Spend all night long with Lionel


Friday, September 4

Piers Morgan’s Life Stories (ITV, 9pm)

New series. Singer-songwriter, record producer and actor Lionel Richie, who recently topped the album charts after appearing at Glastonbury, talks about growing up in Alabama against a background of racial segregation and his meteoric rise to fame after a string of top 20 hits.

He also reveals why he took a public stand against rapper Kanye West for using foul language at the 2015 Brit awards and opens up to Piers about his two failed marriages and adopting daughter Nicole, whom he supported through drugs rehabilitation.

Radges (BBC3, 11pm)

Another one-off entry – and potentially the start of something big for stars Lois Chimimba, Lauren Lyle and Nick Preston – in the Comedy Feeds strand.

Set in a pupil referral unit, the quirky tale follows a group of disparate characters as they try to negotiate being “weirdos” in small-town


Mab shocks the community when she acquires a new boyfriend before getting rid of her old one, while nervous Lauren attempts to shake off the unwanted attention she is receiving from the scary Erin.