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Home of the Dragon

9pm, Sky Atlantic

Dastardly Daemon (TV’s most adorable villain, performed by a brilliantly devious Matt Smith) is again at King’s Touchdown, victorious after defeating the aptly named Crabfeeder – and he’s taking his niece Rhaenyra (Milly Alcock) out of the Crimson Preserve’s 4 partitions to have fun in true Westeros type. And boy, do these Targaryens know how you can get together … However Rhaenyra should maintain a transparent head to decide on a suitor who retains her father, King Viserys (Paddy Considine), glad and performs to her personal benefit. Hollie Richardson

Jamie’s One-Pan Wonders

Channel 4, 8.30pm

On the not-so-naked chef’s easy-cooking menu tonight: a easy however punchy gnocchi supper, large spicy meatballs and an upside-down fish pie – all of which sound good for a midweek autumnal household teatime. HR

The Boys from Brazil: Rise of the Bolsonaros

9pm, BBC Two

The story of the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro – his rise from obscurity to energy, through rightwing populism and media manipulation, and at all times along with his 4 sons by his aspect – has parallels all around the world. This episode, the second of three instalments, examines the position of social media and scandal in his extraordinary 2018 electoral marketing campaign. Ellen E Jones

The Suspect

9pm, ITV

“Joe, are you asking me to deceive the police?” A swirling mix of exasperation and infatuation, the penny lastly drops for Cara (Bronagh Waugh) in tonight’s thrilling episode. With the threads of Dr Joe O’Loughlin’s (Aidan Turner) elaborate tapestry of lies quickly unravelling, will his seek for an alibi – and a believable scapegoat – show fruitful? Danielle De Wolfe


10pm, BBC Three

The ultimate collection of Liam Williams’s wonderful coming-of-age comedy-drama continues. Liam is given a playing account to work on as a part of a brand new promotion, which forces him to recall the time he put his first guess on the Grand Nationwide – and the difficulty that playing brought about his shut friendships. HR

Query Staff

10pm, Dave

Among the finest of Dave’s 58 frivolously amusing parlour video games returns. Jo Model, Thanyia Moore and Josh Pugh pose questions on chocolate, motion pictures and strongmen, however we’re right here for the host Richard Ayoade, the type of man who describes a spherical of appreciative applause as “Pink, nook pocket”. Jack Seale

Movie selections

James Stewart (as Scottie) rescues Kim Novak (Madeleine) from drowning in a scene from Hitchcock’s Vertigo. {Photograph}: Paramount Photos/Getty Photographs

Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958), 11am, Film4

Hitchcock’s disturbing thriller is “the best movie of all time”, based on Sight and Sound’s 2012 critics’ ballot. Whether or not or not it stays there on this yr’s replace, it’s nonetheless a brilliantly twisted research of obsession, that includes a career-high efficiency by James Stewart. He performs a retired cop, Scottie, who’s requested to comply with Madeleine (Kim Novak), a buddy’s spouse who has been appearing unusually, however the concern of heights that made him give up the pressure rears its head once more in tragic vogue. Later, nonetheless, he meets Judy, who’s the spitting picture of Madeleine … Simon Wardell

Lesley Sharp and George Costigan in Alan Clarke’s realistic depiction of Yorkshire working-class life in the 1987 film Rita, Sue and Bob Too.
Lesley Sharp and George Costigan in Alan Clarke’s sensible depiction of Yorkshire working-class life within the 1987 movie Rita, Sue and Bob Too. {Photograph}: Stanley Bielecki Film Assortment/Getty Photographs

Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Alan Clarke, 1987), 9pm, Speaking Photos TV

The transient however distinctive profession of the Bradford author Andrea Dunbar reached the large display with Clarke’s defiantly sensible adaptation of two of her performs. On a working-class property, two teenage associates (performed by Siobhan Finneran and Michelle Holmes) babysit for a married man (the satyr-like George Costigan) – and each find yourself having intercourse with him. The story is bracingly humorous however has a pressure of Ken Loach-ian arduous knocks in its depiction of the shortage of selections accessible of their world. SW

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