1960s


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Jim Clark: The Quiet Champion

Jim Clark: The Quiet Champion

Portrait of enigmatic 1960s world Formula One champion and motor racing legend Jim Clark.

The Van

4. The Indian Doctor: Series 1, The Van

Dr Sharma comes up with a plan to diagnose the miners' health problems.

Britain's Secondary Modern Schools

15. Reel History of Britain: Britain's Secondary Modern Schools

The 1960s was a time when the eleven-plus exam could map out a child's future.

The Americas

3. Alan Whicker's Journey of a Lifetime: The Americas

Alan tracks down a Hollywood plastic surgeon and his favourite patient - his wife.

Ian Hislop Goes off the Rails

Ian Hislop Goes off the Rails

Ian Hislop looks at the 1963 Beeching Report, which closed a third of the UK's railways.

Beating Beeching: Part 1

3. Welsh Railways: Beating Beeching: Part 1

A look at people who share a passion for steam with the volunteers at Llangollen Railway.

Luckarift/Paine

15. Heir Hunters: Series 5, Luckarift/Paine

The team looks into the estate of former BBC scriptwriter Edward Luckarift.

1940-1965

2. Mixed Britannia: 1940-1965

George Alagiah tells the story of the boom in mixed-race couples following mass migration.

Young Hearts

3. The Indian Doctor: Series 1, Young Hearts

The doctor's friendship with Megan deepens as they realise the diary holds vital clues.

The Arrival

1. The Indian Doctor: Series 1, The Arrival

The residents of a Welsh mining village are surprised by their new doctor.

The Fete

5. The Indian Doctor: Series 1, The Fete

Dr Sharma prepares to leave the village, while Megan pleads with him to stay and help.

Margot

Margot

Drama based around the relationship between dancers Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.

The Last Days of the Liners

4. Timeshift: Series 9, The Last Days of the Liners

How countries competed to launch the best passenger ships after the Second World War.

The Final Approach

3. The Secret Life of the Airport: The Final Approach

Going from the open, accessible airport of the 1960s to present-day security procedures.

Civil Rights, USA

Witness: Civil Rights, USA

Video clips for the classroom. Exploring the civil rights movement in the USA.

Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements

Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements

Documentary about progressive music and the generation of bands that were involved.