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India's Frontier Railways

Episode 1: The Maitree Express

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series about the trains crossing borders in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Maitree Express was the first train to run between India and Bangladesh. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Director:
Gerry Troyna
Director:
Rajesh Shinde
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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

The story of the birth of the NHS, revealing how close its opponents came to defeating it and why the some of the fiercest opposition came from the medical profession. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Director:
Ian MacMillan
Producer:
Mark Hayhurst

The Grandparent Diaries

Episode 1: Ian Batten

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series about grandparents in Britain today introduces Ian Batten, a 1960s dad who brought his own children up in the liberal spirit of the time. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jo Abel
Executive Producer:
Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

Bombay Railway

Episode 1: Pressures

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary about Bombay's vast suburban rail network, which serves millions of commuters every day and struggles to cope with the peaktime 'super-dense crush load'. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Director:
Gerry Troyna

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 3: The Samjhauta Express

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series. A look at the cross-border train known as the Samjhauta Express, which travels from Lahore to Delhi, and some of its passengers. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Director:
Gerry Troyna
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 2: The Last Train in Nepal

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look at a railway line which runs for just 20 miles from Janakpur in Nepal to Jaynagar junction in India, but which is now under threat of closure. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Twelve remarkable stories from people who have found a way to celebrate life and make the most of the time they have left. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wellpark Productions
Producer:
Sue Bourne
Director:
Sue Bourne
Camera Operator:
Natalie Walter
Composer:
Steve Isles
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

The Grandparent Diaries

Episode 2: The Littles

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series about grandparents in Britain. Val and Ron Little brought up Molly and Mitch, two of their seven grandchildren, after the death of their mother. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jo Abel
Executive Producer:
Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

The Grandparent Diaries

Episode 3: Avril Pengilly

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The documentary series about grandparents in Britain introduces Avril Pengilly, who moved in with her daughter and grandsons in a mutually beneficial arrangement. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jo Abel
Executive Producer:
Edmund Coulthard
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Documentary. People from all walks of life talk honestly about their experiences with loneliness, from a 19-year-old student to a 100-year-old woman. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Sue Bourne
Director:
Sue Bourne
Camera Operator:
Daniel Dewsbury
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
Wellpark Productions