Television

TV schedule Thursday 13th January 2022

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Joe Wilkinson, Alex Horne

Taskmaster

Series 2, Episode 2 - Pork Is A Sausage

Nursery rhymes are the flavour of this episode and viewer discretion is advised for Jon Richardson's disturbing take on Three Blind Mice as he strives to create the perfect music video. Another stupefying task reveals just why Doc Brown isn't an egg man.

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 7 - Set The People Free

Clegg and Compo are well used to the sight of Wally and Howard carrying out routine domestic chores under the close scrutiny of their wives - it's a sort of tradition. Unable simply to accept their plight, Seymour decides to help them escape for a few moments of freedom. All he needs is a good, well-thought-out plan.

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.

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 8 - Go With The Flow

Despite Clegg's disturbing experience with two young evangelists, Seymour decides it's time to do something worthwhile and puts his talents at the disposal of the local vicar.

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 5 - Number Engaged

Guarding a vital telephone link, the platoon are horrified to wake up the morning after an air raid to discover a bomb tangled in the wires right outside their hut.

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

Mr Bean

Series 1, Episode 7 - Mime Games

Mr Bean is chased home by an angry mime artist.

A League Of Their Own. Jack Whitehall. Copyright: CPL Productions

A League Of Their Own

Road Trip: Loch Ness To London, Episode 1 - Episode One

Jamie Redknapp, Freddie Flintoff and Romesh Ranganathan are joined by ALOTO OG Jack Whitehall as they begin their odyssey of comedy at the legendary Urqhart Castle at Loch Ness. While there are no monsters in sight, the boys are about to take on some monstrous challenges. Former marine commando Jason Fox and adventurer Aldo Kane put them through their paces in a SAS Highlands Survival challenge, and we see who the sharpshooter of the team is in a Sniper Shoot-off.

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

Mr Bean

Series 1, Episode 8 - Spring Clean

Mr Bean tries his hand at a spot of DIY plumbing.

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 3 - Let's Do It

Things are looking up for Miranda's love life when as she finds herself with two dates and two men vying for her affections. As always with Miranda, these things are never simple and she risks losing out on her perfect man.

Comedy Central
9pm
(repeat)
Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Holly Willoughby. Copyright: Hungry McBear

Michael McIntyre's Big Show

Series 4, Episode 1 - Episode One

This week includes an amazing musical performance from Little Mix; Michael is in Merseyside for The Midnight Gameshow; This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby hands her phone over to Michael as she plays Send To All, and the return of Unexpected Star will see some of the most ambitious stunts to date.

Screw. Image shows from L to R: Rose Gill (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), Troy Walker (Riley Carter)

Screw

Episode 2 - Episode Two

Leigh Henry comes under increased pressure to produce her birth certificate to secure the promotion she so desperately wants.

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.

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

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Series 2, Episode 4 - Super Mammy

Agnes is feeling self-conscious about her weight after some less-than-flattering comments from her family. She decides to go on a diet but struggles to keep her resolve when she sees her favourite foods.

Frayed. Image shows from L to R: Tess Burbeck (Maggie Ireland-Jones), Jean (Kerry Armstrong). Copyright: Merman

Frayed

Series 1, Episode 3 - Episode Three

Sammy goes snooping for evidence to blackmail Chris. Lenny pals up with a fellow misfit and a date lands Jean in hot water.

Comedy Central
10pm
(repeat)
Guessable?. Maisie Adam

Guessable?

Series 3, Episode 1 - Episode One

Jason Manford, Miles Jupp, Henning Wehn and Maisie Adam return to the Comedy Central.

Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty)

Scot Squad

Series 7, Episode 2 - Episode Two

A reckless driver on the wrong side of the road turns out to be a visitor from overseas who wants to experience the delights of Scottish fast food. Fortunately, that is right up traffic officer Hugh McKirdy's street. He gleefully shares his expertise on all things deep-fried as this fast food vlogger records her next online episode.

Live At The Apollo. Image shows from L to R: Lou Sanders, Sindhu Vee, Alex Edelman. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

Live At The Apollo

Series 15, Episode 2 - Sindhu Vee, Alex Edelman, Lou Sanders

Sindhu Vee hosts this episode of the comedy showcase recorded before a packed house at London's Hammersmith Apollo, featuring stand-up performances by New York-based Edinburgh comedy award winner Alex Edelman, and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Comedians' Choice Award winner Lou Sanders.

The Karen Dunbar Show. Karen Dunbar. Copyright: BBC

The Karen Dunbar Show

BBC Scotland sketch show starring comic actress Karen Dunbar.

Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Sally Bretton), Lee (Lee Mack), Tim (Tim Vine). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions

Not Going Out

Series 3, Episode 6 - Speech

Lucy is stressed. She has an important speech to make at a Recruitment Conference and nobody to help her write it.

Frayed. Sammy Burbeck (Sarah Kendall). Copyright: Merman

Frayed

Series 1, Episode 4 - Episode Four

Sammy pitches her partnership deal to Chris during a business trip. But then an incident in a casino puts her in an awkward situation.

Comedy Legends. Tommy Cooper. Copyright: Shutterstock

Comedy Legends

Series 1, Episode 1 - Tommy Cooper

Barry Cryer pays tribute to the heroes of comedy who he has worked with over his many years in the business, starting with Tommy Cooper.

Comedy Central
11pm
(repeat)
Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Ninette Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television

Russell Howard & Mum

Globetrotters - Series 1, Episode 1 - Gap Week In Koh Phangan

Russell and his mum Ninette have a full backpacker blowout on the ultimate rave island Koh Phangan, Thailand. They squeeze in the gap year they never had in to one week, drinking mystical buckets of booze, Djing at jungle parties and going full hippy at a mass love-in breathing ceremony.

Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Joe Wilkinson, Alex Horne

Taskmaster

Series 2, Episode 2 - Pork Is A Sausage

Nursery rhymes are the flavour of this episode and viewer discretion is advised for Jon Richardson's disturbing take on Three Blind Mice as he strives to create the perfect music video. Another stupefying task reveals just why Doc Brown isn't an egg man.

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

Peep Show

Series 7, Episode 3 - A Beautiful Mind

Jeremy attempts to impress Zahra by holding a book group at the flat, but apart from Mr Nice, Jeremy has never read a book. Mark meanwhile is worried that he is unable to satisfy Dobby's sexual needs, and decides to purchase some help.

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

Peep Show

Series 7, Episode 4 - Nether Zone

It's the day of Mark's baby's christening and he arranges to pick up Jeremy, the baby's godfather, from Zahra's flat on his way to the church. But unfortunately the lads get locked in the hallway.

Comedy Central
Midnight
(repeat)
Andy Parsons: Slacktivist. Andy Parsons. Copyright: Open Mike Productions / Comedy Central

Andy Parsons: Slacktivist

Andy Parsons returns to the stage with his one man stand-up show Slacktivist.

Mock The Week. Copyright: Angst Productions

Mock The Week

Series 16, Episode 9 - Episode Nine

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back over the week's events with the help of guests James Acaster, Ed Byrne, Gary Delaney, Ivo Graham and Zoe Lyons.

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