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Sun 18 Apr

8:00am
Lost Treasures of Egypt
Mysteries of the Sphinx
Season 2 Episode 2/8

Delving into one of the world's most enduring mysteries, archaeologists try to unravel the riddles of the Great Sphinx
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
9:00am
Lost Treasures of Egypt
Search for Cleopatra
Season 2 Episode 3/8

Archaeologists follow a trail of clues towards the tomb of Cleopatra. Experimental technology makes a breakthrough beneath an ancient temple, and in a bustling city centre
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
10:00am
Time Scanners
Colosseum
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Structural engineer Steve Burrows joins historians use cutting-edge 3D scanning techniques to reveal the architectural mysteries of Rome's famous Colosseum

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Lost Cities with Albert Lin
Ghost City of the Pacific
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The scientist visits Micronesia's ancient city of Nan Madol, and explores tombs, temples and ritual sites built upon man-made islands now covered by centuries of jungle growth
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
12:00pm
Kingdom of the Mummies
The Lone Coffin
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Dr Hussein and his team explore a chamber containing a single sarcophagus, and attempt to move the five-tonne lid to get to the mummy contained within
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
1:00pm
Fiennes: Return to the Nile
Off The Map
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Ran and Joe Fiennes take a ferry across the Nile to Luxor, where they are introduced to an ancient martial art before heading across the Eastern Desert to the Red Sea

2:00pm
Ancient X Files
Incas Decoded & Viking Sun Stone
Season 2 Episode 3/13

The quest to break a baffling Inca code, and an investigation into the existence of a magical crystal allegedly owned by Vikings
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
3:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Drain Egypt's Sunken City
Season 3 Episode 2/10

The latest technology is used to uncover the remains of a legendary ancient city in the Nile delta, and uncover the reasons for its mysterious disappearance in 2BC
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Mayday
Malaysian 370: What Happened?
Season 14 Episode 11/

Aviation experts scrutinise the available evidence and official documents in a bid to determine the probable fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Twelve crew members and 227 passengers were on board the aircraft when it went missing on March 8, 2014, on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Cabin Catastrophe
Season 20 Episode 5/10

A mid-air explosion rocks Southwest Airlines 1380. While pilots struggle to regain control, flight attendants make a horrifying discovery
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Jaguar Xj-S V12
Season 9 Episode 1/10

The hosts are off to Wolverhampton to take on a 1980 Jaguar XJ-S V12, a great British Grand Tourer that has sadly fallen into neglect
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
7:00pm
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
Terry Crews In The Icelandic Highlands
Season 6 Episode 2/

Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Terry Crews joins Bear Grylls for an epic journey in the Icelandic highlands, braving jagged scree mountains and freezing floodwaters

Rating: 6.7
8:00pm
Primal Survivor
Jungle Ambush
Season 5 Episode 1/

Hazen Audel travels to the Malay Peninsula in search of the Mani tribe, wherre he hopes to join them on a traditional hunt using blowpipes with poison tipped darts
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
9:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
The Mountains of Morocco
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Gordon learns about the secrets of ancient Berber cuisine in Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains, where he rappels over a waterfall to meet mushroom hunters and milks a camel
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
10:00pm
Alaska: The Next Generation
Unknown and Uncharted
Season 1 Episode 2/

As the Arctic shifts into the winter season, those living off-grid must work hard to obtain vital resources
(Subtitles)

11:00pm
Alaska State Troopers
Loaded For Bear
Season 5 Episode 2/10

The officers brave treacherous conditions to catch criminals, while drink driving proves even more dangerous on Alaska's icy roads

Rating: 2.1
12:00am
Drugs Inc
Opioid Epidemic
Season 8 Episode 3/

Experts head inside America's opioid crisis for a hard-hitting look at how heroin is tearing lives apart

Rating: 8
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Drugs Inc: Best Of
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The underworld of hash production, revealing the struggles of customs officers trying to stop the trade, and exploring its controversial medicinal use

Rating: 8
2:00am
Banged Up Abroad: Crime & Punishment
Brazen Breakouts
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Five prisoners dig a tunnel using rocks and a butter knife, and, a man mounts a daring escape from a brutal Soviet prison camp

Rating: 10
3:00am
Banged Up Abroad: Crime & Punishment
Drug Desperados
Season 2 Episode 2/10

An Australian man joins an Indian ashram looking for enlightenment. Meanwhile, an American embarks on an epic road trip to smuggle hash from Afghanistan to Germany

Rating: 10
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Mayday
Season 13 Episode 4/10

The 1992 accident that saw Copa Airlines Flight 201, a Boeing 737 en route from Panama to Colombia, enter a high-speed dive, causing it to disintegrate in mid-air
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3

Mon 19 Apr

8:00am
WW2: Hell Under the Sea
Defying Rommel
Season 2 Episode 4/6

The story of Lt Commander Malcolm Wanklyn, whose submarine, HMS Upholder, was involved in a disastrous incident when it and another British vessel accidentally targeted each other
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Japan's Death Railway
Season 6 Episode 4/6

The construction of a 258 mile railway through the jungle in Burma, built by prisoners of war held by the Japanese army, half of whom did not survive the gruelling workload
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
10:00am
Hitler's Last Stand
Defend The Rhine
Season 2 Episode 6/6

A look at the invasion of Germany, examining the rivalry between the Allied generals and Hitler's refusal to surrender a single bridge across the Rhine
(Subtitles)

11:00am
Car S.O.S.
Zodiac Come Back
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw try to get an ageing rocker back behind the wheel by revamping his 1950s Ford Zodiac, but a controversial paint job makes the reveal a tense affair
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Lotus Flowers
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend head to Warwickshire to spruce up a 1970 Lotus Elan, whose ex-racing driver owner has a painful spinal injury that has prevented him from maintaining the vehicle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Extreme Rescues
Season 1 Episode 10/10

The drivers look back at memorable moments from the first series, and watch a recording of a tow truck falling off a cliff that gives them pause for thought

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
New Zealand's Rugged South
Season 1 Episode 1/6

The chef goes on a culinary world tour beginning in New Zealand, where he learns the secrets of traditional Maori cuisine, catching eels with his bare hands and diving for shellfish
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Europe from Above
Finland
Season 2 Episode 2/

A spectacular aerial journey across Finland reveals mega ice breaking ships, Europe's last indigenous people and the weirdest sauna in the world
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Plane Wreck: Draining the Ocean
Season 1 Episode 10/10

The case of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared without a trace in March 2014, and why technology has so far been unable to find its wreckage

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
America's Deadliest Crash
Season 11 Episode 7/13

Investigation into the 1979 crash of American Airlines Flight 191, which killed all 271 people on board in one of the United States' deadliest aviation accidents
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Fixation
Season 11 Episode 8/13

Experts investigate the crash of United Airlines Flight 173 in Oregon, in which 10 people died after four of its engines failed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.: Ultimate Countdown
Ultimate Nightmares
Season 1 Episode 4/

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw share some of their biggest challenges and nasty discoveries from the last eight years, including the Triumph TR4 and Mercedes Pagod
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

8:00pm
Megastructures
Megastructures: Beluga XL
A behind-the-scenes look at the design, building and launch of huge Airbus cargo jet Beluga XL, featuring access to the factory, aerial footage and CGI reconstructions

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Playing Catch Up
Season 20 Episode 2/10

A private jet slams into an apartment building near the runway, killing all nine passengers. Investigators uncover an erratic descent, a puzzling delay, and a tragic perfect storm
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Fiat X1/9
Season 9 Episode 2/10

The hosts take on a Car SOS emergency. Fiat X1/9 owner Steve has terminal cancer but is desperate to see his son drive the car before it's too late
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Breakup Over Texas
Season 10 Episode 4/13

A reconstruction of the Continental Express Flight 2574's accident in Texas in September 1991, when a maintenance error caused the aircraft to fall to the ground, killing 14 people
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: First Class
Frequent Flyers
Season 2 Episode 8/

A freelance trafficker offers information to customs agents on valuable contraband, and a repeat offender puts on an act

Rating: 5
1:00am
Airport Security: Peru
Airport Security: Peru and Brazil
Season 6 Episode 4/16

Officers arrest a man with cocaine-filled food packages, and a woman caught transporting drugs reveals she has also been sent to work as a prostitute

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Drugs Inc
Salt Lake Sinners
Season 5 Episode 1/10

Exploring the drug epidemic engulfing Salt Lake City in Utah and its Mormon community, where prescription pill abuse is among the highest in the US. Plus, the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration to try to prevent Mexican cartels entering the city with narcotics

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Russia's Ice Hockey Disaster
Season 11 Episode 9/13

Documentary investigating the 2011 accident that killed a top-flight Russian ice hockey team. Experts try to determine what caused the fatal crash
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Death of the President
Season 11 Episode 10/13

Documentary investigating the death of Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in a plane crash in 2010, discovering there was more to the incident than pilot error
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3

Tue 20 Apr

8:00am
WW2: Hell Under the Sea
North Sea Showdown
Season 2 Episode 5/6

A British submarine intercepts a German U-boat in Norwegian waters - leading to a rare battle in which both vessels remain submerged
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Desert War
Season 6 Episode 5/6

The German campaign across Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, under the command of Erwin Rommel, which would push the allies to their limit and change the course of the war
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
10:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

11:00am
Car S.O.S.
Cortina Conundrum
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend travel to Lincoln to renovate a Ford Cortina GT. However, when they arrive at the lock-up garage where it is kept, they find the vehicle has seen much better days, and is now little more than a well-preserved body shell with numerous mechanical parts missing
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Car S.O.S.
MG Miracle
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore vehicles for their unsuspecting owners, beginning by surprising a terminally ill car fanatic by fixing up his beloved 1938 MG TA
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Danger On Death Hill
Season 2 Episode 1/10

An inexperienced driver blocks the mountain overpass, enraging the locals. Thord needs a new truck, and Kristoffer and Erik perform a rush hour rescue

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Hawaii's Hana Coast
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Gordon travels to Maui to explore the exotic ingredients of Hawaiian cuisine. He learns how to hunt deer with a bow, produce Hawaiian taro, and spearfish with a renowned free diver
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Europe from Above
France
Season 2 Episode 3/

A spectacular aerial journey across France reveals a cultural powerhouse set in a vast landscape of contrasts and surprises
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Drain the Oceans: Secrets of D-Day
Season 2 Episode 1/15

Sonar technology is used beneath Normandy's waves for a powerful look at the more than 100 ships wrecked during the largest amphibious invasion ever
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Russia's Ice Hockey Disaster
Season 11 Episode 9/13

Documentary investigating the 2011 accident that killed a top-flight Russian ice hockey team. Experts try to determine what caused the fatal crash
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Death of the President
Season 11 Episode 10/13

Documentary investigating the death of Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in a plane crash in 2010, discovering there was more to the incident than pilot error
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
AC Aceca
Season 4 Episode 1/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore an extremely rare and valuable AC Aceca, but have a hard time keeping the job a secret

Rating: 5.6
8:00pm
Airport Security: Peru
Airport Security: Peru and Brazil
Season 6 Episode 8/16

Newlyweds are caught smuggling cocaine on their bodies. A nervous woman has cocaine wrapped around her legs, and a designer bag with hidden drugs

Rating: 6.3
9:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
Fukushima
Season 5 Episode 4/6

An insight into the events that led to the worst nuclear incident since Chernobyl, when a tsunami hit the Fukushima power plant in Japan in 2011

Rating: 4.3
10:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Playing Catch Up
Season 20 Episode 2/10

A private jet slams into an apartment building near the runway, killing all nine passengers. Investigators uncover an erratic descent, a puzzling delay, and a tragic perfect storm
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Munich Air Disaster
Season 10 Episode 5/13

An investigation into the 1958 accident in which the plane carrying Matt Busby's Manchester United team crashed shortly after take-off in Munich, killing 23 of the 44 on board
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Cocaine Cargo
Season 1 Episode 1/6

The work of staff at Colombia's El Dorado International Airport. An x-ray reveals a man is wearing a nappy packed with cocaine. Plus, tragedy unfolds at immigration

Rating: 7.7
1:00am
Airport Security: Peru
Airport Security: Peru and Brazil
Season 6 Episode 5/16

Cocaine in shapeware, an undercover bust, and a suspicious couple potentially linked to a drug trafficking ring

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Drugs Inc
San Francisco Meth Zombies
Season 4 Episode 1/10

Investigating one of the worst drug ghettos in America, and how an Asian cartel has supplied San Francisco with narcotics for almost 25 years

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Heading to Disaster
Season 11 Episode 11/13

A look at the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, which plunged into the Mediterranean shortly after take-off from Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport in January 2010. Investigators came to a highly controversial conclusion after ruling out terrorist involvement
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
28 Seconds to Survive
Season 11 Episode 12/13

Investigators struggle to gain access to the remote site where a Santa Barbara Airlines flight crashed in 2008
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3

Wed 21 Apr

8:00am
WW2: Hell Under the Sea
Cold War Crisis
Season 2 Episode 6/6

A breakdown of the Cuban missile crisis, following Soviet submarines carrying nuclear torpedoes, and how a depth charge practice nearly started a nuclear war
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Mediterranean Fortress
Season 6 Episode 6/6

How German forces were led into a trap on Sicily by false documents planted on a corpse, and had to make use of the island's rugged landscape to escape to Italy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
10:00am
Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Documentary about elite German soldiers who perpetrated huge massacres on the Eastern Front in the last year of the Second World War

11:00am
Car S.O.S.
A Porsche Puzzle
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw face a race against time to restore a 1980s Porsche 911 suffering from almost terminal rust
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Car S.O.S.
The Herald Angels
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Cornwall in a bid to restore a run-down Triumph Herald that has been housed in a garage for five years
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Big Freeze
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Bjorn improvises to fill an engine with cooling water, while Thord and his new assistant Andrzej come to the aid of a Polish driver who is ill-equipped for the dangerous roads

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Alaska's Panhandle
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Gordon journeys to the rugged Alaskan Panhandle, where he learns how to cook seal with a Tlingit elder and climbs a sheer rock face in a snowstorm
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Europe from Above
Sweden
Season 2 Episode 4/

A spectacular aerial journey across Sweden reveals the restoration of Stockholm Palace, a frozen wonderland and a record-breaking wooden skyscraper
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Secrets of the Spanish Armada
Season 2 Episode 2/15

Experts find a secret beneath the waves, of how the Armada's failed conquest sparked England to steal the latest Spanish ship designs to grow their empire
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Heading to Disaster
Season 11 Episode 11/13

A look at the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, which plunged into the Mediterranean shortly after take-off from Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport in January 2010. Investigators came to a highly controversial conclusion after ruling out terrorist involvement
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Playing Catch Up
Season 20 Episode 2/10

A private jet slams into an apartment building near the runway, killing all nine passengers. Investigators uncover an erratic descent, a puzzling delay, and a tragic perfect storm
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Being the Queen
Biography of the Queen, using archive footage and contributions from personal acquaintances to present a portrait of her experience of some of the key events in British history

8:00pm
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
Terry Crews In The Icelandic Highlands
Season 6 Episode 2/

Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Terry Crews joins Bear Grylls for an epic journey in the Icelandic highlands, braving jagged scree mountains and freezing floodwaters

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Alaska: The Next Generation
The Ice Harvest
Season 1 Episode 6/

In an effort to break free of societal norms, the next generation of Alaskans must learn to survive by their own rules in harsh climates
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Primal Survivor
Jungle Ambush
Season 5 Episode 1/

Hazen Audel travels to the Malay Peninsula in search of the Mani tribe, wherre he hopes to join them on a traditional hunt using blowpipes with poison tipped darts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Design
Season 10 Episode 6/13

How Captain Frank Geib saved Northwest Airlines Flight 85 from a disaster in 2002 when the autopilot malfunctioned
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Carry on Cocaine
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Dogs detect an ingeniously hidden drugs shipment, and a smuggler's life is on the line when his plan to hide cocaine capsules in his own stomach goes wrong

Rating: 7.7
1:00am
Airport Security: Peru
Airport Security: Peru and Brazil
Season 6 Episode 6/16

Agents uncover three smugglers on one flight, a pregnant woman carries cocaine stamped with curious logos, and two women caught with counterfeit watches

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Drugs Inc
Wasted In Seattle
Season 4 Episode 2/10

A look at Seattle's drug scene, including the open-air narcotics market at Belltown and the legislation of marijuana

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Air France 447: Vanished
Season 11 Episode 13/13

Investigating the crash of Air France Flight 447 in June 2009, which proved an extremely difficult disaster inquiry to conduct as the majority of the wreckage was lost in the Atlantic Ocean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Miracle Escape
Season 4 Episode 1/10

How more than 300 passengers on Air France Flight 358 escaped after the plane veered off a Toronto runway and caught fire in August 2005
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3

Thu 22 Apr

8:00am
WW2: Hell Under the Sea
Killer Strike
Season 3 Episode 1/6

The story of German U-Boat commander Gunther Prien, who was credited with the first official U-Boat kill of the Second World War and sent on a mission to attack a Royal Navy port
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

9:00am
Nazi Megastructures
The Wolf's Lair
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Uncovering what is left of Hitler's ambitious structures, which were built in a bid for world domination. A secret headquarters of concrete and steel lay at the heart of the fuhrer's plans for global domination and was the key to a Nazi conspiracy - the Wolf's Lair
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:00am
Hitler Youth
The Nazi Child Army
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The story of the Nazi youth organisation, which was used to indoctrinate German boys in the 1930s and prepare them for the war Hitler was planning

11:00am
Car S.O.S.
Land Rover Legend
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw plan to surprise the daughter of an amateur off-road champion by restoring her late mother's Series 1 Land Rover. The problem is the family heirloom has been off the road for 16 years and presents the duo with an ever-lengthening list of mechanical problems
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Start the Dart
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Berkshire where they hope to surprise the loving owner of a Daimler SP250 'Dart' by secretly restoring his classic sports car
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Ferry Go Round
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Thord has to deal with a situation that is stopping the whole community from using the main road. Kristoffer cleans up after a garbage truck that has overturned on a slippery road

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
The Wilds of South Africa
Season 2 Episode 1/7

The chef explores the wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, learning Zulu cooking traditions and encountering rhinos, giraffes, zebras and hippos

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Europe from Above
Hungary
Season 2 Episode 5/

A spectacular aerial journey over Hungary, from the colourful rooftops of Budapest, to a real-life ghost town and Europe's biggest ice rink
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Hitler's U-Boats: Draining the Ocean
Season 2 Episode 3/15

How the development of U-Boats changed the shape of naval warfare, introducing the world's first stealth weapon and forcing Allied forces to adopt new tactics to fight back
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Air France 447: Vanished
Season 11 Episode 13/13

Investigating the crash of Air France Flight 447 in June 2009, which proved an extremely difficult disaster inquiry to conduct as the majority of the wreckage was lost in the Atlantic Ocean
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Perpetual Planet
Perpetual Planet: Heroes of the Oceans
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle tells the story of the incredible work being undertaken to protect our oceans' fragile ecosystem, featuring marine conservation projects around the world

7:00pm
Food Factory
Viva Los Churros
Season 4 Episode 5/26

A look how certain foods are made in factories, featuring soda and breakfast cereal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
7:30pm
Food Factory
Pasta Straight Up
Season 4 Episode 6/26

Two fun-loving brothers put an organic spin on the classic cheese twist. And how does vodka help put the zing in a bacon-scented tomato sauce?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
8:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Peugeot 106 Rallye
Season 9 Episode 6/10

Tim and Fuzz head to Norfolk where a once sporty French hot hatch awaits. The car belongs to 21-year-old student Senna who comes from a family of petrol heads

Rating: 5.6
9:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Rolls Royce Doctors Coupe
Season 9 Episode 5/10

Tim and Fuzz head to Lincolnshire where the embodiment of a once luxurious era awaits: a 1929 Rolls Royce Doctor's Coupe. When Emily's Dad recently died and left the car in her hands, Emily had no idea what to do with it and so this luxurious leviathan of a car ended up rotting away in her garage.
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
10:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Landslide Lottery
Season 5 Episode 4/

A 50-ton truck and trailer carrying asphalt has crashed above a steep bank. Thord must save it before the ground gives way and causes a mudslide

Rating: 7.8
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Stansted Crash
Season 10 Episode 7/13

A reconstruction of Korean Air Cargo Flight 8509's accident in December 1999, when the aircraft crashed into a forest shortly after taking off from Stansted Airport
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Staff have a medical emergency on their hands when a man caught carrying cocaine suddenly collapses and they also unmask a passenger who is assuming a false identity

Rating: 7.7
1:00am
Airport Security: Peru
Airport Security: Peru and Brazil
Season 6 Episode 7/16

Over 30 kilograms of cocaine bricks are found on one flight. A pregnant woman may be hiding something and an arrested carrier tells a tragic story

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Drugs Inc
High in Houston
Season 4 Episode 3/10

Houston's notorious Fifth Ward neighbourhood, hearing from a crack cocaine dealer, gang members and law enforcers who live and operate in this Texas drug hub

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
All Engines Failed!
Season 4 Episode 2/10

In June 1982, the engines of British Airways Flight 009 failed after it flew through volcanic ash caused by an eruption and the plane began falling from the sky. Minutes before it would have crashed into the sea the engines roared back to life - narrowly avoiding a catastrophe. The investigation looks at the lessons learned from the incident, which changed the way pilots were trained
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Fire Fight
Season 4 Episode 3/10

How a fire erupted on board Air Canada Flight 797 in June 1983, killing 23 of the 41 passengers. The pilot made an emergency landing, but flames engulfed the plane when its doors opened
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3

Fri 23 Apr

8:00am
WW2: Hell Under the Sea
Enigma Capture
Season 3 Episode 2/6

The case of a passenger liner that was sunk by a German U-Boat, setting in motion a series of events that nearly brought the US into the conflict in 1939
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

9:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Megaships
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Uncovering what is left of Hitler's sea-faring structures, which were built in a bid for world domination. The Bismarck and Tirpitz were battleships of record-breaking proportions, and as ultimate status symbols of the Third Reich were relentlessly hunted by the Allies
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:00am
Hitler Youth
Child Soldier's Last Stand
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. A look at the expansion of the organisation in the build-up to war, and the efforts of the Allies to counter the indoctrination of captured Nazi soldiers

11:00am
Car S.O.S.
Morris Traveller Mayday
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend, Tim Shaw and the team try to secretly restore a 1968 Morris Traveller for a family whose dreams of working on it themselves were beset by bad luck
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Danish Dilemma
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend head to Denmark to salvage a 1968 Volvo Amazon and get it back on the road before it is too late
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Crime Scene Rescue
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Thord is involved in a crime scene investigation, Bjorn patrols the mountains, and Andrej has to make up for a lack of experience when he discovers an overturned car

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Norway's Viking Country
Season 2 Episode 2/7

Gordon Ramsay embraces the freezing temperatures of Norway in December, diving for shellfish in a fjord, herding reindeer with the Sami people, and eating a sheep's head

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Europe from Above
Greece
Season 2 Episode 6/

A spectacular aerial journey over Greece reveals ancient monuments, clifftop monasteries, daring ocean clear-ups, and record-breaking engineering
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
4:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Secrets of the Civil War
Season 2 Episode 4/15

Maritime archaeologists hunt beneath the waves for Civil War secrets as they reveal how the battle on the seas shaped the outcome of the conflict
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
All Engines Failed!
Season 4 Episode 2/10

In June 1982, the engines of British Airways Flight 009 failed after it flew through volcanic ash caused by an eruption and the plane began falling from the sky. Minutes before it would have crashed into the sea the engines roared back to life - narrowly avoiding a catastrophe. The investigation looks at the lessons learned from the incident, which changed the way pilots were trained
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fire Fight
Season 4 Episode 3/10

How a fire erupted on board Air Canada Flight 797 in June 1983, killing 23 of the 41 passengers. The pilot made an emergency landing, but flames engulfed the plane when its doors opened
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
Peugeot 106 Rallye
Season 9 Episode 6/10

Tim and Fuzz head to Norfolk where a once sporty French hot hatch awaits. The car belongs to 21-year-old student Senna who comes from a family of petrol heads

Rating: 5.6
8:00pm
Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: Treasure Hoard
Experts reveal what they have learned about the middle ages from a collection of treasure found by a metal detector enthusiast in 2009

9:00pm
Drain the Oceans: Deep Dive
Drain The Superports
The secrets beneath the world's biggest harbours
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Giant Crystal Cave
A look at some of the world's largest natural crystals in Mexico's Cueva de los Cristales, an inhospitable subterranean landscape that reaches temperatures as high as 50C

Rating: 5.5
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Playing Catch Up
Season 20 Episode 2/10

A private jet slams into an apartment building near the runway, killing all nine passengers. Investigators uncover an erratic descent, a puzzling delay, and a tragic perfect storm
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Narco Wars
Narco Cult
Season 1 Episode 9/11

Meth kingpin Nazario Moreno turns a drug cartel into Mexico's first narco cult - the gruesome Knights Templars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
1:00am
Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller
Guns
Season 1 Episode 8/8

Mariana uncovers a supply chain of American firearms being smuggled into the hands of drug cartels, fuelling record levels of gun violence in Mexico
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
2:00am
Drugs Inc
Jamaican Gangs, Guns and Ganja
Season 4 Episode 4/10

An inside look at the thriving drug scene of Kingston, Jamaica, and how highly organised Dons fight hard to protect their individual turfs and livelihoods

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Blind Landing
Season 4 Episode 4/10

The crash of Korean Air Flight 801 in 1997, which killed more than 200 people and was blamed on a catalogue of errors made by the pilot and the airline. The rescue mission was hampered by problems including a pipeline blocking a narrow road

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Hidden Danger
Season 4 Episode 5/10

How two almost identical air crashes involving the Boeing 737 signalled the possibility of a mechanical failure throughout the full model range

Rating: 8.3

Sat 24 Apr

8:00am
Lost Treasures of Egypt
Ramses the Great: Empire Builder
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Archaeologists uncover a secret sanctuary of pharaoh Ramses the Great, while an excavation leads to a huge discovery, and a priceless treasure is saved with cutting edge technology
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
9:00am
Lost Treasures of Egypt
Secrets of the Pyramids
Season 2 Episode 4/8

Rare access to the first pyramid ever built exposes the secrets of the builders, and researchers track down ancient texts to crack the codes of the Egyptian underworld
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
10:00am
Time Scanners
St Paul's Cathedral
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Structural engineer Steve Burrows joins historians in London's St Paul's Cathedral, where they use cutting-edge 3D scanning techniques to reveal surprising secrets about Christopher Wren's majestic dome

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Lost Cities with Albert Lin
Stonehenge
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The scientist explores England and Scandinavia to discover the secrets of Stonehenge, visiting a structure that may explain why the ancient monument was built
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
12:00pm
Kingdom of the Mummies
The Broken Seal
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr Ramadan Hussein examines a 12-tonne sarcophagus with its seal broken and a lid that is not flush with the base, and surmises that the tomb was opened and resealed in antiquity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
1:00pm
Secrets of Tutankhamun's Treasures
New Secrets of the Warrior King
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The story behind two mummified babies found in Tutankhamun's tomb, which offer an insight into the disturbing practices that kept his dynasty in power

2:00pm
Ancient X Files
Crown of Thorns & the Living Dead
Season 2 Episode 2/13

Investigators analyse evidence of an ancient mass murder in the Andes, and examine a thorn said to be from Christ's crucifixion crown

Rating: 4.1
3:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Drain the Viking Seas
Season 3 Episode 4/10

Off the coast of Sweden, experts search for the battleship the Mars, which vanished more than 450 years ago and is shrouded in legend and mystery
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
High Rise Catastrophe
Season 14 Episode 3/10

Investigators examine the Netherlands' worst ever aviation disaster, in which a plane crashed into an apartment complex, and discover a lethal problem with every 747 in the sky
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Delivery
Season 14 Episode 7/10

How UPS Flight 6 faced disaster when a fire on board left the cockpit full of smoke, incapacitatating the captain. Unable to see his instruments, the first officer had to improvise
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Shipwreck Graveyard
Marine geologist Robert Ballard explores a well-preserved Byzantine wreck in the Black Sea, using a cutting-edge robot to excavate the site and collect samples and artefacts

Rating: 7
7:00pm
Back to the Titanic
The first manned mission to the Titanic in nearly 15 years, using a specially equipped sub to scan the wreckage and gain a fuller picture of the disaster
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
JFK: The Lost Bullet
Locked away in the vaults of the National Archives, the original Abraham Zapruder film capturing President John F Kennedy's assassination sits tattered and untouchable. Since November 22, 1963, experts have pored over crude copies for clues as to what really took place that day in Dallas. The film, in its myriad and often clandestine incarnations, has been presented as conclusive evidence to support just about every conceivable theory of the event. Using restored and previously unseen images, this documentary hopes to answer the endless questions surrounding the death of the 35th American president
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
The Bismarck
Season 5 Episode 1/6

A look at the strategy and series of errors that led to the sinking of the Bismarck in 1941, an incident during which more than 2,000 German sailors were killed
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
10:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
Mumbai Massacre
Season 5 Episode 6/6

Deconstruction of the chain of events leading to the Mumbai terrorist attacks in 2008, when a string of bombings and shootings claimed 166 lives in the Indian city
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.3
11:00pm
America's Hardest Prisons
Offenders V. Officers
A fascinating and often disturbing insight into life behind the bars of some of America's strictest maximum-security prisons. The programme highlights some of the faculty's extreme cases, including violent attacks, drug dealing and self-mutilation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:00am
Drugs Inc
Ecstasy
Season 2 Episode 3/8

The trade in Ecstasy and its consequences, from the death of clubbers who have taken the drug to the multi-million pound illegal business surrounding its trafficking

Rating: 8
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Hallucinogens
Season 2 Episode 4/8

An insight into the world of hallucinogen users and dealers, including those who risk everything by taking the drugs to treat addiction and disease

Rating: 8
2:00am
Banged Up Abroad Compilations
Dying For The Mob
Season 1 Episode 3/10

The true stories of travellers whose dreams have turned into nightmares after being arrested and incarcerated in a foreign country

3:00am
Banged Up Abroad
Barbados/Busted and Pregnant
Season 4

The true story of a British woman who discovered she was pregnant after being arrested in Barbados for smuggling cocaine

Rating: 6.5
4:00am
Mayday
Malaysian 370: What Happened?
Season 14 Episode 11/

Aviation experts scrutinise the available evidence and official documents in a bid to determine the probable fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Twelve crew members and 227 passengers were on board the aircraft when it went missing on March 8, 2014, on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7