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Doc Martin: The Movie (8 pm)

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.

Midsomer Murders - Orchis Fatalis NEW TIME (9 pm)

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.

Foyle's War - The Russian House (9 pm)

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.

Nature - Wild France (8 pm)

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.

Scott and Bailey (9:30 pm)

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.

Midsomer Murders: Dead in the Water NEW TIME 9 pm

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?

Foyle's War - All Clear NEW TIME 9 pm.

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.

A Sloth Named Velcro
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Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro (8 pm)

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.

Roosevelts: An Intimate History (8 pm)

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.

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