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6:00am
Flog It! Trade Secrets
Season 2 Episode 7 of 30
Victorian - Part One The team offers advice on what to look out for in the world of Victoriana. Paul Martin visits Wellington College, Caroline Hawley explains her passion for vesta cases and there is a look at what made the Victorians such masters of invention

Category Antiques/Collectibles
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6:30am
Ill Gotten Gains
Season 2 Episode 3 of 10
Following one of the country's most successful fraudsters as one of his most treasured possessions is seized, and how much money it makes when it goes to auction

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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7:15am
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special
Season 3 Episode 3 of 5
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special Michael Buerk and Paul Ainsworth cook a royal wedding dish that broke with tradition, and royal butler Grant Harrold discusses royal wedding protocol

Category Cooking
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8:00am
Love in the Countryside
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Sara Cox goes back to her farming roots as she meets eight singletons living in the countryside as they begin their journey to find love. All eight participants have created detailed online dating profiles, in the hope of meeting someone in favour of a rural, slower paced life. In the first episode, Yorkshireman Pete and 32-year-old farmer Christine begin their quest to find the perfect partner

Category Documentary
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9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
17/05/2018 Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
17/05/2018 A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens

Category News
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12:00pm
Daily Politics
17/05/2018 Jo Coburn and her guests discuss the latest parliamentary proceedings and what has been happening in the world of politics

Category Discussion/Debate
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1:00pm
Perfection
Season 5 Episode 23 of 60
Nick Knowles hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants can win a rolling jackpot that starts at £1,000, but only by achieving perfection. If they fail in their attempt, the money is carried over to create a bigger cash prize in the following game

Category Game Show/Quiz
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1:45pm
Going Back, Giving Back
Season 1 Episode 8 of 15
Aled Jones meets a dancer from Manchester who achieved his dreams despite a tough start in life, and would now like to help someone from a similar background get their big break

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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2:30pm
Digging for Britain
Season 6 Episode 2 of 4
East Alice Roberts visits archaeological digs in the east of the country, unearthing Roman letters that reveal what London was like 2,000 years ago, an East India ship packed with silver, and the first evidence of Caesar in Britain

Category Documentary
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3:30pm
Victorian Farm
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The team receives help from a woodsman, a blacksmith and a basket-maker when the farm needs emergency repairs. Ruth Goodman tests traditional potions and remedies, while Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn employ Victorian-style pest control to protect the wheat crop from pheasants

Category History
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4:30pm
Street Auction
Season 2 Episode 4 of 10
Chippenham Paul Martin surprises an 83-year-old volunteer who has spent her life helping others by organising a pop-up auction in Chippenham, Wiltshire

Category Antiques/Collectibles
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5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 15 Episode 4 of 20
Kate Bliss and Paul Laidlaw both find unusual powder compacts, making for an exciting auction in Brighton. Paul also visits a mosque and Kate tries gardening, Victorian-style

Category Antiques/Collectibles
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6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 73 of 85
Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize

Category Game Show/Quiz
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6:30pm
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Season 6 Episode 4 of
Batumi to Baku - Part Two Michael Portillo takes in Georgia and Azerbaijan as he journeys through the former Russian empire. He takes a trip along the 120-mile Georgian Military Road, built by the colonising Russian army in the early 19th century, discovers that a Briton was the first to conquer the highest mountain in the Caucasus range and samples the amber wine of Georgia. Arriving in Azerbaijan, he is treated to a display of Chovgan, the national horseback game, and learns about the country's role in the 19th-century oil industry

Category Documentary
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7:00pm
Back to the Land with Kate Humble
Season 2 Episode 8 of 12
The presenter is in the south east of England, where she meets wasabi entrepreneur Jon, the only commercial grower in the UK and Europe. She joins him as he is marketing the wasabi leaves as salad, something never seen before in the UK. Kate also joins truffle forager Zak and his trusty labrador as they source the best English bounty from deep within the New Forest, and talks to former equity broker Charlie, who swapped the City of London for a more natural life, forming a company from his love of fishing

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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8:00pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Season 2 Episode 6 of 6
Hacienda Vira Vira, Chile Giles Coren and Monica Galetti travel to South America to work in Vira Vira, a hacienda hotel that overlooks an active volcano near Pucon, the adventure capital of Chile. Giles and Monica prepare a meal for guests, go trekking through the Chilean forests on horseback and hear how the chef has an abundance of Chilean produce for his recipes. Last in the series

Category Documentary
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9:00pm
Million Pound Menu
Season 1 Episode 1 of 6
Epoch and ShrimpWreck New series. Fred Sirieix presents this new show which follows people who work in the food business as they seek major investment to launch their own restaurants. They have their concepts and branding - all they need now is the financial backing. First up is Epoch, comprising Manchester chef Ruth and sommelier Emily, who have an idea to pair British wines with the best seasonal produce. Meanwhile, Scotsman Ewen Hutchinson hopes to take his award-winning street food to the next level by opening his own establishment

Category Documentary
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10:00pm
The League of Gentlemen
Season 4 Episode 1 of 3
Return to Royston Vasey Another chance to see the return of the comedy, first shown last December, in which familiar faces come back to Royston Vasey to settle old scores and dig up old friends - with more bad blood than an abattoir with septicaemia. Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and Mark Gatiss star in scripts written by themselves and Jeremy Dyson

Category Sitcom
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10:30pm
Newsnight
17/05/2018 Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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11:10pm
Weather

Category Weather
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11:15pm
Dara and Ed's Great Big Adventure
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Guatemala to Nicaragua Ed Byrne and Dara O Briain head into Guatemala as they continue their road trip, visiting Lake Atitlan to pay their respects to Mayan deity Maximon, exploring the ancient colonial city of Antigua and scaling the nearby active volcano Pacaya. In El Salvador, they learn first-hand about the gangs that make it one of the most violent countries in Central America, before they cross the border into Nicaragua, where they meet two Sandinista veterans who helped overthrow the Somoza regime in the 1970s

Category Documentary
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12:15am
The Bridge
Season 4 Episode 1 of 8
The body of a woman is retrieved close to the bridge between Denmark and Sweden. It is found to be that of the Head of the Danish Immigration Board, whose staff had recently been filmed celebrating the success of a case deporting an Iranian homosexual who could face execution on his return. Since Saga has been imprisoned for the murder of her mother, Henrik investigates with his partner Jonas. Scandinavian crime drama, in Danish and Swedish, starring Sofia Helin and Thure Lindhardt

Category Detective/Thriller
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1:15am
Versailles
Season 2 Episode 9 of 10
Blood is spilt as the sumptuous period drama reaches its penultimate episode. Realising he is less than God-like, Louis XIV receives advice from pious Madame Scarron - but can the king truly humble himself? Desperate Madame de Montespan is persuaded a dark ritual will reverse her fall from grace. Ordered to initiate intimacy with traitorous Thomas, Philippe finds himself forced to mask the motive from Chevalier to prevent an expected brutal response. George Blagden, Catherine Walker, Anna Brewster, Mark Rendall, Alexander Vlahos and Evan Williams star

Category Historical/Period Drama
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2:10am
Versailles
Season 2 Episode 10 of 10
In the series finale, Louis XIV learns the names of the nobles who purchased the poisons, but a last fatal batch reaches the palace, and humiliated Madame de Montespan has a plan for it. Facing a flaming death, brazen Madame Agathe predicts doom for the King and his royal line, while Sophie is torn emotionally and traitorous Thomas realises Philippe is only acting affectionately to feed him misinformation, making their final bedroom tryst a bloody affair. Last in the series

Category Historical/Period Drama
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3:05am
My Year with the Tribe
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Writer Will Millard lives with the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia, to understand the pressures they face in adapting to a modern world they have only come into contact with in the past 40 years. He visits the people four times over the course of a year to discover how much of their traditional hunter-gatherer culture remains, discovering they have become skilled at constructing an image of their society to appeal to outsiders

Category Documentary
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4:05am
The Secret Helpers
Season 1 Episode 5 of 5
Mark and Beth In the final episode, single father Mark seeks advice from the Secret Helpers as he struggles to care for his son, Sammy, after the death of his wife. Often avoiding discussions with his child about anything emotional, the sages advise Mark that he needs to work on his relationship with his son. Elsewhere, the secret helpers offer aid to Beth, who is about to start working as a nurse

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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5:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
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