The TV WEEK – Monday 5th July – Friday 9th 2010

Monday
9.15am Estate We’re In BBC1 – Silla ‘Supergran’ Carron, takes up the challenge of transforming a Bristol estate that’s lost its sense of community. Silla arrives in Bristol to find the estate neglected, with residents hiding behind locked doors, too frightened to make their voices heard.
3.00pm Celebrity Pressure Cooker ITV1 – Celebrities battle it out to try and cook in the style of a different professional chef each day – right under the nose of the chef! Sam Callis, Michelle Collins and Debra Stephenson take a turn at the stove today. Presented by Lorraine Kelly with guest chef Theo Randall.
8.30pm Antiques Master BBC2 – The country’s leading amateur antiques enthusiasts battle it out to become Britain’s first ever Antiques Master in this opening episode of a brand new series presented by Sandi Toksvig and featuring antiques expert Eric Knowles. The series starts off with four contenders putting their skill and knowledge to the test over four tough challenges at Towneley Hall in Lancashire.
9.00pm Identity ITV1 – New drama series about an elite group of police officers which tracks down criminals who use the identities of others to help them lie, steal and even kill. Led by the dedicated and tough DSI Martha Lawson, the unit’s secret weapon is maverick DI John Bloom, whose background in undercover work means he knows what it is like to pretend to be someone else. Starring Keeley Hawes, Aiden Gillen & Holly Aird.
9.00pm The Sex Education Show: Am I Normal? Channel 4 – 4-part series airing all this week hosted by Anna Richardson ssisted by experts across the board determined to give teenagers across the UK some much needed, upfront sex education lessons. Continues till Thursday.
9.00pm Britain’s Next Model LivingTV – Revamped Sixth series of the reality Model search with new host Elle MacPherson
10.00pm Underage & Having Sex Channel 4 – 2-part documentary which offers a frank and uncensored young person’s view of one of Britain’s most controversial dilemmas, as they and their families negotiate the minefield that is underage sex. Continues Tuesday
10.45pm 7/7 Saved by Miracle BBC1 – Five years on from the 7/7 bombings, Juliet Stevenson tells the story of survivors and those who lost loved ones on the day when terror came to London. Fifty-two innocent people died in the 7/7 bombings; thousands more were injured.
Tuesday
8.00pm How to Beat Tough Times: Money Watch BBC2 – Presenters Sophie Raworth and Justin Rowlatt find the answers. With real-life stories from around the country and expert comment, the Money Watch team investigate prospects for pay and employment, how working lives are changing and what can be done to boost household budgets.
10.35pm Imagine: Tom Jones What Good Am I? BBC1 – In a frank and revealing interview, Sir Tom describes the dizzying ascent from his humble beginnings as a miner’s son in South Wales to becoming a headline act in Las Vegas, and recalls many of his most cherished moments from a career that enabled him to sing alongside Elvis, establish himself as a hairy-chested sex symbol, and make one of the most successful comebacks in pop history.
Wednesday
8.00pm The Private Life of… BBC2 – Three-part series that sees Jimmy Doherty embark on a quest to reveal the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He visits a farm in Devon to find out about cows: they are taken for granted but what really goes on inside their brains? Jimmy tries to find answers to questions such as how does a cow work out who is the boss?
9.00pm In Loving Memory BBC2 – Road users pass them every day – sudden flashes of flowers tied to lampposts or lying by the side of the road. Across the UK roadside memorials have become the expected response when someone dies suddenly in a traffic collision. For friends and family the spot where these tributes are left becomes sacred; for others these shrines are an eyesore and a display that should be kept private.
Thursday
8.00pm Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2010 BBC2
9.00pm Dive BBC2 – 2-part drama from filmmaker Dominic Savage. Lindsey Macallum isn’t like those teenagers you read about in the papers. She doesn’t go out to all-night parties, she doesn’t drink, and she hasn’t even got close to having a boyfriend. Lindsey is a 16-year-old 2012 Olympic diving hopeful and her life is dedicated to her sport. That is until she meets the local bad boy Robert Wisley and they fall in love. Concludes Friday.
Friday
9.00pm My Family BBC1 – Tenth series of the family sitcom starring Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker.
The Old Guys BBC1 – Second series of the sitcom starring Roger Llyod Pack & Clive Swift. Tom and Roy, anxious about getting old, become determined to win the pub quiz to prove that their minds are still agile.

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