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Duration: 1 hour

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

How the 11-plus selection test impacts on education. In the third and final part of this series, students at Erith School and Townley Grammar face their GCSE mocks. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

This final episode follows staff and claimants at Bolton Jobcentre. New claimant Paula is stunned to realise that she will only have £532 a month to live off until she has paid back her advances. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

At Toxteth jobcentre, manager Gemma is under pressure to ensure her staff meet new claimants every week until they get a job - but with too few staff and too many claimants, it is proving difficult. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

The story of Princess Latifa, daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who attempted to escape Dubai in early 2018 but was captured. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jane McMullen
Director:
Jane McMullen
Executive Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Investigative documentary. Jane Corbin talks to survivors and witnesses of one of the worst Islamist terror attacks since 9/11, which took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday 2019. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Corbin
Director:
Mike Rudin
Producer:
Mike Rudin
Executive Producer:
Sarah Waldron

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

A young woman who suffered a brain injury in an accident retraces the steps of her dramatic recovery and meets other young people adjusting to life after serious brain injuries. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Intimate and moving documentary about Stuart Mangan, paralysed from the head down after a rugby injury, as he leaves hospital and gets on with living a new and different life. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

At Peckham Jobcentre in London, Rachel has recently moved onto Universal Credit after leaving her 27-year NHS career to become a carer for her ill parents. Show more

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Documentary in which Annie Price, who is about to become a mother for the first time, reveals the reality of becoming a parent. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Documentary following Annie Price, who was badly burnt in a fire as a baby, as she travels to South Korea to explore a culture where plastic surgery is common. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Annie Price
Executive Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Director:
Clare Johns
Producer:
Clare Johns

This World

Life in Solitary

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Following attempts by the new warden of Maine State Prison to reform the practice of solitary confinement, which has seen inmates locked up alone for days, years or even decades. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dan Edge
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron

This World

World's Busiest Maternity Ward

Duration: 1 hour

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

In crowded Manila, the capital of the Philippines, Anita Rani follows the lives of three different women and visits a hospital where up to 100 babies are born each day. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Presenter:
Anita Rani

This World

Ireland's Lost Babies

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Journalist Martin Sixsmith hears the moving stories of the parents and children involved in a transatlantic adoption run by the Irish Catholic Church during the 1950s and 60s. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
John O'Kane
Director:
John O'Kane
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Sam Collyns
Presenter:
Martin Sixsmith
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron

This World

Iraq: Did My Son Die in Vain?

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary. The father of an RAF reservist killed in Basra in 2007 travels to the Iraqi city to discover the impact of the war and the subsequent occupation on ordinary Iraqis. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron

This World

Obama: What Happened to Hope?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

With days to go before the US presidential election, Andrew Marr assesses Barack Obama's first term in office, talking to those who have worked closely with him in the White House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

This World

America's Stoned Kids

Duration: 1 hour

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

Professor John Marsden heads to Colorado, which voted to legalise the recreational use of cannabis in November 2012, to investigate the impact this could have on teenage drug use. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Chris Alcock
Director:
Chris Alcock
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Presenter:
John Marsden

This World

Frat Boys: Inside America's Fraternities

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

During one term at the University of Central Florida, This World follows the life of a group of frat boys as they embark on the pledging process. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Chris Taylor
Director:
Chris Taylor
Producer:
Sarah Foudy

This World

World's Richest Terror Army

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary. The inside story of how a small band of fanatical jihadists became the world's richest terror army. Peter Taylor looks at the wealth of the so-called Islamic State. Show more

Contributors

Reporter:
Peter Taylor
Producer:
Mike Rudin
Director:
Mike Rudin
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

This World

Britain's Jihadi Brides

Duration: 1 hour

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

Investigative documentary. Britain's Jihadi Brides reveals how the sophisticated recruiting tactics of IS have shattered so many lives. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

This World

No Sex Please, We're Japanese

Duration: 1 hour

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

As Japan faces a future which could see its population shrink by a third in just 40 years, Anita Rani explores the reasons why the Japanese are not having enough babies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anita Rani
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall