TV tonight: Big Narstie is back with his beloved, brash chatshow

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The Big Narstie Show

11.05pm, Channel 4

Big Narstie is back to upend the stale chatshow format with his own beloved brash brand of TV. Mo Gilligan – who is fast becoming a leading name in British comedy – joins the grime MC once again, welcoming Katherine Ryan and the rapper Digga D into the chaotic late-night fold. Plus, there is a special appearance from the one and only Idris Elba. Happy Friyay to that. Hollie Richardson

Richard Osman’s House of Games Night

8pm, BBC One

It’s the final – and that means … well, it’s just the usual gently amusing quiz, but with a token winner demurely announced at the end. This sort of chummy timewaster feels like it should have Una Stubbs or Kenneth Williams on it, but we continue to make do with Ed Balls, Janette Manrara, Steph McGovern and Ben Miller. Jack Seale

Mr Mayor

8.30pm, Sky Comedy

An avocado shortage hits Los Angeles, wreaking havoc among health-crazed Californians and providing Ted Danson’s businessman turned mayor with a fruitful opportunity for a PR win. Tina Fey’s influence over this quippy comedy – originally intended as a 30 Rock spin-off – means that even an insomnia B-plot zips along with about six jokes per minute. Henry Wong

The Last Leg

10pm, Channel 4

Debrief the week that’s been with Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Tonight, comedians Jessica Knappett and Munya Chawawa join the trio to dissect (read: poke fun at) the events of the last seven days. HR

The Graham Norton Show

10.35pm, BBC One

Graham Norton favourite Miriam Margolyes is here to talk (probably very, very rudely) about her autobiography This Much Is True, while Paul Rudd, Halle Berry, Ron Howard and Stephen Fry are sure to make excellent foils. Ali Catterall

BBC New Comedy Awards: The Final

11.25pm, BBC One

Send in the clowns … The three judges need to pick a new king or queen of comedy who makes ’em laugh in the final round. HR

Film choice

A Cop Movie (Alonso Ruizpalacios, 2021) Netflix

Here’s a curious experiment in documentary-making. Following Mexico City cop Teresa, this initially feels like staged reality – a night-time callout to a woman in labour is shot in dramatic fashion – as we also meet Teresa’s colleague/boyfriend Montoya. It is soon revealed that they are actors, with their training compared to the real officers they are playing. Through all this genre-twisting, a depressing story of hard work, underfunding and quotidian corruption emerges. Simon Wardell

Attack the Block (Joe Cornish, 2011)

2am, Film4

Before they found global fame in venerable sci-fi franchises, John Boyega and Jodie Whittaker starred in this small but pleasingly formed 2011 alien invasion horror. His teen street-gang leader and her frazzled nurse have to join forces on Bonfire Night when their south London estate is overrun by furry extraterrestrials with glow-in-the dark gnashers. The corridors and lifts of the high-rises and the surrounding concrete jungle of car parks and raised walkways are used to atmospheric effect. The seasonal fireworks come in handy, too. SW

Breaker Morant (Bruce Beresford, 1980)

9.55am, Great! Movies Action

A righteous anger permeates this war drama, featuring Edward Woodward at his most compelling (The Wicker Man excepted). His English-born Harry Morant, an Australian lieutenant fighting in a guerrilla unit of the British army during the Boer war, is accused at a court martial of war crimes after the killings of prisoners and civilians in the Northern Transvaal. Despite the facts of the case, Beresford prints the legend: pointing up the Australia v British empire angle, he shows us a man, driven to extremes by conflict, who was just following orders. SW

Live sport

Premiership Rugby Union: Leicester Tigers v Bath Rugby Fri, 7pm, BT Sport 1. From Mattioli Woods Welford Road.

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