TV highlights 21/05/2014

Fight Night – Live | Porridge: Inside Out | Del Boys & Dealers | Fearne And McBusted | Episodes | Derek | Jack Taylor: The Dramatist | The Quite Remarkable David Coleman

Fight Night – Live
7.30pm, Sky Sports 2

A four-bout card from Leeds. Top billing goes to Josh Warrington's defence of his Commonwealth featherweight title, but the more interesting fight might be the WBC featherweight title eliminator between Liverpool's Stephen Smith and Argentina's Fernando David Saucedo. A win for Smith would be a significant advance towards a WBC belt. Also featured, a British super-bantamweight title fight between Gavin McDonnell and Josh Wale, and returning, Hull's Tommy Coyle. Andrew Mueller

Porridge: Inside Out
8pm, GOLD

The first of three programmes looking at the enduring affection for Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais's classic prison sitcom Porridge. Eric Idle, Keith Allen, David Walliams, Ronnie Corbett and Ian McShane join together in celebration of Ronnie Barker's iconic lag Norman Stanley Fletcher beneath a voiceover from former co-star David Jason. La Frenais and Clement dissect their own rather sterling work while original locations are visited, as is the little-known story of how the show very nearly never reached the screen. Ben Arnold

Del Boys & Dealers
9pm, BBC1

What it says on the tin. A lighthearted doc about the colourful characters who rifle through piles of tat hoping to find treasure they can sell. We join Richie from south London at an auction house as he scours the junk for gold. Brian from Essex drives slowly up and down suburban streets, ringing his handbell and collecting cast-offs. And Ieuan from Wales made his name bulk-buying and reselling crisps and sweets to schoolkids deprived of junk food by Jamie Oliver's school-dinner reforms. Julia Raeside

Fearne And McBusted
9pm, ITV2

ITV2 aired four episodes of Fearne And … back in 2009, and they haven't aged too well in the intervening years. In a Pre-Pussy Riot world, Ms Cotton's "controversial woman" of choice was Paris Hilton, while James Blunt was her partner in crime for decidedly un-rock'n'roll good times. But the premise of this new two-parter seems, if anything, even more dated, as Fearne catches up with noughties chart-toppers McFly and Busted – now performing as a supergroup – as they prepare for a UK arena tour. Hannah J Davies

10pm, BBC2

Matt continues to seek custody of his children; not easy, after being discovered driving under the influence with his kids in the car. "You are the worst client I've ever had," drawls his lawyer. "I'd happily trade you for two Mel Gibsons and a Tiger Woods." Meanwhile, Sean is distraught after Beverly admits she slept with Rob. "You only dated him twice – so on 50% of your dates, you slept with Rob," he says. "Or, you could say I only slept with him on half our dates," she shoots back. Beautifully toe-curling television. Ali Catterall

10pm, Channel 4

It's a very downbeat time at Broadhill at the moment: Hannah and Tom are navigating fairly choppy seas in their relationship, as he considers rejoining the merchant navy, much to Hannah's dismay. Kev – currently making sculptures out of the found objects he and Derek go scavenging for – has taken to stealing items from the home's kitchen for his art, which drives Hannah mad. And in between attempts at sneaking in whisky for his father, Derek has to face up to some sudden sad news about a friend. Bim Adewunmi

Jack Taylor: The Dramatist
10pm, Channel 5

This grim feature-length thriller, based on noir novels by the Irish author Ken Bruen, follows on from three stories broadcast more than a year ago on Channel 5. Troubled Galway PI Jack (Iain Glen) has been on the straight and narrow for some months when he is drafted in to investigate the gruesome death of a university student. Her lecturer reckons it was a murder, while the Garda blame it on drugs, leaving only Taylor to investigate the stranger aspects to the case – including a literary link to JM Synge. Hannah J Davies

The Quite Remarkable David Coleman
10.35pm, BBC1

David Coleman, who died last year aged 87, is affectionately recalled as a purveyor of on-air gaffes, "Colemanballs". Yet, as this updated version of a show aired to mark his 85th birthday makes clear, he was a gifted journalist and sports broadcasting pioneer. He was also brilliant under pressure, demonstrated in 1972 when he fronted BBC coverage of the Munich Olympics massacre with dignity and authority. Princess Anne, Ian Botham and Seb Coe all pay tribute. Jonathan Wright


Andrew Mueller, Ben Arnold, Julia Raeside, Hannah J Davies, Ali Catterall, Bim Adewunmi and Jonathan Wright

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