Pick of the Week: Monday 23rd June

June 24, 2008 by  
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Mon. 23rd June – Sun. 29th June

Five Thursday 26th June 11:00pm Alert Me!

This series provides an intimate portrait of life inside one of America’s best-known legal brothels, Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada. In this first programme, a woman gives her new spouse an unusual wedding present, and a group of clients enjoy a hands-on crash course in sex

Film Four Sunday 29th June 10:50pm Alert me!

Luc Besson’s stunning, audacious science-fiction thriller stars Bruce Willis as Korben Dalls, an ex-government agent, now reduced to driving a taxi in 23rd-century New York. Into his lap falls the mysterious Leeloo (Milla Jovovich), a woman created from an alien cell who may be the only hope the world has of salvation from an ever-approaching evil. A visually stunning film that became a deserved cult classic.
More 4 Sunday 29 June 10pm Alert Me!

This powerful, one-off observational documentary offers a rare insight into child Thai boxing, one of the fastest growing martial arts in the UK. Channel 4’s Cutting Edge strand enters the competitive and sometimes obsessive worlds of four families who are investing everything into training their kids to be the best young fighters in Britain. If you missed it the first time round, now is your chance to catch up on this controversial documentary.

BBC TWO, THREE Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 June Coverage starts 7pm Friday Alert Me!

Amy Winehouse, Duffy, Elbow and Jay-Z are just a few of the headline acts featuring in BBC Television’s continuing coverage of the UK’s biggest summer festival. Despite the Jay-Z controversy this is bound to be a fantastic weekend of music.