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Wed 22 Nov

6:00am
Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts
A concert of Christmas songs by the American violinist, with guests including Renee Fleming, Frankie Moreno, Michael Feinstein, Rob Moose and Frederic Chlu

7:20am
Prokofiev: Piano Concertos
Season 1 Episode 2/5


8:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 4/11

Items from the collection of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire go under the hammer at Sotheby's in London. Elsewhere, prints and multiples are offered at Christie's
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30am
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 42/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
Death in the Morning
Season 5 Episode 12/18

Two women strike up a friendship, but one appears to have highly questionable motives. Drama, with Cherie Lunghi and Carol Drinkwater
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
What Have You Been Up to Lately?
Season 5 Episode 13/18

Tragedy strikes when two actors get together for a reunion. Drama, starring Peter Barkworth and Benjamin Whitrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
Master of Photography
Street Fashion Photography
Season 2 Episode 6/8

The contestants head to London during fashion week to capture the buyers, bloggers, journalists and photographers at the heart of that world in just three shots
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Paddy's Hole
Season 3 Episode 5/9

The competition heads to Paddy's Hole in South Gare in the Tees Valley, where Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell invite a new group of artists to capture the harbour scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
12:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Rex Harrison
Season 6 Episode 8/

A look at the life and career of the English actor, who won an Oscar for his role as Professor Henry Higgins in the 1964 musical My Fair Lady
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Tales of the Unexpected
The Absence of Emily
Season 5 Episode 14/18

A woman suspects her brother-in-law of being involved in her sister's disappearance. Drama, starring Frances Tomelty and Anthony Valentine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:30pm
Tales of the Unexpected
In the Bag
Season 5 Episode 15/18

A safebreaker is hired by a pretty woman who insists on accompanying him when he goes to recover her stolen jewellery. Starring Edward Albert and Roxanne Hart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 43/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30pm
Auction
Season 7 Episode 5/11

The Hospices de Beaune wine auction takes place in the Burgundy region of France, in a charitable event that dates back to 1795
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
Classic Albums
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
Documentary exploring Pink Floyd's ground-breaking 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon, which remained in the US Top 200 for 724 consecutive weeks. Featuring interviews with band members Roger Waters, Dave Gilmour, Richard Wright and Nick Mason. Part of Pink Floyd Night
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
4:00pm
Too Young to Die
River Phoenix
Season 1 Episode 6/9

A look at the life and career of actor River Phoenix, who died outside Los Angeles nightclub the Viper Room due to a drug overdose in 1993, aged just 23
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.6
5:00pm
Discovering Music
Discovering: Paul Weller
Season 4 Episode 6/10

Music critics examine the work of the singer-songwriter, who was the frontman of the Jam and the Style Council before embarking on a successful solo career
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
5:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 43/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Yul Brynner
Season 6 Episode 9/

A profile of the Russian-born actor, who won an Oscar for The King and I and also starred in The Ten Commandments, The Magnificent Seven and Westworld
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00pm
Artemisia: Painting to Survive
Documentary examining the complex life and revolutionary art of Artemisia Gentileschi, a 16th-century painter who was recognised as a master of light and shadow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
8:00pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
War and Peace
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Adaptation of Tolstoy's epic story of aristocratic families experiencing Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Starring Clemence Poesy, Malcolm McDowell and Brenda Blethyn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
11:00pm
Passions
Barry Humphries on the Music Hitler Banned
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Comedian Barry Humphries examines the innovative and powerful art of the Weimar Republic after the First World War and explores why it later came under attack from Adolf Hitler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
12:00am
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Absence of Emily
Season 5 Episode 14/18

A woman suspects her brother-in-law of being involved in her sister's disappearance. Drama, starring Frances Tomelty and Anthony Valentine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
In the Bag
Season 5 Episode 15/18

A safebreaker is hired by a pretty woman who insists on accompanying him when he goes to recover her stolen jewellery. Starring Edward Albert and Roxanne Hart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 5/11

The Hospices de Beaune wine auction takes place in the Burgundy region of France, in a charitable event that dates back to 1795
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
2:30am
The Art Show
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Kate Bryan and Will Best explore the art of Mumbai, Carrie Scott meets artist Mickalene Thomas in Brooklyn and Charming Baker takes a cultural tour of Beijing
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
3:30am
Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird
Documentary exploring the life of reclusive author Nelle Harper Lee, shedding light on the context and history of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
5:00am
The South Bank Show Originals
Courtney Pine
Season 3 Episode 19/30

Melvyn Bragg revisits a 2000 interview with Courtney Pine, in which the jazz musician reflected on his early influences after his parents arrived in London from Jamaica
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
5:30am
The South Bank Show Originals
Humphrey Lyttelton
Season 3 Episode 20/30

Melvyn Bragg reflects on his 2007 meeting with jazz musician Humphrey Lyttelton, who also hosted BBC Radio 4 panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue from 1972 until his death in 2008
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5

Thu 23 Nov

6:00am
Andre Rieu: Love Songs
Dutch violinist Andre Rieu performs a selection of romantic melodies, including the Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet, Sereanata, Song to the Moon, Going Home, Ballade, Greensleeves, Love Theme from The Godfather and Stranger in Paradise
(Subtitles)

7:15am
Prokofiev: Piano Concertos
Season 1 Episode 3/5


8:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 5/11

The Hospices de Beaune wine auction takes place in the Burgundy region of France, in a charitable event that dates back to 1795
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30am
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 43/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Absence of Emily
Season 5 Episode 14/18

A woman suspects her brother-in-law of being involved in her sister's disappearance. Drama, starring Frances Tomelty and Anthony Valentine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
In the Bag
Season 5 Episode 15/18

A safebreaker is hired by a pretty woman who insists on accompanying him when he goes to recover her stolen jewellery. Starring Edward Albert and Roxanne Hart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
The Art Show
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Kate Bryan and Will Best explore the art of Mumbai, Carrie Scott meets artist Mickalene Thomas in Brooklyn and Charming Baker takes a cultural tour of Beijing
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Too Young to Die
River Phoenix
Season 1 Episode 6/9

A look at the life and career of actor River Phoenix, who died outside Los Angeles nightclub the Viper Room due to a drug overdose in 1993, aged just 23
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.6
12:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Yul Brynner
Season 6 Episode 9/

A profile of the Russian-born actor, who won an Oscar for The King and I and also starred in The Ten Commandments, The Magnificent Seven and Westworld
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Tales of the Unexpected
A Man with a Fortune
Season 5 Episode 16/18

A wealthy American searches London for his family, but a chance meeting with flatmates Eva and Janet brings catastrophe. Starring Shane Rimmer and Cyd Hayman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:30pm
Tales of the Unexpected
Who's Got the Lady?
Season 5 Episode 17/18

A ruthless art gallery owner gets a new companion, who also happens to be a talented artist. Drama, starring Richard Johnson and Victoria Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 44/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30pm
Auction
Season 7 Episode 6/11

Bonhams in Staffordshire auctions off eight rare Brough motorbikes, which were made famous by TE Lawrence. Meanwhile in London, Christie's is selling a selection of Old Masters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge
Animals
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Giles Coren and Rose Balston are at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, where members of the public are challenged to spot a fake by artist Nicholas Pace
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.9
4:00pm
Queen - Live in Milton Keynes
Highlights from the 1982 concert, featuring many of the band's greatest hits, among them renditions of Flash and Under Pressure
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
5:00pm
Discovering Music
Discovering: The Clash
Season 4 Episode 8/10

Music critics examine the career of the punk rock band, who helped define the genre's sound
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
5:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 44/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Claude Rains
Season 6 Episode 10/

The life and career of the English actor, who was nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca, Mr. Skeffington and Notorious
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
8:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Eli Wallach
Season 7 Episode 9/13

The life and career of the versatile American character actor, best known for his roles in classic westerns The Magnificent Seven and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
9:00pm
The History of Comedy
Cultural Divide
Season 1 Episode 7/8

An exploration of the evolution of racial humour, looking at how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite people in laughter
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
The Lot of Fun: Where the Movies Learned to Laugh
Documentary telling the story of how producer and director Hal Roach brought Hollywood's greatest comedian to cinema screens, from Harold Lloyd to Laurel and Hardy
(Subtitles)

11:00pm
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Documentary charting the history of the magazine founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph J Gleason
(Subtitles)

12:00am
The History of Comedy
Cultural Divide
Season 1 Episode 7/8

An exploration of the evolution of racial humour, looking at how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite people in laughter
(Subtitles)

1:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Man with a Fortune
Season 5 Episode 16/18

A wealthy American searches London for his family, but a chance meeting with flatmates Eva and Janet brings catastrophe. Starring Shane Rimmer and Cyd Hayman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
Who's Got the Lady?
Season 5 Episode 17/18

A ruthless art gallery owner gets a new companion, who also happens to be a talented artist. Drama, starring Richard Johnson and Victoria Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 6/11

Bonhams in Staffordshire auctions off eight rare Brough motorbikes, which were made famous by TE Lawrence. Meanwhile in London, Christie's is selling a selection of Old Masters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
2:30am
Artemisia: Painting to Survive
Documentary examining the complex life and revolutionary art of Artemisia Gentileschi, a 16th-century painter who was recognised as a master of light and shadow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
3:30am
Mariinsky Ballet: Anna Karenina
A performance of Alexei Ratmansky's two-act ballet based on Tolstoy's classic novel

5:00am
The South Bank Show Originals
Ruth Rendell
Season 3 Episode 21/30

Melvyn Bragg looks back on his 2004 meeting with crime writer Ruth Rendell, who discusses her early career as a reporter and her fascination with the murder mystery genre
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
5:30am
The South Bank Show Originals
Patricia Highsmith
Season 3 Episode 22/30

Melvyn Bragg reflects on his 1982 meeting with writer Patricia Highsmith, who discussed Tom Ripley, her most well-known creation and protagonist of five of her novels
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5

Fri 24 Nov

6:00am
Natalia Osipova at Sadler's Wells
The Russian classical ballerina Natalia Osipova gives a contemporary dance performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London

Rating: 4
7:25am
Prokofiev: Piano Concertos
Season 1 Episode 4/5


8:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 6/11

Bonhams in Staffordshire auctions off eight rare Brough motorbikes, which were made famous by TE Lawrence. Meanwhile in London, Christie's is selling a selection of Old Masters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30am
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 44/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Man with a Fortune
Season 5 Episode 16/18

A wealthy American searches London for his family, but a chance meeting with flatmates Eva and Janet brings catastrophe. Starring Shane Rimmer and Cyd Hayman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
Who's Got the Lady?
Season 5 Episode 17/18

A ruthless art gallery owner gets a new companion, who also happens to be a talented artist. Drama, starring Richard Johnson and Victoria Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge
Animals
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Giles Coren and Rose Balston are at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, where members of the public are challenged to spot a fake by artist Nicholas Pace
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.9
11:00am
Artemisia: Painting to Survive
Documentary examining the complex life and revolutionary art of Artemisia Gentileschi, a 16th-century painter who was recognised as a master of light and shadow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Claude Rains
Season 6 Episode 10/

The life and career of the English actor, who was nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca, Mr. Skeffington and Notorious
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Tales of the Unexpected
The Skeleton Key
Season 5 Episode 18/18

A young man takes unorthodox action to chase off his rival in love. John Duttine stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:30pm
Tales of the Unexpected
A Passing Opportunity
Season 6 Episode 1/13

A man risks everything for money when he agrees to kill a former classmate. Starring Bryan Marshall, George Sewell and Charles Keating
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 45/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30pm
Auction
Season 7 Episode 7/11

A book published by explorer Ernest Shackleton's team goes under the hammer at Sotheby's, while Christie's is expecting more than £400,000 for a photograph by Peter Beard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
The Lot of Fun: Where the Movies Learned to Laugh
Documentary telling the story of how producer and director Hal Roach brought Hollywood's greatest comedian to cinema screens, from Harold Lloyd to Laurel and Hardy
(Subtitles)

4:00pm
Treasures of the British Library
Alison Balsom
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Trumpeter Alison Balsom pick items from the collection, including charts made for Tudor royalty to help protect the country from invasion, and the surprising inventions of one of her ancestors
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Discovering Music
Discovering: Tina Turner
Season 4 Episode 9/10

Music critics examine the life and music of the American singer, who rose to fame in the 1960s alongside then-husband Ike Turner, before enjoying a highly successful solo career
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
5:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 45/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Janet Leigh
Season 6 Episode 11/

A profile of the American actress, who starred in Orson Welles' 1958 film Touch of Evil before achieving worldwide fame in 1960 for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00pm
Trailblazers
Trailblazers: New Romantics
Season 1 Episode 16/19

Toyah Willcox and Billy Bragg are among those examining key moments in the development of the New Romantic genre, from the Human League and Adam Ant, to David Bowie and Ultravox
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
8:00pm
The Seventies
The State of the Union Is Not Good
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The documentary examines how America went from bad to worse as it dealt with one crisis after another throughout the presidential terms of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

9:00pm
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Documentary charting the history of the magazine founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph J Gleason
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Freddie Mercury: The Tribute Concert
The 1992 concert at Wembley Stadium in honour of the Queen frontman, which featured performances by David Bowie, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Axl Rose, Roger Daltrey, Liza Minnelli, Robert Plant, Seal, Slash and George Michael. Featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.4
11:45pm
Queen - The Phenomenon
Profile of the rock group, combining archive interviews with performance footage, from their beginnings in the 1970s to the death of lead singer Freddie Mercury in 1991
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
1:00am
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Documentary charting the history of the magazine founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph J Gleason
(Subtitles)

2:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Skeleton Key
Season 5 Episode 18/18

A young man takes unorthodox action to chase off his rival in love. John Duttine stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Passing Opportunity
Season 6 Episode 1/13

A man risks everything for money when he agrees to kill a former classmate. Starring Bryan Marshall, George Sewell and Charles Keating
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
3:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 7/11

A book published by explorer Ernest Shackleton's team goes under the hammer at Sotheby's, while Christie's is expecting more than £400,000 for a photograph by Peter Beard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:30am
My Shakespeare
Christopher Plummer
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Christopher Plummer is joined by Ian McKellen, Simon Russell Beale and Jonathan Miller to explore the challenges posed by the lead role in Shakespeare's King Lear. Plummer, who has twice starred as the ruler who loses his kingdom and his sanity, looks back at previous actors' interpretations of Lear, including those of McKellen, Laurence Oliver and Yuri Yarvet. He examines the inspiration for the play, found in Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles, and examines why Shakespeare took a risk in daring to portray a divided and vulnerable nation so soon after James of Scotland's accession to the throne and the creation of the kingdom of Great Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
4:30am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Brigitte Bardot
Season 2 Episode 14/14

Film critics, fashion editors and director Nicolas Saada look back at the French actress's most famous movies, including La Verite, Viva Maria! and Le Mepris. The programme also examines how her personal life was marred by failed marriages and explores the media frenzy that drove her to several suicide attempts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
The South Bank Show Originals
Andrew Wyeth
Season 3 Episode 23/30

Melvyn Bragg reflects on an episode of his arts programme from 1980 in which he met American artist Andrew Wyeth at his Pennsylvania home
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
5:30am
The South Bank Show Originals
Alice Walker
Season 3 Episode 24/30

Melvyn Bragg looks back on his 1992 interview with American author Alice Walker, whose novel Possessing the Secret of Joy tackled the subject of female genital mutilation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5

Sat 25 Nov

6:00am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Peter Sellers
Season 6 Episode 6/

A profile of the English actor, inlcuding his early life, his time in the Goons, his work in the Pink Panther films and Oscar-nominated roles in Doctor Strangelove and Being There
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Robert Shaw
Season 6 Episode 7/

A look at the life and career of British actor Robert Shaw. Often cast in menacing roles, he is widely remembered for his performance as shark hunter Quint in Jaws
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
8:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
Death Can Add
Season 5 Episode 10/18

An investment banker defrauds his employer and appears to get away with his crime - until an eagle-eyed accountant steps in. Ian Holm stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
Light Fingers
Season 5 Episode 11/18

The theft of a few pairs of gloves leads a man to a discovery that shatters his world. Drama, starring Janet Leigh and Tom Bosley
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
Death in the Morning
Season 5 Episode 12/18

Two women strike up a friendship, but one appears to have highly questionable motives. Drama, with Cherie Lunghi and Carol Drinkwater
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
What Have You Been Up to Lately?
Season 5 Episode 13/18

Tragedy strikes when two actors get together for a reunion. Drama, starring Peter Barkworth and Benjamin Whitrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Absence of Emily
Season 5 Episode 14/18

A woman suspects her brother-in-law of being involved in her sister's disappearance. Drama, starring Frances Tomelty and Anthony Valentine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
In the Bag
Season 5 Episode 15/18

A safebreaker is hired by a pretty woman who insists on accompanying him when he goes to recover her stolen jewellery. Starring Edward Albert and Roxanne Hart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
Hollywood: Singing and Dancing
Season 1 Episode 11/13

Stars including Shirley Jones continue to look back on the musical films of the 1970s, which reflected a diverse and wildly changing era
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
12:15pm
South Bank Masterclasses
South Bank Masterclasses: Edward Watson
Season 1 Episode 10/15

The Royal Ballet principal dancer demonstrates the basics of classical ballet and also performs an excerpt from L'histoire de Manon
(Subtitles)

12:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 41/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 42/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:30pm
Lang Lang: New York Rhapsody
The pianist pays tribute to the Big Apple in a concert recorded at the Lincoln Centre, with guests including Rufus Wainwright, Regina Spektor, Suzanne Vega and Kurt Elling
(Subtitles)

3:15pm
Faberge: A Life of Its Own
Documentary examining the history of the jewellery firm, which is one of the most prestigious producers of luxury items, featuring insights from experts and interviews with the members of the Faberge family
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.5
4:45pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
5:45pm
The Seventies
The State of the Union Is Not Good
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The documentary examines how America went from bad to worse as it dealt with one crisis after another throughout the presidential terms of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

6:45pm
Fleetwood Mac: Live in Boston
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks play hits from throughout their career in a concert from 2004 as part of the band's Say You Will tour
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
7:45pm
Fleetwood Mac: Live in Boston
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. More tracks from the 2004 concert, which saw Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks play hits including Dreams and Go Your Own Way
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Fairport Convention: Folk Heroes
The original members of the band look back on Fairport Convention's 50-year history and reflect on how they pioneered the British folk rock movement
(Subtitles)

10:30pm
50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary
Documentary celebrating the impact of the trio who brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining artistry with activism
(Subtitles)

11:45pm
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Documentary charting the history of the magazine founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph J Gleason

12:45am
Soundstage
Soundstage Presents Joan Baez
The Grammy award-winning American folk singer is joined by Gillian Welch and Nickel Creek for this 2004 concert
(Audio Described)

Rating: 9.4
2:00am
Fairport Convention: Folk Heroes
The original members of the band look back on Fairport Convention's 50-year history and reflect on how they pioneered the British folk rock movement
(Subtitles)

3:30am
The Mikado
The English National Opera's revival of Jonathan Miller's staging of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, starring Richard Suart, Robert Murray, Mary Bevan and Donald Maxwell

Rating: 9.3
5:55am
Classical Destinations
Claude Debussy - String Quartet Op 10
The Australian Chamber Orchestra performs Debussy's String Quartet, Op 10

Rating: 6

Sun 26 Nov

6:00am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Rex Harrison
Season 6 Episode 8/

A look at the life and career of the English actor, who won an Oscar for his role as Professor Henry Higgins in the 1964 musical My Fair Lady
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Yul Brynner
Season 6 Episode 9/

A profile of the Russian-born actor, who won an Oscar for The King and I and also starred in The Ten Commandments, The Magnificent Seven and Westworld
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
8:00am
Discovering Film
Discovering: Claude Rains
Season 6 Episode 10/

The life and career of the English actor, who was nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca, Mr. Skeffington and Notorious
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Man with a Fortune
Season 5 Episode 16/18

A wealthy American searches London for his family, but a chance meeting with flatmates Eva and Janet brings catastrophe. Starring Shane Rimmer and Cyd Hayman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
Who's Got the Lady?
Season 5 Episode 17/18

A ruthless art gallery owner gets a new companion, who also happens to be a talented artist. Drama, starring Richard Johnson and Victoria Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Skeleton Key
Season 5 Episode 18/18

A young man takes unorthodox action to chase off his rival in love. John Duttine stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Passing Opportunity
Season 6 Episode 1/13

A man risks everything for money when he agrees to kill a former classmate. Starring Bryan Marshall, George Sewell and Charles Keating
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
Hollywood: Singing and Dancing
Season 1 Episode 12/13

A look at how 1980s musical films such as Dirty Dancing and Footloose made dancing part of the story, while the 1990s saw the rise of animated musicals
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
12:15pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 43/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:45pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 44/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:15pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 45/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:00pm
War and Peace
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Adaptation of Tolstoy's epic story of aristocratic families experiencing Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Starring Clemence Poesy, Malcolm McDowell and Brenda Blethyn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
7:00pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
8:00pm
The Stones in the Park
The Rolling Stones' 1969 Hyde Park concert dedicated to the memory of the band's guitarist Brian Jones, who had died two days previously
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
9:00pm
Classic Artists: Jimi Hendrix
Friends and fans of the American musician tell the story of one of rock's great icons, who dazzled in the 60s with his outrageous guitar-playing skills and experimental sound

11:00pm
The History of Comedy
Cultural Divide
Season 1 Episode 7/8

An exploration of the evolution of racial humour, looking at how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite people in laughter
(Subtitles)

12:00am
The Seventies
The State of the Union Is Not Good
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The documentary examines how America went from bad to worse as it dealt with one crisis after another throughout the presidential terms of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00am
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Documentary charting the history of the magazine founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and Ralph J Gleason

2:00am
The Summer of Love
The story of the cultural, social and political changes that were brought about following the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
3:00am
Classic Artists: Jimi Hendrix
Friends and fans of the American musician tell the story of one of rock's great icons, who dazzled in the 60s with his outrageous guitar-playing skills and experimental sound

5:00am
Classic Albums
John Lennon - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Documentary exploring the making of John Lennon's first solo album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, which includes Mother, Love and Working Class Hero. The programme uncovers how themes of isolation, anger, religion and class were drawn from his own experiences, with most tracks written while he was undergoing therapy with Dr Arthur Janov in California. Featuring contributions by Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voorman and Jan Wenner
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6

Mon 27 Nov

6:00am
A Christmas Carol: The Concert
Charles Dickens' classic tale is brought to life on stage in a range of musical styles, from classical and Broadway to blues and gospel
(Audio Described)

Rating: 10
7:35am
Prokofiev: Piano Concertos
Season 1 Episode 5/5


8:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 7/11

A book published by explorer Ernest Shackleton's team goes under the hammer at Sotheby's, while Christie's is expecting more than £400,000 for a photograph by Peter Beard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30am
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 45/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Skeleton Key
Season 5 Episode 18/18

A young man takes unorthodox action to chase off his rival in love. John Duttine stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Passing Opportunity
Season 6 Episode 1/13

A man risks everything for money when he agrees to kill a former classmate. Starring Bryan Marshall, George Sewell and Charles Keating
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
My Shakespeare
Christopher Plummer
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Christopher Plummer is joined by Ian McKellen, Simon Russell Beale and Jonathan Miller to explore the challenges posed by the lead role in Shakespeare's King Lear. Plummer, who has twice starred as the ruler who loses his kingdom and his sanity, looks back at previous actors' interpretations of Lear, including those of McKellen, Laurence Oliver and Yuri Yarvet. He examines the inspiration for the play, found in Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles, and examines why Shakespeare took a risk in daring to portray a divided and vulnerable nation so soon after James of Scotland's accession to the throne and the creation of the kingdom of Great Britain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
11:00am
Treasures of the British Library
Alison Balsom
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Trumpeter Alison Balsom pick items from the collection, including charts made for Tudor royalty to help protect the country from invasion, and the surprising inventions of one of her ancestors
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
12:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Janet Leigh
Season 6 Episode 11/

A profile of the American actress, who starred in Orson Welles' 1958 film Touch of Evil before achieving worldwide fame in 1960 for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Tales of the Unexpected
The Memory Man
Season 6 Episode 2/13

A man with a remarkable memory plans to turn his talent into cash by offering to help someone recall a locker number. Starring Bernard Cribbins, Colin Blakely and Judy Geeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
1:30pm
Tales of the Unexpected
A Sad Loss
Season 6 Episode 3/13

A near-bankrupt hotel owner goes to great lengths to get her hands on an inheritance from a rich aunt. Starring Hayley Mills, Stuart Wilson and Phyllida Law
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 46/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30pm
Auction
Season 7 Episode 8/11

A much sought-after timepiece by renowned 17th-century London clockmaker Thomas Tompion goes under the hammer at Christie's
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
Duran Duran - Working for the Skin Trade
A 1987 concert by the band, filmed during their Strange Behaviour tour. Songs include Wild Boys, Hungry Like the Wolf and A View to a Kill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Trailblazers
Trailblazers: New Romantics
Season 1 Episode 16/19

Toyah Willcox and Billy Bragg are among those examining key moments in the development of the New Romantic genre, from the Human League and Adam Ant, to David Bowie and Ultravox
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
5:00pm
Discovering Music
Discovering: Iggy Pop
Season 4 Episode 10/10

Music critics discuss the life and career of the singer, whose band the Stooges laid the foundation for punk in the late 1960s
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
5:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 46/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Rod Steiger
Season 6 Episode 12/

A look at the life and career of the American actor, who starred alongside Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront and won an Oscar for In the Heat of the Night
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00pm
Master of Photography
Home Sweet Home
Season 2 Episode 7/8

The contestants return to their respective home towns with the aim of providing a photographic depiction of their roots and their inner selves
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Andre Rieu: Romance
The violinist and his Johann Strauss Orchestra are joined by sopranos Suzan Erens and Carla Maffioletti for performances of romantic melodies in locations including Vienna, Venice, Paris and Tuscany. Featuring renditions of Lagoon Waltz, My Heart Will Go On, Sous le ciel de Paris and The Last Rose

Rating: 8.7
10:00pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
11:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Eli Wallach
Season 7 Episode 9/13

The life and career of the versatile American character actor, best known for his roles in classic westerns The Magnificent Seven and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
12:00am
Passions
Barry Humphries on the Music Hitler Banned
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Comedian Barry Humphries examines the innovative and powerful art of the Weimar Republic after the First World War and explores why it later came under attack from Adolf Hitler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
1:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Memory Man
Season 6 Episode 2/13

A man with a remarkable memory plans to turn his talent into cash by offering to help someone recall a locker number. Starring Bernard Cribbins, Colin Blakely and Judy Geeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
1:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Sad Loss
Season 6 Episode 3/13

A near-bankrupt hotel owner goes to great lengths to get her hands on an inheritance from a rich aunt. Starring Hayley Mills, Stuart Wilson and Phyllida Law
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 8/11

A much sought-after timepiece by renowned 17th-century London clockmaker Thomas Tompion goes under the hammer at Christie's
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
2:30am
Talks Music
Blondie
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Malcolm Gerrie is joined by Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, who discuss their beginnings in New York and early influences, as well as their first hit in 1978 with Denis. They also talk about the drug, financial and health problems that struck the band, their successful reunion in 1999 and subsequent hit Maria
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
3:30am
Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts
A concert of Christmas songs by the American violinist, with guests including Renee Fleming, Frankie Moreno, Michael Feinstein, Rob Moose and Frederic Chlu

4:50am
Arts Scholarships - Sky Academy
Caitlin McLeod
Season 5 Episode 3/5

A profile of theatre director Caitlin McLeod, who talks about the Coterie, her theatre company that aims to help female writers explore daring ideas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
5:00am
The South Bank Show Originals
Peter Kosminsky
Season 3 Episode 25/30

Melvyn Bragg looks back on his 2009 meeting with writer, director and producer Peter Kosminsky, whose acclaimed TV dramas include Britz and Shoot to Kill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
5:30am
The South Bank Show Originals
Terence Davies
Season 3 Episode 26/30

Melvyn Bragg looks back on his 1992 meeting with film director Terence Davies, a candid interviewee who found a love for musicals after a troubled childhood
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5

Tue 28 Nov

6:00am
Classical Destinations
Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances Aco
The Australian Chamber Orchestra performs music by Hungarian composer Bela Bartok

Rating: 6
6:10am
Christmas in Norway with the St Olaf Choir
The renowned choir from Minnesota perform a concert in Trondheim's Nidaros Cathedral, featuring traditional carols, innovative arrangements of Christmas music, gospel spirituals and Norwegian hymns and folk songs

Rating: 10
7:25am
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto

8:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 8/11

A much sought-after timepiece by renowned 17th-century London clockmaker Thomas Tompion goes under the hammer at Christie's
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30am
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 46/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
The Memory Man
Season 6 Episode 2/13

A man with a remarkable memory plans to turn his talent into cash by offering to help someone recall a locker number. Starring Bernard Cribbins, Colin Blakely and Judy Geeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
9:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
A Sad Loss
Season 6 Episode 3/13

A near-bankrupt hotel owner goes to great lengths to get her hands on an inheritance from a rich aunt. Starring Hayley Mills, Stuart Wilson and Phyllida Law
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
Talks Music
Blondie
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Malcolm Gerrie is joined by Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, who discuss their beginnings in New York and early influences, as well as their first hit in 1978 with Denis. They also talk about the drug, financial and health problems that struck the band, their successful reunion in 1999 and subsequent hit Maria
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
11:00am
Trailblazers
Trailblazers: New Romantics
Season 1 Episode 16/19

Toyah Willcox and Billy Bragg are among those examining key moments in the development of the New Romantic genre, from the Human League and Adam Ant, to David Bowie and Ultravox
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
12:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Rod Steiger
Season 6 Episode 12/

A look at the life and career of the American actor, who starred alongside Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront and won an Oscar for In the Heat of the Night
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Tales of the Unexpected
Clerical Error
Season 6 Episode 4/13

A man has an unpleasant shock when he learns his recently deceased father owed a large amount of money. Starring Evelyn Laye, Richard Pearson, Hugh Fraser and David Webb
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
1:30pm
Tales of the Unexpected
Heir Presumptuous
Season 6 Episode 5/13

A sheriff investigates a murder, but encounters problems when it turns out the main suspect has an identical twin. Starring David Cassidy and Darren McGavin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 47/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30pm
Auction
Season 7 Episode 9/11

Photographs that define the modern age come under the hammer at Sotheby's, including a work by Irving Penn that may fetch nearly a quarter of a million pounds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:00pm
Painting the Johnsons
Documentary about artist Charlotte Johnson Wahl, the mother of politician Boris Johnson, exploring the challenges she has faced throughout her life
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
4:00pm
Landscape Artist of the Year
Landscape Artist of the Year 2017: Worm's Head
Season 3 Episode 6/9

The last of the heats takes place on the tidal island of Worm's Head on the Gower Peninsula, where the contenders have just four hours to capture a coastal scene on canvas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Discovering Music
Discovering: U2
Season 5 Episode 1/

Music critics discuss the lives and careers of the members of the Irish rock band
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
5:30pm
Watercolour Challenge
Season 1 Episode 47/

Competition in which budding artists are challenged to paint a scene in just four hours
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Discovering Film
Discovering: Gina Lollobrigida
Season 6 Episode 13/

A look at the life and career of the Italian actress, one of the highest profile European stars of the 1950s and early '60s
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:00pm
The Seventies
The State of the Union Is Not Good
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The documentary examines how America went from bad to worse as it dealt with one crisis after another throughout the presidential terms of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

8:00pm
Too Young to Die
Judy Garland
Season 1 Episode 7/9

A look at the successful yet troubled life of actress and singer Judy Garland, who died in London in 1969 at the age of 47 following a drug overdose
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.6
9:00pm
Passions
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor By Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Chineke! orchestra founder Chi-chi Nwanoku pays tribute to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who overcame extreme racial prejudice to become one of England's finest composers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
10:00pm
The History of Comedy
Cultural Divide
Season 1 Episode 7/8

An exploration of the evolution of racial humour, looking at how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers to unite people in laughter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

11:00pm
The Lot of Fun: Where the Movies Learned to Laugh
Documentary telling the story of how producer and director Hal Roach brought Hollywood's greatest comedian to cinema screens, from Harold Lloyd to Laurel and Hardy
(Subtitles)

12:00am
A Young Doctor's Notebook
A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories
Season 2 Episode 1/4

In 1918, civil war rages throughout Russia, but it has not yet reached young Vladimir's hospital in Mureyvo, while in 1935 the older doctor is being discharged from an institution. Comedy drama based on the work of Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm as the same character at two different ages
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

12:30am
A Young Doctor's Notebook
A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories
Season 2 Episode 2/4

The older doctor tries to defend himself after having his notebook thrown at his head by a fellow train traveller who hates morphine addicts. Meanwhile, the younger medic accidentally shoots himself in the foot and ends his relationship with Pelageya after meeting the beautiful aristocratic sister of a badly wounded White Guard soldier. Starring John Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00am
Passions
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor By Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Chineke! orchestra founder Chi-chi Nwanoku pays tribute to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who overcame extreme racial prejudice to become one of England's finest composers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
2:00am
Tales of the Unexpected
Clerical Error
Season 6 Episode 4/13

A man has an unpleasant shock when he learns his recently deceased father owed a large amount of money. Starring Evelyn Laye, Richard Pearson, Hugh Fraser and David Webb
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
2:30am
Tales of the Unexpected
Heir Presumptuous
Season 6 Episode 5/13

A sheriff investigates a murder, but encounters problems when it turns out the main suspect has an identical twin. Starring David Cassidy and Darren McGavin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
3:00am
Auction
Season 7 Episode 9/11

Photographs that define the modern age come under the hammer at Sotheby's, including a work by Irving Penn that may fetch nearly a quarter of a million pounds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
3:30am
Master of Photography
Home Sweet Home
Season 2 Episode 7/8

The contestants return to their respective home towns with the aim of providing a photographic depiction of their roots and their inner selves
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
4:30am
Baim Archive
Telly Savalas Looks at Birmingham
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Documentary from 1981 by Harold Baim extolling the virtues of the city of Birmingham. Telly Savalas narrates

Rating: 10
5:00am
The South Bank Show Originals
Pet Shop Boys
Season 3 Episode 27/30

Melvyn Bragg looks back on his 1992 meeting with Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of electronic pop duo Pet Shop Boys, and reflects on their remarkable rise to stardom
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
5:30am
The South Bank Show Originals
Blur
Season 3 Episode 28/30

Melvyn Bragg revisits an episode of his arts programme from 1999 in which rock band Blur reflected on their meteoric rise to stardom during the Britpop era
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5