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What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow. rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about today and talking about tomorrow.

The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4, 8.00pm)

The remaining bakers are tested to the limit in Pastry Week, including an ambitious final challenge that sees them pushed to the edge creating a majestic pie fit for a banquet. Before that, the Signature challenge centres on samosas, with a sweet and a savoury option required, and there is a classic French Technical involving two types of pastry. Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith decide which of the bakers has to leave the competition, with Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig on hand for some emotional support and encouragement.

Later Live – With Jools Holland (BBC Two, 10.00pm)

Muse perform songs from their upcoming release Simulation Theory and Southampton-born Laurel makes her first appearance on the show, with music from her full-length debut Dogviolet. New Orleans-based R&B and funk musician Jon Cleary plays a couple of selections from his new Dyna-mite album, and Iceland-based singer John Grant performs tracks from his upcoming fourth album Love Is Magic. Completing the line-up are two debut appearances, from Leicester’s Easy Life and 19-year-old R&B soul singer Hamzaa.

Revolting Ireland (Virgin Media One, 10.00pm)

Fronted by Simon Delaney, this four part series is one of the first ever Irish TV series to dig deep into the world of protest to reveal the factors that contributed to building a modern Irish society – from one controlled by the Catholic Church to a more diverse and inclusive democratic nation today. The series opens with a look at the Suffragettes and the 1913 Lockout but the main focus moves swiftly onto the 1950s as the nation came to grips with its early years as The Republic of Ireland. Throughout the series famous faces such as Bob Geldof, Nell McCaffery, Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Roddy, Mario Rosenstock and many more give their opinions on the history of protesting in Ireland.


Everyone’s talking about: Dani Dyer

The Love Island winner pranked her fans after Capital FM host Roman Kemp dared her to pretend that boyf Jack Fincham had proposed.




Or flick over for…

  • Long Last Family (Virgin Media One, 9.00pm) New series. Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell return to help more people reunite with long-lost relatives.
  • First Dates Hotel (Channel 4, 9.15pm) Plucky mummy’s boy Ash, a wannabe singer whose love life needs fine tuning, kicks off another day of Mediterranean matchmaking. 
  • The Three Musketeers (E4, 8.00pm) A hot-headed swordsman sets off to join the King of France’s royal guard, and falls in with a trio of former members who have fallen into disgrace. 

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