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British Isles: A User's Guide to Natural History

Episode 1: Dinosaurs, Deserts and Volcanoes

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Chris Packham and his team discover dinosaur footprints in Wales, desert sands in Cheshire and volcanic remains in Leicestershire. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Chris Packham leads a team of local reporters and enthusiasts, who offer hints on how to appreciate natural history. A look back at the industrial revolution. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary which goes behind the scenes to follow composer Benjamin Till as he creates and shoots his latest musical work - a symphony for Yorkshire. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lucy Hester
Executive Producer:
Nicola Addyman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker
Producer:
Roger Keech

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Len Goodman discovers the golden age of ballroom. He visits its spiritual home of Blackpool, demonstrates steps with dancer Erin Boag and talks to dancers, singers and musicians. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Len Goodman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker
Executive Producer:
Tom McDonald
Producer:
Roger Keech
Director:
Roger Keech

Urban Jungle

North West

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North West

Revealing the variety of urban wildlife in the region. David Lindo explores Salford, Manchester and Warrington, while Rani Price is in Liverpool. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Lindo
Presenter:
Rani Price
Producer:
Ged Clarke
Director:
Ged Clarke
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

A Very British History

Series 2

Birmingham Irish I Am

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Jackie Ashley
Producer:
Jack Ashley
Executive Producer:
Jacqui Hodgson
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 2

Stourport Basins to Kingswood Junction

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 11 days

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.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Series Producer:
Stuart Woodman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker
Producer:
Nisha Chopra

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

As the Channel Tunnel’s 25th anniversary collides with Brexit, meet the teams behind the scenes and beneath the seabed who keep everything on track through the longest undersea tunnel in the world Show more

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 2

Ellesmere Port to Audlem

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

Available for 11 days

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.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Series Producer:
Stuart Woodman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 2

Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Available for 11 days

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.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Series Producer:
Stuart Woodman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 2

Market Drayton to Stourport-on-Severn

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands

Available for 11 days

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.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Series Producer:
Stuart Woodman
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC News

As Liverpool commemorates the 70th anniversary of The Battle of the Atlantic, Peter Sissons reveals how a secret command bunker in the city played a key role in winning the battle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Sissons
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

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

Duration: 59 minutes

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

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

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 1

Marple to Huddersfield

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

The reality of life afloat with Robbie Cumming. A fallen tree and a leaking lock pound hamper Robbie's journey across the Pennines.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

With the 25th anniversary well under way, there is some extreme painting going on at both ends of the tunnel - two giant murals that will somehow link to each other across the sea. Show more

Canal Boat Diaries

Series 1

Froghall to Bugsworth Basin

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Life on England's waterways with Robbie Cumming. A low canal tunnel in Staffordshire proves a problem, and Robbie helps out a stranded boater.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robbie Cumming
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker