DRAMA FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND
8. 3 0PM, ABC
Classy and opulent four-part look at Ian Fleming, who went from playboy loser in 1930s Britain, to spy and creator of James Bond. In this first episode Fleming (Dominic Cooper, above with Lara Pulver) is failing to live up to his family’s high expectations so his exasperated mother calls on Winston Churchill to offer him a job as a spy.
ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY 8. 3 0PM, 7 T WO The latest episode of this impossibly twee British series sees Alistair Appleton help Bob and Sue find their dream house in North Devon – home of the thatched-roof cottage. They need a nearby dog beach, room for a granny flat,at, a decent kitchen and room for vegetable growing.g.
THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW 9. 3 0PM, T E N Graham (right) is joined on the couch by Taylor Swift, John Cleese and Kevin Pieterson. Pieterson is there re to discuss his controversial tell-all memoir, in which he belted a hefty proportion of the UK cricketing establishment. Swift asks him seriously about his “chest matches”. Bless.