'Landscapers', 'American Crime Story': The 5 best things on TV, Tuesday 7 December

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Tuesday night's drama highlights. (Sky/FX)
Tuesday night's drama highlights. (Sky/FX)

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis' must-see true crime series Landscapers begins on Sky Atlantic, telling the story of Susan and Christopher Edwards who both murdered her parents.

Drama highlights also continue on BBC Two, where Hillary Clinton is finally given a voice in American Crime Story's tale of Bill Clinton's impeachment.

Read more: All the TV and films available on BBC iPlayer this Christmas

MasterChef: The Professionals reach the semi-final stage on BBC One, while the events of 2012's cruise ship disaster are explored in Channel 5's Costa Concordia: Why She Sank.

On ITV, we'll see Ant and Dec oust the latest contest from the castle in I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!.

The best things to watch on TV tonight, Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Landscapers - Sky Atlantic - 9pm

Sky Original drama Landscapers tells a unique love story involving a seemingly ordinary couple who become the focus of an extraordinary investigation when a couple of dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham. Stars Olivia Colman and David Thewlis
Olivia Colman and David Thewlis star in the true crime drama. (Sky)

Must-see viewing tonight is limited series Landscapers, starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis in a real-life crime story.

They play Susan and Christopher Edwards, a married couple who were jailed in 2004 for murdering Susan's parents and burying them in their own garden 15 years earlier.

Read more: David Thewlis wonders what real people would think of Landscapers drama 

Sky's dramatisation is a sympathetic look at the couple's vivid fantasy life and how it contributed to the crime.

MasterChef: The Professionals - BBC One - 9pm

Programme Name: Masterchef: The Professionals S14 - TX: 08/11/2021 - Episode: Masterchef: The Professionals S14 - Heat 2 (No. Heat 2) - Picture Shows:  Marcus Wareing, Gregg Wallace, Monica Galetti - (C) Shine TV - Photographer: Screengrab
The pro chefs reach the semi-finals. (Shine TV)

The toughest cooking contest on telly reaches the semi-final stage tonight.

Chefs will have to create an outstanding dish based on their favourite food memory, while those who don't make it straight through the first challenge will face an invention test.

American Crime Story - BBC Two - 9pm

Programme Name: Impeachment: American Crime Story - TX: 07/12/2021 - Episode: Impeachment: American Crime Story - ep8 (No. 8) - Picture Shows: (l-r) Bill Clinton (CLIVE OWEN), Chelsea Clinton (ANASTACIA BARKOW), Hillary Clinton (EDIE FALCO) - (C) Tina Thorpe/FX - Photographer: Tina Thorpe
Hillary Clinton takes centre stage. (Tina Thorpe/FX)

Hillary Clinton (played by Edie Falco) finally makes her way to the forefront of this dramatisation of Bill Clinton's impeachment tonight.

She decides to back her husband in his version of events - but of course, it backfires when it becomes apparent that she has been misled about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

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

Who will leave the castle tonight? (ITV)
Who will leave the castle tonight? (ITV)

The evictions from the castle camp continue, but who will be out tonight?

It's been a funny series so far with viewers having less time to get to know the contestants after the camp was evacuated for Storm Arwen, making it anyone's game to win.

Costa Concordia: Why She Sank - Channel 5 - 9pm

The wreckage of capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is seen at night at Giglio Island, Italy on June 20, 2012. Salvage crews began preliminary work on preparations to refloat the half-submerged Costa Concordia cruise liner in what is set to be the biggest ever operation of its kind. A barge has moved next to the liner and the ship's radar has been removed from the upper deck. The swimming pool slide and the large yellow funnel will be taken off in coming weeks.The 290-metre-long (951 feet) cruise liner, operated by Carnival Corp's Costa Cruises unit, capsized off the Tuscan island of Giglio
The Costa Concordia capsized off the coast of Italy. (Alamy stock photo)

Holiday disaster struck the Costa Concordia cruise ship in 2012 when the boat struck a rock and capsized in shallow waters off the coast of Tuscany, resulting in 32 deaths.

This two-part documentary reconstructs the tragic events and features interviews with survivors and rescuers.

Watch: Landscapers - Olivia Colman talks working with husband Ed Sinclair

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