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Foxcatcher is running at cinemas;

John Eleuthère du Pont (an heir to the Du Pont industrialist family fortune) prior to being jailed for the 1996 murder of US Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz was an ornithologist, conchologist, philatelist, coach, and sports enthusiast. In the 1980's he established a wrestling facility at his Foxcatcher Farm. In the 1990's friends and acquaintances were concerned about his erratic and paranoid behaviour, but his wealth shielded him - du Pont was ruled incompetent to stand trial.

During the trial one of the defence's expert psychiatric witnesses described du Pont as a paranoid schizophrenic who believed that Schultz was part of an international conspiracy to kill him - John Eleuth

The recent Strictly dancing show for Comic Relief had Anna Kennedy from an autism charity - it might be on again on Wednesday at 9pm on BBC 1 - an episode of Strictly is anyway


7pm, Hoarding: Buried Alive, TLC

9pm, I Dated a Psycho, Crime and Investigation. Documentary series examining once-loving relationships that soured in terrifying fashion.

11pm, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin - , Yesterday. Classic Seventies comedy, starring Leonard Rossiter as the executive stuck in a middle-aged crisis rut and eager to change the world

(The next one is on Sunday and then the next weekend etc)

11.15pm, Play Misty For Me, ITV 1. Deranged female stalker

0:20am, Psychoville, GOLD. Comedy thriller series, written by and starring The League of Gentlemen's Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, focusing on the lives of five apparently unconnected characters. A blind recluse, a telekinetic dwarf, a hook-handed clown, a deranged midwife and a man-child obsessed with serial killers each receives a mysterious card bearing an anonymous message.

With Dawn French and Adrian Scarborough

3:30am, Taxi, CBS Drama. US sitcom series set in a taxi firm. The Latkas Gravas character is from a fictional European country where they don't speak English. His dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder) was conceived late in the series as a result of actor Andy Kaufman expressing boredom at portraying Latka. This allowed him to broaden his comedic abilities with alternate personas.

(New York City taxi-drivers are often notoriously foreign - or that is the stereotype which this character plays into)


11:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items

12:20pm, A Touch of Frost: Appropriate Adults - Part One ITV 3. Part one of two. Jack tackles what promises to be the most sensitive and unenviable investigation of his career - deciding whether a man with Down's syndrome is capable of committing murder.

David Jason stars, with Bruce Alexander and Matthew Marsh.

(Can't see a date for the conclusion)

3.15pm, The Love of Her Life (aka A Woman's Rage), 5 USA. An obsessively jealous woman with a history of failed relationships is devastated when her boyfriend leaves her. She blames his younger sister for causing the break-up, and so plans to get revenge by seducing that woman's teenage son!

(A Jeremy Kyle episode would have a simpler plot. And how come all these deranged women throwing themselves at men `for revenge' never pick me?)

Crime drama, starring Cynthia Preston, Brandy Ledford, Cameron Bancroft and Alex House

6pm, Brain Games, National Geographic Channel. Documentary series with interactive experiments, illusions, and mind tricks revealing the inner workings of the human brain.

6:40pm, Hitch, Channel 5. A professional relationship guru, who specialises in offering advice to lonely single men, helps an unlucky-in-love businessman to woo the girl of his dreams. However, when he finds himself falling for a beautiful gossip columnist, his usual charm abandons him and he discovers his considerable expertise counts for nothing.

Romantic comedy, starring Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James, Amber Valletta, Julie Ann Emery, Adam Arkin and Michael Rapaport

7pm, Hit and Run, True Movies 2. Thought-provoking drama about a guilt-ridden motorist whose self-respect and sanity are gradually eroded as she struggles to cope with the consequences of her rash decision to flee the scene after causing a terrible accident.

Margaret Colin, Lisa Vidal, Drew Pillsbury and Paul Brewster star

8pm, Horizon: Are You Good or Evil?, BBC Four.

(I've always wanted to ask Simon Cowell that question - because at least he concentrates all the awful singers in the country into one programme where we can then easily avoid them)

9pm, Solaris, More Movies. Psychiatrist George Clooney arrives on a space-station to investigate the death of its commanding officer but subsequently starts to experience frightening visions of his late wife which seem all too real - and force him to question his sanity.

This sci-fi drama is Steven Soderbergh's eerie reimagining of Stanislaw Lem's original story, with Clooney on fine form as a man gradually unravelling.

Co-starring Natascha McElhone, Viola Davis, Jeremy Davies and Ulrich Tukur

11pm, Dark Matters: Twisted but TrueSeason 2 Episode 3: Dr. Lobotomy, voodoo Rx, Killed by Kindness Discovery Science. John Noble explores the strangest and most controversial science stories, including the work of neurologist Egas Moniz, who invented the lobotomy

I reckon the Killed by Kindness segment about Game Theory etc (essentially about why we live in the world we do) reveals what I reckon is a canonical fault in the Star Trek Voyager episode Counterpoint;

(You'll know that I often challenge the idea that Game Theory can serve ONLY Right-wing politics - e.g. if Jack Straw tries to concoct Veil rows at times unrelated to actual Moslem behaviour, why not just predict his NEXT Moslem row to the Police. He'll then just vindicate your prediction in front of them - the police do NOT observe complex Westminster machinations as it relates to opportune times to trigger Moslem rows. How is THAT a Right-wing tactic? Straw is PROVED an outright liar against a minority group)

The character officer Kashyk comes aboard, claiming he can secretly assist pacifist renegades from his militaristic Race, and asks captain Janeway to reveal any whom she knows, saying he'll then hide them for her etc.

So, it is later shown that Kashyk is just attempting a double-cross (trying to get Janeway to expose her hidden renegades so he can capture them), but Janeway just double-crosses him back instead (says she will give them to him later but secretly hides them elsewhere very far away in the meantime).

So far, so Prisoner's Dilemma - Prisoner's dilemma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

(He's just trying to get Janeway to reveal the hidden renegades - so in truth only by distrusting him can the renegades escape. Trusting him risks them being captured)

I say that isn't really in keeping with the Star Trek franchise though - of cynical distrust being the best tactic etc (in the script the ONLY way Janeway could triumph WAS by double-crossing Kashyk).

A suggested better and less cynical ending then;

Near the end in the Shuttle Bay, initially Kashyk and his associates are convinced that the renegades are inside those pods (Janeway then reveals that they aren't as part of her double-cross).

Before imagine that BEFORE the contents of the pods were revealed, Kashyk simply drew his Phaser and disintegrated them all whilst the pods were still closed;

Kashyk could then tell his associates that the renegades haven't escaped - they were in the pods and he's just killed them all - they'd accept that. Janeway would have no incentive to reveal the truth of their escape since that truth might mean a continued pursuit etc.

But more importantly, Kaskyk would be abstractly signalling THIS to Janeway;

He indeed wants the renegades to escape really as he (ostensibly) claims, but he can ONLY achieve that outcome when double-crossed, like Janeway did with him.

If he isn't double-crossed though, then the renegades die - because they really WOULD be inside the pods when he Phasered them.

So - Kaskyk can't solve the Prisoner's Dilemma conundrum, and Janeway proved she can't either by double-crossing him (like in our real world where it has no certain nice solution other than the double-cross).

But any renegades will face that hazard (where Kaskyk will kill them unless double-crossed) UNTIL the conundrum is solved.

(i.e. Star Trek producers would be saying can anyone out THERE in TV Land solve that bug-bear of our real world civilisation that is the Prisoner's Dilemma where cynical-minded double-crossing is the proven best strategy? The Cold War and our near nuclear annihilation etc stemmed from the absolute staunch belief in it)

A comparison would be that earlier TNG franchise episode where Picard said that Fermat's Last Theorem had no solution - but in the real world it then WAS subsequently solved by some Geek.

11:05pm, The Fourth Kind, Film 4. Documentary style footage exploring the large number of unexplained disappearances in an Alaskan town by a psychologist.

Supernatural thriller starring Milla Jovovich, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Corey Johnson.

1am. Most Evil: Super Delusional, Discovery Channel. Profiles of Joseph Kallinger, Leonard Lake, Colin Ferguson, Michael "Mucko" McDermott

I'll elaborate on just one to give you some idea - Michael McDermott stated that he was born without a soul and that God had allowed him to earn a soul by travelling back in time to kill Nazis (in the year 2000).

Colin Ferguson meanwhile was angry at the police always shooting black people, and so went out and deliberately shot a load of completely innocent white people to make up - with an attitude like that it's just as well he didn't live in Ulster, if so he'd be running the place by now (along with all the white people who had been shooting black people)

Next episode - Jihadi John - who chops people's heads off because MI5 stopped him going on holiday once. It's not about him being Super Delusional though - but the people who say that.

(I wish MI5 would stop every British tourist who is a nuisance abroad)


3pm, Medium: Profiles in Terror FOX. Allison disagrees with an FBI psychological-profiler's findings when they seem to contradict the visions she has had about a murder case, while Joe becomes concerned about Marie.

Paranormal drama, starring Patricia Arquette and Jake Weber

3:45pm, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em: The Psychiatrist, BBC Two. Convinced he is a complete failure in life, Frank pays a visit to a psychiatrist. After a few minutes in his company, the unfortunate doctor finds himself in need of counselling.

Classic comedy, guest starring Bernard Hepton, with Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice

9pm, Moone Boy, Sky 1. A boy has an imaginary friend

9pm, Britain's Benefits Crackdown, Channel 4

9pm, The NHS - £2 Billion A Week And Counting, Channel 4.

9pm, Benefits Britain, Channel 5

(Asylum on BBC 4 at 9pm is just a spoof of Julian Assange in that embassy)

10.35pm, Togetherness, Sky Atlantic. From the outside, life appears to be pretty perfect for Brett and Michelle Pierson and their two kids, but the couple are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship.

Adding to the stresses of family life are Michelle's sister Tina and Brett's best friend Alex, who both end up moving into the Piersons' already cramped house.

American comedy series, starring Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet and Steve Zissis

10:15pm, Psychobitches, Sky Arts 1. Comedy sketch show starring Rebecca Front as a psychiatrist who conducts therapy sessions with some of history's most famous women.

With Julia Davis, Sharon Horgan and Mark Gatiss

11pm, Wire in the Blood, ITV 3. Thrillers based on the novels by Val McDermid, starring Robson Green as eccentric clinical psychologist Dr Tony Hill, who possesses an eerie insight into the minds of murderers.

1am, Martina Cole's Ladykillers: Beverley Allitt, Yesterday


6:50pm, The Incredible Hulk: Dark Side, Horror Channel. David 'Barnard' is lodging with a family whose teenage daughter develops a crush on him and an animosity towards her sea-faring father. When one of David's self induced experiments goes wrong, the violent right side of his brain begins to take over his personality, as well as the Hulk's. What follows thereafter is like an excerpt from the diary of a madman.

9pm, Battle Scarred, Forces TV. Each year up to 20,000 people leave the armed forces. While for most the return to civilian life is a straightforward one, others find it completely overwhelming and for those stressed by combat it can be especially traumatic.

Emmy-winning journalist Chris Terrill investigates what happens to people who struggle to cope with life after leaving the armed forces

9pm, David Wilson's Psychopaths, Channel 5.

9pm, Sex, Lies and Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story, BBC 4. Psychologist Philippa Perry explores the enduring appeal of the problem page, as she unpicks three centuries of advice on broken hearts, cheating partners and adolescent angst to uncover more about Britain's social history.

The presenter talks to fellow agony aunt and uncle Deidre Sanders and Graham Norton about their experiences, and also looks at the advice of columnists of the past, such as the 17th century inventor of the genre, John Dunton, to see why the same problems are as prevalent now as they were hundreds of years ago

(They actually came about due to newspaper readers wanting to know about other people's weird sexual habits - or is that just why I read them? And I mean `read' as in "red" - past tense - because now I like to think I'm weird enough in the bedroom these days)

10pm, The Kids Who Can't Stay Awake, Channel 4. Children with narcolepsy

11:45pm, Hollywoodland, BBC One. Fact-based, dark mystery focusing on the life and sudden death of actor George Reeves, famed for his role as Superman in the 1950's TV series. The story is told in flashback through the eyes of Adrien Brody, a private investigator hired by Reeves' mother to unearth the truth surrounding her troubled son's demise.

Ben Affleck stars as the struggling Hollywood player, along with Bob Hoskins and Diane Lane

George Reeves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


3:15pm, Finding a Family, Channel 5. Bright boy Alex grows up in Michigan proud of his mother, Romanian immigrant Ileana, vowing to make her dream come true by graduating from Harvard university. But when mother becomes manic-depressive and repeatedly dumps her medication, Alex each time lands in foster care. The teenager who was placed in the care of the state after a car-crash left his mother unable to cope devotes himself to his academic career. At age 16, he gets legal emancipation and vows to take charge of their lives himself.

Fact-based drama, starring Jared Abrahamson and Kim Delaney

Based on this - Alex Chivescu - Harvard Graduate and a Foster Kid | Foster Kid Success

(Nigel Farage was driving the car which hit his Romanian immigrant mother?)

4pm, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Overload, Sky Living. Catherine and Nick try to find out why an apparently healthy teenager should have died suddenly while undergoing therapy with a female psychologist.

Starring William Petersen

5:30pm, Leading Women, CNN. Profiling current influential women who have made it to the top in their fields. Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas.

Watch online - Leading Women - CNN.com

6pm, Star Trek: Voyager: Random Thoughts, Syfy. Janeway and the crew encounter a telepathic race whose psychic abilities result in violence.

Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran and Roxann Dawson star

(Just some help - Tuvok is instantly telepathic with any others who are, but with Humans etc he still can be but the process takes much longer. Torres meanwhile is the lone Klingon aboard and so has to constantly try to suppress her gruff nature which would be pervasive if amongst other Klingons)

Earth parallel - the prohibition of drugs, alcohol, gambling etc - does it protect society, or just create a thriving and destructive black market?

8pm, GPs: Behind Closed Doors, Channel 5. The observational documentary returns, this time giving an insight into the work of doctors at Putneymead Group Medical Practice in Putney, south-west London.

9pm, My Violent Child, Channel 5.

11:35pm, Vanilla Sky, Film 4. The laid-back lifestyle of an arrogant New York playboy is shattered when an unstable old flame discovers he has fallen for another woman. She exacts revenge by driving off a bridge with him in the car - and although he survives, he struggles to put his life back together and so undergoes therapy.

Slick remake of intriguing psychological thriller Open Your Eyes. Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell and Jason Lee star, with Penélope Cruz, who also appeared in the original

1.05am, Being Bipolar, 4 Seven. Psychotherapist Philippa Perry explores bipolar disorder from the perspective of those living with it, to see the impact the illness has on them, their friends and family


8:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items

6:45pm, Vincent - The Untold Story of Our Uncle, Sky Arts 2. Part one of two. John Koenders, the great-grandnephew of Van Gogh, investigates the artist's death and delves into the suspicion surrounding his doctor

(Episode 2 is the following day)

7pm, Terror in the Shadows, True Drama. A man's idyllic family life is shattered by the revelation that the deranged killer of his first wife has escaped from a mental institution and is out for revenge.

Psychological thriller, starring Genie Francis, Leigh J McCloskey and Victoria Wyndham

7.30pm, Superfoods - Fact Or Faction?, ITV 1.

(This will be cancelled in the event of the Everton football game being shown instead. Check on the day)

8pm, Britain's Worst Crimes, Channel 5. Jimmy Savile at Broadmoor etc

(For me a classic was Philip Schofield challenging David Cameron about it when Schofield himself was at the BBC when Savile was and said nothing at the time - or did I just imagine Gordon The Gopher?)

10:15pm, Psychobitches, Sky Arts 1. Comedy sketch show starring Rebecca Front as a psychiatrist who conducts therapy sessions with some of history's most famous women.

With Julia Davis, Sharon Horgan and Mark Gatiss

11.20pm, Surviving Sandy Hook, BBC 2. The massacre by the autistic Adam Lanza


1:30pm, Seinfeld: The Gum, Sky Atlantic. US sitcom series set in New York - where everyone is either too busy or picky to comply with even simple requests, or become obsessed by the minutiae of life

In this one, Kramer contributes to the renovation and reopening of an old cinema with a friend who is recovering from a nervous breakdown. George tries to prove to his friend that he is not unbalanced, while Jerry is forced to wear glasses to help Elaine back up a white lie she told to avoid sitting next to someone.

(My favourite episode is where George gets the highest possible score on a video-game in a cafe, but the machine will be turned off that night when the cafe closes and so will re-set itself back to zero the next day. So he obsessively BUYS the total machine, plugs it into a battery and starts to cart it back to his house, where it will be left plugged in as a permanent reminder of his achievement. However, New York has very busy roads of course - and on the way back a car hits it! And Jerry then says - "Game Over")

6:45pm, Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene, Sky Arts 1. Documentary exploring how author Graham Greene's life drove him to attempt suicide, while inspiring him to produce classic novels including The Quiet American, Brighton Rock and The Third Man. The film weaves his novels into the story of his life, revealing his time as a British spy, the doubts he had about his Catholicism and the bouts of manic depression he suffered

7pm, Star Trek: The Next Generation: Violations, Syfy. Disturbing episode - Troi, Riker and Dr Crusher fall into mysterious comas while the Enterprise plays host to an alien race of historians, who conduct research by probing their subjects' memories - and several crew members suffer violent hallucinations.

Sci-fi drama, starring Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden and Marina Sirtis

9pm, Twelve Monkeys, Syfy. The 1995 series. A time traveller from 2035 AD journeys back to the 1990's to discover the cause of a deadly disease that ravaged the world, only to be thrown into an asylum. He meets a fellow patient who may hold the key to his mission, but the more time he spends in the past, the more he comes to question whether he really is from the future or simply delusional.

9pm, The Mrs Bradley Mysteries: The Rising of the Moon, Drama channel. Amateur sleuth and professional psychologist Adela Bradley sees a travelling circus arrives in a tranquil village, but the festivities come to a halt when the knife-thrower's female assistant is stabbed to death! Amateur sleuth Mrs Bradley searches for the culprit, but discovers few people are willing to assist with her inquiries.

Drama, starring Diana Rigg, with Meera Syal, Janine Duvitski and Felicity Montagu

10pm, Law and Order UK: Dependent, ITV 3. Following the brutal murder of a gay man, Sam and Ronnie embark on a desperate mission to track down the victim's adoptive son, who has gone missing. The prime suspect soon emerges as the child's biological father - an alleged violent homophobe unable to stomach the idea of the youngster being brought up in a same-sex household - but was he acting alone?

Guest starring Glynis Barber, with Bradley Walsh and Paul Nicholls

The next week;


11am, In the Best Interest of the Children, True Movies 1. A manic depressive woman is released from an institution and tries to regain custody of her five children. However, their foster parents wish to officially adopt them, and her eldest daughter believes that would be for the best. As a bitter legal battle ensues, the mother's mental health begins to deteriorate once more.

Fact-based drama, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Sally Struthers

3pm, Prairie Fever, True Drama. A drunken former sheriff is hired to escort three mail-order brides, who have all snapped under the strain of frontier life, back to civilisation. Along the way, he encounters a conwoman on the run and enlists her help in protecting the women - but his new friend's abusive husband is on their trail.

Western, starring Kevin Sorbo, Dominique Swain and Lance Henriksen

10:45pm, Enigma, BBC Two. Intelligent World War Two drama, based on the bestseller by Robert Harris, following the efforts of Britain's Bletchley Park code-breakers as they search for the key to allow them to decipher messages encoded by Germany's Enigma machine.

A troubled mathematician recovering from a nervous breakdown strives to solve the riddle - but he's haunted by the suspicion that the woman he loves may be a traitor to the Allied cause.

Dougray Scott heads the cast, with Saffron Burrows as the object of his affections, and Kate Winslet as a mousey co-worker. Jeremy Northam, Tom Hollander and Matthew Macfadyen also appear.

(It seems that the original tale wasn't considered "box-office" enough and so the Kate Winslet sub-plot was bolted on)

People like Alan Turing realised that the Enigma machine never displayed the actual letter key pressed, but always showed another letter instead, and also never repeated any same key if pressed twice running, thereby automatically narrowing the chances of being certain you are correct just from guessing what any press was, from no chance whatsoever to a mere 25/1 etc.

i.e. if A is displayed by the machine (by the radioed print-out you can see in England), then whatever was pressed on the keyboard (in Germany to the U-boat in the Atlantic etc) definitely wasn't A - but was B or C or D etc.

And also words like `beer' or `spree' or `leer' etc with 2 repetitive presses of a letter (words in German spelt like that) were useful too.

That knowledge, German linguists, and an early computer were enough to read the coded messages.

Although the Germans realised the code could possibly be broken, they didn't think anyone would go to all the trouble to do it ......

And as ever then, here's one of my abstract Mathematical concepts in Politics for you to understand and maybe even solve, if you can;

Crooked CPS Watch

The Labour Party is typically driven DOWN in Opinion Polls and public elections etc immediately after any Moslems are found Guilty of terrorism in UK courts. So are crooked Right-wing people at the Crown Prosecution Service (who set trial dates) secretly deliberately timing such trial (verdicts) to cause MAXIMUM Labour damage?

Someone at The CPS secretly trying to undermine Labour would typically be coinciding terror trials with the Spring and Autumn conferences of Labour, during its leadership contests, and just before public voting elections (like the coming General Election obviously) - whereas an innocent pattern would generally be an even annual spread of terror trials except at Christmas, Easter, and typically not during July and August either - due to court and police holidays - but which Statistical pattern actually occurs if any?

(Before trials the relevant police officers, judges and lawyers etc are asked when their coming holidays are - a CPS official then picks a date to avoid those)

e.g. The Autumn Labour Party Conference is always in the last week in September - the exact date is always on the Labour website months ahead of time.

The CPS do routinely know roughly how long any trial will last before it starts (that info is given out on TV at the start of trials too if you listen) so timing the Verdict for just before a Labour Party Conference etc is more or less possible - or certainly can be viably attempted.

The latest on this;

The current crop of UK terror court cases is continuing (a General Election is coming of course) - another one ended this week.

You can see why I get suspicious though - back in October, November, December etc we DIDN'T have the steady stream of terror court cases which we seem to have now.

Polling Day is Thursday May 7th of course - I say if the current steady stream of terror court cases suddenly ends then for a few weeks or months then it is suspicious.

(Anything crooked isn't universally going on though - e.g. the Lee Rigby verdict came in just before one Christmas and long after a Labour Conference had passed - Christmas "guillotines" Politics in the country. I believe that the CPS don't always have the SAME person setting the dates though)

We are getting some US terror trials too now - that might be a coincidence though.

(I believe that the Justice Department sets federal US trial dates - their system can sometimes be very politicised though and Liam Fox's previous and Nethanyahu's current partisan trans-Atlantic gallivanting means the possibility of wrongdoing can't be ruled out - but equally Watergate was a pointer as to how the independence of the Justice Department can be staunchly defended by its employees if push comes to shove. Did Snowden and Assange leak anything about the possibility?)

Comparing the time before May 7th with just after May 7th is the key - loads of UK terror trials in the months just before and then suddenly none afterwards for several months will be just plain suspicious

I've found it hard to prove outright though because e.g. only ONE contested Labour leadership contest has occurred post-9/11 (Tony Blair won before 9/11 and Gordon Brown won unopposed in 2007) - though there WERE terror trials ending near the end of the 2010 one (won by Ed Miliband of course), and that contest HAD been a drawn-out one, and so therefore there was ENOUGH time to plan to coincide a trial towards the end of it.

(The last Tory leadership contest - won by David Cameron of course - was also a drawn-out affair and ended in October 2005 if anyone at The CPS was secretly trying to influence that via a coinciding terror trial. We did have rioting in Birmingham if you remember but what caused that at THAT time can't realistically be considered to be a secret Right-wing conspiracy)

Another factor making it hard to prove though;

WILL a Labour leadership contest immediately FOLLOW the General Election? It depends if Ed Miliband wins or loses of course - which is too close to call right now.

i.e. So if you are a crooked CPS figure having to set trial dates well in advance, but with a FINITE number of terror trials to use (and also not knowing how many more trials will subsequently be available to use re terror plots uncovered in the next few months etc) - would you plan a trial to `coincide' with a 2015 Labour leadership contest which MIGHT not then occur? Or go for the CERTAINTY of the Labour Party Conference at the end of September?


All UK terror trials post-9/11 - which pattern do they generally fit if all compiled together regarding their end dates? The innocent pattern or the suspicious pattern?

Is anyone out there better as Statistics like that than I am?

Next Sunday night

1am, Circle of Violence, True Movies 1. A divorced woman is left unable to cope after her husband leaves, and finds communicating with her teenage son impossible. She is forced to care for her elderly mother, but ends up dealing with the stress by physically abusing the old woman, and secrets from her childhood are revealed when the violence comes to light.

Drama, starring Tuesday Weld, Geraldine Fitzgerald and River Phoenix


Well-known member
Aug 17, 2012
The West Country
The BBC4 Agony Aunt documentary sounds good.
I used to love reading Agony Aunt pages.. I don't any more because I don't waste my money on daft magazines, but still.