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Earth: The Climate Wars

Episode 3: Fight for the Future

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Iain Stewart looks at how scientists can predict what changes global warming will bring with a journey to the frontline of research today: Greenland. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about the electricity grid continues by exploring how switching on has transformed our lives over the last 60 years, from gadgets to creating a consumer society. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Kirsty Wark explores examples of how women are assailed in public life. She asks if there is a new culture in which it is acceptable to refer to women in an offensive way. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Executive Producer:
Lucy Hetherington
Director:
Gaby Hornsby
Producer:
Gaby Hornsby

Horizon

The Hunt for the Higgs: A Horizon Special

Duration: 1 hour

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

Topical science series. Horizon goes behind the scenes at CERN to follow the hunt for the Higgs particle, itself part of a much grander investigation into how the universe works. Show more

The Secret Life of the Airport

Episode 1: Preparing for Take Off

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Using rare archive, this series charting the development of Britain's airports begins with the heady glamour of Britain's first terminal at Croydon. Show more

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 2: The Honeymoon Period

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This edition explores how they have transformed where Brits live, work and play over the last 50 years. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Emma Hindley
Director:
Gaby Hornsby
Executive Producer:
Clare Sillery

The Secret Life of the National Grid

Episode 1: Wiring the Nation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about the electricity grid begins by looking at the first grid in the 1920s and 30s and the challenge of ensuring power at the flick of a switch today. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Gaby Hornsby
Series Producer:
Gaby Hornsby
Director:
Gaby Hornsby
Director:
Gaby Hornsby
Executive Producer:
Clare Sillery
Executive Producer:
Clare Sillery

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 4: The Core

Duration: 1 hour

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

For centuries people have dreamt of reaching the centre of the Earth. Now scientists are uncovering a bizarre and alien world that lies 4,000 miles beneath our feet. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Tristan Quinn
Producer:
Gaby Hornsby
Series Editor:
Aidan Laverty

The Secret Life of the National Grid

Episode 3: Pulling the Plug

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series charting the history of the electricity grid concludes by looking at how it has been the battleground for conflicts that have changed and shaped Britain. Show more