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Mon 25 Jun

6:00am
Coast
Sweden and the Baltic
Season 6 Episode 6/6

The team explores British connections to the Swedish coast. Nick Crane views a mountain range still rising at the rate of one centimetre a year - and discovers a similar phenomenon is also occurring in the Highlands. Alice Roberts reveals how merchant seamen from Hull helped save the Second World War military effort by sneaking a vital shipment of Swedish ball bearings past the German Navy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 19/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Time Team Specials
Journey to Stonehenge: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson and the team investigate finds at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, and consider what they reveal about Stone Age life. Among the discoveries are a Neolithic road which leads to Stonehenge and is believed to be the route of traditional burial ceremonies. Also examined is an arrangement of 160 trees in perfect circles, which may have provided a setting for traditional feasts

Rating: 9.8
9:00am
Coast
Sweden and the Baltic
Season 6 Episode 6/6

The team explores British connections to the Swedish coast. Nick Crane views a mountain range still rising at the rate of one centimetre a year - and discovers a similar phenomenon is also occurring in the Highlands. Alice Roberts reveals how merchant seamen from Hull helped save the Second World War military effort by sneaking a vital shipment of Swedish ball bearings past the German Navy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
10:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Tower of Babel
Season 1 Episode 8/13

Egyptologist David Rohl searches for the location of the Tower of Babel, a Biblical structure which first appeared in the Book of Genesis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Forbidden History
In Search of the Real King Arthur
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Jamie Theakston investigates the truth behind the legend of King Arthur, and looks for evidence of whether the mythical monarch was English, Scottish or Welsh
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
Journey to Stonehenge: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson and the team investigate finds at Durrington Walls, Wiltshire, and consider what they reveal about Stone Age life. Among the discoveries are a Neolithic road which leads to Stonehenge and is believed to be the route of traditional burial ceremonies. Also examined is an arrangement of 160 trees in perfect circles, which may have provided a setting for traditional feasts

Rating: 9.8
1:00pm
Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise
Life on the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Life in the treacherous seas that surround the South American wilderness. The 4,000-mile coast stretches from the cold waters of Cape Horn - where rockhopper penguins overcome huge challenges to raise their young - to the far north's much warmer climate, where huge elephant seals battle for position in the heat of the desert. Orcas ram-raid the beaches, grabbing seal pups to feed their young, and fishermen are also incentivised to gather the sea's bounty. Narrated by Santiago Cabrera
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
2:00pm
India's New Worlds
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Concluding part of the documentary charting some of the many wildlife conservation projects currently being pursued in India
(Subtitles)

3:00pm
Coast
Sweden and the Baltic
Season 6 Episode 6/6

The team explores British connections to the Swedish coast. Nick Crane views a mountain range still rising at the rate of one centimetre a year - and discovers a similar phenomenon is also occurring in the Highlands. Alice Roberts reveals how merchant seamen from Hull helped save the Second World War military effort by sneaking a vital shipment of Swedish ball bearings past the German Navy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Staff of Moses
Season 1 Episode 6/13

Documentary offering an insight into the staff of Moses, one of the more astonishing miracles depicted in the Bible as Moses turned his staff into a snake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Forbidden History
The Oracles
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Jamie Theakston journeys to Greece and Italy to uncover the truth about oracles - mythical figures who could reputedly hear and speak to gods
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
6:00pm
Wartime Crime
The Blackout Killers
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The stories of two murderers in London and Berlin, who both took advantage of the Blackouts during the Second World War to commit their crimes undetected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Forbidden History
The Treasure of Solomon
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Jamie Theakston travels to Jerusalem in search of Solomon's Temple. When the Romans sacked the city in 70AD, the fabled Treasure of Solomons was believed to have been looted and taken back to Rome. However, it is possible it was hidden away by the High Priests. Archaeologists Dr Shimon Gibson and Kate Raphael have dedicated their lives working out what actually happened, and discuss whether it is possible that Solomonic and Roman treasures lie undiscovered under Jerusalem
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
8:00pm
Forbidden History
The Secrets of the Alchemists
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Jamie Theakston talks to author Joy Hancox about the alchemical roots of London, the design of famous buildings such as The Globe theatre and the mysterious figure of English poet John Byrom. He also meets a modern day potion-maker
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
9:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Scoop
Season 2 Episode 10/13

The lads inadvertently turn up at the wrong Spanish villa and go skinny-dipping in its swimming pool - much to the outrage of the property's occupants, who arrive home unexpectedly. Tim Healy, Jimmy Nail, Kevin Whately and Bill Paterson star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
10:00pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Law and Disorder
Season 2 Episode 11/13

Two relentless tabloid reporters pursue the lads, convinced they are a pack of heavy-duty villains wanted back home for an audacious payroll robbery. Comedy drama, starring Christopher Fairbank and Timothy Spall
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
11:00pm
Open All Hours
Errand Boy Executive
Season 4 Episode 4/6

Granville decides a fashion makeover is needed to impress Stephanie from the local boutique, but Arkwright's meddling soon puts paid to any romantic dalliance. Roy Clarke's classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
11:40pm
Open All Hours
Happy Birthday Arkwright
Season 4 Episode 5/6

Nurse Gladys decides Arkwright needs a lesson in politeness, and convinces him a writer for the Good Shop Guide is doing the rounds. She then poses as the critic to see for herself the unusual sight of the miserly shopkeeper being nice to his customers. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
12:20am
Open All Hours
The Mystical Boudoir of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Season 4 Episode 6/6

Arkwright hatches a plan to get into Nurse Gladys's bedroom by forcing a reluctant Granville to masquerade as a burglar, so the miserly shopkeeper can come to her rescue. Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
1:00am
Blitz Street
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Tony Robinson explores life on the home front during the Second World War and the psychological damage caused by the Blitz. A row of terraced houses specially built on a remote military base is subjected to a series of blasts to demonstrate the devastating impact of German bombs on bricks and mortar, beginning with the SC50 and SC500, which were used on the first day of the air attack on London in September 1940
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
2:00am
Blitz Street
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Tony Robinson's focus turns to the SC1000 bomb, nicknamed the Hermann, which was designed to cause massive damage to the infrastructure of industrial Britain during the Second World War. With the aid of eyewitness testimony, the programme also recounts the Luftwaffe's attack on Coventry in November 1940, and the campaign to destroy the nation's manufacture of munitions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Tue 26 Jun

6:00am
Coast
The Mysteries of the Isles
Season 7 Episode 1/6

The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 20/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Time Team Specials
The Real Knights of the Round Table: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson examines the enigmatic Round Table building constructed by Edward III, the foundations of which lie beneath the Queen's private lawn at Windsor Castle. His journey of discovery takes him back into the heart of medieval chivalry, to a Majorcan castle and into the well-preserved royal accounts at Kew as he finds out how the structure was a stepping stone to the monarch becoming one of England's most successful kings
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
9:00am
Coast
The Mysteries of the Isles
Season 7 Episode 1/6

The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
10:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Real Exodus
Season 1 Episode 9/13

British physicist Colin Humphreys attempts to find the real route of the Exodus and the true mountain of God
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Forbidden History
The Curse of Hitler's Executioner
Season 4 Episode 1/6

Jamie Theakston tells the story of Hitler's state executioner, who was placed in charge of killing thousands of people declared enemies of the state
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
The Real Knights of the Round Table: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson examines the enigmatic Round Table building constructed by Edward III, the foundations of which lie beneath the Queen's private lawn at Windsor Castle. His journey of discovery takes him back into the heart of medieval chivalry, to a Majorcan castle and into the well-preserved royal accounts at Kew as he finds out how the structure was a stepping stone to the monarch becoming one of England's most successful kings
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
1:00pm
The Hidden River
The Vast Delta
Season 1 Episode 1/3

A team of explorers sets out to uncover the many secrets hidden along the estimated 1,000km length of the Essequibo, one of the largest rivers in South America. The river rises in Guyana's Acari Mountains, near the Brazilian border, and flows through impenetrable jungles and treacherous swamps before finally reaching the Atlantic Ocean
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
2:00pm
Attenborough's Ark
David Attenborough chooses 10 animals that he would save from extinction and explains why he would decide on those particular creatures. Featuring the quoll, the olm and the solenodon
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

3:00pm
Coast
The Mysteries of the Isles
Season 7 Episode 1/6

The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Temple of Solomon Mystery
Season 1 Episode 7/13

Questions regarding the authenticity of the Jehoash Tablet, a religious artifact containing an ancient inscription
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Forbidden History
Top Secret Nazi UFOs
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Jamie Theakston investigates the theory that Nazis were engaged in building spacecraft before the outbreak of the Second World War
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
6:00pm
Wartime Crime
The Sicilian Connection
Season 1 Episode 6/6

How the Mafia became an unlikely ally of the US in bringing about the downfall of Mussolini, and their subsequent rise in power when the war ended
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.5
7:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Rion-Antirion Bridge
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The Rion-Antirion Bridge, which runs for 3kms and links the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to Antirrio on mainland Greece. Located in one of Europe's most active seismic zones, its engineers had to conquer the problems of deep water, high winds and constant land mass movement to build the colossal structure
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Abandoned Engineering
Lost Highway in the Rainforest
Season 2 Episode 8/8

A highway built in the Brazilian jungle as an escape route in the event of an emergency at a nuclear power station, a Soviet fortress and Ellis Island hospital
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
9:00pm
Open All Hours
Errand Boy Executive
Season 4 Episode 4/6

Granville decides a fashion makeover is needed to impress Stephanie from the local boutique, but Arkwright's meddling soon puts paid to any romantic dalliance. Roy Clarke's classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
9:40pm
Open All Hours
Happy Birthday Arkwright
Season 4 Episode 5/6

Nurse Gladys decides Arkwright needs a lesson in politeness, and convinces him a writer for the Good Shop Guide is doing the rounds. She then poses as the critic to see for herself the unusual sight of the miserly shopkeeper being nice to his customers. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
10:20pm
Open All Hours
The Mystical Boudoir of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Season 4 Episode 6/6

Arkwright hatches a plan to get into Nurse Gladys's bedroom by forcing a reluctant Granville to masquerade as a burglar, so the miserly shopkeeper can come to her rescue. Ronnie Barker and Lynda Baron star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
11:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
Timeless Time
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Victor endures a sleepless night - and naturally ensures the eternally put-upon Margaret and their neighbours share in his suffering. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
11:40pm
Sorry!
For Love or Mummy
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Timothy Lumsden meets Annette at his amateur dramatics society, but all his attempts to court her are ruined by his overbearing and tyrannical mother. First episode of the comedy, starring Ronnie Corbett and Barbara Lott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
12:20am
Sorry!
Buttons
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Timothy takes his mother's advice when an insanely jealous man takes an interest in his girlfriend. Ronnie Corbett stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00am
Blitz Street
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Tony Robinson's focus turns to the V1, a German jet-powered flying bomb first used to attack Britain in the summer of 1944, shortly after the D-Day landings. Eyewitnesses describe the buzzing noise that could be heard as the aircraft, nicknamed the doodlebug, passed overhead, and the terror they felt when the engine stopped, signalling an explosion was imminent
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
2:00am
Blitz Street
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Tony Robinson's focus turns to the V2 rocket, which could reach speeds of more than 3,500mph and had a range of 200 miles. To replicate wartime conditions, it is detonated three metres below ground. The programme also sums up why the German bombing campaign failed and how the British people ultimately came out of the experience stronger
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Wed 27 Jun

6:00am
Coast
Life Beyond the Edge
Season 7 Episode 2/6

An exploration of the history and culture of some of the most extreme locations in Britain. Nick Crane visits the Isles of Scilly, Ruth Goodman walks the dangerous path traversed daily by the Branscombe Cliff farmers in Devon, and Mark Horton investigates the Transatlantic Telegraph service. Meanwhile, Hermione Cockburn learns how the fossil of a large sea creature found at St David's Head, Pembrokeshire, shaped scientists' understanding of Earth's history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 21/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Time Team Specials
The Lost Dock of Liverpool: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson and the team dig deep to discover how Liverpool developed into the main port of the British Empire. They uncover the city's first wet dock, which reveals evidence of the sugar and tobacco exchanges, and find the dark side of the economic boom in building and street names that refer to the slave trade
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
9:00am
Coast
Life Beyond the Edge
Season 7 Episode 2/6

An exploration of the history and culture of some of the most extreme locations in Britain. Nick Crane visits the Isles of Scilly, Ruth Goodman walks the dangerous path traversed daily by the Branscombe Cliff farmers in Devon, and Mark Horton investigates the Transatlantic Telegraph service. Meanwhile, Hermione Cockburn learns how the fossil of a large sea creature found at St David's Head, Pembrokeshire, shaped scientists' understanding of Earth's history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
10:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Fall of Jericho
Season 1 Episode 10/13

The fall of Jericho, in which Joshua and his men lay siege on the fortified city for seven days. Then they blew their trumpets and its walls came crashing down. The Israelites razed the city, killing every man, woman and child. It's a fantastic Biblical tale of victory through faith, but is there any truth behind the story?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Forbidden History
The Secrets of the Vatican Archives
Season 4 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston visits Rome to speak to Church officials, expert archivists, scholars and authors about some of the historical treasures stored in the Vatican's exclusive archives
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
The Lost Dock of Liverpool: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson and the team dig deep to discover how Liverpool developed into the main port of the British Empire. They uncover the city's first wet dock, which reveals evidence of the sugar and tobacco exchanges, and find the dark side of the economic boom in building and street names that refer to the slave trade
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
1:00pm
The Hidden River
The Raging Torrent
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The secrets of one of South America's largest rivers - the Essequibo. The team crosses unspoiled landscapes, discovers rare species and contacts indigenous people
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
2:00pm
Natural World
Africa's Giant Killers: Natural World
Season 33 Episode 1/10

Roughly once every 40 years in the northern Kalahari Desert of Botswana an ancient waterway called the Savute channel fills and flows into the surrounding marshes. This attracts thousands of grazing animals from across the region - and also draws predators to the area. This documentary follows the fortunes of Africa's largest herd of elephants and a pride of seven lions as they come face to face in an epic fight for survival, with drought having weakened the elephants and the lions desperately hungry. Narrated by Imogen Stubbs
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
Coast
Life Beyond the Edge
Season 7 Episode 2/6

An exploration of the history and culture of some of the most extreme locations in Britain. Nick Crane visits the Isles of Scilly, Ruth Goodman walks the dangerous path traversed daily by the Branscombe Cliff farmers in Devon, and Mark Horton investigates the Transatlantic Telegraph service. Meanwhile, Hermione Cockburn learns how the fossil of a large sea creature found at St David's Head, Pembrokeshire, shaped scientists' understanding of Earth's history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Tower of Babel
Season 1 Episode 8/13

Egyptologist David Rohl searches for the location of the Tower of Babel, a Biblical structure which first appeared in the Book of Genesis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Forbidden History
The Genius of Nikola Tesla
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Jamie Theakston looks at the life and work of Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla, investigating conspiracy theories that the scientific establishment and national governments covered up his work on energy sources. He also finds out why so little evidence of his experiments remains today
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
6:00pm
The Day When
The Day When Churchill Chose War
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Pivotal moments in history recreated using archive materials and dramatic reconstructions, beginning with Churchill persuading the British government to go to war
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
7:00pm
Secrets of Britain
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The documentary series exploring the less well known side of Britain continues, with this edition exploring MI6, asking whether the shadowy world of espionage and counter-intelligence operations bear any resemblance to the James Bond novels
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
8:00pm
Secrets of Britain
Secrets of Selfridges
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The documentary uncovering the hidden history of Britain continues with the story of the department store Selfridges, looking at the ways it changed the country's shopping habits. Plus, an examination of the life of Mr Selfridge himself
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
Timeless Time
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Victor endures a sleepless night - and naturally ensures the eternally put-upon Margaret and their neighbours share in his suffering. Comedy, starring Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
9:40pm
Sorry!
For Love or Mummy
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Timothy Lumsden meets Annette at his amateur dramatics society, but all his attempts to court her are ruined by his overbearing and tyrannical mother. First episode of the comedy, starring Ronnie Corbett and Barbara Lott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
10:20pm
Sorry!
Buttons
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Timothy takes his mother's advice when an insanely jealous man takes an interest in his girlfriend. Ronnie Corbett stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
11:00pm
Porridge
No Peace for the Wicked
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Peace evades the inmates of Slade Prison, and Fletcher's bid to find a little tranquillity seems destined to fail. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
11:40pm
Porridge
Happy Release
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Blanco ends up in the prison hospital, where he fears he is about to shuffle off this mortal coil and entrusts the whereabouts of his stashed fortune to fellow inmate Fletch, who is sharing a ward with him. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
12:20am
Porridge
The Harder They Fall
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships. He is hot favourite to win until Fletcher is given the task of fixing the contest and nobbling his cell-mate. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Peter Vaughan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
1:00am
The Golden Age of Steam Railways
Small Is Beautiful
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The story of the visionaries who rescued some of the narrow gauge railways that once served Britain's key industries, including its mines, quarries, factories and docks. Home movies reveal how volunteers set to work to bring the lines and steam engines back to life after they disappeared in the years following the Second World War. Narrated by Jenny Agutter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.7
2:00am
The Golden Age of Steam Railways
Branching Out
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The story of the visionaries who helped to rescue Britain's standard gauge railways continues, as further home-shot footage reveals how these volunteers managed to restore the lines that once served the nation's mines, quarries, factories and docks, but fell into disuse from the 1950s onwards. Narrated by Jenny Agutter
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.7
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Thu 28 Jun

6:00am
Coast
The Explorers' Coast
Season 9 Episode 3/6

The team examines stories connected to explorers. In Cornwall Nick Crane examines 18th-century artist William Daniell's 10-year mission to produce illustrations for a book, takes to the sea in a replica of the UK's oldest-known boat and tells the tale of the first sailor to circumnavigate Britain some 2,400 years ago. Mark Horton reveals how Scotsman Lachlan Macquarie laid the foundations for the nation of Australia, while Tessa Dunlop discovers how the Pilgrim Fathers created the archetypal American celebration of Thanksgiving from a tradition they encountered in Holland
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 22/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Time Team Specials
Swords, Skulls and Strongholds: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding present a radical new image of Britain during the Iron Age. Long thought to be a barbaric and primitive time, archaeologists in the past 20 years have revealed it to have been a more cultured era
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
9:00am
Coast
The Explorers' Coast
Season 9 Episode 3/6

The team examines stories connected to explorers. In Cornwall Nick Crane examines 18th-century artist William Daniell's 10-year mission to produce illustrations for a book, takes to the sea in a replica of the UK's oldest-known boat and tells the tale of the first sailor to circumnavigate Britain some 2,400 years ago. Mark Horton reveals how Scotsman Lachlan Macquarie laid the foundations for the nation of Australia, while Tessa Dunlop discovers how the Pilgrim Fathers created the archetypal American celebration of Thanksgiving from a tradition they encountered in Holland
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
10:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Holy Grail
Season 1 Episode 11/13

According to legend the Holy Grail is a dish or cup with special powers, able to provide happiness, eternal youth and food in infinite abundance. This programme catches up with a man who believes he has solved the mystery of the Holy Grail, one of the most famous lost religious relics of all time
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Forbidden History
The Secrets of the Murder Bureau
Season 4 Episode 3/6

Jamie Theakston investigates a secret department of the Bulgarian government charged with carrying out assassinations in nine other countries during the Cold War
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
Swords, Skulls and Strongholds: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding present a radical new image of Britain during the Iron Age. Long thought to be a barbaric and primitive time, archaeologists in the past 20 years have revealed it to have been a more cultured era
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
1:00pm
The Hidden River
The Mysterious Source
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The final journey down the Essequibo River proves the most challenging as the team try to find its mysterious source

Rating: 6
2:00pm
Natural World
Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem - Natural World
Season 33 Episode 2/10

Although barely a foot tall, the honey badger has a reputation as one of the most fearless animals in the world, attacking just about anything from venomous snakes to adult lions. This documentary follows a scientist, a beekeeper and a conservationist in South Africa as they set out to discover if the creature is really as fearsome as it is made out to be
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
Coast
The Explorers' Coast
Season 9 Episode 3/6

The team examines stories connected to explorers. In Cornwall Nick Crane examines 18th-century artist William Daniell's 10-year mission to produce illustrations for a book, takes to the sea in a replica of the UK's oldest-known boat and tells the tale of the first sailor to circumnavigate Britain some 2,400 years ago. Mark Horton reveals how Scotsman Lachlan Macquarie laid the foundations for the nation of Australia, while Tessa Dunlop discovers how the Pilgrim Fathers created the archetypal American celebration of Thanksgiving from a tradition they encountered in Holland
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Real Exodus
Season 1 Episode 9/13

British physicist Colin Humphreys attempts to find the real route of the Exodus and the true mountain of God
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Forbidden History
The Real Ark of the Covenant
Season 3 Episode 1/6

Jamie Theakston goes in search of the location of the real Ark of the Covenant, believed to be held in a chapel in Ethiopia that is now in dire need of repair
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
6:00pm
The Day When
The Day When Hitler Lost the War
Season 1 Episode 4/5

How the Nazi invasion of Russia in 1941 would lead directly to Hitler's ultimate downfall four years later
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
7:00pm
Murder Maps
Finding Dr Crippen
Season 1 Episode 3/9

The case of Dr Crippen, who murdered his wife and buried her in the basement before fleeing to Canada
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
8:00pm
Murder Maps
The Brides In The Bath Killer
Season 1 Episode 4/9

The case of George Smith, who married a succession of women and murdered them so he could inherit their wealth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
9:00pm
Porridge
No Peace for the Wicked
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Peace evades the inmates of Slade Prison, and Fletcher's bid to find a little tranquillity seems destined to fail. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
9:40pm
Porridge
Happy Release
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Blanco ends up in the prison hospital, where he fears he is about to shuffle off this mortal coil and entrusts the whereabouts of his stashed fortune to fellow inmate Fletch, who is sharing a ward with him. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:20pm
Porridge
The Harder They Fall
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships. He is hot favourite to win until Fletcher is given the task of fixing the contest and nobbling his cell-mate. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Peter Vaughan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
11:00pm
Porridge
A Day Out
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The inmates face a day of hard labour digging drains on a lonely stretch of moorland. However, Fletcher soon finds a way of turning the situation to his advantage. Prison comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
11:40pm
Porridge
Ways and Means
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Fletch desperately wants to get out of the tedious task of making fishing nets, and hatches a crafty scheme to get himself assigned to the library. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
12:20am
Porridge
Men without Women
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Fletcher takes on the role of agony aunt and ends up writing letters home for his fellow inmates - but he soon discovers domestic problems of his own when his daughter brings bad news on visiting day. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Patricia Brake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
1:05am
Scotland's Murder Mysteries
Jessie King
Season 1 Episode 7/8

The case of Jessie King, who in 1889 became the last woman in Edinburgh to be executed after being convicted of taking money to adopt babies and then killing them. Yet her partner Thomas Pearson walked free after proclaiming his innocence and helping to convict her. What part, if any, did he play in the callous crimes?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00am
Scotland's Murder Mysteries
Deacon William Brodie
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The story of Deacon William Brodie, an 18th-century cabinet-maker and highly respected member of Edinburgh society who led a secret double life as leader of a gang of night-time burglars. When his crimes eventually caught up with him, he was hanged from the gibbet he had himself only recently redesigned
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Fri 29 Jun

6:00am
Coast
Peril from the Seas
Season 7 Episode 4/6

Nicholas Crane tells the tale of the Great Storm of 1703, which saw ships blown from British shores to Norway, while Ian McMillan discusses the fate of hospital ship Rohilla, which ran aground off Whitby, North Yorkshire, in 1914. Dick Strawbridge visits Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, where he explains how the timings of the D-Day landings were determined by RAF weather forecasters
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 23/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Time Team Specials
Codename Ainsbrook: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson reports on a secret investigation into a possible Viking boat burial in Yorkshire and discovers the tensions between archaeologists and the UK's 50,000 amateur metal detector enthusiasts, who are sometimes suspected of removing relics of national importance without declaring them
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
9:00am
Coast
Peril from the Seas
Season 7 Episode 4/6

Nicholas Crane tells the tale of the Great Storm of 1703, which saw ships blown from British shores to Norway, while Ian McMillan discusses the fate of hospital ship Rohilla, which ran aground off Whitby, North Yorkshire, in 1914. Dick Strawbridge visits Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, where he explains how the timings of the D-Day landings were determined by RAF weather forecasters
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
10:00am
Secrets of the Bible
The Stone of Jacob
Season 1 Episode 12/13

The Stone of Jacob appears in the Book of Genesis as the stone used as a pillow by the Israelite patriarch Jacob. As Jacob had a vision in his sleep, he then consecrated the stone to God. Author Adrian Gilbert traces the historical path of the stone and answers questions regarding the ancient artefact's authenticity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Forbidden History
The Dark Truth of the Templars
Season 4 Episode 4/6

Jamie Theakston uncovers the secrets of the Knights Templar and challenges the accepted views of the order that angered medieval Europe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
Codename Ainsbrook: A Time Team Special
Tony Robinson reports on a secret investigation into a possible Viking boat burial in Yorkshire and discovers the tensions between archaeologists and the UK's 50,000 amateur metal detector enthusiasts, who are sometimes suspected of removing relics of national importance without declaring them
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
1:00pm
Alaska - Earth's Frozen Kingdom
Spring
Season 1 Episode 1/3

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
2:00pm
Iceland - A Wild Life
Documentary examining the fauna and flora of the country, which is influenced not only by extreme temperatures but by volatile and unstable volcanic activity
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

3:00pm
Coast
Peril from the Seas
Season 7 Episode 4/6

Nicholas Crane tells the tale of the Great Storm of 1703, which saw ships blown from British shores to Norway, while Ian McMillan discusses the fate of hospital ship Rohilla, which ran aground off Whitby, North Yorkshire, in 1914. Dick Strawbridge visits Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, where he explains how the timings of the D-Day landings were determined by RAF weather forecasters
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Fall of Jericho
Season 1 Episode 10/13

The fall of Jericho, in which Joshua and his men lay siege on the fortified city for seven days. Then they blew their trumpets and its walls came crashing down. The Israelites razed the city, killing every man, woman and child. It's a fantastic Biblical tale of victory through faith, but is there any truth behind the story?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Forbidden History
Hitler: Suicide or Survivor
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston investigates theories that Hitler faked his suicide at the end of the Second World War and may have escaped from his Berlin bunker
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
6:00pm
The Day When
The Day When Roosevelt Chose War
Season 1 Episode 3/5

The United States' entry into the Second World War following the attack on Pearl Harbor, focusing on Roosevelt's decision to engage German forces as well as Japanese
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
7:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Meat Eaters
Season 1 Episode 5/10

David Attenborough examines the hunting tactics of the world's carnivores. Arctic foxes in the frozen north must collect food during warmer times to survive the winter, while the big cats of the southern hemisphere rely on stealth and surprise to catch each meal. The presenter also reveals how leopards and tigers are solitary hunters, coming together only to mate, whereas lions stay in family groups so they can tackle larger prey and better protect their young
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
8:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Opportunists
Season 1 Episode 6/10

David Attenborough explores the world of omnivores, nature's generalists, revealing their myriad talents in the wild and how some species have adapted to man's encroachment into their habitats by making their homes in cities and towns
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
9:00pm
Porridge
A Day Out
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The inmates face a day of hard labour digging drains on a lonely stretch of moorland. However, Fletcher soon finds a way of turning the situation to his advantage. Prison comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
9:40pm
Porridge
Ways and Means
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Fletch desperately wants to get out of the tedious task of making fishing nets, and hatches a crafty scheme to get himself assigned to the library. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:20pm
Porridge
Men without Women
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Fletcher takes on the role of agony aunt and ends up writing letters home for his fellow inmates - but he soon discovers domestic problems of his own when his daughter brings bad news on visiting day. Classic comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and Patricia Brake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
11:05pm
Secrets of the Bible
The Fall of Jericho
Season 1 Episode 10/13

The fall of Jericho, in which Joshua and his men lay siege on the fortified city for seven days. Then they blew their trumpets and its walls came crashing down. The Israelites razed the city, killing every man, woman and child. It's a fantastic Biblical tale of victory through faith, but is there any truth behind the story?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:00am
Forbidden History
Hitler: Suicide or Survivor
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Jamie Theakston investigates theories that Hitler faked his suicide at the end of the Second World War and may have escaped from his Berlin bunker
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
1:00am
Scotland's Murder Mysteries
Eugene Chantrelle
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The case of French-born schoolteacher Eugene Chantrelle from Edinburgh, who 1877 took out an insurance policy on his Scottish wife, then a year later poisoned her by inserting opium into her food. Although he tried to make the death look like an accident, the police found evidence to the contrary
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00am
Scotland's Murder Mysteries
Donald Merrett
Season 1 Episode 6/8

The grim story of Donald Merrett, who was acquitted of killing his mother in 1927, only to serve a year in prison for fraudulently using her chequebook. In 1954, he shot himself after his wife and mother-in-law were found murdered, thus ensuring that he would never stand trial for their deaths
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Sat 30 Jun

6:00am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 26/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 27/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Armada - 12 Days to Save England
Endgame
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dan Snow concludes the three-part drama-documentary exploring the battle against the Spanish Armada. The final episode reveals the circumstances that led to the defeat of the invasion force, drawing on recently rediscovered documents, and also explores how victory enhanced Elizabeth I's reputation as a world leader - while many of the sailors who fought in the battle died of starvation and disease. Featuring dramatic reconstructions, starring Anita Dobson as Elizabeth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:00am
Revealed
The Umbrella Assassin: Revealed
Season 4 Episode 7/10

The story of the infamous Cold War case in which Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov had a pellet fired into his thigh from an umbrella on Waterloo Bridge in 1978 and died three days later. The documentary retells the circumstances surrounding the attack and features interviews with friends and family of Markov

Rating: 8.1
10:00am
Scrapheap Challenge
Monster Golf 1
Season 11 Episode 6/20

Dick Strawbridge sets three teams the challenge of building machines capable of playing golf at Blair Castle in Scotland, before they compete against Dick's Diamonds

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
Scrapheap Challenge
Super Surfboards 1
Season 11 Episode 7/20

Three teams are challenged to build large motorised surfboards that can be steered only by weight transfer and race them around obstacles at Bristol Docks, before taking on Dick Strawbridge and his Diamonds in a final test

Rating: 7.8
12:00pm
Scrapheap Challenge
Mobile Mortars 1
Season 11 Episode 8/20

Dick Strawbridge challenges three teams to build missile launchers capable of all-terrain travelling and shooting at multiple targets from a variety of positions. As the contestants prepare to rain objects down on Dick and his Diamonds, disaster strikes one of the groups

Rating: 7.8
1:00pm
Murder Maps
The Bermondsey Horror
Season 1 Episode 1/9

Drama-documentary revealing the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history, beginning with a man from Bermondsey who vanished without trace in 1849
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
2:00pm
Murder Maps
Ruth Ellis
Season 3 Episode 4/4

Nicholas Day investigates the murder committed by Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain whose case divided the nation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
3:00pm
Murder Maps
The Lady Killer
Season 1 Episode 7/9

Nicholas Day recreates the case of a soldier who returned from the front line of the Second World War with a terrible urge to kill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
4:00pm
Murder Maps
The Bermondsey Horror
Season 1 Episode 1/9

Drama-documentary revealing the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history, beginning with a man from Bermondsey who vanished without trace in 1849
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
5:00pm
Murder Maps
Ruth Ellis
Season 3 Episode 4/4

Nicholas Day investigates the murder committed by Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain whose case divided the nation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
6:00pm
Murder Maps
The Lady Killer
Season 1 Episode 7/9

Nicholas Day recreates the case of a soldier who returned from the front line of the Second World War with a terrible urge to kill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:00pm
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Archive performances from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Top of the Pops and The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Peter Green, Queen, Robin Trower, John Martyn, Whitesnake, Joan Jett and Black Sabbath
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Archive footage from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Pete Townshend of the Who, acoustic numbers by Davy Graham and Ralph McTell, and the talents of Americans Nils Lofgren and Ted Nugent. Also featured are performances by the Faces, Chris Spedding, the Runaways, Judas Priest, ZZ Top and the Cate Brothers

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Big Hits: TOTP 1964 to 1975
A selection of performances from the first years of Top of the Pops, featuring the Rolling Stones, Peter Sarstedt, Tom Jones, Stevie Wonder, Julie Driscoll, Queen, the Kinks, Procol Harum, Stealers Wheel, the Seekers and Status Quo
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
11:00pm
Armada - 12 Days to Save England
Endgame
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dan Snow concludes the three-part drama-documentary exploring the battle against the Spanish Armada. The final episode reveals the circumstances that led to the defeat of the invasion force, drawing on recently rediscovered documents, and also explores how victory enhanced Elizabeth I's reputation as a world leader - while many of the sailors who fought in the battle died of starvation and disease. Featuring dramatic reconstructions, starring Anita Dobson as Elizabeth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
12:00am
Revealed
The Umbrella Assassin: Revealed
Season 4 Episode 7/10

The story of the infamous Cold War case in which Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov had a pellet fired into his thigh from an umbrella on Waterloo Bridge in 1978 and died three days later. The documentary retells the circumstances surrounding the attack and features interviews with friends and family of Markov

Rating: 8.1
1:00am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 26/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
2:00am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 27/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1

Sun 1 Jul

6:00am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 26/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
7:10am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 25/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Secrets, Lies and Atomic Spies
The 1943 Venona project, a top-secret US initiative to gather and decrypt cable messages sent by agents of what is now called the KGB and the GRU, the Soviet military intelligence agency. The project revealed the identities of numerous people acting as spies, including Klaus Fuchs, Julius Rosenberg and Theodore Alvin Hall. Some of the informants had been able to disclose details of the atomic bomb and other highly sensitive technologies
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
9:00am
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Archive performances from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Top of the Pops and The Old Grey Whistle Test, featuring Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Peter Green, Queen, Robin Trower, John Martyn, Whitesnake, Joan Jett and Black Sabbath
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Guitar Heroes at the BBC
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Archive footage from BBC music shows of the 1970s, including Pete Townshend of the Who, acoustic numbers by Davy Graham and Ralph McTell, and the talents of Americans Nils Lofgren and Ted Nugent. Also featured are performances by the Faces, Chris Spedding, the Runaways, Judas Priest, ZZ Top and the Cate Brothers

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Big Hits: TOTP 1964 to 1975
A selection of performances from the first years of Top of the Pops, featuring the Rolling Stones, Peter Sarstedt, Tom Jones, Stevie Wonder, Julie Driscoll, Queen, the Kinks, Procol Harum, Stealers Wheel, the Seekers and Status Quo
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
1:00pm
Wild Africa
Coasts
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Fergal Keane narrates a documentary focusing on the abundant wildlife found along the continent's 29,000km coastline. Species exist in habitats as diverse as the icy waters of the Cape and the tropical climes of the Indian Ocean, leading to some bizarre variations in behaviour - seals eat birds and die of heatstroke, crabs climb trees and penguins live in deserts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
2:00pm
Wild Africa
Jungle
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The wildlife of Africa's green belt, an area spanning 5,500km from Uganda in the east to Sierra Leone in the west, which is hotter, brighter and wetter than anywhere else on the continent, allowing plants to flourish. People and animals have learned to exploit this abundance - colobus monkeys have developed specialised bacteria-filled stomachs to neutralise the toxins found in their leafy diet, while the Bakaya and Fang tribes use plant poisons to stun their quarry when hunting
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
3:00pm
Wild Africa
Lakes and Rivers
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Documentary revealing how fresh water acts as a magnet to a variety of creatures on the world's most parched continent. Flocks of flamingos congregate on the inhospitable soda lakes of east Africa, giant crocodiles battle with buffalo on the banks of Zambia's Luangwa river, and cichlid fish use catfish as minders
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
4:00pm
Wild Africa
Coasts
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Fergal Keane narrates a documentary focusing on the abundant wildlife found along the continent's 29,000km coastline. Species exist in habitats as diverse as the icy waters of the Cape and the tropical climes of the Indian Ocean, leading to some bizarre variations in behaviour - seals eat birds and die of heatstroke, crabs climb trees and penguins live in deserts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
5:00pm
Wild Africa
Jungle
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The wildlife of Africa's green belt, an area spanning 5,500km from Uganda in the east to Sierra Leone in the west, which is hotter, brighter and wetter than anywhere else on the continent, allowing plants to flourish. People and animals have learned to exploit this abundance - colobus monkeys have developed specialised bacteria-filled stomachs to neutralise the toxins found in their leafy diet, while the Bakaya and Fang tribes use plant poisons to stun their quarry when hunting
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
6:00pm
Wild Africa
Lakes and Rivers
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Documentary revealing how fresh water acts as a magnet to a variety of creatures on the world's most parched continent. Flocks of flamingos congregate on the inhospitable soda lakes of east Africa, giant crocodiles battle with buffalo on the banks of Zambia's Luangwa river, and cichlid fish use catfish as minders
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
7:00pm
Porridge
No Way Out
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Fletch discovers fellow inmates at Slade Prison are planning an escape over Christmas - and is so convinced the bid is doomed to fail that he takes refuge in the hospital so he cannot be blamed when the tunnel is found. Festive edition of the classic comedy from 1975, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
8:00pm
'Allo 'Allo!
Ribbing the Bonk
Season 5 Episode 13/26

Rene and Leclerc escape from the Communist Resistance, and hope to collect a ransom from General Von Klinkerhoffen. However, they end up resorting to other means of raising cash
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:35pm
'Allo 'Allo!
The Reluctant Millionaires
Season 5 Episode 14/26

Rene and the Resistance find themselves seriously short of cash, and robbing the local bank seems the best solution. Unfortunately, the ill-gotten gains belong to Herr Flick of the Gestapo. Classic comedy, starring Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera and Vicki Michelle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:10pm
'Allo 'Allo!
A Duck for Launch
Season 5 Episode 15/26

Herr Flick tries to find his forged money by selling fish in the town square with Von Smallhausen. Second World War comedy, starring Gorden Kaye and Richard Gibson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:40pm
Abandoned Engineering
Lost Highway in the Rainforest
Season 2 Episode 8/8

A highway built in the Brazilian jungle as an escape route in the event of an emergency at a nuclear power station, a Soviet fortress and Ellis Island hospital
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
10:40pm
The Day When
The Day When Churchill Chose War
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Pivotal moments in history recreated using archive materials and dramatic reconstructions, beginning with Churchill persuading the British government to go to war
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
11:40pm
The Day When
The Day When Hitler Lost the War
Season 1 Episode 4/5

How the Nazi invasion of Russia in 1941 would lead directly to Hitler's ultimate downfall four years later
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
12:40am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 26/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
1:45am
Pointless
Season 1 Episode 25/55

Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle it out for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong

Rating: 5.9
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 4.1