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Film: Knives Out, Film4, 9pm

Murder mystery comedy starring Daniel Craig (left, with LaKeith Stanfield as Lieutenant Elliott) and Ana de Armas. When crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christophe­r Plummer) is found dead at his estate after his 85th birthday, “Gentleman detective” Benoit Blanc is summoned to find out why the victim has had his throat slit. As he learns more about the deceased’s eccentric family and their likely motives for murder and sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth, he forms a bond with the dead man’s nurse, Marta, who also has something to hide. Meanwhile, one key question continues to gnaw at Blanc: who actually hired him?

Drama: Silent Witness, BBC1, 9pm

The hit pathology series continues as the death of an investigat­ive journalist throws the main spotlight onto Sam Ryan. Meanwhile, Nikki begins to realise the implicatio­ns of her discoverie­s will challenge the principles of forensic science for many years to come. Penultimat­e episode of the 25th anniversar­y story that has had viewers glued to their seats with its twists and turns. Starring Emilia Fox and Amanda Burton (left) and co-starring David Caves and Genesis Lynea.

Entertainm­ent: The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Show, BBC2, 9pm

Podcast superstars and husband-and-wife team Chris and Rosie (above) welcome more celebrity couples for candid chat, probing pet peeves, parenting problems and everything in between on the comedy entertainm­ent show with a difference – as they poke fun at topics such as life, growing up, relationsh­ips, arguments and other everyday annoyances.

Cookery: Bake Off: The Profession­als, C4, 8pm

Liam Charles and Stacey Solomon (above) welcome back the best teams from last week for chocolate week. In their first challenge, the teams must make 24 chocolate cylindrica­l desserts and 24 desserts celebratin­g the honeybee. For the showpiece, the teams construct chocolate spectacula­rs along with 48 chocolate bars, which include a moving part, inspired by the theme of ancient mythology.

Movies: The Directors, Sky Arts, 10pm

A look at the life and career of American director David Lynch (right) whose stellar back catalogue includes films such as Eraserhead, Mulholland Drive, Wild At Heart, Blue Velvet and The Elephant Man. He has received three Academy Award nomination­s for Best Director and the César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as well as the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Lion award for lifetime achievemen­t at the Venice Film Festival.

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