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True North

Series 6

Episode 3: Pets at Peace

Duration: 3 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary exploring the heartbreak of pet bereavement through the experiences of owners preparing to say goodbye to ill or elderly dogs. Show more

Contributors

True North

Series 6

Episode 4: Everything Must Go

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Documentary about Craig Morrison, who finds a wealth of belongings and personal stories while clearing houses. Show more

Contributors

Camera Operator:
Mairtin de Barra

True North

Series 6

Episode 5: Crossmaglen: Field of Dreams

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary following attempts by Crossmaglen GAA club's new managers, Oisin McConville and John McEntee, to guide the next generation of players to victory. Show more

True North

Series 7

Episode 1: My Wig and Me

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary charting the inspirational stories of the women who have experienced the trauma of losing their hair through cancer and alopecia. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Des Henderson
Camera Operator:
Des Henderson
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin

True North

Series 7

Episode 2: Liam Clarke - A Matter of Life and Death

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Charting how journalist Liam Clarke and his family came to terms and dealt with his life and death following his cancer diagnosis. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Aaron Black
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Byrne
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding

True North

Series 7

Episode 3: The Mercy Ship

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Following nine Northern Ireland medics who have volunteered to help on the Africa Mercy, the world's biggest floating hospital, as it visits the island of Madagascar. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Morag Tinto
Executive Producer:
Jannine Waddell
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding

True North

Series 7

Episode 5: Gift From Death

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary seeking to understand why some people choose to leave their bodies to medical science after death. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Larry Bass
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding

True North

Series 14

Speed Kids

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

The fast-tracked world of children who dream of being motorcycle stars, as they and their families navigate a tense racing season in the hope of winning a place on the podium. Show more

True North

Series 14

Top Dog

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

Top Dog looks under the fur of Northern Ireland’s competitive dog shows, meeting fanatical pet owners to uncover what it takes to turn a pampered pup into a prize pooch. Show more

True North

Series 1

Episode 2: The Wall

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary examining life for people living in the shadow of a Peace Wall at one of the country's most volatile interfaces. Show more

True North

Series 1

Episode 4: The Scoop

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A look at the impact of the G8 summit in Enniskillen, told through the eyes of the journalists of the Impartial Reporter, the local newspaper that broke the story. Show more

True North

Series 1

Episode 3: A Summer on Rathlin

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Cameras capture life on Rathlin Island, with its community of just 100 residents, as it celebrates its first ever maritime festival featuring currachs and ceilidhs. Show more

True North

Series 2

Episode 1: The Life and Times of Master Hamilton

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Documentary following hunt master and horse whisperer Andy Hamilton as he attempts to pass on his traditions to his sons. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Louise Liddy
Director:
Louise Liddy
Executive Producer:
Alison Millar
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding

True North

Series 2

Episode 2: Run Grandad Run

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Two sporting veterans explain how their history and attitudes to ageing and life have helped them enjoy many decades of competitive sport. Show more

True North

Series 2

Episode 3: Minding Our Manors

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Viscount Crichton visits Ballywalter Park in County Down to explore the challenges facing contemporary aristocrats as they endeavour to maintain and fund their historical homes. Show more

True North

Series 2

Episode 4: Children's Hospice

Duration: 1 hour

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

Film following the families caring for children with complex medical needs with the support of the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice. Show more

True North

Series 2

Episode 5: The Last Minyan

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Charting the disappearing world of Belfast's Jewish community, documenting the difficulties facing an ageing populace struggling to gather the ten men needed for a prayer service. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Aaron Black
Director:
Aaron Black
Executive Producer:
Mike Connolly

True North

Series 12

Episode 3: The Bat Catchers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Documentary following Robin and Karen and a small team of volunteer ambulance drivers, as they patrol the country rescuing bats from the most unlikely places. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Sam Jones
Executive Producer:
Alison Millar
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding
Production Company:
Erica Starling Productions

True North

Series 12

Episode 4: True North: Faith in Fishing

Duration: 28 minutes

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

David Boyd hopes to return Portavogie to the ‘good old days’ of the ‘70s and ‘80s white fish boom, by developing new markets for the large coldwater prawn or ‘langoustine’.

Contributors

Director:
Pete Bleakley
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Production Company:
Visionworks Television