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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Lucy Worsley explores the lives of six real people who lived, worked and volunteered during the Blitz, highlighting the government’s reliance on ordinary people. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Director:
Emma Frank
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A look at how dancing went from being frowned upon as dangerous and debauched in the 17th century to being celebrated as an essential social skill in the 18th. Show more

The Ascent of Woman

Episode 1: Civilisation

Duration: 1 hour

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

Travelling from the Eurasian steppes to the sites of early civilisations, Dr Amanda Foreman explores how early civilisations dealt with the roles and status of women. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amanda Foreman
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Matisse’s great-granddaughter Sophie Matisse tell the tumultuous story of his early life, exploring his journey to becoming the first avant-garde artist of the 20th century. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Matisse
Composer:
Andy Cowton
Composer:
Andy Taylor
Production Manager:
Amy Tapper
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary following a family who give up their modern lives for one summer. The Irwins learn how a new generation of black Britons forged their way through the 70s, 80s and 90s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Participant:
Janet Kay
Participant:
Clive Lloyd
Participant:
Jazzie B
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Geoff Small
Producer:
Carl Callam

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Martina Navratilova’s tweet about trans women athletes sparked a heated argument. In this documentary, she opens up the debate to answer some of her own questions. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Director:
Ben Rumney
Production Manager:
Sara Revell
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley looks at the history of the bathroom, from medieval bath houses to London Bridge's communal loos to finding out how piped water got to our homes. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley looks at the history of the kitchen by baking bread in a Tudor kitchen, doing a week's Victorian re-cycling and trying out 1950s labour-saving gadgets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Series Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley looks at the history of the living room from a medieval great hall, through a Georgian drawing room, to a grand country house and a Victorian parlour. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Cherry Healey meets young people who are having health problems associated with their past drug use and the medical experts who are treating them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Director:
Tom Williams
Executive Producer:
Claire Faragher
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Great Ormond Street

Series 2

Episode 6: Experimental Surgery

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series. Following the hospital's cardiothoracic surgeons as they perform some of the most difficult and innovative surgery in paediatric medicine. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The real history of Britain's servants. Dr Pamela Cox looks at the grand houses of the Victorian ruling elite - estates dependent on an army of staff. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Pamela Cox
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Series Producer:
Annabel Hobley

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Cherry Healey meets medical experts who are treating young recovering alcoholics like Jo, who has a badly damaged liver and Mat, who had to have a liver transplant. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Director:
Tom Williams
Executive Producer:
Claire Faragher
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Cherry Healey meets young people who are having health problems associated with their weight such as Clair and Tom, and the medical experts who are treating them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Director:
Tom Williams
Executive Producer:
Claire Faragher
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 1: Falling in Love

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This first part includes interviews with the engineers and builders who designed and created the first motorway. Show more

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 2: The Honeymoon Period

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This edition explores how they have transformed where Brits live, work and play over the last 50 years. Show more

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 3: The End of the Affair

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series about Britain's motorways. This final episode explores how people questioned the promises made by the motorways and began to protest. Show more

Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance

Episode 2: Revolution on the Dance Floor

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

How Britain's dance floors were revolutionised in the 19th century as the slow, stately dances of an earlier era were replaced with faster, freer ones. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series featuring dramatic reconstruction in which Lucy Worsley delves into the personal lives of Henry VIII's wives, beginning with Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Katherine of Aragon:
Paola Bontempi
King Henry VIII:
Scott Arthur
Anne Boleyn:
Claire Cooper
Charles Brandon:
Orlando James
Maud Parr:
Natalie Grady
Maria de Salinas:
Bea Segura
Mary Boleyn:
Tiffany Ceri
Henry Norris:
Nicholas Agnew
Thomas Hawley:
Sam Phillips
Princess Mary:
Scarlett Cecil
Anne Savage:
Sophie Bleasdale
Production Company:
Wall to Wall South Ltd
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Writer:
Chloe Moss
Producer:
Ben Evans