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Byline: Jade Wright

IT''S NOVEMBER on the Edwardian Farm (BBC2, 8pm) as archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn, and domestic historian Ruth Goodman continue to cope with life at the turn of the 20th century on their farm at Devon's Morwellham Quay.

To prosper as Edwardian farmers, the team needs to get to grips with the technologies of the age and use Edwardian science to set up an exciting new venture.

Alex and Peter want to grow a reliable source of income - potatoes - and oats, which are essential feed for their livestock.

But first, they must plough the land. Most Edwardian farmers still relied heavily on horse power, but new technology was on its way.

Ruth restores the farm''s "pigsty privy", an ingenious construction combining a pigsty with a lavatory so that pig and human waste could be composted in one place.. THERE'S always something missing at the end of Grand Designs (Channel 4, 9pm).

What we really want to know is whether it''s still fab after they''ve lived in it for a while. So we''re excited that, tonight, Kevin McCloud revisits a couple first featured a couple of years back, to find how their project is working out.

Thomas and Dervla O''Hare set out to build a 21st-century version of a Roman villa - a three-storey house based round a central courtyard containing the kitchen, which sounds simple but turned out to be anything but.

However, despite a lack of experience and the usual array of hurdles, they managed to come in under their pounds 350,000 budget. But are they living the dream?. STEPHEN Fry and Hugh Laurie - there was once a time when you never saw one without the other. Now they live on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Laurie is the star of US drama House, while Fry has become established as a national treasure and Britain''s premier wit.

There may even be some who don't even realise they first came to prominence as a comedy double act.

Fry and Laurie first met 30 years ago as students at Cambridge University after being introduced by Emma Thompson.

Both had starring roles in Blackadder and, in 1989, began their first 'solo' TV show, A Bit of Fry and Laurie, which ran until 1995.

Documentary Fry and Laurie Reunited (GOLD, 9pm) is a kind of greatest hits programme, but the best bits involve the duo exclusively talking about themselves and each other as they reveal what makes their friendship so special.

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