Wednesday 18 January 2017

The best of tonight's television

Published 21/10/2016 | 07:00

■ BEST ENTERTAINMENT

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The Apprentice

BBC1, 9pm

This week Alan Sugar sets the candidates the challenge of designing their own brand of sweets before heading down to Brighton to sell them.

■ PROGRAMME OF DAY

Neven's Food Trails

RTÉ One, 7pm

Spain's Basque Country is famous for its pinchos, the local version of tapas, and tonight Neven Maguire visits some of San Sebastian's finest pinchos bars to sample steak and omelette snacks. Recipes inspired by his travels include cracked patatas bravas with chorizo and garlic oil.

■ BEST Drama

Vikings

RTÉ2, 11.20pm

Ragnar (Travis Fimmel, below) clings to life, while events in Kattegat unfold beyond his control.

■ BEST Lifestyle

Britain's Body Image Secrets

BBC1, 8pm

Anne Robinson explores our modern obsession with looking good.

■ MOVIE OF THE DAY

Black Mountain Poets

Film 4, 10.50pm

Two warring sisters end up posing as poets when they visit a pretentious literary festival.

■ WATCH BACK

Grand Designs

All 4

Kevin McCloud meets a bricklayer who's decided he wants to build a huge state-of-the-art, five-bedroom home entirely out of wood.

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Alice Lowe fakes some verse in indie comedy 'Black Mountain Poets'

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