As China continues to flex its financial muscle by buying into British airports, water and breakfast cereals, Antony Barnett investigates the nation's growing economic power. The programme tells the behind-the-scenes story of the Dalai Lama's visit to Britain earlier this year and reveals details of how politicians from the Highlands to the heart of Westminster are influenced by the Chinese government. The latest instalment of Stephen Fry: Gadget Man follows at 8.30pm. There is indeed a lot on Channel 4 tonight. Lord Alan Sugar is on it this evening.
Dispatches: The Chinese are Coming. Channel 4: 8.00pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 23:08 | Monday 3rd December 2012 | TV Highlights
Sitting On a Fortune
Brand new series for TV3 tonight with Brian Dowling presenting and as you may have guessed from the title, it's a game...TV3 |
The Jonathan Ross Show
Wossy got off to a flying start last week with this new series of his show, and it should be more of the same tonight...UTV |
RTE 2: 9.10pm
Daniel Day-Lewis stars in this nineties Irish flick, and when this fella is in a movie, you can pretty much guarantee...RTE 2 |
BBC One: 8.20pm
This episode sounds pretty damn great even for those that aren't a fan of the time travelling Doctor. The human race wake up...BBC One |
We have our All Ireland champions and given out the medals to our GAA All Stars, so why not have a bit of friendly...TG4 |
Friends With Benefits
Channel 4: 11.00pm
About three of these 'so you're sleeping with your mate' romantic comedies all seem to have come out at the same time...