He brings just the right blend of light touch charm and inner steel to the martini-necking spy, as he swans around the tropics of Jamaica with gold bikinied Ursula Andress, on the hunt for the titular villain, a sinister scientist played by Joseph Wiseman. Episode two, in which, much to their chagrin, their former nemesis Evans finds success without them, airs tomorrow. Having only crowned thame winner seven weeks ago after a pandemic-delayed series, the return of the spinning-chair singing competition seems precipitous.
Actor and former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp proves a willing accomplice. Beat the Chasers ITV, 9pm Bradley Walsh hosts a new series of the popular quiz show, which airs nightly this week, with contestants queuing up to take on the indomitable but not unbeatable chasers. Wednesday 6 January.
The generation gap is plumbed for easy laughs. Sunday 3 January. Dr Ronx Ikharia presents this thoughtful look at how to best boost your immune system. Sean Connery was transformed from gruff Scottish bit-part actor and former milkman to suave Savile Row gentleman for this first film in the Bond franchise, directed by Terence Young. Dr Helen Lawal and Dr Javid Abdelmoneim return with the series that road-tests the trendiest, most celebrity-endorsed ideas crowding onto the post-festive weight-loss market, including the much-mentioned not least by newly sylph-like singer Adele Sirtfood Diet, plus a of other regimes based around yoga, walking and exercising.
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Friday 1 January. River Thames Swans. Four years later, the project is still rumbling on and costs have spiralled into the millions. Chatsworth House: A Great British Year More4, 9pm A revealing series filmed throughout a tough year for this most spectacular of British stately homes.
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Investigating officer PC Les Jones said: "These are very distressing incidents in which defenceless animals have clearly been targeted. Buchanan certainly knows how to invest a documentary with oodles of incident and interest, familial tenderness and one or two heart-stopping moments along the way. Ex-novice Maria Julie Andrews gets sent to look after the seven wayward children of the stern Captain Von Trapp Christopher Plummerand finds she falls not only for the kiddiwinkles but also for their father.
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Sabrina Kiernan Shipkaher coven and other more outlandish allies confront the looming end of the world courtesy of eldritch terrors from the very bowels of hell. The cgazy chef is back to shout at another batch of hapless restaurateurs. From Big Brother to Captain Tom, this fast-paced documentary presented by Stephen Fry trots through the first two maglow of the 21st century. The story lacks the thrills of its predecessor, but still works as an over-the-top big-budget sequel, with plenty of set pieces to paper over the thin plot.
The bubbly presenter returns giirl an entertaining whirl through the currently empty royal palaces. Our dreamer of huge, and possibly entirely impractical, dreams is Justin Maxwell Stuart, former Scots Guard Captain and member of the Scottish landed gentry.
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Several of the animals to survive the shootings had been left "severely injured", the force said. Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer return with a trip to East Grinstead where Lynton hopes to sell a house he finds far too small but which his partner, Lucy, adores.