TV Times 25 - 31 August 2007

Holocaust denier David Irving

This weeks highlight exposes the sinister world of SS re-enactments in the UK.

Other viewing options of interest include an undercover expose of brutal organised dogfights and Ann Widdecombe's very personal take on truancy.

Pick of the Week red n black star
Mon 27 August - 8.30 - 9pm - BBC1 - Weekend "Nazis"
John Sweeney investigates the extreme opinions of some of those who delight in playing SS Officers in Second World War battle reenactments. He investigates the biggest of these events in Kent and speaks to, among others, David Irving, the notorious Holocaust denier. The programme-makers attempt to ask if Britain should regulate activities that are banned in Germany and could inflame racial hatred.

Wed 29 Aug - 10.00 - 10.30pm - ITV1 -
Ann Widdecombe versus the Truants -3/3

In the last of the series Ann tackles the issue of truancy and berates both the truants and the parents who do not attempt to ensure their children attend school.

Wed 29 Aug - 10pm - 12.20am - BBC4 - When the Levees Broke
Previously shown on BBC4 over the course of two evenings, this is the first chance to watch in one sitting the entirety of Spike Lee's documentary featuring the plight of the residents of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina two years ago.

Thu 30 Aug - 9 - 10pm - BBC1 - Dogfighting Uncovered - a Panorama Special
The savagery of organised dogfights in the UK and the rest of Europe over the previous 17 months are here captured on camera by Panorama's undercover team.
The programme also reveals how illegal American pitbull terriers have been sold into inner city Britain and uncovers a grim list of children who have been savagely mauled by a breed deliberately "trained" i.e. tortured to be as aggressive and dangerous as possible.

Thu 30 August - 12.10 - 1.50am - BBC4 - Darwin's Nightmare
This documentary, part of the Storyville strand, by Hubert Sauper explores the ramifications of globalisation tracing the sinister link between the introduction of a predatory fish into Lake Victoria in the 1960's and the arms smuggling trade. The documentary considers boths the ramifications of the subsequent eco-disaster and exposes the cynical and brutal exploitation of the developed world in reaction.

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Aug 26 2007 22:59

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