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R Animals

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Sandi Toksvig discuss animals which start with an R with Tom Allen, Ed Gamble, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Tom Allen
Panellist:
Ed Gamble
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Diccon Ramsay
Series Producer:
Piers Fletcher
Executive Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
FremantleMedia UK

Would I Lie to You?

Series 10

Episode 8

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands

Rob Brydon hosts the comedy panel show. Joining team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Phil Wang, Jason Watkins and Adam Woodyatt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Brydon
Panellist:
Lee Mack
Panellist:
David Mitchell
Panellist:
Phil Wang
Panellist:
Jason Watkins
Panellist:
Adam Woodyatt
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Rachel Ablett
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Series Producer:
Richard Cohen
Production Company:
Zeppotron

The Sky at Night

What Have UFOs Done for Us?

Duration: 30 minutes

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

How our drive to explain the bizarre phenomena of UFOs, and desire to discover little green men, has transformed our understanding of the universe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Inside God's Observatory: Special

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team have been granted rare access to the Vatican and its observatory, the Specola Vaticana, where they explore its rich history and contemporary cutting-edge science. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Tim Usborne
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Five Greatest Images of the Solar System

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From a view of the surface of Mars to live pictures of the sun, a look at the five greatest images captured by spacecraft. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Michael Lachmann
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Wonders of the Night Sky

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Celebrating one of the most profound, moving and enjoyable activities there is - the ancient art of looking up, studying and marvelling at the night sky. Show more

The Sky at Night

In the Blink of an Eye

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Exploring the world of transient phenomena, including the event that created the recently-detected gravitational wave, the collision of two neutron stars. Show more

The Sky at Night

Rosetta: The Comet's Tale

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The Rosetta mission to comet 67P was the first time a spacecraft landed on a comet's surface. What has this icy body taught us about the dawn of the solar system and the origins of life on earth?

The Sky at Night

Question Time

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A one-hour special in which The Sky at Night team face a live studio audience to answer their questions about the mysteries and wonders of the universe.

The Sky at Night

Planet 9 from Outer Space

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team investigates the search for Planet 9, after two American astronomers claimed they had found evidence for a ninth planet in our solar system. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Michael Lachmann
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

The Mystery of 'Oumuamua

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team investigates the first ever object to visit our solar system from outer space - 'Oumuamua. Its discovery set off a hurricane of press speculation. Show more

The Sky at Night

The Brightest Star

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team explore stargazing in the daytime, show how seasons change on other planets across the solar system and examine what makes the sun special. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Reporter:
Lucie Green

The Sky at Night

The Hunt for ET

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Are we alone? Geneticist Dr Adam Rutherford seeks to define what life is and Maggie Aderin-Pocock explores our chances of finding it in the universe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

How to Catch a Comet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team is at mission control as the Rosetta probe catches up with the comet it has been chasing across the solar system and prepares to send out a lander. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Alex Freeman
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

First Rock from the Sun

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The Sky at Night investigates how Mercury probe BepiColombo was built, how it will get to Mercury and what it hopes to discover. Show more

The Sky at Night

Playing With a Clockwork Universe

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team looks at the dynamic nature of the universe, winding its timeline backwards and forwards to reveal how the night sky changes over time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Michael Lachmann
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Pluto Revealed

Duration: 1 hour

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

The story of NASA's visit to Pluto, the first time a probe has visited the dwarf planet. With expert insight into the latest images from the New Horizons probe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Giles Harrison
Executive Producer:
Zoe Heron

The Sky at Night

Cosmic Blasts

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The Sky at Night team look at cosmic explosions, including those of our sun and the most violent and energetic events in the universe, gamma ray bursts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Ben Wilson
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Second Earth?

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Investigating the techniques that are revealing so much about planets outside our solar system. Are we really any closer to finding another world like our own? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Producer:
Penny Palmer
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf

The Sky at Night

Jupiter: Weather and Moons

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The revamped team look at Jupiter's coloured bands and iconic 'eye', visible manifestations of a violent atmosphere that causes extraordinary weather. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Series Producer:
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Reporter:
Helen Czerski