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Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen

9pm, BBC Two

“Agatha Christie’s childhood is haunted by a sinister phantom – a gunman, an imaginary figure who stalks her dreams and her home…evil is an ever-lurking presence.” Lucy Worsley sure knows how to rope you in with a great historical story. In this three-part series, she brings her recent biography of the enigmatic and elusive queen of crime to the screen through dramatization, expert interviews and an infectious passion for the writer. Holly Richardson

Unreported world

7.30pm, Channel 4

For the Gaza Strip’s underground artists, simply putting on a play or going to the cinema can be horribly risky because of Hamas censorship. Reporter Jonathan Miller meets a man courageously determined to restore an old movie theater to its former glory — even as the cinemas in the Palestinian enclave are labeled “dens of pornography” and burned down. Ali Catterall

The big game

9 p.m., Sky Atlantic

Francesco Montanari as Corso Manni in The Great Game
Francesco Montanari as Corso Manni in The Great Game. Photo: Sky Italia/2021 Federica Di Benedetto/Sky UK

It’s early days for this Italian drama about a disgraced football agent who has to settle scores, but it’s got intrigue and bling to burn. Corso Manni (Francesco Montanari) may look like a stage hypnotist, but he has an enviable book of contacts. Can he do fickle striker Quintana (former footballer Jesús Mosquera Bernal) a tricky favor? Graeme virtue

The last leg

10pm, Channel 4

Richard Ayoade – still busy promoting that new children’s book of his – joins Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Also covering the World Cup in Qatar and the week’s other big issues is comedian Susan Wokoma. HR

The Graham Norton Show

10.40pm, BBC One

Bond, Nanny McPhee and Magneto are joining Graham tonight. Daniel Craig, Emma Thompson and Ian McKellen take their seats, along with Mastermind’s host, Clive Myrie, and comedian John Bishop. Charlie Puth takes the stage to perform his hit single Loser. Sammy Gecsoyler

The great Narstie show

11:05 PM, Channel 4

Former striker Adebayo Akinfenwa is the perfect guest for Mo Gilligan and Big Narstie in this big football week. They are joined by comedian Joel Dommett, martial artist Samurider, actor Denise Van Outen and Brenda Edwards of Loose Women. HR

Movie choice

Bridge in time… Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson in Meet Cute, 2022.
Bridge in time… Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson in Meet Cute, 2022. Photo: Landmark Media/Alamy

Meet Cute, Prime Video

Alex Lehmann’s new movie is less of a rom-com and more of a rom-dram, as Kaley Cuoco’s suicidal Sheila uses a time machine to relive her perfect first date with Gary (Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson in straight-man mode) and vent her despair. to turn. There are notes from Before Sunrise and It’s a Wonderful Life as the story shifts uncomfortably between black comedy and sadness. But you really need to keep an eye out for the immensely likeable Cuoco – on a roll after The Flight Attendant – who brings a snappy, slightly sour humor and snappy vulnerability to her character. Simon Wardell

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