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6:00am
John Surtees: One of a Kind
The life of the motor sport icon, who is the only man to reach the pinnacle on both two wheels and four. Surtees won seven motorcycling world championships in the 350cc and 500cc classes between 1956 and 1960, then switched to Formula 1 and secured the championship in 1964

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
7:10am
Why Planes Crash
Season 2 Episode 1 of 8
Brush with Death The harrowing tales of people who survived terrifying plane crashes, including a largely unreported and forgotten accident in Maine in 1979 killed all but one passenger. Plus, Air Florida flight 90, a 737 that crashed into the Potomac River during a blizzard in 1982, from which five people survived of the 74 on board

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
8:00am
Forbidden History
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
The Secrets of the Alchemists Jamie Theakston talks to author Joy Hancox about the alchemical roots of London, the design of famous buildings such as The Globe theatre and the mysterious figure of English poet John Byrom. He also meets a modern day potion-maker

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
9:00am
Impossible Engineering
Season 3 Episode 4 of 12
Crossrail The creation of London's Crossrail network, revealing how taxidermy inspired an engineering breakthrough

Category Education
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:00am
Private Lives of the Monarchs
Season 1 Episode 5 of 5
Henry VIII Tracy Borman examines the life of Henry VIII, revealing his physical deterioration in old age and the true story behind his famously short fourth marriage

Category History
Not Yet Rated
 
   
11:00am
A Tale of Two Sisters
Season 2 Episode 1 of 4
Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret The relationship between the queen and her younger sister, revealing how their contrasting personalities have shaped the British monarchy

Category History
Not Yet Rated
 
   
12:00pm
Time Team
Season 17 Episode 9 of 13
Governor's Green, Portsmouth Tony Robinson and the team head to Governor's Green in Portsmouth, where they search for the site of a 13th-century hospital founded by monks. Although part of the building still stands, the whereabouts of the rest of it remain shrouded in mystery - and initial evidence from the trenches makes the task even more confusing, leading to a clash between the diggers and surveyors

Category Archaeology
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:00pm
Planet Earth
Season 1 Episode 2 of 11
Mountains The nature series looks at animals that live on some of the world's highest mountains. Cameras show gelada baboons screaming to frighten off predators in Ethiopia, demoiselle cranes struggling to migrate over the Himalayas, snow leopards hunting on the peaks of Pakistan and a wild giant panda nursing a baby in a hillside cave. Presented by David Attenborough

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
2:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Season 1 Episode 5 of 10
Meat Eaters David Attenborough examines the hunting tactics of the world's carnivores. Arctic foxes in the frozen north must collect food during warmer times to survive the winter, while the big cats of the southern hemisphere rely on stealth and surprise to catch each meal. The presenter also reveals how leopards and tigers are solitary hunters, coming together only to mate, whereas lions stay in family groups so they can tackle larger prey and better protect their young

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
Not Yet Rated
 
   
3:00pm
Wild Africa
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Mountains Documentary focusing the mountains of Africa, home to many rarely seen species. From the snow-covered peaks of Kilimanjaro to the Ethiopian Highlands where temperatures fall as low as -20C, wildlife continues to thrive, including the rat-catching wolves which revel in their rodent-infested territory and bone-smashing vultures with a taste for marrow. Unique habits and survival instincts are all on display as the unpredictability and numerous threats to mountain life are revealed

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
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4:00pm
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 5 of 13
Death Camp Kommandant The pursuit of former Austrian policeman Franz Stangl, who served as commandant of the Nazi extermination camps Sobibor and Treblinka

Category Documentary
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5:00pm
Forbidden History
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
The Secrets of the Alchemists Jamie Theakston talks to author Joy Hancox about the alchemical roots of London, the design of famous buildings such as The Globe theatre and the mysterious figure of English poet John Byrom. He also meets a modern day potion-maker

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
6:00pm
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
Orders and Initiatives A look at the early stages of genocide at the camp, examining the role of commander Rudolf Hoess in the process. Despite later claiming he was only following orders, Hoess was instrumental in the development of Auschwitz for mass murder, arranging for Soviet prisoners to be brought in as construction workers and scouring Europe for more victims to kill. Featuring contributions from survivors

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
7:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 3 Episode 3 of 12
500m Aperture Telescope The largest and most sophisticated radio telescope on the planet, which draws inspiration from geodesic dome designs and the work of 18th-century engineer Jean Marie Jacquard

Category Education
Not Yet Rated
 
   
8:00pm
The Living Universe
Season 1 Episode 1 of 4
Drama-documentary in which leading scientists theorise how an unmanned spacecraft might search for alien life, and what form such life might take

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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9:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
Kansai Airport The construction of Kansai International Airport upon the largest man-made island in the world, in Osaka Bay, Japan. Pioneering innovators from the past such as Pierre Danel, who developed a system against the pounding sea, and 19th-century mechanic Richard Dudgeon made the project possible. The development of airports including Berlin's Tempelhof Airport and London's Croydon Airport are also explored to reveal how engineers attempted this feat of engineering

Category Education
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10:00pm
The World at War
Season 1 Episode 16 of 27
Inside the Reich How the morale of the Third Reich, boosted by Germany's initial military successes, was shattered by the devastating defeat at Stalingrad, relentless Allied bombing raids and an attempt on Hitler's life. Narrated by Laurence Olivier

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
11:00pm
Forbidden History
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
The Secrets of the Alchemists Jamie Theakston talks to author Joy Hancox about the alchemical roots of London, the design of famous buildings such as The Globe theatre and the mysterious figure of English poet John Byrom. He also meets a modern day potion-maker

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
12:00am
A Tale of Two Sisters
Season 2 Episode 1 of 4
Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret The relationship between the queen and her younger sister, revealing how their contrasting personalities have shaped the British monarchy

Category History
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:00am
John Surtees: One of a Kind
The life of the motor sport icon, who is the only man to reach the pinnacle on both two wheels and four. Surtees won seven motorcycling world championships in the 350cc and 500cc classes between 1956 and 1960, then switched to Formula 1 and secured the championship in 1964

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
2:00am
Why Planes Crash
Season 2 Episode 1 of 8
Brush with Death The harrowing tales of people who survived terrifying plane crashes, including a largely unreported and forgotten accident in Maine in 1979 killed all but one passenger. Plus, Air Florida flight 90, a 737 that crashed into the Potomac River during a blizzard in 1982, from which five people survived of the 74 on board

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
3:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
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