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BBC iPlayer Highlights 7-13 December 2019

Rachel Charlton

Assistant Publicist, Digital Communications

A quick round up of what's new this week on BBC iPlayer, programmes that are about to become unavailable, plus some hidden gems you might have missed.

Elizabeth Is Missing
The captivating feature-length adaptation of Emma Healey's best-selling novel, Elizabeth Is Missing is coming to BBC One. Staring Glenda Jackson, the drama combines a fripping mystery with a tender yet unflinching exploration of one woman's struggle with dementia. Available on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from Sunday 8 December.

Angels Of The North
Brand new BBC Three series, Angels Of The North will give viewers an access all areas pass to Longlox, a real life 'pre-party' hair extensions super salon in Tyneside, documenting the hghs and lows of its stylists. Available on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer from Sunday 8 December.

Question Time Under 30s
A 90-minute Question Time for younger audiences will see a selected audience of under-30s question leaders from each of the main parties. Available on BBC One, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC iPlayer from Monday 9 December.

The Case Of Sally Challen
New documentary which will explore the inside story of the Sally Challen case, with access to her family and friends in the lead up to her appeal against her conviction of murder for the killing of her husband. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Monday 9 December.

The Apprentice
The penultimage stage of the competition has arrived as the final five candidates face a series of tough competitive tasks in the hope of progressing through to the grad final. Available on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from Wednesday 11 December.

Election 2019
The BBC will be hosting full and comprehensive coverage and analysis of the UK General Election results across BBC One, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 December.

Face The Consequences
Young people making reckless lifestyle choices come face-to-face with someone whose life was destroyed by the same kind of behaviour. Available on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer from Friday 13 December.

Live At The Apollo: Christmas Special
Stand-up comedy Live At The Appollo: Christmas Special. Sarah Millican introduces king of the one-liner Gary Delaney, the effervescent Laura Lexx and the incredibly sharp Ahir Shah. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Saturday 7 December.

Animal Park Christmas Special
Kate Humble and Ben Fogle return to Longleat safari park for a week of Christmas specials. Available on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from Monday 9 December.

Hairy Bikers Home For Christmas
The Hairy Bikers create mouthwatering festive dishes and get into the spirit of the season with some of the nation's favourite celebrities. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Monday 9 December.

Inside The Christmas Factory
Gregg Wallace is in Nottingham at an enormous party food factory where they produce 200,000 canapes every 24 hours. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Thursday 12 December.

The Edge Of Seventeen
High school misfit Nadine, always eclipsed by her popular older brother, has only one friend, Krista and one crush, on a lad who does not know she exists. Available now.

Madagascar Escape 2 Africa
Animated Adventure sequel, following the adventures of the animals from a New York zoo who have become trapped oon the African island and try to make their way home. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Sunday 8 December.

I Give It A Year
Raucous romantic comedy that starts where most others en. The marriage of mismatched Nat and Josh suffers when each is attracted to someone else. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Thursday 12 December.

Marguerite
Marguerite Dumont, a lover of opera, often sings for her friends, servants and family, but is oblivious to the fact that she has been gifted with an astonishing lack of talent. Available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from Friday 13 December.

The Beatles: Made On Merseyside
They defined music and popular culture like no other band ever will. But how did The Beatles make the journey from Merseyside teenagers to international popstars in the 1960s? Available until Sunday 8 December.

World On Fire
Three young people are in the eye of the storm as World War II explodes around them. Nothing can survive unchange. Not even love. Available until Tuesday 10 December.

Motherland
Series 2 of the comedy about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood. Available on BBC iPlayer until Wednesday 11 December.

Testament Of Youth
First World War drama. In 1914m Vera Brittain decides to stufy at Oxford university. She falls in love with her brother's friend, but then war is declared. Available until Monday 9 December.

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