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

Based on a US intelligence dossier and the medical diaries and journals of Hitler's personal physician, this...

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

Radio Times Choice
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...

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Kitty
60mins
Demand 5

A special agent from the FBI's cyber-crime unit arrives to help the team after the wife of a casino mogul is...

You Can't Get the Staff

You Can't Get the Staff
60mins
4OD

With the demand for domestic staff in Britain higher than ever, this programme follows privileged Brits who are...

You Can't Get the Staff

You Can't Get the Staff
60mins
4OD

With the demand for domestic staff in Britain higher than ever, this programme follows privileged Brits who are...

The Great British Sewing Bee

The BBC Children in Need Sewing Bee
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The competition returns for three special editions as 12 celebrities take to their sewing machines in a bid to...

Holby City

Bounce Back
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Raf is suffering a crisis of confidence, so when he faces the prospect of a complex specialist operation, he...

Human Universe

Are We Alone?
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Is mankind alone, or are there aliens out there, either waiting to be discovered, or on their way to find Earth?...

Toot the Tiny Tugboat

Radio Times Choice
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...

Sarah Beeny's How to Sell Your Home

Sarah Beeny's How to Sell Your Home
23mins
4OD

Property websites are now getting billions of hits a year, with pioneer homeowners dispensing with the services...

Only Connect

Nordiphiles v Nightwatchmen
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts as a team of Norway enthusiasts takes on three nightwatchmen in the general...

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
130mins

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
45mins
BBC iPlayer

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