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Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Going behind the headlines to give the definitive answers to health questions. Michael discovers whether just changing your diet can lower cholesterol as much as taking drugs. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary in which gardening expert Chris Beardshaw delves into the micro-world of soil to reveal what it is, how it works and why we couldn't survive without it. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Richard Fortey explores the strange and surprising science of fungi, unlocking the story of their evolution, their mysterious life cycle and their value to both the planet and us. Show more

Horizon

2019

The 250 Million Pound Cancer Cure

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Following the NHS as they start to implement proton beam therapy, an advanced but expensive cancer treatment, as well as following as the first children awaiting the lifesaving treatment. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Crabtree
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Surgeon Gabriel Weston uncovers extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body. This week, we meet a girl whose heart has formed outside her ribcage. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Michael Mosley and team investigate how much exercise you need to do to be healthy, how to cure a phobia in two hours and whether hot drinks or cold are better to cool you down. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 9

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Michael Mosley and the team investigate whether just thinking about food can help you lose weight, whether music improves your sleep, and how to keep your skin young and healthy. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Michael Mosley and the doctors investigate whether t'ai chi is as good as a workout, what we can do about heartburn, and the new technology that is transforming brain surgery. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Zoe Williams looks at boosting metabolism, Michael Mosley examines the effects of air pollution, and Dr Saleyha Ahsan identifies signs and symptoms of eating disorders. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 6

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Michael Mosley investigates the best way to keep calories in check, and Saleyha Ahsan runs an experiment to find out whether probiotic products really can improve health. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

The definitive answers to health questions. The doctors discover whether olive oil is good for us. Dr Chris van Tulleken examines whether beards are unhygienic. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Chris van Tulleken runs a groundbreaking experiment with the University of Surrey to see whether simply changing our mealtimes can help us all lose weight. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Gabriel Weston uncovers extraordinary cases that are disclosing new discoveries about the human body, including a man with bones as strong as granite. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

The definitive answers to health questions. The doctors reveal how to stick to the health resolutions we made at New Year, but are already struggling to keep. Show more

The Cell

Episode 1: The Hidden Kingdom

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Adam Rutherford tells the story of the biological cell. He explores how centuries of scientific and religious dogma were overturned by the discovery of the cell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Adam Rutherford
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert

Series

The Cell

The Cell

Episode 2: The Chemistry of Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Adam Rutherford explores how scientists delved deeper into the world of the cell, seeking to reveal the magic ingredient that can bring chemicals into life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Adam Rutherford
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert

Series

The Cell

The Cell

Episode 3: The Spark of Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Adam Rutherford reveals how scientists are close to repeating what has happened only once in four billion years - the creation of a new life form. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Adam Rutherford
Series Producer:
Jacqueline Smith
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Producer:
Nick Jordan

Series

The Cell

How It Works

Episode 2: Plastic

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mark Miodownik shows how plastics have brought luxury to the masses and reveals how the next generation will take its inspiration from nature and could help rebuild the human body. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas
Series Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

How It Works

Episode 1: Metal

Duration: 1 hour

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

Mark Miodownik traces the history of our love affair with metal. He investigates metals at the atomic level and sees how metal crystals can be grown to survive inside a jet engine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Miodownik
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas
Series Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

The truth behind health claims. Michael Mosley reveals a new discovery that could help us all improve our eyesight and Dr Saleyha Ahsan investigates the signs of depression. Show more