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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Change is on the horizon in Newlyn, Cornwall’s biggest fishing port, as Brexit is coming. As the town prepares to navigate uncharted waters, the new harbour master is at the helm. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
undefined Folk Films

Duration: 59 minutes

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

As autumn comes to Cornwall, the biggest boats fish through turbulent times offshore. But with Brexit looming, what does the future hold for these big old boats and their crews? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
undefined Folk Films

Duration: 58 minutes

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

As change comes to a quiet corner of Cornwall, brother and sister Jason and Nicky are risking it all and changing from sail boat to trawler. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Production Company:
undefined Folk Films

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Whilst other fishing communities are feeling the pinch, Mevagissey on Cornwall's south coast bucks the trend. Can the next generation of young skippers make a go of it? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Billingsgate trader Roger Barton heads to Mexico City's Central de Abasto, the largest food market on the planet. Unfortunately for him, there's not a single fish in sight. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Roger Barton
Executive Producer:
Lucy Carter
Series Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment
Production Company:
Indus Films

Duration: 58 minutes

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

It is summer, the sardine run is on and the ring-netters of Newlyn are on the hunt. Rebranded as Cornish Sardines, the pilchard fishery has grown into a multi-million-pound industry. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Production Company:
undefined Folk Films

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. Small fishing boats make up 80% of the British fleet, but this sustainable way to fish is under threat. Can new fishermen rise to the challenge of living such a precarious life? Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Production Company:
undefined Folk Films

Duration: 1 hour

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

Marine biologist Monty Halls travels to Cornwall to live and work as a fisherman. He finds out that making a living as an inshore fisherman is a lot harder than he thought. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Halls
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment
Series Producer:
James Smith

Duration: 1 hour

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

Marine biologist Monty Halls investigates fishing in Cornwall. Monty works round the clock on a deep-sea trawler and discovers the impact these boats have on marine environments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Halls
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment
Series Producer:
James Smith

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Billingsgate trader Roger Barton heads to Delhi's Azadpur Mandi, a market so big it provides food for the whole of India. He hopes to make a profit and recover his pride. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Roger Barton
Executive Producer:
Lucy Carter
Series Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment
Production Company:
Indus Films

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

As the global market for crab grows, Padstow becomes a boomtown. However, lockdown threatens the gold rush, and concerns start to be raised about overfishing. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

With lost time to catch up on after lockdown, and livelihoods on the line, the Newquay fleet are steaming into a summer like no other. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Looe once boasted the second largest fishing fleet in Cornwall. Now, the fleet is a shadow of its former self. But one family and one boat are fighting back. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Director:
Mat McDonnell
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

The fishing grounds of St Ives Bay have supported the fleets of two ports for generations, but now change threatens the future for the fishermen of Hayle. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Series Producer:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

As the clock ticks down on Britain’s exit from Europe, Newlyn – Cornwall’s fishing capital - prepares for the challenges and opportunities Brexit may bring. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Director:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In Cadgwith, Cornwall’s last traditional full-time fishing cove, fathers and sons work side by side. There’s new blood in the fleet, but the future of the cove is under threat. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Producer:
Jess Howe
Director:
Luke Pavey
Production Company:
Frank Films Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and explorer Benedict Allen journey through Papua New Guinea, to fulfil Frank's lifelong dream of seeing birds of paradise. Show more

The London Markets

Episode 1: The Fish Market: Inside Billingsgate

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A film about London's oldest wholesale market, which is on the verge of big changes. Under pressure to modernise, the market is divided. Will ancient custom or commerce win out? Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director:
Jamie Balment

Japan with Sue Perkins

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

Sue Perkins enjoys a night out with Kyoto's geishas, goes free diving with some ama divers and visits Hiroshima. In Tokyo, she explores how the Japanese are tackling the future. Show more

Extreme Wales with Richard Parks

Series 1

Episode 1: Extreme Cycling: Brecon Beacons to Snowdon

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Richard Parks cycles from the Brecon Beacons to the summit of Snowdon. He meets the godmother of mountain biking. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Parks
Series Producer:
Luke Lovell
Executive Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Owen Gay
Executive Producer:
Tim Green
Executive Producer:
Jamie Balment
Director of photography:
Rob Taylor
Production Coordinator:
Jessie Anderson
Production Manager:
Claire Efergan