World’s Weirdest Homes 7PM, CH4 Charlie Luxton explores more bizarre homes and meets the owners for whom a suburban semi just won’t do. They include a Russian clown who likes to row his bed down a river, and a man who lives in a tiny cottage in Scotland that’s straight out of The Hobbit.
Antiques Roadshow 7PM, BBC1 Fiona Bruce and the experts pitch up at Erddig Hall, near Wrexham. Among the treasures brought in to be valued is a stunning emerald and diamond ring worn by the owner’s grandmother – on the Titanic.
Les Miserables 9PM, BBC1 Andrew Davies’s adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic certainly looks good, but it’s bleak stuff (well, the clue is in the title). In part three, a tormented Valjean (Dominic West) is forced by Javert (David Oyelowo) to reveal his true identity, but a promise to Fantine (Lily Collins) changes everything.
Cities: Nature’s New Wild 9PM, BBC2 Over the past 30 years, the world’s urban areas have tripled in size, and the wildlife has been pushed out of territories it once called home. This final instalment looks at how these ‘wild outcasts’ are fighting to survive, from tiny foxes coexisting with neighbours on a US Naval base in California to elephants in deadly conflict with humans in Sri Lanka.
Ceol ón Chlann 10.30PM, TG4 A new series of the show profiling musical families begins by meeting the Mac Ruairí clan, who were raised on the Gaelic songs and stories of Rann na Feirste. They talk about their hopes that the traditions will be passed on to a new generation.
Will & Grace 9PM, RTÉ2 The revived sitcom is back for a second series and Grace could be about to make a new friend – David Schwimmer, who stars as a man she follows on Twitter. Meanwhile, Jack tries to turn back time, with disastrous results, and Will helps Karen.
Silent Witness 9PM, BBC1 In this week’s two-part case, Nikki, Jack, Clarissa and Thomas have to deal with a rise in both violent and accidental deaths when dangerous batches of new drugs hit the streets. And that’s before a local head teacher resolves to confront the drug dealers preying on his community…
Cold Feet 9PM, UTV It’s a welcome return for the friends as we rejoin them for a new, eighth series. In the first episode, wedding bells are ringing, but for whom? David and Karen (Robert Bathurst and Hermione Norris), meanwhile, lock horns when it comes to parenting, and Adam (James Nesbitt) hears some hurtful home truths.
Prison 9PM, CH4 The fly-on-the-cell-wall documentary series returns with a final episode (the first two aired in 2017). It looks at violence among inmates and attacks against staff at HMP Durham, and asks what can be done to change behaviour and break this grim cycle.
One Day: How Ireland Cleans Up 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE Every day, Irish households create a staggering 7,500 tons of rubbish. Cameras follow some of the people who deal with that mountain of waste, including bin lorry drivers, incinerator workers and recycling depot employees.
Two Doors Down 10PM, BBC2 In another gem of an episode, Colin (Jonathan Watson) is feeling emotional after his father’s funeral service, and the neighbours gather round to console him. But wife Cathy (Doon Mackichan) is determined to turn the solemn occasion into a brandy-fuelled party.
My Million Pound Menu 8PM, BBC2 Three more restaurant ideas battle for the chance to secure a life-changing investment: an Indian burger stall; a Thai concept; and a Nepalese-Indian pop-up. Which will prove to be a tasty proposition to the investors?
Pothole Wars 9PM, UTV This new documentary delves into the world of potholes – which cause rage and roadworks, and are responsible for hundreds of injuries every year – meeting the tireless campaigners who will stop at nothing to see them repaired.
Orange Is The New Black 10.30PM, TG4 It’s been a hit on Netflix, but now nonsubscribers are getting a chance to see what the fuss is about. In the opening episode, Piper (Taylor Schilling) begins her sentence for transporting drug money.
Is This Sexual Harassment? 10.45PM, BBC1 This eye-opening social experiment brings
together 20 people, aged 18-30, to see if they can agree on what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. There is quite a bit of confusion about what is and isn’t acceptable behaviour; thankfully, a barrister is on hand to explain and answer questions.
Wolf Hall 11.55PM, RTÉ ONE Before she played Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, Claire Foy was Anne Boleyn in this acclaimed period drama. Mark Rylance
co-stars as Thomas Cromwell, an adviser to King Henry VIII who is drawn into the monarch’s plan to divorce.
Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad 8PM, UTV On the third leg of their journey, Bradley and Barney are in Texas, where they visit a space centre and try their hands at being
astronauts; then, they learn how to fire tanks, and hear campfire tales from UFO enthusiasts who claim to have seen aliens.
Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE Neven Maguire heads to Co. Cork, where he makes his first attempt at fishing for prawns. The weather scuppers his plans to follow it with a whale-watching trip, but it gives him a chance to cook his catch.
Kirstie And Phil’s Love It Or List It 8PM, CH4 Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer head to Larne in Northern Ireland, where Nigel and Catherine’s dated bungalow has amazing views, but no neighbours – which Catherine misses. Should they stay or should they go?
The Twinstitute 8.30PM, BBC2 Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken and their twin volunteers discover the most
effective remedies for motion sickness; learn the best ways to get fit fast, and put the claims of energy drinks to the test.
Cleaning Up 9PM, UTV Sam (Sheridan Smith) is in the money as the insider share tips she’s overhearing start to pay off. Now, it looks as though she’s found the answer to her problems – just as long as someone doesn’t find that listening device she’s hidden in the office...
The Undateables 9PM, CH4 Tom is a film buff who has autism, and who hopes to go on his first date, while Esther is looking for someone who can see past the birthmark on her face, and Thomas needs a confidence boost.
DIY SOS: The Big Build 8PM, BBC1 A man who was left brain-damaged after a senseless attack by a group of rival football fans receives help from Nick Knowles and his army of volunteers.
The Secret Life Of 4 Year Olds 8PM, CH4 Rivalry and romance take centre stage in the nursery as Na’Shae and Penny fall out over a hair bobble – can they mend their friendship? Plus, Arthur and Iris decide they’re boyfriend and girlfriend, leaving poor Frankie in the cold.
How To Be Good With Money 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE Eoin McGee comes to the aid of fiftysomething single mum and nurse Michele Radix from Sandyford in Dublin, who carries a lot of guilt about her debt – she even worries about who will cover the cost of her funeral.
Death In Paradise 9PM, BBC1 DI Jack Mooney (Ardal O’Hanlon) enters a nest of vipers when a zoo owner is poisoned by a tranquilliser dart. And joining the team this week is bubbly new police officer Ruby Patterson (Shyko Amos), who also happens to be the Commissioner’s niece.
Bridget & Eamon 10.30PM, RTÉ2 After the couple are banned from the pub, Eamon brews up a batch of home brew strong enough to kill a dog. So, fearing they only have hours to live, the gang decides to make the most of it by spending all their savings on a private Foster and Allen gig.
Jeremy Wade’s Mighty Rivers 8PM, ITV Jeremy travels to India to fish the mighty
Ganges – and see for himself the damage being done to this most revered of rivers.
Would I Lie To You? 9PM, BBC1 Strictly Come Dancing champion Stacey Dooley, The One Show’s Alex Jones and comedians Rachel Parris and Henning Wehn join the regulars for another fun edition.
The Victorian House Of Arts And Crafts 9PM, BBC2 Episode two, and the six 21st-century crafters are working to restore the master bedroom of their temporary home to its Arts and Crafts glory – and also enjoy a spot of freshwater swimming and an authentic Victorian picnic.
Grantchester 9PM, UTV Missing new love Violet, a lonely Sidney decides to drown his sorrows. But when he wakes up one morning with no memory of the night before – when a young woman was murdered – he has to sober up, clear his name and make a big decision about his future.
The Late Late Show 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE Ryan Tubridy recently named Barry Keoghan and Hillary Clinton as being among his alltime favourite guests during his stint on the show. But will any of tonight’s interviewees give them a run for their money as we’re treated to more music and chat?
The Voice UK 8PM, VIRGIN ONE/UTV The line-up of coaches may be the same as last year, but that doesn’t mean it’s just business as usual on the singing contest. This time, trios can apply as well as duos and solo performers. That may sound like a way to triple your chances of getting through, but coach Jennifer Hudson has pointed out that it can be harder for the trios, especially as the panel will be listening out for perfect harmonies.
Billy Connolly: Journey To The Edge Of The World 8PM, VIRGIN THREE The comedian’s most recent documentaries have seen him in a reflective mood, but here’s a chance to see him in pursuit of adventure. The series follows Connolly on a trip across Canada, beginning in Nova Scotia.
The Greatest Dancer 8PM, BBC1 Celebrities can strut their stuff on Strictly, Dancing On Ice and our own Dancing With The Stars. However, here, more non-famous faces get a chance to show what they can do as Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo host the latest edition of the competition.