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Episode 1

1. The Last Kingdom: Series 2, Episode 1

Uhtred, the fearless and instinctive warrior, begins his voyage north to reclaim his fate.

Part 2

2. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision: Part 2

In 1883, Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life in Rhineland.

Part 1

1. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision: Part 1

In 1883, Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life in Rhineland.

Episode 3

3. 1066: A Year to Conquer England: Series 1, Episode 3

The armies of Duke William and King Harold meet at battle in Sussex on 14 October 1066.

Episode 2

2. 1066: A Year to Conquer England: Series 1, Episode 2

King Harold of England has to take on two invasion forces.

Episode 4

4. Roots: Episode 4

After 20 years in England, Chicken George makes his way back to America.

Episode 1

1. 1066: A Year to Conquer England: Series 1, Episode 1

Dan Snow explores the family betrayals between Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and Normans.

Episode 3

3. Roots: Episode 3

George, son of Kizzy and slave owner Tom Lea, grows up to become involved in cockfighting.

Episode 2

2. Roots: Episode 2

Kunta marries Belle and the two have a daughter, Kizzy, who inherits her father's spirit.

Episode 1

1. Roots: Episode 1

Kunta Kinte is kidnapped, sold to English slave traders and brought to Maryland in the US.

The Eichmann Show

The Eichmann Show

Drama telling the story of how the 1961 trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann came to be televised.

Mary of Scotland

Mary of Scotland

A lavish portrayal of the turbulent life and death of Mary Queen of Scots.

Episode 6

6. The Last Kingdom: Episode 6

Uhtred leads a raiding party to Cornwall on a mission for wealth and independence.

Episode 3

3. The Last Kingdom: Episode 3

Uhtred's commitment to the new king spells trouble for his relationship with Brida.

Episode 2

2. The Last Kingdom: Episode 2

After the massacre of his Danish family, Uhtred finds himself in dangerous limbo.

Episode 1

1. The Last Kingdom: Episode 1

The life of Saxon boy Uhtred is turned upside down when he is taken by invading Danes.

Episode 9

9. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 9

Ross closes Wheal Grace for good. Elizabeth wrestles with a life-changing decision.

Episode 8

8. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 8

Ross and Dwight stand trial for their part in the smuggling.

Episode 7

7. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 7

Ross joins a smuggling trip in the Isles of Scilly in order to meet Mark Daniel.

Episode 6

6. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 6

Ross tries to financially support Elizabeth, but George calls in Ross's debt.

Episode 5

5. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 5

George buys Ross's debt to finally crush him. Caroline returns to Cornwall.

Episode 4

4. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 4

Dwight tries to diagnose an epidemic and receives help from an anonymous benefactor.

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

Alicia Vikander plays a young queen who begins an affair that starts a revolution.

Episode 3

3. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 3

Ross and Demelza face financial ruin, and George plans revenge on Jud.

Episode 2

2. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 2

As the election leads to rioting, Elizabeth goes to Bodmin herself.

Episode 1

1. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 1

Period drama. Ross prepares for his trial as Demelza and Elizabeth try to help his cause.

Episode 10

10. Versailles: Episode 10

Sophie stubbornly risks angering Marchal.

The Silver Darlings

The Silver Darlings

The wife of a fisherman who is press-ganged into the Navy must bring up their son alone.

Episode 9

9. Versailles: Episode 9

Henriette has a rocky reunion with her brother, Charles II of England.

Episode 8

8. Versailles: Episode 8

Louis proposes an audacious alliance with England and an unexpected envoy to negotiate it.

Episode 7

7. Versailles: Episode 7

While Louis has a fever, those conspiring against him grow in strength and confidence.

Episode 6

6. Versailles: Episode 6

A protest halts construction at the palace but Louis refuses to let Philippe help.

Episode 5

5. Versailles: Episode 5

Louis prepares for a lavish celebration in the palace gardens.

Episode 4

4. Versailles: Episode 4

Seductive young ladies vie to attract the king's eye at court.

Episode 3

3. Versailles: Episode 3

A rich African prince suffers a curiously restrained reception.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies.