Gregg Wallace’s Big Weekend Away
8pm, Channel 5
TV gourmand Gregg Wallace is back for a new series of culinary travels, punctuated with bite-size facts on his holidaying locations, this week stopping off in the kebab capital, Istanbul. He takes his pick of golden, sticky nuggets of baklava at the street food stalls on the Asian side of the Bosphorus, before witnessing a doner master at work on his rotating meats and then sampling a sip of pickle juice and a traditional Turkish meze platter on an island just off the coast. Ammar Kalia
Inside Culture With Mary Beard
7.30pm, BBC Two
There’s a sweeping sense of romance to this travel-themed episode as Mary Beard witnesses emotional reunions at St Pancras station in front of Paul Day’s nine-metre statue of a kissing couple. She’s later joined by guests including the musician Gary Numan and the comic Rosie Jones. Ellen E Jones
7.30pm, Channel 4
The documentary strand this week focuses on the journey of a farmer from his home in Central America’s “dry corridor” to the US, as he attempts to escape the effects of the climate crisis that have devastated his crops. Reporter Guillermo Galdos tracks his progress and the role played by people smugglers. AK
World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys
9pm, Channel 5
Bill Nighy lends his calming narration to this self-explanatory series, filming some of the finest locomotive journeys the globe has to offer. This week we are in Taiwan, travelling along the rugged cliffs of the Pacific coast before zooming out of the capital on the high-speed rail line. AK
This Time with Alan Partridge
9.30pm, BBC One
Jennie (Susannah Fielding) and Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Photograph: Gary Moyes/BBC/Baby Cow
Shades of Aldous Huxley here as Alan takes mephedrone as part of an exposé into chemsex (“My main recollection is an overwhelming desire to put on my comfy pyjamas and watch Tarzan”). Elsewhere, drama therapist Izzy Barnes leads a live workshop in the studio. Ali Catterall
Later … with Jools Holland
10pm, BBC Two
Jools’s latest series of socially distanced musical performances continues from his south London home studio, with his main guest this week Annie Clark, AKA St Vincent, beaming in from her home in Los Angeles to talk through the 70s influences on her latest album, Daddy’s Home. AK
Keep shtumm … Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds and John Krasinski in A Quiet Place. Photograph: Jonny Cournoyer/AP
A Quiet Place (John Krasinski, 2018), 11.05pm, Channel 4
With the long-delayed sequel soon to hit UK cinemas, it’s time to revisit John Krasinski’s 2018 sci-fi chiller. Set long into the aftermath of an alien invasion, it finds the Abbott family trying to make ends meet in a ravaged world where blind, savage creatures are primed to rip into anything that dares make a sound. Damon Wise
County Championship cricket: Surrey v Middlesex 11am, Sky Sports Main Event. From the Kia Oval, London.
World Rally Championship 2.30pm, BT Sport 1. Stage 6 racing from Arganil, Portugal.
European Challenge Cup rugby: Leicester Tigers v Montpellier 7pm, BT Sport 1. Coverage of the final from Twickenham Stadium.
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