Appetite for Distraction: Our pick of this week’s best home entertainment

Your weekly guide to the best small-screen entertainment and podcasts out there

Jamie O'Leary, a TV director who is at risk of losing his sight, and Jamie MacDonald, the blind comedian in Blind Ambition. Picture: Ian Traherne

TV picks of the week

Blind Ambition

Tonight, 10.30pm, BBC Two

Television director Jamie O’Leary faces the prospect of losing his already failing sight as an outcome from eye surgery. In this emotionally charged encounter he teams up with blind comedian Jamie McDonald to explore how creative people can adapt to sight loss and continue to present themselves to the world. EK

Dion Hesson presents Instatraders Photo by Tricia Yourkevich


Tuesday, 11.15pm, BBC One