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Yesterday - channel number 537
00:00Wild China[SUB]
Series 1. Episode 5/6: Beyond the Great Wall
Built to shelter ancient China from hostile barbarians to the north, the Great Wall also serves as a cultural curtain, beyond which can be found a variety of traditions. This programme goes outside the Wall to meet tribes of reindeer herders on the Siberian border, and explores deserts to the north where ruined cities were once bustling staging posts for camel trains on the legendary Silk RoadDocumentary
01:00History Cold Case[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 3/4: Stirling Man
Professor Sue Black and her team of forensic anthropologists at the University of Dundee examine a skeleton found in a series of forgotten rooms in Stirling Castle. The trail leads them into one of the bloodiest periods in history and to an extraordinary 600-year-old document, with a shock in store when they discover the likely identity of the remainsGeneral Education/Science/Factual Topics
01:50History Cold Case[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 4/4: Crossbones Girl
Professor Sue Black and her team of forensic anthropologists at the University of Dundee examine a skeleton that was unearthed in an archaeological dig in Southwark, London. When it is found to be covered with disfiguring scars, they use the latest facial reconstruction techniques to reveal the identity of one of history's missing persons and end up discovering much more than they bargained forGeneral Education/Science/Factual Topics
02:35Great British Ghosts[SUB]
Series 1. Episode 7/8
Michaela Strachan embarks on a tour of Devizes, Wiltshire, where she learns about the highwayman supposedly haunting the Black Swan pub and the Civil War soldiers buried in a local graveyardUnexplained/Mysteries
03:00Close
06:15Michael Wood's Story of England
Series 1. Episode 2/6: Domesday to Magna Carta
The broadcaster explores how the villagers reacted to occupation by the Normans in 1066, when a castle was constructed in Kibworth, Leicestershire. Interweaving local and national narratives, he charts events that led to local people's involvement in a civil war, fighting alongside Simon de MontfortDocumentary
07:00Flog It![SUB]
Buxton
Kate Bliss and Philip Serrell travel to Buxton Pavilion Gardens in the Peak District to offer advice on the townsfolk's prized possessions, while presenter Paul Martin goes underground to explore Poole's CavernAntiques/Collectibles
08:00Bargain Hunt[SUB]
Detling 5
Tim Wonnacott challenges teams to pick up bargains at an antiques fair in Detling. Experts James Braxton and Catherine Southon are on hand to help before the items go under the hammer in CanterburyGame Show/Quiz/Antiques/Collectibles
09:00Dickinson's Real Deal
David Dickinson helps members of the public sort the treasures from their trash, offering them the chance to put items up for auction or accept a cash sumGeneral Show/Game Show
10:00Battleplan[SUB]
Series 1. Episode 12/13: Guerrilla Warfare
The potential of guerrilla warfare - how it is used to counteract enemy tactics, and what must be done for the operation to run smoothly. Plus, a look at two instances where this method led to military victoryDocumentary
11:00Fighting the Blue[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 1/4: Spirits in the Wind
Series profiling courageous figures from the Battle of Britain, beginning with Hugh Dowding - Air Chief Marshal of RAF Fighter Command during the crucial 1940 conflictDocumentary
12:00Find My Past[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 4/10: D-Day
The families of three men hear the stories of their relatives' roles in the D-Day landings of June 1944 in NormandyHistory/Family and Friends
13:00Find My Past[SUB AD]
Series 2. Episode 5/10: Christmas Truce
The descendants of three soldiers who served during the First World War learn about their relatives' roles in the Christmas truce of 1914History/Family and Friends
14:00Dickinson's Real Deal
David Dickinson helps members of the public sort the treasures from their trash, offering them the chance to put items up for auction or accept a cash sumGeneral Show/Game Show
15:00Flog It![SUB]
Buxton
Kate Bliss and Philip Serrell travel to Buxton Pavilion Gardens in the Peak District to offer advice on the townsfolk's prized possessions, while presenter Paul Martin goes underground to explore Poole's CavernAntiques/Collectibles
16:00Bargain Hunt[SUB]
Detling 5
Tim Wonnacott challenges teams to pick up bargains at an antiques fair in Detling. Experts James Braxton and Catherine Southon are on hand to help before the items go under the hammer in CanterburyGame Show/Quiz/Antiques/Collectibles
17:00Fighting the Blue[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 1/4: Spirits in the Wind
Series profiling courageous figures from the Battle of Britain, beginning with Hugh Dowding - Air Chief Marshal of RAF Fighter Command during the crucial 1940 conflictDocumentary
18:00Who Do You Think You Are?[SUB AD]
Series 4. Episode 7/7: Matthew Pinsent
Four-time Olympic rowing gold-medallist Matthew Pinsent researches his family tree, uncovering surprising links through his mother to several great characters in the shaping of British history. On his father's side, Matthew unearths a mystery surrounding his grandmother Kathleen's only brother George Macpherson, who died during the Battle of the SommeFamily and Friends/History
19:00The Somme's Secret Weapon: A Time Team Special[SUB]
Tony Robinson joins a dig near Mametz on the site of the Somme battlefield, where British trenches from 1916 are uncovered. The experts investigate the deployment of a weapon known as the Livens Flame Projector as the army launched its assault in northern FranceDocumentary/Archaeology/Education/History
20:00First World War From Above[SUB]
An aerial perspective of the First World War trenches, shown through photographs and footage filmed from an airship in 1919Documentary
21:00Walter's War[SUB]
Drama based on the life of Walter Tull, a black professional footballer who enlists in the Army during the First World War. While recuperating at home from a bout of trench fever, Walter learns he has been recommended for officer training at Gailes, Ayrshire - but must overcome prejudice, as well as his own demons, before returning to the front. Starring OT Fagbenle, Ewan Stewart, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Dugald Bruce-LockhartGeneral Movie/Drama
22:00The Somme: From Defeat to Victory[SUB]
Drama-documentary exploring the battle from the perspective of a group of British soldiers from Salford. The programme reveals how the five-month stalemate and massive cost in lives would force radical changes in military strategy, with new styles of leadership adopted and the first deployment of tanks on the battlefieldDocumentary
23:00Battleplan[SUB]
Series 1. Episode 12/13: Guerrilla Warfare
The potential of guerrilla warfare - how it is used to counteract enemy tactics, and what must be done for the operation to run smoothly. Plus, a look at two instances where this method led to military victoryDocumentary