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Horizon

2020

Toxic Town: The Corby Poisonings

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The unknown story of the worst child-poisoning case since thalidomide, featuring a landmark legal battle by a group of mothers determined to uncover the truth. Show more

Horizon

2020

Chris Packham: 7.7 Billion People and Counting

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Naturalist Chris Packham investigates the impact a growing human population is having on the planet, asking whether the earth can sustain predictions of ten billion people by 2050. Show more

Horizon

2020

Coronavirus Special - Part 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Investigating the scientific facts and figures behind the biggest public health crisis in living memory as a new coronavirus takes an unprepared world by storm. Show more

Contributors

Commissioning Editor:
Tom Coveney
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas
Production Company:
BBC Studios
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Guddi Singh

Horizon

2020

Addicted to Painkillers? Britain’s Opioid Crisis

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Michael Mosley immerses himself on the frontline of our prescription painkiller habit. In America, it is an epidemic. Now, new evidence raises concern about the UK's use of prescription opioids. Show more

Horizon

2020

What's the Matter with Tony Slattery?

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Comedian Tony Slattery meets experts to explore his psychological problems, finding out if he is definitely bipolar, confronting addiction and opening up about a childhood trauma. Show more

Contributors

Featured Artist:
Tony Slattery
Executive Producer:
Katie Buchanan
Executive Producer:
Alan Holland
Production Manager:
Eleanor Warren
Composer:
Andy C Taylor
Narrator:
Denise Gough
On-line editing:
Sam Mangan
Production Company:
Sundog Pictures

Horizon

2020

Coronavirus Special - Part 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Dr Chris van Tulleken, Dr Hannah Fry and Michael Mosley examine the latest research and explore some of the big questions about the new coronavirus and the pandemic it has created.

Horizon

2020

The Great British Intelligence Test

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Dr Hannah Fry and Michael Mosley put the public to the test, pitting young and old, males and females and tech lovers and readers against each other in a battle of wits. Show more

Horizon

2020

Pluto: Back from the Dead

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The incredible story of how Pluto has been propelled from an unremarkable ball of ice on the edge of the solar system to a world of unimaginable complexity - where some form of alien life might exist. Show more

Horizon

2020

The Restaurant that Burns Off Calories

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Fred Sirieix and Zoe Williams open a restaurant with a difference, where every calorie eaten must be burned off by a secret gym team. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred Sirieix
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Commissioning Editor:
Tom Coveney
Executive Producer:
Amanda Lyon
Executive Producer:
Sanjay Singhal
Producer:
Michael Rees
Production Company:
Voltage TV

Horizon

2020

Hubble: The Wonders of Space Revealed

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

The remarkable story of how Hubble revealed the awe and wonder of our universe and how a team of daring astronauts risked their lives to keep it working. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Crabtree
Commissioning Editor:
Tom Coveney
Commissioning Editor:
James Hayes
Production Company:
BBC Studios
Director:
David Briggs
Camera Operator:
Tom Hayward
Composer:
Jim Cornick