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Monday’s best TV: Guy Martin’s Wall of Death; Eddie Izzard: 27 Marathons in 27 Days; Maigret; Fresh Meat

Guy Martin revs up his motorcycle to ride round an enormous ‘wall of death’; Rowan Atkinson excels as detective Jules Maigret; South Africa is the setting for Eddie Izzard’s latest incredible feat of stamina; and Fresh Meat bows out

Motorcyclist and professional northerner Guy Martin isn’t afraid of a challenge. His guilelessness in the face of a tall order means he is now the Jamie Oliver of engineering. Tonight’s assignment, which will be screened live, is that circus perennial the “wall of death”, in which a motorcyclist speeds around the inside of a wooden cylinder. Guy has sought advice from Ken Fox, the acknowledged master of the wall, but the sheer scale of Guy’s wall is mindblowing. “It’s like the Colosseum,” says Ken. “You expect to see lions and gladiators.” John Robinson

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