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What to watch on TV tonight: Thursday

This is the telly that everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

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DailyEdge.ie rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

WWI: The Final Hours (BBC Two, 9pm)

Marking the 100 year anniversary of the 8th of November, 1918, this documentary looks at the meeting of an Englishman, a Frenchman and a German who met in secret on train carriage in a forest near Paris. After spending three days together, they managed to bring peace to Europe and bring an end to four long and brutal years of deadly war. This programme follows the meeting and its consequences, not only for the individuals on the train, but the countries they represented. This is the story of the end of one World War and the beginning of another. 

Women on the Verge (RTÉ 2, 9.30pm)

The series continues tonight, with Laura reacting badly to criticism from Kieran at a team-building event. As a result, she decides to pull a sickie. Alison and Martin head for a fertility consultation and they discover that Martin has got a pretty low sperm count. 

Annie: Out of the Ashes (Virgin Media Two, 9pm)

A young woman called Annie has grown up believing that her facial scarring is the result of her mother trying to kill her by setting fire to the caravan in which Annie was sleeping. Could she have been driven by a fear of being ostracised, having had an affair and given birth to a mixed-race baby? Annie was adopted, and 30 years later she wants to investigate her past. Adopted by a white family, she has felt her identity was a ‘blur’ as she’s part Afro-Carribbean, part Traveller and part white. She’s desperate to understand her past and why her mother tried to kill her. 

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Everybody’s talking about… That awkward uniform choice on The Apprentice…

 

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Or flick over for…

  •  Naked Attraction (Channel 4, 10pm) The dating show in which contestants choose a date from a selection of six naked people. 
  • Celebs Go Dating: The Finale (E4, 9pm) The last episode of the series.
  • Liveline: Call Back (RTÉ One, 7pm) A follow up on some of the most amazing stories and people who spoke to Joe Duffy on his radio show. 
  • Young Offenders: Inside Britain’s Toughest Prison (Virgin Media Three, 11.15pm) Absolutely nothing to do with our favourite Cork lads.
  • War and Peace (RTÉ One, 11.10pm) The drama based on Tolstoy’s novel continues tonight.
  • Who Do You Think You Are? USA (RTÉ One, 10.15pm) Motown legend and music icon Smokey Robinson tracks down a grandfather tangled in controversy. 
  • The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One, 10pm) New series of the topical comedy and entertainment show. 
  • Don’t Look Back in Anger (Virgin Media One, 7.30pm) A series which chronicles the news and events of the past 20 years, tonight looking at 2005.
  • The World’s Heaviest Child: Extraordinary People (Virgin Media Two, 8pm) Documentary series which tonight visits 11-year-old Arya from Indonesia who weighs 30 stone.

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