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Sun 18 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day two at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding sessions of Stephen Maguire v Jamie Jones and Neil Robertson v Liang Wenbo. Maguire lost 10-3 to Martin Gould at this stage last year, while Robertson overcame Liang 10-5, but there was to be no repeat of his 2010 title win, as he was beaten 13-7 by Mark Selby in the quarter-finals
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Call the Midwife: The Casebook
Stephen McGann presents a look at the true stories behind the drama series, meeting midwives, nuns and doctors who worked delivering babies during the 1950s and 1960s to hear their accounts of the social and medical changes of the period. He talks to a former colleague of Jennifer Worth, writer of the original Call the Midwife books, and a photographer who documented the social conditions of the time. Stephen also returns to the home where he was born to share his mother's own story of childbirth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
10:00pm
Between the Lines
The Only Good Copper
Season 1 Episode 8/13

Tony is called in to investigate complaints against an officer who was killed while on duty. Police drama, starring Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson and Siobhan Redmond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.8
10:50pm
Between the Lines
Watching the Detectives
Season 1 Episode 9/13

Clark accuses Sgt Markham of corruption, while Jenny finds herself under increasing pressure over her part in the Carswell affair. Starring Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson and Siobhan Redmond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.8
11:40pm
A Timewatch Guide
Roman Britain: A Timewatch Guide
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Alice Roberts explores how the public's view of Roman Britain has changed over the decades, examining events from the initial invasion, through to the construction of Hadrian's Wall and the eventual collapse of the empire, drawing on the work of archaeologists and historians and using 50 years of BBC archive footage. With contributions from Charlotte Higgins, Adrian Goldsworthy, Neil Faulkner and Jo Quinn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
12:40am
This Green and Pleasant Land: The Story of British Landscape Painting
Artists, critics and academics examine depictions of the British landscape in art. The programme charts the genre's development from the earliest Flemish paintings in the court of Charles I to David Hockney's digital drawings. Featuring contributions by film-maker Nic Roeg, historian Dan Snow and novelist Will Self
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
2:10am
Call the Midwife: The Casebook
Stephen McGann presents a look at the true stories behind the drama series, meeting midwives, nuns and doctors who worked delivering babies during the 1950s and 1960s to hear their accounts of the social and medical changes of the period. He talks to a former colleague of Jennifer Worth, writer of the original Call the Midwife books, and a photographer who documented the social conditions of the time. Stephen also returns to the home where he was born to share his mother's own story of childbirth
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4.6

Mon 19 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day three at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding sessions of Anthony McGill v Ricky Walden and Kyren Wilson v Gary Wilson. McGill recorded a 10-9 victory over Jack Lisowski at this stage last year, while Wilson received a bye following the withdrawal of Anthony Hamilton. The two would eventually meet in the semi-finals with Wilson edging an epic encounter 17-16, but having no answer to Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema
Mark Kermode's Oscar Winners: A Secrets of Cinema Special
As the red carpet season reaches its climax, film critic Mark Kermode looks back at past winners of the prestigious award, and celebrates some of the most memorable performances
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
10:00pm
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
The Loss of Joy
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary examining the 1993 death of Stephen Lawrence, beginning with a look at events leading up to his murder and the police investigation that follows. As the suspects remain free, tip-offs from the community make his parents, Doreen and Neville, wonder why the authorities are not making arrests
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
11:00pm
Horizon
Horizon: How Big Is the Universe?
Season 49 Episode 4/17

Cosmologists discuss their project to create a map of everything in existence, and reveal that their research has yielded some highly unexpected results, creating a picture stranger than anything they had imagined. Scientists also explain why the map suggests the universe may not be an all-encompassing entity - but merely the starting point for something much bigger
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
12:00am
Storyville
Undercover OAP: The Mole Agent - Storyville
The story of a widowed 83-year-old who went undercover in a Chilean nursing home to investigate a private detective's concerns that the residents, including her father, were being abused. Despite an initial struggle with the technology involved, the aged spy adapted to his role, only to discover that the truth about the institution was very different to what his client had expected
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
1:25am
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema
Mark Kermode's Oscar Winners: A Secrets of Cinema Special
As the red carpet season reaches its climax, film critic Mark Kermode looks back at past winners of the prestigious award, and celebrates some of the most memorable performances
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
2:25am
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
The Loss of Joy
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Documentary examining the 1993 death of Stephen Lawrence, beginning with a look at events leading up to his murder and the police investigation that follows. As the suspects remain free, tip-offs from the community make his parents, Doreen and Neville, wonder why the authorities are not making arrests
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.1

Tue 20 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day four at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of Mark Allen's first-round match against Lyu Haotian and the opening frames of Barry Hawkins' contest against Matthew Selt. Allen has participated in this event in each of the last 14 years, but his best showing remains his semi-final appearance in 2009, while 'The Hawk' was runner-up to Ronnie O'Sullivan in 2013
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
A303: Highway to the Sun
Tom Fort travels along the 92-mile-long A303 from the Hampshire town of Basingstoke to Honiton in Devon. Originally designed in the 1960s, the route has been the subject of many proposed upgrades - several of which were strongly opposed due to their potential impact on sites of historic and natural significance, including Stonehenge. The programme charts the highway's turbulent history, as well as examining the development of the region over the past 5,000 years
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:00pm
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
The System
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The second police investigation reveals shocking surveillance footage of the gang alleged to have killed Stephen, and with the help of their lawyer Imran Khan, Doreen and Neville Lawrence launch the first private murder prosecution in 150 years. However, when it collapses, questions about the failure of the first police investigation mount
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
11:00pm
Lights Up
Adam
Adaptation of the National Theatre of Scotland's award-winning stage play about the life of a young transgender man, inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, who also takes the lead role. Born in Egypt, Adam was classed as female at birth but always knew he was male. Trapped in the wrong body, in a deeply conservative society, he knew he had to escape. What followed was beyond Adam's wildest dreams. Written by Frances Poet
(Subtitles)

12:00am
Colour: The Spectrum of Science
Life
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Early Earth was the canvas for a vast new palette, with the diversity of human skin tones telling the story of how humanity spread and ultimately conquered the planet. Dr Helen Czerski explores the true masters of colour - which are often the smallest and most elusive - travelling to the mountains of Tennessee to witness the colourful mating display of fireflies, and revealing the marine creatures that can change the hue of their skin in order to hide from the world
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
1:00am
David Stratton's Stories of Australian Cinema
Season 1 Episode 2/3

How Australian cinema celebrates the endurance of outsiders, whether they are newcomers to a strange new land in They're a Weird Mob and Wake in Fright, or locals out of step with the mainstream in Evil Angels, Muriel's Wedding and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
(Subtitles)

2:00am
A303: Highway to the Sun
Tom Fort travels along the 92-mile-long A303 from the Hampshire town of Basingstoke to Honiton in Devon. Originally designed in the 1960s, the route has been the subject of many proposed upgrades - several of which were strongly opposed due to their potential impact on sites of historic and natural significance, including Stonehenge. The programme charts the highway's turbulent history, as well as examining the development of the region over the past 5,000 years
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
3:00am
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
The System
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The second police investigation reveals shocking surveillance footage of the gang alleged to have killed Stephen, and with the help of their lawyer Imran Khan, Doreen and Neville Lawrence launch the first private murder prosecution in 150 years. However, when it collapses, questions about the failure of the first police investigation mount
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.1

Wed 21 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day five at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding sessions of Mark Williams v Sam Craigie and Barry Hawkins v Matthew Selt. Williams prevailed 10-5 against Alan McManus at this stage last year, while Hawkins' greater experience showed in a comfortable 10-2 victory over Alexander Ursenbacher
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:10pm
Watergate
Scapegoat
Season 1 Episode 3/5

The documentary reveals how Richard Nixon had the burglars paid off to keep silent, allowing him to win a second presidential term in 1972. But when the facts began to emerge, he sought a succession of scapegoats - although the fact that his office had been recorded meant his crimes were no longer a secret
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
10:00pm
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
Corruption & Conviction
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Final part of the documentary exploring Stephen Lawrence's murder and the subsequent police investigation. The public inquiry leads to a change in the law meaning the suspects can be retried. Detective Clive Driscoll takes on the case, and with the help of advances in forensic science he arrests Gary Dobson and David Norris. But as justice seems to have finally been done, revelations that the police spied on the Lawrence family begin to surface
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
11:00pm
Lights Up
Orpheus in the Record Shop
Rapper Andy Brooks - also known as Testament - presents this modern-day interpretation of the Orpheus legend, fusing spoken word and beatboxing with a cinematic score performed by members of the Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North. Orpheus is alone, playing tunes in his record shop, when an enigmatic stranger sets his fragile reality into a spin, forcing him to confront some painful truths from the past. Testament takes the lead role, with support from mezzo Helen Evora and Everal A Walsh
(Subtitles)

12:00am
Storyville
Collective: Unravelling a Scandal - Storyville
Documentary about a fraud scandal in Romania's healthcare system that was exposed after survivors of a nightclub fire began dying in suspicious circumstances while recovering in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. When a new health minister was subsequently appointed, journalists follow his attempts, in the face of monumental obstacles, to reform a system riddled with corruption
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
1:45am
How to Make
How to Make: Headphones
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Designer Zoe Laughlin sets out to redesign audio headphones, an intimate item that transport the wearer to another place. In search of inspiration she heads to Hull University to discover a new substance that can turn any surface into a speaker - from a wall to a table and even the bone of a skull. Zoe also looks at the device's history, from the stethoscope-style home contraptions of the 19th century and the game-changing 1980s Sony Walkman. But what will she come up with in her own design?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
2:45am
Stephen: The Murder That Changed a Nation
Corruption & Conviction
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Final part of the documentary exploring Stephen Lawrence's murder and the subsequent police investigation. The public inquiry leads to a change in the law meaning the suspects can be retried. Detective Clive Driscoll takes on the case, and with the help of advances in forensic science he arrests Gary Dobson and David Norris. But as justice seems to have finally been done, revelations that the police spied on the Lawrence family begin to surface
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.1

Thu 22 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day six at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of Mark Selby's first-round match against Kurt Maflin and the opening frames of a second-round contest. Three-time champion Selby prevailed 10-6 over Jordan Brown in round one last year and went on to reach the semi-finals, where he was eventually defeated 17-16 by Ronnie O'Sullivan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Hunting the Nazi Gold Train
In August 2015 two amateur researchers declared they had found a lost Nazi train buried in a railway cutting near Walbrzych in Silesia, southern Poland. This followed decades of local folklore that a train, loaded with gold, had vanished after leaving Wroclaw in early 1945. Dan Snow follows the treasure hunters as they embark on the hunt, while also investigating this extraordinary story that leads all the way to Adolf Hitler himself and his secret plans for this remote corner of the Third Reich during the closing months of the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
10:00pm
Film The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
In 1942, two Czech resistance members prepare for a suicide mission against the Third Reich as they plan to assassinate Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich, the mastermind of the Final Solution. Thriller, starring Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell and Jack Reynor
(Subtitles)

11:55pm
Storyville
A German Life: Goebbels' Secretary Remembers - Storyville
In a documentary made when she was 105, Brunhilde Pomsel talks about her time as the secretary and stenographer to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. Reflecting on her life, she makes it clear that the dangers that led to the rise of fascism have not been overcome
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
1:15am
A History of Art in Three Colours
Gold
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Art historian James Fox follows up his British Masters series by investigating artists' use of blue, white and gold, and explains how, by choosing these colours, painters have stirred emotions, changed the way people behave and had an impact on the course of history. He begins with gold and its use in early sun worship, before reinterpreting the treasures of the pharaohs, the mosaics of Byzantium and the work of Renaissance master Benvenuto Cellini. He also explores Gustav Klimt's The Kiss and discovers a Birmingham inventor who tried to achieve the alchemist's dream - turning base metals into gold
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
2:15am
Hunting the Nazi Gold Train
In August 2015 two amateur researchers declared they had found a lost Nazi train buried in a railway cutting near Walbrzych in Silesia, southern Poland. This followed decades of local folklore that a train, loaded with gold, had vanished after leaving Wroclaw in early 1945. Dan Snow follows the treasure hunters as they embark on the hunt, while also investigating this extraordinary story that leads all the way to Adolf Hitler himself and his secret plans for this remote corner of the Third Reich during the closing months of the Second World War
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9

Fri 23 Apr

7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day seven at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of one second-round contest and the start of another. Should he have progressed from his first-round encounter, defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will be looking to progress to the quarter-finals this evening, and he came through a difficult encounter against Ding Junhui 13-10 in round two last year
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Top of the Pops: 1990
13/12/1990
Simon Mayo hosts the edition first aired on December 13. With performances by Shakin' Stevens, Malandra Burrows, Seal, Chris Isaak, Dimples D, the Righteous Brothers, Yazoo, Black Box and Vanilla Ice
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
9:30pm
Top of the Pops: 1990
20/12/1990
Bruno Brookes hosts the edition first aired on December 20. With performances by Snap, Cliff Richard, Vanilla Ice, the Carpenters, INXS, Enigma, MC Hammer, Status Quo, Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers, and John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
10:00pm
St George's Day at the BBC
A trip through the archives, showcasing a selection of songs celebrating English history, landmarks and places. This eclectic mix features a huge array of musical styles and tastes, ranging from Elton John to Maddy Prior and Joe Strummer, as well as one of English football's oddest cheerleading combinations in the Spice Girls and Echo and the Bunnymen
(Subtitles)

11:00pm
Definitely Dusty
Documentary revisiting the career of Dusty Springfield, the renowned pop diva famous for classic songs such as You Don't Have to Say You Love Me and Son of a Preacher Man. Archive footage shot in both the UK and the US provides an illuminating insight into her glamorous but private personal life, and contributions from her protective inner circle of friends highlight the Dusty behind the panda eyes and blonde beehive. Includes interviews with Tom Jones, Elton John, Burt Bacharach, Lulu and Neil Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
12:00am
Kate Bush at the BBC
A compilation of the singer's performances at the BBC's studios between 1978 and 1994. Bush appeared on a variety of programmes, including Top of the Pops, Wogan, Ask Aspel, Saturday Night at the Mill and the Leo Sayer Show. Featuring the hits Wuthering Heights, Babooshka, Running Up That Hill and Hounds of Love, as well as intriguing and lesser-known material
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
1:00am
Classic Albums
Classic Albums: Tears for Fears - Songs from the Big Chair
The creation of the band's second album, which took the gothic synth-pop foundations of the band and combined them with arena-ready anthems leading to critical acclaim and the international hit singles Mothers Talk, Shout and Everybody Wants to Rule the World. With full co-operation of the band members, this documentary explores how the album was recorded, leaving its indelible imprint on New Wave
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8
2:00am
St George's Day at the BBC
A trip through the archives, showcasing a selection of songs celebrating English history, landmarks and places. This eclectic mix features a huge array of musical styles and tastes, ranging from Elton John to Maddy Prior and Joe Strummer, as well as one of English football's oddest cheerleading combinations in the Spice Girls and Echo and the Bunnymen
(Subtitles)

3:00am
Definitely Dusty
Documentary revisiting the career of Dusty Springfield, the renowned pop diva famous for classic songs such as You Don't Have to Say You Love Me and Son of a Preacher Man. Archive footage shot in both the UK and the US provides an illuminating insight into her glamorous but private personal life, and contributions from her protective inner circle of friends highlight the Dusty behind the panda eyes and blonde beehive. Includes interviews with Tom Jones, Elton John, Burt Bacharach, Lulu and Neil Tennant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1

Sat 24 Apr

7:00pm
Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise
Life on the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/3

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

Rating: 4.9
8:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Further coverage of the evening session on day eight at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of one second-round contest and the start of another. The biggest shock of round two last year was unseeded Norwegian Kurt Maflin's 13-11 victory over Scotland's four-time champion John Higgins
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
The Young Montalbano
The Settlement
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Salvo and Livia have decided to spend some time apart, leaving the inspector gloomy and confused. When 60 security boxes are stolen from a small local bank, Montalbano must seek advice from Stella Parenti, the alluring manager of a rival firm whose romantic advances may dispel his melancholy mood. However, the troubled sleuth's personal dilemmas resurface when he is called to investigate the death of a retired doctor found murdered in his own home. Crime drama, starrng Michele Riondino. In Italian

Rating: 7.5
10:55pm
Rome's Invisible City
Alexander Armstrong is joined by Dr Michael Scott to explore the underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world. Using 3D scanning technology, he uncovers the lost subterranean world of the Colosseum, as well as the aqueducts and sewers that supplied and cleansed it, and helped run civilisation's first metropolis and its empire
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.9
11:55pm
Black Music Legends of the 1980s
Prince: A Purple Reign
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Profile of the enigmatic American musician, who rose to fame in the 1980s with hits including 1999, Kiss and Raspberry Beret. As well as achieving significant commercial success around the world, he won critical acclaim for his adventurous, genre-blurring albums, such as Sign O' the Times and Around the World in a Day - while also making headlines for his sexually explicit lyrics and stage shows, as well as his legal battle to retain control of his name and music. Featuring contributions by guitarist Dez Dickerson, Public Enemy frontman Chuck D, soul singer Beverley Knight and Paisley Park label president Alan Leeds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 0.2
12:55am
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All
Season 1

Part two of two. Up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra, told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him. Featuring previously unseen footage from home movies and concert performances, including his legendary 1971 'retirement concert' in Los Angeles, this latter part of the tribute to the showman follows Sinatra's growth from roadhouse performer to global singing sensation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.6
2:55am
Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise
Life on the Edge
Season 1 Episode 3/3

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

Rating: 4.9