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Kicking Off: The Rise and Fall of the Super League

9.30pm, BBC Two

Last year’s proposed European Super League was met with outrage from all corners, from the streets outside stadiums to Downing Street and Kensington Palace. Despite the idea being scrapped within just three days, it remains a big talking point – just a few weeks ago, Sky spoke with insiders about why it caused such ructions. In this one-off documentary, the BBC looks at what led owners to form an unlikely alliance of American hedge funds and Russian oligarchs to dominate the great game. Holly Richardson

Glow Up Ireland

8.10pm, BBC Three

After seven weeks of sculpted smiles, smudged mascara and one contender memorably shaving off their cherished goatee, the makeup face-off reaches its climax. The finalists Glen, Niall and Michael must tackle a gauntlet of creative challenges assessed by a panel of high-flying judges. So who will crush with eyeliner? Graeme Virtue

The Great British Sewing Bee

9pm, BBC One

It’s sports week, and running coach Steve is the only contestant who’s familiar with a gym kit. Faces drop in horror at the first task: making a pair of hi-top trainers. Next, they need to transform a netball skirt and bib, then make a jacket for a sporting hero. HR

Grand Designs: The Streets

9pm, Channel 4

It’s a matter of contrasts this week, as a couple hope to bring classic American architecture to inner-city Glasgow. Joanna and Ben’s vision for their Scottish ranch is ambitious: a Douglas fir frame and double-height ceilings. Inevitably, budget issues cause disruption but, handily, Ben is a carpenter. Henry Wong

Raised By Wolves

9 p.m., Sky Atlantic

More from the inventive sci-fi in which two androids – Father (Abubakar Salim) and Mother (Amanda Collin) – attempt to raise human children on a distant planet after Earth’s destruction. Tonight, Mother is struggling to keep the collective together and, in time-honored fashion, many members are resorting to prayer. Phil Harrison

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

10 p.m., Channel 4

It’s a double portion of Ramsay this week. Ahead of tomorrow’s Future Food Stars on BBC One, he returns for a second season of the series that sees him trying far-out things as he ventures around the world. Tonight: diving with sharks, foraging and avoiding venomous snakes in Tasmania. HR

film choices

Anvil! The Story of Anvil. Photograph: Anvilmetal/Rex/Shutterstock

Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Sacha Gervasi, 2009), 9pm, Sky Arts
Toronto metal band Anvil were briefly a thing in the 80s. Now it’s 2006, and the two original members, Lips and Robb, subsist on past glories and the simple joy of playing music – until the prospect of a European tour revives dreams of wider fame. Sacha Gervasi’s humorous and poignant documentary has the specter of This is Spinal Tap forever hanging over it, but manages to have fun with the cliches (they visit Stonehenge; a dial does go to 11), while largely being a touching study of a lifelong friendship . simon wardell

Angel Face (Otto Preminger, 1963), Wednesday, 1pm, Great! Classic Movies
Otto Preminger’s 1953 sort-of-noir stars Robert Mitchum as Frank, an ambulance driver with racing ambitions, who falls into the orbit of Jean Simmons’s 19-year-old rich kid, Diane. She’s a femme fatale, though she’s not very good at the job. The insouciant Frank is not really taken in by Diane’s complaints from her about her supposedly vicious stepmother or professions of love, but he is tempted by the prospect of funding his dreams from her. Naturally, he soon finds himself neck-deep in trouble, in a thriller with a fatalistic air and a grown-up take on relationships. simon wardell

live sports

Women’s Super League football Arsenal v Tottenham. 7pm, BBC Two. The north London derby at Emirates Stadium.

Champions League football Real Madrid v Manchester City. 7pm, BT Sport 2. Semi-final second leg from Santiago Bernabéu.

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