If you want com­edy... UPSTART CROW

Mon­day, 8.30pm, BBC2

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

Ben El­ton’s Shake­spearean com­edy, back for a sec­ond run, isn’t a patch on Black­ad­der (what is?), but there are still plenty of laughs to be had. David Mitchell plays the put-upon Bard, who is strug­gling to con­vince those around him of his ge­nius. Harry En­field pro­vides ster­ling sup­port as his dad.

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