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Thursday 16 August 2018

HIDDEN HISTORy

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC 1, 9pm Robin Gibb (below), the main vocalist with mulit-millionaire pop group the Bee Gees, is clearly shocked when he discovers the skeletons in his family background.

One great grandmother, who was a midwife, got into all sorts of trouble over a dead baby she delivered. And on his father's side, there was a chap who had a most unlikely career as a decorated soldier.



Young ones

Fresh Meat

Channel 4, 10pm A new comedy drama about six students sharing a house, starring Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas, Kimberley Nixon and Charlotte Ritchie.

The characters include a public schoolboy with an inflated sense of entitlement, a woman determined to try new things and a socially awkward know-it-all.



blood ties

Switched At Birth

TG4, 5.55pm In this new drama series a teenager discovers that she has a rare blood type and decides she will get it checked out by some medical experts. However, she is stunned when she discovers she is not her parents' biological daughter. What should she do next?



RITES AND wrongs

Midsomer Murders

UTV, 8pm When the body of a farmer is found in the middle of a stone circle in Midsomer Mow, a number of so-called local druids are immediately in the frame. The dead man's widow has disappeared, but the plot thickens when it's discovered she's been conducting a torrid extra-marital affair.

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