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Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 1

Episode 2: What's in My Sandwich?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Science series with farmer Jimmy Doherty. In this episode he tries to discover what really goes into supermarket sandwiches. Show more

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 2

Episode 9: Party Party

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Jimmy Doherty reveals the secrets of supermarket food. He creates his own kids' party menu, including fish fingers and marshmallows, and visits a mini roll factory. Show more

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 1

Episode 1: Breakfast

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Science series in which farmer Jimmy Doherty asks what goes into supermarket food. In this episode, he makes breakfast from scratch, looking at cornflakes and coffee. Show more

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 2

Episode 1: Pub Grub

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Science series in which farmer Jimmy Doherty asks what really goes into supermarket food. Jimmy makes some pub grub classics, including chicken kievs and oven chips. Show more

Museum of Life

Episode 3: All Creatures Great and Small

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Jimmy Doherty goes behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. The true image of a dodo is revealed, and a nine-foot sturgeon turns up. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Mark Carwardine
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Kate Bellingham
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Tim Green

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series in which outdoor-loving couples compete to run their very own farm in Suffolk. In this episode, they must choose a plot of land and show how they would turn a profit. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Voice-over:
Ian Holt
Executive Producer:
Fenia Vardanis
Executive Producer:
Jane Lush
Series Editor:
Ian Holt
Series Editor:
Ian Holt

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

It is the final and Jimmy Doherty must decide who should run their very own 25 acre farm for a year. To make up his mind, he has come up with a farming day from hell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Narrator:
Ian Holt
Narrator:
Ian Holt
Executive Producer:
Fenia Vardanis
Executive Producer:
Jane Lush
Series Editor:
Ian Holt
Series Editor:
Ian Holt

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty investigates food production techniques and the challenge of feeding the world. In the USA, farmers have put their faith in new technology to increase food output. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Director:
Jane Cameron
Producer:
Jane Cameron
Producer:
Paul Overton
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Greg Lanning

Duration: 1 hour

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

Outdoor-loving couples compete to run their own farm in Suffolk. The couples visit a farmers' market, where they must turn seasonal produce into products with consumer appeal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Voice-over:
Ian Holt
Executive Producer:
Fenia Vardanis
Executive Producer:
Jane Lush
Series Editor:
Ian Holt
Series Editor:
Ian Holt

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty explores the global logistics that bring fresh food from around the world to a shop near you, and uncovers the science that keeps food fresh for weeks.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Producer:
Ross Harper
Director:
Ross Harper
Executive Producer:
Greg Lanning

Museum of Life

Episode 4: Discovery

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty goes behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. A pioneering project finds a new species at the bottom of the sea off the coast of Sweden. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Mark Carwardine
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Kate Bellingham
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Tim Green

Genres

Jimmy's Global Harvest

Episode 2: Australia

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty investigates new food production techniques and technologies. In Australia, Jimmy finds out whether farmers can overcome the global problem of soil salinity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Director:
Nat Sharman
Producer:
Nat Sharman
Producer:
Paul Overton
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Greg Lanning

The Private Life of...

Episode 3: Pigs

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jimmy Doherty reveals the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He visits a farm in Dartmoor to find out about pigs. How sensitive is a pig's nose? How do piglets find the right teat? Show more

Jimmy's Global Harvest

Episode 4: Kenya

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty investigates food production techniques and the challenge of feeding the world. Jimmy visits Kenya and meets farmers who use ingenious new ways to combat pests. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Director:
Michael Burke
Producer:
Michael Burke
Producer:
Paul Overton
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Greg Lanning

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 2

Episode 5: Packed Lunch

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Farmer Jimmy Doherty asks what really goes into supermarket food. Jimmy discovers how freshly squeezed juices differ from concentrates, and how low fat mayo is made. Show more

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 2

Episode 7: Hot and Cold

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Farmer Jimmy Doherty asks what really goes into supermarket food. Jimmy looks at how food factories use extreme temperatures to create our everyday foods. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

The five remaining couples compete to run their own farm in Suffolk. Jimmy Doherty's fledgling farmers are tested on their ability to make money from poultry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Voice-over:
Ian Holt
Executive Producer:
Fenia Vardanis
Executive Producer:
Jane Lush
Series Editor:
Ian Holt
Series Editor:
Ian Holt

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

It is the semi-finals and the three remaining couples must prove they can cope with large seasonal tasks when Jimmy Doherty gives them the biggest harvest of their lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Narrator:
Ian Holt
Narrator:
Ian Holt
Executive Producer:
Fenia Vardanis
Executive Producer:
Jane Lush
Series Editor:
Ian Holt
Series Editor:
Ian Holt

Genres

Museum of Life

Episode 5: The Power of Insects

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jimmy Doherty and the team go behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum to enter the extraordinary world of insects, exploring the butterfly collection. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Mark Carwardine
Presenter:
Mark Carwardine
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Kate Bellingham
Presenter:
Kate Bellingham
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Tim Green
Producer:
Tim Green

Jimmy's Food Factory

Series 2

Episode 2: Food in a Flash

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Farmer Jimmy Doherty asks what really goes into supermarket food. Jimmy tries out some of the tricks the food factories use to make food that's easy to prepare. Show more