5 TV shows for the week ahead

Des O'Driscoll picks out the best that tv has to offer this week.
5 TV shows for the week ahead

Des O'Driscoll picks out the best that tv has to offer this week.

Monday

Don O'Leary
Don O'Leary

The Unteachables, Virgin One, 9pm

First episode of a two-art documentary on the Life Centre in Cork, which admits teenagers who have left mainstream education.

Read more about it here.

Tuesday

Trainspotting, Film4, 10.55pm

Danny Boyle's classic adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel from 1996.

Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle star as part of a heroin-addled group in Edinburgh.

Wednesday

Run, Sky 1, 9pm

Domhnall Gleeson stars in a new comedy series from Vicky Jones that includes her Fleabag co-creator Phoebe Waller Bridge in the backroom team.

Thursday

Building Ireland, RTÉ One, 8pm

A return of the series looking at some of the nation's most interesting construction projects through the decade.

First up is Dublin Airport, and the original terminal building from the 1930s which is considered a fine example of Modernist architecture.

Friday

Masterchef, BBC One, 7.30pm

The final gives three remaining contestants one more chance to impress judges John Torode and Greg Wallace.

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