TV tonight: Champion is a juicy south London drama about sibling rivalry | Television & radio

Champion, 9.15pm,

Acclaimed novelist Candice Carty-Williams’s first TV project is at once an ode to south London’s Black music scene and a juicy tale of sibling rivalry. Bosco Champion (Malcolm Kamulete) and his younger sister Vita (an exciting screen debut by Déja J Bowens) always dreamed of making music – but it is Bosco who becomes a rap star at 25 years old, while Vita is the assistant he gives coffee orders to (and takes lyrics from). Fed up Vita decides to make her own leap of faith into the limelight when Bosco’s rival notices her talent. The unfolding eight episodes are highly charged drama with sharp social observations, major relationship breakdowns and an impressive soundtrack. Hollie Richardson

6pm, Sky Documentaries

Surf’s up in Nazaré, Portugal, as we rejoin the slipstream of record-holding extreme athlete Garrett McNamara for his documentary series. The King of the Waves is surrounded by his court, now including ambitious local teenager Tony Laureano, and their death-defying feats are captured by Emmy-winning cinematography. Ellen E Jones

The Voice Kids

7.30pm, ITV1

Sonic youth: the kid-friendly edition of the chair-spinning karaoke contest returns for a three-part run, with regular judges, Pixie Lott, Ronan Keating and Danny Jones. This relentlessly upbeat curtain-raiser runs the gamut from Abba to the Kooks, with some fun curveballs thrown in. Graeme Virtue


9pm, BBC Four

Back for a ninth series, the popular Swedish detective thriller opens with a gun-wielding young woman screaming in a forest. Rewind to four days earlier and a party sets off some dark events … Martin Beck’s (Peter Haber) grandson, Vilhem (Valter Skarsgard), is on his first day of the police job when he discovers the related crime scene. HR

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Later With Jools Holland

10pm, BBC Two

Mr Gallagher must have quite the PR team. This final episode of Holland’s live music series is entirely dedicated to him performing songs from his band’s fourth album (two stars in the Guardian) alongside a 16-piece string orchestra. The thing that’s worth tuning in for? He’s promising to drop the odd Oasis classic. Alexi Duggins


10.05pm, ITV1

Dougray Scott in Crime on ITV1. Photograph: Britbox

Dougray Scott stars as DI Ray Lennox in this enjoyable, if slightly diluted, six-part Irvine Welsh adaptation (originally aired on ITVX earlier this year). Set in Edinburgh, the opener sees recovering addict Lennox and DS Amanda Drummond (Joanna Vanderham) put on the case of the disappearance of a local seven-year-old schoolgirl. The DI immediately thinks it’s linked to an old case, which makes him think of his own traumatic childhood. HR

Live sport

Cricket: England v Australia, 10.15am, Sky Sports Main Event Day four of the second Ashes Test. Concludes on Sunday.

Cycling: Tour de France, 11am, ITV4 Coverage of stage one, featuring a 182km route, starting and finishing in Bilbao, Spain.

Golf: The British Masters, noon, Sky Sports Golf Day three of the event at the Belfry. Concludes on Sunday.

Women’s Football: England v Portugal, 2.30pm, ITV1 Friendly at Stadium MK, as the teams continue preparations for the World Cup. Kick-off 3.15pm.

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