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The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: The World Wide Web - A Mid-Course Correction

Duration: 58 minutes

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

British inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee talks about his aspirations for the future of the World Wide Web, now in its 30th anniversary year. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jonathan Dimbleby traverses Africa on a 7,000-mile journey to discover how it is changing. He visits Mali, Ghana and Nigeria, taking in business, royalty, fashion and music. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

On the final leg of his odyssey, Jonathan travels from Congo to Durban in search of revealing stories. He learns how China's billion-dollar deals have rebooted African economies. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

On the second leg of his illuminating journey across Africa, Jonathan Dimbleby travels 2000 miles through East Africa's Rift Valley, starting in Ethiopia. Show more

Election

Episode 4: Public Speaking

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series with Angellica Bell and Jonathan Dimbleby. The remaining candidates must learn to get their facts right and practise their public speaking. Show more

Election

Episode 7: Campaigning

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series in which youngsters compete to win a chat with the Prime Minister. Ken Livingstone flushes out the candidates' skills with his 'wee wee challenge'. Show more

Election

Episode 9: Inspiration

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series. The candidates travel to Edinburgh to learn about inspiration with Big Brother Celebrity Hijack winner John Loughton, and become buskers for the day. Show more

Election

Episode 1: Auditions

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Angellica Bell and Jonathan Dimbleby scrutinise a set of ambitious youngsters as they compete to show their leadership skills and win a chat with the Prime Minister. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Jonathan Dimbleby travels to the key locations in the North African campaign of World War Two, and sheds new light on the significance of this crucial campaign. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Peter Grimsdale

The BBC at War

Episode 2: Into Battle

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Dimbleby uncovers the story of how the BBC became the institution that it is today. He looks at how the BBC prepared to report from the front line during WWII. Show more

The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Martha Lane Fox: Dot Everyone - Power, the Internet and You

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Digital pioneer Martha Lane Fox delivers 2015's Richard Dimbleby Lecture on understanding the internet more deeply. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Martha Lane Fox
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

John O Brennan: Staying Safe in a Turbulent World

Duration: 44 minutes

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

John O Brennan, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, delivers the 2017 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Introduced by Jonathan Dimbleby. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
John O Brennan
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Dimbleby reflects on his journey across the ten thousand miles of Russia, visiting Stalin's Birobidzhan before completing his exploration in Vladivostok. Show more

Election

Episode 3: Recruiting People

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series. The boys must persuade a group of office workers to dance the hula in their lunch hour while the girls must get them dancing the Haka. Show more

Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby

Episode 1: Breaking the Ice

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jonathan Dimbleby explores ten thousand miles of one of the world's most awe-inspiring countries. Summer 2006, Jonathan visits Murmansk, Karelia and St Petersburg. Show more

Election

Episode 8: Publicity Stunts

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series hosted by Angellica Bell and Jonathan Dimbleby. The four candidates must raise awareness of the endangered Komodo dragon and golden lion tamarin. Show more

Election

Episode 10: The Final

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Reality series. The two remaining candidates must deliver a two-minute manifesto in the House of Commons on how to make Britain better for kids. Show more

Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby

Episode 4: National Treasures

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Dimbleby continues his odyssey in Siberia, Russia's treasure chest. He visits an emerald mine and then Ekaterinburg, built to protect iron ore reserves. Show more

The BBC at War

Episode 1: The War of Words

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Dimbleby uncovers the compelling story of how the BBC went into battle against Hitler and Whitehall's ministers, and how the conflict transformed the BBC. Show more

The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Christine Lagarde: A New Multilateralism for the 21st Century

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the 2014 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, explains her thinking on the challenges facing the global economy. Show more