TV tonight: Diana Ross is ready to party with her first UK performance in 15 years | Television & radio

TV tonight: Diana Ross is ready to party with her first UK performance in 15 years | Television & radio

Platinum Evening at the Palace

7:30 p.m., BBC One

Buckle up for another extravaganza to celebrate the jubilee (and more to come below – it’s unmissable). The two-and-a-half-hour live concert features performances from Queen and Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, Andrea Bocelli and – with her first UK live show in 15 years – Diana Ross. Kirsty Young and Roman Kemp will host the party, which also features guests such as David Attenborough, Emma Raducanu, David Beckham, Stephen Fry and Julie Andrews. Hollie Richardson

The Grand Jubilee Party of the National Lottery

5 p.m., TVI

It might feel a little uncomfortable to see such scintillating public celebrations being held right now, given the current circumstances. But here’s another bash, this time hosted by Jason Manford and Fleur East. Heather Small, Mark Owen, Kaiser Chiefs, Becky Hill and Ella Henderson provide the live music. Hannah Verdier

For a penny

7 p.m., TVI

This admirably absurd roadshow from a Saturday Night Takeaway segment proved to be the perfect vehicle for Stephen Mulhern’s nerdy but quick-witted patter. To wrap up the current race, he and his glittering gold jacket challenge Essex shoppers with silly tasks to earn a quick buck. Graeme Virtue

Alex Ferguson: never give in

7:30 p.m., Channel 4

After surviving a brain hemorrhage in 2018, venerable football manager Alex Ferguson recorded his legacy in this two-hour film. Diving into the personal and the professional, he recounts his working-class roots in Scotland all the way back to his 26 years at Manchester United. Contributors include Eric Cantona. HOUR

Depp vs Heard: winners and losers

9 p.m., Channel 5

The Johnny Depp/Amber Heard libel lawsuit is finally over, ending six weeks of sordid (“My dog ​​stepped on a bee!”) memes, poor court tactics and a depressing amount of misogyny online. This documentary goes back to the bones of a case that basically brought out the worst instincts in many people. Jack Seale

Later – With Jools Holland

10:30 p.m., BBC 2

Kae Tempest is headlining at the Alexandra Palace Theater tonight. Joining them are rockers Kasabian, rapper Kojey Radical, jazz singer Judi Jackson and rapper Knucks. Kae and Kojey then join Jools to reminisce about the Later Archive performances. HOUR

Choice of movies

Toy Story 2, 3:15 p.m., BBC One

Disney Pixar's Toy Story 2 on BBC One.
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 2 on BBC One. Photography: Pixar\disney/Allstar

Pixar’s 1999 sequel to their hit animation surpasses the original in emotional breadth and dramatic invention. With a bittersweet twist that will quickly become the company’s trademark, John Lasseter’s comedy plunges Woody (Tom Hanks) into an existential crisis. After being kidnapped by evil shop owner Al (Wayne Knight), he must decide whether he belongs as a collectible – forever kept in a display case with his newly found cowboy brothers – or at home. with his owner Andy, knowing he will. eventually be thrown away. It’s not all angst, as Buzz (Tim Allen) and the other toys embark on a highly entertaining mission to rescue their friend. Simon Wardel

Raw, 01:10, Channel 4

Not a movie to watch right after a big meal. Julia Ducournau — who, with this and Titane, quickly becomes the heir to David Cronenberg’s body horror realm — delivers meaty drama about family and desire. Garance Marillier plays Justine (the name’s nod to De Sade presumably intentionally), a student who joins her older sister Alexia (Ella Rumpf) in veterinary school. While the former face a week of initiation rituals, the vegetarian Justine fights a new desire for flesh – of a particular kind. It is a splendid nightmare, with baroque flourishes and the relentlessness of tragedy. SW

Live Sports

Formula E Jakarta ePrix, 8:30 a.m., Channel 4 The ninth round of Indonesia.

Test Cricket: England v New Zealand 10.15am, Sky Sports Main Event Day three of the first test at Lord’s with England captain Ben Stokes (pictured above). The second Test of the three-game series begins Friday at 10 a.m. at Trent Bridge.

Race: The Derby 12.40pm, ITV Four support races and the 4.30pm Cazoo Derby from Epsom.

Super League Rugby: Castleford Tigers v Wigan Warriors 1.30pm, Channel 4 A 14th round match of the season at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle.

UEFA Nations League: Hungary v England, 4.15pm, Channel 4 Group A3 match at the Puskás Arena in Budapest.

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