4/5 Jeremy travels to Jamaica, where sugar made plantation owners rich on the backs of slaves. (R)
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Scotland
4/25 Michael Portillo uncovers the gruesome details of the first murder on a train. (R)
Carolyn Quinn discovers how Dickens was inspired by his time as a Westminster journalist.
1/10 Actress June Brown discovers how momentous historical events shaped her family's destiny. (R)
Documentary discovering how our medieval forebears built the wonders of their world. (R)
1/6 A series on the history of scotch whisky. (R)
4/4 Robert Bartlett lays bare the brutal framework of the medieval class system. (R)
3/3 How later plays saw Shakespeare still alert to the troubled Jacobean world around him.
1/2 Exploring the achievements of the chronicler of the Italian Renaissance, Giorgio Vasari. (R)
Jackie Fullerton delves into the BBC archives to bring a sporting decade to life.
BBC One Northern Ireland
6/10 John Sergeant's journey continues in South Wales, where he takes four more pictures. (R)
3/3 How later plays saw Shakespeare still alert to the troubled Jacobean world around him. (R)
Tuesday 8 May 2012