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Inside Obama's White House

Episode 4: The Arc of History

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

How Barack Obama tried to reshape America. The last episode begins with Obama's decision to launch the special operation into Pakistan, to catch Osama Bin Laden. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Mick Gold
Producer:
Mick Gold
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Executive Producer:
Paul Mitchell

Private Life of an Easter Masterpiece

Series 2

The Descent from the Cross

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The Descent from The Cross by Rogier Van der Weyden is a rich feast for art lovers, but what is the secret history of this world-renowned painting? Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

The Descent from The Cross by Rogier Van der Weyden is a rich feast for art lovers, but what is the secret history of this world-renowned painting? Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jeremy Bugler
Producer:
Mick Gold
Director:
Mick Gold

Cuba: Castro vs the World

Series 1

The Armed Struggle

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Spies, revolutionaries and diplomats reveal the secrets of how a small island in the Caribbean challenged the world. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Mick Gold
Producer:
Norma Percy
Producer:
Mick Gold
Production Manager:
Amy Tapper
Composer:
Eric Neveux
Narrator:
Caroline Catz
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Blues America

Episode 2: Bright Lights, Big City

Duration: 1 hour

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

How artists like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf rooted the blues in the city, where it contributed to musical desegregation by spawning rock 'n' roll. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Series Producer:
Mick Gold
Director:
Sam Bridger
Producer:
Sam Bridger
Camera Operator:
Sam Bridger

Blues America

Episode 1: Woke up This Morning

Duration: 1 hour

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

Film looking at the early years of the blues shows how the likes of Bessie Smith and Charlie Patton used the latest media to bring their music to the public. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Director:
Mick Gold
Series Producer:
Mick Gold

Watergate

Series 1

Break-In

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Documentary series. In 1972, a break-in at the Democratic Party's headquarters sparks the Watergate scandal and a cover-up that goes to the very top of the US government. Show more

Watergate

Series 1

Cover-Up

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Documentary series about the Watergate scandal. Nixon's burglars are caught, and the president himself is at the head of a cover-up that links the crime to the White House. Show more

Watergate

Series 1

Scapegoat

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Nixon pays the Watergate burglars to keep silent, but his adviser, John Dean, turns state's evidence after John McCord, one of the thieves, reveals the administration's involvement. Show more

Watergate

Series 1

Massacre

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

The so-called Saturday Night Massacre, the chain of events that unfolded on 20 October 1973, when President Nixon demanded that special prosecutor Archibald Cox be fired.

Watergate

Series 1

Impeachment

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

President Nixon clings on to the White House as the case against him mounts. The automatic recording system he ordered to be installed in the Oval Office, however, contains damning evidence.

Masterpieces of Vienna

Episode 2: Freud's Couch

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about Vienna's cultural artefacts looks at Sigmund Freud's couch - now an iconic piece of furniture and the emblem of psychoanalysis. Show more