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Sun 25 Feb

7:00pm
Only Connect
Detectives v Escapologists
Season 13 Episode 27/37

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts another third-round match as the Detectives take on the Escapologists for a place in the quarter-finals of the quiz. They must use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between groups of four things that may appear at first not to be linked, with one set of clues consisting of Cornetto, Red Curtain, Mariachi and Three Colours
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.6
7:30pm
University Challenge
Season 24 Episode 28/37

In the fourth of the quarter-finals, two more teams of four students compete to make it to the next stage of the competition as they try to win two matches and progress to the semi-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.2
8:00pm
Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
Documentary about the international musical collective formed by the acclaimed cellist. The group's constantly changing line-up of 50 members have come together to find common ground between different cultures and explore the power of music to preserve tradition and shape the future. The programme follows a small group of musicians from the group as they take on a bold creative experiment
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
9:30pm
Film Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Premiere. A famous actress prepares to star in a new production of the play that made her career in a supporting part, with the lead role now played by a scandalous Hollywood star. She and her assistant head to a cottage in the Swiss mountains to prepare, which leads her to reflect on the harsh truths about how her life has changed. Drama, starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

11:30pm
From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature
A Temperature for Life
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Physicist Dr Helen Czerski explores the narrow band of temperature that has led to life on Earth. She reveals how life began in a place where hot meets cold, and how every living creature on Earth depends on temperature for its survival. She uncovers the extraordinary natural engineering that animals have evolved to keep their bodies at the right temperature and she witnesses the remarkable surgery that is using temperature to take the human body to the extremes
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
12:30am
The Genius of Bert Jansch: Folk, Blues & Beyond
A celebration of the Scottish guitarist and songwriter and founding member of the band Pentangle, who died in 2011. Interviews and rare archive footage weave together performances from a multi-artist concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London. With contributions by Ralph McTell, Robert Plant, Donovan, Bernard Butler, Martin Carthy, Martin Simpson, Lisa Knapp and members of Pentangle
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.6
1:55am
The Enigma of Nic Jones: Return of Britain's Lost Folk Hero
The story of the emotional comeback made by the acclaimed folk guitarist and singer, thirty years after his career was cut short by a near-fatal road accident. With contributions from artists including Jim Moray, Eliza Carthy, Sam Carter, Blair Dunlop, Anais Mitchell and Martin Carthy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
2:55am
The Art of France
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the history of French art, revealing how it emerged from a struggle between tradition and revolution, and rulers and citizens. Starting with the invention of Gothic architecture, he traces its development up until the arrival of Classicism and the Age of Enlightenment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.8

Mon 26 Feb

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
26/02/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Weaver
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary series focusing on the traditional crafts along the ancient trade route of the Silk Road, capturing the techniques used by master craftsmen at work. The first edition is set in North West China, where the Uyghur community has been making Atlas silk for thousands of years. It follows a weaver, Mattursun Islam, and his family as they continue the tradition and produce silk in over 200 designs in a small workshop
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
India: Nature's Wonderland
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Part one of two. Wildlife expert Liz Bonnin, Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta explore the hidden wonders of the natural world in India, a land where tigers dance and lions roam. This edition starts with Liz visiting the Gir Forest, home to the world's last Asiatic lions, where she witness two females hunting, before watching elephants walking through a tea plantation. Freida meets a man who has dedicated his life to the Hoolock gibbon, India's only ape, which starts the morning by singing. Jon climbs into the Himalayas and stops off at Debprayag to bathe in the sacred waters at a holy place where the River Ganges begins
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
9:00pm
The Art of Japanese Life
Cities
Season 1 Episode 2/3

James Fox explores how the art and culture produced by cities past and present has shaped the country's attitudes and helped forge the very idea of Japan itself
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Scholar Mary Beard takes an in-depth look at identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire, including what it meant to be, or become, Roman, and how the different parts of the Empire reacted to Roman rule. She follows the story of an African Roman from his native land to Britain, where he served as a governor, and in York and Newcastle she finds the remains of Romans, but not as one might imagine
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
How the Celts Saved Britain
Salvation
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion. Dan Snow examines the ways in which the Celts saved Britain from cultural oblivion during the Dark Ages. He follows in the footsteps of Ireland's earliest missionaries as they ventured through treacherous barbarian territory, bringing literacy and technology to the future nations of Scotland and England
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
12:00am
Singer-Songwriters at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 1/4

An hour-long compilation of classic singles highlighting the growing popularity of the singer-songwriter genre during the 1970s, which became one of the decade's defining styles. Featuring music by Elton John, James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Harry Nilsson, Neil Diamond, Steve Goodman, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.9
1:00am
Top of the Pops: 1982
David Jensen hosts the April 15 edition, featuring Spandau Ballet, Simple Minds, Bucks Fizz, Dollar, Shakatak, Bardo and Roxy Music. Plus, a dance performance by Zoo
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
1:35am
Top of the Pops: 1982
Peter Powell presents the April 22 edition, with Pigbag, Bananarama and Fun Boy Three, Elton John, the England World Cup Squad, Kim Wilde, Haircut 100, Ph.D and Shakin' Stevens
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
2:10am
The Art of Japanese Life
Cities
Season 1 Episode 2/3

James Fox explores how the art and culture produced by cities past and present has shaped the country's attitudes and helped forge the very idea of Japan itself
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
3:10am
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Weaver
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary series focusing on the traditional crafts along the ancient trade route of the Silk Road, capturing the techniques used by master craftsmen at work. The first edition is set in North West China, where the Uyghur community has been making Atlas silk for thousands of years. It follows a weaver, Mattursun Islam, and his family as they continue the tradition and produce silk in over 200 designs in a small workshop
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3

Tue 27 Feb

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
27/02/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Woodcarver
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The documentary series follows Shavkat Jumanijozov, who has been working with wood in Khiva, Uzbekistan for over 30 years, producing carved doors, chests and wooden pillars that are displayed and sold across the world. The programme captures the creation of a two metre wooden column, from the first cuts into the wood, to its carving, sanding, shaping and varnishing, and Shavkat explains how he hand built his own hotel and trained over 30 local apprentices in the art of woodcarving
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
Pedalling Dreams: The Raleigh Story
Documentary telling the tale of the ups and downs of Raleigh bikes, using personal testimony and rare and previously unseen archive film. Born in the back streets of Nottingham in 1888, Raleigh grew to become the biggest bicycle manufacturer in the world and, for more than a century, was known for its simple and practical bikes
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
9:00pm
This World
The Mafia's Secret Bunkers
Author and Mafia historian John Dickie investigates the 'Ndrangheta, one of the most powerful crime syndicates in Italy and among Europe's biggest cocaine traffickers. He gains access to the underground bunkers in Calabria the gangsters use as hideouts, and learns about the hi-tech war being fought by the Italian authorities against them, despite a culture of fear and silence in which people simply do not trust the state to defeat the mafiosi
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.3
10:00pm
Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Simon Sebag Montefiore explores modern Istanbul in search of evidence of the last centuries of Christian Constantinople, which produced a golden artistic renaissance. There's also a look at how, after the epic siege of 1453, the Ottomans seized control of the city, which became their imperial capital
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
11:00pm
Dreaming the Impossible: Unbuilt Britain
Making Connections
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Architectural historian Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner looks at two of the most radical civil engineering projects proposed in the last century and explores how international politics and vested interests derailed plans to better connect the country to Europe. She discusses the idea to cut Scotland in half during the early 1900s to create a warship canal, and the many attempts to construct the Channel Tunnel
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.9
12:00am
Je t'aime: The Story of French Song with Petula Clark
The celebrated singer recounts the story of the lyric-driven French chanson, looking at examples of the form and the artists who have exemplified it. Performers considered include Charles Aznavour, Juliette Greco, Anna Karina and Jane Birkin, together with contemporary artists such as Stromae, Zaz, Tetes Raides and Etienne Daho
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6
1:00am
Top of the Pops: 1982
Season 1

Music from April 29, featuring Nicole, Hot Chocolate, Yazoo, Monsoon, Rocky Sharpe and the Replays, Simple Minds, Joan Jett, Spandau Ballet, and Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
1:35am
Top of the Pops: 1982
May 6 Extended
Simon Bates presents an edition first broadcast on May 6 1982, featuring appearances from the Scottish and English World Cup Squads, BA Robertson, Chas and Dave, Junior, Patrice Rushen, Depeche Mode, Tight Fit, Bananarama and Fun Boy Three, and Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. Plus, a dance performance by Zoo
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
2:15am
Pedalling Dreams: The Raleigh Story
Documentary telling the tale of the ups and downs of Raleigh bikes, using personal testimony and rare and previously unseen archive film. Born in the back streets of Nottingham in 1888, Raleigh grew to become the biggest bicycle manufacturer in the world and, for more than a century, was known for its simple and practical bikes
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
3:15am
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Woodcarver
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The documentary series follows Shavkat Jumanijozov, who has been working with wood in Khiva, Uzbekistan for over 30 years, producing carved doors, chests and wooden pillars that are displayed and sold across the world. The programme captures the creation of a two metre wooden column, from the first cuts into the wood, to its carving, sanding, shaping and varnishing, and Shavkat explains how he hand built his own hotel and trained over 30 local apprentices in the art of woodcarving
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3

Wed 28 Feb

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
28/02/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Potter
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The documentary series follows potter Abdol Reza Aghaei and his father in Meybod, southern Iran, as they make a simple decorated water jug, offering a portrait of two master craftsmen at work. Competing with cheap Chinese imports, the pair sometimes struggle to make a living, but are dedicated to keeping their traditions alive. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
The Secret History of Our Streets
The Moray Estate, Edinburgh
Season 2 Episode 1/3

After telling the story of six London locations from Victorian times to the present day, the documentary returns to look at the history of three archetypal streets in Scottish cities, at a time when the country stands on the brink of leaving the United Kingdom. The first programme focuses on Edinburgh's Moray Estate, which the Earl of Moray commissioned architect James Gillespie Graham to design in 1822 as an expansion of the New Town, and which remains one of the most upmarket and exclusive areas of the capital. Steven Mackintosh narrates
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Nelson in His Own Words
Horatio Nelson is one of Britain's greatest naval heroes and known for his thirst for fame and glory, but he was also a prolific writer of letters, which reveal that he was a very different and more complex man. Using Nelson's personal correspondence, this drama-documentary shows how he was careful in his praise of his rivals in case they threatened his own career prospects, as well as revealing how his passionate love affair with Emma Hamilton changed his life for ever. With Jonathan Slinger
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
A Timewatch Guide
British Empire: Heroes and Villains - A Timewatch Guide
Season 3 Episode 4/4

Less than 100 years ago, the British ruled a quarter of the planet, and people were proud to call themselves imperialists. But now, to many, that seems like a badge of shame. Here, David Olusoga examines how the British Empire has been portrayed on British TV over the past 70 years, drawing on clips from documentary series Timewatch as well as other gems from the archive. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:00pm
Horizon
Horizon: Is Seeing Believing?
Season 47 Episode 4/15

Exploring the research carried out by scientists into the human senses and how they might be intricately interrelated. The programme features Daniel Kish, a blind man whose brain has adapted to his condition so that he is now able to create a vision of the world by clicking his tongue and echo-locating in the same way as a bat
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
12:00am
California Comes to the Whistle Test
A compilation of performances on seminal 1970s series The Old Grey Whistle Test by artists who lived and worked in the US state. Featuring Jackson Browne, Little Feat, Ry Cooder, Judee Sill, Bonnie Raitt and a duet by James Taylor and Carly Simon
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.2
1:00am
Top of the Pops: 1982
May 20 Extended
Peter Powell hosts an edition first broadcast on May 20 1982, featuring appearances by Adam Ant, Rocky Sharpe and the Replays, Madness, ABC, Iron Maiden, Junior, Ph.D, Tight Fit, Nicole and Patrice Rushen. Plus, a dance performance by Zoo
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
1:30am
Top of the Pops: 1982
Season 1

John Peel presents the edition from May 27, featuring music by Debbie Harry, Genesis, Japan, Soft Cell, Duran Duran and Madness
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
2:00am
Fabric of Britain
Knitting's Golden Age
Season 1 Episode 1/3

An examination of the history of knitting, exploring how the craft rose in popularity during the 20th century with the help of the Beatles and 1980s breakfast television. The first programme considers the changing role of the hobby, including how it helped sustain some women through the hardships of war, and how knitwear items have become a staple of the British wardrobe. Narrated by Rebecca Front
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
3:00am
Nelson in His Own Words
Horatio Nelson is one of Britain's greatest naval heroes and known for his thirst for fame and glory, but he was also a prolific writer of letters, which reveal that he was a very different and more complex man. Using Nelson's personal correspondence, this drama-documentary shows how he was careful in his praise of his rivals in case they threatened his own career prospects, as well as revealing how his passionate love affair with Emma Hamilton changed his life for ever. With Jonathan Slinger
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Thu 1 Mar

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
01/03/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1985
Peter Powell and Gary Davies present the May 16 edition, featuring Kim Wilde, Bryan Ferry, Duran Duran, Jimmy Nail, Debarge, Phyllis Nelson, Paul Hardcastle and Divine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
8:00pm
The Brain: A Secret History
Mind Control
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Michael Mosley tries to further his understanding of the human mind by tracing the history of mankind's efforts to examine and manipulate the brain. He learns about the high-risk psychological experiments that would not be approved by a modern ethics committee, and explores the world of neuroscience, acting as a guinea pig to see what he can learn about himself and the freedom behind the decisions people make
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
9:00pm
From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature
Playing with Fire
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Helen Czerski explores the science of heat, and how the ability to harness it has led to some of humanity's greatest innovations, from steam engines to plasmas. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
10:00pm
Wild Weather with Richard Hammond
Temperature: The Driving Force
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The host investigates the importance of heat - or the lack of it - when it comes to weather. And it isn't just a load of hot air. Without temperature, clouds, rain, snow, dust storms, thunder or lightning would be unable to form. Along the way he builds his own massive dust storm, discovering how sand from the Sahara bounces its way to the UK, and also drops in on a scientist who creates lightning bolts in his laboratory. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 0.8
11:00pm
Storm Troupers: The Fight to Forecast the Weather
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Alok Jha investigates how meteorology became one the most important scientific endeavours of the modern age by charting the progress of computer-based forecasting through the characters who pioneered it. He reveals how American mathematician Jule Charney found a way to simplify weather for the early computers of the 1940s, and looks at how John Mason gambled the future of the Met Office on unproven technology in the early 1960s
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
12:00am
Top of the Pops: 1985
Peter Powell and Gary Davies present the May 16 edition, featuring Kim Wilde, Bryan Ferry, Duran Duran, Jimmy Nail, Debarge, Phyllis Nelson, Paul Hardcastle and Divine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
12:35am
Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance
Mark Kidel directs a profile of the singer-songwriter, who began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the British new wave movement. The story is picked up from the star's childhood under the influence of his father, big band singer Ross McManus, a Catholic education that left a big impression on him, and his overnight success with the Attractions. The musician talks openly about the shaping of his career and life, and revisits the places where he grew up
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.2
2:05am
From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature
Playing with Fire
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Helen Czerski explores the science of heat, and how the ability to harness it has led to some of humanity's greatest innovations, from steam engines to plasmas. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
3:05am
Handmade on the Silk Road
The Potter
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The documentary series follows potter Abdol Reza Aghaei and his father in Meybod, southern Iran, as they make a simple decorated water jug, offering a portrait of two master craftsmen at work. Competing with cheap Chinese imports, the pair sometimes struggle to make a living, but are dedicated to keeping their traditions alive. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3

Fri 2 Mar

7:00pm
World News Today
02/03/2018
The day's leading stories
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1985
Mike Read and Steve Wright introduces performances by Gary Moore and Phil Lynott, Go West, Katrina and the Waves, Marillion, the Power Station, Depeche Mode, Paul Hardcastle, and Skipworth and Turner. First aired May 23, 1985
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
8:00pm
John Denver: Country Boy
Documentary exploring the private life and public legacy of singer-songwriter John Denver, America's original `country boy', who died in 1997. The programme features the accounts of those closest to him, revealing the man behind the music
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
9:00pm
Tones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism
California
Part one of two. Musician and conductor Charles Hazlewood goes in search of minimalism, classical music's last great `movement', which began on America's West Coast in the 1950s. Tracking down the pioneers of the genre, Charles explores La Monte Young's groundbreaking experiments with musical form that included notes held for exceptionally long periods, and drones inspired by Eastern classical music and Hindustani singer Pandit Pran Nath. Charles visits the Californian ranch of Terry Riley, and discusses the musician's revolutionary experiments with tape recording looping and phasing, along with early synthesizer sound
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Synth Britannia
An examination of the musical backdrop of the 1980s when synthpop was all the rage, having been popularised by bands including Depeche Mode, Ultravox and Soft Cell. The documentary also studies how this genre influenced the future of electronic music and groups such as Pet Shop Boys and New Order. Featuring interviews with Bernard Sumner, Gary Numan and Neil Tennant
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7
11:30pm
Synth Britannia at the BBC
A showcase of 1970s and 80s synth music taken from the BBC archives. Popular acts in the genre include Roxy Music, New Order, Ultravox, Soft Cell, OMD, Yazoo and Depeche Mode
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.9
12:30am
Top of the Pops: 1985
Mike Read and Steve Wright introduces performances by Gary Moore and Phil Lynott, Go West, Katrina and the Waves, Marillion, the Power Station, Depeche Mode, Paul Hardcastle, and Skipworth and Turner. First aired May 23, 1985
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
1:00am
Black Music Legends of the 1980s
Lionel Richie - Dancing on the Ceiling
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Profile of the soul singer, who found fame in the 1970s as frontman of the Commodores. The programme looks at his departure from the band in 1982 and subsequent international success as a solo artist. With contributions by Kenny Rogers, Lemar, Motown songwriter and producer Gloria Jones and video director Bob Giraldi
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 0.2
2:00am
John Denver: Country Boy
Documentary exploring the private life and public legacy of singer-songwriter John Denver, America's original `country boy', who died in 1997. The programme features the accounts of those closest to him, revealing the man behind the music
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Tones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism
California
Part one of two. Musician and conductor Charles Hazlewood goes in search of minimalism, classical music's last great `movement', which began on America's West Coast in the 1950s. Tracking down the pioneers of the genre, Charles explores La Monte Young's groundbreaking experiments with musical form that included notes held for exceptionally long periods, and drones inspired by Eastern classical music and Hindustani singer Pandit Pran Nath. Charles visits the Californian ranch of Terry Riley, and discusses the musician's revolutionary experiments with tape recording looping and phasing, along with early synthesizer sound
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Sat 3 Mar

7:00pm
The Dark: Nature's Nighttime World
Patagonian Mountains
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Justine Evans encounters a puma at the tip of South America and films its nocturnal hunting methods for the first time. Farther south, Gordon Buchanan dives into the icy waters of the Magellan Strait to solve a mystery - scientists have heard humpback whales moving close to the shore at night, but have no idea what they could be doing. Elsewhere, George McGavin attaches a miniature tracking device to a vampire bat to discover whose blood it is feeding on. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
8:00pm
Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest
Arrival
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper explores the American Northwest, revealing how culture was established on the coast that has lasted for over 10,000 years. He travels to southeast Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State to see how a complex society developed without agriculture, and discloses the hidden significance in totem poles, canoes and intricate textiles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
Modus
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Ingvar is forced to cooperate with Warren in order to claim a chance at finding Inger Johanne and Helen Tyler. Meanwhile, Inger Johanne begins to understand the cause of the President's disappearance, and the dangerous forces that are still searching for her. Swedish crime thriller, starring Melinda Kinnaman and Kim Cattall
(In Vision)

Rating: 6.9
9:45pm
Modus
Season 2 Episode 8/8

The Swedish crime thriller concludes as the local police and the FBI act on information about Helen Tyler's whereabouts. However, the President's daughter, Zoe, uncovers a secret that causes her to act in haste. Starring Melinda Kinnaman and Kim Cattrall. Last in the series
(In Vision)

Rating: 6.9
10:30pm
Promises & Lies: The Story of UB40
One of the most successful pop acts of all time, UB40 enjoyed huge success, selling over 70 million records with hits including Red Red Wine, Can't Help Falling in Love and I Got You Babe. However, fame came at a price and the band members found themselves victims of their own success - as well as penniless. This documentary features interviews with Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Astro, Brian Travers, Mickey Virtue and Jimmy Brown, as they recall their rise to fame and an ongoing dispute that has split a family and a band, as they continue to tour as two separate groups
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.7
11:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1985
Peter Powell and Gary Davies present the May 16 edition, featuring Kim Wilde, Bryan Ferry, Duran Duran, Jimmy Nail, Debarge, Phyllis Nelson, Paul Hardcastle and Divine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
12:05am
Top of the Pops: 1985
Mike Read and Steve Wright introduces performances by Gary Moore and Phil Lynott, Go West, Katrina and the Waves, Marillion, the Power Station, Depeche Mode, Paul Hardcastle, and Skipworth and Turner. First aired May 23, 1985
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.1
12:40am
The Shires: New Country
How country group the Shires have spearheaded an interest in the genre in the UK, becoming the first British country group to have a top 10 album in the pop charts. This documentary follows Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes as they launch their second album, My Universe, and head on a working trip to Nashville to be signed by the leading country label Big Machine Records. They also play legendary club the Bluebird, where the performances from the TV series Nashville are filmed, and meet Big Machine's founder Scott Borchetta, who discovered Taylor Swift
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

1:40am
Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest
Arrival
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper explores the American Northwest, revealing how culture was established on the coast that has lasted for over 10,000 years. He travels to southeast Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State to see how a complex society developed without agriculture, and discloses the hidden significance in totem poles, canoes and intricate textiles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
2:40am
Promises & Lies: The Story of UB40
One of the most successful pop acts of all time, UB40 enjoyed huge success, selling over 70 million records with hits including Red Red Wine, Can't Help Falling in Love and I Got You Babe. However, fame came at a price and the band members found themselves victims of their own success - as well as penniless. This documentary features interviews with Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Astro, Brian Travers, Mickey Virtue and Jimmy Brown, as they recall their rise to fame and an ongoing dispute that has split a family and a band, as they continue to tour as two separate groups
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.7