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Tonight's the Night

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

The stars join John Barrowman to help make dreams come true. Sophie Ellis-Bextor duets with a brave young woman, and Matthew Morrison makes one of his biggest fans very happy. Show more

Tonight's the Night

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

John Barrowman makes more dreams come true for some special people. Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts duets with a fan, and Chris Boardman races a cycling-mad charity fundraiser. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Barrowman
Participant:
Nicola Roberts
Participant:
Danielle Hope
Participant:
Jodie Prenger
Executive Producer:
Louise Rainbow
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy
Series Producer:
David Hall

Tonight's the Night

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

John Barrowman makes more dreams come true for some very deserving people. Beverley Knight duets with one of her biggest fans and a mum who has battled cancer goes skydiving. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Barrowman
Participant:
Beverley Knight
Participant:
Ruthie Henshall
Participant:
Sam Attwater
Participant:
Susanna Allman
Series Producer:
David Hall
Executive Producer:
Louise Rainbow
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy

Tonight's the Night

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

John Barrowman makes more dreams come true for some special people. A fan of Dolly Parton gets a masterclass from the queen of country, and a lady vicar rally races at Silverstone. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Barrowman
Series Producer:
David Hall
Participant:
The Wanted
Participant:
Dolly Parton
Executive Producer:
Louise Rainbow
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 1: The Passion of a Lifetime

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The late Fred Dibnah searches for technology from a bygone age. In this first episode, he demolishes his last ever chimney at a textile mill near Oldham. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 2: Collecting the Coal

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Fred visits an open cast mine near Wigan to get coal to power his engine, then goes to Astley Green Mining Museum in Lancashire. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Industrial Age

Episode 6: Ships and Engineering

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's rich industrial heritage, presented by Fred Dibnah. This programme looks at the great age of shipbuilding. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred Dibnah
Director:
David Hall
Producer:
Fred Dibnah
Producer:
David Hall

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 2: Backstreet Mechanic

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Fred Dibnah looks at industrialisation in Britain. Dibnah's garden was perhaps the finest working steam-powered engineering workshop in the country. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 6: Steam and the Modern Age

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Fred Dibnah looks at the advances made with the invention of the steam turbine, still used to generate electricity in coal-fired and nuclear power stations. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 1: The Industrial Landscape

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Fred Dibnah looks at industrialisation in Britain. He revisits sites including Queen Street Mill, the Long Shop Museum and the Black Country Living Museum. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 6: Preserving Our Past

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Exploring the life of Fred Dibnah. Fred was often associated with demolition, but his real passion was the preservation and restoration of Britain's past. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's architectural, industrial and engineering heritage. This edition looks at steam-powered engines. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 4 months

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's industrial heritage. A look at his fascination with the skills of road and rail engineers. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 8: Riches beneath the Earth

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's architectural, industrial and engineering heritage. This edition looks at mining. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 10: Great British Builders

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Fred served his apprenticeship as a joiner, and showed a great appreciation for the skills of the men who built Britain's castles, palaces and country houses. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Building of Britain

Episode 6: Victorian Splendour

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Series in which Fred Dibnah explores the engineering skills that went into the building of Britain. This edition is devoted to 19th-century achievements. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 1: The Early Pioneers

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Science history with Fred Dibnah. Fred visits Cornwall to look at the early history of the steam engine, first developed to pump water from mines. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 2: The Age of the Steam Locomotive

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Fred Dibnah traces the development of steam power, from early colliery railways to the end of steam travel in Britain in the 1960s.

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 3: Driving the Wheels of Industry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Steam history series. A look at the industrial expansion of the 18th century, and the use of steam engines in mills, collieries and steelworks. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 4: Steaming Down the Road

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Fred traces the development of steam power. He looks at early experiments in its use for road transport, and at the development of the traction engine.