Leinster face La Rochelle in the final of the Heineken Champions Cup, there's a Pet Shop Boys night on the Beeb, Angela Scanlon's Ask Me Anything returns, as does Later . . . with Jools Holland

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Heineken Champions Cup, 4.00pm, RTÉ2

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It’s European rugby’s big day out as Leinster face La Rochelle (Kick-off 4.45pm). Jacqui Hurley presents all the action from the Champions Cup final at Aviva Stadium.

These sides also met in last year's showpiece match, with La Rochelle claiming a narrow 24-21 victory in Marseille.

This time around, Leinster will hope that the match being played in Ireland will turn the tide in their favour, particularly as they claimed an impressive 40-17 victory over Toulouse in the semi-final in D4.

With analysis from Fiona Coghlan, Jamie Heaslip and Jerry Flannery.

Don’t Miss

Pet Shop Boys at the BBC, 7.35pm, BBC Two

A selection of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe's many appearances on the BBC, from the early days of just two men and a synth right up to the fun and flamboyance of their modern live shows.

The programme also features collaborations with Liza Minnelli (Losing My Mind), Dusty Springfield (What Have I Done to Deserve This?) and David Bowie (Hallo Spaceboy).

Followed at 9.05pm by Reel Stories: Pet Shop Boys.

Dermot O'Leary invites Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe to join him in a London cinema and reflect on some of the pivotal moments from their career to date through clips shown on screen.

New or Returning Shows

Annika, 9.00pm, BBC One

This enjoyable if unspectacular crime drama is based on the BBC Radio 4 drama Annika Stranded.

It’s already been broadcast on Alibi, but it’s well worth a look as it stars the very watchable Nicola Walker as DI Annika Strandhed.

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She has returned to Glasgow to head up the Marine Homicide Unit, where she is tasked with solving puzzling crimes and unexplained murders that wash up in Scotland's waters.

On her first day in a new role, Annika is called in to solve the murder of a man found in the Clyde, with a harpoon piercing his head.

Angela Scanlon's Ask Me Anything, 9.30pm, RTÉ One

Streaming on RTÉ Player

The sartorially spectacular Angela Scanlon returns after a week off for the Eurovision Song Contest.

First on the sofa tonight is Ballydung Baroness Lucy Kennedy, who talks rooting around in drawers, voicemails from Twink, ruffling Enda Kenny's tie and what happened to Michael Jackson's monkey.

Broadcaster, writer, and former politician Gyles Brandreth is next up and divulges on his ambitions to be Pope, being on The Late Late Toy Show with Gay Byrne, sparkling tea and why his wife watches him on the telly with the sound turned down.

Closing out the night is funny man Gearóid Farrelly who talks travel kettles, cat toilet training and reveals the name of his mam’s favourite comedian.

Later... with Jools Holland, 9.50pm, BBC Two

Jools returns to London's Alexandra Palace Theatre for another run of his music show, with the opening edition featuring performances by singer-songwriter Hozier (below) and 2021 Mercury Prize-winner Arlo Parks.

Meanwhile, making their debuts on the long-running music show are Irish folk musician Lisa O'Neill, San Diego trio Thee Sacred Souls and Kent singer Venbee.

Jools also chats to legendary music photographer Jill Furmanovsky about an exhibition of her work being held at the Manchester Central Library.

Afterglow, 9.00pm, BBC Four

Here are the first two episodes of a Norwegian drama, starring Nina Ellen Odegaard.

Cheerful mother of three Ester is about to turn 40 and planning to celebrate the big birthday with all her friends and family. But the day before the party, she receives a phone call that turns her life upside down.

In episode two at 9.45pm, Ester insists on one last magical night out with her closest friends before the cancer treatment begins. But unbeknown to all of them, Charlotte makes an unsettling discovery.

New to Stream

Confess, Fletch, Sky Cinema & NOW

John Hamm, Roy Wood Jr, Annie Mumolo, Ayden Mayeri, Lorenza Izzo and Kyle Maclachlan star In this comedy romp.

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Jon Hamm leads the cast as the roguishly charming and endlessly troublesome Fletch, who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case while searching for a stolen art collection.

The only way to prove his innocence? Find out which of the long list of suspects is the culprit, ranging from an eccentric art dealer and a missing playboy to a crazy neighbour and Fletch's Italian girlfriend.

Saturday Cinema

Great Expectations, 1.00pm, BBC Two

Classic drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring John Mills, Jean Simmons, Finlay Currie and Alec Guinness, and directed by David Lean.

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An orphan falls in love with the cold-hearted adopted daughter of an eccentric old woman. A mysterious benefactor gives him the chance to rise through London's high society.

But in the process he forgets his humble roots and is not prepared for the truth about the girl he loves and the stranger funding his new life.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? 11.35pm, RTÉ One

This comedy is a very enjoyable little gem that's based on a true story and starring Oscar nominees Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant, who are just great together.

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While suffering financial troubles, writer Lee Israel starts forging and selling letters by dead celebrities, incorporating intimate details to command high prices.

She also starts stealing authentic letters from libraries and archives to sell, replacing them with forged duplicates.

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, 11.00pm, RTÉ2

Fancy finishing off your Saturday night with some action? Can’t go wrong with this adventure sequel from the MI crew, starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Paula Patton.

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Secret agent Ethan Hunt and his team are implicated in a bombing at the Kremlin, forcing the American president to declare them fugitives.

The spies plan to clear their name by abducting the real terrorist, which leads them into a pursuit around the globe. However, Hunt cannot be sure his colleagues are trustworthy.

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