What’s up? The 10 best TV and streaming tips for Sunday

There’s the Women’s Euro 2022 final, the end-of-season episode of The Summer Show, more Better Things, The Zoo and an excellent documentary about Dublin in some rare times. . .

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Live UEFA Women’s Euro 2022, 4pm, RTÉ2/BBC One

Coverage of the final taking place at Wembley Stadium when the winners of the 2017 trophy lifted by the Netherlands are crowned.

Sarina Wiegman, the victorious coach five years ago, is now in charge of England and hopes to repeat the feat with her newest side.

The Lionesses endured an impressive group stage, scoring 14 unanswered goals, securing a hard-fought quarter-final win over Spain and then beating Sweden 4-0 in the semi-finals.

But surely standing in their way is a German who would love nothing more than to defeat the English in his own backyard. Can they repeat the men’s effort at Euro 96 with a Wembley win?

The England women’s side were last beaten 6-2 in 2009, when they last met eight-time champions Germany in a Women’s EURO final. But the gap has narrowed recently. It can go either way.

Jacqui Hurley (above) introduces, with analysis by Karen Duggan and Richie Sadlier and commentary by Darragh Maloney and Lisa Fallon.

Do not miss

Camera tripod bike, 8 p.m., RTÉ One

This is an absolute treat – even more so if you happen to be from certain parts of Dublin’s north side.

But even if you don’t, it’s a fascinating piece of visual history.

It’s the story of firefighter Lesley Crowe (above) who, with his 8mm camera and tripod, cycled through his native Dublin, filming the city through decades of great change from the 1950s to the 70s.

This documentary examines his film collection, which traces the everyday life of a radically modernized city and the development of semi-rural villages into the suburbs of Coolock, Raheny and Santry.

The Zoo, 7.30pm, RTÉ One

Over on Mangabey Island, Tima the white-naped mangabey was a concern for the animal care team.

After careful consultation with the veterinary team and specialists, it is decided that she should undergo surgery. Like any operation, anesthetizing the animal is always associated with a certain risk.

It’s feeding time for African Spurred Tortoises! They need a low protein, high fiber diet, with a wide range of Irish weeds making for the perfect meal.

Meanwhile, keepers Helen and Sarah explain about turtle burrows and the common problems when people raise them as pets.

Better Things, 10.45pm, BBC Two

As the final season of Pamela Adlon’s excellent dramedy continues, Phil is encouraged to reach out to an old friend on Facebook.

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Meanwhile, Sam tries to keep calm when Marion gives her financial advice, and Duke goes through some teenage angst. Guest with Danny Trejo.

The Birds, 9pm, Sky Arts

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As a continuation of the Sky Arts season dedicated to Alfred Hitchcock, they present one of his master classes in terror.

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Tippi Hedren stars as Melanie, a wealthy San Francisco socialite who is chasing a potential boyfriend to a small town in Northern California.

Things start to take a bizarre turn when birds suddenly start attacking humans.

It’s a classic film that gives new meaning to the term ‘Counting Crows’.

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The Summer Show, 6.30pm, RTÉ One

Derek Mooney and Nuala Carey’s final journey down ancient pilgrimage paths takes them along St Finbarr’s Way.

They start at the Top of the Rock in Drimoleague and end in Gougane Barra, County Cork. Colin Stafford Johnson visits Raven Nature Reserve in County Wexford.

Cinema on Sunday

The Magnificent Seven, 3:20 p.m., RTÉ One

Here’s a very popular 1960 western starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn and Eli Wallach.

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Oppressed Mexican villagers cross the border into America to buy guns to protect their homes and crops from bandits.

Instead, they encounter an enigmatic loner who persuades them to hire a gang of gunslingers to teach the villagers how to fight before the marauders return.

Labyrinth, 9:30 p.m., RTÉ One

Here is a drama set in The Troubles and starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Barry Ward and Martin McCann.

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The film was inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison break-out of 38 IRA prisoners from the Labyrinth in what would become the largest prison break in Europe since World War II.

Star Trek Into Darkness, 10:30 p.m., Channel 4

Sci-fi adventure sequel starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise are sent on a secret mission into enemy territory to track down the rogue Starfleet agent behind a terrorist attack on Earth.

But the assignment brings to light a hidden threat from within their own organization.

family movie

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, 6:40 p.m., E4

Sequel to a classic family comedy starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Brenda Fricker and Tim Curry.

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Unlucky boy Kevin somehow manages to catch the wrong plane and finds himself on his way to New York while his family flies to Florida.

After getting his hands on his father’s credit card, he’s enjoying the good life in a luxury hotel – until he encounters two known ax-wielding burglars.

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