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6:00am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Season 2 Episode 1 of 5
Tudors and Stuarts The historian continues his examination of the British monarchy, from the beginnings of the Tudor dynasty to the English Civil War. He re-examines the Wars of the Roses, fought between the royal houses of York and Lancaster in the 15th century, exploring the disappearance of the `Princes in the Tower' during Richard III's reign and the rise of Henry VII - who became one of England's most hated monarchs

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.5
 
   
7:10am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Season 2 Episode 2 of 5
Henry VIII - King and Emperor The historian examines the reign of King Henry VIII, who inherited the throne at the age of 17 and became overwhelmed by a desire for fame. In his search for love and the need for an heir, he divorced his wife Catherine of Aragon to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn - severing England's allegiance to the Pope in Rome and giving him powers no English monarch had ever exercised before

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.5
 
   
8:00am
Time Team Specials
Castle of the Saxon Kings Tony Robinson and the team head to Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast, where they join in with efforts to discover more about the building's Saxon origins. Members of the Bamburgh Research Project have spent more than a decade combing through the history of the site, which was once home to the Bernician Kings who governed large parts of England, and believe there could be an exciting discovery lurking beneath the castle's lawns

Category Archaeology
Rating
9.6
 
   
9:00am
Time Team
Season 15 Episode 13 of 13
Portskewett, South Wales: Hunting King Harold Tony Robinson and the team investigate Harold's Field near Portskewett in south Wales, where local legends state that Harold II had a hunting lodge built in 1065. However, as the archaeologists search the previously uninvestigated site, they discover the Saxons were not alone in their interest in the location

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
10:00am
Wartime Crime
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The Nazi Jewel Heist The story of a chest full of jewels hidden in a Prussian castle that was later requisitioned by the US army as a base, and the plot by American officers to steal the loot

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
3.5
 
   
11:00am
Surviving Alcatraz: Escaping the Rock
Scientists investigate a 1962 breakout from the island prison, to determine whether the escapees drowned while fleeing in a makeshift raft or if they safely made it to the mainland

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
12:00pm
Time Team Specials
Castle of the Saxon Kings Tony Robinson and the team head to Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast, where they join in with efforts to discover more about the building's Saxon origins. Members of the Bamburgh Research Project have spent more than a decade combing through the history of the site, which was once home to the Bernician Kings who governed large parts of England, and believe there could be an exciting discovery lurking beneath the castle's lawns

Category Archaeology
Rating
9.6
 
   
1:00pm
Time Team
Season 15 Episode 13 of 13
Portskewett, South Wales: Hunting King Harold Tony Robinson and the team investigate Harold's Field near Portskewett in south Wales, where local legends state that Harold II had a hunting lodge built in 1065. However, as the archaeologists search the previously uninvestigated site, they discover the Saxons were not alone in their interest in the location

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
2:00pm
Life in the Undergrowth
Season 1 Episode 5 of 5
Supersocieties David Attenborough explores how insects compensate for their small size by banding together in vast numbers. He reveals that the operations of many of these societies are so finely tuned they appear to work as a single entity. Footage shows how African termite mounds act as huge ventilation systems of such sophistication that humans are only now beginning to unravel the mechanics of the structure

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.8
 
   
3:00pm
Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Heat and Dust The documentary offering a glimpse into the rarely seen South American wilderness continues, this time following the path of the relentless wind sweeping east through Patagonia's dry desert from the Andes' peaks. The programme reveals a weird world of maras - a large relative of the guinea pig - and penguins, and witnesses the first faltering steps of baby guanacos - Patagonia's very own camels. Cameras also observe the people who have taken on this inhospitable environment and carved out a home for themselves. Santiago Cabrera narrates

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
4.7
 
   
4:00pm
Wartime Crime
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The Nazi Jewel Heist The story of a chest full of jewels hidden in a Prussian castle that was later requisitioned by the US army as a base, and the plot by American officers to steal the loot

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
3.5
 
   
5:00pm
Surviving Alcatraz: Escaping the Rock
Scientists investigate a 1962 breakout from the island prison, to determine whether the escapees drowned while fleeing in a makeshift raft or if they safely made it to the mainland

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
6:00pm
Churchill's Bodyguard
Season 1 Episode 5 of 13
Nazi Sniper Plan As the Second World War begins, the detective is kept busy by German assassination attempts - including a plot to ambush Churchill at the Duke of Windsor's villa in Antibes. Narrated by Robert Powell, with Dennis Waterman providing the voice of Thompson

Category Documentary
Rating
7.8
 
   
7:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 2 Episode 7 of 8
The Shard The construction of London's Shard, revealing how it was influenced by the Milan Metro, concrete grain storage in Minnesota and a lifting mechanism in the Venice shipyards

Category Education
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.4
 
   
8:00pm
Wonders of the Universe
Season 1 Episode 4 of 4
Messengers Professor Brian Cox reveals how the unique properties of light provide an insight into the origins and evolution of both mankind and the universe. He charts the importance of light in the development of the world's ancient civilisations, and explains how the speed of light allows the measurement of both distance and time - before pinpointing one of the most important moments in the evolution of life on Earth

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.8
 
   
9:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Aircraft Carrier The history of pioneering modern-day mega structures, revealing that behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazing engineers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field. The first programme focuses on the aircraft carrier

Category Education
Rating
8.4
 
   
10:00pm
The World at War
Season 1 Episode 13 of 27
Tough Old Gut Churchill's plan to attack Germany through Italy. Although considered the simplest military solution, the Allies were to face formidable opposition, while the Americans met the Wehrmacht for the first time. Narrated by Laurence Olivier

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.9
 
   
11:00pm
Wartime Crime
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The Nazi Jewel Heist The story of a chest full of jewels hidden in a Prussian castle that was later requisitioned by the US army as a base, and the plot by American officers to steal the loot

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
3.5
 
   
12:00am
Surviving Alcatraz: Escaping the Rock
Scientists investigate a 1962 breakout from the island prison, to determine whether the escapees drowned while fleeing in a makeshift raft or if they safely made it to the mainland

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:00am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Season 2 Episode 1 of 5
Tudors and Stuarts The historian continues his examination of the British monarchy, from the beginnings of the Tudor dynasty to the English Civil War. He re-examines the Wars of the Roses, fought between the royal houses of York and Lancaster in the 15th century, exploring the disappearance of the `Princes in the Tower' during Richard III's reign and the rise of Henry VII - who became one of England's most hated monarchs

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.5
 
   
2:00am
David Starkey's Monarchy
Season 2 Episode 2 of 5
Henry VIII - King and Emperor The historian examines the reign of King Henry VIII, who inherited the throne at the age of 17 and became overwhelmed by a desire for fame. In his search for love and the need for an heir, he divorced his wife Catherine of Aragon to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn - severing England's allegiance to the Pope in Rome and giving him powers no English monarch had ever exercised before

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.5
 
   
3:00am
Home Shopping
A chance to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
4.1
 
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