TV Times - 24 - 30 November 2007

TV Times - 24 - 30 November 2007

This weeks pick is a drama seeking to explore the issue of rehabilitating child killers who killed when they were themselves still children.

Other issues explored are the resurgence of Russia, zero tolerance culture and historical resistance by Brazilian musicians.

Sun 25 November - 7 - 8pm - BBC2 - This World: Britain's Most Wanted
This documentary is a profile of Andrei Lugovoi, the former KGB agent who became prime suspect in the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in 2006. As he prepares to stand in this weeks Russian parliamentary elections, This World places the Litvinenko murder mystery in the context of a newly resurgent Russia, in which many regard Lugovoi as a hero.

Mon 26 November - 8 - 8.30pm - ITV1 - Tonight: Zero Tolerance
This edition questions the decision to create more and stricter laws regarding such issues as smoking in a public place, asking if this legal shift is helpful or detrimental to society.

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Mon 26 November - 9 - 11.05pm - Channel 4 - Boy A
This drama, inspired in part by the events surrounding the death of Jamie Bulger, tells the story of Jack, a 24 year old who has just been released from custody following on from murdering a younger child with the help of another boy when he was only 10 himself. This drama attempts to explore if it is possible for a young child murderer to truly be rehabilitated into society.

Fri 30 November - 9 - 10pm - BBC4 - Brasil, Brasil
This documentary tells the story of how musicians in Brazil led the fight-back against the military hardliners who took control of the country's government between 1964 and 1985.

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Lone Wolf
Nov 25 2007 06:12



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