Podcast: science television
Michael Mosley and Helen Docherty join Sophie Lording to discuss the challenges and everyday inspiration they use to bring science to the screen.
Series guide: Crimewatch researcher
From liaising with detectives to briefing actors and stuntmen, there are few researcher roles in television as varied as that of the researcher on Crimewatch, as Rachel Newman explains.
Lifesaving tips for researchers
From spotting a good story to planning an official shoot - BAFTA-winner Susan Walls shares her tips on how to be a successful researcher.
Liana Stewart: assistant producer
What's the best camera to use when making documentaries? And what's the best way to network? Top tips on making great TV from researcher, assistant producer and Step2TV founder Liana Stewart.
Podcast: working with contributors
How do you ensure contributors are treated honestly and with respect while asking them to do something which is often well outside their comfort zone?
The role of the researcher in pre-production - Claire Blindell from Countryfile tells us what the role entails.
Podcast: research skills for TV
What are the key skills and resources needed when researching for factual TV? Three guests discuss how to source great stories in this week's podcast.
Podcast: controversial subjects
How to to put together a television programme that tackles controversial subjects, from war to drugs. With executive producer for Our War Colin Barr and Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial producer Dan Murdoch.