TV tonight: the Rev Richard Coles goes on a ‘grief adventure’

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Good Grief With Reverend Richard Coles

10pm, Channel 4

After the death of his partner in 2019, the Rev Richard Coles found himself in a rage with a lorry driver outside a McDonald’s at the A43 services. It’s one relatable part of life after bereavement, which he recalls during this touching but uplifting “grief adventure”. From laughter yoga to surfing (“surf’s up, so is the vicar!”), songwriting to boarding a “grief cruise”, he speaks with people on similar shaky paths, all in search of a good life after death. Hollie Richardson

Commonwealth Games 2022: Closing Ceremony

8pm, BBC One

What an eventful games it has been. After Malala Yousafzai’s opening speech, gymnast Jake Jarman picking up four gold medals for England and an incredibly painful-looking bike crash, Clare Balding brings us the closing ceremony from Birmingham. HR


9pm, Sky Atlantic

It’s the penultimate episode of the season and everything is to play for after a run of perception-warping episodes. Will Caleb’s host version escape Hale? What are Maeve and C’s next moves? And where does Christina (Evan Rachel Wood, revelling in her new character) fit into it all? Henry Wong

Long Lost Family: What Happened Next

9pm, ITV

It has been 11 years since this series began its sensitive, complicated mission to reunite estranged parents and siblings. More than 700 searches later, this episode catches up with three who tracked down their family, including John – whose biological mother, Maureen, grew up in care. Ali Catterall

Big Zuu’s Big Eats

10pm, Dave

This week, “Man is north! Hella north!” in Hull. Zuu is there to cook for comedian (and sometime vegan) Lucy Beaumont, with a menu including a burrito complete with deep-fried hake, and an apple pie in the shape of a fish – a tribute to Hull being the former fishing capital of Britain. HR

Asian Network Comedy: Birmingham 2022

10.10pm, BBC Three

Nikita Kanda and Mistah Islah host a night of comedy recorded last month at Birmingham’s Glee Club. It’s refreshing to see so many women on the bill, with Shazia Mirza, Noreen Khan and rising star of the Midlands Tej Dhutia joining British Comedian of the Year semi-finalist Preet Singh for all the laughs. Hannah Verdier