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Turkey with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 2: Taurus Mountains to Istanbul

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. Simon stays with descendants of the original Turks in the Taurus Mountains and visits the Black Sea coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Composer:
Ty Unwin

Cornwall with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Simon Reeve investigates the environmental challenges facing Cornwall and the rest of the country, and on the way encounters some of its iconic wildlife. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Production Manager:
Alison Roberts
Production Company:
Beagle Media Ltd
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Mel Mackie
Production Company:
Beagle Media Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve explores the influence three rivers have on the countries they flow through. He travels from source to sea along the world's longest river, the Nile. Show more

Turkey with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 1: Gallipoli to the Syrian Border

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. He visits Istanbul and the beaches of the Aegean Sea, before ending up at the war-torn border with Syria. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Composer:
Ty Unwin

Russia with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve embarks on the first leg of a three-part journey across Russia. He sets out amongst the volcanoes of Kamchatka and meets indigenous reindeer herders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Russia with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

The second leg of Simon Reeve's tour of modern-day Russia begins in Siberia and takes him to Russia's far south west and the majestic Caucasus Mountains. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Russia with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

The third and final leg of Simon's Russian journey takes him from the illegally annexed peninsula of Crimea to the historic Baltic city of St Petersburg. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve begins his most ambitious journey yet - travelling the entire length of the Americas. In this first leg, Simon travels from Alaska, down through Canada to Vancouver. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

In the second leg of his journey, Simon Reeve travels down the Rocky Mountains. In Montana, Simon meets a former Silicon Valley executive who has envisaged a new future for the land. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

In the third leg of his journey, Simon Reeve is in the United States, travelling down the length of California. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve travels through Texas and Mexico. In Texas, Simon joins the US Border Patrol, who pick up migrants who have illegally crossed the Rio Grande river in search of a new life. Show more

Cornwall with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Simon Reeve travels through glorious Cornwall during a summer like no other, as the county emerges from lockdown and businesses are in a race to survive. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Production Manager:
Alison Roberts
Producer:
Mel Mackie
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Production Company:
Beagle Media Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The story of scientist Robert Hooke and his rival, Isaac Newton. Newton plagiarised Hooke and attacked his reputation, erasing him from public consciousness after his death. Show more

Britain from Above

Episode 6: The Industrial Landscape

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The story of how Britain's industrial heartlands have changed, comparing images from 1939 with ones from 2008. The scale and speed of change is apparent. Show more

Mastercrafts

Episode 1: Green Wood Craft

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series celebrating traditional craftsmanship presented by Monty Don. Three passionate hopefuls learn green wood craft with the skill's leading practitioners. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Producer:
Sara Woodford
Executive Producer:
Sam Wilson

Mastercrafts

Episode 2: Thatching

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Under Monty Don's watchful eye, three hopefuls who are passionate about learning how to thatch are put through their paces by the country's leading practitioners. Show more

Mastercrafts

Episode 3: Blacksmithing

Duration: 1 hour

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

Three hopefuls who are passionate about learning the craft of the blacksmith are put through their paces by Don Barker, who has made ironwork for the royal family. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Presenter:
Monty Don
Producer:
Sara Woodford

Edwardian Farm

Episode 10

Duration: 59 minutes

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

It's June, and the team heads up to Dartmoor to discover the ways in which Edwardian farmers took advantage of this unique and spectacular landscape to add to their income. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
David Upshal