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Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan explores the high-rise flat in London's East End. He charts the history of the Lincoln estate, which went from a dream of luxury to deprivation and social exclusion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Director:
James Gray
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary to mark the WI's centenary. Lucy Worsley goes beyond the stereotypes of jam and Jerusalem to reveal the surprisingly radical side of this Great British institution. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Psychotherapist and agony aunt Philippa Perry presents a documentary exploring the problem page's enduring appeal, picking her way through three centuries of advice. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dan is in Stoneleigh to chart the cottage's transformation from humble medieval hovel to modern dream home, with the help of documents in the local abbey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Russia's Lost Princesses

Episode 2: The World Turned Upside Down

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Two-part series focusing on Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters. The last four years of the sisters' lives saw war, revolution, imprisonment and murder. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Historian Lucy Worsley takes us behind closed doors at three treasure-filled royal palaces to uncover how each building has shaped a monarchy and a nation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 1 hour

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

Len Goodman and Lucy Worsley show how the first few decades of the 20th century saw the most rapid and revolutionary change in the history of British dance. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look at how dancing went from being frowned upon as dangerous and debauched in the 17th century to being celebrated as an essential social skill in the 18th. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 16

Naomie Harris

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Actor Naomie Harris’s dramatic discoveries in this episode inspire her to anger, sadness and tears of joy. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 16

Jack and Michael Whitehall

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

In a first for the series, father-and-son comedy double-act Jack and Michael Whitehall join forces to investigate their family tree. Show more

Russia's Lost Princesses

Episode 1: The Gilded Cage

Duration: 1 hour

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

The story of Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters. As they grew up, the sisters attracted frenzied press attention and grew close to their parents' advisor Rasputin. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dan is in Liverpool to explore the terrace, the home more Britons live in than any other, encompassing the Victorian parlour and modern open-plan living with equal ease. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History

Original Series

Episode 2: Bad Blood: Stuarts to Hanoverians

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lucy Worsley explores how the health of monarchs has shaped the nation. She looks at the medical histories of the later Stuarts and Hanoverians. Show more

British History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley

Series 1

Episode 1: The Wars of the Roses

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Lucy explores British history as a concoction of fibs and stories manipulated by whoever was in power. This episode debunks the foundation myth of the Tudors. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 13

Episode 7: Greg Davies

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Greg Davies explores his Welsh ancestry, identifying a wayward great-grandfather and the deepest Welsh roots anyone could wish for. Show more

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

David Olusoga investigates the residents of an 18th-century house in Bristol, uncovering stories of piracy, an abandoned baby, a notorious political writer and a runaway slave. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Investigating the residents of No 10 Guinea Street, David Olusoga discovers a struggling entrepreneur and a World War I tragedy, and unmasks the mysterious Mrs Watson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 14

Episode 6: Lulu

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 2 months

Celebrity genealogy series. Lulu travels to Glasgow to uncover the story of her Catholic grandfather and Protestant grandmother's love affair across the sectarian divide. Show more

Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance

Episode 2: Revolution on the Dance Floor

Duration: 1 hour

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

How Britain's dance floors were revolutionised in the 19th century as the slow, stately dances of an earlier era were replaced with faster, freer ones. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lucy Worsley looks at some remarkable women of the Restoration period, including actress Nell Gwyn, writer Aphra Behn and soldier Christian Davies. Show more