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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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Walt Disney - Part One

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The man who defined childhood for some four generations remains a mystery to many. This documentary reveals his sometimes ruthless processes, starting with the early days leading up to Snow White.

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Nativity!

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Martin Freeman stars in this charming comedy as a disillusioned teacher whose white lie that Hollywood has its eyes on his school’s nativity quickly spirals out of control – is he up to the challenge?

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Adele in New York City

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Last year at Radio City Music Hall, Grammy Award-winning London singer Adele performed her greatest hits and new material from 25, and invited cameras backstage to witness the magic behind the scenes.

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QI

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The towering talents of Richard Osman, Lee Mack and Lolly Adefope join Sandi and Alan in the search for the naked truth. What they discover might be quite interesting, and definitely entertaining.

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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

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This new series explores the pivotal role played by Vienna for nearly 1,000 years as a strategic city and culture capital of Europe. The first part explores the influential Habsburg’s rise to power.

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Secret Life of Puppies: Terrible...

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...Twos. It’s a dog’s life in this frankly adorable series focusing on the teenage years, which for a puppy is five to 12 months. A Dalmation cross gets bossy and a bulldog piles on the pounds.

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Titanic's Tragic Twin: The Britannic...

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...Disaster. On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Britannic, Kate Humble and Andy Torbet piece together exactly how she suffered the very same fate as her sister ship the Titanic.

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The Doctor Blake Mysteries

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The Australian crime drama returns with a race against time. After a mechanic is found dead beneath a car, Blake and Lawson try to trace the killer quickly so the competition can start as planned.

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Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Highlights

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After the conclusion of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters, take in the highlights from this extraordinary tournament. The top eight men and women in the world go head to head, including four Brits.

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QI XL

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Looks like Alan is getting ready for his own ghosts of Christmas quizzing in this pyjama party special. With dream guests David Mitchell, Noel Fielding and Holly Walsh, it’ll be a night to remember.

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Storyville: Forever Pure -...

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...Football and Racism in Jerusalem. This tense film follows Israel's most notorious football club, Beitar Jerusalem FC, and the fallout after the club signed two Muslim players from Chechnya.

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Snooker: UK Championship 2016

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Watch live coverage of the concluding stages of the UK Championship final with a maximum of 11 frames left to decide the winner. The trophy, and a cheque for £170,000, await the 2016 champion.

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The Turner Prize 2016: The Nominees

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Morgan Quaintance assesses the four nominees for this year's Turner Prize at Tate Britain, exploring the work of each of the artists and the themes that preoccupy them.

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Planet Earth II

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The astonishing series takes a look at grasslands this week, an area supporting a vast gathering of wildlife including Asia's saiga antelope and the giant anteaters of Brazil.

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The Dresser

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Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in this intelligent drama based on the play about devoted backstage hand Norman, who struggles to support the tyrannical head of a touring theatre company.

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Rugby Union: England v Australia...

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...Highlights. John Inverdale presents highlights of England's final autumn international test match against Australia at Twickenham. The home side will be looking to end an impressive year on a high.

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The Graham Norton Show

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Oh stop it, Graham – you’re spoiling us with two of the best-loved Hollywood heartthrobs at once. Let Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt introduce you to their new sci-fi thriller Passengers.

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Walliams & Friend

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Dragging Her Majesty into sketch comedy? Who does he think he is? Wait, our mistake – it’s the equally prestigious Harry Enfield, pairing up with David Walliams for episode two of his new show.

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The Apprentice

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The remaining candidates delve into virtual reality gaming, creating and pitching their product to a huge audience of gaming enthusiasts at the world-famous Comic Con exhibition.

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Close to the Enemy

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The drama reaches its halfway point. Kathy and Callum prevent a war criminal from leaving the country, but is he too important to prosecute? Don't forget to catch up with the series on iPlayer.

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The Sikhs of Smethwick

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This enchanting documentary celebrates 50 years of Sikhism in filmmaker Billy Dosanjh’s hometown of Smethwick, exploring the marriage of two cultures in the realms of love, consumerism and tolerance.

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Carl Cox: Space Is the Place...

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...Music on 4: In the final months of the Space club in Ibiza, follow legendary DJ Carl Cox for the 2016 summer clubbing season and discover the man behind the Music is Revolution movement.

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The Missing

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Now unmasked, the abductor flees across the border into the mountains of Switzerland, and Julien, Sam and Gemma race against time to catch him in the final episode of this thrilling series.

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How Quizzing Got Cool: TV's Brains...

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...of Britain. Question: why are we so fond of the TV quiz? And for the grand cash prize, how did the contestants go from Joe Public to professional quizzers? Let’s phone a friend and ask the experts.

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imagine... Serial Killers - The Women...

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...Who Write Crime Fiction. Why are women in particular so keen to scare and be scared? Alan Yentob meets some of the best-selling female crime writers to learn about their origins and inspirations.

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Live at the Apollo

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Aussie comedian Adam Hills hosts this instalment of live laughter, kicking off with irreverent observations of his youth before introducing us to US comic Michelle Wolf and newcomer Jamali Maddix.

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Life on the Psych Ward

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After decades under lock and key, three violent offenders may be about to taste freedom at last. This insightful documentary meets them in the secure psychiatric hospital they’ve had to call home.

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Rillington Place

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Neighbours entertained him at Christmas; women followed him to horrific deaths. Each episode of this chilling drama gives a different viewpoint of serial killer John Christie, starting with his wife.

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Tour De Celeb

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Famous faces undergo a punishing training regime to tackle one of the toughest stages of the Tour de France. With ex-Olympic cyclists on the coaching staff, can they conquer the 140km ordeal?

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Teacup Travels

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In a new series, Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Wise Dragon, and Charlotte goes on an epic quest to find silk for a Japanese armourer's apprentice.

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The Big Food Rescue

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Robin Aitken and David Cairns are on a mission to change Britain's food habits. Outraged by the amount of binned fresh food, they run a new charity that aims to divert it to people who need it.

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Twirlywoos

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In this episode of the preschool favourite, the Twirlywoos watch a man as he covers his car in cleaning foam (but trust Chickedy and Chick to squirt foam everywhere).

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World War Two: 1945 & the Wheelchair...

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...President. Franklin D Roosevelt is remembered as an inspirational wartime leader, but behind the scenes he was paralysed with polio and dallying in secret affairs, as this documentary reveals.

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Planet Earth II

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The incredible series continues; although we’re in the desert, the well of knowledge has not run dry. Our Sunday night oasis includes marathon fliers, locust swarms and a bat battling with a scorpion.

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The Mayflower Pilgrims: Behind the Myth

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Now that Americans have celebrated the myth of the Mayflower at Thanksgiving, savour this lavish new drama documentary exploring the voyage’s true story of wealth, cruelty and entrepreneurial genius.

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F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Live

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The epic Lewis Hamilton/Nico Rosberg showdown concludes live. Can Hamilton become the most successful British F1 driver of all time, or will Nico Rosberg stay close enough to win his first F1 title?

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Fern Britton Meets... Alexander...

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...Armstrong. Fern returns for another series of candid conversations, starting with the not-so-Pointless presenter Alexander Armstrong, his years at boarding school and his obsession with llamas.

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Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul

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Join the Soul II Soul frontman as he heads back to life in the 1980s, remembering his roots as a bus-hopping reggae hopeful targeted by the law and his ascendancy to revered chart-topping superstar.

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Modus

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As if the nights weren’t dark enough, now there’s a new Swedish crime drama to contend with. Christmas is cancelled for a criminal profiler when his autistic daughter accidentally witnesses a murder.

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Strictly Come Dancing

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There are just six couples left in the race – how much longer can Ed Balls keep it up? The popular underdog will have his work cut out for him this time, competing in the group Cha Cha Challenge.

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Snooker: UK Championship 2016

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It’s time to gather round the table again for round two of the UK Championship. The games will have been in play for a few days, so dive in for the TV break with live coverage from the York Barbican.

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Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

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Follow the godfather of electronic music as he attempts to conquer America and record his first new music in almost a decade. More man than machine, it’s also a candid portrait of his personal life.

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Walliams & Friend

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David Walliams returns to sketch comedy with impressions, satire and a new co-star each episode, starting with Jack Whitehall, the ideal imitator of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes.

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Junior Bake Off

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The nation’s young bakers and pastry chefs pull out all the stops for their final showstopper challenge, creating a layered cake fit for a queen – but who will be crowned Junior Bake Off Champion?

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Black Nurses: The Women Who Saved the...

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...NHS. 70 years ago, our health service was sickly and ailing; discover the thousands of Caribbean and African women who came to our aid, despite racism and sexism, and saved our beloved institution.

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The Secret Life of the Zoo

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Leave your worries at the door - there are cute critters to aww at. The second episode in the series sees the seemingly-innocent otter pups bothering the poor pregnant babirusa next door.

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Who Do You Think You Are? - Danny Dyer

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More genealogy quests await as the series returns. First up is EastEnders actor Danny Dyer, who unearths an extraordinary lineage while discovering the history of his tough working-class family.

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Millie Inbetween

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Get ready for a third series of this kids’ sitcom. Child of divorce Millie and her older sister feel pushed out of their father’s home; surely he’s not choosing his new family over his own daughters?

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Crazyhead

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Halloween looms and that makes it Christmas for the demons hunting Amy and Raquel in this final episode. The daring duo go into hiding, but who can they trust when the stakes are so high?

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Screen Goddesses: Arena

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Explore the evolution of women on the silver screen in this comprehensive documentary, culminating with the immortal goddesses of the golden age. Followed by the acclaimed biopic My Week With Marilyn.

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Ordinary Lies

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In the dramatic series finale, Jenna's life is turned upside down when her ex-con sister returns. Loyalties are tested, leading Jenna to take drastic action to save herself before it's too late...

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Breaking the Silence Live

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This ground-breaking documentary brings us incredible live coverage of the moment when a group of deaf people may hear for the first team, after having cochlear implants fitted.

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Two Doors Down

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Latimer Crescent's residents are back for more domestic disasters in a new series. Cathy and Colin return from a cruise, and are oddly keen to get neighbours Eric and Beth involved in their next trip.

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Our Guy in China

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Speed freak Guy Martin explores China’s industrial and technological advances, tonight visiting the world’s biggest hydroelectric dam and the world’s biggest public toilet – not one and the same.

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The Last Miners

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Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire is Britain's last deep coal mine, but it is due to close for good. This documentary joins workers on their unique commute 800 metres below ground.

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Back in Time for Brixton

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The Irwin family bid farewell to their mod cons in exchange for the 1950s, experiencing the home, work and leisure lives of first-generation Caribbean immigrants and their effects on UK culture.

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The Coroner

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The crime drama starring Claire Goose returns for a new series. Jane's thrown in the deep end straight away as her fear of heights is tested when she and Davey investigate a skydiving accident.

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Sunny D

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Can Dane survive the first episode of this brand new sitcom? Ashamed of living with his parents at 30, pestered by relatives and embarrassed by a more successful cousin, it’s not looking good.

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Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy

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Recorded in front of a live audience in London, Frankie Boyle, along with guests comics and experts, attempts to make sense of what's been one of the most dramatic US presidential elections in memory.

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Freddie Mercury: The Great...

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...Pretender. Celebrate Freddie's life, relationships and creative brilliance in this part-dramatised documentary marking what would have been the iconic singer's 70th birthday.

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Humans

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We're halfway through the gripping drama, and we're ready to dive right back in. Mia and Ed are getting closer, but their relationship is thrown into jeopardy when their secret is discovered.

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The Lost Lotus: Restoring a Race...

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...Car: Philip Glenister and Ant Anstead sink their own hard earned cash into restoring a Lotus Elite from the 1950s - which they plan to enter into a classic car race at Silverstone.

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Rugby League Four Nations Final

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Mark Chapman presents this year's Four Nations final live from Anfield. After a comprehensive victory over England, can Australia inflict the same misery on opponents New Zealand?

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The Rolling Stones: Olé Olé Olé...

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...A Trip Across Latin America: After over 50 years in the business, they still can’t get no satisfaction unless they’re painting towns black, delivering revolutionary rock ‘n’ roll live on stage.

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Sold! Inside the World's Biggest...

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...Auction House. This two-part documentary goes behind the scenes at Christie’s, celebrating its 250th anniversary. Will their £5 billion industry survive the stormy world economy?

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Deep Water

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Take a deep breath and ride the wave to the finish with the final two episodes of this Australian crime drama. Our detectives are in turmoil as the case gets personal – can they catch the killer?

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Michael McIntyre's Big Show

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The quintessentially good-natured (if innocently mischievous) entertainment show returns, starring Olly Murs, Ellie Goulding, and a remarkable performance from a firefighter with a secret passion.

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Britain at Low Tide

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As this intriguing new series sets sail from Northumberland, Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands comb the shoreline for clues to Britain’s coastal history and our ever-changing relationship with the sea.

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Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals -...

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...Semi-Finals. Join Sue Barker for live coverage and will Andy Murray to beat Milos Raonic, and hope that Novak Djokovic survives Kei Nishikori so that Sunday’s final is a true clash of titans.

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Children in Need 2016

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The fundraiser is bigger than ever this year. Enjoy a dazzling night of entertainment including a kids edition of ‘Would I Lie To You?' and an exclusive look at the Doctor Who Christmas special.

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Coastal Path

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Explorer Paul Rose spends this five-part series walking along the South West Coast Path, discovering 630 miles of wildlife, wild traditions and fascinating adventure along the way.

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Black-ish

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The intelligent sitcom returns for season two with an excellent opening episode. Jack faces possible suspension from school for using unacceptable language while performing in a talent show.

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Down on the Farm

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There's more preschool fun as Storm goes to a farm in Yorkshire to learn about goats and see some amazing fruit and vegetables. Meanwhile, JB gets busy picking juicy plums and shares an autumn poem.

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Jack Taylor: Blood Cross

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Jack’s back, this time with a fatter wallet, a nicer pad and a young Buddist ex-con for a sidekick. They’re still covering the cases the Garda won’t touch, like tonight’s gruesome modern crucifixion.

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Bob and Roberta's Excellent Protest...

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...Adventure. Confusingly not two people, artist Bob and Roberta Smith investigates the passion driving the global penchant for protest and asks whether all the effort actually achieves anything.

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The Secret Life of the Zoo

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Savour a second series of this secret camera show, peeking into the lives of Chester Zoo’s special guests. The keepers try to be their lion’s ultimate wingmen, getting him back in shape for his mate.

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Volcano: Dangerous Earth

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This fascinating series explores how improvements in camera technology are revealing life-changing information about natural disasters. Tonight, volcanic eruptions – on iPlayer, avalanches.

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UK's Strongest Man 2016

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Marvel at the highlights from this extreme competition, in which muscle men from across the UK congregate to compete for three days for the crown. Will last year’s champion Eddie Hall reign supreme?

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So Awkward

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In the last of this series, Martha is distressed by how little she is distressed by her hero Jade’s Save the Hedgehogs assembly, and is determined that she and her mother will learn how to cry.

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Kids on the Edge: The Gender...

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…Clinic: The minors in this documentary are small but mighty, wrestling with often taboo mental health issues. Tonight’s topic is gender dysphoria and the treatments available to transgender children.

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The Undiscovered Peter Cook

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Featuring unprecedented access to his private recordings, diaries, letters and photographs, this documentary gives us an intimate look into the life of Britain's greatest satirist.

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Tonight at 21:00

Kevin Costner steps into the tights of the Nobleman-turned-outlaw in this colourful action adventure. Robin of Locksley wages warfare against the tyrannical Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman).

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Robert Rauschenberg - Pop Art Pioneer

Tonight at 21:45

Alistair Sooke celebrates the protean genius of Robert Rauschenberg, a supremely fearless and original artist in America whose work has rarely been seen on UK shores.

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Match of the Day

Tonight at 22:30

A mouthwatering contest between Leicester and Manchester City is the undoubted Premier League highlight this weekend, and you can watch the best of the action of this and more with Gary and co.

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Celebrity Juice: Christmas Special

Tonight at 23:05

Enjoy a festive treat courtesy of Keith Lemon as Good Morning Britain presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid are joined as guest panellists by EastEnders' Danny Dyer. Sha-ting!

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Kingpin

Tomorrow at 00:05

The Farrelly brothers showcase their led sense of humour in this comedy about a down-and-out ex-tenpin bowling star (Woody Harrelson) who unearths a new champion in the Amish community.

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Death Comes to Pemberley

Tomorrow at 12:00

After all their trouble getting together, you’d think Elizabeth Bennett and Mr Darcy would have their happily ever after. Not so – there’s been a murder on their lands in this sumptuous 2013 drama.

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Athletics: European Cross Country...

Tomorrow at 15:50

...Championships. Watch highlights of the European Cross Country Championships from Chia, Sardinia. GB's women have enjoyed huge success in the team event, winning the last three titles in a row.

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Jingle all the Way

Tomorrow at 16:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a desperate father on a mission in this festive delight. He needs a Turbo Man action figure for his son, but as he soon discovers, there are others on the lookout too...

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Paddington

Tomorrow at 18:15

The bear with the worrying marmalade habit is brought to life in this enchanting adaptation, starring Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins as the family who reluctantly look after this adorable bear.

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Planet Earth II

Tomorrow at 20:00

With David Attenborough as our tour guide, we’ve seen earth and its inhabitants like never before. For this final instalment, we return home – almost – seeing our cities through animal eyes.

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The Lone Ranger

Tomorrow at 20:00

Johnny Depp stars in this Disney adventure retelling the classic Western series. A lawman and his Comanche Indian sidekick embark upon a quest for justice across the American West.

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Choir of the Year 2016

Tomorrow at 20:00

Josie d'Arby presents highlights (and backstage excitement) from the UK's most prestigious choir competition at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Six choirs battle it out in the Grand Final.

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Father Ted Christmas Special

Tomorrow at 21:00

This classic episode never gets old. Ted & Dougal get lost in the lingerie section of a department store, and only Ted's quick thinking can avert a potential embarrassment for the church.

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My Mother and Other Strangers

Tomorrow at 21:00

The excellent drama series concludes as Rose prepares for the Christmas party, but she struggles to understand why Dreyfuss has neglected her. Meanwhile, Michael has a surprise for Rose.

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The Descendants

Tomorrow at 23:10

George Clooney stars in this probing family drama as a man pulled in different directions by his wife’s sickness, his daughters’ rebellion and his cousins’ conflicting plans for their inherited land.

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Christmas Kitchen

Mon 12 at 10:00

Looking for festive food inspiration? Well this is right up your street. Hosts Matt Tebbutt and Andi Oliver kick off a new series with chef Jose Pizarro and a Great British Bake Off baker.

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Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe

Mon 12 at 16:30

No-one loves yuletide like Hank, but this year he has to deal with a new baby brother and exploding Christmas trees. Will Christmas be cancelled altogether?

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BBC Music Awards

Mon 12 at 20:30

Rick Astley will be hoping that the BBC Awards don’t let him down or desert him, but there’s stiff competition for Album of the Year. The live music includes John Legend, Craig David and Emeli Sande.

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Family Guy

Mon 12 at 21:00

While hiding out in a stranger's home, Peter guides us through unique episodes of great literature including The Great Gatsby, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and of Mice and Men.

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David Blaine: Beyond Magic

Mon 12 at 21:00

David Blaine pulls the lid off his signature brand of street magic as he blows the minds of celebrities including David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Drake, John Travolta and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Muslims Like Us

Mon 12 at 21:00

In this unique social experiment, a group of British Muslims with contrasting world views move in together in an effort to explore how their faith impacts their lives.

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Time Commanders

Mon 12 at 21:00

Hosted in its heyday by Richard Hammond, Gregg Wallace commands the field in the return of these semi-historical virtual battles, which first sees two teams face off in the 202BC Battle of Carthage.

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Mrs Biggs

Mon 12 at 23:05

Sheridan Smith was the star in this drama about the wife of Great Train robber Ronnie Biggs. In the first episode, Charmian Powell falls for Ronnie, but her father's disapproval forces them to elope.

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Justin's House

Tue 13 at 17:00

Justin Fletcher entertains a live audience to get everyone in a Christmas mood. Along with Robert and Little Monster, he tries to make sure Cat has a purr-fect Christmas.

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Top Class

Tue 13 at 17:00

Dick and Dom prepare to make right turkeys of themselves in this celebrity Christmas special as they go up against other CBBC stars to find out who knows their cranberry sauce and who’s just crackers.

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The Royal Variety Performance 2016

Tue 13 at 19:30

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are in for a star-studded evening as David Walliams hosts this year's event, featuring performances by Barry Gibb, Sting and much more.

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The Yorkshire Vet: Winter On The...

Tue 13 at 20:00

...Moors. A bitter winter descends on Yorkshire in this episode, with the vets battling the elements to get to remote farms. Patients include everything from owls to cattle.

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This Is Us

Tue 13 at 21:00

The heartfelt family drama continues as Rebecca and Jack struggle to adapt to their new and unusual family. Meanwhile Kate’s food addiction and William’s drug addiction are both proving hard to kick.

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Rillington Place

Tue 13 at 21:00

The finale of the drama series is upon us, and trust us - it's certainly worth the wait. Under the stress of Timothy Evans's trial, Christie's true nature begins to reveal itself.

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I Do at 92

Tue 13 at 22:00

Love isn’t just for the young, as the pensioners in this documentary have discovered. 81-year-old Margaret found her groom online; Derek was a bit more traditional, finding Carolyn at the bingo club.

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Seymour: An Introduction

Wed 14 at 01:35

Ethan Hawke's inspiring documentary about the veteran classical concert pianist and piano teacher Seymour Bernstein explores his creative process - and the importance of hard work.

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Go Jetters Christmas Special : The...

Wed 14 at 17:00

...North Pole. Take a special adventure in this adventure comedy series. It's Christmas Eve and Santa's sleigh has vanished - can the Go Jetters save Christmas?

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My Life: School of Rock

Wed 14 at 17:30

Go behind the scenes of the new School of Rock musical to find out what it takes to be a child star on the West End and why these particular youngsters were so keen to pledge allegiance to the band.

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Hot Fuzz

Wed 14 at 21:00

When a top cop moves to a quiet village, his concern over the high accident rate is written off as paranoia. With a partner who’s seen more action movies than action, can he bust this thing wide open?

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Timeless

Wed 14 at 21:00

After a terrorist steals a time machine, a historian, sergeant and time-travel specialist race against the clock to stop him before he rewrites history – even if that means letting disasters happen.

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Trafford Centre: Countdown To...

Wed 14 at 21:00

...To Christmas. This documentary delves into the super-sized seasonal preparations of Manchester's biggest complex, which contains an incredible 50 miles of fairy lights.

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Millie Inbetween

Thu 15 at 16:30

The girls spend Christmas Eve and part of Christmas Day at dad's home, but Millie is surprised by her grandparents' arrival. Meanwhile, Mum and Craig also have an unexpected Christmas guest...

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The Furchester Hotel: A Furchester...

Thu 15 at 17:00

...Furchester Christmas. Furchester gets festive, and Big Bird and the Count visit Elmo for Christmas. However, they worry that Santa won't know to deliver their presents there.

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Blue Peter: It's Christmas!

Thu 15 at 17:00

Celebs, Star Wars and sprouts all feature in Blue Peter's Christmas carol round the tree. We're also treated to a special performance form the cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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Scream Street

Thu 15 at 18:00

There's a Grumpus afoot in this Christmas-themed episode. Luke puts off his homework, which causes it to grow bigger until it becomes an unmanageable monster.

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The Apprentice

Thu 15 at 21:00

Not satisfied with observing the contestants on their weekly tasks, the terrifying Claude Littner joins the four horsemen of Amstrad for the hellish interviews week to decide Sunday’s two finalists.

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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

Thu 15 at 21:00

Simon's exploration continues with Vienna's triumph after the Ottoman threat receded at the end of the 17th century. The Habsburg emperors transformed the city from a fortress into a cultural capital.

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BBC Sports Personality 2016: The...

Thu 15 at 22:45

...Contenders. This special programme takes a close look at the contenders vying for BBC's coveted award, looking back on their golden moments and hearing from from those closest to them.

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Wanderlust

Thu 15 at 23:10

Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd play a recession-hit couple in this outrageous comedy who leave the rat race behind in favour of a seemingly idyllic community of eccentric neo-hippies.

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Random Acts

Fri 16 at 00:00

A final batch of creative films, including the video for the track Zayn Malik by Riz Ahmed's rap group Swet Shop Boys, and Jam!, which takes food porn to a beyond-logical conclusion.

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CBeebies: The Nutcracker

Fri 16 at 17:00

This wonderful stage performance is packed full of CBeebies stars. Two children have a magical Christmas Eve adventure as they travel to the Land of Sweets and witness their toys coming to life.

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Coastal Path

Fri 16 at 20:30

In the last episode of the series, Paul Rose heads to the South West Coast Path to explore the Jurassic Coast - a walk that takes him through some two hundred million years of the earth's history.

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Vicious

Fri 16 at 21:00

In the one-off special series finale, Freddie and Stuart attempt to hide their inheritance, while Violet has financial troubles after her divorce and Ash struggles to pay his rent.

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Shutter Island

Fri 16 at 21:00

There's a twist around every corner in this magnificent psychological thriller. Two cops (Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo) investigate when a child-killer seemingly escapes from a secure facility.

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22 Jump Street

Fri 16 at 21:00

With more laughs and meta-jokes than you can shake a stick at, this comedy sequel is perfect Friday night fodder, and a worthy successor to the hit 2012 reboot.

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