What’s on TV tonight: Graham Norton’s Good Story Guide and Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland

What's on TV tonight: Graham Norton’s Good Story Guide and Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland

Cuckoo

BBC One, 11.25pm/BBC Three from 10.00am

Robin French and Kieron Quirke’s comedy steps up a gear for this fifth series as Andie MacDowell (playing Ken’s long-lost sister Ivy) breezes into suburban England, leaving a southern drawl and some biting one-liners in her wake. SH

Jeremy Wade’s Mighty Rivers

ITV, 8.00pm

The naturalist returns for a second series looking at the environmental issues facing our waters. The opening episode sees him heading to the River Danube to uncover the threats to the local Huchen (or Danube Salmon) population. SH

Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs

BBC Two, 8.30pm; not Wales

The genial Paul Murton battles the elements in the second episode of this enjoyable Scottish travelogue. He travels round the beautiful landscape of Wester Ross, where the highlights include a cycle ride up Bealach na Ba, one of the highest mountain passes in Scotland. SH

Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland

BBC Two, 9.00pm

Billy Connolly’s two-part film has been an engaging, eccentric piece of programming. This emotional conclusion has its downbeat moments as the comedian opens up about his Parkinson’s disease, but the real interest comes from its fascinating insights into a creative mind. SH

Top of the Pops: The Story of 1987

BBC Four, 9.00pm

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