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Duration: 1 hour

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

Dan explores the high-rise flat in London's East End. He charts the history of the Lincoln estate, which went from a dream of luxury to deprivation and social exclusion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Director:
James Gray
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dan is in Stoneleigh to chart the cottage's transformation from humble medieval hovel to modern dream home, with the help of documents in the local abbey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

David Starkey looks at the origins of Magna Carta, the document that has underpinned British liberties since it was created in 1215 to check the abuses of King John. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Starkey
Executive Producer:
Susan Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Award-winning director Patrick Forbes goes beyond the headlines to film the bitter battle to govern Britain after 2016's referendum vote to leave the European Union. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Farage
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Soames
Interviewed Guest:
Boris Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Soubry
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dan is in Liverpool to explore the terrace, the home more Britons live in than any other, encompassing the Victorian parlour and modern open-plan living with equal ease. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Cruickshank
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV
Series Producer:
Eleanor Scoones
Executive Producer:
Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer:
Stephanie Collins

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Janina Ramirez begins her series by exploring how monasteries evolved from a cult of isolation and self-deprivation into powerhouses of Anglo-Saxon art, industry and learning. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary covering Winston Churchill's failure to be re-elected following the Second World War, with input from first-hand witnesses and historians. Show more

Contributors

Winston Churchill:
Christian Rodska
Alanbrooke:
Valentine Pelka
Clement Attlee:
Roy Weskin
Executive Producer:
Susan Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Janina Ramirez looks at how monasteries transformed society and rose to a position of immense power, only for sin and corruption to lead to collapse as the medieval period ended. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

David Starkey looks at the origins of Magna Carta, the document that has underpinned British liberties since it was created in 1215 to check the abuses of King John. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Starkey
Executive Producer:
Susan Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 4: The Look of Love

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon explores how love portraits allow us to fulfil our craving to keep the ones we love close to us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Schama
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Charlotte Sacher
Director:
Francis Hanly
Assistant Producer:
Georgia Braham
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 5: The Face in the Mirror

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Here, Simon looks at the complex motivations behind some of the most intriguing self-portraits. Show more

Life Is Toff

Episode 2: Bear Up

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Series following the aristocratic Fulford family. Hoping to become an overseas youth worker, Edmund decides to gain experience by running an activity day for local teens. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Lee McMurray
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Life Is Toff

Episode 3: Cheese

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Series following the aristocratic Fulford family. While Francis befriends an injured jackdaw, Matilda is home from uni and wondering if marketing is the career for her. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Lee McMurray
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Life Is Toff

Episode 4: The Show

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Series following the aristocratic Fulford family. When Francis is invited to open the village fete, the family see a chance to reforge links with the local community. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Lee McMurray
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Life Is Toff

Episode 5: Murder

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Series following the aristocratic Fulford family. Arthur explores ways to make the house that he will inherit pay for itself, and Francis suggests a murder-mystery evening. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Lee McMurray
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV

Life Is Toff

Episode 6: Ghosts

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Series following the aristocratic Fulford family. The Fulfords unite in an attempt to win a prestigious Devon tourism award and put their ancestral family home on the map. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Series Producer:
Lee McMurray
Production Company:
Oxford Film and TV