TV Guide 2021-11-27

Late November brings us a few new delights. Killer Camp is a bit of horror (ITV2, nightly from Monday), while Battle of the Christmas Lights (VM1, Saturday) lights up County Cork. There's a fresh run of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, Monday).

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Saturday 27 November

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 10.30) Captain Captain's rival on Strictly Come Pirating was Captain Twinkletoes. Guess who challenges who to a pirate's dance-off?
  • Junior Bake Off (C4, 11am) Highlights from the recent series.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4.05) Jason Manford, repeat.


  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 5.40; not Wales) Scarlett Moffatt, in a repeat from last year, so with the old host we don't talk about. Pulled for a parliament we don't talk about.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 Wales, 5.40) Seen elsewhere on Friday. Also pulled, for reasons completely irrelevant to the viewers.
  • The Hit List (BBC1, 6.10) A Strictly Come Pirating edition, with Ranvir Singh, Chizzy Akudolu, Ore Oduba, Joanne Clifton, Ian Waite, and Karim Zeroual.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.55).
  • Moneyball (ITV, 7pm; VM1, 8pm) Don't forget to miss it.
  • Battle of the Christmas Lights (VM1, 7pm) Two families from County Cork take on seasonal challenges.
  • The Wheel (BBC1, 8pm) Stars in a reasonably-spaced circle.
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 8pm) Slop in a Castle special: AJ Pritchard, Hollie Arnold, Giovanna Fletcher, Russell Watson.
  • Last Singer Standing (RTÉ1, 8.35).
  • Blankety Blank (BBC1, 9pm) Tess Daly, Adil Ray, Roisin Conaty, Sue Perkins, Gregg Wallace, Mark Wright.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm). A Legends of the Jungle compilation episode, repeated in response to Storm Arwen.

Weekend repeats


  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 11am) From Tuesday.
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30am) From Thursday.
  • Quote... Unquote (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Bake Off (C4, 12.30) From Tuesday.
  • Eggheads (5Select, 1pm) Six episodes from earlier in the series.
  • Last Singer Standing (RTE1, 1.40) From last night.

Sunday 28 November - Advent Sunday

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 10.30) Captain Captain has a performance review for Seaweed and Sandy. This isn't going to take very long.
  • Songs of Praise (BBC1, 1.15; Wales 4.05) Television coverage of Young Chorister of the Year.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.55; Wales 3.15) Wales repeat inserted after live rugby was cancelled.
  • Sitting on a Fortune (ITV, 7pm).
  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4, 7.15) A recent episode.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) With performances from Years and Years.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, 8pm) With Alexander Armstrong from Hey Duggee and Gabby Logan from The Edge.
  • Réalta Agus Gaolta (TG4, 8.30).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm). A Jungle Fever compilation episode, repeated in response to Storm Arwen.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot 11.15 Th).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm) New episodes.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Clare Balding is in Dictionary Corner.
  • The Tournament (BBC1, 2.15; Scot 3pm We; Fr 1.45).
  • Moneybags (C4, 3pm).
  • Lingo (ITV, 3pm).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • NBC The Voice (ITV2, 5pm) A recent series.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15). Repeats all week.
  • Bidding Wars (C4, 5.30) Bid for pallets of themed goods to sell on at a profit. This may not be a game show.
  • Don't Unleash the Beast (CITV, 5.30, rpt 11.50am next day) Fearless Fighters, Valiant, Centurions, Cave Conquerors, and Dynamic Duo on Friday.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm; Wales not Fri) Jessie Cave, Ayesha Hazarika, Simon Hickson, AJ Pritchard.
  • Strictly It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30; Wales 7.30 Fri).
  • Eggheads (C5, 6.30) New episodes.
  • Masterchef America (W, 7pm).

Monday 29 November

  • It's Your Round (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2011.
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm) Daliso Chaponda, Lissa Evans, Georgie Morrell.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Jan Ravens, Omid Djalili, Tony Hawks, Barry Cryer, from the Hexagon Theatre in Reading. Jack Dee is the guest host.
  • Strongest Man (C5, 7pm) More highlights from Milton Keynes.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 7.30 and 8.30; Wales: BBC2 7.30 and BBC1 8.30) Two episodes.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30; Wales, 7pm Wed) Nell Gwyn, Sylvia Plath, Still Game, Sicily.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Apollos vs Animal Lovers in the first quarter-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm). Damage from the weekend's storm means they still can't transmit, and have to put on an episode of DNA Journey instead.
  • Quizzy Mondays (, 9.05) No bad weather can stop Gareth and guests' look back at recent quizzing action.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC1 England, 10.35; Wales, NI 11.15, Scot 11.35) The grand final, with Jay Revell.
  • Killer Camp (ITV2, 10.45) The season is marked with another run of this pantomime series, combining horror and reality and comedy and social deduction.

Tuesday 30 November

  • Elephant in the Room (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Amir Khan and Trisha Goddard.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9.15).
  • Question Team (Dave, 10pm) Sara Pascoe, Darrenn Harriott, Jessica Knappett, Isy Suttie. Last in the enjoyable series.
  • Ultimate Goal (BT Sport 1, 9.45).
  • I Like the Way U Move (BBC1, 10.35; NI 11.05, Wales 11.25).
  • Killer Camp (ITV2, 11pm).
  • Taskmaster (C4, 11.35) Repeat from last Thursday.

Wednesday 1 December

  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 12 midnight; Wales, 12.50am, not NI); A Question of Sport (BBC1, 12.45am; not NI, Wales) Repeats from last Friday.
  • Listomania (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld and The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Sitting: Ian Hislop, Emma Dabiri, Daniel Mays.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave, 9pm) Erika Ehler, Joe Thomas, Henning Wehn.
  • Love Trap (C4, 10pm) This week, five brides-to-be.
  • Gamesmaster (E4, 10pm) Two Mortal Kombat experts battle it out.
  • Killer Camp (ITV2, 10.45).

Thursday 2 December

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Scotland's Best Dog (BBC Scotland, 8pm) Featuring Darcey, Nodens, and Ro. And some humans they hang round with.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Squid on toast.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; NI 11.15) Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne (comedian), Laura Lexx, Jonny Pelham, Ahir Shah.
  • Killer Camp (ITV2, 11pm).

Friday 3 December

Countdown and Moneybags weren't shown, because Channel 4 had technical problems. Standby editions of Find it, Fix it, Flog it and Location Location Location replaced them. Countdown was slipped out at 6.10am the following Wednesday, Moneybags gets the more helpful slot of 2.45 on Sunday 19 December.

  • The Wheel (BBC1, 12.05am); Blankety Blank (BBC1, 1.05am) Missed the Saturday show? See it BLANK.
  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4 Extra, 7.30am, 5.30 and 10pm).
  • Funny You Should Ask (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm). A panel game about comedy from 1979.
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; Scot 11.25, Wales 4pm Sat) Alistair Brownlee, Jonny Brownlee, Galal Yafai, Frazer Clarke.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 8.30) Cheese.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Clash of the Cover Bands (E!, 9pm) "90s rockers".
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9.30) Clive Myrie hosts, with comedian Miles Jupp and Camilla Long.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Noel, a repeat.
  • Killer Camp (ITV2, 10.45).

Sign language interpretation

  • Dress to Impress (ITV2, 9.20am Sat) Two episodes.
  • Lingo (ITV, 5.05am Sat, Sun).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 5.05am Mon-Thu).
  • Love Bites (ITV2, 6am Mon-Fri).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8am and 8.30am Tue, 3.35am and 4.35am Thu).
  • Home of the Year (RTE2, 4.10am Wed)
  • Caru Siopa (S4C, 12.05 Wed).
  • Home Advantage (RTE1, 3.20am Thu).
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 3.05am and 4.10am Fri).
  • Rolling in It (ITV, 3.15am Sat).


It's Schlag den Star night! (Pro7 and, Sat). Olivia Jones and Katja Burkard take on the duels for €100 000. Das Supertalent continues on RTL, and ARD spends three hours on Das Adventsfest der 100 000 Lichter, an evening of entertainment and silliness. On Friday, Geh aufs Ganze! (Sat.1) reminisces about their version of Let's Make a Deal.

TF1 has a new diversion for Saturday nights: La Grand Secrète, where celebrities hear their favourite songs re-interpreted by singing stars, while their own families surprise them on stage. Davina McCall would love this format. France 2 replies with N'oubliez pas les paroles (Don't forget the lyric).

More musical fun on De Top 2000 Quiz (NPO3, Wed), celebrating the NPO's annual countdown of the listeners' top 2000 songs. (Het is stemweek! The active voting window starts this Saturday. Find out if "Roller coaster" is still number 1 on new year's eve.)

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