Riding the Tiger (Sat C4) An impressive three-year diary of life in Hong Kong leading up to the handover.

A Very British Coup (Sat C4) Superb political thriller from C4's vaults.

Stone, Scissors, Paper (Sat BBC2) Wistful romance, beautifully acted by Juliet Stevenson and Ken Stott.

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Kickboxer (Sat C5) Choppy-socky hokum. Time to rent a video.

Turner Round the World (Mon ITV) A gameshow with Anthea Turner in a mystery location? Pass.

X Cars (Fri BBC1) Undercover policemen investigate ram-raiders. Enough macho cops, already.

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VETERAN GAME SHOWS

Mastermind (Mon BBC1) Magnus Magnusson grills occupants of the famous chair for the last-ever series.

Fifteen to One (Mon-Fri C4) William G Stewart quizzes 15 nervous-looking victims.

Countdown (Mon-Fri C4) Channel 4's first-ever programme, still going strong.

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