TV tonight: mystery and angst in Luca Guadagnino's coming-of-age drama

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett
·3-min read

We Are Who We Are

10.45pm, BBC One

Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino makes a foray into TV with another coming-of-age yarn, this time set on a US army base in Italy and following the lives of teens Fraser (Jack Dylan Grazer) and Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamón). Co-starring Chloë Sevigny as a US army colonel and the mother of 14-year old Fraser, the opening double bill sees the pair arrive in Veneto to begin their new lives while Fraser struggles to fit in with the other US army children, until he meets the mysterious Caitlin. Ammar Kalia

The Great British Bake Off: The Final

8pm, Channel 4

Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding host the final of this year’s bunfight. Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith have set what remains of the baker’s dozen three challenges: a signature, with custard and puff pastry; a technical, combining chocolate and nuts; and a showstopper dessert tower. Ali Catterall

The Fall of Anne Boleyn

9pm, Channel 5

Over the course of three consecutive nights, the historian Tracy Borman investigates three key dates in the life of Anne Boleyn. Tonight’s episode focuses on Boleyn’s arrest on being accused of committing adultery. Borman reads Boleyn’s letters to discover how she had become an unpopular queen. AK

Cold War Steve Meets the Outside World

10pm, Sky Arts

Gathering a viral social media following with his darkly satirical collages of the British political landscape, the Birmingham-based artist Christopher Spencer has come to be celebrated as the “Brexit Brueghel”. This fun documentary follows Spencer as he displays several of his works across the country. AK


9.15pm, BBC Two

The thrilling drama following a group of young bankers continues, as tensions inevitably begin to arise between Harper and her new best friend (and colleague, and housemate, and landlord) Yasmin. Meanwhile, Gus ignores Theo’s pleas to keep his distance. Will any of them keep their sanity? Hannah J Davies

Great Art

11.05pm, ITV

Tim Marlow’s satisfying exploration of art continues with a trip to the National Gallery to look at Johannes Vermeer’s relationship with music. The Dutch master’s Girl With a Pearl Earring is a showstopper, but his paintings reveal much about his society, too, with music as one of the most popular themes. Hannah Verdier

Film choice

Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944), 2.05am, TCM Movies
The glossy MGM remake of a chilling British melodrama that helped create the term “gaslighting”. Adapted from Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play, it stars Charles Boyer as a ruthless charmer leading Ingrid Bergman from sunny honeymoon to gaslit terror in foggy London. Bergman won an Oscar for her role. Paul Howlett

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