TV pick of the week

Beauty Queens, Natalie and Diamond. Pic: Channel 4
Beauty Queens, Natalie and Diamond. Pic: Channel 4
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Your Evening News guide to the week’s essential viewing.

When Andy Won Wimbledon (BBC One, 10.35pm)

WHEN Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic to claim the Wimbledon title last year, it not only ended his career-long search for the title, but also the nation’s 77-year wait for a men’s champion. This documentary looks back at the momentous victory - as well as some of the reactions to it, as a host of celebrities and sports stars, including Chris Hoy, Michael Parkinson, John McEnroe and Amy McDonald, recall where they were on that famous July afternoon.


Alison Steadman’s Shetland (STV, 9pm)

WHEN Alison Steadman fulfilled a lifelong ambition to visit Shetland she documented her travels for this one-off programme so that we can get a piece of the action as well.

Steadman says: “It took me years to finally make it to these islands - I should have done it a long time ago. It will remain in my memory for many, many years.”


This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show

(Channel 4, 8pm)

IN theory, fashion is all about the latest trends - but Dawn O’Porter is here to put the case for clothes that were made to last. She’s the host of this new series, which aims to inspire more people to look to the past for their style inspirations.


Beauty Queen or Bust (Channel 4, 9pm)

EVER wondered what goes into the planning and preparations, not to mention the blood, sweat and tears, of a Beauty Pageant, this three-part series follows some entrants, hoping to make it through the regional beauty pageants, to reach Miss World.


Glastonbury 2014 (BBC Two, 10pm)

A MYRIAD of worthy acts descend on Worthy Farm for what promises to be the greatest music show on Earth. Opening night alone features Arcade Fire, Elbow, and Lily Allen on the iconic Pyramid Stage.


FIFA World Cup 1994 (BBC Two, 9am)

AN in-depth documentary looking back on the 1994 tournament held in the United States, which saw the first World Cup final decided by penalties.


Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar (BBC One, time TBC)

THIS special film follows the surviving Pythons as they prepare for the reunion John Cleese dismissed as “absolutely impossible” and which Eric Idle joked would only happen “if Graham Chapman came back from the dead”.