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The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - FRIDAY OCTOBER 9 -

DRAMA HOME FIRES

8. 3 0PM, BBC F I RST

Set in a small English vil­lage as World War II starts to take hold, this pe­riod drama fo­cuses not on the ac­tion, but on the women who keep things run­ning as their men ei­ther leave or fall apart. It’s a great twist on the usual tales we see of wartime and is backed up by a bril­liant cast and scripts that have both mo­ments of heart­break and comic re­lief.

CRIME

UN­TOUCH­ABLE: POWER COR­RUPTS 9. 3 0PM, C I NET­WORK With great power comes great re­spon­si­bil­ity … and also, sadly, the op­por­tu­nity for cor­rup­tion. Though re-en­act­ments and ex­pert com­ment, mment, this six-part se­ries shows what can hap­pen when am­bi­tion takes a dark turn. Tonight, a se­ries ies of seem­ingly un­re­lated ill­nesses link nk back to a well-liked and highly re­spected cted doc­tor.

VA­RIET Y

SATUR­DAY NIGHT CRACK-UP K-UP 7. 3 0PM, ABC Ed­die Per­fect (right) is, well, per­fect rfect to helm this an­nual live va­ri­ety gig. Cel­e­brat­ing the end of ABC’s Men­tal en­tal As week-long pro­ject, Crack-Upp en­cour­ages do­na­tions to men­tal al health re­search while si­mul­ta­ne­ously eously at­tempt­ing to tickle your funny bone. Guest per­form­ers will in­clude Ju­lia ulia Mor­ris, HG Nel­son, Michala Banas, as, Ed Kavalee and many more fa­mous s faces.

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