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Aussie An­i­mal Is­land

7.30PM, UTV This new se­ries, nar­rated by Ja­son Dono­van, fol­lows a group of en­dan­gered Tas­ma­nian devils – cute car­niv­o­rous mar­su­pi­als – as they are taken from Aus­tralian zoos and sanc­tu­ar­ies and re­leased into the wild on a re­mote is­land. I mBarr Do Shláinte

8PM, TG4 This new nine-part se­ries, pre­sented by Dr Sinéad O’Beirne, looks at var­i­ous health is­sues, be­gin­ning with heart dis­ease. An es­ti­mated 5,000 peo­ple in Ire­land have a heart at­tack ev­ery year, and in 80 per cent of cases, sim­ple life­style changes would have pre­vented them. The Great Bri­tish Bake Off

8PM, BBC2 This week, while the re­main­ing 11 con­tes­tants tackle desserts, there’s the first-ever Bake Off bur­glary, and the tent be­comes a crime scene. Ade In Ad­land

8PM, UTV The first of a watch­able two-parter in which Adrian Edmondson ex­plores the ad­ver­tis­ing ar­chives, trac­ing how tele­vi­sion ad­ver­tise­ments have re­flected chang­ing Bri­tish tastes in food and drink. Ros Na Rún

8.30PM, TG4 The Ir­ish-lan­guage soap is al­ways full of drama, and tonight’s episode, the first in a new run, is no dif­fer­ent, with Ja­son be­ing rushed off to hos­pi­tal – and in a coma.

Trauma: Level One


Not the first doc­u­men­tary se­ries about a

trauma unit (re­mem­ber BBC1’s Life Savers in July?), this two-parter fol­lows the dra­matic, chal­leng­ing and of­ten ag­o­nis­ing work of the Southamp­ton ma­jor trauma cen­tre.

Trea­sure De­tec­tives


In the first episode of an in­ter­est­ing new se­ries, ex­perts foren­si­cally test what are claimed to be an ex­pen­sive Stradi­var­ius vi­o­lin and an Andy Warhol paint­ing – but are they fakes or the real thing?

The Woman Who Woke Up Chi­nese

11.05PM, BBC1

This doc­u­men­tary tells the much­pub­li­cised story of a woman from south­ern Eng­land who was rushed to hos­pi­tal with what seemed to be a se­vere mi­graine – and woke up with a Chi­nese ac­cent.

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