HOT on the heels of the success of Coast and Don't Die Young, superbrainy Dr Alice Roberts will be once again trimming meaty sciency stuff into digestible morsels - this time she tackles the origins of humankind.
Over the course of The Incredible Human Journey, the 35-yearold watch it osteo-archaeologist - "that just means I look at old bones" - will explain how, from a small number of humans in Africa some 200,000 years ago, our race travelled across land and sea to populate each and every corner of the planet.
In the first episode of Incredible Human Journey, she travels to Africa's Great Rift Valley and the site where the oldest recorded human fossils were found, the Omo Kibish fossils.
"They're around 195,000 years old, so very, very early days.
That's about when the species arose, which is actually rather amazing!" * THE Incredible Human Journey begins on BBC Two, on Sunday, May 10..
SIMON GREGSON, aka Steve McDonald, from Coronation Street, having a pint at The Richmond pub, in Liverpool city centre spotted don't miss DON'T miss the battle of the sex kittens at the British Soap Awards next week.
Hollyoaks' Roxanne McKee, pictured right, who plays Louise Summers, is among the actresses vying for the title of Sexiest Female in the soap Oscars to be screened on Wednesday, on ITV1, at 8pm..
visit it TATE Liverpool, at the Albert Dock, has launched a new exhibition celebrating sculpture, called This Is Sculpture.
Works by Sir Jacob Epstein, Henry Moore, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Arman, Yayoi Kusama, Joseph Beuys and Gilbert & George will feature, in object, installation and assemblage form, as well as painting, video, photography and performance.
Artist Michael Craig-Martin and designer Wayne Hemingway have curated collections to reflect their own specialist practice and offer new ways of seeing and appreciating sculpture. …