Tuesday’s TV tips

Tuesday’s TV tips

UEFA Champions League – Malmo v Celtic Live!

Tuesday’s TV tips

Celtic face Swedish champions Malmo in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League Play-Off at the Swedbank Stadium.

The Celts were eliminated from at this round last year and are desperate to reach the lucrative group stage of European soccer’s top competition.

Tommy Martin introduces the action, commentary from Kevin Kilbane and David McIntyre.

Followed by all the goals from the night’s other second leg ties.


The Three Day Nanny (Ch4, 8pm)

Professional nanny Kathryn Mewes moves in with a family who are more used to a rock and roll lifestyle than ordered family life.

Dad Kevin is a celebrity tattooist and is used to travelling with rock bands – and the rest of his family.

After years on the road, their house has no routine and Kathryn finds the two boys running riot and ignoring their parents.

Kathryn gives the boys’ mother a much-needed confidence boost and persuades the kids to set aside their gadgets – but getting Kevin to show more interest in his family proves a tougher challenge.


Mama (Film4, 9.00pm)

(2013) Businessman Jeffrey (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) kills his partners and his wife, then takes his young children Victoria (Megan Charpentier) and Lilly (Isabelle Nelisse) for a drive into the mountains.

The car skids off the road and an injured Jeffrey seeks sanctuary with the girls in a rickety cabin. “Daddy, there’s a woman outside.

She’s not touching the floor,” Victoria ominously informs her father, shortly before he comes to a sticky end.

Five years later, a search party locates the two girls, who have been living wild in the cabin under the watchful gaze of an invisible presence they refer to as Mama.

Jeffrey’s brother Lucas is overjoyed, and he agrees to provide a loving home to Victoria and Lilly, unaware of the dangers posed by the dark spirit that watches over them.


The Great Big Benefits Wedding: Live! (Ch5, 9pm)

You are all cordially invited to the wedding of South Wales couple Andrew and Joanna, who are living on long-term benefits.

Cameras follow their every move as they plan their wedding day, before exchanging vows in front of friends and family in a live televised ceremony.

Originally childhood sweethearts, they went their separate ways as they grew up, but rekindled their relationship two years ago.

Andrew is 43, while Joanna is already a grandmother at the age of 38, and they live in a council house and receive just over £10,000 in benefits every year.

With the cost of a wedding now averaging £22,000, the couple are forced to make cutbacks across the board and take out loans to achieve the wedding day of their dreams.


Educating Cardiff (Ch4, 9pm)

New series. Documentary following pupils and staff at Willows High School, where head teacher Joy Ballard has helped turn around one of the Cardiff’s worst-performing schools and introduced a house system with pupils competing against each other to give them a sense of home and pride.

Maths teacher Mr Hennessy is also Head of House for Denbigh, overseeing 120 students, and one of his responsibilities is ensuring his students are on time, including aspiring actress Leah, who has one of the school’s worst attendance records.

Meanwhile, Jess has a 100% attendance record and is one of the hardest workers in the school, but fails to understand why other pupils misbehave in class and is mystified by the social aspect of school.


New Tricks (BBC1, 9pm)

Ted leads an investigation into the apparent suicide of a city trader who was embroiled in the cut-throat world of London’s financial district in the 1980s.

As the team delve deeper into the macho fraternity of ’The Wolfpack’, they find a darker side to the debauchery, secret hand signals and all-nighters that bonded the traders together – including a strict hierarchy that might be worth killing for.

Meanwhile, Steve tries to learn some tricks of the trade, amid his own financial crisis.

Detective drama, starring Larry Lamb.


A Day in the Life of Andy Warhol (BBC4, 9pm)

Tuesday’s TV tips

Newsnight’s cultural correspondent, Stephen Smith, offers an insight into arguably the 20th century’s biggest artistic star – Andy Warhol.

Almost 30 years since his death, he remains a huge figure thanks to his groundbreaking work.

Warhol was obsessed with the idea of celebrity, and despite being instantly recognisable, he is still something of an enigma.

Smith attempts to get behind his public persona by meeting those who knew him and spending 24 hours living as Warhol once did.


Goodness Gracious Me Special (BBC2, 10pm)

Tuesday’s TV tips

Last year, as part of BBC Two’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Nina Wadia and Kulvinder Ghir reteamed for a special edition of their groundbreaking sketch show.

Clearly they thoroughly enjoyed each other, because the Goodness Gracious Me gang are back together again for another one-off episode, which also featured Dave Lamb (you know, the bloke who narrates Come Dine With Me, and was the only recurring white male member of the GGM cast). We’ve been promised a selection of all-new sketches, as well as twists on old favourites.

Watch out for such highlights as the competitive goddesses, the origins of the Kapoors (pronounced Cooper), a trip into the trenches with Captain Brownadder and a guest appearance by Art Malik.


Fried (BBC3, 10.30pm)

Although BBC3 as a traditional TV channel is supposedly living on borrowed time, it’s still bringing us top-class entertainment – perhaps in an attempt to switch onto its eventual online version.

The last couple of weeks has seen the debut of some potentially great sitcoms, and the latest also looks like being a winner.

Set in the struggling branch of a fast-food chain, it focuses on the establishment’s disgruntled staff who refuse to be encouraged by their eternally optimistic manager.

The opening episode sees her go undercover in an attempt to find out what her staff really think of her. Katy Wix and Matthew Cottle star.


The Late Review with Ivan Yates (TV3, 11pm)

Tuesday’s TV tips

The Late Review is a brand new peak-time news, arts and review show which will air throughout the summer.

Assembled from Ireland’s leading journalistic minds, the show will be hosted by a different guest presenter each week.

The presenter will not only host, but curate the show alongside the producer meaning that they will have a deep interest in subjects discussed in each show.

The Late Review will analyse the big stories of the day, provide debate and chat with leading authors, artists and musicians. Plus, they’ll be the first to bring you the front pages leading the next day’s daily papers.

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