London Lite Wednesday, 4 November 2009 19 TELEVISION BBC2 ITV1 Channel 4 Five 10.30 This Morning (S). With Spooks star Hermione Norris and music from Sting. 12.30 Loose Women (S). Topical debate, with Mitch Winehouse. 1.30 ITV News And Weather (S). 1.55 London News And Weather (S). 2.00 Dickinsons Real Deal (S). From Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (S). Sting is todays guest. 3.59 London Weather (S). 4.00 Midsomer Murders (R,S). Conclusion. Barnaby investigates the Fletchers Cross funeral parlour. 5.00 Golden Balls (S). Game show, hosted by Jasper Carrott. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV News And Weather (S). 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Leyla confesses to Doug about stealing from the petty cash, Sally ruins Laurels plans for an intimate dinner with Ashley, and Cain devises a way to test Charitys sincerity. See Soap Box 7.30 UEFA Champions League Live (S,HD). Lyon v Liverpool (kick-off 7.45pm). Steve Rider is joined by Marcel Desailly to present all the action from the Group E clash at the Stade Gerland. A 2-1 defeat in the reverse fixture at Anfield two weeks ago means Rafael Bentezs Reds are in desperate need of a win tonight, as they currently trail the French outfit by six points and second-placed Fiorentina by three with only two more games remaining after this contest. Commentary by Clive Tyldesley. 10.00 ITV News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 UEFA Champions League (S). Jim Rosenthal is joined by Gabriele Marcotti and Robbie Earle to present highlights of this evenings matchday four fixtures, including Arsenal v AZ Alkmaar, Lyon v Liverpool and Unirea Urziceni v Rangers. 12.00 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Action Stations (R,S). The work of fighter pilots and ground troops in Afghanistan, the heroes from a series of conflicts involving British forces, plus insights into Air Sea Rescue and the Red Arrows. 12.50 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Crime (R,S); ITV News Headlines. 1.45 Loose Women (R). 2.30 The Jeremy Kyle Show (R,S). 3.25 Im Paid More Than The PM: Tonight (R). Jonathan Maitland looks at the high salaries of executives in the public domain. 3.50 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News (S). 11.00 Pingu (R). 11.05 The Flintstones (R,S). 11.30 Daily Politics (S). 1.00 See Hear (S). The conditions deaf prisoners encounter in jail. With voiceover. 1.30 Working Lunch (S). 2.00 Open House (R,S). Trying to get top price for a property in Greenwich. 2.30 Animal Park: Wild In Africa (R,S). 3.00 Diagnosis Murder (R,S). 3.45 Flog It! (S). The team visits Bognor Regis, West Sussex. 4.30 Are You An Egghead? (S). Past quiz show winners compete to join Eggheads. 5.15 Escape To The Country (S). A couple look for help to relocate to Somerset. 6.00 Eggheads (S). Quiz show, hosted by Jeremy Vine. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing -- It Takes Two (S). Claudia Winkleman assesses how the celebrity contestants are shaping up for Saturday at the midweek point. 7.00 Coast (R,S). 1/8. Nicholas Crane, Neil Oliver, Alice Roberts, Mark Horton and Miranda Krestovnikoff embark on another journey around the British Isles. The first programme includes a hovercraft crossing to France, examines Rudyard Kiplings garden in Rottingdean, East Sussex, and explores the geology of the Isle of Wight. 8.00 Natural World (S). 2/14. The story of a fisherman who has worked the waters of the Zambezi River for 69 years, and the wildlife that inhabits the area, including elephants, baboons, hippos and kingfishers. 8.50 Badlands Raging Bulls (R,S). One-ton male bison at the Badlands National Park in South Dakota fight for the right to breed. 9.00 Andrew Marrs The Making Of Modern Britain (S,HD). 2/6. The journalist continues his examination of Edwardian Britain, focusing on the tensions caused by the suffragettes, the liberation of Ireland from the British empire, the dockers and miners struggle for better working and pay conditions, and the beginning of the First World War. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (S). 6/14. Claudia Winkleman hosts the comedy music quiz, with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding. Guests are Spinal Tap and Simpsons star Harry Shearer, pop singers Little Boots and Jamelia, and actor Tom Basden. 10.30 Newsnight (S). Analysis of the days events, presented by Emily Maitlis. Followed by Weather. 11.20 Alan Whickers Journey Of A Lifetime (R,S). 2/4. The journalist continues his journey in California, revisiting an openly gay church that invited him to a same-sex marriage ceremony 35 years before they became legally recognised. 12.20 An Island Parish (R,S). The Rev David Easton performs as the leading dame in the islands annual pantomime, and nervous vet Heike prepares to meet her future in-laws. 12.50 BBC News (S). Global headlines. 4.20 Close. 11.00 Take Away My Takeaway (R,S); 3 Minute Wonder. 11.30 Self Portrait UK (R,S). 11.35 Parents And Teens: Welcome To My World (R,S). 12.00 News At Noon (S). 12.30 3 Minute Wonder: FameLab (S). 12.35 Supporting Acts (R,S). 12.45 Film: The Mouse On The Moon (S) (1963). Comedy sequel, with Margaret Rutherford. 2.20 The Last Voices Of World War One (S). Archive recollections from nurses and the injured. 3.25 Countdown (S). 4.10 Deal Or No Deal (S). 5.00 The Paul OGrady Show (S). With Lorraine Kelly and Michael Bubl. 6.00 The Simpsons (R,S). 3/22. Homer becomes a food critic and soon finds himself unpopular with local restaurateurs. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). Malachy tells Mercedes he feels suffocated by her attentions, while Josh discovers Hayley and Rhys have slept together. 7.00 News (S). 7.55 The Political Slot (S). MPs Nick Clegg and Sarah Teather explain their partys policies. 8.00 Ruth Watsons Hotel Rescue (S). 6/6. The hospitality expert visits Essex to advise businessman Michael Chittenden, who wants to renovate Clacton-on-Seas oldest hotel and return it to its former glory. After years of neglect, the building has fallen into disrepair, but Michaels ideas of themed rooms clash with Ruths advice of decorating in a more traditional way. Last in the series. 9.00 The Family (S). 1/8. New series. Documentary series filmed over a period of two months following the life of British Indian family the Grewals. In the first episode, eldest son Sunny is getting ready for marriage. His parents, Arvinder and Sarbjit, reminisce about their arranged wedding 35 years previously. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 True Blood (S,HD). 5/12. Sookie tells Bill she has decided to stop seeing him and accepts her boss Sams invitation to go on a date -- but things do not go as planned. Elsewhere, Jason continues to get blood from Lafayette and also takes an interest in Tara. Drama, starring Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer. 11.15 Generation Kill (S,HD). 5/7. The 1st Reconnaissance Battalion is ordered to cross a bridge, but the squad is ambushed when it reaches the target. Jon Huertas stars. 12.40 4Music: Snowbombing 2009 (R,S). 1.10 4Music: The Worlds Greatest Pop Star: Beyonc (R,S). A profile of the American singer. 2.15 4Music: This Weeks 4Music Top 20. 4.10 3 Minute Wonder: This Is Our Youth (R,S). 4.15 One Minute Past Midnight (R). 4.30 St Elsewhere (R). 5.15 Countdown (R,S). 10.45 Trisha Goddard (R,S). 11.45 Diet Doctors: Inside And Out (R,S). 12.40 Five News (S). 12.50 Floyd Around The Med (R,S). 1.15 Cooking The Books (R,S). 1.45 Neighbours (S). 2.15 Home And Away (S). 2.50 Property List: Top Spots (R,S). Highlights from the series exploring the nations best homes. 3.00 Zoo Days (R,S). 3.10 Film: Mystery Woman: Snapshot (S) (2005). Whodunit, starring Kellie Martin. 5.00 Five News With Natasha Kaplinsky (S). 5.30 Neighbours (R,S). Rebecca (Jane Hall) is relieved when Lyn finally signs the divorce papers. 6.00 Home And Away (R,S). Kirsty is angry when Miles reveals the news about her pregnancy. 6.25 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 Highland Emergency (R,S). RAF Lossiemouth helicopter pilot Tom Greene battles unpredictable crosswinds to rescue a rambler who broke his ankle walking in the rugged hills surrounding Loch Tay. Meanwhile, in the Cairngorms, a snowboarder receives emergency medical care after an accident leaves her with a broken wrist. Followed by Five News Update. 8.00 Britains Best Brain (S). Zo Ball and Jamie Theakston present the game show in which five contestants have their memory, coordination, calculation, recognition and risk-taking skills tested as they compete for the chance to return for the final and be crowned champion. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 Maid In Manhattan (S) (2002). A maid at a posh hotel daringly tries on a designer dress belonging to a guest -- but she is spotted by a wealthy politician who promptly invites her on a date. However, the social differences between them soon become apparent, and the truth threatens their budding relationship. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci, Bob Hoskins, Tyler Garcia Posey and Frances Conroy. Including Five News Update. 11.10 Simon Cowell: Where Did It All Go Right? (R,S). Profile of the TV and music industry entrepreneur who has been involved in a succession of talent shows and engineered numerous popular hits. 12.10 Poker (S). The World Open V. 1.35 SuperCasino. 3.00 Summer X Games. Highlights of the extreme sports festival. 3.50 V8 Supercars. The V8 Supercar Challenge. 4.35 IndyCar Series (R). The Firestone Indy 300. 5.10 Neighbours (R,S). 5.35 Home And Away (R,S). Filmchoice FILM RATINGS excellent very good good average poor KEY (R)repeat (S)subtitles on text service What Women Want ITV2, 10pm (2000) A FREAK accident gives a womanising executive the ability to hear the thoughts of the opposite sex. Embittered after losing out on promotion to a female colleague, he uses his new-found talent to exact revenge -- but the insight it provides ultimately brings out an unexpected sensitive side. Romantic comedy, starring Helen Hunt and Mel Gibson, both above. Interview With The Vampire BBC1, 10.45pm (1994) CHARISMATIC 18th-century vampire Lestat takes a grief-stricken young man and a little girl under his wing, only to see them rebel against him and set out to wander the world seeking fellow bloodsuckers. Gothic horror based on Anne Rices novel, with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, both above, as well as Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas and Christian Slater. Fever Pitch Film4, 11pm (1996) A FANATICAL Arsenal supporter tries to convince his soccer-hating new girlfriend of the beautiful games merits, but as he plans to move closer to the ground during a championship season, she is forced to consider that his beloved team may actually mean more to him than she does. Comedy starring Colin Firth, above, and Ruth Gemmell. Babys Day Out Film4, 7.10pm (1994) THREE kidnappers hatch a plan to pose as society reporters and kidnap the baby son of a wealthy couple. However, their scheme ends in disaster when the youngster escapes and goes wandering around New York, evading the crooks every attempt to recapture him. Comedy, with Joe Mantegna and Lara Flynn Boyle. Baby Bink is played by Adam Worton, pictured above. Based on information available at time of going to press.Terms and conditions apply. 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