ARM­CHAIR TRAV­ELLER

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Kim Basinger as Kuki Gall­mann Mov­ingAn­cien­tE­gypt : As the Nile rises, the monumental task looms of mov­ing 20 an­cient tem­ples to higher ground. It makes the home re­movals in the How To Chan­nel’s Haulin’House look like a dod­dle. Sun­day, 8.30pm, Na­tional Ge­o­graphic Chan­nel. FirstClassAlltheWay: Sara Duffy runs a lux­ury concierge busi­ness for cashed-up trav­ellers who de­mand the best. Sole oc­cu­pancy of an is­land? Gold-plated spa baths in pres­i­den­tial suites? There’s no de­mand too out­ra­geous, it seems, or too ex­pen­sive. Tues­day, 8.30pm, Arena. IDreamed­ofAfrica: The 2000 movie based on Kuki Gall­mann’s mem­oir of the same name. Set on a wildlife re­serve in Kenya and star­ring Kim Basinger, who looks a treat in ruf­fled khaki. Be on the lookout for Daniel Craig in a sec­ondary role. Wed­nes­day, 4pm, Show­case. Susan Kuro­sawa

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