QUICK BITES

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Tv - Ian Cuth­bert­son

Mak­ing Ba­bies, 7.30pm, SBS A well- made Aus­tralian doc­u­men­tary se­ries about the dif­fer­ent ways in

Tonight’ s which chil­dren are con­ceived. fo­cus is on women who have no us­able eggs left by the time they are ready to have ba­bies, so they must seek com­pat­i­ble egg donors. Diana is in early menopause. She and her part­ner Keith are very in­de­pen­dent peo­ple, so Diana strug­gles with the idea of ask­ing for help. Even­tu­ally she goes to a web­site called Bub­hub, where her jour­ney be­gins in earnest. Monar­chy, 9.25pm, ABC

Starkey ’ s David his­tor­i­cal trot through the his­tory of the Bri­tish monar­chy con­tin­ues with an episode called

The Glo­ri­ous Revo­lu­tion, which we dis­cover that bat­tles over re­li­gion and the idea of a king re­plac­ing him­self with his own new­phew led to the de­vel­op­ment of Bri­tain ’ s It’ s ev­ery­one’ s

con­sti­tu­tional monar­chy. not cup of English Break­fast, but his­tory buffs and stu­dents should love it. The Fri­day Night Project, 10.30pm, UKTV And now for some­thing com­pletely dif­fer­ent. The Fri­day Night Project , with Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr, gives celebri­ties a chance to host a late- night chat show, while the two real hosts sit on the guest chairs ad­ju­di­cat­ing, heck­ling and de­liv­er­ing shonky jokes. Rob Lowe,

tonight’ s pic­tured, is guest host, and he proves him­self not just up to the task but a good sport as well. Funny and fast- mov­ing de­spite the lu­di­crous set- up and campy ex­e­cu­tion.

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