TV this Weekend: Tina Satchwell’s husband on Ray D’Arcy Show
Author Louise O’Neill is on the Late Late. Hitchcock’s shower scene features on BBC2
Richard Satchwell holding a photo of his missing wife Tina at their home in Youghal, Co Cork. Photograph: Irish Examiner
The Late Late Show
Friday, RTÉ One , 9.35pm
Social media star Pippa O’Connor, author Louise O’Neill and journalist Brendan O’Connor will headline this week’s show. There will be music from Thanks Brother as well as the launch of this year’s Late Late Show Antiques Challenge, which will see battered wrecks being restored to their former glory.
Putin: The New Tsar
Friday, BBC2, 9pm
What with Russia’s apparently eager involvement in elections around the world, it would be easy to forget that Vladimir Putin faces his own date with the polling booth this month. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he is a reasonably warm favourite. What are the implications of six more years of Vlad?
The Ray D’Arcy Show
Saturday, RTÉ One, 9.45pm
Tina Satchwell’s husband Richard will be on to talk about the one year anniversary of his wife’s disappearance and the renewed Garda search of a woodland area in Co Cork. Also appearing will be Made in Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo, presenter Bláthnaid Treacy and her mum Anne as well as Christy Hennessey’s children Hermione, Amber and Tim.
Hitchcock’s Shower Scene: 78/52
Saturday, BBC2, 9pm
Alfred Hitchcock’s shocking murder scene in Psycho changed the course of world cinema. It took a week to film, one quarter of the film’s entire production schedule, and the scene required 78 set-ups and 52 cuts to achieve. Director Alexandre O Philippe’s gripping documentary takes an unprecedented look at Hitchcock’s infamous and iconic shower scene and its enduring legacy.
Sir Bruce: A Celebration
Sunday, BBC One, 9pm
Telly entertainer Bruce Forsyth died last August aged 91, and you just knew the BBC wouldn’t let their longest-running host go without a big variety-show send-off. Sir Bruce: A Celebration is filmed at the London Palladium and features an array of stars paying tribute to Brucie in good, old-fashioned variety-show fashion. I’ll take my chances in the blizzard, thank you very much.