Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Pick of the Night

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Pick of the Night

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Six years on from the New York terror attacks, and what perhaps standsout most about seeing once again the footage of the Twin Towers of the WorldTrade Center collapsing is how it still shocks, even though we already knowwhat is going to happen.

This new documentary is not about the planning or the execution of the attacksthemselves, though; instead it focuses on the days immediately following 11September, 2001, and the search through the remains of the New York landmark inorder to find personal effects, corpses and maybe even those trapped alive.

The film's quiet energy is centred on the desire of those who lost friends andrelatives to discover the fate of the missing, and also 9/11: Ground ZeroUnderworld 9pm, Channel 4 the teams who dug below the collapsed buildings andunearthed a bizarrely calm world in which parts of the shopping centre and carparks remained untouched.

The stories are obviously rich in emotion, but six years after the event, tearshave been replaced by calmer analysis, and those who went through hell are ableto remain composed, even though they are reliving heartbreaking times.

Those who actually identified the dead also recall the difficulty ofcommunicating the enormity of their taskand the sheer difficulty of identification to the families affected..

You Can't Fire Me, I'm Famous 10.35pm, BBC1 And to think, some people have thenerve to suggest that television relies on conflict.

Piers Morgan's celebrity series returns after a mini-break with an interviewwith supermodel Naomi Campbell (right). Yes, that would be the same NaomiCampbell who became embroiled in a legal battle with the Daily Mirror in 2001a newspaper which at the time of course was edited by one Piers Morgan.

Anyway, in this look back at Campbell's alleged public sacking from EliteModels, Campbell speaks openly about all sorts of things, including her temper,her love life and, er& Piers Morgan..

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