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Death in Paradise
BBC One, Friday
When a seemingly simple kidnapping ends in murder, Neville and the team must work out what went wrong and how someone wound up dead. Return of the drama about a British cop posted to the Caribbean island of Saint Marie, where he is totally unsuited to a life of sun, sea and sand, but finds his brilliant investigative skills come in handy for solving murder. Starring Ralf Little and Josephine Jobert.
Elvis: The Rebirth of the King
BBC Two, Saturday
When Elvis Presley began performing in Las Vegas in 1969, many believed that was the end of his career, especially after the excitement of his ’68 Comeback Special. This documentary follows his time in the gambling capital and argues that it was a musical renaissance for the King, who reached his peak as both a singer and performer – jumpsuits and all.
Live FA Cup football: Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal
Mark Pougatch is joined by Roy Keane and Ian Wright to present all the action from the third-round tie at The City Ground. These sides last met in the 2019/20 season, when a youthful Arsenal side recorded an emphatic 5-0 victory in the Carabao Cup at Emirates Stadium, but Championship outfit Forest will be hopeful of providing a tougher test for the Gunners on home territory.
The Great Pottery Throw Down
Channel 4, Sunday
Ellie Taylor hosts the second round of the pottery challenge. The 11 remaining potters hand-build a pendulum wall clock and face a surprise blindfold challenge. Judges Rich Miller and Keith Brymer Jones must then decide who is potter of the week and who will leave the pottery.
Inside Dubai: Playground of the Rich
BBC Two, Monday
The documentary focuses on some of the aspirational Brits who are choosing to live and work in Dubai and see how the people attracted there have changed over the course of its brief 50-year history.