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Dr Alice Roberts: Don't Die Young

Series 1

Episode 6: Brain

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Health documentary series with anatomist Dr Alice Roberts. In this final episode, she looks at the most complex organ - the brain. Show more

The Incredible Human Journey

Episode 1: Out of Africa

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Alice Roberts travels the globe to discover the incredible story of how humans left Africa to colonise the world, and searches for clues in the Arabian Desert. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Alice Roberts discovers how humans left Africa to colonise the world. In Asia, she investigates how early hunter-gatherers survived in the Arctic region of northern Siberia. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Alice Roberts discovers how humans left Africa to colonise the world. In Europe, she investigates how our species coped with the rival Neanderthals and the Ice Age. Show more

The Incredible Human Journey

Episode 4: Australia

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Dr Alice Roberts discovers how humans left Africa to colonise the world. Here, she looks at our ancestors' seemingly impossible journey to Australia. Show more

The Incredible Human Journey

Episode 5: The Americas

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Alice Roberts investigates how humans may have reached North and South America, looking at routes across the Canadian ice sheet and from Australia across the Pacific. Show more

Coast

Series 4

Episode 7: Norway: Lillesand to Svalbard

Duration: 58 minutes

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

For the first time, Coast explores the spectacular shoreline of Norway to discover Britain's age-old link to the land of the fjords. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Jason Roberts
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Series 4 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 9: Faroe Islands

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Coast heads into the wild Atlantic to the Faroe Islands, where Neil Oliver discovers how romance blossomed during the Second World War's 'Operation Valentine'. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The plain facts about our food. Alice Roberts investigates the food poisoning bug found on supermarket chicken. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The plain facts about our food. Alice Roberts tests the claim that some people feel less bloated and more alert when they cut out gluten. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The plain facts about our food. Alice Roberts finds out about the latest research which suggests that drinking artificially sweetened drinks can encourage us to eat more. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The plain facts about our food. Alice Roberts investigates the claim that processed meat causes cancer and asks: how worried should we be about eating meat? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The plain facts about our food. Can chillies help us lose weight? Prof Alice Roberts tests the claim. Sean Fletcher looks at nutritional labels on food packaging. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The plain facts about food. Can changing your surroundings alter how food and drink tastes? Alice Roberts and a group of diners enjoy a culinary experience with a difference. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Series Producer:
Graeme Thomson
Executive Producer:
Paul Overton

Start the Week

Animals: tamed, exploited and resurrected

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Amol Rajan discusses the uneasy interaction between the animal kingdom and humans with Alice Roberts, Britt Wray and Gaia Vince. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amol Rajan
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Gaia Vince
Interviewed Guest:
John Ewen
Interviewed Guest:
Britt Wray
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Coast

Series 4

Episode 6: Inner Hebrides to the Faroe Islands

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 days

Neil Oliver goes to the Faroe Islands where he discovers how romance blossomed for British soldiers and Faroese women during Operation Valentine. Show more