Tommy Cooper Forever - Part 1 (Rpt)

17th February
11.15am on Saturday 17th February (1 hour 5 minutes) 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)

17th February
12.20pm on Saturday 17th February (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.

 

Houdini (Rpt)

17th February
6.45pm on Saturday 17th February (2 hours 15 minutes) on TCM.

The story of how struggling performer Harry Houdini became a success in Europe and, following his return to the USA, began to establish himself, by way of his death-defying feats, as the greatest escapologist of all time. Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

 

Houdini (Rpt)

18th February
5am on Saturday 18th February (1 hour 55 minutes) on TCM.

The story of how struggling performer Harry Houdini became a success in Europe and, following his return to the USA, began to establish himself, by way of his death-defying feats, as the greatest escapologist of all time. Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

 

Houdini (Rpt)

18th February
8.55am on Saturday 18th February (2 hours 10 minutes) on TCM.

The story of how struggling performer Harry Houdini became a success in Europe and, following his return to the USA, began to establish himself, by way of his death-defying feats, as the greatest escapologist of all time. Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

18th February

2pm on Sunday 18th February (1 hour) on Dave.

The famed street magician dazzles more celebs and disbelieving crowds.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

18th February

6pm on Sunday 18th February (1 hour) on W.

The famed street magician dazzles more celebs and disbelieving crowds.

 

America's Most Badass (Rpt)

18th February

9pm on Sunday 18th February (1 hour) on Discovery History.
Neil Armstrong, Teddy Roosevelt, John Dillinger and Harry Houdini all lived life on the edge and they all have one thing in common they're badass Americans.

 

CSI: Miami (Rpt)

20th February

8am on Tuesday 20th February (1 hour) on Universal Channel.
Open Water. Series 4, episode 22.
"A cruise ship plays host to a shocking double murder and the CSI team is sent in to investigate. With a long list of suspects including the newly-wed wife of one of the victims, her daughter, the ship's magician and the corrupt captain, Horatio and the team have their work cut out. Will the discovery that a large sum of money was stolen from the safe in one of the victims' rooms narrow down the suspect list? Meanwhile, Horatio takes his relationship with Marisol to the next level."

 

Magic Moments (Rpt)

22nd February

0.30am on Thursday 22nd February (2 hours) on True Entertainment

A successful magician is approached to do a TV special and falls in love with the show's producer. But her possessive guardian sets out to sabotage the romance. (Made For TV, 1989, 12, 3 Star)

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

23rd February

9pm on Friday 23rd February (1 hour) on Dave.

The famed street magician dazzles more celebs and disbelieving crowds.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

25th February

2pm on Sunday 25th February (1 hour) on Dave.

The famed street magician dazzles more celebs and disbelieving crowds.

 

Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Rpt)

25th February

4pm, 5pm, 6pm on Sunday 25th February (3 x 1 hour) on W.

The famed street magician dazzles more celebs and disbelieving crowds.

 

The Prestige (Rpt)

26th February

5.45pm on Monday 26th February (2 hours 15 minutes) on Sky Cinema Select.
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.

 

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