to impregnate patients Tonight’s TV program features a fertility specialist who inseminated his patients with his own sperm.
10pm, BBC Four
The disturbing narrative of Jan Karbaat, a fertility specialist, who covertly utilized his own semen instead of donor sperm to impregnate over 65 patients, is recounted by several of these women in a well-crafted three-part documentary. The film begins by placing emphasis on the significance of having access to donor insemination during the 1970s, at a time when society frowned upon single women wanting to have a child. It sheds light on how Karbaat exploited this pioneering procedure.
Between the Covers
7pm, BBC Two
Can a worn-out book found in the depths of your bag be a beloved possession or a mistreated item? Take a stance as our guests, Nish Kumar, Laura Smyth, Ben Miller and Kerry Godliman, present their arguments. They will also be discussing Devil’s Breath by Jill Johnson. HR
Panorama: The Water Pollution Cover-Up
8pm, BBC One
The act of privatization often results in a weakened regulatory authority, but this issue is particularly concerning in the water sector. In his investigation, Joe Crowley delves into how companies that discharge significant amounts of sewage into rivers can still claim to have good environmental scores. Are they able to conceal instances of severe pollution? Jack Seale
Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator
9pm, BBC Two
Caesar successfully conquers Gaul, cleverly forming political partnerships with Pompey and Crassus. Historian Tom Holland compares them to villains from Gotham City, while former Tory MP Rory Stewart notes that a populist leader can corrupt a whole nation.
The Couple Next Door
9pm, Channel 4
The sizzling suspense story about suburban swingers persists – and brace yourselves, because the alluring group of four is embarking on a weekend getaway. But danger looms in the figure of stalker Alan (Hugh Dennis), whose fixation on Becka (Jessica De Gouw) reaches its breaking point.
10pm, BBC Three
The second to last episode of a charming drama set in the early 2000s follows five young men from east London as they attempt to break into the grime music scene. Kai’s reputation within the close-knit Gladiator Crew has suffered after stealing lyrics from renowned local artist Wiley. As they prepare for a live performance at a birthday party, the question remains: who else in the group has strong rapping abilities? By Graeme Virtue.