All Round to Mrs Brown’s – BBC1

EastEnders' Jake Wood and and boxer Nicola Adams are round at Agnes Brown's this week. And Westlife pop in too!

Tonight’s All Round to Mrs Brown’s guests are double Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams and EastEnders actor Jake Wood.

Agnes is delighted to join Jake when he demonstrates his Strictly snakehips (he was a contestant in the same year as Cathy’s alter ego Jennifer Gibney), but a bout of sparring with Nicola doesn’t go so well…

All Round to Mrs Brown's - Westlife

Westlife perform specially for Agnes

As usual, there’s a mammy on hand who’s unimpressed with her celebrity offspring.

This week it’s Jake’s mum, Joelle, who responds to Cathy’s question about whether it was a big moment when he joined the BBC soap with a pause and an ‘Er…’

Come here! Agnes (Brendan O'Carroll) gives Westlife star Nicky Byrne a hug

Come here! Agnes (Brendan O’Carroll) gives Westlife star Nicky Byrne a hug

Meanwhile, Lorraine Kelly checks in at Dermot and Buster’s hotel and there’s a local group by the name of Westlife at Foley’s Bar.

And, as ever, chef Ali Mahmoud dispenses a bit of Easter cheer, though he told TV Times he doesn’t reckon much to Agnes’s cooking – “You just might be sitting down to a leg of overcooked lamb with plenty of mashed potatoes and carrots both covered with melting butter!”

TV Times rating: ****

(Episode five of the current series of All Round to Mrs Brown’s)