Today’s show comes from Heanor in Derbyshire, where Caroline Hawley and Ochucko Ojiri guide the teams and Eric Knowles learns the staggering value of some antique violins. Show more
Charlie Ross is in Shropshire with experts Tim Weeks and Ben Cooper, and the teams. Charlie learns about the history of some local merchants, the Shrewsbury Drapers. Show more
Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey get special access to a factory that makes as many as a hundred iconic yellow diggers every single day. Show more
Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He looks at how the great ape's brain has been adapted by its anatomy, ingenuity and sociability. Show more
Wartime drama based on the true story of a courageous Frenchwoman who returned to her occupied homeland to spy for the Special Operations Executive. Show more
Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II, in which British soldiers use a wooden vaulting horse as cover when trying to get out of Stalag Luft III. Show more
Celia Imrie takes us on a journey through the BBC’s archives for an in-depth look at the continuing power and importance of war films. Show more
In 1944, the French Resistance must stop a train without damaging its cargo of valuable modern master paintings, which an unusually art-loving Nazi official has appropriated.
World War II drama. A small group of agents is sent on a vital mission to destroy a Nazi V-2 rocket base in Holland. Their aim is to prevent flying bombs from falling on London.
Ade Adepitan, Jean Johansson, Stephen Mangan and Vikki Stone test their general knowledge skills on this week's House of Games. Show more
Rick Stein takes a trip back in time to his early days running a nightclub in Padstow, before making the ultimate fish pie with some deliciously plump pollock. Show more
Tom recruits eight families keen to change their lives for the better. The first step of his plan is to simply get the families cooking more. Show more
Clive Myrie presents another heat of the classic quiz, with four contenders answering questions on the Gurkhas, Fernando Torres, Pam Ayres and Alfred Hitchcock films of the 1950s. Show more
Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the series where knowledge will only take you so far. In the first of the semi-finals, two teams battle it out for a place in the series finale. Show more
In the last of the second round matches, two teams of students fight it out for a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
Frankie Boyle returns with his New World Order end-of-year special, where, with the help of his guests, he dissects the bewildering year that was 2021. Show more
Barra Best makes a journey across the 4,000 square kilometres of the Foyle river network, criss-crossing his way across the many rivers and streams that make up its great catchment.
At Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, Charlotte Smith discovers how photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot celebrated the festive season. She also uncovers some age-old cures for festive overindulgence. Show more
Zara McDermott uncovers a ‘rape culture’ raging in Britain’s schools. She speaks for the first time about her own sexual assault by a schoolboy, and asks what needs to change. Show more
Highlights of programmes on BBC Two.