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Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola

Duration: 1 hour

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

The inside story of how and why the worst Ebola outbreak in history wasn't stopped before it was too late. This film exposes tragic missteps in the response to the epidemic. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dan Edge
Producer:
Sasha Achilli
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Production Company:
Quicksilver Media

The Conspiracy Files

The Trump Dossier

Duration: 1 hour

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

Investigative documentary looking into how Donald Trump has used conspiracy theories to further his bid for the presidency. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
John O'Kane
Director:
John O'Kane
Assistant Producer:
Ceri Isfryn
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Adam Jessel

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a Hampshire school. It is exam week. Can their pupils knuckle down and show benefits from the Chinese approach? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ben Rumney
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Gian Quaglieni

Genres

Modern Spies

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

How does the myth of espionage compare with the real life work of the security services? Peter Taylor investigates how far today's spies can go to prevent attacks. Show more

Contributors

Reporter:
Peter Taylor
Producer:
Mike Rudin
Director:
Mike Rudin
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

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Manila to Mindanao

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists to the Philippines - a country with staggering mountainous scenery but also war-torn regions and political turmoil. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Presenter:
Katya Adler
Presenter:
Seyi Rhodes
Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Steve Condie
Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Series

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Sex and Religion in Manila

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Seyi Rhodes reports on moves to introduce a reproductive health bill to provide free contraception and curb further population pressure in the Philippines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Seyi Rhodes
Series Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Series

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Tropic of Capricorn

Episode 2: South Africa to Madagascar

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Simon Reeve travels the line of latitude that cuts across South Africa, South America and Australia. Simon witnesses the Zimbabwean refugee crisis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Producer:
Chris Martin
Series Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Tropic of Capricorn

Episode 3: Australia

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Series in which Simon Reeve travels the Tropic of Capricorn. In Australia, he witnesses the migration of the humpback whale and visits the Great Barrier Reef. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Producer:
Louise Turner
Series Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Tropic of Capricorn

Episode 4: Chile to Brazil

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

The final stage of Simon Reeve's journey along the Tropic of Capricorn, the line of latitude that crosses South Africa, South America and Australia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Lucy Hetherington
Series Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Tropic of Capricorn

Episode 1: Namibia and Botswana

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Documentary series in which Simon Reeve journeys along the tropic of Capricorn. He starts by crossing Namibia and Botswana, and then the Kalahari Desert. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Sophie Todd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Through audience debate and a series of short films, BBC Business Editor Robert Peston examines how we got into the financial crisis and what people can do to protect themselves. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter Taylor investigates what Britain is doing to counter the threat of extremism. The battle for young Muslims' hearts and minds has begun, but the policy risks alienating many. Show more

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 3

Episode 3: Nurse

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Emergency nurse Maria Connolly leaves the A&E department of the Royal Preston Hospital to work in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - the centre of a violent drug war. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Victoria Bell
Producer:
Victoria Bell
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a Hampshire school. As the project continues, the kids rebel against the long days and strict discipline. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ben Rumney
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Gian Quaglieni

Genres

Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve

Oman to the Maldives

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 months

Simon Reeve journeys from Oman to the Maldives. He starts in the otherworldly Mussandam Peninsular, the most strategically important waterway in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Matt Brandon
Director:
Matt Brandon

This World

Cuba with Simon Reeve

Duration: 1 hour

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

Simon Reeve heads to Cuba to find a communist country in the middle of a capitalist revolution and asks if the new economic openness could lead to political liberalisation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Production Manager:
Theresa Lydon

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 4

Episode 2: Farmer

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dairy farmer Richard Gibson swaps the damp surroundings of Devon to live and work with Samburu tribesmen in the parched and desolate mountains of northern Kenya. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies

This World

The Secret Life of Your Clothes

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary in which Ade Adepitan explores the afterlife of some of the clothes we donate to charity shops. He follows the trail to Ghana, the biggest importer of our castoffs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ade Adepitan
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall