I Harpur & has I BBC l I Sat 7 Sept. I The Hello Girls (BBCI ) Thurs 12 Sept. 9.05—9.55pm. New two-part crime drama 3.3()A)pm. After No Bananas. the BBC's set in Cardiff and based on a story by . appetite for nostalgia series continues chiefconstable Desmond lles (llywel ‘i GPO telephone exhange. Letitia Dean Bennett) is up for protnotion just as his makes her first appearance post-Shaz

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Welsh thriller writer Bill James. Assistant unabated with this 50s drama set in a W nick becomes the subject of an internal from [fastIi/u/erv as a worldly operator highlights compiled by Jonathan Trew. Th9 “(l'ldu‘ll'lg L'Pl-‘MC l5 0” 3U" 8 sci“ inherited the mantle ofchit'py English 7--7.35pm. It's time to play the music. it‘s l()-l().3()pm. Alter the dire .tIa/I () Man I TFI Friday (Channel 4) Fri l3 Sept.

time to light the lights once again as bombed in the ratings. Chris 'l‘arrant 6—7pm. Fresh from patronising the locals everyone‘s favourite swine-and-ftog bounces back in a later slot with a format in lnverness. Chris Evans returns for double act returns to our screens with based on Clive James's famous trawls another series of Britpop‘s answer to The some new puppet pals. Meet for the first through other nation's telly. Laughing at 'liI/u' in which the host banters with the time: the dreadltx'ked Clifford. aka ‘the Johnny Foreigner is the order of the day. guests. many 01‘ “1mm ML. pmnc u, homey tnade of foamy". and Spamela including one gameshow where the swearing. much to the embarrassment of Hamderson. well-stacked star of [far 0] winner Is treated to a spot of colonic Channel 4 and irritation of TV watchdogs, Pigs flan/I. All that. and Michelle irrigation. Naturally they receive their Let the ginger backlash commence. l’feiffer too. prize in front of the cameras . . . Thank Evans: carrot-top Chris lelKS 0" a I The Shooting Gallery (Channel 4) Tue I Equinox (Channel 4) Sun ts‘ Sept. new series of TFIF on Fri 13 I7 Sept. the. A second season of late night 7—8pm. A new series of Channel 4's shorts and independent Inovies which are popular science programme kicks off with Hale/1r. takes his camera into Redmere loosely grouped in themes across the eight the remarkable claim that the ancient Lodge III SI Leonards-on Sea where he weeks of transmission. Scottish shorts are Egyptians were a couple of thousand finds many of the elderly residents close well represented. including in the first years ahead of the game when it came to to despair as they look back on missed programme Hannah Robinson's Sher/a. drug intake. German-based toxicologist opportunities. w ith little to look forward Filtns screened later in the run include Dr Svetla Balabanova recently published to. Kenny Glenaan's 'I‘lIe Whirl/ma! atid a paper outlining her discovery of traces I The 1995 Mercury Music Prize (BBCZ) another chance to see The Ring a] 'l'rIa/i. ofcocaine and nicotine in tissue samples Tue It) Sept. l HS. 1 1.45pm. Tracey based on a Bill Douglas script. taken from Egyptian mummies in Munich .‘ylaclcod reports liye from the annual I OED (BBCI ) Wed l8 Sept. museum. The idea of a tab-smokin‘. line- best album award wtth shortlisted artists LO— 10.30pm. ln 'Pride and Prejudice. . snorttn Pharaoh met with derision III the including l’ulp. Underworld. ()asIs and (rreenock woman Susan Duncan talks at a: {5 j academic community. but Iii/ulnar Courtney l’ine. frankly about living w ith a severe facial TO 8 .51 j explores a couple of hypotheses which I Big Cat Diary (BBC! ) Wed l l Sept. disfigurement. Since having a large p p i: -. would lit with Balabanova's findings. 8-8.3(lpni. A bit of a genre hybrid. this tumour removed from her face fourteen Of if .' I Cutting Edge (Channel 4) Mon ‘) Sept. one. which suggests the BBC’s wildlife years ago. she has undergone hundreds of T}. j ‘)~l(). l 5pm. After controversial unit in Bristol is running out of ideas. hours in surgery as specialists attempted to 5 5 . jéj - documentary The Hume about the opera Filtn crews tag along with three big cat rebuild her face. Now. still a long way I} I In Covent Garden comes 'I'lie Holnr which families in Kenya and tile regular 'video from ‘nonnal'. she has decided that . looks at the rather less glamorous world diaries‘ in attempt to bring out the enough is enough and asks people to .j. . of residential care for old folks. ‘personalities' of the individual animals. accept her as she is. ‘I don't have a http://WWW-Cable'net-CO-Uk 52... Filmmaker Paul Watson. whose past ‘()h look. everyone -~ Shere Khan is problem with my face. it's just everyone 25""- credits include The l’acmrv and Sv/I‘ania sniffing lilsa‘s bottom' etc. else who must learn to live with it now.‘

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