Anne Hathaway

What to watch on TV, Netflix, AppleTV+ and Disney+ today: Broadcaster Jon Snow’s legendary career, Anne Hathaway in Dark Waters and baking illusions

Fancy a night in with some telly? We’ve got you covered.

Evacuation Channel 4, 9pm This new documentary explores the evacuation of Kabul following the Taliban’s takeover, and uses British Ministry of Defence footage taken by combat teams to tell the inside story of the scramble to evacuate thousands of military personnel and panicked civilians.


​ ​ Racing from the Curragh RTÉ One, 1.40pm Jane Mangan, Fran Berry and Ruby Walsh join Hugh Cahill for coverage of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival, with race commentary from Richard Pugh and Brian Gleeson. ​ ​ Wild Cuba BBC2, 8pm Another chance to see Colin Stafford-Johnson’s series on the Caribbean island’s flora and fauna. And this week he watches bats emerging from a labyrinth of caves to feed on hibiscus nectar and encounters frogs smaller than a fingernail. ​ ​ Jon Snow: A Witness to History Channel 4, 10pm Veteran newsreader Jon Snow recalls some of the stories he’s covered over his decades-long career as a reporter and anchor, and reveals that despite the trauma and bloodshed he’s witnessed, he remains an optimist.

Dark Waters RTÉ One, 9.30pm When a corporate lawyer is asked to investigate unexplained livestock deaths at a West Virginia farm, he finds ominous links to a nearby DuPont chemical plant. Thriller based on a true story, starring Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins.

Is It Cake, Too? Picture: John P. Johnson/Netflix

Is It Cake, Too? Netflix, streaming now Another batch of amateur cake illusionists is currently being held hostage by Saturday Night Live’s Mikey Day. Deception is the name of the game for these talented bakers who will compete to create hyper-realistic cakes — all for the chance to bag $100k. This time around, expect fondant Docs, kettlebells, football boots, and even toilets in a quest to trick a slew of (semi) famous judges. ​ Game On Netflix, streaming now With the Women’s World Cup kicking off later this month, and Ireland due to take on Australia on July 20, this documentary charting the rise of women’s sport couldn’t be more timely.

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

​ Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Prime Video, streaming now With the first two instalments now available, plus episodes three and four of season four due to land this Friday, there is no better time to treat yourself to John Krasinski’s fabulous bouffant as it’s thrust into dangerous CIA field assignments.

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