Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ones to Watch on the Box This Week

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ones to Watch on the Box This Week

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THE BRIDGE (Tonight, BBC4, 9pm) THE drama continues with a double bill as Saga and Henrik interview the estranged sister of the latest victim, a teacher who had been on the receiving end of complaints from his pupils.

Lillian discovers an unusual injury on the inside of a hospitalised Hans' cheek, and Claus encounters Anneka while attending the Freddie Holst's gallery opening.

THE HUNT (Tomorrow, BBC1, 9pm) THE penultimate episode of David Attenborough's fascinating series looks at how predators hunt on the coast - both in the water and on land.

Tides ebb and flow, so this is an environment in a constant state of change, and any opportunities to feed must be taken quickly. The programme features more remarkable footage including bottle nose dolphins strand feeding in South Carolina and the abdopus octopus, which is the only octopus known to regularly leave the water. Plus there are humpback whales being pursued by killer whales.

LONDON SPY (Monday, BBC2, 9pm) AFTER leading its everyman protagonist through the tangled and shady worlds of the intelligence community and the corridors of power in Westminster, screenwriter Tom Rob Smith's espionage thriller reaches a gripping conclusion. Danny finally discovers the shocking truth of what happened to his MI6 agent lover Alex, and what really took place that night in the attic before he found the decomposing body locked in a trunk. Starring Ben Whishaw and Jim Broadbent, with Adrian Lester and Harriet Walter.

THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE (Tuesday, ITV, 7.30pm) JACK WHITEHALL played a teacher in Bad Education, and now he might have to keep a group of over-excitable teenagers in line for real. That's because he's hosting this year's Royal Variety Performance - and One Direction are on the bill, which could be enough to send some younger audience members into a frenzy.

Their fellow X Factor-graduates Little Mix are also taking to the stage and, proving that there really is something for everyone this year, the other musical performers include Elton John, Jeff Lynne's ELO, Josh Groban, Kylie Minogue, the Corrs and Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers.

As it's a variety show, the eclectic line-up also includes comedy from Chris Ramsey and Romesh Ranganathan, musical theatre courtesy of the cast of Mary Poppins, and performing dogs as Britain's Got Talent winners Jules, Matisse and Friends take to the stage. …

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