What’s on TV Tonight, Wednesday 18 April

Apprentice workouts, Kent delicacies, Olympic ambitions, Chelsea v Barcelona, and Elizabeth Taylor's Auction of a Lifetime


Champions League Football: Chelsea v Barcelona – 7:30pm, ITV1 (kick-off 7:45pm)


Chelsea are out for retribution following the controversial night in 2009 that saw them crashing out of the competition. Can anyone stop Messi?

Our Food – 8:00pm, BBC2

Giles Coren explores the delights of the Kent countryside, learning the secrets of medieval brewing and sampling the county’s distinctively continental flavours.

The Apprentice – 9:00pm, BBC1

Five weeks in and we’re starting to get to know the candidates. This week Lord Sugar’s hopefuls are tasked with putting together a fitness regime.

Elizabeth Taylor: Auction of a Lifetime – 9:00pm, C4

A documentary portrait of the actress’s tumultuous life, looking at some of her most treasured possessions as they are sold at auction in London and New York.

2012 Olympic Games: 100 Days to Go – 10:45pm, BBC1

Four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson previews London 2012. Featuring interviews with Usain Bolt, Tom Daley and the opening ceremony’s artistic director, Danny Boyle.

Wild Swimming – 11:00pm, BBC4

Alice Roberts goes on an unusual quest to find out what lies behind Britain’s new-found passion for swimming in the wild.

Ricky Gervais: Science – 11:55pm, E4


The comedian’s fourth live stand-up show, recorded at London’s Hammersmith Apollo.