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Mon 14 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Boon
Cover Up
Season 6 Episode 4/14

A missing witness proves difficult to track down. Drama, starring Michael Elphick

Rating: 7
8:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 8/18

Blue Watch face a tough challenge when a fire breaks out in an indoor market. Meanwhile, Carol takes romance a step further
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
9:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 9/18

Blue Watch rescue a man trapped in an industrial chimney trying to rescue a cat, and avert tragedy when a caravan collapses
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
10:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 44/52

Alex attends his father's funeral, experiencing old familiar sights, poignant memories _ and the hostility of his brother Peter, who blames him for the suicide of their sister. Feeling he has nothing left to live for, he finds himself in the barn with his father's shotgun in his hand

Rating: 4.1
11:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 45/52

Alex, frustrated that no one can decide where to put him, guides Ed through a tricky operation, much to the fury of Ric - who has problems of his own when a patient dies unexpectedly. Chrissie is tearing her hair out with Owen for not signing the divorce papers, and he admits he has been stalling. Medical drama, guest starring Susannah York

Rating: 4.1
12:00pm
The Bill
Running with Scissors
Season 20 Episode 12/94

The hunt is on for Des, who has taken Sheelagh and Cameron hostage - and as the full force of Sun Hill close in, he drives straight into a tunnel. With the road ahead closed, it seems as if the fugitive copper's days on the run are numbered - but then the relief hear two gunshots ring out. Meanwhile, June finally discovers the truth about Gabriel's identity - how will the trusting sergeant react to the shocking news? Paul Usher, Sheelagh Murphy and Trudie Goodwin star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Was Diane wise to bring Disa home? What's the secret that Jason's hiding from Pete?

Rating: 5.1
1:40pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Diane celebrates her 17th birthday and would love Mark to be at the party, but he's determined keep his distance. Pete continues be concerned about Jason's welfare

Rating: 5.1
2:20pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
Heads You Lose
Season 9 Episode 1/4

Feature-length episode. The detective duo are called to a hospital, where a series of suspicious deaths has raised fears a serial killer may be at work on the wards. A grisly collection of body parts is found in a nearby lake, and both patients and staff are dropping dead with alarming regularity. However, Pascoe soon finds his own health is as much of a worry as the case itself. Robert Powell, Miriam Karlin and Haydn Gwynne guest star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
4:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Cheques and Balances
Season 5 Episode 9/12

Siegfried is determined to make errant farmers pay their bills, but his idea does not go exactly to plan. Rural drama, starring Robert Hardy and Christopher Timothy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
Do it Yourself
Season 3 Episode 1/7

Hester decides to call in the experts to deal with redecorating - but her choice is less than ideal. Comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie

Rating: 0.4
6:00pm
'Allo 'Allo!
A Winkle in Time
Season 9 Episode 6/6

The end of the war sees Rene, Edith and the rest of the gang welcoming in the Allied troops, and they soon find that the invasion party includes a couple of old friends
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
6:40pm
Keeping Up Appearances
Stately Home
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Hyacinth visits a stately home, where she naturally tries her hardest to meet the lord of the manor - only to be thwarted by the untimely arrival of Onslow and Daisy. Suburban comedy, starring Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift and Geoffrey Hughes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Ironing Day
Season 20 Episode 10/11

Smiler goes on the run when he has a tipple too much of Auntie's home-made wine, leaving Compo, Truly and Barry to track him down. Long-running comedy set in Yorkshire, from the pen of Roy Clarke. Peter Sallis stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
Serving the Community
Season 3 Episode 3/9

At the behest of a local businessman, unlikely manhunter Hetty fearlessly sets out in search of the thugs responsible for attacking Asian businessmen. She soon discovers that every victim has been a restaurant owner, but then Hetty herself becomes a target of the gang involved
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
Death in Paradise
Stumped in Murder
Season 6 Episode 4/8

The president of the local cricket club is found shot dead in the middle of the pitch after a recent victory. Suspicion falls on his family and fellow players, but all of them have an alibi. JP thinks Dwayne is keeping something from him and wonders how well he knows his friend, and Humphrey dreads Martha's imminent departure from the island
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
10:20pm
New Tricks
The War Against Drugs
Season 6 Episode 1/8

A reluctant Brian enters an addiction centre run by monks to treat his alcoholism, but soon becomes bored and looks for a distraction. He finds one when a chance remark leads the team to reopen an investigation into the death of a heroin user nine years previously - and to help reveal the truth, Gerry is sent undercover as a sex addict. Richard Wilson and Fay Ripley guest star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:35pm
Silent Witness
Choices
Season 9 Episode 2/4

Feature-length episode. The team is called to the scene of a drive-by shooting, but the case proves less clear-cut than expected when evidence emerges that someone returned fire. The vehicle used is soon traced to an abandoned industrial unit, where a decomposing corpse is uncovered - and Nikki resolves to find out the true cause of death. Guest starring Craig Kelly and Freema Agyeman

Rating: 6.4
1:55am
Boon
Cab Ranks Cowboys
Season 6 Episode 9/14

Ken goes undercover as a cabbie for a firm plagued with thefts, and Rocky's surfing interest gets him into trouble at work. Roger Lloyd Pack guest stars

Rating: 7
3:00am
Boon
House Guests
Season 6 Episode 10/14

Ken and Harry are employed to man a security operation, but working together proves to be the least of their worries

Rating: 7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Tue 15 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Boon
The Barefaced Contessa
Season 6 Episode 5/14

Harry looks out for Ken when an ex-girlfriend comes back on the scene. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
8:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 10/18

A short circuit causes havoc at a children's party, and Blue Watch have to save a man hanging over an electrical transformer. Starring Andrew Kazamia
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
9:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 11/18

George and Pearce make a gruesome discovery in an empty flat, and Blue Watch attend a massive fire at a hospital. Starring Glen Murphy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
10:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 46/

Chrissie's day goes from bad to worse when she receives the divorce papers and a patient is diagnosed with malaria. Mubbs and Rosie deal with an unusual situation on the maternity ward, while Owen and Tricia enjoy an afternoon of passion

Rating: 4.1
11:00am
The Bill
Running with Scissors
Season 20 Episode 12/94

The hunt is on for Des, who has taken Sheelagh and Cameron hostage - and as the full force of Sun Hill close in, he drives straight into a tunnel. With the road ahead closed, it seems as if the fugitive copper's days on the run are numbered - but then the relief hear two gunshots ring out. Meanwhile, June finally discovers the truth about Gabriel's identity - how will the trusting sergeant react to the shocking news? Paul Usher, Sheelagh Murphy and Trudie Goodwin star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
The Bill
Heartstrings
Season 20 Episode 13/94

June finally confronts Gabriel, and is horrified when he confirms that what she's heard is true. Breaking down, she makes a heartfelt confession about the circumstances surrounding his birth - but there's yet a further twist to the story. Meanwhile, Cameron is still being held hostage by Des, who slowly realises killing his former colleague isn't the answer, prompting him to make contact with Sheelagh and let her know where they are. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty, Paul Usher and Bernie Nolan star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Mark is desperate to tell his secret to someone, but wonders who can he trust in Albert Square
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
1:40pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Mark wants to tell his parents his secret, but Diane's not sure that's the right thing to do
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
2:20pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
Dead Meat
Season 9 Episode 2/4

Feature-length episode. The duo are called out to a private zoo, where human remains have been found in the tigers' den. The evidence points to an unfortunate accident, but Dalziel suspects foul play - and a connection to a mysterious disappearance he investigated 20 years previously. Detective drama, starring Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
4:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Female of the Species
Season 5 Episode 10/12

Calum becomes more enthusiastic when he meets Emma Styles, the new veterinary student. Rural drama, starring Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and John McGlynn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
A Waiting Game
Season 3 Episode 2/7

William is roped in as a waiter for Hester's latest business venture, a catering company, and is distraught when one of the guests makes a play for his wife. Comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie

Rating: 0.4
6:00pm
Are You Being Served?
Pilot
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Pilot episode of the vintage comedy. Trouble abounds when the Ladies' Department and Gentlemen's Outfitting are informed they must share the same floor. John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton and Wendy Richard star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
6:35pm
Keeping Up Appearances
The Charity Shop
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Hyacinth feels harassed by a combination of working at a charity shop, trying to impress Councillor Nugent and worrying about Rose's love life. To cap it all, Daisy informs her that a strange woman in Daddy's bedroom claims to be his fiance. Starring Patricia Routledge
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Lipstick and Other Problems
Season 21 Episode 1/10

Barry comes to Marina's rescue after a nasty bike accident - only to spark rumours of marital disharmony. However, Truly is quick to suggest a remedy for the gossip with the help of borrowed lipstick. Comedy, with Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Frank Thornton
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Kavanagh QC
End Games
Season 5 Episode 4/4

The establishment closes ranks to prevent Kavanagh overturning a murder conviction, and the ensuing wall of silence reminds him, not for the first time, that law and justice are not necessarily the same thing. Legal drama, starring John Thaw

Rating: 7.7
9:30pm
New Tricks
The Truth Is Out There
Season 6 Episode 2/8

Jack examines a case previously undertaken by a deceased colleague, who was convinced that the alleged suicide of a journalist was a cover-up by the American government. Enlisting the help of a UFO-spotter, the team discovers the reporter witnessed a mysterious air crash near a US Air Force base, and the retired officers try to track down the original personnel to get some answers. Guest starring Mark Williams, Glynis Barber, Michael Brandon and Raquel Cassidy, with Amanda Redman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
10:50pm
Silent Witness
The Meaning of Death
Season 9 Episode 3/4

Feature-length episode. The team pursues a serial killer with a grisly desire to look at his victims' faces as they die, and the trail leads into the world of academic philosophy. However, Nikki is distracted from the case by the death of her grandmother, while Harry investigates the demise of a woman who apparently drowned in three inches of water

Rating: 6.4
1:05am
Boon
Bad Pennies
Season 6 Episode 11/14

Ken and Harry play guard dogs for a family targeted by an ex-con with a grudge

Rating: 7
2:15am
Boon
When Harry Met Janice
Season 6 Episode 12/14

Harry falls hopelessly in love with hardened criminal Jack Phillip's wife Janice, leaving Ken to pick up the pieces when it goes wrong. Dennis Waterman guest stars

Rating: 7
3:05am
The Bill
Heartstrings
Season 20 Episode 13/94

June finally confronts Gabriel, and is horrified when he confirms that what she's heard is true. Breaking down, she makes a heartfelt confession about the circumstances surrounding his birth - but there's yet a further twist to the story. Meanwhile, Cameron is still being held hostage by Des, who slowly realises killing his former colleague isn't the answer, prompting him to make contact with Sheelagh and let her know where they are. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty, Paul Usher and Bernie Nolan star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Wed 16 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Boon
Lie of the Land
Season 6 Episode 6/14

The team guard a pheasant shoot on a wealthy peer's estate, and Ken performs a good deed. Drama, guest starring Jerome Flynn and Maggie O'Neill

Rating: 7
8:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 12/18

Billy is still being held by the police on suspicion of murder. Meanwhile, Pearce and Gregg try to rescue two boys trapped on a rubbish dump
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
9:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 13/18

Billy is charged with murder, and an accident in a college science laboratory leads to a horrific fire. Meanwhile, Carole gets her revenge on Davies
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
10:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 47/

Helen reveals the morphine pump machine is not faulty, implying that Zubin has been negligent. To add insult to injury, the memories of his wife's death come back to haunt him when victims of a drink-drive accident are admitted. Elsewhere, Owen tells Tricia he needs his own space and doesn't want to see her anymore

Rating: 4.1
11:00am
The Bill
Heartstrings
Season 20 Episode 13/94

June finally confronts Gabriel, and is horrified when he confirms that what she's heard is true. Breaking down, she makes a heartfelt confession about the circumstances surrounding his birth - but there's yet a further twist to the story. Meanwhile, Cameron is still being held hostage by Des, who slowly realises killing his former colleague isn't the answer, prompting him to make contact with Sheelagh and let her know where they are. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty, Paul Usher and Bernie Nolan star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
The Bill
New Year's Resolutions
Season 20 Episode 14/94

As June struggles to come to terms with the latest developments in her tangled private life, Gabriel confronts Jim for letting the cat out of the bag, and the two end up coming to blows. Kerry is in heaven after another night of passion with Cameron - but it looks like Smithy might stand in their way - while a familiar old face returns to Sun Hill. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty and Beth Cordingly star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
While Diane makes a decisive move for Mark, Pete makes a dramatic discovery about Jason

Rating: 5.1
1:40pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Mark is convinced that the original test which diagnosed him was incorrect and sets out with Diane to prove it

Rating: 5.1
2:20pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
The Dig
Season 9 Episode 3/4

Feature-length episode. The detective duo are called to an unusual crime scene, where archaeologists searching for an ancient burial site are in conflict with builders working on a bypass. The investigation suffers a setback when a fight between the two factions destroys all the evidence. Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
4:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
The Jackpot
Season 5 Episode 11/12

A retired sheepdog takes to rounding up cars, and James is challenged to a race. Rural drama based on the novels of James Herriot, starring Christopher Timothy, Peter Davison and Robert Hardy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
Moveable Feasts
Season 3 Episode 3/7

Emma asks her parents to babysit while she and Peter attend a function in London. Meanwhile, Hester delivers meals on wheels to one of Sonia's old ladies but gets lost, collides with a policeman and causes a traffic jam. comedy, starring Julia MaKenzie

Rating: 0.4
6:00pm
Are You Being Served?
Dear Sexy Knickers
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A romantic invitation from Mr Lucas to Miss Brahms is delivered to Mrs Slocombe by mistake. Shop-floor comedy, with Trevor Bannister, Mollie Sugden and Wendy Richard. First broadcast in 1973
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
6:40pm
Keeping Up Appearances
Daisy's Toyboy
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Daisy tries to encourage Onslow to notice her by picking up a toy boy in the hope of making him jealous. Meanwhile, Hyacinth forces Elizabeth and Richard to help her organise a social occasion at the church hall. Patricia Routledge and Judy Cornwell star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Under the Rug
Season 21 Episode 2/10

Clegg knows he is in for a spot of bother when Howard tells him to expect a postal delivery he does not want Pearl to know about. Long-running comedy set in Yorkshire, from the pen of Roy Clarke. Peter Sallis stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Inspector Alleyn Mysteries
Hand in Glove
Season 2 Episode 1/3

Angry artist Agatha Troy is determined to unmask the forger who is faking her paintings. Inspector Alleyn finds time to alert her to the possible danger involved in her search, but has to concentrate his detecting energies on the case of a corpse found in a tranquil spot outside the home of Percival Pyke Period. A fractious party of lunch guests provides the necessary pool of suspects. With guest stars John Gielgud, Geoffrey Palmer and Belinda Lang
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:10pm
New Tricks
Fresh Starts
Season 6 Episode 3/8

Gerry and the team agree to help a man who believes his wife is still alive, even though she apparently died 18 months earlier in a car accident. They decide the best way to convince him is to have her exhumed - only to be faced with more questions than answers when it turns out the body is not hers after all. Meanwhile, Brian needs to find a handyman when Esther bans him from his latest DIY project. Hugh Dennis and Samuel West guest star, with Amanda Redman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:30pm
Silent Witness
Mind and Body
Season 9 Episode 4/4

Feature-length episode. Nikki investigates a man's apparent suicide and begins to suspect foul play after two more deaths occur, leading to recently released mental patient David Nicholson being accused of their murder. While the doctor treating Nicholson is adamant that he is no threat to anyone, the pathologists are not convinced - especially when a connection with the original victim emerges

Rating: 6.4
1:45am
Boon
Stamp Duty
Season 6 Episode 13/14

Ken pursues a missing witness, while Rocky is conned by two crooks. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
2:50am
Boon
Macguffin's Transputer
Season 7 Episode 1/14

Comedy drama about a motor bike-riding private detective who solves local mysteries. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Thu 17 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Boon
Lost on the Range
Season 6 Episode 7/14

The duo are called in to discover who stole a prize stallion. Ken gets to grips with the ground work, while Rocky finds himself tied up with gypsies

Rating: 7
8:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 14/18

Blue Watch is called to a factory where a man has been crushed, while Carole's future is uncertain. Elsewhere, a resident complains about the siren noise from the station
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
9:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 15/18

Blue Watch are caught up in a horrific street disturbance when vigilantes set fire to a suspected pedophile's car. Starring Andrew Kazamia
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
10:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 48/

The health inspectors' report is far from positive, so Helen decides to question the nurses over who is responsible for gross negligence. Elsewhere, Rosie attempts to play Cupid for Mubbs, but things go from bad to worse when he invites his date to a lap-dancing club. Michelle Gayle guest stars

Rating: 4.1
11:00am
The Bill
New Year's Resolutions
Season 20 Episode 14/94

As June struggles to come to terms with the latest developments in her tangled private life, Gabriel confronts Jim for letting the cat out of the bag, and the two end up coming to blows. Kerry is in heaven after another night of passion with Cameron - but it looks like Smithy might stand in their way - while a familiar old face returns to Sun Hill. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty and Beth Cordingly star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
The Bill
Intrigue
Season 20 Episode 15/94

As Gabriel continues to persuade June of his true love for her, she pays her son an emotional visit - but will she be able to tell him who she is? Jack Meadows meets up with ex-prostitute and ex-girlfriend Rachel Heath, who tells him an interesting fact about DI Manson's father-in-law, the Deputy Assistant Commissioner - but that's not her only piece of news. Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse, Lysette Anthony and Andrew Lancel star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Feeling increasingly ill, Mark begs Pauline to get Dr Legg. Eddie attempts a reconciliation with Kathy

Rating: 5.1
1:40pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
A sporting challenge arises for Eddie. Diane calls for Mark, who is still ill and refusing to get up

Rating: 5.1
2:20pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
Dust Thou Art
Season 9 Episode 4/4

Feature-length episode. The detective duo investigate a series of murders, all of which seem connected to the Wetherton Arts Centre where a production of Oliver! is being rehearsed. However, the case takes an unexpected turn when the latest victim is a little closer to home. Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
4:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Two of a Kind
Season 5 Episode 12/12

Television arrives in the Dales, and Siegfried thinks he is the ideal candidate to treat a dog with a weak heart. Rural drama, starring Christopher Timothy and Robert Hardy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
Tipping the Scales
Season 3 Episode 4/7

The couple try to get slim _ but Hester's diet plans do not appeal to William's taste, especially when alcohol is also restricted. Comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie

Rating: 0.4
6:00pm
Are You Being Served?
Our Figures Are Slipping
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The department store staff complain when they are expected to attend a sales conference outside working hours. Comedy, starring Mollie Sugden and Trevor Bannister. First shown in 1973
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
6:40pm
Keeping Up Appearances
The Christening
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Hyacinth attends the christening of Daisy's granddaughter, and is displeased to learn the child's parents are not married. With some encouragement from Richard, she agrees to keep an open mind, but is later irked when the mother and child go missing. Comedy, starring Patricia Routledge and Clive Swift
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Magic and the Morris Minor
Season 21 Episode 3/10

The delinquent pensioners join Barry and Wesley to help rescue a couple whose car is bogged down in a remote field - but the woman surprises them by revealing she has mystic powers and declares Barry is the chosen one destined to marry her. Comedy, starring Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Frank Thornton
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Murdoch Mysteries
Brackenreid Boudoir
Season 11 Episode 8/18

Murdoch and Ogden discover the body of a murdered artist in the woods while they are camping, and the initial investigation leads to a group of landscape painters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
Father Brown
The Flying Stars
Season 1 Episode 2/10

The priest becomes involved with a theatrical family when he discovers that a drowning initially thought to be a tragic accident was actually a murder. Drama, starring Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, Josephine Butler and Julian Wadham
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
10:00pm
New Tricks
Shadow Show
Season 6 Episode 4/8

The squad reopens the investigation into an actress's disappearance when clips of her being assaulted in a 1990 movie are posted on the internet. Director Don Maddox features in the footage, but when questioned, he appears to have problems distinguishing fact from fiction. A potential witness is then found dead, and Brian and Jack are seconded to the unit handling the case, only to find Emily Driscoll (Dennis Waterman's daughter Hannah) is heading the operation. Imogen Stubbs and Sandra Dickinson also guest star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:15pm
Silent Witness
Cargo
Season 10 Episode 1/5

Four bodies are found in the Thames after a boat full of illegal immigrants founders. Realising they are dealing with a people-trafficking operation gone disastrously wrong, Leo, Harry and Nikki set out to discover whether there are any survivors, while delving into the victims' pasts. Feature-length episode, guest starring Burt Kwouk

Rating: 6.4
1:55am
Boon
The Queen's Gambit
Season 7 Episode 2/14

Ken becomes enchanted by two beautiful women when Harry handles a hot case

Rating: 7
2:45am
Boon
Walkout
Season 7 Episode 3/14

War breaks out at CBS when something goes missing from the office safe

Rating: 7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Fri 18 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Boon
Pillow Talk
Season 6 Episode 8/14

Harry rescues a sexy solicitor being hounded by the press, leaving Ken to clear up the confusion. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
8:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 16/18

Sicknote spends his first night at the protest camp. Meanwhile, a shocking discovery at a hoax call leads Billy to make a big decision
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
9:00am
London's Burning
Season 10 Episode 17/18

Blue Watch are sent on a standby mission, which brings back painful memories for Carole. Meanwhile, the watch trial a new quieter siren
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
10:00am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 5 Episode 49/52

The hospital staff discover nurse Sandy has had a big win on the lottery and done a moonlight flit to be with Danny in Australia. Meanwhile, Rosie can't help being jealous when she discovers Mubbs is interested in another nurse, and lectures him for failing to follow correct procedure

Rating: 4.1
11:00am
The Bill
Intrigue
Season 20 Episode 15/94

As Gabriel continues to persuade June of his true love for her, she pays her son an emotional visit - but will she be able to tell him who she is? Jack Meadows meets up with ex-prostitute and ex-girlfriend Rachel Heath, who tells him an interesting fact about DI Manson's father-in-law, the Deputy Assistant Commissioner - but that's not her only piece of news. Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse, Lysette Anthony and Andrew Lancel star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
The Bill
Don't Bring Me Down
Season 20 Episode 16/94

Jack Meadows' ex-lover Rachel Heath is due to stand trial for assault, and intends to go public with their affair and news of her pregnancy in a bid to force a mistrial. With his career on the line, the DCI makes a surprise proposal - can former colleague Mickey Webb get him to see sense? Meanwhile, the pressure's mounting for Neil Manson when Eva implies she knows about his father-in-law's sordid sexual practices. Simon Rouse, Lysette Anthony, Chris Simmons, Andrew Lancel and Diane Parish star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Arthur and Diane both have plans for Mark, but he'll have to choose between them

Rating: 5.1
1:40pm
EastEnders
Classic EastEnders
Disa asks Dot to babysit for her. Whilst babysitting, Ken, Disa's father, pays a visit to Dot's house

Rating: 5.1
2:20pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
Houdini's Ghost
Season 10 Episode 1/5

Feature-length episode, starring Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan as the chalk-and-cheese detectives. The mysterious death of a wealthy entrepreneur opens up a hornet's nest of family tensions, betrayal and cover-ups involving radioactive waste - and brings Dalziel face to face with an old flame. Cherie Lunghi guest stars
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
4:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Here and There
Season 6 Episode 1/12

James is intrigued after meeting a cowhand, and Mr Dawson disturbs Siegfried. Rural drama about a North Yorkshire vet, starring Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy and Brian Glover
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
Crossed Lines
Season 3 Episode 5/7

Hester makes plans to stand for election to the local residents' association and enlists William to help with her speech. However, she soon finds her success jeopardised by an attractive rival. Comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie

Rating: 0.4
6:00pm
Are You Being Served?
Camping In
Season 1 Episode 4/6

A transport strike forces the staff of Grace Brothers to spend the night in the store. Shop-floor comedy, starring John Inman, Mollie Sugden and Trevor Bannister
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
6:35pm
Keeping Up Appearances
A Strange Man
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Hyacinth spots a strange man in Elizabeth's house and becomes convinced he has spent the night there
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Elegy for Fallen Wellies
Season 21 Episode 4/10

Nora dons a revealing outfit for a church pageant and is dared by Ivy to call Compo's bluff and present herself on his doorstep. Unfortunately, the shock proves too much for him and he is raced to hospital. Alas, he failed to make it through, presenting his friends with a dilemma on how best to commemorate him. Peter Sallis and Frank Thornton star in a special instalment of Roy Clarke's comedy, marking the departure of Bill Owen's character from the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Inspector George Gently
The Burning Man
Season 1 Episode 1/2

After an unidentified burnt body is found near an RAF base, Gently works alongside Special Branch officers who suspect the victim was involved with the IRA. However, the discovery that a large cache of guns has gone missing turns the case into a hostage situation. Feature-length episode starring Martin Shaw as the 1960s Northumberland detective, with Lee Ingleby and Robert Glenister
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
10:00pm
New Tricks
Death of a Timeshare Salesman
Season 6 Episode 5/8

The squad reinvestigates the death of a timeshare magnate, previously thought to have committed suicide, when a reformed call girl claims she was with him the night he died and saw someone force their way into his house as she left. It then emerges the deceased's widow has since fallen on hard times after being swindled by her late husband's business partner - who is connected to a notorious criminal. Guest starring Shane Richie, Naomi Bentley and Claire Rushbrook
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:15pm
Silent Witness
Terminus
Season 10 Episode 2/5

Feature-length episode. The team takes on three cases at once in-between major murder investigations. Harry deals with a hit-and-run on a council estate, Leo investigates the cause of a fire that left a woman dead, and Nikki is called out when a bride-to-be collapses and dies on her hen night. Starring Tom Ward, William Gaminara and Emilia Fox

Rating: 6.4
1:50am
Boon
Deadline
Season 7 Episode 4/14

Comedy drama about a motorbike-riding private detective who solves local mysteries. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
2:55am
Boon
Away from It All
Season 7 Episode 5/14

Ken is on the brink of quitting the security business after dealing with a messy adultery case. Michael Elphick stars

Rating: 7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Sat 19 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Pie in the Sky
This Other Eden
Season 3 Episode 5/6

Crabbe investigates a spate of garden thefts, focusing his inquiries on a horticultural landscaper whose business has blossomed since the robberies began. Unfortunately, his initial stake-out proves a disaster and, to top it all, Margaret hires the chief suspect to redesign the plot behind the restaurant. Drama, starring Richard Griffiths and Maggie Steed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
8:00am
Pie in the Sky
Coddled Eggs
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Crabbe has his hands full again, with Fisher breathing down his neck over an operation to seize stolen vehicles, and a fussy food inspector causing a stir at the restaurant. Crime drama, guest starring Phyllis Logan, with Richard Griffiths and Maggie Steed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
9:00am
Pie in the Sky
Devils on Horseback - Part One
Season 4 Episode 1/6

Part one of two. Crabbe leaves the restaurant behind for a day at the races, but his fun is cut short by the discovery of a stable lad's dead body. Starring Richard Griffiths, Samantha Womack, Maggie Steed and Malcolm Sinclair
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
10:00am
Pie in the Sky
Devils on Horseback - Part Two
Season 4 Episode 2/6

Part two of two. Detective-cum-chef Henry Crabbe continues his investigations into the murder of a stable-hand, but faces pressure from Fisher as a second body is discovered. Meanwhile, the friendship between Margaret and Bob Bishop arouses suspicion. Richard Griffiths and Maggie Steed star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
11:00am
Pie in the Sky
Chinese Whispers
Season 4 Episode 3/6

Crabbe helps the owners of a local Chinese takeaway whose pride and takings are steadily being eroded by racist attacks, while the Great British Grub competition looks set to be a roaring success. Comedy drama, starring Richard Griffiths and Maggie Steed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
12:00pm
The Brokenwood Mysteries
Blood and Water
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd is sent to the New Zealand town of Brokenwood to investigate the death of a farmer, after his body is found by two local fishermen. As he uncovers a family's tragedies and secrets, he also learns that Brokenwood is a place where shadows lurk just beneath the surface. Drama, starring Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Pana Hema Taylor and Nic Sampson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
2:00pm
The Brokenwood Mysteries
Sour Grapes
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The annual wine show is a major event in Brokenwood and no one is looking forward to it more than DI Mike, the recent buyer of a 10-acre vineyard. However, when a guest judge and wine critic are found dead, drowned inside a fermenting vat, the show takes second place to the murder investigation. Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Pana Hema Taylor and Nic Sampson star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
4:00pm
The Brokenwood Mysteries
Playing the Lie
Season 1 Episode 3/4

As the Brokenwood Golf Club gathers for its Wednesday morning round, a zombie-like figure lurches from the morning mist identified as Alison Stone, the wealthy club owner. Her face red and blistering, she collapses into a bunker and dies leaving Mike and Kristin to investigate an apparent homicide by poisoning. Detective drama, starring Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Pana Hema Taylor and Nic Sampson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
6:00pm
The Brokenwood Mysteries
Hunting the Stag
Season 1 Episode 4/4

A groom-to-be is shot dead while on a hunting excursion during his stag trip. Though apparently an accident, none of his accompanying friends will admit to firing the bullet. Neill Rea stars
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Murdoch Mysteries
The Talking Dead
Season 11 Episode 9/18

After obituaries are published in advance of two men's deaths, Murdoch discovers more intended victims - including a member of Station House No 4
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
Silent Witness
Discovery
Season 20 Episode 2/5

Feature-length episode. A schoolteacher disappears and investigating officer DCI Andy Steemson asks Nikki and Jack to examine evidence found at the house, including traces of blood, bike tracks and a charred cake in the oven. Meanwhile, Thomas is called to the site of the murder of a former drug addict and petty criminal who has been thrown from the top of a flyover, and becomes determined to win justice for the victim in the wake of police indifference - forming an unlikely alliance in the process
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
11:30pm
Taggart
The Ends of Justice
Season 27 Episode 9/9

Newly promoted DI Reid leads the murder investigation when a busker is stabbed to death down a dark alley in Glasgow city centre. Vital evidence turns up in the hands of two art students who were photographing the area at the time, but as the case progresses, Ross's personal life begins to unravel. Detective drama, starring Blythe Duff, John Michie and Alex Norton, with Siobhan Redmond, Niall Greig Fulton and Steven Pacey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
12:30am
New Tricks
A Face for Radio
Season 5 Episode 3/8

The team investigates an arson attack on a 1980s music station that resulted in the death of a controversial DJ, and looks into the subsequent suicide of the station's owner. Strickland seeks a permanent replacement for the absent Halford, but Pullman and Standing call his bluff
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
1:35am
Ashes to Ashes
Season 2 Episode 3/8

After a 10-year-old girl is injured in a petrol bomb attack by animal rights activists, an outraged Gene takes Alex to interview a veteran campaigner in jail. Though the prisoner is weak and incoherent after going on hunger strike, Alex is convinced he not only has details of planned attacks - he may also know about her own situation and be able to help her get home. Guest starring David Bradley and Rory Kinnear
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
2:25am
A Place to Call Home
Day of Atonement
Season 1 Episode 5/13

Sarah performs a spiritual cleansing in the local creek as a religious occasion approaches, but she's spotted by Doris Collins. She finds it hard to deal with the woman's reaction to her nudity, but it is her own personal demons that she is struggling with the most. Marta Dusseldorp and Deborah Kennedy star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
3:10am
A Place to Call Home
That's Amore
Season 1 Episode 6/13

Anna and Gino's romance continues to blossom as they sneak off to spend time together - even though it's clear that something about their secret trysts is playing on Gino's mind. Meanwhile, at Ash Park, Olivia and James's relationship is at breaking point as Olivia struggles with the identity of James's lover. Romantic drama, starring Marta Dusseldorp
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5

Sun 20 Oct

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5
7:10am
Soldier, Soldier
Disintegration
Season 3 Episode 5/13

Paddy has to adjust to life on his own when Nancy refuses to join him in Germany, and a misguided accusation results in events which could lead to the end of his career

Rating: 7.1
8:00am
Soldier, Soldier
Hide and Seek
Season 3 Episode 6/13

Major Radley decides to stage an escape and evasion exercise. Meanwhile, Bernie Roberts is faced with a crisis. Starring Robson Green

Rating: 7.1
9:00am
The Bill
Running with Scissors
Season 20 Episode 12/94

The hunt is on for Des, who has taken Sheelagh and Cameron hostage - and as the full force of Sun Hill close in, he drives straight into a tunnel. With the road ahead closed, it seems as if the fugitive copper's days on the run are numbered - but then the relief hear two gunshots ring out. Meanwhile, June finally discovers the truth about Gabriel's identity - how will the trusting sergeant react to the shocking news? Paul Usher, Sheelagh Murphy and Trudie Goodwin star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
10:00am
The Bill
Heartstrings
Season 20 Episode 13/94

June finally confronts Gabriel, and is horrified when he confirms that what she's heard is true. Breaking down, she makes a heartfelt confession about the circumstances surrounding his birth - but there's yet a further twist to the story. Meanwhile, Cameron is still being held hostage by Des, who slowly realises killing his former colleague isn't the answer, prompting him to make contact with Sheelagh and let her know where they are. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty, Paul Usher and Bernie Nolan star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
11:00am
The Bill
New Year's Resolutions
Season 20 Episode 14/94

As June struggles to come to terms with the latest developments in her tangled private life, Gabriel confronts Jim for letting the cat out of the bag, and the two end up coming to blows. Kerry is in heaven after another night of passion with Cameron - but it looks like Smithy might stand in their way - while a familiar old face returns to Sun Hill. Trudie Goodwin, Todd Carty and Beth Cordingly star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
The Bill
Intrigue
Season 20 Episode 15/94

As Gabriel continues to persuade June of his true love for her, she pays her son an emotional visit - but will she be able to tell him who she is? Jack Meadows meets up with ex-prostitute and ex-girlfriend Rachel Heath, who tells him an interesting fact about DI Manson's father-in-law, the Deputy Assistant Commissioner - but that's not her only piece of news. Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse, Lysette Anthony and Andrew Lancel star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Where the Heart Is
A Special Language
Season 3 Episode 10/14

Simmering tensions in the Goddard household come to a head as Ruth gives Simon his marching orders, enraged to discover he's remortgaged the house without consulting her. Meanwhile, Stephen reacts badly to the news that fellow teacher Martin Williams has attempted suicide - and responds by seeking solace in Jacqui's arms. Sarah Lancashire, Jason Done, Pam Ferris and Tony Haygarth star
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
2:00pm
Where the Heart Is
A Higher Duty
Season 3 Episode 11/14

A mother's pregnancy stirs up feelings of jealousy and resentment in her son, who suffers from spina bifida, and a fight at the newly merged Scorpions and Giants' first match doesn't bode well for the future. Steven and Jacqui patch up their differences, while Simon and Ruth still fail to agree. Rural drama, starring Sarah Lancashire, Pam Ferris, Michael Jowett and Katherine Dow Blyton
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
3:00pm
Cranford
June 1842
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Change is on the way to the sleepy market town of Cranford as the railway pushes out from Manchester, but many of the female residents are more excited about the arrival of the handsome new doctor, Frank Harrison. Adapted by Heidi Thomas, with an all-star cast including Judi Dench and Eileen Atkins, who was awarded a Bafta for her role as the authoritative Miss Deborah Jenkyns
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
4:00pm
Cranford
August 1842
Season 1 Episode 2/5

The town's residents prepare for Lady Ludlow's garden party, but the occasion is marred by rumours the railway line will come right into Cranford, leaving Deborah feeling betrayed. Dr Harrison's plans to become better acquainted with Sophy are thwarted by Caroline Tomkinson and Clara Smith, Mr Carter takes pity on an illiterate 10-year-old and Miss Matty is shaken to see a face from her past. Starring Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and Eileen Atkins
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:00pm
Cranford
November 1842
Season 1 Episode 3/5

Christmas arrives in the town, but Lady Ludlow regrets any notion of seasonal charity when Mr Carter asks her to intervene in the case of Job Gregson, who has been blamed for a spate of thefts. Miss Matty is delighted when Mr Holbrook invites her to his farm, and Dr Harrison's friend Jack sends Caroline Tomkinson a card hinting she should expect a proposal from the medic. Starring Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and Philip Glenister
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
6:00pm
Cranford
April 1843
Season 1 Episode 4/5

Miss Matty confides in Mary about Mr Holbrook's death, prompting her to inform Major Gordon of Jessie's regret over not marrying him. Dr Harrison tells Rev Hutton of his intentions toward Sophy and asks permission to court her, blissfully unaware that the generosity he has shown to Mrs Rose has accidentally created an unlikely love triangle. Penultimate episode of the costume drama, starring Judi Dench and Simon Woods
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
7:00pm
Cranford
May 1843
Season 1 Episode 5/5

The true nature of friendship within Cranford is revealed as the ladies rally to help Miss Matty when she receives terrible news. Meanwhile, Dr Harrison suffers as his career, reputation and relationship all seem ruined, while Miss Galindo and Mr Carter grow closer as they face up to the tragedy of Hanbury. Judi Dench, Philip Glenister and Simon Woods star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:00pm
Call the Midwife
Season 6 Episode 2/8

Sister Ursula insists the midwives do not become emotionally involved with their patients, but her harsh new approach proves hard to cope with in the face of two devastating cases. A father-to-be is badly injured in an explosion, leaving him unable to work to support his family, and a couple with dwarfism expecting their first child are warned that their child may be stillborn, a situation that leaves Patsy confronted with one of the hardest decisions of her life
(Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
9:20pm
Lady Chatterley
Season 1 Episode 1/4

First episode of Ken Russell's four-part adaptation of DH Lawrence's controversial novel. An aristocratic woman trapped in a sexless marriage embarks on a passionate affair with a gamekeeper. Joely Richardson and Sean Bean star

Rating: 7.6
10:30pm
Lady Chatterley
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Sir Clifford employs a nurse to look after him, leaving his wife with more time to devote to her clandestine relationship with Mellors. However, the passion of the affair is beginning to wane. Starring Joely Richardson and Sean Bean

Rating: 7.6
11:40pm
Waking the Dead
Every Breath You Take
Season 1 Episode 5/5

Feature-length episode. The body of police hero Debbie Britten washes up in the Thames a year after she disappeared, summoning the Cold Case unit to investigate. Initially, suspicion falls on a stalker, but the plot thickens further with the discovery that Debbie was pregnant at the time of her murder. Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird and Tessa Peake-Jones star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
2:05am
Taggart
New Life
Season 19 Episode 4/7

Burke and the team investigate the murder of a scientific researcher involved in cloning experiments, and initially suspect a protest group is to blame. At first the case seems cut and dried - until it emerges that his employer has benefited financially from his death and his assistants disagreed over the content of the lecture he was supposed to give. Drama, starring Blythe Duff, Alex Norton, John Michie, Colin McCredie and Tamara Kennedy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:15am
Garden Hopping
Season 1 Episode 8/13

Daphne Ledward visits one of the National Gardens Scheme participants, Clearbeck House in Lancashire, where beautiful sculptures blend with the flowers and wildlife

Rating: 7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.5