Culture

TV tonight: Leeds families take drastic measures to build their own street

Our Lives

7.30pm, BBC One

In a drastic and defiant move, tonight sees 33 families from Leeds come together to build their street from the ground up. Shunning exorbitant house prices, however, comes at a cost. With unanimous decisions (and consequential compromises) required at every turn, does this project, 12 years in the making, have a hope of succeeding? Danielle De Wolfe

Question of Sport

8pm, BBC One

It’s not Take Me Out – or A League of Their Own, for that matter – but Paddy McGuinness is starting to look at ease hosting the BBC’s long-running sports quiz. This week’s lineup includes boxer Conor “son-of-Nigel” Benn, Olympic swimmer Fran Halsall and World Rugby’s player of the year, Zoe Aldcroft. Ellen E Jones

This Is MY House

8.30pm, BBC One

Joel Dommett and Fatiha El-Ghorri join regular celebrity panellists Judi Love and Richard Madeley as they try to work out who the real owner of a converted church in Liverpool is. The four people claiming to be “Tom” need to convince them that they are genuine Lego fans. Hollie Richardson

Jane Austen’s Sanditon

9pm, ITV

Tom Weston-Jones and Rose Williams in Jane Austen’s Sanditon.
Vying for her affections … Tom Weston-Jones and Rose Williams in Jane Austen’s Sanditon. Photograph: Red Planet (Sanditon 2) Ltd/Joss Barratt

It’s the reliably dramatic penultimate episode: the rivalry between Lennox and Colbourne for Charlotte’s affections finally comes to a head, while Georgiana has a potentially life-changing decision to make, and Arthur comes to the rescue of Tom. HR

Canada’s Drag Race

9pm, BBC Three

Makeup artist Mei Pang is the guest judge tonight, as the queens are tasked with writing and starring in a commercial and photoshoot to promote their new makeup line. Who will end up swapping lipstick for lip-sync in the bottom two? HR

Gardeners’ World

9.30pm, BBC Two

Just watching Monty Don work his magic in the luscious location of Longmeadow makes you feel as if you’ve tended your own window-box. This week, Don has seasonal jobs to do, while Adam Frost visits a walled kitchen garden with a whole load of produce and The Repair Shop’s Steve Fletcher reveals his passion for plants. Hannah Verdier

Film choice

Elisabeth Moss in The Invisible Man.
Exceptional … Elisabeth Moss in The Invisible Man. Photograph: Universal Pictures/Mark Rogers/Allstar

The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell, 2020), 10.45pm, ITV
This is the first adaptation of HG Wells’s sci-fi novel that privileges the point of view of the victim – and the result is the finest version of the story so far. In Leigh Whannell’s chiller, we follow Elisabeth Moss’s Cecilia as she flees an abusive, controlling relationship, only to suspect her ex, a wealthy optics engineer, is stalking her – even after he supposedly killed himself. Moss is exceptional, alternately fragile and forceful, while the film’s air of suspense is maintained through a camera that is either creeping along corridors or lurking, unnervingly static. Simon Wardell

Live sport

Cycling: Vuelta a España 5.15pm, Eurosport 1. Coverage of stage one, featuring a team time-trial of 23.2km in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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