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

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

It’s an All Ireland Semi, a bunch of Rolling Stones stuff, the Ladies Final at Wimbledon, A Royal Guide to Celebrations, the Download Festival and the great Paddington 2.. .

Today’s selection

Saturday game live, 17.15, RTÉ One

Joanne Cantwell presents coverage of the opening semifinal of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship at Croke Park.

Just in case you’ve been on Mars lately, it’s between Galway and Derry, with the throw-in at 5.30pm.

With analysis by Enda McGinley, Pat Spillane and Lee Keegan, comments by Darragh Maloney and Eamonn Fitzmaurice, and reports by Damian Lawlor.

Do not miss

My Life as a Rolling Stone, 9pm, BBC One

Last week’s opening episode of this four-part look at the Stones was quite disappointing since it was initially just a hagiographic look at Mick Jagger.

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This week’s focus is on guitarist and songwriter Keith Richard Richards, who explores how important his passion and image of transgression and rebellion has been to the Stones’ legend.

Featuring archive clips of Richard’s extraordinary career, a soundtrack full of his classic riffs, and interviews with Tina Turner, Slash, Tom Waits, T Bone Burnett, Bob Harris and Bonnie Raitt.

It will be followed at 22.00 by the next chapter, Ronnie Wood: My Life as a Rolling Stone.

It’s a profile of the guitarist, who played with Jeff Beck Group and the Faces before joining the Stones in 1975 after Mick Taylor’s departure.

He talks about his music career and his life as a Rolling Stone – with his exciting heights and sometimes dangerous downturns, and there are contributions from Rod Stewart, Brian Johnson, Chrissie Hynde, Slash and more.

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The Rolling Stones: Licked Live in NYC Then follows 23:00, and captures their performance in January 2003 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

If you are not stoned then this is it The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane at midnight on BBC Four, where director Brett Morgen gives a new perspective on the Stones’ journey.

Wimbledon 2022, 13.30, BBC One

Sue Barker presents live coverage of the 13th day of the All England Club, including Ons Jabeur (below) against Elena Rybakina in the women’s singles final.

Both players made history by reaching this spectacular battle, with Jabeur as the first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam singles final in the Open with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 semifinal victory over Tatjana Maria.

That semifinal was followed by Rybakina defeating former champion Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 to become the first single from Kazakhstan to reach a major final.

It will be okay at night, 9pm, Virgin Media One

David Walliams (below) sniffs out incredible TV cock-ups, with brand new disasters with famous stars.

Tonight Joanna Lumley is struggling with a busy road in India, Michael McIntyre regrets that he invented his game show, and cameras capture the world’s most famous leaders who suffer from humiliating accidents.

In addition, TV action sequences go painfully wrong – will the show continue?

New or returning shows

Download Festival 2022, 9pm, Sky Arts

Streaming at NOW

The Sky Arts cameras are on their way back to Donnington Park for highlights from the UK’s premier rock festival, Download 2022.

This weekend it will see headline sets from Kiss, Iron Maiden (below), Korn, Deftones, Biffy Clyro and many, many more.

A Royal Guide to – Celebrations, 20.00, Channel 4

This new series promises to be a guide to the inner workings of the much-loved and equally reviled British royal family.

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The first episode takes a look at celebrations, including anniversaries, coronations, baptisms and Trooping the Color.

Many royal occasions come with centuries of conventions, traditions and precedents, and attract a global audience with an appetite for pomp and splendor.

New to streaming

South of Heaven, Sky Cinema & NOW

Convicted criminal Jimmy (Jason Sudeikis) gets early parole after serving 12 years for armed robbery.

When he is released, he promises to give his girlfriend Annie (Evangeline Lilly), who is dying of cancer, the best last year of her life.

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But things are never that simple, and when he gets a “side job” from his probation (Shea Whigham), it sets in motion a series of incidents that leave Jimmy in the crosshairs of a local crime boss (Mike Colter).

Now he must not stop for anything to save Annie and fight for the time they have left.

Saturday cinema

All About Eve, 13.30, RTÉ One

This Oscar-winning drama – starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe and Celeste Holm – is one of the best films ever made.

Davis leads as an aging stage star who is flattered by the attention of an admiring fan (a magnificent Anne Baxter), and decides to take the young woman under his wings as his personal assistant.

But she is unaware that her new protégé – the eponymous Eve – is actually a ruthlessly ambitious, budding actress who will do whatever it takes to steal the limelight.

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Farewell Christopher Robin, 21.35, RTÉ One

Here is a really good biography starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie and Kelly Macdonald.

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The focus is on the children’s author AA Milne, focusing on how his relationship with his son affected the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories.

The books prove to be immensely popular in a nation that has recovered from the trauma of World War I, but bring the youth who inspired them uncomfortably into the public eye.

Family movie

Paddington 2, 18.35, RTÉ One

Here’s a great comedy-adventure sequel, starring Hugh Bonneville, Hugh Grant and Sally Hawkins, with Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.

The lovable little bear has found himself at ease in his new life with the Brown family in London, and has become a much-loved member of the local community.

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That is, until the hunt for an aunt’s birthday present leads to him being hit like a thief by Hugh Grant’s Phoenix Buchanan, a narcissistic actor and former West End star.

While the Browns try to clear Paddington’s name, he tries to make himself at home in prison, win over the other convicts and get involved in an escape attempt.

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