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Fri 28 Apr

6:00am
Kavanagh QC
Job Satisfaction
Season 2 Episode 6/6

A brother and sister stand accused of murdering their father and stepmother, and pleading for them proves to be the most complex assignment of Kavanagh's entire career. The task is made doubly difficult by the man's insistence on defending himself and a tragedy within his own family - and Julia's decision to leave chambers does not help either. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Anna Chancellor and Art Malik
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:25am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 9/20

Preston and Shaw are called to a break-in at the home of Linda Brooks - the second burglary there in two weeks - and are pleased when she identifies the perpetrator. However, the pair soon uncover criminal links between him and Linda's boyfriend. Drama, guest starring Roxanne Pallett (Emmerdale) and Vicky Binns (Coronation Street)
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
8:20am
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Stafford's job is put in jeopardy when the Home Office learn of his involvement with the Special Branch files. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
9:20am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Noblesse Oblige
Season 5 Episode 14/16

Robert, the Marquis of Stockbridge, proposes to Georgina. Period drama, guest starring Anthony Andrews, with Lesley Ann Down and Gordon Jackson
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
10:25am
Heartbeat
The Championship
Season 6 Episode 10/17

After a quoits match with Aidensfield, the visiting team set off home, but disaster strikes when their coach veers off the road. Meanwhile, Nick gets a cold reception when he meets Jo's parents. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds, Kazia Pelka and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:35am
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
A Dark Blue Perfume
Season 3 Episode 1/8

A man returns to his home town with a new wife, but finds himself haunted by traumatic memories and struggles to overcome the past. Drama from the pen of the celebrated author, starring Susannah York and John Castle
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
12:50pm
Kavanagh QC
Mute of Malice
Season 3 Episode 1/6

The resourceful barrister defends an Army chaplain accused of murdering his brother. His efforts are not exactly helped by the client's refusal to speak - leaving him to wonder whether he is suffering from shell-shock brought on by a tour of Bosnia or whether he has something to hide. Starring John Thaw, with John Wood, Richard Pasco, Lisa Harrow and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:30pm
Peak Practice
Not Waving But Drowning
Season 8 Episode 11/13

Sam receives a surprise visit from an old friend who seems to have gone up in the world since their schooldays together, but the reunion has a tragic outcome, making him question his skills as a doctor. Meanwhile, Andrew and Dawn return from their trip to the States. Medical drama, starring Joseph Millson and Gary Mavers
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
3:35pm
Heartbeat
Who Needs Enemies
Season 6 Episode 11/17

Blaketon is threatened with demotion and ponders a seemingly perfect job with a security firm, but Nick is suspicious of the lucrative offer. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:45pm
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Stafford's daughter warns her father of a planned student demonstration, while one of his colleagues tries to discredit him. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
5:50pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
All the King's Horses
Season 5 Episode 15/16

James plays the stock market and offers Rose financial advice, but Richard is furious to learn she has lost all her money in the crash
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
7:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Curtain: Poirot's Final Case
Season 13 Episode 5/5

David Suchet takes on his final case as the Belgian sleuth in the last-ever episode of the long-running drama. Crippled with arthritis, Poirot is now using a wheelchair and has a life-threatening heart condition, but remains as sharp as ever. Calling on old friend Captain Hastings for assistance, he returns to Styles, where the pair first met 30 years earlier on a murder investigation. The detective is convinced the country house is once again harbouring a killer, and as guests fall victim to a mysterious attacker, he must summon the last of his strength to battle his ultimate nemesis. With Hugh Fraser, Anne Reid, Philip Glenister, Helen Baxendale, Matthew McNulty, Anna Madeley and Shaun Dingwall
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Scott & Bailey
Season 5 Episode 2/3

The duo continue to investigate one of the biggest and darkest cases they have ever faced. In the second edition, Rachel's safety is thrown into question when the killers change the rules of their sick game. Meanwhile, as a police officer, Janet is rendered powerless to protect her daughter, but she knows she must try to find a way to stop the madness. The crime drama returns for a fifth series, this time featuring a single crime throughout three parts. Starring Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
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
(Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
11:00pm
Grantchester
Grantchester Christmas Special
It's the week before Christmas, and Sidney and Geordie are drawn into a case with echoes of an unsolved murder from nine years previously when a bride-to-be reports the disappearance of her groom on their wedding day. After finding the man dead with the wedding rings lodged in his mouth, the unlikely duo hunt for the killer
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
12:30am
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
2:20am
Paranoid
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Waingrow's taunts bring Bobby close to breaking point - and things only get worse when Lucy reveals a secret past that leaves him devastated. The teams in Germany and the UK make a breakthrough involving drug trials. Conspiracy thriller, starring Robert Glenister, Indira Varma, Dino Fetscher and Lesley Sharp
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.4
3:10am
Love Life
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Joe returns from a year abroad and is shocked to find his former partner Lucy is pregnant and will not say who the father is. Joe learns it is her married boss Dominic, whose wife is having trouble conceiving, and confronts him about it. Drama, starring Rob James-Collier, Andrea Lowe, Alexander Armstrong and Gregor Fisher
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Stafford's daughter warns her father of a planned student demonstration, while one of his colleagues tries to discredit him. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
4:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
All the King's Horses
Season 5 Episode 15/16

James plays the stock market and offers Rose financial advice, but Richard is furious to learn she has lost all her money in the crash
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:50am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Sat 29 Apr

6:00am
Peak Practice
Fight or Flight
Season 5 Episode 14/14

In an episode guaranteed to have air passengers feeling queasy, David treats a stubborn pilot suffering from what sounds suspiciously like vertigo, although his dizzy spells could have another cause. To make matters worse, Clare's back from hospital, and her behaviour is just as erratic as ever. Medical drama, starring Gary Mavers, Saskia Wickham and Adrian Lukis
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Alberto
Season 5 Episode 11/16

Frederick is flattered by the attentions of an aristocratic visitor to Eaton Place. Drama, set in 1927, starring Gareth Hunt and Jean Marsh
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
7:50am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Will Ye No Come Back Again?
Season 5 Episode 12/16

Lord Berkhamstead lends Richard Bellamy his lodge in Scotland for a short fishing trip. Drama, starring Gordon Jackson and David Langton
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
8:50am
My Uncle Silas
A Happy Man
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Edward is interested in Walter's war memorabilia, but it evokes some nasty memories for the old soldier. Silas gets himself in gear for the flower show, and finds that Topsy the district nurse provides a pleasant distraction. Drama, based on the novel by HE Bates, starring Albert Finney, Sue Johnston, Bryan Pringle, Joe Prospero and Jacquetta May
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
9:15am
My Uncle Silas
The Christening
Season 2 Episode 6/6

The final instalment of the drama based on HE Bates' stories sees the family gather for the christening of the wily uncle's first grandchild. As Aunty Tibby, Mrs Betts and Aunt Cora boast about the culinary creations they are concocting to mark the event, it emerges that Georgina is bringing her professional cook friend along, and Silas is delighted to learn she is single. Starring Albert Finney, Beatie Edney, Jennifer Piercy and Janet Henfry. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
9:40am
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
A Dark Blue Perfume
Season 3 Episode 1/8

A man returns to his home town with a new wife, but finds himself haunted by traumatic memories and struggles to overcome the past. Drama from the pen of the celebrated author, starring Susannah York and John Castle
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
10:40am
Heartbeat
Snapped
Season 6 Episode 7/17

A flamboyant photographer and his models descend on the village, while Nick is called on to sort out a dispute at a hotel - and finds himself looking down the barrel of a gun. Drama, starring Nick Berry and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:50am
Heartbeat
Catch Us if You Can
Season 6 Episode 8/17

An old pal of Greengrass's turns up with a money-making scheme, but the pair are soon out of their depth and Nick is forced to go undercover to sort it out. Meanwhile, Ventress tries to organise a marquee for his daughter's wedding - with disappointing results. Police drama, starring Nick Berry
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
12:55pm
Heartbeat
Giving the Game Away
Season 6 Episode 9/17

A former acquaintance of Nick's arrives from London and raises suspicions about a string of violent robberies. Meanwhile, Nick's mum takes a room at the Aidensfield Arms and begins helping out behind the bar. Drama, starring Nick Berry and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
2:00pm
The Glass
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Proctor's world comes crashing down around him as the true nature of his relationship with Duggan is revealed. Meanwhile, a pregnant Carol struggles to cope with her predicament as she puzzles over the identity of her unborn child's father, deciding to confront both men at the same time. Drama, starring John Thaw, Sarah Lancashire and Joseph McFadden. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.7
3:00pm
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
4:05pm
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 7/20

Jane Preston and Ben Shaw probe a case of assault in which a girl seems to have been attacked by a fellow member of her swimming team. However, when they discover the real reason why the victim is in hospital, their investigation turns toward the teenagers' families
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
5:05pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Dead Man's Folly
Season 13 Episode 3/5

The sleuth is reunited with old friend Ariadne Oliver, who has been commissioned to stage a game of murder hunt at a summer fete in the grounds of Nasse House, the recently purchased home of wealthy financier Sir George Stubbs. However, the novelist's instincts tell her she's getting involved in something much darker - and she's proved right when the girl volunteering to play the part of the victim really does turn out to be dead. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Zoe Wanamaker, Sean Pertwee, Martin Jarvis, Sam Kelly, Sinead Cusack, Rosalind Ayres and Tom Ellis
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
7:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Big Four
Season 13 Episode 2/5

The sleuth is reunited with sidekick Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser), secretary Miss Lemon (Pauline Moran) and Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) in a case that plunges him into the world of global espionage as the Second World War looms. The public are in panic after the shocking death of Russian grandmaster Ivan Savaranoff during a game of chess. Poirot must try to determine the good guys from the bad, as a complex plot by a gang of dangerous dissidents sees a host of international figures used like pawns. David Suchet stars in a story adapted by Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Sheridan Smith takes the lead role in Jeff Pope's three-part drama charting Cilla Black's rise to fame in the 1960s. As the series opens, Priscilla White is a Liverpool typist with dreams of escaping the office and becoming a singer. It looks like her chance has come when she meets songwriter Bobby Willis, who claims to be in the music industry - so she's less than impressed to later discover his flash car is hired and he actually works in a bakery. Despite this inauspicious start, Cilla agrees to let him manage her, but will their arrangement still stand after her friends, a local band by the name of the Beatles, help her land an audition with genuine impresario Brian Epstein? Aneurin Barnard, Ed Stoppard and John Henshaw also star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
10:00pm
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Reunited with Bobby, Cilla's confidence returns and she once again dazzles crowds with her vocal talents. The re-emergence of impresario Brian Epstein then propels her career to greater heights, but this is quickly followed by a new low when her first record fails to set the charts alight, despite being written by two local lads called John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Epstein suggests a change of direction, persuading the singer to take a gamble on the ballad Anyone Who Had a Heart, against her future husband's advice. Continuing Jeff Pope's three-part biopic charting Cilla Black's rise to fame in 1960s Liverpool, starring Sheridan Smith, with Aneurin Barnard and Ed Stoppard
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
11:00pm
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 3/3

It looks like Cilla has put that early botched audition and those disappointing record sales behind her as, following the success of Anyone Who Had a Heart, her new single You're My World becomes her second number one. However, while she may have conquered the UK charts, can she follow in the footsteps of her old mates the Beatles and crack America? The signs aren't looking good, and just to add to the pressure, her relationship with Bobby is becoming increasingly tumultuous. But as her manager Brian Epstein's private life starts to spiral out of control, it seems there could be an even bigger threat to Cilla's new-found success. The concluding instalment of Jeff Pope's biopic charting Cilla Black's rise to fame, starring Sheridan Smith, Aneurin Barnard and Ed Stoppard. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
12:05am
Scott & Bailey
Season 5 Episode 2/3

The duo continue to investigate one of the biggest and darkest cases they have ever faced. In the second edition, Rachel's safety is thrown into question when the killers change the rules of their sick game. Meanwhile, as a police officer, Janet is rendered powerless to protect her daughter, but she knows she must try to find a way to stop the madness. The crime drama returns for a fifth series, this time featuring a single crime throughout three parts. Starring Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
1:05am
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
2:05am
Victoria
An Ordinary Woman
Season 1 Episode 5/8

Melbourne warns Victoria that Parliament will not be happy about her marrying a German prince, a prediction that proves all too accurate when the Privy Council refuse to grant Albert a royal title. The prince fears for his future in England, while Victoria succumbs to paranoia, becoming convinced that he only intends to marry her for the financial independence he will gain
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
3:00am
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Former detective Marcella Backland is shocked to the core when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, she returns to her job on the Met's murder squad that she gave up 10 years before to have her second child, and decides to follow up on a hunch she had in a case involving a serial killer. Crime drama by The Bridge creator Hans Rosenfeldt, starring Anna Friel and Nicholas Pinnock
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
3:55am
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
4:50am
The Glass
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Proctor's world comes crashing down around him as the true nature of his relationship with Duggan is revealed. Meanwhile, a pregnant Carol struggles to cope with her predicament as she puzzles over the identity of her unborn child's father, deciding to confront both men at the same time. Drama, starring John Thaw, Sarah Lancashire and Joseph McFadden. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.7
5:45am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Sun 30 Apr

6:00am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Will Ye No Come Back Again?
Season 5 Episode 12/16

Lord Berkhamstead lends Richard Bellamy his lodge in Scotland for a short fishing trip. Drama, starring Gordon Jackson and David Langton
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
6:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Noblesse Oblige
Season 5 Episode 14/16

Robert, the Marquis of Stockbridge, proposes to Georgina. Period drama, guest starring Anthony Andrews, with Lesley Ann Down and Gordon Jackson
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
7:55am
Upstairs, Downstairs
All the King's Horses
Season 5 Episode 15/16

James plays the stock market and offers Rose financial advice, but Richard is furious to learn she has lost all her money in the crash
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
8:50am
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
9:50am
The Glass
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Proctor's world comes crashing down around him as the true nature of his relationship with Duggan is revealed. Meanwhile, a pregnant Carol struggles to cope with her predicament as she puzzles over the identity of her unborn child's father, deciding to confront both men at the same time. Drama, starring John Thaw, Sarah Lancashire and Joseph McFadden. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.7
10:40am
Peak Practice
All Fall Down
Season 6 Episode 1/14

David and Andrew strive to convince the authorities that mass inoculation is the only way to prevent a meningitis outbreak sweeping through Cardale - but unfortunately, their advice falls on deaf ears. Adrian Lukis and Gary Mavers star
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
11:50am
Heartbeat
The Championship
Season 6 Episode 10/17

After a quoits match with Aidensfield, the visiting team set off home, but disaster strikes when their coach veers off the road. Meanwhile, Nick gets a cold reception when he meets Jo's parents. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds, Kazia Pelka and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
12:55pm
Heartbeat
Who Needs Enemies
Season 6 Episode 11/17

Blaketon is threatened with demotion and ponders a seemingly perfect job with a security firm, but Nick is suspicious of the lucrative offer. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
2:00pm
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 10/20

A bride-to-be is accused of committing identity fraud when she attempts to obtain a new passport, but it is revealed she is actually the victim. The detectives discover her ID was stolen by another woman who used it to get married - however, the culprit claims her husband forced her to carry out the crime
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
3:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Elephants Can Remember
Season 13 Episode 1/5

As the crime drama returns for its 13th and final series, Poirot finds himself investigating the strange and gruesome murder of an elderly psychiatrist. Elsewhere, the detective's old friend Ariadne Oliver is being pressed to uncover the truth behind two decade-old deaths. As the pair dig deep for evidence, they soon discover that their separate investigations are linked and join forces to solve the overarching mystery. David Suchet, Zoe Wanamaker and Greta Scacchi star
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Labours of Hercules
Season 13 Episode 4/5

The sleuth falls victim to depression after failing to prevent the murder of a society girl by notorious art thief Marrascaud. His confidence shattered, Poirot eventually returns to work when a lonely chauffeur begs him to find his missing soulmate, the maid of a famous Russian dancer. The investigation takes him to the Swiss Alps, where, against all odds, he stumbles upon a hotel thought to be Marrascaud's hideout - leading to a very personal showdown. The penultimate episode of the long-running detective drama, starring David Suchet, with Simon Callow, Orla Brady, Patrick Ryecart, Nigel Lindsay, Morven Christie, Tom Austen and Rupert Evans
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
7:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Curtain: Poirot's Final Case
Season 13 Episode 5/5

David Suchet takes on his final case as the Belgian sleuth in the last-ever episode of the long-running drama. Crippled with arthritis, Poirot is now using a wheelchair and has a life-threatening heart condition, but remains as sharp as ever. Calling on old friend Captain Hastings for assistance, he returns to Styles, where the pair first met 30 years earlier on a murder investigation. The detective is convinced the country house is once again harbouring a killer, and as guests fall victim to a mysterious attacker, he must summon the last of his strength to battle his ultimate nemesis. With Hugh Fraser, Anne Reid, Philip Glenister, Helen Baxendale, Matthew McNulty, Anna Madeley and Shaun Dingwall
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Home Fires
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The impact of the war begins to be felt in Great Paxford as the women are forced to make sacrifices for the salvage effort. But soon matters on the personal front replace their efforts on the home front as Kate and Jack's relationship intensifies, Pat's marriage deteriorates and Claire finally plucks up the courage to ask Spencer out - unaware he is hiding a secret that could ruin their relationship before it has even started. Meanwhile, Alison resorts to desperate measures to pay a bill, and soon realises her actions will cost her much more. Wartime drama, with Claire Rushbrook, Daisy Badger, Rachel Hurd-Wood and Fenella Woolgar
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
10:00pm
Harlots
Season 1 Episode 5/8

Emily is brutally punished after Lydia catches her trying to escape, while Margaret is thrilled when Lord Fallon shows interest in Lucy, and Amelia's new friendship with Violet blossoms. Charlotte is also on the hunt for a new keeper and is determined to leave Howard, but events take a horrifying turn when Haxby discovers her intentions
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
11:00pm
Unforgotten
Season 2 Episode 6/6

With the suspects in the murder of David Walker all having either a motive, opportunity or connection to the victim, Cassie and Sunny are left with a massive puzzle to solve. Cassie soon focuses in on Sara, whose alibi seems too perfect, as if it has been put together by an accomplice of the ex-prostitute - and the team is soon investigating the possibility of a wider revenge plan. Meanwhile, interviews with Colin and Marion's loved ones prove revealing. Cold case crime drama, starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar, with Badria Timimi, Mark Bonnar and Rosie Cavaliero. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
12:05am
The Americans
The Magic of David Copperfield v The Statue of Liberty Disappears
Season 4 Episode 8/13

Martha is put on a plane to Cuba, and Philip spends more time at home, where Stan tells him about his work disaster. Gabriel is perplexed by Philip and Elizabeth's recent behaviour
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
1:05am
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Sheridan Smith takes the lead role in Jeff Pope's three-part drama charting Cilla Black's rise to fame in the 1960s. As the series opens, Priscilla White is a Liverpool typist with dreams of escaping the office and becoming a singer. It looks like her chance has come when she meets songwriter Bobby Willis, who claims to be in the music industry - so she's less than impressed to later discover his flash car is hired and he actually works in a bakery. Despite this inauspicious start, Cilla agrees to let him manage her, but will their arrangement still stand after her friends, a local band by the name of the Beatles, help her land an audition with genuine impresario Brian Epstein? Aneurin Barnard, Ed Stoppard and John Henshaw also star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
2:10am
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Reunited with Bobby, Cilla's confidence returns and she once again dazzles crowds with her vocal talents. The re-emergence of impresario Brian Epstein then propels her career to greater heights, but this is quickly followed by a new low when her first record fails to set the charts alight, despite being written by two local lads called John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Epstein suggests a change of direction, persuading the singer to take a gamble on the ballad Anyone Who Had a Heart, against her future husband's advice. Continuing Jeff Pope's three-part biopic charting Cilla Black's rise to fame in 1960s Liverpool, starring Sheridan Smith, with Aneurin Barnard and Ed Stoppard
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
3:10am
Cilla
Season 1 Episode 3/3

It looks like Cilla has put that early botched audition and those disappointing record sales behind her as, following the success of Anyone Who Had a Heart, her new single You're My World becomes her second number one. However, while she may have conquered the UK charts, can she follow in the footsteps of her old mates the Beatles and crack America? The signs aren't looking good, and just to add to the pressure, her relationship with Bobby is becoming increasingly tumultuous. But as her manager Brian Epstein's private life starts to spiral out of control, it seems there could be an even bigger threat to Cilla's new-found success. The concluding instalment of Jeff Pope's biopic charting Cilla Black's rise to fame, starring Sheridan Smith, Aneurin Barnard and Ed Stoppard. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
4:05am
Crime Stories
Season 1 Episode 11/20

DI Jane Preston and DS Ben Shaw investigate a case of serious criminal damage and burglary at the office of Kim Wood, who is convinced a business rival is to blame. However, the detectives uncover a host of suspects with possible motives, including the victim's ex-boyfriend who is harbouring a grudge, and her adoptive mum Hazel who is bitter about Kim's new relationship with her birth mother. Drama, guest starring Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses), Scott Neal (The Bill) and James Redmond (Casualty)
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
4:55am
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
A Dark Blue Perfume
Season 3 Episode 1/8

A man returns to his home town with a new wife, but finds himself haunted by traumatic memories and struggles to overcome the past. Drama from the pen of the celebrated author, starring Susannah York and John Castle
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
5:50am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Mon 1 May

6:00am
Kavanagh QC
Mute of Malice
Season 3 Episode 1/6

The resourceful barrister defends an Army chaplain accused of murdering his brother. His efforts are not exactly helped by the client's refusal to speak - leaving him to wonder whether he is suffering from shell-shock brought on by a tour of Bosnia or whether he has something to hide. Starring John Thaw, with John Wood, Richard Pasco, Lisa Harrow and Nicholas Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:20am
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: 5.2
8:15am
The Chief
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Stafford's daughter warns her father of a planned student demonstration, while one of his colleagues tries to discredit him. Police drama, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
9:15am
Upstairs, Downstairs
All the King's Horses
Season 5 Episode 15/16

James plays the stock market and offers Rose financial advice, but Richard is furious to learn she has lost all her money in the crash
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
10:20am
Heartbeat
Who Needs Enemies
Season 6 Episode 11/17

Blaketon is threatened with demotion and ponders a seemingly perfect job with a security firm, but Nick is suspicious of the lucrative offer. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:30am
Lillie
Emilie
Season 1 Episode 1/13

Ambitious parson's daughter Emilie accepts Edward Langtry's proposal, considering him a wealthy man. Costume drama, starring Francesca Annis
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
12:35pm
Kavanagh QC
Blood Money
Season 3 Episode 2/6

A woman asks Kavanagh to ensure justice is done on behalf of her husband, who died on the operating table in mysterious circumstances - despite the surgeon's claims that he was alive and well when she stitched him up. As if that were not a tough enough assignment, the redoubtable barrister also faces the task of convincing son Matt that failing his A levels is not the end of the world. John Thaw stars with his real-life wife Sheila Hancock, Josette Simon, Lisa Harrow and Tom Brodie
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:20pm
Peak Practice
Moving On
Season 8 Episode 12/13

Andrew tries to convince his friend Ronnie Neale that he has a serious illness, an unenviable task at the best of times and one complicated by the prospect of losing Dawn to her estranged husband Keith. Meanwhile, confusion abounds as Sam and Joanna are called out separately to the same patient. Starring Gary Mavers, Haydn Gwynne and Sarah Parish
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
3:20pm
Heartbeat
Thanks to Alfred
Season 6 Episode 12/17

A man admits to killing his wife after her body is found by the roadside, but Nick uncovers inconsistencies in the story. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:30pm
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
5:35pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
Whither Shall I Wander?
Season 5 Episode 16/16

Sir Richard learns he must sell his home to pay James' considerable debts, and Georgina is heartbroken that there is no money to pay for her wedding. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Peril at End House - Part One
Season 2

Part one of two. While holidaying in Cornwall with his friend Captain Hastings, Poirot meets a local woman who has seemingly become unaccountably accident-prone - but soon starts to suspect she is actually a victim of foul play. David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Peril at End House - Part Two
Season 2

Part two of two. The Belgian sleuth's Cornish holiday comes to a dramatic conclusion as he unravels the mystery behind the series of disastrous near-misses that placed the life of a beautiful heiress in danger, and as the truth comes to light, a secret engagement is revealed. David Suchet stars, with Philip Jackson and Hugh Fraser
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
The Halcyon
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Life at the hotel continues as the Blitz rages. Emma finds Joe waiting for her at the staff entrance, remarkably curious about her work for the WVS, while Toby is worried sick after hearing a bomb fell on a shelter in Adil's neighbourhood of Paddington and killed everyone inside. Billy visits the kitchens and tells Dora that he has a job for her, while Lucian offers Lady Hamilton emotional support and Betsey and Sonny have a major altercation. Drama, starring Olivia Williams and Steven Mackintosh
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
10:00pm
Harlots
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Margaret is delighted when Howard offers to be Lucy's keeper, Fanny makes an announcement that could threaten her position in the house, while Nancy is determined to keep Emily Lacey out of Lydia's clutches
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
11:05pm
Victoria
The Queen's Husband
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Albert feels he needs a greater role in public affairs, and becomes involved in the anti-slavery movement. Victoria matches wills with the Duke of Sussex to see that her husband is granted more respect, while Skerrett faces a dilemma when she realises that the only person who can save her cousin and child from certain death is the man she trusts the least
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
12:05am
Broadchurch
Season 2 Episode 1/8

Second series of the acclaimed crime drama set in a Dorset seaside town. The murder of 11-year-old Danny Latimer rocked Broadchurch, as DI Alec Hardy - still haunted by the collapse of a previous case - was put in charge of the investigation. Many local residents came under suspicion, including the victim's father Mark, before Joe Miller finally gave a lengthy confession, ending weeks of speculation. In this first episode, Miller shocks everyone by pleading not guilty. David Tennant and Olivia Colman star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
1:05am
Broadchurch
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The townspeople struggle to come to terms with recent events, and shock waves reverberate through Broadchurch. What will the impact be on the Latimers? Meanwhile, Paul continues his secret meetings and Hardy must face a figure from his past. Meera Syal guest stars in the mystery drama, alongside David Tennant and Olivia Colman
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Kavanagh QC
The Sweetest Thing
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The beleaguered barrister puts aside his domestic problems to defend a prostitute on the charge of murdering a high-profile businessman - a tricky case made all the more difficult by the discovery that she has many enemies, all of them determined to blacken her character. Drama, starring John Thaw
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
3:30am
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
4:25am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Whither Shall I Wander?
Season 5 Episode 16/16

Sir Richard learns he must sell his home to pay James' considerable debts, and Georgina is heartbroken that there is no money to pay for her wedding. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
5:30am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Tue 2 May

6:00am
Kavanagh QC
Blood Money
Season 3 Episode 2/6

A woman asks Kavanagh to ensure justice is done on behalf of her husband, who died on the operating table in mysterious circumstances - despite the surgeon's claims that he was alive and well when she stitched him up. As if that were not a tough enough assignment, the redoubtable barrister also faces the task of convincing son Matt that failing his A levels is not the end of the world. John Thaw stars with his real-life wife Sheila Hancock, Josette Simon, Lisa Harrow and Tom Brodie
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:25am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Peril at End House - Part One
Season 2

Part one of two. While holidaying in Cornwall with his friend Captain Hastings, Poirot meets a local woman who has seemingly become unaccountably accident-prone - but soon starts to suspect she is actually a victim of foul play. David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
8:20am
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
9:20am
Upstairs, Downstairs
Whither Shall I Wander?
Season 5 Episode 16/16

Sir Richard learns he must sell his home to pay James' considerable debts, and Georgina is heartbroken that there is no money to pay for her wedding. Last in the series
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
10:35am
Heartbeat
Thanks to Alfred
Season 6 Episode 12/17

A man admits to killing his wife after her body is found by the roadside, but Nick uncovers inconsistencies in the story. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Derek Fowlds and Bill Maynard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:40am
Lillie
Mrs Langtry
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Married life proves dull and when she develops typhoid fever, Lillie convinces Edward to send her to London. Once back in the capital, she soon catches the eye of artists and poets
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
12:50pm
Kavanagh QC
Ancient History
Season 3 Episode 3/6

A respected Polish-born doctor is prosecuted for his alleged involvement in Nazi war crimes during the Second World War, forcing victims of persecution to relive their harrowing experiences in concentration camps. Kavanagh finds it difficult to remain professionally detached from such an emotive case and discovers that, after 50 years, witness testimony is not always reliable. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Frederick Treves, Warren Mitchell and Peter Firth
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:30pm
Peak Practice
New Beginnings
Season 8 Episode 13/13

Joanna has to break devastating news to a teenage gymnast, and finds herself thrust into the middle of a family crisis. Drama, starring Haydn Gwynne and Gary Mavers
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
3:35pm
Heartbeat
Obsessions
Season 6 Episode 13/17

Nick discovers an act of courage can have sinister consequences after he rescues a woman from a house fire. Meanwhile, Greengrass sets himself up as a birdwatcher's retreat. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Bill Maynard and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:45pm
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
5:50pm
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Robert shocks his partner Issy by revealing that he's prepared to pack in work to help look after their new baby, while in her boss's absence, Christine's professional judgement is tested when a burns victim faces almost certain death. With Martin Shaw and Niamh Cusack
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
6:55pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Lost Mine
Season 2 Episode 3/9

The sleuth is asked to investigate the disappearance of a bank's most valued customer, who had been planning to sell the chairman a map showing where to find a long-lost silver mine. David Suchet stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Cornish Mystery
Season 2 Episode 4/9

A dentist falls in love with his young assistant. His anxious wife, believing he has made plans to poison her and thereby remove the main obstacle to happiness, calls for Poirot's help. Drama, starring David Suchet
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
The Good Karma Hospital
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Medical drama about a junior doctor who becomes disillusioned with her life and decides to leave the UK. She heads for South India hoping to make a fresh start, and finds a new home working in an under-resourced and over-worked cottage hospital run by an eccentric English ex-pat. Medical drama, starring Amrita Acharia and Amanda Redman
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
10:00pm
Vera
Changing Tides
Season 5 Episode 1/4

Crime drama starring Brenda Blethyn. The detective investigates a fire that rips through a holiday park on the Northumberland coast, destroying three cabins. A young woman's body is discovered and the resort's owner, Jim Viner, fears the victim is his sister Deena when he returns from a weekend away with his daughter Clare. With Jim's suspicions confirmed, a police report then reveals Clare's boyfriend Ryan and his friends had been partying near the scene hours before the blaze started, but where are they now, and where is Deena's best friend Sally? Co-starring Kenny Doughty, Cush Jumbo and Jon Morrison
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
12:05am
Chasing Shadows
Only Connect - Part One
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Crime drama following a missing-persons unit on the hunt for serial killers, beginning with the first of a two-part story. After he criticises police procedure in the aftermath of a murderer's capture, DS Sean Stone's superiors want him out of the way, so they assign him to a new `unit' at the MPB with analyst Ruth Hattersley. However, the case of a vanished 16-year-old girl soon has the unorthodox detective back out in the field with his new partner. Looking into a spate of teen suicides, he believes he has discovered a killer preying on vulnerable youngsters. Starring Reece Shearsmith, Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
1:00am
Chasing Shadows
Only Connect - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Part two of two. While investigating the disappearance of 16-year-old Taylor, Sean discovers she was a member of an online social network linked to several suspected suicides. He believes a serial killer is posing as a teenage girl to prey on vulnerable youths, making each of them look like they have taken their own lives. Using his unique pattern-reading intelligence, and with the help of MPB analyst Ruth, the detective's net closes in - leading to a startling discovery. Reece Shearsmith, Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
1:55am
Marcella
Season 1 Episode 2/8

The Gibson family members are left in a state of panic when Grace is discovered missing, and Marcella tries to make sense of the previous evening's events, scouring CCTV footage in an attempt to discover more about her disappearance. Cara returns home from her latest job, in which she has stolen a watch, some earrings and a bracelet, but is unaware of their significance and the danger she's put herself in, with all of the items recognisable as trophies taken by the Grove Park Killer. Crime drama, starring Anna Friel
(Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
2:45am
Band of Gold
Gold: She's Back - Part Two
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Part two of two. Rose is devastated when Colette snubs her, and things take a turn for the worse when she finds herself harbouring Paula from the police. Meanwhile, Carol discovers she has less money in the bank than she realised. Key Mellor's drama set in the world of prostitution, starring Geraldine James and Cathy Tyson
(Repeat)

Rating: 7
3:40am
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
4:35am
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Robert shocks his partner Issy by revealing that he's prepared to pack in work to help look after their new baby, while in her boss's absence, Christine's professional judgement is tested when a burns victim faces almost certain death. With Martin Shaw and Niamh Cusack
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:30am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Wed 3 May

6:00am
Kavanagh QC
Ancient History
Season 3 Episode 3/6

A respected Polish-born doctor is prosecuted for his alleged involvement in Nazi war crimes during the Second World War, forcing victims of persecution to relive their harrowing experiences in concentration camps. Kavanagh finds it difficult to remain professionally detached from such an emotive case and discovers that, after 50 years, witness testimony is not always reliable. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Frederick Treves, Warren Mitchell and Peter Firth
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:25am
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Peril at End House - Part Two
Season 2

Part two of two. The Belgian sleuth's Cornish holiday comes to a dramatic conclusion as he unravels the mystery behind the series of disastrous near-misses that placed the life of a beautiful heiress in danger, and as the truth comes to light, a secret engagement is revealed. David Suchet stars, with Philip Jackson and Hugh Fraser
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:20am
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
9:25am
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Robert shocks his partner Issy by revealing that he's prepared to pack in work to help look after their new baby, while in her boss's absence, Christine's professional judgement is tested when a burns victim faces almost certain death. With Martin Shaw and Niamh Cusack
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:30am
Heartbeat
Obsessions
Season 6 Episode 13/17

Nick discovers an act of courage can have sinister consequences after he rescues a woman from a house fire. Meanwhile, Greengrass sets himself up as a birdwatcher's retreat. Rural police drama, starring Nick Berry, Bill Maynard and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:40am
Lillie
The Jersey Lilly
Season 1 Episode 3/13

London extends a warm welcome to Lillie as she attends her first social event, where she soon finds herself rubbing shoulders with poet Oscar Wilde. Francesca Annis stars
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
12:45pm
Kavanagh QC
Diplomatic Baggage
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The barrister defends a British ambassador's daughter accused of murdering an Austrian journalist, and learns a harsh lesson in the realities of political and diplomatic power. Foxcott is singed by an old flame, while Matt risks his father's anger by moving into a squat. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Lena Headey, Michael Feast and Oliver Ford Davies
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:35pm
Peak Practice
Eye of the Storm
Season 5 Episode 1/14

Andrew returns to Cardale after six months away and asks for his old job back. The others are furious at being given the runaround, having endured months of working with below-par locums, and consider appointing a rival candidate. On the personal front, Will is over the moon at becoming a father - but there's a dark cloud on the horizon. Rural medical drama, starring Simon Shepherd, Saskia Wickham, Gary Mavers and Adrian Lukis
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
3:40pm
Heartbeat
The Best Laid Plans
Season 6 Episode 14/17

A woman released from prison finds herself in danger from her former cellmate, who Nick believes may also have a connection with a post-office robbery. Jenny Agutter and Clare Higgins guest star, with Nick Berry and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:50pm
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
5:55pm
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A suicidal man refuses treatment that could save his life, presenting Mike with an ethical dilemma. Louise inadvertently puts a youngster at risk, but manages to save him with a radical new technique, while on the personal front, Christine fights to pull her marriage back from the brink. Medical drama set in a busy A&E department, starring Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack, David Harewood and Esther Hall
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
6:55pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Cornish Mystery
Season 2 Episode 4/9

A dentist falls in love with his young assistant. His anxious wife, believing he has made plans to poison her and thereby remove the main obstacle to happiness, calls for Poirot's help. Drama, starring David Suchet
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Churchill's Secret
Michael Gambon stars as Winston Churchill in this feature-length drama based on Jonathan Smith's novel. In 1953, a nurse (Romola Garai) is summoned to a secret location where she learns she is needed to treat the elderly prime minister, who has suffered a stroke and is not expected to survive. She bears witness as Churchill's family gather by his bedside preparing for the worst, and sees the long-buried tensions between them rising to the surface. Also starring Lindsay Duncan, Bill Paterson and Tara Fitzgerald
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
10:10pm
Paranoid
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Dr Crowley is arrested but continues to protest his innocence, while the net closes in around Waingrow - and the police are not the only ones gathering evidence against him. A fresh testimony helps the investigation but reveals a secret in Linda's past. Penultimate episode of the conspiracy thriller, starring Robert Glenister, Indira Varma, Danny Huston and Lesley Sharp
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.4
11:10pm
Harlots
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Margaret is delighted when Howard offers to be Lucy's keeper, Fanny makes an announcement that could threaten her position in the house, while Nancy is determined to keep Emily Lacey out of Lydia's clutches
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
12:10am
Home Fires
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The impact of the war begins to be felt in Great Paxford as the women are forced to make sacrifices for the salvage effort. But soon matters on the personal front replace their efforts on the home front as Kate and Jack's relationship intensifies, Pat's marriage deteriorates and Claire finally plucks up the courage to ask Spencer out - unaware he is hiding a secret that could ruin their relationship before it has even started. Meanwhile, Alison resorts to desperate measures to pay a bill, and soon realises her actions will cost her much more. Wartime drama, with Claire Rushbrook, Daisy Badger, Rachel Hurd-Wood and Fenella Woolgar
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
1:10am
Chasing Shadows
Only Connect - Part One
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Crime drama following a missing-persons unit on the hunt for serial killers, beginning with the first of a two-part story. After he criticises police procedure in the aftermath of a murderer's capture, DS Sean Stone's superiors want him out of the way, so they assign him to a new `unit' at the MPB with analyst Ruth Hattersley. However, the case of a vanished 16-year-old girl soon has the unorthodox detective back out in the field with his new partner. Looking into a spate of teen suicides, he believes he has discovered a killer preying on vulnerable youngsters. Starring Reece Shearsmith, Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
2:05am
Chasing Shadows
Only Connect - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Part two of two. While investigating the disappearance of 16-year-old Taylor, Sean discovers she was a member of an online social network linked to several suspected suicides. He believes a serial killer is posing as a teenage girl to prey on vulnerable youths, making each of them look like they have taken their own lives. Using his unique pattern-reading intelligence, and with the help of MPB analyst Ruth, the detective's net closes in - leading to a startling discovery. Reece Shearsmith, Alex Kingston and Noel Clarke star
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
2:55am
Gracepoint
Season 1 Episode 2/10

With Danny's family in mourning, the detectives find disturbing evidence in sister Chloe's room. Meanwhile, Mark Solano gets caught in his own lies. US-based remake of Broadchurch, starring David Tennant and Anna Gunn as detectives investigating the murder of a young boy, while residents of the victim's town come to terms with the horrific crime
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
3:45am
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
4:40am
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A suicidal man refuses treatment that could save his life, presenting Mike with an ethical dilemma. Louise inadvertently puts a youngster at risk, but manages to save him with a radical new technique, while on the personal front, Christine fights to pull her marriage back from the brink. Medical drama set in a busy A&E department, starring Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack, David Harewood and Esther Hall
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:35am
ITV Encore Nightscreen

Thu 4 May

6:00am
Kavanagh QC
Diplomatic Baggage
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The barrister defends a British ambassador's daughter accused of murdering an Austrian journalist, and learns a harsh lesson in the realities of political and diplomatic power. Foxcott is singed by an old flame, while Matt risks his father's anger by moving into a squat. Legal drama, starring John Thaw, Lena Headey, Michael Feast and Oliver Ford Davies
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:25am
Peak Practice
Eye of the Storm
Season 5 Episode 1/14

Andrew returns to Cardale after six months away and asks for his old job back. The others are furious at being given the runaround, having endured months of working with below-par locums, and consider appointing a rival candidate. On the personal front, Will is over the moon at becoming a father - but there's a dark cloud on the horizon. Rural medical drama, starring Simon Shepherd, Saskia Wickham, Gary Mavers and Adrian Lukis
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
8:20am
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
9:15am
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A suicidal man refuses treatment that could save his life, presenting Mike with an ethical dilemma. Louise inadvertently puts a youngster at risk, but manages to save him with a radical new technique, while on the personal front, Christine fights to pull her marriage back from the brink. Medical drama set in a busy A&E department, starring Martin Shaw, Niamh Cusack, David Harewood and Esther Hall
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:20am
Heartbeat
The Best Laid Plans
Season 6 Episode 14/17

A woman released from prison finds herself in danger from her former cellmate, who Nick believes may also have a connection with a post-office robbery. Jenny Agutter and Clare Higgins guest star, with Nick Berry and Derek Fowlds
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
11:30am
Lillie
The New Helen
Season 1 Episode 4/13

Oscar Wilde pays tribute to Lillie's beauty, but cannot understand why she stays in a loveless marriage. Francesca Annis and Peter Egan star
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
12:40pm
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
2:25pm
Peak Practice
The Price
Season 5 Episode 2/14

Will suspects Kate of suffering from post-natal depression, but as their baby's health deteriorates they are forced to deal with a bigger threat
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
3:25pm
Heartbeat
Bygones Be Bygones
Season 6 Episode 15/17

Maggie, George and Ventress all become victims of poison pen letters, but when Nick investigates, it appears not everyone is admitting to receiving them
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
4:40pm
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
5:45pm
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Robert's skills are tested when he battles to save the lives of two road accident victims - one of whom is pregnant. Christine treats a criminal with strange symptoms, and David practises his bedside manner on two attractive young women
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
6:50pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim
Season 2 Episode 5/9

A wealthy banker goes missing while walking from his country house to the village post office. Poirot, who has acquired a parrot and developed a taste for conjuring tricks, bets the baffled Inspector Japp £5 he can solve the mystery without leaving his own apartment. David Suchet stars
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Double Sin
Season 2 Episode 6/9

The Belgian sleuth contemplates retiring while on a trip to the Lake District, but shelves his plans when Hastings meets a woman whose collection of valuable miniature portraits has been stolen. David Suchet stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
Vera
Old Wounds
Season 5 Episode 2/4

When the remains of a teenager are found half-buried in a wood, Vera finds herself investigating a 30-year-old mystery. Identified as Carrie Telling, a girl who disappeared during the 1984 miners' strike, the team retrieves news footage from the protests that shows her taking pictures in the background. It appears she got caught up in the unrest that day, contradicting her father's assertion that she went straight home. Photographs recovered from her camera yield further revelations for Vera. What did Carrie discover that ultimately led to her death?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
11:00pm
The Halcyon
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Life at the hotel continues as the Blitz rages. Emma finds Joe waiting for her at the staff entrance, remarkably curious about her work for the WVS, while Toby is worried sick after hearing a bomb fell on a shelter in Adil's neighbourhood of Paddington and killed everyone inside. Billy visits the kitchens and tells Dora that he has a job for her, while Lucian offers Lady Hamilton emotional support and Betsey and Sonny have a major altercation. Drama, starring Olivia Williams and Steven Mackintosh
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Rating: 5.6
12:05am
Harlots
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Margaret is delighted when Howard offers to be Lucy's keeper, Fanny makes an announcement that could threaten her position in the house, while Nancy is determined to keep Emily Lacey out of Lydia's clutches
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Rating: 8.8
1:05am
Churchill's Secret
Michael Gambon stars as Winston Churchill in this feature-length drama based on Jonathan Smith's novel. In 1953, a nurse (Romola Garai) is summoned to a secret location where she learns she is needed to treat the elderly prime minister, who has suffered a stroke and is not expected to survive. She bears witness as Churchill's family gather by his bedside preparing for the worst, and sees the long-buried tensions between them rising to the surface. Also starring Lindsay Duncan, Bill Paterson and Tara Fitzgerald
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Rating: 4.8
3:05am
Band of Gold
Caught
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Gina's murder leaves her friends in a predicament, and Carol lures the suspected killer to her bedroom. Powerful drama, starring Cathy Tyson and Geraldine James
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Rating: 7
4:00am
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
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Rating: 4.8
4:55am
Always and Everyone
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Robert's skills are tested when he battles to save the lives of two road accident victims - one of whom is pregnant. Christine treats a criminal with strange symptoms, and David practises his bedside manner on two attractive young women
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Rating: 7.9