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Springwatch Unsprung

2016

Episode 15

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Chris Packham is joined by The One Show's insect specialist George McGavin for the final Springwatch Unsprung of the series. They look back at the best of the viewers' comments. Show more

Monkey Planet

Episode 3: Master Minds

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Monkey Planet discovers how primates are individuals with a sense of self and why brainpower is essential to primate survival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
George McGavin
Executive Producer:
Chris Cole
Series Producer:
Jo Shinner
Producer:
Rosie Thomas
Production Manager:
Pauline Gates

Monkey Planet

Episode 1: Meet the Family

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr George McGavin looks at the world of primates. He meets an orangutan who uses soap to improve her personal hygiene and heads underground to a monkey dormitory. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jo Shinner
Executive Producer:
Chris Cole
Presenter:
George McGavin
Producer:
Rosie Thomas

The One Show

02/06/2014

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Matt and Alex are joined by Michel Roux Jr, plus there is an interview with David Beckham. Fiona Phillips reports from a migrant camp in Calais as it is cleared by the authorities. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Michel Roux Jr
Interviewed Guest:
David Beckham
Participant:
Fiona Phillips
Participant:
George McGavin
Producer:
Elliot Falk

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 2

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Quiz show hosted by Dermot Murnaghan. Can a team from the One Show, featuring Gyles Brandreth, Angellica Bell, Lucy Siegle, Mike Dilger and George McGavin, beat the quiz Goliaths? Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Gyles Brandreth
Participant:
Angellica Bell
Participant:
Lucy Siegle
Participant:
Mike Dilger
Participant:
George McGavin
Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Zoologist and explorer George McGavin searches for the world's most spectacular swarms, discovering why they are the ultimate solution to surviving against all odds. Show more

The One Show

28/03/2017

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Actor Riz Ahmed joins Matt Baker and Michelle Ackerley to talk about his new film City of Tiny Lights. Plus how ready we are for the new twelve-sided pound coin? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Interviewed Guest:
Riz Ahmed
Participant:
Andy Kershaw
Participant:
Kevin Duala
Participant:
Angellica Bell
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
George McGavin
Participant:
Emma Dabiri

The One Show

23/08/2012

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Aled Jones joins Matt and Alex. Lucy Siegle is on a Norfolk farm to see the fruits of the harvest, and George McGavin has some tips on how to beat the bugs during a picnic. Show more

The One Show

12/01/2011

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Alex Jones and Alexander Armstrong are joined by Richard and Judy. They look at the rise in VAT's effect on household bills and Dr Phil Hammond shows how you can make moisturiser. Show more

The One Show

29/04/2014

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by Matt LeBlanc to talk about the third series of Episodes. George McGavin reveals why it is almost impossible to swat a fly. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Matt LeBlanc
Participant:
Theo Paphitis
Participant:
George McGavin
Participant:
Victoria Russell

The One Show

30/05/2012

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Matt Baker and Alex Jones talk to the Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis. Joe Crowley reports on a litter enforcement team. And George McGavin discovers how bacteria can be beautiful. Show more

The One Show

18/09/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Presented by Alex Jones and guest presenter Warwick Davis. Sir David Attenborough joins them to talk about the new Radio Times Festival. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

George McGavin investigates the dramatic life of the oak tree - a species that makes extraordinary transformations as it meets the challenges of the four seasons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
George McGavin
Executive Producer:
Paul Sen
Producer:
Nic Stacey
Director:
Nic Stacey
Production Company:
Furnace Limited

The One Show

08/02/2016

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

Comedian Ben Miller joins Matt Baker and Alex Jones to talk about his new science series, It's Not Rocket Science. Matt Allwright finds out about people's science knowledge. Show more

The One Show

06/02/2012

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by the hilarious Dawn French. Ruth Goodman looks into the Georgian roots of the modern funeral. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn French
Participant:
George McGavin
Participant:
Ruth Goodman

The One Show

16/02/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Matt and Alex are joined by quiz host Richard Osman, Dom Littlewood investigates level crossing near misses and George McGavin discovers a spider that can sail. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Osman
Participant:
Dom Littlewood
Participant:
George McGavin
Participant:
Angellica Bell

The One Show

20/09/2017

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Cat Deeley is in the studio to chat to Alex and Matt. Plus Dr Xander Van Tulleken reveals secrets about the human body and George McGavin goes in hunt of a clever caterpillar. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ellie Harrison takes to London's crowded streets to find out how urban wildlife copes with living alongside millions of people. She visits the most urban woodland in London. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ellie Harrison visits the Somerset Levels, a newly created wetland in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor, where creatures once on the brink of extinction are now returning. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Wildlife series. Steve Backshall descends into the crater of a giant extinct volcano in New Guinea which biologists have long believed could be home to spectacular new creatures. Show more