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Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Episode 2 airs 17 Jan on ITV

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Martin Clunes explores Australia’s many islands in this illuminating three-part documentary series. In part two, Martin travels to the heart of the tropical north to the Tiwi Islands. More than three and a half thousand Tiwis live on the islands and, thanks to their isolation from the mainland, they have kept many ancient traditions alive. Next, Martin swims amongst the vividly colourful coral gardens when he visits Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia before heading back to the mainland to swim with a whale shark.

In the Houtman Abrolhos, a string of over 100 little islands some 50 miles off the coast, Martin arrives in time for Anzac Day, a national holiday that attracts hundreds to these remote coral skirted islands. On Rottnest, Martin meets some of Australia’s cutest creatures, the small furry marsupials that gave the island its curious name.

But Rottnest has a dark past, and Martin meets an Aboriginal family whose ancestors were buried here, and who are now working to make something good out of a tragic and moving history.

Martin completes this leg of his journey with a visit to Carnac Island, where tourists and Western Australians rarely set foot. It is one of the most dangerous islands off the coast of Australia, because it is home to several hundred tiger snakes – which are one of the world’s most venomous creatures.

Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Episode 2 airs Tuesday 17 January 2017 from 8.00pm-9.00pm on ITV.

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Within These Walls: Prison Cat (ITV 13 Sep 1975, with Sally Sanders)

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In Prison Cat, pregnant Poppy Hall is distraught when her boyfriend breaks it off. Prison officer Worth decides to try and get him to change his mind but instead becomes romantically involved with him.

Meanwhile Amaryllis Royal, who is also having a baby, threatens to sue Stone Park because she has to have her baby in prison.

Poppy gives birth and because she thinks her boyfriend Ted will take her back if she doesn’t have the baby. She kills the infant and blames it on the prison cat. At the baby’s funeral Poppy escapes and discovers Ted with Officer Worth. Ted makes it clear to both of them that all he wants is some fun. Worth persuades Poppy to return to prison but she herself has had enough.

This was the second script for the series by Kathleen J. Smith, she was a former Assistant Governor at Holloway. According the Kathleen the story “was not based on fact, but the characters are, and so are the stresses that face them. You could say the story is based on possibilities.”

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UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Saturday 13 September 1975 at 9.00pm

Writer: Kathleen J. Smith / Production Design: Bryan Bagge, Michael Oxley / Director: Paddy Russell

Series: Within These Walls Season 3 Episode 2

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Googie Withers as Faye
Mona Bruce as Mrs Armitage
Jerome Willis as Charles Radley
Elaine Wells as Officer Spencer
Denys Hawthorne as Dr Mayes
Freda Dowie Elsie Storbridge
Sally Sanders as Officer Worth
Miranda Forbes as Officer Parsons
Freda Dowie as Elsie Storbridge
William Wilde as Ted Bennett
Maureen Morris as Poppy Hall
Alison King as Sadie Bell
Joan-Ann Maynard as Mavice
Heather Canning as Amaryllis Royal
Doreen Andrew as Sister Baxter

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Scorpion: Who Let the Dog Out (‘Cause Now It’s Stuck in a Cistern) (CBS Dec 11 2017 with Max Phyo)

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Who Let the Dog Out (‘Cause Now It’s Stuck in a Cistern): As Team Scorpion anxiously awaits the verdict of Cabe’s trial which could send him to prison, they focus their nervous energy on trying to save a dog stuck in a cistern.

REGULAR CAST:
Elyes Gabel (Walter O’Brien)
Robert Patrick (Agent Cabe Gallo)
Katharine McPhee (Paige Dineen)
Eddie Kaye Thomas (Toby Curtis)
Jadyn Wong (Happy Quinn)
Ari Stidham (Sylvester Dodd)
Riley B. Smith (Ralph Dineen)

RECURRING CAST:
Reiko Aylesworth (Allie)
Tina Majorino (Florence)

GUEST CAST:
Max Phyo (Judge Tuck)
Guiliana Carullo (Barista (Alice))
Dana Davis (Hadley Dine)
Don Stark (Judge Max Talbertson)
Sarah Chaney (Bailiff)
Katie Walder (Jane)
Wendell Kinney (Officer Salerno)
Anil Kumar (Carson)
Ed Kerr (Clarence Mickelthorn)
Brandon Molare (Joe)
Ozy Reigns (Officer Provazoli)
Kate Cook (Librarian)
Brian Knutson (Fireman)

WRITTEN BY: David Foster & Nick Santora
DIRECTED BY: Omar Madha

Series: Scorpion Season 4 Episode 11
Air Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on CBS

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9JKL: Set Visit (CBS Dec 11, 2017 with Michael Showalter)

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Set Visit: After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene.

Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Michael Showalter Guest Stars as Walter Michaelson, the Film’s Director.

REGULAR CAST:
Mark Feuerstein (Josh)
David Walton (Andrew)
Elliott Gould (Harry)
Linda Lavin (Judy)
Liza Lapira (Eve)
Matt Murray (Nick)
Albert Tsai (Ian)

GUEST CAST:
Michael Showalter (Walter Michaelson)
Melissa Tang (Brittany)

WRITTEN BY: Lacey Friedman
DIRECTED BY: Pamela Fryman

Series: 9JKL Season 1 Episode 11
Air Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on CBS

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