Pete Clark's Choice

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Byline: PETE CLARK

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION 9pm, Five

It has always been apparent that the CSI team is less a group of professionals and more a family unit, tightly bound by love and loyalty. At the end of the last series, Warrick Brown was shot in his car and at the opening of series nine, he duly breathes his last in the arms of Grissom, who was like a father to him. As the violins shimmer mournfully on the soundtrack, members of the team gather around and hug each other, tears shining in their eyes. I felt pity for the killer it is fairly obvious to us who he is because when this lot hunt him down, there will be hell to pay..

NICHOLAS CRANE'S BRITANNIA: THE GREAT ELIZABETHAN JOURNEY 9pm, BBC2

It is hard to recall our countryside looking more ravishing than in this splendid series. Treading in the footsteps of William Camden, whose Britannia was the first book to thoroughly explore and describe the British Isles, Nicholas Crane has reached Hadrian's Wall. …