Monday's TV highlights: Brilliant quiz minds, driving test-stress and property deals gone awry

In a new daily feature, Arts editor Des O'Driscoll lists the best things on the box for the evening ahead

Cork man Anthony Byrne will be put through his paces on tonight's episode of RTÉ's 'The Test'
Cork man Anthony Byrne will be put through his paces on tonight's episode of RTÉ's 'The Test'

The Test


Among the people who feature in the final episode of the current series are Cork man Anthony Byrne.

He is now taking lessons to become a bus driver, under instructor Billy Corkery.

Billy Corkery, will be Anthony Byrne's insturctor
Billy Corkery, will be Anthony Byrne's insturctor

There's also a segment on Bill Shyne, the 84-year-old Limerick man who is Ireland’s oldest approved driving instructor.

  • RTÉ One, 7.30pm

Mastermind

Monday's TV highlights: Brilliant quiz minds, driving test-stress and property deals gone awry

The long-running quiz continues its semi-finals tonight with an interesting selection of specialised subjects includes the Pitch Perfect films, thee band Talking Heads, and the Appalachian trail.

  • BBC Two, 8pm

The Walking Dead

Finale of a season that has been an improvement on recent years, but the show remains a patchy shadow of its former glories.

Michonne is the latest of the core characters to bow out, but there is still just about enough remaining to salvage things for season 11 if the writers can up their game.

  • Fox UK, 9pm

Burnt By The Sun


The second and final part of the documentary on Irish people who got involved in property deals overseas that went wrong.

We hear of illegally-built properties in Spain, leaseback schemes in France that left investors out of pocket, and various other unpleasant scenarios for which some of the participants are still paying.

  • RTÉ One, 9.35pm

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