Scott & Bailey

Series 2Saturdays at 7:35pm from January 3

The crime-fighting duo Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp return in Sally Wainwright's thrilling investigative drama, exploring the personal and professional lives of two female detectives - Rachel Bailey and Janet Scott. Each episode sees the women deal with serious crimes that are both challenging and emotionally difficult, as well as cope with their own complex personal lives.

Ripper Street

Series 3Fridays at 8:30pm from January 30

The third series of this riveting crime drama opens with a cataclysmic event which reverberates throughout the next eight episodes of the series. These crimes threaten not only to destroy Reid’s iron grip on 'H' Division, but to unravel his fragile psyche too. The personal damage to Reid is profound and there is no limit to what he will do to avenge his own, deep-seated grief.

Space Saturdays

Saturdays at 6.30pm from January 10

Unlock the secrets of the universe this January with BBC Knowledge’s Space Saturdays. Discover The History of Science Fiction with Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss, and trace the developments of robots, space, invasion and time.

How We Got To Now

Wednesdays at 8:30pm from January 28

This inspirational and entertaining series presented by world-renowned innovation expert Steven Johnson charts the twists and turns of history, science, business and technology that have brought us to where we are today.

With an exciting blend of location filming, imaginative graphics and stylish action sequences, the series untangles the web of ideas that made each of our ‘modern miracles’ possible.

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.