TV tonight: can Sam Ryder win the UK a single point at Eurovision?

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Eurovision Song Contest 2022

8pm, BBC One

The uber-camp amusive hits Turin this year, wherever Sam Ryder hopes to triumph the UK astatine slightest 1 constituent (please!) with Space Man – a amazingly bully portion of falsetto pop. As usual, Graham Norton volition beryllium connected manus with plentifulness of snide remarks connected a nighttime wherever – for erstwhile – the UK is 1 of the bookies’ favourites. The lawsuit besides creates an accidental to basal with Ukraine, whose entrant Kalush Orchestra volition execute Stefania – different banger, featuring rapping and a flute solo. Hollie Richardson

Britain’s Got Talent

8pm, ITV

Yet much hopefuls audition for Amanda, Alesha, David and Simon to fastener successful a spot astatine the unrecorded semi-finals. Will we spot different of the judges’ Golden Moments, wherever unsuspecting acts are invited to audition? Henry Wong

Devon and Cornwall: Farming Lives

8.15pm, Channel 4

The solemnisation of England’s south-west coastal areas continues, this clip telling the stories of radical who enactment the land. Steve successful Lanlivery shows disconnected his vodka distillery, which uses home-grown spuds. And connected the Dartington property successful Devon, Jon trials making ice-cream with goat’s milk. HR

Beck

9pm, BBC Four

What connects a boozy schoolhouse reunion for brooding detective Josef with a grisly corpse lashed to a histrion with a cargo belt? As much bodies rapidly heap up, it becomes a lawsuit tangled capable to tempt recuperating apical bull Beck distant from his outpouring BBQ successful different tasty instalment of the long-running Swedish procedural. Graeme Virtue

Steptoe & Son:
Secrets & Scandals

9.20pm, Channel 5

A clips-and-commentators revisit to 1 of the large sitcoms, busting myths astir Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell’s expected communal animosity and celebrating however the 2 stars acceptable a template for drama underscored with the deepest, darkest pathos. Brambell’s backstage beingness accounts for the Scandals part. Jack Seale


Later ... With Jools Holland

9.55pm, BBC Two

Look who’s back, and he’s successful a caller determination – Alexandra Palace Theatre. Jools’s archetypal guests are smash deed indie rockers Wet Leg, Nigerian creator Obongjayar, blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa and up-and-coming Streatham-born vocalist Cat Burns. HR

Film choice

Drag Me to Hell, 10pm, BBC Three

Drag Me to Hell connected  BBC Three.
Drag Me to Hell connected BBC Three. Photograph: Universal Pictures/Allstar

Smartly scheduled to cheer up anyone who was disappointed by his Doctor Strange movie, this fearfulness represents Sam Raimi firing connected each his silliest impulses. The story, not that determination is overmuch of one, follows a young pistillate fending disconnected a curse that threatens to torture her for 3 days earlier – that’s close – dragging her to hell. But you don’t ticker a Raimi fearfulness for plot. You ticker it for each the gleeful, whiplash-inducing momentum and laugh-out-loud inventiveness. This movie is simply a rollercoaster ride. Outside the Evil Dead movies, Raimi has ne'er been better. Stuart Heritage

Live sport

Racing from Newbury, 1.15pm, ITV Live coverage, Lockinge Stakes (Group 1) people 1 astatine 3.20pm.

Championship Cup Rugby Union: Leinster v Toulouse, 2.45pm, BT Sports 1 The archetypal semi-final astatine Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Racing 92 v La Rochelle (second semi-final) astatine Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens, is connected Sunday, 2.30pm, BT Sport 2.

FA Cup Football: Liverpool v Chelsea, 4pm, BBC One & 3.45pm, ITV The last from Wembley Stadium. The Women’s FA Cup final, Chelsea v Man City, is connected Sunday, 1.50pm.. The last from Wembley Stadium. The Women’s FA Cup final, Chelsea v Man City, is connected Sunday, 1.50pm.

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