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Unreported World: Japan’s Wartime Sex Slaves

7.30pm, Channel 4

Korean Lee Yong-soo was 14 years old when she was taken by Japanese soldiers during the second world war to become one of its military’s thousands of sex slaves – so-called “comfort women”. Now 92, she is one of the last known survivors continuing to campaign for justice. Tracking her story, Unreported World meets a community of academics who accuse the women of lying about their experiences. But Lee stays unperturbed, taking her fight to powerful political figures with hopes of reaching the International Court of Justice. Hollie Richardson

Griff’s Great New Zealand Adventure

8pm, ITV

Griff Rhys Jones continues to scratch the nation’s travel itch with his tour of New Zealand. Tonight, the comedian takes a flight over the country-spanning Highway 1 to reach the Coromandel Peninsula before heading to the White Island volcano. This landscape is vast – from hot springs to volcanoes – and Griff is suitably awed. Henry Wong

The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice

8pm, Channel 4

As another series draws to a close, it’s time for a final peek inside the Bake Off tent. Jo Brand and Tom Allen will be joined by judge Prue Leith, along with celebrity fans Clara Amfo and Joe Wilkinson. The all-important winner (and runners-up) stop by to relive the successes and stresses of this year’s competition. HW

Andy does his stuff for the judges in MasterChef: The Professionals. Photograph: Production/BBC/Shine TV

MasterChef: The Professionals

8.30pm, BBC One

It’s the quarter-finals. First up: an Invention Test, in which the contestants must create a dish centred on colour. Then it’s real sweaty palms time: preparing a two-course menu for restaurant critics Grace Dent, Jay Rayner and Tom Parker Bowles. Squid Game has nothing on this. Ali Catterall

Womanhood

9pm, BBC Two

Kirsty Wark, Shirley Ballas and Chidera Eggerue are three of the six female celebrities who visit Leeds to speak with local women about what issues are affecting them at home, at work and in love. HR

The Graham Norton Show

10.35pm, BBC One

Tonight, Will Smith – currently playing Venus and Serena Williams’s father in King Richard – talks about his new autobiography. Richard Osman also discusses his new book, while Lin-Manuel Miranda promotes his new musical Tick, Tick … Boom!. HR




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