Child-led documentary revealing the geography and culture of China through the eyes of seven local children. Includes a look at life in the metropolis of Shanghai. Show more
This short film shows a variety of birds of paradise in the wild. Their exotic beauty and colour is revealed as the birds display their feathers and take flight. Show more
Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a house in Derby, a property in Gravesend, and a picturesque cottage in Dorset, and find out how much they sold for at auction. Show more
Nick Knowles presents events from the day-to-day work of the emergency services. Police head up the M1 motorway after a young couple have been pushed across three lanes of traffic. Show more
Series looking at the problem of insurance fraud. In this episode, one man fakes his own personal injury claim using a nail gun, and a would-be fraudster is caught on CCTV. Show more
Families sample life down under. For Angela Morby, what started out as a dream of moving down under has gradually become an obsession - but her husband Brendan is less convinced. Show more
Ellie Harrison discovers how much of our countryside has been transformed into a food factory, squeezing out our precious farmland wildlife. Show more
Cookery series with Tony Singh and Cyrus Todiwala. The two friends experiment with goats' cheese in the Cothi Valley, Camarthenshire, and visit a sweet shop in Bridgend. Show more
Stephen Sackur asks the US state department's point man on Iran in Obama's first term if the US and Iran are ready for the difficult decisions that would truly reset relations? Show more
The latest national and international news, plus top interviews and analysis.
The latest international news from the BBC.
Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn with the latest from the Conservative Party conference, including interviews with cabinet ministers Iain Duncan Smith and Francis Maude.
Anne Robinson presents the quick-fire general knowledge quiz in which contestants must decide at the end of each round which of their number should be eliminated.
The south west chefs, Paul Ainsworth, John Hooker and Andre Garrett, pull out all the stops with their fish dishes, hoping to impress former champion Michael Caines. Show more
The team explores the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean to discover what happens when this powerful ocean collides with the edge of a continent. Show more
Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Jonathan is in Tsavo, where an orphan is struggling with debilitating painful joints. Show more
Documentary series about the South Pacific islands. A look at how every one of the 20,000 islands was colonised by the Polynesians, and at the varied local fauna. Show more
Michael Aspel heads for Stornoway on the island of Lewis. Among the items are some gruesome early medical instruments, a table made from wood salvaged from a shipwreck. Show more
Jeremy Vine 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
Zoe Ball is back for another dazzling series of It Takes Two and is joined by Karen Hardy who gives her spin on the choreography from the weekend.
The six remaining bakers face a series of pastry-based challenges. They bring suet pudding up to date, tackle religieuse and make three different types of puffed pastries. Show more
Sitcom. Phil and Sam are sent to rescue a hostage from a local underground casino boss, but they end up with an angry hostage of their own. Show more
Sarah Millican talks travel, antiques and children's shows with special guests Michael Palin, former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton, and antiques guru Tim Wonnacott. Show more
Joining Jools are Glaswegian art rockers Franz Ferdinand, electro pop duo Goldfrapp, jazz superstar Gregory Porter, Mercury-nominee James Blake, Radkey, and Chas & Dave. Show more
Episode 3: The Independent Woman
1 hour on BBC Two HD
Alan Yentob explores the history of US primetime TV and reflects on the forces that shaped the evolution of women's roles from the 50s to the present. Show more
Fazer from N-Dubz gives seven unknown urban musicians a crash course in classical music, before they perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall. Show more
Carmen by George Bizet is one of the most performed operas of all time; why do people love this story? This film goes behind the scenes of three very different versions. Show more