32 Wednesday, 11 November 2009 London Lite IN&OUTTONIGHT Mark the shows you love. See your own personal TV schedule. Share with your friends. Just text LL TV to 65400 Texts to 65400 are charged at standard rate. The service connects to the internet; data is charged at your operators standard rate. Free from London Lite BBC1 11AM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM TONIGHTSTV My daddy, the superstar drunk Brought Up By Booze: A Children In Need Special BBC1, 10.45pm Spooks BBC1, 9pm Whoever handles quality control on Spooks plots has clearly given up, and the resultant unbridled silliness has got me shouting at the telly. A lot. Still, fans who swoon uncontrollably over richard Armitage, right, really couldnt give a monkeys as long as hes there to play Lucas. Tonight Britain has an energy crisis and must agree a gas deal with the nasty government of Madeupistan, so moral dilemmas ahoy for the endlessly annoying Jo. Andrew Marrs The Making Of Modern Britain BBC2, 9pm In TonIghTS succinct history of Britains First World War (the armistice for which was signed on this day 91 years ago) Andrew Marr opens up our eyes to the reality rather than the myth of the conflict. The most telling fact is that 78 British Army generals died in battle, making us reconsider the idea of lions led by donkeys. Look out for a memorable piece of archive footage featuring Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty: his extraordinarily direct gaze into the camera seems to proclaim: Look out for me in the sequel. E very football fan and playboy wannabe loves the tale. A waiter brings champagne to George Bests hotel room; finding him canoodling with a Miss World and casino winnings strewn all across the bed, he asks: George, where did it all go wrong? But within that bottle lay the ruin of the man, and in tonights documentary, Calum Best confronts the alcoholism that took his father. Its a grimly fascinating jour- ney, beginning with the painful memories of his mother Angie. your old man drank every single day for 30 years, she tells her son. She sums up Calums childhood in a startling image: George reaching up to the outstretched arms of adoringEmotion: Calum Best and art therapy by kids of alcoholics Emmerdale ITV1, 7pm SALLy (Sin reeves, pictured) keeps offering to help in the preparations for Ashleys birthday, but Laurel really doesnt want to know -- what will it take for Sally to get the message? Meanwhile, nathan comes back showing his bruises, but despite all his parents questions he still wants to pretend nothings happened. his life but make up the num- bers on reality Tv shows). Thus theres a purpose to him opening up the painful past beyond the narcissism of ordi- nary celebrity confessionals. This story of the boy with the famous dad is more than matched by the horror of other children with alcoholic parents. you will not easily shake off teenager Dominics description of life with a mother who nearly killed herself drinking two litres of vodka and three litres of cider every day. The programme eventually culminates in a candid session with a therapist, in which a tearful Calum exposes the anger and guilt he feels for his father. George Best died in 2005, but the sons emotional wounds remain raw and open. 10.30 Passing of A generation (S,hD); BBC news; Weather. 12.00 Cash In The Attic (r). 1.00 BBC news; Weather (S). 1.30 regional news And Weather (S). 1.45 Doctors (S). Michelle deals with an attention-seeking teenager. 2.15 Murder, She Wrote (r,S). Death interrupts a wealthy businessmans party. 3.00 BBC news; Weather; regional news (S). 3.05 Mister Maker (r,S). 3.25 Uncle Max (r,S). 3.35 eliot Kid (r,S). 3.50 ooglies (r,S). 4.05 Keep your enemies Close (S). 4.35 Blue Peter (S); MyWish. 5.00 newsround (S). 5.15 Weakest Link (S). 6.00 BBC News (S); Weather. 6.30 BBC Regional News (S); Weather. 7.00 The One Show (S). Topical magazine show, presented by Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley. 7.30 Jimmys Food Factory (S,hD). Jimmy Doherty uses a leaf blower, two dog bowls and a flexible hose to imitate some of the methods food companies use to preserve food and make it safe to eat even years after it has been processed. Followed by BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Waterloo Road (S,hD). 3/20. rachel and Max clash over the observation procedures for teachers at school as Steph struggles to meet Jos standards when she is assessed. Paul steals a bottle of ethanol from the lab and starts selling it to other pupils, but things go horribly wrong when Danielle drinks too much of it and ends up unconscious in the toilet. Drama, starring eva Pope. 9.00 Spooks (S). 2/8. The government of Tazbekstan demands the right to execute its enemies on UK soil in return for boosting the nations energy supplies, but Jo and Lucas refuse to turn a blind eye. When the diplomatic effort fails, Section D masterminds a plan to kill the Tazbek trade secretary -- and make it appear as if one of his targets is responsible. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 BBC News (S). 10.25 BBC Regional News (S); Weather. 10.35 The National Lottery Draws (S). With guests Stereophonics. 10.45 Brought Up By Booze: A Children In Need Special (S). Calum Best recalls his experiences of growing up with an alcoholic parent. See Ben Felsenburg Followed by National Lottery Update. 11.50 Good Night, And Good Luck (S) (2005). Fact-based drama about broadcaster edward r Murrows stand against anti-communist witch-hunts in the Fifties. David Strathairn, george Clooney and robert Downey Jr star. Followed by Weatherview. 1.20 Sign Zone: gandhi (r,S). examining the final years of the political leaders life. Last in the series. 2.20 Sign Zone: Antiques roadshow (r,S). From Lincoln Cathedral. 3.20 BBC news (S). PREVIEW BEN FELSENBURG fans, while a small boy tugs unnoticed at his fathers ankle below. 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