'Succession', 'You Don't Know Me', 'The Richard Dimbleby Lecture': The 5 best things to watch on TV, Monday 6 December

·TV Reporter, Yahoo Entertainment UK
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Monday's TV highlights. (HBO/BBC)
Monday's TV highlights. (HBO/BBC)

The second last episode in this series of Succession airs on Sky Atlantic as the Roys take a trip to Italy for a wedding, while crime drama continues on BBC One with the second episode of You Don't Know Me.

Of course, there could only be one choice for this year's Richard Dimbleby Lecture, as Dame Sarah Gilbert takes the stage on BBC One to talk about her COVID vaccine.

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I'm A Celebrity is set to evict its second campmate from the castle on ITV, while sitcom Two Doors Down returns for a new series at BBC Two.

The best things to watch on TV tonight, Monday 6 December, 2021

Succession - Sky Atlantic - 9pm

The Roys are on tour to Italy. (HBO)
The Roys are on tour to Italy. (HBO)

We're already at the penultimate episode of the series, but there are sure to still be plenty of big scenes to enjoy that could rival Kendall's 40th birthday party last week.

Tonight, the Roys travel to a wedding in Tuscany, which promises to be as lavish and as backstabbing as any other event the family hasn't quite managed to enjoy.

You Don't Know Me - BBC One - 9pm

Programme Name: You Don't Know Me - TX: n/a - Episode: Generics (No. n/a) - Picture Shows:  Hero (Samuel Adewunmi), Kyra (Sophie Wilde) - (C) Snowed-In Productions - Photographer: Sophie Mutevelian
The crime drama continues. (Snowed-In Productions/Sophie Mutevelian)

The crime drama which launched last night continues with an explanation of why Kyra decided to leave her comfortable life with Hero to become a sex worker.

Meanwhile, Hero is attempting the impossible task of balancing rivalries between north and south London gangs in this drama about a man choosing to defend himself in court against murder charges.

The Richard Dimbleby Lecture - BBC One - 10.35pm

Richard Dimbleby, television broadcaster and presenter of BBC's documentary programme Panorama, uses a car radio telephone. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
The annual lecture is in honour of Richard Dimbleby. (Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

The annual lecture in honour of Richard Dimbleby airs tonight, and this year's promises to be absolutely fascinating.

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It comes from Dame Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford, and she'll be talking about creating a COVID vaccine in less than a year that has been rolled out across the world.

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

Who will leave next? (ITV)
Who will leave next? (ITV)

Things are picking up pace in the castle now that the celebrities have started being evicted, with Arlene Phillips first to leave last night.

Who will be sent packing tonight? With Naughty Boy having made threats to leave, will he finally get out - or will the viewers keep voting him back in?

Two Doors Down - BBC Two - 10pm

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 27/11/2021 - Programme Name: Two Doors Down S5  - TX: n/a - Episode: Two Doors Down S5 - Ep1 Veggie Curry  (No. 1 - Veggie Curry) - Picture Shows:  Eric (ALEX NORTON), Christine (ELAINE C SMITH), Ian (JAMIE QUINN) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Alan Peebles
The sitcom returns for series 5. (BBC Studios/Alan Peebles)

The beloved sitcom returns for a new series of the Bairds' neighbours being absolutely awful to them.

Beth is cooking a curry to celebrate Ian and Gordon's anniversary, but is distracted by her son's black eye, a visit from Cathy and Colin, and Christine who starts throwing accusations about the cleanliness of her kitchen.

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