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To See Sunshine One Must Weather The Storm

8. An Island Parish: Anguilla, To See Sunshine One Must Weather The Storm

Islanders prepare for the threat of hurricanes as the rainy season begins.

Omar Sharif

45. Talking Pictures: Omar Sharif

A look back at the life of the actor Omar Sharif, who died in July 2015 at the age of 83.

John Hurt

57. Talking Pictures: John Hurt

A look back at the life and work of Sir John Hurt - one of Britain's acting greats.

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.

Episode 6

6. Hospital: Episode 6

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

Warwick Davis

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

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

Episode 3

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

With Christmas fast approaching, Danielle struggles to cope.

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

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.

The Scottish Bounty Hunter

The Scottish Bounty Hunter

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

Terry Pratchett - Back in Black

Terry Pratchett - Back in Black

Poignant and humorous film telling the story of author Terry Pratchett in his own words.

Episode 2

2. Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest: Series 1, Episode 2

As Frank gets close to realising his dream, his old injuries return to haunt him.

Love in a Day

1. Love in a Day: Love in a Day

An intimate insight into who and what people love.

Episode 5

5. Hospital: Episode 5

This episode looks at pioneering treatments for some of the oldest and youngest patients.

Beauty is Power, a Smile is its Sword

6. An Island Parish: Anguilla, Beauty is Power, a Smile is its Sword

The Bishop and The National Trust are visiting the desolate island of Sombrero.

The Mystery of the Unknown Man

Panorama: The Mystery of the Unknown Man

The mystery of an elderly American man who was found lost on the streets of Hereford.

Episode 1

1. Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest: Series 1, Episode 1

Frank Gardner and Benedict Allen journey through Papua New Guinea to see birds of paradise

Episode 4

4. Hospital: Episode 4

The hospital's overseas officer tries to recoup money from non-UK residents on the ward.

Greg Davies

7. Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 13, Greg Davies

Greg Davies uncovers the deepest Welsh roots anyone could wish for.

Lean on Me

5. An Island Parish: Anguilla, Lean on Me

Bishop Brooks is travelling again, carrying out parish duties on neighbouring St Barths.

Episode 2

2. Cardiff: Living on the Streets: Series 1, Episode 2

Twenty-year-old Roshelle decides that prison is a better option than sleeping rough.

George III - The Genius of The Mad King

George III - The Genius of The Mad King

The secrets of George III revealed as Robert Hardman explores his private files.

Episode 1

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

After a decade of alcoholism and sleeping rough, Dean's health reaches crisis point.

Episode 4

4. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 4

Dr Enda Kerr treats a 67-year-old man who has had a suspected stroke.

New Frontiers

3. Bus Wars: New Frontiers

The bus tour companies attempt to make money by branching out.

Sir Ian McKellen

6. Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 13, Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen uncovers a theatrical ancestor and a Victorian political activist.

A Grey Head Is a Crown of Glory

3. An Island Parish: Anguilla, A Grey Head is a Crown of Glory

Celebrations are taking place as the Queen turns 90 and ex-pat Margaret Jones turns 100.

Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence

Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence

Compelling insight into the many mysteries of Francis Bacon.

Episode 3

3. Hospital: Episode 3

After collapsing at work, crane driver Phil is becoming increasingly paralysed each day.

Episode 3

3. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 3

Seven-year-old Tyler is admitted to A&E in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

The Mouse That Roared

4. An Island Parish: Anguilla, The Mouse That Roared

The 49th Anguilla Day kicks off with the biggest boat race of the season.

The Game Changers

2. Talking Snooker: The Game Changers

Alistair McGowan looks at the legends of the green baize.

Debbie Reynolds

56. Talking Pictures: Debbie Reynolds

A look back at the life of the actress Debbie Reynolds.

Episode 2

2. Hospital: Episode 2

A lifesaving chest operation planned for two months is threatened by a lack of beds.

Episode 2

2. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 2

A consultant performs innovative, life-saving surgery on a man to remove a brain tumour.