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ABC1, 7.30pm

This is Satur­day night com­fort food, the cardi­gan you pull on when the win­ter chill sets in and you can’t stand a minute more of foot­ball/ DIY en­cores/ MasterChef re­heats. Pick­ing up the story this week ( ahead of the sea­son fi­nale), Caro­line ( Sarah Lan­cashire) and Gil­lian ( Ni­cola Walker) start plan­ning the wed­ding of Alan ( Derek Ja­cobi) and Celia ( Anne Reid) but fall at the first hur­dle when they men­tion the pend­ing nup­tials to Celia’s es­tranged sis­ter Muriel ( Gemma Jones). But that’s not the big­gest se­cret to sur­face, with Gil­lian con­fess­ing the real story be­hind her ex- hus­band’s death.

SBS ONE 7.30pm

Jimeoin ( pic­tured) is no foot­ball pun­dit, but he has as the scars to prove his de­vo­tion to the code, with a sur­geon’s needle­point epoint stretch­ing across his left col­lar­bone and down his arm (“I put my socket ocket through it with a tackle.”) Bring­ing that level of com­mit­ment to il­lu­mi­nat­ing mi­nat­ing the funny side of the World Cup, the Ir­ish- Aus­tralian leads a su­per line- up of new comic faces, celebrity guests and sport­ing he­roes. eroes.

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