Tommy Martin presents Champagne Football: Inside John Delaney’s FAI, The Great British Bake Off and BBC drama Life continue, KT Tunstall explores eccentric Scottish musician Ivor Cutler, and John Bishop’s Great White Rescue comes to an end . . .

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Champagne Football: Inside John Delaney’s FAI, 9.00pm, Virgin Media One

Irish football has rarely been short of controversy, but John Delaney pretty much remade the mould during his time as chief bottle-washer at the top table in the Football Association of Ireland.

Here, Tommy Martin presents a look at the sports administrator’s time at the FAI, which saw him turn into something like a celebrity executive as he perfected a personal take on the term ‘fantasy football’.

The story was recently recounted in the book Champagne Football, by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan, which catalogued a quite incredible reign.

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The Great British Bake Off, 8.00pm, Channel 4

It’s Chocolate Week on the show, and the competition starts to heat up as judges Prue and Paul set three tricky challenges to test the remaining bakers.

There’s a deceptively simple traybake in the Signature, a technical packed full of chocolate and nuts, and a celebration Showstopper that pushes the bakers’ skills with white chocolate to the limit.

Who will impress Prue and Paul (below, with Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas) enough to keep their place in the tent and who will be heading home? You’ll know shortly after 9pm.

Life, 9.00pm, BBC One

This hugely enjoyable drama from Mike (Doctor Foster) Bartlett and starring Alison Steadman continues as David investigates Kelly’s past, unsure what he is hoping to find.

An argument with Liam propels Hannah towards Andy, but their unexpected moment of intimacy is interrupted.

Maenwhile, Belle’s ex-husband Neil walks back into her life and tests her loyalty to Maya, on the night when Maya needs her most, and Gail finally tells Henry her true feelings about their relationship in an explosive confrontation.

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Married at First Sight, 9.15pm, Channel 4

The new reality series continues, with four brave/deluded singles married to a complete stranger who they met for the first time on their wedding day.

The morning after their big day, primary school teacher Michelle and her new husband Owen have an awkward start to married life that leaves them questioning their fledgling romance.

And following a fairy-tale ceremony, newly-weds David and Shareen hit a bump in the road on their honeymoon when David presents his new bride with an unexpected gift.

New or Returning Shows

Ivor Cutler by KT Tunstall, 10.00pm, Sky Arts & NOW TV

Ivor Cutler was Glaswegian, Jewish and an eccentric musical genius. To KT Tunstall, his records have been the soundtrack of her global travels.

Now the celebrated singer/songwriter sets out to explore the unique character of a great British eccentric, meets the musicians with whom Cutler collaborated, the friends with whom he fell out as well as his many celebrity fans, before finally recording a cover of Cutler’s song Women of the World.

The Mole: Infiltrating North Korea, 9.00pm, BBC Four

A real-life undercover thriller about two ordinary men who embark on an outrageously dangerous ten-year mission to penetrate the world’s most secretive and brutal dictatorship: North Korea.

Part two follows at 10pm.

Craig & Danny: Funny, Black and on TV, 8.00pm, UTV

As part of ITV’s contribution to Black History Month, Red Dwarf stars Craig Charles (above) and Danny John-Jules celebrate 50 years of black British comedy, from trailblazers such as Charlie Williams to rising stars including Michaela Coel.

Others whose work features include Lenny Henry, Rising Damp‘s Don Warrington and Desmond’s star Norman Beaton, alongside those from the new generation of comedy talent like BGT star Kojo and Stateside breakout Gina Yashere.

New to Download

The Cabin with Bert Kreischer, Netflix

After years on the grind, comedian Bert Kreischer sets out on a purifying retreat to a remote cabin to cleanse his “mind, body and soul.”

In this new five-episode docu-series, he is joined by his celebrity friends as he attempts bizarre therapy techniques, intense physical challenges, and ridiculously improvised encounters with nature.

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Ending Today

John Bishop’s Great White Rescue, 9.00pm, UTV

John Bishop (below) continues his mission to return Little White and Little Grey from captivity to the Icelandic beluga whale sanctuary, as the pair begin the 6,000-mile journey to reach their new home.

Following the previous delays in China, the release is already two months behind schedule, and as autumn approaches the whales have little time to put on enough weight and acclimatise to the cold water they will face in the bay.

Inside Cinema, 11.20pm, BBC Four

This is a documentary from Kambole Campbell, exploring the work of Ryan Coogler, the director of Fruitvale Station, Creed and billion-dollar-grossing box-office sensation Black Panther.

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