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6:00am
Coast
Season 7 Episode 1 of 6
The Mysteries of the Isles The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
7:10am
Pointless
Season 2 Episode 19 of 30
Quiz show, in which five pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman

Category Quiz Show
Rating
5.9
 
   
8:00am
Time Team Specials
Swords, Skulls and Strongholds: A Time Team Special Tony Robinson, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding present a radical new image of Britain during the Iron Age. Long thought to be a barbaric and primitive time, archaeologists in the past 20 years have revealed it to have been a more cultured era

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
9:00am
Coast
Season 7 Episode 1 of 6
The Mysteries of the Isles The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
10:00am
The Day When
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
The Day When Churchill Chose War New series. Pivotal moments in history recreated using archive materials and dramatic reconstructions, beginning with Churchill persuading the British government to go to war

Category History
Rating
5
 
   
11:00am
History's Greatest Hoaxes
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
The Loch Ness Monster Revealing how a famous photo of the Loch Ness Monster taken in 1934 took the world by storm, and examining the truth behind the image

Category History
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.6
 
   
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
Swords, Skulls and Strongholds: A Time Team Special Tony Robinson, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding present a radical new image of Britain during the Iron Age. Long thought to be a barbaric and primitive time, archaeologists in the past 20 years have revealed it to have been a more cultured era

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
1:00pm
Earth's Natural Wonders
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Extreme Wonders The first of three programmes in which cameras explore some of the most inhospitable places on the planet and the people who live there, including a team of Sherpa roping a route on Mount Everest's notorious Khumbu Icefall and, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, farmers fight pitched battles to save their crops from marauding elephants. In the Amazon rainforest, two boys undergo a rite of passage involving hundreds of ants with the most painful stings on Earth, and conservationists in the Grand Canyon try to ensure the survival of one of America's few surviving condor chicks

Category Enviroment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.3
 
   
2:00pm
South Pacific
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Endless Blue An exploration of the marine wildlife of the region. Included are the epic journeys of sperm whales from one side of the ocean to the other in search of food and a mate, the thriving species that inhabit New Zealand's coast, and the tropical penguins and sea lions supported by the Galapagos Islands

Category Documentary
Rating
7.7
 
   
3:00pm
Coast
Season 7 Episode 1 of 6
The Mysteries of the Isles The team investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has survived and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads for the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon known as the green ray, Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, and folk singer June Tabor performs a traditional ballad

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
4:00pm
History's Greatest Hoaxes
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
The Loch Ness Monster Revealing how a famous photo of the Loch Ness Monster taken in 1934 took the world by storm, and examining the truth behind the image

Category History
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.6
 
   
5:00pm
Murder Maps
Season 3 Episode 3 of 4
The Towpath Murders Nicholas Day investigates the murder of two teenagers in 1953, their bodies discovered the day before and a few days after the Queen's coronation

Category Factual Crime
Rating
4.7
 
   
6:00pm
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 9 of 13
Killing of Reinhard Heydrich A look at how British-trained Czechs were behind the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, one of the main architects of the Holocaust

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
5
 
   
7:00pm
The Day When
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
The Day When Churchill Chose War New series. Pivotal moments in history recreated using archive materials and dramatic reconstructions, beginning with Churchill persuading the British government to go to war

Category History
Rating
5
 
   
8:00pm
Nazi Victory: The Post-War Plan
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
Megacities A look at Hitler's plans to build ambitious new cities in the countries he conquered, as well as schemes to transform Berlin to serve as a global capital city

Category Documentary
Rating
0
 
   
9:00pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 6 Episode 5 of 9
Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including the Chemist and music by the New Sensation

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
9:50pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 6 Episode 4 of 9
Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including the Kidnapped Wife and Dangerous Pets

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
10:35pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 11 Episode 2 of 5
Singer Elaine Paige guest stars with Messrs Barker and Corbett, performing Unchained Melody with accompaniment by the Zac Herbert Steel Band

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
11:20pm
Blackadder
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The Black Adder: The Archbishop Edmund tries to have Harry appointed Archbishop of Canterbury - a position sure to cost him his head - but panics when he is given the job himself. Comedy, starring Rowan Atkinson and Brian Blessed

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.6
 
   
12:05am
Blackadder
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
The Black Adder: The Queen of Spain's Beard Edmund seems set for a change of luck in the lottery of love thanks to a slip-up by the King - but soon discovers the charming princess he meets is not all she is cracked up to be. Guest starring Miriam Margolyes and Jim Broadbent, with Rowan Atkinson and Brian Blessed

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.6
 
   
12:55am
Blackadder
Season 1 Episode 5 of 6
The Black Adder: Witchsmeller Pursuivant The king comes down with the black death, and summons the Witchsmeller to expose the evil sorcerers he holds responsible - with Edmund the prime suspect. Frank Finlay guest stars

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.6
 
   
1:35am
Battleplan
Season 1 Episode 4 of 13
Assault from the Sea The benefits of launching a military attack from the sea, highlighting the US Marines' assaults on Iwo Jima in 1945, and on Inchon's harbour defences during the Korean War

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
7
 
   
2:35am
Professor Hutton's Curiosities
Season 1 Episode 2 of 12
Grant Museum and Magic Circle Museum A look at the Grant Museum, which houses 67,000 animal specimens, and the Magic Circle Museum that displays historical props and tricks. Presented by Ronald Hutton

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.1
 
   
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
3.8
 
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