What would life be like if we could start again? That is the question posed by Channel 4's new reality series Eden. Ten women and 13 men, including four embedded camera crew, try their hand at living without modern conveniences as they build a community from scratch. Using only the tools they can carry, and some initial provisions, the group will live a year in isolation from the rest of the world and attempt to establish a peaceful relationship with their natural surroundings.
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Bobbi Kristina Brown
At the tender age of 22, singer and reality TV star Bobbi Kristina Brown's life was cut short in mysterious circumstances. In this mini-documentary, pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd investigates the events around Brown's death, using medical evidence to deduce how the young celebrity received brain damage that would lead to a three month coma and her untimely demise.
Simon Callow leads this brand new sitcom about the absurdities of modern life, and the inescapable effects of aging. Callow brings to life the character of Henry Palmer, a retired septuagenarian frustrated with today's complicated conventions who yearns to relive his rebellious youth as a Mod, in this live action adaptation of Andrew Birch's cartoons. Eastenders' Anita Dobson co-stars as charity shop owner and loyal friend Margaret.
The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home
Strictly Come Dancing star Anita Rani visits one of the largest refugee sites in the world, travelling to Jordan and the makeshift town of Zaatari where 80,000 asylum seekers have made temporary homes. Rani meets with the middle-income residents of the camp in her search to unearth the humanity behind one of the biggest social and political crises of the 21st Century.
Friday Night Dinner
We're invited back for a fourth serving at the Goodman's as Friday Night Dinner returns to our screens for a new series this week. RTS Award-winner Jason Watkins makes a guest appearance as annoying family friend Tony, while Paul Ritter (Martin), Tamsin Greig (Jackie), Tom Rosenthal (Jonny) and Simon Bird (Adam) reprise their roles as the farcical family of four.
The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl
The day after the cinema release of Steven Spielberg's The BFG, BBC Two looks in to the life of the man who inspired generations of children on to a love affair with books. Roald Dahl's story is laid bare from archived letters and first-hand accounts of his time as a World War Two fighter pilot, subsequent post as a British intelligence officer, and encounters with luminaries such as Walt Disney and Theodore Roosevelt. Dahl's long-time collaborator Quentin Blake provides illustrations depicting the life events that informed the author's work.
Saddam Goes To Hollywood
This documentary tells the unbelievable true story of Saddam Hussein's attempts to make a film for theatrical release based around the founding of the Iraqi nation. Starring Oliver Reed, Clash of Loyalties quickly ran in to budget problems when it started shooting and was soon plagued with production problems, not least of which being the eruption of war with Iran. Featuring recovered footage from the original rushes - found in a garage in Surrey - the cast and crew are reunited after 35 years to watch the film which was completed but never released.