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Thursday, July 23 on M4

Doctors Christian Jessen and Pixie McKenna visit the countryside to spread their message: there’s no shame, we’re all the same.

Wednesday, July 22 on M4

After the Second World War, Britain was desperate to remain a great power alongside the new superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union. Successive governments invested millions in an incredible array of weapons, in the hope that they would maintain the nation’s place at the top table. This three part series begins with the V-bombers.

Tuesday, July 21 on M4

The True Stories strand, which showcases the best international feature documentaries, presents Kasim Abid’s powerful film which, by concentrating on his family in Baghdad, also mirrors the hopes and fears of ordinary Iraqis in the post-Saddam years.

Monday, July 20 on M4

Tonight’s developers have done very well out of the buy to let market during the property boom. But now they are risking everything to convert an abandoned Devon railway station which has been left to languish on the edges of Dartmoor for the past 40 years.

Sunday, July 19 on M4

At the age of four, Rachel Roberts was placed in a Doncaster children’s home. Now, 30 years later, armed with nothing more than a solitary photo from the 70s and some distant memories, Rachel is going in search of some of the other children from the home to find out where their lives have taken them.

Saturday, July 18 on M4

The World’s Greatest Comedy Characters celebrates the funniest comedy creations of all time. This three-hour special reveals who has been voted as the nation’s favourite, counting down the 50 comedy characters who have had the nation doubled up with laughter for half a century.

Friday, July 17 on M4

Bill Bailey returns with Tinselworm : his most spectacular one-man comedy show yet. Filmed at Wembley Arena at the end of his UK sell-out tour, the show includes Bill’s trademark musical inventiveness and verbal brilliance as well as films and animation by award-winning film-maker Joe Magee.

Thursday, July 16 on M4

This episode sees the team tackle embarrassing childhood complaints, including the dramatic case of nine-year-old Charlotte with the worst case of veruccas that Dr Christian has ever seen. Thanks to his intervention, this little girl and her worried family get much needed help.

Wednesday, July 15 on M4

The Mary Rose, named after the favourite sister of Henry VIII, was a forerunner of today’s battle ships. She was defending England against a massive French invasion force in 1545 when, without warning, she capsized and slid under the waves, taking over 400 men with her. But what sank the Mary Rose?

Tuesday, July 14 on M4

The True Stories strand, which showcases the best international feature documentaries, continues with this polemical and irreverent film by director Chris Atkins taking viewers on a journey through the history of our civil liberties from the Magna Carta – the first major historical legal document which protected individuals against the state – to the present day.

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