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02:00 - Teleshopping

Teleshopping
02:00 - 06:00
Buying goods from the comfort of home(n)
06:00 - Teleshopping

Teleshopping
06:00 - 08:00
Buying goods from the comfort of home(n)
08:00 - The Victorians

The Victorians
08:00 - 09:15
Jeremy Paxman employs 19th-century paintings to explore the urban expansion that took place in Victorian Britain. Travelling to Manchester, he tells the story of James Sharples, the ironworker painter who depicted the Industrial Revolution, before visiting Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and then following in the footsteps of Gustave Dore, who detailed the squalor of London's East End(n)
09:15 - The Victorians

The Victorians
09:15 - 10:30
Jeremy Paxman explores how the era's artists portrayed domestic life, and contrasts paintings of pampered middle-class children with those depicting the poor. He also investigates sexual double standards, discovers some of the bizarre ways in which desires were kept in check, and visits an anatomy museum containing waxwork replicas of flesh diseased by syphilis(n)
10:30 - The Victorians

The Victorians
10:30 - 11:50
Jeremy Paxman continues his journey around Victorian Britain through the art of the era, exploring the power of the British Empire. He views a CGI re-creation of the Crystal Palace - the venue for the Great Exhibition of 1851, in which the nation celebrated its widespread influence. He also examines works that depict the rise of mass advertising and the consequences of workers being forced off the land, and tells the story of a pivotal London dock strike in 1889(n)
11:50 - The Victorians

The Victorians
11:50 - 13:05
Jeremy Paxman reveals how, in the final years of Victoria's reign, artists led a revolt against materialistic social values, preferring to depict an idealised world filled with knights, damsels and fairies. In addition to meeting two spiritualist mediums, who give him their view of the subject, he visits Broadmoor hospital, where painter Richard Dadd spent his final years(n)
13:05 - Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
13:05 - 14:15
First in a two-part account of TE Lawrence's life, from his difficult childhood in Wales to his recruitment by British intelligence to support an Arab revolt against Turkish rule during the First World War. Historians and military experts reveal why his daring attacks on Turkish strongholds in the Arabian desert were viewed as stunning successes defining his status as a romantic hero(n)
14:15 - Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
14:15 - 15:30
Conclusion. Lawrence leads a triumphant Arab army into Damascus to cement control in the region, but a secret deal to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine destroys his plans. Despite returning to England a decorated hero, he is devastated by the Allies' decision to divide up the Middle East and spends the rest of his days out of the spotlight(n)
15:30 - The Victorians

The Victorians
15:30 - 16:45
Jeremy Paxman employs 19th-century paintings to explore the urban expansion that took place in Victorian Britain. Travelling to Manchester, he tells the story of James Sharples, the ironworker painter who depicted the Industrial Revolution, before visiting Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and then following in the footsteps of Gustave Dore, who detailed the squalor of London's East End(n)
16:45 - The Victorians

The Victorians
16:45 - 17:55
Jeremy Paxman explores how the era's artists portrayed domestic life, and contrasts paintings of pampered middle-class children with those depicting the poor. He also investigates sexual double standards, discovers some of the bizarre ways in which desires were kept in check, and visits an anatomy museum containing waxwork replicas of flesh diseased by syphilis(n)
17:55 - The Victorians

The Victorians
17:55 - 19:15
Jeremy Paxman continues his journey around Victorian Britain through the art of the era, exploring the power of the British Empire. He views a CGI re-creation of the Crystal Palace - the venue for the Great Exhibition of 1851, in which the nation celebrated its widespread influence. He also examines works that depict the rise of mass advertising and the consequences of workers being forced off the land, and tells the story of a pivotal London dock strike in 1889(n)
19:15 - The Victorians

The Victorians
19:15 - 20:25
Jeremy Paxman reveals how, in the final years of Victoria's reign, artists led a revolt against materialistic social values, preferring to depict an idealised world filled with knights, damsels and fairies. In addition to meeting two spiritualist mediums, who give him their view of the subject, he visits Broadmoor hospital, where painter Richard Dadd spent his final years(n)
20:25 - My Son the Jihadi

My Son the Jihadi
20:25 - 21:30
In 2011, Sally Evans discovered her 21-year-old son had travelled from the UK to Somalia to join an Islamist terrorist group. Thomas Evans had been recruited to Al Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliate jihadi group behind multiple atrocities, including the 2013 Westgate shopping attack in Kenya. Filmed over a pivotal nine-month period, this programme documents the struggle Sally and her youngest son Micheal faced as they tried to reconcile the Thomas they knew with the jihadi-preaching Islamist he became(n)
21:30 - The Rise of ISIS

The Rise of ISIS
21:30 - 22:40
Journalist Martin Smith documents the terror group's ascent, as he draws on interviews with Iraqi politicians and American military leaders to explain how ISIS developed(n)
22:40 - Saudi Arabia Uncovered

Saudi Arabia Uncovered
22:40 - 23:50
Documentary combining undercover and on-the-ground reporting to reveal a rarely seen side of the Arab state, tracing the efforts of people risking their lives to bring about change(n)
23:50 - My Son the Jihadi

My Son the Jihadi
23:50 - 00:50
In 2011, Sally Evans discovered her 21-year-old son had travelled from the UK to Somalia to join an Islamist terrorist group. Thomas Evans had been recruited to Al Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliate jihadi group behind multiple atrocities, including the 2013 Westgate shopping attack in Kenya. Filmed over a pivotal nine-month period, this programme documents the struggle Sally and her youngest son Micheal faced as they tried to reconcile the Thomas they knew with the jihadi-preaching Islamist he became(n)
21:50 - 10 That Changed America

10 That Changed America
21:50 - 23:00
Geoffrey Baer embarks on an architectural journey across America, surveying 10 iconic buildings that have come to define modern America(n)

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