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Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary about the Aberfan disaster in south Wales in October 1966. The people of Aberfan tell their stories of tragic loss, miraculous survival and heroic rescue. Show more

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Britain's Greatest Generation

Episode 3: Fight for Freedom

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary. A look at stories of extraordinary courage, terrible suffering and miraculous survival from servicemen and women between 1942 and 1945. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
undefined Testimony Films
Participant:
Fergus Anckorn
Participant:
Bill Frankland
Participant:
Gus Bialick
Participant:
Jonny Johnson
Participant:
Bob Frost
Participant:
John Glover
Participant:
Freddie Hunn
Participant:
Betty Evans
Producer:
Nick Maddocks

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Photographer and film director Harry Hook, who grew up in Sudan and Kenya, uses his images to tell a personal story as he crosses Africa to visit remote tribal groups. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Harry Hook
Producer:
Harry Hook
Director:
Harry Hook
Photographer:
Harry Hook
Executive Producer:
Steve Humphries

Love and Marriage: A 20th Century Romance

Episode 1: For Better, For Worse

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series looking at marriage from the 1900s to the present day. This first episode considers the strengths and weaknesses of the Victorian marriage ideal. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

This part looks at the golden age of the grammar schools in the 1950s and 60s and their sudden demise. With contributions from Michael Wood, Edwina Currie and Michael Portillo. Show more

Britain's Greatest Generation

Episode 2: Their Finest Hour

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary. A look at the defiant spirit that brought the nation together during WWII as seen through the eyes of the generation who fought or lived through it. Show more

Contributors

Film Editor:
Andy Attenburrow
Production Company:
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Participant:
Austin Byrne
Participant:
Geoffrey Wellum
Participant:
Elaine Kidwell
Participant:
Dorothy Hughes
Participant:
Kit Sollett
Participant:
Jim Purcell
Participant:
Connie Hoe
Participant:
Sid Graham
Participant:
Janet Graham
Participant:
Marion Kirkpatrick
Participant:
Colin Kirkpatrick

Wales in the Nineties

Episode 2: Conquer the World

Duration: 30 minutes

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

How Wales reinvented itself in the 90s. The people who rose from obscurity to become the pride of the nation when they conquered the world of rock music. Show more

Wales in the Seventies

Episode 2: The Joy of Sex

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Recounting life in the 1970s. This edition recalls the effects of the pill on the sex lives of teens in the decade that also saw a new-found freedom for homosexuals. Show more

WWI: The Last Tommies

Series 1

Episode 1: For King and Country

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Stories told by the last Tommies, remembering WWI. The Pals Battalions discover that trench warfare isn't the glorious adventure they had imagined. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Huw Edwards reveals the untold story behind the way in which Britain and the Commonwealth honour their fallen soldiers, who sacrificed their lives in the fight for freedom. Show more

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Wales in the Eighties

Episode 3: Make or Break

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A look back at the 1980s. A focus on the inspirational men and women who battled against disability, personal tragedy and social prejudice to create a better world. Show more

Wales in the Eighties

Episode 4: The Fight for Survival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A look back at the 1980s. Spotlighting the efforts of those who struggled to save the heritage of Wales following a painful industrial decline. Show more

Wales in the Eighties

Episode 1: Battle of the Giants

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series looking back at the 1980s. A look at how Thatcher took on two Welsh industrial giants, resulting in a long and hard-fought battle. Show more

WWI: The Last Tommies

Series 1

Episode 2: The Battle of the Somme

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Stories told by the last Tommies, remembering WWI. The survivors of the Somme in 1916 and the families back home reveal the true horror of the battle. Show more

WWI: The Last Tommies

Series 1

Episode 3: The Fight to the End

Duration: 1 hour

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

The last Tommies remember life and death in WWI. Here, the story of the terrible battles of 1917 and 1918, and how defeat was eventually turned into victory. Show more

A Century of Fatherhood

Episode 1: The Good Father

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series charting the revolution in modern fatherhood in Britain over the last 100 years. The opening part explodes the myth of the tyrannical Victorian-style father. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series telling the story of children's outdoor games in 20th-century Britain begins by looking at British children at play between the 1900s and the mid-1950s. Show more

A Century of Fatherhood

Episode 2: Fathers at War

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The story of the revolution in modern fatherhood in Britain during the last 100 years. How did fathers cope after returning home after the Second World War? Show more