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Babies: Their Wonderful World

Series 1

Episode 3: Becoming Independent

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary. Episode three reveals how crawling transforms our understanding of the world, when our memory first develops and how we learn to talk. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Guddi Singh
Executive Producer:
Sanjay Singhal
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Series Producer:
Serena Davies
Director:
Serena Davies
Series Producer:
Helen Sage
Director:
Helen Sage
Production Manager:
Sally Finigan
Production Company:
Voltage TV Productions Ltd

Dara & Ed's Road to Mandalay

Series 1

Episode 1: Malaysia

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Dara and Ed begin their journey in Malaysia. In Kuala Lumpur, they start by doing what the locals do on a Saturday afternoon and watch a beauty pageant - for chickens. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Ed Byrne
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Director:
Pamela Gordon
Series Producer:
Pamela Gordon
Production Company:
Freemantle Media UK

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 1: Brighton to Crystal Palace

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo finds out about Brighton's aquarium, explores the underground quarries of Godstone and discovers the wonders of the Crystal Palace. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 2: Waterloo to Canary Wharf

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo finds out about a funeral service running coffins from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetery and explores the changing fortunes of London's docks. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 3: Enfield to Cambridge

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

On a journey from Brighton to Cromer, Michael Portillo visits the government arms factory at Enfield and discovers how the trains transformed Newmarket's races. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 4: Ely to King's Lynn

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo goes fishing with the last eel trapper on the Fens at Ely and visits one of the great triumphs of 19th-century engineering, the Denver Sluice. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 5: Dereham to Cromer

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Michael Portillo drives a heritage diesel train, finds out why Norfolk black turkeys appeared on the Christmas menu in Bradshaw's day and samples some Cromer crab. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 16: Buxton to Matlock

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo helps to repair the ancient peat landscape of the Peak District and travels on the historic steam railway to Rowsley. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 17: Cromford to Burton-on-Trent

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo visits the oldest working factory in the world at Cromford and explores the country's first public park in Derby. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 18: Walsall to Bournville

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series in which Michael Portillo travels the country by train. He meets the Queen's saddler in Walsall and learns how to cook an Indian curry in Birmingham. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 19: Coventry to Watford

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo relives the Coventry Blitz and finds out how the trains helped to evacuate millions of children during World War II. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 20: St Pancras to Westminster

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael visits one of the grandest railway stations and hotels in the country - St Pancras. He also rides the world's first tube line to Smithfield market. Show more

Normal for Norfolk

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Christmas is approaching at Wiveton Hall and Desmond organises an end-of-year party for his staff. Cockerel korma vol au vents are on the menu. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Rob Gill
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

Normal for Norfolk

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Desmond launches his holiday cottages on Airbnb and lures an international interiors magazine to do a photoshoot and feature on his ancestral home. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Rob Gill
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 1: Liverpool to Eccles

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo journeys around Britain by train. He learns to speak Scouse in Liverpool and finds out about the first railway fatality. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 2: Manchester to Bury

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo travels around Britain by train. He is fitted for a trilby in Denton and discovers the role the railways had in the creation of fish and chips. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 3: Todmorden to York

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series with Michael Portillo. Michael travels back in time on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and sees the latest Roman discoveries in York. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 4: Pontefract to Bridlington

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series with Michael Portillo. Michael searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 5: Filey to Scarborough

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series. Michael Portillo learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns in Filey and meets Scarborough's 4,000-year-old Gristhorpe Man. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2

Episode 16: London Bridge to Chatham

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Michael Portillo visits the Royal Observatory at Greenwich to see how the railways standardised time and explores the historic dockyards at Chatham. Show more