TV stasera: festeggia un decennio della sitcom di Robert Popper Friday Night Dinner

A dieci anni dalla sua prima apparizione sui nostri schermi, Robert Popper’s sitcom about a suburban Jewish family has become a beloved sitcom staple – and one given extra poignance by the death of its star Paul Ritter in April. This documentary is packed with behind-the-scenes clips and outtakes that illustrate Ritter’s improvisatory genius, while the cast recount their favourite memories and famous fans such as Claudia Winkleman expound on its legacy. Ammar Kalia

Is Mary Beard too old to wear her beloved silver trainers? This week’s show explores the work of others who refuse to act their age (whatever that means). These include Ian McKellen’s age-blind Hamlet and Lionel Shriver’s novel about a married couple who contemplate ending it all. Ellen E Jones

With Thailand’s tigers threatened with extinction, the pressure is on to shut down the poachers and smugglers who see them as a way to make money. Jonathan Miller investigates the “tiger kingpins” who supply the animals and meets the rangers who are fighting to protect the Indochinese breeds at risk of dying out. Hannah Verdier

Our travelling gourmand is in Budapest this week, one of Europe’s most popular city break destinations. Meandering through the Hungarian capital’s Mongol and cold war history, Wallace samples a hearty goulash, rich cakes and a variety of breakfast sausages. SE

Another festival of micro-expressions and macro-embarrassments features Alan (Steve Coogan) living the dream as he is given a ride … in a Spitfire! Nel frattempo, clipped co-presenter Jennie (Susannah Fielding) fights her own war as she confronts an online troll. Jack Seal

The Irish songwriting success Imelda May joins Holland in his south London home studio this week and talks through her latest album, 11 Past the Hour. There are also performances from the Mercury-nominated rapper Little Simz and the rising singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone. SE

Pitch Perfect 2 (Elizabeth Banks, 2015), 9pm, ITV2
Three years on from the infectiously funny first movie, the Barden Bellas are in disgrace and trying to claw back some of the rewards of their vocal victories. This amiable sequel takes them to the a capella world championship, where they square off against the Teutonic tones of Germany’s Das Sound Machine. Damon Wise

Rugby league: North Queensland Cowboys v New Zealand Warriors 9sono, Evento principale di Sky Sport. A 12th-round NRL match.

Netball Superleague: Celtic Dragons v London Pulse 5pm, Evento principale di Sky Sport. A match from Copper Box Arena, Londra.

Unione di rugby: Sale Sharks v Bristol Bears 7pm, BT Sport 1. A Premiership clash.

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