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Network TV Week 17

Monday 21 April 2008


BBC ONE Monday 21 April 2008
Missing Live Ep 1/20
Monday 21 to Friday 25 April
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE
   

Each year, more than 200,000 people are reported missing in the UK.

 

For four weeks, Missing Live will follow the work of the police and the charity, Missing People, as they attempt to discover the whereabouts of just some of those who have disappeared.

 

Missing Live is presented by Louise Minchin (BBC Breakfast) and Rav Wilding (former Metropolitan Police Detective and Crimewatch presenter).

 

Using filmed reconstructions of individual cases alongside live studio interviews with friends and family, Missing Live reveals the true-life drama of missing persons investigations as they unfold. The series also helps to re-unite people who have been missing – sometimes for years – with their loved ones.

 

Broadcast live every weekday for a month, each programme offers the opportunity to report on the latest missing person investigations, as well as providing information and regular updates on long-standing cases that remain unsolved. Viewers can also contact the programme, the Missing People charity and the police by phone and email to help solve cases.

 

Throughout the series, the programmes explore and discuss the reasons why people go missing and look at the ground-breaking technology and techniques used to help find those who have disappeared – from age-progression techniques to behavioural-recognition cameras.

 

Cases featured this week include that of two-year-old Katrice Lee, who went missing in 1981 in Germany where her father was stationed with the Armed Forces. She disappeared during a shopping trip with her family and has not been seen since.

 

Luke Durbin, aged 19, went missing in May 2006 after a night out with a friend in Ipswich. The last sighting of him was on CCTV later that night and, since then, there have been no confirmed sightings.

 

Alex Morris went missing at Christmas in 2003 and his family did not hear from him for four years. But eventually, with the help of Missing People, he was found and re-united with his family last year.

 

Missing Live is based on the previous BBC Daytime series, Missing.

 

RB

Doctors
Monday 21 April
1.45-2.15pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/doctors
       

Daniel (Matthew Chambers) is feeling left out in Doctors
Daniel (Matthew Chambers) is
feeling left out in Doctors

When a disabled woman tries to set up house on her own, she discovers some unsavoury things about her cousin who has been caring for her, as the Midlands-based medical drama continues. He pays someone to attack her so that she will realise she couldn't live without him because he loves her.

 

There's a delay with the STI test results that Ronnie asked George to take after she slept with Nick, and George isn't happy, particularly since she went private. She has a rant about it, obviously talking about it "on behalf of a patient", but Daniel knows she's talking about herself and tries to calm her.

 

Julia starts working on her pitch and business plan for the Campus Surgery and assigns jobs to everyone except Daniel, who feels very left out.

 

Finally, George gets a call and is given her results, but her face gives nothing away.

 

Ronnie is played by Sean Gleeson, George by Stirling Gallacher, Daniel by Matthew Chambers and Julia by Diane Keen.

 

SD2

EastEnders
Monday 21 April
8.00-8.30pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/eastenders
       

Christian (John Partridge) tries to get Steven to open up
Christian (John Partridge) tries
to get Steven to open up

It's the day of Minty and Heather's stag and hen nights, and Shirley wants to give Heather an amazing time, in the first of this week's visits to Walford.

 

Elsewhere, Christian tries to get Steven to open up about what happened the other night; and Jack and Tanya become closer.

 

Minty is played by Cliff Parisi, Heather by Cheryl Fergison, Shirley by Linda Henry, Christian by John Partridge, Steven by Aaron Sidwell, Jack by Scott Maslen and Tanya by Jo Joyner.

 

JM3

Waking The Dead – Sins
Monday 21 April
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/wakingthedead
       

Boyd and his Cold Case team investigate the mystery surrounding human remains found in an urban canal with links to the murder of a prison governor, 15 years earlier, as the award-winning forensic drama series continues. Meanwhile, Boyd searches for his son, Luke, who discharged himself from the homeless unit, in the second of six two-part stories.

 

Boyd tracks Luke's mobile phone to a disused building, but there is no sign of him.

 

Suspicion for the murder of the prison governor originally fell on two ex-prisoners, Kelleher and Ryan, who had been heard to threaten Governor Reading. Boyd and Grace talk to prison psychologist Damian Hooper about Kelleher, but Hooper is furious when he discovers that Stella is at his house with his wife, Cathy, and that Cathy, Reading's daughter, has been told about the discovery of her father's remains. He rushes home to be with her.

 

Spence tracks down Ryan but he is deranged, and Spence can get no sense from him. Spence also visits the halfway house where Kelleher and Ryan had been living at the time of Reading's murder and realises that their alibi for the evening does not stand up.

 

Then Kelleher takes Hooper hostage – but could the key to unravelling the case be much closer to home?

 

Trevor Eve is Boyd; Sue Johnston is Grace; Tara FitzGerald is Eve; Wil Johnson is Spence; and Félicité du Jeu is Stella.

 

Sins, which concludes tomorrow, features guest stars Michael Maloney as Dr Damian Hooper; Ruth Gemmell as Cathy; David Schofield as Michael Kelleher; Tony Maudsley as Terry Ryan; and Alexandra Moem as Cathy Reading.

 

AF

Inside Sport
Monday 21 April
11.05-11.45pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
       

Gabby Logan presents another edition of the topical sports show, featuring news, discussion and exclusive interviews with some of the biggest names in world sport.

 

Two high-profile journalists join Gabby in the studio to give their take on the stories making the headlines.

 

CI

 

BBC TWO Monday 21 April 2008
World Snooker Championship
Monday 21 April
1.30-6.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
     

Six-time World Champion, Steve Davis, opens up proceedings on day three of this year's 888.com World Snooker Championship against World No. 23, Stuart Bingham.

 

Live action later this afternoon features Stephen Hendry, as he looks to overcome Northern Ireland's Mark Allen, and last year's runner-up, the "Jester from Leicester" Mark Selby, starts out on his bid to go one better this year. His opponent in round one is the experienced Mark King, who booked his place in Sheffield by beating Jimmy White in the last qualifying round. Hazel Irvine is joined in the studio by the 1991 champion, John Parrott.

 

Commentary comes from Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor, John Virgo, Willie Thorne, Terry Griffiths and Neal Foulds.

 

SB4

Great British Menu
Monday 21 April
6.30-7.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/food
       

It's the turn of two top chefs from north of the border, Tom Kitchin and Matthew Gray, who go head to head for the honour of representing Scotland in the next stage of Great British Menu.

 

Sourcing the best ingredients from their local area, Tom and Matthew create a starter, a fish course, a meat course and a dessert that they believe truly epitomises the very best of contemporary, cutting-edge British cooking before judgement day on Friday. Judges Prue Leith, Oliver Peyton and Matthew Fort then decide who will progress to represent Scotland in the final stage of the competition.

 

CM2

World Snooker Championship
Monday 21 April
7.00-8.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
     

Six-time World Champion and BBC co-presenter, Steve Davis, will be looking to delay his return to the television studio and book his place in the World Championship second round.

 

A maximum of 10 frames this evening will decide the outcome of his match with Basildon's Stuart Bingham. Ray Stubbs and John Parrott guide viewers through the action, with commentary from Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor, John Virgo, Willie Thorne, Terry Griffiths and Neal Foulds.

 

SB4

World Snooker Championship
Monday 21 April
12.00-12.50am BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
       

Ray Stubbs and Hazel Irvine introduce highlights from Monday's first-round matches, with Steve Davis looking to overcome Stuart Bingham, and Mark Williams hoping for a return to top form against qualifier Mark Davis.

 

Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor, John Virgo, Willie Thorne, Terry Griffiths and Neal Foulds are the commentators.

 

SB4

 

BBC FOUR Monday 21 April 2008
MEDIEVAL SEASON
How To Build A Cathedral

Monday 21 April
9.00-10.00pm BBC FOUR
www.bbc.co.uk/four
BBC Four press pack
       

Presenter Jon Cannon outside York Minster
Presenter Jon Cannon outside
York Minster

The great cathedrals were the wonders of the medieval world and, tonight, they're the focus of How To Build A Cathedral, continuing BBC Four's Medieval Season.

 

Many were the tallest structures on Earth, the highest buildings created since the pyramids and until the Eiffel Tower; yet they were built without any of the technological aids of the modern world – with little more than set-square and dividers, ropes and pulleys, hammers and chisels.

 

The vision was to create a sense of Heaven on Earth and the medieval cathedral aspired to be nothing less than "the new Jerusalem". Spectacular effects were achieved as this ambition was realised, leading to a revolution in design and a golden age for cathedral architecture in England.

 

Who were the people who built them? What drove them? And just how were they able to build with such stupendous skill, vision and ambition?

 

Architectural historian Jon Cannon, author of the recent acclaimed Cathedral, goes in search of the clues that shed light on how our medieval forebears were able to realise such bold ambition. From the fan vaulting at Gloucester to the stained glass at York, from the solid mass of Norwich to the soaring elegance of the Octagon at Ely, Jon climbs up above the stone vaulted ceilings, along the parapets, through the roof voids and down into the crypts of the greatest cathedrals to find out how – and why – it was done.

 

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