Back in Time for Dinner
“The decade when people watched people cooking more than they cooked themselves,” is how Giles Coren introduces the Nineties, as the Robshaws are suddenly overwhelmed by choice. On the National Food Survey front, it appears the respondents were becoming rebellious and refusing to fill it in.
The focus of Danny Brocklehurst’s drama shifts to Pete who becomes the victim of a car-jacking, just as his wife is expecting their first baby.
Britain’s Favourite Foods – Are They Good for You?
Last year, the British drank three billion litres of milk and ate 1.34 billion kilos of potatoes. Alice Roberts uses cutting-edge scientific methods to uncover the surprising health benefits of the nation’s favourite food.
Ecstasy Wars: Stacey Dooley Investigates
9pm, 12.30am & 3am BBC3
BBC3’s home-grown reporter (left) is in Cambodia following the trail of the world’s favourite party drug, MDMA, whose base oil is extracted from trees being illegally logged. “Take ecstasy and the root of it is cutting down trees,” Dooley summarises.
9pm Sky 1
That Glen (Lennie James) has a strange idea of a romantic tryst, bonding with Fiona over footage of an operation. As fans of Jed Mercurio’s medical drama will know, this sort of back-story is marginal at best and the meat of the episode involves a burns victim.