A Russian wedge splitting Crimea...

Marcel Theroux - Unreported World
Marcel Theroux - Unreported World

Small Screen by Dawn Renton

Unreported World

(Friday, Channel 4, 7.35 p.m.)

The other Theroux, Marcel, delves into the disputed territory of Crimea for the first anniversary of its annexation by Russia.

He meets Crimeans who are delighted to have become part of Russia, but also encounters Tatar families who have lived through repression under Stalin, and fear what Russian rule may bring today.

The reporter also catches up with a Tatar woman who has entered the Miss Crimea beauty pageant, hoping to become its first ever Crimean-Tatar winner.

Eurovision Song Contest 2015

(Saturday, BBC1, 8.00 p.m.)

You know the drill. Comedian Graham Norton narrates proceedings as the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest reaches its grand final. The evening’s action comes live from the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria, where Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer will be hosts. How many points will the UK score? 
Nil points probably...

Damned Designs: Don’t Demolish My Home

(Sunday, Channel 4, 8.00 p.m.)

This new series follows eccentric individuals who have fallen foul of planning laws.

Andy Fannon finds that his pub’s grade II-listed status threatens the large extension he added to accommodate extra rugby fans, while in rural Wales, eco-idealist Eddie McIntosh has spent nine years building and operating an off-grid retreat, which is popular with the surrounding community but displeases the powers that be.