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mary queen of frocks

Channel 4, 9pm With just weeks to go until the launch of her first shop, Mary Portas (below) gives some shoddy staff a right dressing down.

She also locks horns with House of Fraser management as they up the ante.

Top brass at the company take issue with Mary's desire to sell 'sexy' products, leaving her business plan in tatters.

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later live . . . with jools holland

BBC2, 11.50pm Now in its 39th series, this is possibly the only live music show left to showcase real talent. Tonight, 80s' legend Peter Gabriel is accompanied by his 46-piece New Blood Orchestra.

Also in town are indie favourites Noah & The Whale, who are followed by Mercury-nominated Ghostpoet.

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high stakes

UTV, 11.05pm He's the king of 'trailer trash' TV, but daytime host Jeremy Kyle takes a career change of sorts in hosting this big-money quiz show. By choosing the right six steps players can change their lives and win up to £500,000 but each move is filled with danger.


me, my sex and i

BBC1, 10.35pm An unusual documentary exploring the troubled world of people who are born 'intersex' -- neither entirely male or female.

Not much is known about disorders of sexual development (DSD), but in tonight's programme experts shed light on the condition.