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BILLY CONNOLLY'S BIG SEND OFF ITV, 9pm The Scottish comedian embarks on a unique journey exploring various attitudes toWard death and dying, and addresses his oWn feelings and beliefs about What happens in the end. In the first of tWo programmes, Billy's trip takes him from a funeral convention in Austin, Texas, and a drive-through funeral parlour based in Los Angeles to a voodoo ceremony Which takes place in NeW Orleans. He also chats to his old friend Eric Idle about hoW his hit single AlWays Look on the Bright Side of Life is a popular song choice for people's final sendoff.

VERTIGO ROAD TRIP BBC1, 9pm Mel Giedroyc takes five people With a fear of heights on a once-in-alifetime trip to cure their debilitating phobia. The sufferers confront their fears head-on by undergoing therapy, attempting a series of increasingly difficult height-based challenges, from the peaks of the Alps to the World's tallest building, designed to push them to their limits. The shoW takes the phobics from the UK to Austria and SWitzerland.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH 6.55pm, Film4 A lazy shelf stacker suddenly finds the motivation for hard Work When he becomes smitten With a NEW cashier Who only dates men Who have been aWarded employee of the month. HoWever, he faces stiff competition for both the title and the girl in the shape of an ambitious checkout attendant. Comedy, starring Dane Cook, Dax Shepard, Jessica Simpson, Efren Ramirez, Andy Dick, Brian George, Tim Bagley, Danny Woodburn. Edited for daytime broadcast.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 7, 2014
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