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It's crafty challenge time!

Kirstie's Handmade Britain

Channel 4, 8pm Britain's poshest estate agent Kirstie Allsop (below) swaps home selling for home-making as she returns with a new series that will test her mettle as a craftswoman. Under the tutelage of some familiar faces, and some new experts, Kirstie must create a masterpiece fit to be judged at country fair competitions up and down Britain. Will she be Best In Show? Oh, me nerves . . .



TV3, 9pm This special looks at the scandals that shocked the viewers of one of TV's biggest soaps, including the real-life past of actor Leslie Grantham, a star's cocaine addiction and the controversial story of the programme's depiction of Ireland when the Fowlers came to visit in 1997.


Planet Dinosaur

BBC1, 8.30pm No, we're not talking about an expo on life inside the Vatican. This programme explores the dinosaur's extraordinary ability to survive -- an achievement that would bring a tear of pride to any Irish banker's eye.

Tonight's final episode features the Magyarsaurus, which showed an amazing adaption to island life. You see, bankers again . . .


live UEFA Champions LeagUe: Marseille v Arsenal

RTE2, 7.30pm After four defeats in seven Premier League matches, Arsene Wenger's team could do with a win at the Stade Velodrome. Bill O'Herlihy, John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Ray Houghton ponder the Gunners' fortunes. Followed by highlights from Chelsea v Genk.