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MondayInside Claridge's

9pm, BBC2

You don't have to have a mixture of a sunny disposition, infinite patience and obsessive attention to detail to work at Claridge's, but it helps. Why? Because, as this fly-on-the-wall series reveals, everything at the hotel has to be perfect. It takes days of work, for example, to transform an entire floor to a temporary palace for foreign royals who haven't even confirmed their stay. Sharp questions from behind the camera and humour prick the how-to-spend-it bubble. General manager Thomas Kochs on the perils of jotting a note to U2's guitarist: "You can't write, 'Dear Mr The Edge…'" Jw

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