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Duration: 29 minutes

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

Wildlife cameramen reveal some of their favourite natural history moments. Polar cameraman and diver Doug Allan relives some of his most hair-raising encounters. Show more

Inside Culture

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Hot on the heels of the US presidential inauguration, Mary talks to Armando Iannucci and David Olusoga, asking how comedians and satirists adjust to new regimes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Series 2

Fact v Fiction

Duration: 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

Available for 5 months

Why is there such a fuss about the difference between fact and fiction? Mary talks to actor Jason Watkins about the difference between playing real and fictional characters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Mary is examining our rapidly changing language: what is it and why do we fight about it? She meets deaf musician Dame Evelyn Glennie, who discusses how her life has been affected by the pandemic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Series 2

Audiences and Spectacle

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Do audiences matter, and what is their role? Mary talks to sports stars about how the loss of the crowd affects their performance, as well as attending her first Twitter listening party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Series 2

Other Worlds

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Mary Beard talks to cultural creatives who make other worlds for our exploration and delight, including Booker Prize winner Marlon James and the Lyceum's artistic director, David Greig. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

Available for 5 months

In a special programme to end this series, Mary is in conversation with British writer Jed Mercurio, the mastermind behind hit show Line of Duty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Jed Mercurio
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Inside Culture

Self Expression

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Shahidha Bari, cultural historian at the University of the Arts, London, explores why self-expression is so fundamental to what it is to be human. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Shahidha Bari
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Scotland's Superhospital

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Following the staff and patients at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Staff are excited to be part of a new clinical trial which could revolutionise kidney dialysis. Show more

Scotland's Superhospital

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Following the staff and patients at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. A 12-strong trauma team assemble as a patient is helicoptered to the rooftop helipad. Show more

Wild Cameramen at Work

Episode 2: Land

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Wildlife cameramen reveal their favourite natural history moments. Gordon Buchanan and Mark Smith reveal how skills learned in Scotland enabled them to film intimate moments. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Jo Roe

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Playing her part in BBC Arts #MuseumPassion season, Mary is examining what the future holds for museums post-lockdown, and ventures out of her study to the British Museum. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Wildlife cameramen reveal their favourite natural history moments. John Aitchison and Mark Smith reveal some of the unlikely locations they have filmed birdlife. Show more

Inside Culture

How We Remember

Duration: 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Mary Beard is back! And she’s kicking off her new series by thinking about how we remember - not just as individuals, but as a society and a nation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Sandy Raffan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Midsummer Live

Episode 2: Part 2, Mid-evening

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Continuing the celebration of the longest day of the year. We visit Edinburgh Botanic Gardens' midsummer BioBlitz, where as many species as possible are being recorded. Show more