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The 1900 Island

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The fragile sense of community starts to fray as rivalries and hunger take their toll on the adults. A newcomer joins the village as he jumps ship. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series in which Kate Humble explores three diverse communities in Kenya, Israel and India. In Kenya, Kate looks at the extraordinary custom of woman-to-woman marriage. Show more

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

After days of Antarctic blizzards, the weather finally clears and Ben Fogle, Olympian James Cracknell and doctor Ed Coats reach the start line of the Amundsen South Pole Race. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Ed Coats
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary following Prince Harry and a team of wounded servicemen headed for the North Pole. Dropped 160 miles from the Pole, the soldiers are tested to the limit by the Arctic. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Composer:
Lorne Balfe
Executive Producer:
Alison Kirkham
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach
Assistant Producer:
Greg Goff

Duration: 1 hour

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

Prince Harry joins four British soldiers in their attempt to make the first unsupported trek to the North Pole by wounded servicemen, on a charity expedition. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Composer:
Lorne Balfe
Executive Producer:
Alison Kirkham
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach
Assistant Producer:
Greg Goff

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

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

After an extreme start to the race, Ben Fogle, James Cracknell and Ed Coats begin the second half on good form, but within days the conditions take a dangerous toll on the team. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Ed Coats
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

While Ben Fogle undergoes an intensive course of treatment for a lethal tropical illness, James Cracknell and new third team mate Doctor Ed Coats keep training for the race. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Jonny Lee Miller
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd

Genres

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

A team of three adventurers prepares for a race to the South Pole. Jonny pulls out due to work commitments, leaving Ben and James in desperate need of a third team mate. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Jonny Lee Miller
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

After resting halfway, Ben Fogle, Olympian James Cracknell and doctor Ed Coats race in -40 deg C temperatures. Man-hauling for another nine days, they reach the finish line. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Ed Coats
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach
Executive Producer:
Bridget Sneyd

Genres

On Thin Ice

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

After days of Antarctic blizzards, the weather finally clears and Ben Fogle, Olympian James Cracknell and doctor Ed Coats reach the start line of the Amundsen South Pole Race. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Ed Coats
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series. In a demanding and emotional journey, Kate Humble travels with the Raute, Nepal's very last nomadic community of just 140 hunter-gatherers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Series Producer:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lucy Carter
Production Company:
Indus Films

Comic Relief

2013

Through Hell and High Water

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dara O'Briain, Jack Dee, Chelsee Healey, Greg James, Mel C and Philips Idowu sail the crocodile-infested rapids of the Zambezi river in Comic Relief's toughest challenge to date. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Jack Dee
Participant:
Melanie Chisholm
Participant:
Chelsee Healey
Participant:
Greg James
Participant:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Phillips Idowu
Director:
Beth Brooks
Series Producer:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Robi Dutta
Director:
Phil Turner

On Thin Ice

Series 1 - 45 Minute Versions

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

James Cracknell and Ben Fogle attempt to race to the South Pole. The duo start training to cope with extreme cold. They find their third team member, actor Jonny Lee Miller. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Jonny Lee Miller
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

The 1900 Island

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Four families must adapt to life on an island, but hunger and frustration is high. The community needs to come together if they are to survive life as a 1900 fishing community. Show more

On Thin Ice

Series 1 - 45 Minute Versions

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A team of three adventurers prepares for a race to the South Pole. Jonny pulls out due to work commitments, leaving Ben and James in desperate need of a third team mate. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Cracknell
Participant:
Ben Fogle
Participant:
Jonny Lee Miller
Presenter:
Alexis Girardet
Executive Producer:
Lisa Edwards
Executive Producer:
Melanie Leach

Genres

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In north-east India Kate Humble searches out one of the world's last remaining matrilineal societies where Khasi women hold the wealth, family name and many of the top jobs. Show more

The 1900 Island

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

The outside world comes calling and as one family leaves the island early, the others start to realise their days on the 1900 island are numbered. It’s a fond if tearful farewell.
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The 1900 Island

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

As the weather picks up, the men head out to sea for an extended fishing trip leaving their wives and children home alone, waiting and hoping for their return. Show more

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Sue Johnston searches for the fantasy world of Shangri La, described in James Hilton's novel Lost Horizon. She travels through China and into Tibet, to the tiny village of Yipung. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Johnston