TV crossword - Edinburgh Evening News 07/01/2012

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Today’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7. Sean, actor once married to Madonna (4)

8. Mike Leigh wrote her Party for Alison Steadman (8)

9. Jersey detective played by John Nettles (8)

10. Mrs Madoc, Peggy in Hi-de-hi (4)

11. ------’s Way starred Jan Harvey (6)

13. The original Ocean’s ------ starred Frank Sinatra (6)

15. A long TV story told in linked episodes (6)

17. The TV is ‘the eye in the corner’ of the ------ (6)

19. Harry Hill had a hit with his TV ---- (4)

21. Frontline --------. BBC 2 series presented by Michael Mosley (8)

23. John Gordon -------- featured in Gregory’s Girl (8)

24. TV cops usually mistrust ‘private ----’ (4)

DOWN

1. Ms Keith, who had a ‘comeback’ with To The Manor Reborn (8)

2. The ------ Files, 1980s BBC crime series with Tom Adams (6)

3. Jane, Joanna Lumley’s co-star in It’s Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling (4)

4. Warren, who played Alf Garnett (8)

5. Fraser, in Dad’s Army, was played by John ------ (6)

6. The basis of the storyline in a TV drama (4)

12. Tangles, messes, problems, --------, - what soap characters often get into (8)

14. It’s always handy to know a good TV --------, in case of technical problems (8)

16. High budgets, star-studded casts should make a heavy ------ on viewership (6)

18. The Man From ------ star was Robert Vaughan (6)

20. An OB ---- is one that films outside (4)

22. Mr Bogarde, star of Death In Venice (4)

Last week’s solutions

Across: 1 Big Cat; 6 Scanner; 8 Antonio; 9 Fashion; 10 Needs; 11 Idea; 12 Plea; 15 Girl; 17 Free; 19 Verse; 20 Disturb; 22 Omnibus; 23 Conceal; 24 Lesson.

Down: 1 Branning; 2 Gather; 3 Amnesia; 4 Fans; 5 O’Neill; 6 Sofie Grabol; 7 Run; 13 Anderson; 14 Revenge; 16 Rising; 18 Probes; 20 Doc; 21 User.