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Stonemouth (BBC One, 9pm)

NEW two-part drama Stonemouth is based on a novel by Dumferline-born novelist Iain Banks, was partly filmed in Macduff, Aberdeenshire, which stands in for the fictional Scottish town that gives the romantic thriller its name.

As Stewart Gilmour (Christian Cooke) starts digging into the circumstances surrounding his mate’s death, he uncovers some of the secrets and lies that surround his hometown - and the Murston family. But despite the obvious dangers, will he also find himself falling for his love Ellie again? Starring Peter Mullan .


Running The Shop (Channel 4, 8pm)

IF you’re one of those people who believes you could do a better job running your workplace than your boss, then this new series is right up your street.

This opening episode focuses on family-owned DIY store Taskers in Aintree, which is facing tough competition from market giants like John Lewis and B&Q.

Can cashiers Tom and Debs win over a whole new market, and will their clever advertising idea bring in much needed footfall?


The Interceptor (BBC One, 9pm)

AT the centre of the story is UNIT, a newly formed law enforcement team that specialises in catching high-level criminals who have somehow evaded justice for years. Starring OT Fagbenle as Ash and Trevor Eve as Roach.


Brooklyn Nine-Nine (E4, 9pm)

WE’LL be saying farewell to the precinct after tonight’s double-bill, but at least the series is going out with a couple of fantastic episodes. The first sees Peralta being given the opportunity to work a big case - despite Holt’s concerns that he’s being set up for a fall. The detective then goes undercover with Santiago when they pose as an engaged couple while trying to catch an identity thief.

Meanwhile, Jeffords attempts to get his twin daughters into a particular school, and Boyle organises a surprise birthday party for Rosa.


TFI Friday (Channel 4, 9pm)

NOSTALGIA can do funny things to you - it can even convince you that’s it been 20 years since then-Radio 1 Breakfast DJ Chris Evans launched TFI Friday, bringing Brit Pop, Freak or Unique and a general air of ‘Cool Britannia’ to teatime on Channel 4.

So, what can we expect from this new one-off? Well, Evans isn’t giving too much away, saying: “Lots of the old favourites will be back - Freak or Unique, It’s Your Letters and Show Us Your Face Then - plus lots of new stuff that we already don’t have time for. Tune in and find out.”


Prized Apart (BBC One, 7pm)

A BRAND new show presented by Emma Willis and Reggie Yates. Filmed on location in Morocco and in the studio at Farnborough airport, Prized Apart will see ten ordinary couples battle it out for the chance to win a life-changing prize.

Each couple comprises an adventurer and a studio player. Ten contestants will be based in the UK, while their partners will be abroad. The adventurers compete in a set of physically and mentally challenging tasks in Morocco with Reggie Yates on hand to support them; their aim is to stay in the competition as long as possible and avoid being sent home to the UK until the last episode.


Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: Arabella (BBC One, 9pm)

JONATHAN Strange’s (Bertie Carvel) remarkable magic has helped England win the Battle of Waterloo, and he returns to England to write a book, much to Norrell’s (Eddie Marsan) displeasure. But his life is destroyed when Arabella (Charlotte Riley) seemingly dies and no magic can restore her to life. Episode five of the spooky drama.