What’s new ? 10 best TV and streaming tips for Saturday

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There’s a Bob Marley party on BBC Two, Griff Rhys Jones takes off on a Canadian adventure, Olivia Newton-John stars in Grease, and there’s the compelling story of Gary Numan Resurrection. . .

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bob marley night, bbc two

The party starts at 9 p.m. with Bob Marley reinventeda concert at Birmingham Town Hall celebrating the much-loved Jamaican superstar.

Trevor Nelson hosts, while Chineke! the orchestra is joined by Bob’s grandson Skip Marley, singer-songwriter JP Cooper and singer Ruby Turner

A documentary titled When Bob Marley came to Britain follows at 10 p.m.

It examines the reggae superstar’s relationship with the UK and how his universal message of One Love and unity helped inspire a generation of young black Britons.

The film also takes a revealing look at how Marley spent his time while in Britain – the houses he lived in, football matches at Battersea Park and visits to the Kingdom’s growing Rastafarian community. -United.

It also includes Marley’s Secret Gigs in the North of England.

Finally, at 11 p.m., there is Reggae at the BBCa celebration of reggae performances from the BBC archives, with footage from programs such as Top of the Pops, Old Gray Whistle Test and Later with Jools Holland.

Acts include Bob Marley & the Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, Desmond Dekker, Burning Spear, Althea & Donna, Dennis Brown and Buju Banton.

Don’t miss

Grease, 5:55 p.m., Channel 4

Here is the late Olivia Newton-John at her most famous, alongside John Travolta, alongside (a great) Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Sid Caesar.

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It’s a light-hearted pastiche of 1950s American teenage life as rebellious American teenager Danny (Travolta) falls in love with innocent Australian Sandy (Newton-John) during summer vacation.

But when he later finds out that the same Sandy is a new student at his school, he risks losing his love by trying to be cool in front of his friends.

Clive James: Postcard from Paris, 10:35 p.m., BBC Four

The late Clive James (below) remains a broadcasting titan three years after his death. Here is another great example.

In the 1960s, a young expatriate Australian writer, James discovered Paris, which he considered his spiritual homeland.

In this program, he returns to the city and meets the writers, models and actresses who were part of a different world in his youth.

He also encounters the immutable sworn enemy of any visitor to the French capital: the Parisian taxi driver.

New or returning shows

Griff Rhys Jones: Canadian Adventure, 9 p.m., Channel 4

Comedian Griff Rhys Jones travels across Canada, from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Northwest, visiting every province in the country.

His journey begins at the easternmost point of Newfoundland and Labrador, where he discovers the uniqueness of these regions, from small islands, sea shanties and cod tongue to candy houses, midday guns and big dogs.

The Secrets She Keeps, 9.15pm, BBC One

This second season of the Australian psychological drama, starring Jessica De Gouw and Laura Carmichael, premiered recently on RTÉ One.

Two years after Meghan Shaughnessy’s child was abducted, police have her arrested on suspicion of murder – but who died and why remains a mystery.

Agatha Fyfle’s secret pregnancy is revealed in a bombshell for the maximum security prison where she’s being held, but Agatha has an unexpected ally in a young podcaster.

Resurrection by Gary Numan, 9 p.m., Sky Arts

Streaming NOW

In May 2022, 40 years after he last played there, pioneering synth pop legend Gary Numan (below) returned to Wembley Arena for the comeback of his life.

It was his first performance in the world-famous hall since 1981, when Gary shocked his fans by announcing his retirement.

This new documentary accompanies Gary on his way back to Wembley.

With unprecedented access, it tells the moving story of a young man struggling to cope with the pressure cooker of stardom and unable to believe in his immense talent.

With the help of his wife Gemma, he regained his confidence, focused the ‘superpower’ of undiagnosed Aspergers and eventually returned to Wembley.

Starring Dave Grohl, Jean-Michel Jarre, Trent Reznor, Hans Zimmer and Gazelle Twin.

New to feed

Ghosts of the Ozarks, Sky Cinema & NOW

Tim Blake Nelson, David Arquette, Angela Bettis, Thomas Hobson, Phil Morris and Tara Perry star in this new take on the ghost story of the American South.

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In post-Civil War Arkansas, a young doctor is mysteriously summoned to a remote town in the Ozarks.

There, he discovers that the utopian paradise is filled with secrets and surrounded by a menacing, unearthly presence.

Saturday cinema

Meet the Parents, 9:35 p.m., RTÉ One

Here’s a comedy to brighten up your Saturday, starring Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson.

Stiller plays Greg Focker, a medic who is slow to propose to his girlfriend until he gets approval from his strict father, a former CIA agent played by Robert DeNiro.

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His future father-in-law can’t stand fools so he swears to have the best behavior during a visit to the family home.

Despite his best intentions, his efforts to impress quickly turn into a catalog of disasters.

Greta, 11:45 p.m., BBC One

Neil Jordan’s thriller, starring Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz and Maika Monroe, may be absurd, but it’s worth a watch.

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Waitress Frances McCullen (Moretz) gets more than she bargained for when she finds a purse on a New York train and returns it to a grateful Greta Hideg (Huppert).

The owner of the bag is a lonely widow who hides her dark and sinister plan for Frances behind maternal charm.

family movie

Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation, 6:35 p.m., RTÉ One

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This animated sequel features the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez. It is strictly for children.

This time around, Count Dracula and company are on a monster-loving sea cruise, unaware that their ship is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.

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