Londonist Stays In: 10-16 August

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Londonist Stays In: 10-16 August


Bringing you the most Londony shows on TV and radio over the coming week.


The Queen's Coronation: Behind Palace Doors (C4, 20.00-21.00) It's 1953 and the Queen Mum clashes with Prince Phillip over the direction of the monarchy.

On The Top Deck (Radio 4, 20.00-20.30) The number of teenagers using London's buses is rising, with everything that entails.

The Gadget Show (FIVE, 20.00-21.00) Just about enjoyable show, which this week looks at wireless society - including a race from London to Plymouth using wireless advice.


Casualty 1907 (BBC4, 20.00-21.00) More drama from the Edwardian East-End hospital.

The Fraud Capital Of Britain (20.00-20.40) It's Thamesmead, apparently.

Robert Hooke: Victim of Genius (BBC4, 22.00-23.00) Scientist and architect of the Monument Robert Hooke comes under the microscope - appropriate as he helped perfect the device.


The Rat Pack (BBC1, 20.30-21.00) This week, the pest controllers tackle a plague of rats and foxes in Fulham.

How the Other Half Live (C4, 21.00-22.00) What happens when an impoverished North London family in council accommodation meet the owners of a 25-room Kentish mansion?


Rock 'n' Roll Hotel (BBC1, 22.35-23.20) Businessman Paul Fuller reaches his wit's end as his new Soho hotel refuses to be ready on time for opening.


World Freerun Championships (BBC3, 19.00-20.05) Live coverage of from Trafalgar Square of those who choose to launch themselves off pieces of street furniture.


The Tribes of Science (Radio 4, 14.45-15.00) The zoologists at ZSL London Zoo.

Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones (BBC1, 21.00-22.00) Most people's favourite Welsh comedian from the 1980s meanders along the River Lea. Wonder if he'll bump into Diamond Geezer.

Last Updated 10 August 2009