TV picks tonight: Shetland, The Missing and the sports life story of Didier Drogba
What to watch on TV this evening, Tuesday 25 March
David Hayman and Alex Norton (Taggart – RIP) guest in the latest two-part story, in which a journalist dies in a suspicious car accident. He was on the island sniffing around plans for a controversial new gas pipeline. It also transpires he was a friend of Jimmy Perez (Douglas Henshall, left).
10pm, Channel 4
The vast majority of missing people return home after 48 hours, but 2,000 of them vanish into thin air each year, and this documentary focuses on three such cases.
Terrie Beardsley’s husband, Tim, drove off to a local lake where his car was found abandoned. Mark Whittingstall’s brother has been spotted on CCTV in Birmingham. But where is he now? We follow the understandably obsessed relatives.
Didier Drogba: Sports Life Stories
The Galatasaray and Ivory Coast striker profiled.
Culture Show: Savion Glover – Happy Feet
The splendidly named writer Morgan Quaintance visits African-American tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover in his home town of Newark, New Jersey.
Secrets of the Vatican
11.05pm, Channel 4
"A weak man who should never have been Pope" is one of several similar testimonies to Benedict XVI, who last year became the first Bishop of Rome to resign in 600 years.
This film reveals the reasons for his resignation – scandals that allegedly included paedophile priests, orgy-throwing gay clergy and the money-laundering Vatican Bank.
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
A statement was published on his fansite, True To You, following release of new album
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Why are UK rail fares so expensive?
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
Calvin Harris named highest-paid DJ in the world ahead of David Guetta and Avicii
JK Rowling releases new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing Celestina Warbuck, the 'Singing Sorceress'
Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka
Kate Bush: Previously unseen photographs reveal new side to comeback star
The funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe 2014: Tim Vine wins for second time
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head