5SELECT Today Wednesday 4 January 2023

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What’s On 5Select Today Wednesday 4 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on 5Select today.

06:00
Teleshopping

08:00
Teleshopping

Home shopping

08:30
Teleshopping

09:00
GPs: Behind Closed Doors

S04E19

A young boy visits the doctors after being bitten by a monkey on holiday

Nurse Julie Swinburne treats Karan, an 11-year-old boy who was bitten by a monkey while on holiday in Thailand, and needs an urgent rabies vaccine before the disease develops. Meanwhile, Doctor Peter James meets with Serena, a woman who suffers from severe epilepsy and recently injured herself during a seizure

10:00
The Yorkshire Vet

S10E09

Peter operates on a greedy terrier that has eaten an oven glove

Peter operates on Wesley, a greedy terrier that has taken its food obsession too far and eaten an oven glove. Julian makes the difficult decision to remove the eye of Patch the rabbit, but an unexpected lump raises further concerns. Julian is then called out to help a ewe that is struggling to give birth to a large lamb. A makeshift operating theatre is set up in the barn, where he performs an emergency caesarean section, hoping to save both mother and baby

11:00
The Yorkshire Vet Special: Newborns

S10E10

An episode focusing on births

An episode focusing on births and new beginnings. While delivering a calf, Julian also helps a new graduate to begin her veterinary career. At the Boroughbridge surgery, nurse Sally waits to discover if a labrador impregnated by her own dog has successfully conceived, and hopes to be able to take one of the litter home when they are born. Peter Wright is more concerned with preventing pregnancies, and has four cats to castrate in one day before they can go to new homes

12:00
The Highland Vet

S01E03

A vet is concerned his pony may be suffering from a potentially fatal condition

Equine vet Tom is called back to the family farm when his wife Scye becomes worried about their Shetland pony Vaila, and he is concerned it might be suffering from a potentially fatal condition called laminitis. Guy has an urgent case on his hands when an 11-month-old Chihuahua arrives at the practice under the weather and heavily pregnant

13:00
GPs: Behind Closed Doors

S04E20

A teenage girl with a long history of depression visits the surgery

Emily, a teenage girl with a long history of depression, comes to the surgery to seek advice about the anti-psychotic medication she is currently taking. Also, pensioner Patrick and his wife meet with doctors to discuss his recent behavioural changes and memory loss, hoping the doctors can establish if this is being caused by the onset of dementia

14:00
GPs: Behind Closed Doors

S04E21

A young man suffering from severe acne visits the surgery

A young man suffering from severe acne visits the surgery hoping to start a new form of treatment, but there are some serious side effects the doctors need to make him aware of first. Later, a returning patient suffering from chronic back pain seeks advice from the doctors, as her current cocktail of strong painkillers are making her so nauseous that she cannot keep them down

15:00
The Yorkshire Vet

S11E01

Julian rushes to an emergency at Jackie’s alpaca farm

Julian rushes to an emergency at Jackie’s alpaca farm, where a new mum desperately needs his help – but rural North Yorkshire isn’t always the best place for driving when time is of the essence, and Julian gets stuck behind not one, but two tractors. There’s a glimpse of what lockdown life was like for Steve and Jean, whose daughter Sarah kept a video diary and, with things returning to normal, Peter returns to the Greens’ farm, where there’s now lots of veterinary work to do

16:00
The Yorkshire Vet

S11E02

Julian treats a cow that is unable to stand up due to calcium deficiency

Julian comes to the aid of a cow that is unable to stand up due to a condition called milk fever, caused by calcium deficiency. One false move in the treatment could put the animal’s life in danger. Peter works to save the life of a three-week-old kitten with pneumonia. A Chihuahua has a worrying lump that requires surgery, a goose acquires a mating injury from an overenthusiastic partner, and a horse is not going to sit back and allow itself to be castrated

17:00
The Highland Vet

S01E04

Shondie has a busy night while on call

Shondie is on call as first shepherdess Susan and then farmer Meri arrive at the practice in the middle of the night with pregnant sheep in need of urgent veterinary help. Away from the practice, Tom is called out to a farm 20 miles away. A retired racehorse has had a troublesome introduction to the herd, resulting in a leg injury that Tom fears is badly infected

18:00
Walking Britain’s Lost Railways

S02E03

Rob Bell travels to Bangor in north Wales, and explores a lost line that was built in 1801

Rob Bell travels to Bangor in north Wales, where he explores a lost line that was built in 1801 to transport Welsh slate from the local quarry, which once was the largest in the world, and now provides the backdrop for the world’s fastest zip line. He also follows the Victorian railway inland to Llanberis, where tourists still flock to ride a special train to the summit of Snowdon, and discovers why the heirs to the throne have been styled ‘Prince of Wales’ for seven centuries

19:00
Ancient Mysteries

S03E05

Ruins in Iraq that might shed light on the tale of Jonah and the Whale

An examination of the ruins of the Shrine of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq, destroyed by Isis in July 2014. The sites helped archaeologists open a window into a brutal and sinful world that may reveal the truth behind the Old Testament tale of Jonah and the Whale

20:00
The Great Escape: A Daring Plan

S01E01

The story of the audacious Second World War prison break

The story of the audacious Second World War prison break immortalised in the classic 1963 film, when 76 men tunnelled out of a German prison camp in March 1944 on a mission to cause mayhem in the heart of the Third Reich. The opening instalment reveals how the PoWs set about building three huge tunnels and preparing 200 men for escape from Stalag Luft III

21:00
The Great Escape: Breakout

S01E02

Roger Bushell and the X Committee are devastated when their tunnel is discovered by the Nazis

The story of the audacious Second World War prison break, when 76 men tunnelled out of a German prison camp on mission to cause mayhem in the heart of the Third Reich. In the second episode, Roger Bushell and the X Committee are devastated when their tunnel, nicknamed Tom, is discovered and destroyed by the Nazis. Later, the PoWs face a multitude of problems as they finally make their escape

22:00
The Great Escape: Capture

S01E03

As they take their opportunity to flee, 76 out of the 200 prisoners manage to escape

As they take their opportunity to flee, 76 out of the 200 prisoners manage to escape, and must navigate hostile enemy territory to evade being recaptured when an unrelenting Nazi manhunt ensues. Eventually, 73 of the prisoners are caught, and Hitler orders more than half of those captured to be murdered by the Gestapo. For the three prisoners who evaded capture, the escape turns into a battle of their own as they cross Europe to safety in Allied territory

23:05
Forged in Fire

S07E07

Four bladesmiths hope to forge their way to a $10,000 Christmas bonus

23:55
Egypt’s Great Treasures with Bettany Hughes

The pivotal moments and achievements of the ancient Egyptians

The historian reveals the pivotal moments and groundbreaking achievements of the ancient Egyptians as she explores one of the world’s oldest and greatest civilisations. She travels from the mouth of the Nile in the north of the country to the shores of Lake Nasser in the far south, along the way visiting the Great Sphinx, the original location of the Rosetta Stone, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramid at Giza

02:00
Dad’s Army: Secrets & Scandals

Behind the scenes of the comedy

Behind the scenes of the comedy, revealing what the cast were like in real life and telling the stories of some of their own heroic efforts in the two world wars. Featuring interviews with some of the original cast and their wives and children, who give an insight into the drinking, the affairs, the personal problems and the tragedies that befell them during nine series of the show

03:25
The Yorkshire Vet

Documentary following life at a veterinary practice

03:50
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