2022 – TV Tonight: The story of Mina Smallman’s devastating life after the murders of her two daughters | TV and Radio

two daughters

9pm, BBC Two

“As a mother, I just want to wrinkle and die somewhere, really. What drives me is justice for all women.” The June 2020 murder of Mina Smallman’s daughters—Ppa Henry and Nicole Smallman—was in a devastated park. When it was revealed that cops were taking body selfies, their grief turned into an angry campaign for change. She asks Stacey Dooley to help tell her family’s story in this thoughtful and urgent film. Holly Richardson

Mean Murders: 25 Years of Mayhem

7 p.m., ITV

“Midway murders are like Agatha Christie in speed,” says John Nettles, aka DCI Tom Barnaby, opening this hour-long celebration in the deadliest (and most foolish) place on television. He will be joined by familiar faces like his successor, Neil Dudgeon (John Barnaby) and movie car Jane Wymark (Joyce Barnaby). The next episode of the current season – The Scarecrow Murders – follows. the master

Mr. Jack

9 pm, BBC One

Season 2 ends with all small concerns aside to focus on who can and can’t handle the love affairs of Anne (Suranne Jones) and Ann (Sophie Rundle) — including the tense Ann herself. It’s a restrained finale, but not without two or three amazingly satisfying scenes. Jack Sil

hunt

9 pm, Channel 4

Under the guise of entertainment, this suspenseful and sinister show reveals the astonishing extent of surveillance in modern Britain. Tonight, Katie and Liam lead the fishermen to an abandoned ski resort. But who is watching who? Elsewhere, the book’s oldest failed stalker is as Sarah tries to get a glimpse of her children. Philip Harrison

Conversations with friends

10pm, BBC Three

The thoughtful drama proceeds at a frozen pace, watching the return of Bobby and Frances from Croatia. They decide to move in together, but – with Nick and Francis constantly hugging in every room – will it help or prevent their best friend’s fading friendship? the master

Harry Styles x Radio 1 The Big Weekend

10.40pm, BBC One

To mark the closing night of the annual Radio 1 Festival, Clara Ampho is giving a headline to former One Direction star, who has just released his third album Harry’s House. Given the positive reviews for the album, expect the pop to be top-notch – Alexis Petridis of the Guardian called it “a perfect reflection of the pop star that made it.” Alexey Doggins

movie selection

Jeremiah Johnson, 12:45 PM, TCM Movies

Robert Redford in Jeremiah Johnson. Photo: Christofel Group / Alami

This beautifully edited 1972 Western movie might remind you of little more than Alejandro Iñárritu’s The Revenant. Wannabe hunter/fisherman Robert Redford struggles to survive in the Rockies as he learns his trade, eccentric Helmen and Native American tribes (friendly and hostile) as he faces death in its many forms. Sidney Pollack’s compelling film contains comedic moments (Johnson finds himself by chance with an Aboriginal bride), but also acknowledges the harshness and loneliness of his chosen life. Southwest

live sports

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