Programme Index

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Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 1

Episode 24: Why Zebra Has Stripes

on BBC HD

Stories telling a young audience how animals got their distinctive parts. Zebra tries on a black coat to hide better in the savannah, but it is too tight. Show more

Mission: 2110

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

The year is 2110. Caleb and four brave adventurers from the 21st century compete in tough missions to restore peace to the planet and stop cybernetic monsters taking over. Show more

Eggheads

Series 11

Episode 26

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the Eggheads, some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

Doctors

Series 12

Episode 21: Like Mother Like Daughter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Charlie helps a mother who needs to learn to act her age. Julia smells a rat when the petty cash won't tally; will she get the culprit to crumble? Show more

Contributors

Dr Charlie Bradfield:
Philip McGough
Kathy Nichols:
Martina Laird
Steph Nichols:
La Charne Jolly
Tom Salt:
Daniel Casey
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Producer:
Ella Kelly
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Jack Hollins:
Nicolas Woodman
Jed Grey:
Paul Shelley

Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession

Episode 3: Mapping the World

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Available for years

Professor Jerry Brotton uncovers how maps are snapshots of a moment in history and offer visions of distant lands, tempting explorers to plunder and conquer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jerry Brotton
Series Producer:
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Dragons' Den

Series 7

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

The Dragons are asked to invest in a horror-based scare attraction, personalised romance novels, an eco-friendly patio heater and a hat that makes wrinkles disappear. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Duncan Bannatyne
Participant:
James Caan
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Theo Paphitis
Executive Producer:
Dominic Bird
Producer:
Sam Lewens

Luther

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Available for years

Crime drama series. Luther, back from suspension, must solve a seemingly perfect double murder and work out how, and by whom, it was committed.

Contributors

DCI John Luther:
Idris Elba
Alice Morgan:
Ruth Wilson
DCI Ian Reed:
Steven Mackintosh
Zoe Luther:
Indira Varma
Mark North:
Paul McGann
DSU Rose Teller:
Saskia Reeves
DS Justin Ripley:
Warren Brown
Henry Madsen:
Anton Saunders
DCSU Russell Cornish:
Matthew Marsh
Producer:
Katie Swinden
Director:
Brian Kirk
Writer:
Neil Cross

The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion

Episode 2: What is the World Made Of?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Michael Mosley explores how history shaped science. Here, he looks at how atomic theories and the strange concepts of quantum physics came into being. Show more

BBC HD

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