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SATUR­DAY

Wim­ble­don: The Great­est Cham­pi­onships (BBC1, 2.15pm)

What was the best ladies’ fi­nal of the Open era? Per­haps Mar­garet Court’s epic win over Bil­lie Jean King in 1970, the 1995 clash be­tween St­effi Graf and Aran­txa Sanchez Vi­cario, or Venus Williams’ hard-fought 4-6, 7-6, 9-7 vic­tory over Lindsay Daven­port in 2005? Here, Sue Barker is joined by a panel of ex­perts as they se­lect the best 10 ladies’ fi­nals of the Open era, in­clud­ing the matches above, as well as oth­ers in which fea­tured Ser­ena Williams, Martina Navratilov­a, Chris Evert and Vir­ginia Wade.

Ca­su­alty (BBC1, 8.25pm)

Jade pre­pares to meet her birth mother for the first time. She’s in­cred­i­bly ner­vous, con­vinced she was given away be­cause of her deaf­ness, but Marty tries his best to re­as­sure her. She faces her fears and heads to a cafe to meet her mum, fi­nally un­cov­er­ing the truth be­hind her past in the process. Mean­while, Char­lie throws him­self back into work, but it’s clear there is some­thing else on his mind, and Faith at­tempts a con­ver­sa­tion with Dy­lan but he pushes her away, claim­ing he needs some dis­tance.

The Queen: Duty Be­fore Fam­ily? (C5, 9.15pm)

The Queen has dealt with many fam­ily crises and faced count­less dif­fi­cult choices dur­ing her near-70 year reign. She de­nied her sis­ter Mar­garet per­mis­sion to marry Group Cap­tain Peter Townsend in the 1950s, with many peo­ple in Win­ston Churchill’s govern­ment believ­ing that he would be an un­suit­able hus­band for the Queen’s 22-year-old sis­ter, and the Church of Eng­land re­fus­ing to coun­te­nance mar­riage to a di­vorced man. Thirty-plus years later, Her Majesty also faced mas­sive chal­lenges re­lat­ing to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, and re­cently she has had to deal with the fall­out from Prince An­drew’s friend­ship with Jef­frey Ep­stein. In­sid­ers re­veal how she has con­fronted dif­fi­cult de­ci­sions and how there can only ever one win­ner when it comes to royal duty and fam­ily.

Peter Crouch: Save Our Sum­mer (BBC1, 9.15pm)

The for­mer foot­baller hosts a new va­ri­ety en­ter­tain­ment show, fea­tur­ing live mu­sic, com­edy skits and a host of celebrity guests via video links. Peter will also be joined in each episode by TV and BBC Ra­dio 1 pre­sen­ter Maya Jama, as well as Taskmas­ter’s Alex Horne and his com­edy band the Horne Sec­tion. This time, Tinie Tem­pah pops by for a chat and a game of Mu­si­cal VAR, Mo Farah takes on Jes­sica En­nis-Hill in The Sport­ing Fix, Peter takes Jamie Red­knapp on an ex­treme re­tire­ment chal­lenge and El­lie Goulding Saves Our Sum­mer with an ex­clu­sive per­for­mance in The Gar­den Ses­sions.

SUN­DAY

Bil­lie Jean King: Born to Lead (BBC1, 5.05pm)

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