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Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. 1, 5.15pm) In reality, being a land girl involved, filthy, hard work, but this five-parter, glosses over the routine to concentrate on the lives of four young girls as they strive to do their bit for Britain in the Women's Land Army The Women's Land Army (WLA) was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to the military. Women who worked for the WLA were commonly known as Land Girls. . Joyce has joined up because she wants to "do her bit"; Nancy is there under sufferance; while sensible Annie joined to protect her younger sister Bea from someone back home. Beautifully shot, and a superb script it should have had a primetime slot!
EastEnders (BBC1, 8pm) Poor Tamwar, he didn't get into Oxford, and admitting it to the Masoods was bad enough but tonight he has to come clean to Libby. Meanwhile Sam Mitchell's shock return sends shockwaves around the Square and she wastes no time getting reacquainted with the locals. Bianca is devastated when Ricky tells her that he's still in love with Sam.
Blue Murder (ITV (1) See interactive TV.
(2) (iTV) The code name for Apple's video media hub (see Apple TV). 1, 9pm) DCI Janine Lewis (Caroline Quentin) and DI Richard Mayne ( Ian Kelsey) return for a fifth series of this Manchesterbased drama. Tonight, a cheerleading coach is found dead by her husband Alan and daughter Melanie, the team are shocked by the ferocity of the attack. But who is the murderer? Helen's shifty looking husband? Her moody teenage niece, or maybe Helen's church mouse of a sister, Anita? This likeable series can't be described as gritty and it won't take you long to figure out 'whodunit', but it's not a bad way to spend an hour.