Thursday 18 January 2018

Back from the dead

Second series of the supernatural thriller about a small town where the dead return to life. Marty wakes up on the edge of town and finds he has no memory of the past week - but when he does start to remember things, he faces an unexpected revelation. Meanwhile, Henry's mother returns to life more than 30 years after her death. Nothing like a few shocks to the system to get the heart pounding. Michelle Fairley (she of Game of Thrones) joins the cast.

Digging up the past antiques Roadshow detectives BBC2, 6.30pm

Fiona Bruce and experts from the main programme turn sleuth as they explore intriguing stories behind family heirlooms featured on the BBC One show. Will Farmer investigates the life of a talented but little-known sculptor. Has any of his work survived? And if so, can Will track the artist's family to trace it?

Fighting talk... gallipoli - ireland's forgotten heroes rte1, 10.15pm Documentary highlighting the plight of more than 3,000 Irishmen who were killed at the Battle of Gallipoli during the First World War. David Davin-Power travels to Turkey to commemorate the soldiers 100 years on from the campaign. Jools's musical gems later live - with jools holland BBC2, 10pm Jools presents performances by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, with tracks from their latest album, and funk legend George Clinton with Parliament Funkadelic. They are joined on the bill by London folk- rockers Mumford & Sons, amongst others. Monkey business ballot monkeys CH4, 10pm New series. Comedy by Drop the Dead Donkey creators Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, set on the campaign buses of the political parties in the run-up to the election. With much of the programme written just hours before transmission, there will be many topical element.

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