The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

Vic & Bob’s Lucky Sexy Win­ners Thurs­day, 10pm, Ch4

Reeves and Mortimer re­turn to Chan­nel 4, for one week only, with this typ­i­cally crazy game show. Guests in­clude Eddie Iz­zard, and jaw­drop­ping sights in­clude Vic as Mi­randa Hart.

Mount Pleas­ant

9PM, SKY LIV­ING The slick Manch­ester-set com­edy drama re­turns for a sec­ond se­ries, on a new chan­nel and with a few new faces in the cast (Claire Goose among them). Sally Lind­say stars as Lisa, whose new friend leads her astray.

The Run­ning Mate

11.20PM, RTÉ ONE Doc­u­men­tary about Evald Krog, a Dan­ish man born with mus­cu­lar dys­tro­phy, who has changed the way the dis­abled are cared for.

9.30PM, TG4 Re­peat of the four-part com­edy-drama about a politi­cian des­per­ate to win a Dáil seat in South Kerry when a Gen­eral Elec­tion is called. Don Wy­cher­ley and Carrie Crow­ley star.

A Sub­tle Move­ment Of Air

and star­ring James Fleet, James Bo­lam and San­jeev Bhaskar, this new sic­tom has an im­pres­sive pedi­gree. It fo­cuses on an or­di­nary fam­ily in a de­cid­edly dystopian fu­ture Bri­tain.

Come Dine With Me

8PM, CH4 Four cur­rent and for­mer Par­a­lympians take part in this spe­cial edition of the con­test, and the com­pe­ti­tion is fierce. Giles Long, Ann Wild, Lee Pear­son and Rachael Latham take turns to host din­ner par­ties to win £1,000 for char­ity.

Parade’s End

9PM, TV3/UTV In the con­clud­ing part of this poignant doc­u­men­tary, the Coro­na­tion Street stars re­cruit lo­cal ac­tors to per­form plays with them about the dan­gers of HIV and drug abuse – and to carry on spread­ing the word. 9PM, CH4 Ear­lier this year, the team cap­tains on 8 Out Of 10 Cats did bat­tle in a spe­cial cross­over edition of Count­down. Jon Richard­son won (and even got a nine-let­ter word, al­beit too late), so Sean Lock will be out for re­venge. Jimmy Carr hosts.


9PM, BBC2 This mag­nif­i­cent five-part adaptation of a quar­tet of nov­els by Ford Ma­dox Ford – bril­liantly scripted by Tom Stop­pard – be­gins in the dy­ing days of Ed­war­dian Eng­land, where York­shire landowner Christo­pher Ti­et­jens is locked in a wretch­edly un­happy mar­riage. Also see fea­ture, page 10.

Cor­rie Goes To Kenya

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Count­down

The Walk­ing Dead

9.05PM, RTÉ ONE The sur­vivors get ready for win­ter, and Carl feels re­spon­si­ble for the death of Dale, in the first of a dou­ble bill of the zom­bie drama. Then, in the sec­ond episode, Rick and Carl re­turn to the farm, only to re­alise that they are be­ing fol­lowed by a large group of walk­ers.

For One Night Only

9.35PM, RTÉ TWO Billy McGuin­ness and Christy Dig­nam from As­lan are in studo per­form­ing tracks from their new al­bum, Nudie Books And Frenchies, and talk­ing to Gay Byrne about the ups and downs of the band’s 30 years in busi­ness.

10.55PM, RTÉ TWO The tense US thriller con­tin­ues with Becca forced to re­call de­tails of a trau­matic for­mer case in or­der to prove her in­no­cence. Mean­while, Michael goes to great lengths to pro­tect him­self and Ok­sana.

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