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What’s On TV Tonight? Our Pick Of The Best Shows: Saturday 2nd December

Connie Casualty Saturday 2nd December
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TV Times tops picks for tonight

What’s on telly tonight? Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight three of the best shows on telly tonight for Saturday 2nd December

Casualty, 9.10pm, BBC1

Let’s just hand all the TV awards to Amanda Mealing right now – her performance throughout Connie’s cancer storyline has been heartbreaking. Tonight, Connie’s hair starts falling out, and Charlie starts to suspect there’s something wrong with his friend. Meanwhile, a patient is brought in with an unexploded device wedged into his leg, and Max decides it’s time to date again. Rating: ****

Can We Live with Robots?, 7.00pm, C4

Can We Live with Robots?

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As part of C4’s Rise of the Robots season, this intriguing documentary follows acclaimed dancer and choreographer Akram Khan as he travels from the UK to Japan and the USA to learn about the future of artificial intelligence and robots. This makes for fascinating (and possibly unsettling, depending on your standpoint) TV in itself, but that’s not all. After meeting scientists harnessing AI, as well as some of the most cutting-edge robots on the planet, Khan devises a piece of dance that he hopes will reflect his fears and scepticism over the subject. There’s more AI machinery-based viewing at 10.25pm, too, with Will Smith’s 2004 dystopian sci-fi thriller, I, Robot. Rating: ****

Witnesses: A Frozen Death, from 9.00pm, BBC4

The intrigue deepens in the French drama when the body of a young woman is found beneath a wind turbine. Naturally, this leads the police to wonder if the death is linked to last week’s gruesome discovery of an abandoned bus with 15 frozen corpses on board. Could a dating app used by Catherine shed light on events? Rating: ****

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David is the What To Watch Editor and has over 20 years of experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest television and film news for What To Watch.


Before working for What To Watch, David spent many years on TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. 


David started out as a writer on TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards. David is a huge Death in Paradise fan, although he's still failed to solve a case before the show's detective! He also loves James Bond and controversially thinks that Timothy Dalton was an excellent 007.


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