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Thursday 16 August 2018

Digging deep

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC1, 9pm TV personality Richard Madeley can expect a clip around the ear from wife Judy after describing her as 'stroppy'. He suggests she's like a feisty feminist ancestor he uncovers in tonight's programme.

But while he's up to speed with his father's side of the family, his mother's past remains steeped in mystery.



TALK THE TALK

Dragons' Den: How To Win In The Den

BBC2, 9pm The fine art of negotiation is explained by successful entrepreneurs who have walked away from the Den with that all-important cheque in their hand.

How to execute the perfect pitch is explained along with the tricks and techniques that have been used in the past to woo some of those difficult-to-please Dragons.



game on

live Champions League

RTE2, 7.30pm Valencia play host to Chelsea at the Estadio Mestalla in the group one stage. Chelsea will be looking to continue their winning start to the Champions League campaign following a hard-earned 2-0 win over German side Bayer Leverkusen in their opening fixture.



GETTING IT RIGHT

Room To Improve

RTE1, 8pm Dermot comes close to letting his emotions get the better of him as hard-core differences come to the fore when dealing with tonight's eco-friendly couple from Wicklow.

There's no meeting of minds at the beginning, but will there be a shared vision by the end of the show?

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