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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet and Shini Somara uncover the secrets of Orkney. Andy and some locals cross the Pentland Firth as the ancient Orcadians would have done. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Uncovering the stories behind historic buildings as they are dismantled and resurrected in new locations. This looks at aviation pioneer Claude Grahame-White's watchtower. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Three saltwater crocodiles cross the channel, a bowmouth guitar shark travels 125 miles and two Arctic wolves go from Hungary to Scotland. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
David Emerson
Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson

The Plantagenets

Series 1

Episode 3: The Death of Kings

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Robert Bartlett charts the downfall of the Plantagenet dynasty. In the last century of their rule, four Plantagenet kings are deposed and murdered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Bartlett
Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 1 hour

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

Revealing the stories behind historic buildings rebuilt in new locations. Following the reconstruction of a mysterious medieval building in Wales, 30 years after it was dismantled. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Janina Ramirez looks at how monasteries transformed society and rose to a position of immense power, only for sin and corruption to lead to collapse as the medieval period ended. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet and Shini Somara uncover the secrets of Orkney. Andy dives below the waves in search of the inspiration for the first stone circle. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson
Executive Producer:
Rachel Bell
Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Chris Packham
Presenter:
Shini Somara
Presenter:
Andy Torbet

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet and Dr Shini Somara join archaeologists from around the world who have gathered in Orkney to investigate one of Europe's biggest digs. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Revealing the stories behind historic buildings rebuilt in new locations. A fully working coal-fired Edwardian fish and chip shop has been reconstructed at Beamish Museum. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series charting the challenges of moving animals across the world. A flock of gentoo penguins are flown from New Zealand to Birmingham and a hippo is moved to the south of France. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
David Emerson
Director:
Jamie Simpson
Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson

The Plantagenets

Series 1

Episode 2: An English Empire

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Robert Bartlett tells the story of England's longest-ruling royal dynasty. A clear sense of English nationhood emerges and parliament is born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Bartlett
Producer:
David Vincent
Director:
David Vincent
Series Producer:
Jamie Simpson
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Janina Ramirez begins her series by exploring how monasteries evolved from a cult of isolation and self-deprivation into powerhouses of Anglo-Saxon art, industry and learning. Show more

The Plantagenets

Series 1

Episode 1: The Devil's Brood

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Robert Bartlett tells the story of England's longest-ruling royal dynasty. Henry II forges a mighty empire encompassing England and much of France. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Bartlett
Producer:
Jamie Simpson
Director:
Jamie Simpson
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 6

Episode 5: Kevin Whately

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Kevin Whately discovers that his ancestors were among the richest and most powerful men of the 17th century. Show more