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Network TV Week 51

Tuesday 16 December 2008


BBC ONE Tuesday 16 December 2008
EastEnders
Tuesday 16 December
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/eastenders
       

Whitney goes through Bianca's handbag to look for her real mum's address, in tonight's visit to Albert Square.

 

Meanwhile, Suzy wants to get her hands on the cash in the Queen Vic safe.

 

Elsewhere, Billy tells Ricky he should go to Janine's wedding. He says that if he doesn't, he may regret his decision.

 

Whitney is played by Shona McGarty, Bianca by Patsy Palmer, Suzy by Maggie O'Neill, Billy by Perry Fenwick, Ricky by Sid Owen and Janine by Charlie Brooks.

 

JM3

Holby City
Tuesday 16 December
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/holbycity
       

Ric (Hugh Quarshie) struggles with his work
Ric (Hugh Quarshie) struggles
with his work

Ric struggles to work while trying to contact Michelle, as the hospital drama continues. He has to operate on Callie with Michael and Linden but he messes up and Michael grows annoyed with him. The operation is a success, although Callie is still in a coma.

 

Meanwhile, Daisha brings prospective adoptive parents to Holby to meet baby Joe. But she becomes more confused than ever as she tries to decide whether to keep Joe or give him up.

 

Elsewhere, the Holby Christmas party is cancelled, so Donna decides to raise money and organise one herself. Maria and Donna are still not on the best of terms and Maria is confused about Kieron. She then discovers that he's Sam's son...

 

Ric is played by Hugh Quarshie, Michael by Hari Dhillon, Linden by Duncan Pow, Daisha by Rebecca Grant, Donna by Jaye Jacobs, Maria by Phoebe Thomas and Kieron by Misha Crosby.

 

JM3

Survivors Ep 5/6
Tuesday 16 December
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/survivors
Press pack
       

Anya (Zoë Tapper) is worried that her secret will come out
Anya (Zoë Tapper) is worried
that her secret will come out

When a so-called spiritual leader called John turns up at the survivors' home with his group of followers, some in the house are suspicious of his motives, in the penultimate episode of Adrian Hodges's post-apocalyptic drama series.

 

Charming and eloquent, John is a preacher with a unique perspective on the new world, but the family's opinion of him is split. Some find comfort in his message, while others are deeply distrusting of his motives.

 

Linda, a woman in John's group, is pregnant, and Abby allows her to stay until the baby is born. Anya fears that she will be forced to reveal the fact that she is a doctor if there are any problems with the birth. Worse than that, she picks up on some unusual remarks made by John, which make her concerned for the group's safety.

 

Al is much more positive about John's group. He spots a pretty woman called Louise and uses his charm to seduce her. He is feeling much more like his old self – until he realises that Louise isn't as innocent as she seems.

 

Meanwhile, Anya's fears are realised when Linda experiences complications and John's serene façade starts to crumble.

 

As the situation reaches crisis point, Anya is forced to confront some harrowing truths about her own past, putting her relationship with Tom on a new footing. Abby and the others also realise that, through a misguided act of kindness, they have put themselves in terrible jeopardy.

 

John is played by Kieran O'Brien, Linda by Claire Keelan, Abby by Julie Graham, Anya by Zoë Tapper, Al by Phillip Rhys, Louise by Louise Dylan and Tom by Max Beesley.

 

AF

 

BBC TWO Tuesday 16 December 2008
Indian Food Made Easy Ep 6/6
Tuesday 16 December
8.00-8.30pm
BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/food
       

Anjum Anand cooks up a spicy feast in Bradford in the last programme in the series
Anjum Anand cooks up a spicy
feast in Bradford in the last
programme in the series

Spice queen Anjum Anand concludes her journey around the UK to discover the regional flavours of the Indian subcontinent, with a trip to Bradford to meet Jessica, who, as a volunteer chef on board a classic Yorkshire Dales steam train, is no stranger to mass catering. Jessica and her team have never given the passengers who dine on the train an Indian menu. However, with Anjum's help, they are keen to give it a go.

 

Bradford is home to a large Kashmiri community, which inspires Anjum to teach Jessica a menu of delicately flavoured Kashmiri dishes.

 

First up is traditional Rogan Josh – rich, hearty and full of flavour, which Jessica will serve on the train with a pilaf rice cooked in a seasoned broth. Anjum takes Jessica to the restaurant kitchen of Mohammed Aslam, a local Kashmiri chef, who shows them how to make this rice dish perfectly.

 

Back in the kitchen, Jessica discovers how to make scrumptious peppers, stuffed with spicy paneer – an Indian cheese. The dessert, meanwhile, is a childhood favourite of Anjum's: angel vermicelli topped with orange cream.

 

With a packed train eagerly awaiting their first onboard Indian meal, Jessica's tiny kitchen faces a real challenge. As always, Anjum's calm composure ensures that the passengers enjoy the food as much as the scenery.

 

RN



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