TV tonight: the Stones at their saturnine peak

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<span>Photograph: Mark and Colleen Hayward/Redferns</span>
Photograph: Mark and Colleen Hayward/Redferns

The Rolling Stones: Rock and Roll Circus

9pm, Sky Arts

Filmed before a live studio audience for a 1968 BBC special, the performance documented in this film captures the Stones at their surly, stoned, saturnine peak. In fact, to watch it is to see the emergent tropes of a certain kind of rebel rock being codified before your eyes. The original Stones lineup is augmented by a roll-call of countercultural greats including Marianne Faithful, the Who and John Lennon, captured wigging out furiously to Sympathy for the Devil. Thrilling. Phil Harrison

Take Off With Bradley & Holly

6pm, BBC One

Which lucky contestants will win 10 days in hotel quarantine this week? Oh hang on, this was filmed in pre-Covid times, which means the prize is a holiday to a cracking destination. Along the way are Ant and Dec-style pranks, treats for deserving people and a dose of suspense aboard the fake plane. Hannah Verdier

Rolling in It

6.30pm, ITV

Among the celebrity-civilian partnerships tonight – on a gameshow based on a timeless fairground coin-rolling game, which has the manic cheapness of a Tim Robinson sketch – are Rob Beckett and Nicola, a builders’ merchants manager from Sunderland. Stephen Mulhern is your host. Jack Seale

The Void

7.30pm, ITV

Saturday wouldn’t be complete without an absurd obstacle course gameshow. So thank goodness for this daft, big-money contest hosted by Ashley Banjo and Fleur East in which contestants (tonight including a man who can’t swim) attempt challenges while hovering over The Void – a tank holding 520,000 litres of water. PH

A Lake District Farm Shop

8pm, Channel 4

Tebay has long been cherished by M6 users, a motorway stop that – thanks to homely food and Cumbrian beauty – feels like somewhere to be enjoyed rather than endured. As if to underline its disarming Paddington-esque charm, the final episode of this cosy fly-on-the-wall series goes big on local marmalade. Graeme Virtue

Patrick Swayze: The Demons & the Dance

8.30pm, Channel 5

The readers of People magazine voted him sexiest man alive in 1991. But there was always more to the Texan heartthrob than a pretty face; as this profile shows, Swayze played romantic leads but also thrived in more complex roles, such as his paedophile motivational speaker in Donnie Darko. PH

Film choice

All Is True, 10.10pm, BBC Two

Kenneth Branagh directs himself as William Shakespeare in this downbeat, Ben Elton-penned historical drama. The ageing bard returns to Stratford-upon-Avon and neglected wife Anne (Judi Dench) and family, hoping for an easeful retirement, but remembrance of things past makes for a troubled reunion. Simon Wardell

Live sport

Olympics 2020, 9am, BBC One. The men’s 100m heats and the women’s rugby sevens final.

Scottish Premier League Football: Rangers v Livingston, 12.30pm, Sky Sports Main Event. Top-flight game from Ibrox. Hearts v Celtic follows at 7.30pm.

The Hundred Cricket: Welsh Fire v Manchester Originals, 2pm, BBC Two. From Sophia Gardens.

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