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 Dangerous hijack

HBO See It First presents The Taking of Pelham 123 this Sunday, August 15 at 9 pm. The movie stars Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro and Luis Guzman. New York City subway  dispatcher Walter Garber’s ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime — the hijacking of a subway train. Ryder is the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train’s passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour.

As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Walter employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there is one riddle Walter can’t solve even if the thieves get the money — how can they possibly escape?

World of goodies

What could be better than the smell of freshly baked bread or the joy of eating warm cookies straight from the oven? Acclaimed cook and author of four bestselling cookery books, Rachel Allen, takes viewers through the sumptuous world of modern baking as Travel and Living presents Rachel Allen — Bake. The master chef presents a delicious range of mouth-watering treats, as she unveils the essential baking skills and shows how much fun baking can be. The show airs on August 14 at 10 pm. 

Fascinating facts about nature
African savannahs are a  dynamic, energy-rich world of grasses and trees.Fed by sunshine and seasonal rains, these lands support enormous numbers of grazers and predators and although we might  think of savannahs as the classic African environment, they are in fact the continent’s newest habitat.Animal Planet’s exploratory series Wild Africa takes viewers through time to show how animals have adopted to survive and gives the real reasons behind why lions grew so big and bold. It also seeks to answer why wild beasts are so successful and shows just how elephants are the architects
of the ecosystem. The programme airs on August 14 at 10 pm.

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