Superhero comedy Extraordinary comes to free streaming | ...and the week's other TV and radio picks

Superhero comedy Extraordinary comes to free streaming

...and the week's other TV and radio picks

Our pick of the comedy on TV, radio and streaming this week…:

Sunday February 11

UNITED THINGDOM: A one-off sketch show featuring comedy performers and writers drawn from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: Diona Doherty, Paul G Raymond, Tudur Owen, Lana Pheutan and Karen Bartke BBC Radio 4, 7.15pm

Monday February 12

EXTRAORDINARY: Originally streaming on Disney+, the comedy set in a world where everyone develops a power on their 18th birthday comes to ITVX. Máiréad Tyers plays Jen, who's now 25 and somehow yet to be granted her powers and so finds herself adrift in a big, confusing world. The series – named best comedy programme at last yera's Broadcast Digital Awards – also stars Sofia Oxenham, Bilal Hasna and Luke Rollason and Siobhán McSweeney.

RICHARD OSMAN'S HOUSE OF GAMES: Alex Brooker, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Isy Suttie and presenter Kaye Adams return to the House for this Champions' Week. BBC Two, 6pm

Tuesday February 13

CARRY ON SPYING: Barbara Windsor made her first appearance in the film comedy series in this 1964 Bond spoof, joining regulars Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, and Jim Dale. Talking Pictures TV, 12.50pm

Wednesday February 14

BRING THE DRAMA: Bill Bailey hosts this new series opening up the world of screen drama to eight people who have always dreamt of becoming professional actors but have never had the opportunity. BBC Two, 9pm

THE SKEWER:Jon Holmes' twisted, satirical and multi-award winning mash-up of the week's news returns for a new series. BBC Radio 4, 11.15pm

Thursday February 15

BILLY CONNOLLY DOES: In this week's episode, mixing classic stand-up clips with new footage shot at the comedian's Florida Home, the Big Yin looks at food and drink, and considers how our attitudes towards drinking have changed and the evils of eating food from a bucket. Gold, 9pm

Friday February 16

THE LAST LEG: Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker return for the 30th - count 'em! - series, and are joined by Rosie Jones and Richard Ayoade. Channel 4, 10pm

Saturday February 17

THE 1% CLUB: Lee Mack's entertaining gameshow returns. ITV1, 8.50pm

THE JONATHAN ROSS SHOW: Jack Whitehall is among the guests as the show returns, ITV1, 9.50pm

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Published: 11 Feb 2024

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