Best of the box: BBC Revivals, Keeping Ireland Alive and Ellen...

Tom Dunne and Sue Murphy bring you the best of the box for the week ahead...

Not quite sure of what the best picks of the box are for this week? Or will you regret that you didn't record something when all of a sudden it's the talk of the town?

Fear not, the Tom Dunne Show has you covered.

Sue Murphy joined Tom to pick out the best of the box for the week ahead. You can find a link to the full podcast at the bottom of the page.

 

Picks of the week

Keeping Ireland Alive - The Health Service Day, Monday, RTE1, 9.35pm

An RTE camera crew are given an all access pass to look behind the scenes of the Irish Health service, documenting the daily lives of health care workers and patients. The first episode screened on Monday night but you can catch up on the RTE player and follow the rest of the episodes over the coming month.

 

BBC Revivals - Sitcom Season

BBC One's Sitcom Season sees the revival of some much-loved sitcoms including Goodnight Sweetheart (Friday, BBC1, 9pm), Are You Being Served? (aired on Sunday), and Young Hyacinth - a prequel to Keeping Up Appearances (Friday, BBC1, 9.30pm).

 

Ellen, Thursday, Channel4, 10pm

In this 90 minute one-off drama, 14 year old Ellen (Jessica Barden) is coping with a difficult family situation, in which her grandmother is dying, her father has left, and her mother's gone off the rails. Also starring Jaime Winstone, Joe Dempsie and Yasmin Monet Prince - and written by Sarah Quintrell. 

 

Film of the week

Frank, Wednesday, Film4, 10.40pm

Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) joins an eccentric band fronted by Frank (Michael Fassbender), who wears a huge paper-mache head that he never removes. They attempt to record an album in a rural Irish holiday home, before hitting the road and heading for SXSW. Maggie Gyllenhaal also stars.

 

Tune into The Tom Dunne Show every Monday between 22.00 and 23.00 for a run down of the best TV the week has to offer. You can listen to the full edition of this week's episode below: