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Network TV BBC Week 3: 15-21 January

BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Saturday 15 January 2011
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Masters Snooker – Semi-Final

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 15 January
1.00-4.30pm BBC ONE

Hazel Irvine, Steve Davis and John Parrott introduce live coverage from the first semi-final at the 2011 Masters, where the winner stands to earn at least £75,000 in prize money. The match is the best of 11 frames. Commentary comes from Dennis Taylor, Willie Thorne, John Virgo and Ken Doherty. Coverage continues later in the day on BBC Two.

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The Magicians

New series
Saturday 15 January
Time to be confirmed BBC ONE (Schedule addition 17 December)

More of the world’s best magic acts team up with three celebrities to bring jaw-dropping illusion and magic tricks with contemporary twists in The Magicians, presented by Lenny Henry.

Illusionist of the decade, Luis de Matos, is joined by TV presenter Chris Tarrant; Bafta-nominated magic act, the dark and twisted Barry and Stuart, team up with comedian Stephen K Amos; and the king of close-up magic, Chris Korn, is partnered by EastEnders' Samantha Womack.

They all perform three magic acts in a bid to impress the studio audience and avoid the dreaded forfeit trick. Who will be taking on the extreme feat of mind over matter this week?

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Casualty – Altered States

Saturday 15 January
Time to be confirmed BBC ONE

Ruth is plagued by flashbacks from her night out clubbing, as the medical drama continues. Disorientated and distressed, she flounders when Jordan puts her in charge of the ED while he prepares for his surgical interview.

Ruth's drunken night has led to fragmented memories which point to the terrifying possibility that she might have been raped. Unsettled and upset, she is unable to cope when Jordan puts her in charge of the ED. Jay becomes worried about her but the team are just happy she's not her usual tyrannical self.

Barry is brought into the ED with severe lacerations to his leg. He and his wife, Ali, claim he cut himself on some glass but Lenny suspects that he might be a victim of domestic abuse. When Ruth sees him she's horrified – it's the guy who she thinks tried to rape her last night.

Recovering alcoholic Sunil comes into the ED, along with his wife, Anjna, and his daughter, Meena, claiming to have liver cirrhosis, but Meena quickly discovers that he's still secretly drinking and that was the cause of his vomiting. When it looks as if Sunil is going to drive home despite being drunk, Meena gets in front of the car and is accidently run over.

Ali finally admits to Ruth that she was the one who cut Barry's ankle with some rusty pliers. But when she sees Ruth's club stamp, she realises Ruth and Barry were at the same club and assumes the worst. Ruth shows her the bruises and says that Barry forced himself on her, which Barry vigorously denies. Barry's leg continues to get worse with necrotising fasciitis, meaning they'll have to amputate. Will Ali stand by her man?

Meanwhile, Jordan, who had been preparing for an interview all day, returns to the ED with good news: he got the job. The team are less than thrilled and wonder who will rein in Ruth now.

Georgia Taylor plays Ruth, Michael French plays Jordan, Ben Turner plays Jay, Jamie Lomas plays Barry, Claire-Louise Cordwell plays Ali, Ramon Tikaram plays Sunil, Shavani Seth plays Meena and Nisha Nayar plays Anjna.

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Match Of The Day

Saturday 15 January
10.30-11.50pm BBC ONE

Gary Lineker presents highlights of today's Premier League action, including the London derby at Upton Park between West Ham and Arsenal. Both sides are in desperate need of points for different reasons. Arsenal are chasing a first Premier League title since 2004 while West Ham are battling for survival at the other end of the table. Elsewhere, reigning champions Chelsea are at home to Blackburn and Manchester City look to strengthen their title credentials against Wolves. Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer provide analysis in the studio.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Sunday 16 January 2011
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Lark Rise To Candleford Ep 2/6

High Definition programme
Sunday 16 January
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE and BBC HD

When Daniel announces that his newspaper is launching a poetry competition, it sends the inhabitants of Lark Rise and Candleford into a frenzy of creative excitement, as the series based on the novels by Flora Thompson, and adapted by Bill Gallagher, continues.

Laura has high hopes of taking home the trophy and begins writing feverishly; Pearl indulges in plagiarism after her own efforts are found wanting; and even Margaret embarks upon an epic poem based on her husband's postal rounds.

Laura buys some second-hand poetry books for inspiration and discovers that they once belonged to Gabriel's late wife. She is shocked to find a letter inside from Liza to her lover, expressing regret at having married Gabriel. When Laura shows Dorcas the letter, she is tormented about what to do with it.

Meanwhile, Ruby, still put out by her sister's fawning over Daniel, begins a malicious rumour that he and Laura have fixed the outcome of the poetry competition between them. Laura is furious with Ruby for questioning her and Daniel's integrity, and even more annoyed that it has effectively ruled her out of winning the competition.

Over in Lark Rise, Queenie is trying to come to terms with the march of progress. The beautiful lace that she has lovingly made and sold all her life is no longer in demand. And Twister, as usual, seems too preoccupied with his own gripes to notice Queenie's unhappiness. She at least finds some comfort in sharing her craft with Ruby who, in turn, finds solace in the time spent with Queenie. It makes her reflect on her mischief-making with Daniel, and she determines to put things right.

Dorcas is still sitting on the explosive revelations from Liza's letter but when Gabriel tells her he has seen a mysterious man leaving flowers at her graveside, and is determined to find out who he is, Dorcas fears it will lead him into a violent confrontation. She decides that the kindest and safest way to proceed is to leave the letter for him to find, and discover the truth for himself...

Later, the winner of the competition is announced and it takes everyone by surprise, even the winner...

Ben Aldridge plays Daniel, Olivia Hallinan plays Laura, Matilda Ziegler plays Pearl, Sandy McDade plays Margaret, Richard Harrington plays Gabriel, Julia Sawalha plays Dorcas, Victoria Hamilton plays Ruby, Linda Bassett plays Queenie and Karl Johnson plays Twister.

Lark Rise To Candleford is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Zen – RatkingEp 3/3

Sunday 16 January
9.00-10.30pm BBC ONE

When wealthy industrialist and political party funder Ruggerio Miletti is kidnapped, the Italian Ministry turn to their favourite detective, Aurelio Zen, to get Miletti back alive at any cost – financial or personal – in the final film about the fictional Italian detective based on the novels of Michael Dibdin.

Miletti's lawyer is murdered during an illegal ransom payment, and Zen soon discovers that the kidnappers are only part of his problem. He must contend with the Milettis, who are no ordinary family. Nothing is as it seems: considering themselves above the law, spoilt daughter Cinzia, her ruthless husband Carlo, and overlooked younger brother Silvio are scheming to gain control of the family company.

Things are no better in the office, with new Chief of Police Heuber imposing a strict moral code of conduct in the workplace, just as Zen and Tania's relationship is blossoming. Caught up in the political minefield both inside and outside the Miletti family, Zen's life, career and reputation are on the line. Not even his admirer, powerful prosecutor Nadia Pirlo, can help him through this dilemma. Paired with rival detective Vincenzo Fabri, who is plotting to overthrow Heuber, Zen must decide whether to play Fabri's game or uncover the truth.

Aurelio Zen is played by Rufus Sewell, Cinzia Miletti by Sarah-Jane Potts, Carlo Fagioli by Callum Blue, Silvio Miletti by Sebastian Armesto, Ernesto Heuber by Michael McElhatton, Tania Moretti by Caterina Murino, Nadia Pirlo by Cosima Shaw and Vincenzo Fabri by Ed Stoppard.

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Match Of The Day 2

Sunday 16 January
10.55pm-12.15am BBC ONE

Colin Murray presents the best of the highlights from a huge day of Premier League action. There's the Merseyside derby from Anfield between Liverpool and Everton, and a North East derby from the Stadium Of Light as Sunderland look to avenge the 5-1 thrashing they suffered earlier this season at the hands of Newcastle. The third derby of the day sees Midlands rivals Birmingham and Aston Villa meet at St Andrew's and the day's fantastic four is completed with title contenders Tottenham and Manchester United's meeting at White Hart Lane.

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BBC TWO Sunday 16 January 2011
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Masters Snooker – Final

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 16 January
2.00-4.45pm BBC TWO

Last year, Mark Selby captured his second Masters title with a thrilling deciding frame for a 10-9 victory over the 2009 champion, Ronnie O'Sullivan. This afternoon, the first eight frames are played in the 2011 final, with tonight's winner picking up a cheque for £150,000.

Hazel Irvine, Steve Davis and John Parrott introduce the action. Commentary comes from Dennis Taylor, Willie Thorne, John Virgo and Ken Doherty. Coverage continues later in the evening on BBC Two.

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Ski Sunday

Sunday 16 January
4.45-5.30pm BBC TWO

Graham Bell and Ed Leigh present coverage of the longest, fastest and most arduous downhill race on the men's tour – Wengen's infamous Lauberhorn. Switzerland's whizz kid Carlo Janka was victorious in front of his home fans last year, on his way to claiming the overall World Cup crown. Graham also travels to Austria to try his hand at the unique sport of Skijoring, finding out if being pulled around a frozen racetrack on skis by a motorbike is as much fun as it sounds...

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Monday 17 January 2011
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Land Girls – Back To The Land Ep 1/5

New seriesHigh Definition programme
Monday 17 January
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Land Girls returns for a new series
Land Girls returns for a new series

The lives and loves of the land girls serving their country in the Women's Land Army (WLA) return to BBC One Daytime as the award-winning period drama Land Girls is back for a new five-part series.

Against the backdrop of war-weary Forties Britain, Land Girls is again set at run-down Pasture Farm and opulent Hoxley Manor. Several months have passed and the series catches up with Bea and Joyce, who are joined by the new, streetwise, Cockney land girl Connie Carter.

Former land girl Bea is now a farmer's wife to Billy and mother to William, who is the result of a one-night stand with an American GI. Joyce is fiercely patriotic and eternally optimistic, but worries about her husband, John, who is now in Bomber Command.

In a sunny field the girls are hard at work when the summer idyll is disrupted by a Tiger Moth landing. It's Joyce's husband, John, who whisks her off on a romantic plane ride to spend a blissful afternoon together.

A jeep full of GIs delivers the new land girl, Connie Carter, who is young, brash and sexy but with a singing voice of an angel. She causes mayhem from the moment she arrives, and when Bea plans a romantic surprise for Billy, Connie interferes, leading to disastrous consequences for Billy and Martin...

Meanwhile, Mrs Gulliver discovers that Finch's cherished pet pig, Chamberlain, hasn't been added to his inventory. When the pig topples her into a trough of stagnant water, she vows to have it sent for slaughter, leaving Finch striving to find a way to save his beloved pet.

Widowed at the end of the last series, Lady Ellen Hoxley is recycling the last of her dead husband's clothes at the Manor House, dealing with the Americans who have temporarily commandeered her home, and coping with her bohemian sister, Diana Granville, who's come to stay.

When wealthy American industrialist Jack Gillespie arrives at the Manor House on business, Diana is attracted to him, while Ellen is intrigued. He reveals to Ellen that though his only son is dead, Jack suspects he might have got a local girl pregnant when stationed in Helmstead and that he'll go to any lengths to find her.

Bea is played by Jo Woodcock, Joyce by Becci Gemmell, Connie by Seline Hizli, Billy by Liam Boyle, John by Nicholas Shaw, Martin by Mykola Allen, Mrs Gulliver by Carolyn Pickles, Finch by Mark Benton, Lady Hoxley by Sophie Ward, Diana Granville by Raquel Cassidy and Jack Gillespie by Clive Wood.

Land Girls is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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EastEnders

High Definition programme
Monday 17 January
8.00-8.30pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Bianca is worried about the way Tiffany is acting and fears she may be being abused, in the first visit of the week to Walford.

Meanwhile, Tamwar wants to set up the perfect date and Shirley tries to get rid of Glenda.

Bianca is played by Patsy Palmer, Tiffany by Maisie Smith, Tamwar by Himesh Patel, Shirley by Linda Henry and Glenda by Glynis Barber.

EastEnders is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Silent Witness – First Casualty: Part 1 Ep 5/10

Monday 17 January
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE

The body of a young woman is pulled from a river and Nikki is called to perform the post-mortem, as a new two-part story of the forensic crime drama begins.

It looks like the woman was dead before she hit the water – there's evidence of a struggle and inspection of her skull reveals a brain haemorrhage. The woman has given birth and Nikki is anxious to discover her identity in case her child is abandoned somewhere.

Meanwhile, at a nearby army base, a training exercise is halted abruptly when Lieutenant Stephen Lockford experiences a flashback to Afghanistan and starts shooting at one of his fellow soldiers. Lockford's body is later discovered in his car at the barracks.

As Nikki investigates the drowning of the mother, Harry is called to the suicide site at the nearby army base and it starts to look like the cases may be linked.

Lockford's widow, Claire, tells the police that her husband had been behaving strangely since he returned from Afghanistan where he witnessed one of his regiment being shot dead. Harry suspects Lockford was suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.

Back at the river, police have retrieved several mobile phones, and as Nikki gathers blood samples from the scene, one of the phones starts ringing...

Emilia Fox plays Dr Nikki Alexander, William Gaminara plays Professor Leo Dalton, Kieran Bew plays Ltn Stephen Lockford, Tom Ward plays Dr Harry Cunningham and Emma Lowndes plays Claire Lockford. First Casualty is written by Oliver Brown and Michael Crompton.

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BBC TWO Monday 17 January 2011
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Baking Made Easy – Speed Baking Ep 2/6

Monday 17 January
8.30-9.00pm BBC TWO

Lorraine Pascale shares her secrets, shortcuts and professional know-how to demonstrate speed baking
Lorraine Pascale shares her secrets, shortcuts and professional know-how to demonstrate speed baking

Baking Made Easy ramps up the speed in the kitchen as Lorraine Pascale shares her secrets, shortcuts and professional know-how to demonstrate speed baking.

Time is of the essence for Lorraine, who is a mother, food writer and businesswoman, so Speed Baking is packed full of incredible recipes and ideas for when instant satisfaction is required.

First there's a trip to the supermarket to buy a shortcut ingredient for two super-fast canapés: totally lazy mini sausage rolls and sundried tomato and rosemary palmiers, made with shop-bought puff pastry. "I find one of the best shortcuts when you're baking is shop-bought pastry. It's not a dirty word and there's no shame in it," explains Lorraine.

Visiting her home town of Witney, Lorraine confesses to a life-long love affair with chocolate brownies. She has a quick recipe for cookies-and-cream fudge brownies that are fast, gorgeous and deeply satisfying, and she also shares her secrets for another incredibly quick tray bake, good old-fashioned flapjack in a flash.

Then it's off to Paris for inspiration, because even French-style patisserie can be made fast. Skinny tarts have all the glamour of a decadent fruity pastry, but they're easy to make, easy on the waistline and easy on the clock.

Even bread gets the speed treatment with Lorraine's no-knead take on the time-saving Doris Grant loaf, a wartime recipe perfectly adapted to modern life. It's unbelievably delicious with camembert and roasted garlic – the fastest, most incredible supper.

When it's speed you need, baking is definitely the way to go.

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American Football – Play-off Highlights

Monday 17 January
11.10pm-12.10pm BBC TWO

Matt Roberts presents highlights of the weekend's divisional play-offs as the NFL season builds towards an exciting climax. With Superbowl XLV coming up on 6 February, this weekend's winners will be just a game away from a place in that famous sporting showpiece.

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BBC FOUR Monday 17 January 2011
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Elgar – The Man Behind The Music

Monday 17 January
9.00-10.30pm BBC FOUR

BBC Four offers a second chance to see this feature-length documentary about Land Of Hope And Glory composer Edward Elgar.

With his noble bearing, stiff upper lip and imperial moustache, Elgar is often regarded as the epitome of Edwardian England. But this image was deliberately contrived, and far from reality.

Based on the enigmatic clues he left in his music and in his private correspondence, Elgar – The Man Behind The Music discovers the apparently self-confident Elgar as a brilliant but neurotic musician with a chip on his shoulder about his lowly origins and his Catholic religion. He despised the Establishment, yet longed to belong to it.

Elgar's intense relationships with several women, apart from his wife, were due to his restless, obsessive character, and the film sheds new light on the nature of these relationships.

With contributions from Sir Colin Davis, Sir Mark Elder and Vladimir Ashkenazy, and specially filmed performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edward Gardner, director John Bridcut's (Britten's Children, The Passions Of Vaughan Williams) programme explores the secret conflicts in Elgar's heart which inspired some of Britain's greatest music.

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CBEEBIES Monday 17 January 2011
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Gigglebiz Eps 1-5 of 15

New series
Monday 17 to Friday 22 January
Time to be confirmed CBEEBIES
Justin Fletcher returns to amuse the nation's under-sixes
Justin Fletcher returns to amuse the nation's under-sixes

CBeebies legend and double Bafta-winner Justin Fletcher is back to get the nation's under-sixes laughing their socks off in a brand-new series of comedy sketch show Gigglebiz. A huge hit with pint-sized laugh lovers since its debut last year, Gigglebiz sees the multi-talented Justin at his comic best as he breathes life into a collection of around 20 madcap comedy characters.

All the familiar favourites return: hapless superhero Captain Adorable is back to cause comedy chaos in Wiggyville; creative cook Dina Lady returns with some more revolting recipes; glamorous TV weathergirl Gail Force continues her uncanny knack of failing to predict the correct weather; and the geographically challenged Lost Pirate continues to search for treasure in the most inappropriate places.

And there are some brilliantly observed new comedy creations joining the Gigglebiz gaggle, including: Keith Fit, the most unlikely health and fitness guru you'll ever meet; Opera Oliver, a larger-than-life restaurateur with a habit of breaking into song; roller-skating pie-maker Simon Pieman; and hapless fisherman Rod with his less-than-supportive wife Annette (played by Anita Dobson).

"I'm thrilled that Gigglebiz has been such a rib-tickling success," says Justin Fletcher. "We've had the most amazing feedback and when I've been out and about this year children have been shouting the characters' catchphrases at me. That's when you realise what an impact the show has had!"

Anita Dobson says: "There are few things in life better than the sound of children laughing so I'm delighted to join Gigglebiz and help make the nation's children chortle." "I had a wonderful time filming the series and it was a great pleasure to work with the extremely talented Justin Fletcher."

The nation's children also get the chance to split some sides as the Gigglebiz team scours the country finding the funniest four- to six-year-olds to share their jokes with CBeebies' viewers.

"Justin Fletcher is a comic genius with a unique ability to connect with our youngest viewers," says CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow. "Not only does he play all the main characters in Gigglebiz, he helped create most of them too. I am delighted with the second series of this hugely successful sketch show and know that it will have our viewers and their families laughing out loud."

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Tuesday 18 January 2011
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Land Girls – Displaced Loyalties Ep 2/5

High Definition programme
Tuesday 18 January
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Joyce (Becci Gemmell) receives news about her husband
Joyce (Becci Gemmell) receives news about her husband

The second series of BBC One Daytime's award-winning period drama following the lives of the land girls on the Hoxley estate continues, as they do their bit for the country in the shadow of war.

Bea catches the eye of an Italian prisoner of war, Salvatore. He speaks to her as the girls work in the fields and then starts to sing in Italian and is joined by the other POWs. Connie then leads a gutsy rendition but the camaraderie is broken by the arrival of a messenger boy who heads towards Joyce with news about her husband, John.

The next day, Bea talks to Sal again. But what Bea sees as an innocent friendship causes trouble between her and Billy. Finch insists that Billy should tell Bea his news...

At the Manor House, Ellen reveals to Diana that Jack is here to find his grandchild.

Meanwhile, Esther takes Martin for a second opinion after his accident. She tells Finch that Martin needs an operation which she can't afford. Esther goes to see Vernon to ask him to lend her the tractor money he got from Finch. Vernon declines but makes her another offer, but will Esther accept?

After being arrested for the murder of Lord Hoxley (at the end of the last series), an unkempt but free Tucker is spotted on the streets of Helmstead. He turns up at the village hall where Connie is singing for the troops, accompanied on the piano by Henry Jameson. The music is brought to a halt by Tucker's appearance. He then shocks Lady Hoxley by turning up at her door asking for his old job back.

Back at the village hall, Finch teases Connie that Henry is a ladies man. At the end of the night, Henry's a little worse for wear and kisses Connie. Feeling bashful, Henry hurries off and Connie is lost for words.

Martin goes back to the derelict cottage to take the stranger some food. The stranger reveals that he is a conscientious objector. However, Martin later discovers his true identity...

Bea is played by Jo Woodcock, Salvatore by Cesare Taurasi, Connie by Seline Hizli, Joyce by Becci Gemmell, Billy by Liam Boyle, Finch by Mark Benton, Lady Ellen Hoxley by Sophie Ward, Diana Granville by Raquel Cassidy, Jack Gillespie by Clive Wood, Esther by Susan Cookson, Martin by Mykola Allen, Vernon by David Schofield, Tucker by Danny Webb and Henry Jameson by Liam Garrigan.

Land Girls is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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EastEnders

High Definition programme
Tuesday 18 January
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Carol is forced to admit the truth to Bianca in tonight's visit to Albert Square. Meanwhile, Max takes control of the situation, but is he too late?

Carol is played Lindsey Coulson, Max by Jake Wood and Bianca by Patsy Palmer.

EastEnders is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Holby City

High Definition programme
Tuesday 18 January
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Elliot (Paul Bradley) discovers his colleagues in a compromising position
Elliot (Paul Bradley) discovers his colleagues in a compromising position

When Elliot discovers Greg and Mary-Claire in a compromising situation, Greg's position is put in jeopardy, as the medical drama continues.

Greg goes out of his way to prove to Elliot how talented he is but risks a patient's life in the process. Donna is back on the ward – feeling angry and bitter about Kieran. Her actions alienate her staff, anger Mark and, ultimately, damage a colleague's career. Chrissie and Sacha are getting closer but Chrissie fears that Sacha still has feelings for her. She distances herself from him, leaving him devastated.

Elliot is played by Paul Bradley, Greg by Edward MacLiam, Mary-Claire by Niamh McGrady, Donna by Jaye Jacobs, Kieran by Barry Sloane, Mark Williams by Robert Powell, Chrissie by Tina Hobley and Sacha by Bob Barrett.

Holby City is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Silent Witness – First Casualty: Part 2 Ep 6/10

Tuesday 18 January
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE

When an X-ray of Lockford's skull reveals a second bullet, Harry calls DI Harte, as the forensic crime drama continues. It looks like the soldier could have been murdered.

Following a mysterious phone call on the drowned woman's phone, Nikki now knows she is Catherine Felton, partner of Danny Ferris, the young soldier who Lockford had seen shot in Afghanistan. Blood found on her jacket is matched to Lockford, suggesting they met before she died.

When Danny's father, Martin Ferris, comes to identify Catherine's body, he asks Nikki to perform a second post-mortem on his son – he is not satisfied that he's been told the truth.

Although the cause of Danny's death seems certain, Leo decides to meet with the field medic who tried to save his life in Afghanistan to discover what really happened, as the investigation unravels and begins to unmask a tragic secret at Hillsdon Army Base.

Tom Ward plays Dr Harry Cunningham, Michelle Fairley plays DI Suzy Harte, Emilia Fox plays Dr Nikki Alexander, Kieran Bew plays Ltn Stephen Lockford and William Gaminara plays Professor Leo Dalton.

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Network TV BBC Week 3: Wednesday 19 January 2011

BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Wednesday 19 January 2011
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Land Girls – Final Reckoning Ep 3/5

High Definition programme
Wednesday 19 January
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Joyce and Connie dig up a German parachute and everyone is on red alert for a Jerry on the loose, as the new five-part series of BBC One Daytime's award-winning period drama continues.

Jack and Diana watch Pasture Farm from a distance to catch sight of baby William. Jack approaches Bea alone, and although shocked by the news of Cal's death she doesn't want Jack anywhere near her baby.

Finch confronts Vernon Storey about the tractor money so that he can pay for Martin's operation, but instead agrees to an illegal boxing match between Billy and Vernon's scrawny son, convinced Billy will win. They'll sell tickets and the winner takes all.

Billy and Finch find Tucker in one of the barns and Finch turfs him out. Later, when Billy is practising for the boxing match, Tucker gives him advice as he was regimental champion in his youth. Finch offers him a deal; if Billy wins the fight Tucker can stay.

Connie is still floating on air after kissing Henry, but when he comes round to the farm to see Billy and Bea she discovers he's more than just a piano player.

The boxing match brings Billy and Bea closer together and, the day after, Billy decides to tell Bea his news. They are interrupted by Diana, who appeals to Bea to give Jack a chance to meet his grandson. Billy is suspicious of Jack's motives, but Bea reassures Billy they are a family and nothing can touch that. Later, Jack offers to take William off her hands but Bea refuses, and Billy warns Jack to stay away from his family.

Joyce looks after Martin during the boxing match when he sneaks out. Joyce asks him where he's been and he lies to her. She knows he's hiding something, and so when he next goes to see Ulrich she follows him. Ulrich takes them both hostage at gunpoint and forces them into the horse and cart so he can escape. He orders Joyce to head for the train station, but when he lets slip he took part in the bombing of Coventry – in which her family was killed – Joyce deliberately crashes the cart. She tells Martin to run, as she and Ulrich scramble for the gun...

Joyce is played by Becci Gemmell, Connie by Seline Hizli, Jack Gillespie by Clive Wood, Diana Granville by Raquel Cassidy, Bea by Jo Woodcock, Finch by Mark Benton, Vernon by David Schofield, Billy by Liam Boyle, Martin by Mykola Allen, Tucker by Danny Webb, Henry Jameson by Liam Garrigan and Ulrich by Benjamin Wilkin.

Land Girls is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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BBC TWO Wednesday 19 January 2011
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Michel Roux's Service Ep 3/8

Wednesday 19 January
8.00-9.00pm BBC TWO

Michel Roux's trainees are on a fast track from the high street to haute cuisine. In just eight weeks of training he wants them to be good enough to run service at his own two Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant.

The trainees are now nearly halfway through their training and Michel takes them out of the restaurant and into the world of five-star hotel service. Over a busy bank holiday weekend, the trainees' challenge is to serve the high-paying guests at an exclusive country house hotel in the heart of Dartmoor, where the motto is "the guests can have what they want, whenever they want it".

Some of the trainees, including Ashley and Brooke, are eager to show Michel how much they want one of the two scholarships he will be ultimately awarding. They throw themselves into meeting and greeting the high-paying guests, the 24-hour room service and the challenges of formal dining.

But for other trainees the demanding guests and the opulent surroundings make them question whether a career in high-end service can ever be for them. Single parent Nikitta feels out of place and ill at ease. Privately educated James bristles when asked to serve a family in the intimate setting of their own guest chalet, saying: "I feel like their servant."

Michel wants his trainees to pull together and take over a very special evening service; the hotel guests all wish to dine al fresco. Out on the terrace every mistake will be amplified and there is nowhere for the trainees to hide.

The series continues tomorrow.

Michel Roux's Service is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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Edwardian Farm Ep 12/12

Wednesday 19 January
9.00-10.00pm BBC TWO
Ruth, Peter and Alex complete their Edwardian year with a trip to a fête
Ruth, Peter and Alex complete their Edwardian year with a trip to a fête

It's August on the Edwardian Farm and the climax of the farming calendar, but it's also time for Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman to wave goodbye to their year at Morwellham Quay.

First there's the oat crop to harvest – a job made difficult by constant rain. The team need to be able to predict when a dry spell will come so that they can be prepared to swing into action at a moment's notice.

They investigate ways of forecasting the weather and embark on creating a weather vane. The team head for the woods to do a traditional charcoal burn in order to make iron for the compass points, and Peter tries his hand at the art of repoussé – a metalworking technique – to make a copper cockerel for the vane.

Meanwhile, Ruth forages for seaweed on the coast to replenish the market garden's soil.

When the rain finally clears, the team deploy the latest in Edwardian farming technology for the oat harvest – including a tractor that was then state-of-the art, the Moghul.

To celebrate the end of harvest – and all that was exciting in the Edwardian era – everybody enjoys a grand fête sporting new innovations such as the electric light bulb and a genuine flying machine. The event is captured by an Edwardian film crew, tapping into the very latest in Edwardian fashions – the cinema.

But the team are also confronted by something that would change the countryside and the course of history for ever – the First World War. The growth of mechanisation meant many rural areas had labour to spare, although the human cost was dreadful. Over a million horses were drafted into service, but only 60,000 came back – paving the way for tractors to finally replace horse-power. Farming would never be the same again.

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BBC FOUR Wednesday 19 January 2011
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Hattie

New series
Wednesday 19 January
9.00-10.30pm BBC FOUR
Hattie explores the love triangle between John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst), Hattie Jacques (Ruth Jones) and John Schofield (Aidan Turner)
Hattie explores the love triangle between John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst), Hattie Jacques (Ruth Jones) and John Schofield (Aidan Turner)

Award-winning actress and comedy writer Ruth Jones takes on the role of larger-than-life Carry On actress Hattie Jacques.

Happily married for more than a decade to charming Dad's Army actor John Le Mesurier, Hattie is at the height of her popularity when she is seduced by her handsome young driver, John Schofield.

While filming Carry On Cabby, she begins a clandestine affair with the younger man. Despite the danger of a career-threatening scandal, when the film ends she can't bring herself to end the affair. Ironically, Hattie can conceal her secret relationship more successfully by moving Schofield into the family home when the attic room becomes vacant.

An eccentric love triangle begins as the two Johns find themselves trading roles of husband and lodger. Hattie uses all her charm and ingenuity to navigate the escalating family tensions and threats of public exposure, but ultimately she must make a heartbreaking decision – which will risk leaving her quite alone.

Hattie is a bittersweet true-life drama about a very English love triangle, and a celebration of an extraordinary icon of UK comedy.

Hattie Jacques is played by Ruth Jones, John Le Mesurier by Robert Bathurst, John Schofield by Aidan Turner, Joan Malin by Jeany Spark, Esma by Marcia Warren, Carry On director Gerald Thomas by Stephen Crichlow, Bruce, Hattie's gay lodger, by Jay Simpson, Ron by Brian Pettifer and Eammon Andrews by Lewis Macleod.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Thursday 20 January 2011
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Land Girls – Fight The Good Fight Ep 4/5

High Definition programme
Thursday 20 January
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Jo Woodcock, Becci Gemmell and Seline Hizli star in Land Girls
Jo Woodcock, Becci Gemmell and Seline Hizli star in Land Girls

Joyce is still in shock after Ulrich, the German airman on the run, is shot dead, in the penultimate episode of BBC One Daytime's award-winning period drama. Connie asks her if she's worried about the inquiry, but Joyce can't remember what happened, so it will just be a formality.

Jack informs Ellen that he's leaving the following week and Ellen shocks him with a new colourful appearance. He suggests they take a walk but a jealous Diana points out that Ellen can't as she's too busy billeting evacuees. Later, jealous Diana drops by Jack's bedroom to drip some poison into his ear, telling him what Ellen had said about him. It has the desired effect and Diana gets what she wants.

At the inquiry, Joyce is surprised by the feelings that come back to her, and is left needing to know the truth. Later, when she sees Tucker give Billy a handgun for target practice, she recalls that Tucker was there when the shooting happened – which he denies. When a wallet is found and Joyce sees pictures of Ulrich, the truth comes flooding back to her.

At the billeting, Tulley hauls out 10-year-old Joseph, who is big enough to help with the digging. Connie is appalled and decides to keep an eye on the boy. She worries that he's not being fed properly and is being hit by Tulley. Connie decides to intervene, but it's not what she thinks.

Jack makes Bea a new offer – she can have everything she wants. Later, Bea tells Billy about rejecting Jack's offer, but Billy says she could see the world. At target practice, he tells Tucker that Bea has a choice other than waiting for him to die in the war.

Meanwhile, Finch starts selling carrot whisky to raise money for Martin's operation, but is caught by Mrs Gulliver. He is saved by Tucker who says the money is for the church roof. Meanwhile Esther, having been refused a loan by Lady Hoxley, goes to see Vernon.

Joyce is played by Becci Gemmell, Connie by Seline Hizli, Jack Gillespie by Clive Wood, Lady Ellen Hoxley by Sophie Ward, Diana Granville by Raquel Cassidy, Tucker by Danny Webb, Billy by Liam Boyle, Bea by Jo Woodcock, Finch by Mark Benton, Vernon by David Schofield, Esther by Susan Cookson, Martin by Mykola Allen and Mrs Gulliver by Carolyn Pickles.

Land Girls is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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EastEnders

High Definition programme
Thursday 20 January
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Kat is annoyed by the way Alfie is acting and questions their future, in tonight's visit to the Square.

Meanwhile, Tamwar secretly meets up with Afia but will they be caught out?

Christian wants to start a family but what will Syed think?

Kat is played by Jessie Wallace, Alfie by Shane Richie, Tamwar by Himesh Patel, Afia by Meryl Fernandes and Zainab by Nina Wadia.

EastEnders is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Human Planet – Deserts Life In The Furnace Ep 2/8

High Definition programme
Thursday 20 January
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

In the world's hottest, driest environments, humans, like all other animals, face the greatest challenge of all – the quest for water. Humans can survive for weeks without food, but only days without water, as the second episode of Human Planet reveals.

In Africa's Sahara Desert, 16-year-old Mamadou struggles through a sandstorm with his family's herd of cattle. Most of the water-holes have dried up, forcing him to travel 100 miles to a remote lake. When he eventually arrives, he faces a new challenge from a herd of thirsty elephants.

At Lake Antogo, in drought-ridden Mali, the receding water provides an abundant feast. Two thousand men rush into the water to catch the remaining fish. After a frenzied 15 minutes, the fishing festival is all over.

In a vast ocean of sand, a caravan of Tubu women and children on camels steer their way toward a single known well. Without a map or compass, they must read the dunes and the stars for clues. With only enough water for four days and a three-day journey to the well, going off-course here will be fatal.

For the Wodaabe people the arrival of desert rains means flowering and food – and a chance for new love. They come together to dance and party in search of a new partner. But, in Niger, it's the men who dress up and the women who choose.

The Behind The Lens segment of the programme features the trials and tribulations – and surprising humour – of filming the Tubu women crossing the desert from a cinebule – a hot air balloon with a motor.

Music Planet, a companion series presented by Andy Kershaw and Lucy Duran featuring some of the music from Human Planet's locations, can be heard on BBC Radio 3.

Human Planet is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Come Fly With Me Ep 5/6

Thursday 20 January
9.00-9.30pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Buckle up with Matt Lucas and David Walliams for another trip to the airport.

In this week's episode of the comedy series written by and starring the award-winning duo, immigration officer Ian Foot pulls in Taaj for questioning as part of a random security check, and viewers discover how far Fearghal is prepared to go to get nominated for Steward of the Year. Tommy Reid finally gets his chance to apply for pilot training, and the important work of dog-handler Steve Downes and his canine partner Bobo is followed as they patrol the baggage halls in Arrivals.

Over on the FlyLo desks, it's Helen's last day and Melody and Keeley are about to find out which of them is going to get promotion.

The BBC Comedy web team have also written exclusive content for Come Fly With Me to offer viewers a further online comedy experience at www.bbc.co.uk/comeflywithme. Over the course of the series, viewers can check in online with the help of FlyLo's Melody and Keeley, plus specially created pages for FlyLo owner Omar, Taaj – one of the airline's roving ground crew – and Our Lady Air's proudest steward, Fearghal.

Come Fly With Me is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Not Going Out – Movie Ep 3/6

Thursday 20 January
9.30-10.00pm BBC ONE

Tim Vine, Katy Wix, Lee Mack and Sally Bretton are Not Going Out
Tim Vine, Katy Wix, Lee Mack and Sally Bretton are Not Going Out

Lucy is fed up with Lee treating her flat as if he owns it, as the comedy series continues.

Lee promises to change his ways, but omits to mention that he has already let out the flat to a film director who is paying him £500 to use it while Lucy is at work.

Lee Mack stars as Lee, Sally Bretton plays Lucy, Tim Vine plays Tim and Katy Wix plays Daisy.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Friday 21 January 2011
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Land Girls – Darkest Hours Ep 5/5

High Definition programme
Friday 21 January
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

At a military aerodrome, Jack is preparing to return to America in the last episode of this new five-part series of BBC One Daytime's award-winning period drama. And Bea still wants an explanation from Billy as to why he's pushing her away.

At the hospital, Esther goes to see Martin, who has had his operation, but they still don't know if he'll ever see again. Later, Esther returns the money to Finch. Finch is confused about where she's got it from and, when he realises, all he wants is revenge.

Henry goes to see Connie and is hurt by her laughter. Connie apologises and is stunned by his attempts to win her round.

Joyce is angry and disillusioned with the Land Army as she and Tucker collect the traps. As she tries to get Tucker to admit that he killed Lord Hoxley, they row and she lashes out at him, pushing him into a trap which closes around his ankle. Tucker pleads for help but Joyce goes into shock and freezes...

As General Garwood supervises the troops moving out of the Manor House, Jack goes to collect Bea and William. As they drive off, Billy can't hold back his tears and, when he finds William's teddy left behind, Billy heads off to the Manor House to find them.

Jack Gillespie is played by Clive Wood, Bea by Jo Woodcock, Billy by Liam Boyle, Esther by Susan Cookson, Martin by Mykola Allen, Finch by Mark Benton, Henry by Liam Garrigan, Bishop Selvey by Oliver Ford Davies, Connie by Seline Hizli, Joyce by Becci Gemmell, Tucker by Danny Webb, General Garwood by Stuart Milligan, Lady Ellen Hoxley by Sophie Ward and Diana Granville by Raquel Cassidy.

Land Girls is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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EastEnders

High Definition programme
Friday 21 January
8.00-8.30pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Alfie tries to convince Kat to put the past behind her and that her future is at the Vic, in the last visit of the week to Walford.

Despite Sonia and Carol's desperate intervention, Bianca makes a devastating decision.

Meanwhile, Syed has a change of heart.

Alfie is played by Shane Richie, Kat by Jessie Wallace, Sonia by Natalie Cassidy, Carol by Lindsey Coulson, Bianca by Patsy Palmer and Syed by Marc Elliot.

EastEnders is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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Hustle Ep 3/6

Friday 21 January
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE

It's the ultimate showdown for the Hustlers as they take on their trickiest mark yet, as the drama continues.

Mickey and Albert pay a visit to the first Wendell Casino to open in Britain. The Wendell family have run casinos for generations and are notorious for their strict policy on cheaters, vowing to take down anyone who tries to con them. The no-nonsense family loathe "grifters", adding photos to their very own wall of shame once they've been caught, to ensure their days of dishonesty are over.

Albert is angered to find that a photo of his great-great-granddad, Charlie Stroller, has pride of place on the wall. The casino's current owner, Marcus Wendell, claims that Charlie was the first ever grifter that the Wendell family caught. Knowing that Charlie was innocent, Albert is prepared to pay any price to clear Charlie's name and have the photo taken down, even if it means the Hustle gang have their own photos added in its place.

Albert proposes a high-stakes deal to Marcus. If the Hustlers can win a game on the original Wendell roulette wheel, under Marcus's watchful eye, the photo comes down. However, if they lose, their days as grifters are over as there's no coming back from being busted by a Wendell. It's poker chips at dawn as the Wendell versus Stroller rematch commences.

Mickey, Albert, Ash, Sean and Emma are the best in the business but can they outsmart someone who knows all the tricks in the book?

Mickey is played by Adrian Lester, Albert by Robert Vaughn, Marcus Wendell by Michael Brandon, Ash by Robert Glenister, Sean by Matt Di Angelo and Emma by Kelly Adams.

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BBC FOUR Friday 21 January 2011
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Mozart Uncovered Ep 3/3

Friday 21 January
7.30-8.20pm BBC FOUR

As BBC Radio 3 broadcasts its Genius Of Mozart season, BBC Four reflects the strand by giving viewers another chance to see the celebrated Mozart Uncovered series.

Each episode of this three-part series concentrates on one of Mozart's mature masterpieces – two symphonies and a piano concerto, tonight focusing on his Symphony No. 40.

In the first half of each programme, conductor Charles Hazlewood explains and demonstrates how Mozart's music is put together, with the help of a specially formed orchestra playing period instruments.

Each episode concludes with a complete filmed performance of the work.

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CBBC Friday 21 January 2011
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Tracy Beaker Returns – Refugees Ep 4/13

Friday 21 January
5.00-5.30pm CBBC

When two refugees are left at the Dumping Ground, Gus tries to find out what their story is, as the award-winning children's drama continues. Meanwhile, Tracy has a surprise for Lily that ends in disaster.

Two Yoruba speaking brothers, Ade and Dayo, arrive at the Dumping Ground having been found on a motorway.

The residents slowly find out about their harrowing tale and, wrongly believing that immigration will return them home, they hide the brothers in the attic. However, the brothers think that they have been imprisoned and run away.

Anxious to show Lily what a great "big sister" she is, Tracy breaks the rules and invites Carmen and Tee to the flat when Cam is not around. But, when the brothers go missing and Mike calls Tracy back to work, chaos ensues as the girls get chilli in their eyes making face packs and accidentally start a fire.

Can Tracy and Mike manage to find the brothers? And what will Mike and Cam say when they find out that Tracy has broken the rules?

Noah Marullo plays Gus, Dani Harmer plays Tracy Beaker, Jessie Williams plays Lily, Timi Lamikanra plays Ade, Mohammed Mansaray plays Dayo, Amy-Leigh Hickman plays Carmen, Mia McKenna-Bruce plays Tee, Lisa Coleman plays Cam and Connor Byrne plays Mike.

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