Nigellissima BBC2, 8.30pm
NIGELLA Lawson shows how easy it is to bring the spirit of Italy into the kitchen and on to the plate, using ingredients available in any supermarket.
In this first show, she introduces us to a simple Sicilian pasta with tomatoes, garlic and almonds, as well as a midweek family feast of tagliata – a juicy steak cut into thin slices and served with crisp, fluffy Tuscan fries.
Plus Nigella's 'eggs in purgatory' – a late night fiery dish inspired by her early party days in Florence.
Masters Of Money BBC2, 9pm
BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders examines the extraordinary influence of free-market economist Friedrich Hayek.
Travelling from London to Vienna and America, she unravels the life and influence of the only
thinker whose reputation has grown in the wake of the latest economic crisis.
Even so, no government has ever dared to fully implement Hayek's solution to the problems of capitalism – set it virtually totally free from state control.
Food Unwrapped C4, 8.30pm
THAILAND is the world's biggest producer of farmed prawns.
Food Unwrapped reveals the shocking techniques which allows the industry to intensively breed billions of prawns every year.
Elsewhere, the programme investigates how soup manufacturers can claim we're eating wild mushroom soup which contains just 0.9% wild mushrooms.
Timeshift: Health Before The NHS BBC4, 9pm
IN THE early 20th century, medical treatment was a rudimentary, risky and costly business – a luxury few could afford. Timeshift tells how ordinary people, GPs, midwives and councils struggled to deal with sickness and disease in the homes and communities of a pre-NHS Britain.
How We Won The War BBC2, 6.30pm
IN THE first of a new series looking at ordinary people's contribution to the war effort, historian Jules Hudson travels to Northern Ireland where he discovers how Belfast residents survived one of the worst Blitz attacks, helped raise enough money to build 17 spitfires, and even saved the life of a baby elephant.