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4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
2.3
 
   
7:00am
Time Team
Season 20 Episode 13 of 13
Twenty Years of Time Team In a special 20th anniversary celebration for the programme, Tony Robinson relives the best bits from more than 200 episodes, taking in major highlights such as digging up the garden of Buckingham Palace to reveal a crashed Spitfire and discovering the first stone circle to be found in Britain for 150 years. There is a reminder of how the show grew from nervous beginnings in a Somerset field into attempting city-wide digs and promoting nationwide events in which thousands of people spent the weekend digging in their own backyards

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
8:10am
Time Team Specials
Season 1 Episode 47 of
Brunel's Last Launch: A Time Team Special Archaeologists scour the banks of the Thames to examine the site of the disastrous launching of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS Great Eastern in 1858. Tony Robinson joins them as the team inspects the slipways to ascertain the reason for the disaster and how it affected shipbuilding in London

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.7
 
   
9:00am
Walking Through History
Season 1 Episode 4 of 4
Battle in the Glens Tony Robinson goes on a four-day trek through the Kintail region of the north-western Highlands, examining the story of the Jacobite uprisings of the early 1700s along the way. He starts by visiting Iron Age dwellings in Shiel Bridge, and heads to the rebuilt castle on Eilean Donan, the original of which was destroyed after invading Spanish troops landed there and were attacked by British warships. Tony ends in Glen Shiel, the site of a climactic battle in 1719 where royalist troops defeated the rebels

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
3.1
 
   
10:00am
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn relive the golden age of steam. They begin by exploring how the introduction of steam railways in the early 19th century created a domestic revolution, from the way people lived to the food they ate. Arriving at Ffestiniog Railway in Snowdonia, they find out how millions of tons of slate were moved down the mountain, while underground, Alex experiences the brutal conditions face by miners in the Llechwedd Quarry

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.4
 
   
11:00am
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn continue to relive the golden age of steam and how the Victorian railways created modern Britain. They visit Beamish in County Durham, learning how the rail companies first realised there was money to be made in moving people rather than commodities. Then Peter and Alex live the life of navvies, the men who built the thousands of miles of tracks in all weather conditions, and Ruth finds out what impact the new railroads had on the cottage industries. She also learns about the role of the guard, and the trio learn what precautions were necessary for taking a long journey on a train that was yet to include the necessary facilities

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.4
 
   
12:00pm
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The historians reveal how the railways transformed the British diet, rescuing a nation that was struggling to feed itself. Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn discover how the mass transportation of livestock gave birth to the traditional British roast, and Ruth Goodman is in Whitby, which became a thriving fishing town thanks to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway supplying its kippers. Plus, Hampshire's watercress line, which brought nutritional salad to the masses, and how the use of steam-powered engines revolutionised production at Britain's oldest brewery

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.4
 
   
1:00pm
The Normans
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Normans of the South Professor Robert Bartlett examines the Normans' expansion toward southern Europe and the Middle East in the 11th century. Southern Italy and Sicily were conquered and a prosperous kingdom flourished on the island, which became an important centre of medieval culture and an example of harmony between religions. However, Pope Urban II's call for holy war against the Muslims, to win Jerusalem back, led to the Normans embarking on the First Crusade

Category Documentary
Rating
8.4
 
   
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
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
3:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Season 1 Episode 6 of 10
Opportunists David Attenborough explores the world of omnivores, nature's generalists, revealing their myriad talents in the wild and how some species have adapted to man's encroachment into their habitats by making their homes in cities and towns

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
4:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Season 1 Episode 7 of 10
Return to the Water David Attenborough swims alongside sea otters, discovering he is no match for their natural agility in the water, while in Florida he takes a dip with manatees for the first time and observes their feeding habits. On the coast of California, he encounters the largest mammals on the planet, blue whales, and reveals how they, along with porpoises and dolphins, learned to court, mate and give birth in the water

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
5:00pm
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
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
6:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Season 1 Episode 6 of 10
Opportunists David Attenborough explores the world of omnivores, nature's generalists, revealing their myriad talents in the wild and how some species have adapted to man's encroachment into their habitats by making their homes in cities and towns

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
7:00pm
The Life of Mammals
Season 1 Episode 7 of 10
Return to the Water David Attenborough swims alongside sea otters, discovering he is no match for their natural agility in the water, while in Florida he takes a dip with manatees for the first time and observes their feeding habits. On the coast of California, he encounters the largest mammals on the planet, blue whales, and reveals how they, along with porpoises and dolphins, learned to court, mate and give birth in the water

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.8
 
   
8:00pm
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The historians reveal how the railways transformed the British diet, rescuing a nation that was struggling to feed itself. Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn discover how the mass transportation of livestock gave birth to the traditional British roast, and Ruth Goodman is in Whitby, which became a thriving fishing town thanks to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway supplying its kippers. Plus, Hampshire's watercress line, which brought nutritional salad to the masses, and how the use of steam-powered engines revolutionised production at Britain's oldest brewery

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.4
 
   
9:00pm
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
The historians take a trip on the Flying Scotsman, arguably the most famous locomotive in the world, along its original route connecting London and Edinburgh - the two most important financial capitals of the Empire. Peter Ginn explores how the railways revolutionised the delivery of mail across Britain, he and Alex Langlands learn about the first electronic communication service - more than 100 years before the arrival of email - and Ruth finds out about the role of the wheeltapper. Plus, why do some railway clocks have more than one minute hand?

Category History
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.4
 
   
10:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 2 Episode 3 of 8
Three Gorges Dam The Three Gorges Dam, built across China's Yangtze river, which is the largest and heaviest concrete structure ever built, housing the world's largest power station

Category Education
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.6
 
   
11:00pm
Impossible Engineering
Season 2 Episode 4 of 8
Millau Viaduct The Millau Viaduct in South West France, which is the tallest bridge in the world and stretches two and a half kilometres over one of Europe's deepest valleys

Category Education
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.6
 
   
12:00am
The Normans
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Men from the North Professor Robert Bartlett travels from Britain to Jerusalem via Sicily, examining the expansion and unchecked ambition of the Norman empire, and how its impact still resonates in today's culture and politics. He discovers how, under the leadership of Scandinavian raider Rollo, these descendants of the Vikings first established themselves in northern France and became an unstoppable force of Christian knights and warriors

Category Documentary
Rating
8.4
 
   
1:00am
dinnerladies diaries
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Final Toast Behind the scenes of the sitcom, featuring interviews with the cast as they reminisce about the show on its 20th anniversary. Last in the series

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
10
 
   
2:00am
Time Team
Season 20 Episode 13 of 13
Twenty Years of Time Team In a special 20th anniversary celebration for the programme, Tony Robinson relives the best bits from more than 200 episodes, taking in major highlights such as digging up the garden of Buckingham Palace to reveal a crashed Spitfire and discovering the first stone circle to be found in Britain for 150 years. There is a reminder of how the show grew from nervous beginnings in a Somerset field into attempting city-wide digs and promoting nationwide events in which thousands of people spent the weekend digging in their own backyards

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.5
 
   
3:00am
Time Team Specials
Season 1 Episode 47 of
Brunel's Last Launch: A Time Team Special Archaeologists scour the banks of the Thames to examine the site of the disastrous launching of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS Great Eastern in 1858. Tony Robinson joins them as the team inspects the slipways to ascertain the reason for the disaster and how it affected shipbuilding in London

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.7
 
   
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
2.3
 
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