TV crossword - Edinburgh Evening News 07/01/2012

Today’s puzzle...

ACROSS

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

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

9. Jersey detective played by John Nettles (8)

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

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

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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)

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

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

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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)

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

4. Warren, who played Alf Garnett (8)

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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)

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

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

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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.

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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.