler.

4.00 King Solomon's Mines FILM OF THE DAY 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy's father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon's diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.

10.00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.

10.00 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.

10.00 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham's stories brought to the screen.

Monday 16 October 6.00am Death On The Set 1935. Drama. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and filmed at Twickenham Studios. A film director with a murky past swaps places with his gangster double. Starring Henry Kendall and Eve Gray. 7.50 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood's Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime. 9.35 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen. FILM OF THE DAY 12.00pm The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse. 4.00 Raffles 1930. Drama. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Bramwell Fletcher & David Torrence. An infamous jewel thief falls in love, and decides to forgo his life of crime. 10.00 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Fredric Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.


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TV LISTINGS Russia 1917: Countdown To Revolution BBC2, 9pm Three men changed the world in 1917 – Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin came to supreme power and in 245 days turned the largest country on Earth into a Communist state. It is one of the most controversial events in human history. A hundred years later writers and historians clash over the meaning of it.

Celebrity Hunted Channel 4, 9.15pm A celebrity special for Stand Up To Cancer, the real-life thriller sees the famous faces attempt to stay under the radar for 14 days. Surely that goes against their natural impulses! Those on the run include Anneka Rice, MiC’s Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews, and former members of The Wanted.

Tuesday 10 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Guests from the world of politics discuss local and national issues. 7.00 Rugby AM Alex Simmons hosts a Rugby League Chat Show, offering expert analysis and witty banter on the comings and goings in the world of Rugby League in Yorkshire and the North. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Guy Lloyd's Telly Show Who Is Your Hero? Discover your passion with Guy Lloyd's Telly Show, a comic look at subjects affecting our lives. 9.00 AK Soufflé Andrew Kay introduces special guests in this LGBT-focused chat show. 9.30 Queer Say Andrew Kay's look at LGBT news and media from around the world with the help of his studio guest. 10.00 FILM: Just Like A Woman (1992) Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret. 12.05am Guy Lloyd's 2-Minute Telly Show (x2) 12.15 Streamline: Safe In The City 12.30 Noise Floor 1.00 AK Soufflé 1.30 Queer Say 2.00 Latest News 2.30 Rugby AM 3.30 The Music of Barry Mills

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6.00pm BBC News At Six The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather. 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it's got Britain talking then it will get talked about on The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders Stacey and Martin anxiously wait for news. Kush demands answers from Carmel. Mick realises all is not well with Linda. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by Weather. 8.00 Holby City The Coming Storm. As the newly appointed director of nursing, Fletch learns that with great power comes great responsibility. Essie must close the door on a very important chapter in her life, but is she ready to let go? Donna gets herself into some hot water. 9.00 Our Girl Army drama following a teenage girl who finds herself drawn to the army recruitment office after deciding her life is going nowhere. 10.00 BBC News At Ten The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide. 10.30 South East Today 10.45 Panorama 11.15 The Insider: Reggie Yates Documentary series. 12.10am Weather For The Week Ahead

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6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two Zoe Ball has all the gossip, exclusive news and behind-thescenes action from Strictly Come Dancing. 7.00 Coast: The Great Guide East Anglia. Neil Oliver and Tessa Dunlop present the ultimate guide to East Anglia - from The Wash to Canvey Island. 8.00 Saving Lives At Sea Documentary series following the men and women of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The Aberystwyth crew must improvise when a local paraglider crash lands at the bottom of steep cliffs. When an adventurous seal is discovered on the steps of a block of flats, Redcar's newest recruit is first on the scene. And in Minehead, a challenging rescue forces an inexperienced crew member to consider her future. 9.00 Russia 1917: Countdown To Revolution See highlights. 10.00 Later Live... With Jools Holland Music programme featuring live sessions from contemporary and classic artists. 10.30 Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Emily Maitlis. 11.15 NFL This Week A preview of the upcoming NFL fixtures. 12.05am How To Stay Young

6.00pm ITV News Meridian All the latest news, sport and breaking stories from across the region with Fred Dinenage and Sangeeta Bhabra. 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale A plan is formed. Liv is unimpressed. Rishi puts pressure on Lydia. 7.30 Save Money: Good Health 8.00 Robson Green's Coastal Lives Robson Green’s coastal journey reaches the east coast as he finds out more about the community spirit that makes life by the sea so fulfilling. 8.30 Call The Cleaners Series venturing into the world of extreme cleaners as they tackle the grimiest of jobs. 9.00 Cilla Second of a three-part biopic of the Liverpudlian songbird who would later find fame and fortune. It tells of her rocky road to fame and captures the essence of 1960s Liverpool with its atmosphere of promise and excitement as the Merseybeat music scene is about to explode. With Cilla and Bobby reunited, Cilla's confidence returns and she is once again dazzling crowds with her amazing voice. 10.00 ITV News At Ten Tom Bradby presents the latest headlines from around the world. 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.40 Late Night Live 11.10 Lethal Weapon US drama series based on the film franchise. 12.05am Jackpot247

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6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Soap following the lives of young people in a fictional suburb of Chester. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 The Great British Bake Off Week seven of the baking competition is Italian week. Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood have set three Italian challenges to test the six remaining bakers. There's a Sicilian signature that gets them all hot under the collar; while it's a toss-up as to who will survive the deceptively tricky technical. And finally there's a fiddly showstopper in the hottest temperatures ever recorded in the tent. Who will keep their cool and win star baker? And who will be saying ciao to the tent? 9.15 Celebrity Hunted See highlights. 10.35 Gogglebox Comedy TV review series in which viewers share commentaries from the comfort of their sofas. 11.35 Parenting For Idiots Entertaining factual series in which a cast of famous faces share their own comedic parenting magic moments and horror stories, while child-free celebrities experience for themselves a few of the realities of looking after a child. The second episode takes a humorous look at the various ways parents attempt to ensure their children have fun. 12.35am Live From Abbey Road: Music On 4 Victoria Nangle

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fter writing about the darker side of the gay world for a few weeks now, and I have to admit wallowing a little in the global state of play, I feel the need to re­dress the balance. It was Tom Robinson who, back in 1978 (yes pre­history), released this iconic anthem that was at the time such a bold move. I was 22 and out, but only just, and we all revelled at how the world of pop and pop fans embraced this single, even the BBC had them play on Top Of The Pops. It was only in 1983 that we saw “Auntie” ban Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s equally ground breaking ‘Relax’. Tom Robinson was instantly something of a folk hero and I have held him in high regard ever since. His marriage to a woman, with whom he clearly had fallen in love, and his stand that he remained

“ I was 22 and out, but only just ” a gay man who had simply fallen in love with a woman re­ enforced my belief that as ordinary humans we should at least be allowed to retain the right to change our minds. I’ve not changed my mind, but there have been moments when I have been deeply affected by the friendship of a female friend. It doesn’t make me a bisexual or a heterosexual, far from it, and although I might joke that it makes me a lesbian, it is only in jest. I once appeared on Tom Robinson’s BBC Radio programme in a show about emasculation. The suggestion was that the guests had in some way been emasculated by something that had happened to them. For me that was redundancy, or at least that was the

blanket under which my forced departure had been hidden. I am not sure if a part of that had been homophobia, I do know that a great part of it was deceit and lies, but heigh­ho, I survived – and I certainly didn’t feel emasculated by it. If anything it made me stronger, well not in the first week or two when it still stung, but pretty soon I bounced back, bigger and bolder than ever. Not having to commute played a part, not having to tow a company line that was, at times, pretty silly – all this gave me a new strength. I was at a massive turning point in my life and one that I now have few regrets about. Okay, maybe if I had played the quieter role, kept my head down and cow towed to the “powers” I would still be there, earning lots of money and living a very different life. I didn’t. I chose to be me, well I suppose that choice was forced on me. Anyway, I’m glad to be gay so thank you to those who gave me the strength to choose this colourful, sometimes rocky and usually fun course.


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TV LISTINGS The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice Friday, Channel 4, 10pm Jo Brand welcomes back this week’s exiting baker and chats with celebrity Bake Off fans about the goings on in the tent this week. Whose pasta was the business and whose was seriously down in the dumps? All the goss and tasty food too.

Norskov Wednesday, Channel 4, 10.35pm Raw, brooding Danish drama? Yes, please! Police detective Tom Noack returns home to Norskov to clean up the port’s escalating drug problem. It’s a personal favour to his brotherin-law the mayor, who has a vision for the town. Natch.

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Wednesday 11 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 Democracy Now! 7.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show Worthing vs Thurrock. All the latest non-league football news and action from around the region. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Democracy Now! Politics and discussion from the USA. 9.00 The Rosies The Rosies interview Emily Rose Yates, accessibility consultant, travel writer and director of the documentary 'Meet the Devotees!', exploring the world of disability, sex and relationships. 9.30 Queer Say Andrew Kay's look at LGBT news and media from around the world with the help of their studio guest. 10.00 FILM: Rattle Of A Simple Man (1964) Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute. 11.55 Glimpses: London River Bus 12.00am Adrenalize

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6.00pm BBC News At Six The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team. 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it's got Britain talking then it will get talked about on The One Show. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 Eat Well For Less? Gregg Wallace and greengrocer Chris Bavin help families across the UK sort food fact from fiction and eat well for less. 9.00 The Apprentice Series in which candidates compete to go into business with multi-millionaire Lord Sugar. 10.00 BBC News At Ten The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide. 10.30 South East Today 10.45 A Question Of Sport Light-hearted sports quiz. 11.15 Ambulance An unprecedented insight into the London Ambulance Service. 12.15am Weather For The Week Ahead

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6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers takes on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two Zoe Ball has all the gossip, exclusive news and behind-the-scenes action from Strictly Come Dancing. 7.00 Coast A journey around the coast of the United Kingdom, uncovering stories that have made us the island nation we are today. 8.00 Billion Dollar Deals And How They Changed Your World 9.00 The Detectives: Murder On The Streets 10.00 The Apprentice: You're Fired The newlyfired candidate from The Apprentice receives a grilling in front of a studio audience. 10.30 Newsnight Indepth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines. 11.15 Louis Theroux: Dark States - Heroin Town 12.15am Tribes, Predators And Me

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6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Gabby and Liv make a discovery. 7.30 Coronation Street 8.00 Bad Move Get Lost. Offbeat sitcom. Nicky and Steve are alarmed to discover that an ancient public right of way runs straight through their garden. 8.30 Coronation Street 9.00 Doc Martin Faith. Comedy-drama about the the grumpy but loveable GP. Morwenna's parents pay her a surprise visit where she finds out her mum has terminal liver cancer. Louisa's first Skype call for her course does not go as planned when Martin decides to intervene. 10.00 ITV News At Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.40 Late Night Live 11.15 British Touring Car Championship Highlights Steve Rider looks back at the tenth round of the British Touring Car Championship from Brands Hatch. 12.45am Jackpot247

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6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Soap following the lives of young people in a fictional suburb. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 Location, Location, Location Property series. Kirstie Allsopp searches south of the Thames, across Balham and Putney and in the Thames Valley. 9.00 Grand Designs Property series following householders as they build their own homes. Phil Spencer travels to the the Blackdown Hills in Devon, where Stephen and Elizabeth Tetlow try to build one of the most ambitious homes ever seen on Grand Designs - a scaly, curving house that is reminiscent of a giant coiled snake. 10.00 Back Comedy series about a man who takes over the family pub after his father's death. 10.35 Norskov See highlights. 11.35 Educating Greater Manchester Fly-on-thewall documentary. 12.30am Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA

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6.00pm Pointless Celebrities Celebrity edition of the quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. 6.45 Strictly Come Dancing Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly host the celebrity ballroom dancing competition from BBC Television Centre. 8.40 Casualty Connie's denial about her condition reaches crisis point, and she forces Ethan to help her. Alicia's driving test approaches at speed. 9.30 Mrs Brown's Boys Comedy series about a loudmouthed Irish matriarch. 10.00 BBC News The latest national and international news from the BBC. 10.20 Match Of The Day Gary Lineker introduces Premier League highlights. 11.40 The NFL Show All the latest talking points from the NFL. 12.10am FILM: Reasonable Doubt (2014)

6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote 7.00 Albion Women Following the Albion Women's team throughout the 2017/18 season - including game highlights and interviews. 7.30 Football Fanatics 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Digital Nation The best of Local TV from across the UK. Featuring the stories you may not normally see, whether quirky, comic or hardhitting. 9.00 Out With Allan Jay Your weekly guide to what's on and where with a behind-thescenes look at LGBTfriendly venues in and around Brighton. 9.30 The Rosies Wrap up episode of the best moments of the second season of The Rosies. 10.00 Dulcima (1971) Drama. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper. 12.00am British Wrestling Weekly

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6.00pm BBC News At Six . 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 EastEnders When Mick learns the truth, he questions everything about the past few months. Max is alarmed when he learns that Jane has woken up. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 Council House Crackdown Reality series. Investigators track down social housing tenancy cheats, reclaim homes and give them to people in need. 9.00 Ambulance An unprecedented insight into the London Ambulance Service. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.30 South East Today 10.45 Question Time David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Belfast. The panel includes former Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers. 11.45 This Week A political review of the week presented by Andrew Neil. 12.30am Weather For The Week Ahead

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Saturday 14 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 Walks Around Britain Series featuring inspirational walks from around Britain. 7.00 Albion Women Following the Albion Women's team throughout the 2017/18 season - including game highlights and interviews. 7.30 Football Fanatics More nostalgic football stories looking at the absolute legends of the game. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Adrenalize Highpowered thrills and spills from the world of extreme sports. 9.00 Queer Say Andrew Kay's look at LGBT news and media from around the world with the help of their studio guest. 9.30 Queer Say Andrew Kay's look at LGBT news and media from around the world with the help of their studio guest. 10.00 FILM: An Alligator Named Daisy (1955) Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care. 11.50 Glimpses: V.1.

Unreported World: Africa’s Perfect Storm Friday, Channel 4, 7.30pm As tempests rage around the globe, the natural disaster that took the most lives has been largely underreported. On 14 August major rainfall caused a mudslide that destroyed a small town in Sierra Leone, taking over 1,000 souls. Seyi Rhodes was on the scene days later.

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6.00pm Anglesey: Island Life Series following the lives of some of those living on Anglesey, Wales's largest island. 6.30 Gardeners' World Monty Don plans for next year's fruit harvest when he adds gooseberries to the fruit garden he planted earlier in the year. 7.30 Front Row 8.00 Britain Afloat MaryAnn Ochota explores the story of the working narrow boat and discovers how it helped power the Industrial Revolution and shaped the lives of those who earned their living from the canals. 8.30 Dad's Army Classic sitcom. 9.00 Lucy Worsley's Nights At The Opera 10.00 Live At The Apollo Stand-up comedy. Joe Lycett introduces Ivo Graham and Phil Wang to the stage. 10.30 Later... With Jools Holland Music programme. 11.35 FILM: The British Guide To Showing Off (2011) A portrait of British artist Andrew Logan and his spectacular pageant: the Alternative Miss World. 1.05am FILM: The Hunters (1996)

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6.00pm Cannonball Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff presents another edition of the action-packed show in which 24 brave contestants hit the water, taking on a series of challenging inflatable games and obstacles in a bid to win the Cannonball Cup. 7.00 The Chase: Celebrity Special Bradley Walsh hosts a brand new celebrity series of the popular quiz show. Facing the Chaser in a bid to raise money for charity this time are radio DJ Christian O'Connell, top vocal coach Carrie Grant, TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson and comedian Dave Johns. Which of the formidable five Chasers will they be taking on? 8.00 The X Factor: Six Chair Challenge See highlights. 10.00 The Jonathan Ross Show 11.05 ITV News 11.35 FILM: Jaws 2 (1978) Another great white shark arrives to terrorise the holiday resort of Amity Island. Starring Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton. 1.30am Jackpot247

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5.35pm Location, Location, Location Property series. 6.30 Channel 4 News Including sport and weather. 7.00 Rivers With Jeremy Paxman Devoted fisherman Jeremy Paxman travels along Britain's great rivers, meeting the people who make them what they are, unearthing their history and traditions and exploring their wildlife. 8.00 Britain's Ancient Tracks With Tony Robinson Dere Street. Tony Robinson travels the ancient trackways of Britain. 9.00 FILM: Non-Stop (2014) Thriller in which a veteran air marshal springs into action during a flight after receiving several text messages threatening the life of passengers on board. Starring Liam Neeson Julianne Moore Scoot McNairy Michelle Dockery Nate Parker and Corey Stoll. 11.00 FILM: Tower Heist (2011) Action comedy. Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Stephen McKinley Henderson. 1.00am The Last Leg

6.00pm Latest News 6.30 Family, Faith And Fun Sarah Hopwood presents show looking at a different emotion every week and how it relates to family life, the Christian faith, and a sense of fun. 7.00 Rugby AM Alex Simmons hosts a Rugby League Chat Show. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Brighton Album Chart Show Probably the coolest music video chart on telly. 9.00 AK Soufflé Andrew Kay introduces special guests in this LGBTfocused chat show. 9.30 Out With Allan Jay Your weekly guide to what's on and where with a behind-thescenes look at LGBTfriendly venues in and around Brighton. 10.00 FILM: Quartet (1948) Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham's stories brought to the screen. 12.25am Guy Lloyd's 2Minute Telly Show

6.05pm South East Today The latest news, sport, weather and features from the South East of England. 6.15 Countryfile The people and the stories at the heart of the British countryside. 7.15 Strictly Come Dancing: The Results Results from the latest round of the celebrity ballroom dancing competition. 8.00 Antiques Roadshow Fiona Bruce and the experts visit the National Trust's beautiful Nymans garden near Crawley, where they are kept busy as they comb through over 4,000 visitors' family heirlooms in search of treasure. 9.00 The Last Post 10.00 BBC News The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide. 10.20 South East Today . 10.30 Match Of The Day 2 Mark Chapman presents highlights of the day's two Premier League games. 11.30 FILM: Possession (2002) Romantic drama. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart. 1.05am Weather For The Week Ahead

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Louis Theroux: Dark States – Trafficking Sex Sunday, BBC2, 9pm Louis is in Houston this week, thought to be North America’s human trafficking capital. He spends time with women working in the illegal sex industry, explores the complex pimp/prostitute dynamic, and speaks to the vice police.

The X Factor: Six Chair Challenge Saturday, ITV1, 8pm Mrs O has her serious face on as this weekend fills the final places in the Six Chair Challenge. Watch out, this audience aren’t shy about letting their views known and can turn on judges! Who will strop when they don’t get a seat? Who will plea? Who will grin and sit down?

Electric Dreams Sunday, Channel 4, 9pm Part of the sci-fi anthology of Philip K. Dick short stories. Sarah is a policewoman and finds that her life is inextricably linked to George’s. George is a brilliant games designer. Both of them are in the future and chasing violent killers, while escaping their lives via VR.

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6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers takes on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two Zoe Ball has all the gossip, exclusive news and behind-the-scenes action from Strictly Come Dancing. 7.00 Coast A journey around the coast of the United Kingdom, uncovering stories that have made us the island nation we are today. 8.00 The Big Family Cooking Showdown 9.00 Russia With Simon Reeve 10.00 MOTD: The Premier League Show Weekly magazine programme featuring indepth interviews with the biggest Premier League stars. 10.30 Newsnight Indepth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines. 11.15 The Detectives: Murder On The Streets 12.15am Imagine... Arts series.

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6.00pm ITV News Meridian All the latest news, sport and breaking stories from across the region with Fred Dinenage and Sangeeta Bhabra. 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Events move in a different direction. Sam causes concern. Zak takes matters into his own hands. 7.30 Tonight An in-depth report on a story making the headlines. 8.00 Emmerdale The Dingles demand answers. Vanessa is trapped. An unexpected kiss leads to passion. 9.00 An Hour To Catch A Killer 10.00 ITV News At Ten Julie Etchingham presents the latest headlines from around the world. Followed by a national weather forecast. 10.30 ITV News Meridian A round-up of all the latest news from across the region. Includes Meridian weather. 10.40 Late Night Live 11.15 TBA 12.10am Jackpot247

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6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Soap following the lives of young people in a fictional suburb of Chester. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 The Supervet Series following vet Noel Fitzpatrick and his team in one of the most advanced veterinary practices in Britain. They use their pioneering techniques to attempt to cure pets that might otherwise be beyond saving. 9.00 Educating Greater Manchester Fly-on-thewall documentary series following life at Harrop Fold Secondary in Salford, Greater Manchester. 10.00 The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice See highlights. 10.50 The Undateables Documentary series following people with a variety of disabilities as they look for love. 11.55 Gogglebox Comedy TV review series in which viewers share commentaries from the comfort of their sofas. 12.55am The Supervet

6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Frank Le Duc is joined by guests from the world of politics to discuss local and national issues. 7.00 Moments Of Truth: Sports First-hand stories from sporting events. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Guy Lloyd's Telly Show Who Is Your Hero? Discover your passion with Guy Lloyd's Telly Show, a comic look at subjects affecting our lives. 9.00 Tales From The Margins (2015) I'm Not Sick, I'm Gay. Directed by Alexej Getmann and Diana Harders. Documentary from Kazakhstan about one man's fight for equal rights in his home country. 10.00 FILM: Quest For Love (1971) Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Starring: Joan Collins, Tom Bell and Denholm Elliott. A scientist wakes in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also some differences. 11.50 The Marx Brothers 12.00am Brighton Album Chart Show

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6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 A Question Of Sport Light-hearted sports quiz, with Sue Barker asking the questions to regular team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 EastEnders The pressure rises for Stacey. Carmel is given an ultimatum. 8.30 Would I Lie To You? Comedy panel show in which teams must sort the truth from the fiction. 9.00 Have I Got News For You 9.30 Porridge The Cake. Sitcom. Prison bad boy Dougie Parfitt wants a favour and there is a new prison officer on the block, which spells double trouble for Fletch and his crew. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 The Graham Norton Show Graham Norton presents his celebrity chat show. 11.25 Josh Fame & Fortune. Sitcom. 11.55 The Apprentice 12.55am Weather For The Week Ahead

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6.00pm Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two Zoe Ball has all the gossip, exclusive news and behind-the-scenes action from Strictly Come Dancing. 7.00 Coast A journey around the coast of the United Kingdom, uncovering stories that have made us the island nation we are today. 8.00 Mastermind Four contestants are interrogated on a chosen subject, plus a general knowledge round, in the famous black chair, to compete for the grand title of Mastermind. 8.30 Only Connect Quiz show presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. 9.00 Gardeners' World Gardening magazine. 10.00 Mock The Week Comedy show combining the best elements of panel show, stand-up and improvised games with two teams of comedians taking a satirical swipe at the news and world events. 10.30 Newsnight 11.05 Dragons' Den Series presented by Evan Davis. 12.05am Snowfall

6.00pm ITV News Meridian All the latest news, sport and breaking stories from across the region. 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Vanessa struggles. Paddy advises a friend. 7.30 Coronation Street 8.00 Australian Wilderness With Ray Mears 8.30 Coronation Street 9.00 Cold Feet Manchester-set comedy-drama series following the lives and loves of a small group of friends. Lifelong pals Adam and Pete are cornered into holding a joint 50th birthday dinner, but the celebrations quickly unravel as Pete hears some home truths and a surprise visitor threatens to cut the evening short. 10.00 ITV News At Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.40 Regional News And Weather 10.45 Late Night Live 11.15 Bad Move Get Lost. Offbeat sitcom. 11.45 Tonight At The London Palladium Bradley Walsh hosts the variety show. 12.40am Jackpot247

6.00pm The Simpsons The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star. Liam Neeson plays a hip priest who converts Bart to Catholicism. Can Flanders and Reverend Lovejoy bring him back to the fold? 6.30 Hollyoaks 7.00 Channel 4 News Including sport and weather. 7.30 Unreported World: Africa’s Perfect Storm See highlights. 8.00 The Crystal Maze Richard Ayoade guides contestants on an epic game show adventure. 9.00 Gogglebox Comedy TV review series in which viewers share commentaries from the comfort of their sofas. 10.00 The Last Leg The satirical comedy show hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe. 11.05 First Dates Documentary series. Following eight new couples each week as they meet up in the First Dates restaurant. 12.10am FILM: As Above, So Below (2014)

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6.00pm Top Gear Chris Harris and the £2m Bugatti Chiron attempt to cross the Arabian peninsula faster than Matt LeBlanc and a roster of money-noobject transport solutions. 7.00 Russia With Simon Reeve The third and final leg of Simon's Russian journey takes him from the illegally annexed peninsula of Crimea to the historic Baltic city of St Petersburg. 8.00 Dragons' Den Series presented by Evan Davis, in which budding entrepreneurs get three minutes to pitch their business ideas to five multimillionaires. 9.00 Louis Theroux: Dark States - Trafficking Sex See highlights. 10.00 Snowfall Writer/director John Singleton's hard-hitting drama about the beginnings of the crack epidemic in 1980s LA. 10.50 Mock The Week Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis are joined by James Acaster, Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James and Ellie Taylor. 11.20 FILM: Leave To Remain (2013) Drama. Starring Noof Ousellam. 12.45am Question Time

ITV1

6.00pm Tipping Point: Lucky Stars The celebrity edition of the game show continues its fourth series, as Ben Shephard finds out if EastEnders star Rita Simons, actor Mark Benton and Strictly sensation Oti Mabuse have what it takes to beat the machine. 7.00 The X Factor: Six Chair Challenge Dermot O'Leary presents the singing challenge as Simon Cowell heads up the judging panel, alongside seasoned judges and music industry veterans Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger. 9.00 Victoria The Luxury of Conscience. Second series of the drama depicting the early reign of Queen Victoria. Victoria and Albert have to face their worst nightmare as parents, while Peel embarks on the ultimate battle in parliament. When tragedy strikes, the couple must confront the true cost of standing by their convictions. 10.05 ITV News 10.20 Peston On Sunday Political magazine show. 11.20 Liar Drama series. 12.15am Jackpot247

Channel 4

5.15pm The Great British Bake Off Week seven of the baking competition is Italian week. 6.30 Channel 4 News 7.00 Secrets Of China's Forbidden City Documentary. A look at China's Forbidden City, the largest palace in the world that was home to the emperors for 600 years. 8.00 Escape Reality series in which five highly skilled engineers are abandoned in a remote desert among the wreckage of a simulated plane crash. With them are an exspecial forces soldier and survival expert Ant Middleton. 9.00 Electric Dreams See highlights. 10.05 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown Jimmy Carr hosts the comedy version of the quiz show. Sean Lock and Vic Reeves take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. 11.05 FILM: The Impossible (2012) Moving fact-based drama about the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland. 1.05am TBA

6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Frank Le Duc is joined by guests from the world of politics to discuss local and national issues. 7.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show Lancing v Eastbourne Utd. All the latest non-league football news and action from the region. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Brighton Lights A roundup of the week's must-see events in Brighton, Hove and beyond. 9.00 Tales From The Margins (2015) Directed by Alexej Getmann and Diana Harders. Documentary from Kazakhstan about one man's fight for equal rights in his home country. 10.00 FILM: Death Is A Woman (1966) Drama. Director: Fredric Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island. 11.40 BFI: Listen to Britain 12.00am Under The Radar

BBC1

6.00pm BBC News At Six The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team. 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show If it's got Britain talking then it will get talked about on The One Show. 7.30 Inside Out In an environment special, a look at whether seafood on the Kent coast is being polluted by plastic. What effect will climate change have on Romney Marsh? And saving the south east's wart biter crickets. 8.00 EastEnders Martin is thrown into turmoil as he fears the worse. Max gives Jane a threat she can't ignore. 8.30 Panorama 9.00 Rellik 10.00 BBC News At Ten The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide. 10.30 South East Today . 10.45 Have I Got A Bit More News For You Extended version of the classic news quiz with Paul Merton and Ian Hislop. 11.30 The Graham Norton Show 12.15am Weather For The Week Ahead

6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two All the gossip, exclusive news and behind-thescenes action from Strictly Come Dancing. 7.00 Match Of The Day: FA Cup - 1st Round Draw Mark Chapman introduces live coverage of the draw for the first round of the FA Cup. 7.30 Coastal Path Fivepart series in which explorer Paul Rose walks along the 630 miles of the South West Coast Path. 8.00 University Challenge Quiz series for students. 8.30 Upstart Crow Sweet Sorrow. Shakespeare comedy. 9.00 Abortion: What Britain Really Thinks 10.00 W1A 10.30 Newsnight 11.15 Billion Dollar Deals And How They Changed Your World Work. Jacques Peretti investigates how we went from clocking on and off to checking our work email in the middle of the night. 12.15am Hate On The Street - Panorama

6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Vanessa is exposed. Leyla lashes out. 7.30 Coronation Street A grieving Summer seeks to numb the pain. 8.00 Countrywise: Guide To Britain Liz Bonnin enjoys one of Britain's national trails as she walks part of the Thames Path through Oxfordshire. 8.30 Coronation Street Simon's confession creates conflict between Peter and Billy. 9.00 Liar Conclusion of the gripping drama. Terrified of arrest, Andrew enlists Luke's help as an alibi. But Laura will not give up easily, and the final match between the two is set to have violent consequences. 10.00 ITV News At Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.40 Regional News And Weather 10.45 After The News Nightly discussion show. 11.15 An Hour To Catch A Killer With Trevor McDonald Sir Trevor McDonald presents this ground-breaking film. 12.10am The Jonathan Ross Show

6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Tony is devastated by some news. 7.00 Channel 4 News 7.55 The Political Slot 8.00 How To Get A Pay Rise: Channel 4 Dispatches British workers are going through 15 years without any real-term pay rise. Morland Sanders investigates who's responsible and whether we can turn the tables on our bosses. 8.30 Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade How customers can ensure that they get the best quality food. 9.00 George Michael: Freedom An intimate look into the extraordinary life and career of the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter. Narrated by the star, it chronicles his entire career, with a focus on the period around the release of his criticallyacclaimed album Listen without Prejudice Vol. 1. 10.50 George Michael: Live In London Filmed as part of his triumphant 25 Live tour. 12.10am Celebrity Hunted

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