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Britain's Biggest Dig

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 9 months

In advance of the construction of HS2, the biggest ever cemetery excavation in Britain reveals the forgotten stories of rich and poor in Georgian London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Producer:
Izzy Charman
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Series Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Production Company:
Lion Television

Turkey with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 2: Taurus Mountains to Istanbul

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. Simon stays with descendants of the original Turks in the Taurus Mountains and visits the Black Sea coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Composer:
Ty Unwin

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 8 months

Monty travels from Corfu, which possesses strong Venetian links, to the Greek capital of Athens, where he visits a reforestation project and two spectacular modern gardens. Show more

Turkey with Simon Reeve

Series 1

Episode 1: Gallipoli to the Syrian Border

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. He visits Istanbul and the beaches of the Aegean Sea, before ending up at the war-torn border with Syria. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Series Producer:
Chris Mitchell
Composer:
Ty Unwin

Britain's Biggest Dig

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 9 months

Professor Alice Roberts and Dr Yasmin Khan dig deeper through the excavations at St James’s burial ground on the hunt for the lost explorer who extended Britain’s empire across the globe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Producer:
Izzy Charman
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Series Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Production Company:
Lion Television

Meet the Lords

Series 1

Episode 2: Rebel Lords

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Episode two of the behind-the-scenes documentary returns to the House as the government threatens to trim the Lords' powers if they rebel again. But will they comply? Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Gillian Bevan
Executive Producer:
Darren Kemp
Series Producer:
Emma Whitlock
Producer:
Tim Stirzaker
Director:
Tim Stirzaker
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Production Company:
Top Hat Productions Ltd

Meet the Lords

Series 1

Episode 3: Brexit and Exit

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Brexit hits the Lords with a bang when they vote on leaving Europe and become the centre of the nation's attention, and the Queen pays her annual visit. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Gillian Bevan
Executive Producer:
Darren Kemp
Series Producer:
Emma Whitlock
Producer:
James Giles
Director:
James Giles
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Production Company:
Top Hat Productions Ltd

Meet the Lords

Series 1

Episode 1: Joining the Club

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A look at the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Gillian Bevan
Executive Producer:
Darren Kemp
Series Producer:
Emma Whitlock
Director:
Adam Hopkins
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Production Company:
Top Hat Productions Ltd

Britain's Biggest Dig

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

How working-class Victorians made Birmingham one of the most important industrial cities on the planet, why some skeletons have mysterious cut marks on them, and the rise of the real Peaky Blinders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Composer:
Ty Unwin
Producer:
Izzy Charman
Executive Producer:
Bill Locke
Series Producer:
Harvey Lilley
Production Company:
Lion Television
Line Producer:
Victoria Kelly

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Beginning in Trieste, Monty heads down the Croatian coast in the footsteps of the Venetians. He visits a public garden created by an obsessive plantsman and is given a tour of ancient olive groves. Show more