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Falklands War: The Untold Story

9 p.m., Channel 4

Given the state of the world, revisiting the Falklands War may seem out of place, but this documentary is set to mark the 40th anniversary of the largest amphibious operation the UK has undertaken since D-Day. uses powerful imagery to relive events and speaks to troops, commanders and the Falklands SAS leader, Sir Michael Rose, for the first time about the nearness of defeat. Hollie Richardson

Stanley Tucci: In Search of Italy

7:15 p.m., BBC 2

In Milan tonight: the homeland of espresso, where olive oil takes second place to butter, and where rice and polenta replace pasta and dough. Are the Milanese respected enough for what they bring to the Italian table? Tucci wraps his chops around his delicacies to find out. TIME

Peaky Blinders

9 p.m., BBC One

It’s the penultimate episode of the final season, and Tommy is still going full throttle despite his diagnosis. After setting out to change the face of Birmingham’s Chinatown, he makes another dubious decision that will change his family’s future – and still has time to sneak in an extramarital encounter on a houseboat. TIME

The Ipcress folder

9 p.m., TVI

The devious spy remake continues with Harry and Jean setting off for the Pacific in pursuit of nuclear weapons being tested there, while the inscrutable Dalby hunts for an old love. Amid this drama’s double crossovers and stiff cocktails, the chemistry between main stars Lucy Boynton and Joe Cole is pleasing to watch. Henry Wong

American rap star

9 p.m., BBC 3

Justin Staple’s 2020 documentary makes its television debut, exploring the phenomenon of subculture rappers on the online music platform SoundCloud. Focusing on a new breed of performers, the 75-minute film shows the shocking antics of Smokepurpp, Bhad Bhabie and Lil Peep (who died of a prescription drug overdose in 2017). TIME

broke

10 p.m., BBC Four

“I’m not too young to die in a doorway. How can I be too young to benefit from the allowances? These 15-minute monologues describing marginal lives may be short, but they pack a punch. Tonight’s band is fronted by Jenni Fagan’s Heart of Glass, with Isis Hainsworth as Mia, who channels her alienation into punk. Phil Harrison

Choice of movies

People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan, 11:55 a.m., 8 p.m., Sky Cinema Premiere

People Do Nothing: Greater Japan Photograph: Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy

Kurupt FM’s gormless gang are reunited in this successful larger-scale sequel to the TV mockumentary series. When their former manager, Chabuddy G (a standout turn from Asim Chaudhry), reveals that a track of theirs has become a hit on a Japanese game show, the guys fly east to capitalize on their newfound fame. But can they stay true to their garage roots? A culture clash comedy that cleverly focuses on the incompetence and misguided bravado of the crew as they flounder in a foreign land. Simon Wardel

Molly’s Game, 10 p.m., BBC Two

The true story of a former skier who staged a high-stakes poker game for high and low gets the Aaron Sorkin treatment in this seductive and quick-witted film. Jessica Chastain impresses as the smart but underappreciated Molly Bloom, who navigates her way through the exclusive circle of Los Angeles high rollers by fulfilling their gambling demands, until she’s hit with accusations from the FBI. Sparks fly with Idris Elba’s defense attorney, but it’s the mighty Chastain – driven but likeable – who is the story’s main focus, drawing us into the inherently dramatic world of big-money poker. SW

La La Land, 11:05 p.m., BBC One

It ultimately didn’t win the Best Picture Oscar, but part Damien Chazelle’s tribute, part rewrite of the classic Hollywood musical is a joyous experience. Budding actress Mia (Emma Stone) and budding jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) fall in love with each other in an LA of primary colors and picture-perfect sunsets – with the film also in love with the city than the couple. Dreams – achievable and not – temper their affair, with Stone and Gosling’s non-Broadway dancing and singing (music by Justin Hurwitz) lending a naturalistic edge to the gloriously stylized visuals. SW

Live sports

Challenge Cup Rugby League: Barrow Raiders v Huddersfield Giants 4 p.m., BBC Two. Sixth round match at Craven Park.

Saudi Arabia F1 Grand Prix 6 p.m., Sky Sports main event. From Jeddah Corniche Circuit.