Jeremy Paxman, author and journalist, traces the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known: the British Empire. He continues his personal account of Britain's empire by looking at how traders, conquerors and settlers spread the British way of doing things around the world - in particular how they created a very British idea of home.
When a respected senior social worker, Jenny Lister, is murdered by drowning while swimming in a reservoir a number of suspects emerge from one of social services past cases about an infamous case involving the death of a child drowning in a bath. The child's mother was jailed, a junior social worker was pilloried and when Lister's missing laptop is found containing a book she was writing gives Vera a prime suspect until they too are murdered by drowning.
The Organized Crime Division, lead by the dashing DCI Cazenove, seems to have control of London’s streets until a spate of gruesome killings and maimings rocks the East End district of Whitechapel. DI Chandler and his team are tasked with solving them.
Buchan claims the crimes replicate those committed by the infamous Kray twins back in the 1960s. He tells Chandler the victims are chosen from those who gave evidence against the Krays and that they are killed in the manner of their testimony.
DI Morton is the subject of an internal investigation when a routine operation to recover a firearm goes badly wrong. DCI Banks leads the hunt for the gun's owner, and discovers to his horror that his own daughter, Tracy, has been associating with him.
Weird Florida: On the Road Again (7:00 pm) AWLRN Original Production
IT'S WEIRD AND IT'S BACK! Join Florida's Master of the Weird, Charlie Carlson and his new canine companion, Lady Isabel as they travel off the beaten paths in search of more weirdness.
The duo set off to travel over 1500 miles across the Sunshine State in search of some very unusual people and places, only to discover Florida’s best-kept secrets and oddest legends.
A variety of destinations are explored, including forty feet beneath Biscayne Bay to visit the dearly departed, an island near Palm Beach that for decades harbored a strange government secret and the mysterious coquina ruins located in New Smyrna Beach.
Midsomer Murders: Four Weddings and a Funeral (9 pm)
A 90-year-old battle of the sexes comes to a head in Midsomer Broughton, with casualties on both sides.
The feminist society the Skimmingtons has wiped out the young men of the village and started a rift between farmers Peggy Aynscombe and Henry Marwood.
Mildred Danvers returns home after years traveling as the village prepares for the Skimmington Fayre, a traditional contest between the men and women. The same day, Henry is burying his wife Vivienne, who suffered from MS.
The legendary Diana Rigg stars in this classic whodunnit set in the 1920s about the infamous, intuitive crime-solver Mrs Adela Bradley and her resourceful chauffeur, George. The irrepressible Adela Bradley solves complex cases of blackmail, murder, sacrifice and mistaken identity with characteristic style and grace. her finely honed skills of investigation seek out the truth behind the mysteries surrounding a death at the opera, crimes of passion at a circus, poisoning and family secrets.
When council clerk Martin Barrett is shot dead, Barnaby and Jones discover he was an expert blackmailer. As they investigate which of his victims hated him enough to kill him, the trail leads to Fennacombe Bay. Why are Richard and Maggie Florian spending so much time at sea and could police committee chairman Sir John Waverley have a scandal in his past? With the help of a policeman turned fisherman, Barnaby takes to the waves to find out.
Vera rushes to the hospital to tend to her former colleague Sergeant Stuart Macken whose 18-year-old daughter Stella is in a coma thanks to a petrol bomb attack on their house. Fetching him a coffee, Vera turns back helplessly just in time to watch Stuart jump to his death on the hospital lobby four floors below. Who firebombed Stuart's house, and why would he commit suicide and leave behind his still-living daughter?