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36: Sky Arts

Wed May 22
Art Traffickers: Treasures...

Today 14:00 - 15:00

...Stolen from the Tombs. Through a combination of interviews and studio reconstructions, recount the gripping stories behind those who have excavated and stolen masterpieces. (3 of 4) [S,AD]

Discovering: Meryl Streep

Today 15:00 - 16:00

A look at the life of the Academy Award-winning actress whose portfolio of magnificent work includes starring roles in Kramer vs. Kramer and Sophie's Choice. (S12, ep 2) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Today 16:00 - 16:30

Golden Glow: Bob perfectly demonstrates how to make a snow scene glow as he paints a glistening pond in the dead of winter. (S11, ep 11) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Today 16:30 - 17:00

Roadside Barn: In this masterpiece, Bob follows an old dirt road up to a quaint country barn nestled in nature's greenery. (S11, ep 12) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Today 17:00 - 17:30

The Luncheon: Tony eats a pricey meal with the extravagant wife of a filmmaker who wants the rights to his book. However, lunch turns out to be full of surprises. (S6, ep 9) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Today 17:30 - 18:00

The Tribute: Three aristocratic women hear of the death of a woman who once served them as a nanny. They agree to go for lunch in her memory... but a shock is in store for them. (S6, ep 10) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Today 18:00 - 18:30

Schartz-Metterklume Method: The arrival of a new governess at the Wellington household has surprising results. With Elspath March. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Today 18:30 - 19:00

Letter of Credit: A writer arrives in a small town to investigate the circumstances of a bank robbery in which the money was never found. [S]

Portrait Artist Of The Year 2022

Today 19:00 - 20:00

Dame Stella Rimington, Big Zuu, Alexis Ffrench: The competition continues with the artists creating portraits of celebrity guests. (S9, ep 5) [S,AD]

New: Painting Birds With Jim...

Today 20:00 - 21:00

...and Nancy Moir. New. Northern Ireland - Puffin: Jim and Nancy Moir are in Northern Ireland for a peek at the puffin, taking in the landscapes and creating unique paintings. (S2, ep 3) [S,AD]

The Eighties

Today 21:00 - 22:00

Raised on Television (Part 1): This eye-opening series takes a nostalgic trip through the 1980s, starting with a look at the iconic TV programmes that shaped the decade. (S1, ep 1) [S,AD]

Dexys Midnight Runners:...

Today 22:00 - 23:00

...Greatest Albums Live. Dexys Midnight Runners: The iconic rock band perform and discuss Too-Rye-Ay, their beloved 1982 album, featuring the hit single Come On Eileen. (S1, ep 1) [S]

The Story of The Jam: About The..

Today 23:00 - 00:45

...Young Idea. Documentary telling the story of pioneering mod revival band The Jam, featuring archive performances and interviews with Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler. [S]

Thu May 23
Discovering: Paul Weller

Tomorrow 00:45 - 01:10

Music experts look at the work of Paul Weller, the singer-songwriter who was a member of bands The Jam and The Style Council before embarking on a successful solo career. (S4, ep 6) [S,AD]

Decoding Turner

Tomorrow 01:10 - 03:10

What if JMW Turner's paintings are not what they seem? Enthusiasts and experts embark on a Da Vinci Code-esque quest to reveal the hidden codes they believe are woven into his art. [S,AD]

Peter Hennessy: Cheltenham...

Tomorrow 03:10 - 04:10

...Literature Festival Sessions. Peter Hennessy discusses The Winds of Change, which covers the political, economic, cultural and social climate of Britain in the 60s. [S]

Auction

Tomorrow 04:10 - 04:35

The original images of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road go up for auction at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury. Meanwhile, Old Master sculptures go under the hammer at Sotheby's. (S6, ep 5) [S]

Auction

Tomorrow 04:35 - 05:00

Ascot welcomes a number of classic cars put up for sale by Coys. Meanwhile, in London, a Henry Moore artwork from the collection of Lauren Bacall is up for auction. (S6, ep 6) [S]

Andrea Bocelli: The Journey

Tomorrow 05:00 - 07:00

In this special episode, relive the entirety of Andrea Bocelli's life-affirming exploration of his homeland Italy and the moments, songs and relationships that bring us together. [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 07:00 - 07:30

Winter Barn: In this masterpiece, Bob conjures up magic as he paint a soft sky and a homely cabin nestled in a snow-blanketed meadow. (S11, ep 9) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 07:30 - 08:00

Sunset Over the Waves: Bob paints dramatic, crashing waves with golden, pink and mauve tones as he creates an awe-inspiring seascape on canvas. (S11, ep 10) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 08:00 - 08:30

A Vorpal Blade: Elderly Teuton Von Baden recalls two men's duel to the death during his student days in Germany. Von Baden was a witness, but he also harbours a shocking secret. (S6, ep 7) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 08:30 - 09:00

The Wrong'un: After closing a deal, a German businessman meets an attractive but mysterious girl in a hotel bar. Despite the staff's warnings, he invites her up to his room... (S6, ep 8) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tomorrow 09:00 - 09:30

Schartz-Metterklume Method: The arrival of a new governess at the Wellington household has surprising results. With Elspath March. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tomorrow 09:30 - 10:00

Letter of Credit: A writer arrives in a small town to investigate the circumstances of a bank robbery in which the money was never found. [S]

Discovering: Meryl Streep

Tomorrow 10:00 - 11:00

A look at the life of the Academy Award-winning actress whose portfolio of magnificent work includes starring roles in Kramer vs. Kramer and Sophie's Choice. (S12, ep 2) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 11:00 - 11:30

Golden Glow: Bob perfectly demonstrates how to make a snow scene glow as he paints a glistening pond in the dead of winter. (S11, ep 11) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 11:30 - 12:00

Roadside Barn: In this masterpiece, Bob follows an old dirt road up to a quaint country barn nestled in nature's greenery. (S11, ep 12) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 12:00 - 12:30

The Luncheon: Tony eats a pricey meal with the extravagant wife of a filmmaker who wants the rights to his book. However, lunch turns out to be full of surprises. (S6, ep 9) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 12:30 - 13:00

The Tribute: Three aristocratic women hear of the death of a woman who once served them as a nanny. They agree to go for lunch in her memory... but a shock is in store for them. (S6, ep 10) [S,AD]

Brunelleschi's Impossible Dome

Tomorrow 13:00 - 14:00

Part two looks at British artist Luke Jerram's contemporary dome, a public artwork in Coal Drops Yard, near King's Cross, and how it has developed over time. (2 of 2) [S]

The Art Mysteries

Tomorrow 14:00 - 14:30

Waldemar Januszczak begins his journey of discovery with arguably the most well-known painting there is - The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. What surprises lurk beneath? (1 of 8) [S,AD]

The Art Mysteries

Tomorrow 14:30 - 15:00

The second stop of Waldemar's enterprise sees him take a look at an 18th century piece by Thomas Gainsborough titled Mr and Mrs Andrews, a popular favourite among so many. (2 of 8) [S,AD]

Discovering: Diane Keaton

Tomorrow 15:00 - 16:00

Diane Keaton: A look at the life and career of the Academy Award-winning actress and star of Annie Hall, The Godfather and Marvin's Room. (S12, ep 3) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 16:00 - 16:30

Happy Accident: Bob creates an immensely satisfying scene on canvas, featuring fluffy trees surrounding the banks of a rushing river. (S11, ep 13) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Tomorrow 16:30 - 17:00

Golden Knoll: Bob conjures up a beautiful scene featuring delicate, leafless trees and a grassy meadow cuddling a sweet cottage. (S12, ep 1) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 17:00 - 17:30

Hit and Run: Dr Roger Ashburn's beautiful wife tells him their marriage is over. Devastated, he begins a new life. Then, a familiar patient is brought into his hospital. (S6, ep 11) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tomorrow 17:30 - 18:00

Youth from Vienna: Being admired by the inventor of an anti-ageing formula is handy for Caroline, who is eager to keep her looks. But a man forces her to make a big decision. (S6, ep 12) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tomorrow 18:00 - 18:30

Escape to Sonoita: Two kidnappers come upon a tanker in the middle of the desert and decide to make their escape in it. With Burt Reynolds and James Bell. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tomorrow 18:30 - 19:00

Hooked: A man schemes with a young woman to get rid of his wealthy wife. [S]

Painting Birds With Jim...

Tomorrow 19:00 - 20:00

...and Nancy Moir. New. Northern Ireland - Puffin: Jim and Nancy Moir are in Northern Ireland for a peek at the puffin, taking in the landscapes and creating unique paintings. (S2, ep 3) [S,AD]

Discovering: Michael Caine

Tomorrow 20:00 - 21:00

A look at the life and career of two-time Academy Award-winning British film icon Sir Michael Caine. (S10, ep 4) [S,AD]

New: Johnson & Knopfler's Music...

Tomorrow 21:00 - 22:00

...Legends. New. Carlos Santana: Brian and Mark visit Carlos Santana, discussing his incredible journey in music from the early days through to his resurgence in the late 90s. (S1, ep 5) [S]

Film Noir

Tomorrow 22:00 - 23:00

Styles of Noir (1944-1958 Continued): Private eye arrives as a noir counterpart to the femme fatale in the form of 1944's My Sweet, with Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe. (3 of 3) [S,AD]

I Am Patrick Swayze

Tomorrow 23:00 - 01:00

A loving tribute to the Hollywood superstar known for his roles in blockbuster hits like Dirty Dancing, Ghost and The Outsiders. With insight from Demi Moore, Rob Lowe and others. [S,AD]

Fri May 24
The Fantastic Mr Murray

Friday 01:00 - 02:00

Documentary film exploring the life and character of the elusive Hollywood star, who rose to fame for his work on Saturday Night Live, Chicago and the classic Groundhog Day. [S]

Sherlock Holmes vs Arthur Conan...

Friday 02:00 - 03:00

...Doyle. Insightful film revealing the true story behind the literary myth of Sherlock Holmes, and the writer behind the world-famous character, Conan Doyle. [S]

Sebastian Faulks: Cheltenham...

Friday 03:00 - 04:00

...Literature Festival Sessions. The bestselling author Sebastian Faulks discusses his favourite reads with Sophie Raworth. [S]

Auction

Friday 04:00 - 04:30

A huge four-poster bed is up for sale at Sotheby's, while at Bonhams, buyers are invited to bid for a selection of beautifully decorated musical boxes. (S6, ep 7) [S]

Auction

Friday 04:30 - 05:00

Edouard Manet's last major work, Un Bar aux Folies-Bergère, is up for auction at Sotherby's and is expected to fetch £15-20million. (S6, ep 8) [S]

Darbar Festival 2022

Friday 05:00 - 06:15

In its 16th year and returning after 2020's digital iteration, the Darbar Festival emanates from the Barbican with groundbreaking concerts bringing classical Indian music to life. [S]

Gilbert & Sullivan: A Motley Pair

Friday 06:15 - 06:50

Simon Butteriss explores the success of The Mikado and the rewriting of Ruddigore, while hearing how a sceptical Jonathan Miller set about directing a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta. [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 06:50 - 07:25

Golden Glow: Bob perfectly demonstrates how to make a snow scene glow as he paints a glistening pond in the dead of winter. (S11, ep 11) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 07:25 - 08:00

Roadside Barn: In this masterpiece, Bob follows an old dirt road up to a quaint country barn nestled in nature's greenery. (S11, ep 12) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Friday 08:00 - 08:30

The Luncheon: Tony eats a pricey meal with the extravagant wife of a filmmaker who wants the rights to his book. However, lunch turns out to be full of surprises. (S6, ep 9) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Friday 08:30 - 09:00

The Tribute: Three aristocratic women hear of the death of a woman who once served them as a nanny. They agree to go for lunch in her memory... but a shock is in store for them. (S6, ep 10) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Friday 09:00 - 09:30

Escape to Sonoita: Two kidnappers come upon a tanker in the middle of the desert and decide to make their escape in it. With Burt Reynolds and James Bell. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Friday 09:30 - 10:00

Hooked: A man schemes with a young woman to get rid of his wealthy wife. [S]

Discovering: Diane Keaton

Friday 10:00 - 11:00

Diane Keaton: A look at the life and career of the Academy Award-winning actress and star of Annie Hall, The Godfather and Marvin's Room. (S12, ep 3) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 11:00 - 11:30

Happy Accident: Bob creates an immensely satisfying scene on canvas, featuring fluffy trees surrounding the banks of a rushing river. (S11, ep 13) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 11:30 - 12:00

Golden Knoll: Bob conjures up a beautiful scene featuring delicate, leafless trees and a grassy meadow cuddling a sweet cottage. (S12, ep 1) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Friday 12:00 - 12:30

Hit and Run: Dr Roger Ashburn's beautiful wife tells him their marriage is over. Devastated, he begins a new life. Then, a familiar patient is brought into his hospital. (S6, ep 11) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Friday 12:30 - 13:00

Youth from Vienna: Being admired by the inventor of an anti-ageing formula is handy for Caroline, who is eager to keep her looks. But a man forces her to make a big decision. (S6, ep 12) [S,AD]

Julie Andrews Forever

Friday 13:00 - 14:00

Film offering a glimpse into the career of the Oscar-winning Mary Poppins actress, and delving behind the squeaky-clean image to reveal a much more torturous career. [S,AD]

The Big Design Challenge

Friday 14:00 - 15:00

The hunt for Britain's next design superstar is fully underway as the competition reaches its halfway stage. What can the creatives conjure this week? (S1, ep 3) [S,AD]

Discovering: Morgan Freeman

Friday 15:00 - 16:00

A look at the life and career of the Academy Award-winning actor, star of hit films such as Million Dollar Baby and The Shawshank Redemption. (S12, ep 4) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 16:00 - 16:30

Mountain Reflections: Using his inimitable brushstrokes on canvas, Bob takes a trip to a beautiful lake hideaway nestled below a towering mountain. (S12, ep 2) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Friday 16:30 - 17:00

Secluded Mountain: In this masterpiece, Bob creates an atmospheric mountain scene with soft, sloping grass cover, a crystal lake and rock banks. (S12, ep 3) [S]

New: Cinderella

Friday 17:00 - 18:35

New. A 1965 film of the classic fairytale set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score. Although mistreated by her cruel family, Cinderella attends the royal ball thanks to a fairy godmother. [S]

Eric Clapton: Concert By...

Friday 18:35 - 21:00

...the Lake - Band Du Lac: Eric Clapton and an all-star line-up of guests - including Ringo Starr, Roger Taylor and Katie Melua - put on a show at Surrey's Wintershall Estate in 2005. [S]

New: Grand Ole Opry: Brad...

Friday 21:00 - 22:00

...Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Kevin Nealon. New. Join another selection of country music's biggest stars as they take to the famous Grand Ole Opry stage. [S]

Guy Garvey: From The Vaults

Friday 22:00 - 23:00

1984 Revisited: Guy revisits 1984, a year which sees Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Tom Robinson release war-themed songs. The Pogues, meanwhile, make an early TV appearance. (S4, ep 3) [S]

Billy Joel: Live At Yankee...

Friday 23:00 - 00:45

...Stadium. Billy Joel's legendary concert at New York City's Yankee Stadium in 1990, featuring hits such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Storm Front and Piano Man. [S]

Sat May 25
The National: Live From The...

Saturday 00:45 - 02:00

...Artists Den. The National perform hits including Fake Empire, Bloodbuzz Ohio and Terrible Love in a stunning set at Drill Hall in New York's historic Park Avenue Armory. [S]

Suede - Coming Up: Classic...

Saturday 02:00 - 03:00

...Albums. The 1996, Mercury Prize-nominated album from the British alt-rock band comes under the microscope. (S1, ep 3) [S]

George Alagiah: Cheltenham...

Saturday 03:00 - 04:00

...Literature Festival Sessions. George Alagiah is now putting his experience into a work of fiction. The journalist discusses The Burning Land - a political thriller. [S]

Auction

Saturday 04:00 - 04:30

Claude Monet's work is up for auction in London, where his Iris Mauves could fetch more than £10million. The sale also features works by van Gogh, Degas and Gauguin. (S6, ep 9) [S]

Auction

Saturday 04:30 - 05:00

A 1954 Chevrolet Corvette goes up for sale at Ascot Racecourse. Meanwhile, in Geneva, some legendary Cartier tiger jewels go under the hammer. Last in series. (S6, ep 10) [S]

Arts Uncovered

Saturday 05:00 - 05:15

Arts Uncovered joins the stage managers at the Royal Opera House as they prepare for a new production at the iconic Covent Garden venue. [S]

Janine And The 12 Stadivari

Saturday 05:15 - 06:30

A thrilling film of the album recording made by dynamic Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen and Sir Antonio Pappano, on 12 of the world's most exquisite Stradivari violins. [S]

Andre Rieu: Welcome To My...

Saturday 06:30 - 07:30

...World. André Rieu: Waltz Around the World: Join André as he showcases his music on a tour around the world, visiting places including Malta, Scotland and Ireland. (S5, ep 4) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Saturday 07:30 - 08:00

Heir Presumptuous: George is murdered, and one of his nephews is seen fleeing the scene. The problem is his nephews are identical twins. Sheriff Milt Singleton investigates. (S6, ep 5) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Saturday 08:00 - 08:30

Down Along the Sheltering Palms: An ex-soldier meets a beautiful woman on a nostalgic trip back to his old base. But she isn't all she seems... and the past suddenly comes alive. (S6, ep 6) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Saturday 08:30 - 09:00

A Vorpal Blade: Elderly Teuton Von Baden recalls two men's duel to the death during his student days in Germany. Von Baden was a witness, but he also harbours a shocking secret. (S6, ep 7) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Saturday 09:00 - 09:30

Conversation Over Corpse: Cissie Enright is not exactly thrilled with the idea of poisoning the real estate man. But her sister, Joanna, insists that it's the only way. (S2, ep 8) [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Saturday 09:30 - 10:00

Crack of Doom: A no-limit game of poker brings a real estate man to the brink of ruin. (S2, ep 9) [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Saturday 10:00 - 10:30

Jonathan: A college boy with an unnaturally close relationship to his father suspects his stepmother of foul play. (S2, ep 10) [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Saturday 10:30 - 11:00

The Better Bargain: A middle-aged mobster suspects his young wife is cheating on him. He gets in touch with Harry Silver, the best hitman in the business. (S2, ep 11) [S]

Painting Birds With Jim...

Saturday 11:00 - 12:00

...and Nancy Moir. New. Northern Ireland - Puffin: Jim and Nancy Moir are in Northern Ireland for a peek at the puffin, taking in the landscapes and creating unique paintings. (S2, ep 3) [S,AD]

New: The Great Dictator

Saturday 12:00 - 14:25

New. Join Charlie Chaplin with a satirical take on war in his first true sound film, as a Commander and a Jewish barber try to survive against a ruthless dictator. [S]

The Stones In The Park

Saturday 14:25 - 15:25

On 5 July 1969, a rock concert in the centre of London turned into a tribute to Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones, two days after his tragic death at the age of 27. [S]

Queen: Live At The Rainbow

Saturday 15:25 - 17:00

A treat for all Queen fans as Freddie, Brian, John and Roger perform early hits such as Killer Queen and Seven Seas of Rhye at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1974. [S]

New: South Pacific

Saturday 17:00 - 19:50

New. A towering musical masterpiece from Rodgers & Hammerstein, following the tender love story of a young nurse and an older French plantation owner on a US-occupied island. [S,AD]

ELO Live At Wembley

Saturday 19:50 - 21:10

One of the brightest rock bands of the 70s light up Wembley in this 1978 charity concert, performing their greatest hits such as Mr Blue Sky and Sweet Talkin' Woman. [S]

Genesis: When In Rome

Saturday 21:10 - 23:05

The Phil Collins-fronted rock band perform to 500,000 fans at Rome's Circo Massimo during their successful Turn It On Again Tour. Concert film directed by David Mallet. [S]

Freddie Mercury: The Great...

Saturday 23:05 - 00:45

...Pretender. With archive footage of interviews, concerts and personal material, this award-winning documentary offers a compelling insight into the solo work of Freddie Mercury. [S]

Sun May 26
The Assassination Of John...

Sunday 00:45 - 02:30

...Lennon. An exploration of the life and career of the Beatles superstar, with a look at the strange parallels between him and his killer Mark David Chapman. [S,AD]

Liam Gallagher 48 Hours At...

Sunday 02:30 - 03:30

...Rockfield. Follow the iconic frontman as he prepares for his upcoming tours and reflects on a unique life in music in the company of special guests. Strong language. [S,AD]

Kaiser Chiefs: Isle of Wight...

Sunday 03:30 - 04:00

...Festival Greatest Hits. Enjoy hits such as I Predict a Riot and Everyday I Love You Less and Less as the Brit Award-winning rockers take to the stage in 2017. [S]

Santana: Music Icons

Sunday 04:00 - 04:30

Musician Carlos Santana became famous in the late 60s and early 70s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American jazz. This is their story. (S2, ep 5) [S]

Talking Heads: Music Icons

Sunday 04:30 - 05:00

The spotlight falls on punk era rockers Talking Heads whose new wave sound featured the memorable lyrics and vocals of frontman David Byrne. (S2, ep 6) [S]

Andre Rieu: New York Memories

Sunday 05:00 - 07:30

Andre Rieu takes to the stage at the famous Radio City Music Hall in New York, evoking the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with songs including Singin' in the Rain and My Way. [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Sunday 07:30 - 08:00

The Tribute: Three aristocratic women hear of the death of a woman who once served them as a nanny. They agree to go for lunch in her memory... but a shock is in store for them. (S6, ep 10) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Sunday 08:00 - 08:30

Hit and Run: Dr Roger Ashburn's beautiful wife tells him their marriage is over. Devastated, he begins a new life. Then, a familiar patient is brought into his hospital. (S6, ep 11) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Sunday 08:30 - 09:00

Youth from Vienna: Being admired by the inventor of an anti-ageing formula is handy for Caroline, who is eager to keep her looks. But a man forces her to make a big decision. (S6, ep 12) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Sunday 09:00 - 09:30

Turn the Tide: Criminal lawyer Slade has his reasons for wanting his colleague dead. He meticulously plans the perfect murder. But there's one thing that he overlooks. (S6, ep 13) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Sunday 09:30 - 10:00

The Dirty Detail: Vietnam veteran Fred Pearson is a broken man after years of punishment from his sergeant. But years later, he gets his chance for revenge. (S7, ep 1) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Sunday 10:00 - 10:30

Ocean Sunset: Bob paints a breathtaking seascape with a sunset sky and cascading waves, which combine to create a spectacular beach reflection. (S10, ep 10) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Sunday 10:30 - 11:00

Triple View: In this masterpiece, Bob creates a spectacular scene featuring a towering, snowy mountain looming over a homely cabin nestled in a lush meadow. (S10, ep 11) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Sunday 11:00 - 11:30

The Rose Garden: A book publisher visits two elderly sisters at their Louisiana mansion. One of them has written a murder mystery that may contain more fact than fiction. (S2, ep 12) [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Sunday 11:30 - 12:00

Mr Blanchard's Secret: A mystery writer's imagination gets her in trouble when she turns her overstimulated mind to her new next door neighbours. (S2, ep 13) [S]

Comedy Legends: Ronnie Barker

Sunday 12:00 - 13:00

Barry Cryer looks back on the career of Ronnie Barker. From Porridge and Open All Hours to the Two Ronnies, Barker was one of British TV's best-loved entertainers. (S1, ep 4) [S]

Andre Rieu: Welcome To My...

Sunday 13:00 - 14:00

...World. André Rieu: Waltz Around the World: Join André as he showcases his music on a tour around the world, visiting places including Malta, Scotland and Ireland. (S5, ep 4) [S]

Grand Ole Opry: Brad...

Sunday 14:00 - 15:00

...Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Kevin Nealon. New. Join another selection of country music's biggest stars as they take to the famous Grand Ole Opry stage. [S]

Johnny Cash: Song By Song

Sunday 15:00 - 15:30

I Walk The Line: This unique look at the life of Johnny Cash explores the influences behind his first number one Billboard hit, I Walk The Line. (1 of 6) [S,AD]

Johnny Cash: Song By Song

Sunday 15:30 - 16:00

Ring Of Fire: An intimate look at the impact of Johnny Cash's 1963 track Ring Of Fire. It would become the biggest hit of his career, staying at number one for seven weeks. (2 of 6) [S,AD]

Painting Birds With Jim...

Sunday 16:00 - 17:00

...and Nancy Moir. New. Northern Ireland - Puffin: Jim and Nancy Moir are in Northern Ireland for a peek at the puffin, taking in the landscapes and creating unique paintings. (S2, ep 3) [S,AD]

New: My Favorite Things: The...

Sunday 17:00 - 19:40

...Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert. New. A 40-piece orchestra takes to Theatre Royal Drury Lane, celebrating the partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. [S]

The Great Dictator

Sunday 19:40 - 22:05

New. Join Charlie Chaplin with a satirical take on war in his first true sound film, as a Commander and a Jewish barber try to survive against a ruthless dictator. [S]

Comedy Legends: Morecambe & Wise

Sunday 22:05 - 23:05

Barry Cryer pays tribute to Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, one of British TV's best-loved comedy duos, whose Christmas Day shows became a national institution. (S1, ep 8) [S]

Johnson & Knopfler's Music...

Sunday 23:05 - 00:05

...Legends. New. Carlos Santana: Brian and Mark visit Carlos Santana, discussing his incredible journey in music from the early days through to his resurgence in the late 90s. (S1, ep 5) [S]

Mon May 27
Santana: Greatest Hits...

Monday 00:05 - 01:45

...Live at Montreux. Carlos Santana and his band plays their greatest hits, including Black Magic Woman and Oye Coma Va, at the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. [S]

Jimi Hendrix: Band Of Gypsies

Monday 01:45 - 03:00

New. A look back at the historic Jimi Hendrix concert performance at the Fillmore East, New York on 1 January, 1970. [S]

The Great Songwriters

Monday 03:00 - 04:00

Bill Withers: The Ain't No Sunshine and Just The Two of Us Grammy Award-winning hitmaker discusses his song writing journey and why he chose to give up his music career. (2 of 6) [S]

Al Green: Music Icons

Monday 04:00 - 04:30

The remarkable story of Let's Stay Together soul-singing sensation Al Green, who left his musical career when it was at its pinnacle to become a reverend at his church. (S2, ep 7) [S]

The Band: Music Icons

Monday 04:30 - 05:00

The Band: The story of rockers The Band whose earthy mix of American folklore and myth included much-covered classic The Weight. (S2, ep 8) [S]

Anyone Can Sing

Monday 05:00 - 05:55

The singers reach the end of their journey and take on one final challenge in the series finale: a live performance to a packed auditorium at the London Coliseum. (4 of 4) [S,AD]

Carlos Acosta: The South Bank Show

Monday 05:55 - 06:45

Hosted by Melvyn Bragg, this three-part series showcases talent from acting, comedy and dance. This time, he is joined by Carlos Acosta - a Cuban ballet superstar. (3 of 3) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Monday 06:45 - 07:15

Happy Accident: Bob creates an immensely satisfying scene on canvas, featuring fluffy trees surrounding the banks of a rushing river. (S11, ep 13) [S,AD]

The Joy Of Painting

Monday 07:15 - 07:45

Golden Knoll: Bob conjures up a beautiful scene featuring delicate, leafless trees and a grassy meadow cuddling a sweet cottage. (S12, ep 1) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Monday 07:45 - 08:15

Hit and Run: Dr Roger Ashburn's beautiful wife tells him their marriage is over. Devastated, he begins a new life. Then, a familiar patient is brought into his hospital. (S6, ep 11) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Monday 08:15 - 08:45

Youth from Vienna: Being admired by the inventor of an anti-ageing formula is handy for Caroline, who is eager to keep her looks. But a man forces her to make a big decision. (S6, ep 12) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Monday 08:45 - 09:15

Pen Pal: An escaped convict visits a spinster and her niece seeking his pen pal. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Monday 09:15 - 09:45

The Baby Blue Expression: A woman and her lover plot her husband's demise but their plans go awry because of her ineptitude. [S]

Discovering: Morgan Freeman

Monday 09:45 - 10:45

A look at the life and career of the Academy Award-winning actor, star of hit films such as Million Dollar Baby and The Shawshank Redemption. (S12, ep 4) [S]

California Dreamin' : The Songs...

Monday 10:45 - 12:00

...Of The Mamas & The Papas. Interviews and performance footage tells the remarkable story of 1960s Californian pop group The Mamas and the Papas. [S,AD]

The Carpenters: Close To You...

Monday 12:00 - 13:15

...Remembering The Carpenters. Exploration of the highs and lows of the lives and careers of the brother-sister duo, including Karen's untimely death in 1983. With Burt Bacharach. [S]

Led Zeppelin and the Music...

Monday 13:15 - 15:15

A look at the inspiration behind rock gods Led Zeppelin, which included blues, English folk songs and Robert Plant's obsession with JRR Tolkien. [S]

Clint Eastwood: A Life In Film

Monday 15:15 - 17:00

Clint Eastwood, the actor and Academy Award-winning director of films including Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby, talks candidly about his extraordinary life and career. [S]

New: Oklahoma!

Monday 17:00 - 19:40

New. In Oklahoma territory at the turn of the 20th century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love. [S,AD]

New: Andre Rieu: Welcome To My...

Monday 19:40 - 20:40

...World. New. André Rieu: Time of Our Lives: André is invited to perform in the Kingdom of Bahrain and plays at the Netherlands Grand Prix, while Emma Kok stuns the audience. (S5, ep 5) [S]

42nd Street

Monday 20:40 - 22:55

Broadway song and dance musical extravaganza, featuring the iconic songs We're in the Money, Lullaby of Broadway and Dames. [S]

The Barry White Story: Let The...

Monday 22:55 - 00:10

...Music Play. As remembered by those closest to him, this film looks at Barry White's childhood, his time in prison and his life-changing decision to go into music. [S]

Tue May 28
Marvin Gaye: What's Going On

Tuesday 00:10 - 01:30

A fascinating portrait of Marvin Gaye, the soul singer-songwriter who shaped the sound of Motown and produced his own records that often addressed controversial themes. [S]

50 Years On Film: David Hockney

Tuesday 01:30 - 02:30

50 Years On Film: David Hockney: Using over 50 years of archive footage, this film looks back at the life and career of David Hockney, one of Britain's greatest artists. [S]

Auction: David Hockney...

Tuesday 02:30 - 03:00

...Special. New. David Hockney's Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is a modern masterpiece and now it's up for sale at Christie's in New York with an estimate of $80 million. [S]

Auction

Tuesday 03:00 - 03:30

Step inside the great auction houses of the world and discover the bidding frenzies within. In this opening episode, Sotheby's sells The Lock by John Constable. (S7, ep 1) [S]

Auction

Tuesday 03:30 - 04:00

The work of designers such as Finn Juhl, Shiro Kuramata and Arne Jacobsen comes to the salerooms of London in a week dedicated to design classics. (S7, ep 2) [S]

Michael Rosen: Cheltenham...

Tuesday 04:00 - 05:00

...Literature Festival Sessions. Hear from one of the best-loved figures in the children's book world as Michael Rosen shares tips on instilling a love of reading in children. [S]

Sing When You Are Winning:...

Tuesday 05:00 - 06:00

...How Football Fans Became An Opera Chorus. Nicky Spence recruits 40 football fans to appear in an opera about football which will be performed in time for the Qatar World Cup. [S,AD]

Cirque Du Soleil: Zaia...

Tuesday 06:00 - 07:00

Behind-the-scenes documentary following the creation of Cirque du Soleil's first show in Asia: the outer space themed Zaia at The Venetian Macau. [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 07:00 - 07:30

Mountain Reflections: Using his inimitable brushstrokes on canvas, Bob takes a trip to a beautiful lake hideaway nestled below a towering mountain. (S12, ep 2) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 07:30 - 08:00

Secluded Mountain: In this masterpiece, Bob creates an atmospheric mountain scene with soft, sloping grass cover, a crystal lake and rock banks. (S12, ep 3) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 08:00 - 08:30

Turn the Tide: Criminal lawyer Slade has his reasons for wanting his colleague dead. He meticulously plans the perfect murder. But there's one thing that he overlooks. (S6, ep 13) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 08:30 - 09:00

The Dirty Detail: Vietnam veteran Fred Pearson is a broken man after years of punishment from his sergeant. But years later, he gets his chance for revenge. (S7, ep 1) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tuesday 09:00 - 09:30

Man Who Found Money: A man makes a serious mistake when he tries to do the right thing. With RG Armstrong and Rod Cameron. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Tuesday 09:30 - 10:00

Make My Death Bed: A woman plots her husband's death when she discovers he has been unfaithful. With Diana Van Der Vlis and Joe Flynn. [S]

Discovering: Tommy Lee Jones

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00

A glimpse into the world of the Academy-Award winning actor and filmmaker, known for his work in The Fugitive, Men In Black, Batman Forever and more. (S12, ep 5) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 11:00 - 11:30

Bright Autumn Trees: Bob gives a lesson in how to capture the unique colours of autumn as he paints trees and bushes surrounding a river with oranges and yellows. (S12, ep 4) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 11:30 - 12:00

Black Seascape: In this haunting masterpiece on black canvas, Bob creates crashing waves in a moonlit setting. (S12, ep 5) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 12:00 - 12:30

The Best Chess Player In The World: To prove he is a gifted chess player, a man explains how he planned the perfect murder after discovering his wife was unfaithful. (S7, ep 2) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 12:30 - 13:00

Proxy: Three men are being blackmailed by a woman for money. One day she is found murdered and the three worry that they will be suspected. Her chauffeur, however, has a plan. (S7, ep 3) [S,AD]

Inside Art: Picasso/Ingres...

Tuesday 13:00 - 13:30

...At the National Gallery. Take a look at two portraits, Picasso's 'Woman with a Book' and 'Madame Moitessier' by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, side by side, for the first time. [S]

Inside Art: Ruth Borchard...

Tuesday 13:30 - 14:00

...Collection. A look at a unique body of British and Irish art dedicated to self-portraiture, consisting of the very best work of the twentieth-century and more contemporary pieces. [S]

Skinner & Mina's Literary...

Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00

...Road Trip: Pope & Swift. Frank and Denise uncover the glorious summer when Swift was reunited with Pope in England, resulting in Gulliver's Travels and The Dunciad. (3 of 3) [S,AD]

Discovering: Michael Douglas

Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00

Explore the life and career of the two-time Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker. His work includes Wall Street, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Basic Instinct. (S12, ep 6) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 16:00 - 16:30

Steep Mountains: In this masterpiece, Bob presents the most statuesque ridge of peaks overlooking a little country home by a cove. (S12, ep 6) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Tuesday 16:30 - 17:00

Quiet Mountain River: In this masterpiece, Bob paints a beautiful mountain valley, using layer upon layer on canvas to create the beautiful scene. (S12, ep 7) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 17:00 - 17:30

Have a Nice Death: A successful writer is being hounded by the feminist movement over his books. If only he was at home with his wife everything would be all right. Wouldn't it? (S7, ep 4) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tuesday 17:30 - 18:00

Number Eight: A driver picks up a hitchhiker before hearing on the radio that a serial killer is on the loose. Is the man sitting next to him in the passenger seat the killer? (S7, ep 5) [S,AD]

The Warhol Effect

Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00

Film lifting the lid on the fascinating last decade of Andy Warhol's life and the legacy he left for future artists, through never-before-seen footage and interviews with insiders. [S,AD]

New: The Pilgrimage Of Gilbert...

Tuesday 20:00 - 22:00

New. Unpacking their walk through life, enjoy a rare insight into the world of Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore. Contains strong language and controversial, confrontational art. [S,AD]

Johnson & Knopfler's Music...

Tuesday 22:00 - 23:00

...Legends. New. Carlos Santana: Brian and Mark visit Carlos Santana, discussing his incredible journey in music from the early days through to his resurgence in the late 90s. (S1, ep 5) [S]

Grand Ole Opry: Brad...

Tuesday 23:00 - 00:00

...Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Kevin Nealon. New. Join another selection of country music's biggest stars as they take to the famous Grand Ole Opry stage. [S]

Wed May 29
Johnny Cash: The Man In...

Wednesday 00:00 - 01:00

...Black in Britain. Documentary exploring Johnny Cash's connection with Britain, featuring testimonies from his own children and friends like Elvis Costello. [S,AD]

Elvis Costello: Live In Memphis

Wednesday 01:00 - 03:00

Elvis Costello performs in Memphis, Tennessee, in front of 200 fans, with a setlist that includes Alison, Either Side of the Same Town and guest vocals from Emmylou Harris. [S]

Virginia Nicholson: Cheltenham...

Wednesday 03:00 - 04:00

...Literature Festival Sessions. Hear from Virginia Nicholson as she sits down with broadcaster Libby Purves to discuss the 1960s, as well as misogyny and discrimination. [S]

Auction

Wednesday 04:00 - 04:30

The blouse Judy Garland wore in the film The Wizard of Oz goes up for sale in London, as do Warwick Castle's ornate Grimani Tables - valued at half a million pounds each. (S7, ep 3) [S]

Auction

Wednesday 04:30 - 05:00

Items from the collection of the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire come under the hammer at Sotheby's in London. Elsewhere, prints and multiples are offered at Christie's. (S7, ep 4) [S]

John Wilson Orchestra Presents...

Wednesday 05:00 - 07:00

...Cole Porter in Hollywood. The popular music ensemble recreate the unmistakable tunes of Cole Porter's big screen hits in a toe-tapping concert from The Royal Albert Hall. [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 07:00 - 07:30

Bright Autumn Trees: Bob gives a lesson in how to capture the unique colours of autumn as he paints trees and bushes surrounding a river with oranges and yellows. (S12, ep 4) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 07:30 - 08:00

Black Seascape: In this haunting masterpiece on black canvas, Bob creates crashing waves in a moonlit setting. (S12, ep 5) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 08:00 - 08:30

The Best Chess Player In The World: To prove he is a gifted chess player, a man explains how he planned the perfect murder after discovering his wife was unfaithful. (S7, ep 2) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 08:30 - 09:00

Proxy: Three men are being blackmailed by a woman for money. One day she is found murdered and the three worry that they will be suspected. Her chauffeur, however, has a plan. (S7, ep 3) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Wednesday 09:00 - 09:30

The Doubtful Doctor: A doctor examines a man who suffers from blackouts, in which he reverts to living and seeing things two years back in time. Dick York and Gena Rowlands star. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Wednesday 09:30 - 10:00

A Very Moral Theft: A dishonest businessman attempts to hoodwink his girlfriend into supplying him with money. Betty Field and Walter Matthau star. [S]

Discovering: Michael Douglas

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Explore the life and career of the two-time Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker. His work includes Wall Street, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Basic Instinct. (S12, ep 6) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 11:00 - 11:30

Steep Mountains: In this masterpiece, Bob presents the most statuesque ridge of peaks overlooking a little country home by a cove. (S12, ep 6) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 11:30 - 12:00

Quiet Mountain River: In this masterpiece, Bob paints a beautiful mountain valley, using layer upon layer on canvas to create the beautiful scene. (S12, ep 7) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 12:00 - 12:30

Have a Nice Death: A successful writer is being hounded by the feminist movement over his books. If only he was at home with his wife everything would be all right. Wouldn't it? (S7, ep 4) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 12:30 - 13:00

Number Eight: A driver picks up a hitchhiker before hearing on the radio that a serial killer is on the loose. Is the man sitting next to him in the passenger seat the killer? (S7, ep 5) [S,AD]

The Fantastic Mr Murray

Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00

Documentary film exploring the life and character of the elusive Hollywood star, who rose to fame for his work on Saturday Night Live, Chicago and the classic Groundhog Day. [S]

Art Traffickers: Treasures...

Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00

...Stolen From The Tombs. Through a combination of interviews and studio reconstructions, recount the gripping stories behind those who have excavated and stolen masterpieces. (4 of 4) [S,AD]

Discovering: Roy Scheider

Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00

A look at the life and career of the Hollywood actor, whose roles in Jaws, All That Jazz and The French Connection catapulted him to stardom. (S12, ep 7) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 16:00 - 16:30

Evening Waterfall: Bob shares a truly unique piece while painting a flowing river with rapids on black canvas. (S12, ep 8) [S]

The Joy Of Painting

Wednesday 16:30 - 17:00

Tropical Seascape: Bob demonstrates how to paint an exotic ocean masterpiece, complete with palm trees swaying in the warm breeze. (S12, ep 9) [S]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 17:00 - 17:30

The Last Of The Midnight Gardeners: An adulterous magazine editor launches a competition for a story involving the perfect murder. But life soon mirrors art. (S7, ep 6) [S,AD]

Tales Of The Unexpected

Wednesday 17:30 - 18:00

The Gift Of Beauty: After killing her husband to be with her young lover, an insecure woman is drawn in by a flyer for an anti-ageing process known as the Gift of Beauty. (S7, ep 7) [S,AD]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Wednesday 18:00 - 18:30

Contest for Aaron Gold: A frustrated artist takes a job as a ceramics counsellor. Conflict arises when one of his students shows great promise as a sculptor. [S]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Wednesday 18:30 - 19:00

The Five-Forty-Eight: A mentally unstable secretary catches up to her cruel ex-boss and makes him listen to what she has to say, at gunpoint. Phyllis Thaxter and Zachary Scott star. [S]

Portrait Artist Of The Year 2022

Wednesday 19:00 - 20:00

Jim Carter, Benjamin Zephaniah, Ellie Simmonds: Three guests stand before the artists as they produce portraits to catch the judges' eye. (S9, ep 6) [S,AD]

New: Painting Birds With Jim...

Wednesday 20:00 - 21:00

...and Nancy Moir. New. North Wales - Black Grouse: Jim and Nancy are off to North Wales to catch a glimpse of the Black Grouse, while creating stunning pieces of unique art. (S2, ep 4) [S,AD]

The Eighties

Wednesday 21:00 - 22:00

Raised on Television (Part 2): An entertaining look at the evolution of TV throughout the 1980s, from VCRs and remote controls to family sitcoms and prime-time soaps. (S1, ep 2) [S,AD]

Stereophonics: Greatest...

Wednesday 22:00 - 23:30

...Albums Live. Stereophonics: The Welsh rockers play and discuss Just Enough Education to Perform, their 2001 album which earned them huge global success, at The Clapham Grand. (S1, ep 2) [S]

Snow Patrol: Isle of Wight...

Wednesday 23:30 - 00:00

...Festival Greatest Hits. Journey back to 2007 where the iconic rock band took to the stage and performed their biggest hits such as Open Your Eyes and You're All I Have. Flashing images. [S]