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Wainwright Walks

Series 2

Episode 1: Helvellyn

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series in which Julia Bradbury explores the work of fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright. She sets off to climb Helvellyn via the fearsome ridge of Striding Edge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Director:
Owen Rodd

Women's Institute

The Hissing of Summer Lawns

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series about the WI. Amy's group protests against excess packaging outside a local supermarket and hosts a champagne-fuelled fundraiser. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Katie Bailiff
Executive Producer:
Ruth Pitt
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein

The Real Peaky Blinders

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Looking at the birth of organised crime in Britain. Billy Kimber’s gang clash with London’s Sabini gang and Alfie Solomon in the racecourse wars of 1921. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Mark Frost
Expert:
Carl Chinn
Director:
Harvey Lilley
Executive Producer:
Kate Beetham
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Production Manager:
Leah Bennett
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions
Production Company:
Proper Job Films

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 8 months

Charles Moore explores the close relationship between Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, meeting people who were in the room with them as they faced the great challenges of their age. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 1: William Roy's Military Survey of Scotland

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane travels across wild Highland landscapes using William Roy's pioneering military map of 18th-century Scotland. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 2: John Ogilby's Britannia

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nicholas Crane travels across eight maps that changed the face of Britain. He uses a 1675 road map to traverse the trans-Pennine pass from York to Lancaster. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 3: Beck

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane travels across eight maps that changed the face of Britain. Inspired by a circuit board diagram, Harry Beck designed the now iconic London Underground Map. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 5: Greenville Collins

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane travels across eight maps that changed the face of Britain. He uses Greenville Collins's coasting pilot of 1693 to navigate the Cornish coastline. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 7: Christopher Saxton's Atlas of England and Wales

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane travels across eight maps that changed Britain. Saxton's 1577 map of Norfolk helps him through some wild waterland. Show more

Map Man

Series 1

Episode 8: Martin Hotine's Ordnance Survey (1935-1950)

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane travels across eight maps that changed Britain. A modern OS map helps him through some wild Highland territory. Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 2: Timothy Pont's Map of Scotland

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane travels across eight British historical maps. He uses Timothy Pont's 16th-century maps of Scotland to locate unidentified mountains. Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 4: John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane travels across Britain using historical maps. Can he navigate Berwick with Speed's roadless town plan? Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 5: John Cary's Inland Navigation

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane travels across British historical maps. John Cary was commissioned to map the hottest new investment of the industrial age, the canals. Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 6: William Mudge's Ordnance Survey

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane travels across eight British historical maps. He reproduces the triangulation methods of Mudge's original Ordnance Survey map. Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 7: Mrs P's A-Z

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane travels across eight British historical maps. He follows the trail of Mrs Phyllis Pearsall, who created the London A-Z map almost singlehandedly in 1936. Show more

Map Man

Series 2

Episode 8: Thomas Raven's Clandeboye Estate Maps

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane tries to locate a lost village using Thomas Raven's 1625 maps of the Clandeboye Estate in the north of Ireland. Show more

Bombay Railway

Episode 1: Pressures

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary about Bombay's vast suburban rail network, which serves millions of commuters every day and struggles to cope with the peaktime 'super-dense crush load'. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Director:
Gerry Troyna

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 3: North Cornish Coast

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard Wilson gets to grips with a retro VW camper van as he drives the coast road from St Ives to Land's End and learns about St Ives's 1950s art heyday. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Anthony Frost
Participant:
Bob Crossley
Participant:
Graham Whitford
Participant:
Michael Nicholas
Participant:
Jean Nicholas
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Series Producer:
Neil Edwards
Executive Producer:
Andy Batten-Foster
Executive Producer:
Stuart Murphy
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 5: The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard Wilson drives an Austin Cambridge around an area claiming to be the birthplace of British tourism, culminating at a renowned viewpoint. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Series Producer:
Neil Edwards

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 6: The Trossachs

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In his final drive, Richard returns to the country of his birth in a splendid 1950s Bentley and discovers what it is about great vistas that gives us such a thrill. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Participant:
Moira McLaren
Participant:
Ian Williams
Participant:
Hugh Neil
Participant:
Jimmy Tannock
Participant:
Anne McKinley
Participant:
David Barlow
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Series Producer:
Neil Edwards