The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

Scan­nal! 7.30PM, RTÉ ONE In this new edi­tion of the pro­gramme, Garry Mac Don­n­cha re­vis­its the FÁS ex­penses scan­dal in 2008, when it emerged how much money ex­ecs were spend­ing on first­class travel, fine din­ing and golf out­ings.

Jamie’s Money Sav­ing Meals

8PM, CH4 In this se­cond show of the se­ries, the av­er­age price of the recipes is just €1.50 per por­tion in­clud­ing – an and In­dian they in­clude meal for tasty a frac­tion cre­ations, of the take­away price. Plus, money-sav­ing tips.

The In­cred­i­ble Spice Men

8.30PM, BBC2 This week, the ir­re­press­ible Tony Singh and Cyrus Todi­wala are in west Suf­folk, where they set about spic­ing up such clas­sic English sta­ples as cu­cum­ber sand­wiches, Vic­to­ria sponge and ap­ple crum­ble. Travellers In Amer­ica – A Se­cret So­ci­ety 9PM, TV3 Paul Connolly con­cludes his two-parter about Ir­ish Travellers liv­ing in the Deep South of the United States by try­ing to find the source of one com­mu­nity’s wealth and be­ing in­vited into one fam­ily’s home.

Doc Martin 9PM, UTV The high­light of this week’s chapter of mishaps is a din­ner party that goes dis­as­trously wrong. Martin won’t make the mis­take of invit­ing din­ner guests again… How­ever, the de­ba­cle does lead to him mak­ing a smart di­ag­no­sis.


9PM, CH4 This fea­ture-length drama asks what would hap­pen if Bri­tain’s na­tional grid was knocked out in a cy­ber-at­tack, and the coun­try was plunged into dark­ness. Com­piled from ‘found footage’ as well as staged scenes, it fol­lows the first five days of may­hem, as peo­ple strug­gle to sur­vive.

Child Of Our Time

10.35PM, BBC1 The two most re­cent episodes of a se­ries that has been run­ning, off and on, since 2000 get a re­peat air­ing this week (the se­cond is to­mor­row). Tonight, the chil­dren, near­ing their teens, talk about grow­ing up.

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