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Robbie Savage: Making Macclesfield FC

11pm, BBC One

“Idiots buy football clubs … but I’m an idiot.” Businessman Rob Smethurst bought Macclesfield FC with ex-footballer Robbie Savage last year. This film documents what it’s like to build a new club from the ashes. Far from being just about the great game, it tells the story of the community behind it, such as Jimbo the groundskeeper who refuses to leave, and hardcore fan Harry whose memories of his late mum are tied to the club. Hollie Richardson

Monty: Our WW2 Hero

6.30pm, Channel 5

Winston Churchill said Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery was “in defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable”. This film examines the life of the hero of El Alamein, and his role in the allies’ eventual triumph. A picture emerges of a man whose intelligence and dynamism were matched by his arrogance. Phil Harrison

Strictly Come Dancing

6.40pm, BBC One

The twinkle-toed celebrities have reached week eight. With the Glitterball in touching distance, will Rose and Giovanni continue to wow? And who will make it to the musicals special? Hannah J Davies

Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel

8pm, BBC One

The Marmite comedian is back with another edition of the slow-moving but intermittently vertigo-inducing gameshow. Celebrities helping or hindering ordinary members of the public in pursuit of a big cash prize are Michael Ball, Tom Allen, Lulu, Joe Marler, Maisie Smith, Anita Rani and Raj Bisram. Jack Seale

Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance 2021

9pm, BBC One

Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Burke, Alfie Boe, Gregory Porter and Jack Savoretti perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the annual event, and spoken-word artist Tomos Roberts reads his specially commissioned poem to commemorate 100 years of the poppy as the symbol of remembrance. HR

The Jonathan Ross Show

9.30pm, ITV

Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfield – the stars of new Marvel TV series Hawkeye – join Wossy. Bake Off’s Paul Hollywood, comedian Guz Khan and Kylie Minogue also drop in for a chat, while Jessie Ware provides the music. HR

Film choice

The Salesman, 12.55am, BBC Two

Masterful … Shahab Hosseini in The Salesman. Photograph: –

Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director of A Separation, is a master at luring you in with the everyday, only for the weight of events to take their toll later on. In this 2016 film, the plot offers an early dramatic hit, but its deepest effects are cumulative. Married actors Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) are staging a production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. One night, while alone in their new flat, Rana is attacked. They discover the previous occupant was a sex worker, so Emad takes it upon himself to find the assailant, presumed to be a client. How this connects to Miller’s play only gradually becomes clear, as the couple’s relationship fractures over their reactions to the incident. Simon Wardell

Live sport

International Rugby Union: Scotland v South Africa. 1pm, Amazon Prime Video. Action from Murrayfield, followed by England v Australia at 5.30pm.

Women’s Super League Football: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 1.15pm, BBC One. The north London derby at the Hive Stadium.

Grand Slam of Darts 2pm, Sky Sports Main Event. Day one at Aldersley Leisure Village, featuring world champion Gerwyn Price (pictured).

International Rugby Union: Ireland v New Zealand 2.45pm, Channel 4. From Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

World Cup Football: Wales v Belarus 8pm, Sky Sports Main Event. The Group E qualifying game from Cardiff City Stadium. Wales v Belgium follows on Sky Sports Main Event on Tuesday.

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