Wednesday 24/12

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

Star – 21.00 Three orphaned children are sent to live with a distant relative, Count Olaf, after the sudden death of their parents. They soon find out that the count is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. Family adventure directed by Brad Silberling, starring Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Billy Connolly, Liam Aiken and Emily Browning. EDUCATING RITA A young hairdresser decides to continue her education. When she meets a middle-aged, disillusioned professor who drowns his sorrows in whiskey, both their lives begin to change. Comedy drama directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters. (ET1 – 23.45)