WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? BBC1, 9pm In the mid to late 1990s you
couldn't move for Minnie Driver projects such as Good Will Hunting
and Hard Rain. Now 43, single mum Minnie lives in Los Angeles with her
son, Henry, four. Her parents met in 1962 and were together for 13
years. They split when Minnie was six, and during that time her dad was
married to somebody else and had another family. She didn't know
her parents weren't married until she was 12 or 13. With such
"big gaps" in her family's history, Minnie wants to be
able to fill them for her son. Thanks to a book found at a Kent jumble
sale, she has a lead to get started on her quest THE CULTURE SHOW:
VENICE - A TALE OF TWO CITIES BBC2, 10pm Those who've visited the
island nicknamed the Queen of the Adriatic will probably wax lyrical
about the peace and tranquillity to be found in Venice. But Venice is
also famous for its links to the art world. Alastair Sooke and Bendor
Grosvenor are heading to the Italian city to explore the city's art
event that takes place every two years.
INSIDE MAN ITV, 10.35pm A police hostage negotiator is called in
when a robbery turns into a siege. The chairman of the bank involved is
worried the mastermind behind the heist is set to disclose secrets he
needs to stay hidden, so he enlists the help of a political fixer.
However, the elaborate nature of the thief's plan looks set to keep
him one step ahead of the law, and causes problems for the detective
assigned to rectify the situation. Spike Lee's thriller, with
Denzel Washington, Clive Owen and Jodie Foster.