Anthony (BBC1, 8.30pm)

YOU don’t need to be a TV expert to know Jimmy McGovern is one of the most talented TV writers of his generation. Cracker and fact-based drama Hillsborough are just two of the projects that back up the statement. Now he turns his attention to another tragedy – 15 years ago, 18-year-old college student Anthony Walker was killed by two white men in an unprovoked racist attack in a Liverpool park. This drama imagines what life may have held for Anthony had the teenager not been killed. The reverse chronology sees him realise his dreams and enjoy the life he had a right to before it was taken away.

Once Upon a Time in Iraq (BBC2, 9pm)

THE story of the battle for Fallujah is told through the eyewitness accounts of journalists, soldiers and civilians. Reporter Dexter Filkins and photographer Ashley Gilbertson were embedded with US Marines, with Gilbertson revealing how the decision to capture an image of an Iraqi sniper changed not only his life but those of the soldiers with him. Fallujah resident Nidhal Abed talks about the fateful moment she left her home to take her son to the doctors a few streets away.

Long Lost Family Special: Born Without Trace – What Happened Next (STV, 9pm)

TWO years ago, 20 foundlings from across the UK, united in their hope of finding birth relatives, were brought together for this series. The expert team helped them find the answers they had been looking for but these answers are not always the end of the story. Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell catch up with three foundlings to find out how their lives have changed. Remarkable new revelations come to light and there are still more relatives to meet.

The Confessions of Thomas Quick (C4, 10pm)

IN a high-security psychiatric clinic sits Thomas Quick, Sweden’s most notorious serial killer. A misfit loner who openly confessed to a range of crimes, including rape, murder and cannibalism, his story has shocked and haunted the Swedish nation for more than 20 years. However,

new evidence, including testimony from the man himself, has taken this terrifying story in an even more disturbing direction.