Tonight’s TV: The Edinburgh Tattoo and Lodgers for Codgers – The National

Posted in Tattoo Shop on Aug 29, 2020

THERE might be no festival acts playing to throngs from around the world in Edinburgh this year, but this is a chance to see again the famous event held on the castles stunning esplanade. Bill Paterson narrates highlights from 2018, with the RAF College Band taking centre stage.

Inside Tiffanys: Worlds Most Famous Jewellers (C5, 8pm)

A LOOK at the iconic jewellery brand, founded in New York in 1837, which has harnessed the power of royalty and celebrity to appeal to fashionistas and lovers of beautiful jewellery design. Company insiders and industry experts reveal the story of how Tiffany and Co went from a small American trinket store to a multibillion-pound company and an international icon of style, bold artistry and innovative design.

Lodgers For Codgers (C4, 8pm)

MANY twenty somethings are struggling to get on the property ladder, while millions of over-60s have empty rooms but is the solution to the problem obvious? The people taking part in this series certainly hope so, as younger people move in with pensioners. In theory, the youngsters get a reduced rent while their new housemates get companionship and help around the house, but

will the living arrangements really work? Were about to find out, as 19-year-old manager Liam moves in with 83-year-old straight-talker Flo in Brighton. For Liam, its a first taste of independence, but will the freedom go to his head?

BBC Proms 2020 (BBC2, 8pm)

FROM Glastonbury, which would have been celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, to Wimbledon, so many much-loved events had to be cancelled over the past few months. However, the Proms has found a way to go on. For the past few weeks, Radio 3 and BBC4 have been bringing us classic concerts, and now live music is once again returning to the Royal Albert Hall even if, so far, the audiences cant. Katie Derham introduces a feast of music including Beethovens Third Symphony, Aaron Coplands Quiet City, and a new work by young British composer Hannah Kendall, all performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers with conductor Sakari Oramo.

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