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Tuesday 16 January 2018

Leisurely laughs

John Bishop's Britain

BBC1, 9.25pm The focus of the Liverpudlian's irreverent humour tonight turns to hobbies and leisure. Bishop's (below) guests on the show -- Louise Redknapp and former English cricketer Freddie Flintoff -- give their slant on the pleasures of R&R. The stand-out moment by far is Bishop's unusual approach to buying underwear for his other half.



STREET CRED

Streetdance

Channel 4, 8pm Since the success of street dancers such as Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity, this art form has enjoyed a huge surge in popularity.

This two-part documentary gets in the groove with teams showcasing some terrific dance routines as they compete in the coveted Street Dance XXL UK Championships.



JOINING FORCES

Ronnie Corbett's Comedy Britain

UTV, 9pm It's a meeting of minds tonight as Ronnie sits down with another comedy great, Harry Hill. It's out with the pen and pad as the two heavyhitters compare notes on where they get inspiration for their material.

Also, Ronnie joins David Walliams and his mum for a cuppa, while Irish favourite Dara O Briain cuts Ronnie down to size with some curt one-liners.



CURTAIN CALL

Saturday Night With Miriam RTE1, 9.45pm Miriam bows out following yet another successful stint at the helm of RTE's flagship summer chat show. It promises to be a good finale with some suitably high-profile guests marking the end of her seventh series.

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