Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Ones to Watch on the Box This Week

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Ones to Watch on the Box This Week

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THE JOHN BISHOP SHOW (Tonight, BBC1, 9.45pm) LEONA LEWIS has been quiet of late, you may be thinking. Well fear not, the former X Factor winner is back singing for her supper tonight, as she joins the Liverpudlian comedian for another evening of entertainment from London's Hackney Empire theatre.

Also on the bill are indie rock band The Courteeners, fresh from their recent set at Glastonbury.

Plus, there are stand-up routines by Lee Nelson, winner of Best Newcomer at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Alex Edelman, UK-based French comic Marcel Lucont and brash comedian Luisa Omielan.

TOP GEAR (Tomorrow, BBC2, 8pm) CHRIS EVANS may have been confirmed as Top Gear's new presenter, but it seems we haven't quite seen the last of the old team.

This episode features two films that were shot for the previous series before Jeremy Clarkson had his now infamous 'fracas'.

The first sees Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May setting off in affordable classic cars including a Fiat 124 Spyder, a Peugeot 304 Cabriolet and an MGB GT on an adventure that takes in brown beer and breakdowns.

For their second excursion, the trio will be investigating sports utility vehicles on an extremely tight budget, while taking on the Stig's 'Leisure Activity Cousin'.

SALT - ARE YOU EATING TOO MUCH?: CHANNEL 4 DISPATCHES (Monday, Channel 4, 8pm) HEART attacks and strokes linked to high blood pressure are costing the NHS PS2bn a year.

Part of the solution is for us all to eat less salt, but this documentary asks if this is a battle the public are really prepared for.

Testing a number of Britain's bestknown food brands, reporter Tazeen Ahmad reveals surprising evidence that suggests worrying inaccuracies in the labelling of salt content, with two-thirds of the products tested containing more salt than is stated on the label.

CHILD GENIUS (Tuesday, Channel 4, 9pm) TWENTY of the country's cleverest eight to 12-year-olds - and their parents - battle it out to see who will be crowned Britain's brightest child. …

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