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Dan and Brett

1. The Secret Helpers: Series 1, Dan and Brett

Dan, recovering from two strokes, gets support and advice to make it to his wedding.

Episode 8

8. The Repair Shop: Series 2, Episode 8

Jay Blades and the team repair a plane propeller and a rusted shoe-stretching machine.

Picnic

13. My First: Series 2, Picnic

Join Lennox as he goes on his first picnic.

Episode 1

1. MAKE! Craft Britain: Series 1, Episode 1

Novice crafters master the art of hooky rugmaking and traditional letterpress.

Episode 10

10. Saving Lives at Sea: Series 2, Episode 10

A crew are paged in the early hours after a drunken festival-goer jumps in the river.

Episode 8

8. Caught Red Handed: Series 6, Episode 8

A city unites to take on thieves who are targeting small businesses.

The Private Life of a Dolls' House

Secret Knowledge: The Private Life of a Dolls' House

Exploring the history of dolls' houses from early examples to modern incarnations.

Rehab: Addicted Lives

Rehab: Addicted Lives

Documentary going behind the doors of a residential rehabilitation centre in Somerset.

Amritsar to Shimla

1. Great Indian Railway Journeys: Series 1, Amritsar to Shimla

Michael Portillo embarks on a classic rail journey from Amritsar to Shimla.

Episode 7

7. The Repair Shop: Series 2, Episode 7

Jay Blades and the team repair a unique toy replica of a Dennis fire engine.

Gareth Thomas' Silver Skydivers for Sport Relief

Sport Relief: 2018, Gareth Thomas' Silver Skydivers for Sport Relief

Gareth Thomas attempts to conquer his fears and do a parachute jump for Sport Relief.

Swimming Lesson

12. My First: Series 2, Swimming Lesson

Join Daniella as she learns to swim.

Ashford Castle, Ireland

4. Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby: Series 2, Ashford Castle, Ireland

Monica Galetti and Giles Coren work in Ireland's 800-year-old Ashford Castle.

Episode 7

7. Caught Red Handed: Series 6, Episode 7

A shopkeeper is stunned when one of his regular customers turns into an armed robber.

Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos

6. Natural World: 2017-2018, Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos

The remarkable story of 43-year-old Sudan, the last male northern white rhino in the world

Intelligence

2. Spy in the Wild: Intelligence

In Borneo, a spy creature meets real orangutans and discovers how they use human tools.

The Classical Revolution

2. Treasures of Ancient Greece: The Classical Revolution

Alastair unpicks the reasons behind the revolution that gave birth to classical Greek art.

The Boy on the Bicycle Two Years On

13. My Life: Series 9, The Boy on the Bicycle Two Years On

This film revisits three refugee children who featured in the Boy on the Bicycle.

Episode 6

6. The Repair Shop: Series 2, Episode 6

Jay Blades and the team repair a rosewood table, an antique steamboat and a panda bear.

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Memories

6. imagine...: Winter 2017/18, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Memories

Alan Yentob talks to Andrew Lloyd Webber about his new autobiography.

Hobby

11. My First: Series 2, Hobby

Join Grace as she starts her first hobby.

The Funeral Murders

The Funeral Murders

Documentary about events that took place at two funerals in Belfast in March 1988.

Episode 6

6. Caught Red Handed: Series 6, Episode 6

Thieves feed gas into cash machines and explode them.

Love

1. Spy in the Wild: Love

Spy Pup makes friends with a wild dog pack to investigate their maternal love.

The Dark Heart

2. Art of Spain: The Dark Heart

Andrew Graham-Dixon investigates Spain's Golden Age of art of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Famously Unfit for Sports Relief

Sport Relief: 2018, Famously Unfit for Sports Relief

Four out-of-shape celebrities embark on a muscle-grinding mission to regain their fitness.

The Mysteries of the Isles

1. Coast: Series 7, The Mysteries of the Isles

Neil Oliver explores the conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener.

Curious Counters

4. David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities: Series 4, Curious Counters

David Attenborough explores whether there is counting in the natural world.

Episode 11

11. Hugh's Wild West: Series 1, Episode 11

Wildlife enthusiast Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall explores the Somerset Levels.

Episode 5

5. The Repair Shop: Series 2, Episode 5

Jay Blades and the team repair a broken pipe and a dilapidated gramophone.

Episode 1

1. Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago: Series 1, Episode 1

Seven celebrities arrive in Biarritz and make their way to the start of their pilgrimage.

Dentist

10. My First: Series 2, Dentist

Join Ava as she goes to the dentist for the first time.

Episode 8

8. Saving Lives at Sea: Series 2, Episode 8

A father and son find themselves in danger after jumping in to rescue a drowning dog.

Episode 5

5. Caught Red Handed: Series 6, Episode 5

There is a Halloween raid on a clothes shop by ghostly men in grotesque masks.

The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities

The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities

The story of Irish rock through the different musical traditions of Belfast and Dublin.

Here Comes the Summer: The Undertones Story

Here Comes the Summer: The Undertones Story

Documentary about Northen Irish pop-punk band The Undertones.