Tuesday's TV tips

Here's our guide to the best of tonight's TV.

Tuesday's TV tips

DRAMA: Suburgatory (RTE Two, 7pm)

In the season premiere, George tries to rebuild his relationship with Tessa and he introduces her to his new dog. NATASHA LEGGERO guest stars. Plus, Dalia wants a new Daddy Altman.

George and Tessa slowly started to become what they swore they would never be: suburbanites.

In the third season premiere, after Tessa’s mom disappears, George tries to rebuild his relationship with Tessa and he introduces her to his new dog.

Recurring guest star Natasha Leggero (He’s Just Not That Into You, Burning Love) appears as Nora. Recurring guest star Bunnie Rivera (Ray Donovan) appears as Carmen.

SPORT: Manchester City v Barcelona – Live! (TV3, 7.30pm)

When the sides met at the same stage last season, Barcelona were comfortable 4-1 aggregate winners – now City get the chance to avenge that result against Messi, Neymar, Suarez and co.

Tommy Martin presents the Round of 16 first leg action, with analysis from Spanish legend Gaizka Mendieta and Kevin Kilbane. Commentary from Trevor Welch and Mark Lawrenson.

FILM: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Film4, 9pm)

(2011) Seven ageing Brits head for a hotel in Jaipur, India, for a variety of reasons.

Newly widowed Evelyn wants adventure on a budget, Muriel needs a cheap hip replacement operation, Graham seeks a lost love, Madge and Norman are looking for romance or lust, while Douglas and Jean are cutting costs after losing their pension in a bad investment.

India makes an unexpected impact on all of them, while the hotel’s manager, Sonny, attempts to make their stay as enjoyable as possible – making up for his lack of skill with sheer enthusiasm.

Some may accuse it of being a little simple and twee, but it’s actually a delightfully fun movie full of winning performances from its veteran cast – it’s wonderful to see them all on screen together. Dev Patel is also on fine form as their ambitious host.

Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Tom Wilkinson

REAL LIFE: The Gift (BBC1, 9pm)

Hankies at the ready for another hour of tear-jerking tales.

First up is Andy, whose trip of a lifetime became a journey into hell when he was caught up in the St Stephen's Day tsunami.

His girlfriend lost her life and he almost lost his too – but was saved by three strangers he hasn’t seen since.

Ten years on, Andy wants to draw a line under what happened by tracking them down and thanking them for their actions. But with little information to go on, the task won’t be easy.

The second task is far from straightforward either. This story comes from Beverley Cox, who grew up in Kenya.

The family’s domestic help, Kak, became her protector and surrogate father after her relationship with her own dad became strained – but when the Cox clan later returned to the UK, the man who had become part of the family found himself abandoned.

Now Beverley wants to make it up to Kak, so Mel journeys to Africa to find him.

DOCUMENTARY: World’s Toughest Jobs (BBC3, 9pm)

Getting a job isn’t easy these days, particularly if you don’t have much in the way of experience.

You fill in an application form thinking you have all the necessary requirements, only to find the position has been filled by somebody who’s been doing the same job elsewhere for years.

So, what’s a young, keen-to-work individual to do? Well, they could appear on this programme, which returns for a new run this week.

Each edition sees a group of young, unemployed Britons tackling, as the title suggests, one of the world’s toughest jobs.

First into the fray are Luke, Jade and Callum, who are keen to earn some serious dosh, and they’re certainly about to tackle something that pays well - up to 1,000 a day, in fact.

The drawback? Working as a deckhand on a rock lobster fishing boat off the coast of Australia is back-breaking, boring and dangerous – and that’s before seasickness is taken into consideration.

DOCUMENTARY: Immigration Street (Channel 4, 10pm)

The makers of Benefits Street are behind this new series which hit the headlines earlier in the month when it was revealed that the run would be shorter than expected after residents on Southampton’s Derby Road disrupted filming.

“Immigration is clearly an emotive issue dominating British politics and debates right now,” says Nick Mirsky, Channel 4’s head of documentaries.

“Although the experience of the changes brought about by immigration will be different from place to place, we expect many of the themes that emerge from following life on Derby Road will resonate across the country.”

The majority of those living and working on the Southampton street were not born in the UK, and their experiences offer an insight into the country’s changing face.

There’s also a chance to find out how they have settled into the community and the friendships they have forged over the years.

DOCUMENTARY: Child Birth: All Or Nothing (BBC1, 11.10pm)

Child birth – for some it’s a beautiful, natural thing. For others, the stuff of nightmares.

But what most women about to go through the process have in common is that they have a very firm idea of what they want it to be like, whether that means heaps of drugs and an epidural in hospital, or whale sounds and a birthing pool at home.

Channel 4’s hit series One Born Every Minute has shown viewers pretty much every option and scenario available, but that hasn’t stopped the Beeb getting in on the act with this documentary.

It features several women taking a variety of approaches to giving birth, including Jo from Leeds who is determined to do it alone aboard her barge.

Private patient Anna has booked herself into the swanky Portland Hospital, while Lisa wants to tackle something called a ’lotus birth’ and Kati is determined to turn the afterbirth into a smoothie.

Each to their own, eh?

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