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Today's most popular programmes available on BBC iPlayer.

  1. Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
    Series 8: 10. In the Forest of the Night

    The Doctor discovers that the final days of humanity have arrived.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 26 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 47 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  2. Strictly Come Dancing
    Strictly Come Dancing
    Series 12: Week 5

    The 12 remaining couples hit the dance floor for another evening of glittery gorgeousness.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 110 mins

    • High Definition HD
  3. Have I Got News for You
    Have I Got News for You
    Series 48: Episode 4

    Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts, with panellists Katherine Ryan and Janet Street-Porter.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available until Fri 8:30pm
    Duration 29 mins

    • High Definition HD
  4. Casualty
    Casualty
    Series 29: 8. Return to Sender

    Lofty treats a boy sick of being stopped and searched, and Dixie and Ash clash.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 49 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  5. EastEnders
    EastEnders
    24/10/2014

    It is time for Kat to go home, but where is home now?

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  6. Russell Howard's Good News
    New Series
    Russell Howard's Good News
    Series 9: Episode 1

    Topical news show hosted by comedian Russell Howard.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    New Series First shown: 23 Oct 2014

    Available until Thu 10:50pm
    Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  7. The Graham Norton Show
    The Graham Norton Show
    Series 16: Episode 5

    Graham Norton is joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Timothy Spall, Miranda Hart and Maroon 5.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available until Fri 10:50pm
    Duration 45 mins

    • High Definition HD
  8. Life Story
    New Series
    Life Story
    1. First Steps

    Fur seals and flightless barnacle goose chicks fight to survive the challenges of infancy.

    BBC One BBC One

    New Series First shown: 23 Oct 2014

    Available for 27 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  9. The Apprentice
    The Apprentice
    Series 10: 3. Home Fragrance

    Each team must create their own range of home fragrance products.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 22 Oct 2014

    Available for 26 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
  10. Not Going Out
    Not Going Out
    Series 7: 2. Christening

    Lee's big mouth gets him and Lucy invited to a christening party.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available until Fri 9pm
    Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  11. Would I Lie to You?
    Would I Lie to You?
    Series 8: Episode 7

    With guest panellists Jo Brand, Roisin Conaty, Paul Foot and Ray Mears.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  12. The Code
    The Code
    Episode 5

    Ned and Jesse are forced into an impossible choice.

    BBC Four BBC Four

    First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 55 mins

    • High Definition HD
  13. QI
    QI
    Series L: 4. Levity

    Josh Widdicombe, Sue Perkins and Frank Skinner look at levity, levitation and lights.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  14. Bad Education
    Bad Education
    Series 3: 6. The Finale

    Alfie realises he can't go on teaching without his beloved class and quits Abbey Grove.

    BBC Three BBC Three

    First shown: 21 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  15. QI XL
    QI XL
    Series L: 4. Levity

    Josh Widdicombe, Sue Perkins and Frank Skinner look at levity, levitation and lights.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 44 mins

    • High Definition HD
  16. Human Universe
    Human Universe
    3. Are We Alone?

    Brian considers the possibility of alien life - could it exist and will we ever find it?

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 21 Oct 2014

    Available for 25 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  17. The Code
    The Code
    Episode 6

    Unless Ned and Jesse take action the truth will remain neatly beneath the radar.

    BBC Four BBC Four

    First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 55 mins

    • High Definition HD
  18. Peaky Blinders
    Peaky Blinders
    Series 2: Episode 4

    Arthur spearheads a ferocious takeover of London's Eden Club.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 23 Oct 2014

    Available for 27 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  19. Doctor Who Extra
    Exclusive
    Doctor Who Extra
    Series 1: 10. In the Forest of the Night

    Go behind the scenes and take a unique tour through the trees with Samuel Anderson.

    BBC One BBC One

    Exclusive First shown: 25 Oct 2014

    Available for 29 days Duration 10 mins

    • High Definition HD
  20. Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
    Series 8: 9. Flatline

    Clara goes against an enemy that exists beyond human perception.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 18 Oct 2014

    Available for 23 days Duration 43 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
    • Signed SL
  21. Sherlock
    Sherlock
    Series 1: 1. A Study in Pink

    Dr Watson and Sherlock Holmes meet, and tackle the case of the Impossible Suicides.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 25 Jul 2010

    Available for 6 days
    Duration 90 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  22. EastEnders
    EastEnders
    23/10/2014

    Tamwar is stunned when Shabnam reveals a surprise for his birthday.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 23 Oct 2014

    Available for 27 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  23. Waterloo Road
    Waterloo Road
    Series 10: Episode 2

    Vaughan is anxious about the launch of Waterloo Road's big community initiative.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 22 Oct 2014

    Available for 26 days Duration 58 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  24. Mock the Week
    Mock the Week
    Series 13: Episode 11

    With guests Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 9 Oct 2014

    Available for 16 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  25. Our Girl
    Our Girl
    Series 1: Episode 5

    As she returns home from Afghanistan, difficult questions rain down upon Molly Dawes.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 19 Oct 2014

    Available for 23 days Duration 59 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  26. Never Mind the Buzzcocks
    Never Mind the Buzzcocks
    Series 28: Episode 4

    Guests include Kerry Godliman, James Acaster, Har Mar Superstar and Nicole Scherzinger.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 20 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  27. The Apprentice
    The Apprentice
    Series 10: 2. Wearable Technology

    The candidates are asked to design a piece of wearable technology.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 15 Oct 2014

    Available for 24 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Signed SL
  28. The Apprentice: You're Fired
    The Apprentice: You're Fired
    Series 10: Episode 3

    With entrepreneur Jo Malone, Radio 1's Sara Cox and comedian Hugh Dennis.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 22 Oct 2014

    Available for 26 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  29. Perfect Creature
    Perfect Creature

    Horror set in a world in which scientists have created an advanced species of human.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 2006

    Available for 6 days
    Duration 80 mins

  30. Some Girls
    Some Girls
    Series 1: Episode 6

    Saz is determined to lose her virginity and sets about finding the ideal boy.

    BBC Three BBC Three

    First shown: 11 Dec 2012

    Available for 6 days
    Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
  31. Detectorists
    Detectorists
    Episode 4

    Terry announces that he is standing down as leader of the DMDC.

    BBC Four BBC Four

    First shown: 23 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  32. Top Gear
    Top Gear
    Series 16: Episode 3

    Jonathan Ross is the star in the reasonably priced car.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 6 Feb 2011

    Available for 29 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
  33. Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes
    Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes
    4. Tasty Dinners

    Dishes include lemon pepper chicken and rice pudding.

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 24 Oct 2014

    Available for 28 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  34. Human Universe
    Human Universe
    2. Why Are We Here?

    Brian Cox tackles the question that unites Earth's seven billion people - why are we here?

    BBC Two BBC Two

    First shown: 14 Oct 2014

    Available for 23 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
  35. The Apprentice
    The Apprentice
    Series 10: 1. Ten Years of Selling

    The battle to become Lord Sugar's next business partner begins with a selling task.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 14 Oct 2014

    Available for 23 days Duration 60 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Signed SL
  36. The Graham Norton Show
    The Graham Norton Show
    Series 16: Episode 4

    Graham Norton is joined by Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr, Stephen Fry and U2.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 17 Oct 2014

    Available until Tue 12:55am
    Duration 45 mins

    • High Definition HD
  37. Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
    Series 8: 8. Mummy on the Orient Express

    Once you see the mummy, you only have 66 seconds to live. The Doctor races against time.

    BBC One BBC One

    First shown: 12 Oct 2014

    Available for 20 days Duration 47 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
    • Signed SL
  38. The Code
    The Code
    Episode 4

    With nowhere to hide and no-one to turn to, Ned and Jesse are running out of options.

    BBC Four BBC Four

    First shown: 18 Oct 2014

    Available for 22 days Duration 55 mins

    • High Definition HD
  39. Bad Education
    Bad Education
    Series 3: 5. The Exam

    Alfie never passed his biology GCSE, so he must resit the exam with his own class.

    BBC Three BBC Three

    First shown: 14 Oct 2014

    Available for 24 days Duration 30 mins

    • High Definition HD
    • Audio Description AD
    • Signed SL
  40. The Joy of ABBA
    The Joy of ABBA

    How ABBA's 10-year career became a battle for the legitimacy of pop music as an art form.

    BBC Four BBC Four

    First shown: 27 Dec 2013

    Available for 6 days
    Duration 60 mins