TV tonight: a transferring documentary concerning the battle for disability rights | Tv & radio

Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain

9 p.m., BBC Two

Cerrie Burnell introduces this poignant and moving documentary that chronicles the history of Britain’s attitudes towards disabled people and their own campaigns against injustice. Burnell shares her experiences of discrimination when she got hired on children’s television, then explains how the Victorian segregation of disabled people led to disadvantageous attitudes. Eventually she meets Alia Hassan, who reports on her campaign for accessible public transport in the 80s. Ammar Kalia

The architecture of the railways

Yesterday at 8 p.m.

Tim Dunn returns with his excellent series on the most magnificent bridges and buildings from train journeys. His opening guide to how Wemyss Bay became the gateway to the Isle of Bute in the 1860s is usually clear and enthusiastic. From there he continues to the most beautiful stations in London and Porto. Jack Seale


9 p.m., BBC One

The Dundee Whodunnit is at its peak. Forensic trainee Emma (Molly Windsor) is still desperate to solve her mother’s murder with or without the help of her estranged squeeze Daniel (Martin Compston). The missions are very personal. Fortunately for the fans, a second series has been confirmed. Graeme Virtue

Until the Kingdom comes: Trump, Faith and Money

9 p.m., BBC Four

We Trust in God … a scene from ‘Til Kingdom Come. Photo: Abraham Troen / BBC / ‘Til Kingdom Come (2019) Film Ltd.

Documentary filmmaker Maya Zinshtein unpacks the fascinating story of evangelical pastors in Kentucky who support Donald Trump. They do this by raising huge sums of money to send to Israel and influencing Middle East politics under the guise of religious support for the return of the Messiah. IF


9.45 p.m., BBC One

The relationship between Michael and David continues to deteriorate. when Georgia and Lucy get tired of conveying – “Have you ever heard of the Bechdel test?” asks Georgia – the project is in real danger. Perhaps two potential actors (Jim Parsons and Josh Gad) can offer a new perspective on these “characters”. Ellen E. Jones

First dates

10 p.m., channel 4

Fred Sirieix and his team of Cupids are in a new location in Manchester for this latest series from the reality dating show. First up is a 23-year-old parliamentary assistant, Jessie, who is being compared to Josh, a 25-year-old journalist, while a former roadie, Winston, 69, woos Donna, 60. IF

Film selection

Sarah Michelle Gellar in The GrudgeCreepy Intelligence … Sarah Michelle Gellar in The Grudge. Photo: Reuters

The Grudge (Takashi Shimizu, 2004), 12.55 p.m., horror channel
Shimizu’s US remake of his Japanese haunted house horror adds the genre conventions Western audiences expect, but retains the creepy intelligence of the original. Sarah Michelle Gellar is a social worker who makes a home visit to the wrong apartment: she is possessed by a demonic spirit fueled by past violence. Paul Howlett

Live sports

Championship football: Derby County versus Bournemouth 5:30 p.m., Sky Sports Main Event. Head to head from Pride Park.

Premier League football: west Ham United v west Bromwich Albion 5.30 p.m., BT Sport 1. Clash from the London Stadium.

Premier League Football: Leicester City versus Chelsea 8 p.m., Sky Sports Main Event. Live from King Power Stadium.

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