Best of the box:The Search, The Rebel & The Client

Tom Dunne and Sue Murphy bring you the best of the box for the week ahead...

Not quite sure of what the best picks of the box are for this week? Or will you regret that you didn't record something when all of a sudden it's the talk of the town?

Fear not, the Tom Dunne Show has you covered.

Sue Murphy joined Tom to pick out the best of the box for the week ahead. You can find a link to the full podcast at the bottom of the page.

 

Picks of the week

The Search, Tuesday, RTE One, 9.35pm

In this moving documentary, two Irish men, both from mixed race backgrounds trace back their heritage, forty years after leaving the Irish State's institutional care. 

 

Sports Doping - Winning at any cost? Tuesday, BBC2, 8pm

Horizon's latest installment explores the world of sports doping, as Dr Xand van Tulleken investigates the long term effects including kidney failure, depression, cognitive impairment and testicular shrinkage.

 

The Rebel, Wednesday, Gold, 10pm

In this new sitcom on Gold, Simon Callow stars as 70-year-old Henry Palmer, who's recently bereaved and nostalgic of his 'Mod' past...

 

The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl, Saturday, BBC2, 8pm

Ahead of the release of The BFG on the big screen, BBC 2 presents this fascinating documentary that takes a look into life life and inspiration of one of the greatest children's writers of all time, Roald Dahl.  With contributions from his last wife Liccy, daughter Lucy, biographer Donald Sturrock and illustrator Quentin Blake.

 

Film of the Week

The Client, Tuesday, ITV4, 9pm

Based on the novel of the same name by John Grisham, this legal thriller film from 1994 is directed by Joel Schumacher, and stars Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Brad Renfro. A street-wise kid witnesses the suicide of a prominent lawyer, and seeks out the help of child lawyer Regina Love.

 

Tune into The Tom Dunne Show every Monday between 21.00 and 22.00 for a run down of the best TV the week has to offer. You can listen to the full edition of this week's episode below:

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