TV tonight: our highlights for Saturday, October 9, 2021
On TV tonight, get ready for some more sophisticated footwork as celebrities take to the stage for Movie Week at Come dance strictly on BBC1 there’s a real one-episode humdinger for Tina and Jacob in Victim also on BBC1 and more on C4 Tony Robinson continues his fascinating series Britain’s Forgotten Wars. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss on TV tonight.
- Our hand-picked recommendations for what’s on TV tonight include three TV shows, a movie, live sport, and the latest trending box set to binge now.
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What’s on tv tonight
Our expert TV journalists picked the best things on TV tonight …
Best TV Shows On TV Tonight
Strictly Come Dancing 2021, 6:45 p.m., BBC1
And… take action! It’s cinema week like our Strictly stars pay homage to favorite movies. Themed shows always take the competition to the next level – who could forget Ed Balls’ point of view The mask? Or Mark Wright kissing his inner Superman? And, of course, Jay McGuinness’ pulp Fiction jive went down in Strictly the story! The pressure is on as the remaining celebrities take to the dance floor tonight. Who will prove a box office success? And what dream will end up on the cutting room floor?
Victim, 9:30 p.m., BBC1
The saga between Tina and Jacob has put us on the edge of our seat and, this week, just as Jacob (Charles Venn) feels he can move on from his abuser Tina (Adele James), she shows up to the emergency room. . After announcing to the team that their marriage has been called off, Jacob avoids Tina as he treats patient Ren, a free runner struggling to control his diabetes. Angry at being ignored, Tina catches Jacob’s attention… by kidnapping Ren! What follows is a dramatic showdown between the pair. You do not want to miss this!
Britain’s Forgotten Wars with Tony Robinson, 8 p.m., C4
With eyewitness accounts of three veterans, as well as commentary from historians, presenter Tony Robinson turns his attention to the Suez Crisis of 1956. He explains why Prime Minister Anthony Eden was determined to invade the Suez Canal area in Egypt, despite the many criticisms for such a decision and why the whole event has become such an embarrassment for the UK. Veterans Gerald, Arthur and Roy talk about the horrific conditions they faced in the wilderness and the confusion they felt as to why they were there.
Best box set to watch on tv tonight
Among the stars, season 1, Disney +
The dangers of lunar marches in space come to life in a behind-the-scenes look at the world of NASA and its astronauts. This six-part docusery follows Captain Chris Cassidy as he embarks on a critically important mission to the International Space Station to repair a $ 2 billion science experiment, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), which aims to reveal the origins of the universe. Shot over two years, the series combines personal video diaries and film footage – with cameras stationed both on Earth and in space – to show viewers the high-stakes work of the NASA team.
Best movie to watch on tv tonight
Game night, 10:35 p.m., BBC1
A comedy that gets her out of the park with laughs and a fair amount of action too, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams are a game-obsessed couple who get involved in something much heavier. Or are they doing it? Bateman’s wildly successful brother, Kyle Chandler, takes the plunge and hires a team to stage a fake murder to entertain regulars at the weekly game night. But what is real and what is not? Everything is fantastic, with a scene stealing the cameo of Jesse Plemons as a terribly awkward, stone-faced neighbor Bateman and McAdams, and terrific turns from Billy Magnussen and Sharon Horgan as the other couple of nights out. games.
- World Cup qualification, Andorra v England, 7 p.m. (ko 7:45 p.m.), ITV
- World Cup Qualifier Azerbaijan v Republic of Ireland, 4:30 p.m., (ko 5 p.m.), Sky Sports Football / NOW
- Qualification for the World Cup, Scotland against Israel, 4 p.m. (ko 5 p.m.), Sky Sports Premier League / NOW
- World Cup qualification, Switzerland v Northern Ireland, 7.15 p.m. (ko 7.45 p.m.), Sky Sports Football / NOW
If you only watch one thing on TV tonight …
Do not miss Come dance strictly on TV tonight – the standard is so high this year, get ready for some ‘fabulous’ performances!
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Good viewing !