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My Hero

Episode 3: Ben Miller on Tony Hancock

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ben Miller explores the extraordinary career of his comic hero, Tony Hancock, charting his rise from amateur comedian in Bournemouth to stardom in radio, television and film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Miller
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Director:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Jo Sargent
Executive Producer:
Miranda Hart

Series

My Hero

The 70s

Episode 2: Doomwatch 73-74

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historian Dominic Sandbrook explores the 1970s. He looks at the impact of a fast-changing world on British life and the effects of the oil price hike of the 70s. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Mary Crisp
Director:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 9

Episode 3: Patrick Stewart

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrity genealogy series. Patrick Stewart investigates his father's extraordinary war career and discovers the shocking impact it had on his father's character. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 6

Episode 9: David Mitchell

Duration: 1 hour

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

Celebrity genealogy series. David Mitchell goes in search of his Scottish roots, and attempts to find out whether his family were involved in the Highland Clearances. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alexander Armstrong explores the literature that inspired Michael Palin and Terry Jones's comedy Ripping Yarns, a parody of the Boys' Own books and magazines of their childhood. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Terry Jones
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Director:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Tara Duffy
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 8

Episode 7: Robin Gibb

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrity genealogy series. Bee Gee Robin Gibb discovers a tale of poverty as he finds out how his great-grandfather overcame the odds to become a decorated soldier. Show more

A House Through Time

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

David Olusoga pays his first visit to Ravensworth Terrace and investigates a vengeful lawyer, a scientist faced with financial ruin and a doctor entangled in a workhouse scandal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Nicola Seare
Director:
Nicola Seare
Composer:
Paul Honey
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick

A House Through Time

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Tracing the residents from the 1880s to 1900s, David discovers a family torn apart by catastrophe. The house becomes a refuge for destitute street girls, and hosts a seance. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 12

Episode 6: Anne Reid

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Anne Reid was close to her father but knows very little about his family. She is on the trail of her great-great-grandfather. Show more

The Secret History of Our Streets

Series 2

Episode 3: The Fittie Squares, Aberdeen

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The series about archetypal streets in three of Scotland's great cities focuses on the Fittie Squares, a housing scheme built for fishermen in 1809. 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 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

David Olusoga traces the house’s fortunes from the late 18th to the mid-19th century, discovering tales of scandal, domestic violence and the asylum. 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

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

David investigates the house’s history from World War II to the present, discovering tales of mystery and crime, before seeing the house renewed in the 21st century. 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
Editor:
Mike Duly

A House Through Time

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The story of those who lived in one house, from the time it was built until now. David Olusoga follows the stories of the first inhabitants of the house in the 1840s and 1850s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Production Manager:
Nicola Wicks
Producer:
Lauren Bennie
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV
Composer:
Paul Honey
Assistant Producer:
Kathryn Feavers
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Graphic Designer:
Hloley & Moley
Production Coordinator:
Erin Bateson
On-line editing:
Steve Alexander
Expert:
Nigel Hall
Participant:
Caylin Colussi
Participant:
Gaynor Evans

A House Through Time

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The story of those who lived in one house, from the time it was built until now. David Olusoga follows the story from 1891 to 1945, through two World Wars and the Great Depression. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Manager:
Nicola Wicks
Director of photography:
Andrew Kemp
Production Coordinator:
Erin Bateson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

A House Through Time

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The story of those who lived in one house, from the time it was built until now. David Olusoga traces the history of the house in Liverpool from 1945 to the present day. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Director of photography:
Richard Ranken
Producer:
Lauren Bennie
Production Manager:
Nicola Wicks
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV
Assistant Producer:
Kat Feavers
Production Coordinator:
Erin Bateson
On-line editing:
Steve Alexander

A House Through Time

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

David Olusoga uncovers infidelity and divorce, traces a WWII prisoner to Ravensworth Terrace, and sees the house fall into disrepair before it is restored for the 21st century. Show more

My Hero

Episode 2: Hugh Dennis on Ronnie Barker

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Hugh Dennis explores the career of his comedy inspiration, Ronnie Barker. Starting in Ronnie's childhood home, Hugh follows Ronnie's path from the London stage to TV stardom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hugh Dennis
Executive Producer:
Jo Sargent
Executive Producer:
Miranda Hart
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Sarah Feltes
Director:
Sarah Feltes

Series

My Hero