Chris Jackson hosts a special edition of the series. Including a report on the effectiveness of car clampers, and a look at how local authorities are tackling litter louts. Show more
Jack Ashley's influential 1963 documentary about unemployment in Hartlepool, is followed by a report by his daughter Jackie on how it changed politics in the north of England. Show more
Angela Moran, whose grandparents were amongst thousands of Irish to move to the second city in the 1950s, tells the story of the Birmingham Irish through memories of local people and archive footage. Show more
Following Holt Youth Project's work with three families with young children struggling to balance meagre budgets while coping with disability and severe illness among the parents. Show more
Len Goodman takes a step back in time to the heyday of British dance bands, a golden age of music in the years between the wars that laid the foundations for 20th-century pop. Show more
Life on England’s waterways with Robbie Cumming. Robbie gets stuck in the mud in Woodseaves Cutting and explores the charming canal-side village of Kinver in Staffordshire.
Life on board a narrowboat with Robbie Cumming. Robbie battles his way through blanket weed on the Shropshire Union Canal and discovers industrial secrets in Audlem, Cheshire.
The real side of boat life with Robbie Cumming. Robbie navigates the mighty River Severn and takes an unexpected bath as he takes a tumble at the Tardebigge lock flight in Worcestershire.
The reality of life afloat with Robbie Cumming. A fallen tree and a leaking lock pound hamper Robbie's journey across the Pennines.
The real side of boat life with Robbie Cumming. Robbie runs aground on the Rochdale Canal - will he make it to Manchester?
Life on England's waterways with Robbie Cumming. A low canal tunnel in Staffordshire proves a problem, and Robbie helps out a stranded boater.
Life on board a narrowboat with Robbie Cumming. Robbie tackles a propeller problem and tricky locks on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Derbyshire.
Life on board a narrowboat with Robbie Cumming. There are engine issues and a leaky boat to fix before Robbie reaches Liverpool Docks.
The reality of life afloat with Robbie Cumming. On the last leg of his journey across England, Robbie crosses an epic aqueduct near Stratford-upon-Avon and gets stuck in a lock in central Birmingham.
Lemn Sissay takes a journey through Cumbria's Dentdale amid snow-capped hills, blue skies and birdsong. Filmed in March 2020 before Covid restrictions were introduced. Show more
It’s not your typical removal job - transporting a herd of elephants from the Midlands to their new seaside home. Show more
Film-maker Simon Glass explores his family history and tells the story of the Yorkshire Jews in the early 20th century. Show more
Writer Damian Le Bas explores how Gypsy people in the 1960s were forced to abandon their nomadic way of life for a more settled existence. Show more
Poet Sue Brown looks at what life was like in the post-war years for Birmingham’s Caribbean community as they asked questions about their own identity and place in British society. Show more
Documentary film following five friars at a Franciscan friary in Bradford on a mission to support the poor, both spiritually and materially. Show more