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7:00pm
Beyond 100 Days
16/05/2018 BBC News teams in Washington DC and London report on the events that are shaping the world

Category International News
(Subtitles)
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7:30pm
History of the Future: Cars
Phill Jupitus examines how cars of the future were predicted to look in the 1950s and 1960s. In his quest to trace the dream car of his childhood, he visits the Henry Ford Museum and the GM Heritage Centre in Detroit, as well as the Science Museum in London, with contributions from Jonathan Glancy and Clive Sinclair

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
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8:00pm
Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
Documentary examining the Soviet Union's pioneering role in space exploration, which is often downplayed due to America's victory in the race for the moon. Combining rare footage and interviews, the programme profiles a selection of Russian cosmonauts - including Alexei Leonov, the man who performed the first spacewalk, who explains how he found himself trapped outside his spacecraft 500 miles above the Earth

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
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9:00pm
The Last Man on the Moon
As he travels back to the launch pads of Cape Kennedy, this documentary tells the story of Gene Cernan's burning ambition to become an astronaut, that resulted in him travelling into space and stepping on the moon in December 1972, using a wealth of rare archive footage, home movies, scrapbooks and interviews

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
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10:30pm
Dambusters Declassified
Actor Martin Shaw takes to the skies in a bid to separate the facts from the myths surrounding the famous 1943 raid by 617 Squadron, which used bouncing bombs to attack German dams. He also talks to the last living RAF veteran of the mission, as well as to a survivor of the flooding caused by the breaching of the Moehne dam, and meets the secret wartime girlfriend of pilot Guy Gibson

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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11:30pm
Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony
Documentary exploring the complex workings of a specially created leafcutter ant colony, using time-lapse cameras and microscopes to investigate every aspect of the insect's life. The programme also reveals how the creatures can help man solve global problems. Presented by entomologists George McGavin and Adam Hart

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
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1:00am
The Last Seabird Summer?
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
Living with the Birds Part one of two. Documentary following Adam Nicolson and the seabirds of the Shiants, a cluster of Scottish islands in the Outer Hebrides. As the puffins, guillemots and razorbills arrive from far out in the North Atlantic, Adam traces people's long history of dependence on seabirds - thousands of years of collecting eggs and hunting the birds for meat, oil and feathers

Category General Arts/Culture
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
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2:00am
Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
Documentary examining the Soviet Union's pioneering role in space exploration, which is often downplayed due to America's victory in the race for the moon. Combining rare footage and interviews, the programme profiles a selection of Russian cosmonauts - including Alexei Leonov, the man who performed the first spacewalk, who explains how he found himself trapped outside his spacecraft 500 miles above the Earth

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
3:00am
History of the Future: Cars
Phill Jupitus examines how cars of the future were predicted to look in the 1950s and 1960s. In his quest to trace the dream car of his childhood, he visits the Henry Ford Museum and the GM Heritage Centre in Detroit, as well as the Science Museum in London, with contributions from Jonathan Glancy and Clive Sinclair

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Sign Language)
Not Yet Rated
 
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