Friday's TV Highlights: A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter

A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter feature among today's top tips.
Friday's TV Highlights: A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter

A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter feature among today's top tips.

World Cup Gold

TG4, 7.30pm

So many big games in the World Cup end up being a disappointment, but France v Brazil in the quarter-final at Mexico 1986 was an absolute cracker. Michel Platini led a French side that also included Dominique Rocheteau and Jean Tigana, while the Brazilians had the likes of Socrates, Careca and Josimar.

Gardeners' World

BBC Two, 9pm

Monty Don shows what to do with tomatoes to get them ready for their next stage of growth, and he's also planting some containers for summer colour. Elsewhere, Frances Tophill explores spring flowering trees and shows their benefits for bees.

Trumbo

BBC Two, 11.20pm

Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad stars in the true story of a Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted during the 'red under the bed' scares of the 1940s and '50s.

The Late Late Show

RTÉ One, 9.35pm

The final episode in the current run features appearances from the likes of Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell, Sinéad O'Connor, Robbie Keane and President Michael D Higgins.

Later With Jools Holland

BBC Two, 10pm

Actor and accomplished musician Hugh Laurie chats with Jools about his love of music, and selects some performances from the show's archive.

The Graham Norton Show

BBC One, 10.45pm (NI 11.15pm)

Guests include Lady Gaga, Chris Evans, and Michelle Dockery, while our own Niall Horan will play a tune.

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