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Sun 22 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The broadcaster follows in the footsteps of 19th-century artist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. In the first episode, Martha gives an introduction to Du Noyer's work, and travels to the Bog of Allen, which lies between the Liffey and Shannon, and the Old Head of Kinsale in Co Cork

8:35am
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. Martha travels north, taking in the extraordinary beauty of Dunluce Castle, and onwards to Mussenden Temple, pondering its unusual location. She also marvels at how Belfast was shaped by the Victorians, visits Kearney Point on the Ards Peninsula and journeys south to Dunmoe, which overlooks the site of the Battle of the Boyne

9:10am
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, examining places of power as seen through his eyes. She traces the movement of power from Newgrange, Co Meath, through the Rock of Cashel, sees Waterford Charter Roll and ends up at Castletown House in Co Kildare

9:50am
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The broadcaster concludes her journey retracing the steps of 19th-century geologist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha explores places of great spirituality, starting with the Blasket Islands off the coast of Kerry, then on to the Dingle Peninsula, where Du Noyer discovered stone beehive huts called clochans. Finally, she heads north to the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands - White Island, Boa Island and Station Island

10:25am
Ultimate Restorations
The Sierra 3 Locomotive
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary chronicling the rescue and restoration of important pieces of machinery, beginning with an 1891 steam locomotive that appeared in the film High Noon and the TV series Rawhide

Rating: 9
11:35am
Ultimate Restorations
The Lysander
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The programme follows the restoration of a Westland Lysander reconnaissance plane, an aircraft that played a major role for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War

Rating: 9
12:45pm
Ultimate Restorations
The Schooner Coronet
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Bob McNeil follows the restoration of a 132ft racing schooner, which was built in 1885 and designed to enable those aboard to cross the Atlantic in style

Rating: 9
1:55pm
Life's Rocky Start
Geophysicist Robert Hazen outlines his theory that rocks played a crucial role in the emergence of life, and this process was intricately bound up with the evolution of minerals

3:05pm
Secrets Beneath the Ice
Scientists assess the chances of a significant portion of Antarctica's ice melting, and reveal how such an occurrence would have devastating implications for coastal cities

Rating: 8
4:15pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The broadcaster follows in the footsteps of 19th-century artist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. In the first episode, Martha gives an introduction to Du Noyer's work, and travels to the Bog of Allen, which lies between the Liffey and Shannon, and the Old Head of Kinsale in Co Cork

4:50pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. Martha travels north, taking in the extraordinary beauty of Dunluce Castle, and onwards to Mussenden Temple, pondering its unusual location. She also marvels at how Belfast was shaped by the Victorians, visits Kearney Point on the Ards Peninsula and journeys south to Dunmoe, which overlooks the site of the Battle of the Boyne

5:30pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, examining places of power as seen through his eyes. She traces the movement of power from Newgrange, Co Meath, through the Rock of Cashel, sees Waterford Charter Roll and ends up at Castletown House in Co Kildare

6:05pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The broadcaster concludes her journey retracing the steps of 19th-century geologist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha explores places of great spirituality, starting with the Blasket Islands off the coast of Kerry, then on to the Dingle Peninsula, where Du Noyer discovered stone beehive huts called clochans. Finally, she heads north to the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands - White Island, Boa Island and Station Island

6:35pm
Ultimate Restorations
The Sierra 3 Locomotive
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary chronicling the rescue and restoration of important pieces of machinery, beginning with an 1891 steam locomotive that appeared in the film High Noon and the TV series Rawhide

Rating: 9
7:50pm
Ultimate Restorations
The Lysander
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The programme follows the restoration of a Westland Lysander reconnaissance plane, an aircraft that played a major role for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War

Rating: 9
9:05pm
Ultimate Restorations
The Schooner Coronet
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Bob McNeil follows the restoration of a 132ft racing schooner, which was built in 1885 and designed to enable those aboard to cross the Atlantic in style

Rating: 9
10:15pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The broadcaster follows in the footsteps of 19th-century artist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. In the first episode, Martha gives an introduction to Du Noyer's work, and travels to the Bog of Allen, which lies between the Liffey and Shannon, and the Old Head of Kinsale in Co Cork

10:50pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, who spent 35 years charting the landscape, people and buildings of Ireland. Martha travels north, taking in the extraordinary beauty of Dunluce Castle, and onwards to Mussenden Temple, pondering its unusual location. She also marvels at how Belfast was shaped by the Victorians, visits Kearney Point on the Ards Peninsula and journeys south to Dunmoe, which overlooks the site of the Battle of the Boyne

11:30pm
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The broadcaster continues to trace the footsteps of 19th-century artist and geologist George Victor Du Noyer, examining places of power as seen through his eyes. She traces the movement of power from Newgrange, Co Meath, through the Rock of Cashel, sees Waterford Charter Roll and ends up at Castletown House in Co Kildare

12:10am
Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The broadcaster concludes her journey retracing the steps of 19th-century geologist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha explores places of great spirituality, starting with the Blasket Islands off the coast of Kerry, then on to the Dingle Peninsula, where Du Noyer discovered stone beehive huts called clochans. Finally, she heads north to the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands - White Island, Boa Island and Station Island

12:50am
Life's Rocky Start
Geophysicist Robert Hazen outlines his theory that rocks played a crucial role in the emergence of life, and this process was intricately bound up with the evolution of minerals

2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Mon 23 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
Roman Britain from the Air
The Romans were the first to invade and occupy Britain and their architecture and way of life have left a legacy that has lasted 1,600 years. Christine Bleakley takes to a helicopter to view remains that are best seen from the air, while historian Michael Scott is on the ground to explore further what each sky-high vantage point reveals. Their journey takes them from London, across to Wales and north to Hadrian's Wall, visiting fascinating sites that include the best-preserved Roman legionary barracks anywhere in Europe, the 6,000-seat amphitheatre at Caerleon and town walls that stretch for more than a mile

9:05am
Ultimate Restorations
The Schooner Coronet
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Bob McNeil follows the restoration of a 132ft racing schooner, which was built in 1885 and designed to enable those aboard to cross the Atlantic in style

Rating: 9
10:15am
The Civil War
Most Hallowed Ground
Season 1 Episode 7/9

The summer of 1864, which proved to be the Union Army's darkest hour. As Sherman's supply lines were severed in the South, public opinion turned against the conflict. However, victories at Mobile Bay, Atlanta, and the Shenandoah Valley tilted the election to Lincoln and the Confederacy's last hope for independence died

Rating: 5.1
11:45am
Secrets Beneath the Ice
Scientists assess the chances of a significant portion of Antarctica's ice melting, and reveal how such an occurrence would have devastating implications for coastal cities

Rating: 8
12:50pm
Roman Britain from the Air
The Romans were the first to invade and occupy Britain and their architecture and way of life have left a legacy that has lasted 1,600 years. Christine Bleakley takes to a helicopter to view remains that are best seen from the air, while historian Michael Scott is on the ground to explore further what each sky-high vantage point reveals. Their journey takes them from London, across to Wales and north to Hadrian's Wall, visiting fascinating sites that include the best-preserved Roman legionary barracks anywhere in Europe, the 6,000-seat amphitheatre at Caerleon and town walls that stretch for more than a mile

1:50pm
The Civil War
Most Hallowed Ground
Season 1 Episode 7/9

The summer of 1864, which proved to be the Union Army's darkest hour. As Sherman's supply lines were severed in the South, public opinion turned against the conflict. However, victories at Mobile Bay, Atlanta, and the Shenandoah Valley tilted the election to Lincoln and the Confederacy's last hope for independence died

Rating: 5.1
3:25pm
Storyville
Last Days in Vietnam
Oscar-nominated documentary about the final weeks of the Vietnam War, when the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempted to escape. Including recollections of people who were there at the time

Rating: 7.6
5:25pm
Secrets Beneath the Ice
Scientists assess the chances of a significant portion of Antarctica's ice melting, and reveal how such an occurrence would have devastating implications for coastal cities

Rating: 8
6:40pm
Roman Britain from the Air
The Romans were the first to invade and occupy Britain and their architecture and way of life have left a legacy that has lasted 1,600 years. Christine Bleakley takes to a helicopter to view remains that are best seen from the air, while historian Michael Scott is on the ground to explore further what each sky-high vantage point reveals. Their journey takes them from London, across to Wales and north to Hadrian's Wall, visiting fascinating sites that include the best-preserved Roman legionary barracks anywhere in Europe, the 6,000-seat amphitheatre at Caerleon and town walls that stretch for more than a mile

7:50pm
Why Trains Crash
Documentary investigating recent rail disasters from derailments to head-on collisions, and looking at advances in train technology that could help prevent such incidents

9:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Mass Graves (June - August 1941)
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

10:05pm
The Desert Generals
Tobruk - Triumph and Disaster
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Tim Collins re-investigates Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War, and the controversial battle tactics needed to take on Germany's panzers in total war and prevent Hitler from gaining Egypt, Iraq and the oilfields. He begins by reflecting on the siege of Tobruk, when Rommel struck a blow against Allied forces

11:10pm
Why Trains Crash
Documentary investigating recent rail disasters from derailments to head-on collisions, and looking at advances in train technology that could help prevent such incidents

12:20am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Mass Graves (June - August 1941)
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

1:30am
Space Mistakes: How Nasa Failures Furthered Exploration
Columbia
Season 1 Episode 6/6

A look at events surrounding the space shuttle Columbia disaster, revealing why the loss of a small piece of foam led to a tragic loss of life

Rating: 10
2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Tue 24 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
The Desert Generals
Tobruk - Triumph and Disaster
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Tim Collins re-investigates Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War, and the controversial battle tactics needed to take on Germany's panzers in total war and prevent Hitler from gaining Egypt, Iraq and the oilfields. He begins by reflecting on the siege of Tobruk, when Rommel struck a blow against Allied forces

9:05am
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
By the Rivers of Babylon
Season 1 Episode 1/4

An examination of the story of the Jews, beginning with creation of the world's first monotheistic religion and the influence of the Israelites and the Jewish faith on human history. Narrated by Keith David, F Murray Abraham, Rene Auberjonois, Jeremy Irons and Derek Jacobi

10:15am
Queen Victoria's Empire
Engines of Change
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The Industrial Revolution's role in the British Empire's massive growth and the young queen's struggle to win the affection of her people. Her efforts were hindered by an unpopular marriage to a hard-up German who nevertheless proved his worth by embracing the technological age, free trade and world peace. Narrated by Donald Sutherland

11:25am
The Desert Generals
Tobruk - Triumph and Disaster
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Tim Collins re-investigates Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War, and the controversial battle tactics needed to take on Germany's panzers in total war and prevent Hitler from gaining Egypt, Iraq and the oilfields. He begins by reflecting on the siege of Tobruk, when Rommel struck a blow against Allied forces

12:35pm
Why Trains Crash
Documentary investigating recent rail disasters from derailments to head-on collisions, and looking at advances in train technology that could help prevent such incidents

1:40pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
By the Rivers of Babylon
Season 1 Episode 1/4

An examination of the story of the Jews, beginning with creation of the world's first monotheistic religion and the influence of the Israelites and the Jewish faith on human history. Narrated by Keith David, F Murray Abraham, Rene Auberjonois, Jeremy Irons and Derek Jacobi

2:55pm
Queen Victoria's Empire
Engines of Change
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The Industrial Revolution's role in the British Empire's massive growth and the young queen's struggle to win the affection of her people. Her efforts were hindered by an unpopular marriage to a hard-up German who nevertheless proved his worth by embracing the technological age, free trade and world peace. Narrated by Donald Sutherland

4:05pm
The Desert Generals
Tobruk - Triumph and Disaster
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Tim Collins re-investigates Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War, and the controversial battle tactics needed to take on Germany's panzers in total war and prevent Hitler from gaining Egypt, Iraq and the oilfields. He begins by reflecting on the siege of Tobruk, when Rommel struck a blow against Allied forces

5:15pm
Why Trains Crash
Documentary investigating recent rail disasters from derailments to head-on collisions, and looking at advances in train technology that could help prevent such incidents

6:35pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
By the Rivers of Babylon
Season 1 Episode 1/4

An examination of the story of the Jews, beginning with creation of the world's first monotheistic religion and the influence of the Israelites and the Jewish faith on human history. Narrated by Keith David, F Murray Abraham, Rene Auberjonois, Jeremy Irons and Derek Jacobi

7:50pm
The Race Underground
Documentary about the rivalry between Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York as they raced to building America's first underground railway

9:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Judenfrei (September - December 1941)
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

10:05pm
The Desert Generals
Victory and Controversy at El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Tim Collins concludes his examination of Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War by exploring the Battle of El Alamein, which marked the turning point in Nazi Germany's Egyptian expansion and stopped Hitler's African ambitions in their tracks

11:10pm
The Race Underground
Documentary about the rivalry between Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York as they raced to building America's first underground railway

12:20am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Judenfrei (September - December 1941)
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

1:30am
Space Mistakes: How Nasa Failures Furthered Exploration
Rocket Rage
Season 1 Episode 5/6

A mistake made in space leaves the solid rocket boosters on a spacecraft hanging by a thread - and places the unsuspecting public within range of the most explosive fuel on Earth

Rating: 10
2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Wed 25 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
The Desert Generals
Victory and Controversy at El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Tim Collins concludes his examination of Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War by exploring the Battle of El Alamein, which marked the turning point in Nazi Germany's Egyptian expansion and stopped Hitler's African ambitions in their tracks

9:05am
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Book and the Sword
Season 1 Episode 2/4

How the study of the Bible became an essential part of Jewish life. Plus, the Maccabees' success in driving out the Greeks and establishing what would prove to be the last independent Jewish kingdom in 160 BC

10:15am
Queen Victoria's Empire
Passage to India
Season 1 Episode 2/4

How the East India Company established a short-cut to India via the Suez Canal, thus avoiding the perilous passage around South Africa and allowing wives and sweethearts to undertake the journey in a bid to rescue their menfolk from lonely, celibate colonial service. A new breed of militant Christian missionary took advantage of the route and soon provoked the vengeful horrors of the Indian Mutiny

11:25am
The Desert Generals
Victory and Controversy at El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Tim Collins concludes his examination of Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War by exploring the Battle of El Alamein, which marked the turning point in Nazi Germany's Egyptian expansion and stopped Hitler's African ambitions in their tracks

12:35pm
The Race Underground
Documentary about the rivalry between Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York as they raced to building America's first underground railway

1:45pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Book and the Sword
Season 1 Episode 2/4

How the study of the Bible became an essential part of Jewish life. Plus, the Maccabees' success in driving out the Greeks and establishing what would prove to be the last independent Jewish kingdom in 160 BC

2:55pm
Queen Victoria's Empire
Passage to India
Season 1 Episode 2/4

How the East India Company established a short-cut to India via the Suez Canal, thus avoiding the perilous passage around South Africa and allowing wives and sweethearts to undertake the journey in a bid to rescue their menfolk from lonely, celibate colonial service. A new breed of militant Christian missionary took advantage of the route and soon provoked the vengeful horrors of the Indian Mutiny

4:15pm
The Desert Generals
Victory and Controversy at El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Tim Collins concludes his examination of Britain's critical desert campaign during the Second World War by exploring the Battle of El Alamein, which marked the turning point in Nazi Germany's Egyptian expansion and stopped Hitler's African ambitions in their tracks

5:20pm
The Race Underground
Documentary about the rivalry between Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York as they raced to building America's first underground railway

6:35pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Book and the Sword
Season 1 Episode 2/4

How the study of the Bible became an essential part of Jewish life. Plus, the Maccabees' success in driving out the Greeks and establishing what would prove to be the last independent Jewish kingdom in 160 BC

7:50pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

9:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Funeral Pyres (1942 - 1943)
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

10:00pm
FBI Takedowns
Terrorist in Texas
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Agents from the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas, Texas, go undercover as members of Al-Qaeda to stop a terrorist from killing thousands of Americans

11:15pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

12:35am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Funeral Pyres (1942 - 1943)
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

1:35am
Space Mistakes: How Nasa Failures Furthered Exploration
The End of Genesis
Season 1 Episode 4/6

A spacecraft free-falls from orbit, smashing into the ground when its parachute fails to deploy, and technicians hope something can be salvaged from the multi-million dollar wreck

Rating: 10
2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Thu 26 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
FBI Takedowns
Terrorist in Texas
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Agents from the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas, Texas, go undercover as members of Al-Qaeda to stop a terrorist from killing thousands of Americans

9:10am
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The End of Days
Season 1 Episode 3/4

When General Pompeii led his Roman legions into the land of Judea in 63 BC, it saw the beginning of a clash of cultures between Rome and the Jews that would grow into one of the most brutal conflicts in history. It also pit Jew against Jew, as the different factions of Judaism argued over the interpretation of the true will of God as revealed in the Bible. Narrated by Keith David

10:25am
Queen Victoria's Empire
The Moral Crusade
Season 1 Episode 3/4

How the queen went into deep mourning after Prince Albert's death, while Disraeli and Gladstone struggled for power to dictate the course of foreign policy throughout an expanding empire. David Livingstone took Christianity into Africa, seeking to impose British values on the colonies in the belief they were God-given virtues, while efforts to protect the Suez Canal short cut to India eventually drew Britain into a bloody entanglement with Russia

11:35am
FBI Takedowns
Terrorist in Texas
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Agents from the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas, Texas, go undercover as members of Al-Qaeda to stop a terrorist from killing thousands of Americans

12:40pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

1:50pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The End of Days
Season 1 Episode 3/4

When General Pompeii led his Roman legions into the land of Judea in 63 BC, it saw the beginning of a clash of cultures between Rome and the Jews that would grow into one of the most brutal conflicts in history. It also pit Jew against Jew, as the different factions of Judaism argued over the interpretation of the true will of God as revealed in the Bible. Narrated by Keith David

3:05pm
Queen Victoria's Empire
The Moral Crusade
Season 1 Episode 3/4

How the queen went into deep mourning after Prince Albert's death, while Disraeli and Gladstone struggled for power to dictate the course of foreign policy throughout an expanding empire. David Livingstone took Christianity into Africa, seeking to impose British values on the colonies in the belief they were God-given virtues, while efforts to protect the Suez Canal short cut to India eventually drew Britain into a bloody entanglement with Russia

4:15pm
FBI Takedowns
Terrorist in Texas
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Agents from the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force in Dallas, Texas, go undercover as members of Al-Qaeda to stop a terrorist from killing thousands of Americans

5:25pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

6:35pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The End of Days
Season 1 Episode 3/4

When General Pompeii led his Roman legions into the land of Judea in 63 BC, it saw the beginning of a clash of cultures between Rome and the Jews that would grow into one of the most brutal conflicts in history. It also pit Jew against Jew, as the different factions of Judaism argued over the interpretation of the true will of God as revealed in the Bible. Narrated by Keith David

7:50pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

9:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Time of Reckoning (1943-1947)
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The four-part documentary telling the story of Himmler's infamous Einsatzgruppen paramilitary units concludes

10:05pm
Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
Documentary following Israel `'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours, reliving the Holocaust. In Nazi-occupied Poland, Arbeiter resided in the Jewish ghetto of Starachowice. After being separated from his family, he endured life as a slave labourer in a German armaments factory, and was later held in numerous concentration camps throughout Europe, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau

11:15pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

12:25am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Time of Reckoning (1943-1947)
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The four-part documentary telling the story of Himmler's infamous Einsatzgruppen paramilitary units concludes

1:30am
Space Mistakes: How Nasa Failures Furthered Exploration
Diffusion Confusion
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A look at a discovery that led Nasa to cancel the launch of a new space shuttle, which meant that supplies on the International Space Station began to run low

Rating: 10
2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Fri 27 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
Documentary following Israel `'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours, reliving the Holocaust. In Nazi-occupied Poland, Arbeiter resided in the Jewish ghetto of Starachowice. After being separated from his family, he endured life as a slave labourer in a German armaments factory, and was later held in numerous concentration camps throughout Europe, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau

9:15am
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Gifts of the Jews
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Following the destruction of the Temple, the Romans killed nearly 600,000 Jews and changed name of the region from Judea to Palestine. They also banned Jews from Jerusalem, forcing many to flee to distant lands. Christianity, a breakaway form of Judaism, subsequently developed. Narrated by Keith David

10:25am
Queen Victoria's Empire
The Scramble for Africa
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The last years of Queen Victoria's reign when British imperial strength seemed assured following military victories in China and the Sudan. However, the emergence of a more gung-ho approach to war following the downfall of cautious prime minister Gladstone proved costly. One of the key figures to profit from such an opportunist climate, Cecil Rhodes, wanted more influence in southern Africa, and his attack on Dutch settlers led to the Boer War - the beginning of the end as far as the mighty British Empire was concerned

11:35am
Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
Documentary following Israel `'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours, reliving the Holocaust. In Nazi-occupied Poland, Arbeiter resided in the Jewish ghetto of Starachowice. After being separated from his family, he endured life as a slave labourer in a German armaments factory, and was later held in numerous concentration camps throughout Europe, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau

12:45pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

1:55pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Gifts of the Jews
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Following the destruction of the Temple, the Romans killed nearly 600,000 Jews and changed name of the region from Judea to Palestine. They also banned Jews from Jerusalem, forcing many to flee to distant lands. Christianity, a breakaway form of Judaism, subsequently developed. Narrated by Keith David

3:10pm
Queen Victoria's Empire
The Scramble for Africa
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The last years of Queen Victoria's reign when British imperial strength seemed assured following military victories in China and the Sudan. However, the emergence of a more gung-ho approach to war following the downfall of cautious prime minister Gladstone proved costly. One of the key figures to profit from such an opportunist climate, Cecil Rhodes, wanted more influence in southern Africa, and his attack on Dutch settlers led to the Boer War - the beginning of the end as far as the mighty British Empire was concerned

4:20pm
Holocaust Survivor: A Promise to My Father
Documentary following Israel `'Izzy' Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours, reliving the Holocaust. In Nazi-occupied Poland, Arbeiter resided in the Jewish ghetto of Starachowice. After being separated from his family, he endured life as a slave labourer in a German armaments factory, and was later held in numerous concentration camps throughout Europe, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau

5:30pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

6:35pm
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
The Gifts of the Jews
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Following the destruction of the Temple, the Romans killed nearly 600,000 Jews and changed name of the region from Judea to Palestine. They also banned Jews from Jerusalem, forcing many to flee to distant lands. Christianity, a breakaway form of Judaism, subsequently developed. Narrated by Keith David

7:50pm
Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
The Second World War operation, in which civilian pilots from the Montreal-based Ferry Command delivered thousands of American-built bombers to aid Britain's cause. With few navigational aids, the crews flew experimental, trans-Atlantic routes in short-range bomber aircrafts into fierce winds, intense storms and dense fog. Featuring first-hand accounts from the veterans involved, interviewed at their 60th anniversary reunion

9:00pm
The Civil War
War Is All Hell
Season 1 Episode 8/9

The period following Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration in March 1865, when Petersburg and Richmond fall to General Ulysses S Grant's army. Plus, the surrender of General Robert Lee to Grant at Appomattox Court House

Rating: 5.1
10:35pm
Siege of Masada
Re-examining events from nearly 2,000 years ago in which 960 Jewish rebels allegedly killed themselves and their families rather than surrender to the Romans

11:40pm
Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the RAF Ferry Command
The Second World War operation, in which civilian pilots from the Montreal-based Ferry Command delivered thousands of American-built bombers to aid Britain's cause. With few navigational aids, the crews flew experimental, trans-Atlantic routes in short-range bomber aircrafts into fierce winds, intense storms and dense fog. Featuring first-hand accounts from the veterans involved, interviewed at their 60th anniversary reunion

1:00am
Lost Nuke
How investigators tried to locate a nuclear bomb with a 13lb plutonium core that was stowed on board US Air Force bomber 075 and went missing when the aircraft burst into flames off the coast of Canada in February 1950

2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Sat 28 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1
8:00am
Walks Around Britain
Season 3 Episode 2/7

Andrew White walks through Silverdale Glen on the Isle of Man and takes a winter trek around Elter Water in the Lake District

Rating: 9
8:30am
The Sinking of the Royal Oak
The story of how the warship HMS Royal Oak was sunk by a single submarine in October 1939, an event that dispelled British complacency about the impregnability of the fleet stationed in Orkney and made the German navy into heroes in their homeland

Rating: 7.7
9:30am
Sinking of an Aircraft Carrier
The processes and planning involved in the scuttling of the US Navy's Oriskany aircraft carrier to create an artificial reef off the coast of Florida

Rating: 7
10:35am
Sinking a Destroyer
The American and Canadian navies and air forces use their combined firepower and skill to sink the 425ft-long warship HMCS Huron as part of a training exercise

11:40am
The Sinking of the Royal Oak
The story of how the warship HMS Royal Oak was sunk by a single submarine in October 1939, an event that dispelled British complacency about the impregnability of the fleet stationed in Orkney and made the German navy into heroes in their homeland

Rating: 7.7
12:45pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

1:55pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

3:00pm
Sinking of an Aircraft Carrier
The processes and planning involved in the scuttling of the US Navy's Oriskany aircraft carrier to create an artificial reef off the coast of Florida

Rating: 7
4:05pm
Sinking a Destroyer
The American and Canadian navies and air forces use their combined firepower and skill to sink the 425ft-long warship HMCS Huron as part of a training exercise

5:20pm
The Sinking of the Royal Oak
The story of how the warship HMS Royal Oak was sunk by a single submarine in October 1939, an event that dispelled British complacency about the impregnability of the fleet stationed in Orkney and made the German navy into heroes in their homeland

Rating: 7.7
6:30pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In January 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 sank in the Central North Pacific losing all 98 hands and taking its cache of nuclear armaments to the ocean floor. In 1974, at huge financial cost, American intelligence launched Project Azorian aiming to raise the craft in the hope of gaining an incalculable intelligence coup. This documentary reviews the initiative's apparent benefits, and engineers involved tell their stories

7:40pm
Azorian: Raising of K-129
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The American engineers involved in the claiming of the sunken ballistic missile submarine K-129 tell their stories. The craft, which sank in January 1968, could not be retrieved by the Soviets as they didn't possess the necessary equipment to precisely locate it. However, the Americans were at their advantage and in 1974 launched Project Azorian in the hope of raising the craft and discovering some of its military secrets

9:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Mass Graves (June - August 1941)
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

10:00pm
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Judenfrei (September - December 1941)
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

11:00pm
The Sinking of the Royal Oak
The story of how the warship HMS Royal Oak was sunk by a single submarine in October 1939, an event that dispelled British complacency about the impregnability of the fleet stationed in Orkney and made the German navy into heroes in their homeland

Rating: 7.7
12:00am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Mass Graves (June - August 1941)
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

12:55am
Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads
Judenfrei (September - December 1941)
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Documentary telling the story of the infamous Einsatzgruppen, the German paramilitary units responsible for pursuing the genocidal Nazi agenda across Europe

1:00am
(GMT) Sinking a Destroyer
The American and Canadian navies and air forces use their combined firepower and skill to sink the 425ft-long warship HMCS Huron as part of a training exercise

2:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1