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Sofa surfer: what to watch online this week

Posted at 5:15 pm, January 28, 2012 in TV

Best of the BestTis the season to be lazy. Beat back the January blues with our next installment of online viewing…

1. Sex Traffic
Abi Morgan is everywhere at the moment, but this tough, unforgiving two-parter – starring John Simm as a charity worker – remains one of her best.

2. Meades Shrine
If you’re enjoying Jonathan Meades’ idiosyncratic Francophilia as much as us, you’ll want to see this online archive of his finest moments.

3. Best of the Best UK MCs
Ahead of MTV Base’s ‘Best of the Best: UK MCs 2011’ (Mon, 9.30pm, MTV Base), here’s a recap on last year’s top ten.

4. The Crusades
Watch Thomas Asbridge’s acclaimed and timely BBC2 series on the 200 years of ‘The Crusades’ in its entirety until Feb 8.

5. Cassette Boy takes on Master Chef
The immortal Cassetteboy takes on Wallace, Torode, Roux and co, in another cut-and-paste job that’s half-pisstake, half-tribute.

See timeout.com/tv for full TV reviews and listings.

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