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Thu Sep 29
Top Gear

Thursday 00:00 - 01:00

Taxi for Hammond. Richard locates the world's best cab, Clarkson tests out the Ferrari F12 and film director Ron Howard is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car. Happy days! [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Thursday 01:00 - 02:00

The Secret World of the Vatican: The Vatican is home to classified files that could reveal top-secret ties to the Nazis, the Mafia, and extraterrestrials. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Thursday 02:00 - 03:00

The Salem Witch Trials: Special access to Salem's most mysterious sites reveals the secret history of the mass hysteria and lurid trials that led to the executions of 20 innocent people. [S,AD]

Teleshopping

Thursday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Forbidden History

Thursday 06:00 - 07:10

The Search for the Real Moses: Special access to cutting-edge archaeological investigations in the Holy Land unearth fresh evidence that reveals new secrets about the life of Moses. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Thursday 07:10 - 08:00

The Real Ark of the Covenant: An Ethiopian church claims to be housing the Ark of the Covenant. But is their assertion to be believed? Join Jamie Theakston as he ascertains the truth. [S,AD]

Top Gear

Thursday 08:00 - 09:00

Buckle up for more four-wheeled fun. The boys try to solve Britain's flood problems by building a car that moonlights as a hovercraft. Movie star Hugh Jackman goes for a spin. [S,AD]

The World at War

Thursday 09:00 - 10:00

Japan: Japan's involvement in World War II is the focus of this watershed in documentary-making. Narrated by the great Laurence Olivier, incredible interviews also help set the scene. [S]

War Factories

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00

Dambuster Factory: How the Lancaster factory, one of the biggest buildings in Europe at the time, helped to create a truly war-winning weapon. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 11:00 - 12:00

Paradise Lost: Exploring a ghost town in Colorado, the remnants of an industrial enterprise in Puerto Rico and a remote village on Cyprus. [S,AD]

The Architecture the Railways Built

Thursday 12:00 - 13:00

Windsor: Tim Dunn is in Windsor to learn how two rail companies fought to be first to get to Queen Victoria. He also explores the Connel Bridge in the Scottish Highlands. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Thursday 13:00 - 14:00

Nothing screams 1970s more than a Mk3 Ford Cortina 2000E. Derek Mathewson heads to Brigg to value a 1974 example with classic Coke bottle styling and a sweet Pinto engine. [S]

Steam Train Britain

Thursday 14:00 - 15:00

At South Devon, Ray Lee is working to bring a loco back in to service. There is a visit to the SS Kingswear paddle steamer In Dartmouth, the oldest vessel of its kind. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 15:00 - 16:00

England's Abandoned Village: Featured - A country village hiding a sad secret, a mysterious tower scarred by war, a town decaying in the desert and a railway deep beneath a city. [S,AD]

War Factories

Thursday 16:00 - 17:00

Colt & Kalashnikov: Long before Henry Ford, Samuel Colt is the true father of mass production. Ironically, it was the inadequacy of Soviet factory production which made the AK47 so effective. [S]

The World at War

Thursday 17:00 - 18:00

Pacific: World War II in revealing detail, narrated by the great actor Laurence Olivier. Hear how the Americans fought their way across the Pacific towards Japan and the Philippines. [S]

Top Gear

Thursday 18:00 - 19:00

Buckle up for more four-wheeled fun. The boys try to solve Britain's flood problems by building a car that moonlights as a hovercraft. Movie star Hugh Jackman goes for a spin. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 19:00 - 20:00

Heroes & Villians: The home of an African dictator and a sporting hero, and the facility that held apartheid's greatest critic are abandoned, but still have unique stories to tell. [S,AD]

New: Bangers & Cash

Thursday 20:00 - 21:00

Derek has a three-hour drive in a 1960s bus that arrived in the UK after a life in the sun. Dave takes a Triumph TR7 convertible to auction. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Thursday 21:00 - 22:00

North End: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway visit North End under Hampstead Heath. Abandoned before completion, the station became a Cold War bunker. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Thursday 22:00 - 23:00

Derek auctions off a Jensen Interceptor and a Jensen Healey along with a one-off Wood & Pickett Triumph Dolomite Sprint. Sarah takes a shine to a four-tonne road roller that needs a new home. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 23:00 - 00:00

Paradise Lost: Exploring a ghost town in Colorado, the remnants of an industrial enterprise in Puerto Rico and a remote village on Cyprus. [S,AD]

Fri Sep 30
Top Gear

Today 00:00 - 01:00

Buckle up for more four-wheeled fun. The boys try to solve Britain's flood problems by building a car that moonlights as a hovercraft. Movie star Hugh Jackman goes for a spin. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Today 01:00 - 02:00

The Search for the Real Moses: Special access to cutting-edge archaeological investigations in the Holy Land unearth fresh evidence that reveals new secrets about the life of Moses. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Today 02:00 - 03:00

The Real Ark of the Covenant: An Ethiopian church claims to be housing the Ark of the Covenant. But is their assertion to be believed? Join Jamie Theakston as he ascertains the truth. [S,AD]

Teleshopping

Today 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Forbidden History

Today 06:00 - 07:10

Hitler: Suicide or Survivor?: April 30, 1945. Adolf Hitler kills himself as the Allies close on Berlin. Or did he? Jamie Theakston posits the shocking theory that the Fuhrer escaped. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Today 07:10 - 08:00

The Man in the Iron Mask: The identity of the Man in the Iron Mask, a nameless prisoner held during the rule of Louis XIV, is an enduring mystery. Jamie Theakston unravels the enigma. [S,AD]

Top Gear

Today 08:00 - 09:00

You don't wanna miss a thing in this edition, as Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is the rock star in a Reasonably Priced Car. The boys take a closer look at the 'crossover' hatchback. [S,AD]

The World at War

Today 09:00 - 10:00

Pacific: World War II in revealing detail, narrated by the great actor Laurence Olivier. Hear how the Americans fought their way across the Pacific towards Japan and the Philippines. [S]

War Factories

Today 10:00 - 11:00

Colt & Kalashnikov: Long before Henry Ford, Samuel Colt is the true father of mass production. Ironically, it was the inadequacy of Soviet factory production which made the AK47 so effective. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Today 11:00 - 12:00

Mafia Seaside Resort: Exploring a beachside resort with ties to the Russian mafia, a windswept base hiding lifesaving technology, and a site in Iowa plagued by its past. [S,AD]

The Architecture the Railways Built

Today 12:00 - 13:00

Piccadilly Line: Tim Dunn is in London exploring the striking stations of the Piccadilly Line's northern extension. Tim also takes a look at Causey Arch in County Durham. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Today 13:00 - 14:00

Dave goes to Wales to bag a Sierra Cosworth, a sought-after car in the bidding market. Dad Derek gets his hands on a more sedate 1926 Standard Tourer - a quirky little motor. [S]

Steam Train Britain

Today 14:00 - 15:00

On the Welsh Highland Railway, trainee Claire Oates takes her driving test, while chef Alex and manager Michelle prepare a dinner for 130 people on the East Lancashire railway. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Today 15:00 - 16:00

Palace of Death (Aerotrain): A seemingly endless concrete line stretching through the French countryside, which sits as a monument to a discarded engineering advancement. [S,AD]

War Factories

Today 16:00 - 17:00

The First Giants: The First World War led to a number of astounding war factories, which laid the foundations and paved the way for modern factories of today. [S]

The World at War

Today 17:00 - 18:00

The Bomb: The critically acclaimed documentary series all about World War II. Hear about the Allied scientists' controversial efforts to develop a new, immensely powerful weapon. [S]

Top Gear

Today 18:00 - 19:00

You don't wanna miss a thing in this edition, as Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is the rock star in a Reasonably Priced Car. The boys take a closer look at the 'crossover' hatchback. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Today 19:00 - 20:00

A Royal Deception: Exploring a jungle refuge concealing a story of royal deceit, nuclear bunkers infiltrated by outsiders, and a haunted hospital marked by scandal. [S,AD]

Hornby: A Model World

Today 20:00 - 21:00

APT: The team at Hornby are creating a replica of the West Coast Mainline train the APT to top speed. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Today 21:00 - 22:00

Meeting the Welsh Highland Railway's oldest volunteer fireman, 80-year-old Cedric Lodge, who has worked on the railways for 60 years. In Devon, there is a look at the Autotrain. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Today 22:00 - 23:00

A 1971 Mercedes SL and a 1989 Jaguar XJS emerge from a barn on a chicken farm, a Roller and a Rover go under the hammer and a 1966 Triumph Spitfire is restored to near perfection. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Today 23:00 - 00:00

Mafia Seaside Resort: Exploring a beachside resort with ties to the Russian mafia, a windswept base hiding lifesaving technology, and a site in Iowa plagued by its past. [S,AD]

Sat Oct 01
Top Gear

Tomorrow 00:00 - 01:00

You don't wanna miss a thing in this edition, as Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is the rock star in a Reasonably Priced Car. The boys take a closer look at the 'crossover' hatchback. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Tomorrow 01:00 - 02:00

Hitler: Suicide or Survivor?: April 30, 1945. Adolf Hitler kills himself as the Allies close on Berlin. Or did he? Jamie Theakston posits the shocking theory that the Fuhrer escaped. [S,AD]

Forbidden History

Tomorrow 02:00 - 03:00

The Man in the Iron Mask: The identity of the Man in the Iron Mask, a nameless prisoner held during the rule of Louis XIV, is an enduring mystery. Jamie Theakston unravels the enigma. [S,AD]

Teleshopping

Tomorrow 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Tomorrow 06:00 - 07:10

Timbuktu: Chris Tarrant travels across Morocco before visiting the sands of the Sahara. He examines whether or not a railway line once traversed the Sahara all the way to Timbuktu. [S,AD]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Tomorrow 07:10 - 08:00

Baltic: Chris Tarrant sets out to cross Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania entirely by rail in just one week, uncovering stories and dark secrets from the Baltic states' Soviet-era past. [S,AD]

Great British Landmark Fixers

Tomorrow 08:00 - 09:00

Manchester Town Hall: After 14 decades centre stage the Manchester Town Hall is in urgent need of repair. Now a dedicated team are working hard to do this Architectural giant justice. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Tomorrow 09:00 - 10:00

Behind the scenes of a car auction business. A near-perfect 50s Chevy panel van and a very desirable low-mileage 80s Brooklands Capri tempt auctioneer Derek out of Yorkshire. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Tomorrow 10:00 - 11:00

Dave finds a very rare 70s Sunbeam Lotus that has been rotting away in a farmyard for 29 years, while a Morris Minor convertible goes under the hammer. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Tomorrow 11:00 - 12:00

A delightful collection of British classics comes up for auction, including an Austin A35 and a Hillman Avenger Estate in stunning condition. An E-Type Jaguar also hits the auction. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Tomorrow 12:00 - 13:00

Three MGs from the 70s turn up at the garage, still covered in original factory wax. Nobody can believe it, or value them. A Morris 1000 turns up at the auction along with a TR7 V8. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Tomorrow 13:00 - 14:00

Treasures to Die For: Exploring Hartwood, a haunting facility in Scotland, ruins of an ancient city in Iraq and a scandal hit town in New Mexico. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Tomorrow 14:00 - 15:00

Niagara's Hidden Marvel: Exploring a royal retreat caught in a web of corruption, an engineering marvel hidden behind the Niagara Falls in Canada, and a subterranean treasure. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Tomorrow 15:00 - 16:00

Silent Cities: What is left behind when urban areas are abandoned? Hear about some remarkable ghost towns, including Pripyat - frozen in time after Chernobyl - and Hashima Island. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Tomorrow 16:00 - 17:00

Great Central Railway's Scott Manley takes a rainy busman's holiday working as a guard at Bury, while a team of volunteers in Wales try to keep the line clear of overgrown plants. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Tomorrow 17:00 - 18:00

At the South Devon Railway, Andy Leech and Liz Turner host afternoon tea for 44 passengers. In East Lancashire, volunteer Chandra Law takes on the new role of Stationmaster. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Tomorrow 18:00 - 19:00

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway are celebrating their annual Victorian Weekend, while in south Devon, silver service waiter Andy Leech runs the three-course Sunday lunch. [S,AD]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 19:00 - 19:30

Reading to Alton: Train travels. Michael Portillo samples a Victorian superfood in Alton, explores the wonderfully preserved Whitchurch Silk Mill and takes control of a steam train. [S]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 19:30 - 20:00

Winchester to Isle of Wight: Roving by rail. Michael Portillo discovers what did amuse Queen Victoria, as he travels by train to her favourite holiday destination - the Isle of Wight. [S]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 20:00 - 20:30

Brockenhurst to Poole: A Victorian voyage by train. Michael Portillo seeks out venomous adders in the New Forest, uncovers a secret library in Wimborne and visits the Poole potteries. [S]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 20:30 - 21:00

Wareham to Portland: Chug along with Michael Portillo, who unearths the amazing oil fields beneath England's seaside resorts and discovers the crucial role Weymouth played on D-Day. [S]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 21:00 - 21:30

Oxford to Pershore: Travels with a 19th-century guidebook. Michael Portillo gets a special view of Oxford, tastes a steam-powered brew and discovers a colourful crop in the Cotswolds. [S]

Great British Railway Journeys

Tomorrow 21:30 - 22:00

Hartlebury to Great Malvern: Relive the delights of Victorian Britain by rail. Michael Portillo learns about the secrets of Worcester sauce and the health benefits of Malvern water. [S]

One Foot in the Grave

Tomorrow 22:00 - 22:40

Hearts of Darkness: Why can't the Meldrews just have a nice pleasant day out? Naturally, a trip out on the river leads to epic complications for Victor and his long-suffering spouse. [S]

One Foot in the Grave

Tomorrow 22:40 - 23:20

Warm Champagne: More great, dark comedy as the Meldrews are back from holiday and find that their neighbours Patrick (aka Angus Deayton) and Pippa have put their house on the market. [S]

One Foot in the Grave

Tomorrow 23:20 - 00:00

The Trial: I don't believe it! Victor is called up for jury service and ends up home alone, with only grumbling to occupy him. Richard Wilson provides a perfect comic monologue. [S]

Sun Oct 02
Bangers & Cash

Sunday 00:00 - 01:00

Behind the scenes of a car auction business. A near-perfect 50s Chevy panel van and a very desirable low-mileage 80s Brooklands Capri tempt auctioneer Derek out of Yorkshire. [S]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Sunday 01:00 - 02:00

Timbuktu: Chris Tarrant travels across Morocco before visiting the sands of the Sahara. He examines whether or not a railway line once traversed the Sahara all the way to Timbuktu. [S,AD]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Sunday 02:00 - 03:00

Baltic: Chris Tarrant sets out to cross Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania entirely by rail in just one week, uncovering stories and dark secrets from the Baltic states' Soviet-era past. [S,AD]

Teleshopping

Sunday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Sunday 06:00 - 07:10

Congo's Jungle Railway: Chris Tarrant has his love of trains tested as he encounters delays, dense jungle and foul toilets on a gruelling, yet inspiring journey through the Congo. [S,AD]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Sunday 07:10 - 08:00

Australia's Outback Railway: Chris Tarrant has to contend with searing heat, sandstorms and missing tracks in Australia as he follows the 2,000 mile-long line from Adelaide to Darwin. [S,AD]

World War 2 From Above

Sunday 08:00 - 09:00

The Siege of Malta: The fate of the island of Malta hung by a thread during the war. Using drones, experts explore the defences of Malta to understand how the island survived. [S]

World War 2 From Above

Sunday 09:00 - 10:00

Battle of the Bulge: Few know the involvement of African American troops in the Battle of the Bulge. Experts tell the story of those who fought a war against racism in a segregated army. [S]

World War 2 From Above

Sunday 10:00 - 11:00

Monte Cassino: Equipped with cutting edge drone technology, a team of battlefield experts set out to scan the site of one of the longest and bloodiest campaigns of World War II. [S]

World War 2 From Above

Sunday 11:00 - 12:00

D-Day: Experts uncover a WWII German trench system revealing a daring commando raid to capture it. And, the sunken remains of a tank show how dangerous preparations for D-Day were. [S]

Top Gear: Burma Special

Sunday 12:00 - 14:35

The lads are on a mission to build a bridge over the River Kwai, but first they must drive across Burma - a nation largely closed to Westerners - in three rickety lorries! [S,AD]

Top Gear: Africa Special

Sunday 14:35 - 17:05

The boys embark on a mission of Biblical proportions: to find the source of the Nile using three ageing motors to negotiate traffic, mudslides, and crocodile-infested waters. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash: Restoring Classics

Sunday 17:05 - 18:00

Vanden Plas: The team gamble on restoring a Vanden Plas saloon from the 1970s and a child's tricycle from the 1960s. Plus, catch up on the restoration of a rare Sunbeam Lotus. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash: Restoring Classics

Sunday 18:00 - 19:00

Francis Barnett Bike: Derek encourages the team to buy a Francis Barnett Plover at auction. Plus, the wheels come off the restoration of an MG Metro. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash: Restoring Classics

Sunday 19:00 - 20:00

Ford Capri: Derek thinks a 29,000-mile Ford Capri should be kept original. Plus, a Hercules women's racing bike from the '50s. [S,AD]

Open All Hours

Sunday 20:00 - 20:40

Fig Biscuits and Inspirational Toilet Rolls: Take an ordinary situation, cast two top actors and bingo: classic sitcom. Fig rolls and toilet rolls - surely Arkwright can shift those? [S]

Open All Hours

Sunday 20:40 - 21:20

The New Suit: Ronnie Barker plays stammering shopkeeper Arkwright in this classic sitcom. Here, he needs a new suit, but is too mean to buy one. Maybe Nurse Gladys has the answer. [S]

Open All Hours

Sunday 21:20 - 22:00

Arkwright's Mobile Store: Ronnie Barker is the miserly proprietor of the famous corner shop. In another bid to impress Nurse Gladys, Arkwright buys a van to expand his business. [S]

Red Dwarf

Sunday 22:00 - 22:40

Stasis Leak: Interstellar comedy. Lister reads Rimmer's diary and discovers a leak from the 'Stasis' - a suspended-animation chamber - that creates a doorway to the past. [S,AD]

Red Dwarf

Sunday 22:40 - 23:20

Queeg: The classic space comedy with a legion of fans. Holly's increasingly erratic behaviour endangers the ship and backup computer Queeg 500 is brought in to replace him. [S,AD]

Red Dwarf

Sunday 23:20 - 00:00

Parallel Universe: The smegging brilliant space comedy! Holly devises a faster-than-light drive which immediately goes wrong and propels Red Dwarf into another universe. [S,AD]

Mon Oct 03
Bangers & Cash: Restoring Classics

Monday 00:00 - 01:00

Astra: A sun-bleached red Vauxhall Astra GTE gives the team a headache. They also buy a classic French moped and catch up on the restoration of a barn find Mini Cooper S. [S,AD]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Monday 01:00 - 02:00

Congo's Jungle Railway: Chris Tarrant has his love of trains tested as he encounters delays, dense jungle and foul toilets on a gruelling, yet inspiring journey through the Congo. [S,AD]

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Monday 02:00 - 03:00

Australia's Outback Railway: Chris Tarrant has to contend with searing heat, sandstorms and missing tracks in Australia as he follows the 2,000 mile-long line from Adelaide to Darwin. [S,AD]

Teleshopping

Monday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Monday 06:00 - 07:10

Tula to St Petersburg: Michael Portillo ventures on to the European rail network once again with his 1913 Bradshaw's guide, travelling through Russia from Tula to St Petersburg. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Monday 07:10 - 08:00

Rome to Taormina: Michael Portillo travels down the spine of Italy from Rome to Sicily, along the way visiting Naples to find out about the country's first railway. [S]

Top Gear

Monday 08:00 - 09:00

A chest-thumping, patriotic edition of the motoring show! Those three British bulldogs toast all that is great about our motor industry and take to the country's finest roads. [S,AD]

The World at War

Monday 09:00 - 10:00

The Bomb: The critically acclaimed documentary series all about World War II. Hear about the Allied scientists' controversial efforts to develop a new, immensely powerful weapon. [S]

War Factories

Monday 10:00 - 11:00

The First Giants: The First World War led to a number of astounding war factories, which laid the foundations and paved the way for modern factories of today. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Monday 11:00 - 12:00

Cathedral of Sewage: Exploring an ominous tower in the forests of Croatia, a New York City complex that broke the mould, and a grand facility guarding the London riverbanks. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Monday 12:00 - 13:00

Holborn: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the abandoned branch line between Holborn and Aldwych. And at Holloway Road they find out about the Tube's only spiral escalator. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Monday 13:00 - 14:00

Derek heads to Suffolk to collect two Bentleys with a majestic pedigree; Cynthia a stunning 1963 S3 and Harry, a 1965 Continental. [S]

Steam Train Britain

Monday 14:00 - 15:00

At the East Lancashire Railway, the annual Race the Train event gets under way - with athletes of all abilities taking on the 11-mile course from Bury to Rawtenstall. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Monday 15:00 - 16:00

Guernsey Nazi Towers: A little-known dark past explains the vast monolithic structures that dominate the small British island of Guernsey. [S,AD]

War Factories

Monday 16:00 - 17:00

Rolls-Royce: The Spitfire, the Hurricane, the Lancaster and Wellington Bombers, and the P51 Mustang were all powered by the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine. [S]

The World at War

Monday 17:00 - 18:00

Reckoning: Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture. [S]

Top Gear

Monday 18:00 - 19:00

A chest-thumping, patriotic edition of the motoring show! Those three British bulldogs toast all that is great about our motor industry and take to the country's finest roads. [S,AD]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Monday 19:00 - 19:30

The Source of Iron: Fred Dibnah travels around Britain in style, bringing the great engineers of the past to life. Fred reaches Cumbria where iron ore was once mined on a large scale. [S]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Monday 19:30 - 20:00

Castings: Fred Dibnah and his steersman Alf travel up to Scotland, where they marvel at the ingenuity of the Falkirk wheel and visit one of the few surviving traditional iron works. [S]

New: Abandoned Engineering

Monday 20:00 - 21:00

Drone Wars: Exploring Agdam, a city in Azerbaijan raised to the ground in a conflict decided by a new weapon of war. [AD]

The Buildings That Fought Hitler

Monday 21:00 - 22:00

We Shall Fight Them In The Air: RAF Kenley is one of the most intact Battle of Britain airfields. What gave Britain the edge during WWII was an integrated defence system and RADAR. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Monday 22:00 - 23:00

Derek takes a shine to a rare 1958 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire with a long family history and a convertible Triumph Herald brings a few smiles on auction day. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Monday 23:00 - 00:00

Cathedral of Sewage: Exploring an ominous tower in the forests of Croatia, a New York City complex that broke the mould, and a grand facility guarding the London riverbanks. [S,AD]

Tue Oct 04
Top Gear

Tuesday 00:00 - 01:00

A chest-thumping, patriotic edition of the motoring show! Those three British bulldogs toast all that is great about our motor industry and take to the country's finest roads. [S,AD]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Tuesday 01:00 - 02:00

Tula to St Petersburg: Michael Portillo ventures on to the European rail network once again with his 1913 Bradshaw's guide, travelling through Russia from Tula to St Petersburg. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Tuesday 02:00 - 03:00

Rome to Taormina: Michael Portillo travels down the spine of Italy from Rome to Sicily, along the way visiting Naples to find out about the country's first railway. [S]

Teleshopping

Tuesday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Tuesday 06:00 - 07:10

Warsaw to Krakow: Michael Portillo uses his 1913 copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide to explore Poland, visiting Warsaw, Lodz, Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow along the way. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Tuesday 07:10 - 08:00

Sofia to Istanbul: Armed with his 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael Portillo travels from Sofia to Istanbul along part of the route taken by the Orient Express. [S]

Top Gear

Tuesday 08:00 - 09:00

The boys return with more motoring fun and banter. Here, they head to Romania in search of the world's greatest road. Actor Eric Bana is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

The World at War

Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00

Reckoning: Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture. [S]

War Factories

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00

Rolls-Royce: The Spitfire, the Hurricane, the Lancaster and Wellington Bombers, and the P51 Mustang were all powered by the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00

The Battle of San Pietro: Exploring Italian ruins immortalised by Hollywood, a crumbling Chilean city with two lives and a brutalist Scottish relic whose prayers went unanswered. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00

North End: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway visit North End under Hampstead Heath. Abandoned before completion, the station became a Cold War bunker. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00

Dave heads to West Yorkshire to collect a rare 1926 Dodge bus. Derek gets his hands on a rare Vauxhall Victor VX 90 police car that is expected to sell for more than a few coppers. [S]

Steam Train Britain

Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00

Meeting the Welsh Highland Railway's oldest volunteer fireman, 80-year-old Cedric Lodge, who has worked on the railways for 60 years. In Devon, there is a look at the Autotrain. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00

Bodie USA: Projects include a maze of tunnels filled with haunting remains beneath the streets of Paris and a formation of domed structures hovering over the waters off the Florida coastline. [S,AD]

War Factories

Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00

Enterprise: The story of the rise of the aircraft carrier and how it changed the tactics of sea warfare. [S]

The World at War

Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00

Remember: Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost. [S]

Top Gear

Tuesday 18:00 - 19:00

The boys return with more motoring fun and banter. Here, they head to Romania in search of the world's greatest road. Actor Eric Bana is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Tuesday 19:00 - 19:30

Water and Boilers: The great man tours the country, looking at some of our staggering feats of engineering. Fred visits Ryhope pumping station and the Israel Newton boiler works. [S]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Tuesday 19:30 - 20:00

The Road to Steel City: Lancashire's greatest engineering enthusiast travels the country by traction engine. Fred fulfils an ambition by driving across Scammonden Bridge over the M62. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Tuesday 20:00 - 21:00

Vienna to Trieste: Michael Portillo travels the Habsburg imperial line from Vienna across the impressive Semmering Pass, a railway line through the Alps, as he heads toward Trieste. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Tuesday 21:00 - 22:00

Derek has a three-hour drive in a 1960s bus that arrived in the UK after a life in the sun. Dave takes a Triumph TR7 convertible to auction. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Tuesday 22:00 - 23:00

An Aston Martin DB6 in need of total restoration looks set to break the Mathewsons auction record and news of a rare Vincent motorbike arriving causes a stir. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Tuesday 23:00 - 00:00

The Battle of San Pietro: Exploring Italian ruins immortalised by Hollywood, a crumbling Chilean city with two lives and a brutalist Scottish relic whose prayers went unanswered. [S,AD]

Wed Oct 05
Top Gear

Wednesday 00:00 - 01:00

The boys return with more motoring fun and banter. Here, they head to Romania in search of the world's greatest road. Actor Eric Bana is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Wednesday 01:00 - 02:00

Warsaw to Krakow: Michael Portillo uses his 1913 copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide to explore Poland, visiting Warsaw, Lodz, Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow along the way. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Wednesday 02:00 - 03:00

Sofia to Istanbul: Armed with his 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael Portillo travels from Sofia to Istanbul along part of the route taken by the Orient Express. [S]

Teleshopping

Wednesday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Wednesday 06:00 - 07:10

Pisa to Lake Garda: Michael Portillo experiences first-hand Italy's 'need for speed' in a Maserati sports car, and discovers how the leaning tower of Pisa was rescued from near collapse. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Wednesday 07:10 - 08:00

Athens to Thessaloniki: Michael Portillo travels from the Athens port of Piraeus, north to the city of Thessaloniki, exploring the Acropolis and sampling moussaka and baklava. [S]

Top Gear

Wednesday 08:00 - 09:00

Four-wheeled news and views. Jeremy and Richard take a look at the unique charm of some old Lancia cars. And future host Chris Evans is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

The World at War

Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00

Remember: Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost. [S]

War Factories

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Enterprise: The story of the rise of the aircraft carrier and how it changed the tactics of sea warfare. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00

Shadow of the Wars: Exploring a dystopian powerhouse in Pennsylvania, USA, a fairy-tale castle in Poland and AngloSaxon religious ruins across vast plains of Scotland [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00

Piccadilly: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the disused parts of Piccadilly Circus, and visit the long-abandoned Highgate surface station. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00

Dave heads to Bolton to pick up a classic Italian sports car - a Lancia Fulvia 1.3 Sport styled by Milan coachbuilder Zagato. [S]

Steam Train Britain

Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00

Great Central Railway's Scott Manley takes a rainy busman's holiday working as a guard at Bury, while a team of volunteers in Wales try to keep the line clear of overgrown plants. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00

Tunnel to the Underworld: A West Virginia town that fell victim to change when steam trains became obsolete and an underground complex in Italy that'd been abandoned for nearly 2,000 years. [S,AD]

War Factories

Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00

Skoda: The story of how Skoda's Czech factory became the cover for espionage, sabotage and the liberation of Jews from all over Europe in the 1930's. [S]

WW2 - Battles for Europe

Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00

D-Day: June 6, 1944 - D-Day. British, American and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in what would become known as The Longest Day. [S]

Top Gear

Wednesday 18:00 - 19:00

Four-wheeled news and views. Jeremy and Richard take a look at the unique charm of some old Lancia cars. And future host Chris Evans is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Wednesday 19:00 - 19:30

Mechanics and Riveters: Astounding bits of engineering. Fred stops off at Andy Thornton's, a company that makes ornate carvings, and moves on to Worsborough to make hot forge rivets. [S]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Wednesday 19:30 - 20:00

Pattern Making: Engineering travels with the great man. Leaving his engine to be fixed, Fred visits David Ragsdale, a skilled pattern maker who just happens to own six steam engines. [S]

Secrets of Britain

Wednesday 20:00 - 21:00

Secrets of the Tower of London: A patriotic celebration of British buildings. Go behind the walls of this grand Tower, which has served as a royal castle, jail and place of execution. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Wednesday 21:00 - 22:00

A widow reluctantly parts with her husband's treasured collection of Rolls Royces and Bentleys, and an impulse buyer finds one of the cars a new home. [S]

Bangers & Cash

Wednesday 22:00 - 23:00

Derek picks up some "emerging" sporting classics from the far east when three Datsun Zs appear, and an unusual lot arrives that run on caterpillar tracks not wheels. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Wednesday 23:00 - 00:00

Shadow of the Wars: Exploring a dystopian powerhouse in Pennsylvania, USA, a fairy-tale castle in Poland and AngloSaxon religious ruins across vast plains of Scotland [S,AD]

Thu Oct 06
Top Gear

Thursday 00:00 - 01:00

Four-wheeled news and views. Jeremy and Richard take a look at the unique charm of some old Lancia cars. And future host Chris Evans is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. [S,AD]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Thursday 01:00 - 02:00

Pisa to Lake Garda: Michael Portillo experiences first-hand Italy's 'need for speed' in a Maserati sports car, and discovers how the leaning tower of Pisa was rescued from near collapse. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Thursday 02:00 - 03:00

Athens to Thessaloniki: Michael Portillo travels from the Athens port of Piraeus, north to the city of Thessaloniki, exploring the Acropolis and sampling moussaka and baklava. [S]

Teleshopping

Thursday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Thursday 06:00 - 07:10

Barcelona to Mallorca: Travelling from Barcelona to Majorca, Michael Portillo traces the early roots of the Spanish Civil War, which divided his family and sent his father into exile. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Thursday 07:10 - 08:00

Transylvania To The Black Sea: Armed with his trusty 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael Portillo ventures east through Romania to the shores of the Black Sea. [S]

Top Gear

Thursday 08:00 - 09:00

Richard invents airport vehicle racing, while Jeremy's test of the Renaultsport Twingo 133 involves a tunnel, a ferry and Ross Kemp. British film director Guy Ritchie stops by. [S,AD]

WW2 - Battles for Europe

Thursday 09:00 - 10:00

D-Day: June 6, 1944 - D-Day. British, American and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in what would become known as The Longest Day. [S]

War Factories

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00

Skoda: The story of how Skoda's Czech factory became the cover for espionage, sabotage and the liberation of Jews from all over Europe in the 1930's. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 11:00 - 12:00

Before The Crown: Exploring the honeymoon home of a young princess and grand monuments designed by the most notorious dictator of the twentieth century. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Thursday 12:00 - 13:00

Euston: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the hidden parts of Euston, including unique features not found elsewhere and the bits set for demolition for HS2. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Thursday 13:00 - 14:00

Derek rubs shoulders with pop music royalty when he picks up a Morgan sports car; a World War Two ambulance arrives at Thornton le Dale and a Ford Model T needs a new home. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Thursday 14:00 - 15:00

At the South Devon Railway, Andy Leech and Liz Turner host afternoon tea for 44 passengers. In East Lancashire, volunteer Chandra Law takes on the new role of Stationmaster. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 15:00 - 16:00

Escobar's Ruin: A ruined compound on the edge of a peninsula in Colombia which was once home to a famous outlaw and the strange towers looming over red-tinted waters in a Portuguese landscape. [S,AD]

War Factories

Thursday 16:00 - 17:00

Porsche: The Story of of how car designer Ferdinand Porsche became one of the most influencial engineers in all Nazi Germany. [S]

WW2 - Battles for Europe

Thursday 17:00 - 18:00

Battle for Caen: This edition examines the efforts of the British and Canadians who fought elite German divisions to capture the city of Caen, the key to breaking out of Normandy. [S]

Top Gear

Thursday 18:00 - 19:00

Richard invents airport vehicle racing, while Jeremy's test of the Renaultsport Twingo 133 involves a tunnel, a ferry and Ross Kemp. British film director Guy Ritchie stops by. [S,AD]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Thursday 19:00 - 19:30

Engines at Work: Our man Fred explores the country's proud industrial heritage, this time meeting up with a few old friends at the North Staffs and Cheshire Traction Engine Club. [S]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Thursday 19:30 - 20:00

Chains and Copper: Engineering history with the great enthusiast, travelling the land by traction engine. Fred is in the Black Country watching the skills of an authentic chain maker. [S]

New: Bangers & Cash

Thursday 20:00 - 21:00

Dave's on his way to Grimsby to pick up an iconic 80s fast Ford, the Mk1 Fiesta XR2. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Thursday 21:00 - 22:00

Piccadilly: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the disused parts of Piccadilly Circus, and visit the long-abandoned Highgate surface station. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Thursday 22:00 - 23:00

There's real Yorkshire drama when Derek auctions off some vehicles that were used in the TV show Heartbeat. There's love for an Austin Cambridge and sporty Italian number finds a new home. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Thursday 23:00 - 00:00

Before The Crown: Exploring the honeymoon home of a young princess and grand monuments designed by the most notorious dictator of the twentieth century. [S,AD]

Fri Oct 07
Top Gear

Friday 00:00 - 01:00

Richard invents airport vehicle racing, while Jeremy's test of the Renaultsport Twingo 133 involves a tunnel, a ferry and Ross Kemp. British film director Guy Ritchie stops by. [S,AD]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Friday 01:00 - 02:00

Barcelona to Mallorca: Travelling from Barcelona to Majorca, Michael Portillo traces the early roots of the Spanish Civil War, which divided his family and sent his father into exile. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Friday 02:00 - 03:00

Transylvania To The Black Sea: Armed with his trusty 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael Portillo ventures east through Romania to the shores of the Black Sea. [S]

Teleshopping

Friday 03:00 - 06:00

Shopping from Home.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Friday 06:00 - 07:10

Zermatt to Geneva: Michael Portillo travels from the Swiss Alps to the shores of Lake Geneva. Along the way, he is caught in a war zone with the Red Cross and rescued from an 'avalanche'. [S]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Friday 07:10 - 08:00

Tangier to Marrakech: Michael Portillo travels from the Mediterranean port of Tangier to the Berber city of Marrakech, including a trip to the most famous gin joint in the world. [S]

Top Gear

Friday 08:00 - 09:00

The Hamster takes to the track in the Lexus supercar. And will bluesman Seasick Steve turn into Carsick Steve when he becomes the latest Star in a Reasonably Priced Car? [S,AD]

WW2 - Battles for Europe

Friday 09:00 - 10:00

Battle for Caen: This edition examines the efforts of the British and Canadians who fought elite German divisions to capture the city of Caen, the key to breaking out of Normandy. [S]

War Factories

Friday 10:00 - 11:00

Porsche: The Story of of how car designer Ferdinand Porsche became one of the most influencial engineers in all Nazi Germany. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Friday 11:00 - 12:00

Stalin's Subway: In North Wales a secret facility which once manufactured mustard gas and enriched uranium lies in ruins; In Malta is a luxurious quarantine facility, that hides a dark secret. [S,AD]

Secrets of the London Underground

Friday 12:00 - 13:00

St Marys: Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway have a night-time track walk exploring long forgotten stations on the District line in Whitechapel. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Friday 13:00 - 14:00

The Mathewsons welcome a 1982 Audi Quattro and a Sunbeam Alpine, and Derek takes delivery of a beautiful green Renault van previously used to carry bread in Paris. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Friday 14:00 - 15:00

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway are celebrating their annual Victorian Weekend, while in south Devon, silver service waiter Andy Leech runs the three-course Sunday lunch. [S,AD]

Abandoned Engineering

Friday 15:00 - 16:00

Villa De Vecchi Rhodes: A formerly luxurious and strategic mountain-top villa on the island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean that's been ravaged by acts of revenge by locals since 1955. [S,AD]

War Factories

Friday 16:00 - 17:00

Opel: The story of the GM Opel Blitz and the American-owned war factories that would produce them, putting business before country. [S]

WW2 - Battles for Europe

Friday 17:00 - 18:00

Breakout of Normandy: Examining the work of the American forces who launched a huge offensive to blast a gap in the German lines and break through to liberate France. [S]

Top Gear

Friday 18:00 - 19:00

The Hamster takes to the track in the Lexus supercar. And will bluesman Seasick Steve turn into Carsick Steve when he becomes the latest Star in a Reasonably Priced Car? [S,AD]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Friday 19:00 - 19:30

The Engineering Workshop: Fred Dibnah and his team are in the mountains of Snowdonia to visit the Welsh Slate Museum on the final stage of their journey. [S]

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Friday 19:30 - 20:00

A Lifetime's Achievement: The concluding part of the enlightening series on engineering. In this final episode, Fred Dibnah travels down to London to collect his MBE from the Queen. [S]

Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escapes

Friday 20:00 - 21:00

Corsica and Sardinia: Join Rick Stein on a culinary tour of the sun-kissed Mediterranean. In Sardinia, Rick samples an especially good spaghetti with cuttlefish ink and tomato sauce. [S,AD]

Steam Train Britain

Friday 21:00 - 22:00

Great Central Railway's Scott Manley takes a rainy busman's holiday working as a guard at Bury, while a team of volunteers in Wales try to keep the line clear of overgrown plants. [S,AD]

Bangers & Cash

Friday 22:00 - 23:00

A rare Honda S800 sports car from 1967 takes Derek's fancy, and a couple of very different Ford Capris with long histories go head-to-head at the auction. [S]

Abandoned Engineering

Friday 23:00 - 00:00

Stalin's Subway: In North Wales a secret facility which once manufactured mustard gas and enriched uranium lies in ruins; In Malta is a luxurious quarantine facility, that hides a dark secret. [S,AD]

Sat Oct 08
Top Gear

Saturday 00:00 - 01:00

The Hamster takes to the track in the Lexus supercar. And will bluesman Seasick Steve turn into Carsick Steve when he becomes the latest Star in a Reasonably Priced Car? [S,AD]