The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Tuesday 30 March

Amy Johnson
·3-min read
The top TV picks for Tuesday 30 March.
The top TV picks for Tuesday 30 March.

The Syndicate is back for a fourth series after a six-year wait since its last instalment. The Kay Mellor drama sees another cast of characters run into trouble when they strike it big on the lottery.

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is one of the latest four celebrities to step into the big white tent all in the name of charity on The Great Celebrity Bake Off.

Elsewhere on BBC Two, civilian Bake Off champion Nadiya Hussain is on a Yorkshire adventure with Fred Sirieix on Remarkable Places to Eat.

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Meanwhile, Ross Kemp investigates Britain's private owners of big cats and other wild animals.

Remarkable Places to Eat - 8pm - BBC Two

Remarkable Places to Eat with Nadiya Hussain and Fred Sirieix. (BBC/Outline Productions)
Remarkable Places to Eat with Nadiya Hussain and Fred Sirieix. (BBC/Outline Productions)

Fred Sirieix heads to Yorkshire with Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain to see what culinary delights it had to offer.

Having previously lived in Leeds for almost a decade, Hussain is a big champion of Yorkshire and its food.

On the menu in this first episode of the third series is authentic Indian eats, cakes, and world-class cheese.

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer - 8pm - Channel 4

Prue, Matt and Paul with Katherine Ryan, JJ, Stacey Dooley and Jade Thirlwall.
Prue, Matt and Paul with Katherine Ryan, JJ, Stacey Dooley and Jade Thirlwall.

Presenter Stacey Dooley, Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall, YouTuber KSI and comedian Katherine Ryan show of their baking skills, or lack thereof, for the fourth episode of The Great Celebrity Bake Off.

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This week the stars prepare cocktail-flavoured fondant fancies and have their pastry skills put to the test.

In the final Showstopper round, the four must create a scene with biscuit and meringue.

The Syndicate - 9pm - BBC One

The Syndicate characters Frank (Neil Morrissey), Duke, Roxy (Taj Atwal), Jake (Kieran Urqhart), Keeley (Katherine Rose Morley), Gemma (Liberty Hobbs), and Colette (Emily Head). (BBC/Rollem Productions)
The Syndicate characters Frank (Neil Morrissey), Duke, Roxy (Taj Atwal), Jake (Kieran Urqhart), Keeley (Katherine Rose Morley), Gemma (Liberty Hobbs), and Colette (Emily Head). (BBC/Rollem Productions)

Kay Mellor's lottery drama is back and this time it's a group of kennel-workers who score the jackpot.

However, there's a spanner in the works as when they think they've won, the prize is claimed by someone else and they realise their winning ticket has been stolen.

Neil Morrissey stars in a cast which also includes Joe Sugg, Mark Benton, Gaynor Faye, Kym Marsh, Katherine Rose Morley, Taj Atwal, and Emily Head.

The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime - 9pm - BBC Two

The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime  - pictured is a suspected who is implicated in a murder. (BBC / Minnow Films)
The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime - pictured is a suspected who is implicated in a murder. (BBC / Minnow Films)

A man is gunned down on a residential street in Manchester, and it points to the involvement of a criminal gang.

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GMP's Major Incident Team launch a murder investigation and work to identify the suspects with help from CCTV and phone records.

Britain’s Tiger Kings: On the Trail with Ross Kemp - 9pm - ITV

Ross Kemp with one of a collection of 5 rare Bengal Tigers at Heythrop Zoological Garden in Oxfordshire. (Honey Bee Media/ITV)
Ross Kemp with one of a collection of 5 rare Bengal Tigers at Heythrop Zoological Garden in Oxfordshire. (Honey Bee Media/ITV)

Following the release of hit Netflix documentary Tiger King last year, Ross Kemp goes in search of those who privately own big cats - and other dangerous wild animals - in Britain.

In the first episode of the two-part series the former EastEnders actor meets a man who keeps two lions in his back garden, to the ire of some in his village.

He also checks in on animal collectors Andrew and Tracey Riddell in Lincolnshire who own monkeys, serval wild cats, lions, and bears.

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