Monday 16 October 2017



BBC4, 9.00pm

As a new series of the acclaimed Danish drama begins, it's two-and-a-half years since Birgitte Nyborg called a snap general election, and she's now left politics and works as a public speaker. But her old friend Bent Sejro thinks she should re-enter the fray. With Jens Jacob Tychsen (right).Live International Rugby UNION

RTE Two, 5.00pm

Joe Schmidt's (right) men face a stiff challenge as they welcome Australia to Dublin. The Aussies were unlucky to lose to England in Wembley two weeks ago, and will be out to get their tour back on track. Strictly Come Dancing

BBC1, 6.30pm

This week comes from Blackpool's famous Tower Ballroom, with the celebrities once again dancing for survival in front of Len Goodman (right), Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood. Boardwalk Empire

Sky Atlantic, 9.00pm

Arnold Rothstein has agreed to help fund Nucky's (Steve Buscemi, right) new venture in Tampa, but with one condition – the New York mobster insists they get the measure of each other by sitting down to a game of poker first.

Irish Independent Comments Facility

INM has taken the decision to remove the commenting facility on its online platform to minimise the legal risk to our business that arises from Ireland's draconian libel awards system.

We continue to look forward to receiving comments through direct email contact or via social media, some of which may still be featured on the website

Editors Choice

Also in Entertainment