This week's TV and radio: History Cold Case, WDYTYA? and more

By Matt Elton, 29 June 2011 - 8:59am

This week's
TV & radio
29 June – 5 July

Pick of the week
History Cold Case
Thursday 30 June, 9pm BBC Two
The series following the work of a team of forensic anthropologists returns for a set of new cases exploring the final days of some of our less fortunate ancestors. This week's instalment explores a jumble of bones discovered in caves on the North York Moors.
Also this week  Victorian Pharmacy
Friday 1 July, 5pm Yesterday
There's another chance to see the time-travelling trio of Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn explore the world of 19th-century cures and remedies on digital channel Yesterday this week, as the team discover how to make a Victorian version of aspirin.
Who Do You Think You Are?
Saturday 2 July, 8pm Yesterday
Newsreader Fiona Bruce – currently investigating historical mysteries of an artistic kind in the BBC One's Fake or Fortune? – casts new light on some of her own genealogical secrets in this episode first shown in 2009. Don't forget that you can read more about her story, and watch some unseen footage from the show, in our online episode guide.
Restoration Home
Tuesday 5 July, 8pm BBC Two
For most of us, the biggest purchase we will ever make is a family home. Accordingly, the paperwork trail surrounding real estate in the UK is considerable. That’s especially true in the case of the neglected historic buildings featured in a new series that mixes elements of Grand Designs with the hit BBC series from a couple of years back, Restoration, as it follows six families through major renovation projects.
Words | Jonathan Wright & Matt Elton

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