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A Want Ad For Murder

Apr 26, 2016

9pm VERA: Muddy Waters - Crime/Drama

When the remains of a teenage girl are found half-buried in a Northumberland wood, Vera and the team find themselves investigating a 30-year-old mystery. The remains are identified as those of miner's daughter Carrie Telling, who vanished during the strike clashes in 1984. A politically minded, rebellious teen, her father Bill insisted Carrie would never run away but his protests fell on deaf ears. The case brings Vera back in contact with her old boss, John Warrick, who is shocked to learn he may have dropped the ball.

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8pm LILIES - The White Charger - Drama

The Moss sisters-my lilies, as their father calls them, live in working-class Liverpool right after World War I. They struggle through poverty, passions, and disappointments-sustained by the fortifying power of family.

IN THIS EPISODE: THE WHITE CHARGER

At tea with her employer, Mr. Brazendale, May meets a charming photographer with obvious designs on the trusting girl. Meanwhile, Billy finds a stray stallion in the woods, which her Dad schemes to keep for the upcoming Orange Parade.

8pm DOC MARTIN: Education, Education, Education - Comedy/Drama Schoolboy Peter Cronk begins work experience at the surgery. He is enthusiastic and almost as pedantic as Martin himself but he has an ulterior motive for the placement that almost ends in disaster. Sally Tishell's husband Clive reappears after several months' absence, anxious to help her in the chemists though she is less than enthusiastic whilst Bert, hiding out on Ruth's land, attempts to recover the gear from his repossessed restaurant. Martin and Louisa attend a therapy session but it is the shared experience when one of her pupils falls ill that starts to reconcile them. 

Crime Fighting Women

Apr 18, 2016

9pm VERA: Old Wounds - Crime/Drama 

 When the remains of a teenage girl are found half-buried in a Northumberland wood, Vera and the team find themselves investigating a 30-year-old mystery. The remains are identified as those of miner's daughter Carrie Telling, who vanished during the strike clashes in 1984. A politically minded, rebellious teen, her father Bill insisted Carrie would never run away but his protests fell on deaf ears. The case brings Vera back in contact with her old boss, John Warrick, who is shocked to learn he may have dropped the ball. 

7pm THIS WILD LIFE: Crocodile In Crisis - Nature/Documentary

Wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton, together with her husband Frank and their three young children, move to the romantic Samburu National Reserve in Kenya to run a safari camp for the first time. But life out there isn't easy. There are monkeys in the kitchen, floods threatening the camp and, with no fences to keep out the wildlife, elephants are regular house guests. This series follows their ups and downs as the family struggles to keep guests, elephants, lions and even crocodiles smiling.

IN THIS EPISODE: Saba is called away to rescue an injured crocodile and the camp team comes face to face with a bull elephant in a dramatic search for a young child lost in the bush. It's a nail-biting adventure for Saba and her warrior friends.

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8pm LILIES: The Thunderbolt - Drama

The Moss sisters-my lilies, as their father calls them, live in working-class Liverpool right after World War I. They struggle through poverty, passions, and disappointments-sustained by the fortifying power of family in this captivating series.

IN THIS EPISODE: The Thunderbolt - When Iris falls head over heels for a young magician who comes to the door in search of rabbits, the rest of the family must face the unpromising prospect of running the household without her competence and self-sacrifice at the center.

7pm THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN: Why Do I Need You? - Education/Science

Dr. David Eagleman explores how the brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. This neural interdependence underpins our need to group together, and our ability to do the very best and the very worst of things to each other.

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8pm A PLACE TO CALL HOME: Unforgettable -  A sweeping romantic drama that centers on enigmatic nurse Sarah Adams as she returns to her native Australia after two decades in Europe.

One Wild Family!

Apr 11, 2016
BBC

7pm THIS WILD LIFE - Nature/Documentary ... Wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton, together with her husband Frank and their three young children, move to the romantic Samburu National Reserve in Kenya to run a safari camp for the first time.

IN THIS EPISODE: Elephant in the Bedroom - Things get off to a rocky start when guests arrive earlier than expected and an elephant emergency pushes everyone to their limits. Has the family got what it takes to survive their new wild life?

LILIES (8 PM) - Drama

Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house. Familial love sustains them, and their fortunes are bound to those of their brother and their father. Set in the years immediately following the First World War, Lilies pulls no punches in its storytelling. It depicts a sensual, vivid and sometimes savage universe - where life is lived on a knife-edge of poverty, fuelled by various kinds of love. Dadda, the family's charismatic and mercurial father married very young, is now widowed, and his struggle to nurture his unruly children proves both moving and comic.

IN THIS EPISODE: The Chit Behind King Billy

To help get the family pianola out of hock for a street party honoring war vets, Ruby takes a job selling corsets, training all the while for the Olympic swimming tryouts. But brother Billy finds that not all of the returning soldiers are welcomed as heroes.

7pm THE BRAIN: How Do I Decide? - Science/Education

Dr. David Eagleman takes a journey through the unseen world of decisions and how they get made inside your brain. Your emotions, your energy level, and your memories all come together in concert to help you neural networks decide what to do next.

8pm DOC MARTIN: The Shock of the New - Comedy/Drama

Martin has his first therapy session; and Louisa, who's returned, thinks they should live apart. In other events, Al welcomes his first fishing guests; Bert tries to invigorate the restaurant by joining an online program; and Morwenna asks for a raise.

8pm A PLACE TO CALL HOME - Drama  An  irresistible saga brimming with secrets, passion, romance, and intrigue, A Place to Call Home explores the ties that hold families together and the betrayals that can tear them apart.

 IN THIS EPISODE: I Do, I Do - Sarah returns to Inverness with Ren, and Elizabeth worries about the effect on George. Olivia struggles to bond with the baby, while James grows jealous of his wife's intimacy with Andrew. Anna and Gino prepare to celebrate their wedding day.  

7pm TIGERS ABOUT THE HOUSE - Nature/Reality/Documentary Giles Clark is a tiger keeper with a difference, he takes his work home.

Sumatran tiger cubs Spot and Stripe are now outgrowing keeper Giles Clark's home and developing adult tiger behaviors. The time comes for them to leave the family home and reintegrate with the rest of the tigers at Australia Zoo.

As they move back to the zoo, Spot and Stripe's development is far from over. Giles gives the cubs their first swimming lesson, and they meet the adult tigers they are going to share their lives with. But all is not well with Spot, who is rapidly developing an eye condition that leaves him fighting for his life.

Outlaws and Thieves

Mar 31, 2016

8pm Jamaica Inn - Crime Drama/Mystery/Suspense  Jamaica Inn tells the story of a woman forced to live with a group of smugglers after her mother dies.

IN THIS EPISODE: Mary experiences the depths of the smugglers' evils as they lure a ship onto the rocks, then murder the crew.  As the law closes in, jem has a choice to make. 

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