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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Anatomist Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to rebuild her own body from scratch, taking inspiration from the very best designs the natural world has to offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Expert:
Tim Jones
Expert:
Alex Lyon
Expert:
Trevor Cox
Director of photography:
Dave Wickham
Sound Recordist:
Adam Scourfield
On-line editing:
Paul Ingvarsson
Re-recording mixer:
Tim Wheeler
Assistant Producer:
Fiona Turnock
Production Manager:
Mari Hardwick
Director:
Peter Chinn
Executive Producer:
Gareth Cornick
Production Company:
October Films Ltd

This Week

08/10/2015

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Caroline Flint and Michael Portillo. They are joined by Tim Marshall, Isabel Hardman and Prof Alice Roberts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Caroline Flint
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Marshall
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Roberts
Assistant Producer:
James Fitzgerald
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Director:
Claire Bellis
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

Dr Alice Roberts finds out how the experts put dinosaur skeletons back together, with muscles, accurate postures and even, in some cases, the correct skin colour. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Producer:
Olly Bootle
Director:
Olly Bootle

Britain's Biggest Dig

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 9 months

In advance of the construction of HS2, the biggest ever cemetery excavation in Britain reveals the forgotten stories of rich and poor in Georgian London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Producer:
Izzy Charman
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Series Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Production Company:
Lion Television

The Secret Life of Books

Series 1

Episode 6: Frankenstein

Duration: 29 minutes

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

In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein manuscripts, Alice Roberts finds someone concerned with the act of creation itself and evidence of husband Percy's collaborative role. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Alice Roberts and Matt Williams present 2014's most outstanding archaeology from Ireland, including some perfectly preserved Iron Age bog bodies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Matt Williams
Series Producer:
Catherine Ross
Production Company:
360 Production
Producer:
Chris Nikkel
Director:
Chris Nikkel

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The story of a year-long killing spree in Edinburgh during the 19th century, which provided corpses for the famous anatomist of the day, Dr Robert Knox. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan

Coast

Series 5

Episode 3: Brittany

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Britain's bonds with its Celtic cousins across in Brittany are explored. Neil Oliver visits the province of Finistere, battered by some of the world's wildest waters. Show more

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 14: Are We Still Evolving?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dr Alice Roberts follows a trail of clues from ancient human bones to the frontiers of genetic research to discover if we are still evolving, and where we might be heading. Show more

A Timewatch Guide

Series 1

Episode 3: Roman Britain

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Using years of BBC history archive film, Dr Alice Roberts explores how our views and understanding of Roman Britain have changed and evolved over the decades. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Participant:
Charlotte Higgins
Participant:
Neil Faulkner
Participant:
Adrian Goldsworthy
Participant:
Jo Quinn
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Associate Producer:
Susannah Zeff
Series Producer:
James Gray
Director:
James Gray
Production Company:
360 Production

Origins of Us

Episode 1: Bones

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring how the human body tells the story of our evolution. Dr Alice Roberts looks at how our skeleton reveals how our ancestors stood, walked and ran for survival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron
Executive Producer:
Sacha Baveystock
Producer:
David Stewart
Director:
David Stewart

Origins of Us

Episode 2: Guts

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring how the human body charts our evolution. How our ancestors' hunt for food changed the shape of our face, the way we see and how we attract the opposite sex. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron
Executive Producer:
Sacha Baveystock
Producer:
Matthew Dyas
Director:
Matthew Dyas

Origins of Us

Episode 3: Brains

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring how the human body charts our evolution. How living until old age and learning from one another has shaped human brains, and why our species has survived. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron
Executive Producer:
Sacha Baveystock
Producer:
Paul Olding
Director:
Paul Olding

Coast

Series 6

Episode 1: London to Antwerp

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A journey around the British Isles and beyond. The team starts in London, continues along the south coast of England and then explores the coast of Belgium. Show more

Coast

Shorts

Episode 73: Southwold Art

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The team journey around the shoreline of East Anglia. Mark Horton investigates the state of seaside piers, while Alice Roberts tries to capture Southwold on canvas. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alice Roberts overcomes her arachnophobia to enter a spider-filled house, where entomologist Tim Cockerill immerses her in the wonders of web-building and fly-catching. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Tim Cockerill
Producer:
Clare Stronge
Director:
Clare Stronge
Producer:
Tom Cook
Director:
Tom Cook
Executive Producer:
David Dugan

Coast

Series 4

Episode 1: Whitstable to the Isle of Wight

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A journey around the British Isles. Neil Oliver visits the Oyster Festival in Whitstable and Nick Crane explores the geology of the Isle of Wight. Show more

Coast

Shorts

Unst

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Neil Oliver meets the man who designed the first hydrogen car in Unst. Neil also visits the old Baltasound Herring Station. Dr Alice Roberts unearths a mysterious skeleton. Show more

Coast

Shorts

Episode 76: Sand Castles

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Alice Roberts goes to Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Torquay searching for the best sand and water combination to build the perfect sandcastle.