What's on? Top 10 TV and streaming tips for Tuesday

John Byrne John Byrne | 06-11 08:15

This US drama was inspired by true events and is based on the ABC Audio podcast of the same name.

It stars Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout who goes on to develop healthcare startup company Theranos.

The show touches on experiences that likely motivated Holmes's deceptions and lies in a linear fashion, starting from her preteens and all the way to her exposure as a fraud.

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The Great British Sewing Bee, 9.00pm, BBC One

Kiell Smith-Bynoe hosts as the remaining sewers compete in Reduce Reuse Recycle week.

In the first challenge the sewers must make quilted bags using fabric scraps sandwiched between sheets of organza.

The Transformation challenge sees the contestants making a whole new item of clothing out of textile waste in a colour palette of their choosing before taking discarded wedding dresses and creating looks fit for a party in the Made-to-Measure challenge.

The Phantom of the Open, 11.05pm, BBC Two

Here’s an enjoyable sporting comedy drama based on a bizarrely true story, starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans,

Maurice Flitcroft, a dreamer and unrelenting optimist, manages to gain entry to the 1976 British Open Golf Championship qualification round, despite being a complete novice.

Rigs of Nigg, 8.00pm, BBC Four

The story of how more than 5,000 workers came together to create oil platforms in the North Sea - structures previously thought to be unbuildable and to withstand elements considered unsurvivable.

Storyville, 10.00pm, BBC Four

A film entitled Copa '71: The Lost Lionesses takes a look at the 1971 watershed football tournament in Mexico City at the Azteca stadium, with contributions from the female players who took part.

This tournament is cited as the flame that lit the touchpaper for the explosion of women's football around the globe and in the UK.

The documentary features more recently uncovered and previously unseen archive footage.

New to Stream

Tour de France: Unchained, Netflix

From the riders to the team directors, season 2 of this sports documentary continues to closely follow all those involved in the Tour, revealing the many challenges of a race that has become a real international symbol, broadcast in 190 territories.

This new season goes behind the scenes of the 21 stages of Tour de France 2023 and covers the scandals, low blows and thirst for glory.

This is the background to the dramatic falls and historic breakaways, as well as the withdrawals and desire to win as the series dives back into the fierce battle of the riders for the iconic yellow jersey.

Ending Today

A League of Their Own: Mexican Road Trip, 9.00pm, Sky Max

Streaming on NOW

It’s the final leg of the latest road trip, and Jamie, Jill, Micah and Mo are in the city of La Paz where they are tasked with photographing a Sea Lion colony whilst scuba diving.

But disaster strikes when the two dive boats break down, leaving them stranded at sea. As a result, it’s a race against time to capture the perfect snap.

With the show on the line, the final challenge sees the teams take on the National Dance of Mexico.

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