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Tim Harford’s Deep Dive into Britain’s Broken Economy

Skint: The Truth About Britain’s Broken Economy with Tim Harford
Tough listen … economist and journalist Tim Harford. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

9pm, Channel 4

A sobering investigation from the Financial Times’s “undercover economist” and host of Radio 4’s More or Less about the lack of growth in the economy – and why it means younger Britons are no longer expected to be richer than the generation before. After hearing real-life stories and expert insights, Harford asks a crucial question before the polling stations open later this week: how can this be fixed? Hollie Richardson

Bake Off: The Professionals

8pm, Channel 4

The final six must each unleash their inner Willy Wonka to create a gravity-defying mythical beast, plus a whopping 48 gourmet and fusion bars. The theme? Chocolate – and it has to showcase the bakers’ technical prowess, creative artistry and ability to thrive under pressure. Kayleigh Dray

Paddy & Molly: Show No Mersey

9pm, BBC Three

“This is Liverpool – greatest city on the Earth.” Molly “Meatball” McCann and Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett are proudly scouse mixed martial arts fighter champions. In this energetic documentary series, they invite us to follow them as they train for the Ultimate Fighting Championships while juggling their relationships and friendships. HR

House of the Dragon

9pm, Sky Atlantic

After a bleak start, the epic Game of Thrones prequel starts to pick up the pace – with the dragons finally kicking into action and Daemon (Matt Smith) back on show-stealing form. In King’s Landing, Alicent’s brother joins Ser Criston (Fabien Frankel) as he prepares for battle. HR

24 Hours in A&E

10pm, Channel 4

The compelling medical-trauma reality show is in its 33rd series, which is testament to viewers’ appetite for willing strangers to pull through. In this visit, Carole, who is in her 70s, is rushed to A&E with a stroke; a 10-year-old has fallen off the monkey bars at school; and a part-time wrestler has injured his knee in the line of duty. Hannah Verdier

The Sympathizer

10.20pm, Sky Atlantic

In the penultimate episode, the captain uncovers the general’s deranged plan to invade Vietnam with a tax-deductible NGO-cum-private-army – or “circus of collective psychosis”. He attempts to dissuade his friend Bon from volunteering for this certain suicide mission. Ali Catterall

Live sport

Euro 2024 football: France v Belgium 4pm, ITV1. The round of 16 continues in Dusseldorf (kick-off 5pm). Portugal v Slovenia is on BBC One at 7.30pm (kick-off 8pm).

Source: Financial Times, Channel 4, BBC Three, Sky Atlantic, ITV1, BBC One