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Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 6: Journey's End

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series. Ray Mears explores the bushcraft, nature and traditions of Canada's once-isolated west coast as he completes his journey across the country. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Director:
Julia Foot
Producer:
Julia Foot
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears Goes Walkabout

Episode 2: The Bushtucker Man

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Ray Mears travels across Queensland with bushtucker man Les Hiddins. Both have learnt much bushcraft from indigenous people and share a love of the wilderness. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Participant:
Les Hiddins
Executive Producer:
Ben Southwell

Room 101

Series 4

Episode 9: Bonus Bellyaches

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Frank Skinner hosts a compilation of the best moments in this season of the comedy panel show, including new unseen footage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Interviewed Guest:
Len Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Vine
Interviewed Guest:
Ronni Ancona
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Lineker
Interviewed Guest:
Fay Ripley
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Bruce
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Mears
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander Armstrong
Interviewed Guest:
Kelly Holmes
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Blofeld
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Ross
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Vaughan
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Pascoe
Interviewed Guest:
Warwick Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Christian Jessen
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Coren Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Des O'Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Jameela Jamil
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Chiles
Interviewed Guest:
Brendan O'Carroll
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Mortimer
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Riley
Executive Producer:
Stu Mather
Series Producer:
Adam Copeland
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions
Producer:
Aoife Bower

Civilisations Stories

Series 1

Treasures of the Bronze Age with Ray Mears

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Documentary in which Ray Mears discovers East Anglia's Bronze Age art and artefacts and explores how they reflect the spirit of innovation of the age. Show more

Room 101 - Extra Storage

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Frank Skinner hosts the comedy panel show as Katherine Ryan, Fiona Bruce and Ray Mears compete to have their pet hates and peeves consigned to Room 101. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Participant:
Katherine Ryan
Participant:
Fiona Bruce
Participant:
Ray Mears
Participant:
Horst Konrader
Executive Producer:
Stu Mather
Series Producer:
Adam Copeland
Producer:
Aoife Bower
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 2: The Company that Built a Country

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ray Mears looks at the Hudson's Bay Company - the British fur trade company that opened up Canada. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 3: The Unknown Pioneer

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ray Mears journeys into Canada's wilderness. For Ray, there is one British pioneer who stands above all others in the exploration of Canada - Samuel Hearne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Ray Mears crosses the Australian desert, showing how to wring water from these barren lands and how travelling light is the key to success on such an epic journey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
John Miller
Director:
John Miller
Executive Producer:
Ben Southwell

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 4: In Arctic Footsteps

Duration: 1 hour

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

In this episode of the documentary series, Ray Mears follows in the footsteps of unsung British hero John Rae, who was the first great Arctic explorer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness

Episode 5: Koo Koo Sint - The Star Gazer

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series. Ray Mears follows in the footsteps and techniques of Briton David Thompson, who mapped four million square miles of North America. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Mears
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Ray Mears reveals how he tracked killer Raoul Moat. Plus, how rugby is helping counteract depression in men, and a tribute to one of the region's original super clubs. Show more

Room 101

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Frank Skinner hosts the comedy panel show as Katherine Ryan, Fiona Bruce and Ray Mears compete to have their pet hates and peeves consigned to Room 101. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Participant:
Katherine Ryan
Participant:
Fiona Bruce
Participant:
Ray Mears
Participant:
Horst Konrader
Executive Producer:
Stu Mather
Series Producer:
Adam Copeland
Producer:
Aoife Bower
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Midweek

Ray Mears, Robert Henrey, Maria Vasquez, Q Brothers

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets Maria Vasquez, who fled Pinochet's Chile with her family, plus former child actor Robert Henrey, survival expert Ray Mears and hip-hop artists the Q Brothers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Vasquez
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Henrey
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Mears
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Qaiyum
Interviewed Guest:
Jeffery Qaiyum

Brand

Midweek

Ready Steady Cook

Series 18

Episode 60: Xmas Special - Ray Mears and Matthew Wright

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Survival expert Ray Mears and TV presenter Matthew Wright reveal what they'll be tucking into at Christmas, as Ainsley Harriott hosts. Show more

Would I Lie to You?

Series 8

Episode 9: The Unseen Bits

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell return for an episode of previously unseen material from the hit comedy panel show. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Brydon
Panellist:
David Mitchell
Panellist:
Lee Mack
Panellist:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Bob Mortimer
Panellist:
Jo Brand
Panellist:
Adil Ray
Panellist:
Kirsty Wark
Panellist:
Gareth Malone
Panellist:
Micky Flanagan
Panellist:
Kian Egan
Panellist:
Carol Vorderman
Panellist:
Rhod Gilbert
Panellist:
Phill Jupitus
Panellist:
Fiona Bruce
Panellist:
Ray Mears
Panellist:
Adam Buxton
Panellist:
Bruno Tonioli
Panellist:
Mel Giedroyc
Panellist:
Hal Cruttenden
Panellist:
Steve Jones
Panellist:
Emilia Fox
Executive Producer:
Rachel Ablett
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Series Producer:
Richard Cohen
Production Company:
Zeppotron

All Round to Mrs Brown's

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

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

Entertainment show hosted by Mrs Brown. Guests for the final episode include Boy George and his mammy Dinah O'Dowd, Jerry Springer and Ray Mears. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Brown:
Brendan O'Carroll
Cathy Brown:
Jennifer Gibney
Dermot Brown:
Paddy Houlihan
Buster Brady:
Danny O'Carroll
Chef Aly:
Aly Mahmoud
Mark Brown:
Pat Shields
Betty Brown:
Amanda Woods
Maria Brown:
Fiona O'Carroll
Rory Brown:
Damien McKiernan
Dino Doyle:
Gary Hollywood
Winnie McGoogan:
Eilish O'Carroll
Father Trevor Brown:
Martin Delany
Father Damien:
Conor Maloney
Sharon McGoogan:
Fiona Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Boy George
Interviewed Guest:
Dinah O'Dowd
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Mears
Performer:
Years & Years
Executive Producer:
Dan Baldwin
Executive Producer:
Andy Price
Executive Producer:
Neil McCallum
Series Producer:
Toby Brack
Series Producer:
Fiona Gibney

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Paul Ainsworth, Tommy Banks and Ray Mears join Ching He Huang. There are great moments from the BBC food archive and Jane Parkinson picks wines to go with the studio dishes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ching-He Huang
Participant:
Paul Ainsworth
Participant:
Tommy Banks
Participant:
Ray Mears
Participant:
Rick Stein
Participant:
Keith Floyd
Participant:
Si King
Participant:
Dave Myers
Participant:
Nigella Lawson
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Series Producer:
Charlotte Collins
Producer:
Glyn Harrison
Production Coordinator:
Gabriella Domonkos
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

How the landscapes of America's three great mountain ranges - the Appalachians, the Rockies and the Sierra Nevada - challenged the westward push of the early pioneers. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Ray Mears looks at how the landscapes of America's five great deserts, from the Great Basin desert to Arizona's Sonoran desert, challenged the westward push of the pioneers. Show more