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Episode 5

5. Inside Versailles: Series 2, Episode 5

Prof Kate Williams and Greg Jenner discuss Louis XIV's premier valet Alexandre Bontemps.

The Adult World

6. The World According to Kids: Series 1, The Adult World

Children explore what would be different if kids ruled the world.

Episode 10

10. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 10

A runaway van causes gridlock when it careers down an embankment.

Episode 9

9. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 9

A truck breakdown at rush hour puts motorists' safety in jeopardy.

Episode 4

4. Vets 24/7: Series 4, Episode 4

The vets perform abdominal surgery on Jess the cat following a road traffic accident.

Episode 8

8. Channel Patrol: Series 1, Episode 8

The crew of the Whitonia tanker refuel massive cruise liners and cargo ships.

Episode 7

7. Channel Patrol: Series 1, Episode 7

A team working on the dockside unload one of the largest container ships in the world.

Part 4

4. Storyville: OJ: Made in America, Part 4

In January 1995, the crime of the century gave way to the trial of the century.

Tornado - the 100mph Steam Engine

Tornado - the 100mph Steam Engine

The new A1 class steam engine Tornado tries to achieve 100mph on the main line.

Episode 8

8. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 8

A lorry breakdown causes rush hour traffic chaos.

Episode 1

1. Fight Game: The McGuigans: Series 1, Episode 1

The team are in New York for Carl Frampton's world title bout against Leo Santa Cruz.

Episode 3

3. Vets 24/7: Series 4, Episode 3

Custard the guinea pig is booked in for a delicate operation.

BBC Newsline Special - Return to Mauritius

BBC Newsline Special - Return to Mauritius

Mark Simpson joins John McAreavey as he returns to Mauritius, where his wife was killed.

A Time to Live

A Time to Live

Remarkable stories from people who are making the most of the time they have left.

Michael Mosley vs The Superbugs

Michael Mosley vs The Superbugs

Can new treatments save us from the antibiotic resistance crisis? Michael Mosley finds out

Episode 1

1. Yorkshire Wolds Way: Episode 1

Paul Rose explores the Yorkshire Wolds Way, perhaps Britain's least known walking trail.

Episode 6

6. Channel Patrol: Series 1, Episode 6

The crew of the Galatea are called out to a damaged light vessel.

Australia

2. Rise of the Continents: Australia

Exploring Australia's creation through the platypus, Aboriginal songlines and opal mines.

Episode 1

1. Doctor in the House: Series 2, Episode 1

Dr Rangan is called to help a mum battling cluster headaches.

Part 3

3. Storyville: OJ: Made in America, Part 3

Nicole's murder laid bare the realities of race, power, the legal system and the media.

Part 2

2. Storyville: OJ: Made in America, Part 2

The LA the world inhabited by OJ Simpson was wealthy, privileged, and predominantly white.

Strange Signals from Outer Space!

Horizon: 2017, Strange Signals from Outer Space!

Horizon investigates unusual space signals including the Lorimer Burst.

Nature's Miniature Miracles

4. Natural World: 2017-2018, Nature's Miniature Miracles

It really is a big bad world out there. So what happens if you are the little guy?

St Petersburg

3. An Art Lovers' Guide: Series 1, St Petersburg

A look at how art has been used to enhance prestige and power in St Petersburg.

Episode 7

7. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 7

Traffic officers race to the scene of a treacherous blowout.

Episode 5

5. Channel Patrol: Series 1, Episode 5

A couple of rookie sailors learn the ropes at Cowes Week.

Episode 6

6. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 6

A horrific crash causes rush hour chaos on the Great North Road.

Forests of the Maya

2. Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life: Series 1, Forests of the Maya

The ancient temples of the Maya tower over the forests of the Yucatan.

Thailand

2. Dara & Ed's Road to Mandalay: Series 1, Thailand

Dara and Ed fly into Phuket to find an island sinking under the weight of booming tourism.

Part 1

1. Storyville: OJ: Made in America, Part 1

How OJ Simpson rose to fame as a running back in college and the NFL.

ICEHOTEL, Sweden

6. Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby: Series 1, ICEHOTEL, Sweden

Giles and Monica don their thermals and extreme weather gear, and visit Sweden's Lapland.

Bread

1. Inside the Factory: Series 1: How Our Favourite Foods Are Made, Bread

A look at the production, science and history of bread in Britain.

The Creative Brain: How Insight Works

8. Horizon: 2012-2013, The Creative Brain: How Insight Works

A look at how scientists are trying to work out how moments of creativity come about.

Haydn

3. The Birth of British Music: Haydn

Charles Hazlewood looks at the fascinating two-way relationship Haydn had with Britain.

Hollywood Actresses

49. Talking Pictures: Hollywood Actresses

Sylvia Syms looks back on the legendary leading ladies of Hollywood.

Episode 2

2. Vets 24/7: Series 4, Episode 2

Newly qualified vet Imogen attempts to treat a herd of coughing calves.