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Our team's picks of what to watch this week and what's available on demand. Also available via Freetime – our award-winning smart TV Guide, and the Freesat app .

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Morgana Robinson's The Agency

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Morgana Robinson showcases her popular impressions in this new comedy series, in which she plays every celebrity in a talent agent’s roster, including Mel and Sue, Joanna Lumley and Miranda Hart.

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Kew's Forgotten Queen

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It’s not all roses – horticulture used to be a man’s world. Emilia Fox retells the story of Victorian rebel Marianne North, who defied every convention to leave a lasting impact on botanical science.

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Secrets of The SAS: In Their...

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...Own Words. The conclusion of this revealing documentary relives a mission from 1991, where an eight-man patrol moved behind enemy lines in the First Gulf War only to be discovered by a goatherd.

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Aleppo: Life Under Siege - Panorama

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Once home to two million people, Syria’s largest city has been a warzone for four years. This documentary reveals the humanity and horror experienced by ordinary people just trying to survive.

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Extreme Food

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Kiran Jethwa returns to present a second series of curious cuisines. This is no slow bake; Kiran joins Kazakh eagle hunters on horseback in pursuit of wild rabbit for a delicious pressure-cooked pie.

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The Retreat

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Seeking relief from physical and mental pain, Nick Knowles joins a group bound for Thailand. They’re all hoping the same thing – that 28 days of intense detox and healing will transform their lives.

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Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two

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Zoë Ball returns to keep us in the know with the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Sizzling with hot gossip and boasting interviews with experts and stars, it’s a must for any Strictly fan.

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Street Auction

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In this charming new show, communities stage street auctions, secretly for the benefit of a beloved local hero. Their first deserving beneficiary is a 91-year-old good Samaritan in Thatcham.

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Victoria

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The sumptuous historical drama continues as Albert is snubbed in public, prompting Victoria to plot against the disrespectful Sussex. Feeling worthless, Albert concocts his own plan to gain respect.

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Champions League of Darts

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After the group stages concluded earlier this afternoon, this programme sees the inaugural Champions League of Darts reach its climax with both semi-finals and the final battle for the £100,000 prize.

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Autumn: Earth's Seasonal Secrets

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Narrated by Andrew Scott, this special documents autumnal animal behaviour. Cute chipmunks scurry around stashing supplies for winter, beetles battle for mates, and gannets migrate for the first time.

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Match of the Day

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There are some big games this weekend. Arsenal will try to break their losing streak against Chelsea, and last year’s surprise champions Leicester City are up against a struggling Manchester United.

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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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The irreverent reimagining of the classic quiz show returns, hosted by human ventriloquist doll Jimmy Carr. In this episode, guests David Walliams and Jonathan Ross face series regular Jon Richardson.

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Walking Through Time

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Dr Tori Herridge explores the prehistoric forces that shaped Britain’s landscape. Here, she studies the landing of a huge meteorite on Scotland’s mysterious coastline some 1.2 billion years ago.

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Pointless Celebrities

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Celebrate the return of Strictly with this Pointless special. Professionals and past celebrities pair up once more to outmanoeuvre the British public, remembering the obscure answers no one else did.

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Champions League of Darts

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The first ever Champions League of Darts begins with live coverage as the best eight players on the PDC circuit compete for the £100,000 prize, starting with Gary Anderson against Michael Smith.

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Strictly Come Dancing

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The time has come - Strictly 2016 is here. Six celebrities take to the floor to perform their very first routines with their professional partner. Who will impress, and who will flounder?

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Joanna Lumley's Japan

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In the last leg of Joanna’s journey, our ever-enchanted guide takes us on a Buddhist pilgrimage and does battle with a service robot. Further south, the Japanese commitment to peace is an inspiration.

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Keith Richards' Lost Weekend

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Keith takes over BBC Four for the first of three nights of dusk-to-dawn programming in a pirate broadcast. Hand-picked shows are also mixed with experts from a specially-filmed in-depth interview.

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Travel Man: 48 Hours in New York

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The meticulously hilarious travelogue returns for a new series. Richard Ayoade continues his crusade against minibreaks, teaming up with Katherine Ryan for a rapid tour of the city that never sleeps.

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Jamie's Super Food

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Get your tastebuds tingling with Jamie, who travels the world looking for super food ingredients for family recipes to make at home. Here, he cooks a chicken hot pot with South Korean kimchi.

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Songs, Stories and Secrets with...

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...Olly Murs. Give the kids a Friday night singalong as the pop star treats us to a series of musical numbers, stories, and secrets.

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Paranoid

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In a playground, in broad daylight, a mother is brutally murdered. Robert Glenister heads the investigation, paranoia closing in as he battles his own anxiety with the help of their star witness.

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Hunted

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The enthralling reality show returns and ten members of the public must outwit ex-cops for 28 days. With £100,000 up for grabs, the fugitives will stop at nothing to keep themselves hidden.

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The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs

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The fascinating documentary concludes as Dr Chris van Tulleken plans to expand his experiment and offer drug-free treatments to all 14,000 patients at the practice.

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Brexit: A Very British Coup?

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While the nation wrestled with a paradigm-shifting decision, BBC Two used exclusive access to document the Leave campaign from the inside. When we draw back the curtain, will we like what we see?

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George Clarke's Amazing Spaces

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As a new series begins, George meets a couple turning an old army truck into a mobile holiday home. Elsewhere, he travels to a Devonshire treehouse with a sauna, spiral staircase and even a slide.

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Blue Peter: Sport Badge Finish Line

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It's a sporting special as the team are joined in the studio by a host of Olympians to inspire viewers to earn their sport badge. Barney also gets some tips from an up-and-coming darts player.

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Bestival 2016: Music on 4

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Watch an assortment of music, highlights and coverage from this year's magical Bestival site on the Isle of Wight, where the eclectic line-up includes The Cure, Major Lazer and Odesza.

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Get Shirty

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Replica football kits are a multi-billion-pound industry today, but as this programme shows, it all began with Admiral - a small company in Leicester that turned the football world upside down.

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Airbnb: Dream or Nightmare?

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Millions of users have positive experiences of Airbnb, but as this documentary reveals, the bookings site still poses a risk for its owners and renters. What impact is it having on the rental market?

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Supernatural

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The latest series concludes in a thrilling finale. Chuck is in mortal danger, and if Sam and Dean can’t save him, it’s literally the end of the world. A familiar face returns, but at what cost?

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Conviction: Murder at the Station

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Two-part documentary following a team of experts as they investigate whether evidence exists that could challenge the conviction of a man in prison for a murder he denies.

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King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons

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What’s so great about King Alfred? This three-part documentary describes a champion of law and literacy who also happened to steal victory from the jaws of defeat and create a future called England.

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Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

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Penelope goes in search of more Hidden Villages, spending time in the Cotswolds. In this episode, she visits Bibury, writer Jilly Cooper, the home of William Morris, and a perfect village fete.

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Coast: The Great Guide

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Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present the ultimate guide to the Cornish coast in this new series. From the River Tamar to Tintagel Castle, the pair tell the stories that make this stretch so unique.

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Alex Jones - Fertility & Me

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One Show presenter Alex Jones explores the issues surrounding fertility in this personal documentary as she finds out about the pioneering science helping people who are struggling to become pregnant.

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Great Continental Railway Journeys

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Michael Portillo is in Dracula country for the return of this delightful travel programme. Bradshaw in hand, Portillo guides us through fairy-tale castles and wild forests on his way to the Black Sea.

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National Treasure

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Guilty until proven innocent: a once-loved comedian is accused of a decades-old sex crime, and the hammer falls swift and hard. This stirring new drama stars Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters.

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Miss Congeniality

Tonight at 21:00

Sandra Bullock stars as a tomboy FBI agent in this fabulous comedy film, also starring Michael Caine. When a beauty pageant is threatened, she must swallow her pride and pretend to be a competitor.

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National Treasure

Tonight at 21:00

This merciless drama continues as more alleged victims speak out. Paul takes to the airwaves to give his side of the story, but it may not be enough for his daughter, doubting childhood memories.

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Homes by the Sea

Tonight at 21:00

Charlie Luxton returns with more epic coastal homes. On the island of Lewis and Harris, he views an 'S' shaped home, a converted chapel, and eco-barn.

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Ambulance

Tonight at 21:00

This three-part documentary provides us with an unprecedented insight into the London Ambulance Service, capturing the various dilemmas and pressures that the staff face on a daily basis.

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Damned

Tonight at 22:00

Jo Brand writes and stars in this bittersweet new comedy series. Understaffed and oversubscribed, the dedicated but dejected social workers keep it together for the kids who are counting on them.

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Predator 2

Tonight at 22:45

Films4's Weird & Wonderful season rolls on with this cult sequel from 1990. A deadly alien hunts human trophies in Los Angeles, but when it attacks the police, a detective (Danny Glover) gets tough.

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Mud

Tomorrow at 18:20

Matthew McConaughey stars in this dark drama that marked a key step on the road to McConaissance. In Arkansas, two boys find a fugitive and help him confront his troubled past.

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Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Tomorrow at 21:00

We, the British public, own 210,000 paintings and right now 80% are hidden away in storage. This series explores these archives and vaults in search of forgotten treasures to change art history.

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Steve McQueen: Motorcycle Star

Tomorrow at 21:00

This documentary sees motorbike enthusiast Henry Cole chase the memory of Steve McQueen, uncovering the full-throttle life of the best-paid star in Hollywood and his true passion: motorbikes.

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DCI Banks

Tomorrow at 21:00

Brace yourself for the first in a two-part series finale. Banks struggles to put personal feelings aside as the team begin the job of finding the person responsible for a brutal crime.

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People Just Do Nothing

Tomorrow at 22:00

It’s Valentine’s Day at Kurupt FM in this series finale. With their listeners partnering up, it should be all hands on deck but Roche is in labour, pulling Beats off the airwaves and out of his depth.

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Four to the Floor: Music on 4

Thu 29 at 00:05

The music and culture show returns to showcase some of the UK's brightest young artists. This edition features the likes of Lone, Neverland Clan, and in-demand electronic artist Mura Masa.

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Austin Powers: International...

Thu 29 at 00:30

...Man Of Mystery: Mike Myers wrote and starred in this spy spoof comedy. Frozen in time in 1967, a secret agent is revived 30 years later to overcome Dr Evil (while adapting to his new surroundings).

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To the Manor Born

Thu 29 at 15:00

Enjoy the first-ever episode of the sitcom and get reacquainted with Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, the upper-class widow forced into an alliance with a self-made man in a bid to keep her stately home.

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Nature's Weirdest Events

Thu 29 at 20:00

Chris Packham delves into the world's bizarre occurrences. Kicking off a new series, he finds out why Spain is under attack from mysterious spheres falling from the sky.

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The Fall

Thu 29 at 21:00

Series three of the gripping crime drama begins. We pick up where series two left off, as Paul Spector is rushed to Hospital where the staff fight to keep him alive.

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The Truth about Meat

Thu 29 at 21:00

Chris Bavin undertakes a groundbreaking study in this documentary, joining a team of scientists as they follow 40 volunteers to find out exactly how much meat is good for people.

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Britain's Star Men: Heroes of...

Thu 29 at 21:00

...Astronomy. Four British astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship by going on a road trip, travelling through the southwestern United States to revisit stunning observatories.

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Paranoid

Thu 29 at 21:00

The investigation continues with more anonymous tips as the police chase rumours of a ghost detective conducting his own interviews. As the clues add up, the murder seems less random by the minute.

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Hunted

Thu 29 at 21:00

After a frustrating first ten days, the hunters retaliate with a media campaign, creating spies across the country. Anna and Elizabeth learn that by escaping to the country, they’ve run out of road.

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Hannibal

Thu 29 at 22:00

Anthony Hopkins and Julianne Moore star in this gory psychopath sequel to Silence of the Lambs. In Florence, psychopathic killer Dr Hannibal Lecter attempts to elude a scheming policeman.

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Sleepy Hollow

Thu 29 at 22:55

Tim Burton's creepy gothic tale stars Johnny Depp as a timid police constable sent to investigate a series of mysterious beheadings. However, he quickly discovers that the culprit is no mere mortal.

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The Dumping Ground

Fri 30 at 16:30

In this brand new episode, Sasha asks to be put up for fostering after becoming upset by a surprise her mum springs on her - but she's shocked when she learns a couple want to adopt her.

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Unreported World

Fri 30 at 19:30

British weapons used in alleged war crimes against Yemen – it might be hard to believe, but Krishnan Guru-Murthy unearths the evidence as he reports on the fallout from Saudi’s bombings and blockades.

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Travel Man: 48 Hours in Helsinki

Fri 30 at 20:30

Hollywood darling Paul Rudd is the travel companion as Ayoade’s reluctant globe-trotting takes him to Helsinki. After braving arctic waters in a kayak, Paul gets even hotter in a burger-bar sauna.

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Sir Terry Wogan Remembered: Fifty...

Fri 30 at 21:00

...Years at the BBC. Enjoy this affectionate celebration of one of Britain's best-loved broadcasters, featuring classic moments and moving tributes from fellow presenters who knew him well.

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The Hip Hop World News

Fri 30 at 21:00

Acclaimed British MC Rodney P sets out to show what the world looks like when seen through the lens of hip-hop, revealing a fascinating alternative version of reality.

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The Debt

Fri 30 at 21:00

Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington are among the stars in this smart thriller about an Israeli mission to capture a Nazi war criminal, and its effects 30 years later on those involved.

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The Level

Fri 30 at 21:00

This brand new crime drama stars Philip Glenister as a haulier/damsel in distress who gets our supposedly-squeaky-clean heroine DS Nancy Devlin so tangled up that she can’t even trust her colleagues.

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The Graham Norton Show

Fri 30 at 22:35

The outrageous Graham Norton and his enviable sofa are back for a new series, headlined by Trolls stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, who cosy up to make room for the charming Daniel Radcliffe.

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Josh

Fri 30 at 23:25

Josh Widdicombe’s cosy, craftily-scripted comedy returns for a second series. Jack Dee is both delightful and disorienting as the cheery awkward landlord to three hopeless 20-somethings.

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Golf: Ryder Cup

Sat 01 at 00:30

Watch highlights from the opening day's play held at Hazeltine National in Minnesota, USA. The mind games have already started as the Europeans look to continue their domination in this competition.

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Rugby League: Super League Highlights

Sat 01 at 13:15

Catch up with the latest of the Rugby Super League with highlights of this weekend’s big games. This afternoon’s packed programme tackles the semi-finals and the winner-takes-all Million Pound Game.

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Go for It

Sat 01 at 19:00

It’s the last chance for Stephen Mulhern’s gung-ho contestants to win us over and a human Harry Potter encyclopaedia casts her spells to try to make her shepherd opponent look like a right Muggle.

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Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey

Sat 01 at 20:00

In this most triumphant sequel, rockers-in-training Bill and Ted are back in their time-travelling booth, this time to battle evil robot replicas of themselves and the man with no tan – Death himself.

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The X Factor

Sat 01 at 20:00

We’re off to the Judge’s Houses for intensive training, featuring guest coaching from Spice Girls, Robbie Williams and Alesha Dixon. Who will the judges keep on, and who’ll get a one-way ticket home?

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Railway Nation: A Journey in Verse

Sat 01 at 21:00

Traversing the tracks laid by the 1936 documentary Night Mail, six of Britain’s finest poets board a London train bound for Glasgow and immortalise the myriad stories of their fellow passengers.

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Performance Live! Kate Tempest

Sat 01 at 22:00

The immensely talented Kate Tempest hosts a night of poetry taken from her upcoming album 'Let Them Eat Chaos', alongside three curated artists who share their thoughts on contemporary Britain.

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Gotham

Sat 01 at 22:25

In the first episode of this Batman prequel series, Bruce Wayne’s parents have been murdered and Detective Gordon is assigned to the case, crossing paths with the future Catwoman, Penguin and Riddler.

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How I Live Now

Sun 02 at 00:15

Saoirse Ronan and George MacKay star in this apocalyptic teen romance. Their idyllic holiday fling is torn asunder by the outbreak of World War III, and Daisy has one mission – to reunite with Eddie.

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Teen Wolf

Sun 02 at 03:05

Catch the first episode of this fan favourite US drama, appropriately airing at the witching hour. Typical teen Scott McCall gains supernatural abilities after a moonlit encounter with a monster.

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F1 Malaysian Grand Prix Live

Sun 02 at 07:00

Mercedes are miles ahead in the points, but it’s all to play for between frontrunners Rosberg and Hamilton. After conceding 10 points last race, Hamilton will be going full throttle to close the gap.

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The Parent Trap

Sun 02 at 13:00

In this 1961 original, Hayley Mills plays twin sisters separated at birth who meet at summer camp, switch places to meet the parent they never knew, and hatch a daring plan to reunite their family.

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NFL Live: Indianapolis Colts v...

Sun 02 at 13:45

...Jacksonville Jaguars. The NFL International Series returns to Wembley Stadium for today’s titanic game. Last year’s trip to the UK was a success for the Jaguars – will they get lucky again?

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Animal Babies

Sun 02 at 16:50

Adorable they may be, but the early lives of wild animals aren’t all cute and fluffy. This new series follows baby cheetahs, elephants and more, rooting for them to survive nature’s baptisms of fire.

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Despicable Me

Sun 02 at 17:00

In this delightful animation, failed criminal genius Gru hatches his most villainous plot yet, adopting three adorable orphan girls and using their cuteness as a decoy to break into his rival’s lair.

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Ice Road Truckers

Sun 02 at 19:00

The extreme haulage series returns for a fresh trek across some of the world’s most dangerous roads. Can reigning champions Polar Industries keep rivals Dare Ward at bay for another season?

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Speed with Guy Martin

Sun 02 at 19:30

The motoring mini-series concludes as Guy battles to break a 25-year-old speed record in a human-powered boat. With the help of Sirs Chris Hoy and Ben Ainslie, can he manage this Olympian feat?

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Hunting the Nazi Gold Train

Sun 02 at 20:00

As treasure hunters seek an abandoned Nazi train in southern Poland, Dan Snow searches for the truth in an investigation that may uncover Hitler’s secret last-ditch plans at the end of World War II.

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Louis Theroux - Savile

Sun 02 at 21:00

Louis Theroux reflects on events since his 2000 documentary “When Louis Met Jimmy” and tries to understand how a man at the centre of British entertainment was able to get away with his crimes.

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Danger Mouse

Mon 03 at 18:45

The word's most dangerous secret agent is back for a new series. When the Baron speeds up the rotation of the earth using windmills, Danger Mouse and Penfold age 300 years.

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Capability Brown's Unfinished...

Mon 03 at 21:00

...Garden. Landscape designer Bunny Guinness visits some of Capability Brown's finest landscapes, exploring what he might have produced had his plan of creating his own garden borne fruit.

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Ripper Street

Mon 03 at 21:00

Brace yourself for the series finale of the Victorian thriller. The walls close in on Reid as a secret from his past threatens to destroy his future, and Jackson and Long Susan prepare their escape.

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The Yorkshire Vet

Tue 04 at 20:00

A new series arrives, and Julian helps deliver an Alpaca cria. Also, Larry the chinchilla is brought in to be castrated, and there's a parrot with a Yorkshire accent in need of a trim.

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The Forgotten Children

Tue 04 at 21:00

This documentary tells the heart-breaking stories of some of the 88,000 refugee orphans now stranded in Europe, many of whom have faced violence in the places where they longed for safety.

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Empire

Tue 04 at 22:00

Season three of the entertaining drama begins, and there's a huge shock in store. With Hakeem having been left at the altar, a rooftop fight between Anika and Rhonda results in a tragic fall.

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