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MasterChef topped Thursday evening's ratings on BBC One.

The latest heat of the cooking competition grabbed 4.77 million viewers (21.3%) at 8pm, dropping slightly from last week's equivalent broadcast.

Victoria Wood's second Nice Cup of Tea episode amused 3.22m (14.1%) at 9pm, while a Margaret Thatcher Question Time special brought in 2.64m (19.7%) at 10.45pm.

On BBC Two, the Hairy Biker's Best of British won 1.63m (7.8%) at 7pm, followed by James May's Man Lab with 1.18m (5.2%) at 8pm. A Horizon special attracted 1.15m (5.1%) at 10pm.

ITV's coverage of Tottenham's heartbreak in the Europa League averaged 3.12m (14.4%) from 7.45pm. ITV4's broadcast of Newcastle's departure from the competition scored 655,000 (3.0%).

Channel 4's latest episode of Secret Eaters attracted 1.28m (5.7%) at 8pm, while The Intern fell to 766k (3.4%) at 9pm. New series The Sex Clinic was seen by 1.00m (5.5%) at 10pm.

On Channel 5, new documentary series Trauma Doctors secured 1.63m (7.1%) at 9pm.

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