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6:00am
Cash in the Attic
Season 17 Episode 57 of 75
Quilter A Leicestershire man plans to create a memorial to his uncle, using funds raised from the sale of heirlooms he inherited from his late relative. He invites Jennie Bond and John Cameron to search through the collection and pick out the valuable items

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
1.9
 
   
7:10am
Secrets of War
Season 1 Episode 21 of 65
Vietnam - Alpha Strike The air war over Vietnam, featuring covert US bases and President Johnson's daily target selection

Category History
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.3
 
   
8:00am
Time Team
Season 16 Episode 5 of 13
Looe, Cornwall: Hermit Harbour In a dig hampered by rising tides and the discovery of mysterious burials, Tony Robinson and the team search for some of the earliest evidence of Christianity in Britain when they excavate two chapels on Looe Island in Cornwall. With minutes to go before being forced to leave, they make a major discovery

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
9:00am
Time Team
Season 16 Episode 6 of 13
Friars Wash, Flamstead: The Trouble with Temples During the first 15 years of the programme, Tony Robinson and his team never found a Roman temple. However, armed with 30-year-old aerial photographs, they try once more in a field in Hertfordshire, and after an exhausting three-day dig, uncover a complex of four temples, as well as numerous bronze and silver coins and lead curse-tablets made by third-century worshippers

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
10:00am
Armada - 12 Days to Save England
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
12 Days to Save England Three-part documentary about the sinking of the Spanish Armada, featuring dramatic reconstructions and information gleaned from recently recovered documents. Dan Snow boards a yacht on the English channel to get a sense of the naval battle, revealing how tensions between England and Spain were fuelled by religion, piracy and Elizabeth I's rejection of King Philip II of Spain as a suitor 30 years earlier, and how a missed opportunity could have resulted in disaster. Featuring Anita Dobson as the queen

Category Documentary
Rating
7.7
 
   
11:00am
Impossible Engineering
Season 3 Episode 11 of 12
Record Breaking Rollercoaster The world's tallest roller coaster in Los Angeles' Six Flags Amusement Park, which was inspired by scenic railways and steam catapults on aircraft carriers

Category Education
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.1
 
   
12:00pm
Time Team
Season 16 Episode 7 of 13
Caerwent, South Wales: Toga Town Tony Robinson and the team excavate the remains of a Roman market town hidden beneath the small Monmouthshire village of Caerwent. The archaeologists are puzzled by the discovery of a maze of walls, and other finds - including a child's toy, evidence of street food and a rare knife handle carved into the shape of two fighting gladiators - prove this was a bustling community

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
1:00pm
Time Team
Season 16 Episode 8 of 13
Rise Hill, North Yorkshire: Blood, Sweat and Beers Tony Robinson and the team investigate a Victorian settlement lived in by railway navvies in Rise Hill, North Yorkshire. The construction of the Settle to Carlisle railway took five years and involved digging a tunnel three-quarters of a mile long through solid rock. The archaeologists find the houses and workshops that were built on the isolated hill and uncover stories of murder, suicide and heroic endurance

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
2:00pm
Galapagos
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Forces of Change An insight into how creatures adapt to the islands' extremes of weather, including iguanas that climb more than 1,000 metres to lay eggs, fish forced to rely on the shade provided by mangroves, and seals that survive on exposed shorelines by taking shelter in lava grottos

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.2
 
   
3:00pm
Coast
Season 8 Episode 1 of 6
Invaders of the Isles The team returns to visit more locations around the nation's shoreline, beginning by exploring a diverse range of invasions. Nick Crane heads to the Channel Islands to learn about the German occupation of Guernsey during the Second World War, while Ruth Goodman goes to the Isle of Man to find out how it became the home of the TT motorcycle race, which attracts around 10,000 bikers from around the world each year

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
4:00pm
One Foot in the Grave
The Man Who Blew Away Domestic disharmony ensues for the Meldrews as a routine trip to the garden centre starts a trail of turmoil including a scowling snowman, a laughing policeman and a mysterious saboteur. Christmas edition of David Renwick's comedy from 1994, starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie and Angus Deayton

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.6
 
   
5:00pm
The Green Green Grass
The Special Relationship Christmas edition of the Only Fools and Horses spin-off from 2007. Former Cheers actor George Wendt makes a guest appearance as a former GI who was billeted in the village during the 1970s, and has returned to find out whether he fathered any children during his stay. It does not take Marlene long to see what made him such a hit with the ladies, but Boycie proves harder to win over - until he discovers his unwanted guest is extremely wealthy. Sue Holderness and John Challis star

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.4
 
   
6:00pm
The World at War
Season 1 Episode 3 of 27
France Falls How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.1
 
   
7:00pm
After Hitler
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
The conclusion of the two-part documentary examines the Nuremberg Trials, the division of Germany, and the founding of the United Nations

Category History
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.6
 
   
8:00pm
Shakespeare - The Legacy with John Nettles
The actor examines the life of the Bard, investigating key moments and trying to discover what may have happened in a seven-year gap where he disappears from historical records

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
9:00pm
Napoleon: The Egyptian Campaign
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
Part one of two. The French general's 1798 military expedition to occupy Egypt, providing a base from which to attack English territory in the Indies

Category History
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:00pm
Porridge
Season 2 Episode 8 of 8
The Desperate Hours Fletch plans to bring a bit of Christmas spirit to Slade Prison in the form of his own home-made booze. But when Mackay and Barraclough uncover the stash in his cell, the crafty con seems in danger of spending the yuletide period in solitary confinement. Festive edition of the classic comedy from 1976, starring Ronnie Barker and Fulton Mackay

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.8
 
   
11:00pm
The Two Ronnies
The Two Ronnies: Christmas Show Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett in a special Christmas show of sketches, jokes and songs, with their special musical guest Elaine Paige. Sketches include The Ballad of Snivelling and Grudge and A Film Story, with Peter Wyngarde as Sir Guy. One-time Doctor Who Patrick Troughton also appears

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.4
 
   
12:00am
Shakespeare - The Legacy with John Nettles
The actor examines the life of the Bard, investigating key moments and trying to discover what may have happened in a seven-year gap where he disappears from historical records

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:00am
The World at War
Season 1 Episode 3 of 27
France Falls How, in 1940, the French Army suffered a heavy defeat after underestimating the Nazis' strength while relying on First World War strategies and equipment to defend its frontiers. Narrated by Laurence Olivier

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.1
 
   
2:00am
Secrets of War
Season 1 Episode 21 of 65
Vietnam - Alpha Strike The air war over Vietnam, featuring covert US bases and President Johnson's daily target selection

Category History
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.3
 
   
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
3.3
 
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