1. Evening

    1. 19:00
      World News Today
      18/12/2014

      The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.

    2. 19:30
      The Sky at Night
      The Pillars of Creation

      A look at nebulae, dust and gas clouds which play a role in the birth and death of stars.

      • HD
    3. 20:00
      Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
      Episode 3

      Helen Czerski shows how the earth's angle of tilt creates the most extreme weather.

    4. 21:00
      Castles: Britain's Fortified History
      3. Defence of the Realm

      How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry.

    5. 22:00
      Puppy Love
      Episode 6

      Things are made even worse for an already-stressed Naomi when her dog goes missing.

    6. 22:30
      Timeshift
      Series 14: 3. Bullseyes and Beer: When Darts Hit Britain

      How a traditional working-class pub game became a national obsession in the 1970s and 80s.

      • HD
      • SL
    7. 23:30
      The Secrets of Quantum Physics
      2. Let There Be Life

      Jim Al-Khalili investigates whether quantum physics might solve mysteries in biology.

      • HD
      • AD
      • SL
  2. Late

    1. 00:30
      Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race

      Documentary telling the story of how the Russians led us into the space age.

      • HD
    2. 01:30
      Sounds of the Eighties
      Episode 3

      Performances from the BBC archives, including Kool and the Gang and the Pointer Sisters.

    3. 02:00
      The Sky at Night
      The Pillars of Creation

      A look at nebulae, dust and gas clouds which play a role in the birth and death of stars.

      • HD
    4. 02:30
      Puppy Love
      Episode 6

      Things are made even worse for an already-stressed Naomi when her dog goes missing.

    5. 03:00
      Castles: Britain's Fortified History
      3. Defence of the Realm

      How castle ruins took on a unique appeal, embodying a nostalgia for an age of chivalry.