REMEMBER THE FULFORDS?
Country House Rescue Thursday, 8pm, Ch4
9PM, BBC2 In 1900, Reverdy Road in Bermondsey was a bastion of working-class respectability – and after that? Older residents are among those telling the story of life on this London street.
24 Hours In A&E
9PM, GOLD Rev is well-cast, sharply written, original and very funny. Here’s a chance to catch it from the beginning, as the Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander) is overwhelmed by the number of new congregants, thanks to a rumoured report on the church school.
10PM, TG4 The postman on his bicycle was a common sight in rural Ireland not so many years ago. But the bike has largely been replaced by the van in more recent times. Here, we meet Seamus Mulligan, a Donegal postman who still travels his 30-mile route on a bicycle.
Outrageous aristos Francis and Kishanda Fulford, who achieved overnight fame in a memorable Cutting Edge documentary, are back again. They badly need Simon Davis’s help to save their crumbling pile, Great Fulford. we follow them as they carry out surgery to correct the shape of her skull bones.
The Secret History Of Our Streets
9PM, CH4 Another compelling, but harrowing, edition focuses on a single Saturday night shift, with consultant Emer and senior sister Jen running the resus area. After a steady stream of drink and drug casualties, their last patient is a stabbing victim – complete with knife.
10.30PM, CH4 After last week’s shock ending, this new episode opens with Sarah in a locked ward – and it’s soon revealed that this is not her first stint in a psychiatric unit. The investigation is clearly taking its toll, but she still begs Holder to get her out – and back on the Larsen case. sportsmen Rio Ferdinand and Freddie Flintoff, plus entertainers Martine McCutcheon and Una Healy – in the hopes of winning £100,000.
Michael Johnson: Survival Of The Fastest
9PM, CH4 The Olympic multi-gold medallist wonders if he, like other leading athletes of African heritage, owes his sporting prowess to the slave trade. In this powerful film, he learns about the lives of his ancestors, subjected to breeding programmes by plantation owners.
Dynamo: Magician Impossible
9PM, WATCH Dynamo – whose tricks have included walking on water and levitating Matt Lucas – returns with a second series of jaw-dropping illusions. His fanbase is growing worldwide; here, he performs in London, Venice and Las Vegas.
Mock The Week
10PM, BBC2 Greg Davies, Ava Vidal and the wonderfully off-the-wall Milton Jones guest star as the new series of the topical comedy panel game continues. Dara Ó Briain tries to keep order.