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  UK TV Listings on the 23rd of July 2014
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Wednesday morning

BBC 1
06:00 Breakfast
Round-up of national and international news, plus the latest from the money markets.
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09:15 Heir Hunters
Series 7. Episode 13/20: Hall/Morris The probate researchers struggle with an estate that involves a series of wills dating back to the 19th century, and when a vicar dies in Surrey, the team returns to Middlesbrough to delve into its steelmaking history. Plus, details of unclaimed estates for which heirs still need to be found.
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10:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 18. Episode 26/30 A Victorian terrace in London, a 1960s home in Corby, Northamptonshire, and a house by the coast, complete with three flats and two bedsits, are sold at auction. Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts can see potential in them all - but it remains to be seen whether the buyers will be able to make the most out of their investments.
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11:00 Animal SOS
Series 1. Episode 8/10 A tricky mare gives inspector Chris Shaw the runaround, and a flat is overrun by cats. Plus, officers discover that 13 owls are being kept in a suburban back garden. Narrated by Nick Knowles.
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11:30 Street Patrol UK
Series 1. Episode 7/10 Dominic Littlewood meets nuisance neighbours whose behaviour led to a police raid and the graffiti vandal caught red-handed damaging a heritage site. He also discovers the challenges of policing young party-goers intent on spending an alcohol-fuelled night in town.
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BBC 2
06:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 17. Episode 16/80 Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts explore a property in Hammersmith, west London, a mid-terrace in Gillingham, Kent, and a house in Derbyshire. They then follow the sales at auction and talk to the buyers about their plans for the buildings. After three months the team returns to review their progress.
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07:00 Animal SOS
Series 1. Episode 7/10 A dog makes a remarkable recovery after being left for dead, and Inspector Jayne Bashford rescues 26 cats from appalling conditions. Plus, a pair of love-struck swans are reunited by the water rescue team.
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07:30 Street Patrol UK
Series 1. Episode 6/10 Dominic Littlewood meets community support officers who face a daily fight against gangs on a housing estate, and sees how vandalism on the Bronte Parsonage Museum is being tackled by heritage officers. Plus, the no-nonsense host hopes to put an end to the daily terror a group of teenage hooligans is causing for vulnerable members of a day centre.
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08:15 Call the Council
Series 1. Episode 9/15 Officers crack down on the sale of illegal and potentially lethal alcohol, before getting tough with a business that is not recycling to the best of its ability. Meanwhile, a team attempts to rid houses of fleas. Narrated by Mark Radcliffe.
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09:00 Fostering & Me with Lorraine Pascale
TV cook, best-selling author and former model Lorraine Pascale was adopted at 18 months and then went into care at eight. In this documentary, she reflects on the impact fostering had on her life, recounting her experiences of being in care and tracking down the people who looked after her, who she hasn't seen for more than 30 years. With access to Lambeth Council Social Services, Lorraine also meets people at every stage of the fostering process to find out what it takes to be a carer, and what the children think of the current system.
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10:00 Tigers About the House
Series 1. Episode 3/3 Spot and Stripe are outgrowing Giles Clark's home and developing adult behaviour, so the time comes for them to be reintegrated with the rest of the tigers at Australia Zoo. Their development is far from over, however, as they have their first swimming lesson and meet the adults they are going to share their lives with. But all is not well with Spot, who picks up a life-threatening eye condition. Last in the series.
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11:00 BBC News
The latest national and international stories as they break.
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11:30 BBC World News
The latest international headlines.
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ITV 1
06:00 Good Morning Britain
A lively mix of news and current affairs, plus health, entertainment and lifestyle features. Presented by Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Charlotte Hawkins, Kate Garraway and Ranvir Singh.
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08:30 Lorraine
Series 5. Episode 145/258 Veteran magician Paul Daniels is joined by wife Debbie McGee as he talks to Kate Garraway about his career over the past four decades ahead of his latest UK tour.
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09:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show
The host invites guests to air their differences over family and relationship issues, and provides them with his own brand of no-nonsense advice.
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10:30 This Morning
Celebrity chat and lifestyle features, including a look at the stories making the newspaper headlines, viewers' comments in the Hub and a recipe in the kitchen. Presented by Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. Including at 11.25 ITV News and Regional Weather.
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Channel 4
06:00 Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley present the words-and-numbers game, with Anton Du Beke presiding in Dictionary Corner.
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06:45 3rd Rock from the Sun
Series 4. Episode 2/24: Power Mad Dick Mary's promotion to dean leads Dick to believe he has also acquired some authority and that he can dismiss Lucy from the cafeteria. Meanwhile, Sally is excited at the prospect of losing her virginity to Don. Comedy, starring John Lithgow.
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07:10 3rd Rock from the Sun
Series 4. Episode 3/24: Feelin' Albright Dick has trouble coming to terms with Mary's recent promotion, and a jealous Sally sets out to track down Don's former girlfriends, while Harry and Tommy open a lemonade stand - much to the dismay of Mrs Dubcek.
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07:35 The King of Queens
Series 3. Episode 21/25: Departure Time Doug meets his parents at the airport where they urge him to sign their will - which includes a clause stating that he is responsible for turning off their life support. He is horrified at the thought, but Stephanie is just jealous that her brother is the favourite yet again.
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08:00 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 3. Episode 20/26: Move Over Ray tells Debra she takes up too much room in bed - but he comes to regret complaining when she banishes him to the couch. Comedy, starring Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton.
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08:30 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 3. Episode 21/26: The Getaway Ray and Debra spend a romantic weekend away, but try too hard to show each other a good time. Meanwhile, Marie spies on Robert, who has been left to babysit the children.
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09:00 Frasier
Series 4. Episode 24/24: Odd Man Out A message mistakenly left on an answering machine leads to a possible romance for Frasier, who rushes off to the airport to meet the caller. Guest starring Linda Hamilton, with Kelsey Grammer.
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09:30 Frasier
Series 5. Episode 1/24: Frasier's Imaginary Friend A cancelled date leaves Niles, Martin and Daphne suspecting Frasier's supermodel escort is just a figment of his fevered imagination - so he tries to provide photographic evidence of the relationship. Comedy, with Kelsey Grammer.
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10:00 Undercover Boss USA
Series 5. Episode 13/15 Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H Miller Group of Companies and co-owner of National Basketball Association team the Utah Jazz, goes undercover. Since his dad died he has made many changes to the organisation, and posing as a contestant on a reality TV competition to win a dream job, he works among his own staff to see if his father's legacy still lives on.
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11:00 Come Dine with Me
Series 20. Episode 136/140: Southend-on-Sea Dog-mad executive PA Julie-Ann Rayner hosts the first dinner party in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, and hopes to impress her guests - science teacher Damian Loneragan, DJ Scott Langley, barmaid Steph Barrett and glamorous granny Carol Dolman - with a `taste of the sea' menu.
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11:30 Come Dine with Me
Series 20. Episode 137/140: Southend-on-Sea Glamorous grandmother Carol Dolman hosts the second dinner party in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, hoping her scallops and roast lamb, `dress to impress' theme and tango lessons given by local instructors are enough to win her the £1,000 prize.
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Five
06:00 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 1. Episode 24/104: Rat's Retreat Rat offers the Bananas somewhere to stay while Charlie fixes their damaged roof.
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06:10 Igam Ogam
Series 1. Episode 3/26: Where's My Doggy? The cave girl falls out with her pet dinosaur Doggy, who then goes missing.
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06:20 Fireman Sam
Series 7. Episode 3/26: Hearts on Fire On a camping trip, Norman, Trevor and Dilys accidentally cause a fire after mistakenly thinking they've seen a fire!.
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06:35 The WotWots
Series 1. Episode 35/52: Ready to Roar SpottyWot has trouble scaring his sister with a loud roar, so the aliens try to find an animal he can copy.
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06:45 Peppa Pig
Series 4. Episode 16/52: Grampy Rabbit's Dinosaur Park The children take a trip to a Dinosaur Park to celebrate Freddy Fox's birthday.
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06:50 Peppa Pig
Series 4. Episode 17/52: Bedtime Story Daddy Pig reads Peppa and George a bedtime story, but it is not long before the pair are awake again.
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06:55 Milkshake! Monkey
Series 2. Episode 9/20: Crossing Water The gang travels across a river in a car - without using a bridge.
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07:00 Pip Ahoy!
Series 1. Episode 4/52: The Mermaid The puppy and his friend Alba find a mermaid on a rock in the bay who is sad after losing the shell that enables her to sing, so Skipper leads a mission to make her smile.
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07:10 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
Series 1. Episode 41/52: Dinner Party Snooty King and Queen Marigold invite themselves to dinner at the castle, where they sample Nanny Plum's cooking.
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07:20 The Mr Men Show
Series 2. Episode 18/52: Dining Out Mr Fussy tries to keep down his food at Miss Magic's cafe, and Mr Grumpy has trouble ordering at Mr Tickle's restaurant.
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07:35 Thomas & Friends
Series 14. Episode 2/20: James in the Dark James refuses to be fitted with a lamp to help him see in the dark, but begins to regret his decision when he is asked to pick up opera singer Alicia Botti for an evening concert.
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07:50 Noddy in Toyland
Series 1. Episode 47/52: Whiz and the Goblins The Goblins break the fun-o-meter and blame Whiz, jeopardising his place in an important race.
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08:00 Little Princess
Series 1. Episode 11/32: I Don't Like Salad The youngster decides to grow a tomato plant.
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08:15 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 16/52: Danny's Pirate Party Peppa and her friends take part in a pirate treasure hunt on Danny Dog's birthday.
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08:25 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 17/52: Mr Potato Comes to Town Mr Potato visits the town to open a new sports centre.
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08:35 Toby's Travelling Circus
Series 1. Episode 3/52: Twin Trouble Toby asks the troupe to come up with some spectacular new acts, so Li and Ling squabble and Thor uses Dolores's book for a karate trick.
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08:45 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 2. Episode 42/52: The Fast Bananas The Bananas discover that doing things quickly is not always the best method as they try to get through their chores for Rat, Bernard, and the Teddies, as fast as possible.
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09:00 Tickety Toc
Series 1. Episode 25/52: Bug Time Tommy and Tallulah make a new friend, Larry the bug, and decide to adopt him as a pet.
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09:15 The Wright Stuff
Matthew Wright and his guests talk about the issues of the day, with viewers calling in to offer their opinions.
11:10 Black Market Britain: Undercover Sting
Series 1. Episode 2/3 Journalist Paul Connolly uses hidden cameras and aliases to investigate the UK's black market in tobacco and cigarettes, beginning by looking at how easy it is to buy illegal ones at low prices from stalls and stores and in pubs and car parks across the country. He explores the murky world of `tab houses', where smuggled goods are sold at knockdown prices from apparently ordinary homes, and travels to Belgium and Poland to meet the people behind the scams as he sets up an £8million deal to bring illegal cigarettes into Britain.
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DVD Offers

Wednesday afternoon

BBC 1
12:15 Bargain Hunt
Series 28. Episode 16/32: Anglesey 16 Mark Stacey and Jeremy Lamond help an engaged couple and two divorcees hunt for antiques at the Mona Showground in Anglesey. Tim Wonnacott discovers how to spend a lot of money at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire.
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13:00 BBC News; Weather
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13:30 BBC Regional News and Weather
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13:45 Doctors
Series 16. Episode 60/219: Pieces of String Too Short for Use Al falls head over heels for Niamh, while Mrs Tembe interferes with Josh's attempts to reintegrate himself into society and make new friends. Elsewhere, Heston tries to help a hoarder who spills her husband's ashes on herself before going missing.
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14:15 Perfection
Series 3. Episode 42/60 Nick Knowles hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants can win a rolling jackpot that starts at £1,000, but only by achieving perfection. If they fail in their bid, the money is carried over to create a bigger cash prize in the following game.
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15:00 Escape to the Country
Series 12. Episode 13/75: Yorkshire Dales Jonnie Irwin helps a couple from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, relocate to the Yorkshire Dales on a budget of £550,000. He also takes the opportunity to become a guest judge at the annual scarecrow competition in Kettlewell, North Yorkshire.
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15:45 Wanted Down Under
Series 8. Episode 13/20: Woodland Family Nicki Chapman helps John Woodland and his family decide whether to move to Australia by showing them a selection of properties in Perth. As a former member of the Army and now working as a lorry driver, John feels he hardly ever sees his wife and daughter, and believes a move Down Under would give them the quality time they need together.
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16:30 Flog It!
Series 12. Episode 57/60: Essex 57 Paul Martin and the team visit Layer Marney Tower in rural Essex, where antiques experts Elizabeth Talbot and Philip Serrell examine items brought in by members of the public, including an intriguing picture by a troubled artist. Paul also visits the home of the British oyster industry and gets hands-on with a conservation project.
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17:15 Pointless
Series 7. Episode 40/70 Quiz show in which pairs of contestants try to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong, with co-host Richard Osman.
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BBC 2
12:00 Animal Park
Series 7. Episode 3/20 Lord Bath uncovers tales of adultery, murder and a ghost as he explores his family tree, while Kate Humble and Ben Fogle use a night-vision camera to capture a midnight feast in the wolf wood. The birth of Longleat's 100th giraffe is imminent, but the future of orphaned baby wallaby Parma is uncertain.
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13:00 Lifeline
DebRA Sam Smith makes an appeal on behalf of DebRA, the national charity helping people with the genetic skin blistering condition epidermolysis bullosa - a disorder she personally suffers from. Plus, a woman describes the value of having a DebRA community support worker by her side to demonstrate how to care for her baby son and change his dressings, even when he is in pain.
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13:10 Breakaway
Series 1. Episode 4/20 Nick Hancock hosts the game show in which six contestants compete to win £10,000 by answering general knowledge questions - but must decide whether to stick together and share the prize or break away from the pack in a bid to win big.
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13:55 Film: Dean Spanley
An old man and his son attend a lecture on reincarnation by an Indian swami, where they meet a clergyman who is a staunch believer and is fond of reminiscing about his past life as a dog. Over the course of their discussions, it seems the cleric may be the next incarnation of the elderly gentleman's beloved childhood pet. Comedy drama, starring Sam Neill, Peter O'Toole and Jeremy Northam.
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15:30 The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain
Series 1. Episode 10/30: Oxfordshire Si King and Dave Myers reach Oxfordshire, where they treat the people of Henley to a once-lost county recipe. They also make cheese with the help of Blur's Alex James, sample the quince grown in the area, and take on local chef Emily Watkins in another cook-off judged by the diners.
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16:15 Natural World
Series 29. Episode 3/14: Sea Otters - A Million Dollar Baby Following the life of a sea otter pup growing up on the coast of California, in an unusual location among the yachts of a marina. Its mother must teach her baby how to avoid the boats and find food in the busy harbour, but an attack by a tough male otter signals disaster for the family. Narrated by Bonnie Greer.
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17:15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow
Series 30. Episode 12/27: East Kirkby 2 Michael Aspel and the team pay a second visit to East Kirkby Airfield in Lincolnshire, where a squadron of classic Morris Minors joins them on the runway. There is also a shock in store for the experts when a ring found in the roots of a tree is brought in for valuation.
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ITV 1
12:30 Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel
Series 4. Episode 8/20 Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined by West End star Jodie Prenger, who will be helping to prepare today's dishes, which include Bang Bang chicken.
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13:30 ITV News and Weather
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13:55 ITV News London
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14:00 The Speakmans
Series 1. Episode 8/20 Behavioural therapists to the stars Nik and Eva Speakman continue their mission to cure people's problems as they help a budding surfer with a fear of sharks.
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15:00 Dickinson's Real Deal
Chesterfield 4 Experts Jan Keyne, Simon Schneider, Helen Gardiner and Michael Hogben barter for their favourite items in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, where it is a bronze horse created by renowned sculptor PJ Mene that attracts the most attention. Presented by David Dickinson.
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15:59 ITV London Weather
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16:00 Tipping Point
Quiz show, hosted by Ben Shephard, in which contestants answer questions to win turns on an arcade-style machine. Dropping tokens down a choice of four chutes, they hope to knock piles of them off a moving shelf - and the more they collect, the greater the prize fund. The player who has won the least amount is then eliminated, and the last one standing competes for a £10,000 jackpot.
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17:00 The Chase
Bradley Walsh presents as four contestants pit their wits against quiz expert the Chaser in the hope of winning a potential prize pot worth thousands of pounds. They work as a team and play strategically to answer general knowledge questions against the clock and race down the game board to the exit without being caught.
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Channel 4
12:00 Channel 4 News Summary
Includes news headlines and weather.
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12:05 Come Dine with Me
Series 20. Episode 138/140: Southend-on-Sea Teacher Damian Loneragan hosts the third dinner party in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, where he hopes his chilli-based dishes, and a lemon and ginger dessert, will help him win the £1,000 prize. However, after a disastrous main course, he goes all-out to wow his guests with science experiments in the garden.
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12:35 Come Dine with Me
Series 20. Episode 139/140: Southend-on-Sea Barmaid Steph Barrett is the fourth host of this week's competition in Southend and sets a 1940s dress code. The day gets off to a tricky start when she attempts to make home-made pastry for the first time, but her nan saves the day. The guests are suitably impressed by her home, and the dancing entertainment goes down even better than the food.
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13:10 Come Dine with Me
Series 20. Episode 140/140: Southend-on-Sea Scott Langley hosts the final party in Southend, and decides to take a gamble by serving fried pigeon as his main course. He insists on an `outrageous' dress code for the evening, and unveils some special entertainment before the week's winner is announced.
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13:40 Four in a Bed
Series 10. Episode 8/20 The owners of the Shelley Guest House in Aberystwyth, Ixworth House in Bury St Edmunds, the Georgian House and Mews in York, and the George Hotel in Cumbria compete, where noisy pipes and a below-par continental breakfast are among the things that cause some of the guests to grumble. The contestants must then confront each other over the feedback before the winner is revealed.
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14:40 Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley present the words-and-numbers game, with Anton Du Beke presiding in Dictionary Corner.
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15:30 Deal or No Deal
Contestants try to beat the banker and guess the contents of mystery boxes to win a big-money prize. In a game-changing twist, players could now win up to £500,000 by doubling their winnings with box 23 - if they are brave enough to buy it with what they have already won. Presented by Noel Edmonds.
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16:30 Ultimate Dealer
Series 1. Episode 13/15 Sister and brother duo Sam and Gregg go up against antiques dealer Jon. The siblings manage to find a table-tennis set, while their opponent uses his £500 to uncover a vintage-style fountain pen.
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17:00 Couples Come Dine with Me
Three sets of dinner-party hosts from Plymouth compete, beginning with newlyweds Nicole and Nathan, who offer a `fine-dining' experience. On the second night, Tracey and Daryl's confidence is dented when their guests point out a few culinary mistakes, while the final soiree sees Richard and Sonya present an Irish-themed menu - but Tracey is on critical form.
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Five
12:10 5 News Lunchtime
Round-up of the day's headlines from around the world.
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12:15 Big Brother
Series 15. Episode 49/72 Highlights of Monday's action in the star-studded house. The housemates make the most of their on-camera holiday by lazing about on the sofas and in the bedroom, arguing over the cooking and performing the odd task or two - then let off steam in the diary room when it all becomes too much.
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13:15 Home and Away
After a few false starts and some encouragement from Nate, Bianca begins to enjoy looking after Harley. Maddy is forced to find a new venue for her party, but her excitement turns to confusion when Josh reveals he will not be going. When Spencer invites Evelyn along to the event, Marilyn begins to wonder if there is something going on between the two of them.
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13:45 Neighbours
Naomi, heartbroken and still in shock after her argument with Sheila, decides to leave town, but with no money or job, she eventually turns to Brennan for help and a place to stay. Paige's attempt to include herself in Lauren's family portrait comes too late, while Brad reluctantly applies for a teaching position following a failed job interview.
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14:15 NCIS
Series 5. Episode 3/19: Ex-File Lt Col Mann arrives to assist with inquiries into the murder of a Marine - a case that becomes personal for Gibbs when he learns one of the witnesses is his ex-wife Stephanie. The team discovers the prime suspect was having an affair with the dead man's spouse, but the case is complicated by the revelation that the victim may have been selling top-secret military information. Starring Mark Harmon.
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15:15 Access
Showbiz news and gossip.
15:20 Film: Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder
A series of robberies at an art gallery prompts former government agent Cathy Davis to investigate. However, the case is complicated when her sidekick Frank falls for the insurance investigator she is convinced is the culprit. Mystery, directed by and starring Lea Thompson. With Jessy Schram and Zack Shada.
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17:00 5 News at 5
Emma Crosby presents a round-up of the day's headlines from around the world.
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17:30 Neighbours
Naomi, heartbroken and still in shock after her argument with Sheila, decides to leave town, but with no money or job, she eventually turns to Brennan for help and a place to stay. Paige's attempt to include herself in Lauren's family portrait comes too late, while Brad reluctantly applies for a teaching position following a failed job interview.
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DVD Offers

Wednesday evening

BBC 1
18:00 BBC News
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18:30 BBC London News
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19:00 The ONE Show
Matt Baker and Alex Jones host the last edition of the live magazine show before it takes a two-week break for the summer, making way for the Commonwealth Games.
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20:00 Commonwealth Games: Opening Ceremony
Gary Lineker, Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding present live coverage from Celtic Park, Glasgow, in a ceremony which will feature more than 3,000 volunteers to mark the end of the Queen's Baton Relay and the official opening of the Games by the Queen herself. A spectacular and colourful curtain-raiser is expected as Scotland celebrates hosting the event for the third time, and Glasgow for the first, while competitors from 71 nations enter the arena in the Parade of Athletes, which marks the start of 11 days of competition. Huw Edwards joins Irvine in the commentary box. Subsequent programmes subject to change.
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23:00 BBC News
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23:25 BBC Regional News and Weather
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23:40 A Question of Sport: Super Saturday
Series 1. Episode 5/5 Jason Manford hosts the sports-based games show, with team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell joined by singer Pixie Lott, comedian and EastEnder Terry Alderton, Citizen Khan star Adil Ray and friend of the show Helen Skelton, switching from co-presenter to contestant for one week only. Highlights include the captains taking to the skies in a daredevil challenge, with the eventual loser forced to perform a fire-walking forfeit. Last in the series.
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BBC 2
18:00 Eggheads
Quiz, hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, in which the winners of famous game shows including Mastermind and Fifteen to One work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize.
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18:30 Flog It! Trade Secrets
Series 2. Episode 16/30: The Family - Part Two Paul Martin and the show's experts look at items that had intriguing personal stories linked to them, including the tale of a peach stone necklace from Tibet that had miniature faces carved into it.
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19:00 Antiques Road Trip
Series 7. Episode 25&26/30 Paul Laidlaw and David Harper begin the last leg of their trip in Glasgow, travelling to Falkirk and Dunblane before ending at an auction house in Dundee. Charlie Ross and Thomas Plant then take up the challenge in Somerset, setting off from the town of Watchet and heading to a saleroom in Frome.
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20:00 Operation Cloud Lab: Secrets of the Skies
Series 1. Episode 2/2 Part two of two. The team investigates how the atmosphere changes with altitude and the impact this has on the life found there, with Chris van Tulleken and Andy Torbet searching for living micro-organisms at 26,000ft. Aboard the airship, Felicity Aston and Jim McQuaid explore the effects of human behaviour on the atmosphere and examine a mysterious increase in rainfall over the desert city of Phoenix, Arizona. To conclude their expedition across America, they dive into the giant kelp forest of Monterey Bay, California, to discover how the atmosphere creates habitats below the ocean.
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21:00 The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway
Series 1. Episode 2/3: Tunnels Under the Thames Engineer Linda Miller battles to rebuild a Victorian tunnel under the Royal Docks in the East End as part of the Crossrail train line linking east and west London. Meanwhile, the Berminghams attempt to follow in the footsteps of 19th-century father-and-son team Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel as they construct a new tunnel beneath the Thames.
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22:00 Backchat with Jack Whitehall and His Dad
Series 1. Episode 2/6 Match of the Day presenter and former England striker Gary Lineker and Holly Hagan, Marnie Simpson and Scott Timlin of reality TV show Geordie Shore join the comedian and his father Michael on the comedy chat show. Previously shown on BBC Three.
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22:30 Newsnight
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark.
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23:20 Horizon: What's Wrong with Our Weather?
Physicist Helen Czerski and meteorologist John Hammond investigate why the British weather appears to have become more extreme and if it has anything to do with climate change. They examine the impact of the jet stream's strange behaviour, revealing what is causing it, and attempt to find out if severe winters are going to become more common.
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ITV 1
18:00 ITV News London
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18:30 ITV News and Weather
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19:00 Emmerdale
Following their unexpected visit to the police station, Kerry pleads with Dan to let her explain her side of the story, but he makes it clear he's not interested. Ross warns Debbie to keep quiet about his relationship with Donna, and Ali realises she has been lied to regarding Sean's army career. Harriet feels jealous when Ashley and Carole bond over dinner, while Katie and Andy decide to start seeing each other in secret.
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19:30 Coronation Street
Neil confronts Steve in the Rovers and accuses him of having an affair with Andrea, prompting Lloyd to step forward and explain the real situation. Bailiffs call at No 6 and Faye unwittingly lets them in, Roy and Yasmeen plan a sit-in at the library, and Gail makes a point of hugging Michael in front of her disapproving family at the bistro.
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20:00 All Star Mr & Mrs
Series 6. Episode 6/8 Phillip Schofield is joined by Loose Women anchor Kaye Adams and her husband Ian, actress Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses) and husband Mark, and former Strictly Come Dancing professional Vincent Simone with his fiancee Susan. The contestants find out how much they really know about their other halves, and the couple who give the most correct answers to a series of questions receive the chance to win £30,000 for their chosen charity. However, no one walks away empty-handed - the losing pairs each receive £5,000 for a good cause.
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21:00 Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald
Series 1. Episode 1/2 Part one of two. The broadcaster ventures inside Indiana State Prison, meeting 12 condemned men awaiting execution and some of the other inmates in the maximum-security facility. Among those he talks to are Benjamin Ritchie, who murdered a policeman, and John Stephenson, who killed three people on the orders of a gang boss, while James Harrison reveals how he escaped the death penalty with only weeks to spare after accepting a deal of life inside. Trevor also visits the 1950s-style barber shop where all the hairdressers are convicts, including Rick Pearish, who explains why they are given permission to use cut-throat razors and sharp implements.
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22:00 ITV News at Ten and Weather
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22:30 ITV News London
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22:40 Weight Loss Ward
Series 2. Episode 1/3 At Sunderland Royal Hospital's obesity unit, 30-year-old Terry Gardner, who weighed 47 stone in 2012, considers the option of a permanent gastric bypass. Two of the patient's friends also feature - 29-year-old Laura Lamb, who has been refused surgery twice already, and David Harper, 35, who struggles to follow the advice of surgeons. Narrated by Dominic Cooper.
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23:40 Off the Beaten Track
Series 1. Episode 3/6: Northern Ireland Christine Bleakley returns home to Strangford Lough in Co Down, where she meets a couple living on an island and finds out how seaweed could help solve global energy problems in the future. She also explores the gardens of 18th-century country house Mount Stewart and tries her hand at maintaining the estate's lawns.
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Channel 4
18:00 The Simpsons
Series 14. Episode 9/22: The Strong Arms of the Ma Marge is mugged at the supermarket and develops a fear of venturing outdoors - until she starts a fitness regimen with Homer's old weights and develops muscles guaranteed to deter any would-be assailant.
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18:30 Hollyoaks
Lindsey struggles to decide where her loyalties lie, while Leela is attacked when the Lomaxes are burgled. Maxine ponders her chances of escaping Patrick's controlling ways - but risks making things worse, and Cindy imagines that she and Rhys are planning to flee to Hawaii.
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19:00 Channel 4 News
Including sport and weather.
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20:00 This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show
Series 1. Episode 5/6 In Sheffield, Dawn O'Porter meets her toughest adversary so far in the shape of Elissa, who feels she's in a fashion rut and erring on bland and boring. She wants to stand out from the crowd and wear clothes to reflect her personality, but vintage has never been an option. The sewing workshop gives a sequin top a radical reworking and seeks to breathe new life into a much-loved family wedding dress, and there's a look back at the birth of the miniskirt.
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21:00 One Born Every Minute
Series 6. Episode 7/10 Emma grew up living with who she thought were her mother, father and sisters, until her `mum' was diagnosed with cancer and her family decided it was time to tell her the truth. She discovered one of her sisters was really her biological mother. With a baby on the way and boyfriend Ben by her side, the 17-year-old is determined to take a different path and declare no more family secrets. Bethany and Dan reflect on an emotional four years of trying to have a child, while pregnant Rachel talks about how she may have to change religion and move away from home to be with her partner.
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22:00 The Mimic
Series 2. Episode 2/6 Jean sets Martin up on a blind date with an assertive body-language expert from Zumba classes, and the pair soon hit it off over the impressionist's uncanny knack for mimicry. Meanwhile, Neil is convinced his elevated oestrogen level is the reason his relationship ended, so he enrols on a `build-a-ted' workshop to make a cuddly toy for Jean, in the hope of winning her back.
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22:30 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Series 3. Episode 2/7 Jimmy Carr hosts the comedy panel show's version of the famous quiz, with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson joined by guests Andrew Flintoff and Rhod Gilbert. Countdown regular Susie Dent is in Dictionary Corner with Henning Wehn, while maths whizz Rachel Riley provides the letters and numbers with a little `help' from Joe Wilkinson.
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23:35 The IT Crowd
Series 2. Episode 5/6: Smoke and Mirrors Jen loses concentration in a board meeting because of an uncomfortable bra, so Moss decides to invent one that will not be such a distraction. He is encouraged by Roy, who convinces him this could be their way to get out of Reynholm Industries and make a name for themselves.
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Five
18:00 Home and Away
After a few false starts and some encouragement from Nate, Bianca begins to enjoy looking after Harley. Maddy is forced to find a new venue for her party, but her excitement turns to confusion when Josh reveals he will not be going. When Spencer invites Evelyn along to the event, Marilyn begins to wonder if there is something going on between the two of them.
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18:30 5 News Tonight
A round-up of the evening's headlines, including coverage of the latest national and international stories, presented by Matt Barbet.
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19:00 Mysteries of the Vampire Skeletons: Revealed
Series 9. Episode 9/12 Documentary exploring stories of `deviant burials', designed to prevent the undead rising again, wherein corpses were beheaded, burned or had their hearts cut out - or a combination of all three. The practice has not entirely died out, with villagers in Romania exhuming a man as recently as 2004 to remove his heart. Archaeologists including Catriona McKenzie, John Blair and Mark Horton examine items from these disturbing burials, and the programme asks whether such powerful fears of the undead explain people's modern fascination with vampires.
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20:00 Emergency Bikers
Series 6. Episode 1/6 New series. The return of the documentary providing an insight into the work of emergency service motorcyclists. Bristol paramedic Wingnut heads out into the countryside where two riders are in trouble, but finding them is a bit of a problem. Meanwhile in Cornwall, Rob has to deal with the driver of a bulldozer who has broken his ankle so badly it may need to be amputated if it is not fixed promptly. In Essex, biker cop Ackers unveils his squad's latest weapon to combat speeding drivers, and what looks at first like a routine stop for his boss Nick turns into something else entirely.
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21:00 Shops & Robbers: Caught On Camera
Series 2. Episode 2/8 A one-off edition of the documentary in which journalist Nick Wallis reveals how CCTV and technological advances are helping to ensure convictions. Nick visits Stafford to meet seasoned CCTV operator and ex-police officer Barbara, who helps catch a drug user after spotting him on camera. Plus, control room operative Chris is on the lookout for regular shoplifters in Woking, while mild-mannered Jo foils a gang of thieves in Huntingdonshire.
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22:00 Big Brother
Series 15. Episode 50/72 The pick of the previous day's highlights as the housemates begin this week's shopping task, another two-day challenge that will determine whether they get a luxury food budget or basic rations for the next six or seven days.
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23:00 Big Brother's Bit on the Side
Emma Willis presents the BB companion show, featuring gossip, chat and features from the house. Including a debate on the burning issues, celebrity guests' thoughts on the latest developments and behind-the-scenes insights.
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BBC 1
00:20 Weather for the Week Ahead
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00:25 BBC News
The latest national and international stories as they break.
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BBC 2
00:20 Burning Desire: The Seduction of Smoking
Series 1. Episode 1/2 First of a two-part documentary exploring attitudes to cigarettes and smoking, which are still big business despite all the health warnings and decades of ever-increasing government regulation. Peter Taylor travels to Australia to look at the industry's last-ditch battle to prevent plain packaging and is given rare access to the world's second-biggest tobacco company as he explores why every day thousands of young people around the world are still seduced by the allure of smoking.
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01:20 This Is BBC TWO
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two.
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ITV 1
00:10 Jackpot247
Viewers are offered the chance to participate in live interactive gaming from the comfort of their sofas, with an entertaining mix of roulette-wheel spins and lively chat from the presenting team. Featuring a variety of prizes and promotions.
03:00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA
The host takes his successful talk show stateside, where he invites American guests to air their differences, and dispenses his own judgment on the situation.
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03:40 ITV Nightscreen
Text-based information service.
04:15 Britain's Best Bakery
Series 2. Episode 4/30 In Scotland, a community bakery goes up against artisan bread-makers in Edinburgh and an Israeli cook in Perthshire who grinds his own flour at a 400-year-old watermill. They must create an original product combining chilli and puff pastry, along with perfecting their brandy snap recipes in the hope of impressing judges Mich Turner and Peter Sidwell.
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05:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show
The host invites guests to air their differences over family and relationship issues, and provides them with his own brand of no-nonsense advice.
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Channel 4
00:05 Superstar DJs: With Annie Mac
Series 1. Episode 5/6 The Radio 1 presenter heads to Las Vegas to track down American DJ, record-label boss and producer Diplo and discuss his success on the music scene.
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00:30 The Simpsons
Series 9. Episode 1/25: The City of New York v Homer Simpson Homer takes Marge and the family to New York to retrieve his car, which Barney has borrowed and abandoned between the twin towers of the World Trade Centre.
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00:55 Heston's Great British Food
Series 1. Episode 2/3: Roast Beef Dinner Heston Blumenthal discovers the origins of the British roast and serves up beef with all the trimmings to the people who make it possible - butchers and farmers. The chef tries out a roast chicken dressed as a medieval knight riding a pig into battle, and uncovers just how important beef was to Admiral Nelson and his navy. He also travels to Switzerland to find out how mould is used in laboratories to create aged meat, before preparing a joint made up of different cuts, all treated differently, and stuck together with meat glue.
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01:50 Film: The Outrage
A Mexican outlaw is put on trial for killing a man and raping his wife. However, while the defendant admits to both crimes, the woman he attacked claims she killed her husband herself - while a witness gives a very different version of events. Western, starring Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G Robinson and William Shatner.
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03:35 Revenge
Series 3. Episode 6/22: Dissolution Emily faces unexpected obstacles when Conrad announces he has sold the house, but Daniel's attention is drawn elsewhere after a chance meeting with his ex-girlfriend Sara. Meanwhile, Nolan reconsiders his relationship with Jack. Drama, starring Emily VanCamp, Henry Czerny and Joshua Bowman.
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04:15 Secret Eaters
Series 2. Episode 6/8 Anna Richardson scrutinises the diets of good friends Daryl and Kate from Essex, who are convinced they eat healthily. However, his big breakfasts and her serial snacking suggest otherwise. When the pair learn the truth about what they're really consuming, will they be able to start winning the battle of the bulge before Daryl's first child is born?.
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05:10 Deal or No Deal
Contestants try to beat the banker and guess the contents of mystery boxes to win a big-money prize. In a game-changing twist, players could now win up to £500,000 by doubling their winnings with box 23 - if they are brave enough to buy it with what they have already won. Presented by Noel Edmonds.
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Five
00:00 SuperCasino
Viewers get the chance to take part in live interactive gaming, with an entertaining mix of roulette-wheel spins and lively chat from the presenting team. Featuring a variety of prizes and promotions.
03:10 On the Yorkshire Buses
Series 1. Episode 2/8: The Heat Is On! It's the hottest summer for seven years, and staff in the East Yorkshire Motor Services Hull control room struggle to cope when the air-conditioning unit breaks down, while Jamie assembles a team for a charity football match between EYMS and rivals Stagecoach. In Scarborough, the firm's seafront supervisor Paul prepares for the August bank holiday - the busiest weekend of the year - and is convinced that one of Shoreline Suncruisers' drivers is spending too long at the bus stops and potentially poaching his passengers.
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04:00 Wildlife SOS
Series 2. Episode 12/26 The work of volunteers treating sick, injured and orphaned animals at a wildlife sanctuary.
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04:20 Housebusters
Series 2. Episode 9/14 Janet Ellis and the team suggest ways in which changes to homes could positively affect the personal lives of their owners.
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04:45 House Doctor
Series 3. Episode 5/20: Camden Property expert Ann Maurice offers advice to the owner of a three-bedroom Victorian house in north London's highly desirable Camden area. The garish hall is a definite turn-off, so she decides on a more neutral colour scheme and rejuvenates the roof terrace with plants and accessories.
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05:10 House Doctor
Series 3. Episode 6/20: Worcester Ann Maurice helps a Worcestershire couple sell their country cottage, which has been on the market for more than a year. She thinks their pet parrots might be discouraging prospective buyers - but needless to say, they are reluctant to get rid of them.
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05:35 Great Artists
Series 1. Episode 13/14: Turner Art historian Tim Marlow profiles influential painter JMW Turner, who divided the critics with his rapid brush-strokes, treatment of light and tendency toward abstraction, but is now hailed as one of the great British artists.
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