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Fri 20 Jan

6:20am
Time Team
South London: Blitzkrieg on Shooters Hill
Season 15 Episode 8/13

The archaeologists arrive in the south London district of Shooters Hill to look for evidence of the secret bunkers and anti-tank weapons that formed the capital's line of defence against a possible Nazi invasion during the Second World War. Tony Robinson meets the people who were there, including former members of the Home Guard, and imagines what life might have been like had the Germans landed in Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
7:10am
Antiques Roadshow
Towneley Hall 2
Season 37 Episode 10/27

Fiona Bruce and the experts pay a return visit to Towneley Hall near Burnley in Lancashire. Specialist Mark Hill hears the remarkable story of Joseph Briggs, an Accrington engraver who emigrated to America to work for Tiffany, and he is stunned by a beautiful mosaic. A man brings in his collection of original cut-throat razors, and reveals how he still regularly uses them, and a Lone Ranger fanatic shares his vast collection of TV, radio and comics celebrating the fictional hero of America's Wild West
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:00am
Time Team
Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire: Saxons on the Edge
Season 15 Episode 9/13

Tony and the team are in Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire to investigate evidence of an Anglo-Saxon settlement after locals found pieces of 1,200-year-old pottery in a field
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Kingdom of Conquest
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Sam Willis charts how Edward I turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation. He spent a large amount of money on subduing the Welsh and built fearsome fortresses in Caernarfon, Gwynedd and Beaumaris, which were used to impose England's rule on the country. However, when the king's attention turned to Scotland, his plans didn't go as expected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
10:00am
Channel Islands at War
Collaboration and Resistance
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Inhabitants of the islands reveal the hardships of living under the Nazis during the Second World War, with horrors including the murder of Jewish citizens. Presented by John Nettles
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
11:00am
Coast
Bournemouth to Plymouth
Season 3 Episode 2/8

The team travels along the south coast of England from Bournemouth to Plymouth, where Neil Oliver explores the pricey location of Sandbanks in Poole Harbour, and investigates how a lighthouse was built on the perilous Eddystone rocks. Alice Roberts discovers the formula for the perfect sandcastle, and Nicholas Crane meets a man whose home was destroyed 40 years ago by mudslides in Lyme Regis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Time Team
Bodies in the Dunes: Outer Hebrides
Season 15 Episode 5/13

Tony Robinson and his crew head to the windswept Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, where stormy weather is literally blowing away more than 4,000 years' worth of archaeology. The team investigates a Bronze Age burial ground and uncovers an Iron Age settlement with everyday detritus still intact
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Kingdom of Conquest
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Sam Willis charts how Edward I turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation. He spent a large amount of money on subduing the Welsh and built fearsome fortresses in Caernarfon, Gwynedd and Beaumaris, which were used to impose England's rule on the country. However, when the king's attention turned to Scotland, his plans didn't go as expected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
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
2:35pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 9 Episode 5/8

Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including sketches News Items, Name Game, The Chars, Band of Slaves and The Mounties. Madeline Bell provides the musical interlude
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
3:30pm
The Best of Tommy Cooper
Season 1 Episode 9/11

Comedy highlights, courtesy of the frantic funnyman with the fez, featuring his unique style of magical illusion

Rating: 9
4:00pm
'Allo 'Allo!
Flight of Fancy
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The Resistance plan to steal a plane to fly the airmen back to Britain. A parade of antique vehicles is arranged as a diversion, while Rene works on an unusual means of launching the aircraft
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:00pm
Time Team
Hunstrete, Somerset: Keeping Up with the Georgians
Season 15 Episode 10/13

Tony Robinson and the team descend on a field outside Bath to search for the remains of the Georgian house built 200 years previously by local MP Francis Popham. A set of stone arches is all that remains of the property, but two oil paintings suggest it was once one of the grandest homes in Britain - although the results of the dig tell a very different story
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Unearthing World War I
Battle of the Somme
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian David O'Keefe and film-maker Wayne Abbott focus on the Battle of the Somme in 1916, widely regarded as one of the bloodiest conflicts in history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
7:00pm
Coast
Bournemouth to Plymouth
Season 3 Episode 2/8

The team travels along the south coast of England from Bournemouth to Plymouth, where Neil Oliver explores the pricey location of Sandbanks in Poole Harbour, and investigates how a lighthouse was built on the perilous Eddystone rocks. Alice Roberts discovers the formula for the perfect sandcastle, and Nicholas Crane meets a man whose home was destroyed 40 years ago by mudslides in Lyme Regis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Celia Imrie
Season 9 Episode 8/10

Actress Celia Imrie always knew she came from a long line of aristocrats on her mother's side but has resisted finding out any more about her illustrious heritage, fearing her ancestors will turn out to be stuffy and boring. Now she finally sets out on that journey and is quickly proved wrong as she traces her family back to the 17th century, uncovering stories of political intrigue and impotence. She discovers one ancestor who broke all the rules and ended up in the Tower of London, and explores the extraordinary legacy of another who was accused of plotting to kill a king
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
9:00pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 9 Episode 5/8

Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including sketches News Items, Name Game, The Chars, Band of Slaves and The Mounties. Madeline Bell provides the musical interlude
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:50pm
The Best of Tommy Cooper
Season 1 Episode 9/11

Comedy highlights, courtesy of the frantic funnyman with the fez, featuring his unique style of magical illusion

Rating: 9
10:20pm
'Allo 'Allo!
Flight of Fancy
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The Resistance plan to steal a plane to fly the airmen back to Britain. A parade of antique vehicles is arranged as a diversion, while Rene works on an unusual means of launching the aircraft
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:20pm
Forbidden History
The Third Secret of Fatima
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston travels to Portugal to meet leading experts on the Three Secrets of Fatima - a series of visions and prophecies allegedly given by the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds in 1917
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
12:20am
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
12:50am
Unearthing World War I
Battle of the Somme
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian David O'Keefe and film-maker Wayne Abbott focus on the Battle of the Somme in 1916, widely regarded as one of the bloodiest conflicts in history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
1:50am
Antiques Roadshow
Towneley Hall 2
Season 37 Episode 10/27

Fiona Bruce and the experts pay a return visit to Towneley Hall near Burnley in Lancashire. Specialist Mark Hill hears the remarkable story of Joseph Briggs, an Accrington engraver who emigrated to America to work for Tiffany, and he is stunned by a beautiful mosaic. A man brings in his collection of original cut-throat razors, and reveals how he still regularly uses them, and a Lone Ranger fanatic shares his vast collection of TV, radio and comics celebrating the fictional hero of America's Wild West
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5

Sat 21 Jan

6:00am
The Secret Life Of
The Secret Life of Henry VIII
Season 1 Episode 1/14

Documentary exploring the unfamiliar sides of renowned people, beginning with a look at the lesser-known aspects of Henry VIII's character. Although he gained infamy as a wife-killing tyrant, the monarch was also a noted wrestler, poet and musician

Rating: 5
6:30am
I Was There: The Great War Interviews
In the early 1960s, the BBC spoke to almost 300 people about their experiences during the First World War for landmark series The Great War, but only a fraction of the interviews were broadcast. This programme airs a selection of the original material, most of which has never been screened before, with recollections of the horrors of artillery bombardment and fleeting outbreaks of peace on the battlefield, as well as the stories of those on the home front waiting for news of their loved ones. Narrated by Samuel West
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
7:30am
Escape from Colditz
Near the end of the Second World War, a group of British officers dreamt up an audacious plan to escape from the high-security Nazi prison using a two-man glider made from bed sheets and floorboards. They hoped to fly to freedom from the roof of the castle, but the conflict ended before they could put their plan into action. Here, Cambridge University's Hugh Hunt, whose uncle was a prisoner in Colditz, leads a team of aeronautical engineers and carpenters as they rebuild the glider in the attic where the original was constructed and attempt to see if the mission would have succeeded
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Forbidden History
The Third Secret of Fatima
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston travels to Portugal to meet leading experts on the Three Secrets of Fatima - a series of visions and prophecies allegedly given by the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds in 1917
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
10:00am
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
11:00am
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
12:00pm
Tales of Irish Castles
Don't Mess with a Knight
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Simon Delaney documents the expansion of Norman castle building throughout the 13th and 14th centuries and examines some of the key knights whose influence and power helped alter the landscape of Ireland, in particular William Marshall. He also looks at other castles, including Luttrellstown, Dunamase and Blarney castle in Co Cork

Rating: 5
1:00pm
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Kingdom of Conquest
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Sam Willis charts how Edward I turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation. He spent a large amount of money on subduing the Welsh and built fearsome fortresses in Caernarfon, Gwynedd and Beaumaris, which were used to impose England's rule on the country. However, when the king's attention turned to Scotland, his plans didn't go as expected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
2:00pm
Forbidden History
The Third Secret of Fatima
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston travels to Portugal to meet leading experts on the Three Secrets of Fatima - a series of visions and prophecies allegedly given by the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds in 1917
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
3:00pm
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
4:00pm
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
5:00pm
Tales of Irish Castles
Don't Mess with a Knight
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Simon Delaney documents the expansion of Norman castle building throughout the 13th and 14th centuries and examines some of the key knights whose influence and power helped alter the landscape of Ireland, in particular William Marshall. He also looks at other castles, including Luttrellstown, Dunamase and Blarney castle in Co Cork

Rating: 5
6:00pm
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Kingdom of Conquest
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Sam Willis charts how Edward I turned the castle into an instrument of colonisation. He spent a large amount of money on subduing the Welsh and built fearsome fortresses in Caernarfon, Gwynedd and Beaumaris, which were used to impose England's rule on the country. However, when the king's attention turned to Scotland, his plans didn't go as expected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
7:00pm
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: 9
7:30pm
Sounds of the Seventies
Can You Feel the Force?
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Studio and concert performances from the decade, featuring Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Rose Royce, the Real Thing and Michael Jackson

Rating: 4.4
8:00pm
Dusty Springfield at the BBC
A tribute to the renowned London-born pop diva, featuring BBC archive footage of some of Dusty's most famous performances from 1961 to 1995. The programme also offers a chance to relive the singer's story, from her folk beginnings with the Springfields, through to her Motown homage years and her collaboration with Pet Shop Boys in the late 1980s. Also includes the star's duets with Tom Jones and Mel Torme

Rating: 2.1
9:00pm
Classic Soul at the BBC
Performances from the BBC archive by acclaimed soul singers, including Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Dusty Springfield, Solomon Burke and Percy Sledge

Rating: 2
10:00pm
Porridge
New Faces, Old Hands
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Crafty con Fletcher helps new inmate Godber settle in by giving him a few lessons on coping with prison life. First episode of the classic comedy, originally broadcast in 1974, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
10:40pm
Porridge
The Hustler
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Betting fever sweeps Slade Prison, but the stakes rise too high for some of the inmates, stretching honour among thieves to the limit. Vintage comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:20pm
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
12:00am
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: 9
12:30am
Sounds of the Seventies
Can You Feel the Force?
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Studio and concert performances from the decade, featuring Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Rose Royce, the Real Thing and Michael Jackson

Rating: 4.4
1:00am
Dusty Springfield at the BBC
A tribute to the renowned London-born pop diva, featuring BBC archive footage of some of Dusty's most famous performances from 1961 to 1995. The programme also offers a chance to relive the singer's story, from her folk beginnings with the Springfields, through to her Motown homage years and her collaboration with Pet Shop Boys in the late 1980s. Also includes the star's duets with Tom Jones and Mel Torme

Rating: 2.1
2:00am
Classic Soul at the BBC
Performances from the BBC archive by acclaimed soul singers, including Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Dusty Springfield, Solomon Burke and Percy Sledge

Rating: 2

Sun 22 Jan

6:00am
Lost Kingdoms of South America
People of the Clouds
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Dr Jago Cooper embarks on a journey to discover the history of some of South America's ancient civilisations, beginning with the Chachapoya people of the Peruvian Andes. He reveals how they developed sophisticated methods of recording stories, traded in exotic goods found hundreds of miles from their territory and had funeral traditions that challenge assumptions about past human behaviour
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
7:00am
Lost Kingdoms of South America
The Stone at the Centre
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues, as archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper investigates the origins of Tiwanaku - the 13,000ft-high ruins of a monolithic temple city. His search takes him through the spectacular landscapes of Bolivia, where he discovers evidence of a civilisation with a vast understanding of its environment, a religion based on collective effort, and a ritual of beer drinking
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
8:00am
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lands of Gold
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the truth behind the legend of the lost city of El Dorado, which was also the name of a king who allegedly covered himself in gold dust before diving into Colombia's Lake Guatavita during festivals. The archaeologist's search takes him from Bogota to the Caribbean coast, through the former territories of the Muisca and Tairona cultures, revealing how forgotten civilisations valued the precious metal to an extent the Western world still struggles to comprehend
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
9:00am
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Kingdom of the Desert
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The series revealing the character of South America's ancient peoples concludes as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the rise and fall of Chimor, the continent's first empire. In the spectacular deserts of Peru, the archaeologist explores the vast ruins of a lost city, and learns how the inhabitants once thrived in an extreme climate. He also takes a look at the customs and rituals of the civilisation, in which people made shocking sacrifices to their gods under the watchful eye of an all-powerful monarchy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:00am
Shakespeare's Legacy with John Nettles
The actor examines the life of the Bard, investigating key moments and trying to discover what may have happened in a seven-year gap where he disappears from historical records

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Lost Kingdoms of South America
People of the Clouds
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Dr Jago Cooper embarks on a journey to discover the history of some of South America's ancient civilisations, beginning with the Chachapoya people of the Peruvian Andes. He reveals how they developed sophisticated methods of recording stories, traded in exotic goods found hundreds of miles from their territory and had funeral traditions that challenge assumptions about past human behaviour
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
12:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
The Stone at the Centre
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues, as archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper investigates the origins of Tiwanaku - the 13,000ft-high ruins of a monolithic temple city. His search takes him through the spectacular landscapes of Bolivia, where he discovers evidence of a civilisation with a vast understanding of its environment, a religion based on collective effort, and a ritual of beer drinking
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
1:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lands of Gold
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the truth behind the legend of the lost city of El Dorado, which was also the name of a king who allegedly covered himself in gold dust before diving into Colombia's Lake Guatavita during festivals. The archaeologist's search takes him from Bogota to the Caribbean coast, through the former territories of the Muisca and Tairona cultures, revealing how forgotten civilisations valued the precious metal to an extent the Western world still struggles to comprehend
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Kingdom of the Desert
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The series revealing the character of South America's ancient peoples concludes as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the rise and fall of Chimor, the continent's first empire. In the spectacular deserts of Peru, the archaeologist explores the vast ruins of a lost city, and learns how the inhabitants once thrived in an extreme climate. He also takes a look at the customs and rituals of the civilisation, in which people made shocking sacrifices to their gods under the watchful eye of an all-powerful monarchy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
3:00pm
Shakespeare's Legacy with John Nettles
The actor examines the life of the Bard, investigating key moments and trying to discover what may have happened in a seven-year gap where he disappears from historical records

Rating: 5.5
4:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
People of the Clouds
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Dr Jago Cooper embarks on a journey to discover the history of some of South America's ancient civilisations, beginning with the Chachapoya people of the Peruvian Andes. He reveals how they developed sophisticated methods of recording stories, traded in exotic goods found hundreds of miles from their territory and had funeral traditions that challenge assumptions about past human behaviour
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
5:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
The Stone at the Centre
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues, as archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper investigates the origins of Tiwanaku - the 13,000ft-high ruins of a monolithic temple city. His search takes him through the spectacular landscapes of Bolivia, where he discovers evidence of a civilisation with a vast understanding of its environment, a religion based on collective effort, and a ritual of beer drinking
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
6:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lands of Gold
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The series revealing the character of the continent's ancient peoples continues as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the truth behind the legend of the lost city of El Dorado, which was also the name of a king who allegedly covered himself in gold dust before diving into Colombia's Lake Guatavita during festivals. The archaeologist's search takes him from Bogota to the Caribbean coast, through the former territories of the Muisca and Tairona cultures, revealing how forgotten civilisations valued the precious metal to an extent the Western world still struggles to comprehend
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
7:00pm
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Kingdom of the Desert
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The series revealing the character of South America's ancient peoples concludes as Dr Jago Cooper investigates the rise and fall of Chimor, the continent's first empire. In the spectacular deserts of Peru, the archaeologist explores the vast ruins of a lost city, and learns how the inhabitants once thrived in an extreme climate. He also takes a look at the customs and rituals of the civilisation, in which people made shocking sacrifices to their gods under the watchful eye of an all-powerful monarchy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
8:00pm
Porridge
New Faces, Old Hands
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Crafty con Fletcher helps new inmate Godber settle in by giving him a few lessons on coping with prison life. First episode of the classic comedy, originally broadcast in 1974, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
8:40pm
Porridge
The Hustler
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Betting fever sweeps Slade Prison, but the stakes rise too high for some of the inmates, stretching honour among thieves to the limit. Vintage comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
9:20pm
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
10:00pm
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
10:40pm
Porridge
Ways and Means
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Fletch desperately wants to get out of the tedious task of making fishing nets, and hatches a crafty scheme to get himself assigned to the library. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:20pm
Porridge
Men without Women
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Fletcher takes on the role of agony aunt and ends up writing letters home for his fellow inmates - but he soon discovers domestic problems of his own when his daughter brings bad news on visiting day. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Patricia Brake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
12:00am
Shakespeare's Legacy with John Nettles
The actor examines the life of the Bard, investigating key moments and trying to discover what may have happened in a seven-year gap where he disappears from historical records

Rating: 5.5
1:00am
WWII: Countdown to Victory
Blueprint for Victory
Season 1 Episode 18/24

A look at the preparations for the Normandy landings in 1944 when the Allies prepared to invade occupied Europe and take it back from the Nazis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
WWII: Countdown to Victory
D-Day at Last
Season 1 Episode 19/24

Exploring the D-Day landings of 1944, which resulted in a victory for the Allies after they surprised and outnumbered opposition forces
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3

Mon 23 Jan

6:00am
Time Team
Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire: Saxons on the Edge
Season 15 Episode 9/13

Tony and the team are in Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire to investigate evidence of an Anglo-Saxon settlement after locals found pieces of 1,200-year-old pottery in a field
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
7:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Walthamstow Town Hall 1
Season 37 Episode 11/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Waltham Forest Town Hall in east London, where members of the public bring along treasured antiques and collectibles. Items of interest include a ring by one of the world's great jewellers, a Rolex watch with a connection to Britain's Special Forces, a bust of violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin and an old train ticket that is now worth a little more than it originally cost. Plus, an Art Deco frieze, a portrait of a Russian princess and the world's oldest hot cross bun
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:00am
Time Team
Hunstrete, Somerset: Keeping Up with the Georgians
Season 15 Episode 10/13

Tony Robinson and the team descend on a field outside Bath to search for the remains of the Georgian house built 200 years previously by local MP Francis Popham. A set of stone arches is all that remains of the property, but two oil paintings suggest it was once one of the grandest homes in Britain - although the results of the dig tell a very different story
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Tales of Irish Castles
Don't Mess with a Knight
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Simon Delaney documents the expansion of Norman castle building throughout the 13th and 14th centuries and examines some of the key knights whose influence and power helped alter the landscape of Ireland, in particular William Marshall. He also looks at other castles, including Luttrellstown, Dunamase and Blarney castle in Co Cork

Rating: 5
10:00am
Unearthing World War I
Battle of the Somme
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian David O'Keefe and film-maker Wayne Abbott focus on the Battle of the Somme in 1916, widely regarded as one of the bloodiest conflicts in history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:00am
Coast
Southport to Whitehaven
Season 3 Episode 3/8

Neil Oliver reveals why Americans once attacked the port of Whitehaven, Miranda Krestovnikoff searches for sharks and Mark Horton witnesses the construction of a new line of nuclear submarines. Alice Roberts meets a woman whose childhood was spent in the Isle of Man's internment camps as an `enemy alien' during the Second World War, while Hermione Cockburn discusses how quickly the sands of Southport are disappearing into the sea
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Time Team
Gold in the Moat: Codnor Castle, Derbyshire
Season 15 Episode 6/13

Tony Robinson and the team brave treacherous mine-shafts to piece together the layout of Codnor Castle in Derbyshire, former residence of the De Grey family, who fought in almost every important medieval battle. The excavation lives up to expectations when the team uncovers the remains of a large round tower and a drawbridge
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
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: 4.5
2:00pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
The Lessons Of Leonardo
Season 2 Episode 5/12

How lost works by Leonardo Da Vinci are being rediscovered to this day
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
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
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: 4.5
4:00pm
Tales of Irish Castles
Don't Mess with a Knight
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Simon Delaney documents the expansion of Norman castle building throughout the 13th and 14th centuries and examines some of the key knights whose influence and power helped alter the landscape of Ireland, in particular William Marshall. He also looks at other castles, including Luttrellstown, Dunamase and Blarney castle in Co Cork

Rating: 5
5:00pm
Time Team
Coberley, Gloucestershire: Mysteries of the Mosaic
Season 15 Episode 11/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to a Cotswolds field, where they suspect the great and the good of Roman Britain once built their homes. However, an extensive dig reveals that the site was once a hub of worship for Bacchus, the pagan god of wine and entertainment, and its destruction was a result of iconoclasm practised by early Roman Christians
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
The Nazis: A Warning from History
The Wrong War
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Former diplomats and Nazi party members trace Germany's inevitable downward slide to war with Britain, a country whose culture and achievements Hitler is known to have admired. They also reveal how a Hollywood film helped inspire the Fuehrer's dreams of empire
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Coast
Southport to Whitehaven
Season 3 Episode 3/8

Neil Oliver reveals why Americans once attacked the port of Whitehaven, Miranda Krestovnikoff searches for sharks and Mark Horton witnesses the construction of a new line of nuclear submarines. Alice Roberts meets a woman whose childhood was spent in the Isle of Man's internment camps as an `enemy alien' during the Second World War, while Hermione Cockburn discusses how quickly the sands of Southport are disappearing into the sea
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Monarchy by David Starkey
Conquest
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The historian examines the Norman conquest and the lasting impact it had on both the English population and the invaders. He discusses the reign of William II, marked by fatal political intrigue, and the civil war that erupted during King Stephen's tenure on the throne. He goes on to reveal how this period in history marked a radical change in the notion of English kingship
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
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
9:40pm
Porridge
Ways and Means
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Fletch desperately wants to get out of the tedious task of making fishing nets, and hatches a crafty scheme to get himself assigned to the library. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
10:20pm
Porridge
Men without Women
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Fletcher takes on the role of agony aunt and ends up writing letters home for his fellow inmates - but he soon discovers domestic problems of his own when his daughter brings bad news on visiting day. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Patricia Brake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:00pm
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
11:30pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
The Lessons Of Leonardo
Season 2 Episode 5/12

How lost works by Leonardo Da Vinci are being rediscovered to this day
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Tales of Irish Castles
Don't Mess with a Knight
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Simon Delaney documents the expansion of Norman castle building throughout the 13th and 14th centuries and examines some of the key knights whose influence and power helped alter the landscape of Ireland, in particular William Marshall. He also looks at other castles, including Luttrellstown, Dunamase and Blarney castle in Co Cork

Rating: 5
1:00am
The Nazis: A Warning from History
The Wrong War
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Former diplomats and Nazi party members trace Germany's inevitable downward slide to war with Britain, a country whose culture and achievements Hitler is known to have admired. They also reveal how a Hollywood film helped inspire the Fuehrer's dreams of empire
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Walthamstow Town Hall 1
Season 37 Episode 11/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Waltham Forest Town Hall in east London, where members of the public bring along treasured antiques and collectibles. Items of interest include a ring by one of the world's great jewellers, a Rolex watch with a connection to Britain's Special Forces, a bust of violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin and an old train ticket that is now worth a little more than it originally cost. Plus, an Art Deco frieze, a portrait of a Russian princess and the world's oldest hot cross bun
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5

Wed 25 Jan

6:00am
Time Team
Coberley, Gloucestershire: Mysteries of the Mosaic
Season 15 Episode 11/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to a Cotswolds field, where they suspect the great and the good of Roman Britain once built their homes. However, an extensive dig reveals that the site was once a hub of worship for Bacchus, the pagan god of wine and entertainment, and its destruction was a result of iconoclasm practised by early Roman Christians
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
7:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Durham Cathedral 1
Season 37 Episode 13/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Durham Cathedral, where treasures include a sweetheart brooch linked to the Grenadier Guards, a set of secret documents offering information about the D-Day landings, a coachman's penknife with a tool for every occasion and two paintings by artist Norman Cornish, who documented life in the pit communities. Plus, a vintage sun lamp bought from a charity shop on the way to the Roadshow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:00am
Time Team
Padstow, Cornwall: From Constantinople to Cornwall
Season 15 Episode 12/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Padstow, Cornwall, to investigate why 1,500-year-old pottery and metalwork originating in North Africa and Turkey have been discovered by locals. The geophysics results suggest the field in which they were found may have contained an Iron Age village, while the archaeologists suspect the nearby sandy cove may have been a port dealing with traders from throughout the Mediterranean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
World War Weird
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Unexplained events during wartime, including German submarines that discovered previously unknown sea creatures and a Japanese bomb that floated on the jet stream
(Subtitles)

10:00am
WW2 Air Crash Detectives
Australia's Worst Air Crash - Baker's Creek
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Garth Barnard investigates the Baker's Creek aviation disaster in Australia in 1943, when 40 American servicemen were killed when their B-17 bomber aircraft crashed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
11:00am
Coast
Galway to Baltimore
Season 3 Episode 6/8

The team explores Ireland's west coast, journeying between Galway Bay and Fastnet Rock, the country's southernmost point. Neil Oliver discovers how flotsam washed up on the Galway shoreline inspired Christopher Columbus's journey to America, while Alice Roberts explores the botanical puzzle of the Burren in Co Clare and travels to the monastery on the island of Skellig Michael
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Time Team
South London: Blitzkrieg on Shooters Hill
Season 15 Episode 8/13

The archaeologists arrive in the south London district of Shooters Hill to look for evidence of the secret bunkers and anti-tank weapons that formed the capital's line of defence against a possible Nazi invasion during the Second World War. Tony Robinson meets the people who were there, including former members of the Home Guard, and imagines what life might have been like had the Germans landed in Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
World War Weird
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Unexplained events during wartime, including German submarines that discovered previously unknown sea creatures and a Japanese bomb that floated on the jet stream
(Subtitles)

2:00pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
Van Gogh's Seven Sunflowers
Season 2 Episode 7/12

The eventful history of Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers, which have changed hands many times since they were painted for Paul Gauguin's arrival in Arles
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
2:30pm
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
3:00pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 12 Episode 2/6

Vintage comedy sketches including Send in the Clones, Lightweight Louis Danvers and The Admirable Brighton. With guests Koo Stark and Barbara Dickson, who provides the music
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
3:50pm
The Best of Tommy Cooper
Season 1 Episode 11/11

Comedy highlights, courtesy of the frantic funnyman with the fez, featuring his unique style of magical illusion

Rating: 9
4:20pm
'Allo 'Allo!
The Great Unescape
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Rene and the gang are roped into helping dig a tunnel from the mortuary to the PoW quarters, but end up trapped inside the camp - disguised as British inmates - when their hard work collapses behind them. Comedy, starring Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera and Vicki Michelle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:00pm
Time Team
Dungannon, Northern Ireland: Fort of the Earls
Season 15 Episode 13/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Dungannon, Northern Ireland, to investigate a former 17th-century stronghold. Seized in 1602 by English forces, the site is now the location of an abandoned British Army base. With only one picture of the old fortress still in existence, the crew struggles to uncover the truth about this important site
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
Factories of Death
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Examining the complex system the Nazis set up to implement the extermination of the Jewish race throughout Europe from 1942, with Auschwitz as the hub. The programme reveals that at other camps, including Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor, rival commanders participated in the genocide with enthusiasm and shared ideas for the best method of mass murder
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Coast
Galway to Baltimore
Season 3 Episode 6/8

The team explores Ireland's west coast, journeying between Galway Bay and Fastnet Rock, the country's southernmost point. Neil Oliver discovers how flotsam washed up on the Galway shoreline inspired Christopher Columbus's journey to America, while Alice Roberts explores the botanical puzzle of the Burren in Co Clare and travels to the monastery on the island of Skellig Michael
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Impossible Engineering
The Shanghai Tower
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at the Shanghai Tower, which at a height of 632 metres is the second tallest building in the world, With a weight of 850,000 tons, it has been built to withstand winds of typhoon proportions
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
9:00pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 12 Episode 2/6

Vintage comedy sketches including Send in the Clones, Lightweight Louis Danvers and The Admirable Brighton. With guests Koo Stark and Barbara Dickson, who provides the music
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:50pm
The Best of Tommy Cooper
Season 1 Episode 11/11

Comedy highlights, courtesy of the frantic funnyman with the fez, featuring his unique style of magical illusion

Rating: 9
10:20pm
'Allo 'Allo!
The Great Unescape
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Rene and the gang are roped into helping dig a tunnel from the mortuary to the PoW quarters, but end up trapped inside the camp - disguised as British inmates - when their hard work collapses behind them. Comedy, starring Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera and Vicki Michelle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:00pm
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
11:30pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
Van Gogh's Seven Sunflowers
Season 2 Episode 7/12

The eventful history of Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers, which have changed hands many times since they were painted for Paul Gauguin's arrival in Arles
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Impossible Engineering
The Shanghai Tower
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at the Shanghai Tower, which at a height of 632 metres is the second tallest building in the world, With a weight of 850,000 tons, it has been built to withstand winds of typhoon proportions
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
1:00am
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
Factories of Death
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Examining the complex system the Nazis set up to implement the extermination of the Jewish race throughout Europe from 1942, with Auschwitz as the hub. The programme reveals that at other camps, including Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor, rival commanders participated in the genocide with enthusiasm and shared ideas for the best method of mass murder
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Durham Cathedral 1
Season 37 Episode 13/27

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Durham Cathedral, where treasures include a sweetheart brooch linked to the Grenadier Guards, a set of secret documents offering information about the D-Day landings, a coachman's penknife with a tool for every occasion and two paintings by artist Norman Cornish, who documented life in the pit communities. Plus, a vintage sun lamp bought from a charity shop on the way to the Roadshow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5

Thu 26 Jan

6:00am
Time Team
Padstow, Cornwall: From Constantinople to Cornwall
Season 15 Episode 12/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Padstow, Cornwall, to investigate why 1,500-year-old pottery and metalwork originating in North Africa and Turkey have been discovered by locals. The geophysics results suggest the field in which they were found may have contained an Iron Age village, while the archaeologists suspect the nearby sandy cove may have been a port dealing with traders from throughout the Mediterranean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
7:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Walthamstow Town Hall 2
Season 37 Episode 14/27

Fiona Bruce and the team return to Waltham Forest Town Hall in east London, where items of interest include an Art Deco pendant that may have been constructed around an ancient Egyptian scarab beetle more 3,000 years ago, an enamel Chinese box discovered among a 20p car-boot haul and a huge collection of early 20th-century tiles discovered behind a chimney. Other highlights include a 1960s jacket with a Beatles connection and a purse that saved a German soldier's life in the First World War. Fiona also celebrates Walthamstow's most famous son, designer William Morris, exploring his Arts and Crafts Style and his passion for politics
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:00am
Time Team
Dungannon, Northern Ireland: Fort of the Earls
Season 15 Episode 13/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Dungannon, Northern Ireland, to investigate a former 17th-century stronghold. Seized in 1602 by English forces, the site is now the location of an abandoned British Army base. With only one picture of the old fortress still in existence, the crew struggles to uncover the truth about this important site
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Impossible Engineering
The Shanghai Tower
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at the Shanghai Tower, which at a height of 632 metres is the second tallest building in the world, With a weight of 850,000 tons, it has been built to withstand winds of typhoon proportions
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
10:00am
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
Factories of Death
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Examining the complex system the Nazis set up to implement the extermination of the Jewish race throughout Europe from 1942, with Auschwitz as the hub. The programme reveals that at other camps, including Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor, rival commanders participated in the genocide with enthusiasm and shared ideas for the best method of mass murder
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
Coast
King's Lynn to Felixstowe
Season 3 Episode 7/8

A journey along the shoreline of East Anglia sees Neil Oliver explore the abandoned site of an experimental radar designed to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, Hermione Cockburn meets a member of a forgotten army of women who worked in secrecy to intercept German messages during the Second World War, and Mark Horton investigates the crumbling state of the region's piers. Meanwhile, Nicholas Crane examines how tides and bad weather can combine to create local flooding
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Time Team
Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire: Saxons on the Edge
Season 15 Episode 9/13

Tony and the team are in Stonton Wyville, Leicestershire to investigate evidence of an Anglo-Saxon settlement after locals found pieces of 1,200-year-old pottery in a field
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Impossible Engineering
The Shanghai Tower
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at the Shanghai Tower, which at a height of 632 metres is the second tallest building in the world, With a weight of 850,000 tons, it has been built to withstand winds of typhoon proportions
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
2:00pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
Monet: First Impressions
Season 2 Episode 8/12

The theft and recovery of Claude Monet's Sunrise, the painting that began the impressionist movement
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
2:30pm
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
3:00pm
Yes Minister
Open Government
Season 1 Episode 1/7

Jim Hacker settles into his new job as Minister for Administrative Affairs, ably assisted - and hindered - by civil servants Bernard Woolley and Sir Humphrey Appleby. First-ever episode of the comedy, starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:40pm
Yes Minister
The Official Visit
Season 1 Episode 2/7

The visiting head of an African nation turns out to be an old college pal of Hacker - who promptly sets about trying to offload some British-made oil-rigging gear. Satirical comedy set in the world of Westminster, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:20pm
'Allo 'Allo!
Hans Goes Over the Top
Season 4 Episode 1/6

Rene and the gang hatch a devious plan to escape from the German prisoner of war camp. Wartime comedy, starring Gorden Kaye
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:00pm
Time Team
Warboys, Cambridgeshire: Beacon of the Fens
Season 16 Episode 1/13

Tony Robinson and the team brave freezing weather to explore Chapel Hill on the windswept expanse of the East Anglian Fens. Flint axes and ornately carved stone blocks discovered by the landowners suggest a religious building or prehistoric monument once stood on the small Cambridgeshire outcrop, while other theories about the location's history include a Bronze Age burial ground and a lighthouse. However, the first day of the dig produces evidence the site is even older than the archaeologists expected
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Channel Islands at War
Liberation and Reconstruction
Season 1 Episode 3/3

John Nettles discovers more about the desperate last year of the Second World War on the islands and the locals' reliance on Red Cross parcels
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
7:00pm
Coast
King's Lynn to Felixstowe
Season 3 Episode 7/8

A journey along the shoreline of East Anglia sees Neil Oliver explore the abandoned site of an experimental radar designed to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, Hermione Cockburn meets a member of a forgotten army of women who worked in secrecy to intercept German messages during the Second World War, and Mark Horton investigates the crumbling state of the region's piers. Meanwhile, Nicholas Crane examines how tides and bad weather can combine to create local flooding
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Defence of the Realm
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Historian Sam Willis explores how castles came under threat from the cannon during the Wars of the Roses, before their whole purpose was transformed in the Tudor era when some of the buildings became palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I. However, just as they seemed to have lost their defensive function the English Civil War erupted. Sam also looks at their legacy and how they remain popular to this day. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Yes Minister
Open Government
Season 1 Episode 1/7

Jim Hacker settles into his new job as Minister for Administrative Affairs, ably assisted - and hindered - by civil servants Bernard Woolley and Sir Humphrey Appleby. First-ever episode of the comedy, starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
9:40pm
Yes Minister
The Official Visit
Season 1 Episode 2/7

The visiting head of an African nation turns out to be an old college pal of Hacker - who promptly sets about trying to offload some British-made oil-rigging gear. Satirical comedy set in the world of Westminster, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
10:20pm
'Allo 'Allo!
Hans Goes Over the Top
Season 4 Episode 1/6

Rene and the gang hatch a devious plan to escape from the German prisoner of war camp. Wartime comedy, starring Gorden Kaye
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:00pm
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
11:30pm
Raiders of the Lost Art
Monet: First Impressions
Season 2 Episode 8/12

The theft and recovery of Claude Monet's Sunrise, the painting that began the impressionist movement
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Castles - Britain's Fortified History
Defence of the Realm
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Historian Sam Willis explores how castles came under threat from the cannon during the Wars of the Roses, before their whole purpose was transformed in the Tudor era when some of the buildings became palaces to impress monarchs such as Elizabeth I. However, just as they seemed to have lost their defensive function the English Civil War erupted. Sam also looks at their legacy and how they remain popular to this day. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
1:00am
Channel Islands at War
Liberation and Reconstruction
Season 1 Episode 3/3

John Nettles discovers more about the desperate last year of the Second World War on the islands and the locals' reliance on Red Cross parcels
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
2:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Walthamstow Town Hall 2
Season 37 Episode 14/27

Fiona Bruce and the team return to Waltham Forest Town Hall in east London, where items of interest include an Art Deco pendant that may have been constructed around an ancient Egyptian scarab beetle more 3,000 years ago, an enamel Chinese box discovered among a 20p car-boot haul and a huge collection of early 20th-century tiles discovered behind a chimney. Other highlights include a 1960s jacket with a Beatles connection and a purse that saved a German soldier's life in the First World War. Fiona also celebrates Walthamstow's most famous son, designer William Morris, exploring his Arts and Crafts Style and his passion for politics
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5