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4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.5
 
   
7:00am
Forbidden History
Season 2 Episode 2 of 6
The Holy Grail Jamie Theakston investigates one of history's most enduring mysteries as he goes on a world-wide search for the Holy Grail, visiting Glastonbury in Somerset, Wales, Valencia in Spain, and New York City to inspect four goblets that could be the ancient relic

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.2
 
   
8:10am
Forbidden History
Season 2 Episode 3 of 6
The Illuminati Jamie Theakston investigates the secretive Rosicrucian Order, whose members included Leonardo Da Vinci and Isaac Newton

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.2
 
   
9:00am
Time Team
Season 18 Episode 2 of 10
Saxon Death, Saxon Gold Tony Robinson and the archaeologists excavate a site in Leicestershire, which they believe contains an Anglo-Saxon burial ground. Though their initial search for a cemetery proves fruitless, more digging leads to the experts uncovering evidence of several types of funeral, as well as a highly valuable piece of jewellery - and one member of the team volunteers to take part in a re-creation of a cremation ceremony from the period

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
10:00am
Time Team
Season 18 Episode 3 of 10
Romans on the Range The archaeologists get an opportunity to dig at an army firing range in High Ham, Somerset, to investigate a set of Roman mosaics first discovered 150 years ago. Initial searches suggest the remains of Roman villas could be located on the site, and the team begins to build up a picture of the highs and lows of life in the society of the time - until the cold weather threatens to bring the excavation to a premature halt. Presented by Tony Robinson

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
11:00am
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 2 of 13
The Hunt for Martin Bormann The story of Hitler's personal secretary Martin Bormann and the efforts to track him down. With insufficient evidence to confirm the Nazi official's death, the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg tried him in absentia during 1946 and eventually sentenced him to death. Despite extensive efforts, he was never found and was eventually presumed to have died in May 1945

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
5
 
   
12:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Aircraft Carrier The history of pioneering modern-day mega structures, revealing that behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazing engineers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field. The first programme focuses on the aircraft carrier

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
1:00pm
Train Truckers
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
Railway Mega Machine Heavy haulage experts Ian Bagladi and Jamie Turnbull need to move a classical but abandoned 63-year-old, 70-tonne locomotive, through the English countryside

Category Leisure/Hobbies
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.5
 
   
2:00pm
Time Team
Season 18 Episode 3 of 10
Romans on the Range The archaeologists get an opportunity to dig at an army firing range in High Ham, Somerset, to investigate a set of Roman mosaics first discovered 150 years ago. Initial searches suggest the remains of Roman villas could be located on the site, and the team begins to build up a picture of the highs and lows of life in the society of the time - until the cold weather threatens to bring the excavation to a premature halt. Presented by Tony Robinson

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
3:00pm
Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Spring Documentary following the fortunes of humans and animals over the course of a year in Alaska, which is by far the biggest US state and still one of the wildest places on Earth with deep forests and vast mountain ranges. The arrival of spring sees Alaska go through a huge transformation as water, light and warmth return, with animals emerging from hibernation and rushing to cash in on the riches of the season. Dougray Scott narrates

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
10
 
   
4:00pm
Wonders of the Monsoon
Season 1 Episode 3 of 5
The Drought The other side of the monsoon, as the winds bring dry air and drought. Budgerigars swarm in the Australian desert, gathering at a precious waterhole, and although birds of prey try to ambush them, they are mesmerised by the array of bright colours on show. On the island of Borneo, a bearded pig hunts for seafood on the beach, while in the Rajasthan desert, nomads haggle over the price of camels, which can provide vital transport during this lean season. The mugger crocodiles of Sri Lanka stalk the animals taking a much-needed drink and a young leopard learning to hunt discovers there is no such thing as an easy meal. Colin Salmon narrates

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.1
 
   
5:00pm
World's Greatest Palaces
Season 1 Episode 7 of 10
Château de Fontainebleau Behind the scenes of the Château de Fontainebleau in France, which began life as a medieval castle in the 12th century before being turned into a renaissance palace in the 1500s

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Audio Described)
Rating
9.5
 
   
6:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Aircraft Carrier The history of pioneering modern-day mega structures, revealing that behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazing engineers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field. The first programme focuses on the aircraft carrier

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
7:00pm
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 2 of 13
The Hunt for Martin Bormann The story of Hitler's personal secretary Martin Bormann and the efforts to track him down. With insufficient evidence to confirm the Nazi official's death, the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg tried him in absentia during 1946 and eventually sentenced him to death. Despite extensive efforts, he was never found and was eventually presumed to have died in May 1945

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
5
 
   
8:00pm
Train Truckers
Season 1 Episode 5 of 6
High-Speed Super Train Kevin Norris and Kieran Chisnall move three state-of-the-art trains, fresh in from Japan. They need to transport them from the North East port of Redcar to a factory in Doncaster

Category Leisure/Hobbies
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.5
 
   
9:00pm
Underground Worlds
Season 1 Episode 5 of 10
Bouzincourt A labyrinth of tunnels underneath a tiny French village which contains mysteries from several historical eras, and a Welsh slate mine that has been given a new lease of life

Category News/Current Affairs
Rating
9.5
 
   
10:00pm
Fawlty Towers
Season 2 Episode 1 of 6
Communication Problems Basil's belief that guests are an obstacle to the smooth running of his hotel is borne out by the arrival of an aggressive woman (Joan Sanderson), and the tension between the two leads to a series of increasingly heated arguments. Classic comedy, starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs and Connie Booth

Category General
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
10:40pm
Fawlty Towers
Season 2 Episode 2 of 6
The Psychiatrist Basil goes to great lengths to prove to Sybil that a guest has smuggled a woman into his room. Instead the hotelier keeps being caught in compromising situations with a young Australian woman, and a visiting psychiatrist finds his increasingly manic behaviour both fascinating and alarming. Classic comedy first broadcast in 1979, starring John Cleese and Prunella Scales

Category General
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
11:30pm
Fawlty Towers
Season 2 Episode 3 of 6
Waldorf Salad A loud-mouthed, abrasive American comes to stay at the hotel and soon exposes Basil's ignorance of transatlantic cuisine - particularly Waldorf salad. Classic comedy, starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs

Category General
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
12:15am
Abandoned Engineering
Season 3 Episode 3 of 8
The Siege of Sarajevo Concrete channels hidden in a mountaintop forest, a collapsing bridge, a marooned military base and the upright rusting carcass of ship

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.6
 
   
1:15am
Steam Train Britain
Season 1 Episode 1 of 10
Behind the scenes of three preserved steam railway lines - the South Devon Railway heritage line, the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highlands Railway and the Great Central Railway. Sports scientist Megan Smith has a dream of becoming a steam locomotive fireman on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway, and she fires-up NG143 and sets off along the 25 miles from Caernarfon to Porthmadog

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Audio Described)
Rating
6.7
 
   
2:10am
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 2 of 13
The Hunt for Martin Bormann The story of Hitler's personal secretary Martin Bormann and the efforts to track him down. With insufficient evidence to confirm the Nazi official's death, the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg tried him in absentia during 1946 and eventually sentenced him to death. Despite extensive efforts, he was never found and was eventually presumed to have died in May 1945

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
5
 
   
3:10am
Forbidden History
Season 2 Episode 3 of 6
The Illuminati Jamie Theakston investigates the secretive Rosicrucian Order, whose members included Leonardo Da Vinci and Isaac Newton

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.2
 
   
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.5
 
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