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Timewatch

2007-2008

Ten Pound Poms

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The stories of the one million post-war Britons who paid ten pounds to emigrate to Australia in one of the biggest planned migrations of the twentieth century. Show more

Timewatch

2004-2005

The Lost Heroes

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

History series. Explaining the mystery of the Tirpitz raid, 1943, in which British volunteers were pitted against a mighty enemy, Germany's biggest battleship. Show more

Timewatch

2005-2006

The Battle of the River Plate

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Drama-documentary telling the story of a deadly sea duel and one of the best intelligence bluffs of WWII, as Commodore Henry Harwood takes on the pride of the German navy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Michael Praed
Participant:
Eric Grove
Voice of Langsdorff:
Tim Hardy
Voice of Nedden:
Carol Royle
Producer:
James Hayes
Director:
James Hayes

Timewatch

2006-2007

Killer Cloud

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Documentary about the natural disaster of 1783 that killed thousands of Britons. Victims of a volcanic eruption in Iceland, they choked on poisonous gases that enveloped Europe. Show more

Timewatch

2007-2008

The First Blitz

Duration: 50 minutes

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

In the words of those who lived through it, Timewatch tells the forgotten story of the 'First Blitz' - a three-year aerial bombing campaign on Britain, starting in 1915. Show more

Timewatch

2007-2008

The Pharaoh's Lost City

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

History series. More than 3000 years ago, the rebel Pharaoh Akhenaten marched his people from his capital Thebes to build a new city in the desert. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
John Farren
Narrator:
Michael Praed

Timewatch

2008-2009

Episode 7: QE2 - The Final Voyage

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Timewatch joins the crew and passengers on board Britain's favourite ship as the QE2 leaves Southampton for the last time and glides gracefully into retirement after over 40 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Praed
Participant:
Ben Kingsley
Participant:
Tony Curtis
Participant:
Simon Weston
Participant:
Jeffrey Archer
Participant:
Terry Waite
Participant:
Tony Benn

Timewatch

2008-2009

The Boxer Rebellion

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands

Timewatch exclusively reveals the dramatic true story behind the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, when Imperial troops and Chinese rebels laid siege to the diplomatic quarter in Beijing. Show more

Not Going Out

Series 8

Episode 4: Hot Tub

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Sitcom. Lee and Lucy play hot tub fantasy date with Anna and Toby, causing them to end up in hot water.