An epic seven part series from award-winning writer/creator Jimmy McGovern Banished is loosely inspired by events in the 18th century when Britain established a penal colony on the other side of the world.
Starring David Wenham, Ryan Corr, Russell Tovey, Myanna Buring and Julian Rhind-Tutt this ambitious series charts the lives, loves and battle for survival of a group of convicts, the marines that guard them and men who govern them in the early days of this settlement.
Series 27Sundays at 7.30pm from July 26
The longest running emergency medical drama in the world Casualty returns for Series 27, bringing more drama and emergencies on the wards at Holby City Emergency Department.
New characters include ambitious army medic Sam Nicholls, fast living, fearless and fiery, and paediatric specialist doctor Tom Kent. Gentle, calm and a brilliant children’s doctor, Tom finds his maturity at work doesn’t always carry over into his private life.
Birds of a Feather
Series 11Thursdays at 8.30pm from July 30
Following their triumphant return to the screen last year, Sharon, Tracey and Dorien return for what promises to be the best series yet.
There were never two more unlikely sisters than working class heroines Sharon and Tracey.
Along with their friend and lodger, man-eater Dorien Green, they're back for another series of laugh-out-loud and bittersweet adventures.
Top Gear USA
Series 4Mondays at 9.30pm from July 13
The new season is bigger and faster than ever before as Tanner Foust, Rutledge Wood and Adam Ferrara set themselves cooler and even crazier ways of testing the world’s most incredible vehicles.
They race from New York to Los Angeles to settle an argument about super cars, attempt a crossing of one of the Great Lakes into Canada in an attempt to prove that cars are better than boats, try to live the millionaire lifestyle on a budget and journey along the Mississippi in classic land-barges.
Where The Wild Men Are
Series 1Thursdays at 7.30pm
Adventurer Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.
We all occasionally dream of giving up the day job and moving away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. But some people take their desire to get away from it all to the extremes.
Who Do You Think You Are
Series 11Fridays at 8.30pm
This inspiring and informative reality series takes viewers on a personal journey into the pasts of well-known celebrities, sharing their emotion and surprise as they uncover the stories that lie at the hearts of their family histories and witness fascinating tales of infidelity, tragedy and adventure.
BBC World News
Live Coverage 24/7
Reflecting the BBC’s commitment to global broadcasting we’re the leaders in global breaking news. BBC World News delivers impartial, in-depth analysis of international news including sport, weather, business, current affairs and documentaries.