TV Times - 18 - 24 August 2007

Irrational health

This weeks top selection is Richard Dawkins' investigation of alternative medicine.

Other highlights include an update on the situation in Gaza, an expose of the childrens food industry and an evaluation of the life and work of Bill Hicks.

Pick of the Week red n black star
Mon 20 August - 8 - 9pm - Channel 4 - The Enemies of Reason - 2/2 -
The Irrational Health Service

Tonight's concluding part of Richard Dawkins' entertaining two part documentary seeks to evaluate the efficacy of alternative medicine. Among those interviewed are Deepak Chopra and Dr. Peter Fisher, clinical director of the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital.

Mon 20 August - 8.30 - 9pm - BBC1 - Panorama - Return to Gaza
This edition looks at what has been happening in Gaza following on from the release of BBC correspondent Alan Johnston.

Mon 20 August - 11pm - 12.40am - ITV1 -
The War on Democracy: A Film by John Pilger

John Pilger here argues that far from its avowed aim of bringing democracy to the world, the USA is doing its best to stifle its progress.

Tuesday 21 August - 8 - 9pm - ITV1 - Undercover Mum - 1/3
Nina Hobson determines to infiltrate the children's food industry in an attempt to find out exactly what ingredients are being added to meals.

Tue 21 August - 10.30 - 11.30pm - BBC Radio 2 - Bill Hicks - the Dark Poet
Currently the topic of a thread on this site, Phil Jupitus here explores the legacy of anti-Establishment comedian Bill Hicks who died from cancer in 1994 aged 32.

Wed 22 August - 10 - 10.30pm - ITV1 - 2/3 -
Ann Widdecombe Versus the Benefits Culture

In this edition of the documentary three-parter featuring the outspoken and controversial Tory MP, a man with the reputation of being Britain's biggest "scrounger" is interviewed.

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Aug 18 2007 02:31



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