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Episode 1

1. Going Back Giving Back: Series 2, Episode 1

Will an original Calendar Girl give a gift of a lifetime to a young widowed mother?

Alex Jones

3. Coming Home: Series 9, Alex Jones

The One Show presenter Alex Jones explores her Welsh ancestry.

Rhodri Morgan: A Tribute

Rhodri Morgan: A Tribute

An insight into former first minister Rhodri Morgan's life.

A Time to Live

A Time to Live

Remarkable stories from people who are making the most of the time they have left.

Hollywood Actresses

49. Talking Pictures: Hollywood Actresses

Sylvia Syms looks back on the legendary leading ladies of Hollywood.

Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth

Panorama: Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth

Panorama examines documents about a treatment disaster causing the deaths of 2,000 people.

Sweet Sixteen: A Transgender Story

Sweet Sixteen: A Transgender Story

This coming-of-age film follows a Welsh transgender teenager, Llyr Jones, as she turns 16.

Fame

6. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, Fame

Daniel Rigby presents the final instalment, looking at Victoria's rise to fame.

TV

5. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, TV

Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith present a look at Victoria's take on TV.

Episode 2

2. Scotland's Superhospital: Series 2, Episode 2

Staff are excited to be part of a clinical trial which could revolutionise kidney dialysis

Episode 3

3. Scotland's Superhospital: Series 2, Episode 3

Rose is rushed to the hospital and waits to find out if a kidney is a match for her.

Episode 5

5. Real Lives Reunited: Series 4, Episode 5

Ex-pupils who toured America in the 1950s reunite 60 years on for one last performance.

Episode 4

4. Glamorgan Coastal Lives: Series 1, Episode 4

Can the Barry Island Pleasure Park showmen finally get their giant wheel up and running?

Episode 2

2. Prison - From the Inside: Series 1, Episode 2

Exploring the stories behind the crimes of the men and women serving time in prison.

Usain Bolt: The Final Chapter

Usain Bolt: The Final Chapter

Steve Cram travels to Kingston, Jamaica, to speak to Usain Bolt about his future.

Madeleine McCann: 10 Years On

Panorama: Madeleine McCann: 10 Years On

Richard Bilton examines the evidence surrounding the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Appearance

4. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, Appearance

Maxine Peake with classic comedy that sums up Vic's views on the diet and health industry.

British Jews, German Passports

British Jews, German Passports

Three British Jews, descendants of refugees, decide whether to reclaim German citizenship.

60s Icons

58. Talking Pictures: 60s Icons

A selection of interviews telling the story of acting stars who made 60s Britain swing.

India's Millennials

India's Millennials

Follow up to 2005 documentary about children living in Mumbai.

Sex

3. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, Sex

A look at Victoria Wood's refreshingly candid views on sex and relationships.

Episode 4

4. Real Lives Reunited: Series 4, Episode 4

Surviving passengers from the ill-fated 2011 Belfast-Cork flight meet their rescuers.

Episode 1

1. Scotland's Superhospital: Series 2, Episode 1

A 12-strong trauma team assemble as a patient is helicoptered to the rooftop helipad.

Episode 3

3. Glamorgan Coastal Lives: Series 1, Episode 3

Sir Brooke Boothby prepares to hand over the Fonmon estate to his daughter.

Episode 1

1. Prison - From the Inside: Series 1, Episode 1

Exploring the stories behind the crimes of the men and women serving time in prison.

People

2. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, People

Looking at how Victoria Wood was a master at observation and people watching.

Episode 3

3. Real Lives Reunited: Series 4, Episode 3

Recalling the pop single recorded to mark NI's passage into the World Cup finals in 1982.

Age

1. Our Friend Victoria: Series 1, Age

A look at the unforgettable characters created by Victoria Wood that spanned generations.

Life Stories: Celebrating Life at 117

Life Stories: Celebrating Life at 117

Journalist Priscilla Ng'ethe celebrates her great-grandmother Elizabeth's 117th birthday.

Episode 2

2. Glamorgan Coastal Lives: Series 1, Episode 2

Competition heats up between friendly rivals and fishermen Chris Read and Steve Smyth.

Me, My Spots and I

Newsbeat Documentaries: Me, My Spots and I

Katie Snooks investigates how people cope with acne.

Episode 5

5. Family Finders: Series 1, Episode 5

Rebecca Taylor enlists the help of the Salvation Army to find her long-lost father.

Episode 2

2. Real Lives Reunited: Series 4, Episode 2

Jeremy Higham returns to the Moldovan children's home where he filmed in 1999.

Sheridan Smith

5. Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 11, Sheridan Smith

Actress Sheridan Smith is keen to know where her musical talent comes from.

Enter the Dragon: China's Snooker Star

Enter the Dragon: China's Snooker Star

Documentary following snooker player Ding Junhui as he plays in the China Championship.

Episode 1

1. Glamorgan Coastal Lives: Series 1, Episode 1

Sir Brooke Boothby gets ready for a royal engagement.