'24 Hours in A&E', 'Cancelled': The 5 best things to watch on TV, Thursday 2 December

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Thursday's TV highlights. (Channel 4)
Thursday's TV highlights. (Channel 4)

24 Hours in A&E returns for a new series of real-life medical dramas on Channel 4 tonight, with its usual assortment of heartwarming and heartbreaking tales.

Richard Bacon will be delving into cancel culture for Cancelled on Channel 4 as he takes a look back at his own controversial history, while Naughty Boy is hoping to turn his fortunes around in the latest I'm A Celeb trial on ITV.

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Nadiya Hussain is back in the kitchen with speedy recipes for BBC Two's Nadiya's Fast Flavours, and we're finding out how to get a Luxury Christmas for Less on Channel 4.

The best things to watch on TV tonight, Thursday 2 December, 2021

24 Hours in A&E - Channel 4 - 9pm

(L-R) Anthony - Porter, Julie - Receptionist, Ahmed - Consultant, Georgina - Resgistrar, Georgina - Nurse,

Masha - Plastic Surgeon,  Sarah - Consultant and Chris - Nurse.
The real-life hospital drama returns. (Channel 4)

Most of us now appreciate the job our NHS A&E staff do more than ever before after the last couple of years, and tonight sees a return to St George's Hospital in Tooting for another look behind the scenes.

The patients this episode include an injured footballer, a man with a scalp infection, and a chopping board accident - but as ever, the stories are as much about the contributors' lives as they are about their mishaps.

Cancelled - Channel 4 - 10pm

Cancelled
Richard Bacon explores what it means to be cancelled. (Channel 4)

Richard Bacon fronts this investigation into cancel culture, having had his own brush with mob mentality after a drugs disgrace during his time as a 90s Blue Peter presenter.

He finds out more about how lives can change in an instant, the part social media has to play, and the effect that being "cancelled" has on people.

I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! - ITV - 9pm

Naughty Boy will have to win dinner again. (ITV)
Naughty Boy will have to win dinner again. (ITV)

Naughty Boy is back on trial tonight, but this time he's bringing Frankie Bridge with him for Castle Scary-Oke.

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Despite much complaining about wanting to leave, Naughty Boy has triumphed in the challenges - can he turn around public opinion and stay out of the next trial?

Nadiya's Fast Flavours - BBC Two - 8.30pm

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Get dinner on the table fast. (Wall to Wall Media Ltd/Cliff Evans)

The Bake Off winner returns with another episode of her quick cookery show, demonstrating how to eat well with minutes to spare.

Recipes tonight include a Thai salad, a simple cake and a showstopper of a roast salmon dish.

Luxury Christmas for Less - Channel 4 - 8pm

Pictured: Luxury for Less Presenters Sabrina Grant (left) & Sophie Morgan (right) holding Christmas presents in a luxury mansion in London on 29th October
Get a fancy Christmas on the cheap. (Channel 4)

The title of this consumer show is sure to draw in a fair few viewers feeling stressed by the fast approach of the big day.

Diamonds, perfume, smoked salmon and luxury Christmas puddings are all on the shopping list in the first of this two-parter.

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