Telly highlights of the week 14 October | Virgin Media
Telly highlights of the week


This week: Ed Balls. And some other stuff. But mainly Ed Balls.




Somebody stop him!

So here we have the man who was once in the running to become Chancellor of the Exchequer, pretending to be a dancing green-faced Mask monster on primetime television. That is all.

Strictly Come Dancing is available to watch in Catch Up on BBC iPlayer


Minister for awkward moments

Fair play to Ed: this moment when he “spooned” Stacey Solomon on Loose Women was only about 60% as inappropriate as it could have been.

Loose Women is available to watch in Catch Up on ITV Hub


The hippest headteacher in the world

Remember when headteachers looked like, you know, HEADTEACHERS? Now they look like Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen crossed with Iggy Pop, and turn up on telly waving air rifles around. 


That takes the cake

Meanwhile, on Bake Off: Tudor Week. And Andrew was inspired to create this innocent jousting knight, which immediately gave all of Twitter very mucky thoughts. “First recorded picture of a cake with an STD,” opined one viewer.

The Great British Bake Off is available to watch in Catch Up on BBC iPlayer


The most Jeremy Kyliest moment of all time 

“You married a gay man so your sister couldn’t get off with him?” Yep, even Jeremy Kyle himself seemed stunned at achieving peak-Jeremy Kyle.


Tom Hanks enters the Inferno

Here’s Tom Hanks turning up on The One Show to plug his new movie Inferno, and being visibly terrified by the fiery reception laid out for him by the BBC. He’ll be having words with his agent after this…

The One Show is available to watch in Catch Up on BBC iPlayer

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