9:00pm In Search of Shakespeare “A Time of Revolution” – Spies’ reports, archives and a coded diary help uncover the dark side of the playwright’s world.
10:00pm She-Wolves: England’s Early Queens “Matilda and Eleanor” – Helen Castor examines why Matilda’s bid for the throne failed and explores Eleanor of Aquitaine.
8:00pm Ashes to Ashes – A severed hand arrives in CID’s post and the team discover a connection between the hand and the death of six women who were brutally murdered and dumped in a shallow grave.
9:00pm In Search of Shakespeare “The Lost Years” – Explains how Shakespeare became a star of the London stage & uncovers a tale of religious conflict.
10:00pm She-Wolves: England’s Early Queens “Isabella and Margaret” – Isabella and Margaret were thrust into a dysfunctional England and both felt driven to take control.
8:00pm Ashes to Ashes – Gene and the rest of CID are feeling the pressure to stop a series of politically motivated arson attacks in the lead up to the 1983 General Election, after a military compound and a polling station are set alight.
9:00pm In Search of Shakespeare “The Duty of Poets” – Uncovers his rise to fame and fortune as he deals with tragedy and builds his greatest characters.
10:00pm She-Wolves: England’s Early Queens “Jane, Mary and Elizabeth” – A look at what happened when England was faced not just with inadequate kings, but no kings at all.
9:00pm In Search of Shakespeare “For All Time” – The playwright’s life in the era of King James I and his neighborhood in London are explored.
10:00pm Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure – Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures – including the world’s most famous painting, the Mona Lisa. Fiona Bruce attempts to uncover the story of this enigmatic genius.