Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

22nd June

8pm on Saturday 22nd June (1 hour) on Discovery Science.

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

 

Tommy Cooper: In His Own Words (Rpt)

23rd June
9pm on Sunday 23rd June (2 hours) Channel 5.
An affectionate look back at Tommy Cooper's life and career. Sir Michael Parkinson, Jimmy Tarbuck and Chris Tarrant and others reflect on what made Tommy Cooper one of the greatest ever entertainers. Colleagues talk about working with him, and his daughter Vicky reveals her feelings about her father.

 

Houdini's Last Secrets (Rpt)

24th June

4.40am on Monday 24th June (50 minutes) on Discovery Science.

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

 

American Restoration (Rpt)

24th June

7.30pm on Monday 24th June (30 minutes) on Blaze.

David Copperfield: Rick Works His Magic. World-renowned illusionist David Copperfield calls on Rick and the team to restore two items from his magic museum's collection.

 

American Restoration (Rpt)

25th June

2.30am on Tuesday 25th June (30 minutes) on Blaze.

David Copperfield: Rick Works His Magic. World-renowned illusionist David Copperfield calls on Rick and the team to restore two items from his magic museum's collection.

 

American Restoration (Rpt)

25th June

9.30am on Tuesday 25th June (30 minutes) on Blaze.

David Copperfield: Rick Works His Magic. World-renowned illusionist David Copperfield calls on Rick and the team to restore two items from his magic museum's collection.

 

Knight Rider with Lance Burton (Rpt)

27th June

9.15am on Thursday 27th June (1 hour) on 5Spike.
Deadly Knightshade. Series 4, episode 15. Drama series about a young man who fights for law and justice in an incredible supercar: the Knight Industries Two Thousand, or KITT. Michael suspects a magician of two murders, but he appears to have the perfect alibi. Starring: David Hasselhoff.

 

Tommy Cooper Forever - Part 1 (Rpt)

28th June
8.30pm on Friday 28th June (1 hour) on ITV3.

Two-part celebration of Tommy Cooper's life and work. Three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died, but the nation's love of this unique magician has gone on. With the help of contributions of family, friends who worked with him, this programme reveals how an act that started out in the desert during the Second World War went on to take the comedy world by storm.

 

Tommy Cooper Forever - Part 2 (Rpt)

28th June
9.30pm on Friday 28th June (1 hour) on ITV3.

Two-part celebration of Tommy Cooper's life and work. Three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died, but the nation's love of this unique magician has gone on. In the second programme, singer and actress Anita Harris retraces her footsteps back to the London Palladium where she worked with Tommy. There is a return to Holland to discover how Cooper became an unlikely comedy hero on Dutch TV in the 60s. Comedian Les Dennis makes an emotional trip back to Her Majesty's Theatre to remember the night he saw Tommy's final performance.

 

Darcy Oake: Edge of Reality (Rpt)

29th June

10.35pm on Saturday 29th June (1 hour) on Virgin Media One.

"Christine Bleakley presents a magic special starring illusionist Darcy Oake. Recorded before a live theatre audience, it is an evening of breathtaking, logic-defying, spectacular illusions in the grand old tradition of stage magic. Prepare to be amazed as Darcy promises three things: some things you will have never seen before, some things you will never see again and some things you will have to see to believe."

 

Illusions of Grandeur (Rpt)

30th June

10.30pm on Sunday 30th June on 4Music.
In Illusions of Grandeur, up-and-coming street magician, Zack Mirza, strives to take his magic skills to the next level.

 

David Blaine: Beyond Magic (Rpt)

30th June

11pm on Sunday 30th June (1 hour) on 4Music.

Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash David Blaine: Real or Magic, Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet, which has been two years in the making. Blaine pulls the lid off his signature brand of street magic, sparking reactions that will leave audiences in awe and defy all expectations. Magic meets documentary in the one-hour special, as Blaine blows the minds of some of the most recognisable celebrities in the world, including David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Drake, Steph Curry, Dave Chappelle, John Travolta, Patrick Stewart, Emma Stone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others.

 

Tommy Cooper Forever - Part 1 (Rpt)

4th July
0.10am on Thursday 4th July (1 hour) on ITV3.

Two-part celebration of Tommy Cooper's life and work. Three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died, but the nation's love of this unique magician has gone on. With the help of contributions of family, friends who worked with him, this programme reveals how an act that started out in the desert during the Second World War went on to take the comedy world by storm.

 

Tommy Cooper Forever - Part 2 (Rpt)

4th July
1.10am on Thursday 4th July (1 hour) on ITV3.

Two-part celebration of Tommy Cooper's life and work. Three decades have passed since Tommy Cooper died, but the nation's love of this unique magician has gone on. In the second programme, singer and actress Anita Harris retraces her footsteps back to the London Palladium where she worked with Tommy. There is a return to Holland to discover how Cooper became an unlikely comedy hero on Dutch TV in the 60s. Comedian Les Dennis makes an emotional trip back to Her Majesty's Theatre to remember the night he saw Tommy's final performance.

 

The Simpsons with guests Penn and Teller (Rpt)

4th July
6.30pm on Thursday 4th July (30 minutes) on Sky 1.
Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder. Series 11, episode 6. "After a rotten day, Homer bowls a perfect 300 game, and becomes a local hero. But his fame soon fades, and to keep himself from gloom, Homer decides to focus his attention on baby Maggie. Guest Starring Penn and Teller, Ron Howard, Nancy O'Dell and Pat O'Brien as themselves."

 

8 Out of 10 Cats (Rpt)

5th July

3.10am on Friday 5th July (45 minutes) on More4.

Host Jimmy Carr and team captains Sean Lock and Jason Manford play the topical comedy panel show that delves into the world of polls, surveys and statistics in its own unique way. With celebrity guests Jack Osbourne, Uri Geller, Tim Minchin and Holly Walsh.

 

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