Viewers of an artistic persuasion will welcome the return of this informative six-part series.

Mariella Frostrup and Rev Richard Coles host as 10 amateur painters channel their inner Cézanne under the watchful eye of professional mentors Pascal Anson and Diana Ali.

This week the contestants tackle ‘still life’ and a workshop on volume and tone, which they must master for their next test: capturing on paper the large drums inside a distillery.

Judges Lachlan Goudie (whose series Painting the Holy Land concludes today at 9am, BBC1) and Daphne Todd then critique the work before deciding who to send home…