TV This week: Plebs| Derren Brown| The Code

ANDREW BUCHAN as Thomas, POLLY DARTFORD as Hannah and TRIXIEBELL HARROWELL in The Great Fire. Pic: ITV
ANDREW BUCHAN as Thomas, POLLY DARTFORD as Hannah and TRIXIEBELL HARROWELL in The Great Fire. Pic: ITV
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Your pick of this week’s TV.

MONDAY

Plebs (ITV2, 10pm)

THIS week sees the trio become a foursome as Marcus and Stylax invest in a new slave at an auction - much to Grumio’s chagrin, as he begins to feel like his own position in the household is under threat.

TUESDAY

Spandau Ballet: True Gold (STV, 9pm)

THROUGHOUT their 35-year career, pop legends Spandau Ballet have experienced more than a few highs and lows. Here, Christine Bleakley hears all about them as she talks to band members Tony Hadley, Gary and Martin Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble about the key moments - including a bitter High Court battle between them about the apportioning of royalties, which almost tore them apart for good.

WEDNESDAY

Waterloo Road (BBC One, 8pm)

HANKIES at the ready - Waterloo Road might be starting term a-fresh, but this milestone tenth series is to be its last. Yep, after eight years this fine establishment is closing its doors for good, so, as expected, the programme is pulling out all the stops for the occasion, including the introduction of two new characters, headteacher Vaughan Fitzgerald (played by Neil Pearson), and his partner Allie (Nicola Stephenson), who is taking the reins of the art department.

THURSDAY

The Great Fire (STV, 9pm)

THE Great Fire is a new, four-part re-imagining of the events of that fateful period in September 1666 when a fire took hold of the city of London, destroying the homes of most of its citizens. The drama attempts to make a hero out of Thomas Farriner, the baker often blamed for starting the blaze after his bakery on Pudding Lane became the first building to be set alight.

FRIDAY

Derren Brown and Martin Freeman For SU2C (Channel 4, 10pm)

SU2C is a charity event designed to raise cash and awareness about cancer detection and early treatment. During the night, a wealth of famous faces from the world of TV, film, music and comedy do their bit for the worthy cause. Look out for Jamie Oliver and Taylor Swift who join forces for an exclusive sketch.Hollywood star Bradley Cooper meets Ella, a very brave teenager who has come through cancer.

And throughout the evening, celebrity guests pop in to the live talk show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man.

Tennis legend Andy Murray and Gadget Man/film director Richard Ayoade screen test celebrities including Gordon Ramsay, Michael Sheen, Ed Sheeran, Terry Wogan and Britney Spears, in an audition for the lead roles in Andy Murray: The Movie.

SATURDAY

The Code (BBC Four 9pm)

Saturday nights on BBC Four are always left open for European crime dramas, but there’s a usurper in our midst.

The latest series set to take over our weekends hails from Australia, which stars Dan Spielman and Ashley Zukerman as internet journalist Ned and his troubled younger brother Jesse respectively.

Ned is looking for his big break, and thinks it may have just dropped into his lap when a video of an accident in the Outback is emailed to him. He and Jesse decide to dig deeper into what happened, and uncover a conspiracy that could put their lives at risk.

Lucy Lawless, Adam Garcia and David Wenham also star.

SUNDAY

Strictly Come Dancing: The Results (BBC One, 6.20pm)

THE time has come for a third couple to leave Strictly Come Dancing. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present the results of last night’s public vote.