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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Ian Hislop presents an entertaining and provocative look at Victorian attitudes to the poor, exploring the views of five individuals whose Victorian attitudes remain resonant. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Participant:
Iain Duncan Smith
Participant:
Tristram Hunt
Participant:
Owen Jones
Participant:
Deirdre Kelly
Participant:
Margaret Taylor
Director:
Ben Lewis
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Helena Braun
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Suzy explores the use, abuse and manipulation of music in WWII. From swinging jazz to madcap ballets, both sides used music as a weapon in the battle for civilisation. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Shocking true story of children kidnapped from the streets of Elizabethan London to perform on stage. Katherine Rundell uncovers the case of a father's fight to reclaim his son. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Susie Attwood
Producer:
Susie Attwood
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Helena Braun
Animator:
Ella Baron
Animator:
Andy A'Court
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Horizon

2018

Episode 12: Diagnosis on Demand? The Computer Will See You Now

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry uncovers the inside story of a healthcare revolution, with behind-the-scenes access to Babylon Health, who want to prove that their AI is a match for human GPs. Show more

Horizon

2020

Addicted to Painkillers? Britain’s Opioid Crisis

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Michael Mosley immerses himself on the frontline of our prescription painkiller habit. In America, it is an epidemic. Now, new evidence raises concern about the UK's use of prescription opioids. Show more

Listen to Britain 2017

Learning to Swim

Duration: 10 minutes

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

A glimpse into the quiet world of an ordinary Surrey town where a group of people have formed their own practical and positive response to the refugee crisis. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ruth Grimberg
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Composer:
Jamie Perera
Production Company:
Disobedient

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Three young London poets reveal their personal struggles with mental illness through poetic performances that simultaneously paint a portrait of modern-day London. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Documentary short. What does it mean to be British? A mixed race son attempts to find out by visiting his Chinese father in Milton Keynes, the town where he grew up. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Gabriel Ho
Participant:
Michael Ho
Participant:
Rujbinder Gill
Director:
Michael Ho
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Camera Operator:
Niko Ivanovski
On-line editing:
Andres Del Cano
Colourist:
Claire Winter
Dubbing Editor:
Jess Marlowe
Re-recording mixer:
Dan Weinberg
Re-recording mixer:
Sergei Dimlic

Duration: 1 hour

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

Victoria runs the postwar gamut from artist, drinker and sexual masochist Francis Bacon to the modern-day, latte-sipping hipster, and asks if we're all bohemians now. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Nick Tanner
Director:
Nick Tanner
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Lewis Henderson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
Craig Temple
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
John Cooper Clarke
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Bethany Lloyd
Participant:
Phoebe Mulrooney

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Mathematician Dr Hannah Fry presents a guide to the science of success, featuring strategies to increase the probability of winning. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Duration: 1 hour

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

Victoria looks at the earliest bohemian artists in post-revolutionary Paris and explores how its subculture took root in Britain through the eccentricities of the Pre-Raphaelites. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Helena Braun
Director:
Helena Braun
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Lewis Henderson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Virginia Nicholson
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
Tom Hodgkinson
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
Pascal Monfort
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Alison Smith

Duration: 1 hour

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

The journey through bohemian history reaches the early 20th century, when the Bloomsbury Group and others were determined to challenge sexual taboos. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Producer:
Peter Sweasey
Director:
Peter Sweasey
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Molly Parkin
Participant:
AA Gill
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Virginia Nicholson
Participant:
Grayson Perry
Participant:
Richard Coles
Participant:
Stephen Calloway
Participant:
Maggi Hambling
Participant:
Jonny Woo
Participant:
Fiona MacCarthy

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Documentary. Jim Al-Khalili takes a look at how we've created machines that can simulate, augment, and even outperform the human mind - and why this shouldn't spook us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Al-Khalili
Director:
Dan Hillman
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Ian Hislop's sharp, provocative take on 200 years of fake news and its consequences - from Victorians on the moon to 21st-century deepfake, and Hislop as never seen before. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Hislop
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Director:
Peter Sweasey
Graphic Designer:
Andy A'Court
Film Editor:
Richard Wilkinson
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Michael Grade reveals the story of General Tom Thumb, the world's first global show business celebrity, who went from humble beginnings in America to international superstardom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Grade
Producer:
Nick Tanner
Director:
Ian Denyer
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Duration: 8 minutes

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

Film challenging the UK's obsession with period dramas and their failure to reflect modern diversity, asking what it means for those excluded from this vision of Britain. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Interviewed Guest:
Umber Ghauri
Interviewed Guest:
Nadine Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Tia Simon-Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Basi Akpabio
Interviewed Guest:
Temi Wilkey
Interviewed Guest:
Ijeoma Uzoukwu
Interviewed Guest:
Travis Alabanza
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Production Company:
Fox Cub Films

Duration: 1 hour

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

Exploration of the word of our age - data - with mathematician Hannah Fry. What is data? How is it stored, shared, made sense of? And what does data reveal about us and the world? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Graphic Designer:
Flock London

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. AN Wilson explores the groundbreaking poetry of TS Eliot, tracing the personal and poetic journey he took in works such as The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
AN Wilson
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Deborah Lee
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron

This World

Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Investigative documentary. Hans Rosling examines the world goal of eradicating extreme poverty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hans Rosling
Producer:
Dan Hillman
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Studio Director:
David Coleman
Series Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions