The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Television -

Wal­lan­der (BBC Four, 9pm)

Who would have thought a re­make of a Swedish crime drama would be­come one of the most ac­claimedTV of­fer­ings of re­cent years? How­ever, Ken­neth Branagh’s take on this se­ries left Bafta judges rub­bing their hands with glee. Fans of the saga shouldn’t miss this ver­sion, which proves just as com­pelling. Given that it’s made in Swe­den, with a Swedish cast, who speak Swedish, it’s as au­then­ti­cally Swedish as an Ikea side­board. In the lat­est of­fer­ing, the owner of a suc­cess­ful cider busi­ness is bru­tally mur­dered, and when sus­pi­cion falls on his fam­ily and em­ploy­ees, se­crets from his past are un­veiled.

Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Who Has Ever Lived (BBC1, 12.15pm)

Michael John­son pro­files the Ja­maican ath­lete, trav­el­ling to his home­land to learn Bolt’s story first-hand from those who know him best. He dis­cov­ers what ef­fect be­ing in the in­ter­na­tional me­dia spot­light has had on the 23-year-old, who in 2009 be­came the first man to hold the 100m and 200m world and Olympic ti­tles at the same time.

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