THE PLOT THICKENS
Line Of Duty Tuesday, 9pm, BBC2
The pressure continues to build on corrupt cop Tony Gates as this tense, twisting thriller reaches its penultimate episode. Kate Fleming is determined to make Gates pay for all his crimes – but she is making some very dangerous enemies…
10.15PM, TG4 The slaughter of Protestant settlers during the 1641 Rebellion in Ulster lived long in the Presbyterian imagination. Neil Martin examines its significance in the political and cultural development of the Plantation.
11.10PM, CH4 In the first of a two-part series finale, Sarah and Holder are closing in on prime suspects Gwen and Jamie, while Mitch returns to the Larsen household – but Terry seems determined to wreck her sister’s homecoming.
The Boss Is Back
10PM, BBC2 Back in 2000, Theo Paphitis (of Dragons’ Den fame) was chairman of Millwall Football Club, and spent a week working undercover there for the BBC series Back To The Floor. Here, he reveals how that experience changed both him and the club itself.
Horrible Histories Sport Special
5PM, CBBC This one-off edition of the children’s sketch show that has fun with history offers a fresh twist on sporting moments from the past. A rare case of ‘fun for all the family’.
Phil Spencer: Secret Agent
8PM, CH4 The property guru returns to help more vendors to make their hard-to-sell houses attractive to buyers. This week, he has his work cut out in the suburbs of Glasgow, where one house harks back to the 1950s – and the other to the 1980s.
9PM, BBC2 The second half of Michael Wood’s sweeping history series begins with the Tudor period, and looks at the impact of the Reformation and the rise of commerce and industry – as well as radical religious ideas that would eventually send pilgrims to the New World. 9.05PM, RTÉ TWO Another double-bill of Frank Darabont’s zombie drama tonight, and Shane takes charge in the first episode, as Andrea comes more and more out of her shell. Then, in the second helping, Hershel sets a deadline, and Glenn decides to take a stand.
8.30PM, BBC2 After a break for football and tennis, Monty Don and the team return with more advice on making the best of your garden – plus, this week, a celebration of the hardy geranium.
The Great British Story: A People’s History
The Walking Dead