The Science Squad
7.30PM, RTÉ ONE An Irish team of researchers have developed a new organic material which harnesses the body’s own regenerative power to repair damaged bones and cartilage. The Science Squad team discover more about their discovery this evening.
Big School 9PM, BBC1 More silliness, with Miss Postern rashly putting her name down for an Ironman competition, Mr Gunn eagerly offering to help with her training, and Mr Church suddenly taking a lively interest in PE. Meanwhile, Mrs Klebb’s anti-violence action group looks doomed to fail.
Brits Icons: Elton John
9PM, UTV In this special event, the first-ever Brits Icon Award will be presented to Elton John, a singer whose achievements – and sales – have dwarfed just about everyone else’s. We are promised an exclusive performance, an interview and a guest appearance.
The Road To Coronation Street
10PM, DRAMA Originally shown on BBC4, this brilliantly realised drama tells the true story of how scriptwriter Tony Warren’s dream of a TV serial drama depicting everyday life on a Salford street made it to the screen.