TV tonight: art sleuths Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould return

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Fake or Fortune?

9pm, BBC One

Fiona Bruce and the art historian Philip Mould return for a new series of their art-sleuthing show, working out each week whether a discovered work could be a priceless original or a cheap copycat. Veering from their usual medium of paintings, this week, Bruce and Mould find an abstract sculpture in a Norfolk garden, which they think could be by Henry Moore. Mould first travels to Moore’s home and studio in Hertfordshire to look through his catalogue, then a 3D scan and scientific testing work out the material of the sculpture itself. Ammar Kalia

Chris Packham: The Walk That Made Me

8pm, BBC Two

Armed with a 360-degree camera, Chris Packham revisits a natural setting that provided solace during his youth: the River Itchen in Hampshire. As he wanders along, he recounts how nature helped him deal with the isolation he experienced while living with Asperger’s syndrome. AK

Craig and Bruno’s Great British Road Trips

8pm, ITV

Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, on their tour of Britain.
Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, on their tour of Britain. Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock

Sparkling of tooth and tanned of visage, the Strictly judges set off on their latest banter-heavy journey, which takes them to beautiful north Wales. Craig Revel Horwood is in the driving seat as he and Bruno Tonioli marvel at Snowdon, grab the limelight in Portmeirion and then head to the chippy. Hannah Verdier

Morecambe and Wise: The Lost Tapes

9pm, ITV

As part of this archive-raiding series exploring the lesser-seen works of British comic greats, we now analyse the sketch genius of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. We unearth their first show for BBC One in 1970, while famous fans such as Jonathan Ross, Ben Miller and Eddie Izzard explore their legacy. AK

George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations

9pm, Channel 4

Architect George Clarke continues his voyage round previously empty and unloved properties, meeting those who give them a new lease of life. Tonight: the Staffordshire couple who have sunk their savings into a derelict 19th-century coach house. Ali Catterall


10pm, BBC Four

The intriguing French sci-fi about the first-ever manned voyage to Mars returns for a second season of cosmic ennui in petite instalments. Tonight’s triple-bill begins five years after the compromised first mission, in a seemingly different context. But the Ulysses crew are soon drawn back together by unfinished business. Graeme Virtue

Film choice

Carrie (Brian De Palma, 1976), 1.20am, Film4
The final film in the channel’s night of Stephen King-related films (Pet Sematary and Misery precede it) is this crackling teenie-terror tale from Brian De Palma. Waif-like Sissy Spacek is the put-upon kid unleashing telekinetic powers to avenge herself on catty schoolmates. Spacek and Piper Laurie, as her disturbed mum, are excellent. Paul Howlett

Live sport

Cricket: Manchester Originals v Northern Superchargers 2.30pm, Sky Sports The Hundred. Women’s Hundred match, followed by men’s teams at 6pm.

Baseball: San Diego Padres v Oakland Athletics 9pm, BT Sport 1. Inter-league match.

Olympics 2020 12.10am, BBC One Women’s pair rowing final and men’s 100m freestyle swimming.

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