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Toughest Place to be a...

Series 1

Episode 3: Midwife

Duration: 1 hour

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

Midwife Suzanne Saunders-Blundell abandons the maternity unit at Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield to work in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Show more

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 1

Episode 2: Bus Driver

Duration: 1 hour

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

London bus driver Josh West heads to Manila, the world's most densely populated city, where, with his host Rogelio Castro, he braves the chaos of the streets in a Jeepney. Show more

DIY SOS

Series 19

Episode 5: Three Rooms for Three Daughters

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team visits the Parenti family. Dad stepped in to do the work himself after falling out with the builder - with semi-disastrous consequences. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Executive Producer:
Simon Knight

DIY SOS

Series 19

Episode 6: Liz's Bedroom Bedlam

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The team visit Liz and Neil Capper in Norfolk. Neil always did the DIY around the house but has had several back operations and now walks on crutches. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Executive Producer:
Simon Knight

DIY SOS

Series 19

Episode 4: Grandad's Timewarp

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Ray and Linda have spent nine years bringing up their grandchildren. Now twins Nathan and Chelsea have called in DIY SOS to help them say thank you. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Plasterer:
Chris Frediani
Designer:
Julia Kendell
Electrician:
Billy Byrne
Carpenter:
Mark Millar
Executive Producer:
Simon Knight

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 2

Episode 1: Binman

Duration: 1 hour

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

London binman Wilbur Ramirez spends ten days working in Jakarta as part of the army of semi-destitute binmen who collect rubbish in the Indonesian capital. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 2

Episode 2: Fisherman

Duration: 1 hour

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

Cornish fisherman Andy Giles gives up his state of the art trawler to travel to the coast of Sierra Leone, where the fishing is done from a dugout canoe. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Kevin Jarvis
Director:
Kevin Jarvis
Producer:
Kevin Jarvis
Producer:
Kevin Jarvis
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Participant:
Andy Giles
Participant:
Andy Giles

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 2

Episode 3: Train Driver

Duration: 1 hour

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

Train driver Simon Davies, who usually drives the high speed Pendolino between London and Manchester, faces one of the highest railway lines on earth in Peru. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Participant:
Simon Davies
Participant:
Simon Davies

Toughest Place to be a...

The Return

Episode 1: Bus Driver

Duration: 1 hour

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

London bus driver Josh West returns to the chaotic streets of Manila in the Phillipines. In 2010, Josh spent two weeks driving a jeepney there with his host Rogelio Castro. Show more

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 4

Episode 3: Firefighter

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Firefighter Neil Fairhall is leaving his fire station in Hayward's Heath and heading to the Amazon to fight some of the biggest forest fires in the world. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Director:
Karen Walsh
Director:
Karen Walsh
Producer:
Karen Walsh
Producer:
Karen Walsh

Toughest Place to be a...

The Return

Episode 2: Fisherman

Duration: 1 hour

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

Cornish fisherman Andy Giles returns to Sierra Leone to see what has happened to a fishing community whose survival was under threat from illegal trawlers. Show more

A Cabbie Abroad

Episode 3: Fiji

Duration: 58 minutes

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

London cabbie Mason McQueen takes his taxi to three different cities. In Fiji, he discovers a very different island to to the tourist brochures. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mason McQueen
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Producer:
Simon Muriel
Director:
Simon Muriel
Assistant Producer:
Jo Hurst

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 3

Episode 1: Miner

Duration: 1 hour

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

Safety conscious Staffordshire mine worker Craig Notman travels to Mongolia to dig for gold in a precarious and dangerous network of tunnels deep in the Mongolian steppe. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Simon Muriel
Director:
Simon Muriel
Producer:
Simon Muriel
Producer:
Simon Muriel
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 4

Episode 2: Farmer

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dairy farmer Richard Gibson swaps the damp surroundings of Devon to live and work with Samburu tribesmen in the parched and desolate mountains of northern Kenya. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 3

Episode 3: Nurse

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Emergency nurse Maria Connolly leaves the A&E department of the Royal Preston Hospital to work in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - the centre of a violent drug war. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Victoria Bell
Producer:
Victoria Bell
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies

A Cabbie Abroad

Episode 2: Canada

Duration: 1 hour

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

London cabbie Mason McQueen takes on the challenge of driving a taxi in Iqaluit, battling Arctic storms, icy roads and winds of 70 miles-per-hour. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mason McQueen
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Assistant Producer:
Becky Evans

A Cabbie Abroad

Episode 1: Cambodia

Duration: 59 minutes

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

London cabbie Mason McQueen drives taxis in different cities. In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, he gets to grips with the tuk-tuk. Can he navigate the chaos and anarchy? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mason McQueen
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Producer:
Simon Muriel
Producer:
Jo Hurst

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 4

Episode 1: Taxi Driver

Duration: 1 hour

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

London cabbie Mason McQueen heads to Mumbai to test his skills on some of the busiest and most chaotic streets in the world. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Director:
Simon Muriel
Producer:
Simon Muriel

DIY SOS

Series 19

Episode 7: Compilation

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Compilation programme built around a day in the life of Nick Knowles. Includes a revisit to two of the great shows from the last series. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Executive Producer:
Simon Knight

ZingZillas

Series 3

Episode 23: My Lazy Afternoon

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

A band of primate friends play music in their tropical island paradise. The ZingZillas have a lazy, dreamy song to play with their favourite oboe player. Show more