Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Victor (Simon Callow), Philo (Tony Gardner). Image credit: RISE Films.

Plebs

This sitcom set in Ancient Rome has been focused around some great guest stars this series (wasn't Tim Key good last week!). Simon Callow and Tony Gardner are the actors making cameo appearances this time. Callow plays wig-wearing politician Victor, for whom Marcus and Stylax get a job clapping in a crowd to make him look more popular than he is. ITV2, 10pm. Guide

Also: Rhod Gilbert hosts another Never Mind The Buzzcocks; Roisin Conaty is on 8 Out Of 10 Cats; and a poor guy called Ricky has to go through the Dapper Laughs pulling course. Schedule

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

James Acaster has do something rather weird with his ear, as he demonstrates tonight. BBC2, 10pm. Clip

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Jason Byrne interview

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