What’s up ? 10 best TV and streaming tips for Saturday

There’s live coverage of the Howling Double Header at Croke Park, a look back at Britpop and its biggest battle, another group of punters trying to avoid The Void, and some crisp movie options. . .

Take of the day

The Saturday game, 4:45 p.m., RTÉ2

Broadcast on RTÉ Player

With the Euro now just a very happy memory for Italian football fans, many viewers looking for sports action on the box will be eyeing the Gaelic games.

This double title includes the finals of the Joe McDonagh Cup and the Leinster hurling (keys 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.).

Joanne Cantwell presents coverage of the action, which takes place at Croke Park in Dublin.

Much attention will be paid to the subsequent match, the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship final, with Kilkenny aiming to retain the title and Dublin seeking their first triumph since 2013.

Do not miss

Britpop at the BBC, 11:25 PM, BBC Two

John Lennon used to maintain that the nostalgia was for Sunday, so you can get the group 35 minutes ahead with this welcome rehearsal.

A look at the vibrant form of independent music known as Britpop, which in the 1990s marked its presence on the British cultural scene and led to the notion of Cool Britannia.

The movement was dominated by the battle between its best-selling representatives, Blur and Oasis (above), who in August 1995 fought in a memorable attempt for the top spot in the singles charts.

The program also includes the Elastica, Sleeper, Suede and Menswear bands.

Le Vide, 8 p.m., Virgin Media One

The channel of choice for Saturday fun (Tipping Point: Lucky Stars is at 7 p.m.), here is the second episode of the game show hosted by Ashley Banjo and Fleur East.

If you missed last week’s opener, participants overcome a wide range of demanding mental and physical challenges to win a £ 25,000 jackpot.

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The twist is that they do this while navigating the terrifying prospect of falling into a massive reservoir containing 520,000 gallons of water called – you guessed it – the Void.

New to broadcast

Words on bathroom walls, Sky Cinema and NOW TV

This young adult romantic drama starring Charlie Plummer, Andy Garcia, and Taylor Russell looks great.

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Diagnosed with a mental illness in his senior year of high school, a witty and introspective teenager struggles to keep a secret while falling for a brilliant classmate.

She inspires him to open her heart and not be defined by her condition

Come Away, Sky Cinema & NOW TV

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Eight-year-old Alice (Keira Chansa), her mischievous brother Peter (Jordan A. Nash) and their brilliant older brother David (Reece Yates) let their imaginations run wild in the English countryside.

Encouraged by their parents Jack and Rose (David Oyelowo and Angelina Jolie), children’s imaginary teas, sword fights and pirate ship adventures come to an end when tragedy strikes.

Naomi Osaka, Netflix

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It actually dropped yesterday, but it’s impossible to put everything here as Netflix tends to keep a lot of its new stuff for Friday. So this is it. . .

A must-have for tennis / sports fans, this series promises to be an intimate series following Naomi Osaka as she explores her cultural roots and navigates her multi-faceted identity as a tennis champion and rising leader.

Saturday night at the cinema

Soft top, 9:20 p.m., TG4

This biopic is worth watching just for the performance of Philip Seymour Hoffman as the title role of American writer Truman Capote.

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In 1959, Capote learned of the murder of a Kansas family and decided to write a book on the affair.

During his research for his novel In cold blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Le Revenant, 9:40 p.m., RTÉ2

More an endurance test than a movie, this masochist western makes the scene rather violent Equalizer (10 p.m., RTÉ One) looks like a Carry on comedy in comparison. It’s hard to go there.

It stars Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio along with Tom Hardy and Domhnall Gleeson.

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Leo plays a trailblazer leading a hunting party through the wilderness who is maimed by a bear.

A traveling companion (played by Hardy) who has vowed to stay with him until help arrives, kills his son and leaves him for dead.

Against all odds, the injured survives his injuries and embarks on a grueling quest for revenge that takes him through a harsh landscape.

Dunkirk, 9 p.m., BBC One

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Widely regarded as Christopher Nolan’s best film, it is a war drama he wrote, directed and produced, starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and Fionn Whitehead.

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the United Kingdom and France are surrounded by the German army and face a tense wait for evacuation, during a fierce battle in northern France during World War II.

family movie

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 6:35 p.m., RTÉ One

Fantastic adventure sequel based on the popular books by JK Rowling, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Kenneth Branagh.

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The young wizard and his friends return for their second term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to discover that a strange serpentine power is petrifying the other students.

Meanwhile, Harry is haunted by a sinister voice in his head urging him to discover the dark force that stalks the halls of the school.

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