The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Wednesday 28 July

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The top TV picks for Wednesday 28 July.
The top TV picks for Wednesday 28 July.

Fake or Fortune? fans rejoice, the programme is returning this evening with more art mysteries. 

It kicks off with a potential Henry Moore sculpture that was found in some long grass and has been used a doorstop, but is it the genuine article? 

It's good news for Morecambe and Wise fans too as they can get a look at the recently unearthed long-lost recording of a show of theirs from 1970 that hasn't been seen since. 

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Plus, Chris Packham is treading old ground that brings back emotional memories. 

Chris Packham: The Walk That Made Me - 8pm - BBC Two

Chris Packham sitting on his tree trunk seat on the banks of the River Itchen. (BBC/Atypical Media Ltd/Tim Smith)
Chris Packham sitting on his tree trunk seat on the banks of the River Itchen. (BBC/Atypical Media Ltd/Tim Smith)

The naturalist takes us on a journey to his past through the Hampshire countryside. 

He talks through his childhood growing up in the picturesque area as he walks a familiar path along the River Itchen and Itchen Navigation. 

Packham touches upon difficult memories relating to mental health issues while remarking on the important of the natural world when it comes to looking after ourselves.

Craig and Bruno’s Great British Road Trips - 8pm - ITV

Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli  appreciate the sunset at Holy Island the most westerly point on Anglesey. (ITV)
Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli appreciate the sunset at Holy Island the most westerly point on Anglesey. (ITV)

The dancers are scoping out North Wales this time, beginning in the coastal town of Harlech. 

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They go to a record-breaking stretch of road which is known for being the steepest street in the north hemisphere. 

The pair also ascend Mount Snowdon before stopping off at Anglesey. 

Fake or Fortune? - 9pm - BBC One

Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould with a sculpture, possibly by Henry Moore. (BBC Studios/Ben Fitzpatrick)
Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould with a sculpture, possibly by Henry Moore. (BBC Studios/Ben Fitzpatrick)

A ninth series of art detecting gets underway tonight as Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould try to find the origins of a sculpture bearing similarities to the work of Henry Moore. 

They're in the Norfolk countryside to meet owners of the piece, Neil Betts and wife Barbara, who've used it as a doorstop and water feature over the years. 

If it is determined to be the real deal, it would be worth up to £1 million. 

Morecambe and Wise: The Lost Tapes - 9pm - ITV

Morecambe and Wise: The Lost Tapes. (ITV)
Morecambe and Wise: The Lost Tapes. (ITV)

One of the legendary comedy duo's television shows was believed to have been lost for nearly 50 years before Eric Morecambe's son found an old film can tucked away in an attic last year. 

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It transpired the episode was in fact their first ever show made for BBC One. 

Now, it's set to be shown to fans once more for the first time since 1970 as The Lost Tapes airs the funniest sketches from the episode as well as archive film of the pair at work. 

George Clarke's Remarkable Renovations - 9pm - Channel 4

George Clarkes Remarkable Renovations (Channel 4)
George Clarke's Remarkable Renovations. (Channel 4)

The architect is in Staffordshire to meet a couple transforming a derelict 19th century coach house. 

They bought it after selling their home and putting in their savings to buy it and now want to turn it into a multigenerational family home.

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