TV vanaand: Bristol reckons with its cultural history in Statue Wars

Following the murder of George Floyd in the US in May 2020 and the ensuing global Black Lives Matter protests, Britain found itself reckoning with its colonial history. Most notably, BLM protests in Bristol in June 2020 ended in the removal of the statue of slave transporter Edward Colston and it being thrown into Bristol harbour. This documentary follows the city’s mayor, Marvin Rees, as he negotiates the aftermath of the controversial gesture, as well as hearing from local residents. Ammar Kalia

As part of the six-part series examining the effects political violence has had on its perpetrators and victims, we turn our attention to the 1956 bombing of a bar in the European Quarter of Algiers, a terror attack which led the French president Charles de Gaulle to grant the country its independence. AK

There’s a throwback to series past as Theo Paphitis makes a guest appearance in the investors’ lair this week (while Peter Jones self-isolates) – but there’s also the very modern question of whether an app (this time, an aid for learner readers) can make money. Plus, is there a space in the spiced rum market? Jack Seale

Fitzpatrick continues his quest to heal the nation’s pets. Seven-year-old dobermann Dexter keeps collapsing, leading Fitzpatrick to diagnose him with a spinal disorder, while Driver the cat is rushed in after being hit by a car, resulting in a total hip replacement. AK

As this Jenna Coleman-narrated doc shows, money is still no object in London’s W1 as lockdown eases, with uber-jewellers Boodles investing in a £3.2m diamond they’re sure someone will snap up, and the champagne is flowing at Dior. But how are smaller businesses – and one longstanding resident – faring? Hannah J Davies

Another of Michael Mosley’s frequently instructive attempts to address the nation’s health concludes. As the volunteers enter their final week, Mosley discusses motivation – why did they feel the need to change and will they maintain these new habits? Phil Harrison

Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach, 2013) 10.45pm, Film4
Director Noah Baumbach and star Greta Gerwig co-wrote this portrait of a 27-year-old dancer. Shifting from the Brooklyn apartment she shares with former college friend Sophie (Mickey Sumner), Frances (Gerwig) goes on a quest for unspecified fulfilment. It’s a funny, touching, angsty journey. Paul Howlett

Cricket: Engeland teen Nieu-Seeland 10is, Sky Sports Main Event. First day’s coverage of the second test.

Cricket: West Indies v South Africa 2.45pm, BT Sport 1. Day one of the first test from St Lucia.

Atletiek: Diamond League 7pm, BBC Four. Third meeting of the 2021 Diamond League from Florence.

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