A FEAST OF MUSIC
The Gathering: Notre Dame – A Welcome Home Friday, 9.35pm, RTÉ One
Britain Then And Now
On the eve of American Football’s Emerald Isle Classic between Navy and Notre Dame in Dublin, Miriam O’Callaghan hosts a concert from Dublin’s O2, featuring Brian Kennedy and The High Kings.
9PM, UTV This Diamond Jubilee year has seen many a street party, but the residents of one street in east London decided to re-create a Coronation party held there in 1953. They tracked down some of the original guests, whose memories helped them to bring the past to life. looks back at the successes and failures during his turbulent eight years in the White House.
BBC Proms 2012
7.30PM, BBC4 A concert of glorious English music features Herbert Howells’s deeply moving Hymnus Paradisi, written after the tragic death of his young son, and Elgar’s Symphony No 1.
Diana: Life Through A Lens/ The Mourning After
8PM/9PM, TV3 Two programmes marking the anniversary of Princess Diana’s death. Photographer Jayne Fincher talks about her role in creating Diana’s image. Then, the late Christopher Hitchens meets some of those who risked disapproval for not buying into Britain’s frenzy of grief.
9PM, SKY1 The new, second series of Sky’s supermarket sitcom begins, and tough-as-nails Stephanie Beacham takes over as the terrifying new manager of Valco (motto: Serves you right). Jane Horrocks and Mark Addy return at the heart of a strong ensemble cast.
Cé A Chónaigh I Mo Theachsa
11.30PM, TG4 In this repeated episode, Manchán Magan explores Brownswood, a Victorian house overlooking Enniscorthy, which was the birthplace of Eileen Gray, a highly talented furniture designer and architect in the 1930s.
11.40PM, RTÉ TWO Becca (Ashley Judd) is in custody being questioned by Jamie Ortega but manages to escape through a mysterious secret door which opens for her. When a CIA agent is killed in the interrogation room after she leaves, the authorities believe Becca is responsible.