On-demand recommendations

This month

The Kitchen

The Kitchen
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Now fully in the throes of September and with autumn approaching the households settle into a routine, but there...

Storyville

Storyville: Russia's Toughest Prison - The Condemned
80mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary exploring the hidden world of one of Russia's most impenetrable and remote institutions - a...

Secret History

Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit: Secret History
46mins
4OD

Obviously today nobody would attempt to paint Hitler in a positive light, but during the Nazi era, he rose to...

Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve

The Yangtze
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The adventurer travels to China for a trip along the Yangtze, Asia's longest river and the third longest in the...

Our Girl

Our Girl
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Lacey Turner has proved she is a fine actress time and again while portraying troubled Stacey Slater in...

Wonders of the Monsoon

The Drought
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The other side of the monsoon, as the winds bring dry air and drought. Budgerigars swarm in the Australian...

Homeland

Trylon and Perisphere
65mins
4OD

Carrie heads back to the US for an official inquiry, where she continues to struggle with her ambivalence toward...

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey
65mins

There is chemistry aplenty between Richard E Grant and Elizabeth McGovern, perhaps because they previously...

Antiques Roadshow

Chenies Manor 1
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Fiona Bruce and the team visit Chenies Manor near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, where members of the public bring...

Casualty

The Index Case
50mins
BBC iPlayer

A man dies from a mysterious injury, leaving Connie wondering whether she missed something. Cal and Ethan...

Toot the Tiny Tugboat

Legend of the Sea Monster
15mins
Demand 5

New series. Animated series, based on the book by Sebastien Braun, following the antics of a tiny boat with a...

24 Hours in Police Custody

The Drug Drop
60mins
4OD

CCTV captures a young man accidentally dropping a large quantity of a substance thought to be cocaine outside a...

Grantchester

Grantchester
60mins

A heartbroken Sidney agrees to help parishioner Isabel prepare for her wedding to Arthur, the new man in town,...

New Tricks

The Queen's Speech
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Back in 1983, 16-year-old Amy Taskerland was murdered on the night of the school disco. More than 30 years...

Big Dreams Small Spaces

Big Dreams Small Spaces
60mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Monty Don helps amateur horticulturists who have small or average-sized gardens but are planning to...

The X Factor

The X Factor
140mins

Last week, viewers cast their votes after the first live performances, and Blonde Electra and Overload...

The Culture Show

The Culture Show: Rankin Shoots Rembrandt
30mins
BBC iPlayer

World-renowned photographer Rankin takes on the challenge of interpreting Rembrandt's portraits of old age for...

Doctor Who

Flatline
43mins
BBC iPlayer

After Clara stormed off two episodes ago, viewers might have wondered if they would ever see her again. However,...

Dad's Army

Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel
30mins
BBC iPlayer

A secret weapon goes haywire and threatens Walmington-on-Sea, so Mainwaring and his platoon abandon their...

Secrets from the Sky

Tintagel Castle
30mins

New series. Bettany Hughes and Ben Robinson offer viewers an aerial view of some of Britain's best-loved...

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show
45mins
BBC iPlayer

In what promises to be one of his best line-ups yet, Graham meets two Hollywood greats - Godfather and...

Jeff Lynne's ELO at Hyde Park

Jeff Lynne's ELO at Hyde Park
85mins
BBC iPlayer

Footage from Electric Light Orchestra's first live performance in 28 years at Hyde Park, closing BBC Radio 2's...

QI

Literature
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Question master Stephen Fry continues the comedy panel quiz's exploration of subjects beginning with the letter...

Lewis

Entry Wounds - Part Two
60mins

Part two of two. Most people, when they retire, look forward to having more time to themselves to enjoy all the...

Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes

Weekend Specials
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The Michelin-starred chef creates dishes for the weekend, when people have a bit more time to enjoy being in the...

Would I Lie to You?

Would I Lie to You?
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Rob Brydon hosts the comedy panel show in which two teams of celebs divulge what sound like tall tales about...