Drama Channel listings 1st – 7th August 2020

Saturday August 01, 2020

07:10 Where The Heart Is – Letting Go (S3E4/14) (SD) Stephen gets a shock, Sandra has doubts that she has made the right decision, and elderly farmer Kate Price is upset about leaving Skelthwaite. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

08:00 Where The Heart Is – Moving On (S3E5/14) (SD) Jacqui is wrongly suspected of stealing from the hospital, leaving her wondering whether she can manage by herself after all, while Stephen heads off for university. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

09:00 Lovejoy – The Last of the Uzkoks (S6E6/10) (SD) Ian McShane’s career-making turn as the ace antiques dealer. Lovejoy is roped in to trace the roots of a 17th-century chalice. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

10:00 Lovejoy – Breaking the Broker (S6E7/10) (SD) More adventures with the canny dealer and his slightly shady mates. A red-faced Tinker is arrested for possession of some dubious erotic antiques. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

11:00 Sharpe – Sharpe’s Enemy (S2E2/3) (SD) Liz Hurley guest stars in the Napoleonic action adventure in which buckles are certainly swashed. A beautiful noblewoman is taken hostage, and Sharpe must save her. (Subtitled)

13:00 Doctor Who – The Idiot’s Lantern (S2E7/13) (SD) Time-twisting adventure with David Tennant. Our heroes visit 1953 for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Written by Mark ‘League of Gentlemen’ Gatiss. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

14:00 Doctor Who – The Impossible Planet (S2E8/13) (SD) One of the scariest new Who stories so far! David Tennant’s Doctor arrives on a bleak planet in the orbit of a black hole, where a great evil is waking. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

15:00 Doctor Who – The Satan Pit (S2E9/13) (SD) An adventure at the edge of time and space for David Tennant’s hero. As Rose battles the deadly Ood, the Doctor finds his every belief is challenged to the core. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

16:00 Crums (S1E1/1) (SD) New. Roy Clarke’s epic sitcom that will still be going when we’ve all long gone. In this Christmas special from 1988, Barry has a secret – he wants to get Glenda a water bed!

17:25 The Brokenwood Mysteries – Hunting the Stag (S1E4/4) (SD) Neill Rea stars in the crime drama from New Zealand. Shepherd investigates when a groom-to-be doesn’t come back from a stag weekend spent hunting in the bush. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

19:30 Hetty Wainthropp Investigates – The Bearded Lady (S1E1/6) (SD) The very first episode of the mystery drama with Patricia Routledge. On her 60th birthday, Hetty Wainthropp decides to change her life and becomes a detective. (Subtitled)

21:00 New Tricks – Fashion Victim (S7E6/10) (SD) A glamorous case for the veteran detectives in the popular crime caper. The wife of a murdered fashion designer persuades the team to reinvestigate the case. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

22:20 Men Behaving Badly – Ten (S6E5/6) (SD) Crack open the lager and sit back and enjoy watching the flatmates who, hopefully, will never grow up. Cringe as Tony desperately tries to impress Deborah’s mother. (Subtitled)

23:00 Doctor Who – The Idiot’s Lantern (S2E7/13) (SD) Time-twisting adventure with David Tennant. Our heroes visit 1953 for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Written by Mark ‘League of Gentlemen’ Gatiss. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

00:00 Doctor Who – The Impossible Planet (S2E8/13) (SD) One of the scariest new Who stories so far! David Tennant’s Doctor arrives on a bleak planet in the orbit of a black hole, where a great evil is waking. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

01:00 Doctor Who – The Satan Pit (S2E9/13) (SD) An adventure at the edge of time and space for David Tennant’s hero. As Rose battles the deadly Ood, the Doctor finds his every belief is challenged to the core. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

02:15 Where The Heart Is – Letting Go (S3E4/14) (SD) Stephen gets a shock, Sandra has doubts that she has made the right decision, and elderly farmer Kate Price is upset about leaving Skelthwaite. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

03:05 Where The Heart Is – Moving On (S3E5/14) (SD) Jacqui is wrongly suspected of stealing from the hospital, leaving her wondering whether she can manage by herself after all, while Stephen heads off for university. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

Sunday August 02, 2020

07:10 The Bill – Connection (Part 1) (S22E19/422) (SD) More drama from the busiest police station on the box. A discovery made by Casper and Gold could be the key in obtaining Smithy’s release from prison. (Subtitled)

08:00 The Bill – Connections (Part 2) (S22E20/422) (SD) Police drama series. Smithy’s application to attend Louise’s funeral is declined. The team race against the clock to prove that Pete Larson set Smithy up. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – A Bad Call (Part 1) (S22E21/422) (SD) Drama from Sun Hill. In the wake of Jordan Tomlin’s death, Okaro briefs the team on crowd control at a night club – then disaster strikes. (Subtitled)

10:00 The Bill – A Bad Call (Part 2) (S22E22/422) (SD) Police drama. Sun Hill’s handling of the night club disaster is scrutinised. Fletcher and Stamp spend the morning in a temporary morgue with the victims. (Subtitled)

11:00 Peak Practice – Eye of the Storm (S5E1/14) (SD) Will is ecstatic to become a father and Andrew returns to Cardale after six months away, asking for his old job back, but finds a surprise in store for him. (Subtitled)

12:00 Catherine Cookson: The Secret (S1E1/1) (SD) Epic dramatisation of Catherine Cookson’s thriller, set in 19th-century Tyneside. Freddie Musgrave seems to have it all, until his past returns to haunt him. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

15:20 Call the Midwife (S5E3/8) (SD) More trouble for the nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House as a typhoid crisis threatens to erupt, tearing a family apart, and Sister Winifred faces a personal dilemma. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

16:40 Call the Midwife (S5E4/8) (SD) The pressures of modern Britain reach Poplar, as a busy local hospital secondment and a difficult birth raise moral questions for Sister Julienne. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

18:00 Keeping Up Appearances – Hyacinth Is Alarmed (S5E3/11) (SD) Upwardly mobile sitcom about an irrepressible suburban snob. Richard forgets his wedding anniversary, so scrambles to think of a last-minute gift for Hyacinth. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

18:40 Keeping Up Appearances – A Riverside Picnic (S5E4/11) (SD) Suburban comedy of manners. Holding a riverside picnic seems like a good idea, but Hyacinth’s arrangements don’t go quite as she planned. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

19:20 Keeping Up Appearances – The Skis From Richard (S5E5/11) (SD) Time for the net curtains to twitch in the great comedy of manners. Richard isn’t exactly over the moon with his birthday present – skis! (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – She Was Murdered Twice (S4E7/8) (SD) Kris Marshall is the detective on a Caribbean island. DI Goodman is embroiled in the cut-throat world of corporate team building. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:20 My Life Is Murder – Can’t Stand the Heat (S1E4/10) (SD) New. Alexa straps on an apron and goes undercover when a culinary student is found dead in the school’s kitchen after allegedly slipping on oil and smacking his head. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

22:20 Rebus: The Hanging Garden (S1E1/1) (SD) John Hannah stars as the hard-drinking, music-loving Scots detective in the hit mystery series. Rebus must stop a war between two of Edinburgh’s worst gangsters. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

00:25 The Last Post (S1E4/6) (SD) Tilbrook and Markham visit an important prisoner as the search gets under way. Alison confides in Honor about her affair as she finds herself unable to continue with her pregnancy. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

01:45 The Last Post (S1E5/6) (SD) The NLF want to make a trade. Alison watches over Ed, feeling conflicted over their marriage. Yusra smuggles a coded message to Armstrong, and Joe goes against his orders. (Widescreen)

02:45 The Last Post (S1E6/6) (SD) Joe’s future in the army hangs in the balance, as Honor struggles with the revelations about his past. Markham is torn between his duty and his conscience. (Widescreen)

Monday August 03, 2020

07:10 London’s Burning (S6E2/10) (SD) The Blue Watch team is called to a suspected arson attack on a run-down council estate. Later, a young boy is found handcuffed to a bench by a river. (Subtitled)

08:00 London’s Burning (S6E3/10) (SD) The classic drama series following a team of London firefighters. George is the brigade’s representative in a grudge boxing match against the police. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – High Flyers (S22E23/422) (SD) Iconic police drama. Perkins and Sim investigate the case of a man beaten and left for dead. Fletcher and Casper compete for a place on the area car driving course. (Subtitled)

10:00 Classic Holby City – Friends Reunited (S9E47/52) (SD) Hannah arrives at the hospital with her six-year old daughter Sunny, and Maddy is horrified to find out the girl has overdosed on methadone. (Widescreen)

11:00 Classic Casualty – What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (S16E25/40) (SD) Nikki is in a defiant mood after her break-up with Jack. She swears she’s through with love, but a call on an elderly couple restores her faith. (Subtitled)

12:00 The Bill – Special Relationships (S22E24/422) (SD) Another visit to Sun Hill. Perkins and Turner interview a prostitute whose flat mate has been beaten, in an attempt to nail a well-known criminal. (Subtitled)

13:00 Classic EastEnders (S11E76/155) (SD) New. Nigel is concerned about having to deal with the new loan company. David’s interfering is getting to Ricky and Alan helps Ian out of a tight spot. (Subtitled)

13:40 Classic EastEnders (S11E77/155) (SD) New. It’s Carol’s birthday and Bianca organises surprise party in the Vic. Michelle is annoyed with Geoff for spending too much time with Pat and Ruth returns to Mark. (Subtitled)

14:20 London’s Burning (S12E13/16) (SD) Drama series about a team of London firefighters. Blue Watch are called to a life-or-death scenario at a funfair. Carmen has a surprise in store for Dan. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

15:20 Peak Practice – Letting Go (S5E4/14) (SD) New. Will says farewell to his friends and colleagues over a special lunch which ends in a big surprise for the departing doctor, while Erica battles to save Alice North’s life.

16:20 Dangerfield – Still Waters (S3E7/10) (SD) Another mystery awaits the rather handsome Warwickshire police surgeon. The body of a young woman found in a local reservoir presents a challenge to Dangerfield.

17:20 Birds of a Feather – Out (S6E8/15) (SD) The sibling sitcom with Chigwell’s Sharon and Tracey. When Chris gets weekend leave from prison, it’s a test for Tracey, a puzzle for Sharon, and a shock for Dorien!

18:00 Waiting for God – Scandal (S3E6/11) (SD) This sounds like a retirement home you wouldn’t object to being put in as Diana ends up in Tom’s bed after a particularly riotous party. Tom earns the nickname ‘Superstud’. (Subtitled)

18:40 ‘Allo ‘Allo! – Camp Dance (S4E2/6) (SD) Saucy Brit humour and a dash of French farce. Rene and his fellow prisoners continue their escape attempt from the German POW camp dressed as Folies Bergere girls. (Subtitled)

19:20 Last of the Summer Wine – Desperate for a Duffield (S18E6/12) (SD) Fun with those three young-at-heart Yorkshiremen. Rejected yet again by Nora Batty, Compo decides to look up an old girlfriend from his schooldays. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – The Impossible Murder (S6E3/8) (SD) Humphrey and Martha’s romantic weekend at the remote Hotel Cecile is disrupted by the murder of the hotel owner on the first night of their stay. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:20 Death in Paradise – Stumped in Murder (S6E4/8) (SD) The president of the Saint Marie cricket club is found shot dead in the middle of the team’s ground. As the sun rises over the island, suspicion falls on his teammates. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

22:40 New Tricks – Nine Lives (S4E4/8) (SD) James Bolam and Amanda Redman star in the popular crime drama. An elderly lady’s body is discovered, partly consumed by her horde of cats. Jack thinks it’s murder. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

00:00 Silent Witness – Fear (S15E6/6) (SD) A feature-length mystery for Emilia Fox and team in the compelling crime drama. Leo suspects a young girl has been killed by her religious parents during an exorcism. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

02:10 The Bill – Special Relationships (S22E24/422) (SD) Another visit to Sun Hill. Perkins and Turner interview a prostitute whose flat mate has been beaten, in an attempt to nail a well-known criminal. (Subtitled)

03:10 London’s Burning (S12E13/16) (SD) Drama series about a team of London firefighters. Blue Watch are called to a life-or-death scenario at a funfair. Carmen has a surprise in store for Dan. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

Tuesday August 04, 2020

07:10 London’s Burning (S6E4/10) (SD) Another episode of the popular drama series about the lives of a group of firefighters. An intense fire in a disused mental hospital leads to tragedy. (Subtitled)

08:00 London’s Burning (S6E5/10) (SD) More drama with the Blackwall Fire Station team. Sally Reid joins the watch. When scaffolding around a construction site collapses, Kevin is search the debris for people. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – Special Relationships (S22E24/422) (SD) Another visit to Sun Hill. Perkins and Turner interview a prostitute whose flat mate has been beaten, in an attempt to nail a well-known criminal. (Subtitled)

10:00 Classic Holby City – Trial and Retribution (S9E48/52) (SD) Chrissie dumps Sam when she sees him and Faye together, while Clifford tries to protect Louise after a patient suffers complications in the stent trial. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

11:00 Classic Casualty – Life Incognito (S16E26/40) (SD) Emotions have to go on the back burner as Dillon’s relationship with Gemma threatens his work. And a group of bag snatchers target the department. (Subtitled)

12:00 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 1) (S22E25/422) (SD) Manson must tell James Tennant that the investigation into his missing daughter is being scaled down – only to hear that his own son has also vanished. (Subtitled)

13:00 Classic EastEnders (S11E78/155) (SD) New. Grant organises a drag act at Vic. Winston’s set up for a chat up and Michelle interviews Sharon for Geoff’s book about her life in the East End, unaware certain revelations are on tape. (Subtitled)

13:40 Classic EastEnders (S11E79/155) (SD) New. Michelle has a terrible hangover. David tries to make friends with Bianca. Carol and Alan are still hardly speaking, and Cindy goes swimming – again bumping into lifeguard Matt. (Subtitled)

14:20 London’s Burning (S12E14/16) (SD) Drama series about the Blue Watch firefighters. An air ambulance has to be called following a fire at a nightclub. Dan has to make a decision about his career. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

15:20 Peak Practice – Classics (S5E5/14) (SD) New. Andrew is seriously injured in a car crash en route to Erica’s birthday party, and faces the grim task of ensuring his fellow motorists make it through the night alive. (Subtitled)

16:20 Dangerfield – Games (S3E8/10) (SD) Nigel Le Vaillant stars as the crime-busting Warwickshire GP. Dangerfield and his colleagues become disturbed when patients begin to report home visits by a fake doctor.

17:20 Birds of a Feather – In at the Deep End (S6E9/15) (SD) Two Essex sisters take on the world, and suburbia, with the help of their over-sexed neighbour. Sharon and Tracey dive headfirst into a new business venture.

18:00 Waiting for God – Sabotage (S3E7/11) (SD) More from the senior citizen sitcom set in a retirement home where laughs are never far away. Tom and Diana plan a holiday, but they have to outwit Harvey’s building plans. (Subtitled)

18:40 ‘Allo ‘Allo! – Good Staff Are Hard to Find (S4E3/6) (SD) Wartime laughs and French farce from Rene’s cafe, where the Resistance supply a new waitress. An Italian liaison officer arrives to work with the Colonel. (Subtitled)

19:20 Last of the Summer Wine – The Suit That Turned Left (S18E7/12) (SD) The world’s longest-running sitcom, with good reason. A mysterious man with a machine for locating ‘hidden forces’ has Compo, Foggy and Clegg running round. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – Man Overboard – Part One (S6E5/8) (SD) The first episode of a two-part special sees an investigation into the death of a boat captain propel the team to London in pursuit of the suspects. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:20 Rosemary & Thyme – The Cup of Silence (S3E1/9) (SD) The duo are called to tackle a stubborn weed threatening a vineyard’s entire crop, but find themselves investigating a murder when a body is discovered on the premises. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

22:55 New Tricks – Powerhouse (S4E5/8) (SD) Dennis Waterman and James Bolam are among the ageing detectives in the popular crime drama. The team probe the case of one of the last men to be hanged in Britain. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

00:15 Silent Witness – Change (S16E1/11) (SD) Emilia Fox stars in a nailbiting feature-length forensics drama. The mysterious death of a wealthy businessman plunges Nikki into a murky world of corporate subterfuge. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

02:35 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 1) (S22E25/422) (SD) Manson must tell James Tennant that the investigation into his missing daughter is being scaled down – only to hear that his own son has also vanished. (Subtitled)

Wednesday August 05, 2020

07:10 London’s Burning (S6E6/10) (SD) Hot drama with the London firefighters. George takes part in an unlicensed boxing match. Maggie books a flight to Bangkok to search for her missing husband. (Subtitled)

08:00 London’s Burning (S6E7/10) (SD) Clock in for another shift at Blackwell Fire Station. Blue Watch are called to a petrol tanker blaze. Kevin’s dad is approached to fix the brigade’s greyhound in a big race. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 1) (S22E25/422) (SD) Manson must tell James Tennant that the investigation into his missing daughter is being scaled down – only to hear that his own son has also vanished. (Subtitled)

10:00 Classic Holby City – Lovers and Madmen (S9E49/52) (SD) Chrissie sets a trap for the philandering Sam, while Clifford tries to resist his feelings for Louise. Elliot is surprised by the unexpected arrival of his son James. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

11:00 Classic Casualty – You Can’t Take Them All Home with You (S16E27/40) (SD) Disagreements and conflict abound on Holby’s busiest ward as Charlie says a girl is wasting hospital resources and Lara gets a black eye. (Subtitled)

12:00 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 2) (S22E26/422) (SD) Popular police drama series. Nadir and Perkins are pleased when DS Turner allows them to bend the rules – but is it just a case of mistaken identity? (Subtitled)

13:00 Classic EastEnders (S11E80/155) (SD) New. Sharon learns that Phil and Kathy’s engagement party is to be combined with her birthday. Ricky returns and meets Bianca and has a row with David. Robbie tries to save an injured bird. (Subtitled)

13:40 Classic EastEnders (S11E81/155) (SD) New. Ricky and Bianca row with their families, and Sharon organises a party for Phil and Kathy. Meanwhile Grant finds a tape made by Sharon and Michelle. (Subtitled)

14:20 London’s Burning (S12E15/16) (SD) Drama series about the Blue Watch firefighters. A disused swimming pool explodes in suspicious circumstances. Joe puts his job and his heart on the line. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

15:20 Peak Practice – Lost Feelings (S5E6/14) (SD) New. David helps a paraplegic friend and his wife fulfill their dearest wish to have a child, while Andrew investigates Erica’s claims of supernatural goings-on. (Subtitled)

16:20 Dangerfield – Old Dog: New Tricks (S3E9/10) (SD) Adventures with the Warwickshire GP who doubles as a police surgeon. Paul helps an old friend who finds himself out of step with his neighbours.

17:20 Birds of a Feather – Business is Business (S6E10/15) (SD) Sitcom about the two sisters who put Chigwell on the map – Sharon and Tracey. Sharon is faced with the biggest decision of her life.

18:00 Waiting for God – Politics (S3E8/11) (SD) The retirement home comedy that makes old age appealing. Diana becomes a candidate for the Residents Party, but tensions build when Tom and Harvey decide to run against her. (Subtitled)

18:40 ‘Allo ‘Allo! – The Flying Nun (S4E4/6) (SD) Rene uses bizarre means to establish radio contact with England. Meanwhile, Herr Flick suspects the Colonel and the General of plotting an assassination attempt. (Subtitled)

19:20 Last of the Summer Wine – Beware of the Elbow (S18E8/12) (SD) Laughs with the elderly overgrown schoolboys wandering around Yorkshire. Happening upon a man who’s very politically correct, our trio ponder the modern world. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – Man Overboard – Part Two (S6E6/8) (SD) Sunshine sleuthing in the Caribbean. The team race against the clock in London to solve two murders, after their prime suspect is found dead. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:20 Rosemary & Thyme – In a Monastery Garden (S3E2/9) (SD) The duo are called to a monastery to restore a herb garden in time for a royal visit – but their pruning and planting is disrupted by the discovery of a corpse. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

22:20 New Tricks – Buried Treasure (S4E6/8) (SD) Alun Armstrong and James Bolam star in the hugely popular crime caper. When Brian’s dog finds a body on a common, it prompts two people to confess to murder. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

23:40 Silent Witness – Trust (S16E2/11) (SD) A nailbiting feature-length mystery for Emilia Fox and team. The case of two young women shot dead in a house basement forces Jack to lock horns with an old flame. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

02:05 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 2) (S22E26/422) (SD) Popular police drama series. Nadir and Perkins are pleased when DS Turner allows them to bend the rules – but is it just a case of mistaken identity? (Subtitled)

02:55 London’s Burning (S12E15/16) (SD) Drama series about the Blue Watch firefighters. A disused swimming pool explodes in suspicious circumstances. Joe puts his job and his heart on the line. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

Thursday August 06, 2020

07:10 London’s Burning (S6E8/10) (SD) The classic drama series set in a London fire station. Sicknote is called upon to rescue a mother and baby from their attic flat. (Subtitled)

08:00 London’s Burning (S6E9/10) (SD) More drama with the firefighters from Blackwell Fire Station. The accident victim is called to give evidence against Bayleaf as the trial continues. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – Where We Belong (Part 2) (S22E26/422) (SD) Popular police drama series. Nadir and Perkins are pleased when DS Turner allows them to bend the rules – but is it just a case of mistaken identity? (Subtitled)

10:00 Classic Holby City – My Aim Is Tue (S9E50/52) (SD) Mark takes James under his wing and Clifford’s time with Louise draws to a conclusion. Joseph continues to be haunted by the thought of his father’s relationship with Jac. (Widescreen)

11:00 Classic Casualty – Past, Present, Future (S16E28/40) (SD) Lara still hasn’t given Patrick an answer to his proposal, but a major accident makes them both re-evaluate and realise that work is not everything. (Subtitled)

12:00 The Bill – Brotherly Love (S22E27/422) (SD) Iconic police drama. DS Phil Hunter is stunned to hear that his brother Steve has been attacked. Casper and Stamp investigate a horrific hit and run. (Subtitled)

13:00 Classic EastEnders (S11E82/155) (SD) New. Pat tells Geoff people are gossiping about them, Michelle has a job interview, Cindy flirts at the swimming pool, and David gets Bianca a bedsit – but asks for it to be kept a secret.

13:40 Classic EastEnders (S11E83/155) (SD) New. Ian is hoping to open the chip shop soon. Sharon learns one of Phil’s big secrets, and Pauline is unhappy about Kathy marrying Phil.

14:20 London’s Burning (S12E16/16) (SD) Drama with the London firefighters. Blue Watch await Sally’s response to Joe’s proposal of marriage. Fiona has surprising news for Pearce. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

15:20 Peak Practice – Home Truths (S5E7/14) (SD) New. Andrew and Erica clash over the best way to treat a baby’s mysterious illness.

16:20 Dangerfield – Inside Out (S3E10/10) (SD) A difficult case for the Warwickshire GP and police surgeon played by Nigel Le Vaillant. Paul becomes emotionally involved when a prisoner dies in police custody.

17:20 Birds of a Feather – Puppy Love (S6E11/15) (SD) The Essex sibling sitcom with Chigwell’s Sharon and Tracey, who are in a nostalgic mood. It’s Saturday night, and the girls and Dorien are remembering first loves.

18:00 Waiting for God – Sleeping Pills (S3E9/11) (SD) Drama and laughs in the OAP sitcom as Diana isn’t herself at all. She falls ill and thinks she’s dying. Tom’s devastated when she requests sleeping tablets. (Subtitled)

18:40 ‘Allo ‘Allo! – The Sausages in the Trousers (S4E5/6) (SD) Vintage laughs much enjoyed by our European neighbours. Gruber has finished the paintings, but where can they be hidden? Of course! In the sausages. (Subtitled)

19:20 Last of the Summer Wine – The Thing in Wesley’s Shed (S18E9/12) (SD) Long-in-the-tooth laughs in the longest-running sitcom. Wesley is nearly ready to take his creation off the ‘Top Secret’ list and unleash it on the world. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – In the Footsteps of a Killer (S6E7/8) (SD) More sunshine sleuthing in the Caribbean. An alibi comes forward for a woman convicted of murder seven years ago, so the team are forced to reopen the case. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:00 Rosemary & Thyme – Seeds of Time (S3E3/9) (SD) The amateur sleuths help reorganise the seed museum owned by the descendants of botanist Edwin Pargeter – but it is not long before a man is found dead in the family’s garden. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

22:00 New Tricks – Father’s Pride (S4E7/8) (SD) James Bolam and Dennis Waterman (who does indeed sing the theme tune) star in the great mystery series. The team probe a murder in a photographer’s shop. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

23:20 Silent Witness – True Love Waits (S16E3/11) (SD) Emilia Fox stars in an edgy feature-length mystery. When a pub landlady is stabbed to death her husband is the prime suspect. Nikki suspects he is innocent. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

01:45 The Bill – Brotherly Love (S22E27/422) (SD) Iconic police drama. DS Phil Hunter is stunned to hear that his brother Steve has been attacked. Casper and Stamp investigate a horrific hit and run. (Subtitled)

02:50 London’s Burning (S12E16/16) (SD) Drama with the London firefighters. Blue Watch await Sally’s response to Joe’s proposal of marriage. Fiona has surprising news for Pearce. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

Friday August 07, 2020

07:10 London’s Burning (S6E10/10) (SD) Drama with the firefighters from Blackwall Fire Station. John Hallam is offered a job outside the fire brigade which Sandra is keen for him to accept. (Subtitled)

08:00 London’s Burning (S7E1/15) (SD) A juvenile offenders’ institute goes up in flames, presenting the Blue Watch firefighters with one of the toughest challenges of their careers. (Subtitled)

09:00 The Bill – Brotherly Love (S22E27/422) (SD) Iconic police drama. DS Phil Hunter is stunned to hear that his brother Steve has been attacked. Casper and Stamp investigate a horrific hit and run. (Subtitled)

10:00 Classic Holby City – Duty of Care: Part 1 (S9E51/52) (SD) A face from Abra’s past upsets all his plans and shows up his dishonesty to heavy-drinking Kyla. Jac taunts Joseph by wearing his grandmother’s ring. (Widescreen)

11:00 Classic Casualty – Memories (S16E29/40) (SD) The emotions of a patient’s wife force Lara to confront her own feelings about Patrick, but a near-fatal mistake persuades her that she is not as strong as she thought. (Subtitled)

12:00 The Bill – A Day to Remember (S22E28/422) (SD) Top cop drama. Hemmingway and Harman deal with an arson attack on an elderly man’s home, and Bryant is outraged to hear that her son Liam may be involved. (Subtitled)

13:00 Classic EastEnders (S11E84/155) (SD) New. Robbie gets his birthday presents at breakfast; later he’s expelled from school and finds a stray dog. Michelle receives a job rejection letter and Geoff walks out on her. (Subtitled)

13:40 Classic EastEnders (S11E85/155) (SD) New. Grant gives Sharon her birthday present; they decide to have a baby. Carol takes Robbie to the job centre, Cindy and Matt meet for coffee, and Michelle isn’t going to her graduation.

14:20 London’s Burning (S13E1/16) (SD) The Watch have moved to a new station, but celebrations for the opening are muted as they mourn Joe and Sicknote. George is accused of theft and Fiona goes into labour. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

15:20 Peak Practice – Running to Hide (S5E8/14) (SD) New. Andrew’s relationship with his shapely accountant goes beyond business, while David worries about his wife’s erratic behaviour and the practice is sued for negligence.

16:20 Dangerfield – Inappropriate Adults (S4E1/10) (SD) Paul investigates the suspicious death of a baby at a remote farmhouse – prompting a search for the child’s missing father. (Subtitled)

17:20 Birds of a Feather – Still Waters Run Deep (S6E12/15) (SD) The sibling sitcom with Sharon and Tracey. The pool business is going swimmingly, but are Sharon and Tracey biting off more than they can chew?

18:00 Waiting for God – Great Aunt Diana (S3E10/11) (SD) More madness from those residents of Bayview retirement home. Tom and Diana plan to hijack a bus and help Sarah to have her baby, despite Diana’s protestations. (Subtitled)

18:40 ‘Allo ‘Allo! – The Jet-Propelled Mother-in-Law (S4E6/6) (SD) More endearing comic tales from David Croft’s farcical wartime sitcom. Colonel von Klinkerhoffen visits the local vineyards for a wine-tasting. (Subtitled)

19:20 Last of the Summer Wine – Brushes at Dawn (S18E10/12) (SD) Gobsmacked at finding he has an upstart rival for the hand of Nora Batty, Compo decides to take the only action a gentleman can in such circumstances. Vintage comedy. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

20:00 Death in Paradise – Murder in the Polls (S6E8/8) (SD) There’s a political puzzle to solve as the mayoral elections are thrown into disarray when a candidate is stabbed to death in the polling booth while voting. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

21:20 Rosemary & Thyme – Agua Cadaver (S3E4/9) (SD) The duo are invited to help create an Arabian-style garden in Malaga, but before long, a local resident is found dead, and a mysterious landowner is the chief suspect. (Subtitled) (Widescreen)

22:20 New Tricks – Big Topped (S4E8/8) (SD) James Bolam and Amanda Redman star in the popular series featuring an eccentric group of ex-police officers. The team investigate the death of a circus ringmaster. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

23:40 Silent Witness – Legacy (S16E4/11) (SD) Emilia Fox stars in a tense feature-length forensics mystery. Leo is trapped in a hospital siege as a distraught man with a terminally ill son holds a ward at gunpoint. (Subtitled) (Audio Described) (Widescreen)

02:05 The Bill – A Day to Remember (S22E28/422) (SD) Top cop drama. Hemmingway and Harman deal with an arson attack on an elderly man’s home, and Bryant is outraged to hear that her son Liam may be involved. (Subtitled)

03:10 London’s Burning (S13E1/16) (SD) The Watch have moved to a new station, but celebrations for the opening are muted as they mourn Joe and Sicknote. George is accused of theft and Fiona goes into labour. (Subtitled) (Audio Described)

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