On the box

Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 11:00

Transvestite Wives – It is estimated that over 250,000 British men dress in women's clothes. This documentary looks at three transvestite relationships through the eyes of their wives. SBS1, Friday, October 16, 10pm.

Maralinga: The Anangu Story – 50 years ago secret atomic tests were carried out at a place called Maralinga in South Australia, covering the traditional Aboriginal communities in radioactive fallout. ABC2, Sunday, October 18, 1.30pm.

The Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie – While the convicted Lockerbie bomber, Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi is making headlines after being released from prison, this program looks at allegations suggesting the Libyans were framed. SBS1, Sunday October 18, 9:30 pm

The Deadlys 2009 – Showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence in music, sport, entertainment and community leadership. SBS1, Sunday, October 18, 10.30pm.

Embedded with Blackfellas – A young white woman steps across the urban divide to find out what it's like to live on the black side of Brisbane. SBS1, Monday, October 19, 12.05am.

Letter to Anna – Addresses one of the most disturbing incidents during Vladimir Putin's presidential term: the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who spoke out against the war in Chechnya. SBS1, Monday, October 19, 1.30pm.

Destination Australia – A portrait of three refugee children as they take their first tentative steps into mainstream Australian society. SBS1, Wednesday October 21, 8.30pm.

From GLW issue 813