TV tonight: Will.i.am shines a torch on the extent of historical British racism

While this entry-level crash course in Black British history might feel a little basic, will.i.am’s frequent incredulity at the extent of historical (and current) British racism might well strike a few chords. He begins his documentary with slavery in Liverpool before visiting Peckham and Bristol and realising that, really, the main significant difference between race relations in Britain and the United States is the conflict accelerant that is the gun. Phil Harrison

One of the oldest cities in the world, Jerusalem looms large in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim religions. This documentary shadows three young local people – one from each faith – over the course of a year, while archaeologist Dr Jodi Magness provides historical context. Graeme Virtue