Snow Chick: A Penguin’s Tale 7.30PM, RTÉ 2 )))
Kate Winslet lends her dulcet tones to this compelling documentary. Cameras follow the first few months in the life of an emperor penguin, born in an Antarctic midwinter and forever under threat from predators.
BBC Proms 2017 8PM, BBC4 ))))
From the Royal Albert Hall comes this semi-staged performance by John Wilson and his orchestra of the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma! All together now: ‘Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’…’
Only Connect 8.30PM, BBC2 )))
Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts another round of the quiz as a team of reptile-lovers take on three actors. All they have to do is find the connections between things that at first glance seem utterly random. Simple.
Gardeners’ World 9PM, BBC2 ))))
Monty Don has tips on maintaining hedges, Adam Frost uncovers the secrets of successful planting combinations, Carol Klein chooses varieties of late-flowering clematis, and Nick Bailey is in Cornwall to seek out a plant that is now threatening rare and native species.
The Last Leg 9PM, CH4 )))
In the final episode of the current series, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe are joined by former US Vice President and environmentalist Al Gore.
Sherlock 9.25PM, RTÉ2 ))))
Toby Jones is always good in any project, but here he gives one of his best turns as the outstanding series four continues. The eponymous sleuth faces a dangerous new enemy in the form of Culverton Smith (Jones), whose position of power conceals a shocking secret. Alienated from John, Sherlock must face his demons to scupper his enemy’s schemes.