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The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

If you want to see the Ir­ish liv­ing in Oz… PAD­DIES DOWN UN­DER Tues­day, 10pm, TV3

In this new se­ries, TV3 fol­lows some of the young peo­ple who have left home to make a bet­ter life for them in Australia. The first episode comes from Syd­ney, home to a thriv­ing Ir­ish com­mu­nity who work hard and play hard.

If you want qual­ity de­tec­tive drama... LEWIS Wed­nes­day, 8pm, UTV

Kevin Whately and Lau­rence Fox (right, with guest star Celia Im­rie) re­turn as Lewis and Hath­away in the first of four new episodes of the Morse se­quel. The plot is as mad as ever, but the pro­duc­tion val­ues, lo­ca­tions and starry cast make it all ir­re­sistibly watch­able.

If you want an ex­otic take on Shake­speare... FELIC­ITY KENDAL’S… Wed­nes­day, 9pm, BBC2

Her In­dian Shake­speare Quest takes Felic­ity Kendal (right) back to the land of her child­hood, where she re­calls her early days, meets old friends, and dis­cov­ers the ex­tra­or­di­nary grip that Shake­speare still has on the In­dian imag­i­na­tion.

Hid­den Tal­ent

9PM, CH4 This week’s typ­i­cally in­spir­ing show seeks out peo­ple with an un­sus­pected tal­ent for opera singing – and, sep­a­rately, a nat­u­ral abil­ity to find their way around with­out map or com­pass. In both cases, the tal­ent is very well hid­den – but real. .

Des­per­ate Housewives

9.55PM, RTÉ TWO Trip (Scott Bakula), who is Bree’s at­tor­ney, learns about her pre­vi­ous drunken sex­ual sprees and tell her to come clean about it in or­der to help strengthen her case, while Su­san tries to help MJ build a car for a school soap­box derby.

An­tiques Un­cov­ered

8PM, BBC2 In the last of the se­ries, perky his­to­rian Lucy Wors­ley and suave an­tiques ex­pert Mark Hill ex­am­ine ob­jects as­so­ci­ated with cer­e­monies, from wed­dings to the open­ing of the Great Ex­hi­bi­tion and the 1948 London Olympics.

Se­cret Eaters

8PM, CH4 Why is it that we Brits are get­ting fat­ter? In this new se­ries, peo­ple who are mys­ti­fied by their weight gain are mon­i­tored round the clock, and shown what they ac­tu­ally eat – a very dif­fer­ent mat­ter from what they think they eat.

Two Greedy Ital­ians: Still Hun­gry

8PM, BBC2 The last leg of Gen­naro Con­taldo and An­to­nio Car­luc­cio’s tour takes them from ru­ral Lazio to so­phis­ti­cated Rome, pon­der­ing the chang­ing iden­tity of the Ital­ian male – but mostly cook­ing, eat­ing, bick­er­ing and hav­ing fun.

The Great Euro Crash With Robert Pe­ston

9PM, BBC2 The BBC’S busi­ness ed­i­tor gives us a sober­ing ac­count of the state of the Euro. De­spite a mind-bog­gling tril­lion-euro cash in­jec­tion, it seems Europe’s econ­omy re­mains on the brink.

The Hoarder Next Door

9PM, CH4 In this third in­stal­ment (of four), bronzed psy­chother­a­pist Ste­lios Kiosses helps a mum from Black­burn who can’t let go of her brood’s child­hood toys and clothes, and a Som­er­set fam­ily whose kitchen is too clut­tered to cook in.

Grandma’s House

12.20AM, BBC2 The con­sis­tently funny (and sweary) sit­com reaches the fifth of six episodes, and Si­mon – to Tanya’s de­light – is back, briefly, on TV, be­ing in­ter­viewed about his play. Per­haps he should be more care­ful what he says…

The New Ir­ish: Af­ter The Bust

7.30PM, RTÉ ONE This final episode in the se­ries comes from Gort in Co Gal­way, which was home to al­most 2,000 Brazil­ians just five years ago. That fig­ure has now halved and many of those left

Ca­su­alty

8.50PM, BBC ONE When a high school roof col­lapses Tom is re­united with a trou­bled teenage girl, whom he has pre­vi­ously rec­om­mended for coun­selling. How­ever, the girl’s jealous boyfriend claims she doesn’t want Tom treat­ing her, so Jor­dan pulls him off the case for his own safety. Sus­pi­cions aroused, Tom re­fuses to fol­low or­ders. Can he get to the bot­tom of the boy’s schem­ing be­hav­iour? Mean­while Linda thinks that she’s mak­ing progress with Joe and Brit­ney.

The Satur­day Night Show

9.45PM, RTÉ ONE Jour­nal­ist and broad­caster Bren­dan O’con­nor presents the en­ter­tain­ment show, joined each week by a panel of celebrity guests to pro­vide a lively mix of chat, com­edy and mu­sic.

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