Today’s TV highlights

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC1)
Michael Portiloo joins passengers of Southern Rail on a nostalgic day trip to Brighton, celebrating a bygone age when trains were a daily sight in the southern counties of England

Flog It! (BBC2)
An entertaining look at what happens to naughty people in Saudi Arabia

You’ve Been Framed! (ITV2)
Another chance to see the award-winning documentary on how Boris Johnson conned the Great British Public into believing that leaving the EU would benefit the NHS

British History’s Biggest Fibs With Lucy Worsley (BBC4)

This week, deeply irritating Lucy looks at how Boris Johnson conned the Great British Public into believing that leaving the EU would benefit the NHS

Two and a Half Men (ITV2)
An in-depth profile of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet

Escape to the Country (BBC1)
Slow TV: you’ve had your bus journey through the Yorkshire Dales. Now follow the progress of Syrian refugees attempting to enter America

Apple Tree Yard (BBC1)

Ground-breaking series on how middle-aged people are still allowed to have sex with each other

The Papers (Cheapo TV)
Two self-regarding hacks on a sofa earn 15 quid (plus taxi) for reviewing the latest front page fibs

News (BBC1)
What’s happening at the BBC plus a few odds and ends unconnected to the BBC in any obvious way

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The foolish thoughts of Theresa May
KENNETH ROY


Postcards from the train
ROBINS MILLAR


The Daily Sketch

Lighthouse: pick of the world's press

The Midgie


Dustbin of History

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The anger of Tam Dalyell:
his personal diary of a historic day


Pauline Cafferkey: 'I was just unlucky'
BARBARA MILLAR


The moves to independence
have to change
GERRY HASSAN


The 23 members of my exclusive club
(you can't join it)
KENNETH ROY


The 24/7 working life of
Scotland's young carers
ISLAY MCLEOD


Distillery cats
BARBARA MILLAR