TV tonight: a drama concerning the astonishing Brink’s-Mat theft in 1984 | Tv & radio

Gena Rowlands in Gloria.

The Gold

9pm, BBC One

In case you’ve purchased gold jewelry in Britain since 1984, it’s prone to comprise traces of the £26m value of bullion gold that six males robbed from Brink’s-Mat depot the 12 months earlier than – so says this riveting six-part drama about these concerned within the largest theft on the planet on the time. On this week’s opener, Nicki (Charlotte Spencer) is the keen detective able to get her enamel caught into the case beneath the attention of Hugh Bonneville’s high Met detective Brian. Dominic Cooper and Jack Lowden additionally star. Hollie Richardson

Dinosaur With Stephen Fry

7pm, Channel 5

Just like the outdated children’ favorite Prehistoric Park, this new sequence makes use of CGI to convey dinosaurs again to life. Interacting cheerily with them is Stephen Fry, who leans away from anthropomorphic storytelling and in the direction of correct science. The diplodocus, with its intelligent lungs and stunning mating rituals, is the star of week one. Jack Seale


8pm, ITV1

Vera (Brenda Blethyn) hunts for the killer of one in all her personal: a bludgeoned copper has been discovered floating in a pond. In a narrative the place legislation enforcement’s fluid relationship with criminality is a theme, one of many visitor performers must obtain a custodial sentence for his or her try at a Northumberland accent. JS

Man Martin’s Nice British Energy Journey

9pm, Channel 4

Within the first episode of his new sequence, lorry mechanic turned record-breaking motorcycle racer Man Martin asks: why is British power so costly? Blowing up an influence station within the course of, the engineering fiend will get “correct excited” over the world’s largest tidal energy generator in Orkney. Danielle De Wolfe

Dispatches: Strippers, Spies & Russian Cash

10pm, Channel 4

If makes an attempt to become familiar with the size of Russian infiltration within the British state really feel belated, that’s as a result of they’re. The 2022 invasion of Ukraine centered worldwide opprobrium on Putin, however as this documentary particulars, Russian cash had been flowing freely into the Conservative celebration coffers for a few years prior. Ellen E Jones

Search Social gathering

10.30pm, BBC Three

“I learn on-line that it takes years to recover from killing somebody,” shrugs Elliott. However whereas he’s sustaining psychopathic ranges of calm, Dory is freaking out over current occasions. Typically, Search Social gathering’s crime-adjacent plotting is a purple herring: primarily it is a completely noticed satire of vapid, self-absorbed millennial manners. PH

Movie alternative

Kursk: The Final Mission, 10pm, BBC Two

The 2000 Kursk catastrophe, through which a Russian sub sank within the Barents Sea after a torpedo exploded in its bay, has been become a suspenseful drama by Thomas Vinterberg – even with the data that each one 118 crew members died. Matthias Schoenaerts offers the tragedy a human dimension as (fictional) officer Mikhail, one in all a handful of preliminary survivors who sort out rising waters and diminishing oxygen. In the meantime, spouse Tanya (Léa Seydoux) faces secrecy and lies from the navy, whose rescue mission is hampered by chilly conflict paranoia and outdated tools. Simon Wardell

Gloria, 10pm, Speaking Footage TV

Gena Rowlands in Gloria.
Gena Rowlands in Gloria. {Photograph}: Most Movie/Alamy

John Cassavetes overlayed his oddball indie sensibilities on this thriller, which boasts a crackling efficiency by Gena Rowlands. She performs the titular ex-gangster’s moll, who finds herself on the run with a six-year-old boy, Phil (John Adames), after his household are murdered by mobsters. Largely filmed on the streets of New York, it fuses an observational model with a refreshingly unsentimental tackle the connection between a not very cute child and a frosty, impatient lady who can deal with herself. SW

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