TV tonight: Davina McCall gets her coil changed on camera in this brilliant documentary

Davina McCall’s Pill Revolution

9pm, Channel 4

Kudos to any woman who is up for being filmed while getting her coil changed in the name of education. Davina McCall is the woman of the hour in this brilliant documentary that investigates women’s ongoing problems with contraception – one says she is “likely infertile” after symptoms caused by taking the pill masked endometriosis. Would more research have already been done if men used it? Of course. But McCall does a great job of calling for change. Hollie Richardson

Five Star Kitchen: Britain’s Next Great Chef

8pm, Channel 4

Michel Roux Jr is on the hunt for a cook to open a restaurant at the five-star Langham hotel. In a not entirely original format, he will set contenders challenges including a lavish banquet, late-night room service and an exclusive chef’s table. HR

Tonight: Lindsey and Rob – Living With MND

8.30pm, ITV1

Last month, former Leeds Rhinos players Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield hosted and took part in the inaugural Leeds marathon to raise money for motor neurone disease, with which Burrow was diagnosed in 2019. Burrow’s wife and carer, Lindsey, also ran the marathon, and this moving documentary shows the couple’s story in the lead-up to the event. HR

Who Do You Think You Are?

9pm, BBC One

Having played Anne Boleyn in Wolf Hall and Elizabeth II in The Crown, Claire Foy is no stranger to historical research and she is clearly jazzed to be uncovering the lives of her great-great-grandparents. The results range from tragic to thrilling, and Foy even deploys her acting skills to create a dramatic reconstruction of the past. Graeme Virtue

Forced Out

9pm, Sky Documentaries

It is staggering to think that it remained illegal to be gay in the British armed forces until 2000. This documentary tells the frequently enraging stories of some of the men and women who were dishonourably discharged, lost service medals and pensions and even faced prison as a result of their sexual orientation. Thankfully, it also tracks the fight for justice. Phil Harrison

Man Like Mobeen

10pm, BBC Three

Guz Khan’s Birmingham-set comedy-drama is back for a fourth series, with Mobeen nearing the end of his prison sentence. There is potential undercover police work on offer, attempts to bring inter-inmate peace “through the power of bars”, and plenty of great banter. “I’m an average height in Pakistan!” quips one guard. “Yeah, for an 83-year-old auntie!” Alexi Duggins

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