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Thu 23 Mar

6:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 10/12

Don Wildman looks at more interesting artefacts, hearing about the origins of the Frisbee at Yale University
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
7:10am
Cash in the Attic
Plowright
Season 17 Episode 25/75

Gloria Hunniford and expert John Cameron head to the Isle of Wight to help Sandy Plowright, who is hoping to sell some valuable items to fund a trip to the Antarctic
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
8:00am
Time Team
Newmarket - The First King of Racing
Season 19 Episode 4/13

Tony Robinson and the team visit Newmarket, where they dig in the heart of the historic Suffolk town in search of the remains of Charles II's racing stables. A mechanical horse and a visit to Ladies' Day add to the excitement, but with limited time and a layer of concrete covering the site, the task proves to be problematic
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Impossible Engineering
AT&T Stadium
Season 2 Episode 5/8

A colossal American football stadium in Texas, that features the world's largest retractable roof and is able to seat over 100,000 spectators with no restricted viewpoints
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
10:00am
Nazi Hunters
Peiper - The Murderer of Malmedy
Season 1 Episode 4/13

The story of the Allied forces hunt for Joachim Peiper, the man responsible for the massacre of American PoWs in Malmedy, Belgium
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
11:00am
Coast
Sea and the City
Season 9 Episode 5/6

Stories that connect cities to the sea. Nick Crane visits the east coast port of Immingham, finding out how it has been specially engineered to import the vast quantities of coal it handles. Tessa Dunlop discovers how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London, and possibly helped win the Second World War, by destroying the embankments that contain the River Thames - if not for a series of top-secret defensive schemes. Ruth Goodman investigates how the Victorian government introduced laws to detain women suspected of prostitution as the Navy's sailors fell prey to sexually transmitted diseases, and Mark Horton reveals how determining a ship's exact position at sea meant Greenwich became the epicentre of global sea navigation
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
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
1:00pm
Impossible Engineering
AT&T Stadium
Season 2 Episode 5/8

A colossal American football stadium in Texas, that features the world's largest retractable roof and is able to seat over 100,000 spectators with no restricted viewpoints
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
2:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Oz is forced to take radical action to ensure the boys do not come out of the bridge job penniless, but it seems unlikely that his unique brand of sexual charm will save the day - and his doubts about son Rod's masculinity do not do much to help his focus. Just as they seem doomed to fail, a mysterious stranger arrives. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais's comedy drama, with Tim Healy, Jimmy Nail and Timothy Spall

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Valley of Fear
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The Meldrew household is disrupted by a pesky plumber whose penchant for morbid practical jokes would try the patience of a saint. David Renwick's award-winning comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
3:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Come Dancing
Season 6 Episode 2/8

Harold gives ballroom dancing a whirl, tripping the light fantastic with a passing milkman before entering a local competition - where Albert manages to ruin things for him yet again. Classic comedy, starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
4:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Rites of Passage
Season 1 Episode 1/6

A TV repairman discovers he can travel between the present and the Second World War - and finds romance in the past. First episode of the comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan and Michelle Holmes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
5:00pm
Time Team
Beadnell - Chapel of Secrets
Season 19 Episode 5/13

Tony Robinson and the team visit the village of Beadnell on the Northumbrian coast, where mysterious fragments of human bone have emerged over recent years. Legend ties the area to local 7th-century Saint Ebbe, and it is widely believed that a 13th-century chapel once stood here. As the diggers set out to investigate possible remains of an earlier structure on the site, they unearth some shocking finds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Nazi Hunters
Death Camp Kommandant
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The pursuit of former Austrian policeman Franz Stangl, who served as commandant of the Nazi extermination camps Sobibor and Treblinka
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
7:00pm
Coast
Sea and the City
Season 9 Episode 5/6

Stories that connect cities to the sea. Nick Crane visits the east coast port of Immingham, finding out how it has been specially engineered to import the vast quantities of coal it handles. Tessa Dunlop discovers how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London, and possibly helped win the Second World War, by destroying the embankments that contain the River Thames - if not for a series of top-secret defensive schemes. Ruth Goodman investigates how the Victorian government introduced laws to detain women suspected of prostitution as the Navy's sailors fell prey to sexually transmitted diseases, and Mark Horton reveals how determining a ship's exact position at sea meant Greenwich became the epicentre of global sea navigation
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
The Russian Revolution in Colour
Fear and Paranoia
Season 1 Episode 2/2

The conclusion of the two-part documentary charting the events following Lenin's rise to power, as the anticipated communist society was superseded by totalitarianism. After an attempt on his life, Lenin instituted a severe crackdown on political opponents and the bourgeoisie that inspired opposition from a number of factions and led to the assassination of the royal family
(Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
9:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Valley of Fear
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The Meldrew household is disrupted by a pesky plumber whose penchant for morbid practical jokes would try the patience of a saint. David Renwick's award-winning comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:40pm
Steptoe and Son
Come Dancing
Season 6 Episode 2/8

Harold gives ballroom dancing a whirl, tripping the light fantastic with a passing milkman before entering a local competition - where Albert manages to ruin things for him yet again. Classic comedy, starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Rites of Passage
Season 1 Episode 1/6

A TV repairman discovers he can travel between the present and the Second World War - and finds romance in the past. First episode of the comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan and Michelle Holmes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Oz is forced to take radical action to ensure the boys do not come out of the bridge job penniless, but it seems unlikely that his unique brand of sexual charm will save the day - and his doubts about son Rod's masculinity do not do much to help his focus. Just as they seem doomed to fail, a mysterious stranger arrives. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais's comedy drama, with Tim Healy, Jimmy Nail and Timothy Spall

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Monarchy by David Starkey
Oliver Cromwell the King Killer
Season 2 Episode 5/5

An analysis of the English Civil War, revealing how the country was temporarily transformed into a republic with the execution of Charles I. The historian considers the nature of Oliver Cromwell's rule and how this key period of history altered British perceptions of the monarchy for ever
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
1:00am
Nazi Hunters
Death Camp Kommandant
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The pursuit of former Austrian policeman Franz Stangl, who served as commandant of the Nazi extermination camps Sobibor and Treblinka
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Don Wildman tracks down more interesting artefacts, including a T-rex skeleton on display at Chicago's Field Museum, and reveals the story behind the Slinky at the National Museum of Play in New York
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Fri 24 Mar

6:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 11/12

A look at interesting artefacts, including an old letter that exposes a crime allegedly committed by a secret society, and the remains of a weapon from the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
7:10am
Cash in the Attic
Lappin
Season 17 Episode 42/75

Lorne Spicer and Paul Hayes help Nikki Lappin and her mother search through family heirlooms in Warwickshire, in the hope of making as much profit as possible at auction to raise enough money for a holiday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
8:00am
Time Team
Beadnell - Chapel of Secrets
Season 19 Episode 5/13

Tony Robinson and the team visit the village of Beadnell on the Northumbrian coast, where mysterious fragments of human bone have emerged over recent years. Legend ties the area to local 7th-century Saint Ebbe, and it is widely believed that a 13th-century chapel once stood here. As the diggers set out to investigate possible remains of an earlier structure on the site, they unearth some shocking finds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
The Russian Revolution in Colour
Fear and Paranoia
Season 1 Episode 2/2

The conclusion of the two-part documentary charting the events following Lenin's rise to power, as the anticipated communist society was superseded by totalitarianism. After an attempt on his life, Lenin instituted a severe crackdown on political opponents and the bourgeoisie that inspired opposition from a number of factions and led to the assassination of the royal family
(Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
10:00am
Nazi Hunters
Death Camp Kommandant
Season 1 Episode 5/13

The pursuit of former Austrian policeman Franz Stangl, who served as commandant of the Nazi extermination camps Sobibor and Treblinka
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
11:00am
Coast
Winter
Season 9 Episode 6/6

The team explores how winter affects the coast, as Nick Crane visits Cornwall to reflect on the Penlee lifeboat disaster of December 1981, in which 16 people died. However, he also discovers that wild seas bring surprising benefits for farmers. Neil Oliver goes behind the scenes of the Viking Fire Festival on Shetland, and on St Kilda off the west coast of Scotland, Andy Torbet finds out why a feral flock of sheep battles to the death during the cold months. Mark Horton investigates the devastating impact of storms on small communities, and wildlife cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones captures a portrait of the creatures that make the Kent town of Margate their home for winter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Time Team
Gateholm Island - Dig by Wire
Season 19 Episode 1/13

Tony Robinson and the team investigate Gateholm Island, Pembrokeshire, where a number of mysterious artefacts were discovered some time ago, suggesting the site was once of religious importance. The only way to get to the island is by rigging a 500-metre zip wire way above the wave-lashed rocks. The archaeologists battle inclement weather to begin a dig on the mainland, where team leader Francis Pryor sees characteristics suggestive of a classic Iron Age fort beginning to emerge
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
The Russian Revolution in Colour
Fear and Paranoia
Season 1 Episode 2/2

The conclusion of the two-part documentary charting the events following Lenin's rise to power, as the anticipated communist society was superseded by totalitarianism. After an attempt on his life, Lenin instituted a severe crackdown on political opponents and the bourgeoisie that inspired opposition from a number of factions and led to the assassination of the royal family
(Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
2:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
A Bridge Too Far
Season 3 Episode 4/6

Joe Saugus throws the lads a monetary lifeline, offering to buy the transporter bridge on behalf of his people, while Barry has a final showdown with Kadi and Tatiana. Believing their financial worries are finally over, the lads set off to oversee the construction process in Arizona - where a hostile reception awaits them. Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy and Bill Nighy star

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
I'll Retire to Bedlam
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Victor and Margaret are trapped in the shed by a swarm of escaped bees - and not unexpectedly where the mishap-prone Meldrews are concerned, that is just the start of their troubles. Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
3:40pm
Steptoe and Son
A Cuckoo in the Nest
Season 6 Episode 8/8

Harold's odious long-lost brother Arthur turns up out of the blue and loses no time in worming his way back into Albert's affections - not to mention his wallet. Kenneth J Warren guests
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
4:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Fools Rush In
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Gary ditches his sweatshirt and trainers to get himself suited and booted for a date with Phoebe. Comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
5:00pm
Time Team
Swansea: A Copper-Bottomed Dig
Season 19 Episode 6/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Swansea to investigate the history of White Rock, which was one of the first copper-smelting works. As the archaeologists strip turf and shift tons of earth, they reveal the traces of a once-great industry and rediscover the story of the men who worked in it
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
7:00pm
Coast
Winter
Season 9 Episode 6/6

The team explores how winter affects the coast, as Nick Crane visits Cornwall to reflect on the Penlee lifeboat disaster of December 1981, in which 16 people died. However, he also discovers that wild seas bring surprising benefits for farmers. Neil Oliver goes behind the scenes of the Viking Fire Festival on Shetland, and on St Kilda off the west coast of Scotland, Andy Torbet finds out why a feral flock of sheep battles to the death during the cold months. Mark Horton investigates the devastating impact of storms on small communities, and wildlife cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones captures a portrait of the creatures that make the Kent town of Margate their home for winter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
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
One Foot in the Grave
I'll Retire to Bedlam
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Victor and Margaret are trapped in the shed by a swarm of escaped bees - and not unexpectedly where the mishap-prone Meldrews are concerned, that is just the start of their troubles. Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:40pm
Steptoe and Son
A Cuckoo in the Nest
Season 6 Episode 8/8

Harold's odious long-lost brother Arthur turns up out of the blue and loses no time in worming his way back into Albert's affections - not to mention his wallet. Kenneth J Warren guests
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Fools Rush In
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Gary ditches his sweatshirt and trainers to get himself suited and booted for a date with Phoebe. Comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
A Bridge Too Far
Season 3 Episode 4/6

Joe Saugus throws the lads a monetary lifeline, offering to buy the transporter bridge on behalf of his people, while Barry has a final showdown with Kadi and Tatiana. Believing their financial worries are finally over, the lads set off to oversee the construction process in Arizona - where a hostile reception awaits them. Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy and Bill Nighy star

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Forbidden History
Top Secret Nazi UFOs
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Jamie Theakston investigates the theory that Nazis were engaged in building spacecraft before the outbreak of the Second World War
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.6
1:00am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 7/12

A look at some of America's most interesting artefacts, including a ransom note from the Lindbergh kidnapping, a forgotten cure-all drug and a large U-boat on display in Chicago
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Sat 25 Mar

6:00am
4,000 Year Old Cold Case: The Body in the Bog
An international team of experts assembles to investigate the discovery of a 4,000-year-old body found preserved in an Irish peat bog in Cashel, Co Tipperary. Led by Ned Kelly of the National Museum of Ireland, the archaeologists look at whether the find will help prove Ned's theory that these mummified corpses were once ancient kings, and what clues the cadavers found in the boglands of northern Europe can offer to explain the history of ritual murder. However, new scientific research suggests these deaths may be explained by prehistoric climate change
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
7:10am
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Quo Vadis, Pet
Season 2 Episode 13/13

Barry finally announces his long-awaited wedding to Hazel is definitely going ahead and Oz secretly embarks on a romance of his own. Needless to say, Ally is concocting another dodgy scheme in the background and, as he puts it into operation, the lads sail off over the horizon. Comedy drama, starring Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall and Tim Healy
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
8:00am
Secrets of Britain
Secrets of Scotland Yard
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Documentary exploring the somewhat macabre history of Scotland Yard, and revealing the lesser-known facts about one of the world's most famous police stations
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00am
South Pacific
Ocean of Islands
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary exploring the region's islands, which are home to a vast array of extraordinary wildlife. The programme reveals how remote human communities native to the area are surrounded by harsh terrain and subjected to extreme weather conditions. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
South Pacific
Castaways
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A look at how the 20,000 islands in the region became colonised by humans and animals. For the Polynesians, the Pacific's first people, their journeys constituted a feat of navigational ingenuity, while animals often had to rely on violent forces of nature, such as cyclones and tsunamis, to reach the shores
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
South Pacific
Endless Blue
Season 1 Episode 3/6

An exploration of the marine wildlife of the region. Included are the epic journeys of sperm whales from one side of the ocean to the other in search of food and a mate, the thriving species that inhabit New Zealand's coast, and the tropical penguins and sea lions supported by the Galapagos Islands
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
South Pacific
Ocean of Volcanos
Season 1 Episode 4/6

An exploration of the effects of the eruption of volcanos in the ocean. From these violent beginnings emerge islands and coral reefs that are home to a vast array of wildlife, including giant manta rays and vampire bugs that thrive in the tropical snow, after a process that takes millions of years. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
1:00pm
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
2:00pm
South Pacific
Ocean of Islands
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary exploring the region's islands, which are home to a vast array of extraordinary wildlife. The programme reveals how remote human communities native to the area are surrounded by harsh terrain and subjected to extreme weather conditions. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:00pm
South Pacific
Castaways
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A look at how the 20,000 islands in the region became colonised by humans and animals. For the Polynesians, the Pacific's first people, their journeys constituted a feat of navigational ingenuity, while animals often had to rely on violent forces of nature, such as cyclones and tsunamis, to reach the shores
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
South Pacific
Endless Blue
Season 1 Episode 3/6

An exploration of the marine wildlife of the region. Included are the epic journeys of sperm whales from one side of the ocean to the other in search of food and a mate, the thriving species that inhabit New Zealand's coast, and the tropical penguins and sea lions supported by the Galapagos Islands
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
South Pacific
Ocean of Volcanos
Season 1 Episode 4/6

An exploration of the effects of the eruption of volcanos in the ocean. From these violent beginnings emerge islands and coral reefs that are home to a vast array of wildlife, including giant manta rays and vampire bugs that thrive in the tropical snow, after a process that takes millions of years. Benedict Cumberbatch narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones
South Africa
Season 1 Episode 5/5

On the final leg of his journey, the comedian crosses 1,000 miles of South Africa, reaching the most southerly passenger railway station on the continent. Heading to Johannesburg, he reveals how the city has benefited from the scale of gold-mining in the area. Later on, he takes to the skies in a light aircraft for a bird's-eye view of one of South Africa's largest ostrich farms, and catches one of the world's most luxurious trains for a seven-hour ride to Cape Town, before reaching the coastal settlement of Simon's Town
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
7:00pm
The Sixties
The British Invasion
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Exploring the meteoric rise of the Beatles in the US in the 1960s, which began after a landmark appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show - and arguably changed the musical landscape forever
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
8:00pm
The Sixties
The Space Race
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Documentary exploring the space race between America and the Soviet Union in the 1960s, with several important technological advances taking place during the decade, which culminated with Apollo 11's moon landing in July 1969
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
9:00pm
Abandoned Engineering
Lost Bridges
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The world's most impressive disused railway bridges, including the biggest wooden trestle bridge in the world, which was closed down due to hurricane damage
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
10:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Frank Gardner
Season 12 Episode 7/10

BBC news correspondent Frank Gardner sets out to find out whether there is any truth in his late mother's claim that her side of the family arrived in Britain with the Normans. Along the way, he traces his ancestry back to his 10-time great-grandfather Sir Michael Stanhope - a knight of the Tudor court, who was accused of treason. But the journey does not end there, as he gets much closer to his mother's suspicions than he could ever have imagined
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
11:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Anita Rani
Season 12 Episode 8/10

Anita Rani makes her second BBC One appearance of the week, although unlike her Strictly Come Dancing performance, this delve into her family's past proves to be a much more sobering affair. Anita never met her maternal grandfather Sant Singh, but she knows he had another wife and family before meeting her grandmother - and that he suffered terrible tragedy at the time of India's Partition. Here the broadcaster travels to India to see if she can find out more about his first family and what happened to them. It proves to be an extraordinary and harrowing journey for the broadcaster
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
12:00am
The Sixties
The British Invasion
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Exploring the meteoric rise of the Beatles in the US in the 1960s, which began after a landmark appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show - and arguably changed the musical landscape forever
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
2:00am
The Sixties
The Space Race
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Documentary exploring the space race between America and the Soviet Union in the 1960s, with several important technological advances taking place during the decade, which culminated with Apollo 11's moon landing in July 1969

Rating: 6.5
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Sun 26 Mar

6:00am
Nelson's Caribbean Hell-Hole: An Eighteenth Century Navy Graveyard Uncovered
After the discovery of human bones on a beach in Antigua, historian Sam Willis investigates one of the darkest chapters of Britain's imperial past. As archaeologists excavate a mass grave of British soldiers, he explores the island's ruins and discovers how the sugar islands of the Caribbean were rife with sun, sea, war, tropical diseases and poisoned rum

Rating: 9.2
7:10am
Timewatch
The Princess Spy
Season 25 Episode 6/6

The story of secret agent Noor Inayat Khan, who was employed by the British in 1943. Hoping to infiltrate Nazi-occupied Paris, the Prime Minister sent her on a mission he never expected her to survive. Despite being captured, she refused to betray the Allies, even under torture
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
8:00am
Secrets of Britain
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The documentary series exploring the less well known side of Britain continues, with this edition exploring MI6, asking whether the shadowy world of espionage and counter-intelligence operations bear any resemblance to the James Bond novels
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00am
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
10:00am
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
11:00am
Ocean Giants
Giant Lives
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary exploring the lives of the planet's largest marine mammals and the secrets of their survival. Cameramen Doug Allan and Didier Noirot travel from the Indian Ocean to the Arctic seas, filming 200-ton blue whales and fighting humpbacks. The team also discovers that southern right whales possess a pair of one-ton testicles and reveals how Arctic bowheads can live to be more than 200 years old. Narrated by Stephen Fry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
12:00pm
Ocean Giants
Deep Thinkers
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The documentary explores the intelligence of marine mammals, discovering just how smart whales and dolphins really are. Scientist Denise Herzing talks about the development of a two-way communication system between dolphins and humans in the Bahamas, while in Western Australia the creatures are filmed using a range of survival skills. In Mexico, grey whales seemingly empathise with humans, while the humpbacks of Alaska pool their talents to increase hunting success. Narrated by Stephen Fry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
1:00pm
Ocean Giants
Voices of the Sea
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Stephen Fry narrates this documentary exploring the vocal ranges of marine mammals. Sperm whales produce clicks to locate giant squid two miles beneath the ocean surface, and narwhals use a similar technique to find breathing holes in Arctic ice floes. Bottlenose dolphins communicate with fishermen in Brazil, humpbacks offer haunting operatic performances and boto dolphins create bat-like ultrasonic calls to help find fish in the murky Amazon River
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
2:00pm
Super Giant Animals
Steve Backshall travels across the world to encounter the largest animals he can find and discover the remarkable things their size enables them to do. Highlights include Steve swimming with Nile crocodiles in Botswana, dodging two-ton elephant seals in California and diving with sperm whales in the Caribbean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8
3:00pm
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
4:00pm
Ocean Giants
Giant Lives
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary exploring the lives of the planet's largest marine mammals and the secrets of their survival. Cameramen Doug Allan and Didier Noirot travel from the Indian Ocean to the Arctic seas, filming 200-ton blue whales and fighting humpbacks. The team also discovers that southern right whales possess a pair of one-ton testicles and reveals how Arctic bowheads can live to be more than 200 years old. Narrated by Stephen Fry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
5:00pm
Ocean Giants
Deep Thinkers
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The documentary explores the intelligence of marine mammals, discovering just how smart whales and dolphins really are. Scientist Denise Herzing talks about the development of a two-way communication system between dolphins and humans in the Bahamas, while in Western Australia the creatures are filmed using a range of survival skills. In Mexico, grey whales seemingly empathise with humans, while the humpbacks of Alaska pool their talents to increase hunting success. Narrated by Stephen Fry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
6:00pm
Ocean Giants
Voices of the Sea
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Stephen Fry narrates this documentary exploring the vocal ranges of marine mammals. Sperm whales produce clicks to locate giant squid two miles beneath the ocean surface, and narwhals use a similar technique to find breathing holes in Arctic ice floes. Bottlenose dolphins communicate with fishermen in Brazil, humpbacks offer haunting operatic performances and boto dolphins create bat-like ultrasonic calls to help find fish in the murky Amazon River
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
7:00pm
Super Giant Animals
Steve Backshall travels across the world to encounter the largest animals he can find and discover the remarkable things their size enables them to do. Highlights include Steve swimming with Nile crocodiles in Botswana, dodging two-ton elephant seals in California and diving with sperm whales in the Caribbean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8
8:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Frank Gardner
Season 12 Episode 7/10

BBC news correspondent Frank Gardner sets out to find out whether there is any truth in his late mother's claim that her side of the family arrived in Britain with the Normans. Along the way, he traces his ancestry back to his 10-time great-grandfather Sir Michael Stanhope - a knight of the Tudor court, who was accused of treason. But the journey does not end there, as he gets much closer to his mother's suspicions than he could ever have imagined
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Anita Rani
Season 12 Episode 8/10

Anita Rani makes her second BBC One appearance of the week, although unlike her Strictly Come Dancing performance, this delve into her family's past proves to be a much more sobering affair. Anita never met her maternal grandfather Sant Singh, but she knows he had another wife and family before meeting her grandmother - and that he suffered terrible tragedy at the time of India's Partition. Here the broadcaster travels to India to see if she can find out more about his first family and what happened to them. It proves to be an extraordinary and harrowing journey for the broadcaster
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
10:00pm
Yes Minister
The Death List
Season 2 Episode 3/7

Jim Hacker is disturbed to discover his department is responsible for supplying surveillance equipment to the government, which is then used to spy on its own ministers. However, a death threat soon changes his view on the situation. Political satire, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
10:40pm
Yes Minister
The Greasy Pole
Season 2 Episode 4/7

Plans to manufacture a controversial chemical at a factory on Merseyside cause disagreement between Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. Brenda Blethyn guest stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
11:20pm
Yes Minister
The Devil You Know
Season 2 Episode 5/7

Cabinet reshuffle rumours and possible redundancy from high office anger Jim Hacker, who considers accepting an offer to become an EEC commissioner. Comedy, starring Paul Eddington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Napoleon: The Campaign of Russia
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion of the docu-drama exploring the French invasion of Russia in 1812, blending vivid re-enactment with diary extracts. With 400,000 of his men dead or held captive, Napoleon retreats
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
1:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 11/12

A look at interesting artefacts, including an old letter that exposes a crime allegedly committed by a secret society, and the remains of a weapon from the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 12/12

Don Wildman visits the Museum of Flight, Seattle, where he learns more about Concorde, the first supersonic commercial jet. Plus, he takes a look at a sinister doll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Mon 27 Mar

6:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 12/12

Don Wildman visits the Museum of Flight, Seattle, where he learns more about Concorde, the first supersonic commercial jet. Plus, he takes a look at a sinister doll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
7:10am
Cash in the Attic
Cox
Season 17 Episode 27/75

Angela Rippon and Jonty Hearnden help Rosemary and John Cox from Wiltshire by searching through their extensive cottage for items from her family and his Merchant Navy career that they can sell, thus raising funds for a local charity close to their hearts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
8:00am
Time Team
Swansea: A Copper-Bottomed Dig
Season 19 Episode 6/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Swansea to investigate the history of White Rock, which was one of the first copper-smelting works. As the archaeologists strip turf and shift tons of earth, they reveal the traces of a once-great industry and rediscover the story of the men who worked in it
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Royal Cousins at War
A House Divided
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Documentary examining what impact the relationships between cousins Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and George V of the United Kingdom had on the outbreak of the First World War. This episode focuses on the story of the emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related royal houses of Europe during the 19th century. Featuring contributions by historians Karina Urbach, Miranda Carter and Piers Brendon. Tamsin Greig narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
10:00am
Secrets of Britain
Secrets of Underground London
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The series examining some of the UK's landmarks continues, with a look at the history of subterranean London, uncovering Roman remains, plague pits and secret bunkers under the capital's streets
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Alexander's Lost World
Explorations on an Ancient Sea
Season 1 Episode 1/6

David Adams journeys along the Amu Darya river in Central Asia, telling the stories of ancient civilisations discovered by Alexander the Great that flourished in the region. In the first edition, he discovers the ruins of a 4,000-year-old city in Turkmenistan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Time Team
Bitterley - A Village Affair
Season 19 Episode 2/13

Tony Robinson and the team descend on Bitterley, Shropshire, where local headmistress Jane Bishop has been leading an exploration of a field, which locals believe used to be the site of houses and streets. The villagers begin to excavate test pits in their own gardens to help the professionals, but it is three days before their answer is revealed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 12/12

Don Wildman visits the Museum of Flight, Seattle, where he learns more about Concorde, the first supersonic commercial jet. Plus, he takes a look at a sinister doll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
2:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Another Country
Season 3 Episode 5/6

The lads move into a grim little hut on the Chocanaw reservation and set about rebuilding the bridge, but Barry begins to go off the rails as he remembers the good times with Tatiana. Work goes well thanks to help from Joe's son Chip - but Granger is livid to discover he has been made a fool of, and vows to have his revenge. Tim Healy and Jimmy Nail star
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
Yes Minister
The Death List
Season 2 Episode 3/7

Jim Hacker is disturbed to discover his department is responsible for supplying surveillance equipment to the government, which is then used to spy on its own ministers. However, a death threat soon changes his view on the situation. Political satire, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:40pm
Yes Minister
The Greasy Pole
Season 2 Episode 4/7

Plans to manufacture a controversial chemical at a factory on Merseyside cause disagreement between Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. Brenda Blethyn guest stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:20pm
Yes Minister
The Devil You Know
Season 2 Episode 5/7

Cabinet reshuffle rumours and possible redundancy from high office anger Jim Hacker, who considers accepting an offer to become an EEC commissioner. Comedy, starring Paul Eddington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Time Team
Colne Priory, Essex
Season 19 Episode 7/13

Property magnate Paul Whight invites Tony Robinson and the team to investigate his stately home in Essex to learn more about the De Veres, better known as the Earls of Oxford, who once lived there. In an in-depth search of the building and garden, the archaeologists gradually make discoveries that shed light on the history of the home and the aristocratic family
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

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

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Alexander's Lost World
Explorations on an Ancient Sea
Season 1 Episode 1/6

David Adams journeys along the Amu Darya river in Central Asia, telling the stories of ancient civilisations discovered by Alexander the Great that flourished in the region. In the first edition, he discovers the ruins of a 4,000-year-old city in Turkmenistan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
8:00pm
Monarchy by David Starkey
The Return of the King
Season 3 Episode 1/5

The historian examines the reign of Charles II, a period that saw the restoration of the English crown's authority through a series of well-executed political manoeuvres and forced the king to overcome the disasters of plague and the Great Fire of London. Charles's 25-year reign avoided the war of past years - allowing the foundation of the world's first modern state to be laid
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
Open All Hours
Full of Mysterious Promise
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Tight-fisted shopkeeper Arkwright purchases fire-damaged stock, only to find all the tins have lost their labels, and the only way to discover their contents is to open them. Roy Clarke's classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
9:40pm
Open All Hours
A Mattress on Wheels
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Granville tries to persuade Arkwright to buy a van, so he does not have to struggle with the shop's outdated delivery bike. He is pleasantly surprised when his skinflint uncle agrees - until he takes the vehicle out on the road. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Is Your Journey Really Necessary?
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Gary spends the night in 1940 when he returns to warn Phoebe and Eric of an impending air raid, but is unsure how to explain his `trip' to Yvonne. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Another Country
Season 3 Episode 5/6

The lads move into a grim little hut on the Chocanaw reservation and set about rebuilding the bridge, but Barry begins to go off the rails as he remembers the good times with Tatiana. Work goes well thanks to help from Joe's son Chip - but Granger is livid to discover he has been made a fool of, and vows to have his revenge. Tim Healy and Jimmy Nail star
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Abandoned Engineering
Lost Bridges
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The world's most impressive disused railway bridges, including the biggest wooden trestle bridge in the world, which was closed down due to hurricane damage
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

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

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

Rating: 10
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 8/12

This edition of the artefact-hunting documentary examines the myth of Bigfoot and uncovers what saved Theodore Roosevelt from an assassin's bullet
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2

Tue 28 Mar

6:00am
Alexander's Lost World
Mother of All Cities
Season 1 Episode 2/6

David Adams goes on a hunt for the Oxus civilisation and uses Ancient Greek accounts to search for the lost city of Bactra in Afghanistan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
7:10am
Cash in the Attic
Lowes
Season 17 Episode 28/75

Chris Hollins and Paul Hayes try to find valuable items as they rummage through the belongings of Anne Lowes, who hopes to be able to fund her daughter Felicity's university education in America by selling off some of her collectibles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
8:00am
Time Team
Colne Priory, Essex
Season 19 Episode 7/13

Property magnate Paul Whight invites Tony Robinson and the team to investigate his stately home in Essex to learn more about the De Veres, better known as the Earls of Oxford, who once lived there. In an in-depth search of the building and garden, the archaeologists gradually make discoveries that shed light on the history of the home and the aristocratic family
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Monarchy by David Starkey
The Return of the King
Season 3 Episode 1/5

The historian examines the reign of Charles II, a period that saw the restoration of the English crown's authority through a series of well-executed political manoeuvres and forced the king to overcome the disasters of plague and the Great Fire of London. Charles's 25-year reign avoided the war of past years - allowing the foundation of the world's first modern state to be laid
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
10:00am
Life in the War
Season 1 Episode 3/4

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

Rating: 10
11:00am
Alexander's Lost World
Alexander's Lost City
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Historian David Adams journeys along the Amu Darya river in Central Asia, telling the stories of ancient civilisations discovered by Alexander the Great that flourished in the region
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Time Team
Dunwich - The Drowned Town
Season 19 Episode 3/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Dunwich, Suffolk, which is slowly being lost to coastal erosion. In a bid to ascertain whether the town dates back to Anglo-Saxon times, they dig one of the deepest trenches they have attempted, while Mick Aston, keen to understand the layout of the vanishing settlement, uses sophisticated sonar technology to search beneath the waves
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Monarchy by David Starkey
The Return of the King
Season 3 Episode 1/5

The historian examines the reign of Charles II, a period that saw the restoration of the English crown's authority through a series of well-executed political manoeuvres and forced the king to overcome the disasters of plague and the Great Fire of London. Charles's 25-year reign avoided the war of past years - allowing the foundation of the world's first modern state to be laid
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
2:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
An Inspector Calls
Season 3 Episode 6/6

A British detective turns up looking for Moxey, and a vengeful Grainger tries to prevent the lads completing their reconstruction of the bridge - but Oz lures the upper-crust crook to America, where he finally gets his comeuppance. Drama, starring Tim Healy, Timothy Spall, Kevin Whately, Christopher Fairbank and Jimmy Nail

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
Is Your Journey Really Necessary?
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Gary spends the night in 1940 when he returns to warn Phoebe and Eric of an impending air raid, but is unsure how to explain his `trip' to Yvonne. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
Open All Hours
Full of Mysterious Promise
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Tight-fisted shopkeeper Arkwright purchases fire-damaged stock, only to find all the tins have lost their labels, and the only way to discover their contents is to open them. Roy Clarke's classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
4:20pm
Open All Hours
A Mattress on Wheels
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Granville tries to persuade Arkwright to buy a van, so he does not have to struggle with the shop's outdated delivery bike. He is pleasantly surprised when his skinflint uncle agrees - until he takes the vehicle out on the road. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Time Team
Kenfig
Season 19 Episode 8/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Kenfig, south Wales, to search for the remains of the once-thriving harbour town believed to have been buried beneath sand dunes in a series of storms more than 500 years ago. The archaeologists have only three days to determine the size of the lost community and search for evidence of the battles between the locals and the Anglo-Norman settlers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
The World's Weirdest Weapons
Weapons of the Superspies
Season 1 Episode 6/6

A look at the tools developed for Cold War spies, including an eavesdropping cat and an aircraft that flies faster than a bullet
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
7:00pm
Alexander's Lost World
Alexander's Lost City
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Historian David Adams journeys along the Amu Darya river in Central Asia, telling the stories of ancient civilisations discovered by Alexander the Great that flourished in the region
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
8:00pm
Abandoned Engineering
Ghost Ships
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring ship graveyards, including Scapa Flow in Orkney, where German warships were scuttled after the First World War, and Mallows Bay, home to 200 wrecks colonised by wildlife
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Eternal Quadrangle
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Victor takes up life drawing classes and Margaret is only too happy to see the back of him - until she learns the subject is a nude woman whom he has volunteered to drive home. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:40pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Return of the Speckled Band
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Victor and Margaret prepare for a holiday in Athens - but their preparations are delayed by an unhelpful electricity board representative, as well as an escaped snake. Starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie, with a guest appearance by Clive Mantle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
The More I See You
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Ron prints Gary's identity papers on the condition that he can visit 1940, and Phoebe finds herself homeless. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
An Inspector Calls
Season 3 Episode 6/6

A British detective turns up looking for Moxey, and a vengeful Grainger tries to prevent the lads completing their reconstruction of the bridge - but Oz lures the upper-crust crook to America, where he finally gets his comeuppance. Drama, starring Tim Healy, Timothy Spall, Kevin Whately, Christopher Fairbank and Jimmy Nail

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Abandoned Engineering
Ghost Ships
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring ship graveyards, including Scapa Flow in Orkney, where German warships were scuttled after the First World War, and Mallows Bay, home to 200 wrecks colonised by wildlife
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9
1:00am
The World's Weirdest Weapons
Weapons of the Superspies
Season 1 Episode 6/6

A look at the tools developed for Cold War spies, including an eavesdropping cat and an aircraft that flies faster than a bullet
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 9/12

More interesting artefacts from US museums, including an early electronic instrument, a piece of cargo from the doomed USS Cyclops ship and an eerie display of 36 bodies
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2

Wed 29 Mar

6:00am
Alexander's Lost World
City of the Lady Moon
Season 1 Episode 4/6

David Adams travels through Afghanistan, braving the harsh desert environment, to find the site of the ancient city of Ai-Khanoum
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
7:10am
Cash in the Attic
Fell
Season 17 Episode 29/75

Margaret Fell wants to visit her daughter in Las Vegas and take her other child Melanie along, so Lorne Spicer and James Rylands hunt for suitable items they can sell at auction to fund the trip
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
8:00am
Time Team
Kenfig
Season 19 Episode 8/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to Kenfig, south Wales, to search for the remains of the once-thriving harbour town believed to have been buried beneath sand dunes in a series of storms more than 500 years ago. The archaeologists have only three days to determine the size of the lost community and search for evidence of the battles between the locals and the Anglo-Norman settlers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Abandoned Engineering
Ghost Ships
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring ship graveyards, including Scapa Flow in Orkney, where German warships were scuttled after the First World War, and Mallows Bay, home to 200 wrecks colonised by wildlife
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9
10:00am
The World's Weirdest Weapons
Weapons of the Superspies
Season 1 Episode 6/6

A look at the tools developed for Cold War spies, including an eavesdropping cat and an aircraft that flies faster than a bullet
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
11:00am
Alexander's Lost World
City of the Lady Moon
Season 1 Episode 4/6

David Adams travels through Afghanistan, braving the harsh desert environment, to find the site of the ancient city of Ai-Khanoum
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Time Team
Newmarket - The First King of Racing
Season 19 Episode 4/13

Tony Robinson and the team visit Newmarket, where they dig in the heart of the historic Suffolk town in search of the remains of Charles II's racing stables. A mechanical horse and a visit to Ladies' Day add to the excitement, but with limited time and a layer of concrete covering the site, the task proves to be problematic
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
1:00pm
Abandoned Engineering
Ghost Ships
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring ship graveyards, including Scapa Flow in Orkney, where German warships were scuttled after the First World War, and Mallows Bay, home to 200 wrecks colonised by wildlife
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9
2:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Britannia Waives the Rules
Season 4 Episode 1/6

The lads find themselves in a tight spot after a job turns to disaster in Russia. Penniless and desperate to go home, they visit the British Embassy, where news filters through of a department that allows men to travel the world fixing up British Government property. Oz's criminal past comes back to haunt them and threatens to ruin their chances, but, thankfully, Neville has friends in high places who save the day

Rating: 9.1
3:00pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
The More I See You
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Ron prints Gary's identity papers on the condition that he can visit 1940, and Phoebe finds herself homeless. Time-travelling comedy, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
3:40pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Eternal Quadrangle
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Victor takes up life drawing classes and Margaret is only too happy to see the back of him - until she learns the subject is a nude woman whom he has volunteered to drive home. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
4:20pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Return of the Speckled Band
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Victor and Margaret prepare for a holiday in Athens - but their preparations are delayed by an unhelpful electricity board representative, as well as an escaped snake. Starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie, with a guest appearance by Clive Mantle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Time Team
Caerleon
Season 19 Episode 9/13

Tony Robinson and the team head to the Roman legionary fort of Caerleon, in Gwent, where they investigate evidence that a huge structure - a courtyard surrounded by stone buildings - once led from the fort down to the River Usk. Archaeologists from Cardiff University help shed new light on what was once seen solely as a military outpost
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:00pm
Nazi Hunters
Albert Speer: The `Good' Nazi?
Season 1 Episode 6/13

The story of German architect Albert Speer, one of the only war criminals to accept his guilt during the Nuremberg trials, although there were doubts about the scale of his remorse
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
7:00pm
Alexander's Lost World
City of the Lady Moon
Season 1 Episode 4/6

David Adams travels through Afghanistan, braving the harsh desert environment, to find the site of the ancient city of Ai-Khanoum
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
8:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Oasis Class Cruise Ships
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Examining a fleet of cruise ships that are the largest passenger vessels in the world, and revealing how they have built on 19th-century experiments in hydrodynamics
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
9:00pm
Open All Hours
A Nice Cosy Little Disease
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Arkwright feels neglected by Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, and decides to elicit her undivided attention by feigning illness. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
9:40pm
Open All Hours
Beware of the Dog
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Following a break-in, Arkwright buys a dog to keep away potential burglars. Unfortunately, his new investment also scares off the customers. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:20pm
Goodnight Sweetheart
I Get Along without You Very Well
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Gary resolves to end his excursions back to the 1940s and spend more time with Yvonne - then realises he might have married Phoebe and returns to discover the truth. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Michelle Holmes and Dervla Kirwan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Britannia Waives the Rules
Season 4 Episode 1/6

The lads find themselves in a tight spot after a job turns to disaster in Russia. Penniless and desperate to go home, they visit the British Embassy, where news filters through of a department that allows men to travel the world fixing up British Government property. Oz's criminal past comes back to haunt them and threatens to ruin their chances, but, thankfully, Neville has friends in high places who save the day

Rating: 9.1
12:00am
Impossible Engineering
Oasis Class Cruise Ships
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Examining a fleet of cruise ships that are the largest passenger vessels in the world, and revealing how they have built on 19th-century experiments in hydrodynamics
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.1
1:00am
Nazi Hunters
Albert Speer: The `Good' Nazi?
Season 1 Episode 6/13

The story of German architect Albert Speer, one of the only war criminals to accept his guilt during the Nuremberg trials, although there were doubts about the scale of his remorse
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
2:00am
Mysteries at the Museum
Season 1 Episode 10/12

Don Wildman looks at more interesting artefacts, hearing about the origins of the Frisbee at Yale University
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2