5SELECT Today Sunday 8 January 2023

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What’s On 5Select Today Sunday 8 January 2023

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

06:00
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08:00
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08:30
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09:00
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

10:00
GPs: Behind Closed Doors

S04E22

A four-year-old boy with a cancerous tumour visits the surgery

A four-year-old boy with a cancerous tumour visits the surgery, suffering from ear pain which doctors believe could be an infection due to his weakened immune system after chemotherapy. Later, 19-year-old Holly returns to see the doctors worried that her lung cancer may have returned, and 72-year-old smoker Michael visits the surgery concerned that his ongoing back and chest pain may be a sign of cancer

11:00
GPs: Behind Closed Doors

S04E24

Dr Mio Kwan examines a nine-year-old girl who has a small lump in her chest

Dr Mio Kwan examines a nine-year-old girl who has a small lump in her chest and Dr Jackie Bulger prescribes a course of antibiotics for a boy struggling to urinate. Nithy Nanda helps a young woman whose various conditions have left her reeling from the side effects of countless drugs, Dr Jas Deooray treats young baby Arneev, who is having difficulty breathing, and Dr Tawana sees a young man with nasty ingrown toenails

12:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E01

The story of Buckingham Palace

Kate Williams reveals behind-the-scenes tales of the British monarchy’s residences, with contributions by royal commentators and ex-staff members, who give the lowdown on the stories that have shaped the modern royal family. Here Kate tells the story of Buckingham Palace, the brainchild of George IV, who hired architect John Nash to turn modest Buckingham House into a palace on a grand European scale

13:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E02

Historian Jonathan Foyle casts his eye over Balmoral Castle

14:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E03

Some of the dramatic events to have taken place at Windsor Castle

Some of the dramatic events to have taken place at Windsor Castle, which was built more than 900 years, guided by Edward III and his obsession with tales of Camelot. There is a look at one of the most popular exhibits at Windsor – Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House – and Kate Williams revisits some of the castle’s darker times, including the year when bubonic plague caused Queen Elizabeth to isolate at Windsor, and the death of Prince Albert in 1861

15:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E04

Kate Williams explores the history of Sandringham in Norfolk

Kate Williams explores the history of Sandringham in Norfolk, which is one of the few royal residences owned personally by the Windsors. It was purchased in 1861 for the rakish Prince Edward in the hopes he would settle down in the countryside, but instead he turned it into the perfect party palace, with a bowling alley, billiards and endless hunting and shooting. The historian also reveals how Prince Philip once proposed demolishing the place to make way for a more modern replacement, before being forced to relent by the Queen Mother

16:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E05

A look at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire

A look at the history of Highgrove House in Gloucestershire, which is the family residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, while the programme also hears from a witness to Prince Philip’s 2019 car crash near Sandringham, which lead to him handing in his driving licence

17:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E06

An exploration of the history of Kensington Palace

An exploration of the history of Kensington Palace, which is currently the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. Kate Williams also tells the tale of Elizabeth I’s make-up, which was so poisonous that it would be illegal today, with her foundation made of lead and vinegar, her rouge from lead carbonate, and her lipstick from ground alabaster, with side-effects including digestive problems and respiratory issues

18:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E07

A look at the history of Holyrood House in Edinburgh

A look at the history of Holyrood House in Edinburgh, which is the official royal residence in Scotland and saw bloody struggles for power when it was home to Mary, Queen of Scots. Kate Williams tells the story of a royal tomb raider and his ill-gotten booty from the grave of Charles I

19:00
Secrets of the Royal Palaces

S01E08

A look at the Palace of St James

A look at the Palace of St James, which originally planned by Henry VIII for his second wife Anne Boleyn, but by the time it was finished seven years later, he was on to wife number four. Plus, stories about George IV and his wife Caroline, Robert the Bruce, and Queen Victoria

20:00
Diana: The Curse of the Spencers

Documentary examining the difficult upbringing of Diana, Princess of Wales

Documentary examining the difficult upbringing of Diana, Princess of Wales, exploring how her parents’ explosive relationship shaped the child who would become a global icon. Combining insights from those closest to the family with powerful reconstruction of some of the most defining and dramatic moments of their lives, the programme uncover the striking parallels between Diana’s love story and her parents’, and how both troubled relationships unfolded and ended in tragedy

21:30
Royal Servants in Their Own Words

Stories from the royal household’s staff

The royal family have always tried to project an immaculate image, but this documentary reveals what goes on behind closed doors. Stories from the household’s staff include a cook revealing the Queen’s surprisingly simple favourite treat and a footman of the Queen Mother recounting his most embarrassing gaffe, involving wine and Princess Margaret. Also, historian Kate Williams examines some of the most bizarre and shocking servant duties from ancient times

23:00
Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild

S16E11

Ben revisits the Watkinson family

Ben revisits the Watkinson family, who gave up their careers as vets to live a greener existence on a rugged mountainside on the Pembrokeshire coast. Ben learns how the Watkinsons have used their academic backgrounds to come up with ingenious ways to make this life work, and he witnesses the relationship their children are forging with the living world around them

00:00
A Farm Through Time

S01E01

Rob and Dave Nicholson examine life during the Second World War

Farming brothers Rob and Dave Nicholson go back to the time of the Second World War, guided by historian Ruth Goodman, and visit the living history farm at Tatton Park. They discover how Nazi Germany attempted to starve Britain by sinking our merchant ships, which supplied 80 per cent of our fruit and 50 per cent of all meat

01:00
The Yorkshire Vet

S15E01

Peter Wright deals with an emergency at the practice in Kirkbymoorside

Peter Wright deals with an emergency at the practice in Kirkbymoorside, when a local farming couple rush in their pregnant Texel ewe, while Julian Norton operates on a much-loved terrier called Lovejoy. He is suffering with bladder stones, just like owners Andrew and Nick’s previous dog, who didn’t survive, and they’re worried they’re set for more heartache over Lovejoy. Peter heads over to the Greens’ farm to check on sad and lonely donkey Cybil

02:00
Walking Britain’s Lost Railways

S02E01

A railway line that cut a path through the Peak District

Rob Bell explores more abandoned rail routes, beginning with one that cut an outrageous path through the dramatic hills and gorges of the Peak District – part of the 1860s express route between London and Manchester. From Matlock to the spa town splendour of Buxton, Rob unearths a tale of Victorian ambition, as he travels along a route filled with great engineering, which is now a beloved part of the Peak District National Park

03:00
Walking Britain’s Lost Railways

S02E02

Rob Bell heads to the industrial heartlands of north-east England

Rob Bell heads to the industrial heartlands of north-east England, beginning on Wearside, where he learns about the world’s first railway designed for steam locomotives. Rob also visits the ‘living’ museum at Beamish and rides a railway from George Stephenson’s day, following an old line into Hartlepool, where a medieval port was turned into a mega-centre of coal, rail and shipping in just one generation

03:45
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