The Yorkshire Vet (C5, 8pm)

CAMERAS once more follow all the drama, laughter and tears at two busy veterinary practices. Peter Wright, who was trained by the world’s most famous vet, James Herriot, now runs his old mentor’s practice in Thirsk, while his former partner Julian Norton works in nearby Boroughbridge. In the first of the new run, Julian rushes to an emergency at Jackie’s alpaca farm, where a new four-legged mum desperately needs his help. We also get to see what lockdown life was like for Jean and Steve, whose daughter Sarah kept a video diary.

How to Beat ... Pain (C4, 8pm)

KATE Quilton and Dr Javid Abdelmoneim enlist nine volunteers to take part in a six-week experiment to see what simple techniques can help treat chronic pain. The programme tries out methods including yoga, tai chi, acupuncture and cold-water swimming, and questions how much of the experience of pain is psychological. The programme also features the story of a woman who is unable to feel pain due to a genetic mutation and who may hold the key to the future treatment of chronic pain.

Cuba: Castro Vs The World (BBC2, 9pm)

PART two of two. A look at the rocky relationship between Castro and Bill Clinton in the wake of the end of the Cold War, as the loss of Soviet support proved devastating for Cuba’s economy and people, leading to mass immigration to Florida. The programme also examines how Castro assisted Hugo Chavez’s rise in Venezuela in exchange for oil, and the transition of power from an ageing Castro to his younger brother. Featuring contributions from key figures in this era, including Clinton.

Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures (STV, 9.15pm)

THE actress presents a final selection of previously unseen footage from her travelogue programmes, revealing unseen stories and special moments of how these journeys are made. This one is on her adventures in and around Iran, from where she followed the Silk Road through Azerbaijan and Georgia, finally moving on to Venice. There is also behind-the-scenes footage from Joanna’s travels in Haiti and Cuba, including previously unseen footage of her other adventures in the Caribbean. Last in the series.