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Monday’s best TV

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Lenny Henry plays himself in Danny And The Human Zoo, desperate migrants risk all to cross the Channel in Breaking Into Britain: The Lorry Jumpers, while The Catch portrays life at the deep end for a deep-sea fishing boat crew. Plus: Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse celebrate 25 years of comedy hits and misses, and CGI dinosaurs take over Britain

One-off film inspired by the teenage years of Premier Inn doyen Lenny Henry who – in a meta twist – plays the father of main protagonist Danny Fearon. In 1970s Dudley, the would-be impressionist persuades his strict Jamaican parents to let him pursue a showbiz career, but a family secret and a greedy manager mean that Danny’s 15 minutes could soon be over. Warm and poignant with comic touches, this feature-length drama showcases the talents of a multi-racial cast headed up by newcomer Kascion Franklin. Hannah J Davies

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- Hannah J Davies, Andrew Mueller, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale, Ben Arnold, David Stubbs, Paul Howlett

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season one, episode two – So Close, Yet So Far

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The zombie threat starts claiming its first victims as the city of Los Angeles begins to fall to rioting. Oh, and some kid robs a school cafeteria…

Spoiler alert: this blog details events in the second episode of the first season of Fear the Walking Dead, which airs on Sunday nights on AMC in America, and the following Monday in the UK on AMC on BT

The greatest tension in Fear the Walking Dead is between everything viewers who’ve been watching The Walking Dead for several years know about the walkers, and what the characters know. They’ve only been dealing with zombies for a day or two, after all.

Related: Fear the Walking Dead: the zombie spinoff that'll keep you up at night

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- Brian Moylan

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