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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

Duration: 59 minutes

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

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

Front Row

Nicholas McCarthy, Backstage at the theatre, Burnt review, Dominic Sandbrook

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Nicholas McCarthy playing Ravel's Piano Concerto for One Hand, vocal warm-ups backstage at As You Like It and Antonia Quirke reviewing Burnt. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas McCarthy
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook

Front Row

Dominic Sandbrook on the 80s, singer Blood Orange, Brazilian artists, Robert Mapplethorpe documentary

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Dominic Sandbrook on the 1980s, singer Blood Orange, Brazilian artists, Robert Mapplethorpe documentary. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook
Interviewed Guest:
Claudio Botelho
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Baker
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Blood Orange
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 59 minutes

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

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

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

Duration: 4 minutes

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

Dominic Sandbrook concludes his exploration of the most innovative and imaginative of all genres by considering science fiction's most alluring theme - time travel. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Robert Murphy
Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
David Tennant
Participant:
Karen Gillan
Participant:
Steven Moffat
Participant:
Christopher Lloyd
Participant:
Bob Gale
Participant:
Scott Bakula
Participant:
Audrey Niffenegger

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

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

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