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Streets ahead

Coronation Street

UTV 7.30pm John binds and gags Rosie at the flat, explaining that he needs her to attend the trial and put forward his version of events to ensure his wife is not convicted... well, at least he was good enough to explain!

Meanwhile, Fiz (left) takes the stand, protesting her innocence, and Chris gets carried away with his lie.

Fooled you!

the impressions show with culshaw and stephenson

BBC1 8.30pm Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson resurrect the once mighty comedy sketch show and portray a host of celebrities and public figures, including Professor Brian Cox, Claudia Winkleman, Davina McCall and Simon Cowell. This is a new show, so let's hope it makes a good impression. Sorry...

Looking back

hugo hamilton -- croi agus teanga

TG4 9.30pm Writer Hugo Hamilton, whose moving novel, The Speckled People, has been adapted and is now running at the Gate Theatre, discusses growing up in an Irish-German speaking household where English was never heard, and how his mother left Germany after the Second World War.

Out of tune

grand designs

Channel 4, 9pm Presenter Kevin McCloud meets Claire and Ian as they try to build a home big enough for a disco on a small plot at the end of a London mews (enough with the snorts of derision back there!). But locals begin to object to their plans and things start to go a little bit pear-shaped. Wow, didn't see that coming...