Tonight's top telly tips include The Late Late Show Daffodil Day Special, an Elton John night on BBC Four, new horror/mystery series Hausen, The Irregulars, and Olly Alexander on Later . . . With Jools Holland

Pick of the Day

The Late Late Show, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

This Friday night, a very special Late Late Show celebrates Daffodil Day, with guest stars including Shane Filan, Jedward and Cavan footballer Oisin Kiernan.

Westlife star Shane Filan will be in studio, speaking to Ryan for the very first time about how he coped with recently losing both of his parents, Mae and Peter, to cancer, just ten months apart.

Pop twins Jedward (below), whose mother Susanna died in 2019 from cancer, will be shaving their heads live on air to help raise Daffodil Day donations.

Cavan footballer Oisin Kiernan will be talking about his diagnosis and treatment for testicular cancer, his subsequent GAA comeback and his advice for young men watching.

Ryan will also meet some of the army of volunteers who swim, run, bucket-shake, drive and cycle each year all in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

Don’t Miss

The Graham Norton Show, 11.15pm, BBC One

Graham is joined by Liam Neeson and Micheal Richardson, who are playing father and son in comedy-drama Made in Italy.

Breakout star of The Serpent, Tahar Rahim, talks about his gripping new legal drama The Mauritanian, while Cush Jumbo (below) reflects on five-part thriller The Beast Must Die.

Comedian and actor Rob Brydon and the undisputed queen of Dragons' Den Deborah Meaden also feature. With music by singer-songwriter Laura Mvula.

Elton John Night on BBC Four

Elton John: Electric Prom, 7.00pm

The singer is joined by friend and mentor Leon Russell to perform songs from their collaborative album The Union, along with a selection of their most famous hits, at the Roundhouse in London.

The duo will be joined on stage by guest singers Plan B and Rumer.

Elton John at the BBC, 9.00pm

A selection of interviews, news clips and archive BBC session performances from throughout the singer's career, including footage from The Old Grey Whistle Test and Top of the Pops.

Elton John: Uncensored, 10.00pm 

This 2019 programme sees the musician chats to Graham Norton about his eventful life and a career that spans more than 50 years. 

Elton discusses his childhood growing up as Reg Dwight in post-war Middlesex, and looks back at his rise to global stardom in the 1970s. 

He also shares musical memories of the 80s and '90s, discusses his addictions, and how he managed to overcome them to become one of the world's most successful and prolific solo artists. 

New or Returning Shows

Hausen, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic & NOW TV

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This promises to be a groundbreaking horror-mystery. It’s certainly worth a look.

After the death of his mother, 16-year-old Juri and his father Jaschek move into a run-down housing complex on the outskirts of the city.

While Jaschek tries to establish a new existence for himself and his son as caretaker of the building, Juri gradually discovers that the house has a vicious life of its own and feeds on the suffering of its inhabitants.

In the opening episodes, Jaschek and Juri arrive at their new apartment, with Jaschek discovering an eerie issue with the block’s heating system.

8:15pm Ó Pheann an Phiarsaigh

An hour-long film exploring the visual aspect of the poetry of one of the founding fathers of the modern Irish State, Pádraig Mac Piarais (above).

Through a carefully structured and highly dramatic montage, the film takes some of his poetic works and adds a visualized dimension to see how they add to our understanding of the works themselves and of the enigmatic nature of their creator.

The Blame Game, 10.45pm, BBC One

The long-running panel show - it started out on radio back in 2005 - returns with guests Joanne McNally and Jimeoin joining regulars Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy as they raise a socially-distanced laugh or two in response to current events. Hosted by Tim McGarry.

New to Stream

The Irregulars, Netflix

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Set in Victorian London, this intriguing new series follows a gang of troubled street teens who are manipulated into solving supernatural crimes for the sinister Doctor Watson and his mysterious business partner, the elusive Sherlock Holmes.

The cast includes Mckell David,Thaddea Graham,and Jojo Macari, and it looks like it could be a lot of fun.

As the crimes take on a horrifying edge and a dark power emerges, it'll be up to the Irregulars to come together to save not only London but - you've guessed it - the entire world.

The Mighty Ducks: Gamechanger, Disney+

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Set in present-day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth ice hockey team.

After 12-year-old Evan Morrow is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mother, Alex (Lauren Graham), set out to build their own team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of US youth sports today.

With the help of Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estivez), they rediscover the joys of playing just for love of the game.

Six Minutes to Midnight, Sky Cinema & NOW TV

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Eddie Izzard, Judy Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kevin Eldon, James D’Arcy, Nigel Lindsay star in this historical drama set in a seaside town on the eve of World War II.

Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist.

A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm - but the authorities believe that he is the problem.

Ending Tonight

Later . . . with Jools Holland, 10.00pm, BBC Two

In the final episode of this run, Jools chats to singer and actor Olly Alexander (above), recently seen in hit Channel 4 drama It's a Sin.

Rising star Griff makes her British TV debut, and performs her dark pop anthem Black Hole, while composer and musical polymath Nitin Sawhney and the cellist and singer Ayanna Witter-Johnson collaborate on a duet called Movement II.

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