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If you want a feast of wildlife action... PLANET EARTH LIVE Sunday, 8pm, BBC1
The second week of this grand spectacular – a kind of global Springwatch – kicks off with the latest on the lions and elephants in Kenya and the black bears in Minnesota. There are also updates on the meerkats in South Africa and the monkeys in Sri Lanka.
If you want a coastal journey... COAST Sunday, 9pm, BBC2
Yes, it’s a new series of this stalwart of the schedules, and this time, each episode will feature stories from around the British Isles. Nick Crane (right) has signed on as a deck hand on a tall ship, reliving the days of sail on a journey around the northen isles of Scotland.
If you want a great documentary... FINBAR FUREY… Monday, 9.35pm, RTÉ One
Despite finding commercial and critical success with the Clancy Brothers, The Fureys and The Dubliners, Finbar Furey (right) has never been comfortable taking the easy road. This portrait of the musician looks back at a long career which has had both highs and lows.