11 (January-March 2007)
Inside Out investigates the impact of global warming across England,
and asks if the situation is as dire as many scientists predict.
and climate change
Inside Out investigates the impact of global warming
on wildlife across England. Plus photo
Inside Out exposes the rogue traders who use the internet to sell
second hand cars with curiously low mileage.
Inside Out tells the moving and emotional story of a Nottingham
man whose life was destroyed by the job he loved.
Forget bouncing bombs, the Enigma machine and radar - Sherwood
Forest oil was the best kept wartime secret.
The average career of a footballer is just eight years. Inside
Out investigates what happens after the game's over for top players.
In the 1890s the new sport of cycling was big news, and in England
the top performer was a young man called Bert Harris - the David Beckham of his
In 1963 a new theatre opened in Nottingham. Inside Out asked
Kenneth Alan Taylor to investigate whether the Playhouse has lived up to its promises.
Inside Out went undercover at the Nottingham office of the private
security firm which is responsible for electronically tagging and monitoring more
than 1,000 people across the East Midlands.
Identity theft is Britain's fastest growing crime. We investigate
cases in the East Midlands.
Inside Out hears from these often hidden victims of forced marriage
and honour based crimes.
Series 10 (Autumn 2006)
European immigration special
There's a new topic on the lips of everyone
in Wellingborough - immigration.
dancing, and online gambling
Inside Out takes dance classes in Sutton in
Ashfield. Plus Mesothelioma has been called the hidden epidemic. And online gambling.
sales, Iraq and mod culture
Inside Out examines the illegal market in kidney
sales. Plus Iraq remembered. And Mod culture.
cures, Dovedale and Jamaican trip
How much would you spend to save your
dog's life? Scientists in Nottingham are leading the way in treating cancer in
dogs. Plus Dovedale and conservation. Plus the Nottingham pensioner who has returned
to his homeland for the first time in almost 60 years.
shops, RAF training and brass bands
What is the future of the traditional
corner shop? Inside Out visits RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire. Plus brass band competitions.
gnomes and Chatsworth
Meet the woman with 13 children who is having fertility
treatment. Plus Ray Gosling takes us on a magical mystery tour of gnomes. And
we visit Chatsworth, one of England's grandest private homes.
Inside Out East Midlands investigates how the club scene and
door supervision has changed since then. And the Midlands based company which
has just broken the land speed record for a diesel powered car.
Inside Out investigates two very different stories of what it's
like to win the Lottery jackpot. Plus a special feature on Ted Moult.
beauty, retirement village, and limousine safety
Male beauty is
a growing market - take our test to how you're shaping up. Plus the new style
retirement village in Clifton in Nottingham. And an investigation into limousine
jobs, Mr Loophole and Ministry of Common Sense
We investigate the work
no-one wants to do. Plus Mr Loophole, the lawyer who's now almost as famous as
his celebrity clients. And the two women from Leicestershire who claim that losing
a fortune was the best thing that ever happened to them.
Series 9 (January-March
Inside Out follows the story of the children who were deported
to Australia in the 1940's, '50s and '60s. Plus local hero, Matthew Flinders,
is finally celebrated for his exploration of Australia.
Hall, cat shows, and 4x4s
Inside Out enters the sometimes dramatic world
of the cat show in an attempt to find the real glamour pusses. Plus 4x4s in the
countryside. And behind the scenes of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.
balloonist, lorry drivers, and DNA dads
Inside Out follows a blind man
as he tries to get a pilot's licence for ballooning. We follow a lorry driver,
Nick Howarth from Swanwick, for a long week travelling the country. Plus DNA dads.
farmers, and prison pen pals
Our churches are among the worst funded in
Europe, so who is keeping them safe while also saving them from ruin? Plus farming
in the Peak District. And prison pen pals.
lifestyles, abandoned babies, and Gambian hospital
Inside Out meets the
business executive who jacked in her career to become a Romany. Plus abandoned
babies - how do you cope with it when you're old enough to understand? And the
East Midlands woman who is helping an African hospital.
wars, statues, and murder mystery
Inside Out investigates hedge wars in
Lincolnshire. Plus we sent veteran broadcaster Ray Gosling to go inside and out
of the shady world of statues. We also report on a notorious murder mystery.
blunders, earthquake victims, and graveyard vandalism
A look at architectural
blots on the East Midlands landscape. Plus the fundraisers helping victims of
an earthquake others around the world have forgotten. And a mother who decided
to have her son's remains exhumed after his grave was targeted by vandals.
disposal, jockeys, and hoax callers
Is the East Midlands becoming the
rubbish capital of Britain? Plus the lengths jockeys go to keep the weight off.
And the hoax callers who put people at risk because of their own addiction.
abroad, coastal couple, and living life to the full
Inside Out investigates
what happens when a loved one dies abroad. We meet the Derby couple with a passion
for the coast. And the soap star and the cancer sufferer, and looks at how they
both push life to the full.
Series 8 (September-November 2005)
trespass, ballet injuries and carjacking
Inside Out investigates railway
trespass, ballet injuries, and the rise in carjacking.
builders, Uganda revisited and women bikers
Despite all the bad press
they get, cowboy builders continue to rip off homeowners. Plus a generation of
East Midlanders curious to find out more about their Ugandan roots.
We look at the trauma faced by the East Midlands families with
no news about loved ones caught up in the South Asia earthquake.
Midlands Airport, and brownfield developments
Inside Out looks at the
history of Nottingham East Midlands Airport. Plus new brownfield developments
in the former mining town of Ollerton.
homes, transport cafes and Pagans
More and more people in the East Midlands
are cashing in and opting for alternatives homes. Plus growing interest in Pagans.
And the decline of the British transport cafe.
rights, opera, and alternative funerals
Family splits can cause huge anguish
for grandparents. Plus the coalminer's daughter with her sights on an opera career.
And the trend towards alternative funerals.
workers, Malcolm X and Vietnam aid
Inside Out investigates the growing
number of migrant workers in the East Midlands. Plus Malcolm X's links with the
Midlands. And the local doctor helping Vietnamese victims of the war.
one woman show
Inside Out investigates the ups and downs for those
addicted to roller coasters. Also the story of the worker from Leicester who swapped
the factory floor for the Edinburgh Festival.
houses, bus travel, and tigers
Inside Out investigates property developers
who tear down historic houses, the changing face of bus travel, and the accountant
who swapped his steady job to photograph endangered tigers.
Series 7 (Jan-March
- Inside Out investigates why we've got some of the unhealthiest
pets in Europe.
- Inside Out follows school children from Lincoln as they
embark on a moving African journey and meet pupils affected by Aids.
- Going for a curry is a British tradition, but is a shortage
of curry chefs jeopardising our favourite cuisine?
- Acclaimed film maker Ray Gosling revisits the East Midlands
30 years after he made his first documentary film in the area.
you ever wondered what it would be like to exchange your lifestyle and become
- Teenagers in inner city Nottingham are losing their lives due
to gun crime.
- Despite the fading of old traditions and huge shifts in
how we communicate globally, it appears that dialect and accents are still going
strong in the East Midlands.
encounters of the meteoric kind
- Inside Out visits the village of Barwell,
landing spot of the Christmas meteorite - the biggest meteorite to hit Britain.
Series 6 (Sept-Nov 2004)
forgotten underground war
- They called it the Great War,
but for a detachment of East Midlands miners, who died in the trenches, their
horrific legacy lives on. Ninety years on residents of a small Belgian town are
being forced to revisit their history.
- Have you ever dreamt of giving up the rat race and retreating
into the countryside for a more leisurely life? Well, meet the family who have
given up the city life - for a castle in the Scottish Highlands.
- Whilst many Brits run a mile when it's time for a check-up,
in Africa people are journeying up to 60 miles on foot to receive precious dental
treatment. Inside Out joins dental surgeon Ray Damazo on his dental safari.
- Congestion charging seems to be the way forward,
and now urban areas like Nottingham and one part of the Peak District are to enforce
a pay-as-you-drive charge. But is it such a good idea?
- He's released a total of 256 CDs, LPs, videos and DVDs
since the sixties. He divides his time between Los Angeles, Las Vegas and, not
a forced marriage
- The tradition of forced marriages is becoming a
growing threat for many British women of South Asian origin. Inside Out follow
a Derby woman who escaped a forced marriage as she travels to India for the first
- They stood firm throughout the ages, home to generations,
but in the last century many mansions across the region have been brought to the
ground - not by war, or storms - but by bulldozer.
- A new breed of property developer has emerged, snapping
up huge swathes of farmland, dividing it up and selling it on. Is this scheme
a canny investment, or a big con?
- What links the lead singer of Blur, an Oscar winning
actor and a man who led 10,000 resistance fighters in the World War II? Inside
Out pays a visit to the village of Holton to find out.
Series 5 (Jan-Feb
- Inside Out takes a look at the world of cosmetic surgery
and the cut-price 'facelift holidays' offering hope to those wanting to change
miners' strike revisited
- This year marks the 20th anniversary of the
1984 Miners' Strike, the longest industrial dispute of the 20th Century. Inside
Out looks at what happened to the miners who lost their jobs.
- The East Midlands is becoming a hotbed for young film
making talent. Inside Out watches the stars of the future in action as the cameras
roll on location.
- The growth of university students has brought problems for
some East Midlands cities. Inside Out investigates whether gown and town can coexist
- Inside Out celebrates 50 years of TV weather forecasting with
the weathermen who turned the science of meteorology into an art.
4 (Sept-Oct 2003)
would-be Queens of the Midlands
- Two women from the East Midlands both
claimed the Crown of England in the 16th Century. Most people have heard of Lady
Jane Grey, but what of the obscure Arbella? Inside Out investigated.
the big cats
- Inside Out goes in search of the wild Big Cats which
some claim are on the prowl in the East Midlands. Recently a panther like creature
was spotted at Gunthorpe, in Nottinghamshire.
- Speed cameras are designed to save lives but for some drivers
they're infuriating and unnecessary. So how do we balance acceptable speed limits
and safety needs?
- The Hollinwell incident is one of the biggest ever unexplained
mysteries in the Midlands. But was it a case of mass hysteria or something more
- What treasures lie at the bottom of your garden? Join Inside
Out as we make some incredible discoveries, unearthing the hidden gardens of the
at Calke Abbey
- Calke Abbey's place in racing history is not well known.
It stumbled into the history of the sport of kings.
- The man-made reservoirs of the Midlands have led to the destruction
of local communities. Inside Out investigated.
Series 3 (Jun-Jul
of the Peak
- Inside Out goes time travelling and uncovers how there
were rich pickings in the East Midlands for highwaymen during the 16th and 17th
III and Bosworth Field
- King Richard III is often depicted as a ruthless
tyrant, but new evidence suggests he's been much maligned. Inside Out takes a
trip back in time to Bosworth to uncover the 'real Richard'.
- What do animal lovers do when they lose a beloved
pet. Inside Out investigates ways of coping with the pain of pet bereavement.
- Join Inside Out as we take a look at the future of County
Cricket. Audiences are shrinking so is 'Twenty/20' cricket the answer?
- Cathy Burgess was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
two years ago. She died earlier this month, tragically young.
this climate of cheap package holidays and even cheaper flights, the traditional
British seaside resort is finding it difficult to compete. But for some holiday
makers, Skegness is the one and only summer destination.
2 (Jan-Mar 2003)
- House prices in the East Midlands are rising faster than anywhere
else in the country. We pin point the hot spots, and ask why they're top of the
- Fancy owning a big house and having your own country seat?
Take a look at the new breed of country house owners and their new homes.
- Molly Badham is a surrogate mum - with a difference. For
over 40 years Molly has played mother to baby chimps in Twycross Zoo.
- It was one of Britain's worst wartime disasters -
an explosion at a Nottingham ammunition factory. Inside Out investigates the hidden
story of the Chilwell blast tragedy.
- You've seen the TV show, and you've read about the glamorous
lifestyle and showbiz parties in the tabloids. Inside Out goes inside the lives
of the real footballers' wives.
- Revisit a moment in history with veteran and film star Richard
Todd who relives the D-day landings. We take you back to the Normandy landings
- What was your first bike? Bet that it was a Raleigh. We celebrate
the end of an era as bike production ceases in Nottingham. Get on your bike with
- Grab your hard hat and journey deep underground. Inside
Out delves into the world of underground man-made structures to find out what
really lies beneath your feet.
- With over 1,000 paranormal sightings and spooky goings on, Derby
certainly deserves its title 'ghost capital of the UK'.
- Meet two brave souls who reached a cross roads in their career
and changed their lives dramatically.
in the East Midlands
- Behind the neat gardens and net curtains, Stanton
Lees harbours a quiet revolution. In an unlikely alliance, ‘eco-warriors’ and
frustrated residents are uniting to fight the same battle.
lights, big city
- Nottingham is experiencing its biggest property boom
in 25 years. But is city centre living all that the glossy brochures would have
- Imagine eating a meal, but never feeling satisfied.
This is how it feels to sufferers of the genetic condition Prader Willi Syndrome
(PWS), where in extreme cases, the sufferer can quite literally eat themselves
- Britain is supposedly the most wheelchair friendly
country in Europe. Retired school teacher Peter Burgess puts this statement to
the test. He takes Inside Out along for the ride.
last of the railway keepers
- He lives on a remote country lane. His
only work colleague is a parrot. He possibly has the most isolated job in the
East Midlands. He is the last railway keeper.
Midlands Air Ambulance faces its own emergency
- The East Midlands Air
Ambulance is funded by charitable donations. When a typical air ambulance costs
up to £1.2 million to run each year, that's a lot of donations.
East Midlands becomes a celluloid star
- Lights, camera, action! The
East Midlands is becoming a mecca of movie making. From Middlemarch to Mansfield
Park, film makers are putting the spotlight on the area's many locations.
- According to the Football Association in England over
four million children play in youth leagues. Apparently, more people watch their
young would-be Beckhams playing football at weekends than the professional game.
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