DOCO THE EASTER ISLAND HEADS
7. 3 0PM, S BS1
Easter Island – if you flew directly from Brisbane, to Santiago, Chile, you’d fly right over it – is home to stone monoliths as infamous and mysterious as Stonehenge. This doco seeks to explain not only who made the island’s hundreds of giant stone heads, but how (they’re huge) and why (no, really, why?). Totally fascinating.
BEST OF THE SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL 8. 3 0PM, T HE C OMEDY C HANNEL A snappy compilation of performers captured during the Sydney Fest back in April. Sammy J and Randy are in ribald form, Joel Creasey is so hot right now after I’maCelebrityGetMeOutofHere, Jimeon continues his second wind, while Matt Okine and the Umbilical Brothers perform too.
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES 8. 3 0PM, ABC Anyone for tennis? Phryne (Essie Davis) is hanging out at the court – looking divine in white, naturally – when a body is discovered in the rotunda. It’s death by spider bite! Phryne would investigate before DI Jack (Nathan Page, above with Davis) reaches the scene, but, you know, spiders. “I’m not afraid,” she swears. “I just like to know where they are.”