A scene from 'The Great Train Robbery'

What to watch tonight: TV choices, 18 December

BBC's The Great Train Robbery airs tonight on the eve of Ronnie Biggs' death

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Watch the videos below to see previews for some of the week's TV choices.

David Tennant in Broadchurch

David Tennant set to star in US Broadchurch

The actor will play an American detective who leads an investigation on a shocking murder case

The Good Life actor Richard Briers dies aged 79 after battle with lung disease

Just two weeks after the actor Richard Briers told press he was struggling with lung disease his death has been confirmed by his agent.

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He can't be leaving Merlin, surely?

Merlin to be axed after five years - but epic two-part finale planned

The family show has 'run its natural course' according to actor Colin Morgan

Actor Anthony Bate dies aged 84

Actor Anthony Bate, best known for his role in the BBC's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and a familiar face of TV drama during his five decade career, has died at the age of 84.

Album: Behzod Abduraimov, Prokofiev, Liszt & Saint-Saëns (Decca)

The young Uzbeki pianist Behzod Abduraimov won the 2009 London International Piano Competition, gaining praise for characteristics that are clear on this debut programme, with interpretations of Prokofiev, Liszt and Saint-Saëns.

One winner scoops £4.4m Lotto prize

One lucky winner scooped Saturday's Lotto jackpot of £4.4 million, Camelot said.

Anne Penketh: Life without terror threats, serial betrayal and Harry

I got the call only minutes after I purchased the DVD of series nine to take back to America with me. The BBC had canned my favourite TV series. Spooks is dead.

DVD: Animal Kingdom, Optimum (For rental & retail)

This Australian revenge drama's opening scene is revealing: 17-year-old J watches TV, while his mother lies next to him, dead from an overdose.

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