QUICK BITES

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Tv - Ian Cuth­bert­son

The Dame Edna Treat­ment, 7.30pm, Nine The dame goes on, mak­ing a meal of veg­e­tar­i­ans Alec Bald­win and Amanda Holden, un­til the party is crashed by the less than elec­tric En­gel­bert Humperdinck. ‘‘ You wanted to be a doc­tor, didn’t you?’’ says Edna. ‘‘ Not re­ally,’’ replies the Dink. The Best in Aus­tralia, 7.30pm, LifeStyle As cook­ing shows go, this one has the best open­ing mon­tage, though the three hosts could use a bit of prepa­ra­tion when it comes to the be­guil­ing ban­ter. But we’re not here for the chat­ter, we’re here to learn how to make sen­sa­tional food. Just as well. Jack the Rip­per, 9.30pm, Na­tional Ge­o­graphic In a reign of ter­ror that lasted three months in 1888, Jack the Rip­per mur­dered pros­ti­tutes in Whitechapel, Spi­tal­fields and Aldgate in the city of Lon­don. Though Jack was never caught, this pro­gram points the fin­ger at the Bri­tish royal fam­ily, among oth­ers.

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