PICKS OF THE DAY
Music: Radio 2 Live: Hyde Park Headliners – Kylie Minogue, BBC4, 10.30pm
Pop singer Kylie Minogue (left) gives a stellar live performance in front of a 45,000-strong crowd at BBC Radio 2’s 2018 Festival In A Day. The show features hit tracks from her No.1 album Golden, which draws inspiration from American country music, as well as a number of floor-filling tracks from her three decades in the spotlight, including Spinning Around, In Your Eyes, Better The Devil You Know and Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.
Music: BBC1 Sessions: Elton John, BBC4, 11.30pm
Pianist, composer and singer-songwriter Elton John takes to the stage at LSO St Luke’s in London in front of an audience of just 300 people. The concert includes a selection of the star’s greatest songs – such as Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding, Someone Saved My Life Tonight, Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word and The Bitch Is Back – alongside numbers from his album The Captain And The Kid.
Culture: Epic Wales: Valleys, Mountains & Coasts, C4, 8pm
An insight into the lives of the people who reside and work in Wales’s breathtaking countryside, from the jagged heights of Snowdonia and the moorlands of the Brecon Beacons, to the wild and rugged Pembrokeshire coast. A freediver and wildlife photographer studies puffins (left) on the Pembrokeshire coast, using specially designed equipment to get as close as possible to the birds, as well as venturing into the kelp forests that lie beneath the surface in St Brides bay. In Snowdonia, an upland sheep and cattle farmer prepares his bull for the auction ring. Elsewhere, a father and son paragliding duo attempt to launch off Hay Bluff.
Action thriller featuring Chris Pine, Nonso Anozie (both above) and Keira Knightley. CIA operative Jack Ryan is working undercover on Wall Street to monitor international financial transactions that could be linked to terrorist activity. Ryan’s investigations lead him to ruthless Russian billionaire Viktor Cherevin, who has a master plan to cripple the global economy. Directed by and starring Sir Kenneth Branagh.
Film: Destroyer, BBC1, 10.35pm
Crime drama starring Nicole Kidman (right), Toby Kebbell, Scoot McNairy and Tatiana Maslany. Seventeen years after taking part in an undercover operation that went wrong, troubled LAPD detective Erin Bell attends a murder scene that indicates her old adversary is lurking around town. Bell embarks on an obsessive quest to bring him to justice but in order to do so, she must face up to her demons and make peace with her tortured past along the way.