Snakes and spiders for bedfellows


Television - Friday, January 29

The Last Leg Goes Down Under (Channel 4, 10pm)

Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker take on the toughest Outback itinerary imaginable, leaving behind the comfort of the studio, for a two-week, 3,000-mile drive from Darwin in the Northern Territories to Hills’ home city of Sydney in New South Wales.

The trio head to Uluru where their fantasies of beaches and sunshine are replaced by camping out with deadly snakes and spiders.

Saturday, January 30

The Voice (BBC One, 7.45pm)

This week, a blast from the past arrives in the form of Kevin Simm, former member of the hit pop group Liberty X, who shows off his skills as a solo artist and sparks a shock clash between the coaches.

We also hear from 16 year-old Heather Cameron-Hayes, rockabilly singer Sammy-Jo Evans and duo act The Dublin City Rounders.

Sunday, January 31

War & Peace (BBC One, 9pm)

Napoleon invades Russia and preparations begin for another great battle against him. As the French army marches eastwards, Marya is terrified to discover that her family is in considerable danger and her father is refusing to listen. to her concerns.