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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Follows Bristol’s mayor, Marvin Rees, as he and the city respond to the extraordinary events which followed the toppling of the Colston Statue last summer. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Francis Welch
Production Manager:
Rainier Chapman
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith
Executive Producer:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Clare Paterson
Production Company:
Uplands Television

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

Episode 2: The Price of Freedom

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Documentary. David Olusoga traces the bitter propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and the abolitionists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Director:
Ben Crichton
Producer:
Ben Crichton

Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners

Episode 1: Profit and Loss

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Documentary about the abolition of slavery. Huge sums of money were paid out in compensation, not to slaves, but to slave owners. Show more

Saturday Review

Tina Turner, Let The Sunshine In, Aminatta Forna, Colourising historical photographs, The Woman In White

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Let The Sunshine In, starring Juliette Binoche, The Tina Turner musical, Aminatta Forna's novel Happiness, colourising historical photographs and BBC TV's The Woman In White. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
David Olusoga
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Maev Kennedy
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

David Olusoga meets nurses, doctors and health workers from overseas who have transformed the NHS in spite of hostility and discrimination. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Director:
Tim Kirby
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith
Executive Producer:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Charlotte Sacher
Production Company:
Uplands Television

Duration: 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 8 months

Documentary series about the effect of medicine on life expectancy. How the readiness of communities to engage with public messaging can have a significant impact on the spread of disease. Show more

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Investigating the residents of No 10 Guinea Street, David Olusoga discovers a struggling entrepreneur and a World War I tragedy, and unmasks the mysterious Mrs Watson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

David investigates the house’s history from World War II to the present, discovering tales of mystery and crime, before seeing the house renewed in the 21st century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV
Editor:
Mike Duly

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

David Olusoga investigates the residents of an 18th-century house in Bristol, uncovering stories of piracy, an abandoned baby, a notorious political writer and a runaway slave. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

A House Through Time

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 3 months

David Olusoga traces the house’s fortunes from the late 18th to the mid-19th century, discovering tales of scandal, domestic violence and the asylum. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Production Manager:
Zarina Dick
Composer:
Paul Honey
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Documentary series about the effect of medicine on life expectancy. Before a vaccine or an effective treatment can come into play, data is the first line of defence against a new pandemic. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Historian David Olusoga explores the relationship between Britain and people whose origins lie in Africa. David uncovers a history that is as surprising as it is revealing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

In the second part of his four-part series, historian David Olusoga explores the business of slavery and remembers the black sailors who fought for Britain at Trafalgar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Producer:
Naomi Austin
Director:
Naomi Austin
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

In part three of this groundbreaking series, historian David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Producer:
Naomi Austin
Director:
Naomi Austin
Series Producer:
James Van Der Pool
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Historian David Olusoga concludes his series by exploring the events which helped shape black British identity in the 20th century.

Front Row

History and Dramatic Licence

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

Mary Beard is joined by historian and broadcaster David Olusoga, novelist Kate Mosse and historian Laura Ashe they discuss film, theatre, literature and photography. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Series Producer:
Mark Crossan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Participant:
David Olusoga
Participant:
Kate Mosse
Participant:
Laura Ashe

Series

Front Row

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

During World War Two, thousands of black volunteers from the Caribbean joined the fight against Nazi Germany but their contribution to the war effort is often overlooked. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Production Manager:
Alison Mills
Production Coordinator:
Josef d'Bache-Kane

Duration: 1 hour

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

Mishal Husain presents coverage of a unique commemoration in London to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. With powerful personal testimony, music and poetry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mishal Husain
Participant:
David Olusoga
Participant:
Kevin Whately
Participant:
Robert Lindsay
Participant:
Sheila Hancock
Participant:
Freddie Fox
Performer:
Jennifer Pike
Production Manager:
Emma Scourfield

Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 6: First Contact

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

David Olusoga shows how art was always on the frontline when distant cultures met. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Series Producer:
Melanie Fall
Director:
Ian Leese
Associate Producer:
Ewan Roxburgh
Production Company:
Nutopia

Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 8: The Cult of Progress

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Documentary. David Olusoga explores the artistic reaction to imperialism in the 19th century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Series Producer:
Melanie Fall
Director:
Ian Leese
Associate Producer:
Ewan Roxburgh
Production Company:
Nutopia