Behind the camera
A picture tells a thousand words. In this episode of Artsnight, broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed features famous photographers and their works — from Giles Duley, who lost three limbs while documenting tension in Afghanistan to Vanley Burke, who has been chronicling the experiences of black British since the 60s. October 3 at 8 pm and 11 pm on BBC World News.
Lost & found
In episode 7 of season 3, called The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction, ace detective Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) forces his investigation services onto Dr Joan Watson (Lucy Liu), who is trying to find a woman reported missing five years ago. In the meantime, Watson’s bond with her long distance boyfriend is put to a test as a man from her past reappears and asks for her help. Friday at 10 pm on AXN.
Pulling a Houdini
Oscar-winner Adrien Brody plays the lead in Houdini, a dramatised biopic of the unparalleled escape artiste. The show, which premiered in India yesterday, traces the journey of Eastern European immigrant Ehrich Weiss, known to the world as Harry Houdini, right from his humble beginnings at circus sideshows, to sold-out concert halls. Friday at 9 pm on History TV18.