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Tonight on television, Oppenheimer and Poor Things will compete at the Baftas.

Bafta Film Awards 2024

7pm, BBC One

2023 proved to be an exceptional year for film. Christopher Nolan’s explosive film Oppenheimer received 13 nominations, making it the front-runner. Yorgos Lanthimos’s steam-punk comedy-drama Poor Things closely follows with 11 nominations. Among the top contenders are Andrew Haigh’s heart-wrenching fantasy romance All of Us Strangers and Greta Gerwig’s crowd-pleasing hit Barbie. Actor David Tennant will serve as the host for the event, promising an exciting Bafta ceremony.

The Great Pottery Throw Down

7.45pm, Channel 4

With just a few more weeks left of the ceramics competition, there are six remaining potters hoping not to crack. As host Siobhán McSweeney and judges Keith Brymer Jones and Rich Miller watch on, they need to make modern lighting sculptures using black and white clay. HR

Death in Paradise

9pm, BBC One

Catherine, played by Élizabeth Bourgine, adds some intrigue to a cooking competition for the launch of a resort by alluding to her enigmatic past with one of the participants. However, things take a dark turn when the resort owner is poisoned during the event, prompting Neville and his team, including Ralf Little as Neville, to launch an investigation. How was the poison given? And could Catherine have played a role in the incident? This is all part of the story written by Ellen E Jones.

The Miners’ Strike: A Narrative from the Frontline

9pm, BBC Two

Dave Roper in Miners’ Strike: A Frontline Story on BBC Two.View image in fullscreen


“Throughout my experience, whenever I have interacted with the media, particularly the BBC, they have a tendency to distort our words.” Dave Roper is among the 15 individuals who share their accounts in this impactful full-length documentary commemorating 40 years since the miners’ strike. It explores political and social developments and interviews striking miners in South Yorkshire, as well as those who continued to work in north Nottinghamshire.

Trigger Point

9pm, ITV1

The actors are constantly bombarded with cliches in this script, but the second season of this drama about disarming bombs picks up pace as a group of rebels ramp up their efforts against the government. Lana, a rebellious expert in explosives, must fight against her sexist bosses to protect her undercover partner. Jack Seale

The Dry

10.15pm, ITV1

oisin Gallagher’s excellent drama-comedy continues to explore the more somber aspects of the story, as this week focuses on the depressing aftermath of a failed family gathering. This leads Shiv to seek solace in her questionable ex who wears a trilby hat. However, could this also be a chance for her to connect with her sister, Caroline?

Live sport

“Two Premier League Football matches will be broadcasted today on Sky Sports Main Event. The first game, Sheffield Utd vs Brighton, will start at 2pm. The second game, Luton vs Man Utd, will follow at 4pm.”

Source: theguardian.com