Lindsey Earner-Byrne presents Forgotten: The Widows of the Irish Revolution, there’s an Orson Welles night on BBC Four, Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombings looks at the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing . . .

Pick of the Day

Forgotten: The Widows of the Irish Revolution, 10.15pm, RTÉ One

Historian Lindsey Earner-Byrne examines the stories of the widows of seven of the men executed in 1916 for their part in the events of the Easter Rising.

The documentary reveals not just the stories of their extraordinary lives, but also the issues that they faced in the post-revolutionary period and the birth of the new Irish Free State.

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The RKO Story: Tales from Hollywood, 8.00pm, BBC Four

Another Thursday night Tinseltown treat.

Between 1940 and 1942, Orson Welles spent a hectic few years producing pictures with RKO.

This documentary examines his time working on It's All True, a project he later abandoned, and the last feature made with the collaboration of film company that distributed Citizen Kane.

This is followed by two of Welles’ masterpieces: Citizen Kane (at 9pm) and The Magnificent Ambersons at 11pm.

New or Returning Shows

Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombings, 9.00pm, Virgin Media One

I First of a two-part documentary examining the events surrounding the Manchester Arena bombing on May 22, 2017.

When a terrorist detonated a suicide bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, he killed 22 people and injured more than 800 others.

The opening episode begins with a countdown of the hours leading up to the bombing, as well as rewinding back to the childhoods of the brothers who planned and carried out the attack.

It also looks at the lives of their victims, contrasting their respective upbringings.

Eat Well for Less? 8.00pm, BBC One

Glasgow couple Karen and Andy Stirrat have triplets, one of who is trialling a new chemotherapy drug while fighting an aggressive brain tumour.

With so many hospital visits it's understandable that cooking and eating routines have fallen by the wayside.

The pair tend to rely on ready meals and quick fixes, meaning lots of the food that Karen intended to cook ends up in the bin.

Chris Bavin and Jordan Banjo want to get the family cooking more from scratch, so offer quick-and-easy recipe ideas.

Plus, Jordan tries to boost Andy's confidence in the kitchen and Chris looks at how 21st-century tech might be able to help reduce waste.

New to Stream

Insiders: Season 2, Netflix

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Ten new candidates sign up for a casting call for a reality show, unaware the cameras have already started rolling. Let the mind games begin - again.

A Perfect Pairing, Netflix

To land a major client, a hard-driving LA wine-company exec (Victoria Justice) travels to an Australian sheep station, where she ends up working as a ranch hand and sparking with a rugged local (Adam Demos).

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The G Word with Adam Conover, Netflix

This is a hybrid comedy-documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the surprising ways the US government impacts on everyday lives, from the mundane to the life-changing.

With his signature blend of irreverence and insight, Conover explores the government’s triumphs, failures, and what people might be able to do to change it.

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The Photographer: Murder in Pinamar, Nrtflix

This documentary examines the murder of photojournalist José Luis Cabezas, a crime that shook Argentina and exposed a political and financial conspiracy.

Ending Today

Keep It Up 5pm on RTÉ2

Streaming on RTÉ Player

Having followed the successes and failures of the girls and Coach Emer O'Neill on and off the court, it's crunch time in the season finale.

Can the girls come together as a real team?

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Competition is both a problem and a solution as the team gather their strengths for a game in the National Basketball Arena.

Positive actions and negative reactions make for an emotional day. Will they work together to get through? But more importantly, will they have fun?

And given all opportunities, will they Keep it Up?

Gordon Ramsay's Future Food Stars, 9.00pm, BBC One

After eight intense weeks of challenges, the time has arrived to drill down on the businesses behind the final three to find out whose product is worthy of Gordon's £150,000 investment.

Firstly, the host gives each world-renowned experts to help turn their products around and take them to the next level.

The next step is to launch their new brands, but as always with the acerbic chef, there's a twist - he's secretly invited some of the country's biggest brands to the final product launch.

They then face the most dramatic grilling of their lives, as each tries to convince Gordon to back them with his endorsement.

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