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A Very British History

Series 1

A Very British History: Ugandan Asians

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Food writer Meera Sodha tells the story of the 1972 refugee crisis when thousands of Asian people arrived in Britain after being expelled from
Uganda by dictator Idi Amin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Meera Sodha
Producer:
Ed Barlow
Series Producer:
Diana Hare
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Documentary series about Britain's railways. This edition charts how, in the 1800s, the trains gradually acted as a great catalyst in mixing the classes. Show more

A Very British History

Series 2

Whatever Happened to the Boat People?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Therapist Rachel Nguyen tells the story of the Vietnamese Boat People who came to Britain in the 70s and 80s. Show more

To Buy or Not to Buy

Series 10

Episode 35: Peak District

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series that gives buyers the chance to test-drive a property. Jonny Benarr and Ed Hall hunt for a Peak District home for a mother and son who have already viewed 100 properties. Show more

To Buy or Not to Buy

Series 11

Episode 54: Minehead/Somerset

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Property series. It's a big budget day, but can Simon O'Brien and Jonny Benarr rise to the challenge in Minehead?

To Buy or Not to Buy

Series 10

Episode 69: Cannock Chase

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Nikki Bedi and Ed Hall head to Cannock Chase to find the perfect home for a young couple hoping to start a family.

A Very British History

Series 2

Birmingham Irish I Am

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Angela Moran, whose grandparents were amongst thousands of Irish to move to the second city in the 1950s, tells the story of the Birmingham Irish through memories of local people and archive footage. Show more

We Are England

Made in England

Inside the Jet Engine Factory - Derby

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands HD

Available for 9 months

After a year when the pandemic brought the aviation industry to a standstill, Derby’s famous Rolls-Royce factory is investing in technology and people for the future. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ed Barlow
Executive Producer:
Mesha Stewart
Executive Producer:
Sarah Trigg
Commissioning Editor:
Aisling O'Connor

We Are England

Sporting Heroes

Swim School

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands HD

Available for 9 months

Swim tutor Annalize is determined to get more people from the black community to enjoy swimming and be safer in the water. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ed Barlow
Executive Producer:
Mesha Stewart
Executive Producer:
Sarah Trigg
Commissioning Editor:
Aisling O'Connor

Our Lives

Series 1

Jodi's Lovely Letters

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Aled Jones meets Jodi Ann Bickley, founder of the One Million Lovely Letters project, who has written thousands of letters to people around the world in need of support. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Series Producer:
Ed Barlow
Executive Producer:
Diana Hare

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Thames Barge

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Mary-Ann Ochota discovers more about the boat that helped build Victorian London and played an important part at Dunkirk - the Thames barge. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Rowing Eight

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Mary-Ann Ochota discovers how the rowing eight - the fastest rowing boat in the world - can trace its origins to Thames river taxis in the 1600s. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Coracle

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Mary-Ann Ochota finds out about the coracle, an ancient boat that can be made from twigs and a bed sheet, yet which has saved lives in desperate times. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Sailing Boat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Mary-Ann Ochota discovers how sailing on the Mersey, which began with fishermen racing each other, led to the formation of numerous sailing clubs. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Narrow Boat

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Mary-Ann Ochota explores the story of the working narrow boat, discovering how it helped power the Industrial Revolution. Show more

Britain Afloat

Series 1

The Punt

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Mary-Ann Ochota explores the story of the punt, a boat that helped Bronze Age people survive in tough environments and went on to become an Edwardian leisure craze. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary-Ann Ochota
Producer:
Martin Friend
Director:
Martin Friend
Series Producer:
Ed Barlow
Executive Producer:
Diana Hare
Camera Operator:
Martin Giles
Researcher:
Clare Phillips
Production Manager:
Jennie Downton

The Best Bottoms in the Land

Shakespeare's Dream in London

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Following six amateur actors as they join the Royal Shakespeare Company in performing A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Barbican. Narrated by Sam West. Show more