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6:00am
Find My Past
Season 2 Episode 8 of 10
Battle of Trafalgar Three members of the public find out how they are related to key individuals who helped Admiral Nelson in his defeat of Napoleon's fleet at Trafalgar in October 1805. Presented by Chris Hollins

Category Family and Friends
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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7:10am
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 5 of 8
Mountains - Life in Thin Air The ways in which people survive living at high altitudes, beginning on the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia, where the locals have forged an unusual hunting partnership with golden eagles. On the cliffs of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia, a boy fights off gelada monkeys intent on stealing his family's grain, while in the Himalayan country of Nepal, the dead are fed to vultures in a rarely seen sky burial. Narrated by John Hurt

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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8:00am
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 6 of 8
Grasslands - The Roots of Power Survival techniques used by people living on grasslands, including traditional Dorobo hunters in Kenya, who employ a high-risk strategy to benefit from the wildebeest migration. Plus, Namibia's Jo'hansi Bushmen, who wait in hiding for five days to capture a kudu antelope, and modern-day cowboys in Australia who use helicopters to round up more than 20,000 cattle. Narrated by John Hurt

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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9:00am
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 7 of 8
Rivers - Friend and Foe The challenges and unpredictable situations faced by people living close to rivers. A man risks his life by crossing the Mekong in Laos during a flood, hoping to reach an island where he can fish for food, while two children and their father trek for nearly six days on a frozen river in the Himalayas. Elephants in Kenya help Samburu tribesmen find water, and villagers in Brazil devise an ingenious solution when the Rio Negro floods their homes

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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10:00am
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 8 of 8
Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle An insight into how nature has adapted to life in urban environments, where more than half the world's human population resides. In Dubai, the ancient art of falconry has offered a solution to a 21st-century problem, while in Colorado's Estes Park, the police deal with an invasion of giant elk. Raiding monkeys cause trouble for an Indian fruit seller in Jaipur, and a mother has unwelcome guests in her London home. Narrated by John Hurt. Last in the series

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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11:00am
Napoleon: The Campaign of Russia
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
Part one of two. Docu-drama exploring the French invasion of Russia in 1812, with the first instalment looking at Napoleon's 600,000 strong army's march toward Moscow

Category History
(Subtitles)
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12:00pm
Napoleon: The Campaign of Russia
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
Conclusion of the docu-drama exploring the French invasion of Russia in 1812, blending vivid re-enactment with diary extracts. With 400,000 of his men dead or held captive, Napoleon retreats

Category History
(Subtitles)
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1:00pm
Time Team
Season 20 Episode 10 of 13
Wolsey's Lost Palace Tony Robinson and the team try to piece together the complete picture of the Manor of the More, a once impressive structure masterminded by Henry VIII's right-hand man, Cardinal Wolsey. The palace had been forgotten about until the 1950s, when a group of pupils at Northwood School in Hertfordshire discovered its remains beneath a playing field. One of them joins the team on an adventure of discovery, observing remains dating back to the 16th century

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
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2:00pm
Secrets of the Stonehenge Skeletons
Documentary following archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson and a research crew as they make a series of discoveries that rewrites the history of the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire. Buried beneath the stones are ancient bodies, and the team has been granted permission to analyse them for the first time. The results of the investigation overturn the accepted view on when - and for what purpose - Stonehenge was built

Category Documentary
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3:00pm
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 5 of 8
Mountains - Life in Thin Air The ways in which people survive living at high altitudes, beginning on the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia, where the locals have forged an unusual hunting partnership with golden eagles. On the cliffs of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia, a boy fights off gelada monkeys intent on stealing his family's grain, while in the Himalayan country of Nepal, the dead are fed to vultures in a rarely seen sky burial. Narrated by John Hurt

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
4:00pm
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 6 of 8
Grasslands - The Roots of Power Survival techniques used by people living on grasslands, including traditional Dorobo hunters in Kenya, who employ a high-risk strategy to benefit from the wildebeest migration. Plus, Namibia's Jo'hansi Bushmen, who wait in hiding for five days to capture a kudu antelope, and modern-day cowboys in Australia who use helicopters to round up more than 20,000 cattle. Narrated by John Hurt

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
5:00pm
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 7 of 8
Rivers - Friend and Foe The challenges and unpredictable situations faced by people living close to rivers. A man risks his life by crossing the Mekong in Laos during a flood, hoping to reach an island where he can fish for food, while two children and their father trek for nearly six days on a frozen river in the Himalayas. Elephants in Kenya help Samburu tribesmen find water, and villagers in Brazil devise an ingenious solution when the Rio Negro floods their homes

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
6:00pm
Human Planet
Season 1 Episode 8 of 8
Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle An insight into how nature has adapted to life in urban environments, where more than half the world's human population resides. In Dubai, the ancient art of falconry has offered a solution to a 21st-century problem, while in Colorado's Estes Park, the police deal with an invasion of giant elk. Raiding monkeys cause trouble for an Indian fruit seller in Jaipur, and a mother has unwelcome guests in her London home. Narrated by John Hurt. Last in the series

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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7:00pm
Blackadder
Blackadder's Most Cunning Moments A countdown of the 40 funniest moments from the historical BBC sitcom, with cast members, crew and celebrity fans choosing their favourite clips. Featuring contributions from co-writer Ben Elton and Stephen Fry, who appeared in many of the best-loved episodes

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
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9:00pm
Blackadder
Blackadder Rides Again A celebration of the classic comedy, featuring an interview with Rowan Atkinson about his experiences of being involved in the show, plus contributions from cast members Stephen Fry, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Miranda Richardson and Tim McInnerny, as well as writers Richard Curtis and Ben Elton

Category Comedy
(Audio Described)
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10:05pm
Private Lives of the Tudors
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
The Tyrant King Tracy Borman examines the reign of Henry VIII, revealing his interests, clothing, taste in food and the accidents he survived during his life

Category Documentary
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11:05pm
Private Lives of the Tudors
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
The Golden Age Tracy Borman explores the life of Elizabeth I, looking into her relationships with her closest attendants and her attitudes to, and treatment of, other women

Category Documentary
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12:10am
Chemistry - A Volatile History
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Discovering the Elements Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili follows in the footsteps of the pioneers who discovered and mapped the elements, examining why the belief that there were only four of them - earth, fire, air and water - lasted until the 19th century. He also investigates the rivalries that dogged scientific progress and explores how new approaches to splitting matter created the science of chemistry

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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1:10am
Chemistry - A Volatile History
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
The Order of the Elements Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili charts the development of the Periodic Table and follows in the footsteps of the pioneers who discovered the elements that form the building blocks of the world

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
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2:10am
Chemistry - A Volatile History
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
The Power of the Elements Professor Jim Al-Khalili uncovers tales of success and failure as chemists battled to control and combine elements, revealing the breakthroughs that enabled them to harness their power. He also examines modern-day alchemy, as scientists try to command the forces of nature and create new elements

Category Documentary
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3:00am
Teleshopping

Category Advertisement/Shopping
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