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BRIGHTON FREE | 17 – 23 April 2018 | Issue 875
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EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW SEASON Starts with James Acaster at Caroline of Brunswick YEAH! YEAH! Georgie Fame visits Shoreham
Crazy For You comes to Theatre Royal Brighton Page 5
Victoria Nangle interviews
NICK HEYWARD page 7
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Tequila “The health spirit”
he other night I literally heard a thing go bump in the night. It was even under my bed. Clearly I’ve waited until the most embarrassing point in my life to discover monsters under my sleeping apparatus. Yeah, I’m a bit of a clot. After waking up a bit more to consider investigating with a clear head (I didn’t shift myself though, it’s easier to dismiss imaginary monsters without moving than it is to find a comfortable position ready for sleep again) I remembered why I might’ve heard such a thing. I have a crap sense of aural direction. And I’d thrown a pillow to the other side of the room five minutes before, where it had been perched precariously waiting to fall. How to spook yourself 101. It’s not the first time I’ve done something ridiculous because my hearing’s sense of direction has gone askew. When I was a student and we had a landline (bygone times, I know) I got up in the middle of a flatshare teambuilding filmwatching session to walk next door and pick up the phone. That wasn’t ringing next door. It was ringing on the television in the film in the room we were in. I’d gotten aurally confused. We had to pause the DVD because my flatmates couldn’t stop laughing at me for long enough to follow the plot. Along the way other smaller examples have reminded me that my ears work in their own special way. I’ll hear someone shout from a crowd “I’m over here!”, and I’ll reply “over where? Describe it!”. It makes me more aware of everything going on rather than focussing on a single direction. I’ve chosen to see this quirk of mine as a source of adventures and an opportunity to take in more of the world. It’s a positive. Creating jolly monsters under my bed well into adulthood.
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equila has long been associated with that special kind of dizzy amnesia that leaves you piecing together a night out like a seasoned detective but in a strange twist of fate, it is now best known for its numerous health benefits. My last column was about staying healthy and enjoying a few drinks and invariably I read a lot about this Mexican super drink, so considering all the hype I wanted to delve a little deeper and find out if we are giving too much credence to these health claims. There is information to support the idea that tequila is a healthier spirit than most, notably the fact that the human digestive system does not break down the main sugars in tequila (agavins). Meaning that instead of digesting the sugars in the drink they pass through our systems with relatively no adverse eﬀects. Beyond this though there is a lot of very sketchy “information” including the notion that tequila can help prevent osteoporosis or even dementia. I am in fact sad to say that I was duped by a similar story. In my last column I proudly stated that “tequila is probiotic” but after some more intense research, this is simply not true. The plant that tequila is made from has probiotic properties, but they are lost in the distillation process. For example, the article ‘Tequila is good for your bones, Science says’ in The Independent explains that the fructans in tequila have been proven to help bone strength in mice. However, a separate report notes that these fructans are once again lost in the process used to make tequila. To summarise sensationalist headlines about the benefits of our favourite foods and drinks are of course nothing new, it seems every month a new study has proven chocolate helps prevent strokes or wine treats insomnia. However, what I have learnt is that you need to look at the initial study and if something quotes simply “science” as a source, be wary. LATEST 7/HOMES
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CRAZY FOR YOU
Starring Tom Chambers, Claire Sweeney & Charlotte Wakefield. A high energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous feel good musical
ou can’t beat some glorious Gershwin, and the composer has no greater fan than Tom Chambers who is fulfilling a teenage dream by starring in the musical Crazy For You. In a career which has featured a number of crazy twists of fate as well as some fantastic roles, Tom is relishing the chance to recapture his teenage dream and this time play the lead role in the production of Crazy For You, which is touring the UK and calling at Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 29 May – Saturday 2 June.
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“ I think Crazy For You has the
absolutely perfect balance of humour, story and singing ”
Tom’s big break onto the TV screen came when he landed the role of a fiercely driven doctor in Casualty. It was this role that led him into Strictly Come Dancing, where he partnered Camilla Dallerup winning the coveted glitterball. Now it is Crazy For You which is set to take up the rest of his year. He said: “I think Crazy For You has the absolutely perfect balance of humour, story and singing. It is a bit like the show dance on Strictly, with everything slotting into place in the right order”. As a big fan of the music of Gershwin, Tom is in heaven, getting to perform such hits as ‘I’ve Got Rhythm’, ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’ and ‘Embraceable You’. “After seeing Crazy For You as a teenager, I went and bought the original score. I used to have a weekly singing lesson at school and it would be my favourite lesson of the week. When I was at drama school, they used to say ‘will you stop singing Gershwin?’ I love Cole Porter as well but Gershwin has that sex appeal and more style, more jazz and a bit more pizazz”. So this is very definitely a dream role for him. In the words of his musical idol and another hit song from the show, Nice Work If You Can Get It! LATEST 7 | 5
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NICK HEYWARD After riding high in the charts in the 1980s, both as a solo artists and as frontman for hitmakers Haircut 100, has continued songwriting and is back in the charts with his new album Woodland Echoes. He speaks with Victoria Nangle about writing, recording, and the old days. Hi Nick, how is your day going? It’s good, thanks. I was up early and slept well, which is an absolute delight. I heard your set at this year's Great Escape and you captivated the room. How do you feel about a return to touring and live performances after chiefly concentrating on recording? I feel better and better about it the more I do it and I’m more prepared for it nowadays. It’s taken a lot of work – self hypnosis helps me reach my full potential on stage and not beat myself up about it if I don’t. It really is about doing my best at the time. I used to have a voice that criticised me as I was singing. That voice has been removed from my mind and the building and the country and the world and the universe. It’s gone for good. What made you decide to tour this album, after releasing two albums without the live accompaniment? I wanted to do things properly and make it more enjoyable. I have a great band and I love working with them. They are: Andy Treacey, drums; Ryan Robinson, guitar; Anthony Clark, keyboards; Phil Taylor, bass; Rob Digweed, sax. And also being on tour with my son who is doing the sound. And my partner, Sara, who helps run Gladsome Hawk. All in all, it’s a lovely bunch of people and an absolute joy to work with everyone. And why decide to start the tour in Brighton? I can’t take credit for that one. You’d have ask my agent. But I’m glad it is Brighton. The tracks felt so articulate, moving, and embracing. Was there a place or location you had in mind when you were writing Woodland Echoes?
Thank you. I didn’t have anywhere in mind so much, as I was writing and recording in the locations. It was mostly in spare rooms I was renting. So, the opening track ‘Love is the Key by the Sea’ for instance was written in the summer at the furthest point from the sea in a village called Stoke
Congratulations on Woodland Echoes entering the independent charts at number 4. With critical and commercial success over the year, whose acclaim is important to you and why? All the acclaim that I’ve got for this album is important. So, when people hear the album
“ Selfhypnosis helps me reach my full
potential on stage and not beat myself up about it if I don’t ” Row. So, the landscape seeped into the music, especially when I had the window open when it literally did in the case of ‘Beautiful Morning’ which captured the early dawn chorus of a beautiful summer’s day. You mentioned at the time that the album had a journey flow through its track listings. What is the most significant change over the years that has moved you from writing singles to albums as standalone? I’ve always written albums and there’s been singles from them. I must say the only time I got stuck was trying to write singles was when I was recording From Monday to Sunday, and that’s where ‘Kite’ came from. It was the frustration of trying to write a single. When I stopped trying ‘Kite’ appeared and was picked as a single. My idea of a single probably isn’t a single, but my single picks on Woodland Echoes are ‘Who?’, ‘Love is the Key by the Sea’, ‘I Can See Her’, and ‘The Stars’. None of which have been single… yet. I’d like to release all the songs as singles because I feel all the songs reached their full potential, even the instrumental.
and they’re aﬀected by it and are brave enough to share that with me on social media. That’s something that’s not been there in the music world, so there’s more appreciation going around these days, which keeps the independent artist alive and kicking. I’m sure it’s inspiring lots of people out there. The more encouragement the better. At The Great Escape there were requests for 'Blue Hat For A Blue Day' and 'Favourite Shirts' – the second of which you kindly played. What is your relationship with your own back catalogue? I feel I have a healthy relationship with my back catalogue. We’ve been through times when we’ve needed space. But now they are good old friends to hang out with and I
enjoy their company immensely. Do you have a favourite track you like to play for yourself? ‘Fantastic Day’ because it’s what I learned to play and sing on in my bedroom. So, I have great aﬀection for it, it’s like going right back to the beginning. It’s the lavender pod I trod on in the punk days. In 40 years' time, what would you most like to be remembered for? Professionally, for my songs to be remembered more than I am. And personally, as somebody who didn’t want anything from anyone. Nick Hayward, Concorde2, Thursday 24 May, 7.30pm, £22.50
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REVIEW Ockham’s Razor: Tipping Point
Marking NVT’s 70th anniversary, and 1984
t is the 70th anniversary of the New Venture Theatre. Worth taking a beat and considering the enduring community and profesional spirit that has led the NVT to consistently put on interesting and groundbreaking shows, from Hedwig & The Angry Inch to Hedda Galber, oﬀering opportunities to emerging new playwrights – in its groundbreaking Short Play Festival – and supporting new actors with roles (and classes)
In George Orwell's 1984, people live under ignorant oppression in Oceania a country caught in a perpetual war. This is a place where the Party scrutinizes human actions with the everwatchful eye of Big Brother. Defying a ban on individuality, Winston Smith a records clerk at the Department of the Ministry of Truth, his job is to rewrite historical documents according to the Party's demands, dares to express his
“ May sees a timely revisit to George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984 ” as they rise in their profession. May sees a timely revisit to George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984 – interesting considering the current storm around Facebook, Trump, and international relations in general.
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thoughts in a diary. His hatred of Big Brother, the Party and the Thought Police manifests itself when he decides to risk everything in a search for the real truth and pursue a heart thumping clandestine relationship with the
mysterious girl with the dark hair, Julia. These criminal deeds bring Winston to the attention of an Inner Party member named O'Brien who may be involved with an underground resistance group called the Brotherhood. In Matthew Dunster's arresting adaptation of this hugelyinfluential mid twentieth century political novel we rediscover a seminal dystopian fantasy that indicates just how ubiquitous Orwell's predictions have become, from the Lottery to CCTV cameras and the denuded lexicon of text messaging (Newspeak under a diﬀerent name). There is cold realization of how dangerous it is to be a citizen in a totalitarian state. 1984, 11 – 20 May, 7.45pm, Sun 13, 2.30pm (no evening show), 01273 808353, www.newventure.org.uk www.brightonfringe.org
he acclaimed circus theatre troupe Ockham’s Razor’s latest show was an intriguing blend of traditional circus and contemporary dance. Performed in the round, an imposing construct of high metal beams tenting above the stage hosted talented acrobats manipulating metal poles in dazzling ways. Delicately dancing atop the flimsiest of towers one minute, the next swinging rapidly in a makeshift trapeze before hurtling to inches above the ground, Tipping Point’s preoccupation was the moment in which one thing becomes another. Celebrating the delicate balance achieved by individual elements to maintain the whole, this was a spectacular evening from these masters of their craft. Brighton Dome, 5 April 2018 ★★★★★ Nick Aldwinckle
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B R I G H TO N L I G H T S W H AT TO D O I N T H E C I T Y
MUSIC, ENTERTAINMENT & COMEDY WITH VICTORIA NANGLE
Playing a rare live date, .Georgie Fame says ‘Yeah, Yeah’ to Shoreham with his much loved blend of jazz and rhythm n blues. Mixing up a fine selection of Fame’s own hits alongside music from the artists that inspired him, with a scattering of stories and anecdotes inbetween. Ropetackle Centre, Wednesday 18 April, 8pm, £25/22
Have your finger on the .pulse of new music with this collection of scintillating new local music. Fragile Creatures headlines (pictured) combining rock, pop and grunge with catchy melodies, with support from Elephant Radio and Patchwork.
Kicking oﬀ the Caroline Of Brunswick’s .season of Edinburgh previews in style is the man who has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award the most times ever – James Acaster. This particular night is sold out already, but do make enquiries for any return tickets. In the meantime, check out the rest of the venue’s previews coming up and book your favourites now. Treats coming up include previews from Lolly Adefope, Lucy Porter, Elf Lyons, Steve Bugeja, Hal Cruttenden, Paul Sinha, Tony Law and Nish Kumar. Caroline Of Brunswick, Wed 18 April, 7.45pm, £12
Earlier this year John Robins brought this .very show – The Darkness Of Robins – to Komedia and it sold out tout suite. This being the show that broke the mould of the Edinburgh Comedy Award format last year when the top prize was split between Robins and Hannah Gadsby’s international swansong Nanette, it’s great to have another chance to see it for all those who blinked before the tickets went. Reflecting on love, loss and lamenting the fact he can’t break up with himself. Komedia, Tuesday 17 April, 8pm, £14.50
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Brighton’s first ever Bubble .Festival kicks Spring into action. Supplying the answer to the question: ‘What if all guns blew bubbles?’, this promises a sky filled with soapy spheres and the answer. Project Bubble Gun works with the charity NonViolence Project. The Level, Saturday 21 April, 12pm–3pm, free
Funny man with the .squeaky voice Joe Pasquale stars in this theatre production of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, along with Sarah Earnshaw and Susie Blake. Based on the classic TV sitcom of the 1970s, focussing on the lovable accidentprone character of Frank Spencer, his wife Betty, and disapproving motherinlaw Mrs Fisher. Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 April, 7.45pm (2.30pm Saturday matinee), from £19.50
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MOVIES ON LATEST TV All day & late night
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Friday 20 April
6.00am 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.
6.00am My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
8.05 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts. 10.20 Pack Up Your Troubles 1932. Comedy. Directors: George Marshall & Raymond McCarey. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Don Dillaway. Stan and Ollie try to locate the orphaned child of their buddy, Eddie. 11.40 Charade FILM OF THE DAY 1963. Drama. Romance and suspense in Paris as a woman is pursued for her murdered husband's stolen fortune. Stars Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn & Walter Matthau. 2.00pm Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law's miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project. 3.35 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. 11.00 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Wednesday 18 April
7.45 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground. 9.35 Rose of Cimmaron 1952. Western. Stars Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams. Rose, a young girl fostered by a Cherokee family, seeks revenge after her foster parents are murdered by outlaws. 11.25 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary. 1.05pm Cheaper By The Dozen FILM OF THE DAY 1950. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain & Betty Lynn. Based on a true story. Follow Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian, as they raise their 12 children. 3.05 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler. 10.50 Landfall 1949. War. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
6.00am Barbary Coast 1935. Drama. 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.
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FILM OF THE DAY 2.10 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a 'worthless guttersnipe', into a duchess. 4.15 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where he saves the owner's son from kidnappers.
1.00pm The Good Companions 1933. Musical comedy. Director: Victor Saville. Stars Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn & John Gielgud. A touring troupe, the 'Dinky Doos' are in financial trouble, can anyone help? 3.00 Love Me Tender FILM OF THE DAY 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
10.45 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
11.15 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
6.00am Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
6.00am Hoodlum 1951. Crime drama. Directed by Max Nosseck and starring Lawrence Tierney, Allene Roberts and Marjorie Riordan. Career criminal Vincent Lubeck betrays his family's trust.
12.00pm Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
9.25 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival's siblings.
Thursday 19 April
Sunday 22 April
7.45 The Real Glory 1939. War. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds & Broderick Crawford. In 1906, Col. Hatch is stationed in the Philippines and recruits officers to train the locals.
7.45 I'll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
11.05 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until... Directed by David Lean.
Love Me Tender
Saturday 21 April
Monday 23 April 6.00am The Cowboy & the Lady 1938. Drama. Director: H C Potter. Stars Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon & Walter Brennan. An adventure is born when a presidential nominee's daughter is mistaken for a maid by a cowboy and falls in love.
6.00am Shoot to Kill 1947. Crime drama. Directed by William Burke and starring Russell Wade, Luana Walters and Edmund MacDonald. A woman marries a corrupt D.A. to get evidence to help on a recent murder.
FILM OF THE DAY 7.50 Bundle Of Joy 1956. Musical Comedy. After being fired from her job, Polly (Debbie Reynolds) finds an abandoned baby. People believe the baby is hers. Directed by Norman Taurog. Starring Eddie Fisher.
7.45 They Who Dare 1954. War Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Dirk Bogarde & Denholm Elliott. In Greece during the war, British commanders and patriots are ordered to destroy two strategic German airfields.
9.45 The Madame Gambles 1951. Comedy. The owner of a dress shop gambles the shop away to her bookie who inherits, not only the shop, but the manager. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Richard Hearne and Petula Clark.
FILM OF THE DAY 12.00pm Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
11.20 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.
12.45pm Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland.
1.55 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.
1.00pm Jack London 1943. Adventure. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward and Virginia Mayo. Biopic of the thrill-seeking writer and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
2.55 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
4.10 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Michael Redgrave. Crocker-Harris is a teacher at an English public school who must retire early due to ill health.
3.00 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O'Ferrall.
10.45 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London.
10.15 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
11.00 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder.
7.45 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted. 9.15 His Girl Friday FILM OF THE DAY 1940. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell & Ralph Bellamy. A newspaper editor tries everything to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. 11.05 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit.
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Cunk On Britain BBC2, 10pm Diane Morgan takes on the mantle of her alter ego Philomena Cunk once again for more of the Charlie Brooker-scripted mockumentary. Philomena takes a closer look at the Victorians, and is joined by Chris Packham who tries to enlighen her with regard to Darwin’s discoveries.
Paradise Hunters Channel 4, 9pm For anyone who has ever found themselves daydreaming at work, chasing a dream life of rodeo unicorns and chocolate tasting. Two millennials leave their mundane jobs and risk everything: Katie setting off to work on a ranch in Mexico, and Charlie leaving Brighton’s call centres to be a salmon farmer.
Tuesday 17 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Guests from the world of politics discuss local and national issues. 7.00 Football Weekly Darren 'The Hartman' Hart looks back at the week's football with the help of his studio guests. 7.30 Football Fanatics More nostalgic football stories looking at the absolute legends of the game. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Live From the Roadee Live music from the Roadee - a mobile recording studio. 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 their studio guest. 10.00 Football Weekly Sonia Randev looks back at the week's football with the help of some special guests. 10.30 Football Fanatics More nostalgic football stories looking at the absolute legends of the game. 11.00 FILM: Morning Departure (1950) Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel. 1.00am FILM: A Kid For Two Farthings (1955)
6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 EastEnders Tensions run high between Michelle and Mel. An angel investor comes to Walford. Vincent becomes increasingly desperate. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 Holby City Frieda forces new mentee Nicky to question what kind of doctor she ultimately wants to be. Meena puts her friendship with Nicky on the line when a chance to impress Gaskell arises. Serena tests Xavier's mettle, putting him in charge of Sheilagh's recovery. 9.00 Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation The Loss of Joy. Three-part documentary series examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence. The first episode focuses on the run-up to Stephen's murder and the police investigation that follows. As the suspects remain free, tip-offs from the community worry Doreen and Neville, Stephen's parents, about why the police are not making arrests. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.30 South East Today 10.45 My Turban And Me 11.20 Double Mastectomy Twins Documentary. 11.50 Getting High For God? Trip to the Mountains. First in a two-part immersive documentary series. 12.20am Weather For The Week Ahead
6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show. 6.30 Britain In Bloom Mablethorpe. Chris Bavin meets the Bloomers from Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire, who have been competing in Bloom for ten years but have never won the top prize. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip Antiques experts travel across the country, competing to make a profit at auction. Kate Bliss and Paul Laidlaw's antiques odyssey begins on the south west coast of Wales with a 1960s classic car and a £200 budget - what will they discover? 8.00 Top Of The Shop With Tom Kerridge Four food producers with fledgling businesses come to test out their products on the locals in Malhamdale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. 9.00 Hospital Documentary. On most days in winter, the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Queen's Medical Centre is full. Intensive care is often the last resort for very sick children, a place that can keep them alive while doctors work on making them better. It's also where children undergoing the most serious surgery come to recuperate. 10.00 Cunk On Britain See highlights. 10.30 Newsnight 11.15 Living With The Brainy Bunch 12.15am MasterChef
AK SOUFFLE Andrew Kay
’m working this week with a bunch of very bright young people from Salzburg. They’re here to learn English, although they are already shamefully fluent, and I am talking to them about magazines. It’s great fun and I love reading what they are writing, so many very diﬀerent views from a country not so far away but soon to be distanced by the lunacy that is Brexit. One of the students has written a review of her favourite novel, Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms. It’s a book that I too love, but I was shaken awake by her noting the awful sexism within the story.
“ We are so aware of sexism now
that there really is little excuse – surely we rarely encounter it? ”
It’s years since I read it, probably 45, so my memory of the book is shrouded in the mists of time – but so is how we perceive sexism. At the time of writing I suspect that for the great many sexism was not an issue. At my time of reading sexism was definitely becoming an important issue, feminism was finally on the rise and being taken seriously, quite rightly so. So what do you say to someone who is struggling with sexism in classic period fiction? Of course it was happening and of course
6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.25 Party Election Broadcast 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Zak piles on the pressure, Lisa resorts to drastic measures, and Laurel tries to honour a promise. 7.30 100 Year Old Driving School. 91-year-old Bill Drake-Brockman gets her car ready for her first-ever driving test in Bristol and no-nonsense former teacher Patricia Deacon is determined to prove that she is a good driver. 8.00 This Time Next Year Davina McCall presents the life-transforming programme that features ordinary people pledging to transform their lives in extraordinary ways. 9.00 Last Laugh in Vegas Documentary series. With just a week to go, the showbiz entertainers continue rehearsals for the biggest performance of their lives, but with nothing going to plan, American producer Frank Marino threatens to pull the show. 10.00 ITV News at Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.45 The Cruise: Sailing the Caribbean Documentary series. The Royal Princess continues its fivemonth season island hopping around the world's most popular cruise destination - the Caribbean islands from Antigua to the Bahamas. 11.15 The Durrells 12.10am Jackpot247
6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Ollie puts Luke's future on the line and Louis is suspicious of the new girl in the village. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 Class Of Mum And Dad The class is now full swing into their term at Blackrod primary school, but a few members of class 6M are beginning to test the boundaries. Jonny admits he likes trouble, disregarding the school uniform regulations and not doing his homework, resulting in him been sent to the head teacher's office. But is there more to Jonny than meets the eye? 9.00 Paradise Hunters See highlights. 10.00 Gogglebox Another chance to see Friday's new episode as the biggest and best TV moments of the week get a grilling from Britain's sharpest armchair critics. 11.05 One Born Every Minute The award-winning documentary series highlights the extraordinary highs and lows at Birmingham Women's Hospital maternity ward as parents' lives change forever when they welcome new babies into the world. Chantell, who's 34, had a troubled upbringing and never thought she'd find love or have a family of her own. Then she met Phil, who's 33, and everything changed. 12.10am Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA
it was wrong. Was Hemingway interested, was it a key thread to his story, was he trying to highlight the social injustice of sexism? I suspect not, or at least not consciously. We are so aware of sexism now that there really is little excuse – surely we rarely encounter it? Well sadly we do. A friend recently told me about a night she spent out clubbing with friends, the sort of night I hasten to add that I no longer can endure. By 5am she was tiring and waiting for her friends to leave the club and go home. They were still happy on the dance floor so she waited patiently and whilst doing so a young guy approached here and ‘hit on her’, as I believe the young people say. He was rather insistent that she should go home with him. She was not in the least interested in him – especially as she is gay. She expressed her disinterest and eventually, somewhat in despair and to some extent anger, told him that she was a lesbian. I really don’t think that any of us in such a situation should have to use our sexuality as a reason for not being interested in going to bed, for this was clearly his prime motivation – this was no excuse for her to decline the oﬀer. But what came next was even more remarkable. His response so bizarre that one might be forgiven for thinking that this was an alien. What did he say? “So you won’t come home with me because I am a man? Well that’s sexist!” It defies belief really that anyone in 2018 can be so bloody wrong minded.
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TV LISTINGS True Horror Thursday, Channel 4, 10pm If it’s not Piers Morgan interviewing ‘bad’ ladies in prison, it’s Trevor McDonald talking to the inmates of Death Row – we’ve got a thing about true crime. Perfect timing for this dramatised documentary series that goes a step further to true horror. Wooooo!!!
Benidorm Wednesday, ITV1, 9pm It’s all fun and games when you’re on holiday, especially when it’s this lot in Benidorm. Joyce is furious after Sammy’s terrible performance in Neptune’s, and soon finds out that Neptune has given him a Solana contract. Is this their lot from now on?
Wednesday 18 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 Democracy Now! 7.00 Extra Time An interesting, insightful and humourous look at the latest news in the world of football. 7.30 Football Heroes A chance to relive the careers of some of the biggest icons of football from the last 15 years. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Democracy Now! Politics and discussion from the USA. 9.00 The Rosies The Rosies interview Jennie Williams founder of Enhance the UK. 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 Extra Time An interesting, insightful and humourous look at the latest news in the world of football. 10.30 Football Heroes A chance to relive the careers of some of the biggest icons of football from the last 15 years. 11.00 The Arun Valley Postcard Trail 11.15 FILM: What A Crazy World (1963) 1.05am FILM: Sky West & Crooked (1966)
6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 Watchdog Live Matt Allwright, Steph McGovern and Nikki Fox return with a new series of topical reports and investigations. 9.00 Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation The System. Three-part documentary series examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence. A second police investigation captures shocking surveillance footage of the racism of the gang alleged to have killed Stephen. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.30 South East Today 10.45 A Question Of Sport Sue Barker asks the questions to regular team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. 11.15 Nightmare Pets SOS Documentary series. 11.45 Getting High For God? Ayahuasca in Rio. 12.15am Weather For The Week Ahead
6.00pm Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Britain In Bloom Chris Bavin heads to Shrewsbury where the Bloomers have been taking part in the annual floral competition for 37 years. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip Antiques experts travel across the country, competing to make a profit at auction. 8.00 Top Of The Shop With Tom Kerridge Four food producers with fledgling businesses come to test out their products on the locals in Malhamdale. 9.00 The Assassination Of Gianni Versace American Crime Story Creator/Destroyer. As a boy Gianni got practical encouragement from his mother, but young Andrew is raised with unrealistic expectations by an obsessive father. 10.00 Live At The Apollo Adam Hills introduces US comic Michelle Wolf and Essex-born Jamali Maddix. 10.30 Newsnight 11.15 Hospital Documentary. 12.15am Masterchef
6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.25 Party Election Broadcast 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Belle faces the fallout of Lisa's actions. 7.30 Coronation Street Rana jumps at the chance to reconcile with her mother. 8.00 Britain's Brightest Family The second semi-final sees two brilliantly bright families fight for a place in the final of the knockout quiz tournament. 8.30 Coronation Street Rana's loved ones race to her rescue. 9.00 Benidorm See highlights. 10.00 ITV News at Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.45 Exposure - Great Ormond Street: The Child First And Always? Investigative journalism programme. 11.40 British Touring Car Championship Highlights Join Steve Rider for a look back at the opening round of the British Touring Car Championship from Brands Hatch. 1.00am Jackpot247
6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Louis and Leela have a temporary visitor at the house, but is all as it seems? 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 The Secret Life Of The Zoo The series that goes behind the scenes at Chester Zoo returns for a new run. 9.00 One Born Every Minute The awardwinning documentary series highlights the extraordinary highs and lows at Birmingham Women's Hospital maternity ward as parents' lives change forever when they welcome new babies into the world. 10.00 First Dates The new run continues. Freddie is a 27-year-old charity worker who's struggled to find a lady that gets his unique sense of humour. His date is 22-year-old fashion buyer Rebecca. 11.05 Paradise Hunters Many of us dream about leaving our jobs, but few do it. Yet around the world, there are jobs waiting for those who might want them. 12.05am Live From Abbey Road Classics
4.55pm MOTD Live: Manchester United V Tottenham Hotspur Gary Lineker presents live coverage of the FA Cup semi-final between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. 7.15 Pointless Celebrities Celebrity edition of the quiz. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. 8.00 The Queen's Birthday Party 9.40 Mrs Brown's Boys Mammy of the Groom. Comedy series about a loudmouthed Irish matriarch. With his wedding only days away and tensions running high, Dermot suffers some prenuptial jitters and takes refuge in a cupboard. 10.10 BBC News 10.30 Match Of The Day Dan Walker introduces highlights of the day's Premier League game between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road. 11.00 MOTD: FA Cup Highlights Highlights of the FA Cup semi-final. 11.20 The Button 11.50 FILM: The Recruit (2003) Spy thriller. 1.20am Weather For The Week Ahead
6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote The People's Republic of Brighton and Hove Takeover. An isle of sanity in a sea of blue. 7.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show All the latest non-league football news and action from the region. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Digital Nation The best of Local TV from across the UK. 9.00 Miss Jason's House Party An entertaining game show hosted by the talented Miss Jason where the star-studded panellists, studio audience and TV viewers have to guess a well-known celebrity’s home from a set of video clues. 10.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show All the latest non-league football news and action from the region. 11.00 FILM: The Hand (1960) Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. 12.20am FILM: Capone (1975) Drama.
6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 EastEnders Ian tries to thwart Masood's interview slot with the investor. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 Would I Lie To You? Rob Brydon hosts the comedy panel show with David Mitchell and Lee Mack. Joining the teams are Clare Balding, Rhod Gilbert, Nick Grimshaw and Rob Delaney. 8.30 Not Going Out Sitcom. Encouraged by Anna, Lucy considers whether a breast augmentation is for her. 9.00 Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation Three-part documentary series examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence. Stephen's killers remain free. The public inquiry leads to a change in the law that means that the suspects can be retried. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.30 South East Today 10.45 Question Time 11.45 This Week 12.30am Weather For The Week Ahead
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Saturday 21 6.00pm Latest News 6.30 DJ Box Get to know the world of DJing and dance music. 7.00 Football Heroes A chance to relive the careers of some of the biggest icons of football from the last 15 years. 7.30 Football Heroes A chance to relive the careers of some of the biggest icons of football from the last 15 years. 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 The Arun Valley Postcard Trail 10.15 FILM: Capone (1975) Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone. 12.15am FILM: Dead End (1937)
Rob Beckett’s Playing For Time Friday, Channel 4, 11.15pm Rob Beckett takes us back literally for fun and games of bygone times as he steps into his very own time machine with celebrity guest Rachel Riley. The pair have fun playing Frogger (who thought falling off a lily pad could be so devastating?!) as well as discussing the news, TV, music and fashions of the times.
6.00pm Antiques Road Trip 7.00 Snooker: World Championship Jason Mohammad introduces live coverage from Sheffield. 8.00 The Forest James Jones sawmill in Lockerbie powers through 20,000 logs a day. But when a sixtonne machine called a crosscut stacker breaks down, a dedicated engineering team must save the day. 8.30 Dad's Army The Recruit. Classic sitcom. Captain Mainwaring is temporarily in hospital. During his absence, Sergeant Wilson allows the vicar to join the platoon. 9.00 Imagine... Arts series. 10.00 FILM: Testament Of Youth (2014) First World War drama. In 1914, Vera Brittain decides to study at Oxford university. She falls in love with her brother's friend, but then war is declared. Starring Hayley Atwell, Alicia Vikander, Taron Egerton, Dominic West, Kit Harington. 12.00am World Championship Snooker Highlights
6.00pm ITV Evening News 6.15 ITV News Meridian 6.30 Ninja Warrior UK See highlights. 7.30 New: Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule Comedy panel show. 8.00 Britain's Got Talent Variety competition. The 12th series of Britain's Got Talent is back for its second fun-filled episode. 9.20 The Keith & Paddy Picture Show. Comedy series in which Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness recreate an iconic Hollywood movie. This edition presents their version of the movie Top Gun featuring Keith Allen, Sarah Parish, and Marc Warren. 9.50 ITV News 10.10 FILM: Private Benjamin (1980) Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante. Comedy. Devastated when her brand-new husband drops dead on their wedding night, Judy Benjamin is receptive to the pitch delivered by a duplicitous recruiter for the Women's Army Corps. 12.15am Change Your Tune
5.35pm The Secret Life Of The Zoo Behind the scenes at Chester Zoo. 6.30 Channel 4 News 7.00 The Resoration Man: Best Builds George Clarke chooses four of his favourite church conversions from the show. 8.00 Britain’s Most Historic Towns Alice tells the story of Norman England by studying the history of Winchester, Britain's most Norman city. 9.00 FILM: Dirty Grandpa Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, and Aubrey Plaza star in director Dan Mazer's brash road-trip comedy. When his wife dies after a 10-year fight against cancer, Dick Kelly announces his intention to take a nostalgic two-day trip to Florida to remember the times they spent there in spring. 11.00 FILM: Columbiana (2011) Olivier Megaton's action thriller, from a screenplay co-written by Luc Besson, stars Zoe Saldana as a woman with revenge on her mind, and the lethal skills to achieve it. 1.00am Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare’s USA
6.00pm Latest News 6.30 Family, Faith and Fun Sarah Hopwood presents the happiness debate. 7.00 British Wrestling Weekly All the latest happenings from the British Wrestling Coalition. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Brighton Album Chart Show Anthea Clarke introduces February's top 10 based on physical album sales at Brighton's cult independent record store, Resident Music. 9.00 Miss Jason's House Party An entertaining game show hosted by the talented Miss Jason where the star-studded panellists, studio audience and TV viewers have to guess a well-known celebrity’s home from a set of video clues. 10.00 DJ Box Get to know the world of DJing and dance music 10.30 The Arun Valley Postcard Trail 10.50 FILM: Violent Playground (1958) Drama. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. 12.55am FILM: 100 Rifles (1969)
6.00pm The Big Painting Challenge Amateur painting competition. 7.00 Countryfile Anita Rani is in Norfolk meeting the people keeping some of the UK's vanishing trades alive. Her first stop is Horsey Windpump which has been restored to full working glory by Tim Whiting, one of the last millwrights. 8.00 Antiques Roadshow Fiona Bruce and the team hear fascinating stories and make bombshell valuations as they examine people's treasures. 9.00 The Woman In White See highlights. 10.00 BBC News 10.20 South East Today 10.30 Match Of The Day 2 Mark Chapman presents highlights of the day's four Premier League games. Arsenal face West Ham at the Emirates, while Manchester City take on Swansea at the Etihad. 11.30 MOTD: FA Cup Highlights Reshmin Chowdhury presents highlights of the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Southampton. 12.00am The Women's Football Show
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on The Woman In White Sunday, BBC1, 9pm Get your chivalry cap and bounder waistcoat on, all wrapped up in a period drama thriller bow – a speciality of a Sunday night in front of the telly. Walter Hartright, a drawing master, takes up a teaching post in Cumbria, with more than watercolours waiting for him.
Ninja Warrior UK Saturday, ITV1, 6.30pm Is it a bee? Is it a beekeeper? No, it’s a Ninja Warrior competitor with no regard whatsoever for useful aerodynamics on exercise attire! Other competitors on the course mixing old familiar obstacles with new challenges include celebrities Blazin’ Squad member Kenzie, and ex Olympian Katherine Merry.
Secret Agent Selection: WW2 Monday, BBC2, 9pm Wanna learn to be a spy? Wouldn’t it be great to learn to be a spy! Spying would be so much fun, right? Just like Bond! No. The spy students are dropped in the middle of the Scottish Highlands, ready to use all of their new WW2 skills.
Friday 20 BBC2
6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show. 6.30 Britain In Bloom Chris Bavin heads to the heart of the Black Country to meet a multicultural group of Bloomers in Wednesfield. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip Antiques experts travel across the country, competing to make a profit at auction. 8.00 Nature's Biggest Beasts Documentary. Nature's biggest beasts must go to extraordinary lengths to thrive. These are their epic survival stories. 9.00 Civilisations The Cult of Progress. Documentary. David Olusoga explores the artistic reaction to imperialism in the 19th century. 10.00 MOTD: The Premier League Show Gabby Logan hosts the weekly magazine programme. 10.30 Newsnight 11.15 Secret Agent Selection: WW2 Fivepart immersive history series. 12.15am MasterChef
6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.25 Party Election Broadcast 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Laurel is on the warpath. 7.30 Processed Food: What Are We Eating? Tonight We rely heavily on processed food as a nation - from breakfast to dinner, it is available to us 24/7. How much do we really know about what we are eating? 8.00 Emmerdale Ross continues to fight temptation. 8.30 The Cruise: Sailing the Caribbean Documentary series. 9.00 The Investigator: A British Crime Story Explosive documentary series. Former police detective Mark Williams-Thomas discovers another brutal Glasgow murder that threatens to derail his investigation into serial killer Angus Sinclair. 10.00 ITV News at Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.45 The Last Word Current affairs series. 11.15 Lethal Weapon 12.10am Give It A Year
6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Following a huge row, Peri has to fend for herself on the streets after being kicked out by her mum in this Hollyoaks special episode. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 Location, Location, Location Property series. Kirstie Allsopp catches up with two sets of house-hunters for whom compromise was something of a dirty word. 9.00 999: What's Your Emergency? Documentary series following emergency services at work in Wiltshire. A recent study determined that a mother is the single most powerful factor in determining what kind of man her son will grow up to be. 10.00 True Horror See highlights. 11.05 Gogglebox Comedy TV review series in which viewers share commentaries from the comfort of their sofas. 12.05am Real Football Fan Show
6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Guests from the world of politics discuss local and national issues. 7.00 Under The Radar Paul and Jeff show videos. 7.30 Brighton Album Chart Show Anthea Clarke introduces a top 10 countdown of the best selling albums in Brighton. 8.00 Latest News 8.30 Live From the Roadee Live music from the Roadee - a mobile recording studio. 9.00 Tales From The Margins Extra Professor Rainer Schulze presents a series of films looking at issues affecting LGBT+ people around the world. 10.00 Brighton Album Chart Show Probably the coolest music video chart on telly. 10.30 The Arun Valley Postcard Trail 10.45 Guy Lloyd's 2Minute Telly Show 10.50 FILM: Landfall (1949) War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. 12.35am FILM: Love Me Tender (1956)
6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 Sounds Like Friday Night Live music show. Greg James and Dotty present, joined by Shawn Mendes and The Vaccines. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 EastEnders Vincent makes a big decision. 8.30 The Button Game show. 9.00 Have I Got News For You Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Lee Mack and panellists Baroness Warsi and Sara Pascoe. 9.30 Home From Home The BLT. Sitcom about a family who move to the Lake District, only to find their new neighbors are successful and effortlessly superior. 10.00 BBC News At Ten 10.25 South East Today 10.35 The Graham Norton Show Graham is joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Matt LeBlanc, and Maxine Peake. 11.25 Wannabe Comedy. 11.50 FILM: Sliding Doors (1998) Comedy. 1.25am Weather For The Week Ahead
6.00pm Eggheads Quiz show. 6.30 Britain In Bloom 7.00 Antiques Road Trip Antiques experts travel across the country, competing to make a profit at auction. 8.00 Gardeners' World There is a full hour of inspiration as Monty works in his vegetable garden sowing seeds for a bountiful summer. 9.00 The City And The City Borlú is interrogated by the Ul Qoman Militsya and is promptly taken to the Militsya HQ. He broke the terms of his agreement with Dhatt and she is furious. 10.00 Episodes Sean and Beverly spend a weekend with Matt at his ranch trying to come up with an idea for a new show. Gunplay ensues and a wild boar is injured... 10.30 Newsnight 11.05 Front Row Late Topical weekly discussion show. 11.35 The Assassination Of Gianni Versace American Crime Story Creator/Destroyer. 12.35am North Korea's Secret Slave Gangs Panorama
6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Laurel discovers a shocking truth. 7.30 Coronation Street Eileen becomes the target of some unwanted attention. 8.00 Love Your Garden Alan and the team transform a garden in Cumbria. 8.30 Coronation Street Eileen extends the hand of friendship to Abi, David objects to his children visiting Shona. 9.00 Lethal Weapon US action series. Riggs and Murtaugh respond to the murder of an escaped patient of Doctor Cahill's who had mysteriously lost their mind, but the investigation brings a hidden scheme to light that is far bigger than they imagined. 10.00 ITV News at Ten. 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.45 The Keith and Paddy Picture Show Grease 11.15 FILM: Shaun of the Dead (2004) Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost. Comedy horror. 12.55am Jackpot247
6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Myra discovers some devastating news about Cleo. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 I Don’t Like Mondays Would you like to take a year off work? With your salary fully paid? That's the amazing prize on offer in this brand new comedy game show hosted by Alan Carr. 9.00 Gogglebox The biggest and best TV moments of the week get their weekly grilling from Britain's sharpest armchair critics. 10.00 Lee And Dean The penultimate episode of the bitter-sweet comedy set in Stevenage. Lee's money worries are mounting, as he and Dean wow the judges in a bark rubbing competition. 10.35 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown Jimmy Carr hosts the comedy panel show with team captains Rob Beckett and Aisling Bea. 11.15 Rob Beckett’s Playing For Time See highlights. 11.55 First Dates 1.00am FILM: 127 Hours (2011)
Monday 23 BBC2
6.00pm Nature's Biggest Beasts Documentary. 7.00 Athletics: London Marathon Highlights JJ Chalmers presents the stories, key moments and best action of the 38th London Marathon. 8.00 In At The Deep End After eight years in build, HMS Queen Elizabeth embarks on dangerous sea trials in the North Sea. The 700 sailors on board have to test everything on the ship for the first time from galleys to guns and from power plants to propellers. 9.00 My Year With The Tribe 10.00 Famalam Sketch show. The second episode follows the the schemes of thwarted Nigerian philanthropist Prince Alyusi, watches the overamorous daytime antics of TV hosts/lovers, William and Funke, and introduces Sassy Black Friend - the co-star of every rom-com ever. 10.25 Joe Lycett: That's The Way, A-Ha, A-Ha 11.25 World Championship Snooker Highlights 12.15am World Championship Snooker Extra
6.00pm Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule Comedy panel show. 6.30 ITV Evening News 6.45 ITV News Meridian 7.00 Little Big Shots Dawn French returns for a new six-part series of her talent show that shines a spotlight on some of the world's most talented children. 8.00 The Durrells Lighthearted drama series based on Gerald Durrell's Corfu memoirs. 9.00 The Good Karma Hospital India-based hospital drama series. Ruby and Gabriel intervene in a dispute between two fishermen and Lydia faces a difficult dilemma when her former mentor asks for her help. Later, the team comes together for Ram and Mala's wedding and Ruby and Gabriel have a heart to heart. 10.05 ITV News 10.20 Peston on Sunday Political magazine show. 11.20 100 Year Old Driving School 11.50 This Time Next Year 12.40am Jackpot247
5.35pm Grand Designs 6.30 Channel 4 News 7.00 Escape To The Chateau Join Dick and Angel as they swap their two bed flat in Southend for their dream 19th century-Chateau. 8.00 The Crystal Maze Maze Master Richard Ayoade returns to lead a new bunch of intrepid adventurers through The Crystal Maze. 9.00 Homeland The seventh series of the hit US thriller starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin continues. Carrie needs to choose a side, and Keane requires an ally. Meanwhile, Saul has an idea. 10.15 Gogglebox The biggest and best TV moments of the week get a grilling from Britain's sharpest armchair critics. 11.10 FILM: Easy A (2010) Emma Stone stars in director Will Gluck's high-school comedy. Olive Penderghast is socially unremarkable at school, so when she spots an opportunity to make herself seem more interesting ashe jumps at it and lies to a friend. 12.50am FILM: Kahaani 2 (2016)
6.00pm Latest News 6.30 The Vote Guests from the world of politics discuss local and national issues. 7.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show All the latest non-league football news and action from the region. 8.00 Latest News The latest news where we are, the latest sports news, plus national and international updates. 8.30 Brighton Lights Jamie Walker presents a roundup of the week's must-see events in Brighton, Hove and beyond. 9.00 Tales From The Margins Extra Professor Rainer Schulze presents a series of films looking at issues affecting LGBT+ people around the world. 10.00 TerraPura NonLeague Show All the latest non-league football news and action from the region. 11.00 FILM: The Dark Man (1951) Drama. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown. An inspector hunts a killer looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder. 12.40am FILM: Can-Can (1960)
6.00pm BBC News At Six 6.30 South East Today 7.00 The One Show 7.30 Nightmare Pets SOS Documentary series following life at a crisis centre for the nation's cheekiest, naughtiest and most out-of-control pets. This one-stop shop helps owners at the end of their tether learn how to live with their pets in perfect harmony. 7.57 BBC News And Regional News 8.00 EastEnders Arshad offers his help to a stranger but all is not as it seems. Whitney ponders Tiffany's future in Walford. 8.30 Panorama Topical show. 9.00 TBA 10.00 BBC News At Ten 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 Graham is joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Matt LeBlanc, Maxine Peake, and Mary Berry and Claudia Winkleman. 12.20am Weather For The Week Ahead
6.00pm Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz show. 6.30 Britain In Bloom Lytham. Chris Bavin helps the volunteers of Lytham in Lanchashire with their entry for Britain in Bloom. 7.00 The Secret Helpers 8.00 Only Connect Quiz show presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. 8.30 University Challenge Quiz series for students. 9.00 Secret Agent Selection: WW2 See highlights. 10.00 QI Sandi Toksvig looks at opposites. Find out how to sort the sheep from the goats, discover the opposite of Tarzan, as well as meet the telescope that points straight through the Earth. With Sara Pascoe, Colin Lane, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies. 10.30 Newsnight Indepth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Evan Davis. 11.15 World Championship Snooker Highlights 12.05am World Championship Snooker Extra
6.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.30 ITV Evening News 7.00 Emmerdale Ross spots an opportunity. 7.30 Coronation Street Gary expresses concern for David's welfare. 8.00 Give It A Year Karren meets a former Royal Marine who has overcome PTSD to start a woodland adventure business, but can it grow over the year? 8.30 Coronation Street David turns his attentions to Emma. 9.00 he Real Camilla: HRH The Duchess of Cornwall One-off documentary programme following a year in the life of HRH Camilla Duchess of Cornwall. Family, friends and the people who know her best talk candidly about Britain's most private royal and the woman who will one day be queen. 10.00 ITV News at Ten 10.30 ITV News Meridian 10.45 The Investigator: A British Crime Story Explosive documentary series. 11.45 Last Laugh in Vegas 12.40am Jackpot247
6.00pm The Simpsons 6.30 Hollyoaks Leela is concerned about Peri, while Esther and Nancy use Adam to try and prove to Jack that Darcy isn't good for him. 7.00 Channel 4 News 8.00 Holidays Unpacked Brits spend about a grand each on a week's holiday in the summer sun. Most of us head to the Med, but could we all be having more fun for the same money? 8.30 Travel Man: 48 Hours On The Côte D’Azur Richard Ayoade is joined by comedian Shazia Mirza for a fancy two day detour on the Côte d'Azur, in the south of France. 9.00 The Island With Bear Grylls After three weeks on the island, the castaways are malnourished. Still living at opposite ends of the same beach, the wealthy and less welloff teams finally put their differences aside in a joint hunting expedition. 10.00 Kiss Me First Bryan Elsley's (Skins, Dates) innovative thriller series. 11.00 999 What’s Your Emegency? 12.05am First Dates
Glorious Gershwin, Crazy For You comes to Theatre Royal Brighton.