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Blow Your Mind

Spectacular Space

Episode 8

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 8 months

Dr Chris and Dr Xand learn about space. They find out all about the angle of the Earth's spin and how it affects lots of things, including the four seasons. Show more

Wonders of Life

Learning Zone

Episode 1

Duration: 40 minutes

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

In this film specially edited for schools, Professor Brian Cox discovers how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Producer:
Suzy Boyles

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Brian Cox gains exclusive access to Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and Spaceport America, to explore what is really happening in privately financed space flight right now. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Composer:
Adam Skinner
Composer:
Dan Skinner
Director:
Tom Beard
Production Company:
Sundog Pictures Ltd
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Branson
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Da-Poian
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Elachi
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Gannon
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Lewicki
Interviewed Guest:
Arthur Lillo
Interviewed Guest:
David MacKay
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Maller
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Mangin
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Enrico Palermo
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Pelly
Interviewed Guest:
David Perez
Interviewed Guest:
Rurt Rutan
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Tenltouten
Interviewed Guest:
Dennis Tito
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Tumlinson
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Urban
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Wells
Interviewed Guest:
George Whitesides
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Zubrin

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Live recipes, the best of the week's TV, and celebrity chat. Tim Lovejoy, chef Simon Rimmer and Amanda Byram are joined by Professor Brian Cox and newscaster Katie Derham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Lovejoy
Presenter:
Simon Rimmer
Presenter:
Louise Redknapp
Executive Producer:
Tim Cunningham
Series Producer:
Johnny McCune
Participant:
Brian Cox
Participant:
Katie Derham

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Brian takes a fresh look at the concept of gravity, revealing it to be far more than just the force that makes things fall to the ground. Show more

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time

Series 1

Aliens: Are We Alone?

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask – are we alone in the universe? In this film, he explains why this search should be taken seriously. Show more

The Sky at Night

700 Not Out

Duration: 39 minutes

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

Sir Patrick Moore celebrates the 700th episode of The Sky at Night at his home in Sussex, with the help of guests Brian Cox, Jon Culshaw and the Astronomer Royal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Participant:
Chris Lintott
Participant:
Brian Cox
Participant:
Jon Culshaw
Director:
David Symonds
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher

The Sky at Night

700 Not Out

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sir Patrick Moore celebrates the 700th episode of The Sky at Night at his home in Sussex, with the help of guests Brian Cox, Jon Culshaw and the Astronomer Royal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Participant:
Chris Lintott
Participant:
Brian Cox
Participant:
Jon Culshaw
Director:
David Symonds
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher

Royal Television Society Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture

Huw Wheldon Lecture 2010: Science - a challenge to TV Orthodoxy

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Professor Brian Cox uses this year's Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to address the main challenges in bringing science to television. Show more

Loose Ends

Brian Cox, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Paul Chowdhry, Dan Gillespie Sells, Lail Arad & JF Robitaille, Emma Freud, Clive Anderson

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Clive Anderson and Emma Freud are joined by Brian Cox, Barbara Taylor Bradford and Paul Chowdhry for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Chowdhry
Performer:
Lail Arad
Performer:
JF Robitaille
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Travellers

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary in which the Stewart family, who are Scottish Travellers, let the cameras record their lives over nine months as they proudly maintain their traditional lifestyle. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Brian Cox
Narrator:
Brian Cox
Producer:
Terry Wolsey
Producer:
Terry Wolsey
Post-Production editor:
Jonny Craigmile

Duration: 1 hour

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

Brian Cox uses the BBC archive to examine the story of man's relationship with the moon, from James Burke testing out Nasa equipment to Neil Armstrong's giant leap for mankind. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Producer:
Olly Bootle
Director:
Olly Bootle
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen

Stargazing

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dara O Briain and Professor Brian Cox celebrate the wonder of the night sky. At Jodrell Bank they look at the mysteries of the moon and meet the last man to walk on its surface. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Reporter:
Liz Bonnin
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Alan Holland

Stargazing

Series 2

Episode 3: Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dara and Brian's journey through the night sky continues with a look at black holes, the most mysterious and destructive objects in the whole universe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Reporter:
Liz Bonnin
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Alan Holland

Stargazing

Series 2

Episode 5: Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dara and Brian's journey through the night sky concludes with a look at aliens, extra terrestrial life and the hunt for new worlds. Mark Thompson tackles light pollution. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Reporter:
Mark Thompson
Reporter:
Liz Bonnin
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Alan Holland

People of Science with Professor Brian Cox

Series 2

Professor Martin Rees discusses Joseph Rotblat

Duration: 6 minutes

Professor Martin Rees talks to Professor Brian Cox about one of his heroes, Joseph Rotblat, a physicist on the Manhattan Project. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Quiz and celebration of 50 years of the BBC's second channel, hosted by Dara O Briain. With Richard Osman supplying facts and guest spots from the channel's past and present. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Richard Osman
Panellist:
Hugh Dennis
Panellist:
Deborah Meaden
Panellist:
Dave Myers
Panellist:
Brian Cox
Panellist:
Meera Syal
Panellist:
Gareth Malone
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Producer:
Adam Copeland
Producer:
Ben Devlin