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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 7

Episode 3: Dervla Kirwan

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Irish actress Dervla Kirwan traces her family tree to explore the lives of her ancestors. Her great-uncle was Michael Collins, a figure who changed Irish history. Show more

My Life in Verse

Episode 3: Cerys Matthews

Duration: 1 hour

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

In a personal journey across the British Isles, Cerys Matthews explores the legacy of Celtic poetry, from early Welsh bards to the writers of Northern Ireland's Troubles. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 9

Episode 5: Hugh Dennis

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrity genealogy series. Comedian Hugh Dennis learns more about his two grandfathers, whose experiences of the First World War were very different. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Documentary. Comedian, actress and dog lover Catherine Tate investigates the serious health problems affecting the British bulldog and what can be done to save it. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 7: Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 11 months

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley and Professor Alice Roberts investigate whether male and female brains really are wired differently. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Mary Berry visits Powderham Castle in Devon. She whips up some classics from the region, including Devon cream tea, curried cockles and a delicate peach posset. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 6

Episode 11: Martin Freeman

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

With his dad having died when he was 10 and his parents having divorced some years before, Martin Freeman investigates the paternal side of his family history. Show more

Lost Kingdoms of Africa

Series 2

Episode 1: The Kingdom of Asante

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Asante in West Africa was a kingdom that was built on gold and slaves, which ensured its important place in an economy that linked three continents. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Director:
Mark Bates
Director:
Mark Bates

Lost Kingdoms of Africa

Series 2

Episode 2: The Zulu Kingdom

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In South Africa, Gus Casely-Hayford visits evocative sites in Zulu history and searches for the secrets behind the Zulu's cultural power and military strength. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Producer:
Mark Bates
Producer:
Mark Bates
Director:
Mark Bates
Director:
Mark Bates

Lost Kingdoms of Africa

Series 2

Episode 3: The Berber Kingdom of Morocco

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Gus Casely-Hayford visits Morocco, once the centre of a vast kingdom created by African Berbers that stretched from northern Spain to West Africa. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Series Producer:
Ross Harper
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Producer:
Ian Lilley
Producer:
Ian Lilley
Director:
Ian Lilley
Director:
Ian Lilley
Director:
Mark Bates

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Mary Berry visits Harewood House in Yorkshire as it prepares for Christmas on a grand scale, and demonstrates how to make delicious recipes inspired by festive dishes of the past. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Executive Producer:
Lorna-Dawn Creanor
Director:
Mark Bates
Production Company:
Shine TV

Africa's Great Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 4: Cities

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series exploring the history of Africa. This episode looks at the powerful, cosmopolitan cities that dotted Africa at the time when Europe was in its Middle Ages. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Mark Bates
Producer:
Mark Bates
Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Production Company:
McGee Media
Production Company:
Inkwell Films
Production Company:
Kunhardt Films

Art of Spain

Episode 2: The Dark Heart

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Spain's art history. He discovers how a brutal empire brought a Golden Age of art of the 16th and 17th centuries. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Mary Berry learns what it takes to keep Highclere Castle running in today's world, and creates a delicious spread including gamekeeper's stew in the estate's kitchen. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Marking 70 years since the Queen ascended the throne, Britain’s best-loved stars share memories of the changes they have lived through during her reign. Narrated by Julie Walters. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julie Walters
Director:
Mark Bates
Executive Producer:
Kate Shiers