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TV schedule Wednesday 12th January 2022

For The Love Of Ada. Image shows from L to R: Walter Bingley (Wilfred Pickles), Ada Cresswell/Bingley (Irene Handl)

For The Love Of Ada

Series 2, Episode 6 - Episode Six

Tired of saving, and with Ada's generosity looking set to cost them even more, she and Walter decide that they should elope to Yorkshire and marry there.

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Ben Bailey Smith. Copyright: Avalon Television / UKTV

Taskmaster

Series 2, Episode 1 - Fear Of Failure

The opening episode of Series 2 features one of the greatest sporting moments in television history. And it involves a potato.

UKTV Drama
6:40pm
(repeat)
Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst (Brian Wilde), William 'Compo' Simmonite (Bill Owen), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC

Last Of The Summer Wine

Series 9, Episode 5 - Who's Feeling Ejected Then?

Seymour comes up with a car-safety device which will not only save lives, but make him rich and famous. With the help of Wesley and a specially made car chassis, the safety seat is tested and it is Compo who goes up in everyone's estimation.

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 9, Episode 3 - Knights Of Madness

It is "Wings for Victory" week in Walmington and the final event is to be shared by the Home Guard and the ARP. Mainwaring has decided to act out the fight between St. George and the Dragon - with him as St. George, of course.

UKTV Drama
7:20pm
(repeat)
Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst (Brian Wilde), William 'Compo' Simmonite (Bill Owen), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC

Last Of The Summer Wine

Series 9, Episode 6 - The Ice-Cream Man Cometh

Compo's craving for ice-cream in remote places gives Seymour the idea that the time could be right for bringing back the old 'stop-me-and-buy-one' mobile ice-cream vendor. All that is required to take ice-cream into the countryside is a bike, a well-stocked fridge, a uniform and a volunteer...

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 9, Episode 4 - The Miser's Hoard

It is discovered that Frazer has been hiding hundreds of gold sovereigns. Mainwaring believes that the best thing is for him to buy an annuity (not that his commission has anything to do with it), but the Scotsman has other ideas.

CITV
7:55pm
(repeat)
Mr Bean. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Mr Bean

Series 1, Episode 3 - Artful Bean

Mr Bean gets a real bug for painting. Then several bugs ... and flies and slugs and mice.

Rob And Romesh Vs. Andy Murray. Copyright: CPL Productions

Rob And Romesh Vs

Series 3, Episode 4 - Andy Murray

Rob and Romesh hang out with British sporting legend Sir Andy Murray. They catch up with him as he models his new sports wear range, before being pushed to their limits in a tennis training session and Andy's favourite hobby, road cycling. Their mission is to try to get to know what makes the greatest British tennis player of all time really tick.

CITV
8:10pm
(repeat)
Mr Bean. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Mr Bean

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Fly

Mr Bean declares war when he finds a fly in his room, and searches for ever more outlandish weapons.

Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Tilly (Sally Phillips), Gary (Tom Ellis), Stevie (Sarah Hadland), Miranda (Miranda Hart), Penny (Patricia Hodge), Clive (James Holmes). Copyright: BBC

Miranda

Series 2, Episode 2 - Before I Die

Miranda's recent experience in the graveyard gets her thinking. This week she starts to worry what her life is all about and what people would say at her funeral.

Mean Machine

Mean Machine

Vinnie Jones plays a footballer banged up for throwing a crucial game. Inside, the football-loving warden gets him to coach a team of prisoners.

Comedy Central
9pm
(repeat)
Lee Evans Live From The West End. Lee Evans. Copyright: Little Mo Films

Lee Evans Live From The West End

A one-off live performance from the comic genius, recorded at the Lyric Theatre in 1995.

Talking Pictures TV
9:05pm
(repeat)
Talking Pictures TV

The Bridal Path

A repeat of this 1959 film.

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Series 2, Episode 2 - Mammy's Coming!

Agnes is upset that her son Trevor has been called back to the missions in Africa, but is determined to give him a massive send-off to remind him what a loving family he has back home in Ireland.

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Series 3, Episode 5 - Mammy?

It's a stressful day for Agnes, as everything seems to be happening all at once. Rory and Dino have had a huge falling out, and Mark and Betty have got their emigration visas and are off to Australia.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: DJ Majestic, Noel Fielding, Richard Ayoade

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Series 29, Episode 3 - Episode Three

Noel Fielding is joined by comedian Richard Ayoade and DJ Majestic whilst Daisy May Cooper and regular Jamali Maddix welcome singer, presenter and former Saturday Mollie King. From absurd first-time experiences for Snoop Dogg and Elton John to appearances from Blazin' Squad and Big Bruvaz, no area of music trivia is left undiscussed.

Camping. Image shows from L to R: Fay (Julia Davis), Tom (Rufus Jones). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions

Camping

Episode 3 - Episode Three

Fi's planned trip to Monkey World is cast aside when the others decide to take an impromptu fishing trip.

Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?. Kevin Bridges. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?

Episode 1 - Growing Up

Kevin has a heart to heart with his parents at the family home, travels to Utah to attend a genuine American college party and undergoes an intimate therapy session complete with full TV crew. His highlight, though, is meeting Frank Skinner, the man that inspired him to give stand-up a go.

BBC Two
10pm
Mandy. Image shows from L to R: Lola (Michelle Greenidge), Mandy (Diane Morgan), Captain (Nigel Planer), The Purser (Roger Sloman), Joan MacDonald (Kate Robbins)

Mandy

Series 2, Episode 3 - Holiday For One

According to a friend of a friend, if the staff on a cruise start handing out free choc ices, it means a passenger has died and they need to make room in the freezer.

Live At The Apollo. Image shows from L to R: Rosie Jones, Tom Allen, Kae Kurd. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

Live At The Apollo

Series 15, Episode 1 - Tom Allen, Rosie Jones, Kae Kurd

Tom Allen is the host for the first in a new run of stand-up showcases, performed in front of a live audience at London's world-famous Hammersmith Apollo. Each show features sets from two of the country's most acclaimed up-and-coming comedians, and this week it is Rosie Jones and Kae Kurd taking to the stage.

I Literally Just Told You. Jimmy Carr

I Literally Just Told You

Episode 5 - Episode Five

Jimmy Carr hosts this new game show in which contestants are given every answer with the questions written, literally, as the show is happening.

BBC Two
10:15pm
Mandy. Image shows from L to R: Konnie Huq, Mandy (Diane Morgan)

Mandy

Series 2, Episode 4 - SpaceMandy

Why is Mandy training to be an astronaut? Why is Mars called The Red Planet? These questions and more will remain unanswered.

Comedy Central
10:30pm
(repeat)
Jason Manford Live. Jason Manford. Copyright: Channel X

Jason Manford Live

TV broadcast of Jason Manford's return to the stage with his 2011 live tour, recorded at the MEN Arena.

Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty)

Scot Squad

Series 7, Episode 1 - Episode One

Traffic cops PC Surjit Singh and PC Hugh McKirdy duet to cook-up a rhyme that bites. Elsewhere, Detectives Megan Squire and DC Andrea McGill pose undercover at a high-class spa frequented by gangster's wife, Maxine McCarrison.

BBC One. Copyright: BBC
10:35pm
(repeat)
Not Going Out. Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television

Not Going Out

Series 11, Episode 1 - Small Package

When Lee accidentally opens a package for one of his neighbours and sees what is inside, the simple task of uniting the package with its rightful owner proves to be impossible.

French And Saunders. Image shows from L to R: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders

French And Saunders

Series 2, Episode 1 - Episode One

A new series of very light entertainment from gorgeous French and Saunders.

Sky Max. Copyright: Sky
10:45pm
(repeat)
Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Mike Wozniak, Noel Fielding, Jax Jones

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Series 29, Episode 4 - Episode Four

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.

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Alex Horne, Ben Bailey Smith. Copyright: Avalon Television / UKTV

Taskmaster

Series 2, Episode 1 - Fear Of Failure

The opening episode of Series 2 features one of the greatest sporting moments in television history. And it involves a potato.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Series 21 (Channel 4: Series 22), Episode 1 - Episode One

Jimmy Carr hosts as Roisin Conaty and Kiri Pritchard-McLean take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett. Comedian Huge Davies is in Dictionary Corner. Regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley and lexicographer Susie Dent are on hand to adjudicate.

BBC One. Copyright: BBC
11:05pm
(repeat)
Would I Lie To You?

Would I Lie To You?

Series 15, Episode 1 - Episode One

Rob Brydon is back in the host's chair for the award-winning comedy panel show, with Lee Mack and David Mitchell returning as team captains. Sorting the fact from fiction this week are guests John Cooper Clarke, Judi Love, Chris McCausland and Caroline Quentin.

Peep Show. Image shows from L to R: Mark Corrigan (David Mitchell), Jeremy Usbourne (Robert Webb). Copyright: Objective Productions

Peep Show

Series 7, Episode 1 - St. Hospitals

Mark and Jeremy are at the hospital awaiting the birth of Mark's baby. Sophie is determined to have a natural birth and doesn't want Mark to transfer any of his anxiety to the baby. Meanwhile, Jeremy is convinced he will never get over losing Elena, until he meets Zahra, whose boyfriend is in a coma.

Peep Show. Image shows from L to R: Mark Corrigan (David Mitchell), Jeremy Usbourne (Robert Webb). Copyright: Objective Productions

Peep Show

Series 7, Episode 2 - Man Jam

Dobby, the object of Mark's desires, is going out with Simon a graphic designer. Mark and Gerrard form the 'Dobby Club', devoted to winning her over.

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