Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

8th December

8.10pm on Saturday 8th December (55 minutes) on W.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

The Prestige (Rpt)

8th December

9pm on Saturday 8th December (2 hours 40 minutes) on Sky1.
Period thriller set in Edwardian London where two rival magicians, partners until the tragic death of an assistant during a show, feud bitterly after one of them performs the ultimate magic trick - teleportation. His rival tries desperately to uncover the secret of his routine, experimenting with dangerous new science as his quest takes him to the brink of insanity and jeopardises the lives of everyone around the pair.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

9th December

3pm on Sunday 9th December (1 hour) on W.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

Jonathan Ross Presents Fool Us (Rpt)

9th December

5pm on Sunday 9th December (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.
"Hosted by the hilarious Jonathan Ross, this series of the peak time entertainment extravaganza is an original and daring TV magic show - starring the world famous magic double act - Penn and Teller. The spectacular show throws down the gauntlet to every magician in the US and from around the world to perform their most mystifying tricks to fool Penn and Teller. This series features 4 magicians per episode ranging from the most skillful to the most hilarious, who test the magical insight of the world famous duo."

 

Jonathan Ross Presents Fool Us (Rpt)

10th December

9pm on Monday 10th December (1 hour) on Virgin Media One.
"Hosted by the hilarious Jonathan Ross, this series of the peak time entertainment extravaganza is an original and daring TV magic show - starring the world famous magic double act - Penn and Teller. The spectacular show throws down the gauntlet to every magician in the US and from around the world to perform their most mystifying tricks to fool Penn and Teller. This series features 4 magicians per episode ranging from the most skillful to the most hilarious, who test the magical insight of the world famous duo."

 

We are Most Amused and Amazed (Rpt)

10th December

9pm on Monday 10th December (2 hours) on Virgin Media One.

A spectacular night of comedy and magic from The London Palladium to celebrate the 70th birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales and to raise funds for youth charity, The Prince's Trust. Reuniting comedians Armstrong and Miller as hosts, the show also features the very best comedians and magicians from Britain and beyond. From the world of comedy, Bill Bailey, Rowan Atkinson, Sandi Toksvig, Omid Djalili, Mischief Theatre and Alistair McGowan and, from the world of magic, Penn and Teller, Dynamo and The Ehrlich Brothers. There are also some special appearances from Kylie Minogue, Cheryl, Jim Carter and Wallace and Gromit.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

11th December

10pm on Tuesday 11th December (1 hour) on Dave.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

The Prestige (Rpt)

12th December

9pm on Wednesday 12th December (2 hours 40 minutes) on Sky1.
Period thriller set in Edwardian London where two rival magicians, partners until the tragic death of an assistant during a show, feud bitterly after one of them performs the ultimate magic trick - teleportation. His rival tries desperately to uncover the secret of his routine, experimenting with dangerous new science as his quest takes him to the brink of insanity and jeopardises the lives of everyone around the pair.

 

Jonathan Ross Presents Fool Us (Rpt)

13th December

7pm on Thursday 13th December (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.
"Hosted by the hilarious Jonathan Ross, this series of the peak time entertainment extravaganza is an original and daring TV magic show - starring the world famous magic double act - Penn and Teller. The spectacular show throws down the gauntlet to every magician in the US and from around the world to perform their most mystifying tricks to fool Penn and Teller. This series features 4 magicians per episode ranging from the most skillful to the most hilarious, who test the magical insight of the world famous duo."

 

Tonight at the London Palladium (Rpt)

14th September

6pm on Friday 14th December (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.

Bradley Walsh returns to the famous London Palladium stage for an new series of the variety show. Featuring music from multiple BRIT Award-winner Emeli Sande, the amazing skills of the Chinese State Circus, a beautiful performance from Phantom of the Opera, magic from Pete Firman, and the very first TV performance of the brand new single from Steps.

 

When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong (Rpt)

14th December

10.55pm on Friday 14th December (55 minutes) on Channel 5.

Entertaining documentary special looking at the sometimes funny, often dramatic, and sometimes even deadly consequences when magic tricks fail. Witnesses, escapologists and magicians, both famous and amateur, tell their stories, illustrated with archive clips and specially shot material, while graphics help to dissect the tricks to discover what went wrong and why.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

15th December

8pm on Saturday 15th December (1 hour) on W.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

16th December

3pm on Sunday 16th December (1 hour) on W.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

Jonathan Ross Presents Fool Us (Rpt)

16th December

5pm on Sunday 16th December (1 hour) on Virgin Media Three.
"Hosted by the hilarious Jonathan Ross, this series of the peak time entertainment extravaganza is an original and daring TV magic show - starring the world famous magic double act - Penn and Teller. The spectacular show throws down the gauntlet to every magician in the US and from around the world to perform their most mystifying tricks to fool Penn and Teller. This series features 4 magicians per episode ranging from the most skillful to the most hilarious, who test the magical insight of the world famous duo."

 

Derren Brown: Miracles for Sale (Rpt)

17th December

10pm on Monday 17th December (1 hour) on 4Music.
Innovative entertainer Derren Brown returns to Channel 4 in a unique TV experiment that lifts the lid on faith healing. Derren goes undercover to investigate the reality behind the faith healing phenomenon in America and the belief in faith-inspiring miraculous recoveries. With the cameras in hot pursuit, Derren faces his toughest project yet, going in search of an unsuspecting member of the British public prepared to adopt the guise of a pastor and miracle worker. His chosen one then has six months to learn the trade and flourish across the pond as a convincing pastor. The final phase of the volunteer's extraordinary challenge sees them attempt to perform faith healing miracles live in Texas, but will Derren's new recruit be accepted as a faith healer or cast away as fake healer? Is the belief in divine intervention really justified, or will Derren expose the industry as one giant hoax?

 

Comedy Legends (Rpt)

17th December

11pm on Monday 17th December (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.

 

Tommy Cooper (Rpt)

18th December
2.10am on Tuesday 18th December (30 minutes) on ITV4.
Comedy and magic from Tommy Cooper.

 

The Simpsons with guests Penn and Teller (Rpt)

18th December
5.30pm on Tuesday 18th December (30 minutes) on Sky1.
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."

 

Tommy Cooper: In His Own Words

18th December
10pm on Tuesday 18th December (2 hours 5 minutes) 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.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

18th December

10pm on Tuesday 18th December (1 hour) on Dave.

The acclaimed magician Dynamo travels the world, dazzling those he meets with his illusions.

 

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