Culture Vulture: Our pick of the week’s entertainment 25/09/21

Saturday 25 September 2021

The Kings Choice BBC4 9pm
April 1940. Norway has been invaded by Germany and the royal family and government have fled into the interior. The German envoy to Norway tries to negotiate a peace. Ultimately, the decision on Norway’s future will rest with the King.

Pink Floyd: The Endless River Sky Arts 9pm
A visual nterpretation of Pink Floyd’s music.

Sunday 26 September 2021

Being James Bond ITV 10.20pm

Monday 27 September 2021

Terror – The Hotel: Jerusalem 1946 PBS America 10pm
A welcome reshowing for this excellent mini-series. The first of six deals with the bombing of
the headquarters of the British Army in Palestine located in the luxurious King David Hotel. Members of the Irgun, Zionist terrorists,, smuggle milk churns packed with explosives into the hotel and hide them in the basement. Thirty minutes later an enormous explosion brings down the entire south wing of the hotel. Ninety-one people die. Two years after the explosion the British leave Palestine and the state of Israel is established. Three daughters look back upon their fathers’ involvement in the attack on the hotel.

Revolution in Colour PBS Amercia 9pm

This two-part series tells the story of Ireland’s struggle for independence through archive newsreel and photographs that have been painstakingly colourised and restored by the BAFTA nominated team behind WWII in HD Colour.

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Terror – The Bar: Algiers 1956 PBS America 10pm

Wednesday 29 September 2021

Terror – The Games: Munich 1972 PBS America 10pm

Thursday 30 September 2021

Bridge of Spies Film 4 6.15pm See our review
Terror – The Station: Bologna 1980 PBS America 10pm

Friday 1 October 2021

…Sings Bond BBC4 7pm More Bond mania to coincide with the film release of No Time to Die. Performances of Bond theme tunes from the BBC archive, featuring Tina Turner, Dame Shirley Bassey, Matt Monro, The Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Adele, Sheena Easton, Garbage and a-ha.
The Jihadist PBS America 8.50pm
A coup for PBS who secured the first interview with former al Qaeda commander Abu Mohammed al-Jolani with a Western reprorter.
Terror – The Ship: USS Cole 2000

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