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The Power of the East

3. Britain's Secret Seas: The Power of the East

A look at the rapidly changing environment of the waters of the UK's eastern coastline.

Rosyth to Sunderland

13. Coast: Series 4 Reversions, Rosyth to Sunderland

The team are travelling down the UK's north east coast.

Memphis, Tennessee

20. Great American Railroad Journeys: Series 2, Memphis, Tennessee

Michael Portillo hears about the life of former river boat captain Samuel Clemens.

Diversification Awards

5. The Farmers' Country Showdown: Series 1, Diversification Awards

Three inspirational farming families go up against each other at the Farmers Weekly Awards

The Lake District: A Wild Year

The Lake District: A Wild Year

For the wildlife and people living in the Lake District, life is one of continuous change.

Seasonal Seas

5. The Blue Planet: Seasonal Seas

Exploring the richest waters on earth, where the solar cycle drives an explosion of life.

Mattoon, Illinois to Columbus, Kentucky

19. Great American Railroad Journeys: Series 2, Mattoon, Illinois to Columbus, Kentucky

Michael stops at Mattoon, where he gets a taste of the life which shaped Abraham Lincoln.

Beef Cattle

4. The Farmers' Country Showdown: Series 1, Beef Cattle

Robert and Sandie compete against Bridget at the Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show.

The Insiders' Guide to the Menopause

The Insiders' Guide to the Menopause

Kirsty Wark sets out to find out the truth about the menopause.

June Brown at 90: A Walford Legend

June Brown at 90: A Walford Legend

Celebrate a 90th birthday and all things Dot Cotton with EastEnders actress June Brown.

Notes on Blindness

Storyville: Notes on Blindness

A university professor documents his experiences after becoming blind. Audio described.

Frozen Seas

4. The Blue Planet: Frozen Seas

A look at the survival techniques of creatures in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Episode 6

6. Hospital: Episode 6

The surgeons must use unconventional methods to get their operations completed.

Sheepdog Trials

3. The Farmers' Country Showdown: Series 1, Sheepdog Trials

Shirley and John compete at the Nidderdale Agricultural Show Sheep Dog Trials.

Episode 1

1. The Real Marigold Hotel: Series 2, Episode 1

The group visit the world-famous backwaters on traditional houseboats.

Homewood to Champaign, Illinois

18. Great American Railroad Journeys: Series 2, Homewood to Champaign, Illinois

Michael visits a house that changed the face of American architecture.

Warwick Davis

8. Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 13, Warwick Davis

Actor Warwick Davis finds humanity and humour in some uncomfortable stories.

Rivers and Seas Collide 2

14. Coast: Series 8 Reversions, Rivers and Seas Collide 2

The Coast team visit the most dynamic and dramatic of our waterways.

Chicago, US Rail Hub

17. Great American Railroad Journeys: Series 2, Chicago, US Rail Hub

Michael Portillo investigates the ultimate marshalling yard.

Farmers Against the Odds

2. The Farmers' Country Showdown: Series 1, Farmers Against the Odds

Five groups of farmers compete against each other at the British Farming Awards.

Andrew Marr: My Brain and Me

Andrew Marr: My Brain and Me

After suffering a stroke, Andrew Marr is on a mission to better understand the human brain

Life of a Mountain: A Year on Blencathra

Life of a Mountain: A Year on Blencathra

A look at the lives of residents and visitors to Blencathra in the Lake District.

Episode 3

3. Cardiff: Living on the Streets: Series 1, Episode 3

With Christmas fast approaching, Danielle struggles to cope.

The Deep

2. The Blue Planet: The Deep

David Attenborough looks at the strange creatures that live in the depths of the ocean.

Surf's Up

5. My Life: Series 8, Surf's Up

Documentary following teenager Iona as she trains for the World Junior Surf Championships.

Dairy Cattle

1. The Farmers' Country Showdown: Series 1, Dairy Cattle

Ben, Holly and Trevor compete at the Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show.

Beti and David: Lost for Words

Beti and David: Lost for Words

Following Beti George as she cares for her partner David Parry-Jones.

The Spirit of Life

7. An Island Parish: Anguilla, The Spirit of Life

It's carnival time. From boat races to parades, there are celebrations all over the island

Chicago, The Windy City

16. Great American Railroad Journeys: Series 2, Chicago, The Windy City

Michael Portillo is blown away by the skyscrapers in Illinois's Windy City.

Episode 2

2. SAS: Rogue Warriors: Series 1, Episode 2

Stirling's second in command is now Captain Paddy Mayne - an unpredictable officer.

Beauty Queen and Single

Beauty Queen and Single

A beauty queen changes her style to try to find a connection that is more than skin deep.

This Is the Modern World

3. Art of France: Series 1, This Is the Modern World

France's angry young artists re-invent how to paint.

Episode 2

2. Gareth Wyn Jones - Milk Man: Series 1, Episode 2

Gareth learns of futuristic factories on a breathtaking scale.

The Scottish Bounty Hunter

The Scottish Bounty Hunter

Following a young Scottish man forging a career as a professional bounty hunter in America

Episode 6

6. The Mart: Series 2, Episode 6

Laura Green takes a pedigree bull to one of the biggest shows of the year at Thainstone.

Introduction

1. The Blue Planet: Introduction

This travels to the very depths of the seas, to reveal a spectacular variety of life.