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VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS Channel 4, 9.00pm This comedy series was inspired by a Twitter feed of the same name - although anyone who saw the first episode last week may conclude that it also bears a striking resemblance to the largely pre-social media Grumpy Old Men. But when the celebs doing the thinking and moaning are this entertaining, who cares? This week, James Corden and co ruminate on the problems Brits face when they venture outside the house.

VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS Channel 4, 9.00pm This comedy series was inspired by a Twitter feed of the same name - although anyone who saw the first episode last week may conclude that it also bears a striking resemblance to the largely pre-social media Grumpy Old Men. But when the celebs doing the thinking and moaning are this entertaining, who cares? This week, James Corden and co ruminate on the problems Brits face when they venture outside the house.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? BBC1, 9.00pm British-born actress Jane Seymour (below) knows there is Jewish ancestry on her father's side of the family, but beyond that she knows very little. As she researches her paternal great-aunts Jadwiga and Michaela, she soon finds out more about their experiences under Nazi occupation.

BBC1, 9.00pm British-born actress Jane Seymour (below) knows there is Jewish ancestry on her father's side of the family, but beyond that she knows very little. As she researches her paternal great-aunts Jadwiga and Michaela, she soon finds out more about their experiences under Nazi occupation.

BUILDING THE ANCIENT CITY BBC2, 8.00pm Andrew Wallace-Hadrill looks at the building of the ancient cities of Rome and Athens. He begins with in Greece, where 2,500 years ago, Athens gave birth to the idea of a city run by free citizens, with every aspect of daily life - from defence to waste disposal - controlled not by a king, but by the people.

BUILDING THE ANCIENT CITY BBC2, 8.00pm Andrew Wallace-Hadrill looks at the building of the ancient cities of Rome and Athens. He begins with in Greece, where 2,500 years ago, Athens gave birth to the idea of a city run by free citizens, with every aspect of daily life - from defence to waste disposal - controlled not by a king, but by the people.

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Aug 20, 2015
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