TV tonight: behind the scenes at Glastonbury in the 1990s

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<span>Photograph: Brian Rasic/Getty Images</span>
Photograph: Brian Rasic/Getty Images

Glastonbury in the 90s

9pm, BBC Two

The BBC plugs its Glastonbury-shaped hole in the schedules with a weekend of programming, digging up the finest performances from the Worthy Farm archives on a pop-up iPlayer channel, as well as screening a new documentary presented by Jo Whiley, which goes behind the scenes at the festival. Tonight, we open with a compilation of some of the finest performances of the 90s, with a narration by Skunk Anansie’s Skin, followed by Radiohead at Glastonbury 1997 at 10pm and REM at Glastonbury 1999 at 11pm. Ammar Kalia

Inside Culture With Mary Beard

7.30pm, BBC Two

Cultural historian Shahidha Bari takes over as presenter, debating the concept of self-expression with Zing Tsjeng, Skin and Amrou Al-Kadhi. The big interviews are with Tracey Emin on the dangers of revealing too much of yourself in art, and Michael Stipe on his new photography book. Jack Seale

Unreported World

7.30pm, Channel 4

Reporter Seyi Rhodes presents the final film in this series of current affairs docs, following the fate of migrants who are denied entry to the EU and who become trapped at refugee camps in Serbia. A rightwing movement of local people is building around them, making them too scared to attempt to leave. AK

Gardeners’ World

8pm, BBC Two

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TLC from Adam Frost ... Gardeners’ World. Photograph: a/BBC

It’s an Adam Frost masterclass tonight as the gardening designer offers tips from his own back yard on laying turf and planting succulents. Among the other horticultural dispatches from around the UK, there is a trip to a Midlothian nook where the distinctive Himalayan blue poppy thrives. Graeme Virtue

Gregg Wallace’s Big Weekends

8pm, Channel 5

Sound the Gregg-Wallace-in-lederhosen klaxon, as he heads to Bavaria for the latest instalment of his travel show. He cooks up a schnitzel, bellows in a beer hall and tucks into a traditional Bavarian breakfast in Munich, before shopping for a pair of the famous German leather shorts as a souvenir. Hannah Verdier

Great Paintings of the World With Andrew Marr

9pm, Channel 5

Marr continues his art-historical ramble through our greatest paintings with Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. Marr heads to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam to trace how the young Rembrandt crafted this giant, intricate composition to make himself famous. AK

Film choice

Ant-Man (Peyton Reed, 2015), 8.10pm, BBC One
The amusing cousin of the Avengers core family, Paul Rudd’s size-shifting superhero boldly goes into inner space in this light-touch caper. The perfectly cast Rudd plays thief turned do-gooder Scott, with inventor Michael Douglas and his daughter Evangeline Lilly steering him the right way. Simon Wardell

Live sport

Golf: Women’s PGA championship 5pm, Sky Sports Golf. Day two coverage from Georgia, US.

Cricket: West Indies v South Africa 6.45pm, BT Sport 1. First T20 in the five-match series.

Rugby league: England v All Stars 8pm, Sky Sports Main Event. Exhibition match at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington.

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