London Lite Thursday, 24 September 2009 29 TELEVISION Filmchoice FILM RATINGS excellent very good good average poor KEY (R)repeat (S)subtitles on text service Die Another Day ITV2, 11.30pm (2002) THIS 007 film -- the last for Pierce Brosnan -- celebrates being the 20th in the franchise by inserting little nods to its predecessors, like Halle Berry, above with Brosnan, rising from the waves in a bikini and the return of the Aston Martin. Its also the one with Madonnas cameo, so you know when to nip out to make a cup of tea. The Fast And The Furious Five, 10pm (2001) IF YOU love to hear rubber screeching on Tarmac, drowned out only by a blaring soundtrack, this is the movie for you. Vin Diesel oozes testosterone as an LA road racer in the first (and best) of the franchise, while Paul Walker, above with Diesel, is the undercover cop aiming to intercept his gang. But forget the plot, just hop in for the exhilarating ride. I, Robot Film4, 9pm (2004) FORGET soppy robot vacuum cleaners, its 2035 and weve got ber-sophisticated robots. And they dont get put away in the cupboard, either. Theyve been integrated into society, with the safeguard that they must not allow a human to come to any harm. So when a scientist turns up dead, cop Will Smith, above, suspects a new breed of robot is being developed... Save The Last Dance Film4, 6.50pm (2000) AFTER her mothers death (on the day of her audition, too), aspiring ballerina Julia Stiles, above, goes to live with her father in a fleabag Chicago apartment. There, in a predominantly black neighbourhood, she discovers a taste not only for hip hop, but also for Sean Patrick Thomas, a clever lad trying to break away from the local gang -- but just when he thinks he is out, they pull him back in... wENdy SayErS BBC2 ITV1 Channel 4 Five 10.30 This Morning (S). 12.30 Loose Women (S). 1.30 ITV Lunchtime News (S). 1.55 London News And Weather (S). 2.00 60 Minute Makeover (S). A home transformation in Eastham, Merseyside. 3.00 Dickinsons Real Deal (S). From Chesterfield, Derbyshire. 3.59 London Weather (S). 4.00 Rosemary And Thyme (R,S). A tennis player is discovered dead in Spain. 5.00 Britains Best Dish (S).Ed Baines, Jilly Goolden and John Burton Race judge more dishes from the North East, including corned-beef pie and fillet of beef. Presented by Mark Nicholas. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV Evening News (S); Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Debbie orders Michael to prove his love for her by calling off his impending wedding. Elsewhere, Ryan desperately tries to win a date with Katie. 7.30 Countrywise (S). 28/36. Paul Heiney visits Gloucestershire to celebrate British Cheese Week. Plus, a spectacular sailing regatta in Wales and an environmentally friendly quarry in Northumberland. 8.00 Emmerdale (S). Despite his commitment to his fiances young son, Michael decides to call off his wedding to be with Debbie, but Cain remains dubious. 8.30 Coronation Street (S). Luke is as incredulous as the factory girls when Rosie announces she is moving in with him. Norris offers to buy Ritas share in the Kabin, and Fiz is too preoccupied to help Kirk. 9.00 The Bill (S,HD). Part two of two. Key witness Fran Morris (Kelly Harrison) is left with serious head injuries following an attack, and her 12-year-old son goes missing at the same time. Max suspects the drug dealer she helped to catch is behind the assault, but when the boy is finally found he remains tight-lipped and fails to confirm the story. 10.00 News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 Billy Connolly: Journey To The Edge Of The World (R,S,HD). 3/4. The comedian boards a Russian cruise ship to make an eight-day trip through the Northwest Passage and visit the sites where explorers including John Franklin lived and died. 11.35 Surface (S). 10/15. Miles is taken to hospital after falling unconscious in class, and Savannah discovers a bite mark on his body. Laura and Rich get a shock when they return to the surface. 12.30 British Superbike Championship Highlights. Round 10 of the season, held at Croft. 1.20 Motorsport UK (S). From Knockhill. 2.10 The Cosby Mysteries (R,S); ITV News Headlines. 3.00 Loose Women (R,S). 3.50 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News (S). 10.35 In The Night Garden (R,S). 11.10 The Flintstones (R,S). 11.35 The Flintstones (R,S). 12.00 Daily Politics (S). 12.30 Working Lunch (S). 1.00 Animal Park (S). A dangerous animal breaks free. 2.00 Living In The Sun (R,S). A couple open an art gallery on the Costa del Sol. 3.00 Monk (R,S). A garrulous stranger befriends Monk. 3.45 Flog It! (R,S). From Exeter. 4.30 Pointless (S). Quiz show, hosted by Alexander Armstrong. 5.15 The Hairy Bikers Food Tour Of Britain (S). Si King and Dave Myers explore county favourites in Essex. 6.00 Eggheads (S). Quiz, hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle new challengers. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing -- It Takes Two (S). Claudia Winkleman hosts the daily fanzine devoted to the ballroom dancing show. 7.00 Railway Walks (R,S). 2/6. Julia Bradbury visits the picturesque Mawddach estuary in Snowdonia, a popular destination for holiday- makers in the 1860s. 7.30 Escape To The Country (S). Denise Nurse helps a couple find a property with a business in Somerset. On a budget of 1.25million, they are looking for a five-bedroom farmhouse in a rural setting. 8.15 MasterChef: The Professionals (S). 10/29. The four winning chefs from this weeks heats take part in the quarter-finals, creating three courses of their own design for restaurant critics Jay Rayner, Andy Hayler and John Walsh. Judges Michel Roux Jr and Gregg Wallace oversee proceedings. 9.00 The Love Of Money (S). 3/3. Examining politicians reactions to the economic crisis, with contributions from decision makers including Gordon Brown and the US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, who discuss their immediate reactions to events. Last in the series. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 Mock The Week (S). 12/13. Dara OBriain hosts the comedy quiz, with guests David Mitchell and Milton Jones joining regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons to offer opinions on the past weeks world events. 10.30 Newsnight (S). Analysis of the days events, presented by Gavin Esler. Followed by Weather. 11.20 Inside Story Special: Chappaquiddick (R,S). Documentary first shown in 1994 investigating the accident on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, in July 1969, when the late Senator Edward Kennedys car plunged off a bridge and his companion, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned. 12.10 BBC News (S). 3.35 Close. 11.00 Day I Got The Sack (R,S); Before And After. 11.30 Teen Taboos (R,S); Before And After. 12.00 News At Noon (S). 12.30 Property Snakes And Ladders (R). 1.35 Film: Memoirs Of An Invisible Man (1992). A stockbrokers life is given an unexpected injection of excitement when he is made invisible. Comedy spy thriller, starring Chevy Chase and Daryl Hannah. 3.25 Countdown (S). 4.10 Deal Or No Deal (S). Another contestant hopes to win big money. 5.00 The Paul OGrady Show (S). With Charlotte Church and Justin Lee Collins. 6.00 The Simpsons (S). 7/21. A health inspector eats a pickled egg at Moes and instantly drops dead. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). Neville gives Joshs car away as a competition prize, and Hayley contaminates a pizza with laxatives to discover who is stealing her food. 7.00 News (S). 7.55 3 Minute Wonder: Ahmed Zahir For Beginners (S). Fans around the world remember Afghan singer Ahmed Zahir. 8.00 How Clean Is Your House? (S,HD). 7/12. Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie visit an east London home that has not been cleaned in more than 20 years. 8.30 How Clean Is Your House? (S,HD). 8/12. The duo pay a visit to a part-time housekeeper in Birkenhead who has not given her own home a thorough clean since her mother died 15 years ago. 9.00 Alone In The Wild (S). 3/3. The extreme solitude of the environment starts to become too much to bear for Ed Wardle as he continues his survival challenge in Canadas Yukon wilderness. His last chance to find food disappears when the salmon that usually swim up river to spawn fail to show, and as starvation takes hold, emergency rations are dropped in. Last in the series. 10.00 Without A Trace (S). 4/18. The girlfriend of a man shot by police goes missing, and the team believes her brother -- a notorious drug-dealing gang leader -- may be behind her disappearance. 10.55 Without A Trace (S). 5/18. A woman goes missing after a shooting at an office complex, and her family history seems to hold the key to her disappearance. 11.50 Teachers (R,S). 7/13. A sinister figure begins lurking by the perimeter fence -- but turns out to be someone familiar to the staff. 12.55 Extreme Male Beauty (R,S). 1.55 First Cut: Happy Birthday, Youre Dead (R,S). 2.20 Film: The Man Who Cried (S) (2000). A Russian Jewish girl becomes a singer in Thirties Paris, but her life is threatened by the Nazi occupation. Christina Ricci stars. 4.00 Dispatches: Cops On The Cheap? (R,S). 4.55 Countdown (R,S). 5.40 The Hoobs (R,S). 10.45 Trisha Goddard (R,S). 11.45 How To Build A New Life In The Country (R,S). 12.40 Five News (S). 12.50 Weird Creatures With Nick Baker (R,S). 1.45 Neighbours (S). Elle learns Steph has feelings for Lucas. 2.15 Home And Away (S). Ruby reels from Charlies shocking revelation. 2.50 I Own Britains Best Home: Flying Visits (R,S). Highlights from the property show; Zoo Days Shorts. 3.10 Film: The Awakening (S) (1995). Adventure, starring Cynthia Geary. 5.00 Five News With Natasha Kaplinsky (S). 5.30 Neighbours (R,S). 6.00 Home And Away (R,S). Ruby reels from Charlies shocking revelation. Esther Anderson stars. 6.30 Live From Studio Five (S). Ian Wright, Melinda Messenger and Kate Walsh host the magazine show featuring location reports, celebrity interviews and showbiz gossip. 7.30 Inferno 999 (R,S). Moss Side Red Watch is called to the scene of a chemical spill at a factory and tackles a kitchen fire at the home of an elderly woman. Broughton Blue Watch faces a half-mile trek to put out a fire in a car on wasteland, while officers confront a blaze at a scrapyard. Followed by Five News Update. 8.00 Megastructures: Built From Disaster (S). How tragic events at sports stadiums, including the Hillsborough disaster in Sheffield, have influenced modern engineering. With the main dangers identified as fire, structural collapse and crowd control, architects talk about the safety features that have been incorporated into the designs for new venues. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 Vice Squad (S). 1/6. New series. Life for the men and women of the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit as they deal with prostitution, extortion, paedophilia, extreme pornography and kerb crawling. The officers investigate a venue in Soho believed to be extorting money from customers, and go undercover to catch men on the hunt for sex. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 The Fast And The Furious (S) (2001). An undercover police officer questions his loyalties while infiltrating the world of illegal street racing. Thriller, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. Including Five News Update. See Film choice 12.05 SuperCasino. Live interactive gaming, featuring roulette, blackjack and autowheel. 4.00 NFL Replay (R). Dallas Cowboys v New York Giants. Highlights from the NFC East encounter at the Cowboys Stadium. 4.45 Wildlife SOS (R,S). The work of volunteers treating sick, injured and orphaned animals at a wildlife sanctuary. 5.10 Neighbours (R,S). Kate and Libby try to persuade Declan to fight for his daughter, and Elle discovers that Steph has feelings for Lucas. 5.35 Home And Away (R,S). index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html48.html49.html50.html51.html