Programme Index

Discover 9,977,841 listings and 227,114 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 20 of 231 for your search filters

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dan Snow looks at how, from their beginnings as track-ways for coal carts in the early 18th century, railways developed into the pivotal technology for modern Britain. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dan Snow traces the development of Britain's railways, from the beginnings of a true national network in the late 1830s through to the end of the 'railway mania' in 1847. Show more

VJ Day 70

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Kirsty Young introduces a day of live programming to mark 70 years since VJ Day, beginning with a Service of Remembrance from St Martin-in-the-Fields. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Young
Presenter:
Dan Snow
Commentator:
James Naughtie
Executive Producer:
Claire Popplewell

Series

VJ Day 70

VJ Day 70

Highlights

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Kirsty Young presents selected coverage of Saturday's moving VJ Day commemorations. Highlights include a Service of Remembrance from St Martin-in-the-Fields. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Young
Presenter:
Dan Snow
Commentator:
James Naughtie
Executive Producer:
Claire Popplewell

Series

VJ Day 70

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dan Snow, Professor Alice Roberts and Dr Albert Lin investigate a series of earth-shattering discoveries at a mighty tomb guarded by the Terracotta Warriors in China. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Albert Lin
Producer:
Nic Young
Director:
Nic Young
Executive Producer:
Lucy Van Beek
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Series exploring the remote islands of St Kilda, a World Heritage Site. Kate Humble checks out the islands' underwater life, while Dan Snow investigates a World War II plane crash. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
John Lonsdale
Director:
Craig Hunter

National Treasures

National Treasures Live

Episode 2: HMS Warrior

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Dan Snow and Sian Williams celebrate the best in British history from the HMS Warrior in Portsmouth. They experience what life was like on board a 19th century warship. Show more

National Treasures

National Treasures Live

Episode 1: Dover Castle

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Dan Snow and Sian Williams present a magazine series celebrating all aspects and eras of British history. They explore the secret tunnels deep beneath Dover Castle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Sian Williams
Reporter:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Alan Holland

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The story of the Battle of Quebec. Dan Snow sets sail up the magnificent St Lawrence River following the route taken by the British before they faced the French in September 1759. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Dan Snow
Executive Producer:
Thomas Clifford
Executive Producer:
Thomas Clifford

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

The Diamond Jubilee: Armed Forces Tribute

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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

At the invitation of Her Majesty the Queen, 3,000 troops from the Royal Navy, the army and the Royal Air Force parade through Windsor Castle. Coverage presented by Fiona Bruce. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Eddie Butler
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

National Treasures

Jubilee Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Special edition of the history magazine show presented by Dan Snow and Sian Williams. Filmed at Westminster Abbey, the programme celebrates Britain's royal past in the church. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Sian Williams
Reporter:
Twiggy
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Amanda Lyon
Reporter:
Larry Lamb
Reporter:
Lucy Worsley

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Dan Snow investigates the history of WWII in Northern Ireland. He learns the story of the most successful U-boat hunter of all time, and dives to the wreck of the famed U-155. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Executive Producer:
John Farren

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Dan Snow uncovers the lost Vikings in America with Dr Sarah Parcak. As Sarah searches for Vikings across the Atlantic, Dan explores their journey 500 years before Columbus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Sarah Parcak
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie
Production Manager:
Sophie Chapman
Production Coordinator:
Kassi Jones
Production Coordinator:
Bianca Marks
Assistant Producer:
Laura Nash
Assistant Producer:
Rebecca Palmer
Researcher:
Tom Horne
Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Director:
Harvey Lilley

Dan Snow's Norman Walks

Episode 2: Herefordshire and Monmouthshire - the March of Wales

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dan Snow's walk around the Monnow river system is dominated by the motte and bailey castles that sprang up in the Norman era. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Owen Rodd
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 2: 1942 Midway

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow describe the battles that changed the 20th century. The Snows fly to the middle of the Pacific Ocean to revisit the battle of Midway. Show more