On-demand recommendations

This month

Ripper Street

Live Free, Live True
67mins
Amazon

The murder of a chemist leads the team into the shadowy underworld of illegal backstreet abortionists. Frayn...

Canals - The Making of a Nation

Geology
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Liz McIvor discovers how carving up the landscape in order to build canals helped further man's understanding of...

Resistance

Resistance
80mins

The Gestapo prevents the release of another edition of the Resistance newsletter. Lili and The Kid narrowly...

Ripper Street

The Incontrovertible Truth
75mins
Amazon

The vicious stabbing of local woman Ida Watts results in the exceptionally wealthy wife of a decorated war hero...

Only Connect

Scientists v Builders
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Three scientists take on a trio of builders in the quiz testing general knowledge and lateral thinking, with the...

Treasures of the Indus

Pakistan Unveiled
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Historian and museum curator Sona Datta explores the story of the Indian subcontinent told through its people,...

The Catch

The Catch
60mins
All4

New series. Documentary giving an insight into the work of deep-sea fishing crews operating off the coast of...

Dinosaur Britain

Dinosaur Britain
60mins

Part one of two. Ellie Harrison teams up with palaeontologist Dean Lomax to investigate the lives of the...

Britain As Seen on ITV

Home & the High Street
30mins

New series. To help celebrate ITV's 60th anniversary, this programme tells the story of how the nation has...

Great British Menu

Northern Ireland Main
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Northern Irish chefs Chris McGowan, Danni Berry and Ben Arnold once again clash in the kitchen as they seek to...

This Wild Life

Elephant in the Bedroom
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton, her husband Frank Pope and their three young children move to...

Terry and Mason's Great Food Trip

Weymouth
29mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Broadcaster Terry Wogan and London cabbie Mason McQueen go on a culinary journey around the nation,...

Danny and the Human Zoo

Danny and the Human Zoo
90mins
BBC iPlayer

Lenny Henry writes and stars in a drama based on his own life as a teenager in 1970s Dudley. When Danny Fearon...

SpongeBob SquarePants

The Clash of Triton
35mins
Demand 5

Neptune celebrates his birthday, and SpongeBob decides to mark the occasion by reuniting the undersea king with...

Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week

Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week
60mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Andrew Flintoff presents a show in which super-fit contestants must go through the gruelling...

Partners in Crime

N or M? - Part Three
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Part three of three. Tommy is held captive by the mysterious `N' along with Gilbert Worthing, who reveals that...

You Saw Them Here First

You Saw Them Here First: Hall of Fame
60mins

The show revisiting the debuts of various well-known TV personalities returns with a special edition to mark...

The Pinkertons

Kansas City
60mins

Action-adventure crime drama set in a young and wild America, drawing from the real cases of Pinkerton's...

Time Crashers

Time Crashers
55mins
All4

Tony Robinson gives celebrity time travellers Kirstie Alley, Fern Britton, Louise Minchin, Zoe Smith, Meg...

Timeshift

Timeshift: The Trains that Time Forgot
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Andrew Martin investigates why named trains, once the pride of the railway companies that ran them, have now...

Casualty

A Child's Heart - Part Two
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Part two of two. Tensions in the Emergency Department are at risk of spiralling out of control as the whole team...

The Ascent of Woman

Civilisation
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Dr Amanda Foreman travels the world to relate and cross-examine the stories of the women who made and changed...

BBC Proms 2015

BBC Proms Sunday Symphony: Prokofiev's Fifth
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Katie Derham introduces a concert in which the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra perform Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony...

Horizon

Horizon: Which Universe Are We In?
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary exploring the `multiverse', a theoretical approach to some of the fundamental questions of...

Countryfile

Harvest
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Matt Baker visits a farm in Buckinghamshire at harvest time, where old-fashioned methods are used to bring in...

The Trials of Jimmy Rose

The Trials of Jimmy Rose
60mins

Drama, starring Ray Winstone as a former armed robber released from prison after a lengthy sentence. He returns...

The Great British Bake Off

Alternative Ingredients
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The eight remaining home-bakers face a challenge of a different kind, as Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins reveal...

Coronation Street

Coronation Street
30mins

At the hospital, Fiz and Tyrone are stunned when the consultant tells them Hope has cancer. Meanwhile, Tracy...

Pound Shop Wars

The Multi-Price Battle
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The soaring profits of multi-price retailer B&M Bargains prompt Poundworld CEO Chris Edwards to open a rival...