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Duration: 59 minutes

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

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The story of Duleep Singh, who was taken by the British as a boy and befriended Queen Victoria, until he realised what had been done to him and turned against the British Empire. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Aaron Neil
Consultant:
Peter Bance
Editor:
David Hill
Executive Producer:
Julia Harrington
Interviewed Guest:
Priya Atwal
Interviewed Guest:
Christy Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Fraser Harrison
Interviewed Guest:
Amandeep Madra
Interviewed Guest:
Jasdeep Singh
Interviewed Guest:
Miles Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Davinder Toor
Production Company:
Renegade Pictures

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary looking at the 300-year history of violence in a single British street - The Highway, London E1, which runs through the heart of the London borough of Tower Hamlets. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer:
Simon Berthon

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary uncovering the extraordinary events leading up to the Armistice negotiations, and the repercussions that would ripple across the continent. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
David Glover
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Executive Producer:
Francesca Maudslay
Production Manager:
Tom Cross
Production Company:
72 Films

Duration: 1 hour

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

Following the bosses of some of Britain's oldest family businesses. Richard Balson looks into his family's 500 years of history in the butchery business. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Film following Alex Durtnell as he travels back through the centuries and rediscovers the houses his family have built, right back to the reign of Elizabeth I. Show more

Tales from the National Parks

Episode 2: The Peak District

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the Peak District, film-maker Richard Macer follows the story of a campaign to stop 4x4 drivers and trailbikers motoring along the local villages' green lanes. Show more

Tales from the National Parks

Episode 3: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In Tyndrum gold fever has gripped the village's residents, but will the Loch Lomond Park Authority give permission for Scotland's first gold mine? Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

With tales from old binmen, this series offers a view of modern British history from the back end. The first part deals with the decades immediately after the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series about refuse in Britain looks at the 1970s and 80s, when two big ideas emerged in the waste management industry - privatisation of public services and environmentalism. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary looking at the first murder on Britain's railways. On a Hackney bound train in 1864, a guard discovers blood in a first-class carriage and a body on the embankment. Show more

Contributors

Frederick Wicks:
Ben Addis
Richard Tanner:
Robert Whitelock
Jonathan Matthews:
Jim Conway
Elizabeth Jones:
Teresa Churcher
Thomas Briggs Junior:
Patrick Warner
Mary Ann Eldred:
Genevieve Barr

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A look at the secret network behind Queen Elizabeth I's 40-year reign and the world's first secret service. An ambitious aristocrat tries to take over Robert Cecil's spy network. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Chris Durlacher
Executive Producer:
Mark Raphael
Executive Producer:
David Glover
Director:
Julian Jones

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Episode 1: Commercial Vehicle Museum

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about museums struggling to connect with a modern audience. At the British Commercial Vehicle Museum a storm is brewing over the new leader's plans. Show more

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Episode 2: Freud Museum

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about museums struggling to connect with a modern audience. At London's Freud Museum, changes are under way to make Freud more appealing to ordinary people. Show more

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Episode 3: National Waterways Museum

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about museums struggling to connect with a modern audience. Can new director Stuart Gillis stop the National Waterways Museum from sinking? Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Broadcaster Lisa Jardine turns detective on her famous father, Jacob Bronowski. Through his personal and professional dilemmas she reveals the story of science in the 20th century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lisa Jardine
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Duration: 1 hour

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

A film telling the unlikely story of how, between 1929 and 1945, a group of tweed-wearing radicals and pin-striped bureaucrats created the British documentary genre. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The story of the filmmakers and ingenious engineers who led the fly-on-the-wall revolution by building the first hand-held cameras that followed real life as it happened. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Durlacher
Executive Producer:
Chris Durlacher
Producer:
Mandy Chang
Producer:
Mandy Chang
Director:
Mandy Chang
Director:
Mandy Chang

Tales from the National Parks

Episode 1: The Lake District

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the Lake District, filmmaker Richard Macer follows the story of entrepreneur Mark Weir's attempts to build a giant zip-wire ride from the top of a mountain. Show more

The Secret History of Our Streets

Series 1

Episode 6: Arnold Circus

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series on how London has changed since Charles Booth's 1886 survey. Arnold Circus, in the East End, is home to the first council estate, which opened in 1896. Show more