Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

11th July

3.50am on Saturday 11th July (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

The Torture Escape. How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions to reveal the secrets of this mysterious stunt.

 

The Next Great Magician (Rpt)

11th July

7pm on Saturday 11th July (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.
Stephen Mulhern and Rochelle Humes present another batch of spectacular magical displays, with the Wanted's Tom Parker and the cast of TOWIE on hand to assist the performers with their show. The programme features a double-act who perform a mind-reading routine, a levitation illusion and a performance that involves filling the studio with lasers.

 

Tonight at the London Palladium (Rpt)

11th July
8pm on Saturday 11th July (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.

Variety show filmed at the world famous London Palladium. Bradley Walsh welcomes soul star Billy Ocean, pop star Rachel Platten, magician Ben Hanlin, and Japanese speciality act Gamarjobat. There is also music from Downton Abbey's Julian Ovenden and comedy from The Chase's Paul Sinha - and will Peter Andre finally get the chance to perform this time round?

 

Comedy Legends (Rpt)

12th July

10am on Sunday 12th July (1 hour) on Sky Arts.

Barry Cryer pays tribute to the heroes of comedy who he has worked with over his many years in the business, starting with Tommy Cooper.

 

Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Rpt)

12th July
9pm on Sunday 12th July (1 hour) on Talking Pictures.

Jimmy Tarbuck hosts an episode from 1965, featuring Spike Milligan, George Raft, Paul and Barry Ryan, Russ Conway, and David Nixon. Starring: Jimmy Tarbuck, Spike Milligan, George Raft, Paul and Barry Ryan, Russ Conway, David Nixon. From 31st October 1965.

 

Now You See Me 2 (Rpt)

12th July

10.50pm on Sunday 12th July (2 hours and 20 minutes) on Channel 4.

Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Woody Harrelson and Morgan Freeman are among the returning cast of Jon Chu's sequel to the crime thriller about magicians who stage seemingly impossible heists. The previous movie saw the Four Horsemen - Danny Atlas, Merritt McKinney, Henley Reeves and Jack Wilder - emerge from nowhere, use perfectly crafted illusions to rob a Parisian bank, fleece an insurance magnate of hundreds of millions of dollars, shower their fans in cash... and then vanish again. But before disappearing they framed Thaddeus Bradley for their crimes. Now, the jailed former magician who publicly reveals how tricks are done, aims to exact revenge on the Horsemen. And Bradley may get his opportunity when the Horsemen - minus Reeves, who has been replaced by Lula May - eventually surface in the employ of a tech genius who needs to recover a stolen gadget that can decrypt and access all electronic devices.

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

13th July
6pm on Monday 13th July (1 hour) on Sky Arts.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

13th July

8pm on Monday 13th July (1 hour) on Discovery History.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

America: Facts v Fiction (Rpt)

13th July

9.30pm on Monday 13th July (30 minutes) on Discovery History.

Masters of Illusion. Did Harry Houdini die escaping from his famous torture cell? Plus, how did PT Barnum double his profits by manufacturing doubt about his own exhibits?

 

America: Facts v Fiction (Rpt)

14th July

1.30am on Tuesday 14th July (30 minutes) on Discovery History.

Masters of Illusion. Did Harry Houdini die escaping from his famous torture cell? Plus, how did PT Barnum double his profits by manufacturing doubt about his own exhibits?

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

14th July

2am on Tuesday 14th July (1 hour) on Discovery History.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

14th July
3am on Tuesday 14th July (1 hour) on Sky Arts.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

14th July

3.50am on Tuesday 14th July (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

14th July
12 noon on Tuesday 14th July (1 hour) on Sky Arts.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

14th July

8pm on Tuesday 14th July (1 hour) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

15th July

1am on Wednesday 15th July (1 hour) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

15th July

2am on Wednesday 15th July (1 hour) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

15th July

3.50am on Wednesday 15th July (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

15th July

8pm on Wednesday 15th July (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

16th July

3.50am on Thursday 16th July (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

How did Harry Houdini pull off his death-defying escapes? A team of experts investigate his illusions.

 

American Chopper: Steve Wyrick and Icee Bikes (Rpt)

17th July

2am on Friday 17th July (1 hour) on Quest.

"It's time for some magic when an illusionist wants a bike, but Jr pulls a disappearing act. Plus, a new painter shows off and the effects are dazzling."

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

18th July
11am on Saturday 18th July (1 hour) on Sky Arts.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

The Next Great Magician (Rpt)

18th July

7pm on Saturday 18th July (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.
Stephen Mulhern and Rochelle Humes present the series finale, in which the winners from the past five weeks' shows return to the stage to perform their most spectacular illusions in front of a studio audience, with the overall winner getting the chance to appear in their own television special.

 

Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Rpt)

19th July
9pm on Sunday 19th July (1 hour) on Talking Pictures.

Jimmy Tarbuck hosts an episode from 21st November 1965, featuring Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Charlie Drake and Henry McGee, Freddy Davis and Robert Harbin.

 

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