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Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music

Episode 3: The Sound of Young America

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

How Motown's founder Berry Gordy ransacked Detroit's ghettos for the talent that his team of songwriters and producers turned into a winning pop formula. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The story of six men from the Fifth Royal Tank Regiment from D-Day and the Battle for Normandy to the largest tank battle ever fought by the British Army and victory in Germany. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Urban
Series Producer:
Francis Whately
Producer:
Graham Cooper
Production Manager:
Rebecca Maidens
Production Manager:
Michelle Clinton
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Two-part documentary about six men from the Fifth Royal Tank Regiment. Part one tells their story from Dunkirk to the deserts of North Africa and back in preparation for D-Day. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Urban
Series Producer:
Francis Whately
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Production Manager:
Rebecca Maidens
Production Manager:
Michelle Clinton

Timewatch

The Most Courageous Raid of World War II

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Lord Ashdown tells the story of the Cockleshell Heroes, who took part in one of the most audacious commando raids of World War II - to blow up enemy shipping in Bordeaux harbour. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paddy Ashdown
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Andrew Hussey takes a gastronomic tour through French history, from Versailles via the French Revolution and the Michelin guide, through to nouvelle cuisine and ethnic fusion food. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Hussey
Presenter:
Andrew Hussey
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 4 months

Part three of Francis Whately’s Bowie trilogy, telling the story of how David Robert Jones became David Bowie, how Bowie became Ziggy Stardust and how Ziggy became immortal. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

As the Duke of Edinburgh marks his 90th birthday, Fiona Bruce explores the apparent contradictions in the life of Prince Philip, and speaks to him about his work and future plans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Executive Producer:
John Bridcut
Executive Producer:
Nick Vaughan-Barratt

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Film shining a spotlight on the untold story of the musicians behind some of the greatest artists and featuring interviews with Mick Jagger, Billy Joel and Keith Richards. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Earl Slick
Interviewed Guest:
Mick Jagger
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Joel
Interviewed Guest:
Keith Richards
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

An intimate portrait of five key years in David Bowie's career, featuring interviews with his closest collaborators and a wealth of previously unseen archive material. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Marr charts the events that shaped Britain. The Wall Street Crash and the rise of fascist politics in Europe caused chaos in 1930s Britain. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Documentary. In 1995, Hillary Clinton made a groundbreaking speech, setting down a challenge to treat women's rights as human rights. Twenty years on, has anything really changed? Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tina Brown
Executive Producer:
Diana Martin

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 months

Presented by Andrew Marr. As the 1960s progress, Harold Wilson takes centre stage in a rapidly changing Britain as the country looks to a fairer, liberated future. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

A landmark film charting the extraordinary life and music of the queen of country Dolly Parton, with exclusive interviews and archive footage. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dolly Parton
Executive Producer:
Justin Gorman
Executive Producer:
Hannah Dodson
Executive Producer:
Dan McGaughey
Production Company:
Man Alive Entertainment

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

An intimate portrait of Judi Dench, told by some of the biggest names in entertainment - Daniel Craig, Stephen Frears, Pierce Brosnan, Samantha Bond and Sir Ian McKellen. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Colin Salmon
Participant:
Judi Dench
Participant:
Ian McKellen
Participant:
Samantha Bond
Participant:
Pierce Brosnan
Participant:
Stephen Frears
Participant:
Daniel Craig
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Front Row

Damien Chazelle on La La Land; Bright Lights; David Bowie: The Last Five Years; Keggie Carew

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Damien Chazelle on La La Land; Bright Lights documentary starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds; David Bowie: The Last Five Years; Costa Biography Award winner Keggie Carew. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Damien Chazelle
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Whately
Interviewed Guest:
Keggie Carew
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

The Foods that Make Billions

Episode 1: Liquid Gold

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring how businesses turn commodities into profitable brands. How bottled water grew from nothing to become a billion-pound industry in just 40 years. Show more

Music Moguls: Masters of Pop

Episode 1: Money Makers

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings. This part looks at the maverick managers who controlled the careers of megastar artists. Show more

Music Moguls: Masters of Pop

Episode 2: Melody Makers

Duration: 60 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings. Part two looks at the producers, from Trevor Horn and Lamont Dozier to Tony Visconti. Show more

Music Moguls: Masters of Pop

Episode 3: Myth Makers

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings. Part three looks at PR, the unseen force behind the biggest musical acts in the world. Show more