After much probably unintended yet welcome hilarity, a teenager finally dropped its Ed Balls. No amount of coquettish pouting on Strictly’s 14th series was going to save this man from the sequinned boot once the red dance-off beam of doom had him in its sights.
Forty years ago, it fell to West Bromwich of all places to promote black footballers and take on racists. On Sunday, BBC2’s doc about a strange but significant football match in 1979 defeated Channel 4’s Humans, as it did quite a few low-watt humans at the time.
It can’t be long before some writer coming down with a fever in their freezing garret dreams up the idea of having Lenny The Pope wander into the artificial Wild West. After a few weeks on Sky Atlantic, it’s clear who’d win that particular gunfight at the corral.