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Mon 11 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Shackleton
Season 17 Episode 75/75

Angela Rippon and antiques expert Paul Hayes try to help Wendy Shackleton raise £800 from her collectibles at an auction to help with a furniture restoration project
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
7:10am
Battleplan
Blockade
Season 1 Episode 6/13

The German effort to blockade Britain - the longest running campaign of the Second World War - and the US submarine campaign against Japan, which demonstrated how a major force could be brought to its knees
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
8:00am
Time Team
The Furnace in the Forest
Season 18 Episode 5/10

Tony Robinson and the team travel to Derwentcote in Co Durham, where they explore the Industrial Revolution's impact on the region by digging through the undergrowth to search for old furnaces and forges. Their investigation is also helped by the diary of an 18th-century industrial spy, and records from the time help shed light on how the area's cottage industries gave way to the power of expanding cities such as Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Time Team
Under the Gravestones
Season 18 Episode 6/10

Tony Robinson and the team search for Roman artefacts beneath the graveyard of St Kyneburgha's Church in Castor, Cambridgeshire. With several reports of similar finds in and around the village, speculation mounts that they could uncover the remnants of a praetorium - a huge building that would have dominated the region's skyline during the period. However, as the experts start digging in other nearby locations, they discover that not all the evidence points to the same conclusion
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Empire
Season 3 Episode 4/5

The historian explores how the role of prime minister and the crown's relationship with Parliament progressed during the reign of King George I. He also examines how George III's rift with William Pitt the Elder disturbed this relationship - eventually leading to the War of Independence and the loss of the American colonies
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

11:00am
Hitler's Olympics: The Boys of '36
The story of the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, revealing how the games led to Nazi Germany gaining international praise as a nation that had triumphed following the Depression

Rating: 8.5
12:00pm
Time Team
The House of the White Queen
Season 18 Episode 7/10

Tony Robinson and the team head to Groby Old Hall in Leicestershire, formerly the home of Edward IV's wife Elizabeth Woodville, and discover a surprising array of archaeological remains beneath its gardens, including a medieval wall and possible evidence of a Norman castle. They are joined by author Philippa Gregory, who delves into the complex history of the Greys, the house's former owners and one of the most powerful dynasties in medieval Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Time Team
Castles and Cannons
Season 18 Episode 8/10

Tony Robinson and the team travel to Jersey, where they search for the origins of Mont Orgueil Castle, an imposing fortress constructed during the reign of King John. Their excavation is complicated by a newer castle that was built on top of the old foundations in Tudor times - and the entire site is located on a rocky outcrop with sides so steep they can only be scaled by mountaineers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00pm
South Pacific
Strange Islands
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The struggle for survival on the region's isolated islands, home to flightless parrots, burrowing bats, giant skinks and tree-dwelling kangaroos. The documentary reveals how the arrival of new species can upset the delicate natural balance, with disastrous consequences, and explores the human history of the region. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:00pm
Coast
Holyhead to Liverpool
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The team travels along the 100-mile stretch of coast between Holyhead and Liverpool. Miranda Krestovnikoff searches for one of the longest-living creatures on the planet in the Menai Straits, while Alice Roberts discovers how a young survivor of a shipwreck helped to found modern orthopaedic surgery. Nick Crane investigates beach pebbles, and Neil Oliver looks around a mysterious cave on the Great Orme
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
4:00pm
The Interviews
Bruce Forsyth
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Profile of Bruce Forsyth, who has entertained TV audiences for half a century on shows such as Sunday Night at the Palladium, The Generation Game and Strictly Come Dancing. The programme features clips of his work and conversations he has enjoyed with various chat show hosts over the years. Narrated by Tamsin Greig
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
5:00pm
History's Ultimate Spies
Cardinal Richelieu
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Profile of Cardinal Richelieu, who as Louis XIII's diabolical chief minister, was feared and hated thanks to his complex spy network
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

6:00pm
The World at War
Inside the Reich
Season 1 Episode 16/27

How the morale of the Third Reich, boosted by Germany's initial military successes, was shattered by the devastating defeat at Stalingrad, relentless Allied bombing raids and an attempt on Hitler's life. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
Hitler's Olympics: The Boys of '36
The story of the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, revealing how the games led to Nazi Germany gaining international praise as a nation that had triumphed following the Depression

Rating: 8.5
8:00pm
David Starkey's Monarchy
Empire
Season 3 Episode 4/5

The historian explores how the role of prime minister and the crown's relationship with Parliament progressed during the reign of King George I. He also examines how George III's rift with William Pitt the Elder disturbed this relationship - eventually leading to the War of Independence and the loss of the American colonies
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

9:00pm
Private Lives of the Monarchs
Charles II
Season 1 Episode 4/5

Tracy Borman explores the decadent Reformation court of Charles II, and uncovers some little-known facts about the king's famous mistress Nell Gwynn
(Audio Described)

10:00pm
Porridge
Happy Release
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Blanco ends up in the prison hospital, where he fears he is about to shuffle off this mortal coil and entrusts the whereabouts of his stashed fortune to fellow inmate Fletch, who is sharing a ward with him. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
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: 6.1
11:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
The Expert
Season 2 Episode 9/14

Thelma goes back to live with her mother, leaving Bob to bemoan his fate. Comedy, with James Bolam, Rodney Bewes and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
12:00am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Empire
Season 3 Episode 4/5

The historian explores how the role of prime minister and the crown's relationship with Parliament progressed during the reign of King George I. He also examines how George III's rift with William Pitt the Elder disturbed this relationship - eventually leading to the War of Independence and the loss of the American colonies
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00am
Secrets of War
Secret Weapons of the Third Reich
Season 1 Episode 11/65

How spies on both sides attempted to obtain copies of top-secret plans for rockets, missiles and jets during the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
2:00am
Ancient Black Ops
The 47 Ronin
Season 1 Episode 10/10

A look back to 18th-century Japan when 47 dishonoured samurai - known as ronin - gathered to avenge the death of their master in a carefully planned operation
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.3
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3

Tue 12 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Sansom
Season 17 Episode 70/75

Lorne Spicer and John Cameron try to help Jill Sansom and her son Chris to raise enough money to pay for a clock to be placed in a Nottinghamshire village in honour of her father
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
7:10am
Battleplan
Siege
Season 1 Episode 7/13

Three examples of military sieges, including the Nazi attack on Leningrad during the Second World War, the Viet Minh victory at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 and the Viet Cong attempt to decommission US forces at Khe Sanh in 1968
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
8:00am
Time Team
The House of the White Queen
Season 18 Episode 7/10

Tony Robinson and the team head to Groby Old Hall in Leicestershire, formerly the home of Edward IV's wife Elizabeth Woodville, and discover a surprising array of archaeological remains beneath its gardens, including a medieval wall and possible evidence of a Norman castle. They are joined by author Philippa Gregory, who delves into the complex history of the Greys, the house's former owners and one of the most powerful dynasties in medieval Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Time Team
Castles and Cannons
Season 18 Episode 8/10

Tony Robinson and the team travel to Jersey, where they search for the origins of Mont Orgueil Castle, an imposing fortress constructed during the reign of King John. Their excavation is complicated by a newer castle that was built on top of the old foundations in Tudor times - and the entire site is located on a rocky outcrop with sides so steep they can only be scaled by mountaineers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00am
Elegance and Decadence: The Age of the Regency
Developing the Regency Brand
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Lucy Worsley explores why British construction experienced a boom following the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, and charts how architecture and design were transformed during the period, visiting Brighton Pavilion and Waterloo Bridge. She also tries her hand at waltzing and decorative cake-making, and tells the story of London's Regent Street, which was intended to provide a ceremonial route to the Prince Regent's palace but did not quite live up to expectations
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
11:00am
The British Middle Class
Historian and broadcaster Tristram Hunt examines the social class's origins. He discovers how the backlash against the landed aristocracy began with a group of radical thinkers who craved progress and used their money from industry to begin a process of urban enlightenment. However, the growth of mass production led the newly moneyed leaders to move further away from the factories, beginning the trend for suburban living as a mark of status - though it meant the middle classes turning their back on where they came from
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

12:00pm
Time Team
The Mystery of the Manor Moat
Season 18 Episode 9/10

Tony Robinson and the experts head to Llancaiach Fawr Manor, near Caerphilly, south Wales, to investigate an ancient moat. The team's geophysicists feel the site should provide them with the ideal conditions to determine what the ditch was originally designed to guard - but the project soon becomes one of the most baffling investigations in the programme's history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Time Team
Search for the Domesday Mill
Season 18 Episode 10/10

Horse-owners Stephen and Stephanie Fry believe an 11th-century flour mill once stood on their land, and ask the experts to search for evidence. Mick Aston soon finds ample clues such as the remnants of millstreams used to power grindstones that suggest their theory is correct, but a problem arises when one of their finds does not fit in with the story
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00pm
South Pacific
Fragile Paradise
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Efforts to preserve the marine life of the region, which is home to the world's richest coral reefs and an array of species, including whales, sharks, albatross and tuna. Despite millions of people relying on its fish stocks, the seas have very little protection and face various threats, with international fishing fleets taking a disastrous toll. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:00pm
Coast
Arran to Gretna
Season 2 Episode 3/8

The team travels down the west of Scotland, through the mountainous terrain of Arran toward the English border at Gretna. En route they pass Prestwick Airport, the impressive mudflats of Solway Firth, and the Ardeer dunes, where 19th-century inventor Alfred Nobel built what was then the world's largest explosives factory. Neil Oliver presents
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
4:00pm
Porridge
Happy Release
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Blanco ends up in the prison hospital, where he fears he is about to shuffle off this mortal coil and entrusts the whereabouts of his stashed fortune to fellow inmate Fletch, who is sharing a ward with him. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:40pm
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: 6.1
5:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
The Expert
Season 2 Episode 9/14

Thelma goes back to live with her mother, leaving Bob to bemoan his fate. Comedy, with James Bolam, Rodney Bewes and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
6:00pm
The World at War
Morning
Season 1 Episode 17/27

Laurence Olivier narrates the story of the D-Day landings in June 1944, when the Allies launched the biggest ever amphibious invasion on the beaches of Normandy. Although both sides suffered heavy casualties, it proved to be the turning point in the war against Germany
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
The Light of Dawn: The Normandy Landings
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion of the two-part documentary about the D-Day landings, exploring the political and economic background to the plan and Hitler's strategies to thwart the attack
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.3
8:00pm
Elegance and Decadence: The Age of the Regency
Developing the Regency Brand
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Lucy Worsley explores why British construction experienced a boom following the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, and charts how architecture and design were transformed during the period, visiting Brighton Pavilion and Waterloo Bridge. She also tries her hand at waltzing and decorative cake-making, and tells the story of London's Regent Street, which was intended to provide a ceremonial route to the Prince Regent's palace but did not quite live up to expectations
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
The British Middle Class
Historian and broadcaster Tristram Hunt examines the social class's origins. He discovers how the backlash against the landed aristocracy began with a group of radical thinkers who craved progress and used their money from industry to begin a process of urban enlightenment. However, the growth of mass production led the newly moneyed leaders to move further away from the factories, beginning the trend for suburban living as a mark of status - though it meant the middle classes turning their back on where they came from
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Porridge
The Harder They Fall
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships. He is hot favourite to win until Fletcher is given the task of fixing the contest and nobbling his cell-mate. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Peter Vaughan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
11:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Between Ourselves
Season 2 Episode 10/14

Bob feels the strain of Thelma's absence, so Terry promptly suggests he move in until she decides to come home. Comedy, starring James Bolam, Rodney Bewes and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
12:00am
Elegance and Decadence: The Age of the Regency
Developing the Regency Brand
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Lucy Worsley explores why British construction experienced a boom following the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, and charts how architecture and design were transformed during the period, visiting Brighton Pavilion and Waterloo Bridge. She also tries her hand at waltzing and decorative cake-making, and tells the story of London's Regent Street, which was intended to provide a ceremonial route to the Prince Regent's palace but did not quite live up to expectations
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
1:00am
The British Middle Class
Historian and broadcaster Tristram Hunt examines the social class's origins. He discovers how the backlash against the landed aristocracy began with a group of radical thinkers who craved progress and used their money from industry to begin a process of urban enlightenment. However, the growth of mass production led the newly moneyed leaders to move further away from the factories, beginning the trend for suburban living as a mark of status - though it meant the middle classes turning their back on where they came from
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

2:00am
The Light of Dawn: The Normandy Landings
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion of the two-part documentary about the D-Day landings, exploring the political and economic background to the plan and Hitler's strategies to thwart the attack
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.3
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3

Wed 13 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Featherstone
Season 17 Episode 71/75

Angela Rippon and John Cameron help Wendy Featherstone find unused mementos that can be sold to raise money for repairs on her B&B in the Welsh borders. Items include a long case clock which Wendy's granddaughter finds frightening
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
7:10am
Battleplan
Battlefleet
Season 1 Episode 8/13

The importance of military fleets throughout the ages, highlighting America's dive-bombing operation on Japanese aircraft carriers during the Second World War

Rating: 7.1
8:00am
Time Team
The Mystery of the Manor Moat
Season 18 Episode 9/10

Tony Robinson and the experts head to Llancaiach Fawr Manor, near Caerphilly, south Wales, to investigate an ancient moat. The team's geophysicists feel the site should provide them with the ideal conditions to determine what the ditch was originally designed to guard - but the project soon becomes one of the most baffling investigations in the programme's history
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Time Team
Search for the Domesday Mill
Season 18 Episode 10/10

Horse-owners Stephen and Stephanie Fry believe an 11th-century flour mill once stood on their land, and ask the experts to search for evidence. Mick Aston soon finds ample clues such as the remnants of millstreams used to power grindstones that suggest their theory is correct, but a problem arises when one of their finds does not fit in with the story
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00am
Private Lives of the Monarchs
Charles II
Season 1 Episode 4/5

Tracy Borman explores the decadent Reformation court of Charles II, and uncovers some little-known facts about the king's famous mistress Nell Gwynn
(Audio Described)

11:00am
The Light of Dawn: The Normandy Landings
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion of the two-part documentary about the D-Day landings, exploring the political and economic background to the plan and Hitler's strategies to thwart the attack
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.3
12:00pm
Time Team
The Forgotten Gunners of WW1: A Time Team Special
Season 20 Episode 1/13

The team visits Belton House stately home near Grantham, Lincolnshire, to investigate the creation of the Machine Gun Corps during the First World War. The regiment was set up in the grounds, but today there is virtually no sign of its existence and most regimental records have been destroyed. The dig, however, is rich in finds, revealing glimpses of the lives of the thousands of men who trained at the site, many of whom died in battle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Time Team
Brancaster, Norfolk
Season 20 Episode 2/13

Tony Robinson and the team explore a site at Brancaster in Norfolk that is believed to have been a Roman `shore fort', and possibly a key military outpost. They amass 2,500 finds - their biggest-ever haul - which provide information on contemporary decorative arts, sport and much more, and also undertake a high-definition geophysics survey that generates enough data to crash the computers. The biggest surprise reveals evidence of a high level of trade with the local population, and clues as to how Britons living near the site benefited financially from the Roman presence
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00pm
The Hunt
The Hardest Challenge
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The challenges predators face as they stalk their prey, and revealing how it is far more common for hunts to end in failure. The first episode demonstrates how leopards use stealth and concealment to get close to their prey, while African wild dogs have to work as a team. The programme also features footage of killer whales, which rely on their intelligence, Nile crocodiles that can wait years between meals, spiders able to spin 25 foot webs and amur falcons, which travel 16,000 miles every year to hunt insects. Narrated by David Attenborough
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
3:00pm
Coast
Dublin to Derry
Season 2 Episode 5/8

The team travels from Dublin to Derry. On the way, Miranda Krestovnikoff visits the only beach race in Europe run under Jockey Club rules at Laytown Races and Alice Roberts finds herself sent to the Irish salt mines. Mark Horton investigates a lost year in the life of the world's first ocean liner, while Neil Oliver meets the Londonderry women who secretly witnessed the surrender of German U-Boats at the end of the Second World War
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
4:00pm
Porridge
The Harder They Fall
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships. He is hot favourite to win until Fletcher is given the task of fixing the contest and nobbling his cell-mate. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Peter Vaughan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:40pm
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
5:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Between Ourselves
Season 2 Episode 10/14

Bob feels the strain of Thelma's absence, so Terry promptly suggests he move in until she decides to come home. Comedy, starring James Bolam, Rodney Bewes and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
6:00pm
The World at War
Occupation
Season 1 Episode 18/27

The Nazi occupation of Holland, which began relatively peacefully with Dutch civil servants continuing to run their own country, but eventually resulted in many thousands of deaths through the attempted elimination of Jewish citizens and starvation of the non-Jewish inhabitants. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
Unearthing WWII
Season 2 Episode 2/

Relics of the Rhineland Campaign of March 1945, which was the first Allied push into Nazi Germany
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
8:00pm
Machines of War
Tank
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The history of tanks, from the First World War to the most sophisticated modern armoured vehicles
(Audio Described)

Rating: 5
9:00pm
Napoleon
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Andrew Roberts' definitive account of Napoleon Bonaparte's life continues, with an insight into the French political leader's transformation into an emperor and a global statesman. Picking up his story in 1805, a year after Napoleon has been crowned King of Italy, Andrew visits the site of the Battle of Austerlitz, widely considered to be one of the most important engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. There, on the plains of Moravia, Bonaparte's Grande Armee defeated the combined forces of Russia's Tsar Alexander I and the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II - despite commanding a much smaller force. The victory marked the beginning of the rise of the Napoleonic Empire, but Andrew reveals that securing his place on the global stage came with a price, as Napoleon made compromises that relied on his trusting nature - a personality trait that would play a part in his ultimate downfall
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
10:00pm
Porridge
A Storm in a Teacup
Season 3 Episode 1/6

Harris accidentally drops stolen pills into Fletcher's midday cuppa - much to the annoyance of prison racketeer Harry Grout, who resents a newcomer muscling in on his patch. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Loathe Story
Season 7 Episode 5/7

Harold seeks psychiatric help after he tries to strangle Albert during a bout of sleepwalking. The timing couldn't be worse as he tries to court new girlfriend Bunty. Guest starring Joanna Lumley
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
11:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
The Go-Betweens
Season 2 Episode 11/14

Bob wallows in self-pity, convinced he will never be able to cope without Thelma and increasingly worried about what the neighbours will think of Terry's home-making efforts. Starring Rodney Bewes, James Bolam and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
12:00am
Machines of War
Tank
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The history of tanks, from the First World War to the most sophisticated modern armoured vehicles
(Audio Described)

Rating: 5
1:00am
Napoleon
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Andrew Roberts' definitive account of Napoleon Bonaparte's life continues, with an insight into the French political leader's transformation into an emperor and a global statesman. Picking up his story in 1805, a year after Napoleon has been crowned King of Italy, Andrew visits the site of the Battle of Austerlitz, widely considered to be one of the most important engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. There, on the plains of Moravia, Bonaparte's Grande Armee defeated the combined forces of Russia's Tsar Alexander I and the Holy Roman Emperor Francis II - despite commanding a much smaller force. The victory marked the beginning of the rise of the Napoleonic Empire, but Andrew reveals that securing his place on the global stage came with a price, as Napoleon made compromises that relied on his trusting nature - a personality trait that would play a part in his ultimate downfall
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
2:00am
The Hunt
The Hardest Challenge
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The challenges predators face as they stalk their prey, and revealing how it is far more common for hunts to end in failure. The first episode demonstrates how leopards use stealth and concealment to get close to their prey, while African wild dogs have to work as a team. The programme also features footage of killer whales, which rely on their intelligence, Nile crocodiles that can wait years between meals, spiders able to spin 25 foot webs and amur falcons, which travel 16,000 miles every year to hunt insects. Narrated by David Attenborough
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3

Thu 14 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
White E
Season 17 Episode 72/75

Aled Jones and Jonty Hearnden help music lover Eileen White to raise funds for a trip to Graceland, using proceeds from the sale of a modern-day reprint of the Domesday Book
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
7:10am
Battleplan
Pre-emptive Strike
Season 1 Episode 9/13

The tactic of pre-emptive striking deployed in military conflict - such as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941 - a mode of attack more often employed by political magnates than army commanders
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
8:00am
Time Team
The Forgotten Gunners of WW1: A Time Team Special
Season 20 Episode 1/13

The team visits Belton House stately home near Grantham, Lincolnshire, to investigate the creation of the Machine Gun Corps during the First World War. The regiment was set up in the grounds, but today there is virtually no sign of its existence and most regimental records have been destroyed. The dig, however, is rich in finds, revealing glimpses of the lives of the thousands of men who trained at the site, many of whom died in battle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Time Team
Brancaster, Norfolk
Season 20 Episode 2/13

Tony Robinson and the team explore a site at Brancaster in Norfolk that is believed to have been a Roman `shore fort', and possibly a key military outpost. They amass 2,500 finds - their biggest-ever haul - which provide information on contemporary decorative arts, sport and much more, and also undertake a high-definition geophysics survey that generates enough data to crash the computers. The biggest surprise reveals evidence of a high level of trade with the local population, and clues as to how Britons living near the site benefited financially from the Roman presence
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00am
Machines of War
Tank
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The history of tanks, from the First World War to the most sophisticated modern armoured vehicles
(Audio Described)

Rating: 5
11:00am
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: 8.8
12:00pm
Time Team
A Capital Hill
Season 20 Episode 3/13

Tony Robinson and the team investigate an Iron Age hill fort in Cardiff that dominates a city housing estate, and explore whether the site could be the long-lost ancient capital of south Wales. With five acres of ground and half a mile of ramparts and ditches to examine, time is not on their side, but, helped by the local community, finds such as the remains of jewellery and drinking vessels help paint a vivid picture of domestic life around 800BC
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Time Team
Henham's Lost Mansions
Season 20 Episode 4/13

Tony Robinson and a team of specialist historians help Hektor Rous, the son of `Aussie Earl' Keith Rous, piece together the mysterious history of the family's Tudor country home in Suffolk. In 2004, he moved from Melbourne, Australia, hoping to rebuild the estate's fortunes, and established events such as the Latitude Festival in its 3,500-acre grounds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00pm
The Hunt
In the Grip of the Seasons
Season 1 Episode 2/7

Cameras follow predators living in the Arctic, who face a particularly challenging search for food, as the environment around them constantly changes with the seasons, from a continent of ice in perpetual darkness to a scattering of islands in constant sunshine. A polar bear climbs to reach a birds' nest, while another makes holes in the ice to catch seals. Plus, a look at how Arctic foxes have adapted to catch auks in mid-flight and the hunting strategies of Arctic wolves. Narrated by David Attenborough
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
3:00pm
Coast
Newcastle to Hull
Season 2 Episode 6/8

The changing landscape of the coastline from Newcastle to Hull. Neil Oliver explores the ancient coastal home of the Venerable Bede, and goes to Bridlington to learn about the 200-year struggle to design an unsinkable lifeboat. Mark Horton discovers how laser technology could predict coastal erosion, Dick Strawbridge finds out how Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge put the city on the map, and Miranda Krestovnikoff heads to Bempton Cliffs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
4:00pm
Porridge
A Storm in a Teacup
Season 3 Episode 1/6

Harris accidentally drops stolen pills into Fletcher's midday cuppa - much to the annoyance of prison racketeer Harry Grout, who resents a newcomer muscling in on his patch. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Loathe Story
Season 7 Episode 5/7

Harold seeks psychiatric help after he tries to strangle Albert during a bout of sleepwalking. The timing couldn't be worse as he tries to court new girlfriend Bunty. Guest starring Joanna Lumley
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
5:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
The Go-Betweens
Season 2 Episode 11/14

Bob wallows in self-pity, convinced he will never be able to cope without Thelma and increasingly worried about what the neighbours will think of Terry's home-making efforts. Starring Rodney Bewes, James Bolam and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
6:00pm
The World at War
Pincers
Season 1 Episode 19/27

Laurence Olivier narrates an account of the liberation of Paris and Brussels in 1944, events which to many signified the end of the Second World War. However, as the German forces retreated, Poland fell victim to one of the most tragic events of the war
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
Blitz Street
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Tony Robinson's focus turns to the SC1000 bomb, nicknamed the Hermann, which was designed to cause massive damage to the infrastructure of industrial Britain during the Second World War. With the aid of eyewitness testimony, the programme also recounts the Luftwaffe's attack on Coventry in November 1940, and the campaign to destroy the nation's manufacture of munitions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
8:00pm
Private Lives of the Monarchs
Charles II
Season 1 Episode 4/5

Tracy Borman explores the decadent Reformation court of Charles II, and uncovers some little-known facts about the king's famous mistress Nell Gwynn
(Audio Described)

9:00pm
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: 8.8
10:00pm
Porridge
Poetic Justice
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Fletcher objects to having a third cellmate foisted on him, especially as the newcomer seems to enjoy special privileges and the full backing of the wardens. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Fulton Mackay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Divided We Stand
Season 7 Episode 6/7

Harold is desperate to get some privacy from Albert and decides to take drastic action by dividing the house down the middle. However, there is consternation when it comes to arranging the night's television viewing. Wilfred Brambell and Harry H Corbett star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
11:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Conduct Unbecoming
Season 2 Episode 12/14

Terry comes out on top after getting into a scuffle with local hard-man Dougie Scaife - who then demands a rematch. Vintage comedy, guest starring Alun Armstrong
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
12:00am
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: 8.8
1:00am
Secrets of War
D-Day Deceptions
Season 1 Episode 12/65

How the timing of the D-Day landings was kept secret through misleading manoeuvres, false information and phantom armies
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
2:00am
Secrets of War
The Battle of Britain
Season 1 Episode 8/65

An examination of the Battle of Britain, focusing on the fighter pilots and the 20,000 men and women who made victory possible. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3

Fri 15 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Cheshire
Season 17 Episode 73/75

Gloria Hunniford and John Cameron help Joy Cheshire sort out her memorabilia as she tries to raise £1,000 to fund a trip to Australia to visit her half-sister. They are assisted by her daughter Ellen in going through the memorabilia Joy collected with her husband David, a theatre historian, over the course of their marriage
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
7:10am
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: 8.8
8:00am
Time Team
A Capital Hill
Season 20 Episode 3/13

Tony Robinson and the team investigate an Iron Age hill fort in Cardiff that dominates a city housing estate, and explore whether the site could be the long-lost ancient capital of south Wales. With five acres of ground and half a mile of ramparts and ditches to examine, time is not on their side, but, helped by the local community, finds such as the remains of jewellery and drinking vessels help paint a vivid picture of domestic life around 800BC
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Time Team
Henham's Lost Mansions
Season 20 Episode 4/13

Tony Robinson and a team of specialist historians help Hektor Rous, the son of `Aussie Earl' Keith Rous, piece together the mysterious history of the family's Tudor country home in Suffolk. In 2004, he moved from Melbourne, Australia, hoping to rebuild the estate's fortunes, and established events such as the Latitude Festival in its 3,500-acre grounds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00am
Who Do You Think You Are?
Nitin Ganatra
Season 10 Episode 7/10

EastEnders actor Nitin Ganatra (Masood Ahmed) moved to England from Kenya when he was just three years old. Now he has questions about his identity, wanting to know not only why his family left, but also why they emigrated to Africa from India in the first place. The trail leads him to his ancestral home in Gujarat, but along the way he makes an emotional discovery about his mother's relatives
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
11:00am
Who Do You Think You Are?
Sarah Millican
Season 10 Episode 8/10

Sarah Millican researches her family tree, learning that her great-great-great-grandfather had a key role in the world of deep-sea diving. She then follows the trail of another ancestor to Canada, where he worked for the country's oldest retailer, the Hudson's Bay Company. The comedienne learns he was sent to a remote outpost involved in the fur trade - but as she digs deeper, a shocking discovery comes to light
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
12:00pm
Time Team
Warriors
Season 20 Episode 5/13

Tony Robinson and his team head to an army training ground on Salisbury Plain to discover what lies beneath the Barrow Clump, a huge mound of earth built by Bronze Age people to bury their dead. More than 2,500 years later, the Anglo-Saxons re-used the location as a burial site, leaving behind some fascinating artefacts. The team is joined for the dig by a group of wounded soldiers whose members are being trained in archaeology as part of their rehabilitation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Time Team
Lost Mines of Lakeland
Season 20 Episode 6/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to the Lake District to look for copper, a forgotten piece of the nation's industrial heritage. There are nearly two dozen old mines across the mountains, some thought to have been established 400 years ago when the valleys would have been studded with workshops, scaffolding and water-powered machines, home to a brave band of Tudor miners. The team battles the rain, wind and dangerously unstable trackways, but the combination of sheer effort and hi-tech kit enables the experts to access the heart of an old mine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00pm
The Hunt
Hide and Seek
Season 1 Episode 3/7

The challenges predators face finding and catching prey in a forest, where more than half the animal species on Earth live. However, it proves a tricky environment for predators, as vision is often blocked, escape routes are numerous, and the terrain makes travelling at speed almost impossible. The programme features footage of tigers using their surroundings to ambush deer and pine martens making tunnels in the snow, as well as examining the strategies adopted by sparrowhawks, jumping spiders, tarsiers, eagles and chimpanzees
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
3:00pm
Coast
Shetland to Orkney
Season 3 Episode 1/8

The team travels from Muckle Flugga in the Shetlands to the Old Man of Hoy on Orkney. Historian Neil Oliver investigates the story of the freedom fighters who undertook missions in Nazi-occupied Germany during the Second World War, while anthropologist Dr Alice Roberts examines a mysterious skeleton that reveals intriguing clues as to the lifestyle of ancient Shetlanders
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
4:00pm
Porridge
Poetic Justice
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Fletcher objects to having a third cellmate foisted on him, especially as the newcomer seems to enjoy special privileges and the full backing of the wardens. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Fulton Mackay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Divided We Stand
Season 7 Episode 6/7

Harold is desperate to get some privacy from Albert and decides to take drastic action by dividing the house down the middle. However, there is consternation when it comes to arranging the night's television viewing. Wilfred Brambell and Harry H Corbett star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
5:20pm
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Conduct Unbecoming
Season 2 Episode 12/14

Terry comes out on top after getting into a scuffle with local hard-man Dougie Scaife - who then demands a rematch. Vintage comedy, guest starring Alun Armstrong
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
6:00pm
The World at War
Genocide
Season 1 Episode 20/27

The story of the Nazi quest to establish an Aryan race, which set out to subjugate the Jewish population with decrees and laws about citizenship and escalated to the use of execution camps and the horrors of the Holocaust. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
Secrets of War
Nazi Gold
Season 1 Episode 5/65

How the Nazis accumulated a vast hoard of riches, confiscated from the people they deported and murdered. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
8:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Nitin Ganatra
Season 10 Episode 7/10

EastEnders actor Nitin Ganatra (Masood Ahmed) moved to England from Kenya when he was just three years old. Now he has questions about his identity, wanting to know not only why his family left, but also why they emigrated to Africa from India in the first place. The trail leads him to his ancestral home in Gujarat, but along the way he makes an emotional discovery about his mother's relatives
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Sarah Millican
Season 10 Episode 8/10

Sarah Millican researches her family tree, learning that her great-great-great-grandfather had a key role in the world of deep-sea diving. She then follows the trail of another ancestor to Canada, where he worked for the country's oldest retailer, the Hudson's Bay Company. The comedienne learns he was sent to a remote outpost involved in the fur trade - but as she digs deeper, a shocking discovery comes to light
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
10:00pm
The Interviews
Bruce Forsyth
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Profile of Bruce Forsyth, who has entertained TV audiences for half a century on shows such as Sunday Night at the Palladium, The Generation Game and Strictly Come Dancing. The programme features clips of his work and conversations he has enjoyed with various chat show hosts over the years. Narrated by Tamsin Greig
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
11:00pm
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story
Traces of Guilt
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Surgeon Gabriel Weston explores cases that were cracked by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence. They include the first murder case solved in the UK based on fingerprint evidence to the patterns of blood in a bedroom which helped overturn an infamous murder conviction. Gabriel also reveals the cutting-edge techniques that are proving vital to catch the killers of today

Rating: 7.5
12:00am
Who Do You Think You Are?
Nitin Ganatra
Season 10 Episode 7/10

EastEnders actor Nitin Ganatra (Masood Ahmed) moved to England from Kenya when he was just three years old. Now he has questions about his identity, wanting to know not only why his family left, but also why they emigrated to Africa from India in the first place. The trail leads him to his ancestral home in Gujarat, but along the way he makes an emotional discovery about his mother's relatives
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
1:00am
The Hunt
Hide and Seek
Season 1 Episode 3/7

The challenges predators face finding and catching prey in a forest, where more than half the animal species on Earth live. However, it proves a tricky environment for predators, as vision is often blocked, escape routes are numerous, and the terrain makes travelling at speed almost impossible. The programme features footage of tigers using their surroundings to ambush deer and pine martens making tunnels in the snow, as well as examining the strategies adopted by sparrowhawks, jumping spiders, tarsiers, eagles and chimpanzees
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
2:00am
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story
Traces of Guilt
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Surgeon Gabriel Weston explores cases that were cracked by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence. They include the first murder case solved in the UK based on fingerprint evidence to the patterns of blood in a bedroom which helped overturn an infamous murder conviction. Gabriel also reveals the cutting-edge techniques that are proving vital to catch the killers of today

Rating: 7.5
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3

Sat 16 Dec

6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Osborne
Season 17 Episode 59/75

Lorne Spicer and Jonty Hearnden visit Olive Osborne, who is downsizing after living in her family home for 40 years and hopes to raise funds to have her favourite chairs re-covered

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Archive performances from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Top of the Pops and The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Peter Green, Queen, Robin Trower, John Martyn, Whitesnake, Joan Jett and Black Sabbath
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
8:00am
Who Do You Think You Are?
Sarah Millican
Season 10 Episode 8/10

Sarah Millican researches her family tree, learning that her great-great-great-grandfather had a key role in the world of deep-sea diving. She then follows the trail of another ancestor to Canada, where he worked for the country's oldest retailer, the Hudson's Bay Company. The comedienne learns he was sent to a remote outpost involved in the fur trade - but as she digs deeper, a shocking discovery comes to light
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00am
The World at War
Genocide
Season 1 Episode 20/27

The story of the Nazi quest to establish an Aryan race, which set out to subjugate the Jewish population with decrees and laws about citizenship and escalated to the use of execution camps and the horrors of the Holocaust. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
10:00am
The World at War
Nemesis
Season 1 Episode 21/27

Chronicling the events that brought about the demise of the Third Reich, as the Allies arrived at the gates of Berlin and Hitler boarded himself up in his bunker, where it is believed he committed suicide. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:00am
The World at War
Japan
Season 1 Episode 22/27

How Japan's early victories over Allied forces during the Second World War convinced its people that their strength and discipline would bring them victory. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
12:00pm
The World at War
Pacific
Season 1 Episode 23/27

The Allied offensive in the Pacific, where America's two-pronged attack led to heavy casualties on both sides, as the Japanese mounted a ferocious defence. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
1:00pm
The World at War
The Bomb
Season 1 Episode 24/27

The Enola Gay drops the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945 as America bids to secure an unconditional surrender from the Japanese, even though conventional bombing raids had already flattened the country. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
2:00pm
The World at War
Reckoning
Season 1 Episode 25/27

The award-winning documentary series reveals how the end of the Second World War resulted in Britain's military and economic exhaustion, leaving Europe at the mercy of sparring superpowers as the Cold War era dawned. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The World at War
Remember
Season 1 Episode 26/27

Jeremy Isaacs' classic documentary explores the Second World War's powerful legacy. For many people the conflict was the most significant experience of their lives, but it also left millions dead - ordinary civilians and victims of persecution, as well as military casualties. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
The World at War
Genocide
Season 1 Episode 20/27

The story of the Nazi quest to establish an Aryan race, which set out to subjugate the Jewish population with decrees and laws about citizenship and escalated to the use of execution camps and the horrors of the Holocaust. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
5:00pm
The World at War
Nemesis
Season 1 Episode 21/27

Chronicling the events that brought about the demise of the Third Reich, as the Allies arrived at the gates of Berlin and Hitler boarded himself up in his bunker, where it is believed he committed suicide. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
6:00pm
The World at War
Japan
Season 1 Episode 22/27

How Japan's early victories over Allied forces during the Second World War convinced its people that their strength and discipline would bring them victory. Narrated by Laurence Olivier
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00pm
Private Lives of the Monarchs
Charles II
Season 1 Episode 4/5

Tracy Borman explores the decadent Reformation court of Charles II, and uncovers some little-known facts about the king's famous mistress Nell Gwynn
(Audio Described)

8:00pm
Quadrophenia - Can You See the Real Me?
Guitarist Pete Townshend revisits his former haunts in Shepherd's Bush and Battersea, London, to reflect on the Who's sixth studio album Quadrophenia, released in 1973. He recalls how the project was nearly abandoned due to financial problems, a culture of drink and drugs, and a studio that was under construction. Featuring contributions by fellow band member Roger Daltrey, manager Bill Curbishley and record producer Ron Nevison

Rating: 4.3
9:20pm
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Archive performances from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Top of the Pops and The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Peter Green, Queen, Robin Trower, John Martyn, Whitesnake, Joan Jett and Black Sabbath
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:40pm
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Archive footage from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Pete Townshend of the Who, acoustic numbers by Davy Graham and Ralph McTell, and the talents of Americans Nils Lofgren and Ted Nugent. Also featured are performances by the Faces, Chris Spedding, the Runaways, Judas Priest, ZZ Top and the Cate Brothers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
12:00am
History's Ultimate Spies
Zofia Potocka
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The story of Zofia Potocka, the lover of Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin, who ran a successful spy network in the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-92
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00am
Secrets of War
Tools of Deception
Season 1 Episode 9/65

Ways of deceiving the enemy on and off the battlefield, from camouflage to propaganda. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
2:00am
Secrets of War
Rommel's Enigma
Season 1 Episode 10/65

How recently declassified evidence has emerged that sheds light on the advantages Rommel's espionage operations had over Montgomery's Second World War intelligence reports. Narrated by Charlton Heston
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3.3