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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 15

Episode 3: Lee Mack

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 days

Celebrity genealogy series. Comedian Lee Mack finds out more about his great-grandfather, who was also a comedian, known as Billy Mac. Show more

Regimental Stories

Episode 4: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A look at how the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, now a modern tank force, is still shaped and inspired by the daring charges of its cavalry past. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Pertwee
Series Producer:
Graham Cooper
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Fabric of Britain

Episode 1: Knitting's Golden Age

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

The story of how knitting rose from basic craft to the height of popular fashion in the 20th century, and sustained Britain through the hardships of war. Show more

Royal Television Society Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture

Huw Wheldon Lecture 2011 with Bettany Hughes: TV - Modern Father of History

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Bettany Hughes uses the 2011 Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to argue that history on television is thriving and enjoying a new golden age. Show more

The Culture Show

2013/2014

Episode 25: Forget the Oscars, Here are the Kermodes

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Mark Kermode uncovers missing gems deserving of his coveted golden gong, including in the best actress, director and cinematography categories. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Pioneering broadcaster Joan Bakewell is interviewed by David Frost, looking back on more than 50 years at the heart of television and a life often lived in the glare of celebrity. Show more

Contributors

Interviewer:
David Frost
Interviewer:
David Frost
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bakewell
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bakewell
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 20: Ana Matronic

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Magazine arts show. Scissor Sisters' front-woman Ana Matronic explores how robots are taking over mainstream culture, co-presenting the episode with a real robot. Show more

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 19: Kwasi Kwarteng

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng looks at how the British Empire impacted on art, architecture and literature. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A look back at some of Joan Bakewell's finest interviews, including Sir Robin Day, Sir Kenneth Clark, Bette Davis, Arthur Askey, Nelson Mandela, Bing Crosby and Jacob Bronowski. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

The Culture Show

2013/2014

Episode 9: The People's Palace

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Birmingham is opening the biggest public library in Europe. Is this new breed of super library the future? Architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff explores the new cutting-edge building. Show more

The Culture Show

2013/2014

Episode 16: Samuel Johnson Prize 2013

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The Culture Show reviews the six shortlisted books for Britain's most prestigious award for nonfiction and asks which book will win the coveted prize. Show more

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 1: Andrew Marr

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Magazine arts show. Andrew Marr champions some Renaissance dramatists whose stories have been neglected because they worked at the same time as William Shakespeare. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Participant:
Trevor Nunn
Participant:
Greg Doran

Artsnight

Kwasi Kwarteng on Empire

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

British politician and historian Kwasi Kwarteng guest curates this episode of Artsnight, looking at the cultural legacy of the British Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kwasi Kwarteng
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee

Series

Artsnight

Artsnight

Not Shakespeare

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Magazine arts show. Andrew Marr champions some Renaissance dramatists whose stories have been neglected because they worked at the same time as William Shakespeare. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Participant:
Trevor Nunn
Participant:
Greg Doran

Series

Artsnight

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The story of how a 1970s miscarriage of justice involving three teenage boys would lead to a radical overhaul of police powers and a brand new method of investigation. Show more

Artsnight

Ana Matronic on Robot Invasion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Magazine arts show. Scissor Sisters' front-woman Ana Matronic explores how robots are taking over mainstream culture, co-presenting the episode with a real robot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ana Matronic
Series Producer:
John Mullen
Editor:
Janet Lee

Series

Artsnight