National Geographic, Monday 10 p.m.

Former city trader, Piers Hernu, decides to leave England after suffering from depression to travel the world. Having run out of money by the time he reaches Hong Kong, he is convinced by a fellow traveller to smuggle gold from Hong Kong to Nepal. But, the head of customs swoops on them and arrests them. Their nightmare begins as they are sentenced to four years in jail.

Lost Cities of the Ancients – The vanished Capital of the Pharaoh

Fox History, Sunday, 10 p.m.

A journey to discover the legendary lost city of Piramesse. This magnificent ancient capital was built 3,000 years ago by the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses. But long ago the whole city disappeared. When it was finally rediscovered by early archaeologists, it opened up a bizarre puzzle — because when Piramesse was finally found, it was in the wrong place — a place where Ramesses could not have probably built it.

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