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Fri 20 Apr

8:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Florida Swamp Air Crash (Everglades Plane Crash)
Season 3 Episode 6/19

The 1996 crash of ValuJet Flight 592 in the Florida Everglades, in which all 110 passengers and crew were killed. Investigators look into the cause of the tragedy

Rating: 4.2
9:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Runaway Train
Season 6 Episode 7/10

An investigation into the causes behind the commuter train crash that killed more than 100 people in Amagasaki, Japan, in April 2005

Rating: 4.2
10:00am
World War II: The Apocalypse
Allies Strike Back
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Rare footage of the most significant events of the Second World War, including the landings on the island of Saipan and D-Day in Normandy

Rating: 8.7
11:00am
War Heroes of the Skies
Battle of Britain
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Revealing the heroic stories of the Second World War's bravest pilots beginning with the Battle of Britain and the plight of squadron leader Douglas Bader who took to the skies with prosthetic limbs to face the Luftwaffe

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Lightning War Machine
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Ruins across Europe that show evidence of Hitler's infamous Blitzkrieg tactics, which represented a revolutionary new approach to warfare and brought Germany a string of victories

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Luftwaffe
Season 4 Episode 6/7

The German air force during the Second World War, exploring an aircraft factory, a torpedo test facility and the world's most advanced jet bomber

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 2/8

A woman claims to be pregnant when she's caught carrying cocaine in her body. Plus, X-Ray scanners foil an incredible plot to smuggle cocaine

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Munich Air Disaster
Season 10 Episode 5/13

An investigation into the 1958 accident in which the plane carrying Matt Busby's Manchester United team crashed shortly after take-off in Munich, killing 23 of the 44 on board
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Delay
Season 14 Episode 10/10

One of Spain's worst ever aviation disasters, which seemed to have a clearly identifiable cause until conflicting evidence was found in the cockpit recorder

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Car SOS
Morgan Mayhem
Season 3 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Northumberland to rescue a real barn find, an eccentric 1934 Morgan three-wheeler that has sat in a shed for more than 50 years

Rating: 7.8
6:00pm
Car SOS
Singer Le Mans
Season 4 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a two-seater sports car that has not been on the road for 17 years, belonging to a farmer suffering from dementia

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Crash in the Jungle
Season 11 Episode 5/13

The complicated investigation into the crash of TANS Peru Flight 204 on the approach to Pucallpa airport in August 2005. Key evidence was looted from the wreckage

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Car SOS
Skyline Sensation
Season 3 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw help Kim, a dyed-in-the-wool petrolhead, who faced extreme difficulties while restoring her dream car - a 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Car SOS
Peugeot 205 GTI
Season 6 Episode 7/10

Tim and Fuzz team up with race legend Paddy Hopkirk to fix up their first rally car, aiming to give owner and former amateur driver Jeremy a day to remember

Rating: 7.8
10:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Shane Lynch challenges the crew to transform his Rolls Royce into a drift racer, an assignment that takes them to Japan, home of the unusual motor sport

Rating: 7.3
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Death at Narita
Season 13 Episode 7/10

A crash-landing at Tokyo's Narita Airport, which bore remarkable similarities to an accident at Newark Airport more than a decade earlier

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
My First Car
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Two teams haggle for an Austin 1100 and a Ford Cortina in the hope of making the greater profit after stripping them down to scrap

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Monster Bentley GT
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo take on one of their biggest challenges to date when they turn a luxury Bentley into an off-roader capable of handling any terrain

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Florida Swamp Air Crash (Everglades Plane Crash)
Season 3 Episode 6/19

The 1996 crash of ValuJet Flight 592 in the Florida Everglades, in which all 110 passengers and crew were killed. Investigators look into the cause of the tragedy

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Runaway Train
Season 6 Episode 7/10

An investigation into the causes behind the commuter train crash that killed more than 100 people in Amagasaki, Japan, in April 2005

Rating: 4.2
4:00am
World War II: The Apocalypse
Allies Strike Back
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Rare footage of the most significant events of the Second World War, including the landings on the island of Saipan and D-Day in Normandy

Rating: 8.7

Sat 21 Apr

8:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Aston Martin Vantage
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Mechanics undertake extreme car engineering challenges, beginning by transforming an Aston Martin into a supercharged racing car that is also road legal

Rating: 7.3
9:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Shane Lynch challenges the crew to transform his Rolls Royce into a drift racer, an assignment that takes them to Japan, home of the unusual motor sport

Rating: 7.3
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Bentley Mulsanne
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Engineers Ralph and Ranen are challenged by car designer Afzal Kahn to transform a Bentley into an off-road vehicle

Rating: 7.3
11:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Jeep Wrangler
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Afzal Kahn takes his team to America to redesign a classic Jeep and sell it at some of Hollywood's most exclusive showrooms

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Nissan GTR
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Ralph and Ranen build a car for a motoring mogul that can go faster than a Bugatti Veyron

Rating: 7.3
1:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
British Classics
Season 1 Episode 10/10

The teams focus on classic British motors as they strip the most valuable parts off a Rolls-Royce and a Jaguar Sovereign. Narrated by John Challis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
2:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Fast and Furious
Season 1 Episode 2/10

The teams trawl scrap metal heaps for bargain Japanese car parts. While one tackles a Subaru Impreza, the other strips a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

Rating: 7.5
3:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Supermini Showdown
Season 1 Episode 4/10

The teams strip a Mini City and a Mini Cooper as they look to make the maximum profit from selling their spare parts
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
4:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Off-Road Write Offs
Season 1 Episode 7/10

George Percy and Sheldon Nichols strip a Land Rover 90 while Frankie Oatway and Ben Szymanski pin their hopes on a Mitsubishi Pajero. Narrated by John Challis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Sporting Legends
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Armed with a budget of £1,000, the teams scour the scrapyards in search of fast cars such as Ferraris and Porsches. Narrated by John Challis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car SOS
Citroen DS
Season 6 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw go to France to find a war veteran's old car, restore it after years of neglect, and return it to its previous owner

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Car SOS
Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser
Season 6 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a Japanese off-roader that has developed engine problems while its owner was diagnosed with a potentially life-limiting disorder

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Time Scanners
Jerusalem
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Presenter Dallas Campbell and engineer Steve Burrows head to Jerusalem, employing 3D technology to analyse the vast walls of the Temple Mount and the man-made mountain of Herodium

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
One Strange Rock
Shield
Season 1 Episode 3/10

How life on Earth is protected from the deadly radiation given off by the sun by the atmosphere, weather systems and the planetary core

10:00pm
The Truth Behind
Atlantis
Season 1 Episode 5/5

An investigation into whether there is any truth to the myth of Atlantis, a sunken continent described by the philosopher Plato in one of his famous `dialogues'
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
11:00pm
The Truth Behind
The Crystal Skulls
Season 1 Episode 4/5

An investigation into the authenticity of the Mitchell-Hedges crystal skull, allegedly an ancient Mayan artefact discovered in Belize in the early 20th century

Rating: 6.8
12:00am
The Truth Behind
UFOs
Season 1 Episode 3/5

How easy it can be to fake a photo of a UFO, and the story of a man who has built and flown a spacecraft
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
1:00am
The Truth Behind
The Loch Ness Monster
Season 1 Episode 1/5

An investigation into the Loch Ness monster, which has allegedly been spotted on satellite imagery

Rating: 6.8
2:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Aston Martin Vantage
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Mechanics undertake extreme car engineering challenges, beginning by transforming an Aston Martin into a supercharged racing car that is also road legal

Rating: 7.3
3:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Shane Lynch challenges the crew to transform his Rolls Royce into a drift racer, an assignment that takes them to Japan, home of the unusual motor sport

Rating: 7.3
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Bentley Mulsanne
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Engineers Ralph and Ranen are challenged by car designer Afzal Kahn to transform a Bentley into an off-road vehicle

Rating: 7.3

Sun 22 Apr

8:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Range Rover Evoque
Season 1 Episode 2/10

The team converts a Range Rover into a custom off-roader, then puts it to the ultimate test by driving it through the dunes of the Sahara desert

Rating: 7.3
9:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Porsche Panamera
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Automotive engineers Ralph Hosier and Ranen Rudra modify a Porsche Panamera Hybrid and deliver the ultimate executive supercar

Rating: 7.3
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Mercedes G-Wagen
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Engineers Ralph Hosier and Ranen Rudra modify a car for one of their mentor's clients to make it more secure

Rating: 7.3
11:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Chevrolet Camaro
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Ralph and Ranen are on a mission to bring a classic American muscle car to the UK

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Audi A8
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Ralph and Ranen take up the challenge of customising a car for cold weather

Rating: 7.3
1:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Small and Sporty
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The teams track down an MGB GT and a Mazda MX-5, as they are challenged to find and strip small and sporty cars. Narrated by John Challis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
2:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Weekend Warriors
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The teams search for the most profitable spare parts of quirky vehicles, including campervans and VW Beetles. Narrated by John Challis
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
3:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Gangster Getaways
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Scrap metal challenge in which two teams go head to head to secure bargain cars, which they must strip down and sell on as parts for the highest sum of cash possible. Narrated by John Challis (car dealer Boycie in Only Fools and Horses)

Rating: 7.5
4:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Hot Hatch Heroes
Season 1 Episode 5/10

The teams scour scrapyards looking for 1980s hatchbacks, which are fast becoming profitable on the spare parts market
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
American Muscle
Season 1 Episode 3/10

The teams use their £1,500 budget to search the scrapyards for high-performance American vehicles, and try to make a profit by selling the parts
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car SOS
Peugeot 205 GTI
Season 6 Episode 7/10

Tim and Fuzz team up with race legend Paddy Hopkirk to fix up their first rally car, aiming to give owner and former amateur driver Jeremy a day to remember

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
One Strange Rock
Genesis
Season 1 Episode 4/10

A closer look at one of the strangest places in the universe - Earth - in this ground-breaking series from Black Swan filmmaker Darren Aronofsky. Hosted by Will Smith

8:00pm
Bloody Tales
Executions
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley challenge knowledge about Europe's bloodiest historical figures, seeking out the continent's grisliest events and revealing the true stories behind infamous tales. They consider Amon Goeth, questioning whether the Nazi commander's hanging was botched in revenge for his crimes against humanity. Also investigated are Viking Ragnar Lodbrok, who was reportedly killed in a pit of snakes, and Scottish warrior William Wallace, who was hung, drawn and quartered in 14th-century London

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
Bloody Tales
Avengers
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley delve into history's greatest acts of revenge, questioning who killed Mussolini and how an attack on Napoleon helped to shape his political career

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Bloody Tales
Tyrants
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate the deeds of history's most infamous tyrants, including Emperor Nero and Vlad the Impaler

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Elizabeth I: The Secret Life
A look at the monarch's life, considering why she failed to provide an heir to the throne. Rumours of illegitimacy and adultery surrounding the Virgin Queen are explored, as well as the possibility that she was actually a man

Rating: 10
12:00am
Elizabeth I's War on Terror
Documentary-drama telling the story of 16th-century spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham, whose ingenuity protected Queen Elizabeth from a group of Catholic extremists who were plotting to kill her and install Mary Queen of Scots on the throne

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
The Truth Behind
King Arthur
Season 1 Episode 2/5

An attempt to unravel the mystery of the legendary King Arthur who, according to medieval histories, led the defence of Britain against invaders in the sixth century
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
2:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Range Rover Evoque
Season 1 Episode 2/10

The team converts a Range Rover into a custom off-roader, then puts it to the ultimate test by driving it through the dunes of the Sahara desert

Rating: 7.3
3:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Porsche Panamera
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Automotive engineers Ralph Hosier and Ranen Rudra modify a Porsche Panamera Hybrid and deliver the ultimate executive supercar

Rating: 7.3
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Mercedes G-Wagen
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Engineers Ralph Hosier and Ranen Rudra modify a car for one of their mentor's clients to make it more secure

Rating: 7.3

Mon 23 Apr

8:00am
Seconds from Disaster
King's Cross Fire
Season 3 Episode 4/19

The 1987 fire at King's Cross tube station, in which 31 people were killed when a match was discarded on a wooden escalator - despite a smoking ban two years previously. Initially small and containable, it became a fatal flashover and ranked as the worst blaze in the history of the London Underground

Rating: 4.2
9:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Nagasaki - The Forgotten Bomb
Season 6 Episode 8/10

An examination of the strategy behind the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan in 1945, an action that led to the country's surrender during the Second World War

Rating: 4.2
10:00am
World War II: The Apocalypse
Retreat and Surrender
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Footage from the end of the Second World War, including the final stages of fighting and America's preparations for dropping the atomic bomb

Rating: 8.7
11:00am
War Heroes of the Skies
Total War
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at the vital role of the Lancaster Bomber during the Second World War and the controversial strategy known as total war which turned cities into targets

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
The Eagle's Nest
Season 3 Episode 1/6

The construction of Hitler's fortified alpine retreat on top of the 6000ft Kehlstein Mountain in Obersalzberg, Bavaria, and how it was defended from Allied bombing

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Propaganda Machine
Season 4 Episode 5/7

Josef Goebbels' propaganda techniques, which proved vital in persuading German citizens to fight to the death in defence of their country, even after defeat was inevitable

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Behind the scenes at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, which is Peru's largest travel hub

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Design
Season 10 Episode 6/13

How Captain Frank Geib saved Northwest Airlines Flight 85 from a disaster in 2002 when the autopilot malfunctioned
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Focus
Season 14 Episode 1/10

Experts investigate a 2007 plane crash in Indonesia in which 21 of the 140 passengers died, and make a startling discovery when they analyse the cockpit voice recorder

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Car SOS
Skyline Sensation
Season 3 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw help Kim, a dyed-in-the-wool petrolhead, who faced extreme difficulties while restoring her dream car - a 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR

Rating: 7.8
6:00pm
Car SOS
Mazda Mx5
Season 4 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a sports car for a former ambulance driver in Plymouth, who was forced to abandon the project for health reasons

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Grand Canyon Disaster
Season 11 Episode 6/13

Experts investigate the 1956 collision of two planes over the Grand Canyon in Arizona, and reveal a problem that threatened the entire aviation industry

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Genius
Genius: Picasso: Chapter One
Season 2 Episode 1/

New series. Biopic of the artist, starring Antonio Banderas. As Picasso tries to warn the world of the dangers of fascism, he reflects on his youthful dreams of artistic success
(New Series)

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
Car SOS
MGA Roadster
Season 6 Episode 1/10

Tim and Fuzz get help from James Nesbitt as they try to fix up a 1959 MGA roadster that has been kept in a damp barn for over 40 years

Rating: 7.8
10:00pm
Genius
Genius: Picasso: Chapter One
Season 2 Episode 1/

New series. Biopic of the artist, starring Antonio Banderas. As Picasso tries to warn the world of the dangers of fascism, he reflects on his youthful dreams of artistic success

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Death of JFK Jr
Season 13 Episode 4/10

Following the tragic event in which John F Kennedy Jr's light aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in July 1999, killing him, his wife Carolyn and his sister-in-law Lauren, experts examine the cause behind the crash

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Breaking the Mould
Season 2 Episode 5/10

The teams bid on a Reliant Robin and an eco-friendly Toyota Prius as they try to make the most money by scrapping the vehicles

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Audi R8 Drifter
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Time is tight and the pressure is on when Dan and Shane are tasked with turning an exclusive and executive Audi R8 into a mean Gymkhana Grid contender

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Seconds from Disaster
King's Cross Fire
Season 3 Episode 4/19

The 1987 fire at King's Cross tube station, in which 31 people were killed when a match was discarded on a wooden escalator - despite a smoking ban two years previously. Initially small and containable, it became a fatal flashover and ranked as the worst blaze in the history of the London Underground

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Nagasaki - The Forgotten Bomb
Season 6 Episode 8/10

An examination of the strategy behind the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan in 1945, an action that led to the country's surrender during the Second World War

Rating: 4.2
4:00am
World War II: The Apocalypse
Retreat and Surrender
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Footage from the end of the Second World War, including the final stages of fighting and America's preparations for dropping the atomic bomb

Rating: 8.7

Tue 24 Apr

8:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Russia Nuclear Sub Nightmare
Season 3 Episode 3/19

Examining the sinking of the Russian Navy's Kursk submarine while on a military exercise in the Barents Sea in August 2000. The programme tries to discover more about the cause of the disaster, which killed 118 people when two explosions sent the vessel to the seabed

Rating: 4.2
9:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Chinook Helicopter Crash
Season 6 Episode 10/10

The events leading up to the 1994 crash of an RAF Chinook helicopter in Scotland, an event that was surrounded in controversy for many years

Rating: 4.2
10:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

11:00am
War Heroes of the Skies
Red Tails
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Documenting the bravery of the first African-American aviators allowed in the US armed forces and how their heroism changed the course of the Second World War

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Killer Subs
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The creation of the most advanced submarine of the Second World War, which had unprecedented speed and firepower. However, only two were completed during the conflict

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Arctic Fortress
Season 4 Episode 4/7

The occupation and fortification of Norway's 1500 mile coastline, which included some of the world's biggest gun batteries and protected the resources to make an atomic bomb

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Behind the scenes at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, which is Peru's largest travel hub

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Stansted Crash
Season 10 Episode 7/13

A reconstruction of Korean Air Cargo Flight 8509's accident in December 1999, when the aircraft crashed into a forest shortly after taking off from Stansted Airport
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Steep Impact
Season 14 Episode 4/10

An investigator tries to prove the cause of a plane crash in 1991 that killed 23 people, including an astronaut, when manufacturers dismiss the official explanation as impossible

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Car SOS
Alfa Romeo Renaissance
Season 3 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw's plans to restore a beloved 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider grind to a halt when its owner is hit by a crippling medical condition

Rating: 7.8
6:00pm
Car SOS
Range Rover Vogue SE
Season 4 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a 1991 Range Rover, which is a sad reminder of happier days for the owner and her family

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
America's Deadliest Crash
Season 11 Episode 7/13

Investigation into the 1979 crash of American Airlines Flight 191, which killed all 271 people on board in one of the United States' deadliest aviation accidents

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
One Strange Rock
Survival
Season 1 Episode 5/10

How the risk of death is necessary for life to thrive, with the threat of extinction creating the opportunities for species to evolve and increase biodiversity

9:00pm
Drain the Ocean: Deep Sea Mysteries
Scientists examine wreckage on the sea bed to reveal the truth about mysterious disasters, including a plane that vanished over the Bermuda Triangle and an unusual battleship

10:00pm
Hubble's Cosmic Journey
Since the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990, it has captured thousands of stunning images of space and revolutionised the way the universe is understood. To mark its 25th anniversary, this documentary tells the story of what has arguably been Nasa's most successful science project ever. Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Concorde - Up in Flames
Season 13 Episode 3/10

Aviation experts try to determine what went wrong when a Concorde exploded into flames moments after leaving Charles de Gaulle International Airport near Paris in July 2000

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
50K Cars
Season 2 Episode 8/10

The teams are challenged to buy and break apart cars worth more than £50,000 as they try to raise the most profit from a Mercedes and a BMW

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Jaguar Dragster
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo customise a drag racing Jaguar inspired by the Spitfire aircraft, but face one of their tightest ever deadlines to complete the job

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Russia Nuclear Sub Nightmare
Season 3 Episode 3/19

Examining the sinking of the Russian Navy's Kursk submarine while on a military exercise in the Barents Sea in August 2000. The programme tries to discover more about the cause of the disaster, which killed 118 people when two explosions sent the vessel to the seabed

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Chinook Helicopter Crash
Season 6 Episode 10/10

The events leading up to the 1994 crash of an RAF Chinook helicopter in Scotland, an event that was surrounded in controversy for many years

Rating: 4.2
4:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

Wed 25 Apr

8:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Space Shuttle Columbia
Season 2 Episode 1/13

The story of space shuttle Columbia - hailed as the most complex craft ever built - which overcame technological challenges to become the first of its kind to fly into outer space in April 1981. The programme recalls its tragic disintegration in February 2003 on its 28th mission upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere after 16 days in space, resulting in the deaths of all seven astronauts on board

Rating: 4.2
9:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Sinking the Coventry
Season 6 Episode 9/10

The story behind the sinking of the HMS Coventry during the Falklands War, when on May 25, 1982, Argentinian jets attacked the vessel causing it to capsize within 20 minutes

Rating: 4.2
10:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

11:00am
War Heroes of the Skies
Vietnam Dogfight
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Documenting the triumphs of triple ace American pilot Colonel Robin Olds who in 1966 created a plan to beat North Vietnam in the air

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Japanese Superfortress
Season 3 Episode 5/6

How Japanese forces created a network of inland defences and tunnels on the island of Okinawa, which was the background for 10 weeks of fighting with US troops

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's War Trains
Season 4 Episode 1/7

The rail network of Nazi Germany, examining Hitler's personal train and how the railways were used as a weapon of war across Europe

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 5/8

A woman is arrested with cocaine taped to her body, and a security team races to the plane she was due to board in case she has an accomplice

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
On Course to Disaster
Season 10 Episode 8/13

The story of the 1978 accident over San Diego, California, in which a PSA flight crashed into a private Cessna, killing all 146 people on board and seven more on the ground
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Carnage In Sao Paulo
Season 14 Episode 7/10

The case of a plane that crashed into a neighbourhood in Sao Paulo. American and Brazilian investigators worked together to find the cause, discovering a nearly impossible failure

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Car SOS
Tim's Golf GTI Obsession
Season 3 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw set about repairing a 1982 VW Golf GTI Mk1 that has been kept in a garage since a road accident in 2001. However, they have different ideas about how the finished car should look when it goes back to its owner

Rating: 7.8
6:00pm
Car SOS
BMW 2002 Turbo
Season 4 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a BMW 2002 Turbo for a man who has owned it for 30 years, but has been unable to maintain it due to ill health

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Fixation
Season 11 Episode 8/13

Experts investigate the crash of United Airlines Flight 173 in Oregon, in which 10 people died after four of its engines failed

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 8/8

Agents face a dilemma when a woman travelling with her child is suspected of drug smuggling, and a new way of hiding cocaine in food packaging is discovered. Last in the series

Rating: 10
9:00pm
Airport Security: Colombia
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Bottles of hair product are found to contain diluted cocaine, while two passengers claiming to be a couple on holiday are found to have drugs concealed in their digestive tracts

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
Border Wars
Cars, Cash and Stash
Criminals transport drugs, guns and contraband from Texas to the California coast, using every possible hiding place on their cars to conceal their cargo

Rating: 6.8
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Inner City Carnage
Season 13 Episode 8/10

An accident from November 2008, when an official Mexican Interior Ministry Learjet 45 crashed in rush-hour traffic in central Mexico City. All eight on board, including Mexican secretary of the interior Juan Camilo Mourino, were killed, along with eight people on the ground

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Take Me Home
Season 2 Episode 3/10

The team comes across more unusual vehicles to break into bits and sees who can make the most profit from selling the parts

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
McLaren P1 Hyperbike
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Dan Baruffo and Shane Lynch are challenged to build a motorcycle that can keep up with one of the world's fastest cars, despite having little experience with bikes

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Space Shuttle Columbia
Season 2 Episode 1/13

The story of space shuttle Columbia - hailed as the most complex craft ever built - which overcame technological challenges to become the first of its kind to fly into outer space in April 1981. The programme recalls its tragic disintegration in February 2003 on its 28th mission upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere after 16 days in space, resulting in the deaths of all seven astronauts on board

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Sinking the Coventry
Season 6 Episode 9/10

The story behind the sinking of the HMS Coventry during the Falklands War, when on May 25, 1982, Argentinian jets attacked the vessel causing it to capsize within 20 minutes

Rating: 4.2
4:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

Thu 26 Apr

8:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Alpine Tsunami
Season 2 Episode 2/13

An investigation into an Alpine avalanche in 1999, which resulted in the village of Galtur in the Paznaun valley being buried under 170,000 tonnes of snow, despite the fact the popular ski resort had previously been designated a `safe zone'

Rating: 4.2
9:00am
Seconds from Disaster
New York Air Crash
Season 3 Episode 9/19

The story of the American Airlines Airbus that crashed in the neighbourhood of Rockaway in Queens, New York, in November 2001. The plane, carrying 260 passengers and crew members, was thought to have suffered engine failure, but three years later an al-Qaeda activist claimed responsibility

Rating: 4.2
10:00am
Inside World War II
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Survivors reflect on their experiences of the Second World War, telling their tales of endurance, heroism and courage in the face of adversity

Rating: 5
11:00am
War Heroes of the Skies
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The story portraying the determination of Polish immigrant Francis Gabreski whose desire to wreak revenge for his family's losses made him one of the best Second World War pilots

Rating: 9
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Pacific Megaships
Season 3 Episode 6/6

How the Japanese navy built the world's largest battleship, and how the changing course of the war led to it being redesigned to face new challenges from Allied aircraft

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Railways of Death
Season 4 Episode 2/7

How the Nazis' extensive rail network was put to its most dreadful purpose - transporting prisoners to the concentration camps for execution in vast numbers

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Cocaine is hidden in a shipment of toys, and a woman who has already been inspected twice with no results is flagged up a third time, leaving police officers with a hard choice

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Desert Inferno
Season 10 Episode 9/13

Exploring why a Nigeria Airways flight crashed at Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz International Airport in July 1991, killing 261 passengers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
28 Seconds to Survive
Season 11 Episode 12/13

Investigators struggle to gain access to the remote site where a Santa Barbara Airlines flight crashed in 2008

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Car SOS
Lancia Reborn
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Tim and Fuzz come to the aid of a former builder who has been working on restoring a rare 1967 Lancia Flavia Coupe, but has been prevented from finishing the job by health problems

Rating: 7.8
6:00pm
Car SOS
Vauxhall Astra GTE
Season 4 Episode 8/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a Welsh motoring enthusiast's beloved Vauxhall Astra back to its former glory

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Russia's Ice Hockey Disaster
Season 11 Episode 9/13

Documentary investigating the 2011 accident that killed a top-flight Russian ice hockey team. Experts try to determine what caused the fatal crash

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Car SOS
Subaru Impreza
Season 6 Episode 8/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a Japanese rally car belonging to a man unable to work on it due to a degenerative back condition

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Smoke on the Water
Season 7 Episode 5/

Paul Herbert, captain of the leading boat, decides to take pity on a struggling rival - but his gesture of kindness could backfire on him

Rating: 7.2
10:00pm
Science of Stupid
Extreme Sports
As adrenaline junkies look to defy logic with daredevil stunts, Dallas Campbell reveals why their audacious attempts were destined to go so incredibly wrong

Rating: 6.5
10:30pm
Science of Stupid
Season 5 Episode 3/17

Dallas Campbell reveals the pitfalls of taking an inflatable down a waterslide and discovers working out with a punch bag can have humiliating consequences

Rating: 6.5
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
3rd Time Unlucky
Season 13 Episode 6/10

The 2011 disaster that saw Manx2 Flight 7100 cleared for landing at Cork Airport, only to go into a severe roll and crash into the runway, leaving six passengers and crew dead

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Super Car Scrappers
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Scrap metal challenge in which two teams go head to head to secure bargain cars, which they must strip down and sell on as parts for the highest sum of cash possible. The teams set out on one of their most expensive competitions, armed with £10,000 in search of true thoroughbreds of the car world. Narrated by John Challis

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Lamborghini Transporter
Season 2 Episode 8/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo are challenged to create a luxury transporter capable of carrying supercars across any terrain

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Alpine Tsunami
Season 2 Episode 2/13

An investigation into an Alpine avalanche in 1999, which resulted in the village of Galtur in the Paznaun valley being buried under 170,000 tonnes of snow, despite the fact the popular ski resort had previously been designated a `safe zone'

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Seconds from Disaster
New York Air Crash
Season 3 Episode 9/19

The story of the American Airlines Airbus that crashed in the neighbourhood of Rockaway in Queens, New York, in November 2001. The plane, carrying 260 passengers and crew members, was thought to have suffered engine failure, but three years later an al-Qaeda activist claimed responsibility

Rating: 4.2
4:00am
Inside World War II
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Survivors reflect on their experiences of the Second World War, telling their tales of endurance, heroism and courage in the face of adversity

Rating: 5