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Horizon

2019

Britain's Next Air Disaster? Drones

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the wake of the Gatwick drone crisis, high-risk specialist Aldo Kane investigates the threat drones pose to UK skies and tests the new technology we can use to keep ourselves safe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aldo Kane
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Horsfall
Executive Producer:
Dan Kendall
Producer:
Rob Macandrew
Production Manager:
Laety Ducom
Interviewed Guest:
James Rogers
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Bradbury
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Kirkham
Editor:
Graham Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Cruickshanks
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Maniscalo
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Wong
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Derenick
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Ben Garrod and Danielle George explore whether machines built to enhance our lives could become our greatest rivals. Ben meets one of the most humanlike robots in the world, Erica. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ben Garrod and Danielle George investigate whether robots will ever become our friends, if we should trust them with our lives, and if one day they will even become conscious. Show more

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 6: Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Duration: 1 hour

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

Famed for their ability to inflict Armageddon from outer space, asteroids are now revealing how they are responsible for both life and death on our planet. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 3: 1942 Stalingrad

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Peter and Dan Snow explain about one of the most epic battles of World War II and describe how the tactics of Hitler and Stalin resulted in tragedy on both sides. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 8: 1991 Gulf

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of Operation Desert Storm, revealing how the battle was dominated by cutting-edge technology and ruthless political calculation. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary following researchers as they try to take the first-ever picture of a black hole. They must travel the globe to build a revolutionary telescope that spans planet Earth. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Peter Capaldi
Production Manager:
Eva Robins
Executive Producer:
Carlo Massarella
Executive Producer:
Dan Kendall
Producer:
Henry Fraser
Director:
Henry Fraser
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series in which Dr Hannah Fry explores the mystery of maths. Is it invented like a language, or is it discovered and part of the fabric of the universe? Show more

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths

Series 1

Episode 2: Expanded Horizons

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series. Dr Hannah Fry travels down the fastest zip wire in the world to learn more about Newton's ideas on gravity. Show more

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 3: The Cost of Free

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series in which Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is reshaping our lives. She shows how commerce has colonised the web, and how 'free' sites are paid for. Show more

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths

Series 1

Episode 3: Weirder and Weirder

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series. Dr Hannah Fry explores a paradox at the heart of modern maths, and what maths reveals about the fundamental building blocks of the universe. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan go on a Christmas adventure in search of some of nature's greatest celestial wonders and winter wildlife, unique to this time of year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Producer:
Kim Maddever
Director:
Kim Maddever
Executive Producer:
Dan Kendall
Production Company:
Windfall Films