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Duration: 1 hour

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

Richard Fortey explores the strange and surprising science of fungi, unlocking the story of their evolution, their mysterious life cycle and their value to both the planet and us. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series exploring four ships built on the river Clyde. David Hayman tells the story of CS Mackay-Bennett, a cable repair ship launched in 1884. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

First of a two-part documentary in which Dr Clare Jackson tells the story of the exiled Stuarts and of the threat the Jacobites posed to the embryonic British state. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Jackson
Director:
Russell Leven
Producer:
Russell Leven
Series Producer:
Richard Downes

Duration: 1 hour

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

Iain Stewart visits places that gave birth to the earth's oil riches, discovers the people who fought over its control and explores how the need for oil is changing the planet. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Professor Iain Stewart looks back at the 1950s, a time when the oil and gas fields of the Middle East became a focus for military conflict. Show more

City in the Sky

Episode 2: Airborne

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore how people are kept safe between take-off and landing. Dallas learns how pilots find their way across the sky at night. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Russell Leven
Director:
Matt Barrett

City in the Sky

Episode 3: Arrival

Duration: 1 hour

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

Science broadcaster Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore just what it takes to bring the citizens of the sky back to the ground. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Director:
Russell Leven
Director:
Matt Barrett
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Series Producer:
Jobim Sampson

City in the Sky

Episode 1: Departure

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dallas Campbell and Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage up in the air. In this episode, they look at the story of departure. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Director:
Russell Leven
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Matt Barrett

Earth's Natural Wonders

Series 2

Episode 2: Surviving with Animals

Duration: 1 hour

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

In many of the earth's natural wonders, animals can be a threat to the people who live there or they can provide a means of survival. Show more

Planet Oil

How Oil Made Us

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

Professor Iain Stewart visits the places that gave birth to the Earth's oil riches, and explores how our insatiable thirst for oil is changing the very planet on which we depend. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Iain Stewart
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Producer:
Russell Leven

Planet Oil

The Carbon Wars

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

In the second episode of Planet Oil, Professor Iain Stewart recalls the race to find alternative supplies of oil in the shallow, turbulent waters there and in America's Gulf coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Iain Stewart
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Producer:
Russell Leven

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series in which David Hayman explores the stories of four ships built on the river Clyde. This first programme features the story of the Cutty Sark. Show more

Earth's Natural Wonders

Series 2

Episode 3: Surviving Against the Odds

Duration: 1 hour

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

In some natural wonders, people push themselves to the limit to survive. Survival requires skill, ingenuity and bravery. Show more

Earth's Natural Wonders

Series 2

Episode 1: Surviving the Extreme

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series looking at places where nature is visible at its most primal, most powerful and most extraordinarily beautiful. Show more