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TV Guide February 2-8

On February 2, 2014

Sunday: The Real Mary Poppins, 7.30pm, ABC

The enigma that was Pamela Travers is finally revealed in this biography of the creator of one of the most popular characters in children's fiction and film, Mary Poppins.

The Broken Shore, 8.30pm, ABC

Starring Don Hany and Claudia Karvan, an evocative crime thriller set against a background of police corruption, racism and family tragedy, based on the novel by Peter Temple.

Monday:†Tony Robinsonís Time Walks, 7.30pm, Foxtel History

Welcome to Australia's wild west. Kalgoorlie was, and still is, the great frontier town. Gold built it, but Tony discovers the diamonds in the rough that are the people who live here. From the pubs to the public squares, and the ghost towns to the brothels, they play hard, work hard, and live hard and they'll happily share their stories with anyone who's prepared to listen.

Tuesday: Family Confidential, 8.00pm, ABC

Hosted by Gretel Killeen, this series reveals the private lives of some of the most public figures. This episode features Deborah-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackson as they share falling in love on the set of Corelli and their charity work and push for changes in adoption laws.

Wednesday: Spicks and Specks, 8.30pm, ABC

Hands on buzzers ... Australia's favourite quiz show is back! New host is Josh Earl with team captains Ella Hooper and Adam Richard. Joining the new team tonight are panellists Meshel Laurie, Des Bishop, Jacqui Dark, and Jay Watson from Tame Impala.

Thursday: In Vogue: The Editorís Eye, 9.40pm, Foxtel Showcase

The story of Vogue magazine is told through behind-the-scenes interviews with some of the innovative and often-intrepid fashion editors who helped shape its evolution.

Friday: Forrest Gump, 8.30pm, Foxtel Masterpiece

Tom Hanks, Robin Wright. The story of a man who rose above his challenges and has proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.

Saturday: Jane Russell: Body and Soul, 6.30pm, Foxtel Bio

This programme chronicles the career and personal life of an American actress who proved to be much more than just another sex symbol.

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