Letitia Wright and Josh O'Connor star in Aisha, Colm Bairéad tells Dáithí Ó Sé about An Cailín Ciúin, period drama 1899 launches, and dancer Oti Mabuse invites viewers to My South Africa . . .

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Aisha, Sky Cinema & NOW

Letitia Wright, Josh O’Connor, Ruth McCabe, Tara Flynn and Joanne Crawford star in Frank Berry's drama, which he both wrote and directed.

It’s a story that charts the experiences of a young Nigerian woman as she seeks international protection in Ireland.

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Caught in limbo for years in Ireland’s immigration system, Aisha Osagie (Wright) develops a friendship with former prisoner Conor Healy (O’Connor) who she meets at one of the accommodation centres.

Aisha and Conor's growing friendship soon looks to be short lived as Aisha’s future in Ireland comes under threat.

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Live International Soccer, 7.00pm, RTÉ2

Streaming on the RTÉ Player

Peter Collins presents all the action from the match at Aviva Stadium as Ireland host Norway (KO 7.45pm).

Ireland's Gavin Bazunu

Both teams are looking for a morale-boosting victory after failing to qualify for the World Cup or earn promotion to the top groups in the UEFA Nations League.

With analysis from Dietmar Hamann, commentary by Darragh Moloney, and reports by Dave Kelly.

Seal le Dáithí, 7.30pm, TG4

Colm Bairéad a director and filmmaker is Dáithí Ó Sé's guest this week.

He tells Dáithí about the incredible success of his first feature film, An Cailín Ciúin, which has been selected by IFTA as their entry for the Best International Feature Film at next year's Academy Awards.

He also talks about his childhood in Dublin and learning the craft of filmmaking.

New or Returning Shows

Oti Mabuse: My South Africa, 9.00pm, BBC One

Dancer Oti Mabuse (below) left South Africa more than 10 years ago, and the country has changed radically since then.

Now she returns to revisit her childhood home and the people and places that inspired her. Her journey begins in the township of Mabopane near Pretoria, where she grew up, going back to her first school and first dancefloor.

But that's just the start of a road trip across the country, taking in new music and dance styles in Johannesburg, the resort of Sun City, where Oti first realised she could be an international star.

She also visits Cape Town, home of her middle sister Phemolo.

More Than This, 10.00pm, Virgin Media Two

This Australian teen drama series follows the lives of five 17-year-old students, Charlotte, Leon, Alex, Jamie and Zali, and their teacher as their worlds collide in their classroom.

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The Horne Section TV Show, 10.00pm, Channel 4

Sitcom, written by and starring Alex Horne and the Horne Section.

Having been granted permission by Taskmaster Greg Davies, Alex wants to be the leading man of a Channel 4 late-night music chat show - The Horne Section TV Show - filmed live at his family home.

With the help of his loyal and much more talented Horne Section band, rehearsals get under way, while family friend Thora tries to relax in the room next door.

The Jesse Lingard Story: Untold, 12.05am, Channel 4

Raw, unprecedented access to English footballer Jesse Lingard (above) as he and his close family talk on camera for the first time about the personal lows that followed the professional highs of the 2018 World Cup.

With his mother hospitalised due to clinical depression in 2019, Jesse gives an honest insight into what it was like stepping into the role of carer for his younger siblings while still playing for Manchester United.

As his performance on the pitch dipped, Jesse reflects on his mental health battles since then, and what it's like to be a professional athlete living under such intense media and fan scrutiny.

New to Stream

1899, Netflix

From the creators of the hit German series Dark, the creators return for an even bigger project with huge ambitions using groundbreaking technology.

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The series will be set primarily at sea – and, as the title suggests, at the end of the 19th Century - and follow various immigrants who are traveling far for a new life.

Full of hope for a better future, passengers aboard a ship to the New World sail into a nightmare when they find a second vessel adrift on the open sea.

Pepsi, Where’s My Jet? Netflix

This documentary should be a good laugh.

The year was 1996, and the cola wars were raging and Pepsi decided to roll out their biggest-ever campaign.

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Pepsi Stuff featured a soon-to-be infamous commercial implying that if you bought enough of their products, you could use Pepsi Points to purchase sunglasses, leather jackets . . . and maybe a Harrier jet?

Pepsi execs assumed the astronomical price of the military plane was set high enough to indicate it was a joke, but college student John Leonard saw it as a challenge, and decided to call their bluff.

Enlisting the help (and funding) of mountaineering buddy Todd Hoffman, Leonard hashed out a plan to score the grandest prize of all - even if it never existed in the first place

Dead to Me: Season 3, Netflix

The black comedy starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini returns for a third season.

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A hit-and-run started it all for Jen and Judy. Now another shocking crash alters the future of their ride-or-die friendship. All roads have led to this.

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