Count Arthur Strong
Having kept BBC Radio 4 audiences laughing for years, the deluded old showbiz ‘legend’ makes his TV debut in a new, sixpart series. Created by star Steve Delaney and Graham Linehan, it’s very, very funny.
Rick Stein’s India
On the fourth leg of his culinary journey, Rick Stein arrives in Lucknow, where he searches for the best chicken korma, before heading north to the Punjab, where he’s a guest judge on a TV cookery contest.
Long Lost Family
The moving stories of a man who wants to overcome his fear of rejection by learning why his birth mother gave him up for adoption, and a woman desperate to meet the daughter she tried but failed to keep.
Geoff Zeidler, the UK & Ireland MD of security giant Securitas, goes back to the shop floor to find out whether the new officers who came to the firm through company takeovers are meeting his high standards. What he discovers is very far from what he expected.
The Greatest Shows On Earth
Daisy Donovan concludes her series on wacky worldwide television with a visit to South Korea, where she takes part in a top-rated comedy series, and learns how televison addresses the country’s ongoing conflict with North Korea.
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The owner of a ranch dies when he’s trapped in a flaming barn. Longmire isn’t convinced by the verdict of suicide and sets about investigating the deceased’s family.