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.
Art Piece taken off website amid 'severe security alert'
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
‘Remember the attackers are a cold-blooded, crazy minority’, says Blek le Rat
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors: 'I think as far as coloured actors go it gets really difficult in the UK'
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Warriors in ancient Iraq suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder more than 3,000 years ago, say researchers
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
Mr Selfridge series 3: Actress Kara Tointon says 'We're starting to see his demise'
Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors: 'I think as far as coloured actors go it gets really difficult in the UK'
Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler
V&A removes depiction of Prophet Mohamed from website amid 'severe security alert'
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd