Eve Hewson stars in new BBC drama The Luminaries, Sky Arts gives the night over to Bob Dylan, The Irish RM hits the comeback trail, and Stacey Dooley Investigates South Korea's illegal spy camera trade . . .

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The Luminaries, 9.00pm, BBC One

This is a joint British and New Zealand drama television miniseries based on Eleanor Catton's Man Booker-prize winning 2013 novel of the same name.

The series is centred around a young adventurer named Anna Wetherall (played by Dubliner Eve Hewson), who has travelled from the United Kingdom to start a new life on the South Island's West Coast.

The epic drama tells the 19th-century tale of love, murder and revenge as men and women travel across the world to make their fortunes and reinvent themselves.

As anyone who’\s ever watched TV on a Sunday night knows, the one thing the BBC do splendidly is period drama - and this promises to be up there with the best of them.

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The Kid Stays in the Picture, 9.00pm, Sky Documentaries

Hollywood film producer Robert Evans narrates this highly entertaining documentary chronicling the ups and downs of his extraordinary life.

Among the topics covered are his big break in the movie industry, his failed marriage to Ali McGraw, his relationships with Grace Kelly and Ava Gardner, his descent into drug addiction, and his journey back to respectability.

It includes contributions from friends and family, and footage of a host of Hollywood legends.

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New or Returning Shows

Bob Dylan: 30th Anniversary Concert, 8.00pm, Sky Arts

A performance from 1992 celebrating the singer's career, featuring the likes of Stevie Wonder, Lou Reed, Johnny Cash and Eric Clapton performing classic Dylan numbers.

This is followed at 10.00pm by Bob Dylan: No Direction Home, Martin Scorsese's acclaimed two-part profile of the singer, featuring rare interviews and archive footage.

Part two follows at 12.05am, so that’s a lot of Dylan to be done.

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Stacey Dooley Investigates, 9.00pm, BBC Two

The Intrepid Stacey Dooley returns with a report on South Korea's trade in illegal spy camera footage.

Pornography has been made illegal in the country, which has led criminals to begin a lucrative trade filming people without their knowledge and distributing the films to strangers or streaming it live on the internet.

Dooley investigates the rising number of suicides among victims, examines how the authorities are trying to crack down on this rapidly evolving crime, and questions if the practice could take root in the UK.

The Irish RM, 7.30pm, TG4

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It’ll be interesting to see how this show stands up, nearly 40 years after it first appeared on Channel 4 to great acclaim.

A comedy drama based on a series of books by the Anglo-Irish novelists Somerville and Ross, it’s about an 19th Century Irish ex-British Army officer resident magistrate recently appointed to his position in Ireland.

At a regimental ball in 1897, Major Sinclair Yeates reveals his plan to resign his commission to become a resident magistrate. Starring Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray and Lise-Ann McLaughlin.

Lost Pyramids of the Aztecs, 8.00pm, Channel 4

Archaeologists unearth the remains of the ancient civilisation from beneath Mexico City, digging deeper than ever before to find out who the Aztecs were and how they built their remarkable empire.

The first episode features an attempt to build a replica of a pyramid, as well as investigating the mysterious pyramid ruins being unearthed in the heart of Mexico City and a journey into a set of underground tunnels that have lain undisturbed for centuries.

Culture in Quarantine: Shakespeare, 9.00pm, BBC Four

Paapa Essiedu plays Hamlet in Simon Godwin's critically acclaimed 2016 Royal Shakespeare Company production.

Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet's mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love.

What will ultimately become of a young man sent to kill?

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Colombia’s Wild Coast, 8.00pm, Sky Nature & NOW TV

Colombia’s two stunning coasts - the 1,100 mile-long Caribbean and the 905-mile Pacific - provide a huge diversity of habitats that are home to some of the most fascinating underwater creatures on the planet.

This two-part series explores Colombia’s remarkable marine animals, and its unique maritime habitats on land, revealing why this country’s coastlines are home to such a dazzling array of life.

In this first part, there's a trip to Gorgona Island which is chosen by the Colombian government as a prison site due to its shark-infested seas, impenetrable jungle and deadly snakes.

Movie Picks

The Big Lebowski, 10.00pm, Sky Comedy

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The Coen brothers' much-loved comedy, starring Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Turturro.

A case of mistaken identity forces an ageing hippie to divide his time between trying to win a bowling tournament and searching for a wealthy industrialist's kidnapped wife, while getting involved with assorted oddball characters in the process.

All the Money in the World, 9.00pm, Channel 4

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Another kidnap caper - this one dealing with a true story.

Ridley Scott's fact-based drama, starring Michelle Williams, an Oscar-nominated Christopher Plummer - who replaced Kevin Spacey a few weeks before filming began - and Mark Wahlberg, is worth watching for Plummer alone.

When 16-year-old John Paul Getty III is kidnapped in 1973, his devoted mother tries to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

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