Tonight's TV Pick: Midsomer Murders, Natural World

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Natural World explores the fate of the endangered tigers of Rajasthan
Natural World explores the fate of the endangered tigers of Rajasthan

It's not getting any warmer, so here are a couple of things to curl up in front of tonight.

Midsomer Murders - 8pm, ITV1
Yes, I know it's the most dangerous village in Britain, and that the highest-ranking guest star probably shouldn't be left alone in the conservatory with the weed-killer, but I just love it, and it seems I'm not alone, with the beginning of the fifteenth series - yes, really! - kicking off tonight. With the departure of conservative exec producer Brian True-May, will we see a new wave of diversity coming to Midsomer Minnow? Probably not overnight. Instead, it's a toff falling from a stately home roof after witnessing a headless horseman - not exactly Albert Square.

Natural World: Tiger Dynasty - 8pm, BBC2
These beautiful striped beasts may look indomitable, but their numbers are small, so one nature reserve in Rajasthan is taking the battle for their survival into its own hands, bringing three big cats in from the wild and hoping there will soon be baby stripes. The looks on the faces of the panthers who consider the reserve their own undisputed bastion are straight out of Jungle Book. Beautiful filming of worthy subjects.

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