Just putting Out There out there... | ITV's new stand-up show and the rest of the week's comedy on TV and radio © Angst Productions/ITV

Just putting Out There out there...

ITV's new stand-up show and the rest of the week's comedy on TV and radio

The week’s best comedy on TV and radio.

Sunday February 17

BLESS THIS HOUSE: A 1972 movie spin-off from the ITV sitcom features Sid James’s character Sid Abbot starting a moonshine enterprise at home… just as a Customs and Excise officer, played by Terry Scott, moves in next door with his wife (played by June Whitfield, of course) Talking Pictures TV, 7.10pm

Monday February 18

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH John Oliver: The ever-incisive satire returns for another series shining a light on some of the murkier corners of the news. Sky Atlantic. 10.10pm

Tuesday February 19

KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE: In anticipation of his return to BBC TV next week, Alan Partridge’s original radio chat show is repeated on Radio 4 Extra, with a new episode at 11pm every night for the rest of this week. Then on Saturday there’s a three-hour celebration from 9am featuring interviews with Steve Coogan and his collaborators including John Thomson, Henry Normal, Michael Winterbottom and Simon Greenall as well as archive material including a 1993 mockumentary about Partridge’s Pear Tree Productions, extracts from the 1988 show Hey, Rrradio!!! in which Coogan made his national radio debut, and an episode of Front Row from 2010 where Coogan and Rob Brydon talk to John Wilson.

CRASH COURSE A new panel game in which teams have just 24 hours to cram in as much knowledge as they can on a given subject, before being grilled on the topic. David Tyler, producer of programmes including Cabin Pressure, turns host while the panellists in episode one are Marcus Brigstocke, Josie Lawrence, Mark Watson and Kirsty Wark. The show is devised and produced by Bill Dare, creator of The Now Show and Dead Ringers..

Wednesday February 20

HYPOTHETICAL: Ed Gamble, Nish Kumar, Sara Pascoe and Lou Sanders are the guests on this week’s show, hosted by Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster. Dave, 10pm.

Friday February 22

THE BIG NARSTIE SHOW: Big Narstie and Mo Gilligan are back for a brand-new series of their late-night anarchic show, with an eclectic collection of guests: guests Dennis Rodman, This Country’s Daisy May Cooper and Stephen Dorff. Channel 4, 11.05pm

Saturday February 23

OUT THERE: A pilot of a possible new series in which comics including Tom Allen, Milton Jones and Kerry Godliman deliver their gags in unusual locations out in the real world. ITV, 10.25pm

Published: 17 Feb 2019

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