The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco
(STV, 9pm)

WHEN a Russian diplomat dies in Iris’s arms, FBI officers sweep in to control the story and rule the death accidental. Iris is forced to get involved to protect her family. Meanwhile, Hailey befriends a world-renowned cellist and all four women are soon embroiled in a dangerous firestorm. Drama set during the mid-1950s following female American cryptographers and female code breakers from the UK working to get to the bottom of a string of murders in San Francisco.

Adele: In Her Own Words
(C5, 9pm)

SHE was born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins in North London in 1988, went to the BRIT School and signed a recording contract shortly after graduating. Her rise to stardom was quick; her debut album 19 is now an eight-times platinum-seller and she’s won numerous awards, including an Oscar for her theme to the Bond film Skyfall. Here, old school friends reminisce about Adele’s early years, while blogger Perez Hilton, pop expert Paul Gambaccini and singer Rumer discuss what makes her so special.

Deutschland 86
(More4, 9pm)

AS the German drama reaches a gripping conclusion, Lenora is grounded and demoted after the cruise ship plan is uncovered and loses her support from the HVA. Meanwhile, Alex organises an Aids awareness demonstration and Tischbier goes public with his HIV diagnosis. Martin has acquired three places to escape to West Berlin – for himself, his son Max and Lenora. Martin kidnaps Max to take him to the West, but his own mother Ingrid tries to convince him that it may be the wrong thing to do. In the end, Martin must make a fateful decision between the two lives and two women.

THE Looming Tower
(BBC2, 9.30pm)

SHAUGHNESSY and Bennett capture Mohamad al-Owhali, who confesses to bombing the embassy in Nairobi after being interrogated by Chesney. O’Neill and Soufan search the home of a second suspect, Anas al-Liby, but do not have enough evidence to hold him. Stuart’s minimal clearance at the CIA prevents them from building a stronger case. Arrogant analyst Martin Schmidt convinces the president to retaliate.