On-demand recommendations

This month

Red Dwarf

Radio Times Choice
Duct Soup
40mins
UKTV Play

The ship's generator breaks down, sending the crew members into a blind panic as they try to locate the engine...

Great British Menu

Radio Times Choice
Central Starter
29mins
BBC iPlayer

The first of the Central region heats sees three newcomers battle it out as Daniel Smith, Danny Gill and Andrew...

The Retreat with Nick Knowles

The Retreat with Nick Knowles
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The presenter goes on a 28-day vegan yoga retreat in Thailand along with DIY SOS colleagues Julian...

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Ripper Street

No Wolves in Whitechapel
64mins
Amazon

The murder of someone close to Drake stirs up conflict between him and Reid that plunges the whole of H Division...

Victoria

The Queen's Husband
47mins
ITV Player

Albert feels he needs a greater role in public affairs, and becomes involved in the anti-slavery movement....

Poldark

Poldark
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Ross makes a deal with a criminal who offers to pay him for using Nampara Cove as a safe haven for smuggling -...

Antiques Roadshow

Radio Times Choice
Arley Hall 1
58mins
BBC iPlayer

Fiona Bruce presents the show from Arley Hall and Gardens in Cheshire, where a time capsule that has been buried...

Earth's Seasonal Secrets

Radio Times Choice
Autumn: Earth's Seasonal Secrets
59mins
BBC iPlayer

How animals and plants deal with the changes in the environment that occur every autumn. As summer ends, animals...

Fleabag

Fleabag
26mins
BBC iPlayer

Surprises are in store when Fleabag attends her godmother's exhibition of erotic art, having managed to acquire...

When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong

Radio Times Choice
When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong
175mins

A compilation of illusions that went disastrously wrong, including several cases where magicians nearly died for...

Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls

Radio Times Choice
Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls
48mins
All4

The castaways have fire and water but after four days of gruelling work, still have not had a proper meal. Mark...

Speed with Guy Martin

Radio Times Choice
Speed with Guy Martin
72mins
All4

Guy tries to cross the English channel on a human-powered airship. His transport takes the form of a bicycle...

Countryfile

Radio Times Choice
One Man and His Dog
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Matt Baker oversees this year's One Man and His Dog at Florence Court, Co Fermanagh, with shepherds from...

Walking Through Time

Radio Times Choice
Walking Through Time
47mins
All4

New series. Palaeobiologist Dr Tori Herridge follows up her documentary on the mega-flood that separated Britain...

Casualty

Radio Times Choice
Schoolboy Crush
50mins
BBC iPlayer

Duffy pushes Charlie into attending a 50-year school reunion, where he bumps into old crush Gloria, and former...

The X Factor

The X Factor
110mins
ITV Player

Judges Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger face some difficult decisions this...

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present the second part of the pro-celebrity dance contest's opening weekend. On...

Pointless Celebrities

Radio Times Choice
Strictly
49mins
BBC iPlayer

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a Strictly Come Dancing-themed edition of the unorthodox quiz, as...

Keith Richards' Lost Weekend

Radio Times Choice
Night Happens
50mins
BBC iPlayer

The veteran rocker takes over BBC Four for the second part of a three-night coup, in which he shares his...

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
47mins
All4

Jimmy Carr returns with the hybrid panel quiz show, putting a comedy spin on Channel 4's long-running...

Would I Lie to You?

Would I Lie to You?
29mins
BBC iPlayer

David Mitchell and Lee Mack are joined by comedy actors Warwick Davis and Hugh Dennis, comedian Katherine Ryan...

Travel Man: 48 Hours in

Radio Times Choice
Travel Man: 48 Hours in New York
23mins
All4

New series. Comedian Katherine Ryan joins host Richard Ayoade on a 48-hour ram raid of the Big Apple. The duo's...

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing
60mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host the first of this weekend's two live shows which sees six of...

Joanna Lumley's Japan

Radio Times Choice
Joanna Lumley's Japan
60mins
ITV Player

The actress heads to the island of Shikoku hoping to gain a better understanding of Japanese Buddhism. She then...

Gogglebox

Gogglebox
60mins
All4

The nation's favourite armchair critics return to share their opinions on what they have been watching during...

Blue Peter

Radio Times Choice
Blue Peter: Sport Badge Finish Line
28mins
BBC iPlayer

A host of Olympians reveal how viewers can earn their sport badges, Lindsay continues her sailing journey and...

Red Dwarf

Twentica
40mins
UKTV Play

An alternative USA where technology is banned spells trouble for Rimmer and Kryten, and the Dwarfers infiltrate...

Paranoid

Paranoid
60mins
ITV Player

New series. The brutal murder of a local GP in a children's playground appears to be an open-and-shut case when...

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces

Radio Times Choice
George Clarke's Amazing Spaces
60mins
All4

New series. The architect is back with the show that celebrates ingenious and eccentric small builds in all...