TV tonight: Steven Toast returns to take on Tinseltown

Matt Berry’s grotesque thespian is back – and he’s angrier than ever. Plus: Alice Roberts digs for knowledge. Here’s what to watch this evening

Toast of Tinseltown

10pm, BBC Two

Steven Toast is back – and he is angrier than ever. In fact, he has reached peak anger: cue a trip to the retreat of Des Wigwam (Kayvan Novak) for some kill-or-cure therapy. But the anger-management programme has unexpected side-effects – one of which eventually explains this show’s new title. With Ray Purchase, Jane Plough and Clem Fandango still in tow, it is wonderful to have Matt Berry’s grotesque thespian back. Phil Harrison

Digging for Britain

8pm, BBC Two

Dr Alice Roberts once more uncovers what lies beneath Britain. Tonight, she is in the east of England to see a spectacular Roman mosaic, while a Saxon burial in Kent reveals a gnarly seventh-century death. The team also learn about Anglo-Saxon beer-making in Norfolk. Continues on Wednesday. Henry Wong

Sarah Beeny’s New Life in the Country

8pm, Channel 4

Update: Beeny still has not finished her massive house. She has moved upstairs, though. This week, her four sons, who have been closely involved throughout the build, give their opinions on what form their bedrooms should take. Meanwhile, that zipwire over the pond isn’t going to erect itself. Jack Seale

Future of Work

8.40pm, PBS America

This three-part documentary examines how the pandemic has helped to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace. Spoiler: we are all one software update away from being out of a job and replaced by robots. Hollie Richardson

Pen15

9pm, Sky Comedy

Take a dip ... Pen15 series two.
Take a dip ... Pen15 series two. Photograph: Hulu

Cringes are guaranteed as Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine return to negotiate dial-up, braces and a whole lot of bullying in their superior comedy. But life is changing fast for the girls. As Maya’s attention is turning to romance with high-school boys, Anna is adjusting to her parents’ divorce – and splitting her time between two houses. Hannah Verdier

The Language of Love

10pm, Channel 4

Davina McCall and Ricky Merino host this new series in which a group of daters can’t speak each other’s language. Can they break past the obvious barrier? Nauseating as it might sound, most of the daters are genuinely sweet, making it quite a charming, fun watch. HR

Live sport

International Test cricket: Australia v England 10.30pm, BT Sport 1. The first day of the fourth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground. Can England restore some pride after losing the series in only 12 days?

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