DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
THIS is what happens to your TV viewing after the footy season ends. Friday night in front of Better Homes & Gardens. Tonight’s episode lasts almost as long as a game of football. Considerate of them, thinking of us like that. Plus it’s vaguely sports themed.
Fast Ed is going up against two people called James Courtney and Mark Winterbottom making prawn cocktails in this episode. My money’s on Ed, given that Ed is a chef and James and Mark drive cars around in circles for a living.
I also like the sound of Karen Martini’s lamb — Greek-style, on the barbecue.
Seven’s saying she’s putting it with her ‘‘ best-ever’’ salad, but I think we’ve all heard that before.
So you’ll be in the right headspace to back up for the trial of rapist and murderer Georgios Stelikos on Scott & Bailey. He’s a grub, but so’s his barrister Nick Savage.
‘‘ Looks about as savage as a wet sponge,’’ Scott and Bailey’s DCI says as she wishes them luck on her way back to the station. She’s obviously not aware that Rachel— Bailey— was having an affair with him for two years.
He dumped her in the first episode, over dinner, before
Salad days: Karen Martini