A team of young science detectives investigate rot and decay through a series of experiments and activities, assisted by Dr George McGavin. Show more
The knot breed of bird flying together in a flock of thousands over the sea. They fly in a beautiful formation which creates a spectacle.
Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a house in Cornwall, a small property in Hertfordshire and a terraced house in Plymouth. Show more
Dominic Littlewood looks at antisocial behaviour. In this episode, undercover police officers chase down a suspected drug dealer, and council wardens deal with noisy neighbours. Show more
Series following homeowners as they try to build extensions. This episode looks at getting permission for extensions for houses in a conservation area. Show more
John Torode sifts through archive cookery clips linked by the letter D, including Raymond Blanc's roast duck with celeriac puree and a blackberry sauce. Show more
In the Farne Islands, Ellie Harrison discovers how Britain's coastal and marine wildlife is under threat. Bill Oddie sees where puffins go when they leave British shores. Show more
Series following police forces across the UK as they deal with burglaries. Police comfort a man who has been burgled while visiting his elderly wife in hospital. Show more
Stephen Sackur speaks to Italian prime minister Enrico Letta, who is trying to hold together a fragile coalition while pushing through a programme of economic reforms. Show more
The latest national and international news, plus top interviews and analysis.
The latest international news from the BBC.
Jo Coburn with the latest political news, interviews and debate, including chief minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo.
Second semi-final. Subjects: the Agatha Raisin series of thrillers; the life and gospel of St Mark; the history of cryptography and code-breaking; the life and music of Ian Dury. Show more
Action and analysis from the final round of Super League. Including: Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos, Huddersfield Giants v Bradford Bulls and Hull FC v St Helens. Show more
Northern Ireland chefs Brian McCann, Chris Bell and Chris Fearon prepare fish dishes including baked turbot, preserved salmon and smoked wild sea trout. Show more
After ten years of filming behind the scenes at Longleat, Animal Park looks back at the times Ben Fogle and Kate Humble were terrified by the animals. Show more
A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Ingrid Bergman, capturing the milestones and highlights of her life and career. Show more
David Dimbleby tours Britain to discover the buildings that have made us who we are. Dimbleby travels north to the powerhouse of Queen Victoria's Britain. Show more
Susie Elliott needs to convert her garage into a bedroom and bathroom so her daughter, who has a disability, can enjoy some independence. Show more
Dermot Murnaghan hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more
The bikers look at how Britain's skill for growing veg has inspired amazing dishes. They explore the history of the Vegetarian Society, now in the mainstream. Show more
It's the fourth round and the baking gets serious as the remaining bakers take on pies and tarts. Challenges include custard tarts and a filo pie centrepiece. Show more
Featuring the midwives of Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester, who help mums and dads through high risk pregnancies or cases where mums and their babies need extra special care. Show more
Gemma Cairney journeys through the history of the women's movement, investigating landmark events including women winning the right to vote and the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Show more
Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores what it means to be English and what has shaped English identity. He traces the roots of Englishness to an idea held by the Venerable Bede. Show more