Table of Contents
Based on the Radio 4 drama, written by Nick Walker, detailing the exploits of one of Oslo’s homicide detectives, this six-part series stars Nicola Walker as the titular cop, now relocated to Glasgow to join the Marine Homicide Unit to investigate the fates of washed up corpses. Solving a new crime each episode, we open with the gruesome case of a man found in the Clyde with a harpoon through his head. The team are soon led to their victim’s struggling boat business where they discover a series of troubling conflicts. Ammar Kalia
The Secret Life of the Zoo
8pm, Channel 4
Giant otter Tarubu isn’t proving the world’s greatest candidate for Father’s Day after gobbling the fish meant for his partner and kids and then leaving one of his new litter outside at night. Meanwhile, turtle Donatello has been swimming with a tilt, after swallowing stones from his tank. Ali Catterall
Write Around the World with Richard E Grant
9pm, BBC Four
Richard E Grant gets all the best jobs, doesn’t he? Having already read (and eaten) his way round southern Italy and France, he’s now in Andalucía. He begins with Lorca, learning about the Spanish civil war, before hitting Marbella with a copy of JG Ballard’s Cocaine Nights in hand. Ellen E Jones
9pm, Sky Witness
Sticking it to the bad guys … Queen Latifah as Robyn McCall in The Equalizer. Photograph: CBS/Michael Greenberg/Universal Television
Queen Latifah leads this reboot of the 80s small-screen thriller, righting wrongs and sticking it to the bad guys in comfortingly by-the-numbers style. This week, McCall (Latifah) helps an escaped prisoner, and steps in to mend worsening relations between her daughter, Delilah, and her best friend. Hannah J Davies
Secrets of the Museum
9.30pm, BBC Two
The penultimate episode of this look behind the scenes at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum follows handbag and trunk curator Lucia as she prepares to put on an exhibition celebrating the accessories, including Winston Churchill’s red dispatch box and Vivien Leigh’s writing case. AK
Jonnie’s Blade Camp
10pm, Channel 4
Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock concludes his two-part series conducting a year-long training camp for five young amputees and sprint hopefuls. The group are sent around the rally track by the world’s only tetraplegic female driver before competing in their own races. AK
Car-crash viewing … Steve McQueen at Le Mans. Photograph: John Springer Collection/Corbis/Getty Images
Steve McQueen: Le Mans & the Man (Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna, 2015), 10.30pm, BBC Four
The story behind the iconic Hollywood actor-producer’s ill-starred 1971 film is told in absorbing detail in this documentary. His obsession with motorsport (he’d rather hang out with the pro drivers than his family), and the lack of a workable script makes this car-crash viewing. Simon Wardell
Cricket: Northern Superchargers v Birmingham Phoenix 2.45pm, BBC Two. Women’s The Hundred match at Emerald Headingley.
Championship football: Millwall v Fulham 6.45pm, Sky Sports Football. Live from The Den.
Champions League football 7.30pm, BT Sport 2. Yet to be announced top-flight match.