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Saving Lives at Sea

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The RNLI volunteers race to the rescue of a diver found unconscious 30 metres underwater, a yacht sinking in the middle of the Channel and a windsurfer caught out in a storm. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The RNLI volunteers race to the rescue of a huge cargo ship aground on a sandbank, a kayaker who has set off an emergency beacon, and a horse in danger of drowning in a river. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Blast! Films
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Series Producer:
Alex Raw

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to save two paddleboarders being swept into a shipping lane, search for a missing fisherman and abandon a crewmate’s wedding when the pager calls. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to rescue a stranded porpoise, a teenager trapped by the tide on a rocky outcrop and the crew of a fishing boat on fire. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to rescue a paddleboarder being blown out to sea, a man overboard and two teenage girls trapped on a sandbank and at risk of drowning. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to save a sinking schooner and a walker with a broken leg, while cries for help in the early hours of the morning lead to an eerie night-time search. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 5

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to save a stricken fishing boat in a force-eight gale, a yacht trapped on a weir in Loch Ness and a puppy that has swallowed a fishing hook. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 7

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to save a family trapped in their car, slowly being engulfed by the sea, two kayakers close to drowning, and a fossil hunter cut off by the tide. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The RNLI volunteers face a search in one of the worst storms in living memory, race to save three people caught in a rip current and two men stuck on an oil rig's anchor chain. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 9

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The RNLI volunteers search for a missing kitesurfer, race to rescue a father and daughter being swept out to sea and try to save all nine lives of a casualty in the Thames. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 5

Episode 10

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

The RNLI volunteers race to save a teenage paddleboarder being swept out to sea, a sinking cargo ship and a yacht being battered by an Atlantic storm. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Director:
Luke Proctor
Production Company:
Blast Films Ltd

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

The volunteers of the RNLI race to save a surfer at the mercy of Storm Brendan and a paddleboarder who’s being swept out to sea - and away from his young children. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
David MacKay
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Producer:
Luke Proctor
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

The volunteers of the RNLI battle to save a mother and her son who are caught in a rip current, plus a man who has fallen over 100 feet from the top of a cliff. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
David MacKay
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Producer:
Sunny Kang
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

The lifeboat volunteers pluck a fallen climber out of the sea in Wales, and in Scotland they rescue a 170-ton fishing boat that’s perilously close to the rocks in gale force winds. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
David MacKay
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Producer:
Sunny Kang
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

On Ireland’s south-east coast, the three RNLI crews at Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay and Rosslare battle to save a cargo ship that has lost all power and is drifting towards rocks. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
David MacKay
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Producer:
Sunny Kang
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

The RNLI crew in Newhaven face a race against time as they respond to reports of a man who’s suffered a seizure on board a tall ship. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
David MacKay
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Producer:
Sunny Kang
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 25 days

A crew member is washed off a cliff trying to save a concussed spearfisherman, a rescue in Blackpool goes wrong, and volunteers try to rescue families from rising waters in Cumbria Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Manager:
Sue Innes
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Courtown's inshore lifeboat crew must keep a girl with suspected spinal injuries immobile and afloat for 40 minutes. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. A crew are called out to what they think is a routine job but giant waves leave the crew fighting to save themselves. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 27 minutes

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

Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The Porthcawl crew have just seconds to spare when two teenagers get caught on a rocky outcrop by a large swell. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Production Company:
Blast! Films