The Rose of Tralee is back again, Picnic at Hanging Rock reaches a conclusion, and Sharp Objects continues to fascinate...

Pick of the day

The Rose of Tralee, 8.00pm, RTÉ One

Love it or hate it - some people can manage to do both - The Rose of Tralee festival is now in its 60th year and presenter Dáithí Ó Sé returns for another stint under the festival dome in Tralee.

As usual, he'll interview the final 32 Roses live from 8pm on Monday and Tuesday, with a break for the Nine O’Clock news. You can expect the usual mix of singing, dancing, instrument-playing from the Roses.

The Rose of Tralee will be available to watch for free, live and on-demand by audiences in Ireland and around the world on RTÉ Player (desktop, iOS and android apps) and RTÉ Player International.  A host of exclusive online clips and extras from the Rose of Tralee will also be available on RTÉ Player.

New or Returning Shows

The Pope and I, 7.30pm, BBC One

Yet another slice of TV dedicated to the upcoming visit to Ireland of Pope Francis, who's due on the Emerald Isle next weekend.

This one explores people's relationship with the Pontiff, so it's sure to have a lot of personal accounts of the popular Argentine, the first Pope to visit Ireland since John Paul II in 1979.

Ending Tonight

Picnic at Hanging Rock, 9.30pm, RTÉ 2

The drama starring Natalie Dormer and set on the book of the same name comes to a conclusion.

Sara (Inez Curro) is the happiest she has ever been but Miranda is furious at having to return to the college, refusing to be groomed for marriage - and threatens to run away.

Back in 1900, Hester (Dormer) has grown increasingly paranoid that vengeful Arthur (Philip Quast) is behind the disappearances and coming after her.

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Bollywood: the World's Biggest Film Industry, 9.00pm, BBC Two

Anita meets India’s new generations of stars and producers as she sets out to understand how the modern film industry is being challenged to keep up with India’s young population, including the Brits who have flocked to Bollywood, drawn by the huge number of films being made.

In Chennai, she meets one of the biggest local film stars, Amy Jackson from Liverpool, filming dance scene on the largest budget Indian film ever made. She's also invited to the set of a huge historical film at the centre of a huge controversy in India.

Don't have a trailer, but here's a tone-setter:

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Saving Poundstretcher, 9.00pm, Channel 4

In need of expert help, discount store Poundstretcher owner Aziz Tayub and his three sons bring in retail guru Chris Edwards as a new CEO. His brief: to save the company.

In this final episode, tensions reach boiling point as deep differences between Chris and Aziz come to a head. Some staff are unhappy about is the inconsistent delivery of stock to their store, and they want to control what gets delivered there.

Chris Edwards

Don't Miss

Sharp Objects, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

This impressive drama has been simmering nicely over the last few weeks and it looks like it's about to hit boiling point.

Amy Adams has been impressive as Camille Preaker, the alcoholic hack delving into the child murder cases engulfing the sleepy town of Wind Gap, but it's Patricia Clarkson as Adora, her clearly troubled mother, who's stealing the show.

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