TV Tonight: David Olusoga learns about the rich history of migrants in the NHS | TV & radio
Our NHS: a hidden story
9 p.m., BBC One
Historian David Olusoga presents this documentary exploring the rich history of immigrants who came to Britain to work in the NHS. Olusoga hears from patients, experts and a range of migrant doctors, who talk about the challenges they have faced in an environment increasingly hostile to immigrants. The story of Yvette Phillips – who underwent two kidney transplants 34 years apart, the first performed by Sri Lankan surgeon Ossie Fernando and the second by her son Bimbi – illustrates the international makeup of the health service. Ammar Kalia
Can I improve my memory?
8 p.m., Canal 4
It doesn’t matter if you can improve your memory: can Chris Eubank or Amber from Love Island improve theirs? Sandi Toksvig runs a four-part quiz / experiment in which famous people learn new facts under the tutelage of memory experts, before testing themselves in a knockout competition. Jack Seale
Escape to the castle: make and repair
9 p.m., Canal 4
This week, Angel helps transform a tired, drab space into a true tropical summer home, and Dick is enlisted by a forestry school to give advice on building his bird skin, complete with handy periscopes. Back at the castle, Dorothy and Arthur are inspired to observe wildlife. Ellen e jones
Rob & Romesh vs. Team GB
9 p.m., Sky One
The unfortunate couple of comedians continue their quest to find their sporting niche with the help of Team GB. Aaron Heading focuses on the pair’s goal as he takes them clay pigeon shooting, while Max Whitlock takes them out onto the mats for a gymnastics floor job, and Denise Lewis lets them go down the track athletics. AK
The secrets of an Isis smartphone
10:35 p.m., BBC One
“It’s so Four Lions,” Mobeen Azhar says as he examines photos and videos of young British Isis recruits, gesturing in Syria. However, what initially looks like a parody quickly becomes depressing, as Azhar’s doc considers the radicalization and gravity of the young men’s actions. Hannah j davies
Alaska: the next generation
9 p.m., National Geographic
The series featuring people who left their comfortable city lives for Alaska’s sub-zero temperatures returns for a second outing. As winter approaches, Kaleb and Brittany rush to fill up their meat reserves by going big game hunting. AK
Choice of films
Get Carter (Mike Hodges, 1971), 10:50 p.m., TCM
Always the master builder of British gangster films, with Jack Carter of Michael Caine, a big London thug who goes up to Newcastle upon Tyne to sort the assassins of his brother, now elevated to the rank of icon of the cinema. Austere locations match the harsh faces (Ian Hendry, George Sewell) in this austere and seminal thriller. Paul Howlett
Golf: the open championship 6:30 am Sky Sports Main Event. Day one coverage at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent.
Cricket: England vs India 6 p.m. Sky Sports Cricket. Third and last female T20 in the series.
World Rally Championship 6.30 p.m., BT Sport 1. First stage race in Tartu, Estonia.