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Tuesday 17 July 2018

ROYAL APPOINTMENT

Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters

Channel 4, 9pm Wallis Simpson (below) was the American divorcée who is portrayed as the woman who encouraged King Edward VIII to abandon the throne of England so that he could marry her. However, now it seems that all the while she was in love with another man, and that she really only married Edward for his money.



DOWN AND OUT

The Tenements

TV3, 10pm This series has shown how thousands of Dubliners were forced to live in appalling housing conditions until relatively recent times.

How come it took so long to confront the squalid poverty of tenement life, particularly in the north inner city?

It appears corruption, bad planning and political ineptitude were all at fault.



FOODIES' CORNER

Stuart's Kitchen

TV3, 7.30pm A celebrity in the United States, Tipperary-born chef Stuart O'Keeffe returns home to rustle up some Irish food Hollywood style. He cooks a Sunday breakfast for some friends, with corned beef hash, a vegetarian frittata with asparagus and spinach, and an unusual hangover cure -- a brown sugar mojito.



ALL TO PLAY FOR

live Champions League qualifier

RTE2, 7.30pm Italian side Udinese take on troubled Arsenal in this play-off round second leg match.

For Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger a win is crucial given his team's deplorable start to this year's Premiership. A less than impressive performance could signal the end of his managerial career.

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