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00:00Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 1/25: Brighton to Crystal Palace
Michael Portillo embarks on another journey around the nation with a copy of George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook to discover how the railways have affected people and find out what remains of Bradshaw's Britain. He begins by exploring Brighton's Victorian aquarium, the underground quarries of Godstone, Surrey, and the wonders of the Crystal Palace in suburban south-east LondonTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
00:30Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 2/25: Waterloo to Canary Wharf
Michael Portillo embarks on the next leg of his journey, learning about the London Necropolis Railway, a funeral service that transported coffins from Waterloo to Surrey's Brookwood Cemetery from 1854 to 1941. He also discovers how London's West End became a popular shopping destination in the 19th century and examines the changing fortunes of the city's docksTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
01:00Antiques Roadshow[SUB]
Series 33. Episode 12/29: Chatsworth 1
Fiona Bruce and the team head to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, where objects awaiting valuation include a rare tile commemorating one of the biggest bare-knuckle boxing matches in history, and a Stanley Spencer portrait that is brought in by the subject of the picture. Meanwhile, an object found buried in a garden in Derby surprises everyoneAntiques/Collectibles
01:45Michael Wood's Story of England
Series 1. Episode 4/6: Peasants' Revolt to Tudors
The historian examines Kibworth's school archive and learns how peasant education was organised in the 14th century, with people establishing their own educational centres. Evidence also reveals that some villagers rebelled against Henry V and others aspired to become merchants in the textile town of CoventryDocumentary
02:35Julia Bradbury's German Wanderlust
Series 1. Episode 4/4: Saxon Switzerland
The presenter goes on her final adventure, heading into the former East Germany. She explores Saxony, a destination unknown to most UK walkers, which has a landscape consisting of sandstone mountains, forest, gorges, rock towers and the Elbe river. The location became a focal point for Romantic artists two centuries ago, and its natural beauty has attracted visitors ever sinceDocumentary
03:00Close
06:15Genius of Britain
Series 1. Episode 3/5
The scientific advances of the 19th century, which led to the advent of the railways and electricity. James Dyson examines the lives of Michael Faraday, who provided energy at the flick of a switch, and Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the engineer responsible for the construction of trains and steam-powered ships. Kathy Sykes studies the contribution of Lord Kelvin to the understanding of thermodynamics, and Richard Dawkins champions Alfred Russel Wallace, who almost beat Darwin to the theory of evolutionDocumentary/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
07:00Flog It![SUB]
Series 6. Episode 4/40: Norwich 13
A visit to Norwich to meet people eager to make money selling their valuables at auction, with the help of experts Philip Serrell and Mark Stacey. Paul Martin also takes time out to learn about the art of reed cutting on the Norfolk BroadsAntiques/Collectibles
08:00Cash in the Attic[SUB]
Series 16. Episode 23/25: Garthwaite
Chris Hollins and the team visit south London to help Eddie Garthwaite and his partner find valuable items to sell at auction, aiming to raise enough money to fit a new kitchen in their homeGeneral Show/Game Show
09:00Dickinson's Real Deal
Aintree
David Dickinson is joined by antiques dealers Simon Schneider, Brenda Haller, Mike Melody and Helen Gardiner in Aintree, Merseyside, to offer locals the chance to put their items up for auction or accept a cash sum. A diamond bracelet fetches a high price in the saleroomGeneral Show/Game Show
10:00Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 3/25: Enfield to Cambridge
The third leg of Michael Portillo's journey from Brighton to Cromer begins in the London borough of Enfield, where he visits the Royal Small Arms Factory, the largest machine shop in Europe in the Victorian era. He then discovers the influence of trains on horse racing in Newmarket, and heads to Cambridge to find out why it could be considered the birthplace of footballTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
10:30Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 4/25: Ely to King's Lynn
Michael Portillo goes fishing at Ely in Cambridgeshire with the last remaining eel trapper on the Fens, and visits the Denver Sluice, one of the great triumphs of 19th-century engineering. In the Norfolk town of King's Lynn, he uncovers an ambitious plan to reclaim the Wash in Victorian timesTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
11:00Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys?[SUB AD]
Documentary revealing how the achievements of British bomber crews during the Second World War were covered up by political leaders, who feared that history might judge the destruction of Germany's infrastructure harshly. Narrated by Stephen FryDocumentary
12:00Medieval Dead
Series 1. Episode 1/6: Richard III's Lost Chapel
A look at medieval life using skeleton analysis and dramatic reconstructions. In the first edition, experts hunt for Richard III's chapel in Towton, North YorkshireDocumentary
13:00Dickinson's Real Deal
Aintree
David Dickinson is joined by antiques dealers Simon Schneider, Brenda Haller, Mike Melody and Helen Gardiner in Aintree, Merseyside, to offer locals the chance to put their items up for auction or accept a cash sum. A diamond bracelet fetches a high price in the saleroomGeneral Show/Game Show
14:00Antiques Roadshow[SUB]
Series 34. Episode 24/28: Manchester Town Hall 2
Fiona Bruce and the team return to Manchester Town Hall, where items of interest include a painted panel discovered in a disused biscuit factory, a picture by artist LS Lowry and a plate with a five-figure valuationAntiques/Collectibles
15:00Flog It![SUB]
Series 6. Episode 4/40: Norwich 13
A visit to Norwich to meet people eager to make money selling their valuables at auction, with the help of experts Philip Serrell and Mark Stacey. Paul Martin also takes time out to learn about the art of reed cutting on the Norfolk BroadsAntiques/Collectibles
16:00Cash in the Attic[SUB]
Series 16. Episode 23/25: Garthwaite
Chris Hollins and the team visit south London to help Eddie Garthwaite and his partner find valuable items to sell at auction, aiming to raise enough money to fit a new kitchen in their homeGeneral Show/Game Show
17:00Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 3/25: Enfield to Cambridge
The third leg of Michael Portillo's journey from Brighton to Cromer begins in the London borough of Enfield, where he visits the Royal Small Arms Factory, the largest machine shop in Europe in the Victorian era. He then discovers the influence of trains on horse racing in Newmarket, and heads to Cambridge to find out why it could be considered the birthplace of footballTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
17:30Great British Railway Journeys[SUB]
Series 2. Episode 4/25: Ely to King's Lynn
Michael Portillo goes fishing at Ely in Cambridgeshire with the last remaining eel trapper on the Fens, and visits the Denver Sluice, one of the great triumphs of 19th-century engineering. In the Norfolk town of King's Lynn, he uncovers an ambitious plan to reclaim the Wash in Victorian timesTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
18:00Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys?[SUB AD]
Documentary revealing how the achievements of British bomber crews during the Second World War were covered up by political leaders, who feared that history might judge the destruction of Germany's infrastructure harshly. Narrated by Stephen FryDocumentary
19:00Who Do You Think You Are?[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 7/10: David Baddiel
Comedian David Baddiel researches his ancestry, discovering how his mother's family escaped Nazi oppression during the Second World War. His forebears were wealthy industrialists until 1933, when they were stripped of all their assets by the state, and the ruins of a factory in Russia are all that remains of their heritageFamily and Friends/History
20:00The Sixties[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 1/12: The World on the Brink
Documentary exploring events in America during the 1960s, beginning with a look back at political tensions in the country - including the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 and the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961History
21:00Forbidden History[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 1/6: The Lost Treasure of the Templars
Jamie Theakston investigates whether the Knights Templar hid their treasure, looted from Jerusalem, on an uninhabited island in Mahone Bay, Nova ScotiaDocumentary
22:00Ancient Black Ops[SUB AD]
Series 1. Episode 3/10: The Sicarii
A look at the deadliest forces throughout history, with this episode focussing on the dagger-carrying Sicarii who caused havoc in Roman-held JerusalemHistory
23:00Operation Crossbow[SUB]
The little-known story of Spitfire pilots and Allied technicians whose work helped to thwart the Nazis during the Second World War. The programme reveals how stereoscopic 3D photographs were used to help interpreters map every contour of the enemy's territory, and uses personal testimony, computer-generated imagery and original wartime pictures to detail how the initiative was able to uncover some of Hitler's most dangerous secrets. Narrated by Samantha BondDocumentary