Sun. Oct 24th, 2021


On TV tonight, the most nervous people probably in the world take to the dance floor for the first time as Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC1, Bettany Hughes continues her historical travels in Treasures of the World on C4 and some of the biggest names in music take part in Global Citizen Live: Music Festival for the Planet on BBC1/2. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss on TV tonight.

  • Our hand selected recommendations for what’s on TV tonight include three TV shows, a film, live sport and the latest trending need-to-binge-on-now box set 
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What’s on TV tonight

Our expert TV journalists have picked the best things on TV tonight… 

Best TV shows on TV tonight

Strictly Come Dancing 2021, 7pm, BBC1

TV tonight The cast of Strictly Come Dancing 2021.

Please welcome your Strictly stars! (Image credit: BBC)

Dancing debuts ahoy! After months of build-up, the Strictly stars of 2021 perform their first competitive routines in front of the nation, and if that weren’t enough to get nerves jangling, they’re also facing the judges for the first time. There’s no elimination this week, but the scores will be carried over to next week – and those who don’t impress the judges tonight can take heart in remembering that reigning champion Bill Bailey was 10th out of 12 on the leaderboard in last year’s opening show… 

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