Programmes / Documentary
- Alan Clark
- Alan Davies
- Alan Yentob
- Alexei Sayle
- Andrew Graham-Dixon
- Bill Kenwright
- Chris Patten
- Dan Cruickshank
- David Starkey
- Deborah Davies
- Dr. Janina Ramirez
- Gus Casely-Hayford
- Howard Jacobson
- Janet Street-Porter
- Jon Snow
- Matt Collings
- Matt Frei
- Nick Cook
- Robert Hughes
- Sarah Simblet
- Simon Schama
- Simon Thurley
- Sir Roy Strong
- Terry Jones
- Vic Reeves
In a radical new approach to televised history a stellar cast of writers and historians, including Hilary Mantel, David Starkey, Philippa Gregory amongst others, battle out the story of Anne Boleyn’s last days, and give their own unique interpretations of her destruction.
With behind-the-scenes access to the Queen throughout her Diamond Jubilee year, this insider’s view of the modern monarchy lifts the lid on that Olympic James Bond moment, the secrets of a royal reception and what really happens when the Prime Minister sits down with the Sovereign. The Prince of Wal...
A fascinating four-part series exploring modern day high society through four historically prominent families – the Rothschilds, the Shaftesburys, the Marlboroughs of Blenheim and the March family of Goodwood. Historically these four families were a ruling elite in the UK, enjoying power and pri...
War-torn Bosnia in 1992. The city of Sarajevo is besieged and burning. Great art treasures are lost in the flames and only one library remains. Amid bullets and bombs, a group of book-lovers risk their lives to rescue 10,067 irreplaceable Islamic manuscripts. At stake is a nation’s history. Usi...
The definitive account of the 'wiki-saga', featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The film unites all the major protagonists for the first time, including Assange's erstwhile partner Daniel Domscheit Berg, and the editorial teams at the...
Historian Dan Cruickshank is invited through the closed doors of six of Britain’s greatest private houses in an illuminating and surprising journey through our architectural history. These fascinating buildings remain private homes and closed to the public, but their owners have allowed Dan Crui...
On the 12th January 2010, Haiti was hit by a terrible earthquake. Hundreds of thousands were killed or wounded; thousands of buildings crushed; 90% of the capital, Port au Prince, was wiped out. Three weeks post quake and Irish telecoms billionaire Denis O’Brien decides to fund a beacon rebuilding...
Comedian and author, Alan Davies, revisits his teenage years for a refreshingly original evaluation of the decade that made modern Britain: the 1980s. Alan Davies grew up in the 1980s, an era when it seemed everything – music, politics, even the bedroom – was being turned into a battlefield. Packed...
An observational documentary series made over four years, following four stories of properties whose conservation falls under the guardianship of English Heritage and its controversial chief executive, Simon Thurley.
As Britain braces itself for the severest cuts in public spending in more than 60 years, Dispatches examines the response of the trade unions and what their threats of potential mass industrial action mean for the country. Representing the interests of millions of British workers, trade unions ar...
With exceptional access, Patrick Forbes’ observational documentary series, made over three years, tracks in forensic detail the investigation of three serious crimes, by the Hampshire police force: Murder, Rape and Arson.
An wry and witty observational documentary series about the world of wine, exploring the rarefied firm of Berry Bros, the fabled winemakers at Chateau Margaux and two very different South African vineyards.
Comedian and writer Alexei Sayle, who has made a habit of badmouthing his fellow Scousers, comes home to confront his - and his city’s - demons and discovers there is nowhere else in Britain like it. Each programme uncovers a different aspect of the Scouse spirit and finds drama, humour, tragedy and...
Simon Thurley, CEO of English Heritage and architectural advisor to the Queen and Prime Minister, takes us inside the buildings whose tenants rule the world. Downing Street, The White House and The Kremlin. Love, hate, treachery, barbarity, and base politics have all left their mark, the presidents...
Patrick Forbes starts his revelatory voyage into another national obsession, time off work. This series looks at four typical British holiday destinations; Episode one looks at the sailing holiday specialists Sunsail’s resort Club Phokaia in Turkey. Episode two takes us to Rock, Britain’s answer to...