Charles Dickens hosts a chat show. He is joined by fundraising virtuoso Doctor Thomas Barnardo to discuss the Victorian phenomenon of the workhouse. Show more
Charles Dickens hosts a chat show looking at 19th-century topics. In this episode, he is joined by Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale to discuss Victorian health. Show more
Charles Dickens hosts a chat show. In this episode, he is joined by reforming peer Lord Shaftesbury to discuss child labour. Show more
This short film sees an emperor penguin watch her baby being born. It shows the harsh habitat of Antarctica and the relationship of the family. Show more
Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a double-fronted end-terrace house in Stoke, a flat in Sydenham and a semi-detached house in County Durham. Show more
Nick Knowles presents events from the day-to-day work of the emergency services. Police and fire crews battle to find trapped survivors after a car plunges into a freezing river. Show more
Series looking at insurance fraud. In this episode, a fraudster trying to cheat his way to £2.35 million is caught red-handed, and an insurance fraud gang gets busted. Show more
Families sample life down under. Even though he has never been there, Harry Haroon firmly believes his family's future lies in Australia. Can he convince his wife? Show more
In 2011, the Hairy Bikers fronted a campaign to rescue meals on wheels. Si and Dave are keen to find out if their plans have flourished or fallen apart at the seams.
Gabby Logan travels to the Huntingdon Gymnastics Club to catch up with gymnast Louis Smith and meet the people who helped him to his Olympic silver medal last summer. Show more
Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn with live coverage of David Cameron's Conservative Party conference speech in Manchester.
The chefs from the south west region, Andre Garrett, Paul Ainsworth and John Hooker, battle it out with their main courses. Which dish will take pole position? Show more
An exploration of the profound effect that humankind is having on the Mediterranean Sea. The team dives the remains of a Roman shipwreck and hunt for sharks. Show more
Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Little orphan Makena wakes to find her beloved Lualeni has gone. Show more
Documentary series on the South Pacific islands. Much of this blue wilderness is a marine desert, where sharks, whales and turtles must go to great lengths to survive. Show more
Michael Aspel and the team visit Wilton House near Salisbury where a rich trove of treasures and curiosities are brought to light, including a hoard of 200 typewriters. 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 has all the backstage gossip and exclusive news from Strictly Come Dancing. Plus Ian Waite gives his thoughts on the training.
Following people attempting to build a house from scratch on less than £100k. Farmers Ruth and Tony try to build a new farmhouse and aim to do it all by themselves. Show more
Professor Brian Cox finishes the series by looking at the happy accidents that have led to scientific breakthroughs and considering just how discoveries are made. Show more
Six short films, each celebrating a different contemporary poem, featuring performances and personal insights from the poets themselves. Show more
Over the course of six short films, Simon Armitage goes behind the scenes of some of his most famous poems to help viewers understand the building blocks that create them. Show more