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New season, new batch of famous Aussies digging up family secrets. First up is actor Geoffrey Rush (above), who dreams of an arty lineage – perhaps a relative who was part of Vienna’s cultural golden age. The trail leads him further north than Austria and comes with a musical twist.
THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE 8. 3 0PM, T HE L I F E ST YLE C HANNEL New season of the most polite of all TV competitions. Six amateur sewing enthusiasts begin by making a pair of trousers; it’s all smooth sailing until the host is standing over their machines yelling “come on!”, Lleyton Hewitt-style. Our favourite contestant is Neil, an army colonel who is used to sewing in war zones.
MISTRESSES 1 1 . 3 5 PM, S E VEN At the end of seasonn one of this saucy series, ries, high-flying lawyer Savi avi (Alyssa Milano, right) t) was in hospital having ng paddles applied to her chest. No surprise to learn she’s e’s still alive: “When you u cheat death, you’re supposed to carpe diem your face off, right?”