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Wolfblood

Fantasy action drama Wolfblood tells the story of two seemingly ordinary teenagers, who are secretly part of a mysterious race who have lived amongst us for centuries, disguising their abilities and blending in.

Wolfbloods have razor sharp senses with an amazing sense of smell, are incredibly fast and super strong. They also change into wolves every full moon.

In episode 3, today is the school art exhibition and everyone has drawn pictures on the theme of family. Rhydian’s is a picture of a lonely boy, with silhouettes of parents in the distant background. When the families arrive though, it’s obvious that lots of kids have problems with their parents, including Tom’s dad who doesn’t turn up and Jimi’s dad who ignores his artwork.

Overnight the exhibition is trashed, pictures are ripped and Katrina’s mum’s jacket, which she brought in as her project, has been ruined (and she didn’t know she’d borrowed it!) Jimi spreads rumours that it was Rhydian, so Maddy, Shannon and Tom go on the hunt for the real vandal. Who has a grudge against Rhydian?

In episode four Maddy’s first change is rapidly approaching, as are her exams, which isn’t a great combination! Keeping her secret is becoming more and more difficult, especially when it causes her to break promises to her friends and be short tempered with them.

Under extreme pressure in the first exam, the stress gets too much for Maddy and she starts to transform. Rhydian senses this and causes a distraction by breaking the fire alarm which only makes the situation with Shannon and Tom even worse.

Saturday 15 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Athletics: Great City Games

Jonathan Edwards presents live coverage of the Great City Games from the quayside in Gateshead, where disciplines range from the 100m hurdles to the pole vault. Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford will be part of the Great Britain & Northern Ireland team who are taking on the USA.

Now in its fifth year, the Great City Games has become a popular fixture in the athletics calendar, and is the perfect complement to tomorrow’s Great North Run; last year, the event attracted more than 15,000 spectators, who got a prime view of the athletes competing on the purpose-built track right in the heart of the city.

Golf: Women's Open

Hazel Irvine introduces live coverage of the third round of the 2012 Women’s British Open from the Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake.

With the cut falling yesterday, today will be the day when the big names in the field look to make a decisive move towards winning the year’s final major.

Coverage continues on BBC Two and the HD Channel 16.30 - 17.00

Strictly Come Dancing 2012 Premiere

It’s time to dust off the dancing shoes as Strictly Come Dancing returns with a star studded line-up. Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly put the sparkle back into Saturday nights as the series kicks off with an exclusive red carpet premiere.

After facing the paparazzi the celebrities will head to the dance floor to learn which of the Strictly professional dancers will be partnering them, giving audiences the chance to see exactly what their first impressions are.

This year celebrities will face new judge Darcey Bussell, as she brings a wealth of expertise to the judging panel, alongside Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and head judge Len Goodman.

Doctor Who - A Town Called Mercy

The Doctor gets a Stetson (and a gun!), and finds himself the reluctant Sheriff of a Western town under siege by a relentless cyborg, who goes by the name of the Gunslinger.

But who is he and what does he want? The answer seems to lie with the mysterious Kahler-Jex, an alien doctor (yes another one!) whose initial appearance is hiding a dark secret.

Writer - Toby Whithouse

Executive producers - Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner

Producer - Marcus Wilson

Director - Saul Metzstein

Casualty - An Amateur Sport

Dylan and Tess advise a vulnerable pregnant woman whose husband is pressurising her to have a C-section, and Fletch provides support to a young swimmer, as the medical drama continues.

When exhausted taxi driver Harry falls asleep at the wheel and crashes into a field, Jeff and Tamzin attend to him and his pregnant passenger, Georgia, but get more than they bargained for when they find themselves face to face with an angry bull!

Harry's daughter Sheena, an aspiring swimmer, rushes to his side with her coach Tony, but ends up needing treatment herself, and not only for a fall...

Back in the ED, an awkward Tom and Sam face each other after the night before, but can they both agree how to handle what happened and not let it affect their professional relationship or friendship?

Stars: Alex Walkinshaw (Fletch); Matt Bardock (Jeff); Gemma Atkinson (Tamzin Bayle); William Beck (Dylanm); Suzanne Packer (Tess); Azuka Oforka (Louise); Nick Haverson (Don); Olivia Vinall (Georgia); Danny Szam (Tony); Nick Raggett (Harry); Michael Elliot (Phil); Naomi Battrick (Sheena).

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

The Thick Of It

Armando Iannucci's award-winning, seven-part political comedy series continues tonight. The cast includes Roger Allam, Rebecca Front, Peter Capaldi, Vincent Franklin, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Chris Addison, Joanna Scanlan, James Smith, Olivia Poulet, Will Smith, Ben Willbond, Rebecca Gethings and Tony Gardner.

In episode two, it's a busy day for Nicola Murray MP (Rebecca Front), who is mostly trying to tell her left foot from her right with the help of her new policy advisor, Helen Hatley (Rebecca Gethings). When Helen is accidentally photographed holding embarrassing notes from Nicola’s ideas meeting, Nicola and her media strategist Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) are less than happy. But then Nicola is already stressed by having an eight foot pork chop follow her about, and being attacked by the rest of the shadow cabinet for endorsing unpopular policies. And, even worse, her rival Dan Miller MP (Tony Gardner) seems to be getting on very well with Malcolm.

Devised and produced by Armando Iannucci. Produced by Adam Tandy

CBEEBIES

CBEEBIES

Justin's House

There’s more madcap mayhem and comedy chaos in Justin’s House this week as Justin, Robert the Robot and Little Monster return.

On Saturday, Justin and Robert are reading Justin’s Giant Family Tree book when they come across a picture of Justin’s Great Great Great Uncle Sir Justinalot of Mess – a very brave knight! Just is convinced that they can build a time machine and transport everyone in Justin’s House back in time – look out for a few familiar-looking ancestors along the way!

Robert has a problem on Sunday - he cannot get the Justin’s Cake-a-pulter Hundred Thousand to work again! It’s a job for Roberta the superturbo robot, but only after Robert has treated her to a meal at posh restaurant Posh Nosh. Robert is nervous about the dinner but Justin is on hand with some helpful tips. But when the restaurant opening is delayed, the pair are forced to open their own restaurant in Justin’s House with the help of ‘petite monsteur!’ Robert’s nerves, Justin’s messiness and Little Monster’s speediness means the dinner doesn’t quite go to plan!

Sunday 16 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Athletics: Great North Run

Sue Barker introduces live coverage of the Great North Run, the world’s biggest half-marathon.

The prestigious event always attracts top-quality runners – and this year’s field will include Ethiopian long-distance legend Haile Gebrselassie.

But the race isn’t just about the elite runners. Around 50,000 others will be pounding the 13.1-mile route from Newcastle to South Shields, many raising money for good causes.

Inspector George Gently

It is now four years since George Gently came north, and four long years since the death of his wife. His work for the Met through the Fifties and Sixties made him many enemies – not only among the criminals he put away, but also among some of his ex-colleagues and the criminals whose interests had become synonymous with them.

The seismic forces that displaced him in 1964 are once more active – and have followed him to Durham. Underworld figure, Rattigan, who Gently sent down all those years ago, has been cleared on the grounds that evidence was fabricated by Gently himself, and now he is hell-bent on revenge.

Donald MgHee (Kevin Whately), Gently’s friend and colleague from the Met, appears on the scene – but can Gently trust him?

Bacchus is torn between his loyalty to Gently and his ambition to make it to the Met. Gently finds himself suspended from duty – powerless, unprotected and persecuted. If he is to survive, Gently must confront his deepest fears and fight to the death.

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Golf: Women's Open

Hazel Irvine presents live coverage of the final day of the Women’s British Open, the last major of the year, which is taking place at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake.

Yani Tseng turned a two-shot deficit into a four-shot victory last year. The Taiwanese player will hope to be in a position to repeat that, having not won a major since last year’s success at Carnoustie.

China On Four Wheels

Anita Rani and Justin Rowlatt continue their epic car journeys through China, as they explore the effect of the country’s rapid economic growth on people’s day-to-day lives.

In the final episode of this two-part series, the pair continue their journeys, navigating congested cities and winding mountain roads towards their final destination of China’s financial capital, Shanghai.

Justin’s route heads to the popular tourist town of Fenghuang, famous as the home of the Miao ethnic minority. He discovers how tourism has impacted on the lives of the local community and visits a nearby traditional Miao village. Here it becomes evident that the colourful tourist image of the Miao is far from reality.

His journey then takes him to the world’s largest Mao statue, where Justin asks visitors what Mao means to them and asks how Mao’s ideals fit in with today’s capitalist society.

Meanwhile, Anita’s route takes her to a vineyard, where she discovers that the growing popularity of imported European wines amongst China’s wealthier communities has led to a rapidly growing Chinese wine industry. She also visits a bridge in Nanjing which is notorious for the high number of suicides committed there each year – often struggling migrant workers. She meets a local man who dedicates his spare time to patrolling the bridge in an effort to save lives.

In Shanghai, Anita also visits a wedding car company and meets some young newlyweds who have married with a fleet of expensive cars, and joins a typical “tiger mum” on the school run.

Justin and Anita reconvene in Shanghai and reflect on the revelations of their journeys.

Monday 17 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Race For Colour

Movies were a wonder of the Edwardian age, but they were only in black and white. With a fortune waiting for whoever could invent moving colour images, a desperate race to be the first began - involving back-stabbing businessmen, amazing engineering and a tragic death.

Now, researchers at the National Media Museum in Bradford have made a remarkable discovery that re-writes film history. Brighton may have been the Hollywood of the Edwardian age, but the question is, who actually came first in the Race For Colour?

Presented by broadcaster, journalist and film critic Antonia Quirke, BBC One (South East) follows the National Media Museum’s astonishing discovery, and looks back at the history of the colour film industry.

EastEnders

Michael is desperate not to have his private life broadcast around Walford but with Billy as his right hand man, it doesn’t take long before his news spreads, which leads to further problems…

It is not just Michael who is fretting, as Zainab and Masood become alarmed when they realise the difficulties Tamwar has got himself into.

Max walks in to find Tanya trying on a wedding dress, which forces him to finally make a decision.

Michael is played by Steve John Shepherd, Billy by Perry Fenwick, Zainab by Nina Wadia, Masood by Nitin Ganatra, Tanya by Jo Joyner and Max by Jake Wood.

New Tricks

The UCOS team’s feathers are ruffled with the arrival of Steve McAndrew, a retired detective from Glasgow. Brought in to help reinvestigate one of his original cases, McAndrew’s policing methods - and personal agenda - certainly raise a few eyebrows.

Seventeen-year-old Georgia Wright went missing in Scotland in 2003 and at the time of the original investigation was presumed dead, a conclusion that neither McAndrew nor Georgia’s family ever accepted and have been haunted by since.

When Georgia’s DNA is found at the scene of a robbery at a petrol station in Clapham proving she is still alive, it is clear that this case is very personal for McAndrew and he is determined to find her with or without the team’s help. But as the team adjust to McAndrew’s approach to the job, they also learn a few tricks from him.

Amanda Redman is Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, Alun Armstrong is Brian Lane and Dennis Waterman is Gerry Standing.

Citizen Khan

Mr Khan is determined to be the impresario behind the new call to prayer at the Sparkhill mosque and sets out to hold his own X Factor style auditions.

Meanwhile, family duty calls when he's asked to sort out future son-in-law Amjad’s job promotion.

The new family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham continues. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of larger-than-life, loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan (Adil Ray) and his long suffering family – wife Mrs Khan (Shobu Kapoor) and daughters Shazia (Maya Sondhi) and Alia (Bhavna Limbachia).

Writers: Anil Gupta & Richard Pinto with Adil Ray; Director: Nick Wood; Producer: Paul Schlesinger; Executive Producer: Mark Freeland.

BBC FOUR

BBC FOUR

Treasures Of Ancient Rome

In the third and final part of the series, Alastair Sooke charts the decline and fall of the Roman Empire through some of its hidden and most magical artistic treasures.

He travels to Leptis Magna in Libya shortly after the overthrow of Gaddafi and finds one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world and the cradle of later Roman art. Sooke discovers glorious mosaics which have never been filmed before, but also finds evidence of shocking neglect of Libya’s Roman heritage by the Gaddafi regime.

His artistic tour takes him to Egypt and the northern frontiers of the empire, where he encounters stunning mummy paintings and exquisite silver and glassware. As Rome careered from one crisis to another, official art became more hard-boiled and militaristic, and an obscure cult called Christianity rose up to seize the mantle of Western art for centuries to come.

CBEEBIES

CBEEBIES

Tilly And Friends

Step through the front door of Tilly’s little yellow house and join her and her five animal best friends as they discover the world around them in a brand new series for CBeebies.

Tilly is a little girl who lives with her best friends – vain Pru, the chicken, who likes to make an entrance; Hector the sensitive pig who is prone to fits of giggles; mischievous crocodile Doodle; Tiptoe the rabbit and Tumpty the elephant, the youngest of the friends.

On Monday Tilly and her friends are having a play day at home. When it becomes the Best Day Ever, they decide to make a scrapbook to keep their memories, but how will so many big memories fit into one small book?

In Tuesday’s episode Tilly and her friends are singing the Wiggle Wiggle Woo song - but bossy Pru loses her voice. Could it really be in a jar of honey?

It’s a perfect day for a picnic in the garden in Wednesday’s episode and Doodle meets the perfect friend – a caterpillar who is just as bitey as she is… but after a long sleep her bitey friend becomes a flighty friend.

On Thursday everyone’s having wheelie good fun with their ride-on toys – but why isn’t Tilly riding her new bike?

And on Friday Pru suddenly decides being helpful is a very good idea – whether her friends want her to or not.

Made by JAM Media and Walker Books Productions for CBeebies and based on the books by Polly Dunbar.

Tuesday 18 September

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Vikings

In the second episode, Neil Oliver begins his investigation in Stockholm, Sweden; while the Norse Vikings were raiding Britain in the west, the Swedish Vikings were heading east and creating a vast trading empire.

Neil follows in the footsteps of the Swedish Vikings from their Scandinavian homelands to Russia and Turkey where they obtained silks and spices. In return they sold amber and furs as well as slaves. Discovering the other extreme of the trading network Neil heads for Ireland, and Dublin, a vast Viking slave market.

But there was an even greater prize – England. Neil follows the progress of the Great Heathen Army in its quest to take Anglo-Saxon England and how an eventual truce with Alfred the Great lead to York becoming a Danish trading capital with consequences that can be felt even today.

BBC FOUR

BBC FOUR

Lilyhammer

Relocated Mafia member Frank Tagliano has opened his new nightclub in Lillehammer and is soon offered some contraband liquor found abandoned in a truck by the local taxi driver. Little does the local motorcycle gang know what they are up against when they try to retrieve the illicit booze.

Frank also has some bad news for Geir 'Elvis' Tvedt - the local Elvis-obsessed policeman - when he cancels his act at the club.

Frank is persuaded to attend an ice-skating event to help immigrants integrate into Norwegian society and comes to the aid of Sigrid when she badly damages her leg in an accident. When a moonshine apparatus explodes in the basement of Frank’s house, the sheriff begins in earnest to wonder who the new neighbour really is, especially since her deputy is now under the impression that Frank is really an Arab terrorist.

Cast: Steven Van Zandt plays Frank Tagliano, Kyrre Hellum plays Geir 'Elvis' Tvedt, Steinar Sagen plays Roar Lien, the local taxidriver, Marian Saastad Ottesen plays Sigrid and Anne Katharine Krigsvoll plays the chief of police Laila Hovland.

Wednesday 19 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Imagine - The Fatwa: Salman's Story

In this special edition of Imagine, Alan Yentob has been given unique access to Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses, as he tells the inside story of how it felt to be condemned to death by Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989.

To coincide with the publication of his eagerly awaited new memoir, Salman speaks frankly about his life during those 10 years, in which he lived in hiding with full-time police protection and a bounty on his head, scurrying between safe houses, terrified for the life of his young son, hearing horrific news of his publishers and translators being attacked and killed.

For the first time, Rushdie's protection officers speak openly about the challenges of this extraordinary security operation. The programme talks to the friends and writers who gave him shelter, to his close family, to the publisher who nearly died for him, and to the Cambridge don from whom, as a student, he first heard the story of the Satanic Verses.

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Women's Football: England v Croatia

Live coverage of England’s final Euro 2013 qualifier against Croatia at the Banks’s Stadium in Walsall.

A win will secure England’s place in next year’s finals in Sweden. Hope Powell’s side will go into the game full of confidence as they are unbeaten so far, and thrashed Croatia 6-0 in the reverse fixture in Vrbovec in March. That game featured two goals from Steph Houghton, who was the star of Team GB’s run to the quarter-finals at London 2012.

Dead Good Job

Dead Good Job takes a revealing behind-the-scenes look at the changing face of the modern day funeral and the work of undertakers: how they deal with the living and the dead from the mortuary to the grave, providing a service we turn to at the very worst of times. The second programme in the series looks at how different religions say goodbye to the dead.

A Muslim woman who has lost touch with her faith has to arrange her father’s burial. She finds some Islamic funeral traditions difficult to come to terms with. At the cemetery she discovers women aren’t allowed to watch the body being lowered into the grave.

Hindu undertakers help families deal with the religion’s complex set of funeral rituals. Chandu Tailor ensures everything is right so that the soul can make its journey to the next life.

In London, a funeral director helps a Christian come to terms with the death of his elderly wife. And a new idea to help the grieving come to terms with their loss - a funeral photographer who takes pictures of a day most people would choose to forget.

Thursday 20 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

Waterloo Road

Havelock’s star pupil, Liberty Gordon, turns to Waterloo Road after dishing the dirt to the press on Gerard; Chalky’s good nature is stretched to the limits by Janeece; and Connor ignores Christine’s cry for help, as the school drama continues.

Liberty is Havelock’s head girl, rising athletic star and carer to her mum, Sandra, who has rheumatoid arthritis. Concerned Gerard’s failings will ruin her university plans, Liberty secretly blows the lid on her head teacher with a damning story in the local paper.

Liberty pleads with Audrey for a place at Waterloo Road before Gerard discovers she was behind the newspaper exposé. But Michael believes it would be wrong to poach Havelock’s star pupil - Lorraine strongly disagrees.

Under pressure, Gerard’s bad press threatens to overshadow Havelock’s performance in the first inter-school competition against Waterloo Road. And when Liberty unwittingly reveals she is responsible for the newspaper article, Gerard snaps.

Now under pressure from all sides to prove her worth, Liberty pushes herself in the race - but when she’s caught popping pills by Tariq, he assumes the worst. However, all is not as it seems.

Excited at being asked to be Lorraine’s PA for the day, Janeece fails to spot Cheryl has chicken-pox. When the child-minder sends Cheryl home sick, Janeece leans on Chalky for help but fails to reveal Cheryl’s illness – with far-reaching consequences.

Thinking she’s faking illness, Connor snubs Christine but after a serious fall he realises she may have been telling the truth. Connor questions whether he can cope with two women in his life and pushes Imogen away.

Also this week, Rhiannon’s bullying campaign against Scout becomes personal and Sian discovers Billy is hiding a terrible secret from his son, Michael.

Waterloo Road is a Shed Production for BBC One through BBC Scotland.

Good Cop

Sav’s quest to get Jonjo arrested for Andy’s murder draws suspicion from Costello and Sarge; his emotions seem to be impairing his ability to do his job. At work with Amanda, Sav’s lines of wrong, right and justice seem to be blurring.

On patrol, Sav sees local known thief Kyle Smart and asks him to keep an eye out for two men on dirt bikes who have been attacking young women.

Amanda is asked to pose as a student in an attempt to catch the two men, but Sav is angry about the lack of back-up she will have and the danger she’s putting herself in.

When the set-up goes wrong, Sav is furious at the force’s inability to help. When he gets a call from Kyle to say he’s seen the two men on dirt bikes, Sav decides it’s time to sort things out – his way.

Warren Brown plays PC John Paul Rocksavage, Michael Angelis plays Robert Rocksavage, Aisling Loftus plays Cassandra, Tom Hopper plays Andy Stockwell, Stephen Graham plays Noel Finch, Stephen Walters plays Callum Rose, Joe Macaulay plays Jonjo Heinz, Jodie Comer plays Amy, Johann Myers plays Gary Walton, Carl Rice plays Philip Davenport, Kerrie Hayes plays WPC Amanda Morgan, Kevin Harvey plays Sergeant Middleton, Robbie Jarvis plays DCI Stoddart, Christine Tremarco plays Nurse Justine, Mark Womack plays DCI Costello, Philip Hill Pearson plays DC Liam Frainey and Shaun Mason plays Kyle Smart.

Friday 21 September

BBC ONE

BBC ONE

EastEnders

In today's visit to Albert Square, Syed’s financial difficulties continue to spiral out of control and after another unsuccessful afternoon trying to sell his stock, he is faced with a moral dilemma.

Lola completes her last day of community service but it is not long before she finds herself in trouble with authority.

Playing Joey at his own game, Derek builds a bond with Tyler but will Tyler go along with Derek’s plans?

Syed is played by Marc Elliot, Lola by Danielle Harold, Derek by Jamie Foreman, Tyler by Tony Discipline and Joey by David Witts.

BBC TWO

BBC TWO

Parade's End

In the final episode Christopher is sent to the Front with McKechnie and Perowne. While Valentine waits for news of Christopher, Sylvia - now ensconced at Groby - makes one final, desperate play for him.

Parade's End is a five-part drama adapted by internationally acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Sir Tom Stoppard from a quartet of novels by Ford Madox Ford, widely acknowledged to be one of the literary masterworks of the 20th century. It is directed by multi award-winning filmmaker Susanna White, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall.

Cast: Christopher Tietjens is played by Benedict Cumberbatch, Sylvia Tietjens by Rebecca Hall, Valentine Wannop by Adelaide Clemens. Other cast includes Janet McTeer as Mr Satterthwaite, Stephen Graham as Vincent MacMaster, Rupert Everett as Mark Tietjens, Roger Allam as General Campion, Miranda Richardson as Mrs Wannop, Anne-Marie Duff as Edith Duchemin, Tom Mison as Perowne and Patrick Kennedy as McKechnie.

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