The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Thursday 24 June

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The top TV for Thursday 24 June. (BBC/Bob Thomas/Popperfoto via Getty Images. Channel 4)
The top TV for Thursday 24 June. (BBC.Bob Thomas/Popperfoto via Getty Images. Channel 4)

Dick and Angel Strawbridge throw open the doors of their home once more for another series of DIY tips and tricks as Escape to the Chateau returns.

There's also a look back at Princess Diana's life over on ITV featuring archive footage and new interviews. 

It comes ahead of what would've been her 60th birthday on 1 July. 

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Plus there's more from the Supervet and the Dragons.  

The Supervet: Noel Fitzpatrick - 8pm - Channel 4

(Trevor Leighton/Channel 4)
(Trevor Leighton/Channel 4)

The famous veterinarian treats chocolate Labrador Inca who is in need of a elbow replacement after living with developmental elbow disease and osteoarthritis. 

There's also a Cavapoo named Nala with hip dysplasia and Great Dane Charles who has a squashed spinal cord to help out too

Martin Clunes: My Travels and Other Animals - 8.30pm - ITV

Martin Clunes meets Laddie, the son of Lassie with owner Bob Weatherwax. (ITV)
Martin Clunes meets Laddie, the son of Lassie with owner Bob Weatherwax. (ITV)

In this episode of the compilation series the actor takes his Labrador puppy Arthur to dog training but the pooch doesn't see him as the pack. 

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In Malibu Hills, Clunes meets with one of the most famous canine families as as hob nobs with Lassie's relatives. 

Plus he also travels to the Arabian desert to ride with Bedouin horseman Ali Al Ameri who trains Arabian horses for TV shows. 

Diana - 9pm - ITV

'Diana' looks back ahead of what would be Princess Diana's 60th birthday. (Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
'Diana' looks back ahead of what would be Princess Diana's 60th birthday. (Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)

With it coming up to what would've been the Princess of Wales' 60th birthday on 1 July, this documentary reflects on her life and legacy. 

It draws on archive footage to show her journey from nursery assistant to being one of the most talked about women in the world. 

The feature length programme also hears from those who knew her, including friend James Colthurst.

Escape to the Chateau: Make Do and Mend - 9pm - Channel 4

Strawbridge family on Escape To The Chateau: Make Do And Mend  (Channel 4)
Strawbridge family on Escape To The Chateau: Make Do And Mend (Channel 4)

Dick and Angel Strawbridge are back with another series, and in the first episode they're helping out Kate and Erik who are restoring a 150-year-old sash window.

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Angel offers advice on alternative ways to frame photos, while Dick aids Suzanna and Luke in turning a treasured wardrobe into a showcase for shoes.

Dragons' Den - 9pm - BBC One

Dragons' Den is currently in its 18th season. (BBC/Andrew Farrington)
Dragons' Den is currently in its 18th season. (BBC/Andrew Farrington)

There's a musical inventor hoping to strike a chord with the Dragons with their drumming training device in tonight's pitches. 

Meanwhile, four children help out their parents with a first-aid demonstration in the hopes of boosting their chances of an investment. 

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