Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Must-See Shows

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Must-See Shows

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Balletboyz - Young Men Tonight, BBC2, 8.30pm THERE will be many programmes marking Remembrance Sunday over the weekend, but few will be as striking as this featurelength film from internationally acclaimed all-male dance company Balletboyz.

Young Men made its stage debut at Sadler's Wells in January 2015 and now, as part of a UK-wide arts programme marking the centenary of the First World War, it's been turned into a film.

Shot on location in northern France and featuring no dialogue, it follows a young soldier and his squadron as they undergo basic training - but can anything prepare them for the realities of war? PLANET EARTH II Tomorrow, BBC1, 8pm AS WELL as being some of the toughest creatures on Earth, mountain animals are also among the most elusive, but the second episode of this spectacular documentary series offers a rare glimpse into their lives.

We see what happens when a snow leopard and her cub become trapped between two rival males, and grizzly bears perform their own form of pole dancing as they try to rub off their winter fur against the trees.

There's also a golden eagleeyed view of some of Europe's snow-capped peaks.

TRICKS OF THE RESTAURANT TRADE Monday, Channel 4, 8.30pm THE programme that investigates whether consumers get the best deal at their favourite eateries is back.

The snow leopard on PLANET EARTH II Simon Rimmer and Kate Quilton find out how good the coffee really is at high-street chains and how the retailers ensure it tastes the same around the country, while Adam Pearson challenges fans of big brand names to a blind taste test.

Railway station snacks are also put under scrutiny and one family learns how many calories there are in their takeaways.

THE INCREDIBLE SHAKING WOMAN Tuesday, Channel 5, 10pm A NEW edition of the Medical Mysteries series examines three cases in which members of the public describe the struggle to diagnose their ailments.

We begin with 18-year-old Alicia, whose first term at university was marred by an uncontrollable quivering. …

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