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From season one in 2008 (yes, it’s a repeat), Bomber’s Moon finds Gently (Martin Shaw) investigating the violent death of a wealthy German found floating in the harbour of a sleepy Northumberland coastal village. It’s the 1960s, so anti-German feelings are still felt by some, particularly a barman who is the No 1 suspect. This drama series is rather good. If you have not seen it, here’s your chance to start from the inaugural episode (of 60) that first aired in 2013. Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) is an FBI fugitive who in return for not being prosecuted persuades the FBI to let him help them find some of the world’s nastiest criminals. During his colourful career, Red’s met them all and has kept a “blacklist” with their details. The FBI grabs the idea and agrees to his one condition: that he deal only with one of their rookie profilers, special agent Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone). Why becomes clearer as the series, now in its third season, picks up speed. If you were a fan of Breaking Bad you’ll recognise this Albuquerque lawyer Jimmy McGill as Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk), the cunning solicitor doing the dirty for drug boss Walter White (Bryan Cranston). The premiere episode of this series starts with a black-and-white sequence, set after the events of Breaking Bad, in which McGill is drunk, at home, watching videos of his old TV ads. It then reverts to 2002 when he was a struggling public defender with not much work, some dodgy clients and a mountain of unpaid bills. His first clients are three teenage boys who broke into a morgue and had sex with a severed head. As I said, dodgy. Inside Alcatraz: Legends of the Rock Wednesday, 7.30pm, History (611) Alcatraz, once home to Al Capone, was a highsecurity penitentiary that operated on an island 2km off the San Francisco coast from 1935 to 1963. It’s now a museum, but in its time it was the most famous jail in the US. By interviewing those who knew it best, this documentary drills deep into the core of The Rock to separate the myths and legends from fact, including the only successful escape. Strong currents and cold water thwarted most escapees, but on June 11, 1962, “The level of inspiration on which he works is unparalleled in the rest of music.” Bach was “a scientist at work who, instead of using the language of mathematics, uses music”. And so the accolades roll in for Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the greatest composers to have lived. His influence on others who followed — Mozart to Mendelssohn, Beethoven to Brahms — even stretched as far as Duke Ellington and the Beatles. They all fell under his spell and studied his style. In this documentary, rich with the most glorious music, John Eliot Gardiner goes in search of the man. 7 Deadly Sins Presto Outrageous and absurd but fun, this wacky documentary series is hosted by Morgan Spurlock ( Super Size Me), who devotes one episode to each of the seven deadly sins. Expect the unexpected in this contemporary take on lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.