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Sun 30 Apr

6:00am
Film The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
A foppish English dandy leads a double life as the elusive hero, rescuing aristocrats from the guillotine during the French revolution. Even his unsuspecting half-French wife is unaware of his secret, but gets drawn into his adventures when her brother is threatened with execution. Period adventure, starring Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey and Nigel Bruce
(Black & White)

Rating: 6.9
8:00am
Film The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)
The mysterious hero fights to save his wife and other assorted French aristocrats from the guillotine in Revolutionary Paris. Swashbuckling period adventure, starring Barry K Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott and James Mason
(Black & White)

9:55am
Film Twenty-One Days (1937)
A barrister's brother accidentally kills a man and lets an elderly eccentric take the blame. Thriller based on a play by John Galsworthy, starring Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh and Leslie Banks
(Black & White)

11:30am
David Attenborough's Richmond Park
Documentary starring national treasure David Attenborough

12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
BFI London
BFI London: London Can Take It!
Short documentary made in 1940, celebrating the courage of Londoners living through the Blitz

1:15pm
Film Band Waggon (1940)
Two aspiring comedians decide to leave the BBC and start broadcasting pirate TV programmes from an old Scottish castle, unaware it is already being used by German spies. Comedy based on the popular radio series of the same name, starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch and Jack Hylton
(Black & White)

3:00pm
Film The Chain (1984)
A philosophically minded removal man and his team of colleagues helps seven people move into the houses each in turn has vacated - but finds that all their prospective clients are facing crises in their lives. Ensemble comedy drama themed around the seven deadly sins, starring Warren Mitchell, Bernard Hill, Nigel Hawthorne, Leo McKern and Billie Whitelaw
(Subtitles)

5:00pm
The Secret History of Our Streets
Arnold Circus
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The story of Arnold Circus, east London, the centrepiece of a Victorian social experiment that changed Britain. A ring-shaped street lined with blocks of flats, this was the country's first council estate, which opened in 1896. The planning of the development - from its lack of pubs to the pattern of its brickwork - was calculated to convey an air of respectability, as previously the land had been a crime-ridden slum. Residents past and present, including Minnie Finkelstein, Joan Rose and Aubrey Goldsmith, discuss its fortunes over the years

Rating: 7.6
6:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
7:00pm
Born to Be Different
Season 5 Episode 2/

Concluding part of two documentaries detailing the difficulties of raising a disabled child, following a group of youngsters from birth. Seven-year-old Zoe, born with inward growing hands and feet, and Emily, whose case of spina bifida causes her to wear nappies to school, talk about their experiences

Rating: 7.2
8:00pm
Film The Saint: The Fiction Makers (1968)
Roger Moore stars in this adventure as international thief Simon Templar, who is hired by a book publisher to protect one of his most valuable and reclusive female writers. However, the charming rogue's new assignment leads to him and his charge being kidnapped by an evil organisation who have modelled themselves on characters from a novel, and want the plot of their next heist to be written. Sylvia Syms and Justine Lord also star

Rating: 7.8
10:00pm
Film The Football Factory (2004)
Hard-drinking Tommy Johnson uses his love of football as an excuse for indulging in regular bouts of violence. However, the simmering conflict between fans of rival teams soon spirals out of control when Tommy is accused of raping the sister of a fellow hooligan. Drama based on John King's novel, starring Danny Dyer, Frank Harper and Neil Maskell

Rating: 4.5
11:55pm
Film B Monkey (1998)
A sultry thief falls for a strait-laced teacher who's shocked by her illicit profession and prevails upon her to abandon her life of crime. She eventually gives in and agrees to go straight - but not before carrying out one last daring robbery. Thriller, starring Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett and Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Rating: 6
1:55am
PhoneShop
Lance Got Game
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Times are hard for the staff, with star salesman Little Gary Patel behind bars and austerity measures causing potential customers to rethink their financial priorities. However, the ever-resourceful Ashley and Jerwayne believe they have come up with the perfect money-making scheme. Meanwhile, Shelley goes on the warpath and Janine socialises with the cream of Croydon. The second series of the comedy following the lives of salespeople at a high-street mobile-phone retailer, starring Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince, Martin Trenaman and Emma Fryer

Rating: 7.8
2:30am
PhoneShop
It's Training Men
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Ashley and Jerwayne try to come to terms with getting older, Lance is annoyed at having to take charge of training at the last minute, while Janine enlists Christopher's help on the hunt for her stalker. Comedy, starring Martin Trenaman, Andrew Brooke and Javone Prince

Rating: 7.8
3:00am
PhoneShop
Whatheather
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Christopher comes into some money and cash-strapped Lance cannot believe his good luck, but it doesn't last and he's forced into aiding and abetting a charity scam. Meanwhile, Ashley and Jerwayne try to use their sales techniques as tools of seduction. Comedy, starring Tom Bennett, Martin Trenaman, Andrew Brooke and Javone Prince

Rating: 7.8
3:30am
PhoneShop
Come Dine with We
Season 2 Episode 5/6

A personality greeter is added to the staff roster, a street saxophonist vies for Janine's affections, Ashley realises a life-long ambition, and Jerwayne discovers that race can be a barrier to love. Comedy, starring Emma Fryer, Andrew Brooke and Javone Prince

Rating: 7.8
4:00am
PhoneShop
Revenge of the Razz
Season 2 Episode 6/6

The crew seems set to split when Christopher considers taking a new job, after feeling sidelined and unloved at the Sutton store. Meanwhile, Ashley and Jerwayne find themselves drafted into Razz Prince's sales team. Comedy, starring Tom Bennett, Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince and Kayvan Novak

Rating: 7.8
4:30am
The Charlie Hides Show
Season 1 Episode 1/

Comedy sketch show poking fun at some of the world's best-known celebrities, including Madonna, Cher, Britney Spears and Justin Bieber

Rating: 10
5:00am
Talking Points
A chance to catch up on debates about the issues behind the headlines

5:30am
Talking Points
A chance to catch up on debates about the issues behind the headlines

Mon 1 May

6:00am
Snow Leopards of Leafy London
Season 1 Episode 2/7

Adrian Cale follows pregnant snow leopard Irbis as she prepares to give birth to her third litter, while some of the other females are moved to a newly-built breeding enclosure

Rating: 9
6:30am
Snow Leopards of Leafy London
Season 1 Episode 3/7

Terry Moore updates Adrian Cale on Irbis's labour, and looks to the future of the breeding project by turning his attention to the young snow leopard, Nina

Rating: 9
7:00am
Film Twenty-One Days (1937)
A barrister's brother accidentally kills a man and lets an elderly eccentric take the blame. Thriller based on a play by John Galsworthy, starring Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh and Leslie Banks
(Black & White)

8:30am
Film Band Waggon (1940)
Two aspiring comedians decide to leave the BBC and start broadcasting pirate TV programmes from an old Scottish castle, unaware it is already being used by German spies. Comedy based on the popular radio series of the same name, starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch and Jack Hylton
(Black & White)

10:15am
Film Back-Room Boy (1942)
A TV station employee is banished to a remote island to run a weather station. Things start to look up when a ship carrying a group of fashion models is marooned on the island, but when the women start disappearing, he uncovers a plot by Nazi spies. Slapstick comedy, starring Arthur Askey and Googie Withers
(Black & White)

12:00pm
Film London Town (1946)
A former music hall comic stages a comeback, but is embarrassed to discover the only part he can land on the strength of his former glory is that of an understudy. Showbiz drama, starring Sid Field, Greta Gynt, Claude Hulbert

Rating: 9
2:30pm
Film The Saint: The Fiction Makers (1968)
Roger Moore stars in this adventure as international thief Simon Templar, who is hired by a book publisher to protect one of his most valuable and reclusive female writers. However, the charming rogue's new assignment leads to him and his charge being kidnapped by an evil organisation who have modelled themselves on characters from a novel, and want the plot of their next heist to be written. Sylvia Syms and Justine Lord also star

Rating: 7.8
4:45pm
Film Without a Clue (1988)
Brilliant detective Dr John Watson decides to conceal his sleuthing for the sake of his medical reputation, so invents a fictional investigator called Sherlock Holmes and hires a washed-up actor to play the role. The pair get drawn into a mystery that threatens the stability of the British Empire. Comedy, starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley

Rating: 9.2
7:00pm
The Choir: Unsung Town
The Choir: Unsung Town Revisited
Gareth Malone heads back to South Oxhey, Hertfordshire, to see if the two choirs he established in 2009 are still going strong, and catch up with members past and present. Malone immersed himself in the working-class community, reaching out to schools, churches and clubs as he created the ensembles, which went on to perform at a major concert in the summer of that year

Rating: 6.7
8:00pm
The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned at Birth
Documentary following Steven Hydes' worldwide search for his true identity. The 24-year-old was left in a ladies toilet at Gatwick Airport when he was just 10 days old, and was later adopted by a loving family. With the help of DNA testing, he hopes to pinpoint his racial make-up and increase the chances of locating his mother, and along the way he hears the stories of other people's quests to find their birth parents

Rating: 5.3
9:00pm
Born to Be Different
Candid documentary portraying the difficulties encountered in raising a disabled child. Six families reveal the many challenges they face, ranging from the shock and guilt of diagnosis to the emotional rollercoaster of operations and unavoidable medical problems

Rating: 7.2
10:00pm
Film B Monkey (1998)
A sultry thief falls for a strait-laced teacher who's shocked by her illicit profession and prevails upon her to abandon her life of crime. She eventually gives in and agrees to go straight - but not before carrying out one last daring robbery. Thriller, starring Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett and Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Rating: 6
12:00am
Queensbury Boxing League
Action from the British league for amateur fighters

Rating: 9.3
1:00am
London Lions Basketball
Season 1 Episode 18/

Documentary following the fortunes of the London Lions, the capital team making a bid to reach the top of the British Basketball League

2:45am
PhoneShop
Lance Got Game
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Times are hard for the staff, with star salesman Little Gary Patel behind bars and austerity measures causing potential customers to rethink their financial priorities. However, the ever-resourceful Ashley and Jerwayne believe they have come up with the perfect money-making scheme. Meanwhile, Shelley goes on the warpath and Janine socialises with the cream of Croydon. The second series of the comedy following the lives of salespeople at a high-street mobile-phone retailer, starring Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince, Martin Trenaman and Emma Fryer

Rating: 7.8
3:15am
PhoneShop
It's Training Men
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Ashley and Jerwayne try to come to terms with getting older, Lance is annoyed at having to take charge of training at the last minute, while Janine enlists Christopher's help on the hunt for her stalker. Comedy, starring Martin Trenaman, Andrew Brooke and Javone Prince

Rating: 7.8
3:45am
London Irish
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Comedy about four Irish twentysomethings adjusting to life in London. Packy bumps into old friend Ryan, who lost a hand during a robbery at the petrol station they used to work at back home. Feeling guilty about the incident - as Ryan was covering his shift at the time - Packy donates the proceeds of a pub quiz to his former colleague's cause. Meanwhile, Bronagh decides to go along to the quiz after hearing that the prize is a huge bottle of vodka - but there's an awkward reunion in store. Starring Kerr Logan, Sinead Keenan, Peter Campion, Kat Reagan, Ardal O'Hanlon and Tracey Lynch

Rating: 2.2
4:15am
London Irish
Season 1 Episode 2/6

It's the morning after a wedding party and Bronagh wakes up wearing the bride's dress, Packy discovers he has shared a bed with his ex-girlfriend Steph, and Conor is left puzzled when he finds an unsettling message written on the ceiling. The friends hear that a man they all hated has died and Packy is determined to attend his wake because he's got his eye on the deceased's grieving girlfriend. Comedy, starring Kerr Logan, Sinead Keenan, Peter Campion and Kat Regan

Rating: 2.2
4:45am
Movie Talk Shorts
Jonathan Pryce
Movie Talk meets Jonathan Pryce discussing recent and upcoming movie projects

Rating: 7.3
5:00am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9
5:30am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9

Tue 2 May

6:00am
LSE Lectures
Season 1 Episode 24/

Discussions with leaders in politics, business, academia and civil society from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Rating: 5
8:00am
Drag Queens of London
Season 1 Episode 5/9

Lady Lloyd tries to write a hit single for the Buffalo Girls, Rosie Beaver goes out on the town with Nick - AKA Violet Sparks, and Bourgeoisie gets a shock at Tranny Shack

Rating: 3.2
9:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 20/21

Stylist Gok Wan helps women of all shapes and sizes to feel good about their bodies, before challenging his subjects to allow themselves to be seen naked

Rating: 4.8
10:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 21/21

Stylist Gok Wan helps women of all shapes and sizes to feel good about their bodies, before challenging his subjects to allow themselves to be seen naked

Rating: 4.8
11:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 1/21

Stylist Gok Wan comes to the aid of ballet teacher Sonya Pettigrew, whose low self-esteem and negative body image are reducing her confidence and subsequently jeopardising her marriage

Rating: 4.8
12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Series following London Symphony Orchestra choirmaster Gareth Malone's project to create a choir from scratch at Northolt High School, Middlesex. He realises the magnitude of the task ahead as he auditions potential choristers, eventually producing a shortlist of 30 to form the Phoenix Choir. When rehearsals get under way, however, the children's enthusiasm begins to decline

2:00pm
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Gareth Malone suspects the choir's singing is getting worse rather than better and decides to re-audition the entire group - forcing him to make some tough choices. As the choir wait to find out whether they've made it into the World Choir Games, the chorus master books their first public performance - a rendition of Vivaldi's Gloria in front of their own school

3:00pm
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Pressure mounts as the group prepare to head to China for the World Choir Games. With bust-ups and walk-outs during rehearsal, Gareth takes them on a final bonding mission in an attempt to reignite their team spirit. After a practice run in front of their parents, the singers' hard work comes down to one single performance

4:00pm
The Choir
The Choir Revisited
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Choirmaster Gareth Malone reflects on the time he spent at Northolt High School, where he set himself the challenge of creating a choir good enough to compete on the world stage. He discusses how the experience has changed his and the children's lives

5:00pm
Snow Leopards of Leafy London
Season 1 Episode 4/7

Adrian Cale goes on a road trip with Terry Moore to Exmoor Zoo to collect a new male puma called Toffee - and tries to get the big cat to mate with the Trust's two resident females

Rating: 9
5:30pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
6:30pm
London Undercover
Mental Health
Interviews and personal stories related to mental health issues

Rating: 10
7:00pm
The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned at Birth
Documentary following Steven Hydes' worldwide search for his true identity. The 24-year-old was left in a ladies toilet at Gatwick Airport when he was just 10 days old, and was later adopted by a loving family. With the help of DNA testing, he hopes to pinpoint his racial make-up and increase the chances of locating his mother, and along the way he hears the stories of other people's quests to find their birth parents

Rating: 5.3
8:00pm
Born to Be Different
Candid documentary portraying the difficulties encountered in raising a disabled child. Six families reveal the many challenges they face, ranging from the shock and guilt of diagnosis to the emotional rollercoaster of operations and unavoidable medical problems

Rating: 7.2
9:00pm
British Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld
Glasgow
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Bernard O'Mahoney talks to former gang members as he explores Britain's criminal underworld. In the first edition, he finds out about Glasgow in the 1950s and 60s, meeting Walter Norval, who once led the XYY gang

Rating: 6.4
10:00pm
Embarrassing Bodies
Embarrassing Old Bodies
Season 2 Episode 12/12

Doctors Christian Jessen and Pixie McKenna examine the ailments that affect older people, and explore innovative treatments for age-related conditions such as varicose veins, loss of hearing and prostate cancer. The medics also travel to Benidorm to dispense advice on sexual health and safe sunbathing for people over 65

Rating: 4.6
11:00pm
Film Hooligan Legacy (2016)
Four criminals pull off a daring heist on a football stadium, but their success soon turns sour as the man who organised the robbery is consumed by paranoia. Years later, the self-destructive leader is released from prison, and sets out to get revenge on the members of his old gang, blaming them for his incarceration. Crime thriller, starring Kris Johnson and Terri Dwyer

Rating: 6
12:50am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 1/9

Obsessive fan Avid Merrion welcomes former Spice Girl Emma Bunton and hypnotist Paul McKenna to the topical comedy show, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear and celebrity agent Keith Lemon

Rating: 0.6
1:20am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 2/9

Obsessive fan Avid Merrion welcomes Peter Andre and Jamie Oliver to the topical comedy show, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear and celebrity agent Keith Lemon

Rating: 0.6
1:55am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 3/9

Obsessive fan Avid Merrion gets the lowdown on what life is like with TV's most famous dysfunctional family as he welcomes Jack Osbourne to the topical comedy show, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear, celebrity agent Keith Lemon and Patsy Kensit

Rating: 0.6
2:25am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 4/9

June Sarpong is among the guests joining obsessive fan Avid Merrion as he shares more celebrity-related gossip

Rating: 0.6
2:55am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 5/9

Topical comedy show, in which obsessive fan Avid Merrion shares celebrity-related gossip with a host of guests, ably assisted by the backstage antics of The Bear, agent Keith Lemon and Patsy Kensit

Rating: 0.6
3:25am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 6/9

Topical comedy show, in which obsessive fan Avid Merrion shares celebrity-related gossip with a host of guests, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear, agent Keith Lemon and Patsy Kensit

Rating: 0.6
4:00am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 7/9

Topical comedy show, in which obsessive fan Avid Merrion shares celebrity-related gossip with a host of guests, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear

Rating: 0.6
4:30am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 8/9

Topical comedy show, in which obsessive fan Avid Merrion shares celebrity-related gossip with a host of guests, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear

Rating: 0.6
5:00am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9
5:30am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9

Wed 3 May

6:00am
LSE Lectures
Season 1 Episode 25/

Discussions with leaders in politics, business, academia and civil society from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Rating: 5
8:00am
Drag Queens of London
Season 1 Episode 6/9

The Buffalo Girls continue their quest to achieve pop stardom, but face an obstacle in the form of a disagreement with their new manager. Meanwhile, Silver confronts her issues with frenemy Vicki Vivacious

Rating: 3.2
9:00am
The Secret Millionaire
Caroline Marsh
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Caroline Marsh, who recently made her first million in the property market, visits Toxteth in Liverpool with her two-year-old son Ashley. Having moved to the country from Zambia five years ago, Caroline is shocked by how run-down the inner-city area is, and after visiting a creche, a youth club and a dance centre, she attempts to encourage a sense of community spirit similar to that she left behind in Africa

Rating: 5.6
10:00am
The Secret Millionaire
Gavin Wheeldon
Season 3 Episode 7/10

Gavin Wheeldon, a gifted salesman at 14 and now worth £20million as the head of a translation business, returns to the North Wales resort of Rhyl where he spent childhood holidays. Searching for locals in need of assistance, Gavin meets two people who have transformed a no-go area into a safe environment, talks to a landlady helping the vulnerable and learns how boxing is keeping boys occupied

Rating: 5.6
11:00am
The Secret Millionaire
Nick Leslau
Season 3 Episode 3/10

Nick Leslau, a property tycoon with an estimated fortune of £200million, goes undercover to help people with severe disabilities in one of the most deprived areas of Glasgow. As Nick builds up friendships with the people he meets, he is forced to confront his own fears and prejudices about disability and reassess his high-flying life

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 2/21

Stylist Gok Wan comes to the aid of Cindy, a beleaguered 40-year-old mother-of-three who spends so much time running around after her children she has forgotten to take care of herself. He encourages her to get rid of her baggy clothes and inject some confidence into her life

Rating: 4.8
2:00pm
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 3/21

Stylist Gok Wan helps bride-to-be Ali Birch who wants to walk down the aisle with confidence but struggles to find anything positive about her figure. The petite midwife is concerned her little-girl complex is beginning to affect other parts of her life, and her thighs are an added body issue

Rating: 4.8
3:00pm
How to Look Good Naked
Season 4 Episode 4/18

Gok Wan comes to the aid of a 37-year-old paramedic who is insecure about her figure and dresses in baggy jeans and T-shirts - despite having lost three stone. Miss Naked Beauty 2008 winner Shona Collins continues her work promoting positive messages about body image, and members of the Barnstaple Women's Running Network pose for a photoshoot

Rating: 4.8
4:00pm
The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned at Birth
Documentary following Steven Hydes' worldwide search for his true identity. The 24-year-old was left in a ladies toilet at Gatwick Airport when he was just 10 days old, and was later adopted by a loving family. With the help of DNA testing, he hopes to pinpoint his racial make-up and increase the chances of locating his mother, and along the way he hears the stories of other people's quests to find their birth parents

Rating: 5.3
5:00pm
Snow Leopards of Leafy London
Season 1 Episode 5/7

Adrian Cale captures the snow leopards in their full glory, as winter arrives at the Cat Survival Trust. Meanwhile, Terry Moore carries out his health checks on the big cats

Rating: 9
5:30pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
6:30pm
London Go
Season 1 Episode 17/

Guide to the best arts and entertainment events in the capital

Rating: 5.3
7:00pm
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 8/21

Stylist Gok Wan helps Andrea Perrett get back on track and find a sophisticated new image. He also offers a guide to 20 `must-have' beauty products and all the fashion and beauty information needed to give shrinking violets body-confidence

Rating: 4.8
8:00pm
Meet the Russians
Beauty and the East
Season 1 Episode 5/9

Following the young women battling to be crowned Miss USSR UK, an annual beauty pageant held in London for Russian women living in Britain

Rating: 6.8
9:00pm
Celebrity MasterChef
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Doctors star Chris Walker, comedian Mark Little, TV and radio presenter Mark Chapman, model Danielle Lloyd and actress Lisa Faulkner try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in the last heat of the celebrity cooking competition, hoping to progress to the quarter-finals

Rating: 4.5
10:30pm
Footballers' Wives
Facing the Truth
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Jason is left reeling by news about son Paddy, reinforcing Jackie's fears about his suitability for fatherhood. When he confides in his wife, things begin to look up for the troubled couple. Tanya, meanwhile, finds community service a bind, but her bid for freedom backfires with the arrival of Nurse Dunkley - and what is Freddie hiding from Sal. Cristian Solimeno and Gillian Taylforth star

Rating: 2.2
11:30pm
Film The Football Factory (2004)
Hard-drinking Tommy Johnson uses his love of football as an excuse for indulging in regular bouts of violence. However, the simmering conflict between fans of rival teams soon spirals out of control when Tommy is accused of raping the sister of a fellow hooligan. Drama based on John King's novel, starring Danny Dyer, Frank Harper and Neil Maskell

Rating: 4.5
1:20am
Film The Sex Thief (1973)
A seductive thief has sex with the women whose jewels he steals - and the detectives on his trail find the victims strangely unwilling to help them with their enquiries. British sex comedy, starring David Warbeck and Jenny Westbrook. The directorial debut of Martin Campbell, now more famous for Bond movies Goldeneye and Casino Royale

Rating: 6.3
3:15am
The Adam and Joe Show
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Offbeat comedy duo Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish take more pot-shots at popular culture and modern life in their home-made TV show, featuring their famous toy animations
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
3:45am
The Adam and Joe Show
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Offbeat comedy duo Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish take more pot-shots at popular culture and modern life in their home-made TV show, featuring their famous toy animations

Rating: 6
4:15am
The Adam and Joe Show
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Offbeat comedy duo Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish take more pot-shots at popular culture and modern life in their home-made TV show, featuring their famous toy animations

Rating: 6
4:45am
Movie Talk Shorts
Movie Talk Shorts: Ludivine Sagnier: Ludivine Sagnier
Season 1 Episode 25/

An in-depth interview with French actress and model Ludivine Sagnier, who is known for her roles in Swimming Pool and The Devil's Double

Rating: 7.3
5:00am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9
5:30am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9

Thu 4 May

6:00am
LSE Lectures
Season 1 Episode 26/

Discussions with leaders in politics, business, academia and civil society from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Rating: 5
8:00am
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Series following London Symphony Orchestra choirmaster Gareth Malone's project to create a choir from scratch at Northolt High School, Middlesex. He realises the magnitude of the task ahead as he auditions potential choristers, eventually producing a shortlist of 30 to form the Phoenix Choir. When rehearsals get under way, however, the children's enthusiasm begins to decline

9:00am
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Gareth Malone suspects the choir's singing is getting worse rather than better and decides to re-audition the entire group - forcing him to make some tough choices. As the choir wait to find out whether they've made it into the World Choir Games, the chorus master books their first public performance - a rendition of Vivaldi's Gloria in front of their own school

10:00am
The Choir
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Pressure mounts as the group prepare to head to China for the World Choir Games. With bust-ups and walk-outs during rehearsal, Gareth takes them on a final bonding mission in an attempt to reignite their team spirit. After a practice run in front of their parents, the singers' hard work comes down to one single performance

11:00am
The Choir
The Choir Revisited
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Choirmaster Gareth Malone reflects on the time he spent at Northolt High School, where he set himself the challenge of creating a choir good enough to compete on the world stage. He discusses how the experience has changed his and the children's lives

12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
Liberty of London
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary going behind the scenes at one of London's oldest department stores as it gears up for a make-or-break festive season. The programme follows the race to get the Christmas shop open on time, via fashion weeks in the capital and in Paris, celebrity visits, and the daily rituals at the heart of Liberty. In the first edition, yuletide-themed stock arrives in the middle of a heatwave and a wealthy customer reveals how he views the store as his local corner shop

Rating: 3.1
2:00pm
Liberty of London
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Managing director Ed Burstell and buyer Stephen Ayres head to Fashion Week to decide what Liberty will be selling in six months' time. Ed wants to make the department store a go-to destination for cutting-edge style, but others in the store are determined to hold on to what they feel Liberty has always done. Meanwhile, presenter and model Alexa Chung is about to launch her new book and the pressure is on for staff to deliver a memorable event

Rating: 3.1
3:00pm
Liberty of London
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The department store is gearing up for the most important six weeks of the retail year - the festive season - and managing director Ed Burstell wants the Christmas facade to be as eye-catching as possible. Can the team deliver?

Rating: 3.1
4:00pm
Celebrity MasterChef
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Doctors star Chris Walker, comedian Mark Little, TV and radio presenter Mark Chapman, model Danielle Lloyd and actress Lisa Faulkner try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in the last heat of the celebrity cooking competition, hoping to progress to the quarter-finals

Rating: 4.5
5:30pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
6:30pm
London Film Club
Season 1 Episode 48/

Movie news, featuring reviews of the latest releases and interviews with the stars

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Born to Be Different
Candid documentary portraying the difficulties encountered in raising a disabled child. Six families reveal the many challenges they face, ranging from the shock and guilt of diagnosis to the emotional rollercoaster of operations and unavoidable medical problems

Rating: 7.2
8:00pm
The Choir: Military Wives
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Gareth Malone heads to North Devon to form his latest singing group, consisting of the wives and girlfriends of soldiers serving in Afghanistan. The choirmaster soon realises that living on an estate at the edge of a military base has left the women longing to have a voice that reaches far beyond their insular world

Rating: 5.6
9:00pm
The British Property Boom
Investigating the consequences of rapid house price rises, for buyers and sellers, and asking how the property boom will change the face of our towns and cities

10:00pm
Film Bronson (2008)
Biopic of convict Charles Bronson, who was sent to prison for seven years after a failed armed robbery, only for his sentence to be increased to more than 30 years due to an escalating series of incidents, ultimately earning him tabloid celebrity as the most violent prisoner in Britain. Starring Tom Hardy, Hugh Ross and Juliet Oldfield

Rating: 5.8
12:50am
Film The Fall of the Krays (2015)
The criminal brothers rise to the top of the London underworld, but face a struggle to protect their growing empire from both rivals and the police. A series of dramatic events and grisly murders bring about the twins' ultimate downfall. Conclusion of a two-part biopic of the gangsters, starring Simon Cotton and Kevin Leslie

Rating: 3.7
3:20am
London Irish
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Comedy about four Irish twentysomethings adjusting to life in London. Packy bumps into old friend Ryan, who lost a hand during a robbery at the petrol station they used to work at back home. Feeling guilty about the incident - as Ryan was covering his shift at the time - Packy donates the proceeds of a pub quiz to his former colleague's cause. Meanwhile, Bronagh decides to go along to the quiz after hearing that the prize is a huge bottle of vodka - but there's an awkward reunion in store. Starring Kerr Logan, Sinead Keenan, Peter Campion, Kat Reagan, Ardal O'Hanlon and Tracey Lynch

Rating: 2.2
3:50am
London Irish
Season 1 Episode 2/6

It's the morning after a wedding party and Bronagh wakes up wearing the bride's dress, Packy discovers he has shared a bed with his ex-girlfriend Steph, and Conor is left puzzled when he finds an unsettling message written on the ceiling. The friends hear that a man they all hated has died and Packy is determined to attend his wake because he's got his eye on the deceased's grieving girlfriend. Comedy, starring Kerr Logan, Sinead Keenan, Peter Campion and Kat Regan

Rating: 2.2
4:25am
London Irish
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The friends have been invited to a Halloween fancy-dress party and Niamh can barely contain her excitement as she has made Wizard of Oz costumes for everyone. However, Packy and Conor encounter problems on the way to the event and end up stranded in their underwear, while Bronagh is forced to bring along a depressed relative and can't enjoy a drink because of her course of antibiotics

Rating: 2.2
5:00am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9
5:30am
London Live Review
The latest news

Rating: 9

Fri 5 May

6:00am
LSE Lectures
Season 1 Episode 27/

Discussions with leaders in politics, business, academia and civil society from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Rating: 5
8:00am
The British Property Boom
Investigating the consequences of rapid house price rises, for buyers and sellers, and asking how the property boom will change the face of our towns and cities

9:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 2/21

Stylist Gok Wan comes to the aid of Cindy, a beleaguered 40-year-old mother-of-three who spends so much time running around after her children she has forgotten to take care of herself. He encourages her to get rid of her baggy clothes and inject some confidence into her life

Rating: 4.8
10:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 3 Episode 3/21

Stylist Gok Wan helps bride-to-be Ali Birch who wants to walk down the aisle with confidence but struggles to find anything positive about her figure. The petite midwife is concerned her little-girl complex is beginning to affect other parts of her life, and her thighs are an added body issue

Rating: 4.8
11:00am
How to Look Good Naked
Season 4 Episode 4/18

Gok Wan comes to the aid of a 37-year-old paramedic who is insecure about her figure and dresses in baggy jeans and T-shirts - despite having lost three stone. Miss Naked Beauty 2008 winner Shona Collins continues her work promoting positive messages about body image, and members of the Barnstaple Women's Running Network pose for a photoshoot

Rating: 4.8
12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
Film London Town (1946)
A former music hall comic stages a comeback, but is embarrassed to discover the only part he can land on the strength of his former glory is that of an understudy. Showbiz drama, starring Sid Field, Greta Gynt, Claude Hulbert

Rating: 9
3:30pm
Film Give Us the Moon (1944)
A man's plans to open his own hotel in post-war Soho are given a boost by a group of unusual acquaintances devoted to idleness. Comedy, starring Margaret Lockwood, Peter Graves and Vic Oliver
(Black & White)

5:30pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
6:30pm
London Live Sessions
Season 1 Episode 26/

Intimate performances by London's up-and-coming bands

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Celebrity MasterChef
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Doctors star Chris Walker, comedian Mark Little, TV and radio presenter Mark Chapman, model Danielle Lloyd and actress Lisa Faulkner try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in the last heat of the celebrity cooking competition, hoping to progress to the quarter-finals

Rating: 4.5
8:30pm
Food Junkies
Season 1 Episode 6/17

Cab driver Joey Bone samples three London beers, and Kerryann Dunlop prepares her version of fried chicken, while Jemma Wilson indulges her sweet tooth with a trio of treats

Rating: 4.4
9:00pm
Footballers' Wives
Facing the Truth
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Jason is left reeling by news about son Paddy, reinforcing Jackie's fears about his suitability for fatherhood. When he confides in his wife, things begin to look up for the troubled couple. Tanya, meanwhile, finds community service a bind, but her bid for freedom backfires with the arrival of Nurse Dunkley - and what is Freddie hiding from Sal. Cristian Solimeno and Gillian Taylforth star

Rating: 2.2
10:00pm
Film Piggy (2012)
A murder victim's friend offers support to the dead man's brother, encouraging him to seek revenge for the crime. As he is drawn into a dangerous criminal underworld, the grieving sibling starts to suspect his new associate has a hidden agenda for leading him toward violence. Thriller, starring Paul Anderson and Martin Compston

Rating: 3.3
12:10am
Film Triads, Yardies & Onion Bhajees! (2003)
A robbery at Heathrow Airport stirs up trouble between the four rival crime syndicates dominating the London underworld - particularly when the most corrupt inspector in the Metropolitan police and a feared Indian hitman get involved. Crime drama, starring Manish Patel and Dave Courtney

Rating: 10
2:25am
Film Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978)
An amorous plumber runs up against assorted crooks and low-lifes while searching for a golden toilet seat. Sex comedy, starring Christopher Neil, Arthur Mullard and Elaine Paige

Rating: 4.3
4:15am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 3 Episode 1/9

Obsessive fan Avid Merrion welcomes former Spice Girl Emma Bunton and hypnotist Paul McKenna to the topical comedy show, ably assisted by the backstage antics of the Bear and celebrity agent Keith Lemon

Rating: 0.6
4:45am
Movie Talk Shorts
Alicia Vikander
Movie Talk meets Alicia Vikander discussing recent and upcoming movie projects

Rating: 7.3

Sat 6 May

6:00am
Colonel March of Scotland Yard
The Deadly Gift
Season 1 Episode 22/26

A barmaid receives an unusual Christmas present from a thief who has supposedly been dead for 10 years

Rating: 8.7
6:45am
Film Back-Room Boy (1942)
A TV station employee is banished to a remote island to run a weather station. Things start to look up when a ship carrying a group of fashion models is marooned on the island, but when the women start disappearing, he uncovers a plot by Nazi spies. Slapstick comedy, starring Arthur Askey and Googie Withers
(Black & White)

8:30am
Celebrity MasterChef
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Doctors star Chris Walker, comedian Mark Little, TV and radio presenter Mark Chapman, model Danielle Lloyd and actress Lisa Faulkner try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in the last heat of the celebrity cooking competition, hoping to progress to the quarter-finals

Rating: 4.5
10:00am
Film Twenty-One Days (1937)
A barrister's brother accidentally kills a man and lets an elderly eccentric take the blame. Thriller based on a play by John Galsworthy, starring Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh and Leslie Banks
(Black & White)

11:30am
London Film Club
Season 1 Episode 28/

Movie news, featuring reviews of the latest releases and interviews with the stars

Rating: 10
12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
1:00pm
Snow Leopards of Leafy London
Season 1 Episode 6/7

Adrian Cale and Terry Moore have a close encounter with twin snow leopards Shen and Sharma. Meanwhile, the love triangle between big cats Cato, Omega and Nina develops

Rating: 9
1:30pm
Film The Saint: The Fiction Makers (1968)
Roger Moore stars in this adventure as international thief Simon Templar, who is hired by a book publisher to protect one of his most valuable and reclusive female writers. However, the charming rogue's new assignment leads to him and his charge being kidnapped by an evil organisation who have modelled themselves on characters from a novel, and want the plot of their next heist to be written. Sylvia Syms and Justine Lord also star

Rating: 7.8
3:30pm
Film The Tamarind Seed (1974)
A holiday romance develops into a passionate love affair between British Home Office secretary Julie Andrews and KGB official Omar Sharif - but the star-crossed pair have to fight against their contrasting backgrounds to stay together. Thriller, also starring Anthony Quayle and Sylvia Syms

Rating: 4.8
6:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Rating: 0.6
7:00pm
The Route Masters
The Route Masters: Running London's Roads: Gridlock
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary telling the stories of the people who keep London's transport network operating - from night-bus drivers and road maintenance staff to the controllers overseeing it all. The first episode reveals a city constantly on the verge of gridlock - and it falls to Transport for London staff to try to keep the system working. Tow-truck driver Sean has to deal with a pregnant motorist who can't face driving through the Blackwall tunnel, while central control room operator Chris must cope with multiple accidents blocking the roads on a Friday night

Rating: 5.7
8:00pm
Meet the Russians
Beauty and the East
Season 1 Episode 5/9

Following the young women battling to be crowned Miss USSR UK, an annual beauty pageant held in London for Russian women living in Britain

Rating: 6.8
9:00pm
Last Whites of the East End
Newham in East London has the lowest white British population in the UK. This film tells the stories of the last caucasian Eastenders who have started to feel `like foreigners in their own land'. Through the journeys of people leaving, or staying in a place that no longer feels like home, cameras follow the last whites in Newham as the world changes around them

Rating: 7
10:00pm
Film Bronson (2008)
Biopic of convict Charles Bronson, who was sent to prison for seven years after a failed armed robbery, only for his sentence to be increased to more than 30 years due to an escalating series of incidents, ultimately earning him tabloid celebrity as the most violent prisoner in Britain. Starring Tom Hardy, Hugh Ross and Juliet Oldfield

Rating: 5.8
12:45am
Film White Collar Hooligan 2: England Away (2013)
A former criminal lives in hiding in Spain after giving evidence against London gangsters. However, his past catches up with him when he is spotted in footage of a crowd at a football match, prompting the mobsters he betrayed to come looking for revenge. Crime drama, starring Nick Nevern and Simon Phillips

2:45am
Film Adventures of a Private Eye (1977)
A detective's search for a blackmailer is hampered by a succession of voluptuous women who cannot seem to resist his manly charms. Sex comedy, starring Christopher Neil, Suzy Kendall, Harry H Corbett, Irene Handl and Liz Fraser

Rating: 5.5
4:45am
Mind The Gap
Short film, starring Eileen Nicholas as the widow of the man who recorded warning messages for the London Underground, who visits stations to hear his voice