Dark Money (BBC1, 9pm-10pm) There have been a lot of accusations about abuse by people in high places over the past few years, which has also led to talk about out-ofcourt settlements. But can cash ever be a substitute for justice? That's one of the questions at the heart of this thought-provoking new fourpart drama, which stars Year of the Rabbit (Channel 4, 10pm-10.35pm) The detective's mission to save his lover Flora from the gallows for a crime she didn't commit runs into problems when he gets caught up in an armed siege. A dozen match girls are being held in a factory at gunpoint, and the man that's holding them hostage will only talk to Rabbit. Strauss has fallen in love, and is convinced he has finally found the one.
Babou Ceesay and Jill Halfpenny as the fictional Manny and Sam Mesnah, an ordinary working-class couple from North London, whose youngest son Isaac has recently finished shooting a major Hollywood movie. When Isaac reveals he was abused by a prominent filmmaker, the family agrees to accept a substantial payoff in return for their silence.
The Honest Supermarket: What's Really in Our Food? (BBC2, 9.30pm-10.30pm) For every pound spent on food shopping, 77p goes to the supermarkets. In an experiment to discover the hidden truths about everyday foods, Horizon has built a supermarket where the products are labelled with the real story of how they are produced and their effect on consumers.
Extreme Tribe: The Last Pygmies (Channel 4, 9pm-10pm) The Mbendjele are a pygmy tribe who are almost entirely cut off from the outside world - but in this new series, presenter Livia Simoka, who has previously worked with Bruce Parry and produced the Channel 4 series The Tribe, is getting a chance to learn more about this extraordinary society.
The Supervet (More4, 6.55pm-7.55pm) Noel Fitzpatrick faces a new challenge when he is called upon to save the life of a buzzard with a broken wing. A couple's beloved labrador turns up at the clinic with badly damaged elbow joints, and a pampered cat that is used to living the good life faces surgery to repair slipping knee-caps.
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|Publication:||The Press and Journal (Aberdeen,Scotland)|
|Date:||Jul 8, 2019|
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