All New Documentaries. All Month. Tuesdays 8:30pm from October 4
The A Word
Sundays at 8.30pm
The A Word is a six-part drama series about a messy, extended family with a child newly diagnosed with autism. At the heart of the family are Alison and Paul Hughes, a couple in their mid-30s building a life in the Lake District for themselves and their two children: teenage daughter Rebecca and five year-old son Joe — a beautiful, dreamy boy who’s never knowingly without his headphones.
Series 2Saturdays at 8.30pm from September 24
It’s June 1940, and Britain faces the threat of imminent invasion. As the Battle of Britain looms, the villagers of Great Paxford live under a cloud of fear and suspicion.
Series 3Thursdays at 8.30pm
In war-torn France, a sinister new battle awaits the Musketeers. The swashbuckling hit series returns for a thrilling third series as the intrepid foursome face their greatest challenge yet.
Heroes on the battlefield, the Musketeers return from the Spanish front to a Paris seething with resentment.
Duck Quacks Don’t Echo
Series 2Sundays at 8.30pm from September 4
Host Lee Mack (Would I Lie to You) and a team of panelists puts the important questions to the test. Questions such as 'Is it true that redheads have a higher tolerance to pain than brunettes or blondes?'.
Is it true that redheads have a higher tolerance to pain than brunettes or blondes? Will a cow really produce more milk if you give it a name? These statements and many more will be put to the test by a panel of celebrity guests in the entertaining new series Duck Quacks Don't Echo.
Walking the Nile
Tuesdays at 8.30pm from September 6
This four-part series follows British explorer Levison Wood’s expedition to walk the length of the River Nile from source to sea. His nine-month, seven million step journey takes him through jungles, savannah, deserts, cities and war zones in some of the continent’s most remote and spectacular locations.
Pirate Day Marathon
Monday September 19 from 6am-8.30pm
With arrrrrsome pirate adventures, the marathon will include fun and wacky pirate episodes from everyone’s favourite series including: Hey Duggee, Let’s Play, Mister Maker Comes to Town, Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave, Let’s Go Pocoyo, Justin’s House, Gigglebiz, Charlie & Lola, 3rd and Bird, Dirtgirlworld, Mr Bloom’s Nursery, Katie Morag and Show Me Show Me.
BBC World News
Live Coverage 24/7
Reflecting the BBC’s commitment to global broadcasting we’re the leaders in global breaking news. BBC World News delivers impartial, in-depth analysis of international news including sport, weather, business, current affairs and documentaries.