Sunday 5 July Programme of the day ALEX BROOKER: DISABILITY AND ME BBC2, 9pm Comedian and presenter Alex Brooker was born with limb deformities, and had his right leg amputated as a child. In this very personal documentary, he considers what life is like for ordinary disabled people in Britain today, catches up with a childhood friend who has spina bifida, and discusses his own fears and challenges. Last Leg Best Sport Best Drama MATCH OF THE DAY LIVE THE LUMINARIES BBC1, 9pm BBC1, 6.35pm When Anna, now pregnant and addicted to opium, returns to Hokitika with Emery, she retreats to Chinatown where Quee discovers the gold hidden in her dresses. And meanwhile, Lydia is still scheming. Gary Lineker hosts coverage of Southampton’s Premier League tie with Manchester City at St. Mary’s which gets underway at 7pm. With analysis from Alan Shearer, Ian Wright. RTE One RTE 2 Virgin Media 1 TG4 Virgin Media 2 Virgin Media 3 6.00 6.15 7.50 9.00 10.00 10.30 11.00 12.00 1.00 1.10 6.00 6.50 9.15 9.40 10.30 11.30 12.00 12.30 1.00 1.30 6.10 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.55 11.50 12.55 1.30 7.00 10.30 11.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 11.00 7.00 7.30 8.00 8.30 9.00 11.00 12.00 12.30 EuroNews Teleshopping Holby City (T) Casualty (T) Nationwide (R) Today Show Bites Service (T) The Week in Politics (T) RTE News (T) The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years. Drama. (T) Summer at Seven (R) (T) A Knight’s Tale. Medieval comedy adventure, starring Heath Ledger and Paul Bettany. (2001) (T) Nuacht; RTE News EuroNews RTEjr Logan High (R) (T) The Next Step (T) Mighty Mustangs (R) Deadly 60 (T) Home and Away (R) (T) Home and Away (R) (T) Home and Away (R) (T) Napoleon. Animal adventure, with the voice of Jamie Croft. (1995) (T) Top Gear (R) (T) RTE Sport Classics (T) RTE Racing. Hugh Cahill presents coverage from Cork and Fairyhouse. (T) The Instant Gardener (R) Cook Me the Money! (R) Keep It in the Family (R) Ireland AM (T) All Star Family Fortunes (R) Doctor in the House (R) Gino’s Italian Express (R) Racing: Sandown The Eclipse. Francesca Cumani and Ed Chamberlin present coverage of racing from Sandown Park and Haydock Park. The Cube. A personal trainer and an occupational therapist take part in the challenge. (R) Red Rock (R) (T) News at 5.30 (T) Cula 4 Timpeall na Tire (T) Little House on the Prairie. A couple elope. (R) (T) Murder, She Wrote. Jessica defends a pathological liar. (R) The West Wing. The election draws closer. (R) (T) Abair Amhran (R) (T) Bean an Ti (R) (T) An Aimsir Laithreach All Ireland Gold. Coverage of Limerick v Kilkenny from 1973. (T) All Ireland Gold. Kerry take on Dublin, in a game from 2017. (T) GAA Gold. A look back at action from 1983 in GAA. American Stuffers (R) Keep It in the Family (R) Tipping Point (R) (T) Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan. The actor goes in search of army ants in Ecuador. (R) Midsomer Murders. Guests at a sparkling wine launch party fall victim to poisoning. (R) (T) The Hungry Sailors. Dick and James Strawbridge moor up in Ramsgate, Kent. (R) Tipping Point. Game show, hosted by Ben Shephard. (R) Keep It in the Family. McBusted are the guests. (R) Murder in Suburbia (R) Teletubbies (R) Yo Gabba Gabba! Teletubbies (R) In the Night Garden (R) Judge Judy The Cruise (R) Gino’s Italian Escape (R) Agatha Christie’s Marple. A colonel is found dead. (R) (T) Coronation Street (R) (T) Coronation Street (R) (T) Coronation Street (R) (T) Star Treatment. Six bakery workers from Bolton are taken for a makeover. (R) The Savoy. Part two of two. The staff prepare to reopen. (R) 12.00 12.55 12.00 1.45 2.00 2.32 2.35 FILM 2.00 2.30 3.00 3.30 4.00 2.50 3.20 HHH FILM 3.00 4.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 4.10 4.00 5.00 5.30 5.40 5.00 HHH 5.40 5.00 6.00 6.01 6.30 The Angelus RTE News Wild Cuba with Colin Stafford-Johnson S1 Ep8 6.05 Crocodile Dundee 6.05 All Star Mr & Mrs S8 Ep5 6.10 Ar gClub S1 Ep4 6.00 River Monsters S9 Ep5 6.00 Love Island USA S1 Ep20 (R) (T) FILM A New York reporter searches the Australian Outback for a maverick hunter with a legendary reputation, and invites the adventurer back to America. Comedy adventure, written by and starring Paul Hogan, with Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon and Mark Blum. (1986) (T) Jason Watkins, Fiona O’Carroll and Ben Hanlin are invited to reveal how much they know about their partners. With Phillip Schofield. (R) (T) The Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta weekend has finally arrived for CLG na nDunaibh. (R) (T) Jeremy Wade sets off on a journey to unmask a mystery sea monster that washed up on a UK beach, travelling to Greenland, Norway and London to search for answers. (R) Four couples are chosen to for the final. (R) 7.00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot S13 Ep2 Colin Stafford-Johnson encounters bats emerging from limestone caves and frogs living in patches of hidden emerald forest. (T) 6.40 Se Mo Laoch S8 Ep4 The sleuth is reunited with sidekick Captain Hastings, secretary Miss Lemon and Inspector Japp in a case that plunges him into the world of global espionage. Starring David Suchet and Philip Jackson. (R) Profile of the flute player Kevin Henry. (T) 7.10 Catchphrase S6 Ep5 7.12 7.15 7.30 An Aimsir Laithreach Nuacht TG4 The Irish RM S1 Ep3 7.00 Beast Buddies Stephen Mulhern hosts the game show in which three contestants guess the familiar phrases hidden in animated clues. (R) (T) 7.30 At Your Service S10 Ep7 A double bill featuring people so obsessed with their exotic pets they risk safety to live together. (R) The Brennans help to revamp a bar and restaurant. (R) (T) Yeates and Philippa visit a horse fair in search of a HHHH 8.00 The Chase Celebrity Special S9 Ep6 8.00 Big Star’s Little Star S5 Ep2 9.00 Instinct S1 Ep1 8.00 Killinaskully S2 Ep6 8.00 Animal Babies: First Year on Earth S1 Ep1 mount for a forthcoming hunt. (R) (T) A retired CIA officer, now working as a college professor and author, is lured back into his old life when a homicide detective informs him that a serial killer is using his first novel as a tutorial for a crime spree. US drama, starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic. (R) The villagers take part in a drama festival. Last in series. (R) (T) 8.30 Beidh Me ArAis! S1 Ep3 TV presenters Donna Air, Amanda Lamb, Sarah Greene and Dan Snow work as a team to take on quiz genius the Chaser and secure a cash prize for charity. Presented by Bradley Walsh. (R) (T) Stephen Mulhern hosts the entertainment show in which the children of Sally Phillips, Samia Longchambon and Kian Egan spill the beans about their famous parents. (R) Cameras follow six baby animals as they face the challenges of surviving their first year on Earth, including an elephant calf in Kenya, and fox cubs in the Arctic. (R) (T) Osgur O Ciardha explores the fossil shoreline of Easkey and Wicklow’s German War Cemetery, while Sinead Ni Uallachain visits a restoration in Monaghan. (R) (T) 8.30 Pat Shortt’s Music from D’Telly Christmas Special S4 Ep8 Performances. (R) (T) (T) 9.00 9.30 RTE News Derry Girls S1 Ep5 9.00 Love Island S5 Ep31 9.00 Sex and the City 2 FILM 9.00 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? S3 Ep6 9.30 Meitheal na mBan Relationship-based reality show in which singletons seeking romance compete to pair off in Majorca, in the hope of finding love – and winning £50,000. (R) The family try to escape town before the Orange Parades start. (R) (T) Fashion-conscious writer Carrie hopes to escape the strain of married life with a trip to Abu Dhabi, but the luxury holiday is beset with disasters. Comedy sequel, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall. (2010) (T) NEW TV special led by top female musicians and artists as they perform from their own homes, in a fundraiser to support the victims of domestic abuse. 10.00 Love Island: Australia S1 Ep21 Chris Tarrant invites a lineup of famous faces to play. 10.00 The Young Offenders S1 Ep5 10.00 Gogglebox Ireland S3 Ep2 Reality show in which singletons seek romance. Love blossoms around the villa, but a surprise recoupling ceremony sends someone home. Deirdre O’Kane provides the voiceover as a selection of telly addicts pass comment on the week’s programmes. (R) Conor and Jock try to assist Mairead. (R) (T) 10.00 ATouch of Frost 10.35 10.50 Geantrai S6 Ep4 Socially Distant Part one of two. Jack investigates the murder of a fellow detective. (R) NEW With Micheal O hAlmhain and Meaiti Jo Sheamais. Comedy drama, starring Dermot Whelan. (T) (R) HH 11.05 12.10 11.40 11.00 11.25 12.00 11.45 The Week in Politics (R) (T) Silent Witness Part one of two. The unit investigate an attack against a transgender man. (R) Vikings Rollo is welcomed home. (R) Mayday (R) Mayday (R) Mayday (R) American Patriot (R) (T) EuroNews State of Happiness Fredrik Nyman has to find a plan to save the factory. NCIS: New Orleans Hannah is suspended for breaking protocol. (T) The Hunting Drama, starring Asher Keddie and Richard Roxburgh. (R) (T) Catastrophe (R) (T) EuroNews Autopsy Forensic expert Dr Jason Payne-James examines the cause of the rock star Jimi Hendrix’s death, which was given an open verdict by a coroner due to insufficient evidence. (R) Extraordinary People: My Face Is Killing Me (R) The Best of Ireland AM Weekly round-up. Joni Mitchell – Isle of Wight 1970 The singer-songwriter’s performance at the festival, featuring Woodstock, A Case of You and Big Yellow Taxi. An Aimsir Laithreach Murder, She Wrote A cruise-ship passenger is murdered. (R) (T) France 24 France 24 Mrs Biggs Ronnie gets a Brazilian woman pregnant and realising this could be his ticket to a legitimate right to remain in Rio, asks Charmian for a divorce. (R) I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! Australia Aussie version of the reality show, featuring celebrities stranded in the jungle. (R) Celebrity Juice Entertainer John Barrowman, Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon, dancer Jordan Banjo and Madness frontman Suggs join in the fun on the cheeky game show, hosted by Keith Lemon. (R) One Christmas Eve Family comedy, starring Anne Heche. (2014) 12.40 1.10 1.30 12.32 12.35 2.00 2.50 3.35 4.20 5.15 1.20 12.00 1.30 FILM 2.30 3.00 1.00 1.30 5.30 HHH 36 IRISH INDEPENDENT 4 July 2020 Weekend Magazine
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