A round-up of the week's sports action.
A gladiator spreads terror.
The class goes for a walk.
Kyle XY 5/10. Kyle prepares for his first day at school.
Comedians are challenged to improvise their way out of unfamiliar scenarios.
With Calvin Harris and Primeval's Hannah Spearritt. Primeval is at 6.55pm on ITV1
The experiences of teens living in London.
Featuring a preview of thought-provoking drama Good.
Shown last Tuesday on BBC1
Valuing antiques in Twickenham, Middlesex. (Revised rpt)
Out of the Past. A Los Angeles madam is murdered.
Ronnie O'Sullivan 's defence of his world championship title begins against Stuart Bingham. Presented by Rishi Persad, Steve Davis and John Parrott. With commentary by Clive Everton, Neal Foulds, Terry Griffiths, Dennis Taylor,
Willie Thorne and John Virgo. [Digital viewers can access live coverage with a choice of two tables, from 10am to 11pm (only one table available on Freeview, 2.30-6.00 and 7.30-9.00pm) Sport: page 32
1/2. Freediver Tanya Streeter faces her shark phobia.
3/5. Freshwater. From seals and crocodiles to piranhas and water-loving monkeys, a focus on the diverse wildlife found in the world's rivers.
Series producer Alastair Fothergill
Live coverage of Ronnie O'Sullivan v Stuart Bingham, as the first match of this year's tournament heads towards a conclusion. Plus news from the first session of the match between Allister Carter and Gerard Greene. The commentary team includes Clive Everton, Terry Griffiths and John Virgo. Director Steve Docherty ; Executive producer Graham Fry Digital viewers can access live coverage with a choice of two tables, from 10am to 11pm (only one table available on Freeview,
2.30-6.00 and 7.30-9.00pm) Sport: page 32
Time on My Hands. Mainwaring finds a German parachutist stranded on top of the town clock, so the platoon mounts a rescue mission.
Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry
4/6. How did an unassuming little girl become the world's most powerful woman? At her birth, few believed Princess Victoria would ascend the throne, but following a number of untimely deaths and the failure of her uncles to father any children, she became heir to the throne. But her battle with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, was to become one of the fiercest family struggles in the monarchy's history. Producer Michael Wadding Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Timewatch follows in Shackleton's footsteps on Monday at 11.30pm
3/4. The veteran voyager goes in search of a prolific Hollywood plastic surgeon and his favourite patient - his wife. But, 30 years on, will they still even be together? Plus a replay of the journalist's memorable encounter with Haitian dictator Papa Doc. Executive producers Peter Davey and David Green
Guests joining host Simon Amstell and captains Bill Bailey and Phill Jupitus include Christopher Biggins, singer Robyn and actor Ben Miller.
Director Ian Lorimer ; Producer Stu Mather
Drama set in 1950s Alabama, starring Danny Glover. The Honeydripper Lounge faces ruin in its make-or-break weekend when star attraction Guitar Sam fails to arrive from New Orleans. In desperation, proprietor Tyrone Purvis turns to a kid with a newfangled electric guitar to save the day. Review p39.
Director John Sayles (2007, PG)
Bertha Mae Dr:
Highlights from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Extended highlights from the opening day of the world championship.
10/13; series two
The Inheritance. Pete's mother threatens to disinherit him if he and Trudy adopt a child.
Shown last Wednesday For cast see page 90