TV tonight: Kris Marshall returns as DI Humphrey in Death in Paradise spin-off

Beyond Paradise

8pm, BBC One

DI Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall) relocates to the sleepy town of Shipton Abbott in Devon with his partner Martha Lloyd (Not Going Out’s Sally Bretton) – he crash-lands in a tree, to be specific – in this jaunty spin-off from Death in Paradise. But, thankfully, there’s an unusual amount of trouble for him to get stuck into – starting with a woman falling off a ladder. Dylan Llewellyn, whom Derry Girls and Big Boys fans will recognise, joins the cast as PC Kelby Hartford, part of Humphrey’s “eclectic” new team that will be investigating the string of crimes ahead. Hollie Richardson

Death in Paradise

9pm, BBC One

Meanwhile, back on Saint Marie, season 12 of the escapist whodunnit has had more surprises than most, but what’s not a big twist is that it ends with the British detective abroad, currently DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little), reassessing his future in the idyllic Caribbean. A calypso singer’s husband has, meanwhile, been whacked. Jack Seale


9pm, Channel 4

When Gogglebox launched in 2013, the snooty consensus was that no one would want to watch other people watch telly. Fast-forward a decade and the show has won numerous awards, launched spin-offs and helped many of its eccentric stars become cherished national treasures. And here comes the 21st series … Graeme Virtue

Women Who Rock

9pm, Sky Arts

Blues singer Bessie Smith
Blues singer Bessie Smith is one of the artists reassessed in Women Who Rock. Photograph: Granger Historical Picture Archive/Alamy

This liberating documentary series tells the stories of some of the biggest female players in rock’n’roll. It kicks off by going to the roots of the genre, with the likes of Mavis Staples, Norah Jones and Tina Weymouth waxing lyrical about the legacy of singers including Bessie Smith and Big Mama Thornton. HR

The Graham Norton Show

10.4pm, BBC One

Anyone obsessed with The Last of Us will enjoy Pedro Pascal’s turn on Norton’s couch this week. Joining them: Helen Mirren, who somewhat surprisingly stars in the film Shazam! Fury of the Gods; Patrick Stewart, back in a new series of Star Trek: Picard; and West Side Story’s Ariana DeBose, who has a show at the London Palladium. Freya Ridings brings the live music. HR

Guy Garvey: From the Vaults

10.15pm, Sky Arts

This reflective romp through the music TV archives proves that 1982 was a vintage year. Amid live recordings of XTC and Fun Boy Three there’s a panel discussion on pop hair in which Mike from A Flock of Seagulls claims: “I just woke up one morning and it was like that.” Yeah sure, Mike. Ellen E Jones

Film choices

The Independent (Amy Rice, 2022), 9.55am, 8pm, Sky Cinema Premiere
Liberal values are put under a spotlight in this political drama, with Jodie Turner-Smith as Washington news journalist Eli, who uncovers financial chicanery that is possibly linked to Republican presidential candidate Patricia Turnbull (Ann Dowd). Meanwhile, independent candidate Nate Sterling (John Cena) is making waves in the race. It’s hardly All the President’s Men, but there’s some West Wing-style intrigue and Brian Cox is good value as Eli’s grizzled colleague. Simon Wardell

Pixie (Barnaby Thompson, 2020), 9pm, Film4
This crime caper set in Sligo is the sort of jaunty rural comedy-drama the Irish seem capable of producing at the drop of a hat. Olivia Cooke, of House of the Dragon fame, carries the film as the titular stepdaughter of a criminal boss (Colm Meaney). When two callow youths, played by Ben Hardy and Daryl McCormack, stumble on a bag full of drugs after a heist goes wrong, it turns out she is at the eye of the storm. Pixie’s apparent insouciance in the face of adversity keeps things fresh in a plot with nods to Y Tu Mamá También, while Alec Baldwin clearly relishes his cameo as the head of a gang of dodgy priests. SW