Remarkable Places to Eat, BBC2, 8pm

NEW series. Leading chefs take maitre d’ and First Dates star Fred Siriex to experience dining at their favourite restaurants and explore what goes into making them so special. In the first edition, Fred heads to Venice in the company of chef-restaurateur Angela Hartnett whose Italian family heritage has given her a lifelong love of Italian food. They enjoy food at her favourite restaurant Osteria Alle Testiere and the unforgettable service at Caffe Florian – one of the oldest cafes in Europe.

The Invention of Boris Johnson, C4, 9pm

MILLIONS of words have been used to describe Boris Johnson and his suitability to be the UK’s next prime minister – and it’s fair to say that not all of them have been flattering. However, arguably none are more illuminating than those spoken and written by the man himself. As he competes with Jeremy Hunt to become the leader of the Conservative Party, this documentary sifts through hours of archive interviews and newspaper columns to build a picture of the man and his track record, largely through his own words.

GameFace, C4, 10pm

THE full first series of Roisin Conaty’s sitcom arrived in 2017 and we’ve had to wait a further two years for the second run to come along. However, it’s well worth the wait. Central character Marcella, a struggling actress (played by Conaty), developed a will-they-won’t-they relationship with her driving instructor Jon in the opening run. Now, after passing her test, she lies and tells him she failed it, just so they can spend more time together. Will he fall for her ruse?

Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World? BBC1, 11.35pm

REPORTER Ben Zand follows climate-change protest group Extinction Rebellion for four months, as they build toward ‘The Rebellion’ – 11 days of protest in April – with the aim of taking over and occupying various locations in London. Zand also speaks to the group’s leader Roger Hallam and challenges him on his methods.