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Sat 19 Aug

6:00am
Peak Practice
Turn a Blind Eye
Season 7 Episode 3/13

Joanna feels the emotional strain of general practice when a patient she has been treating almost dies as a result of her intervention. Drama starring Fiona Gillies, Sarah Parish and Haydn Gwynne
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.8
6:55am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 3/8

There's tension in the air when Robert returns from sick leave to learn second-hand that Christine has been promoted, and a power struggle over blood supplies only serves to heighten the friction. Meanwhile, a woman is rushed in suffering severe abdominal pains and Sam is secretly pleased to be joining James Da Costa on a new clinical drugs trial. Medical drama, starring Martin Shaw and Niamh Cusack
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
7:45am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 4/8

The staff celebrate the publication of Robert's book but the festivities are soured by ominous news of a race riot in town, sparked by the alleged mugging of an elderly man by Asian youths. As tensions simmer and events spiral out of control, Jay gets caught up in the violence - with tragic consequences for the department. Meanwhile, Sam is threatened by her brother's dealer, who demands she steal drugs to pay off his debts. Medical drama, starring Martin Shaw, Ronny Jhutti and Jane Danson
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
8:40am
Kavanagh QC
The Ties That Bind
Season 3 Episode 5/6

The parents of a teenage murder victim ask Kavanagh to pursue a private prosecution on their behalf and he promptly agrees, despite the fact they are unemployed and unable to pay a fee. The accused is related to a powerful local crook, and finding witnesses prepared to testify proves no easy task. John Thaw stars, with Lisa Harrow and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
10:00am
Heartbeat
A Winter's Tale
Season 4 Episode 16/16

Kate meets a couple trying to raise the money to send their eight-year-old son to a Swiss sanatorium to cure his TB, Greengrass is persuaded to play Santa, and a spate of Christmas tree thefts hits Aidensfield. Sixties police drama, starring Nick Berry and Niamh Cusack
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:05am
Heartbeat
Wishing Well
Season 5 Episode 1/15

Mayhem and disorder erupts in the village when stolen loot from a robbery resurfaces
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
12:15pm
Heartbeat
Expectations
Season 5 Episode 2/15

Kate goes into labour and gives birth to a beautiful baby girl - but there's heartbreak for Nick when he learns of his wife's condition
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
1:20pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
What the Footman Saw
Season 3 Episode 10/13

Edward becomes disillusioned with the behaviour of his `betters' when he sees Lord Charles Seymour leaving Lady Natalie Tewkesbury's bedroom in his dressing gown, and sparks political and private interest when he divulges his gossip at the local pub
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
2:25pm
Robin of Sherwood
Herne's Son - Part One
Season 3 Episode 1/13

Part one of two. Herne chooses a new Hooded Man to succeed Robin of Loxley and continue struggling against the forces of oppression. Jason Connery makes his debut as the legendary outlaw
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
3:35pm
The Grand
Season 1 Episode 2/8

Marcus plans drastic changes with repercussions for all the staff - despite John and Sarah's objections. Drama, set in a Manchester hotel, starring Mark McGann and Michael Siberry
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
4:45pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Underdog
Season 5 Episode 2/8

Wealthy industrialist Sir Reuben Astwell is murdered after making a deal to sell synthetic rubber to the Germans, leaving the dapper sleuth wondering whether the motive was commercial or political. Evidence found in his chemical factory could hold the key to the mystery - but Poirot is unsure if the victim's widow can be trusted. Starring David Suchet, with Ann Bell and Bill Wallis
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
5:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Yellow Iris
Season 5 Episode 3/8

A mysterious delivery causes Poirot to recall the time his supper at a Buenos Aires restaurant was rudely interrupted by the murder of a fellow diner, who unwittingly drank from a glass laced with cyanide. Drama, starring David Suchet and Philip Jackson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
6:55pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Case of the Missing Will
Season 5 Episode 4/8

The sleuth sets out to solve the baffling murder of a Cambridge don who met with foul play shortly after deciding to change his will. Starring David Suchet, Beth Goddard and Mark Kingston
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Vera
Dark Angel
Season 7 Episode 2/4

The detective is drawn into Newcastle's underworld to discover the identity of a murder victim found dead in the river, with no clue as to who he is apart from a distinctive drugs wrapper. She discovers the dead man had ties to some very dangerous people, many of whom may have wanted him dead, while a witness's testimony links the case to a remote farm where a murder took place 13 years previously. The connection brings Kenny's past back to haunt him, as he was responsible for seeing the perpetrator convicted
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
10:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Appointment with Death
Season 11 Episode 4/4

An aristocrat's wealthy, overbearing wife finances a North African archaeological dig to find the skull of John the Baptist. Poirot is in attendance, but when the woman is found stabbed to death, and only her husband, the exuberant Lord Boynton, appears distraught, the detective struggles to identify the killer among the wealth of suspects. Guest starring Tim Curry, Cheryl Campbell, John Hannah, Emma Cunniffe, Mark Gatiss, Angela Pleasence and Beth Goddard, with David Suchet in the title role
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
12:05am
Tutankhamun
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Drama about the discovery of the Egyptian Pharaoh's tomb. Archaeologist Howard Carter is recruited in 1905 by aristocrat and amateur Egyptologist Lord Carnarvon to explore the Valley of the Kings, and discovers evidence of the boy-king's final resting place. However, his expedition is threatened by global events and his own impulsive nature. Starring Max Irons and Sam Neill
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
1:05am
Tutankhamun
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Carter returns to the Valley of the Kings as the First World War draws to a close, hoping to complete his search for the lost tomb. Maggie also arrives in Egypt hoping to resume their relationship, but Carter finds himself smitten with Lord Carnarvon's daughter Evelyn. The excavation is threatened by a tide of Anti-British sentiment sweeping across Egypt, and Carter and Evelyn get caught up in a bombing. Meanwhile, Carnarvon is in financial difficulties, and cannot afford to fund Carter's seemingly hopeless search
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
2:05am
Midwinter of the Spirit
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Priest and trainee exorcist Merrily Watkins is asked for help by police in solving a baffling and gruesome murder. Aided by the Reverend Huw Owen, she quickly becomes embroiled in a terrifying mystery and finds herself in real danger. Crime drama, starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Ben Bailey Smith and David Threlfall
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
3:00am
Mr Selfridge
Season 3 Episode 9/10

Harry takes a massive gamble with the biggest flash sale in the store's history, while Nancy finds it difficult to keep their engagement a secret from Gus, and a meddling Princess Marie makes things even trickier when she starts to smell a rat. As Gordon and Grace try to get back on track, Violette is presented with a pragmatic life choice. Miss Mardle and Mr Grove come to blows again, and Loxley manipulates the board into making a decisive move against Mr Selfridge. Jeremy Piven stars in the period drama
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
4:00am
Kavanagh QC
The Ties That Bind
Season 3 Episode 5/6

The parents of a teenage murder victim ask Kavanagh to pursue a private prosecution on their behalf and he promptly agrees, despite the fact they are unemployed and unable to pay a fee. The accused is related to a powerful local crook, and finding witnesses prepared to testify proves no easy task. John Thaw stars, with Lisa Harrow and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
5:30am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Sun 20 Aug

6:00am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 5/8

Terry is having a hard time coming to terms with Jay's death, blaming himself for the tragedy and brooding over his own future - and the threatening behaviour of a sick child's father proves the last straw. Judy feels awkward after discovering Ruth is a lesbian, and Sam has no end of problems - drug dealer Tim is piling on the pressure, James confesses he's married and a patient's mother asks her to cover up a guilty secret. Medical drama, starring Martin Shaw, Jane Danson and Connor McIntyre
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
6:55am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 6/8

James discovers Sam has been stealing drugs, leading to a heated confrontation, and his day goes from bad to worse when tragic consequences result from his decision to operate on a patient despite not being qualified to carry out the procedure. Drummond makes it clear he expects Robert to hand in his resignation and Judy is in agonies of indecision over coming out as gay, but gets little sympathy from Ruth. Medical drama, starring Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack and Michael Kitchen, with a cameo appearance by TV presenter Judi Spiers as herself
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
7:55am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 7/8

Robert's first day back at work after his suspension proves a harrowing experience for all concerned as he announces that he's planning to leave for good - a revelation that leaves both Christine and Sunita downcast. A guilt-ridden Sam witnesses the human cost of drug dealing and the death of a youth who suffered a massive epileptic seizure presents Judy and Danny with a dilemma
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
8:50am
Kavanagh QC
Memento Mori
Season 4 Episode 1/6

A family GP is accused of murdering his wife, and Kavanagh, back in chambers following compassionate leave, is assigned to his defence. As the trial progresses, the battling barrister gradually comes to realise just how much he has in common with his client. Also starring Tom Courtenay, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones and Valerie Edmond
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
10:15am
Peak Practice
Comrades in Arms
Season 7 Episode 4/13

Andrew's judgement is put on the line in a battle of prejudice and personal feeling. Medical drama, starring Haydn Gwynne, Gary Mavers and Adrian Lukis
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.8
11:10am
Heartbeat
Thief in the Night
Season 5 Episode 3/15

Tragedy strikes at the heart of Aidensfield, as Kate's debilitating illness ends her life, forcing Nick into a traumatising future
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
12:25pm
Heartbeat
Domestic
Season 5 Episode 4/15

Nick struggles with parental responsibility alone, while coming to terms with Kate's death and juggling his police duties
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
1:35pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
A Perfect Stranger
Season 3 Episode 11/13

Rose falls for an Australian, whose talk of the classless society Down Under makes her contemplate emigration. She hands in her notice and sets off to catch the boat - but begins to have second thoughts. Period drama, starring Jean Marsh
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
2:50pm
Outside Edge
The New Pitch
Season 3 Episode 1/7

As Brent Park Cricket Club prepare for the opening ceremony of their new pitch and pavilion, Mim arranges a big surprise for Rog - but disaster is waiting in the wings. Comedy drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, Robert Daws, Timothy Spall and Josie Lawrence
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
3:25pm
Outside Edge
The New Player
Season 3 Episode 2/7

Roger gets a frosty response when he introduces new team member Clive to the others, while Kev and Mag present Mim with a motorised lawn-mower. Cricketing comedy drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, Robert Daws, Timothy Spall and Josie Lawrence
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
3:55pm
Monsignor Renard
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Madeleine reluctantly begins re-examining her attitude to the Germans and Renard is arrested for an act of resistance, forcing him into a battle of wills with the secret police. Wartime drama, starring John Thaw and Cheryl Campbell
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
5:35pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman
Season 5 Episode 5/8

Captain Hastings and the Belgian supersleuth investigate a baffling gangland murder which draws them both into the underworld of London's Little Italy. Miss Lemon turns out to have a link with the victim's valet. Whodunit, starring David Suchet and Hugh Fraser
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
6:40pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Chocolate Box
Season 5 Episode 6/8

The dapper sleuth returns to his home country of Belgium for the first time since the First World War to attend a medal ceremony, only to find a murder case needs solving. Agatha Christie mystery, starring David Suchet, Anna Chancellor and David De Keyser
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
7:55pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Dead Man's Mirror
Season 5 Episode 7/8

The death of an unpopular art dealer leaves Poirot with a long list of suspects within his tangled, squabbling family - even though his eccentric wife had predicted his end. Detective drama, starring David Suchet, with Emma Fielding, Fiona Walker and Jeremy Northam
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Victoria
Engine of Change
Season 1 Episode 7/8

The queen becomes pregnant, and declares that Albert will become head of state in the event of her death. The developments outrage members of the Tory party, who fear a German prince holding sway over the nation and make arrangements to disrupt his visit to the industrial north. The consort finds an unlikely ally in Sir Robert Peel, who seeks royal approval for the rapidly developing railway. At first, Victoria does not approve, but soon changes her mind when she experiences Peel's creation for herself
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
10:00pm
The Americans
Darkroom
Season 5 Episode 10/13

Paige's snooping leads Philip and Elizabeth to make a choice that could shift the balance of their lives, while Stan and Aderholt's recruitment of Sofia suddenly bears fruit
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
11:00pm
Cold Feet
Season 6 Episode 5/8

Jenny is shocked when an old flame turns up at work, kicking off a chain of events that has irreversible consequences, while Adam picks himself up and vows to reconnect with son Matt after breaking up with Angela, beginning with a nostalgic trip to Piccadilly Records. David continues to claim ignorance of a dodgy overseas investment, but the evidence against him is stacking up and a distracted Karen is oblivious to the seriousness of the allegations being made against him. Comedy drama, guest starring Robert Webb
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
12:05am
Vera
Little Lazarus
Season 1 Episode 4/4

A woman is murdered in a hedgerow but her son survives the attack, only to fall beneath the ice of a frozen pond as he makes his escape. DCI Vera Stanhope wades in and drags him out, and against all the odds he pulls through. As the investigation into the mother's killing unfolds, Vera finds a kindred spirit in the boy and comes to realise the key to solving the case lies deep in his memory. Detective drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, with Kerry Fox and Kieran O'Brien
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
2:05am
Arthur & George
Season 1 Episode 2/3

After the escape of their late-night assailant, Arthur, Woodie and the Edaljis are surprised by the arrival of George at the vicarage. His boots are covered in mud, which leads Woodie to suspect he is the Wyrley Ripper after all, but Arthur is not convinced, believing the young solicitor is the victim of racial prejudice - and possibly police corruption. Feathers are ruffled as the novelist visits the officers who investigated the case, and soon after, another recipient of the poison-pen letters, the local blacksmith, is killed in his home
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

3:05am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 1/20

DI Jane Preston and DS Ben Shaw investigate a theft from an elderly care-home resident after Sue Wilkins reports that £60 has gone missing from her father's chest of drawers. Although the man's carer becomes a suspect, Sue quickly finds the finger pointed at her by another member of staff. Drama filmed in the format of a documentary, with Jane Antrobus and Ben Hull, and guest stars Wendi Peters and Peter Baldwin (Coronation Street). Narrated by Tom Butcher
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
3:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
What the Footman Saw
Season 3 Episode 10/13

Edward becomes disillusioned with the behaviour of his `betters' when he sees Lord Charles Seymour leaving Lady Natalie Tewkesbury's bedroom in his dressing gown, and sparks political and private interest when he divulges his gossip at the local pub
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
A Perfect Stranger
Season 3 Episode 11/13

Rose falls for an Australian, whose talk of the classless society Down Under makes her contemplate emigration. She hands in her notice and sets off to catch the boat - but begins to have second thoughts. Period drama, starring Jean Marsh
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:50am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Mon 21 Aug

6:00am
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Major Davis, Chairman of the Police Authority, tries to persuade Stafford to ban a left wing student demonstration at a local university. Stafford knows that the protest is not illegal and refuses to act - a decision that has repercussions at a Masonic lodge with many police as members. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
6:55am
Kavanagh QC
Care in the Community
Season 4 Episode 2/6

James returns to his home town of Bolton to defend a couple living in a run-down flat who have been accused of murdering their baby daughter. However, conflicting testimony soon brings him up against his learned friend, Head of Chambers Peter Foxcott. Starring John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies and Haydn Gwynne
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:20am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Laugh a Little Louder, Please
Season 5 Episode 3/16

James reluctantly allows Georgina to throw a party at Eaton Place on the same day the new governess is expected to arrive, leaving both Hudson and the children with reservations
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
9:20am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 7/8

Robert's first day back at work after his suspension proves a harrowing experience for all concerned as he announces that he's planning to leave for good - a revelation that leaves both Christine and Sunita downcast. A guilt-ridden Sam witnesses the human cost of drug dealing and the death of a youth who suffered a massive epileptic seizure presents Judy and Danny with a dilemma
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
10:20am
Heartbeat
Domestic
Season 5 Episode 4/15

Nick struggles with parental responsibility alone, while coming to terms with Kate's death and juggling his police duties
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:35am
Maigret
Maigret Sets a Trap
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The pipe-smoking sleuth is forced to take drastic measures to trap a serial killer terrorising the women of Montmartre, employing a policewoman as a decoy. Drama starring Michael Gambon, with Ciaran Madden and Geoffrey Hutchings
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:45pm
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 6/6

When Stafford defies an order to evict trespassing protestors, the Home Office decide to find him a new position
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
1:50pm
Kavanagh QC
Briefs Trooping Gaily
Season 4 Episode 3/6

The normally resourceful barrister struggles to come up with a defence when confronted with a client who openly admits to the court that she killed her husband. To make matters worse, he is also co-opted into acting on behalf of wayward colleague Jeremy Aldermarten, whose tendency to take liberties has led to accusations of professional misconduct. Drama, starring John Thaw and Lynda Steadman
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:30pm
Heartbeat
Vacant Possession
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Newcomers to Aidensfield are treated with hostility by local residents, and the police investigate the case of a peeping Tom
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:35pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
The Joy Ride
Season 5 Episode 4/16

James and Virginia fail to return from a pleasure flight, sparking new fears of tragedy in the Bellamy household. Richard fears his wife and son have eloped and gives them a dressing down when they eventually come home
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:50pm
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 8/8

The team plan a farewell party for Robert on his final day at St Vic's, but Christine is in the doldrums at the prospect of him leaving and can't bring herself to share Jack's enthusiasm for their wedding. Sam is mortified to learn James has paid off the drug dealers and their relationship is left dead in the water when his pregnant wife turns up unannounced at Robert's party. Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack and Michael Kitchen star
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Dead Man's Mirror
Season 5 Episode 7/8

The death of an unpopular art dealer leaves Poirot with a long list of suspects within his tangled, squabbling family - even though his eccentric wife had predicted his end. Detective drama, starring David Suchet, with Emma Fielding, Fiona Walker and Jeremy Northam
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan
Season 5 Episode 8/8

On doctor's orders, the dapper Belgian sleuth visits Brighton for what he hopes will be a relaxing holiday, but it leads to one of the most absorbing cases he has ever faced - the disappearance of a cache of jewels. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Hermione Norris, Philip Jackson and Sorcha Cusack
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Grantchester
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Leonard gets caught up in an armed robbery at the village post office, and manages to identify the masked culprit. Geordie takes no chances when going to arrest the criminal, who has a record of similarly violent crimes - but is surprised to discover that the suspect has been murdered. Meanwhile, a second robbery occurs, carried out by a man and a woman who have adopted the dead robber's trademark of disguising himself with a gas mask. Back at the Vicarage, the atmosphere is tense between Sidney and Amanda
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
10:00pm
The Americans
Dyatkovo
Season 5 Episode 11/13

A surprise assignment from the Centre divides Philip and Elizabeth, forcing them into a moment of profound crisis. Stan gives Henry a tour of the FBI
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
11:00pm
Midwinter of the Spirit
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Merrily is on a quest for answers after a murder, a desecrated church and a clergyman's apparent `suicide'. She suspects a Satanic group may be at work, and is guided through a ceremony of lesser exorcism by Huw Owen, but nothing can prepare her for what she is about to uncover. Crime drama, starring Anna Maxwell Martin
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:00am
Vera
Little Lazarus
Season 1 Episode 4/4

A woman is murdered in a hedgerow but her son survives the attack, only to fall beneath the ice of a frozen pond as he makes his escape. DCI Vera Stanhope wades in and drags him out, and against all the odds he pulls through. As the investigation into the mother's killing unfolds, Vera finds a kindred spirit in the boy and comes to realise the key to solving the case lies deep in his memory. Detective drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, with Kerry Fox and Kieran O'Brien
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
1:50am
Arthur & George
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Determined to prove his critics wrong and find out whether George has been hiding anything, Arthur attacks the case with renewed fervour, uncovering fresh evidence that suggests a very different explanation to the one found by the police. However, he and Woodie are led into further danger when it seems the Wyrley Ripper is still at large. On a mission that could expose corruption in the establishment, will Arthur be able to show the world that the young solicitor is innocent? Martin Clunes stars in the period drama
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

2:45am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 2/20

A shop assistant is hospitalised following an armed robbery, and DI Preston begins to suspect that one of the woman's colleagues played a part in the hold-up. Meanwhile, footage of a drug dealer's car links him to the crime, so officers put pressure on his girlfriend to confess what she knows. Drama, starring Jane Antrobus, Marc Silcock and Zoe Lister
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
3:35am
Upstairs, Downstairs
The Joy Ride
Season 5 Episode 4/16

James and Virginia fail to return from a pleasure flight, sparking new fears of tragedy in the Bellamy household. Richard fears his wife and son have eloped and gives them a dressing down when they eventually come home
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:35am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 8/8

The team plan a farewell party for Robert on his final day at St Vic's, but Christine is in the doldrums at the prospect of him leaving and can't bring herself to share Jack's enthusiasm for their wedding. Sam is mortified to learn James has paid off the drug dealers and their relationship is left dead in the water when his pregnant wife turns up unannounced at Robert's party. Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack and Michael Kitchen star
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
5:30am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Tue 22 Aug

6:00am
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 6/6

When Stafford defies an order to evict trespassing protestors, the Home Office decide to find him a new position
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
6:55am
Kavanagh QC
Briefs Trooping Gaily
Season 4 Episode 3/6

The normally resourceful barrister struggles to come up with a defence when confronted with a client who openly admits to the court that she killed her husband. To make matters worse, he is also co-opted into acting on behalf of wayward colleague Jeremy Aldermarten, whose tendency to take liberties has led to accusations of professional misconduct. Drama, starring John Thaw and Lynda Steadman
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:15am
Upstairs, Downstairs
The Joy Ride
Season 5 Episode 4/16

James and Virginia fail to return from a pleasure flight, sparking new fears of tragedy in the Bellamy household. Richard fears his wife and son have eloped and gives them a dressing down when they eventually come home
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
9:20am
Always and Everyone
Season 4 Episode 8/8

The team plan a farewell party for Robert on his final day at St Vic's, but Christine is in the doldrums at the prospect of him leaving and can't bring herself to share Jack's enthusiasm for their wedding. Sam is mortified to learn James has paid off the drug dealers and their relationship is left dead in the water when his pregnant wife turns up unannounced at Robert's party. Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack and Michael Kitchen star
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
10:20am
Heartbeat
Vacant Possession
Season 5 Episode 5/15

Newcomers to Aidensfield are treated with hostility by local residents, and the police investigate the case of a peeping Tom
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:35am
Maigret
Maigret and the Nightclub Dancer
Season 2 Episode 1/6

A stripper meets a nasty fate when she confides that she has overheard a conversation about the murder of a wealthy countess. Michael Gambon stars in this instalment of the detective drama, featuring an early screen appearance by Minnie Driver
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:45pm
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 1/6

A series of bomb hoax calls by an animal rights group welcome Stafford's return to the force. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
1:50pm
Kavanagh QC
Bearing Witness
Season 4 Episode 4/6

The veteran barrister reluctantly agrees to represent a Jehovah's Witness who wants to prevent doctors giving a blood transfusion to her son - who later dies amid a flurry of recriminations. Meanwhile, Aldermarten's personal prejudices threaten to undermine his defence of an environmental protestor. John Thaw stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:30pm
Heartbeat
We're All Allies Really
Season 5 Episode 6/15

Buried resentments rise to the surface when a German arrives in Aidensfield, and an elderly couple have a wedding anniversary to remember
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:35pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
Wanted, a Good Home
Season 5 Episode 5/16

William departs for boarding school, leaving his distressed sister behind in the care of cold governess Miss Treadwell. Rose buys the girl a puppy to lift her spirits, but Miss Treadwell decides to have the dog put down when Richard and Virginia go overseas
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:45pm
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part One
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The first episode of the whimsical rural drama based on HE Bates' novels. Tax collector Cedric Charlton visits the Larkin household intent on getting the head of the family - Pop - to correctly fill out his tax forms. In so doing he falls for attractive daughter Mariette. Starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan
Season 5 Episode 8/8

On doctor's orders, the dapper Belgian sleuth visits Brighton for what he hopes will be a relaxing holiday, but it leads to one of the most absorbing cases he has ever faced - the disappearance of a cache of jewels. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Hermione Norris, Philip Jackson and Sorcha Cusack
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Adventure of the Clapham Cook
Season 1 Episode 1/10

The dapper Belgian detective, who usually only accepts cases of national importance, bends his rules for once and finds himself in run-down Clapham. He investigates the disappearance of a local cook and becomes intrigued by the contents of the woman's trunk. David Suchet stars, alongside Hugh Fraser and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Cold Feet
Season 6 Episode 6/8

Convinced they've seen the back of Grant, Jenny raises the subject of Harry's will again with Pete, who is devastated when Chloe announces she no longer wants to call him dad. Fancying herself as a bit of a property guru, Tina attempts to find Adam his dream home, while Karen is intrigued when a potential backer approaches her and the subsequent meeting with the handsome young media entrepreneur goes better than expected. Comedy drama, starring John Thomson, James Nesbitt, Fay Ripley and Hermione Norris
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
10:00pm
Vera
Dark Angel
Season 7 Episode 2/4

The detective is drawn into Newcastle's underworld to discover the identity of a murder victim found dead in the river, with no clue as to who he is apart from a distinctive drugs wrapper. She discovers the dead man had ties to some very dangerous people, many of whom may have wanted him dead, while a witness's testimony links the case to a remote farm where a murder took place 13 years previously. The connection brings Kenny's past back to haunt him, as he was responsible for seeing the perpetrator convicted
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
12:00am
Tutankhamun
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Carter finally discovers the Pharaoh's tomb in 1922, but is forced to wait for weeks before opening the sealed doorway, so local authorities can be present. The find is also overshadowed by local tension as the struggle for Egyptian independence intensifies. Carter's relationship with the press also causes problems for Carnarvon, driving a wedge between the two men in their hour of triumph
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
1:05am
Tutankhamun
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Carter and Carnarvon's friendship seems permanently shattered, as neither man is willing to back down, while angry mobs take to the street in protest against the Pharaoh's mummy being removed from its final resting place. When Carnarvon falls terminally ill from blood poisoning, Carter swallows his pride and accepts his former patron's peace offering. As stories of a curse dominate the press, Carter reflects on what is to become of the boy-king's remains. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
1:55am
Mr Selfridge
Season 3 Episode 10/10

Harry locks horns with Loxley in a dramatic boardroom confrontation before he announces his engagement to Nancy, while it becomes clear to the future bride that the con may not last much longer as Princess Marie grows more suspicious about the Selfridge Estate project. Harry is later forced to face an unimaginable truth, while Gordon must make a big romantic decision and Mr Grove accepts the error of his ways, setting out to put things right. Jeremy Piven stars in the period drama
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
2:50am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 3/20

DI Preston and DS Shaw investigate the theft of a diamond engagement ring, but find the case complicated by an irate wife hell-bent on justice following the hospitalisation of her husband. Acting on information supplied by the woman, officers bring in a suspect, but learn she is engaged to the son of her accuser, who strongly opposes the marriage. Drama, guest starring Diane Keen (Doctors), Georgina Hale (The Bill) and James Sutton (Emmerdale)
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
3:40am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Wanted, a Good Home
Season 5 Episode 5/16

William departs for boarding school, leaving his distressed sister behind in the care of cold governess Miss Treadwell. Rose buys the girl a puppy to lift her spirits, but Miss Treadwell decides to have the dog put down when Richard and Virginia go overseas
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:35am
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part One
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The first episode of the whimsical rural drama based on HE Bates' novels. Tax collector Cedric Charlton visits the Larkin household intent on getting the head of the family - Pop - to correctly fill out his tax forms. In so doing he falls for attractive daughter Mariette. Starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
5:35am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Wed 23 Aug

6:00am
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 1/6

A series of bomb hoax calls by an animal rights group welcome Stafford's return to the force. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
6:50am
Kavanagh QC
Bearing Witness
Season 4 Episode 4/6

The veteran barrister reluctantly agrees to represent a Jehovah's Witness who wants to prevent doctors giving a blood transfusion to her son - who later dies amid a flurry of recriminations. Meanwhile, Aldermarten's personal prejudices threaten to undermine his defence of an environmental protestor. John Thaw stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:20am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Wanted, a Good Home
Season 5 Episode 5/16

William departs for boarding school, leaving his distressed sister behind in the care of cold governess Miss Treadwell. Rose buys the girl a puppy to lift her spirits, but Miss Treadwell decides to have the dog put down when Richard and Virginia go overseas
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
9:15am
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part One
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The first episode of the whimsical rural drama based on HE Bates' novels. Tax collector Cedric Charlton visits the Larkin household intent on getting the head of the family - Pop - to correctly fill out his tax forms. In so doing he falls for attractive daughter Mariette. Starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
10:20am
Heartbeat
We're All Allies Really
Season 5 Episode 6/15

Buried resentments rise to the surface when a German arrives in Aidensfield, and an elderly couple have a wedding anniversary to remember
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:30am
Maigret
Maigret and the Hotel Majestic
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Sent to investigate the murder of an American industrialist's wife found strangled in the kitchen of a plush hotel, Maigret initially suspects the killer may have been a member of staff - until fresh evidence makes him think again. Detective drama, starring Michael Gambon as the pipe-smoking sleuth
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:45pm
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 2/6

A well-to-do estate suffers a series of break-ins, and a former psychiatric patient abducts a teenage runaway and holds him captive. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
1:50pm
Kavanagh QC
The Innocency of Life
Season 4 Episode 5/6

A vicar stands accused of sexual harassment but as a result of Kavanagh's patient investigations the widow who lodged the complaint suddenly finds herself accused of murdering her former husband, and the prosecuting counsel is none other than Eleanor Harker. John Thaw stars, with a guest appearance by Geraldine James
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:30pm
Heartbeat
Sophie's Choice
Season 5 Episode 7/15

A woman with Alzheimer's disease inadvertently commits a series of crimes, while Gina becomes suspicious of two customers staying at the pub
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:35pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
An Old Flame
Season 5 Episode 6/16

James runs off with a friend's wife, but she eventually returns to her husband who promptly whisks her off on a cruise, unaware she is pregnant
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:45pm
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 2/7

Part two of two. Taxman Charley decides to escape from the office and go strawberry-picking with Mariette and the rest of the Larkin family - a move that leaves his career hanging in the balance. Light-hearted drama based on the novels by HE Bates, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Adventure of the Clapham Cook
Season 1 Episode 1/10

The dapper Belgian detective, who usually only accepts cases of national importance, bends his rules for once and finds himself in run-down Clapham. He investigates the disappearance of a local cook and becomes intrigued by the contents of the woman's trunk. David Suchet stars, alongside Hugh Fraser and Brigit Forsyth
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Murder in the Mews
Season 1 Episode 2/10

A woman's body is discovered in Captain Hastings' garage on Bonfire Night. It transpires that the deceased was due to marry an MP - and although the evidence suggests suicide, the Belgian detective suspects foul play. David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson star
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
In Plain Sight
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Muncie is convinced Manuel has now committed four murders, but William Watt is arrested on suspicion of killing his wife, daughter and sister-in-law, despite having been on a fishing trip at the time. With no arrest made following Anne Kneiland's murder, Muncie is determined to get the truth and visits Manuel's father, who has given his son the alibi he needed to be free of police suspicion. While Muncie finally casts enough suspicion on Watt's arrest to have him released, it is not long before another young girl goes missing
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
10:00pm
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Grace's body is discovered by the police and Marcella tries to keep her head and hide the fact that she was one of the last people to see her alive. Sylvie is distraught at the loss of her daughter and her dismay is further compounded when she learns that Grace and Jason were having an affair, while Henry tries to find comfort with his friends Matthew and Yann. Meanwhile, Peter is released from open prison and makes a beeline for Maddy, who lies to him about having a boyfriend. Starring Anna Friel and Sinead Cusack
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
11:05pm
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 4/8

An aborted attack on an elderly man gives the police a new lead in the Grove Park killings, while Marcella tries to track down the taxi driver from outside Grace Gibson's house, fearful that he saw her on the night of the murder
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
12:05am
Victoria
Engine of Change
Season 1 Episode 7/8

The queen becomes pregnant, and declares that Albert will become head of state in the event of her death. The developments outrage members of the Tory party, who fear a German prince holding sway over the nation and make arrangements to disrupt his visit to the industrial north. The consort finds an unlikely ally in Sir Robert Peel, who seeks royal approval for the rapidly developing railway. At first, Victoria does not approve, but soon changes her mind when she experiences Peel's creation for herself
(Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
1:10am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly
Season 1 Episode 3/10

English country squire Marcus Waverly receives a series of anonymous letters threatening to kidnap his son Johnnie, but the case is dismissed by Scotland Yard - prompting Poirot to open his own investigation. Drama, starring David Suchet and Geoffrey Bateman
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
2:05am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Third Floor Flat
Season 1 Episode 5/10

After enjoying a trip to the theatre with Captain Hastings, the detective is disturbed by the sound of gunshots in an apartment at Whitehaven Mansions, and soon finds himself investigating a murder. Drama, starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
3:00am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 4/20

The detectives take on the case of school worker Justine, whose home has been sprayed with graffiti. The investigation leads to a single mother who claims the victim is trying to conceal her own illegal activities, but the subsequent arrest of a teenager makes the officers turn elsewhere for answers
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
3:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
An Old Flame
Season 5 Episode 6/16

James runs off with a friend's wife, but she eventually returns to her husband who promptly whisks her off on a cruise, unaware she is pregnant
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:50am
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 2/7

Part two of two. Taxman Charley decides to escape from the office and go strawberry-picking with Mariette and the rest of the Larkin family - a move that leaves his career hanging in the balance. Light-hearted drama based on the novels by HE Bates, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
5:50am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Thu 24 Aug

6:00am
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 2/6

A well-to-do estate suffers a series of break-ins, and a former psychiatric patient abducts a teenage runaway and holds him captive. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
6:50am
Kavanagh QC
The Innocency of Life
Season 4 Episode 5/6

A vicar stands accused of sexual harassment but as a result of Kavanagh's patient investigations the widow who lodged the complaint suddenly finds herself accused of murdering her former husband, and the prosecuting counsel is none other than Eleanor Harker. John Thaw stars, with a guest appearance by Geraldine James
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:15am
Upstairs, Downstairs
An Old Flame
Season 5 Episode 6/16

James runs off with a friend's wife, but she eventually returns to her husband who promptly whisks her off on a cruise, unaware she is pregnant
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
9:10am
The Darling Buds of May
The Darling Buds of May - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 2/7

Part two of two. Taxman Charley decides to escape from the office and go strawberry-picking with Mariette and the rest of the Larkin family - a move that leaves his career hanging in the balance. Light-hearted drama based on the novels by HE Bates, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
10:15am
Heartbeat
Sophie's Choice
Season 5 Episode 7/15

A woman with Alzheimer's disease inadvertently commits a series of crimes, while Gina becomes suspicious of two customers staying at the pub
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:25am
Maigret
Maigret on the Defensive
Season 2 Episode 3/6

A mystery woman arranges a meeting with Maigret - and subsequently accuses him of trying to seduce her. Caught on the defensive, he suspects she's in the employ of the villain behind a series of restaurant robberies - but the truth proves far stranger. Michael Gambon stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:40pm
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 3/6

A member of the force faces a sexual assault charge, and Stafford orders the killing of a man holding siege at a psychiatric hospital
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
1:40pm
Kavanagh QC
Dead Reckoning
Season 4 Episode 6/6

The owner of a trawler is charged with manslaughter after his vessel sinks off the North Yorkshire coast, killing everyone on board except the captain. Kavanagh is assigned to prosecute but faces uproar from the local community, who refuse to believe it was deliberate. Legal drama, starring John Thaw and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:20pm
Heartbeat
Gone Tomorrow
Season 5 Episode 8/15

Nick tries to keep the peace during a feud between neighbours, and Greengrass thinks his luck has changed for the better when he wins first prize in a raffle
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:30pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
Disillusion
Season 5 Episode 7/16

Georgina returns from America, while Hudson falls in love with under-housemaid Lily and resigns his position. However, Lily remains uncertain, and and feels trapped by the turn of events. Gordon Jackson, Lesley Ann Down and Karen Dotrice star
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:40pm
The Darling Buds of May
When the Green Woods Laugh - Part One
Season 1 Episode 3/7

Part one of two. Ma can hardly contain her enthusiasm now that Mariette and Charley have announced their intention to marry. Unfortunately, Pop puts all his finances into bidding for a stately home, casting a shadow over her extravagant plans for the wedding. Rural drama, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
6:40pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Murder in the Mews
Season 1 Episode 2/10

A woman's body is discovered in Captain Hastings' garage on Bonfire Night. It transpires that the deceased was due to marry an MP - and although the evidence suggests suicide, the Belgian detective suspects foul play. David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson star
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
7:55pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly
Season 1 Episode 3/10

English country squire Marcus Waverly receives a series of anonymous letters threatening to kidnap his son Johnnie, but the case is dismissed by Scotland Yard - prompting Poirot to open his own investigation. Drama, starring David Suchet and Geoffrey Bateman
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
Season 1 Episode 4/10

The Belgian detective begins to suspect something is amiss when he visits one of his favoured haunts in London for dinner and discovers a fellow regular has dramatically changed his diet. Down in Brighton, elderly Anthony Gascoigne lies dying while his estranged twin brother Henry falls to his death - but nobody is sure whether the man was deliberately pushed. Bizarrely, the key to the riddle seems to lie in a blackberry pie. David Suchet stars in the title role, with Philip Jackson, Hugh Fraser and Pauline Moran
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
10:00pm
Scott & Bailey
Season 5 Episode 3/3

Rachel is criticised for a lack of progress with the investigation and she knows she must find both a murder weapon and the encryption code used to access the website. However, as the team makes a significant breakthrough in the case, DSI Julie Dodson makes a discovery which jeopardises Rachel's position as Acting DI. Meanwhile, when Janet's attempt to help Taisie results in a complaint, her faith in justice is tested, and both Scott and Bailey have life-changing decisions to make about their futures. Crime drama, starring Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
11:00pm
Grantchester
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Leonard gets caught up in an armed robbery at the village post office, and manages to identify the masked culprit. Geordie takes no chances when going to arrest the criminal, who has a record of similarly violent crimes - but is surprised to discover that the suspect has been murdered. Meanwhile, a second robbery occurs, carried out by a man and a woman who have adopted the dead robber's trademark of disguising himself with a gas mask. Back at the Vicarage, the atmosphere is tense between Sidney and Amanda
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
12:05am
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Grace's body is discovered by the police and Marcella tries to keep her head and hide the fact that she was one of the last people to see her alive. Sylvie is distraught at the loss of her daughter and her dismay is further compounded when she learns that Grace and Jason were having an affair, while Henry tries to find comfort with his friends Matthew and Yann. Meanwhile, Peter is released from open prison and makes a beeline for Maddy, who lies to him about having a boyfriend. Starring Anna Friel and Sinead Cusack
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
1:05am
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 4/8

An aborted attack on an elderly man gives the police a new lead in the Grove Park killings, while Marcella tries to track down the taxi driver from outside Grace Gibson's house, fearful that he saw her on the night of the murder
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
2:00am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Chocolate Box
Season 5 Episode 6/8

The dapper sleuth returns to his home country of Belgium for the first time since the First World War to attend a medal ceremony, only to find a murder case needs solving. Agatha Christie mystery, starring David Suchet, Anna Chancellor and David De Keyser
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
2:55am
Band of Gold
Gold: Tainted Love - Part Two
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Part two of two. Lisa is lured back into prostitution by her former pimp Charlie with a plan to get money from her rich sister, Carol, while Raymond seeks revenge for his betrayal to the police. Rose realises that the murderer of the black prostitute is still out there. Powerful prostitution drama, starring Cathy Tyson and Geraldine James. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
3:50am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Disillusion
Season 5 Episode 7/16

Georgina returns from America, while Hudson falls in love with under-housemaid Lily and resigns his position. However, Lily remains uncertain, and and feels trapped by the turn of events. Gordon Jackson, Lesley Ann Down and Karen Dotrice star
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:50am
The Darling Buds of May
When the Green Woods Laugh - Part One
Season 1 Episode 3/7

Part one of two. Ma can hardly contain her enthusiasm now that Mariette and Charley have announced their intention to marry. Unfortunately, Pop puts all his finances into bidding for a stately home, casting a shadow over her extravagant plans for the wedding. Rural drama, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
5:45am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Fri 25 Aug

6:00am
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 3/6

A member of the force faces a sexual assault charge, and Stafford orders the killing of a man holding siege at a psychiatric hospital
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
6:50am
Kavanagh QC
Dead Reckoning
Season 4 Episode 6/6

The owner of a trawler is charged with manslaughter after his vessel sinks off the North Yorkshire coast, killing everyone on board except the captain. Kavanagh is assigned to prosecute but faces uproar from the local community, who refuse to believe it was deliberate. Legal drama, starring John Thaw and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:15am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Disillusion
Season 5 Episode 7/16

Georgina returns from America, while Hudson falls in love with under-housemaid Lily and resigns his position. However, Lily remains uncertain, and and feels trapped by the turn of events. Gordon Jackson, Lesley Ann Down and Karen Dotrice star
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
9:10am
The Darling Buds of May
When the Green Woods Laugh - Part One
Season 1 Episode 3/7

Part one of two. Ma can hardly contain her enthusiasm now that Mariette and Charley have announced their intention to marry. Unfortunately, Pop puts all his finances into bidding for a stately home, casting a shadow over her extravagant plans for the wedding. Rural drama, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
10:20am
Heartbeat
Gone Tomorrow
Season 5 Episode 8/15

Nick tries to keep the peace during a feud between neighbours, and Greengrass thinks his luck has changed for the better when he wins first prize in a raffle
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:25am
Maigret
Maigret's Boyhood Friend
Season 2 Episode 4/6

An old friend of the detective contacts him when his girlfriend is murdered, but the pipe-smoking sleuth finds the woman had more than one lover. Detective drama, starring Michael Gambon
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
12:40pm
The Chief
Season 2 Episode 4/6

An investigative journalist makes a programme about the spread of BSE from animals to humans based on a leaked government report. This causes a public uproar and the Force are ordered to seize the documentary
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
1:40pm
Kavanagh QC
Previous Convictions
Season 5 Episode 1/4

The barrister defends a political activist accused of causing the deaths of 22 people. As the case progresses, he finds an echo of his own youthful idealism in the defendant's dedication to her cause - and starts to wonder if she has been set up as a scapegoat. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Alec McCowen, Amanda Ryan and Penny Downie
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:20pm
Heartbeat
Toss Up
Season 5 Episode 9/15

The town of Aidensfield falls victim to a spate of burglaries - which all seem to be aimed at Maggie
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:25pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
Such a Lovely Man
Season 5 Episode 8/16

Virginia attracts a philanderer, but Richard turns a blind eye in the belief that he is homosexual - until a mutual friend warns James of his true intentions. Hannah Gordon stars
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:45pm
The Darling Buds of May
When the Green Woods Laugh - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 4/7

Part two of two. Pop can barely contain his glee as his beloved Mariette's wedding draws closer, until a summons from the magistrate threatens to turn it into a far from `perfick' day. Whimsical drama, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
Season 1 Episode 4/10

The Belgian detective begins to suspect something is amiss when he visits one of his favoured haunts in London for dinner and discovers a fellow regular has dramatically changed his diet. Down in Brighton, elderly Anthony Gascoigne lies dying while his estranged twin brother Henry falls to his death - but nobody is sure whether the man was deliberately pushed. Bizarrely, the key to the riddle seems to lie in a blackberry pie. David Suchet stars in the title role, with Philip Jackson, Hugh Fraser and Pauline Moran
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Third Floor Flat
Season 1 Episode 5/10

After enjoying a trip to the theatre with Captain Hastings, the detective is disturbed by the sound of gunshots in an apartment at Whitehaven Mansions, and soon finds himself investigating a murder. Drama, starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Whitechapel
Season 2 Episode 1/3

Chandler and the team investigate another set of apparent copycat killings, with Buchan claiming the murders mirror those committed by notorious London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray in the 1960s. The case stirs up uneasy feelings for Miles, who refuses to believe Buchan's theory. Crime thriller, starring Rupert Penry-Jones, Steve Pemberton and Phil Davis
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
10:00pm
Whitechapel
Season 2 Episode 2/3

Chandler and Miles continue their efforts to track down the killer, who is using the legacy of the Kray twins to invoke fear and paranoia on the streets of Whitechapel. When the threats become personal, the detectives begin to wonder just how far the murderer's power reaches. Crime thriller, starring Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis and Steve Pemberton
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
11:05pm
Whitechapel
Season 2 Episode 3/3

Chandler, Miles and the team are forced to play the Kray twins at their own game, with the body count rising and no tangible evidence against the pair. As time begins to run out, the detectives go underground in the hope of bringing those responsible for the killings to justice. Crime thriller, starring Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis and Steve Pemberton. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
12:05am
Scott & Bailey
Season 5 Episode 3/3

Rachel is criticised for a lack of progress with the investigation and she knows she must find both a murder weapon and the encryption code used to access the website. However, as the team makes a significant breakthrough in the case, DSI Julie Dodson makes a discovery which jeopardises Rachel's position as Acting DI. Meanwhile, when Janet's attempt to help Taisie results in a complaint, her faith in justice is tested, and both Scott and Bailey have life-changing decisions to make about their futures. Crime drama, starring Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
1:05am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Appointment with Death
Season 11 Episode 4/4

An aristocrat's wealthy, overbearing wife finances a North African archaeological dig to find the skull of John the Baptist. Poirot is in attendance, but when the woman is found stabbed to death, and only her husband, the exuberant Lord Boynton, appears distraught, the detective struggles to identify the killer among the wealth of suspects. Guest starring Tim Curry, Cheryl Campbell, John Hannah, Emma Cunniffe, Mark Gatiss, Angela Pleasence and Beth Goddard, with David Suchet in the title role
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
2:55am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 3/20

DI Preston and DS Shaw investigate the theft of a diamond engagement ring, but find the case complicated by an irate wife hell-bent on justice following the hospitalisation of her husband. Acting on information supplied by the woman, officers bring in a suspect, but learn she is engaged to the son of her accuser, who strongly opposes the marriage. Drama, guest starring Diane Keen (Doctors), Georgina Hale (The Bill) and James Sutton (Emmerdale)
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
3:45am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Such a Lovely Man
Season 5 Episode 8/16

Virginia attracts a philanderer, but Richard turns a blind eye in the belief that he is homosexual - until a mutual friend warns James of his true intentions. Hannah Gordon stars
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:45am
The Darling Buds of May
When the Green Woods Laugh - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 4/7

Part two of two. Pop can barely contain his glee as his beloved Mariette's wedding draws closer, until a summons from the magistrate threatens to turn it into a far from `perfick' day. Whimsical drama, starring David Jason, Pam Ferris and Catherine Zeta-Jones
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Rating: 7.3