Tracey Ullman’s Show

Tracey Ullman is back with a new series of sketches and impressions...

Tracey Ullman’s back with a new series of sketches and impressions, and fans will be pleased to see the return of Judi Dench, who continues to use her ‘National Treasure’ status to break the law, and Angela Merkel, who sings a show-stopping number with her stylist Birgit (Samantha Spiro).

They’re joined by Nicola Sturgeon – who is keeping JK Rowling captive in a Batman-type lair beneath Edinburgh Castle – and a very helpful, hands-on Clare Balding (‘That horse is skittish, I’m just going to blow up its nostrils’).

As a sketch show about politics and celebrity in Britain this is entertaining enough, but the impressions, especially Maggie Smith, are spot-on.