TV tonight: Gregg Wallace gets a taste of Barcelona

A new TV travelogue showcases the artistic and culinary highlights of the Catalan capital, while emotions run high in It’s a Sin. Here’s what to watch this evening

Big Weekends With Gregg Wallace

9pm, Channel 5

Gregg Wallace continues his travelogue domination, following up his ITV sojourn to South Africa with this four-part series echoing Rick Stein’s Long Weekend series. First up, Wallace heads to the tourism hotspot Barcelona and takes in the city’s artistic legacy via Antonio Gaudí’s La Sagrada Família and a street festival in the Gràcia district. On the culinary front, Wallace munches on street-side cones of ham, tapas and Catalan dishes cooked by grandmothers. Ammar Kalia

Death in Paradise

9pm, BBC One

This week, a rowdy stag do on a boat leaves a man lying dead at Benoit Bay with a harpoon through his chest and his four friends as cagey witnesses. Meanwhile, Florence (Joséphine Jobert) tries to persuade DI Parker (Ralf Little) to join her for a swim. But is it really the water that he is afraid of? Ellen E Jones

Stonehenge: The Lost Circle Revealed

9pm, BBC Two

Prof Alice Roberts fronts a thrilling documentary, following boffins as they try to answer two big questions about Stonehenge: was it once much bigger? And was it always sited on Salisbury Plain? A rollercoaster of fascinating discoveries, compellingly explained. Jack Seale

It’s a Sin

9pm, Channel 4

Lydia West as Jill and Olly Alexander as Ritchie in It’s a Sin
Lydia West as Jill and Olly Alexander as Ritchie in It’s a Sin. Photograph: Ben Blackall/Channel 4

Russell T Davies’s hit drama reaches its penultimate episode. With emotions running high after the shocking conclusion to the previous instalment, Jill protests against the government’s handling of the Aids crisis, while Roscoe hopes his secret lover can provide him with a new life, away from the Pink Palace. AK

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

10pm, BBC Four

The final double bill of this insightful series on the formative compositions of hip-hop analyses Marley Marl and MC Shan’s The Bridge and Queen Latifah’s Ladies First. The former ignited one of the genre’s biggest rap battles, while Latifah’s incisive rhymes challenged the music’s misogyny. AK

Ramy

11.05pm, Channel 4

As well as being tender and hilarious, the best thing about Ramy Youssef’s self-titled comedy is how fleshed-out and eccentric each character is. None more so than Uncle Naseem, whose problematic views about almost everything prove a challenge for Ramy as he joins the family business. Hannah J Davies

Film choice

Florence Pugh in Lady Macbeth
Murder on her mind ... Florence Pugh in Lady Macbeth. Photograph: Allstar/Sixty Six Pictures

Lady Macbeth (William Oldroyd, 2016), 11.20pm, BBC Two
You could tell Florence Pugh was a star in the making from her blazing performance in William Oldroyd’s dark drama, taken from Nikolai Leskov’s 19th-century Russian novel and relocated to a dank north-east of England. Pugh plays a well-off but stifled bride who falls for a servant (Cosmo Jarvis) and plots to murder her husband. Simon Wardell

Sport choice

Tennis: Australian Open 8am, Eurosport 1. Coverage from day five of the tournament, held in Melbourne.

Premiership rugby union: Gloucester v Bristol Bears 7pm, BT Sport 1. The high-flying Bears visit the struggling Cherry and Whites.

Championship football: Blackburn v Preston North End 7pm, Sky Sports Main Event. Live from Ewood Park.

Contributors

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale, Hannah J Davies and Simon Wardell

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