TV tonight: pencils at the ready for a life drawing masterclass

Last year, this interactive art evening proved to be one of the BBC’s less predictable success stories with viewers sending in 30,000 artworks created during the show. Circumstances are slightly different in 2021 but, even so, this two-hour special looks likely to prompt more amateur virtuosity. Joe Lycett will anchor proceedings while Josie d’Arby, Daphne Todd, Lachlan Goudie and Adebanji Alade offer various shades of encouragement. Over on BBC Four, there’ll be a fixed-camera view of each model’s pose. Phil Harrison

Tonight, the most amiable double act on TV are in Bob’s teenage holiday destination, the Lake District, moaning about rain, glorying in the scenery and discussing their favourite powdered foods. Hilarity with a delicious undertow of melancholy, this is unassuming yet unmissable TV. PH

The Inspector Morse prequel set in the 1970s returns, as elegant and sensitive as ever. This time, there is a bomb in an Oxford college and an IRA death threat against a Northern Irish footballer. Both require emotional intelligence to untangle, thus coaxing the damaged detective (Shaun Evans) back to his best form. Jack Seale

If you think things have been tense so far in this series, episode four of the fraught nuclear sub drama really pushes the boat out. With yet more deep, dark secrets exposed, DCI Silva (Suranne Jones) is running out of allies on HMS Vigil so it is up to Kirsten (Rose Leslie) to try to join the conspiracy dots on land. Graeme Virtue

Britain’s Paralympians return in glory and are celebrated in music, poetry and dance. The Last Leg gang – Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe – host, with Sigma, Madness, Dame Evelyn Glennie, guitarist Max Runham and ballet dancer Joe Powell-Main among the performers. PH

ITV News has done plenty of sterling work this year on the appalling state of Britain’s social housing. Tonight, Daniel Hewitt travels the country reporting on the disgraceful conditions endured by tenants living with damp, mould and even structural disintegration. PH

Minari (Lee Isaac Chung, 2020), 9.55am, 8pm, Sky Cinema Premiere

Just the one Oscar – for Youn Yuh-jung as the delightfully cheeky grandma – but Lee Isaac Chung’s drama about a 1980s Korean family starting a farm in Arkansas is a tenderly nurtured beauty, with all the soft power of a Kore-eda film. Alan Kim as the young son gives Youn a run for her money in scene-stealing. Simon Wardell

Test Cricket: England v India 10.15am, Sky Sports Cricket. The third day of the final Test from Old Trafford.

Formula 1: The Italian Grand Prix 1.55pm, Sky Sports F1. The 14th round of the season at Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Premier League Football: Leeds United v Liverpool 4pm, Sky Sports Main Event. Marcelo Bielsa and Jürgen Klopp lock horns at Elland Road.

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