TV tonight: Katherine Ryan’s crafting contest begins

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<span>Photograph: Justin Downing/BBC/Twenty Twenty Productions Ltd</span>
Photograph: Justin Downing/BBC/Twenty Twenty Productions Ltd

All That Glitters: Britain’s Next Jewellery Star

8pm, BBC Two

The crafting contests keep on coming with this latest instalment seeing host Katherine Ryan challenging eight jewellers to create their best pieces for the judges, Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane. In tonight’s opening episode, we meet the hopefuls in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter before the judges set them the task of making a set of bangles that could appeal to the mass market and a pendant necklace for a client’s mother to wear to a royal garden party. Ammar Kalia

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer

8pm, Channel 4

John Lithgow, the comic Jon Richardson, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft and Russell Brand enter the tent in this Bake Off special, raising money for cancer research. The first challenge: do something interesting with a brownie. Next, there is a “3D biscuit” Showstopper. Ali Catterall

The Syndicate
9pm, BBC One

Kay Mellor’s light but well-structured drama is working its twin locations well. While life goes painfully on in Yorkshire, with the kennels in peril, in Monaco the gang are hopelessly out of place and now facing a brush with the casino’s dark side as they attempt to ambush Frank. But they have a new, dog-based plan. Jack Seale

Stacey Dooley: Back on the Psych Ward

9pm, BBC Two

On the cusp of the pandemic in February 2020, Stacey Dooley filmed a confronting documentary in the psychiatric ward at Springfield Hospital in south-west London. A year on, she revisits it to assess the worrying impact of coronavirus on patients’ mental illnesses. AK


9pm, Channel 4

The daft but oddly satisfying series in which high-end chefs try to replicate mass-market snacks continues. Tonight, Fred Sirieix challenges Tristan Welch and Cyrus Todiwala to recreate the chocolatey goodness of the Wagon Wheel. There’s also a visit to the factory to sample the real thing. Phil Harrison

Naked Attraction

10pm, Channel 4

Anna Richardson is back with her multi-coloured booths for a new series of pairing nervous singletons with their exhibitionist counterparts. Up first is IT consultant and pro-wrestler Ian who gives his assessment on “physical charisma”, while graphic designer Leon is looking to explore his bi-curious side. AK

Film choice

The English Patient (Anthony Minghella, 1996), 7.15pm, Sky Cinema Greats
This stunning romantic epic confirmed Anthony Minghella as a major talent. Adapted from Michael Ondaatje’s novel, it has Ralph Fiennes’s cerebral Almasy drawn into an affair with newlywed Katharine (Kristin Scott Thomas) in north Africa during the second world war. Paul Howlett

Live sport

Cricket: Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians 3pm, Sky Sports Main Event.
IPL T20 match from MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Champions League football: Chelsea v Porto 7pm, BT Sport 2. First leg quarter final match.

Basketball: Indiana Pacers v Los Angeles Clippers 12.30am, Sky Sports Main Event. NBA inter-conference clash.

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