Londonist Stays In: 25-31 January

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Londonist Stays In: 25-31 January

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The most Londony shows on TV and radio this week.

Monday

A History of the World in 100 objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) Relics from the first attempts at cookery, from the British Museum.

Inside Out (BBC1, 19.30-20.00) Dan Cruickshank investigates the archaeological remains of Shakespeare's first theatre while, improbably, Linford Christie traces a connection between a Peckham youth club and Elizabeth Taylor.

Tuesday

A History of the World in 100 objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) One of the earliest depictions of sex in art, from the British Museum.

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

Eastenders: The Greatest Cliffhangers (BBC3, 20.00-21.00) Altogether now: "Dum, dum, dum, dumdumdum".

Wednesday

A History of the World in 100 objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) Egypt before the Pharaohs, at the British Museum

Thursday

Open country: Eel Pie Island (Radio 4, 15.00-15.30) The culture of the notorious Thames island.

A History of the World in 100 objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) A Mayan maize god, from the British Museum.

Friday

A History of the World in 100 objects (Radio 4, 19.45-20.00) A 7000-year-old Japanese pot from the British Museum

Shaun of the Dead (ITV2, 21.00-23.05) Yet another chance to catch the London zom-com.

Saturday

Dr Johnson's Dictionary of Crime: A for Assassin (Radio 4, 14.30-15.30) Johnson and Boswell romp through the Georgian underworld in what, from the title at least, sounds like a long, long series of adventures.

Last Updated 25 January 2010