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Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 1: Brixham 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's most exciting traditional markets and auction houses. The first episode heads to the world-famous Brixham fish auction. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 2: Builth Wells 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. This episode visits the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells, Wales, which hosts the Welsh Cob Autumn Sale. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 3: Exeter 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. Exeter Livestock Market is the biggest agricultural auction in the region, sometimes selling over 3,000 animals. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 4: Spalding 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. Spalding Plant and Vegetable Auction in Lincolnshire is the oldest market of its kind in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 5: Bala 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. Bala in Snowdonia, north Wales, is home to one of the UK's most important sheepdog auctions - the Bala Autumn Sale. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

In a series on the Royal Navy's role in British history, Dan Snow shows how the country came out of military and economic disaster to achieve global supremacy. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan Snow charts the role the Royal Navy played in Britain's development. How victory over the Armada transformed impoverished England into a powerful seafaring nation. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan Snow presents a series on the Royal Navy's role in British history. Dan looks at the evolution of Nelson's navy and the national enterprise which supported it. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Professor James Shapiro presents a three-part series about Shakespeare in the reign of King James. He begins in 1603 when a new dynasty came to power. Show more

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 7: Exeter 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. The Exeter Livestock Market - the biggest agricultural auction in the West Country - can sell nearly 4,000 animals. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 8: Brixham 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. A spotlight on Brixham Fish Market, established for over a hundred years, where business is doing better than ever before. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 9: Bala 2

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. This programme follows proceedings at the Bala Autumn sale - home to one of the UK's most important sheepdog auctions. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 10: Spalding 2

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. A focus on the Spalding Plant and Vegetable Auction in Lincolnshire, the biggest market of its kind in the country. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

Coast and Country Auctions

Series 1

Episode 6: Builth Wells 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series looking at Britain's traditional markets. A spotlight on the Welsh Cob Autumn Sale at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Plumb
Series Producer:
Steven Clarke
Production Company:
Plimsoll Productions

Genres

TOWN with Nicholas Crane

Series 1

Episode 1: Ludlow

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series celebrating the forgotten world of the town. An English market town on the Welsh border, Ludlow is landlocked and remote. Nicholas Crane discovers its treasures. Show more

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 2: Waterloo

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Military historian Professor Richard Holmes looks at major battles in history. He visits the farms and fields where history hung in the balance at the Battle of Waterloo. Show more

War Walks

Series 1

Episode 5: Arras

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A journey through six centuries of warfare. Military historian Richard Holmes reviews the strategic importance of the Battle for Arras in 1940. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Director:
Steven Clarke

War Walks

Series 2

Episode 1: Hastings

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Professor Richard Holmes traces the history of British and Irish warfare through the centuries, visiting the site of William the Conqueror's historic victory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Holmes
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Series Producer:
Mark Fielder
Director:
Steven Clarke

Duration: 1 hour

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

James Shapiro concludes his series by showing how late works like The Winter's Tale saw Shakespeare still experimenting and alert to the troubled Jacobean world around him. Show more

TOWN with Nicholas Crane

Series 1

Episode 4: Totnes

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series celebrating the forgotten world of the town. Nicholas Crane visits Totnes and uncovers the test bed for an ambitious idea that aims to change our urban life forever. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Series Producer:
Colin Cameron
Series Producer:
Colin Cameron

Genres