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Wed 23 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
Walks Around Britain
Season 3 Episode 1/7

Andrew White and his team explore the British Isles, beginning with a challenging hike up Silver How in the Lake District and a walk through Fishlake in South Yorkshire

Rating: 8.9
8:25am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Warrior
Season 1 Episode 2/4

David Starkey examines the battles fought by the Tudor king during his early years in power, and his determination to emulate his father and become a major player in Europe. England's foreign disappointments were mirrored in the monarch's marriages, but his personal life later prompted him to make drastic changes that affected the kingdom

Rating: 5.1
9:30am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grill Top Cocktail Party
Season 1 Episode 5/12

Steven reinvents the cocktail party, harnessing the power of fire to take finger food over the top. He begins with West Indian rum-and citrus-glazed shrimp grilled on sugarcane

10:05am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fusion Q
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Traditional American barbecue meets authentic ethnic grilling to produce cross-culture mashups, from California paella to a deli-inspired heirloom pork loin stuffed with pastrami

10:40am
The First World War
Blockade
Season 1 Episode 7/10

The evolving naval and intelligence war during the First World War, which saw enemy submarines turn the North Sea into a no-go area. The British responded with a blockade of Europe, and America threw its full support behind the Allies after a deciphered telegram revealed Germany was urging Mexico to attack the United States

Rating: 6.5
11:50am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Warrior
Season 1 Episode 2/4

David Starkey examines the battles fought by the Tudor king during his early years in power, and his determination to emulate his father and become a major player in Europe. England's foreign disappointments were mirrored in the monarch's marriages, but his personal life later prompted him to make drastic changes that affected the kingdom

Rating: 5.1
12:55pm
The Crusades
The Clash of Titans
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to explore the personalities of Richard the Lionheart and his adversary Saladin, who led the Christian and Muslim forces respectively during the Third Crusade in the 12th century. He examines how both men were capable of dark deeds - as well as acts of military genius - and why the Crusaders' hopes of recapturing Jerusalem were dashed

Rating: 8.2
2:00pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grill Top Cocktail Party
Season 1 Episode 5/12

Steven reinvents the cocktail party, harnessing the power of fire to take finger food over the top. He begins with West Indian rum-and citrus-glazed shrimp grilled on sugarcane

2:35pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fusion Q
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Traditional American barbecue meets authentic ethnic grilling to produce cross-culture mashups, from California paella to a deli-inspired heirloom pork loin stuffed with pastrami

3:15pm
The First World War
Blockade
Season 1 Episode 7/10

The evolving naval and intelligence war during the First World War, which saw enemy submarines turn the North Sea into a no-go area. The British responded with a blockade of Europe, and America threw its full support behind the Allies after a deciphered telegram revealed Germany was urging Mexico to attack the United States

Rating: 6.5
4:25pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Warrior
Season 1 Episode 2/4

David Starkey examines the battles fought by the Tudor king during his early years in power, and his determination to emulate his father and become a major player in Europe. England's foreign disappointments were mirrored in the monarch's marriages, but his personal life later prompted him to make drastic changes that affected the kingdom

Rating: 5.1
5:30pm
The Crusades
The Clash of Titans
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to explore the personalities of Richard the Lionheart and his adversary Saladin, who led the Christian and Muslim forces respectively during the Third Crusade in the 12th century. He examines how both men were capable of dark deeds - as well as acts of military genius - and why the Crusaders' hopes of recapturing Jerusalem were dashed

Rating: 8.2
6:35pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grill Top Cocktail Party
Season 1 Episode 5/12

Steven reinvents the cocktail party, harnessing the power of fire to take finger food over the top. He begins with West Indian rum-and citrus-glazed shrimp grilled on sugarcane

7:15pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fusion Q
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Traditional American barbecue meets authentic ethnic grilling to produce cross-culture mashups, from California paella to a deli-inspired heirloom pork loin stuffed with pastrami

7:50pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
9:00pm
The First World War
Revolution
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The wartime employment of spies, blockades and intelligence-gathering, which proved just as important as battleships at a time when governments faced continuing risks of mutiny, low morale, strikes and civil disobedience. Agents were sent to create unrest among the enemy, including the British-sponsored Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia, and Germany's support of Irish independence by supplying arms for the Easter Rising

Rating: 6.5
10:15pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Lover
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy. Henry's six-year struggle to obtain a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and wed Anne resulted in a break with Rome, but the couple's union ended in tragedy

Rating: 5.1
11:15pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
12:20am
The First World War
Revolution
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The wartime employment of spies, blockades and intelligence-gathering, which proved just as important as battleships at a time when governments faced continuing risks of mutiny, low morale, strikes and civil disobedience. Agents were sent to create unrest among the enemy, including the British-sponsored Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia, and Germany's support of Irish independence by supplying arms for the Easter Rising

Rating: 6.5
1:30am
Walks Around Britain
Season 3 Episode 1/7

Andrew White and his team explore the British Isles, beginning with a challenging hike up Silver How in the Lake District and a walk through Fishlake in South Yorkshire

Rating: 8.9
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Thu 24 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Lover
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy. Henry's six-year struggle to obtain a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and wed Anne resulted in a break with Rome, but the couple's union ended in tragedy

Rating: 5.1
9:10am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
One Good Turn
Season 1 Episode 7/12

One of the oldest methods of live-fire cooking, rotisserie grilling combines the smoky sear of direct grilling with the gentle, moisture-preserving heat of roasting

9:45am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grilling 24/7
Season 1 Episode 8/12

The world's hardcore pit masters, who think nothing of firing up grills, smokers or wood-burning ovens for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a late-night snack

10:20am
The First World War
Revolution
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The wartime employment of spies, blockades and intelligence-gathering, which proved just as important as battleships at a time when governments faced continuing risks of mutiny, low morale, strikes and civil disobedience. Agents were sent to create unrest among the enemy, including the British-sponsored Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia, and Germany's support of Irish independence by supplying arms for the Easter Rising

Rating: 6.5
11:35am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Lover
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy. Henry's six-year struggle to obtain a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and wed Anne resulted in a break with Rome, but the couple's union ended in tragedy

Rating: 5.1
12:40pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
1:50pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
One Good Turn
Season 1 Episode 7/12

One of the oldest methods of live-fire cooking, rotisserie grilling combines the smoky sear of direct grilling with the gentle, moisture-preserving heat of roasting

2:30pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grilling 24/7
Season 1 Episode 8/12

The world's hardcore pit masters, who think nothing of firing up grills, smokers or wood-burning ovens for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a late-night snack

3:00pm
The First World War
Revolution
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The wartime employment of spies, blockades and intelligence-gathering, which proved just as important as battleships at a time when governments faced continuing risks of mutiny, low morale, strikes and civil disobedience. Agents were sent to create unrest among the enemy, including the British-sponsored Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia, and Germany's support of Irish independence by supplying arms for the Easter Rising

Rating: 6.5
4:15pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Lover
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy. Henry's six-year struggle to obtain a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and wed Anne resulted in a break with Rome, but the couple's union ended in tragedy

Rating: 5.1
5:20pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
6:35pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
One Good Turn
Season 1 Episode 7/12

One of the oldest methods of live-fire cooking, rotisserie grilling combines the smoky sear of direct grilling with the gentle, moisture-preserving heat of roasting

7:15pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grilling 24/7
Season 1 Episode 8/12

The world's hardcore pit masters, who think nothing of firing up grills, smokers or wood-burning ovens for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a late-night snack

7:50pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
9:00pm
The First World War
Germany's Last Gamble
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode explores Germany's bid to end the conflict by launching a massive offensive on the Western Fron tin March 1918, masterminded by General Erich Ludendorff. Within days the British Fifth Army was in retreat, Paris was under shellfire and defeat seemed inevitable. However, the plan ran out of steam as supplies and strategic options dried up and German troops became war-weary, hungry and demoralised

Rating: 6.5
10:10pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Tyrant
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Dr David Starkey examines how the Tudor monarch forged a fiercely independent England whose coastal defences and naval power created a new sense of national destiny. He also explores the death of Jane Seymour and her replacement in the monarch's affections by Katherine Howard, whose adultery made her another victim of court intrigue

Rating: 5.1
11:20pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
12:20am
The First World War
Germany's Last Gamble
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode explores Germany's bid to end the conflict by launching a massive offensive on the Western Fron tin March 1918, masterminded by General Erich Ludendorff. Within days the British Fifth Army was in retreat, Paris was under shellfire and defeat seemed inevitable. However, the plan ran out of steam as supplies and strategic options dried up and German troops became war-weary, hungry and demoralised

Rating: 6.5
1:30am
Walks Around Britain
Season 3 Episode 2/7

Andrew White walks through Silverdale Glen on the Isle of Man and takes a winter trek around Elter Water in the Lake District

Rating: 8.9
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Fri 25 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Tyrant
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Dr David Starkey examines how the Tudor monarch forged a fiercely independent England whose coastal defences and naval power created a new sense of national destiny. He also explores the death of Jane Seymour and her replacement in the monarch's affections by Katherine Howard, whose adultery made her another victim of court intrigue

Rating: 5.1
9:10am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Extreme Grilling
Season 1 Episode 9/12

Long before there were gas grills and charcoal, before rotisseries and planchas, there was fire - and this episode is all about primal ways to use it

9:45am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Wrangler Tailgate
Season 1 Episode 10/12

Lettuce-wrapped, smoked pulled lamb from the wood-burning smoker at Odys + Penelope in Los Angeles

10:20am
The First World War
Germany's Last Gamble
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode explores Germany's bid to end the conflict by launching a massive offensive on the Western Fron tin March 1918, masterminded by General Erich Ludendorff. Within days the British Fifth Army was in retreat, Paris was under shellfire and defeat seemed inevitable. However, the plan ran out of steam as supplies and strategic options dried up and German troops became war-weary, hungry and demoralised

Rating: 6.5
11:35am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Tyrant
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Dr David Starkey examines how the Tudor monarch forged a fiercely independent England whose coastal defences and naval power created a new sense of national destiny. He also explores the death of Jane Seymour and her replacement in the monarch's affections by Katherine Howard, whose adultery made her another victim of court intrigue

Rating: 5.1
12:40pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
1:50pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Extreme Grilling
Season 1 Episode 9/12

Long before there were gas grills and charcoal, before rotisseries and planchas, there was fire - and this episode is all about primal ways to use it

2:25pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Wrangler Tailgate
Season 1 Episode 10/12

Lettuce-wrapped, smoked pulled lamb from the wood-burning smoker at Odys + Penelope in Los Angeles

3:00pm
The First World War
Germany's Last Gamble
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode explores Germany's bid to end the conflict by launching a massive offensive on the Western Fron tin March 1918, masterminded by General Erich Ludendorff. Within days the British Fifth Army was in retreat, Paris was under shellfire and defeat seemed inevitable. However, the plan ran out of steam as supplies and strategic options dried up and German troops became war-weary, hungry and demoralised

Rating: 6.5
4:15pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Tyrant
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Dr David Starkey examines how the Tudor monarch forged a fiercely independent England whose coastal defences and naval power created a new sense of national destiny. He also explores the death of Jane Seymour and her replacement in the monarch's affections by Katherine Howard, whose adultery made her another victim of court intrigue

Rating: 5.1
5:25pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
6:35pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Extreme Grilling
Season 1 Episode 9/12

Long before there were gas grills and charcoal, before rotisseries and planchas, there was fire - and this episode is all about primal ways to use it

7:10pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Wrangler Tailgate
Season 1 Episode 10/12

Lettuce-wrapped, smoked pulled lamb from the wood-burning smoker at Odys + Penelope in Los Angeles

7:45pm
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
9:00pm
The First World War
War Without End
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a coordinated command structure and the mass-production of hi-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable

Rating: 6.5
10:15pm
The Mueller Investigation
A look at the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, with contributions by American officials, Trump advisers, legal experts and journalists

11:30pm
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
12:50am
The First World War
War Without End
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a coordinated command structure and the mass-production of hi-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable

Rating: 6.5
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Sat 26 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Wine Country Grill
Season 1 Episode 1/12

The author looks at smoking and grilling techniques, and examines what the future holds for barbecuing, beginning by focuses on the connection between wine and barbecue

8:35am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Steak and Beyond
Season 1 Episode 2/12

Steven examines a range of savvy grilling techniques for making the perfect steak, including a thick dry-brined New York strip with luscious anchovy crema

9:15am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fish Hits the Fire
Season 1 Episode 3/12

Singapore-spiced halibut grilled in banana leaves, and a whole fish with Indonesian flavours grilled by Rafael Lunetta, chef/owner of Lunetta in Santa Monica

9:50am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
The Pac-Rim Grill
Season 1 Episode 4/12

Vietnamese-inspired Jidori chicken skewered on fragrant lemongrass, and pungent Asian herbs and fire-roasted shrimp and pineapple

10:30am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Grill Top Cocktail Party
Season 1 Episode 5/12

Steven reinvents the cocktail party, harnessing the power of fire to take finger food over the top. He begins with West Indian rum-and citrus-glazed shrimp grilled on sugarcane

11:05am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fusion Q
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Traditional American barbecue meets authentic ethnic grilling to produce cross-culture mashups, from California paella to a deli-inspired heirloom pork loin stuffed with pastrami

11:45am
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
1:00pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
2:05pm
The Crusades
Holy War
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Author Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to re-examine the military confrontations in the Holy Land between Christians and Muslims that started in the 11th century and ended in 1291 with the loss of Acre. He begins by tracing the epic journey of the first Crusaders as they marched 3,000 miles from Europe to recapture the city of Jerusalem from Islam, enduring starvation, disease and bloodthirsty battle to reach their goal

Rating: 8.2
3:15pm
The Crusades
The Clash of Titans
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to explore the personalities of Richard the Lionheart and his adversary Saladin, who led the Christian and Muslim forces respectively during the Third Crusade in the 12th century. He examines how both men were capable of dark deeds - as well as acts of military genius - and why the Crusaders' hopes of recapturing Jerusalem were dashed

Rating: 8.2
4:20pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
5:30pm
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
6:50pm
Timewatch
The Crusaders' Lost Fort
Season 25 Episode 1/6

Historian Thomas Asbridge and the Timewatch team investigate the downfall of Jacob's Ford on the River Jordan, built in 1179 by Crusaders battling in the Holy War with Islam. Despite claims it was an invincible structure, within a year Muslim leader Saladin took full control of the castle

Rating: 7.9
7:55pm
The Crusades
Holy War
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Author Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to re-examine the military confrontations in the Holy Land between Christians and Muslims that started in the 11th century and ended in 1291 with the loss of Acre. He begins by tracing the epic journey of the first Crusaders as they marched 3,000 miles from Europe to recapture the city of Jerusalem from Islam, enduring starvation, disease and bloodthirsty battle to reach their goal

Rating: 8.2
9:05pm
The Crusades
The Clash of Titans
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge uses fresh research and contemporary accounts to explore the personalities of Richard the Lionheart and his adversary Saladin, who led the Christian and Muslim forces respectively during the Third Crusade in the 12th century. He examines how both men were capable of dark deeds - as well as acts of military genius - and why the Crusaders' hopes of recapturing Jerusalem were dashed

Rating: 8.2
10:15pm
The Crusades
Victory and Defeat
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Dr Thomas Asbridge explores how the military confrontation between Christians and Muslims concluded in the 13th century, and visits France to find out more about Crusade leader King Louis IX, who saw his hopes of achieving victory ebb away on the shores of the River Nile in Egypt. The programme also examines the crucial role played in the final outcome by a blue-eyed Muslim warrior called Baybars

Rating: 8.2
11:30pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Wine Country Grill
Season 1 Episode 1/12

The author looks at smoking and grilling techniques, and examines what the future holds for barbecuing, beginning by focuses on the connection between wine and barbecue

12:10am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Steak and Beyond
Season 1 Episode 2/12

Steven examines a range of savvy grilling techniques for making the perfect steak, including a thick dry-brined New York strip with luscious anchovy crema

12:45am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Fish Hits the Fire
Season 1 Episode 3/12

Singapore-spiced halibut grilled in banana leaves, and a whole fish with Indonesian flavours grilled by Rafael Lunetta, chef/owner of Lunetta in Santa Monica

1:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
1:25am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
The Pac-Rim Grill
Season 1 Episode 4/12

Vietnamese-inspired Jidori chicken skewered on fragrant lemongrass, and pungent Asian herbs and fire-roasted shrimp and pineapple

Sun 27 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Author Philippa Gregory examines the stories of Edward IV's queen consort Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and a BBC adaptation. They lived through the treason and bloodshed of the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century and Gregory reveals why the loyalties, rebellions, plots and betrayals of these women were decisive in shaping the history of England

Rating: 5.4
9:05am
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Philippa Gregory concludes her examination of the three women who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and the recent adaptation on BBC One. Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen of the title, suffered tragedy as she struggled to hold on to the throne for herself and her children, while Anne Neville was born into power and privilege and survived traumatic losses to become the wife of Richard III. Margaret Beaufort devoted her life to the cause of her son Henry Tudor and played a cunning game of alliance and conspiracy to keep his claim to the throne of England alive

Rating: 5.4
10:15am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Prince
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Dr David Starkey examines the private life of the Tudor king. In this first edition he focuses on the monarch's childhood, exploring how the death of his brother and his role as the Duke of York helped shape his personality and attitude to kingship

Rating: 5.1
11:15am
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Warrior
Season 1 Episode 2/4

David Starkey examines the battles fought by the Tudor king during his early years in power, and his determination to emulate his father and become a major player in Europe. England's foreign disappointments were mirrored in the monarch's marriages, but his personal life later prompted him to make drastic changes that affected the kingdom

Rating: 5.1
12:20pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Lover
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Dr David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy. Henry's six-year struggle to obtain a Papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and wed Anne resulted in a break with Rome, but the couple's union ended in tragedy

Rating: 5.1
1:20pm
Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant
Tyrant
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Dr David Starkey examines how the Tudor monarch forged a fiercely independent England whose coastal defences and naval power created a new sense of national destiny. He also explores the death of Jane Seymour and her replacement in the monarch's affections by Katherine Howard, whose adultery made her another victim of court intrigue

Rating: 5.1
2:25pm
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Author Philippa Gregory examines the stories of Edward IV's queen consort Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and a BBC adaptation. They lived through the treason and bloodshed of the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century and Gregory reveals why the loyalties, rebellions, plots and betrayals of these women were decisive in shaping the history of England

Rating: 5.4
3:35pm
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Philippa Gregory concludes her examination of the three women who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and the recent adaptation on BBC One. Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen of the title, suffered tragedy as she struggled to hold on to the throne for herself and her children, while Anne Neville was born into power and privilege and survived traumatic losses to become the wife of Richard III. Margaret Beaufort devoted her life to the cause of her son Henry Tudor and played a cunning game of alliance and conspiracy to keep his claim to the throne of England alive

Rating: 5.4
4:40pm
The First World War
Breaking the Deadlock
Season 1 Episode 6/10

A fresh appraisal of the Western Front covering the period 1915-17. German storm troopers emerged, artillery became more important than machine guns or tanks and more than 200 generals were killed in action, shattering the myth that many hid behind the lines. The programme reveals there was a succession of minor truces between rival forces and not just the brief instance of Christmas 1914

Rating: 6.5
5:50pm
The First World War
Blockade
Season 1 Episode 7/10

The evolving naval and intelligence war during the First World War, which saw enemy submarines turn the North Sea into a no-go area. The British responded with a blockade of Europe, and America threw its full support behind the Allies after a deciphered telegram revealed Germany was urging Mexico to attack the United States

Rating: 6.5
7:00pm
The First World War
Revolution
Season 1 Episode 8/10

The wartime employment of spies, blockades and intelligence-gathering, which proved just as important as battleships at a time when governments faced continuing risks of mutiny, low morale, strikes and civil disobedience. Agents were sent to create unrest among the enemy, including the British-sponsored Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia, and Germany's support of Irish independence by supplying arms for the Easter Rising

Rating: 6.5
8:10pm
The First World War
Germany's Last Gamble
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode explores Germany's bid to end the conflict by launching a massive offensive on the Western Fron tin March 1918, masterminded by General Erich Ludendorff. Within days the British Fifth Army was in retreat, Paris was under shellfire and defeat seemed inevitable. However, the plan ran out of steam as supplies and strategic options dried up and German troops became war-weary, hungry and demoralised

Rating: 6.5
9:20pm
The First World War
War Without End
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a coordinated command structure and the mass-production of hi-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable

Rating: 6.5
10:25pm
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Author Philippa Gregory examines the stories of Edward IV's queen consort Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and a BBC adaptation. They lived through the treason and bloodshed of the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century and Gregory reveals why the loyalties, rebellions, plots and betrayals of these women were decisive in shaping the history of England

Rating: 5.4
11:35pm
The Real White Queen and Her Rivals
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Philippa Gregory concludes her examination of the three women who inspired her series of novels The Cousins' War and the recent adaptation on BBC One. Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen of the title, suffered tragedy as she struggled to hold on to the throne for herself and her children, while Anne Neville was born into power and privilege and survived traumatic losses to become the wife of Richard III. Margaret Beaufort devoted her life to the cause of her son Henry Tudor and played a cunning game of alliance and conspiracy to keep his claim to the throne of England alive

Rating: 5.4
12:45am
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Mon 28 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
The Mueller Investigation
A look at the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, with contributions by American officials, Trump advisers, legal experts and journalists

9:10am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
So-Cal Grill
Season 1 Episode 11/12

The author samples southern Californian cooking, making a fish taco and char-grilled Santa Barbara lobsters with Caribbean-inspired orange mojo sauce

9:45am
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Raichlen's Rules
Season 1 Episode 12/12

The author looks at fundamental techniques of smoking and grilling that he has employed over the years
(New Series)

10:20am
The First World War
War Without End
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a coordinated command structure and the mass-production of hi-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable

Rating: 6.5
11:25am
The Mueller Investigation
A look at the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, with contributions by American officials, Trump advisers, legal experts and journalists

12:35pm
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
1:55pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
So-Cal Grill
Season 1 Episode 11/12

The author samples southern Californian cooking, making a fish taco and char-grilled Santa Barbara lobsters with Caribbean-inspired orange mojo sauce

2:30pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Raichlen's Rules
Season 1 Episode 12/12

The author looks at fundamental techniques of smoking and grilling that he has employed over the years

3:05pm
The First World War
War Without End
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a coordinated command structure and the mass-production of hi-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable

Rating: 6.5
4:15pm
The Mueller Investigation
A look at the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, with contributions by American officials, Trump advisers, legal experts and journalists

5:25pm
Hadrian
Dan Snow assesses the personality and achievements of one of the greatest Roman emperors. As the British Museum holds a new exhibition about Hadrian, the historian sheds light on his genius as a peace-maker, frontier-builder and architect, as well as his ruthless anti-Semitism and star-crossed love life

Rating: 8.2
6:35pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
So-Cal Grill
Season 1 Episode 11/12

The author samples southern Californian cooking, making a fish taco and char-grilled Santa Barbara lobsters with Caribbean-inspired orange mojo sauce

7:15pm
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire
Raichlen's Rules
Season 1 Episode 12/12

The author looks at fundamental techniques of smoking and grilling that he has employed over the years

7:50pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Neil Oliver explores the history of the Norse warriors, delving into their customs and searching for the truth behind their fearsome reputation. He begins by telling the story of their origins, and investigates the world of their ancient ancestors. The programme charts Scandinavia's prehistoric landscape, from the Baltic Sea to Norway's Atlantic coast, and Neil examines archaeological evidence to create a portrait of the society from which the Vikings emerged

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
The Road to El Alamein: Churchill's Desert Campaign
By 1942, the battle for North Africa had become pivotal to what was by then a truly global conflict, and victory for the Allies in the second Battle of El Alamein was a crucial moment. Jonathan Dimbleby tells the story of how the men who fought and died were players in a high drama scripted by Churchill, Roosevelt, Mussolini and Hitler in the war capitals of London, Washington, DC, Rome and Berlin. He travels to key locations, including the Cabinet War Rooms beneath Whitehall and the vast bunker in Poland where Hitler plotted his campaigns

Rating: 8.7
10:55pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Neil Oliver explores the history of the Norse warriors, delving into their customs and searching for the truth behind their fearsome reputation. He begins by telling the story of their origins, and investigates the world of their ancient ancestors. The programme charts Scandinavia's prehistoric landscape, from the Baltic Sea to Norway's Atlantic coast, and Neil examines archaeological evidence to create a portrait of the society from which the Vikings emerged

Rating: 8.3
12:05am
The Road to El Alamein: Churchill's Desert Campaign
By 1942, the battle for North Africa had become pivotal to what was by then a truly global conflict, and victory for the Allies in the second Battle of El Alamein was a crucial moment. Jonathan Dimbleby tells the story of how the men who fought and died were players in a high drama scripted by Churchill, Roosevelt, Mussolini and Hitler in the war capitals of London, Washington, DC, Rome and Berlin. He travels to key locations, including the Cabinet War Rooms beneath Whitehall and the vast bunker in Poland where Hitler plotted his campaigns

Rating: 8.7
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Tue 29 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
8:00am
Walks Around Britain
Season 3 Episode 3/7

Andrew White walks along the Isle of Wight Coastal Path and between Huggate and Thixendale on the Yorkshire Wolds Way

Rating: 8.9
8:30am
Decoding Watson
A profile of Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson, whose work with Francis Crick led to the discovery of DNA's structure and revolutionised understanding of how life works

10:20am
The Mysteries of the Medieval Ship
A team of archaeologists races against time to raise and conserve a medieval merchant ship discovered deep in the alluvial banks of the River Usk in Newport

11:25am
The Road to El Alamein: Churchill's Desert Campaign
By 1942, the battle for North Africa had become pivotal to what was by then a truly global conflict, and victory for the Allies in the second Battle of El Alamein was a crucial moment. Jonathan Dimbleby tells the story of how the men who fought and died were players in a high drama scripted by Churchill, Roosevelt, Mussolini and Hitler in the war capitals of London, Washington, DC, Rome and Berlin. He travels to key locations, including the Cabinet War Rooms beneath Whitehall and the vast bunker in Poland where Hitler plotted his campaigns

Rating: 8.7
1:20pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Neil Oliver explores the history of the Norse warriors, delving into their customs and searching for the truth behind their fearsome reputation. He begins by telling the story of their origins, and investigates the world of their ancient ancestors. The programme charts Scandinavia's prehistoric landscape, from the Baltic Sea to Norway's Atlantic coast, and Neil examines archaeological evidence to create a portrait of the society from which the Vikings emerged

Rating: 8.3
2:30pm
The Mysteries of the Medieval Ship
A team of archaeologists races against time to raise and conserve a medieval merchant ship discovered deep in the alluvial banks of the River Usk in Newport

3:35pm
The Road to El Alamein: Churchill's Desert Campaign
By 1942, the battle for North Africa had become pivotal to what was by then a truly global conflict, and victory for the Allies in the second Battle of El Alamein was a crucial moment. Jonathan Dimbleby tells the story of how the men who fought and died were players in a high drama scripted by Churchill, Roosevelt, Mussolini and Hitler in the war capitals of London, Washington, DC, Rome and Berlin. He travels to key locations, including the Cabinet War Rooms beneath Whitehall and the vast bunker in Poland where Hitler plotted his campaigns

Rating: 8.7
5:35pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Neil Oliver explores the history of the Norse warriors, delving into their customs and searching for the truth behind their fearsome reputation. He begins by telling the story of their origins, and investigates the world of their ancient ancestors. The programme charts Scandinavia's prehistoric landscape, from the Baltic Sea to Norway's Atlantic coast, and Neil examines archaeological evidence to create a portrait of the society from which the Vikings emerged

Rating: 8.3
6:40pm
The Mysteries of the Medieval Ship
A team of archaeologists races against time to raise and conserve a medieval merchant ship discovered deep in the alluvial banks of the River Usk in Newport

7:50pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Neil Oliver continues his attempt to shed new light on the Norse warriors by examining their sophisticated trading skills, and visits locations in Russia, Turkey and Ireland to explain how they established a business empire. He also explores the vast array of goods that were bought and sold by Viking merchants and settlers, including Chinese silks and Pictish slaves

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster
Between 1941 and 1945, merchant ships escorted by vessels from the US, Canadian and British navies delivered four million tons of essential goods to the Soviet Union. In this documentary, Jeremy Clarkson retraces the journey of the convoy of 35 ships codenamed PQ17 from Iceland to the Russian port of Arkhangelsk in June and July 1942, revealing how the Anglo-American mission became one of the biggest naval disasters of the 20th century. Featuring testimony from men who served on the vessels

Rating: 8.4
10:15pm
Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the German Dams
James Holland presents an analysis of the 1943 air attacks by the RAF, in which 19 Lancaster bombers ventured into the industrial heartland of Germany to destroy three heavily defended dams with the new bouncing bomb. He argues that the raid was the best-executed and most important of all time and explores whether its true impact has been underestimated - and if the result should have been even greater

Rating: 9.2
11:35pm
Vikings
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Neil Oliver continues his attempt to shed new light on the Norse warriors by examining their sophisticated trading skills, and visits locations in Russia, Turkey and Ireland to explain how they established a business empire. He also explores the vast array of goods that were bought and sold by Viking merchants and settlers, including Chinese silks and Pictish slaves

Rating: 8.3
12:50am
PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster
Between 1941 and 1945, merchant ships escorted by vessels from the US, Canadian and British navies delivered four million tons of essential goods to the Soviet Union. In this documentary, Jeremy Clarkson retraces the journey of the convoy of 35 ships codenamed PQ17 from Iceland to the Russian port of Arkhangelsk in June and July 1942, revealing how the Anglo-American mission became one of the biggest naval disasters of the 20th century. Featuring testimony from men who served on the vessels

Rating: 8.4
2:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5