TV tonight: footballer Andy Woodward’s brutal story about abuse

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9pm, BBC Two

Gerard Kearns is devastating arsenic footballer Andy “Woody” Woodward successful this brutal dramatisation of however manager Barry Bennell (a stomach-churning Jonas Armstrong) sexually abused Woody and different teenagers nether his attraction for years. The feature-length occurrence is astatine times astir excessively distressing to watch, but this bold attack adds to the powerfulness of Woody’s bravery successful speaking out, putting his perpetrator down bars and encouraging others to exposure the hidden horrors of football. Hollie Richardson

DIY SOS: The Big Build
8pm, BBC One

The beauteous assemblage of Corby rallies unneurotic to assistance a section teenager. Jordan (who lives with cerebral palsy and perpetually fundraises for charities) and his household are aided successful completing the location they haven’t been capable to decorativeness owed to wealth issues. HR

Freeze the Fear With Wim Hof
9pm, BBC One

It’s the contention finale, rather unnecessarily prefaced with a informing not to effort this astatine home. “Think astir everything you’ve been done successful your beingness … this is thing compared to that,” says Tamzin Outhwaite, anterior to swimming nether 8 inches of ice. And for immoderate brave souls, there’s inactive the Bridge Swing Challenge ahead. Ali Catterall

Jay Blades successful  Abney Park cemetery successful  No Place Like Home.
Jay Blades successful Abney Park cemetery successful No Place Like Home. Photograph: Channel 5

Jay Blades: No Place Like Home
9pm, Channel 5

In the past of the series, the Repair Shop’s Jay Blades revisits his aged level connected the Peabody Trust Bethnal Green estate, and learns much astir the antheral who gave the lodging relation its sanction – American-born philanthropist George Peabody. He besides explores 1 of London’s “magnificent seven” cemeteries: the richly atmospheric Abney Park successful Hackney. AC

Derry Girls
9pm, Channel 4

A bittersweet penultimate occurrence for the near-perfect comedy. The girls person tickets to spot “modern-day Beethoven” Fatboy Slim play successful Derry, but the nighttime ends badly. Tune successful again astatine 9pm time for the extended finale, acceptable during the week of the referendum connected the Good Friday agreement. HR

9.35pm, Channel 4

We question farewell to different superb female-led comedy; this clip it’s Lucy Beaumont’s Hull-set series. Feeling similar a caller pistillate aft her archetypal decent night’s slumber successful ages, Toni plans a large enactment – wherever she learns immoderate shocking news. HR

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