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Duration: 1 hour

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

Chris Hadfield, Dr Kevin Fong and Dr Iya Whiteley put 12 candidates through a series of physical and psychological tests to find out who has what it takes to be an astronaut. Show more

Front Row

Jed Mercurio's Critical, Iain Banks's Poetry, James Bay, Sculpture Victorious

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jed Mercurio's new medical drama Critical, the poetry of Iain Banks, winner of this year's Critics' Choice award at the Brits James Bay and Sculpture Victorious at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Fong
Interviewed Guest:
Ken MacLeod
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
James Bay

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Old fears surface when the remaining candidates face some space agency swim tests. Their teamwork and mental agility are scrutinised in an underwater test, assembling a large cube. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The competition becomes more intense as the remaining candidates are deprived of oxygen to see if they can recognise the signs of hypoxia, critical for an astronaut on a spacewalk. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The astronaut candidates fight for their place in the final. Their leadership skills are assessed in a survival test and they head off to the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The finalists head to the Shuttle Landing Facility on Florida's Space Coast for a tough test in weightlessness, and back in London the winner is decided. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Our five senses link us to the outside world. Dr Kevin Fong looks back through 40 years of Horizon archives to find out what science has taught us about our tools of perception. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Eileen Inkson
Presenter:
Kevin Fong
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas

Horizon

2012-2013

Episode 9: How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery

Duration: 1 hour

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

Topical science series. Dr Kevin Fong finds out what surgeons can learn from other professionals who make life and death decisions under pressure. Show more

The Big Thinkers

Should We Go to Mars?

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Kevin Fong guides us through an ethical and scientific minefield as he considers whether sending men to Mars is worth the risk and if it is really achievable. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin Fong
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 5

Irina Stonkus

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Jeremy Front meets astronaut Irina Stonkus and gets exclusive access to the training facility for the first ever Mars settler programme. With special guest expert Dr Kevin Fong. Show more

World War One: Beyond the Trenches

Series 1

Episode 2: The Nurse of the Mediterranean

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Malta saved the lives of thousands of wounded soldiers in World War I. Dr Kevin Fong explores how it earned the name, the Nurse of the Mediterranean. Show more

Horizon

2019

We Need to Talk about Death

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Kevin Fong makes a personal journey through the moral questions about death that face not just the medical profession, but each and every one of us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin Fong
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Steve Crabtree

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 13: How to Mend a Broken Heart

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Science series. Dr Kevin Fong meets some of the people who have undergone pioneering heart operations and the scientists who are pushing the limits of cardiac treatment. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drawing on 45 years of Horizon archive, Dr Kevin Fong presents a documentary showing how the intriguing possibility of life on Mars has fuelled man's quest to visit the Red Planet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin Fong
Producer:
Penny Palmer
Director:
Penny Palmer
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan. A team of medical and scientific minds featuring Kevin Fong, Rosemary Leonard, Ed Coats, Yan Wong and Ian Campbell meet the Eggheads. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Kevin Fong
Participant:
Rosemary Leonard
Participant:
Ed Coats
Participant:
Yan Wong
Participant:
Ian Campbell
Series Editor:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

Horizon

The £10 Million Challenge

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series exploring topical scientific issues. To celebrate its 50th birthday, Horizon invites the public to play a role in tackling the greatest challenges facing science today. Show more

Horizon

2017

Ten Things You Need to Know about the Future

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to provide an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. With some expert help, she investigates questions we want answered about the future. Show more

The One Show

22/01/2019

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by stars of Silent Witness, Liz Carr and Emilia Fox. And Dr Kevin Fong tests the latest in fingerprint technology.

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Carr
Interviewed Guest:
Emilia Fox
Participant:
Kevin Fong