SIX HIGHLIGHTS FOR WHAT
If you want period detective drama... INSPECTOR GEORGE GENTLY Sunday, 8.30pm, BBC1
In the first of a new series, a young black girl is murdered at a Northern Soul all-nighter (in Newcastle? In 1968?). In the course of their investigation, Gently and Bacchus (Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby, right) find out all about racism.
If you want a hilarious spoof... BAD SUGAR Sunday, 10pm, Ch4
Olivia Colman (right), Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan star in this gloriously over-the-top family saga about a wealthy mining dynasty. A very British take on the telenovela style of melodrama, it’s brilliantly acted (look out for Peter Serafinowicz) and laugh-aloud funny.
If you want a fresh family comedy... CITIZEN KHAN Monday, 10.20pm, BBC1
Adil Ray (pictured) is terrific as Mr Khan, self-appointed, selfimportant – and self-deluding – ‘community leader’, in this new sitcom set in Sparkhill, Birmingham. Cheerfully playing with British Asian stereotypes, it works very well, even if it is something of a one-man show. Children’s Hospital, where the women in the 26 single rooms all have different stories to tell. his relatives above the family-owned pub, when raiders burst in and shot him dead.
The Rob Brydon Show
10PM, BBC2 Comedian Sarah Millican and artist Grayson Perry are Rob’s guests tonight, with music by dreadlocked singer Newton Faulkner.
Targeting Bin Laden
10.05PM, RTÉ ONE US President Barack Obama is among those interviewed in this drama-documentary telling the story of how US special forces managed to locate and kill the world’s most wanted man, Osama Bin Laden, in 2011.