Schedule Tuesday 28th November 2023

Radio 4
11:30am
30 min
Natalie Haynes

Natalie Haynes Stands Up For The Classics

Series 9, Episode 1 - Martial

Epigrams, jokes, highly-polished poems in praise of the Emperor. Oh, and absolute filth. These are what made the name of the first-century Roman poet Martial. Joining Natalie to discuss him are Robin Ince and Llewelyn Morgan.

Lagging. Sol (Yoni Bronks). Copyright: BBC

Lagging

Series 3, Episode 6 - Pay To Play

Sol and Team SMoRcLEWA take on the greedy boss of Zaagstar Games. Can they stop him?

The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Boycie (John Challis), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness). Copyright: Shazam Productions

The Green Green Grass

Series 3, Episode 7 - Lust In Translation

Bryan gets more than he bargained for when he meets his new love and the staff's loyalties are severely tested. Llewellyn seizes the opportunity of securing extra labour for his harvest.

The Good Life. Image shows from L to R: Margo Leadbetter (Penelope Keith), Tom Good (Richard Briers), Jerry Leadbetter (Paul Eddington), Barbara Good (Felicity Kendal). Copyright: BBC

The Good Life

Series 3, Episode 5 - The Wind-Break War

When Margo is to have a new wind-break erected in her garden that would cast a shadow over the Goods' new fruit patch, Tom and Barbara ask her to move it elsewhere.

Warden William Hodges. Credit: BBC Studios

Dad's Army: The Animations

Episode 4 - The Animated Christmas Specials

In these two shorts (from Christmas Day 1968 and Christmas Day 1970), Captain Mainwaring drills his platoon in physical fitness and assembles a choir to entertain the troops.

Private Joe Walker. Credit: BBC Studios

Dad's Army: The Animations

Episode 1 - The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Walker

Private Walker is called up into the army and Captain Mainwaring does all he can to appeal the decision.

BBC Four
8pm
(repeat)
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford). Credit: BBC

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 3, Episode 5 - King Of The Road

Frank ends up in court after some trouble arrises whilst working a as a despatch rider.

Dad's Army. Image shows from L to R: Private Godfrey (Arnold Ridley), Lance Corporal Jones (Clive Dunn), Private Walker (James Beck), Captain Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), Private Frazer (John Laurie), Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Private Pike (Ian Lavender)

Dad's Army

Series 5, Episode 1 - Asleep In The Deep

A bomb hits Walmington's pumping station, where Walker and Godfrey are on watch. The efforts to free them from the wreckage are somewhat wasted after Mainwaring, Wilson, Pike, Frazer and Hodges are trapped with them... and then a broken pipe slowly floods the room with water.

BBC Four
8:40pm
(repeat)
Yes Minister. Image shows from L to R: James Hacker (Paul Eddington), Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne), Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds). Copyright: BBC

Yes Minister

Series 3, Episode 3 - The Skeleton In The Cupboard

The Minister is dismayed when he is instructed that he must discipline the most efficient borough council in the country for having failed to return a few statistical surveys to Whitehall. A visit to Scotland's past offers up the perfect opportunity to reach a compromise.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Mike Wozniak, Noel Fielding, Jax Jones

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Series 29, Episode 4

Noel Fielding is joined by DJ Jax Jones and actor Mike Wozniak as they face off against Daisy May Cooper, regular Jamali Maddix and singer Ella Henderson. The first round leaves the teams bemused by the bizarre excuses given by Morrissey and Nicki Minaj to cancel shows and a special rendition of a height-based ID parade keeps them all guessing.

Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Albert (Buster Merryfield), Del (David Jason), Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst). Copyright: BBC

Only Fools And Horses

Series 4, Episode 5 - Sleeping Dogs Lie

When Boycie and Marlene fly off on holiday, Del and Rodney assume the mantle of dog-sitters. Rodney's convinced that Albert's brought his run of bad luck to the flat when 'little' Dukey appears comatose; what'll Marlene say if they've killed her beloved dog?

Sky Max. Copyright: Sky
9:45pm
(repeat)
Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Joe Wilkinson, Daisy May Cooper

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Series 29, Episode 5

Team captains Noel Fielding and Daisy May Cooper invite comedian Joe Wilkinson, rapper Aitch and experimental pop-project Self Esteem to join series regular Jamali Maddix for another round of cacophonic comedy.

BBC Two
9:45pm
45 min
Live At The Apollo. Image shows left to right: Susie McCabe, Maisie Adam, Michael Odewale

Live At The Apollo

Series 18, Episode 4 - Maisie Adam, Michael Odewale, Susie McCabe

Maisie Adam hosts the comedy show filmed at London's Hammersmith Apollo, warming up the audience before introducing stand-up routines by fellow comedians Michael Odewale and Susie McCabe.

Gold channel logo. Copyright: UKTV
9:50pm
60 min version
(repeat)
Live At The Apollo. Image shows from L to R: Roisin Conaty, Russell Kane, Nick Helm. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

Live At The Apollo

Series 11, Episode 6 - Russell Kane, Roisin Conaty, Nick Helm

In the penultimate episode of the series, the brilliantly energetic Russell Kane is the host, introducing the star of E4's GameFace and Man Down, Roisin Conaty, and the unique Nick Helm.

Dave channel logo.. Copyright: UKTV
10pm
60 min version
(repeat)
Have I Got News For You. Steph McGovern

Have I Got News For You

Series 64, Episode 6

Television presenter Steph McGovern hosts, with mathematician and author Professor Hannah Fry and comedian Jamie MacDonald.

ITV2 logo. Credit: ITV
10pm
(repeat)
Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Stylax (Joel Fry), Grumio (Ryan Sampson), Marcus (Tom Rosenthal). Copyright: RISE Films

Plebs

Series 1, Episode 5 - Bananae

Mass immigration from Thrace puts the boys into contact with a sexy Thracian lodger Irina and a dazzling yellow exotic fruit, the Banana. Meanwhile, Marcus has an unfortunate encounter with an elderly war veteran.

ITV2 logo. Credit: ITV
10:30pm
(repeat)
Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Stylax (Joel Fry), Grumio (Ryan Sampson), Marcus (Tom Rosenthal). Copyright: RISE Films

Plebs

Series 1, Episode 6 - Saturnalia

It's the festival of Saturnalia and the celebration on the stroke of midnight is the perfect opportunity for Marcus to make a move on Cynthia. But will his efforts be in vain?

The Scotts

The Scotts

Series 3, Episode 3

Vincent rescues all sorts of junk from his mum's loft. Cue a family unboxing. The biggest surprise of the lot is the discovery of a long-lost crematorium urn.

Upstart Crow. Image shows from L to R: Will Shakespeare (David Mitchell), Sir Robert Greene (Mark Heap). Copyright: BBC

Upstart Crow

Series 3, Episode 6 - Go On And I Will Follow

If Will does go the London Theatre Awards, who is going to be his plus one? He's heard that his favourite dark lady, Emilia Laier, may be free that evening...

Breeders

Breeders

Series 4, Episode 7 - No Kids

Paul and Ally take a 'family' vacation without the kids. Luke makes a decision about the future of his education and life with Maya.

Dave channel logo.. Copyright: UKTV
11pm
60 min version
(repeat)
Have I Got News For You. Aisling Bea

Have I Got News For You

Series 61, Episode 9

Aisling Bea takes to the host's chair for her programme debut. Ian and Paul are joined by comedian and actor Roisin Conaty & BBC newsreader and the recently-announced new host of Mastermind, Clive Myrie.

Radio 4
11pm
30 min
Now You're Asking With Marian Keyes And Tara Flynn. Image shows from L to R: Tara Flynn, Marian Keyes

Now You're Asking With Marian Keyes And Tara Flynn

Series 3, Episode 3 - The Package Holiday Problem

Your new boyfriend wants to go on a package holiday by the sea, but you'd rather be hiking in the mountains - is it time to dump him? Your friends are telling you to make more of an effort but you're happy in your old clothes - is it time to smarten up? And you're a working mum of a toddler but you find yourself 'zoning out' when he's in your care - is it time to worry? All this and robbing a bank the middle-aged way are tackled by Marian and Tara.

BBC Four
11:40pm
(repeat)
Arena: Ken Dodd's Happiness. Ken Dodd. Copyright: BBC

Arena: Ken Dodd's Happiness

A tribute to the Liverpudlian comic Ken Dodd, in which he discusses his 50-year career and the influences of his comedy style.

BBC Three
11:55pm
(repeat)
Such Brave Girls. Image shows left to right: Billie (Lizzie Davidson), Josie (Kat Sadler), Deb (Louise Brealey)

Such Brave Girls

Episode 1 - Such Happy Girls

Deb invites her new boyfriend home to meet her adult daughters while desperately trying to suppress how troubled they are.

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