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Sunday 19 August 2018

BABY BLUES

Doc MartinUTV, 9pm

UTV, 9pm

Martin Clunes (below) is back as grumpy GP Martin Ellingham. The doc has a whole new set of problems to contend with since the birth of his baby son. While he finds it hard to get his head around the whole 'daddy thing' he finds it even more difficult to accept his responsibilities meaning a return to London is off the agenda.



SHOW ME THE MONEY

Dragons' Den

BBC2, 9pm Three friends are hoping to intoxicate the dragons with their money-spinning 'hands free pint pulling' product.

Things get a bit childish when a three-year-old accompanies her milkman dad to pitch his bike business idea, but it's an ever-hopeful granny who could have the best idea of all.



TALK IS CHEAP

The Frontline

RTE1, 10.35pm Pat Kenny once again takes a commanding role as a new season of the hard-hitting current affairs show gets under way. Let's hope the never ending gloom-and-doom blame-game about the mess we're in is kept in check.

Professional whingers in particular should be told to button it.



WAR AND PEACE

ReAbhloid

RTE1, 7.30pm A new four parter which looks at the Easter Rising's lesser known personalities.

Tonight it's the story of Francis Sheehy Skeffington, a pacifist who detested violence in all its forms.

However, during hostilities he was used as human shield, and was subsequently executed by the British.

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