Chris Packham and his team discover dinosaur footprints in Wales, desert sands in Cheshire and volcanic remains in Leicestershire. Show more
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
Documentary about Eddie Waring, an expert, entrepreneurial visionary who helped raise rugby league's profile but a man derided by critics as an embarrassing northern caricature. Show more
1969 documentary about rugby league, dealing with its difficult relationship with rugby union and featuring classic behind-the-scenes access to a Featherstone Rovers match. Show more
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
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
Revealing the variety of urban wildlife in the region. David Lindo explores Salford, Manchester and Warrington, while Rani Price is in Liverpool. 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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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
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
The reality of life afloat with Robbie Cumming. A fallen tree and a leaking lock pound hamper Robbie's journey across the Pennines.
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
Life on England's waterways with Robbie Cumming. A low canal tunnel in Staffordshire proves a problem, and Robbie helps out a stranded boater.