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If you want a spectacle... PARALYMPIC GAMES OPENING CEREMONY Wednesday, 8pm, Ch4
The London 2012 Paralympics promise to be very special. This opening ceremony builds up to the arrival of the Paralympic Flame with an inspirational show titled Enlightenment, a fly-past, circus performers and the parade of competing nations.
If you want an exciting new series... FORMAT FARM Thursday, 9.30pm, RTÉ Two
This new series features pilots for new shows which Irish production companies are hoping to sell abroad. The opening show is called The Takeover, and sees managers in struggling businesses stepping aside for two weeks, allowing the workers to take over.
If you want top-quality classic drama... PARADE’S END Friday, 9pm, BBC2
In part two of this brilliant Ford Madox Ford adaptation, Tietjens is more tormented than ever by the antics of his wife (Rebecca Hall, right, with Tom Mison as Perowne) and his love for Valentine. All under the shadow of the approaching war… Also see feature, page 10.
8PM, RTÉ TWO
FROM 9.15AM, CH4