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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

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

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

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

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

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

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

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:
Simon Watts-Davies

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

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
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Director:
Karen Walsh
Producer:
Karen Walsh

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

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

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 2

Fisherman

Duration: 50 minutes

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

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

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 1

Paramedic

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Angie Dymott, a paramedic from Cardiff, spends two weeks with ambulance workers in Guatemala City - a place with one of the world's highest violent crime rates. Show more

Toughest Place to be a...

Series 1

Bus Driver

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

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

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

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

Contributors

Director:
Alicia Arce
Producer:
Alicia Arce
Series Producer:
Simon Watts-Davies
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Middle EastLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Latin America

British Craig Notman has been a miner all his life and currently works in mine rescue. Now he's heading off to Mongolia to join the gold rush! Show more

Contributors

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

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...

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