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Between the Sheets 9pm, ITV1

In the penultimate episode of this series, Hazel's (Brenda Blethyn) sexual awakening is disrupted by tension at home. Meanwhile, Simon (James Thornton) gets what they call in soapland "devastating news".

BodyShock: Wild Child 9pm, Channel 4

In 2001 reports began emerging of a young Ukrainian woman who had been brought up by dogs after being abandoned by her parents. From the age of three to eight, the woman - named Oxana - allegedly lived with a pack of dogs that protected and cared for her. This and other examples of "feral" children are examined in this extremely disturbing film.

Hear the Silence 9pm, Five

The hugely contentious issue of the MMR vaccine is the subject of this drama starring Juliet Stevenson and Hugh Bonneville. It follows the parallel stories of Christine Shields - a mother who becomes convinced that her son Nicky's autism was caused by his MMR jab - and Dr Andrew Wakefield (Bonneville), the gastroenterologist who first suggested a potential link between the vaccine and regressive autism. As a drama, this is powerful and deeply affecting. However, it pays scant attention to fact and, as such, presents a one-sided view. Evidence of any link between MMR and autism is still scarce and purely anecdotal. And this drama will inevitably fuel the hysteria.

Bedtime 10.35pm, BBC1

Sheila Hancock and Timothy West head up the cast in the third series of Andy Hamilton's darkly comic drama, which "peeks behind the curtains" of adjacent abodes. Essentially, this is a three-part Christmas special in which Alice (Hancock) and Andrew (West) visit their daughter for the yuletide period and have a thoroughly dismal time. "Two more days of this and I'll be sectioned," hisses Alice at one point. Meanwhile, neighbour Jill (Faye Ripley) is on the phone to the Samaritans and Mohammad (Vincent Ebrahim) is nursing a head wound, inflicted by fundamentalists.

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