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TV tonight: Sue Perkins hosts a fun new money-challenge show

Double the Money

8pm, Channel 4
A new money-challenge show that is a bit like The Apprentice, but with Sue Perkins instead of Alan Sugar, The Vault instead of the boardroom and far more likable contestants. Each week, the pairs are given a sum of money and they need to double it within 36 hours, or they will be eliminated from the competition. They start this week with £250, and some cash-making ideas include a pub quiz, Nigerian punch mocktails, scotch eggs and fortune-telling. Hollie Richardson

Tonight: Work Where You Want? Britain’s Digital Nomads

8.30pm, ITV1
Fancy freelancing in Italy for a year? Well, the country has just opened the first round of applications for a digital nomad visa. More than 3 million Britons now work remotely both in the UK and overseas, according to the programme, with the pandemic opening employers’ eyes to greater flexibility. Chloe Keedy investigates how all this will change our working lives. HR

Murder, They Hope

9pm, BBC Two
As this slight but cheerful crimefighting comedy drama starring Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson concludes, Terry and Gemma’s professional relationship has hit a rough patch and Gemma is striking out alone. However, an encounter with an old friend of Terry suggests the pair are now in danger. Can they bring themselves to join forces once again? Phil Harrison

Taskmaster

9pm, Channel 4
How would you begin to act out the word “beer”? That’s the challenge facing Joanne McNally, amid another round of utterly ludicrous demands, which also includes Alex Horne having the name of a body part being repeatedly shouted in his face by Sophie Willan. Plus, a sticky moment for Steve Pemberton thanks to some orange juice. Ali Catterall

Jonah Hauer-King as Lali Sokolov in Auschwitz.View image in fullscreen

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

9pm, Sky Atlantic
The haunting adaptation of Heather Morris’s bestselling book continues, and young Lali is working out how best to play Nazi officer Stefan to his advantage in trying to make contact with Gita. In the present day, we see that older Lali’s memories are riddled with trauma as he retells his story. HR

Joe & Katherine’s Bargain Holidays

10pm, Channel 4
Joe Wilkinson and Katherine Ryan explore more cut-price vacations for the rising-cost-of-living era. This week, a very affordable break in the birthplace of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sergei Eisenstein – Riga, in Latvia, where they watch an opera, ride an old-fashioned tram and venture beyond the city for a hair-raising bobsleigh ride. AC

Source: theguardian.com