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What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

Classic Father Ted episode Old Grey Whistle Theft is on RTÉ 2 this evening
Classic Father Ted episode Old Grey Whistle Theft is on RTÉ 2 this evening

Every lunchtime, rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (BBC One, 9pm) 

FEAR NOT POLDARK MOURNERS. There is a new 19th century bodice ripper to get your eyes around. This seven part adaptation of the Susanna Clark novel kicks off tonight. It’s set in an alternative version of 1806. Intriguing! #JSAMN

The Speech (RTÉ One, 9.30pm)

Brendan Courtney helps a Dublin man overcome his fear of public speaking so that he can make a speech at his wedding. #TheSpeech 

Remembering Mullaghmore (RTÉ One, 10.30pm) 

With Prince Charles and Camilla due to visit Ireland this week, this documentary tells the story of the 1979 bombing of a boat off the coast of Sligo, which killed Charles’ great uncle Lord Mountbatten and three other people. #RememberingMullaghmore 

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Everybody’s talking about… #Twin Peaks

Is David Lynch back on board for the Twin Peaks reboot? It sure looks that way.

He’s said that he will direct the revival after all, after a month of budget wrangling and uncertainty.

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Or switch over for…

  • Grayson Perry’s Dream House (Channel 4, 9pm) A celebration of the presenter’s Essex home 
  • The Enfield Haunting (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) The latest of Sky Atlantic’s new dramas, starring Timothy Spall
  • Hyde Park on Hudson (Channel 4, 12.10am) Bill Murray is in this Roosevelt biopic, which is good enough for us
  • Father Ted (RTÉ 2, 9pm) It’s the whistle episode

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