Sunday 8 December 2019

TV Highlights Tuesday

Penny Dreadful

Sky Atlantic, 9pm

This new thriller was filmed in Ireland and is set in Victorian London, where police are baffled by a series of murders. But when Sir Malcolm Murray begins investigating, he finds evidence that something supernatural is involved. With Josh Hartnett (right).Embarrassing Bodies

Channel 4, 8pm

This week, doctors Dawn Harper, Pixie McKenna and Christian Jessen (all right) go behind the scenes at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, home of one of Europe's biggest day care units. Plus, Pixie sticks a miniature camera up her nose.Imagine... Philip Roth Unleashed

BBC1, 11.50pm

Alan Yentob travels to New York City to meet Philip Roth (right), who last year turned 80 and shocked the world by retiring. He talks to Yentob about his success with 'Portnoy's Complaint', and accusations of misogyny and anti-semitism.

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