Londonist Stays In: 7-13 September

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Londonist Stays In: 7-13 September

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

Monday

Saving Britain's Past (BBC2, 19.30-20.00) How a 1974 exhibition at the V&A raised awareness of the growing number of posh country houses under threat. We now have Griff Rhys Jones to do that.

How Do They Do It (Five, 19.30-20.00) Inside the Thames Water Ring Main, a giant network of water-carrying tunnels with millions of outlets into the kitchens and bathrooms of the capital.

University Challenge (BBC2, 20.00-20.30) Imperial College take on Southampton University.

Tuesday

The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany (Radio 4, 15.30-15.45) Extracts from the great lexicographer's works.

Great Lives: Samuel Johnson (Radio 4, 16.30-17.00) Second outing of the day for the word-defining Londoner.

Who Do You Think You Are? (19.00-20.00) Patsy Kensit discovers more about her father's shady dealings with the Kray and Richardson gangs in 1960's London.

Wednesday

The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany (Radio 4, 15.30-15.45) And again.

Thursday

Tales From The Serpentine (Radio 4, 15.00-15.30) The history of the famous lake in Hyde Park.

The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany (Radio 4, 15.30-15.45) Tell us Dr Jonson. Is there a word for daily iterations of a similar theme? Oh yes, a 'series'. And this is the third and final part for this one.

Friday

Reunion: The Iranian Siege (Radio 4, 09.00-09.45) Survivors of the 1980 siege of the Iranian Embassy in London are reunited.

Last Updated 07 September 2009