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Horizon

2006-2007

Mad but Glad

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Can an illness be a blessing and a curse? This programme follows Nick Van Boss's personal journey of discovery to see whether Tourettes made him the man that he is. Show more

Horizon

1995-1996

Fermat's Last Theorem

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

The story of the British mathematician Andrew Wiles and his bid to find proof for Fermat's last theorem, which has taxed mathematicians since the 17th century. Show more

Horizon

2016

Episode 16: The Lost Tribes of Humanity

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Alice Roberts explores recent discoveries in the study of human origins, revealing the transformation that has been brought about in this field by genetics. Show more

Horizon

2019

Britain's Next Air Disaster? Drones

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the wake of the Gatwick drone crisis, high-risk specialist Aldo Kane investigates the threat drones pose to UK skies and tests the new technology we can use to keep ourselves safe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aldo Kane
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Horsfall
Executive Producer:
Dan Kendall
Producer:
Rob Macandrew
Production Manager:
Laety Ducom
Interviewed Guest:
James Rogers
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Bradbury
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Kirkham
Editor:
Graham Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Cruickshanks
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Maniscalo
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Wong
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Derenick
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Horizon

2019

Inside the Social Network: Facebook's Difficult Year

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Following the teams inside Facebook, revealing a hidden technological playground. The film tackles difficult questions, like how our data is used, and also shows how Facebook works. Show more

Horizon

2018

Episode 5: Jupiter Revealed

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 19 days

Scientists start to peel back the layers of Jupiter to reveal the wonders within, using information gained from Nasa's Juno mission. Show more

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 13: Defeating Cancer

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Horizon follows three people as they undergo remarkable new cancer treatments: from a genetically targeted drug that fights a type of skin cancer to advanced robotic surgery. Show more

Horizon

2016

Episode 15: First Britons

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Horizon reveals how new archaeological discoveries are painting a very different picture of the first native Britons. Show more

Horizon

2007-2008

Where's My Robot?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Danny Wallace circumnavigates the globe searching for a robot that can walk and talk like him. He discovers that the robotics world is as weird as it is insanely complicated. Show more

Horizon

2009-2010

Episode 15: Is Everything We Know About The Universe Wrong?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Investigating the discovery of what is ominously being called 'dark flow', a phenomenon which could mean scientists might have to find a new way of understanding the universe. Show more

Horizon

2016

Episode 17: The Wildest Weather in the Universe

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at the fledgling field of extra-terrestrial meteorology, as technology allows astronomers to study other planets in new ways. Show more

Horizon

2017

ADHD and Me with Rory Bremner

Duration: 1 hour

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

Comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner is on a personal mission to uncover the science of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), a condition which he suspects he has. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 12: Is Binge Drinking Really That Bad?

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring topical scientific issues. How bad can our drinking pattern be for our health? Doctors and genetically identical twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken find out. Show more

Horizon

2006-2007

The Survivor's Guide to Plane Crashes

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary about the latest scientific research into how to survive plane crashes, featuring people explaining what they did to stay alive. Show more

Horizon

2006-2007

Chimps Are People Too

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Danny Wallace presents a documentary which makes the case that chimpanzees, who share 99 per cent of our DNA, should be given the same rights as humans. Show more