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SERIES WATCH

PUBLISHED : Monday, 14 July, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 14 July, 2003, 12:00am
 

Oliver's Twist


Pearl, 8.55pm


It's the early hours of the morning and Jamie Oliver (above) and his friends Jimmy, Raf, Mike and Chris have been out clubbing all night. But instead of going home to bed, they are staying up to watch England play a vital football match. Oliver's in South London and manages to catch the Borough market boys as they are setting up for the day, and grabs everything he needs for the ultimate breakfast.


UC Undercover


Pearl, 10.35pm


A prominent businessman hires assassins to kill criminal mastermind Sonny Walker (William Forsythe), who is now under government protection. After Walker's girlfriend is killed by a bomb intended for him, the UC team capture Walker hoping it will lead to his assailant.


Trouble At The Top: Bucks Fizz - Making Your Mind Up


World, 8.25pm


Bobby G (above with Jay Aston) has been lead singer of Bucks Fizz since the band won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981. For the past five years, he's been locked in an acrimonious feud with another 1980s pop star, David Van Day, who now performs in a band called David Van Day's Bucks Fizz. One of the most notorious battles in pop history, it has raged from Butlins to the Falklands, and ended up in the High Court.


Ultimate Discovery: Ultimate Special Effects


Discovery, 10pm


Action sequences fuel the biggest box office hits year after year. Ultimate Discovery reveals the art and a science behind special effects, giving viewers a backstage pass to recent thrillers and horror films. This programme throws viewers right in the middle of the action to witness death-defying stunts, cutting-edge special effects, high-speed camera rigs and award-winning editing.


Mr Jones


Cinemax, 9pm


Mr Jones (Richard Gere) is a charming construction worker af?icted with manic depression and who swings between an elated, euphoric state to depression and dejection. Dr Elizabeth Bowen (Lena Olin) is the psychiatrist who is trying to treat this erratic character. But the longer Mr Jones spends at the hospital, the more he misses the soaring highs that are a part of the man he considers himself to be. Also starring Anne Bancroft. (1993)


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