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Mon 24 Apr

6:00am
Find My Past
Dickens Rail Crash
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Ollie Dickens, Charles Dickens' great-great-great grandson, discovers that his famous ancestor had a secret that was almost exposed by a fatal rail accident in Staplehurst, Kent, in June 1865. Travelling alongside the author was his mistress, actress Nelly Ternan, and had their affair become public, his reputation and book sales would have been severely damaged
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
7:10am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Germaine Greer and Clive Anderson
Season 2 Episode 12/20

Broadcasters Germaine Greer and Clive Anderson hunt for antiques in Lancashire, vying to see who can make the biggest profit at auction in Northwich, Cheshire. Experts Charlie Ross and Charles Hanson lend a hand and join them on excursions to Chetham's Library in Manchester and Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
8:00am
Diamond Decades
The 1950s
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary looking back at the key moments in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, with the opening edition examining the death of her father King George VI in 1952, which changed the young royal's life for ever

9:00am
Surviving the Holocaust - Freddie Knoller's War
To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Freddie Knoller talks about his experiences of being a Jew in Austria before and during the Second World War. Accompanied by extensive archive footage, he relives his past, reflecting on his family life in 1930s Vienna, the German annexation of Austria and his flight to Belgium. He then lived in Nazi-occupied Paris, where he entertained German officers and socialised with dancing girls, before an interrogation by the Gestapo forced him to move on again, but a betrayal meant he was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau and then on to Bergen-Belsen
(Subtitles)

10:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Hillsborough Castle
Season 37 Episode 1/27

Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland is the first stop for Fiona Bruce and the experts - and there are a couple of VIP guests as Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, meet three of the specialists, who advise them about a curious collection in the royal residence. Items brought in by the public include a Shirley Temple doll, a mysterious lock and key and a vintage wine bottle. Plus, in a new feature looking at memorable moments from past series, there's a return visit from the proud owners of a recently restored Cartier watch
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Ten Plagues
Season 1 Episode 1/13

Documentary offering an insight into some of the events in the Bible, beginning with the story of the Ten Plagues. In the Old Testament, the Book of Exodus describes the epic battle between the prophet Moses and Pharaoh. Experts offer various various explanations for the 10 plagues of Moses and the mass exodus of the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt, a story that is a cornerstone of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:00pm
The World at War
A New Germany
Season 1 Episode 1/27

Acclaimed chronicle of the Second World War, beginning with an account of Hitler's ascent to power at a time when the Germans were stricken by humiliating military defeat, runaway inflation and economic depression. The Nazi leader's promises of regained national pride and prosperity struck a chord with millions of ordinary citizens, and he was elected on a tidal wave of popular support. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00pm
Trading History
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Featuring cycling jerseys worn by Britain's first Tour de France winner, a rare watch, and a silver cigarette case linked to the Russian Revolution
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
2:00pm
Hidden Killers
Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home
The first of two programmes in which historian Suzannah Lipscomb lays bare the dangers of domestic life in the 19th century, and reveals some of the harrowing consequences that resulted from urban growth, fashionable items and mass consumerism. She begins by examining how Victorian ladies surrounded themselves with highly dangerous new products, from the food they ate to the clothes they wore
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
3:00pm
Yes Minister
The Challenge
Season 3 Episode 2/7

A change in administration policy leaves Jim lumbered with the unenviable task of shaking up local government bureaucracy. Political comedy, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:40pm
Yes Minister
The Skeleton in the Cupboard
Season 3 Episode 3/7

Humphrey tries to conceal information due for release under the 30-year rule. The Minister investigates, and soon uncovers a priceless weapon in his battle with the civil service. Comedy, starring Paul Eddington, with Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:20pm
Yes Minister
The Moral Dimension
Season 3 Episode 4/7

Hacker schemes to ensure a steady supply of alcohol is on hand during a visit to an Arab state - but wife Annie leaves him open to allegations of corruption by accepting a valuable gift from a local dignitary. Paul Eddington and Diana Hoddinott star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Ten Plagues
Season 1 Episode 1/13

Documentary offering an insight into some of the events in the Bible, beginning with the story of the Ten Plagues. In the Old Testament, the Book of Exodus describes the epic battle between the prophet Moses and Pharaoh. Experts offer various various explanations for the 10 plagues of Moses and the mass exodus of the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt, a story that is a cornerstone of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
6:00pm
The World at War
A New Germany
Season 1 Episode 1/27

Acclaimed chronicle of the Second World War, beginning with an account of Hitler's ascent to power at a time when the Germans were stricken by humiliating military defeat, runaway inflation and economic depression. The Nazi leader's promises of regained national pride and prosperity struck a chord with millions of ordinary citizens, and he was elected on a tidal wave of popular support. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
7:00pm
Trading History
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Featuring cycling jerseys worn by Britain's first Tour de France winner, a rare watch, and a silver cigarette case linked to the Russian Revolution
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
8:00pm
Monarchy by David Starkey
Rule Britannia
Season 3 Episode 3/5

The historian examines the union of England and Scotland in 1707 to create Great Britain, and the defeat of the Jacobite rebellion in 1715. He also reveals how the relationship between Crown and Parliament evolved into a modern constitutional monarchy and explores the financial reforms of the time, which laid the basis for future prosperity
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
Porridge
A Night In
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Fletcher helps cellmate Godber make it through the night, calling on his unpredictable and limitless imagination to while away the hours. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
9:40pm
Porridge
A Day Out
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The inmates face a day of hard labour digging drains on a lonely stretch of moorland. However, Fletcher soon finds a way of turning the situation to his advantage. Prison comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Wish Me Luck
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Gary realises life in the 1990s does not hold much for him, and decides he would be better off returning to 1941 for good - but soon discovers a daily diet of air-raids, rationing and George Formby on the wireless leave a lot to be desired. Time-travelling romantic comedy, with Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner
Documentary exploring the life of the Clyde-built ship, from the maiden voyage in May 1936 to New York, and her 1939 role in the Battle of the Atlantic, to her current status as a floating luxury hotel and museum in Long Beach, California. Among the contributors are singer Johnny Mathis
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00am
The World at War
A New Germany
Season 1 Episode 1/27

Acclaimed chronicle of the Second World War, beginning with an account of Hitler's ascent to power at a time when the Germans were stricken by humiliating military defeat, runaway inflation and economic depression. The Nazi leader's promises of regained national pride and prosperity struck a chord with millions of ordinary citizens, and he was elected on a tidal wave of popular support. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Ten Plagues
Season 1 Episode 1/13

Documentary offering an insight into some of the events in the Bible, beginning with the story of the Ten Plagues. In the Old Testament, the Book of Exodus describes the epic battle between the prophet Moses and Pharaoh. Experts offer various various explanations for the 10 plagues of Moses and the mass exodus of the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt, a story that is a cornerstone of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:00am
Secrets of War
Korea: Behind the Bamboo Curtain
Season 1 Episode 18/65

The story of the Korean ground war, prior to the UN landing behind enemy lines. Narrated by Charlton Heston

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Tue 25 Apr

6:00am
Find My Past
The Great Escape
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Participants Tanya Millard and Gill Owen learn how their ancestors were involved in an audacious plan to free prisoners of war from a Nazi camp. They discover how their relatives paid the ultimate price for making the bid, though their story inspired a book and Hollywood film
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
7:10am
Secrets of the Bible
The Ten Plagues
Season 1 Episode 1/13

Documentary offering an insight into some of the events in the Bible, beginning with the story of the Ten Plagues. In the Old Testament, the Book of Exodus describes the epic battle between the prophet Moses and Pharaoh. Experts offer various various explanations for the 10 plagues of Moses and the mass exodus of the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt, a story that is a cornerstone of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
8:00am
The World at War
A New Germany
Season 1 Episode 1/27

Acclaimed chronicle of the Second World War, beginning with an account of Hitler's ascent to power at a time when the Germans were stricken by humiliating military defeat, runaway inflation and economic depression. The Nazi leader's promises of regained national pride and prosperity struck a chord with millions of ordinary citizens, and he was elected on a tidal wave of popular support. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
9:00am
Trading History
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Featuring cycling jerseys worn by Britain's first Tour de France winner, a rare watch, and a silver cigarette case linked to the Russian Revolution
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
10:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Kirby Hall 1
Season 37 Episode 2/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Kirby Hall in Northamptonshire, where members of the public bring along treasured antiques and collectibles to hear their stories and find out their worth. Items include a jade bowl once used as a butter dish, marine paintings from the family of Captain Bligh, a vintage TV set with a four-inch screen, a medieval ring found with the aid of a metal detector and a wind-up Charlie Chaplin doll. In the new feature looking back at previous items, art specialist Philip Mould hopes to learn more about a 500-year-old religious painting, originally featured in 2010 and now fully restored
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Turin Shroud
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Investigating the Turin Shroud, which is a length of linen cloth that some believe bears the image of Jesus. Cameras follow the efforts of a scientist trying to prove whether the cloth truly is Christ's burial robe
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:00pm
The World at War
Distant War
Season 1 Episode 2/27

The months following prime minister Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war against Germany, in which the only casualties on the home front were those who had to endure the blackouts. Elsewhere in Europe, the Nazi war machine cut a swathe of destruction. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War, using first-hand accounts of events and archive film footage. The first edition follows preparations in the months leading up to the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
2:00pm
The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner
Documentary exploring the life of the Clyde-built ship, from the maiden voyage in May 1936 to New York, and her 1939 role in the Battle of the Atlantic, to her current status as a floating luxury hotel and museum in Long Beach, California. Among the contributors are singer Johnny Mathis
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Wish Me Luck
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Gary realises life in the 1990s does not hold much for him, and decides he would be better off returning to 1941 for good - but soon discovers a daily diet of air-raids, rationing and George Formby on the wireless leave a lot to be desired. Time-travelling romantic comedy, with Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
Porridge
A Night In
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Fletcher helps cellmate Godber make it through the night, calling on his unpredictable and limitless imagination to while away the hours. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
4:20pm
Porridge
A Day Out
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The inmates face a day of hard labour digging drains on a lonely stretch of moorland. However, Fletcher soon finds a way of turning the situation to his advantage. Prison comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
5:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Turin Shroud
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Investigating the Turin Shroud, which is a length of linen cloth that some believe bears the image of Jesus. Cameras follow the efforts of a scientist trying to prove whether the cloth truly is Christ's burial robe
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
6:00pm
The World at War
Distant War
Season 1 Episode 2/27

The months following prime minister Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war against Germany, in which the only casualties on the home front were those who had to endure the blackouts. Elsewhere in Europe, the Nazi war machine cut a swathe of destruction. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
7:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War, using first-hand accounts of events and archive film footage. The first edition follows preparations in the months leading up to the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
8:00pm
The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner
Documentary exploring the life of the Clyde-built ship, from the maiden voyage in May 1936 to New York, and her 1939 role in the Battle of the Atlantic, to her current status as a floating luxury hotel and museum in Long Beach, California. Among the contributors are singer Johnny Mathis
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
9:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
Dramatic Fever
Season 2 Episode 3/6

The Meldrew household echoes to the sound of laughter, as Margaret joins the local amateur dramatic society and Victor begins penning a sitcom script. However, his mother-in-law's bath-time accident and a run-in with British Telecom soon leave the curmudgeonly codger in no mood for jokes. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:40pm
One Foot in the Grave
Who Will Buy?
Season 2 Episode 4/6

A persistent door-to-door salesman makes grouchy Victor Meldrew see red - and an unending stream of junk mail through his letterbox threatens to push him over the brink into insanity. Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie and Angus Deayton star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
As You Wave Me Goodbye
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Gary realises that life in 1941 is not what he expected when he is put on fire-watching duty, while Phoebe is distressed to discover her relationship is the subject of gossip. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War, using first-hand accounts of events and archive film footage. The first edition follows preparations in the months leading up to the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:00am
The World at War
Distant War
Season 1 Episode 2/27

The months following prime minister Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war against Germany, in which the only casualties on the home front were those who had to endure the blackouts. Elsewhere in Europe, the Nazi war machine cut a swathe of destruction. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Turin Shroud
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Investigating the Turin Shroud, which is a length of linen cloth that some believe bears the image of Jesus. Cameras follow the efforts of a scientist trying to prove whether the cloth truly is Christ's burial robe
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:00am
Secrets of War
Cold War - The Strangelove Factor
Season 1 Episode 19/65

The relationship between the Soviet Union and America during the Cold War. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2

Wed 26 Apr

6:00am
Find My Past
Christmas Truce
Season 2 Episode 5/10

The descendants of three soldiers who served during the First World War learn about their relatives' roles in the Christmas truce of 1914. Presented by Chrs Hollins
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
7:10am
Secrets of the Bible
The Turin Shroud
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Investigating the Turin Shroud, which is a length of linen cloth that some believe bears the image of Jesus. Cameras follow the efforts of a scientist trying to prove whether the cloth truly is Christ's burial robe
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
8:00am
The World at War
Distant War
Season 1 Episode 2/27

The months following prime minister Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war against Germany, in which the only casualties on the home front were those who had to endure the blackouts. Elsewhere in Europe, the Nazi war machine cut a swathe of destruction. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
9:00am
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War, using first-hand accounts of events and archive film footage. The first edition follows preparations in the months leading up to the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
10:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Kirby Hall 2
Season 37 Episode 3/27

Fiona Bruce and the team pay a return visit to Kirby Hall in Northamptonshire, where items of interest include Victorian jewellery, Art Deco enamel, a toy football team, possibly the world's smallest stuffed dog and a Venetian drug jar that might be worth a fortune - but only if it's original. Expert Paul Atterbury also casts his eye over an elaborate carved chair - inspired by, of all things, the MPs' expenses scandal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Search for Sodom
Season 1 Episode 3/13

This edition of the documentary series takes a look at the town of Sodom, which is thought to have existed in ancient Palestine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:00pm
The World at War
France Falls
Season 1 Episode 3/27

How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 2/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage tell the story of the London Blitz, which began in 1940. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
2:00pm
Monarchy by David Starkey
Rule Britannia
Season 3 Episode 3/5

The historian examines the union of England and Scotland in 1707 to create Great Britain, and the defeat of the Jacobite rebellion in 1715. He also reveals how the relationship between Crown and Parliament evolved into a modern constitutional monarchy and explores the financial reforms of the time, which laid the basis for future prosperity
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
As You Wave Me Goodbye
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Gary realises that life in 1941 is not what he expected when he is put on fire-watching duty, while Phoebe is distressed to discover her relationship is the subject of gossip. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
One Foot in the Grave
Dramatic Fever
Season 2 Episode 3/6

The Meldrew household echoes to the sound of laughter, as Margaret joins the local amateur dramatic society and Victor begins penning a sitcom script. However, his mother-in-law's bath-time accident and a run-in with British Telecom soon leave the curmudgeonly codger in no mood for jokes. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
4:20pm
One Foot in the Grave
Who Will Buy?
Season 2 Episode 4/6

A persistent door-to-door salesman makes grouchy Victor Meldrew see red - and an unending stream of junk mail through his letterbox threatens to push him over the brink into insanity. Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie and Angus Deayton star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Search for Sodom
Season 1 Episode 3/13

This edition of the documentary series takes a look at the town of Sodom, which is thought to have existed in ancient Palestine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
6:00pm
The World at War
France Falls
Season 1 Episode 3/27

How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
7:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 2/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage tell the story of the London Blitz, which began in 1940. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
8:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Virginia Class Submarine
Season 2 Episode 8/8

A look at the US navy's most advanced nuclear submarine - which can remain underwater for months at a time - examining the previous vessels that influenced it
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
9:00pm
Open All Hours
Laundry Blues
Season 2 Episode 1/7

Arkwright's day turns into a nightmare when Nurse Gladys Emmanuel has a problem with her washing machine. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
9:40pm
Open All Hours
The Reluctant Traveller
Season 2 Episode 2/7

Granville struggles to find some privacy when the milkwoman makes a pass at him. Nurse Gladys Emmanuel steps in by persuading Arkwright to take her to a hotel - but he cannot stop thinking about his business. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Would You Like to Swing on a Star?
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Gary's two-timing antics leave him strapped for cash, so he sets out to find a new career in 1941 and hatches a scheme to clean up in the 1990s antiques trade. Comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 2/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage tell the story of the London Blitz, which began in 1940. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:00am
The World at War
France Falls
Season 1 Episode 3/27

How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Search for Sodom
Season 1 Episode 3/13

This edition of the documentary series takes a look at the town of Sodom, which is thought to have existed in ancient Palestine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:00am
Secrets of War
Korea - Stalin's Secret Air War
Season 1 Episode 20/65

The early days of the Korean War, when dogfights with Russian pilots set the tone of what was to follow. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Thu 27 Apr

6:00am
Find My Past
The Great Fire of London
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Relatives of diarist Samuel Pepys, schoolboy William Taswell and the future James II discuss their links to the Great Fire of London of 1666
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
7:10am
Secrets of the Bible
The Search for Sodom
Season 1 Episode 3/13

This edition of the documentary series takes a look at the town of Sodom, which is thought to have existed in ancient Palestine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
8:00am
The World at War
France Falls
Season 1 Episode 3/27

How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
9:00am
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 2/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage tell the story of the London Blitz, which began in 1940. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
10:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Scone Palace 2
Season 37 Episode 4/27

Fiona Bruce and the team are at Scone Palace in Perthshire, which they first visited back in March, discovering several items with historical connections. They include a 19th-century military campaign box said to have been stolen from Napoleon, a portrait of a woman who helped save the lives of hundreds of Jews in occupied Holland during the Second World War and a silver tea service that was once to be melted down to raise funds for a Spitfire. A teacher also brings in a leather strap, a fearsome implement of corporal punishment that wasn't outlawed until the 1980s
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Secrets of the Bible
Parting of the Red Sea
Season 1 Episode 4/13

Documentary exploring the validity of the Bible's best-known stories. Two different theories about Moses' dramatic parting of the Red Sea are examined. The original Hebrew version of the Bible contains references to a `reed sea' where it is thought the crossing may have occurred
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:00pm
The World at War
Alone
Season 1 Episode 4/27

The drop in morale of Churchill's forces following the fall of France to Nazi forces during the Second World War, and how the Dunkirk evacuation and the Battle of Britain helped to restore British confidence. Plus, America's reasons for initially refusing to enter the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage reveal how Londoners coped during the Blitz, which lasted eight months. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
2:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Virginia Class Submarine
Season 2 Episode 8/8

A look at the US navy's most advanced nuclear submarine - which can remain underwater for months at a time - examining the previous vessels that influenced it
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Would You Like to Swing on a Star?
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Gary's two-timing antics leave him strapped for cash, so he sets out to find a new career in 1941 and hatches a scheme to clean up in the 1990s antiques trade. Comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
Open All Hours
Laundry Blues
Season 2 Episode 1/7

Arkwright's day turns into a nightmare when Nurse Gladys Emmanuel has a problem with her washing machine. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
4:20pm
Open All Hours
The Reluctant Traveller
Season 2 Episode 2/7

Granville struggles to find some privacy when the milkwoman makes a pass at him. Nurse Gladys Emmanuel steps in by persuading Arkwright to take her to a hotel - but he cannot stop thinking about his business. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
Parting of the Red Sea
Season 1 Episode 4/13

Documentary exploring the validity of the Bible's best-known stories. Two different theories about Moses' dramatic parting of the Red Sea are examined. The original Hebrew version of the Bible contains references to a `reed sea' where it is thought the crossing may have occurred
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
6:00pm
The World at War
Alone
Season 1 Episode 4/27

The drop in morale of Churchill's forces following the fall of France to Nazi forces during the Second World War, and how the Dunkirk evacuation and the Battle of Britain helped to restore British confidence. Plus, America's reasons for initially refusing to enter the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
7:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage reveal how Londoners coped during the Blitz, which lasted eight months. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
8:00pm
Rome's Invisible City
Alexander Armstrong is joined by Dr Michael Scott to explore the underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world. Using 3D scanning technology, he uncovers the lost subterranean world of the Colosseum, as well as the aqueducts and sewers that supplied and cleansed it, and helped run civilisation's first metropolis and its empire
(Audio Described)

Rating: 2.1
9:00pm
Steptoe and Son
Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning
Season 7 Episode 3/7

Harold and Albert attend a family funeral and immediately clash with their common-as-muck relatives over how to divide the loot they think they're about to inherit. Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
9:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Live Now, PAYE Later
Season 7 Episode 4/7

Albert's long-running tax fiddle finally comes to light - he has never stopped claiming allowances for Harold's beloved mum, who died 40 years ago. Classic comedy, starring Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell

Rating: 6
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Gary works himself into the ground by juggling his commitments as a wartime entertainer, vintage record dealer and amateur thespian, only for things to come to a head as he tries to attend two different opening nights 50 years apart. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage reveal how Londoners coped during the Blitz, which lasted eight months. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:00am
The World at War
Alone
Season 1 Episode 4/27

The drop in morale of Churchill's forces following the fall of France to Nazi forces during the Second World War, and how the Dunkirk evacuation and the Battle of Britain helped to restore British confidence. Plus, America's reasons for initially refusing to enter the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00am
Secrets of the Bible
Parting of the Red Sea
Season 1 Episode 4/13

Documentary exploring the validity of the Bible's best-known stories. Two different theories about Moses' dramatic parting of the Red Sea are examined. The original Hebrew version of the Bible contains references to a `reed sea' where it is thought the crossing may have occurred
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:00am
Secrets of War
Vietnam - Alpha Strike
Season 1 Episode 21/65

The air war over Vietnam, featuring covert US bases and President Johnson's daily target selection
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Fri 28 Apr

6:00am
Find My Past
Tutankhamun
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Descendants of Egyptologist Arthur Weigall, aristocrat George Herbert and scientist Alfred Lucas learn the significant roles their ancestors played in the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. Presented by Chris Hollins
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
7:10am
Secrets of the Bible
Parting of the Red Sea
Season 1 Episode 4/13

Documentary exploring the validity of the Bible's best-known stories. Two different theories about Moses' dramatic parting of the Red Sea are examined. The original Hebrew version of the Bible contains references to a `reed sea' where it is thought the crossing may have occurred
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
8:00am
The World at War
Alone
Season 1 Episode 4/27

The drop in morale of Churchill's forces following the fall of France to Nazi forces during the Second World War, and how the Dunkirk evacuation and the Battle of Britain helped to restore British confidence. Plus, America's reasons for initially refusing to enter the conflict
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
9:00am
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

First-hand accounts and archive film footage reveal how Londoners coped during the Blitz, which lasted eight months. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
10:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Derby Roundhouse
Season 37 Episode 5/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit the Roundhouse, Derby, a vast former railway shed where dozens of trains were once serviced. Items brought in by the public include a pair of Clarice Cliff bookends won in a darts tournament, a silver christening cup with a surprising history and a picture by a renowned British artist, painted on a fragment of a pillowcase in a PoW camp. The Uncovered feature sees the return of a silver claret jug awarded to Hallam football club in 1867, with recent research prompting specialist Alastair Dickenson to rethink its value
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Secrets of the Bible
Tudor Parfitt & The Lost Tribes of Israel
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The claims of British historian, writer, broadcaster and adventurer Professor Tudor Parfitt, who says he located an African tribe of Jews called the Lemba whose roots can be traced back to the Jews of the Old Testament
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:00pm
The World at War
Barbarossa
Season 1 Episode 5/27

An account of Hitler's decision to invade the Soviet Union, which produced an initial series of dazzling victories until the harsh winter of 1941 took hold, with fatal consequences for the ill-equipped German army. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The story of how V1 and V2 rockets continued to fall on London as the end of the Second World War drew near. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the conflict. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
2:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Julie Walters
Season 11 Episode 1/10

Bafta-winning actress Julie Walters, of Educating Rita, Mamma Mia! and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League. The organisation was formed in 1879 and campaigned for more than 40 years for the rights of tenant farmers to own their own land
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Gary works himself into the ground by juggling his commitments as a wartime entertainer, vintage record dealer and amateur thespian, only for things to come to a head as he tries to attend two different opening nights 50 years apart. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning
Season 7 Episode 3/7

Harold and Albert attend a family funeral and immediately clash with their common-as-muck relatives over how to divide the loot they think they're about to inherit. Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
4:20pm
Steptoe and Son
Live Now, PAYE Later
Season 7 Episode 4/7

Albert's long-running tax fiddle finally comes to light - he has never stopped claiming allowances for Harold's beloved mum, who died 40 years ago. Classic comedy, starring Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
5:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
Tudor Parfitt & The Lost Tribes of Israel
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The claims of British historian, writer, broadcaster and adventurer Professor Tudor Parfitt, who says he located an African tribe of Jews called the Lemba whose roots can be traced back to the Jews of the Old Testament
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
6:00pm
The World at War
Barbarossa
Season 1 Episode 5/27

An account of Hitler's decision to invade the Soviet Union, which produced an initial series of dazzling victories until the harsh winter of 1941 took hold, with fatal consequences for the ill-equipped German army. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
7:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The story of how V1 and V2 rockets continued to fall on London as the end of the Second World War drew near. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the conflict. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
8:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Julie Walters
Season 11 Episode 1/10

Bafta-winning actress Julie Walters, of Educating Rita, Mamma Mia! and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League. The organisation was formed in 1879 and campaigned for more than 40 years for the rights of tenant farmers to own their own land
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
If I Were a Carpenter
Season 1 Episode 1/13

The group arrives in Germany with hopes of high wages and bierkellers full of frauleins, but the truth is much harder to bear. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais's popular comic drama following the fortunes of English workers seeking their fortune overseas, starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Timothy Spall and Jimmy Nail
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
10:05pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Who Won the War Anyway?
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Neville is suspended for lying about being a joiner, but manages to redeem himself by averting a disaster on the site. He is not only reinstated by Herr Ulrich, but allowed to work as a bricklayer - which is bad news for Oz, who is sacked to make way for him. Drama, starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Timothy Spall and Jimmy Nail
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
11:10pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The story of how V1 and V2 rockets continued to fall on London as the end of the Second World War drew near. Documentary illustrating what life was like during the conflict. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:10am
The World at War
Barbarossa
Season 1 Episode 5/27

An account of Hitler's decision to invade the Soviet Union, which produced an initial series of dazzling victories until the harsh winter of 1941 took hold, with fatal consequences for the ill-equipped German army. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
1:10am
Secrets of the Bible
Tudor Parfitt & The Lost Tribes of Israel
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The claims of British historian, writer, broadcaster and adventurer Professor Tudor Parfitt, who says he located an African tribe of Jews called the Lemba whose roots can be traced back to the Jews of the Old Testament
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:10am
Secrets of War
Vietnam - Hidden in Plain Sight
Season 1 Episode 22/65

The covert methods used by the Vietcong to foil the Americans, including hidden supply trails and underground cities. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Sat 29 Apr

6:00am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Stefanie Powers and Don Warrington
Season 2 Episode 13/20

Hart to Hart star Stefanie Powers and actor Don Warrington hunt for antiques in St Albans, Hertfordshire, vying to see who can make the biggest profit at auction in Billingshurst, West Sussex, with Charles Hanson and Margie Cooper offering expert advice
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
7:10am
Secrets of the Bible
Tudor Parfitt & The Lost Tribes of Israel
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The claims of British historian, writer, broadcaster and adventurer Professor Tudor Parfitt, who says he located an African tribe of Jews called the Lemba whose roots can be traced back to the Jews of the Old Testament
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
8:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Todmorden to York
Season 1 Episode 3/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey, travelling on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey steam railway, finding out about Roman discoveries in York, and taking to the air in the Network Rail helicopter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
8:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Pontefract to Bridlington
Season 1 Episode 4/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey inspired by George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. He searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract, finds out how the railways transformed Hull into one of the largest white-fish ports in the world, and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Filey to Scarborough
Season 1 Episode 5/20

In East Yorkshire, Michael Portillo goes bird-watching on the cliffs of Flamborough Head before travelling to Filey in North Yorkshire, where he learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns. He then continues his journey to the Victorian seaside resort of Scarborough, and views a 4,000-year-old skeleton called Gristhorpe Man
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Preston to Morecambe
Season 1 Episode 6/20

On the first leg of his second journey, Michael Portillo heads to Kirkcaldy in Fife, finding out along the way how the mill town of Preston in Lancashire gave birth to the Temperance Movement. In Blackpool, he enjoys a performance in the Tower Ballroom and discovers the railways had a direct impact on the town's birth as a resort. After a stroll along the pier with local comedian Joey Blower, Michael visits Morecambe Bay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
10:00am
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
Season 1 Episode 1/3

TV and radio presenter Chris Tarrant goes on three journeys by rail through some of the world's harshest terrain. He begins by heading to the Congo in central Africa to experience one of the greatest surviving railways of the colonial era, built by the French at a cost of tens of thousands of native lives and connecting the capital Brazzaville to the coast. Chris sets off on his scheduled two-day trip from the station at the port of Pointe-Noire, ending his journey six days - and a whole series of setbacks - later

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
Australia's Outback Railway
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Chris crosses Australia from south to north following the original ill-fated route of the 2,000 mile-long Adelaide to Darwin railway. After beginning his journey on a luxury modern train, he transfers to one of the line's surviving steam locomotives before hitting the Outback, where he quickly concludes that a 4x4 is a more practical means of travelling. He passes through ghost towns and explores abandoned railway relics before uncovering why most of the southern section of the line eventually had to be abandoned. At Alice Springs he hitches a ride on a freight train headed for Darwin and reaches his final destination after nearly 24 hours in the cramped cab

Rating: 7.5
12:00pm
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
India's Monsoon Railway
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Chris takes a trip through India on the Konkan railway, a line that opened in 1998 and runs down the west coast. He starts his journey at dawn in the country's financial capital Mumbai, where the Mandovi Express is the first of many trains he catches along the 472 miles of track running through the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. To keep the line straight, 92 tunnels and 2,000 bridges had to be built in one of the wettest areas of the subcontinent and Chris joins the monsoon team, which patrols daily to ensure that it is free from obstructions

Rating: 7.5
1:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Todmorden to York
Season 1 Episode 3/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey, travelling on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey steam railway, finding out about Roman discoveries in York, and taking to the air in the Network Rail helicopter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
1:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Pontefract to Bridlington
Season 1 Episode 4/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey inspired by George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. He searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract, finds out how the railways transformed Hull into one of the largest white-fish ports in the world, and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
2:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Filey to Scarborough
Season 1 Episode 5/20

In East Yorkshire, Michael Portillo goes bird-watching on the cliffs of Flamborough Head before travelling to Filey in North Yorkshire, where he learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns. He then continues his journey to the Victorian seaside resort of Scarborough, and views a 4,000-year-old skeleton called Gristhorpe Man
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
2:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Preston to Morecambe
Season 1 Episode 6/20

On the first leg of his second journey, Michael Portillo heads to Kirkcaldy in Fife, finding out along the way how the mill town of Preston in Lancashire gave birth to the Temperance Movement. In Blackpool, he enjoys a performance in the Tower Ballroom and discovers the railways had a direct impact on the town's birth as a resort. After a stroll along the pier with local comedian Joey Blower, Michael visits Morecambe Bay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
3:00pm
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
Season 1 Episode 1/3

TV and radio presenter Chris Tarrant goes on three journeys by rail through some of the world's harshest terrain. He begins by heading to the Congo in central Africa to experience one of the greatest surviving railways of the colonial era, built by the French at a cost of tens of thousands of native lives and connecting the capital Brazzaville to the coast. Chris sets off on his scheduled two-day trip from the station at the port of Pointe-Noire, ending his journey six days - and a whole series of setbacks - later

Rating: 7.5
4:00pm
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
Australia's Outback Railway
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Chris crosses Australia from south to north following the original ill-fated route of the 2,000 mile-long Adelaide to Darwin railway. After beginning his journey on a luxury modern train, he transfers to one of the line's surviving steam locomotives before hitting the Outback, where he quickly concludes that a 4x4 is a more practical means of travelling. He passes through ghost towns and explores abandoned railway relics before uncovering why most of the southern section of the line eventually had to be abandoned. At Alice Springs he hitches a ride on a freight train headed for Darwin and reaches his final destination after nearly 24 hours in the cramped cab

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
India's Monsoon Railway
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Chris takes a trip through India on the Konkan railway, a line that opened in 1998 and runs down the west coast. He starts his journey at dawn in the country's financial capital Mumbai, where the Mandovi Express is the first of many trains he catches along the 472 miles of track running through the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. To keep the line straight, 92 tunnels and 2,000 bridges had to be built in one of the wettest areas of the subcontinent and Chris joins the monsoon team, which patrols daily to ensure that it is free from obstructions

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Todmorden to York
Season 1 Episode 3/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey, travelling on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey steam railway, finding out about Roman discoveries in York, and taking to the air in the Network Rail helicopter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
6:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Pontefract to Bridlington
Season 1 Episode 4/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey inspired by George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. He searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract, finds out how the railways transformed Hull into one of the largest white-fish ports in the world, and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
7:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Filey to Scarborough
Season 1 Episode 5/20

In East Yorkshire, Michael Portillo goes bird-watching on the cliffs of Flamborough Head before travelling to Filey in North Yorkshire, where he learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns. He then continues his journey to the Victorian seaside resort of Scarborough, and views a 4,000-year-old skeleton called Gristhorpe Man
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
7:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Preston to Morecambe
Season 1 Episode 6/20

On the first leg of his second journey, Michael Portillo heads to Kirkcaldy in Fife, finding out along the way how the mill town of Preston in Lancashire gave birth to the Temperance Movement. In Blackpool, he enjoys a performance in the Tower Ballroom and discovers the railways had a direct impact on the town's birth as a resort. After a stroll along the pier with local comedian Joey Blower, Michael visits Morecambe Bay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
8:00pm
Sounds of the Sixties
In Living Colour
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The late 1960s saw the first regular transmission of colour television, and the music world followed the trend with the launch of BBC television show Colour Me Pop. This episode features some of the programme's highlights, including performances by the Who, the Kinks, the Small Faces, the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and the Jimi Hendrix Experience

Rating: 8.8
8:30pm
Sounds of the Sixties
1968-69 - The Progressive Tendency
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Celebration of the supergroups and guitar heroes to emerge toward the end of the decade, including Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix

Rating: 8.8
9:05pm
Sounds of the Sixties
The First Steps
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Recalling a decade in British music, with archive performances from the early stages of the `swingin' era, featuring music by by rock, pop and R'n'B artists including the Springfields, the Shadows, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones

Rating: 8.8
9:40pm
Sounds of the Sixties
The Singer and the Song
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Archive clips featuring solo artists, including music by performers as diverse as Sandie Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Long John Baldry and Tom Jones

Rating: 8.8
10:05pm
Sounds of the Sixties
1964-5: Getting in on the Act
Season 1 Episode 2/10

More pop, rock and rhythm and blues from the archives, featuring appearances by the Rolling Stones, the Dave Clark Five, the Seekers and the Byrds from 1964 and '65

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
Sounds of the Sixties
1967-68 - The Pop Boom
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Music from the Top of the Pops archives, featuring performances by acts including the Foundations, Procol Harum, the Bee Gees, the Rolling Stones, and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

Rating: 8.8
11:05pm
Sounds of the Sixties
In Living Colour
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The late 1960s saw the first regular transmission of colour television, and the music world followed the trend with the launch of BBC television show Colour Me Pop. This episode features some of the programme's highlights, including performances by the Who, the Kinks, the Small Faces, the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and the Jimi Hendrix Experience

Rating: 8.8
11:40pm
Sounds of the Sixties
1968-69 - The Progressive Tendency
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Celebration of the supergroups and guitar heroes to emerge toward the end of the decade, including Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix

Rating: 8.8
12:15am
Sounds of the Sixties
The First Steps
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Recalling a decade in British music, with archive performances from the early stages of the `swingin' era, featuring music by by rock, pop and R'n'B artists including the Springfields, the Shadows, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones

Rating: 8.8
12:45am
Sounds of the Sixties
The Singer and the Song
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Archive clips featuring solo artists, including music by performers as diverse as Sandie Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Long John Baldry and Tom Jones

Rating: 8.8
1:15am
Sounds of the Sixties
1964-5: Getting in on the Act
Season 1 Episode 2/10

More pop, rock and rhythm and blues from the archives, featuring appearances by the Rolling Stones, the Dave Clark Five, the Seekers and the Byrds from 1964 and '65

Rating: 8.8
1:45am
Sounds of the Sixties
1967-68 - The Pop Boom
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Music from the Top of the Pops archives, featuring performances by acts including the Foundations, Procol Harum, the Bee Gees, the Rolling Stones, and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

Rating: 8.8
2:15am
Secrets of War
World War One - Germany's Secret Gambles
Season 1 Episode 23/65

German use of sabotage, biological weapons and top-secret communication during the First World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Sun 30 Apr

6:00am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Sheila Hancock and Sandi Toksvig
Season 2 Episode 14/20

Actress Sheila Hancock and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig hunt for antiques on the Isle of Wight, where they also visit a globe-making business and a museum of saucy postcards. Philip Serrell and David Barby offer expert advice, before the friends find out at an auction in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, who had the best eye for a bargain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
7:10am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Louise Minchin and Bill Turnbull
Season 2 Episode 15/20

BBC Breakfast presenters Louise Minchin and Bill Turnbull battle it out as they hunt for antiques in Greater Manchester. Philip Serrell and David Barby offer expert advice, before the pair find out who had the best eye for a bargain at an auction in Bridgnorth, Shropshire
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
8:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Windermere to Kendal
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey following George Bradshaw's footsteps, as the third leg of his trip from Preston to Kirkcaldy sees him embarking on a two-day tour of the Lake District. He begins in Windermere, where he travels by steamboat to the north of the lake, and continues to Claife viewing station, where he learns about the water pollution caused by increasing levels of tourism. He spends the night in Grasmere, and the following day reaches Kendal, where he buys local delicacies and meets a farmer who explains the impact of railways on farming practices
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
8:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Carlisle to Glasgow
Season 1 Episode 9/20

Michael Portillo reaches Carlisle, where he meets a descendant of the Border Reivers, a group of ancient lawless clansmen mentioned in Victorian train enthusiast George Bradshaw's book. From there, he travels to Gretna Green to learn about the village's famous marriage trade, explores an old Ministry of Defence munitions site, and visits the centre of Glasgow, which is enjoying a revival in popularity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Season 1 Episode 10/20

Michael Portillo leaves Glasgow and travels to Carluke in Lanarkshire's Clyde Valley, where he meets Tom Clelland, who is trying to revive his family's fruit-growing business. On his way to Edinburgh, he learns about the vast range of items left on trains, before spending the night in the city's famous Balmoral Hotel. His journey ends in Kirkcaldy, where he explores the paintings donated to the local gallery by his grandfather John Blyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Swindon to Bristol
Season 1 Episode 11/20

Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway, learning how mass tourism started in Swindon, before visiting Bath to discover the history of the famous spa baths. His last stop is Bristol, where he tries his hand at blowing blue glass
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
10:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Yatton to Weston-super-Mare
Season 1 Episode 12/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. Starting in Yatton, he travels along a line that was once used to transport fresh strawberries across the country, but was closed by Dr Beeching in the 1960s. He also visits the Gough Cave in Cheddar Gorge to view the remains of the 9,000-year-old Cheddar Man - the oldest complete skeleton in Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
10:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Torquay to Totnes
Season 1 Episode 13/20

On his journey from Swindon to Penzance, Michael Portillo explores Torquay, where he meets meteorologist David Braine to find out whether the town is Britain's warmest spot. He then takes a trip on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, and spends the night at the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth, where he learns about the town's naval past. After sailing up the River Dart he arrives in Totnes, and discovers the community's efforts to become more environmentally friendly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
11:00am
Great British Railway Journeys
Bugle to Mevagissey
Season 1 Episode 14/20

Michael Portillo spends the night in a converted post office railway carriage before continuing his journey from Swindon to Penzance, heading for Par, where he meets miner Ivor Bowditch to explore the largest clay mine in the world. In Mevagissey he discovers how the methods for pilchard fishing have changed over the years, and on a visit to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Michael learns about the 1,000-acre estate's history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
11:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Truro to Penzance
Season 1 Episode 15/20

Michael Portillo undertakes the last leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. He travels to Perran Sands, where he searches for the lost church of St Piran, a place believed to be one of the earliest Christian sites in England. In Redruth, he explores the remains of the Cornish tin industry, before heading to St Ives, where he spends the night in Treganna Castle. The former politician finishes his trip in Penzance, discovering how railways link remote communities to the rest of the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
12:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Buxton to Matlock
Season 1 Episode 16/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the first leg of a journey to London from Buxton, Derbyshire, where he discovers how railways inspired a building craze and boosted tourism. In the Peak District, he joins a team of volunteers repairing damage done to ancient peat landscapes during the Industrial Revolution, and near the quarries of Stanton Moor he learns how trains transported Derbyshire's famous sandstone all over England
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
12:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Cromford to Burton-on-Trent
Season 1 Episode 17/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Buxton to London, stopping at Cromford, Derbyshire, where Bradshaw's railway guide reports Richard Arkwright built his original cotton mill. He also visits Derby to take a walk through Britain's first public park, and heads for Burton-on-Trent for a tour of Burton Bridges Breweries
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
1:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Windermere to Kendal
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey following George Bradshaw's footsteps, as the third leg of his trip from Preston to Kirkcaldy sees him embarking on a two-day tour of the Lake District. He begins in Windermere, where he travels by steamboat to the north of the lake, and continues to Claife viewing station, where he learns about the water pollution caused by increasing levels of tourism. He spends the night in Grasmere, and the following day reaches Kendal, where he buys local delicacies and meets a farmer who explains the impact of railways on farming practices
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
1:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Carlisle to Glasgow
Season 1 Episode 9/20

Michael Portillo reaches Carlisle, where he meets a descendant of the Border Reivers, a group of ancient lawless clansmen mentioned in Victorian train enthusiast George Bradshaw's book. From there, he travels to Gretna Green to learn about the village's famous marriage trade, explores an old Ministry of Defence munitions site, and visits the centre of Glasgow, which is enjoying a revival in popularity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
2:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Season 1 Episode 10/20

Michael Portillo leaves Glasgow and travels to Carluke in Lanarkshire's Clyde Valley, where he meets Tom Clelland, who is trying to revive his family's fruit-growing business. On his way to Edinburgh, he learns about the vast range of items left on trains, before spending the night in the city's famous Balmoral Hotel. His journey ends in Kirkcaldy, where he explores the paintings donated to the local gallery by his grandfather John Blyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
2:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Swindon to Bristol
Season 1 Episode 11/20

Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway, learning how mass tourism started in Swindon, before visiting Bath to discover the history of the famous spa baths. His last stop is Bristol, where he tries his hand at blowing blue glass
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
3:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Yatton to Weston-super-Mare
Season 1 Episode 12/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. Starting in Yatton, he travels along a line that was once used to transport fresh strawberries across the country, but was closed by Dr Beeching in the 1960s. He also visits the Gough Cave in Cheddar Gorge to view the remains of the 9,000-year-old Cheddar Man - the oldest complete skeleton in Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
3:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Torquay to Totnes
Season 1 Episode 13/20

On his journey from Swindon to Penzance, Michael Portillo explores Torquay, where he meets meteorologist David Braine to find out whether the town is Britain's warmest spot. He then takes a trip on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, and spends the night at the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth, where he learns about the town's naval past. After sailing up the River Dart he arrives in Totnes, and discovers the community's efforts to become more environmentally friendly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
4:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Bugle to Mevagissey
Season 1 Episode 14/20

Michael Portillo spends the night in a converted post office railway carriage before continuing his journey from Swindon to Penzance, heading for Par, where he meets miner Ivor Bowditch to explore the largest clay mine in the world. In Mevagissey he discovers how the methods for pilchard fishing have changed over the years, and on a visit to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Michael learns about the 1,000-acre estate's history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
4:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Truro to Penzance
Season 1 Episode 15/20

Michael Portillo undertakes the last leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. He travels to Perran Sands, where he searches for the lost church of St Piran, a place believed to be one of the earliest Christian sites in England. In Redruth, he explores the remains of the Cornish tin industry, before heading to St Ives, where he spends the night in Treganna Castle. The former politician finishes his trip in Penzance, discovering how railways link remote communities to the rest of the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
5:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Buxton to Matlock
Season 1 Episode 16/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the first leg of a journey to London from Buxton, Derbyshire, where he discovers how railways inspired a building craze and boosted tourism. In the Peak District, he joins a team of volunteers repairing damage done to ancient peat landscapes during the Industrial Revolution, and near the quarries of Stanton Moor he learns how trains transported Derbyshire's famous sandstone all over England
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
5:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Cromford to Burton-on-Trent
Season 1 Episode 17/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Buxton to London, stopping at Cromford, Derbyshire, where Bradshaw's railway guide reports Richard Arkwright built his original cotton mill. He also visits Derby to take a walk through Britain's first public park, and heads for Burton-on-Trent for a tour of Burton Bridges Breweries
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
6:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Windermere to Kendal
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Michael Portillo continues his journey following George Bradshaw's footsteps, as the third leg of his trip from Preston to Kirkcaldy sees him embarking on a two-day tour of the Lake District. He begins in Windermere, where he travels by steamboat to the north of the lake, and continues to Claife viewing station, where he learns about the water pollution caused by increasing levels of tourism. He spends the night in Grasmere, and the following day reaches Kendal, where he buys local delicacies and meets a farmer who explains the impact of railways on farming practices
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
6:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Carlisle to Glasgow
Season 1 Episode 9/20

Michael Portillo reaches Carlisle, where he meets a descendant of the Border Reivers, a group of ancient lawless clansmen mentioned in Victorian train enthusiast George Bradshaw's book. From there, he travels to Gretna Green to learn about the village's famous marriage trade, explores an old Ministry of Defence munitions site, and visits the centre of Glasgow, which is enjoying a revival in popularity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
7:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Season 1 Episode 10/20

Michael Portillo leaves Glasgow and travels to Carluke in Lanarkshire's Clyde Valley, where he meets Tom Clelland, who is trying to revive his family's fruit-growing business. On his way to Edinburgh, he learns about the vast range of items left on trains, before spending the night in the city's famous Balmoral Hotel. His journey ends in Kirkcaldy, where he explores the paintings donated to the local gallery by his grandfather John Blyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
7:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Swindon to Bristol
Season 1 Episode 11/20

Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway, learning how mass tourism started in Swindon, before visiting Bath to discover the history of the famous spa baths. His last stop is Bristol, where he tries his hand at blowing blue glass
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
8:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Yatton to Weston-super-Mare
Season 1 Episode 12/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. Starting in Yatton, he travels along a line that was once used to transport fresh strawberries across the country, but was closed by Dr Beeching in the 1960s. He also visits the Gough Cave in Cheddar Gorge to view the remains of the 9,000-year-old Cheddar Man - the oldest complete skeleton in Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
8:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Torquay to Totnes
Season 1 Episode 13/20

On his journey from Swindon to Penzance, Michael Portillo explores Torquay, where he meets meteorologist David Braine to find out whether the town is Britain's warmest spot. He then takes a trip on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, and spends the night at the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth, where he learns about the town's naval past. After sailing up the River Dart he arrives in Totnes, and discovers the community's efforts to become more environmentally friendly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Bugle to Mevagissey
Season 1 Episode 14/20

Michael Portillo spends the night in a converted post office railway carriage before continuing his journey from Swindon to Penzance, heading for Par, where he meets miner Ivor Bowditch to explore the largest clay mine in the world. In Mevagissey he discovers how the methods for pilchard fishing have changed over the years, and on a visit to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Michael learns about the 1,000-acre estate's history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
9:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Truro to Penzance
Season 1 Episode 15/20

Michael Portillo undertakes the last leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. He travels to Perran Sands, where he searches for the lost church of St Piran, a place believed to be one of the earliest Christian sites in England. In Redruth, he explores the remains of the Cornish tin industry, before heading to St Ives, where he spends the night in Treganna Castle. The former politician finishes his trip in Penzance, discovering how railways link remote communities to the rest of the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
10:00pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Buxton to Matlock
Season 1 Episode 16/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the first leg of a journey to London from Buxton, Derbyshire, where he discovers how railways inspired a building craze and boosted tourism. In the Peak District, he joins a team of volunteers repairing damage done to ancient peat landscapes during the Industrial Revolution, and near the quarries of Stanton Moor he learns how trains transported Derbyshire's famous sandstone all over England
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
10:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Cromford to Burton-on-Trent
Season 1 Episode 17/20

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Buxton to London, stopping at Cromford, Derbyshire, where Bradshaw's railway guide reports Richard Arkwright built his original cotton mill. He also visits Derby to take a walk through Britain's first public park, and heads for Burton-on-Trent for a tour of Burton Bridges Breweries
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
11:00pm
Diamond Decades
The 1960s
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The documentary exploring the reign of the Queen continues, with Britain celebrating the birth of two princes during the 1960s, as well as England winning the football World Cup. The nation also witnessed tragic events, including the death of Winston Churchill and the assassination of John F Kennedy

12:00am
Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Author Ben Macintyre tries to discover the man behind the myth as he examines the life of Soviet double agent Kim Philby, arguing that the key to his success lay in his friendship with MI6 colleague Nicholas Elliott. Macintyre reveals an extraordinary story of espionage, murder and betrayal and visits locations including London, Istanbul, Washington DC, Beirut and Moscow. Featuring dramatic reconstructions of key events
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
1:00am
Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Author Ben Macintyre concludes his examination of the life of the Soviet double agent. As the net begins to close on Philby, he is summoned back to London from Washington and faces interrogation on suspicion of being a spy. Nicholas Elliott defends his friend's honour and for the next 12 years Philby manages to charm and bluff his way out of every accusation until a fateful meeting in 1963. Featuring dramatic reconstructions of key events
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
2:00am
Secrets of War
Super Guns
Season 1 Episode 24/65

The development of superguns, from Germany's Big Bertha to Iraq's secret Project Babylon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2