Sitting in Limbo – 8:30pm, BBC One
The Windrush Scandal, in which hundreds of long-standing but undocumented British citizens of Caribbean origin were detained, losing their jobs alongside access to benefits and healthcare, some being deported, is brought powerfully to life by the brother of one victim, Anthony Bryan. The writer, Stephen Thompson tells the story of his sibling in this series, who came to the UK in 1965, aged eight.
Subjected to the government’s policies, Bryan’s troubles began when he applies for a passport and his traumatic journey through the hatchet-faced system is told with impressive restraint.
Broadchurch – 9pm, ITV
ITV reaches into the back catalogue again and comes out with Chris Chibnall’s hit whodunit from 2013 – the first series, in which detectives played by David Tennant and Olivia Colman investigated the strange death of a teenage boy in a Dorset coastal town.
Murder in the Outback: The Falconio and Lees Mystery – 9pm, Channel 4
For those preferring real-crime documentaries, the series re-examining the perplexing case of murdered British backpacker Peter Falconio continues. The episode for today looks at how sole eyewitness Joanne Lees came under immense pressure from both British and Australian press as they hounded her non-stop for an interview, while certain detectives were also sceptical of her version of events.
I May Destroy You – 10:45pm, BBC One
Pithily written by Michaela Coel, her new creation is more of a drama than a comedy like her award-winning debut, Chewing Gum. Coel plays literary wunderkind Arabella Essiedu, whose first novel, titled Chronicles of a Fed-Up Millennial, and was a big seller but who is struggling to complete her second. But then Arabella decides to have a huge night out friends instead of staying in to complete the book – a decision that changes her life for good.