Anh Does Britain
Tuesday, 7.30pm, Seven Anh Do, 36, is a Vietnamese asylum-seeker who with his family survived an incredible journey by rickety boat to Australia in 1980. He went on to write the moving and very funny bestseller The Happiest Refugee (a good choice for any book club) and became one of Australia’s best known comedians. Last year he fronted a travelogue on Vietnam that averaged 2.3 million viewers; tonight he follows up with his first visit to Britain where he discovers eccentric pastimes such as cheese rolling, toe wrestling and a sport called stinging nettle eating. Do is an enthusiastic storyteller; his smile and easy presentation are magnetic. He loves what he does and it’s infectious. Wonder where he’ll go next.