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Hole in the Wall


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1/11; series two. The human-jigsaw game show returns with Anton Du Beke alongside silver-clad captains Joe Swash and Austin Healey.
(Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel)
The Alison Graham column: page 45
What Austin Healey is watching: page 141

Today's Choices: Hole in the Wall 6.10 pm BBC1, BBC HD: Entertainment
This surely has to be the most idiotic show on television: grown men and women, dressed in shiny, embarrassingly unforgiving prophylactic one-piece jump suits, make silly shapes to avoid being dunked in a swimming pool by a moving polystyrene wall.
Well, it works for me, even though last year's host Dale Winton has been replaced by former team captain Anton Du Beke. The way he shouts the show's catchphrase "Bring on the wall!" just doesn't have the same ring to it as Le Winton's. And his charmless gags are awful.
Captains Austin Healey and Joe Swash are joined by what Du Beke charitably describes as "a dazzling array of celebrities" - Anne Diamond, Sophie Anderton, Radio 1's Comedy Dave and John Altman (EastEnders' Nick Cotton).
(Alison Graham TV editor)
The Alison Graham column: page 45; What Austin Healey is watching: page 141


Unknown: Anton du Beke
Unknown: Joe Swash
Producer: Glenn Coomber
Producer: Suzy Lamb
Unknown: Alison Graham

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