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Duration: 59 minutes

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

A look inside the UK's only private maternity hospital. This episode meets high-society it girl Hui, who isn't ashamed to admit she is too scared to give birth naturally. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julia Ford
Series Producer:
Kari Lia
Director:
Rob McCabe
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A look inside the UK's only private maternity hospital. The hospital is put under pressure from the arrival of a footballer's wife and a wealthy family of considerable influence. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julia Ford
Series Producer:
Kari Lia
Director:
Rob McCabe
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Peter Snow and Dr Hannah Fry present live from Didcot Railway Centre, where the focus is on diesel locomotives, from Class 37s to the Intercity 125. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Snow
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Presenter:
Tim Dunn
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Series Producer:
Chris Howard
Participant:
Bob Gwynne
Participant:
Kenneth Grange
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry and Peter Snow look towards the future of rail travel. Hannah explores how the timetables work and whether they can squeeze in extra capacity in the future. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Snow
Participant:
Hannah Fry
Participant:
Dick Strawbridge
Presenter:
Tim Dunn
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Series Producer:
Chris Howard
Participant:
Gerry Barney
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In Didcot, Peter Snow is joined by train lovers, collectors and enthusiasts across Britain. Peter challenges Ian McMillan to write a poem about the Flying Scotsman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Snow
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Presenter:
Tim Dunn
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Series Producer:
Chris Howard
Participant:
Ian McMillan
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 1: Lawnmower

Duration: 30 minutes

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

James tries to put a 1959 Suffolk Colt petrol lawnmower, which helped make mowing accessible to the masses by producing a smaller and affordable machine, back together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 2: Telephone

Duration: 29 minutes

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

James tackles a 1957 Bakelite dial telephone - 211 pieces, most of them very small indeed, must be reassembled in the correct order if this phone is ever to ring again. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 3: Electric Guitar

Duration: 29 minutes

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

James concludes his quest with an electric guitar. 147 pieces must be reassembled, entailing soldering, the use of precision screwdrivers and fiddly electronics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 2

Episode 1: James May: The Christmas Reassembler

Duration: 30 minutes

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

James May reassembles his favourite childhood Christmas present - the Hornby Flying Scotsman with realistic chuffing sounds, which he received on Christmas Day 1972. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 2

Episode 2: Food Mixer

Duration: 30 minutes

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

James May puts objects back together again from a pile of their component parts. He reassembles the 135 parts that make up a 1960s Kenwood Chef a701a food mixer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 2

Episode 3: Mini Motorcycle

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

James May puts objects back together again from a pile of their component parts. He reassembles a 1970s Honda Z50A Mini Trail Motorcycle from all its 303 parts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

James May: The Reassembler

Series 2

Episode 4: Portable Record Player

Duration: 30 minutes

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

James May reassembles the past to hear what it sounded like as he pieces together the 195 parts of the 1963 Dansette Bermuda portable record player. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd