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5:40am
This Is BBC Two
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Category General Show/Game Show
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6:45am
All Over the Place: Europe
Season 2 Episode 16 of 16
The Events Highlights from the series, including a water jousting festival in France, a wife-carrying in Finland, the Strangeness Games in Iceland, a pumpkin regatta in Germany and a cheese-rolling event in Italy

Category Foreign Countries/Expeditions
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7:15am
Wild & Weird
Season 2 Episode 11 of 16
Rockin' Rocks Naomi Wilkinson and Tim Warwood examine the rocks that like to take a stroll in the desert, a pebble hot enough to burn a hole in a person's pocket and an exploding boulder

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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7:30am
All Over the Workplace
Season 1 Episode 4 of 10
Space Alex Riley and rookies Honey and Leon get an out-of-this-world experience, working with space scientists who make and test equipment that gets sent out into the universe

Category General Children's/Youth
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8:00am
Show Me What You're Made Of
Season 5 Episode 2 of 5
A British textiles factory in Leicester, where the kids set to work in making fashion clothes for British high street names and UK supermarkets

Category General Children's/Youth
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8:30am
The Dog Ate My Homework
Season 5 Episode 2 of 12
Rohan v Cainwen Team captains Rohan and Cainwen are joined by special guests Lauren Layfield, Saima Chowdrey, Matthew Crosby and Jess Robinson, who'll battle it out in a series of hilarious rounds and challenges. Children's comedy panel show hosted by Iain Stirling

Category Game Show/Quiz
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9:00am
Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Out of Sight The Top Gear presenter uses complex imaging technology to reveal what the world looks like beyond the visible spectrum. He examines the work of death-defying aerial repairmen in America, and learns how ultraviolet cameras can locate invisible forces lurking on power lines. Plus, German scientists use a powerful moving X-ray camera to reveal the secrets of animal locomotion

Category Documentary
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10:00am
Natural World
Season 28 Episode 14 of 14
Natural World: Forest Elephants Scientist Andrea Turkalo examines the social bonds formed by elephants deep in the rainforests of central Africa. After more than 20 years of field study, she has begun to unravel the secrets of the animals' lives and the meanings of the sounds they use to communicate with each other. Richard Armitage narrates

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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11:00am
Homes Under the Hammer
Season 22 Episode 30 of 80
The presenters all explore mid-terraces as Martin Roberts visits Burton upon Trent, Dion Dublin takes a trip to Merseyside and Martel Maxwell is in Bromley, Kent

Category Property
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12:00pm
Food & Drink
Season 2 Episode 3 of 10
The Joy of Sharing Half of British families struggle to share a meal more than three times a week and yet people relish the sense of togetherness it gives them. Richard Corrigan joins Michel Roux Jr in the kitchen to prepare a hearty chicken and crayfish pie ideal for a gathering, while drinks expert Kate Goodman comes up with ales to suit the occasion and chef Andy Bates joins the team for a debate about the future of family dining

Category Cooking
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12:30pm
Best Bakes Ever
In light of Britain's baking obsession, actress and cake expert Jane Asher presents a selection of recipes from television chefs, including James Martin, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, the Hairy Bikers, Raymond Blanc, Nigella Lawson, Tom Kerridge, Lorraine Pascale and Rachel Khoo

Category Cooking
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1:00pm
Hairy Bikers' Best of British
Season 1 Episode 5 of 40
Recession Si King and Dave Myers explain how necessity often forced cooks to make the most of limited ingredients to create tasty dishes. They reveal that many popular meals were invented during hard times, from mince and dumplings to Scotch broths

Category Cooking
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1:45pm
Talking Pictures
Season 2 Episode 13 of
Talking Pictures: Anthony Hopkins A look back at the career of the Oscar-winning actor through interviews conducted with the BBC. Hopkins talks about his approach to acting, his years as a hellraiser, and the films that helped make him a star, including Remains of the Day, Shadowlands, Nixon, and The Silence of the Lambs, in which he first portrayed his most celebrated character, Dr Hannibal Lecter. Sylvia Syms narrates

Category Documentary
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2:25pm
Film 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
An outspoken writer from New York reminisces about her correspondence of many years with an antiquarian bookseller in London, which began as a business arrangement and developed into a close relationship. Romantic drama based on the real-life experiences of Helene Hanff, starring Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench and Maurice Denham

Category Factual
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4:00pm
Escape to the Country
Season 15 Episode 10 of 75
Cotswolds Jonnie Irwin helps golf enthusiasts from London to search for a home in the Cotswolds, with a budget of £500,000 to spend. Away from the property search, the presenter meets the cattle `lawn mowers' who are restoring a precious habitat in the county

Category Property
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4:30pm
Attenborough and the Giant Egg
David Attenborough returns to Madagascar to see how the island has changed in the 50 years since his first visit, and to search for more clues about one of his most treasured possessions, the egg of an elephant bird, an ostrich-like creature that weighed half a ton. Scientists perform tests to determine the age of the egg, as the naturalist discovers whether the bird's extinction can shed light on what is happening on the island today

Category Documentary
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5:30pm
The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts
Season 1 Episode 1 of 4
New series. A late-1800s Victorian arts and crafts commune in the Welsh hills is brought back to life as a group of 21st-century crafters moves in to experience the highs and lows of living and working together. In the first episode, Anita Rani is joined by renowned potter Keith Brymer Jones and arts and crafts expert and dealer Patch Rogers as six crafters are faced with the challenge of breathing life back into the Victorian parlour. Using tools and techniques of the era, they set out to create objects including a Sussex chair, a CR Ashbee bowl and William Morris-inspired wallpaper

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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6:30pm
Back in Time for School
Season 7 Episode 2 of 8
The volunteers continue their time-travelling educational adventure, experiencing schooling as it was it was during the inter-war years. Along the way, the pupils learn new languages, line up for a medical to measure their head circumference - thought to be a sign of intelligence - and enjoy experimental outdoor classes. However, there is mutiny in the classroom when the boys are allowed to learn science while the girls tend to dolls and fold nappies - a gender divide that also affects the teachers. Presented by Sara Cox and Polly Russell

Category Documentary
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7:30pm
Dad's Army
Season 3 Episode 3 of 14
The Lion Has Phones Mainwaring gives the platoon a lecture in communications and his men have an immediate opportunity to put what they have - or haven't - learnt into action when an enemy aircraft is forced to ditch in a reservoir near the town. Comedy first broadcast in 1969, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn

Category Sitcom
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8:00pm
Cities: Nature's New Wild
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Commuters Animals that travel in and out of cities in search of food or a safe place for their young. African penguins have found the streets of Cape Town a safe environment from predators, while still providing easy access to their fishing grounds, while in St Lucia, hippos have developed a taste for eating residents' lawns. Black bears roam the streets of cities across North America, seeking out discarded food to help them consume the 20,000 calories a day they need to survive their six-month hibernation

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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9:00pm
QI XL
Season 16 Episode 10 of 16
Pain & Punishment Sandi Toksvig considers the subjects of pain and punishment, with guests Jimmy Carr, Lee Mack and Alice Levine joining regular Alan Davies on the panel

Category Comedy
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9:45pm
Film Manchester By The Sea (2016)
Premiere. An irritable loner is forced to return to the coastal town where he grew up following the sudden death of his brother. He is appointed guardian of his teenage nephew, and as he struggles to cope with his newfound responsibilities, he also finds himself confronted with a past tragedy. Drama, starring an Oscar-winning Casey Affleck, with Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler

Category General Movie/Drama
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12:00am
Film Spaceship (2016)
Premiere. A teenager whose mother died in mysterious circumstances fakes her own abduction by aliens. Her father, still consumed with grief after seven years, tries to discover what has happened to her by seeking out her friends - who harbour strange obsessions of their own. Drama, starring Alexa Davies and Antti Reini

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1:25am
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