Countryfile )))) 5.30PM, BBC1
Ellie Harrison looks at the surprising part flowers and plants play in our everyday lives. She visits a herb garden to find out about a plant that’s helping in the fight against cancer, and a top restaurant to hear about the latest foodie trend – flowers that aren’t just for decoration, but to eat.
The Chase Celebrity Special 6.30PM, UTV )))
Actor Phil Daniels, Strictly’s Janette Manrara, Emmerdale’s Isabel Hodgins and comic Roy Hudd are the famous faces trying to stay one step ahead of the Chaser.
Secrets Of Silicon Valley 8PM, BBC2 )))
So, is technology a good or a bad thing? In this thought-provoking two-part documentary, Jamie Bartlett investigates how technology companies are shaping the future of the world – and examines the potential negative consequences of the drive towards progress.
Francis Brennan’s Grand Vietnamese Tour 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE ))))
The Cu Chi Tunnels proved instrumental in the outcome of the Vietnam War, as the tourists discover in this week’s show. Dublin-born children’s rights campaigner Christina Noble also appears in a memorable edition.
Coast New Zealand 8.35PM, RTÉ2 )))
The sultry and hirsute Neil Oliver has been entertaining us with his encylopaedic knowledge of the far-off country of New Zealand but, alas, this is the last in the series. Expect some Maori tales.