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l: twat} may still be the most shattering examples of air disaster in ieceiit movies. but as far as small screen fictional flight carnage goes, the atliieated scenes of diagonally—filmed passenger distress during the ripening episode of Lost are. visceral enough.

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against :i haekdi‘op of a mystery ‘creature‘ stalking the island, the addictive nai'iqr- oi the show becomes apparent. There is much potential for this to til-l i~vri|lv silly. but for now. you should all find yourself Lost.

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Danny ‘u‘Jallase has a riiissiori to start h :; (rs/vi (:oiihti“,: T’iox'.’ it'l'liéliiltti toes that sound? Seeaiise he comes froir: the saint: coined; iiio;e(:t pod and indeed. flat. as {)axe (Soriiiai‘. ‘,(;'.l saw". T‘till) feel-rid a hit titer: about the i()ll?i;ii£‘i1(‘, ;)'()53l)(?<.‘l of :ti'a/g. ‘hey ‘.'.'.'iat t?” psi: talk heii‘a made ream... /\".-.l get it's really itll‘xl‘p, arid t‘i(,“.(3.'. arid ‘-."."a|’a<:<:-'s ex<:i‘.t:-:ii<:-r‘t as he tries to find out hos. to (:reate his ()‘.'.’ll rat on is .iiteittxiiis and. dash if. ouite educatoiiai. Although fl-Z‘: eneotii‘. er‘s sexeuii e<:<:i:-riti1(:s<>f‘ theta, from the apparent ()(Itl sai‘erei‘ names an expert :i‘. this treat. 1’: 4i tZilet: Ahos the who />‘ a illl“, oii rig; \‘(aliase doesi“. seek it: inniiiiiate their: alord knows. ‘.'.'e".e ".ad enough of that (i(3‘.'|fi(}. arid aefuallfi, allows; tiltE'T‘ to express their passions. As the seiies progresses. his plans solidify and matters like hi;ii‘:lii‘d and iiatia'iai aiitlieriis aie (>Xl)it>.’t::t. (Bieat t.ii‘. Ashley [)ztxies

Sinatra: Dark Star BBC .7. Thu -’1 Aug. 9.00pm A deep. penetrating.) look into the .iarke side of the alt-acting. ail Singing. often— connecting blue- eyetgl hey.

The Cult of the Suicide Bomber Ciia/i/ie/ 4. l/iu «1 Aug. 9pm A rather topical look at the peopi 2 who are iiiaking our lives a hit edgy right now. This Y‘Ht -part docomehtary :ooks at the origins of the suicide hoiiihei and the mental state you have to reacl‘ to (:onternplate Such an act.

Dispatches (:li-{i/L’N3/ .4. Mr»: 8 Aug. tip/ii Pretty much r.'.‘§"iat we need tight now: an iiivestigatson into the recent iJClFTtEiY‘tgf‘: in London. asking whethe! the go\./eriiri‘.(-2ht is actually to ntaiiie’? Sad to Be Gay [$809. the 5) Ant}. Sip/i: ‘F reedoin from noritt SSiBX-.l£.ii!i,’ through the power at Jesus Christ is David Akinsanya's airn as he attends a treatment centre to rid him of he ‘learned' behaviour. Born to be Different Chair/ire." fire 9 Aug. 9pm Flitl‘.(‘:(i over five years. this :s a fi'ai‘k and tll‘.t§()lli:!l‘~(}l‘.1él portrait at tne ,ey and heartache e‘ life with a disabled (itti‘tl. Get Galloway Seoftish, [we .1) Add. 7..’~.‘();>rir i"l'()".‘ a tantlinark victory at the general e1<'3(:tioii to" his Hmpeet crew to st; riding; up to the US Senate. this fly on the wall tiiiii charts the politicians

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