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There she goes
21h30, BBC Two

David Tennant and Jessica Hynes return as parents of Rosie (Miley Locke), who has a learning disability, in this comforting family drama. Based on the real experiences of writers Shaun Pye and Sarah Crawford, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare chromosomal disorder, the show traces a double chronology of Rosie’s development at the age of three and eleven in this second season. In this first episode, 11-year-old Rosie says her first word, raising hopes that full communication may be close. Ammar Kalia

In recovery… Peanut the cat appears in The Supervet: Noel Fitzpatrick.

Supervisor: Noel Fitzpatrick
20 h, canal 4

The affable animal rescuer continues to catch up with the pets he has treated in his clinic. Tonight we are looking at the specialty of Fitzpatrick implants, from a life-changing double prosthesis for an 18-month-old Peanut cat to the reconstruction of Murphy’s puppy retriever jaw. AND

21h, BBC One

Jenny and Wendy from Merseyside Control tend to assault a French tourist; Eric and Emily are dealing with an 83-year-old man who has been waiting for an ambulance for more than two hours, and Chelsey and Paul are involved in a road accident – but the injured driver made a runner. When he returns, he has no shoes… Ali Catterall

Manhunt: The Raoul Moat Story
21h, ITV

10 years have passed since one of the most peculiar incidents in British criminal history, the murderous outburst of Raoul Moat in the north-east. This hour-long documentary about Nicky Campbell features interviews with the police who led the hunt, as well as witnesses and family members. Ellen E Jones

Get Shorty
21 h, Sky Atlantic

There are more shenanigans in store in the third season of this loose adaptation of the 1995 film retracing the fortune of a gangster working in film production. We start two years after the season two finale with Miles from Chris O’Dowd having now served his prison sentence and wanting revenge. AND

21h, Sky Witness

A second series for the slick of the creator of Law and Order Dick Wolf, torn from the front page of the procedures concerning the trials of the American security services. A bomb attack in a Muslim quarter in Queens has personal resonance for Special Agent OA – but why was one of the witnesses also a secret agent? Hannah J Davies

Choice of film

Class act… Richard Griffiths in The History Boys.

Class act… Richard Griffiths in The History Boys. Photography: Allstar / BBC

The History Boys (Nicholas Hytner, 2006), 22h40, BBC Four
Alan Bennett’s hugely popular piece on Sheffield schoolchildren targeting Oxbridge receives the big screen treatment from Nicholas Hytner, using the original cast and letting the witty words do the work. The idealistic and repressed gay history professor of the charming Richard Griffiths is the greatest act among many. Paul Howlett

Choice of sport

Football de Premier League: Bournemouth – Tottenham Hotspur 5.30 p.m., Sky Sports Main Event / Pick. Free access from Vitality Stadium.

Football de Premier League: Everton v Southampton 6 p.m., Amazon Prime Video. Confrontation in the clear.

Premier League Soccer: Aston Villa vs. Manchester United 8 p.m., main Sky Sports event. Live from Villa Park.


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