Paul McGrath is Lucy Kennedy's first guest on Lodging with Lucy, Crimecall and Made in Chelsea return, there’s a new series about murdering doctor Harold Shipman, Sky Arts looks at Linda McCartney, and Channel 4 examines sex tourism . . .

Pick of the Day

Lodging with Lucy, 9.00pm, Virgin Media One

After years of hanging around in someone else’s gaff, the kitchen tables have been turned on Lucy Kennedy in this new series as she’s the one who's mosting with the hosting.

The basics are that she invites well-known faces for a staycation in her very own guest house, and the first guest is one of Ireland’s most-loved human beings: legendary footballer Paul McGrath.

He chats to Lucy about his childhood memories, his beloved mother Betty who recently died, the late Ireland boss Jack Charlton, and his own pride in wearing the Irish jersey. Paul and Lucy even get to play each other in a game of table tennis.

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Brain Surgeons: Between Life and Death, 9.00pm, Channel 4

In this episode, 30-year-old Dan and 39-year-old Laura must undergo brain surgery while remaining awake, allowing the surgeons to 'map' the functioning of their brains. Ew!

For Dan and Laura and their families, the question remains: will they be the same people after the surgery is completed?

Inside Art, 7.30pm, Sky Arts

Linda and Paul McCartney

Kate Bryan explores temporary art exhibitions at galleries and cultural venues in the UK, beginning with the major retrospective of Linda McCartney’s photography hosted by the Walker Art Gallery.

From her iconic depictions of the music scene of the 1960s, to family life with Beatle hubby Paul, Linda captured her whole world on film.

The exhibition features more than 250 extraordinary images that reveal what a prolific photographer Linda was, and how her love for the natural world, her surreal sense of humour, and an exceptional eye for capturing the spontaneous, gave her work an inimitable style.

Panorama, 8.30pm, BBC One

As bad as things are here, be happy you don’t live across the other side of the Irish Sea, where it's like Alice in Wonderland.

This week, Panorama hears from whistleblowers working inside the UK government’s new coronavirus tracking system. They reveal chaos, technical problems, confusion and wasted resources.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

New or Returning Shows

Crimecall, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

Sharon Ní Bheoláin presents appeals for help from the public in solving crimes, featuring reconstructions, CCTV footage, news features and a panel of police advisers taking calls.

The Shipman Files: a Very British Crime Story, 9.00pm, BBC Two

In this new series, Chris Wilson re-examines the case of Harold Shipman, exploring how attitudes to the elderly enabled the GP to get away with the murder of hundreds of patients.

In the first instalment, he reveals how the doctor's crimes were first discovered and how he was finally apprehended and charged with the murder of 15 of his elderly patients.

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Freddie Flintoff: Living with Bulimia, 9.00pm, BBC One

The former England cricketer faces up to his eating disorder of 20 years as he challenges the stigma around the condition in men.

He explores how bulimia has played a part in the course of his life, discusses his own experience in detail and meets specialists and young men with eating disorders.

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Sex on the Beach, 10.00pm, Channel 4

Seyi Rhodes heads to Gambia to investigate the West African country's reputation as a destination for British sex tourists, looking at the truth behind the tabloid headlines.

He meets 58-year-old Michelle, who recently married a younger Gambian man, and her 60-year-old friend, who regularly visits on holiday for a bit of `fun'.

Made in Chelsea, 9.00pm, E4

The perma-appaling Made in Chelsea crew are back, and some of the gilded gang are off to the country for a summer of luxury, laughter and mayhem.

But the close proximity could breed conflict as Verity and Tristan come face to face for the first time since abruptly ending their relationship over the phone.

Meanwhile, is Liv in with a chance of a steamy summer fling as some new faces join the group on their country getaway?

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Whose Vote Counts, Netflix

Fears about the US voting process being rigged - by powerful donors and corporations, gerrymandering, the Electoral College, voter suppression, fraud at the ballot box, and the ways votes are counted - are untangled in this docuseries.

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