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Live Winter Olympics 2018
Day 15 - 1 Eilidh Barbour presents coverage of the latest events on day 15 of the 23rd staging of the Games, which takes place in PyeongChang, South Korea, and includes the men's curling gold medal match at Gangneung Curling Centre. The two nations to have progressed to this final will already have faced each other during the round-robin phase of the competition so will be familiar with their opponents relative strengths and weaknesses, which should make for an intriguing contest

Category Olympics
Saturday Kitchen Live
Season 16 Episode 174 of
TV presenter Davina McCall joins host Michel Roux Jr in the studio, where she samples dishes prepared by Robin Gill and Pam Brunton. Olly Smith picks the wines

Category Cooking
The Hairy Bikers' Comfort Food
Season 1 Episode 11 of 15
It's Cold Outside Si King and Dave Myers prepare dishes for when the temperature drops, such as oxtail soup with herby dumplings, a chestnut and mushroom pie and a new take on treacle sponge

Category Cooking
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Football Focus
A look ahead to this afternoon's Premier League fixtures, including Liverpool v West Ham United at Anfield and Brighton & Hove Albion v Swansea City at the Amex Stadium

Category Football/Soccer
Escape to the Country
Season 15 Episode 9 of 75
Nicki Chapman and Alistair Appleton recall two couples' property searches in the East Midlands, offering tips on what to buy in the area. Nicki also gets a taste of local superfood and Alistair goes underground to unearth a unique county gem

Category Property
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Italy's Invisible Cities
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Florence Using new 3D technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the Italian city of Florence, and with the help of historian Ross King and the team, they discover the hidden secrets of Florence's great cathedral and its architectural genius. The pair also learn more about the Medici's fraught relationship with Michelangelo, as he fell from favour when he supported a rebellion against his own masters, and visit the world-famous Uffizi - including the Botticelli room. Last in the series

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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Nigel Slater's Middle East
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Iran The writer visits Iran, starting in its bustling capital Tehran, where despite the boom in fast food outlets the dishes of the past still have a place in the hearts and culture of the people. Nigel is taken to lunch at his taxi driver's house to sample a popular stew known as dizi, then ventures north to the shores of the Caspian Sea to meet those who once fished for the famous beluga caviar, but now have to find other livings since sturgeon stocks have declined. Nigel explores the varied landscape, and harvests pomegranates and saffron, two items that epitomise Middle Eastern cuisine. Last in the series

Category Cooking
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Trust Me, I'm a Doctor
Season 7 Episode 6 of 6
Medical journalist Michael Mosley teams up with Olympic athletes to test which types of exercise promote stronger bone development, and geneticist Dr Giles Yeo offers health tips to people whose body clocks are out of sync with their working day. GP Dr Zoe Williams looks into which health advice on the internet can be trusted, and surgeon Gabriel Weston carries out an experiment to discover if cleaning homes with antibacterial products could be responsible for the rise in allergies and asthma. Last in the series

Category Medicine/Health
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Final Score
24/02/2018 Jason Mohammad presents a round-up of the classified results and this afternoon's news from the Premier League, EFL and Scotland

Category Football/Soccer
Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight for Good
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
Made for Sharing In the final episode of the series, the chef takes the group of dieters on a river cruise to celebrate their weight loss over the past 12 weeks. Tom prepares a selection of sharing dishes for the special occasion, including couscous, griddled halloumi and Mediterranean vegetables, pulled pork tacos with salad, and falafels with a tzatziki dip. Last in the series

Category Cooking
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Hugh's Wild West
Season 1 Episode 8 of 12
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall extensive wildlife tour continues as he visits Dorset, where the mild climate has provided all kinds of creatures with ideal habitat conditions. He meets retired policeman Mick Jenner, who has been filming an otter family for the past few years, and local bat enthusiast Colin Morris, who has been keeping a watchful eye on the rare Bechstein bat. Plus, at Portland Bird Observatory, Hugh joins ornithologist Martin Cade in monitoring migrating blackcaps and wheatears

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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Winter Olympics - Today at the Games
Day 15 Clare Balding presents highlights of the 15th day's action from the 23rd staging of the Games, which takes place in PyeongChang, South Korea, and featured an array of events such as snowboarding, alpine skiing, four-man bobsleigh, cross-country skiing, and speed skating, in addition to the bronze-medal matches in the women's curling and men's ice hockey competitions, as well as the men's gold medal curling encounter

Category Olympics
David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities
Season 4 Episode 2 of 6
Finding the Way Footage of animals that have unusual means of finding their way around. Dung beetles are able to navigate by the sky, using the position of the sun, moon and stars to determine which is the right direction to go in, while pigeons display remarkable powers of memory, able to recall complex travel routes and follow manmade roads and hedgerows

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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Dad's Army
Season 6 Episode 1 of 7
The Deadly Attachment Mainwaring seizes the chance to make a real contribution to the war effort when his platoon is ordered to guard a captured German U-boat crew until they can be transferred to a PoW camp. Classic comedy first aired in 1973, guest starring Philip Madoc, with Arthur Lowe, Clive Dunn and Ian Lavender

Category Sitcom
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Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage
Documentary celebrating the life and times of the veteran actress, looking back at the high points of her 60-year career. Billy Connolly recalls the time, when filming Mrs Brown, he thought she was falling in love with him, while Samantha Bond remembers how she calmed Pierce Brosnan's nerves to prepare him for his first scene with the actress. Other contributors include Daniel Craig, Ann Mitchell, Sam Mendes and Ian McKellen. Narrated by Colin Salmon

Category Documentary
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Film Philomena (2013)
A teenager in 1950s Ireland becomes pregnant, and is sent to a home for `fallen women', while her baby is forcibly taken from her and sent to America to be adopted. Fifty years later, she meets a disillusioned political journalist who attempts to reunite her with her son. Fact-based drama, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan

Category Factual
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Film Strawberry Fields (2012)
A mysterious, aloof woman cycles into a rural community to make a fresh start, and soon gets a job working as a strawberry picker. However, her new life is threatened by the arrival of her demanding, outspoken sister, who drags up her unhappy past, with a farmhand caught in the middle of their battle of wills. Drama, starring Anna Madeley and Emun Elliott

Category General Movie/Drama
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