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Sun 24 Jun

7:00pm
Nigel Kennedy Plays Bach & Gershwin: BBC Biggest Weekend
The violinist performs a concert of pieces by Bach and Gershwin at Scone Palace near Perth, accompanied by members of the Kennedy Band and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Cruel Sea: The Penlee Lifeboat Disaster
Documentary revisiting the tragic night in 1981 when Penlee lifeboat Solomon Browne attempted to rescue those on board stricken coaster the Union Star. Amid hurricane winds and 60ft waves off the coast of Cornwall, both crews lost their lives. The story is told through actual radio messages, eyewitness testimony and memories of bereaved family members
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
A Timewatch Guide
World War Two: A Timewatch Guide
Season 2 Episode 4/4

Charting the history of the world's most destructive war, including how the story of the conflict has changed as new information comes to light and forgotten stories are remembered. This edition examines the most important accounts of the Second World War, and how understanding of them has been redefined since the conflict ended over 70 years ago
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
10:00pm
Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered
What killed Tutankhamun? Ever since the tomb of the boy king was discovered in 1922, he has become arguably the most famous pharaoh of all ancient Egypt. But his mysterious death at just 19 years of age has never been explained. Now, Dallas Campbell reveals new scientific research aimed at getting to the truth. A CT scan of the pharaoh's mummified body creates a full-size image of the real Tutankhamun, while DNA analysis uncovers a shocking secret about his family background - and the genetic trail leads to a revolutionary new theory about his sudden and unexpected death
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
11:00pm
Night on Film - An A-Z of the Dark
An alphabetical compilation of footage about nocturnal life, featuring everything from bats to vampires as the night comes alive in this unusual mixture of music and archive
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
12:00am
The Art of Scandinavia
Dark Night of the Soul
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the history of the North European region through its art. He begins by examining the links between landscape, climate and national character, taking in everything from the era of the Vikings to Edvard Munch's The Scream
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1
1:00am
David Starkey's Music & Monarchy
Crown & Choir
Season 1 Episode 1/4

The author and broadcaster explores how the monarchy has shaped the history of British music, beginning by examining the stories of kings who were also composers - Henry V and Henry VIII. He also reveals how the military and religious ambitions of England made its music the envy of Europe, and investigates the lasting influence of Elizabeth I. The programme features performances recorded at King's College Cambridge, Canterbury Cathedral and Eton College
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
2:00am
Classic Comps
Classic Quartets at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 1/

Compilations of classical music performances from the BBC archives. In the first programme, Clemency Burton-Hill introduces string quartets playing music ranging from Mozart and Beethoven to Elvis Costello and Pete Townshend in a variety of locations ranging from stately homes to helicopters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
3:00am
Cruel Sea: The Penlee Lifeboat Disaster
Documentary revisiting the tragic night in 1981 when Penlee lifeboat Solomon Browne attempted to rescue those on board stricken coaster the Union Star. Amid hurricane winds and 60ft waves off the coast of Cornwall, both crews lost their lives. The story is told through actual radio messages, eyewitness testimony and memories of bereaved family members
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1

Mon 25 Jun

7:00pm
MOTD Live: FIFA World Cup 2018
Spain v Morocco
Spain v Morocco (Kick-off 7.00pm). Gary Lineker presents coverage of the match at Kaliningrad Stadium, where the teams contest their concluding Group B clash. Fernando Hierro's side know that a win will definitely see them progress to the last 16, following their thrilling 3-3 tie with Portugal and 1-0 victory over Iran. Morocco are playing for pride only, having lost both of their opening fixtures, but if they can pull off a shock victory it could place Spain's chances of reaching the knockout phase in serious jeopardy, especially if Iran defeat Portugal in the group's other fixture. In addition to having never met each other at a World Cup before, these nations also have contrasting records, with Morocco only ever having won two games in their five appearances, whereas Spain won six matches in 2010 alone when they lifted the trophy in South Africa. They did not fare so well in Brazil four years ago when they were eliminated at the group stage following losses in their opening two games, and will be keen to improve on that performance. Meanwhile, Morocco will look to take confidence from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, when they progressed to the knockout stage, before succumbing to eventual runners-up Egypt in the quarter-finals. Many of the players in the Spanish squad will be familiar to football fans, and while their opponents tonight cannot boast any star names, many of their individuals have experience of club football in Europe, including regular captain Medhi Benatia of Juventus, and Nordin Amrabat, who has appeared for Watford and Galatasaray. With analysis from Cesc Fabregas, Didier Drogba and Alan Shearer, and commentary by Steve Wilson and Martin Keown
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
9:10pm
Nature's Turtle Nursery: Inside the Nest
George McGavin joins a team of international scientists as they investigate the mass nesting phenomenon of olive ridley sea turtles in Costa Rica, central America, from the moment the female turtles gather offshore before laying their eggs, to when the next generation are born
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:40pm
Fair Isle: Living on the Edge
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Documentary charting life on Britain's most remote inhabited island, which is home to 55 people and situated halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkneys. A new couple settle in and adapt to island life, and cameras follow a family whose 11-year-old son has to leave home to board at secondary school on mainland Shetland
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
11:40pm
Genius of the Modern World
Marx: Genius of the Modern World
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud - whose ideas shaped the modern world, beginning with Marx. Born to an affluent Prussian family, Marx became an angry, idealistic radical, constantly on the run for his political agitating and incendiary writing. His masterpiece Das Capital was largely overlooked in his lifetime, and only 11 people attended his funeral, yet his ideas would generate one of the most influential and divisive ideologies in history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
12:40am
The Secret Life of Waves
David Malone investigates the importance of ocean waves. He discovers they are not made of water, can travel sideways and their sound is created by bubbles, and examines the connection between the life cycles of waves and human beings
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
1:40am
Britain in Focus: A Photographic History
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Eamonn McCabe explores the development of the art of photography in the UK, beginning by looking at how science and technology allowed pioneering photographers like Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron to create a new art form in the 1800s
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
2:40am
Michael Palin's Quest for Artemisia
The Monty Python star sets off on a quest to investigate the story of little-known 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi after one of her paintings caught his eye. Michael encounters her work in Florence, Rome and Naples, and finds out about her life as a working mother and her ultimate success against all odds as a great painter of the Baroque age who transformed the way women were depicted in art, and who was sought after in many courts across Europe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5

Tue 26 Jun

7:00pm
MOTD Live: FIFA World Cup 2018
Iceland v Croatia
Iceland v Croatia (Kick-off 7.00pm). Reshmin Chowdhury presents coverage of the match at Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, as the teams play their concluding Group D fixture. These teams will be more than familiar with each other having also been drawn in the same qualification group to reach this tournament, and the Croatians may feel as though they have a score to settle having finished as runners-up, which meant they had to come through a two-legged play-off. In the matches themselves the honours were shared evenly, with Croatia winning 2-0 on home soil and the Icelandic triumphing 1-0 in the reverse fixture in Reykjavik, which proved to be the decisive factor in them topping the group and qualifying automatically for Russia, with that all-important goal coming via a 90th-minute winner. As well as splitting their games and boasting similar records during qualification - Iceland only gained two more points than their rivals - they each proved to be miserly in defence, with Croatia conceding just four times and Iceland seven, so a tight affair could well be on the cards this evening. With commentary by Simon Brotherton and Danny Murphy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
9:10pm
Africa
Cape
Season 1 Episode 4/6

David Attenborough describes some of the wildlife spectacles of southern Africa, starting out in a little-explored rainforest discovered less than a decade ago by scientists who spotted it on satellite maps. There, thousands of butterflies dance for the right to mate, while on a tiny island off Mozambique, green turtles emerge from eggs and begin a hazardous journey to the water - with pied crows and hungry crabs eager to get them. Cameras also capture one of the largest gatherings of great white sharks on the planet as 30 of the predators circle around a dead whale
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
10:10pm
Africa's Great Civilisations
Cities
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Henry Louis Gates Jr looks at the powerful, cosmopolitan cities that dotted Africa at the time when Europe was in its Middle Ages. From 1000 to 1600, commerce, wealth and prosperity expanded across Africa, building new cities and founding new powerful states that mark this golden age
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

11:05pm
She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
Isabella and Margaret
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Helen Castor explores the lives of Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou, two French-born queens of England whose ambition and desire for power caused outrage in medieval Britain. Isabella, wife of King Edward II in the 14th century, was accused of murder, while 100 years later Margaret, who was married to Henry VI, was regarded as a destructively ambitious figure - and would go on to be labelled a `she-wolf' by Shakespeare. However, Castor argues it was their gender, rather than their behaviour, that lay at the root of their public vilification
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
12:05am
Storyville
Exposed: Magicians, Psychics and Frauds - Storyville
Documentary chronicling magician James Randi's attempts to expose supposed faith healers, fortune-tellers and psychics who have borrowed tricks from magicians to swindle the masses. The programme examines his rivalry with spoon-bending illusionist Uri Geller, as well as how he exposed evangelist Peter Popoff's use of in-ear receivers in the 1980s
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
1:25am
Africa
Cape
Season 1 Episode 4/6

David Attenborough describes some of the wildlife spectacles of southern Africa, starting out in a little-explored rainforest discovered less than a decade ago by scientists who spotted it on satellite maps. There, thousands of butterflies dance for the right to mate, while on a tiny island off Mozambique, green turtles emerge from eggs and begin a hazardous journey to the water - with pied crows and hungry crabs eager to get them. Cameras also capture one of the largest gatherings of great white sharks on the planet as 30 of the predators circle around a dead whale
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
2:25am
Nature's Turtle Nursery: Inside the Nest
George McGavin joins a team of international scientists as they investigate the mass nesting phenomenon of olive ridley sea turtles in Costa Rica, central America, from the moment the female turtles gather offshore before laying their eggs, to when the next generation are born
(Subtitles) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Wed 27 Jun

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
27/06/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
The Cult of Sunday Night
Poldark
Season 1 Episode 3/8

A look at the making of 1970s drama Poldark, which was dogged by rows over scripts and came to an end after just two series when author Winston Graham refused to allow the BBC to create their own storylines. Despite being relatively short-lived, it picked up an army of devoted fans - and turned stars Robin Ellis and Angharad Rees into national pin-ups during the mid-Seventies. Narrated by Meera Syal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
8:00pm
Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter
Revolution on the Floor
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Social historian Pamela Cox examines how the lives of women and the stores they worked in were revolutionised in the early 20th century, revealing how female staff rebelled against poor working conditions and started to demand more from their employers. She learns about Margaret Bondfield, who went under cover in shops in the late 1890s to expose the harsh reality of life behind the counter, and looks at Harry Gordon Selfridge's efforts to train his shop assistants to be modern businesswomen
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.2
9:00pm
This World
Dan Snow's History of Congo
The broadcaster heads to the Central African country to examine how a combination of slavery, colonialism, corruption and war led it to become one of the poorest nations in the world. His journey takes him to remote and dangerous places, where he discovers how the Democratic Republic of the Congo's resources and people helped make Britain rich over the centuries, and learns of the role played during both world wars. Part of the This World strand
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
10:00pm
Storyville
This Is Congo - Storyville
A raw and unfiltered insight into the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has witnessed more than five million conflict-related deaths, multiple regime changes and the impoverishment of its people over the past couple of decades
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:25pm
The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II with Dan Cruickshank
Documentary exploring the aesthetic styles associated with Ludwig II of Bavaria, the king who was considered to be handsome and loved by his people. Dan Cruickshank investigates the mock-medievalism of Neuschwanstein castle and the complex design of Herrenchiemsee, to assess how they are key to learning more about the enigmatic ruler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
12:25am
The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook
The Sound of the Crowd
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Historian Dominic Sandbrook follows up his 2012 documentary series The 70s by moving on to the following decade. He begins by examining how powerful new forces of choice and consumerism radically reshaped British life - a new culture of consumer-driven populism that propelled Margaret Thatcher to victory. He takes in everything from the popularity of Delia Smith and affordable fashions on the high street, to the subcultures of Britain's youth and the crisis of identity that rocked and splintered the political left
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.4
1:25am
Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter
Revolution on the Floor
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Social historian Pamela Cox examines how the lives of women and the stores they worked in were revolutionised in the early 20th century, revealing how female staff rebelled against poor working conditions and started to demand more from their employers. She learns about Margaret Bondfield, who went under cover in shops in the late 1890s to expose the harsh reality of life behind the counter, and looks at Harry Gordon Selfridge's efforts to train his shop assistants to be modern businesswomen
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.2
2:25am
Dan Cruickshank and the Family That Built Gothic Britain
Documentary exploring the changing fortunes of a family of architects, following the rise and fall of George Gilbert Scott, his son George Junior, and grandson Giles. Presenter Dan Cruickshank finds out how the dynasty was responsible for the creation of iconic landmarks such as the Midland Hotel at St Pancras station, and helped shape the Victorian age with their designs
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
3:25am
The Cult of Sunday Night
Poldark
Season 1 Episode 3/8

A look at the making of 1970s drama Poldark, which was dogged by rows over scripts and came to an end after just two series when author Winston Graham refused to allow the BBC to create their own storylines. Despite being relatively short-lived, it picked up an army of devoted fans - and turned stars Robin Ellis and Angharad Rees into national pin-ups during the mid-Seventies. Narrated by Meera Syal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6

Thu 28 Jun

7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
28/06/2018
BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1985
Peter Powell and Dixie Peach present the edition from November 28, featuring David Grant and Jaki Graham, Whitney Houston, Prefab Sprout, Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin, and Wham!
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
8:00pm
The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Dr Lucy Worsley reveals the history of Britain under the reigns of George I and George II, in a programme originally shown to mark the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne. She is given access to treasure from the Royal Collection at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, to give a personal insight into the monarchs' lives, and begins by charting the story of George I's feuding family
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Napoleon
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Historian Andrew Roberts marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo with a three-part series telling the definitive story of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Corsican Army officer who would eventually become the First Consul and later still Emperor of France. Travelling throughout Europe, and making use of some of the ill-fated dictator's personal letters, Andrew highlights Napoleon's early military successes in Italy and Egypt, as well as his role in pacifying anti-revolutionary activists in Paris during the 1790s, and his role as a progressive moderniser in the early years of his dictatorship
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
10:00pm
Generation '66
Documentary exploring the key events of 1966, a period when British pop music, fashion and sport was making waves across the globe, but when the nation's upbeat mood was undercut by darker sensibilities. Narrated by Maxine Peake and featuring contributions from Michael Palin, Janet Street-Porter and Peter Stringfellow, who share their memories of the era
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
11:00pm
Horizon
Horizon: Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Season 47 Episode 6/15

Scientists and researchers analyse recent discoveries about asteroids, and how their studies suggest smaller rocks could pose a threat as they head toward Earth. The experts explain the photon propulsion that powers their journey across space and how some of these travellers carry a cargo of frost and ice that could have helped to start life on Earth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
12:00am
Top of the Pops: 1985
Peter Powell and Dixie Peach present the edition from November 28, featuring David Grant and Jaki Graham, Whitney Houston, Prefab Sprout, Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin, and Wham!
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
12:30am
Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics
Making Sound
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Helen Czerski investigates the science behind familiar sounds as well as those humans cannot hear. At the Palace of Westminster, she teams up with scientists to carry out measurements using state-of-the-art lasers to reveal how Big Ben vibrates to create pressure waves in the air at particular frequencies. She also explores the science of the voice, inviting soprano Lesley Garrett to sing I Dreamed A Dream inside an MRI scanner to reveal how her vocal tract acts as a resonator, amplifying and shaping the sound from her larynx
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
1:30am
Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics
Using Sound
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Helen Czerski explores the extraordinary messages carried by sound waves, and how they can help humans gain a better understanding of the world around them
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
2:30am
The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Dr Lucy Worsley reveals the history of Britain under the reigns of George I and George II, in a programme originally shown to mark the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne. She is given access to treasure from the Royal Collection at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, to give a personal insight into the monarchs' lives, and begins by charting the story of George I's feuding family
(Subtitles) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8

Fri 29 Jun

7:00pm
World News Today
29/06/2018
The day's leading stories
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
7:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 8.9
7:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1985
Gary Davies and Janice Long present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 12 December 1985
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.3
8:00pm
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops: 1982 Big Hits
Featuring Adam Ant, Yazoo, Wham!, ABC and the Associates, all breakthrough acts in a golden year for British pop. Madness provide a little two-step with their ska revival, and Junior and Patrice Rushen's R'n'B tracks pack a punch. Pop-infused reggae beats are provided by Culture Club and Musical Youth, while the mods get a nod from the Jam and there's a performance by Tight Fit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Duran Duran: There's Something You Should Know
Forty years since the formation of the band who went on to become one of the biggest acts of the 1980s, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor open up about the highs and lows of their career - with archive footage of former guitarist Andy Taylor helping round out the story. The documentary charts their trajectory through seven of their 14 albums, each one uncovering a compelling chapter in the history of five lads from Birmingham who had one simple dream - to become the biggest band in the world. Contributors include Boy George, Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson. First of two programmes celebrating Duran Duran's 40-year anniversary
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Duran Duran: A Night In
Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor sit back to watch and talk through personally-selected clips of archive television, music shows, movies, performances, adverts and children's shows that have inspired them across their career. The band discuss their influences from the worlds of film and art, referencing Blade Runner, Andy Warhol and Tomorrow's World, and ranging from Barbarella to Virginia Plain and Midnight Express
(Subtitles)

11:00pm
Duran Duran: Unstaged
The band take to the stage at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles during the All You Need Is Now Tour. Directed by David Lynch
(Subtitles)

12:55am
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops: 1982 Big Hits
Featuring Adam Ant, Yazoo, Wham!, ABC and the Associates, all breakthrough acts in a golden year for British pop. Madness provide a little two-step with their ska revival, and Junior and Patrice Rushen's R'n'B tracks pack a punch. Pop-infused reggae beats are provided by Culture Club and Musical Youth, while the mods get a nod from the Jam and there's a performance by Tight Fit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
1:55am
Duran Duran: There's Something You Should Know
Forty years since the formation of the band who went on to become one of the biggest acts of the 1980s, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor open up about the highs and lows of their career - with archive footage of former guitarist Andy Taylor helping round out the story. The documentary charts their trajectory through seven of their 14 albums, each one uncovering a compelling chapter in the history of five lads from Birmingham who had one simple dream - to become the biggest band in the world. Contributors include Boy George, Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson. First of two programmes celebrating Duran Duran's 40-year anniversary
(Subtitles)

2:55am
TOTP2
Duran Duran Special
Mark Radcliffe presents a look back at some classic Duran Duran Top of the Pops performances
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6

Sat 30 Jun

7:00pm
Earth's Greatest Spectacles
New England
Season 1 Episode 1/3

The north-eastern region of the United States, known as New England, is the stage for one of the most incredible colour changes on the planet when the vivid greens of summer give way to the golds and reds of autumn. This film reveals how this vibrant fiesta is created by the battles between the trees and the forests inhabitants. Moose, chipmunks, rattlesnakes and a bizarre mixture of caterpillars all play a crucial role; but surprisingly the forest itself was made to be so colourful, thanks to a combination of hard work by beavers, ants and humans. Narrated by Domhnall Gleeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.7
8:00pm
Simon King's Shetland Diaries
Simon King's Shetland Adventure
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Spring brings an influx of wildlife to the islands, where the former Springwatch presenter is living for a year. Exploring the sea, Simon discovers starfish, moon jellyfish and gets close to a seal. He also follows the struggle at a wildlife sanctuary to teach an injured otter cub to use its back legs, and gives his daughter Savannah a lesson in birdwatching
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3
9:00pm
Hidden
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Megan Ruddock's life is changed when she finds herself being held captive by Dylan Harris in the strange compound that he lives in with his mother and young daughter. When PC Mari James and PC Ryan Davies pay a routine visit to ask Dylan if he knows anything about Mali Pryce, Dylan manages to convince Davies that he knows nothing, but James has her doubts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:00pm
Timeshift
Timeshift: The Rules of Drinking
Season 11 Episode 11/11

Mark Chapman narrates an exploration of Britain's complicated relationship with alcohol during the latter half of the 20th century. The programme charts how conventions surrounding the drinking habits of men and women changed from the 1940s onwards, as the largely masculine culture of pubs and working men's clubs began to recede, and also discovers the influence foreign travel and advertising had on the types of beverage that were popular in the UK. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
11:00pm
Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies
Pop Goes the Soundtrack
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Neil Brand explores what makes a great film soundtrack, and reveals that in the second half of the 20th century composers embraced jazz, pop and rock to bring new energy to movie scores. Using the 1960s as an example, he shows how the James Bond features, Italy's spaghetti westerns and Disney's musicals utilised the talents of composers such as John Barry and Ennio Morricone, before the role of a composer changed when directors like Martin Scorsese began to employ carefully chosen pop songs. With contributions from Richard Sherman, Lalo Schifrin and David Arnold
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
12:00am
Indie Classics at the BBC
A trawl through the archives, revisiting some of the classic hits of the indie music genre through the 1980s and early '90s. Performers include Joy Division, Depeche Mode, the Smiths, Cocteau Twins and Primal Scream
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
1:00am
Top of the Pops: 1985
An episode of the music show from the year that saw Live Aid, featuring studio performances and videos from acts populating the singles chart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
1:30am
Duran Duran: A Night In
Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor sit back to watch and talk through personally-selected clips of archive television, music shows, movies, performances, adverts and children's shows that have inspired them across their career. The band discuss their influences from the worlds of film and art, referencing Blade Runner, Andy Warhol and Tomorrow's World, and ranging from Barbarella to Virginia Plain and Midnight Express
(Subtitles)

2:30am
Simon King's Shetland Diaries
Simon King's Shetland Adventure
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Spring brings an influx of wildlife to the islands, where the former Springwatch presenter is living for a year. Exploring the sea, Simon discovers starfish, moon jellyfish and gets close to a seal. He also follows the struggle at a wildlife sanctuary to teach an injured otter cub to use its back legs, and gives his daughter Savannah a lesson in birdwatching
(Subtitles) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3