Kids at the school are getting sick - could it have something to do with the caretaker's increasingly erratic behavior? PC Penhale realizes that he is going to have to change his ways if he is to convince Maggie to stay in Port Wenn. Louisa and Martin seem unable to agree on anything, leading her to make a devastating decision.
In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. The series, Nazi Mega Weapons, tells the story of Germany’s engagement in World War II from a unique perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic megastructures, telling the stories of the engineers who designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.
On a typical late summer day a baby sea otter washes up on the beach in Monterey, California — hungry, lost, injured. It’s a tragic event, but not surprising. California sea otters are struggling. For decades marine biologist Karl Mayer and his small staff have worked unceasingly — one otter at a time — to bring this “keystone” species back from the brink of extinction so it can play its important role in the local marine environment. But the effort has stalled, and no one knows why. This is the story of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s 501st attempt to save an orphan otter. From her discovery as a stranded newborn pup crying on the beach through her rehabilitation in secret roof tanks atop the Aquarium, NATURE follows as Otter 501 learns how to dive, hunt, eat, and fend for herself in the wild, where survival is a long shot at best.
When successful but unhappy Doctor Martin Bamford discovers his wife, Petronella, has been sleeping with three of his friends, his world is ripped apart. Bamford flees London and heads for the small fishing village of Port Isaac, on the north coast of Cornwall. He's offends everyone with his surly attitude and rude remarks. Through it all, he winds up falling in love with a beautiful teacher. DOC MARTIN: THE MOVIE tells the story of Martin Bamford as he works out the big questions in his life.
It's the Midsomer Malham Orchid Society's Annual Show, and the competition is fierce. Bitterly disappointed at coming in third, Henry Plummer consoles himself in secret with his real prize - a priceless, one-of-a-kind yellow Roth orchid, illegally smuggled out of Borneo. Then a classics scholar is poisoned, and her journal, written in Latin and detailing her rather naughty activities, provides Barnaby's first clue.
In the immediate aftermath of World War II, Detective Christopher Foyle finds his longed-for retirement interrupted by cases involving international intrigue, military racism, and an accused traitor all too willing to go to the gallows.
Deep in the French countryside, it is possible for the adventurous to spot brown bears, wild boar, griffon vultures or wolves. These are among the creatures getting the chance and space to regain their old hunting grounds in France’s many mountains, valleys and forests. Wild France features striking photography and locations all across France, from Alsace and the Alps to the Pyrenees and the island of Corsica, to document the diversity and behavior of the nation’s wildlife.
This gritty crime drama series revolves around the professional and personal lives of detectives Janet Scott and Rachel Bailey who are a part of the Major Incident Team (MIT) of the Manchester Metropolitan Police. Aside from being partners against crime, they are close friends with very different personalities. Together they solve crimes and navigate the pressures of modern-day policing as women.
It is the day of the annual Midsomer Regatta and Joyce is trying to persuade Barnaby to buy a boat but their peaceful day is interrupted by the discovery of a body in the river. Ladies' man Guy Sweetman was killed after arguing with his rowing club friends Phillip Trent and John Parkway. As Barnaby and Scott dig into the luxury lifestyles of the regatta set, they discover money problems and sexual jealousy are rife. Guy seems to have upset many people - but who killed him?
May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war’s end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men—one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide.
In 2000 in the jungles of Panama, a young journalist, named Ana, has a chance encounter with a tiny orphaned sloth, which she names Velcro. For nearly two years, the pair is inseparable until finally Ana travels up a remote river to reintroduce Velcro back to the wild. This is the story Ana’s return to Central and South America to see how much has changed since Velcro came into her life. Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. New studies are showing that they’re not so sloth-like after all, that they have social structures, they move like primates, and that males keep small harems. Sloth sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up throughout the Americas as development displaces these gentle creatures. Shot on location in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia this is a story of friendship and a growing network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them.
Midsomer Murders: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT (9 pm)
The murder of undertaker Patrick Pennyman takes Barnaby and Scott to the pretty village of Fletcher's Cross, where residents are divided about the rights and wrongs of a spiritualist church run by medium Rosetta Price. When Joyce Barnaby's friend Elizabeth is also killed, the detectives must find if there's a link between the funeral parlour and revelations from the spirit world.
Victory is at hand for the Allies, but underneath the swell of anticipation and relief lurk resentment, recrimination and regret. A year has passed since DCS Foyle abruptly resigned from the Hastings Police, and his former colleagues are still struggling to adjust to life without him. While Foyle plods away on a writing project, Sergeant Paul Milner is contemplating leaving the force and Samantha Stewart is at loose ends after having been fired by Foyle's replacement, the irascible DCS Meredith.
A shift of power is taking place at the top of the world. The Arctic is undergoing a dramatic change, and with this change one iconic Arctic hunter may soon have to give way to another as solid ice turns to open sea. The polar bear, once king of the North, needs ice to stalk its prey. Killer whales, or orca, on the other hand, are unable to hunt in an ocean locked in ice. As the ice increasingly disappears, the tables have turned. Polar bears are struggling to survive while the now open ocean provides bountiful new hunting grounds for the whales.