Best on the Box
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.