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Stargazing

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Join Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain to wonder at the night sky, with extraordinary images beamed in from telescopes across the globe. Show more

Stargazing

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the second of three live programmes, Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain look at images of the partial eclipse of the sun and investigate how stars are born. Show more

Stargazing

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Ross joins Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain at Jodrell Bank, home of one of Britain's biggest telescopes, for an hour of live stargazing. Show more

To Buy or Not to Buy

Series 9

Episode 79: Leeds

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Property series. Jonny Benarr and Simon O'Brien are on the look out for a bigger, better property in Leeds for the Bigger family, who are about to get even bigger.

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. Designer and engineer Zoe Laughlin explores the world of material science, uncovering the innovations in manufacturing that are set to change the world we live in. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Zoe Laughlin
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Consultant:
Alexander Forsey
Production Manager:
Lucy Gardner
Off-line editing:
Nadia Iqbal
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Lee
Executive Producer:
Alan Holland
On-line editing:
Chris Batham

The Sky at Night

Twinkle Twinkle

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore takes a tour of the winter sky, looking at twinkling 'variable stars' with Dr John Mason and at planets and galaxies with Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 1 hour

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

Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. In the 1850s, driven to prevent sea disasters, meteorologist Robert Fitzroy issued Britain's first storm warnings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alok Jha
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Series Producer:
Paul Sen
Production Company:
KEO North

Holiday Hit Squad

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Angela Rippon, Helen Skelton and Joe Crowley explore how to make the best of a holiday. Includes a look at the perils of hotel balconies and advice on common holiday ailments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Presenter:
Joe Crowley
Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Participant:
Chris van Tulleken
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Neil Edwards
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd
Series Producer:
Adrian Padmore

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Documentary film about professor Stephen Hawking, the world's most celebrated scientist. Dara O Briain spends time with his boyhood hero in Cambridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Hawking
Executive Producer:
Mark Wells
Executive Producer:
Steven Lappin
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis

Holiday Hit Squad

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Angela Rippon, Helen Skelton and Joe Crowley explore how to make the best of a holiday. Including a look at the potential dangers of water parks, and how best to use sun cream. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Presenter:
Joe Crowley
Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Participant:
Chris van Tulleken
Participant:
Lisa Ackerly
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
Neil Edwards
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd
Series Producer:
Adrian Padmore

The Sky at Night

Coronas of the Sun

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Sir Patrick Moore investigates the longest total eclipse of the sun for many years in India and China, with the help of Pete Lawrence and the latest pictures. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Producer:
Paul Vanezis

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Patrick Moore is joined by Professor Michele Dougherty and Professor Carl Murray to discuss Saturn and its rings system. Pete Lawrence shows how to observe it in May. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

The Sun in Splendour

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Patrick Moore is joined by Professor John Brown and Dr Chris Davis for a tour of the Sun, Earth's primary source of energy, without which life would not exist. Show more

The Sky at Night

The Splendour of the Sun

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sir Patrick Moore is joined by the Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Professor John Brown and Dr Chris Davis as they take a tour of the sun. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Patrick Moore is joined by Derek Ward-Thompson and Chris North to examine the latest stunning images of star-forming areas of our galaxy from the Herschel telescope. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

Coronas of the Sun

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore, with the help of Pete Lawrence and the latest pictures, investigates the longest total eclipse of the sun for many years in India and China. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Producer:
Paul Vanezis

The Sky at Night

Monster Star

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Astronomers discovered the brightest and most massive star to date, and Sir Patrick Moore and Dr Chris Lintott are joined by one of the team who discovered the star. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

The Sky at Night

The Universe from Atlantis

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Sir Patrick Moore and Dr Chris Lintott meet the crew of Atlantis to talk about the future of spaceflight and the legacy of the Space Shuttle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Participant:
Chris Lintott