Monday 23 April 2018

TV picks for Thursday night

Cillian Murphy stars in 'Peaky Blinders'
Cillian Murphy stars in 'Peaky Blinders'

IF you're staying in tonight, here's the best of what's on the box.

Programme of the day


BBC2, 9.00pm

Cillian Murphy heads the cast of this hard-hitting drama set in postwar Birmingham, and plays the ruthless leader of a street gang whose influence is increasing until a hard-headed Belfast policeman arrives in town to stop them. With Sam Neill, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson.


Best Arts


RTE One, 11.10pm

The arts magazine show returns for a new series. Kevin Gildea meets novelist David Peace, Roe McDermott and Patrick Freyne review Ron Howard’s new film ‘Rush’, and John Kelly meets Anna O’Sullivan, director of the Butler Gallery.


Best Consumer


Channel 4, 8.00pm

Phil helps a couple from Liverpool who are looking for the perfect family home, and Kirstie has her work cut out when she meets a pair of househunters who’ve never viewed a property before.


Best Drama


UTV, 9.00pm

As the crime drama continues, Maggie digs deeper into Callum’s disappearance, a trip to Germany casts doubt on the testimony of a key witness, and an unexpected confrontation forces Maggie to make a shock confession.


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