Tonight’s Two-Hour Chill: Dispatches, Serie A and a bonkers Nicolas Cage flick
There’s something for everyone on the box tonight, from Serie A action to gritty documentaries or if you prefer, a particularly crazy Nicolas Cage thriller.
Main Event: Dipatches: Olympic Tickets for Sale, Channel 4, 8pm
Antony Barnett investigates the scramble for London 2012 tickets, after 1.8 million people applied to book their seat at the sporting showpiece. With the majority of applicants left disappointed, Barnett explores whether the Games will be as accessible and affordable as the organisers had claimed
Sporting Pick: Live Serie A – Siena v AS Roma, ESPN, 7.45pm
All the action from this evening’s top-flight clash at the Stadio Artemio Franchi as the youngsters of Roma hope to continue their recent run of form under boss Luis Enrique.
Movie Pick: Knowing, Film4, 9pm
Widowed astrophysicist John Koestler decodes a page of numbers revealing the dates of past and future global disasters. While racing to avert a succession of catastrophes, he realises the numbers point towards a final apocalypse. Mystery thriller, starring Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne and Chandler Canterbury.