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WHAT BRITAIN BUYS Channel 4, 8.00pm As a country, the UK is moving away from disposable fashion and spending more on experiences, such as cycling, music festivals and planning weddings. This week, Mary Portas investigates these trends, looking at how festivals have a direct impact on high-street fashion, meeting mamils - middle-aged men in Lycra, who form a big part of the booming cycle industry - and discovering the impact of social media on weddings.

WHAT BRITAIN BUYS Channel 4, 8.00pm As a country, the UK is moving away from disposable fashion and spending more on experiences, such as cycling, music festivals and planning weddings. This week, Mary Portas investigates these trends, looking at how festivals have a direct impact on high-street fashion, meeting mamils - middle-aged men in Lycra, who form a big part of the booming cycle industry - and discovering the impact of social media on weddings.

ON BENEFITS: LIFE ON THE DOLE Channel 5, 8.00pm Channel 5's obsession with people on the breadline shows little sign of abating as this episode proves. Among the folks trying to get by are Lisa, who spent time in prison for cocaine smuggling. She has been on benefits since then. We also follow James, who is dyslexic and surviving on PS13,000 a year.

ON BENEFITS: LIFE ON THE DOLE Channel 5, 8.00pm Channel 5's obsession with people on the breadline shows little sign of abating as this episode proves. Among the folks trying to get by are Lisa, who spent time in prison for cocaine smuggling. She has been on benefits since then. We also follow James, who is dyslexic and surviving on PS13,000 a year.

MOCK THE WEEK BBC2, 10.00pm Hard to believe it's 11 years since this show first saw the light of day, but it's reassuring to see Dara O Briain still at the helm. Considering all the recent drama over Brexit and the EU, don't be too surprised if Hugh Dennis, James Acaster, Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, John Robins and Holly Walsh are dealing with the fallout.

MOCK THE WEEK BBC2, 10.00pm Hard to believe it's 11 years since this show first saw the light of day, but it's reassuring to see Dara O Briain still at the helm. Considering all the recent drama over Brexit and the EU, don't be too surprised if Hugh Dennis, James Acaster, Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, John Robins and Holly Walsh are dealing with the fallout.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jul 7, 2016
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