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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Brian Cox gains exclusive access to Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and Spaceport America, to explore what is really happening in privately financed space flight right now. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Composer:
Adam Skinner
Composer:
Dan Skinner
Director:
Tom Beard
Production Company:
Sundog Pictures Ltd
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Branson
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Da-Poian
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Elachi
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Gannon
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Lewicki
Interviewed Guest:
Arthur Lillo
Interviewed Guest:
David MacKay
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Maller
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Mangin
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Enrico Palermo
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Pelly
Interviewed Guest:
David Perez
Interviewed Guest:
Rurt Rutan
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Tenltouten
Interviewed Guest:
Dennis Tito
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Tumlinson
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Urban
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Wells
Interviewed Guest:
George Whitesides
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Zubrin

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 6

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 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 3 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 3 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 4

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

In London, the RNLI rush to the rescue of a man in the water in the Thames, while in Fleetwood a desperate 999 call alerts the crew to a man in danger of being swept out to sea. 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 5

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

In Trearddur Bay, the RNLI crew battle through force-ten winds and huge waves to try to rescue a surfer - watched by their worried families back on shore. 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 6

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

In St Agnes, the crew are involved in a race against time to rescue two young men. They are reported to be struggling in the water near a notorious headland known as Tubby’s Head. 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 3 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 6

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 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 9

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Just off the west coast of Scotland, on the rugged Isle of Mull, the Tobermory lifeboat crew have to battle huge waves to save a 40-foot fishing boat that has lost all power. 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 10

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

In Portrush, Northern Ireland, the crew race to rescue a boy who has gotten into difficulties while jumping off rocks - and one of the crew volunteers enters the water to save him. Show more

Contributors

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

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 7

Race Against Time

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In Newhaven, the RNLI volunteers race to the rescue of two paragliders who have landed on an isolated stretch of beach and are now being swamped by the rapidly rising tide. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Series Producer:
David MacKay
Director:
Sunny Kang
Director:
Olly Rose