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Our Food

Episode 2: North Wales

Duration: 1 hour

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

Giles Coren looks at how food is grown across the UK. The team head to North Wales, where James Wong learns what it takes to farm leeks on an industrial scale. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley

Series

Our Food

Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 1

Episode 1: Fruit

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series on growing and using natural remedies. Ethnobotanist James Wong reveals there is more to fruit than just nutritional value, and tries out his remedies on the public. Show more

Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 2

Episode 1: Garden Herbs

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ethnobotanist James Wong returns with another series packed full of natural remedies. James sets out to reinvent our perception of common and garden herbs. Show more

Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 1

Episode 4: Herbs

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series exploring plant-based remedies. James Wong explores the traditional use of herbs in helping treat everyday ailments, from cold sores and insect bites to bad breath. Show more

Saturday Live

Blenheim with John Craven

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

John Craven joins Aasmah Mir and the Reverend Richard Coles live from Blenheim. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
John Craven
Interviewed Guest:
James Wong
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Keaney
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Romaine
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Richardson
Presenter:
JP Devlin
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Producer:
Maire Devine

Duration: 1 hour

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

Joe Swift, Rachel de Thame and James Wong give a guided tour of the show, and there's a homage to roses in a special festival in the Floral Marquee. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Joe Swift, Rachel de Thame and James Wong tour the show. Artist David Mach joins RHS medallist Cleve West to fathom whether the Conceptual Gardens are horticulture or art. Show more

Our Food

Episode 1: Norfolk

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Giles Coren looks at how food is grown across the UK. Giles works as a fisherman in Norfolk and also discovers the hidden past of the Christmas turkey and the humble turnip. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs

Series

Our Food

A Good Read

Dr Christian Jessen and James Wong

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Christian Jessen, James Wong and presenter Harriett Gilbert nominate their favourite books for discussion, including Jurassic Park and Louis Begley's novel Wartime Lies. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Christian Jessen
Interviewed Guest:
James Wong
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Countryfile

North Wales Woodfest

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker head to Wales. Ellie gets up close to a strange and wonderful coastal habitat, whilst Matt heads to Rhyl for the annual Woodfest. Show more

Countryfile

Northern Ireland

Duration: 1 hour

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

John Craven and Shauna Lowry head for the Sperrin Mountains, James Wong has the latest from the Grow Wild campaign and Adam Henson explores the world of ticks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Craven
Presenter:
Shauna Lowry
Presenter:
Adam Henson
Presenter:
Tom Heap
Series Producer:
Joanna Brame
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Participant:
James Logan
Participant:
James Wong

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Monty Don and Joe Swift preview the Royal Horticultural Society's Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. James Wong meets the head gardener at Canterbury Cathedral. Show more

The Secrets of Your Food

Series 1

Episode 2: A Matter of Taste

Duration: 1 hour

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

Michael Mosley and James Wong reveal the science of our food. James visits the Peruvian Andes to learn how a bitter potato helps inhabitants survive the altitude. Show more

Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 2

Episode 2: Incredible Edibles

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ethnobotanist James Wong challenges us to look at the medicinal and not just the nutritional value of some of the food we eat. Show more

Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 2

Episode 6: Wild Plants

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ethnobotanist James Wong rounds his series off with a look at the plants that have provided a free living pharmacy for thousands of years: wild plants. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Monty Don tours the new Capability Brown garden category, and Joe takes a look around this year's conceptual gardens. Carol demonstrates how to create the perfect cottage garden. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Monty Don, Joe Swift and Rachel de Thame are joined by Carol Klein and James Wong at the 25th RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Rachel reveals the winner of Rose of the Year. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Monty Don and the team continue their tour of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Carol meets plants with personalities and James highlights plants that can give the jungle look. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

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

In the final programme from the 25th Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Monty and the team look at bee-friendly plants and learn more about salvias. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Monty Don hosts the first of two visits to the RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park in Cheshire with Joe Swift, Carol Klein and James Wong. The team explore the exciting show gardens. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Participant:
Joe Swift
Participant:
James Wong
Participant:
Carol Klein
Series Producer:
Sharon Fisher
Executive Producer:
Simon Shaw