Tagged with: Documentary

115 posts about Documentary on this blog

  1. The Road, A Story Of Life And Death

    Thursday 28 March 2013, 14:19

    Tessa Delaunay-Martin Tessa Delaunay-Martin TV blog

    A Q&A with documentary director Marc Isaacs and contributor Iqbal Ahmed reveals what it was like filming an intimate portrait of life as it unfolds along London's Edgware Road.

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  2. Motor Racing At The BBC: That Petrol Emotion

    Tuesday 26 March 2013, 11:27

    Francis Welch Francis Welch Producer/Director

    How I discovered the glamorous, and at times shocking, footage of Formula 1's early days in the BBC's archives.

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  3. America's Poor Kids: Having a voice

    Tuesday 5 March 2013, 14:21

    Jezza Neumann Jezza Neumann Director

    Filming a documentary through the eyes of American children living with poverty and homelessness.

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  4. Boxing At The Movies: Kings Of The Ring

    Thursday 28 February 2013, 14:41

    Danny Leigh Danny Leigh Presenter

    "I still remember the jolt... the charge of emotion and adrenalin every boxing movie has" - presenter Danny Leigh on his inspiration for the BBC Four documentary.

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  5. Wild Arabia: Bringing people and nature together

    Friday 22 February 2013, 10:42

    Dan Rees Dan Rees Series Producer

    Drawing together classic and surprising new images of Arabia for BBC Two's documentary series.

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  6. When Albums Ruled The World: The LP's golden age

    Friday 8 February 2013, 08:39

    Steve OHagan Steve OHagan Director and Producer

    The vinyl albums which changed music history: the producer on the challenge of packing it all into BBC Four's 90-minute documentary.

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  7. Make Me A Muslim: What brings women to faith?

    Wednesday 30 January 2013, 10:58

    Emily Hughes Emily Hughes Producer/ Director

    Why turn your back on what most people think are the best bits of being young? The producer of BBC Three's documentary on how she persuaded five twentysomethings to reveal why they converted to Islam.

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  8. Life After War: Haunted by Helmand

    Wednesday 23 January 2013, 16:47

    Michael Price Michael Price Producer

    'I entered their lives very quietly' - producer Michael Price on filming the survivors of the the worst attack on a British foot patrol in the history of the Afghan campaign.

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  9. Junior Doctors: Working with a TV crew on my tail

    Wednesday 16 January 2013, 09:32

    Jennifer Whiteley Jennifer Whiteley Junior Doctor

    Junior doctor Jen gives a glimpse of working on a hospital ward - and freaking out on camera - for the new series of BBC Three's Junior Doctors.

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  10. Africa: Getting the perfect wildlife shot

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 18:03

    James Honeyborne James Honeyborne Series Producer

    The hazards and the techniques behind the sumptuous photography of the new David Attenborough wildlife series for BBC One.

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  11. The Attenborough Collection: Working with Sir David

    Friday 9 November 2012, 15:33

    Sandra Gorel Sandra Gorel Editorial Executive

    The joys of corresponding by letter with David Attenborough, by the executive editor of BBC Four's Collections.

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  12. Operation Iceberg: Balancing risks

    Monday 29 October 2012, 16:30

    Andrew Thompson Andrew Thompson Series Producer

    It's safe to say that making Operation Iceberg was not easy. And because of the scale of the expedition if things went awry... they could really go awry.

    Operation Iceberg is a two part series on - you've guessed it - icebergs.

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  13. Stacey Dooley in the USA: Girls Behind Bars

    Monday 22 October 2012, 11:00

    Xavier Alford Xavier Alford Director

    America is the world leader in locking people up. Today in the land of the free there are more prisoners per head than anywhere else in the world.

    So back in July our TV development team thought that if we could get access, a women's prison could be a fascinating place for Stacey Dooley's next documentary...

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  14. Tails You Win: The Science Of Chance

    Wednesday 17 October 2012, 11:00

    David Spiegelhalter David Spiegelhalter

    Chance, risk, uncertainty, luck - call it what you will - affects every part of our lives.

    And so when BBC Four commissioned our programme Tails You Win: The Science Of Chance there was a huge range of possible themes to explore, from gambling to natural disasters, extreme sports to collapsing economies...

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  15. China On Four Wheels: In celebration of the bread van

    Thursday 6 September 2012, 14:02

    Jane McMullen Jane McMullen Assistant Producer

    "Are you mad? Those vans won't go above 80kmph! And they break down after a few hundred miles. And you're planning to go how far?"

    My mission to rent a bread van wasn't going smoothly.

    The loaf-shaped car of the people is driven by millions throughout China - farmers and business people alike.

    While...

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  16. Treasures Of Ancient Rome: Surprising and exquisite

    Monday 3 September 2012, 17:00

    Alastair Sooke Alastair Sooke Presenter

    Ever since studying it almost a decade ago I have noticed that people can be sniffy about Roman art.

    It's been like that for centuries. Some scholars have even questioned whether or not it existed at all.

    Most art historians don't go that far, but traditionally Roman art has presented them with a...

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  17. Robert Hughes On Goya: Crazy Like A Genius

    Thursday 23 August 2012, 12:03

    Nicolas Kent Nicolas Kent

    The late art critic Robert Hughes had always been captivated by the great Spanish artist Goya.

    But it was only when he narrowly survived an automobile accident in Western Australia in 1999 that Robert was impelled to act on that fascination by writing a book and making a film for BBC Four about his...

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  18. Our War: Rescue mission in a dust storm

    Monday 20 August 2012, 10:30

    Jonathan Singh Jonathan Singh

    My four tours of duty in Afghanistan provided some of the best and worst experiences of my life, often only minutes apart.

    Despite the years of training and experience nothing can prepare you for the realities of modern warfare: the huge logistic support involved, the proximity to death or serious...

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  19. The Midwives: The pressures and emotions of being new

    Tuesday 7 August 2012, 10:30

    Jess Shaw-Roberts Jess Shaw-Roberts

    I'm less nervous now delivering babies than when I was newly qualified in BBC Two's documentary series The Midwives.

    I've found that my confidence has built really quickly with the job.

    I feel honoured to be the only healthcare professional in the delivery room responsible for caring for the mother...

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  20. Britain's Biggest Hoarders: Follow up series

    Thursday 2 August 2012, 19:09

    Jasmine Harman Jasmine Harman Presenter

    I was amazed and humbled by the incredible response to the documentaries which I presented My Hoarder Mum And Me and Britain's Biggest Hoarders.

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