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Politics Live

25/11/2019

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Jo Coburn is live in Westminster with Deborah Mattinson, Dominic Sandbrook, and Sienna Rodgers to discuss the Conservative manifesto, and Labour’s pledge to compensate the so-called Waspi women. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Panellist:
Sienna Rodgers

Saturday Review

Upstream Colour; The Story of the Jews on BBC 2; new Margaret Atwood book Maddaddam

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Simon Schama explores The Story of the Jews; can anyone explain the plot of new film Upstream Colour?; new book Maddaddam by Margaret Atwood; reviewers' choices at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullen
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook

The 70s

Episode 4: The Winner Takes It All 77-79

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores Britain in the 1970s. Here, he looks at the final years of the decade, marked by concerns that appear startlingly current. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s

Strange Days: Cold War Britain

Original Series

Episode 1: Red Dawn

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historian Dominic Sandbrook examines the Cold War. He looks at the first chilling years of the conflict, when the opposing ideologies were identified. Show more

The 70s

Episode 1: Get It On 70-72

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historian Dominic Sandbrook explores the 1970s. He reveals a Britain brimming with aspiration as ordinary people first felt the thrill of freedom and money. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s

The 70s

Episode 2: Doomwatch 73-74

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historian Dominic Sandbrook explores the 1970s. He looks at the impact of a fast-changing world on British life and the effects of the oil price hike of the 70s. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Mary Crisp
Director:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Producer:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary examining Germany's automobile industry. Historian Dominic Sandbrook examines the contrasting fortunes of the British and German car industries. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Lucy Hetherington

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

A series exploring the science fiction genre. Dominic Sandbrook looks at writers' enduring fascination with outer space, dating back to the 19th century with Jules Verne. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
William Shatner
Participant:
Nichelle Nichols
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Zoe Saldana
Participant:
Neil Gaiman

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Dominic Sandbrook continues his exploration of science fiction by looking at its obsession with alien invasion, from all-out assault to sinister hidden threats. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
David Tennant
Participant:
Steven Moffat
Participant:
Richard Dreyfuss
Participant:
Roland Emmerich
Participant:
Phil Tippett
Participant:
Douglas Trumbull

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Dominic Sandbrook continues his exploration of science fiction by looking at its robot obsession, from Frankenstein's monster to the provocative ideas of Blade Runner. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Rutger Hauer
Participant:
Peter Weller
Participant:
Gale Anne Hurd
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Edward James Olmos
Participant:
William Gibson

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

Episode 3: World in Motion

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook looks at a dynamic decade. The late 80s saw Britain transformed, from the rise of the yuppie to a growing disconnection from the political elite. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith
Producer:
Kate Misrahi
Director:
Kate Misrahi

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

Episode 1: The Sound of the Crowd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook takes a look at a dynamic decade. This episode looks at how the early 80s saw new forces of choice and consumerism reshape British life. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 4: Me, Myself and I

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. The final episode looks an idea that first took hold during the Victorian period, the rise of the individual. Show more

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 3: Modern Victorians

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. This episode reveals how postwar culture demonstrated many of the same anxieties as Victorian Britain. Show more

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 1: The New British Empire

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture, examining how culture has become Britain's newest export and a key part of our identity. Show more

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 2: In with the Old

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. This episode explores how working-class voices have risen and been absorbed into the elite. Show more

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

Episode 2: Under Pressure

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook looks at a dynamic decade. By the mid-80s, Britain felt like an embattled nation, struggling to establish its identity on the global stage. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Saturday Review

Alexander McQueen, Suite Francaise, X+Y, Antigone, Tom McCarthy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Alexander McQueen exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the films Suite Francaise and X+Y, Juliette Binoche in Antigone and Tom McCarthy's Satin Island. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook
Interviewed Guest:
Kit Davis
Producer:
Oliver Jones

The 70s

Episode 3: Goodbye Great Britain 75-77

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historian Dominic Sandbrook explores Britain in the 1970s. He looks at sex discrimination laws, football hooliganism and industrial unrest. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s