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Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 3: Klezmer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Michael Grade narrates the story of klezmer, from its origins in Jewish folk music performed at weddings and Bar Mitzvahs to a musical sensation enjoyed by millions worldwide. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Grade
Series Producer:
William Naylor

Timeshift

Series 12

Episode 4: Magnificent Machines: The Golden Age of the British Sports Car

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Timeshift looks back to a time when iconic British marques like Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph sparked a manufacturing frenzy that helped to democratise speed and glamour. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Andy Hall
Director:
Andy Hall
Series Producer:
John Das
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Narrator:
Tamsin Greig
Participant:
Quentin Willson
Participant:
Stirling Moss

Planet Earth Live

Specials

Episode 5: A Meerkat's Tale

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Documentary telling the story of Swift, a five-week-old meerkat pup who has been born in one of the harshest places on Earth - the Kalahari Desert. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tim Scoones
Executive Producer:
Tim Scoones
Series Producer:
Lucinda Axelsson
Series Producer:
Lucinda Axelsson
Series Producer:
Roger Webb
Series Producer:
Roger Webb

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about Squeeze, formed by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford in 1974 and based around a songwriting partnership that has seen them compared to Lennon and McCartney. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about rock, soul and pop singer Paul Carrack, who has slowly become a national institution after his time with the likes of Ace, Squeeze and Mike and the Mechanics. Show more

Conspiracy Road Trip

Episode 2: Creationism

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedian Andrew Maxwell takes five British creationists to the west coast of America to try to convince them that evolution rather than creationism explains how we all got here. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Maxwell
Presenter:
Andrew Maxwell
Series Producer:
Riete Oord
Series Producer:
Riete Oord
Director:
Tom Williams
Producer:
Tom Williams

BBC Scotland Investigates

2012

Episode 11: Who Killed My Son?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Glen Campbell investigates the death of Chris Lindsay in Spain last October, after new details cast doubt on the official account of Chris's demise. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 6: It's Just Like Switzerland

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Paul Murton scales the summit of Ben Nevis to discover how Scotland was first promoted as a winter holiday destination. Show more

Rolf on Welsh Art

Series 2

Episode 1: Gren

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Rolf Harris spotlights the work of Wales's greatest artists. In this edition, he tours the Valleys visiting the people and places that influenced iconic cartoonist Gren Jones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Series Producer:
Ken Kirby
Executive Producer:
Neil Grant
Participant:
Max Boyce

Fix My Family

Slim Chance: Fix My Family - One Year On

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Amanda Hamilton and her expert team check to see whether or not the three families that they helped to shed weight last year have maintained their healthy lifestyles. Show more

Archive on 4

A Life Less Ordinary

Episode 2: Alex Currie

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The Solway Harvester disaster brought tragedy and huge media attention to a community. Geoff Bird meets Rev Alex Currie to find out what it was like to become their spokesman. Show more

Saving Species

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brett Westwood visits wildlife film festival Wildscreen which aims to promote an appreciation of biodiversity and nature through the power of wildlife imagery on a global scale. Show more