Londonist Stays In: 18-24 January

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Londonist Stays In: 18-24 January

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All the week's most Londony shows on TV and radio.

Monday

A History of the World: Culture Show Special (BBC2, 19.00-20.00) The start of a major new series charting human history through 100 items held in the British Museum.

A History of the World in 100 Objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) Radio 4 offers much the same thing, without pictures. Today's episode looks at the Mummy of Hornedjitef.

Inside Out (BBC1, 19.30-20.00) Treasure hunting in the Thames, and the 'new craze' of younger men dating older women in the capital.

University Challenge (BBC2, 20.00-20.30) Imperial College take on Edinburgh in the first quarter final.

Bram Stoker's Dracula (FIVE, 22.00-00.25) Largely London-set adaptation from Francis Ford Coppola

Mr Pepys' Diary (BBC4, 22.00-23.00) Biographer Claire Tomalin explores the diarist's life, with help from Tony Benn and others.

Tuesday

A History of the World in 100 Objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) The Olduvai stone at the British Museum.

Send In The Dogs (ITV1, 20.00-21.00) Following the Metropolitan Police's dog unit around the streets of London.

Wednesday

A History of the World in 100 Objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) An ancient hand axe at the British Museum

Thursday

A History of the World in 100 Objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) A carved reindeer from 13,000 years ago at the British Museum

Real Crime With Mark Austin (ITV1, 22.35-23.35) Investigation into the murder of Rachel Nickell, who was killed on Wimbledon Common in 1992.

Friday

A History of the World in 100 Objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) A Clovis spear at the British Museum

Sunday

Rock & Chips (BBC1, 21.00-22.30) One-off (or is it?) prequel episode to Only Fools and Horses, set in 1960's Peckham during the formative years of Trotter and Trotter.

Last Updated 18 January 2010