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Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 17

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 7 months

A heavily pregnant woman collapses on a remote moor. Will the emergency services find her in time? Also, a young driver is hit by a car whose driver is asleep at the wheel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Stories of near misses. An eight-year-old boy taking part in a karting race clips the wheel of a rival, sending his own kart somersaulting through the air. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 8

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Two divers documenting a wreck in the Thames find more than they bargained for and call in the Royal Navy bomb team. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 9

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

A skier suffers a leg injury in a remote part of the Alps. Her guide attempts to ski her to safety, carrying her on his back. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 16

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A climber plunges hundreds of feet down a mountain in the Lake District, coming to rest above a precipice, and a driver ploughs into a car blocking the fast lane of a motorway at night.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

A hiker is in search of his dog when a cliff crumbles beneath his feet, and a dramatic rescue by a coastguard rope team is captured on camera. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 15

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A Scottish cyclist on a round-the-world challenge is hit by a driver in Texas, and a family dog saves the day when a mum slips and falls on the stairs.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 14

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for 7 months

A base jumper leaps from a cliff top, only for his parachute to malfunction, and college students on their way home are injured when their coach leaves the road and turns over. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

An angler fishing off rocks is swept into a raging sea, and a mountain biker attempts a trick but doesn’t make it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

A young man is unconscious in his bedroom, and it’s up to an online friend in Texas to raise the alarm. A nine-year-old boy on holiday in Scotland gets stung by a giant jellyfish.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 7 months

Staff at a trampoline centre fight to save a father who has collapsed, and a paraglider gets into trouble and loses height rapidly. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 18

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A dad-to-be has an horrific accident while mountain biking with friends, and a man braves a fire at his family home to search for his dogs.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for 7 months

Stories of near misses. A group of friends are hiking the Lake District when one falls 650 feet. A doctor and a paramedic operate on the mountainside in a bid to save his life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 5

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A wingsuit freefall enthusiast hits trouble when his main parachute gets tangled up 30 seconds from the ground, and a car is hit by a truck on the M1. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 7 months

A truck driver is diverted along a narrow country road which can’t cope with the weight of the vehicle, with disastrous consequences. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 12

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for 7 months

A 15-year-old girl fights to save her father’s life when he has a heart attack, and a driver loses control of a car, scooping two men up on to the bonnet and crashing through a shop window. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 20

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A woman gives birth on the M5 motorway with the help of her husband and a 999 call handler, and the coastguard come to the rescue of two fishermen whose boat has overturned. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 19

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A young mum panics when her baby cuts his throat on a glass, and a woman is knocked to the ground and trampled when the horses she is feeding are spooked by a dog. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 8

Episode 13

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

A young boy must find help after his grandfather falls on a rocky cliff face, a road racing cyclist’s career is threatened when he is hit by a car, and a motorbike rider hits black ice.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Virginia Hill
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Julia Shaw
Production Company:
Topical Television

Genres