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Sun 18 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:05am
The Bill
Going Under
Season 24 Episode 29/89

Following an armed robbery on an antiques shop, Jack agrees to go undercover to nail the dealer responsible for selling the goods - a rogue called Roy Summers, who killed a police officer some years ago and walked free from court on a technicality. The sting goes wrong when Jack loses touch with his back-up team and faces a stern test of his expertise in bric-a-brac. Michael N Harbour guest stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
7:55am
The Bill
Overkill
Season 24 Episode 30/89

A man is arrested for attempted murder, but claims he only hit out with a hammer to fight off two knife-wielding intruders and protect his daughters. Emma follows a hunch he is telling the truth and sets up a ruse with fellow officers to prove his innocence. While the team celebrate the result, by-the-book Sergeant Callum Stone is clearly not happy about his junior colleague's maverick methods
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
8:55am
The Bill
RIP PI
Season 24 Episode 31/89

DC Jacob Banks (Patrick Robinson) joins the Sun Hill watch in time to help a hung-over Mickey investigate the murder of a private detective and soon establishes himself as a member of the team. Meanwhile, Callum continues to single Emma out for harsh treatment among all his PCs and Sally catches the backlash of her resentment. Gordon Kennedy and Anna Calder-Marshall guest star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:55am
The Bill
City Slickers
Season 24 Episode 32/89

Sally works undercover in a City trading house to investigate the disappearance of 21-year-old Geraldine Lawson. She arranges to go drinking with three of Geraldine's colleagues - all suspects who were with her on the night she went missing. Emma joins the operation as a 'friend' for the night out and proves she'll stop at nothing to get the truth out of her chosen target and put Callum in his place
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
10:55am
Bramwell
Our Brave Boys
Season 4 Episode 1/2

Eleanor is adjusting to life on her own after her father's wedding. She is engaged to Dr Marsham, but still unsure whether this is the right thing to do
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
1:10pm
Bramwell
Loose Women
Season 4 Episode 2/2

A brothel fire causes dark secrets to be revealed and the relationships between Eleanor, Joe and Major Quarrie to be finally resolved
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
3:25pm
Catherine Cookson's The Girl
Season 1

Feature-length period drama, starring Siobhan Flynn. A dying woman takes her daughter to the home of her former lover, a wealthy mine agent, who takes the child in. But the man's wife is less than happy about the arrangement and determines to keep the girl apart from her own offspring. With Jonathan Cake, Mark Benton and Susan Jameson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
6:40pm
Call the Midwife
Season 6 Episode 3/8

The government plans to close down small hospitals in favour of larger establishments. Dr Turner and Shelagh prepare for an inspection that will decide the fate of Nonnatus House - but the staff is shocked to find Sister Ursula has no intention of helping to save the maternity home. Barbara comes to the aid of a woman from the Chinese community who is struggling to get on with her mother-in-law, and whose baby is seriously ill
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
Miss Marple
The Body in the Library
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Feature-length episode of the drama. A couple wake up to find a strangled corpse on the hearthrug in their library - but help is at hand in the diminutive form of venerable amateur sleuth Miss Marple, who just happens to live next door. She agrees to investigate but, as her inquiries get under way, another body is discovered. Joan Hickson, Gwen Watford and Moray Watson star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.2
11:15pm
Silent Witness
Close to Home
Season 23 Episode 2/

The body of a missing teenager is found and ambitious DCI Claire Ashby is committed to proving the guilt of her main suspect, a local locksmith
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
1:30am
The Heart Guy
Don't Wanna Let You Go
Season 3 Episode 7/10

Matt and Charlie's marriage is put to the test when they disagree over Ivy's future, and Hugh's plan to leave Whyhope is scuppered when he is accused of malpractice

Rating: 7.5
2:25am
The Heart Guy
Wet Weekends
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Ajax takes desperate measures to stop Hugh selling the farm, Penny discovers her perfect match thanks to Meryl's dating service, and Matt gets drunk with April
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Mon 19 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:10am
Birds of a Feather
Trust
Season 2 Episode 9/16

Tracey argues with Darryl about the lack of trust in their relationship, and visits a therapist for advice on how to resolve the issue. Comedy, starring Linda Robson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
7:45am
Birds of a Feather
Thirty Something
Season 2 Episode 10/16

Sharon is convinced her 30th birthday is just the start of another three decades of misery, prompting Tracey to question the wisdom of throwing a party. Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:25am
The Bill
Frontline: Shockwave
Season 24 Episode 33/89

First of a three-part story. Emma and Sally are first to respond when two massive explosions rock Sun Hill. John and Gina monitor the shocking scenes of carnage from the station, while Callum takes charge on the ground, directing his team to deal with multiple casualties, confused and hysterical survivors and petty thieves taking advantage of the chaos. When it becomes clear a pervert has been posing as a doctor to molest injured women, Callum loses his grip and vents his fury on the man, but his troubles have only just begun
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:30am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 13 Episode 20/52

Oliver faces the prospect of repeating his F1 year if he makes another mistake, and when a past error returns to haunt him, he takes desperate action to avoid suffering such a fate. Meanwhile, Jac's ruthlessness makes an unwelcome return when she discovers one of Greg's patients is a candidate for cutting-edge surgery, and Donna wonders whether she is strong enough to handle the casualties of war after visiting an injured Kieran

Rating: 4
10:55am
Casualty
Classic Casualty
Season 20 Episode 36/47

Ellen begs Abs not to tell anyone the truth after he discovers her secret, while Luke is plagued by a series of hoax calls. Maggie feels upstaged by a rival bidding to win a new consultancy post and a woman who has miscarried continues to let her husband believe she is still pregnant. Former Hollyoaks star Katherine Dow Blyton guests

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
The Bill
Frontline: Aftershock
Season 24 Episode 34/89

Part two of three. The Sun Hill team struggle to come to terms with Emma's death and Callum's guilty feelings lead to a fight with Smithy, while Sally can only weep after arresting chief suspect Carl Adams. DI Karen Lacy (Liz May Brice) takes over the case for the Counter Terrorism Unit and Kezia is sent with Mickey to search the bomb-maker's home, only to find she has walked into a booby trap
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 134/

Lorraine finds Joe's bottles of medication in the bin and asks him why he's thrown them away. Joe's determined that he feels fine and does not want them any more

Rating: 5
1:40pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 135/

Sanjay surprises Gita. Sonia's worries unite Carol and Alan. Phil begs Kathy to give him one more chance

Rating: 5
2:20pm
Soldier, Soldier
How Was It for You?
Season 7 Episode 6/12

Jessica Bailey finds it a struggle to fit in amongst the regiment, and an officer makes Chris McLeod jealous after he returns from leave
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Brink of Disaster
Season 3 Episode 9/14

Siegfried has to deal with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, while the lack of gas masks for pets causes concern. Christopher Timothy and Robert Hardy star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
4:20pm
Lovejoy
Irish Stew
Season 4 Episode 10/13

Jane helps the roguish antiques dealer search for a valuable Yeats painting in Ireland, until a more important matter captures their attention. Ian McShane stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
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: 0.6
6:00pm
Waiting for God
The Thief
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Tom and Diana investigate a spate of mysterious thefts at Bayview, and Tom ends up facing a shoplifting charge - but Diana decides to defend him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:40pm
Last of the Summer Wine
The Dewhirsts of Ogleby Hall
Season 16 Episode 8/9

Foggy makes a shocking discovery when he learns he may be a member of the aristocracy. Meanwhile, Compo concludes that wearing a hat is his ticket to winning Nora Batty's heart. Brian Wilde and Bill Owen star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
The Sweet Smell of Excess
Season 16 Episode 9/9

Compo decides to build a home-made trampoline following a trip to the seaside. Long-running comedy set in Yorkshire, starring Bill Owen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
The Coroner
First Love
Season 1 Episode 1/10

First episode of the crime drama following high-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy as she takes over the job of coroner in the English coastal town she escaped from as a teenager. A teenager is found dead at the foot of a tower and DS Davey Higgins believes it was a suicide, but Jane thinks there is more to the case than meets the eye. Starring Claire Goose and Matt Bardock
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6
9:00pm
Luther
Season 1 Episode 1/6

The maverick detective returns to work after a traumatic arrest to investigate the murder of a former child genius's parents, and quickly deduces that their daughter is responsible. However, unable to find evidence to convict, he becomes embroiled in a battle of wits with the suspect - who has set her sights on him and his estranged wife. Idris Elba stars in the first instalment of the acclaimed detective drama, with Indira Varma, Steven Mackintosh, Saskia Reeves, Paul McGann and Ruth Wilson
(Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
10:20pm
New Tricks
Life Expectancy
Season 12 Episode 9/10

The penultimate episode sees the retired detectives investigating possibly their most difficult cold case yet. A bloodstained bust is uncovered during construction work in a cemetery and the evidence points to the murder of an alternative-medicine practitioner seven years earlier. Further clues lead to the controversial world of cryopreservation - the practice of keeping clinically dead patients frozen to extend their life cycle. Sasha is determined they don't put a foot wrong - but with the sobering possibility that two perpetrators are still at large, the detectives are forced to go out on a limb
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:40pm
Silent Witness
River's Edge
Season 19 Episode 5/5

The Lyell team investigates the murder of a family shot while picnicking by a river, and discover the female victim was in the middle of a bitter divorce. Local detective Malcolm Guillam is brought in to help and when the present-day murder reminds him of an unsolved case that haunts him, he sees an opportunity to redeem himself. However, DCI Sally Butcher is convinced that the woman's estranged husband is responsible for the murder and has no time for Guillam's trip down memory lane. Feature-length episode, guest starring Derek Griffiths
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
2:10am
Cadfael
A Morbid Taste for Bones
Season 2 Episode 3/3

The monks cause a storm of resentment by launching an expedition to a Welsh village to recover the bones of St Winifred and return them to the abbey. As if that does not make them unpopular enough, a local landowner dies in mysterious circumstances and it is up to Brother Cadfael to clear his colleagues of murder and ensure they get out of the country alive. Medieval mystery, starring Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, John Hallam and Anna Friel
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Tue 20 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:10am
Birds of a Feather
Love on the Run
Season 2 Episode 11/16

Darryl plots to spend a night with Tracey by escaping from hospital, while Sharon makes her own plans for the evening's entertainment. Comedy, starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
7:45am
Birds of a Feather
Old Friends
Season 2 Episode 12/16

Tracey invites an old school friend to stay for a few days, leaving Sharon out in the cold. Comedy, starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson

Rating: 5.5
8:25am
The Bill
Frontline: Aftershock
Season 24 Episode 34/89

Part two of three. The Sun Hill team struggle to come to terms with Emma's death and Callum's guilty feelings lead to a fight with Smithy, while Sally can only weep after arresting chief suspect Carl Adams. DI Karen Lacy (Liz May Brice) takes over the case for the Counter Terrorism Unit and Kezia is sent with Mickey to search the bomb-maker's home, only to find she has walked into a booby trap
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:30am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 13 Episode 21/52

Sahira struggles to meet Hanssen's demands as the race for Darwin consultancy looms, but when her son is taken ill, she finds an unlikely ally in Jac. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Jess try to help Donna find the strength to let go of her past and start a new life with Kieran, and Frieda discovers why alienating the nurses is a bad idea when she encounters a patient with a fear of doctors

Rating: 4
10:55am
Casualty
Classic Casualty
Season 20 Episode 37/47

Ellen collapses in the street, and despite Tess's attempts to keep her hidden, Kelsey and Sam discover her secret. Harry gives Maggie advice on her interview, and warns her to watch her temper, while Luke arranges a football trial with Holby United for Sol

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
The Bill
Frontline: End Game
Season 24 Episode 35/89

Part three of three. Callum vows to trace the bomber responsible for his colleague's death and another alert gives the plucky sergeant a chance to demonstrate his bravery once more. CID are horrified to realise they have had the killer in the station all along and let him get away. The Sun Hill watch pay their respects at Emma's graveside. Liz May Brice and Mark Moraghan guest star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 136/

Kathy makes Phil face up to his alcoholism. Ricky is shocked to discover what's been going on at The Arches. Joe worries Lorraine. Sanjay tries to avoid the doctor's test results

Rating: 5
1:40pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 137/

Phil has to try harder if he wants to see Ben. Bianca goes to Spain. Tony's looking for a job. Lorraine and Joe don't go to Fiji - Joe hasn't taken his medication

Rating: 5
2:20pm
Soldier, Soldier
The Road to Damascus
Season 7 Episode 7/12

The CO has a lot on his mind after a civilian gets caught in the crossfire during a training exercise, causing an embittered Mark to fly off the handle. Julie has a surprise for Tony and Jacko, but ends up learning a harsh lesson, while Karen's son Kevin wonders if he might be gay
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Home and Away
Season 3 Episode 10/14

James visits the dog track dash, but the greyhound owners consider him a touch too conscientious when his services are called upon. Tristan stirs up trouble when he tries his hand at cooking. Rural drama, starring Christopher Timothy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
4:20pm
Lovejoy
Dainty Dish
Season 4 Episode 11/13

Charlie Gimbert plots revenge, while Lovejoy and Lady Jane bicker over a royal dinner service belonging to a Belgian countess. Light-hearted drama, starring Ian McShane and Phyllis Logan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
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: 0.6
6:00pm
Waiting for God
Tell the Truth
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Tom opts for a policy of complete honesty at all times, while Diana tries to cope with her niece, the 'Clapham Strangler'. Comedy, starring Stephanie Cole and Graham Crowden
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:40pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Leaving Home Forever, or 'till Teatime
Season 17 Episode 1/12

Howard has had enough of Pearl and decides to leave home for ever. However, he soon finds he misses her, so the trio try to reunite the couple. Long-running comedy, starring Peter Sallis, Bill Owen and Brian Wilde, with Robert Fyfe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Bicycle Bonanza
Season 17 Episode 2/12

Foggy decides to go trekking across the moors, but his adventure coincides with Auntie Wainwright's special offer of grocery delivery bicycles. Comedy, starring Brian Wilde
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
In Divine Proportion
Season 4 Episode 1/4

Feature-length episode. Havers returns to work and is forced to confront demons from her past as the team investigates the case of a woman murdered with a shotgun. A cryptic word painted at the crime scene and the discovery of a mysterious photo lead the police to think the killer is sending them clues, and further investigations uncover a secret the local community has been trying to hide
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00pm
New Tricks
The Crazy Gang
Season 12 Episode 10/10

The team investigates the murder of a political activist 15 years earlier but, just as it is getting somewhere, Ted orders the investigation to be halted and Ucos is threatened with closure following its perceived mishandling of the Hanway case. However, the team refuses to give up, and finds evidence of a cover-up involving top officials and a multi-national drugs company. Guest starring Meera Syal and Lorraine Ashbourne
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:20pm
Silent Witness
Identity
Season 20 Episode 1/5

A severed finger is brought to the Lyell Centre by DCI Rory Goodchild and immigration enforcement officer Pia Butler, who ask Nikki and Thomas to test for a DNA match with 17 year-old Syrian illegal immigrant Akka Khoury. The teenager was sent the digit by a people-smuggler who claims to have her mother and is demanding money for her safe return. Meanwhile, Akka's 12 year-old cousin Sosa is trying to enter the UK illegally hidden in a van on a cross-channel ferry. Emilia Fox stars
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
1:50am
Cadfael
St Peter's Fair
Season 3 Episode 2/3

The annual St Peter's Fair gets under way in Shrewsbury but a gruesome murder dampens the festivities. Antagonism between local merchants and visiting traders becomes increasingly ugly, and as civil unrest rages in the streets, Beringar is ordered to kill his friend Cadfael, whose investigations are causing King Stephen acute political embarrassment. Medieval whodunit, starring Derek Jacobi, Eoin McCarthy and Michael Culver
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
3:15am
Birds of a Feather
Love on the Run
Season 2 Episode 11/16

Darryl plots to spend a night with Tracey by escaping from hospital, while Sharon makes her own plans for the evening's entertainment. Comedy, starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Wed 21 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:15am
Birds of a Feather
Parting
Season 2 Episode 13/16

Sharon's husband Chris becomes seriously ill, leaving her facing a difficult decision. Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph star in an episode featuring an early screen appearance by Doon Mackichan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
7:50am
Birds of a Feather
Jobs for the Girls
Season 2 Episode 14/16

In a bid to raise some cash for Christmas, Tracey falls back on her typing skills, while Sharon reckons there is a gap in the market for her own unique brand of pet care
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:25am
The Bill
Frontline: End Game
Season 24 Episode 35/89

Part three of three. Callum vows to trace the bomber responsible for his colleague's death and another alert gives the plucky sergeant a chance to demonstrate his bravery once more. CID are horrified to realise they have had the killer in the station all along and let him get away. The Sun Hill watch pay their respects at Emma's graveside. Liz May Brice and Mark Moraghan guest star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:30am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 13 Episode 22/52

Penny remains angry with Oliver for betraying her, but her fury wanes when a patient's unexpected death prompts him to reveal a secret from his past. Meanwhile, Sacha gives Dan the wrong impression about how he met Chrissie, and Hanssen berates Sahira after she loses focus during an operation, causing Greg to regret questioning her ability to juggle work and motherhood
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
10:55am
Casualty
Classic Casualty
Season 20 Episode 38/47

Luke and Comfort find themselves in the middle of a dangerous drugs deal after Sol calls begging them for help. Kelsey and Guppy argue when a patient asks for relationship advice, and Nathan annoys Maggie by talking about his preferred candidate for the consultant position
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
The Bill
Lucky Lucky Lucky
Season 24 Episode 36/89

Neil's return to work goes from bad to worse when a jilted bride takes a swing at her cheating bridesmaid and catches the unwary detective in the crossfire. His mood is not improved when it transpires the errant groom has beaten a gay man unconscious and the victim's partner - a Kylie Minogue impersonator - won't submit to questioning without a chase through the streets in full drag costume
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 138/

Phil reacts badly to coming off alcohol, but Kathy stands by him. Sanjay feels like a failure because he can't provide Gita with a child
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
1:40pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 139/

Billy has a day off school and Blossom looks after him in the cafe. Pauline throws Craig, Stuart and the other gang members out of the launderette. Robbie stands up to the gang
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
2:20pm
Soldier, Soldier
Out
Season 7 Episode 8/12

Fitzpatrick's domestic life is thrown into turmoil by a stunning revelation from Jacko, and Andy ends up bearing the brunt of Mark's traumatic experiences of civilian life
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Alarms and Excursions
Season 3 Episode 11/14

Siegfried investigates when an outbreak of dog poisoning sweeps through the district, while Tristan joins the local bellringers for a farewell drink. Rural drama, starring Robert Hardy and Peter Davison
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
4:20pm
Lovejoy
Taking the Pledge
Season 4 Episode 12/13

An aristocrat who has fallen on difficult times seeks the roguish dealer's help in redeeming a valuable antique he has pawned. Light-hearted drama, guest starring Jack Shepherd, with Ian McShane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
Alarums and Excursions
Season 3 Episode 6/7

Hester looks to the future when a fortune teller promises money, travel and a secret admirer _ but will her dreams really come true? Comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 0.6
6:00pm
Waiting for God
The Hip Operation
Season 2 Episode 6/10

A misguided attempt to injure the gardener at Bayview lands Diana in hospital with a broken hip and it looks like she might miss her niece's wedding. Comedy, starring Stephanie Cole and Graham Crowden
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:40pm
Last of the Summer Wine
The Glamour of the Uniform
Season 17 Episode 3/12

Howard is forced to take drastic measures, threatening wife Pearl that he will leave home to join the French Foreign Legion. Long-running comedy, starring Robert Fyfe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
The First Human Being to Ride a Hill
Season 17 Episode 4/12

Pearl confiscates Howard's bicycle, so Foggy suggests he gets another one that can easily be hidden by means of camouflage. Comedy, starring Robert Fyfe and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Judge John Deed
Above the Law
Season 4 Episode 2/6

The judge hears the case of three men accused of shooting a rival gang member - but the trial is in danger of collapsing when the prosecution's main witness is killed in a hit-and-run incident. To make matters worse, the jurors start to fall sick, and the newly appointed Home Secretary sees a chance to make it into a jury-less trial - which could force Deed to throw it out altogether. Martin Shaw stars, with Jenny Seagrove
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.7
10:00pm
New Tricks
The Chinese Job
Season 1 Episode 1/7

Pilot episode of the crime drama, starring Amanda Redman as Superintendent Sandra Pullman, a rising star of the Met who is sidelined after a failed hostage rescue. Put in charge of a new department, she is dismayed to discover the unit is to be manned by a motley crew of old-school former detectives who know little about modern police procedure. However, when they re-examine the case of a man whose conviction for murder 20 years ago has just been overturned, their combined experience and unorthodox methods bring interesting results. Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman and James Bolam play Redman's veteran team, with Jon Finch, Tim Woodwork and Philip Bretherton
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:00am
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
2:35am
Cadfael
The Raven in the Foregate
Season 3 Episode 3/3

The sleuthing monk investigates the murder of a pregnant woman and the priest who rejected her confession. At first it looks as though suicide is a major factor in the case, but Cadfael is not convinced and, of course, he is proved right once the clues start falling into place. Medieval mystery, starring Derek Jacobi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Thu 22 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:20am
Birds of a Feather
Someone Else's Baby
Season 2 Episode 15/16

Dorien takes her antique silver samovar to the Antiques Roadshow, inspiring the sisters to search for their own family heirlooms - and soon they make a surprising discovery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
7:50am
Birds of a Feather
Keeping Up Appearances
Season 3 Episode 1/13

Darryl is feeling the effects of two years in prison, prompting Dorien to offer her own brand of advice. Comedy, starring Alun Lewis and Lesley Joseph
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:25am
The Bill
Lucky Lucky Lucky
Season 24 Episode 36/89

Neil's return to work goes from bad to worse when a jilted bride takes a swing at her cheating bridesmaid and catches the unwary detective in the crossfire. His mood is not improved when it transpires the errant groom has beaten a gay man unconscious and the victim's partner - a Kylie Minogue impersonator - won't submit to questioning without a chase through the streets in full drag costume
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:30am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 13 Episode 23/52

Hanssen announces plans to transfer patients who usually fall under Ric's jurisdiction to another hospital, but when he discovers the surgeon is battling cancer, he offers to perform potentially life-saving surgery. Meanwhile, Elliot tries to keep a controversial patient's case under wraps, and Jac's chances of securing the consultant's job look slim after a death in theatre
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
10:50am
Casualty
Classic Casualty
Season 20 Episode 39/47

Maggie arrives late for the consultant position interview when she is delayed treating a patient, and pulls no punches when asked about hospital quotas. Ellen returns to work, determined to prove she is well, and Kelsey ensures the arrival of a hen night proves hard work for Guppy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
The Bill
Running Scared
Season 24 Episode 37/89

Nikki and Roger encounter a young lad who has been beaten and discover his family are under pressure from a loan shark seeking to recoup a vast sum of money. Further investigations reveal the boy's estranged father has been involved in a drug dealers' turf war and has disappeared without trace. When a body is found, it becomes clear the frightened youngster knows more than he's letting on
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 140/

Ian wakes up Huw and Lenny by playing loud music from his car. Peggy visits Phil but later makes Kathy feel guilty. Robbie wants to take up boxing
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
1:40pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 141/

Alan hears of Billy being caught up in an armed raid. Phil agrees to start counselling. Robbie is learning to box. Huw and Lenny start cab driving
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
2:20pm
Soldier, Soldier
Fit to Explode
Season 7 Episode 9/12

Tony tries to help Jacko forget Julie by taking him on a double date, while Jessica exposes corruption in high places. The McCleods hear the patter of tiny feet and recent events finally take their toll on Mark, who makes an inspection of the barracks go with something of a bang
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Matters of Life and Death
Season 3 Episode 12/14

James makes an eye-opening call to Lord Hulton to deal with a runaway horse, and his failure to save a dog brings shocking consequences. Christopher Timothy and Robert Hardy star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
4:20pm
Lovejoy
Lovejoy Loses It
Season 4 Episode 13/13

Tinker lectures Lovejoy on the importance of not abusing his ability to gather ill-gotten gains. However, the antiques dealer briefly turns his back on his own ethical standards, only to soon regret his transgression. Ian McShane and Dudley Sutton star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
5:20pm
Fresh Fields
A Dickens of a Christmas
Season 3 Episode 7/7

Emma is forced to rearrange her plans for the festive period at the last minute, leaving Hester and William disappointed they will not get to spend their first Christmas with their grandson. However, it remains to be seen who will help them consume all the extra food and drink they have to hand. Christmas special of the comedy, starring Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 0.6
6:10pm
Waiting for God
Glamorous Grannies
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Diana tries her hand at being nice for a 'glamorous granny' competition at Bayview. Stephanie Cole stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:45pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Captain Clutterbuck's Treasure
Season 17 Episode 5/12

Lieutenant Commander Willoughby takes an instant liking to Compo, Clegg and Foggy and offers them the chance to become extremely wealthy. Ron Moody guest stars
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Desperate for a Duffield
Season 17 Episode 6/12

Feeling rejected by Nora Batty, Compo reminisces about the first love of his life in his primary schooldays. With help from Norman and Foggy, he tries to find her while there is still time. Bill Owen stars
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Dalziel & Pascoe
The British Grenadier
Season 4 Episode 4/4

A landlady's husband is driven insane by jealousy, taking the regulars at their pub hostage as he attempts to find out whether she has been unfaithful. Little does he realise that among his captives is an off-duty Dalziel - who must try to avert disaster as the siege spirals out of control. Feature-length detective drama, starring Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan, with Dennis Waterman
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
10:00pm
New Tricks
The Chinese Job
Season 1 Episode 1/7

Pilot episode of the crime drama, starring Amanda Redman as Superintendent Sandra Pullman, a rising star of the Met who is sidelined after a failed hostage rescue. Put in charge of a new department, she is dismayed to discover the unit is to be manned by a motley crew of old-school former detectives who know little about modern police procedure. However, when they re-examine the case of a man whose conviction for murder 20 years ago has just been overturned, their combined experience and unorthodox methods bring interesting results. Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman and James Bolam play Redman's veteran team, with Jon Finch, Tim Woodwork and Philip Bretherton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:20pm
Silent Witness
Remembrance
Season 20 Episode 3/5

Feature-length episode. The body of 20 year-old Lorna Katz is discovered drifting in the River Lea, with evidence suggesting she was tied up somewhere before she floated downstream. However, the death takes on an ever-more sinister significance when the team discovers that Lorna was the best friend of Ruth Tresize, a teenager who disappeared three years previously, with the missing girl's mother Ali becoming fixated on Nikki for information, convinced that the two incidents are connected
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
1:55am
Cadfael
The Holy Thief
Season 4 Episode 1/3

Feature-length drama in which the Middle Ages' answer to Sherlock Holmes sets out to investigate a slave girl's disappearance and locate a treasured relic missing from his abbey. Unfortunately, no sooner has he begun searching for a connection than a dead body turns up on his doorstep, plunging him into a mire of murder and subterfuge. Starring Derek Jacobi, Terrence Hardiman, Anthony Green, George Irving and Louise Delamere
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
3:20am
Birds of a Feather
Someone Else's Baby
Season 2 Episode 15/16

Dorien takes her antique silver samovar to the Antiques Roadshow, inspiring the sisters to search for their own family heirlooms - and soon they make a surprising discovery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Fri 23 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:15am
Birds of a Feather
Tinker, Tailor
Season 3 Episode 2/13

A stranger asks for help with a leaking car radiator shortly before police turn up at the house, but it transpires he has a hidden agenda. Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
7:50am
Birds of a Feather
Baby Come Back
Season 3 Episode 3/13

An encounter with an old flame makes Sharon feel broody, while Tracey has her work cut out pampering Garth in the school holidays. Comedy, starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
8:25am
The Bill
Running Scared
Season 24 Episode 37/89

Nikki and Roger encounter a young lad who has been beaten and discover his family are under pressure from a loan shark seeking to recoup a vast sum of money. Further investigations reveal the boy's estranged father has been involved in a drug dealers' turf war and has disappeared without trace. When a body is found, it becomes clear the frightened youngster knows more than he's letting on
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
9:35am
Holby City
Classic Holby City
Season 13 Episode 24/52

Hanssen believes he can save Ric's life by operating on him, and enlists Jess to help persuade him to consent to the procedure. However, when Elliot warns her the surgery is dangerous, she asks him to assist in theatre, thwarting Jac's chance to shine in front of her boss. Meanwhile, Oliver prepares his letter of resignation, but begins to reconsider after spending the day working with Frieda

Rating: 4
10:55am
Casualty
Classic Casualty
Season 20 Episode 40/47

Maggie finds her colleagues' attitudes frustrating on her first day as a consultant - before Harry delivers bad news. Abs is horrified to learn Ellen has stopped chemo, while a disabled inspector assesses the A&E department. New paramedic Greg (ex-Home and Away star Kip Gamblin) is forced to bring his dog to work

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
The Bill
Cowboy Country
Season 24 Episode 38/89

Tensions rise between Terry and Max when they find themselves stuck in a traffic jam and are helpless to intervene as carjackers drag a woman from her vehicle, stabbing her fatally. The atmosphere deteriorates as the detectives work on the case, which involves a large-scale international gang, and Sam has to separate them when they come to blows
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
1:00pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 142/

Phil embarks on a very important journey. Kathy fears what the future might hold. Gita struggles to get through to Sanjay

Rating: 5
1:40pm
Classic EastEnders
Season 13 Episode 143/

Phil's alcoholism is at the centre of this episode as he attends a counselling session in an attempt to beat it and win Kathy back

Rating: 5
2:20pm
Soldier, Soldier
Chain of Command
Season 7 Episode 10/12

Drysdale decides to send the boys on an escort mission to Africa, but it proves to be a fiasco on every level - particularly for Jeremy, who first refuses to follow the CO's orders to the letter, then has a bitter reunion with ex-wife Lilian that sets the sparks flying. Mark also resurfaces, as a mercenary soldier fighting for the enemy and keen to gain revenge on his former King's Own colleagues
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:20pm
All Creatures Great and Small
Will to Live
Season 3 Episode 13/14

James must break the sad news that a dog owner's beloved pet is blind, and Tristan is given an ultimatum by Siegfried. Christopher Timothy, Peter Davison and Robert Hardy star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
4:20pm
Lovejoy
Pig in a Poke
Season 5 Episode 1/14

The antiques dealer attempts to sell dodgy prints to a friend of Lady Jane Felsham - only to learn Eric has procured a bronze statue in a house on a pig farm famously stolen from Her Majesty the Queen. Drama, starring Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton and Phyllis Logan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
5:25pm
Fresh Fields
A Nose for Trouble
Season 4 Episode 1/8

Hester is frustrated by William's snoring, and a neighbour's pet adds to her problems. Comedy, guest starring Stephanie Cole, with Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie

Rating: 0.6
6:00pm
Waiting for God
Foreign Workers
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Harvey tries to cut staff costs by employing illegal immigrants, and soon has the residents up in arms. Tom decides he wants to be as fit as Linford Christie, but faces opposition from a concerned Diana. Comedy, starring Stephanie Cole, Graham Crowden and Daniel Hill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:40pm
Last of the Summer Wine
The Suit That Turned Left
Season 17 Episode 7/12

The friends meet a mysterious man who has a machine that can locate 'hidden forces'
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
7:20pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Beware of the Elbow
Season 17 Episode 8/12

The trio's curiosity is aroused when they encounter a man sporting an inflatable doll who wants to show the world his admiration for fat people and obesity, and hostility towards slimming and weight loss. Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde and Bill Owen star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
For Love Nor Money
Season 4 Episode 6/6

Robert's brother Frank comes to stay - and presents the private detective with another intriguing case in the final episode of the light-hearted drama. The daughter of Frank's old flame has gone missing from her new job in a Victorian heritage museum and early investigations indicate that Marianne was last seen running out of the museum in her school mistress costume, following a row with the manager
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Life on Mars
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Sam and the rest of the CID unit get to work in an effort to prove Gene's innocence when he becomes a suspect in a murder case. But as the investigation continues, further evidence is stacked up against Hunt, leading to a conclusion that rocks the very foundations of the detective's already fragile world. John Simm and Philip Glenister star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
10:20pm
New Tricks
Painting on Loan
Season 1 Episode 3/7

The team members have to draw on their powers of detection and discretion when a painting in the Queen's private collection is found to be a fake - and all the clues lead to an art forger and political activist who seemingly committed suicide after a fire destroyed his studio. Meanwhile, prospective grandfather Standing has to sell his beloved Triumph Stag to buy his pregnant daughter a pushchair. Anthony Head guest stars alongside Dennis Waterman and Amanda Redman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
11:40pm
Silent Witness
Covenant
Season 20 Episode 4/5

Feature-length episode. Father and son Bill and Frankie McAteer are killed in an apparent car accident on their way home from work at Billingsgate Market, but Nikki and Jack arrive to discover the younger man's body is riddled with bullets. Back at the Lyell centre, Clarissa summons her husband Max, a digital forensics expert, to help crack the case - and he uncovers disturbing video evidence showing a sexual encounter between Frankie, his girlfriend Becky and best friend Liam. Crime drama, starring Emilia Fox
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
2:10am
Cadfael
The Potter's Field
Season 4 Episode 2/3

A woman's corpse is discovered in a ploughed field, and the only lead is her husband, a potter. A year earlier, he suddenly decided to start a new life as a monk, suggesting that his wife may have committed suicide because she could not bear to lose him to the brethren - or that her spouse may have had a hand in her death. Medieval mystery, starring Derek Jacobi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9

Sat 24 Apr

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

Rating: 2.9
7:10am
Where the Heart Is
Coming Home
Season 7 Episode 7/9

Unable to put the tragic loss of her baby behind her, a heartbroken Beth calls off the wedding, while the Scorpions decide to pose for a nude calendar to raise funds for the club's floodlights. Meanwhile, new parents Susan and Steve eagerly await Elaine's departure so they can be on their own with their baby _ little suspecting the houseguest has a surprise in store. Rural drama, starring Kerrie Taylor, Heather Peace, Daniel Ryan and Clare Holman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
8:00am
Where the Heart Is
Mister and Missus
Season 7 Episode 8/9

Beth and Tom prepare to tie the knot, but reckon without a few last-minute hitches as Joe suddenly decides he can't be the best man and the bride worries over whether to invite her father. Meanwhile, Sally bites off more than she can chew, the green-eyed monster in Anna makes an appearance when Beth's cousin takes a shine to David and a multiple sclerosis sufferer requires assistance
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
9:00am
Where the Heart Is
Archangel
Season 7 Episode 9/9

Dennis Waterman and former Corrie actress Georgia Taylor guest star in this special festive edition of the popular rural drama. A retired mountaineer (Waterman) still grieving over his son's death in a climbing accident gets a pleasant surprise when his student daughter (Taylor) returns for the holidays. But an even bigger shock is yet to come - not only is she pregnant, but the father-to-be is the very man her dad blames for her brother's demise. Meanwhile, the local women grow fed up with their menfolk when they arrive back from a booze run the worse for drink, prompting them to hang up their aprons and hand over all the Christmas organisation to the fellas. Beth doesn't know what to think when a patient predicts the new year will bring her and Tom the joy they have longed for, and romance is in the air for David and Anna. Lesley Dunlop, Philip Middlemiss, Kerrie Taylor and Samantha Giles star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
10:35am
Where the Heart Is
Bowl of Cherries
Season 8 Episode 1/8

David and Anna have a secret romance, Beth starts to feel paranoid about the amount of time Tom is spending at the factory, and Nathan and Kate both have important decisions to make about their futures. Starring Philip Middlemiss, Lesley Dunlop, Kerrie Taylor, Julian Lewis Jones, Adam Paul Harvey and Jenny Platt
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
11:35am
Sharpe
Sharpe's Waterloo
Season 5 Episode 3/3

Learning Napoleon has returned from exile, Sharpe leaves Lucille to look after their farm and returns to service on the Prince of Orange's staff. It isn't long before he's reunited with the remaining Chosen Men for one of the most momentous military engagements of all time - the Battle of Waterloo. Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser and Cecile Paoli star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
1:30pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Britannia Waives the Rules
Season 4 Episode 1/6

The lads find themselves in a tight spot after a job turns to disaster in Russia. Penniless and desperate to go home, they visit the British Embassy, where news filters through of a department that allows men to travel the world fixing up British Government property. Oz's criminal past comes back to haunt them and threatens to ruin their chances, but, thankfully, Neville has friends in high places who save the day
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
2:30pm
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Our Men in Havana
Season 4 Episode 2/6

The lads prepare to start work on the Ambassador's residence in Havana, but get off to a bad start with their new gaffer, who makes it clear he considers them a bunch of cowboys. Wyman catches the eye of a sultry local beauty during a night out, while Oz is captivated by the charms of the Cuban National Ballet's leading lady - and turns to Barry for advice on romance. Tim Healy, Noel Clark, Timothy Spall and Jimmy Nail star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
3:30pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Small Tune on a Penny Wassail
Feeling somewhat less than merry, Compo, Clegg and Foggy visit a friend in hospital before opening their presents. Meanwhile, Sid, Ivy, Nora and Wally Batty, have their relatives over to dinner. Christmas special from 1978, starring Peter Sallis, Bill Owen and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
4:10pm
The Green Green Grass
The Final Curtain
Season 3 Episode 6/7

Boycie uncovers disturbing information regarding his ancestral line. Tyler's surprising return from university adds to his sense of worry, convincing him something serious is about to happen. John Challis and Sue Holderness star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
4:50pm
The Green Green Grass
Lust in Translation
Season 3 Episode 7/7

Bryan welcomes his mail-order bride into his life - and his caravan - but there isn't enough room for her family as well. Llewellyn's student helpers disappear, so he hatches a plan to appropriate Boycie's staff and the new arrivals in one fell swoop. John Challis and Sue Holderness star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
5:25pm
The Green Green Grass
The Path of True Love
Season 4 Episode 1/9

Boycie discovers Marlene has been discussing their marital problems with a counsellor, and the subsequent row results in him being thrown out of the house. With the hotel booked up and his car in a pond, Boycie's only option is to sleep on Bryan's caravan floor. Comedy, starring John Challis and Sue Holderness
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
6:00pm
The Brokenwood Mysteries
The Power of Steam
Season 6 Episode 1/4

Return of the detective drama. Mike and his team are drawn into a world of Victorian dress-up and escapism when they investigate a murder at a Brokenwood steampunk event
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.7
8:00pm
Father Brown
The Time Machine
Season 3 Episode 11/15

The priest encounters a man who intends to solve his father's murder a year earlier with the use of his brand-new invention - a time machine. Fifties-set crime drama, starring Mark Williams
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
9:00pm
Rebus
Black and Blue
Season 1 Episode 1/4

World-weary detective inspector John Rebus goes on the trail of a copycat serial killer, only to be taken off the case pending an inquiry into the death of a convicted murderer he helped put behind bars 15 years earlier. Crime drama based on the books by best-selling author Ian Rankin, starring John Hannah, Jim Norton, Ewan Stewart, Sara Stewart and Joanna Roth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:20pm
Taggart
Dead Man's Chest
Season 13 Episode 1/3

Feature-length episode. Jardine and Reid investigate the murder of a crook who masterminded the theft of a fortune in bullion 15 years previously - half of which was never recovered. Discovering several of his associates have also been bumped off, they deduce someone must be systematically killing the entire gang in a bid to get hold of the remaining loot. Starring James Macpherson and Blythe Duff

Rating: 7.2
2:20am
Cadfael
The Pilgrim of Hate
Season 4 Episode 3/3

A party of pilgrims is imprisoned within Shrewsbury Abbey on suspicion of murdering an old man whose body is discovered in a sack. Sleuthing monk Cadfael is soon on the scent of the killer, boiling the corpse down to its bones to ascertain the cause of death - and finding a tiny cross that could provide a vital clue. Medieval mystery, starring Derek Jacobi, Terrence Hardiman, Michael Culver, Julian Firth and Anthony Green
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.9