Documentaries - Highlights
- BBC OneLife Story
2. Growing UpBBC One60Mins
The moment when all animals must strike out on their own in search of independence.First shown: 30 Oct 2014
- BBC TwoAutumnwatch
2014: Episode 2BBC Two60Mins
Martin Hughes-Games heads north to the Baltic Sea on the trail of migrating swans.First shown: 29 Oct 2014
Film asking whether there were other professionals who might have saved Peter Connelly.First shown: 27 Oct 20141
Baby P: The Untold Story
Christina Schmid asesses the impact of the 13-year Afghanistan conflict on the south west.First shown: 27 Oct 20142
Inside Out South West
Afghanistan: The Homecoming
Nagieb Khaja makes a journey behind the Taliban front lines to reveal a hidden world.First shown: 20 Oct 20143
Inside the Taliban
Part one examines the build up to the conflict and reveals a story of confused aims.First shown: 26 Oct 20144
Afghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar?
- New SeriesBBC ThreeLife Is Toff
1. First BornBBC Three30Mins
Arthur seeks ideas on new ways to raise cash to maintain the ancient manor house.First shown: 28 Oct 2014
- BBC FourThe Wonder of Animals
12. Birds of PreyBBC Four30Mins
How a bird of prey's anatomical and physiological adaptations help it dominate the skies.First shown: 29 Oct 2014
Brian Cox charts our story from apes to the birth of civilisation and then to the stars.First shown: 7 Oct 20141
1. Apeman - Spaceman
Brian Cox charts our story from apes to the birth of civilisation ...
Brian Cox tackles the question that unites Earth's seven billion people - why are we here?First shown: 14 Oct 20142
2. Why Are We Here?
Brian Cox tackles the question that unites Earth's seven billion p...
Brian considers the possibility of alien life - could it exist and will we ever find it?First shown: 21 Oct 20143
3. Are We Alone?
Brian considers the possibility of alien life - could it exist and...
Brian Cox looks at how we came to understand we are not at the centre of the universe.First shown: 28 Oct 20144
4. A Place in Space and Time
Brian Cox looks at how we came to understand we are not at the cen...
- New SeriesBBC TwoAfghanistan: The Lion's Last Roar?
Episode 1BBC Two60Mins
Part one examines the build up to the conflict and reveals a story of confused aims.First shown: 26 Oct 2014
- BBC ThreeReggie Yates's Extreme South Africa
2. Knife Crime ERBBC Three55Mins
Reggie sees the extent of South Africa's violent crime by visiting a Cape Town hospital.First shown: 27 Feb 2014
Documentary telling the story of how the Russians led us into the space age.First shown: 13 Oct 20141
Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
The story of Ahad Momand, who became the first and only Afghan astronaut in 1988.First shown: 13 Oct 20142
The Spaceman of Afghanistan
Investigating the discovery of what is ominously being called 'dark flow'.3
2009-2010: 15. Is Everything We Know About The Universe Wrong?
The team looks at the vast frozen worlds of Uranus and Neptune.First shown: 12 Oct 20144
The Sky at Night
Looking at how asteroids are responsible for both life and death on our planet.First shown: 3 Nov 20105
2010-2011: 6. Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
- BBC FourJet! When Britain Ruled the Skies
1. Military MarvelsBBC Four60Mins
How Britain led the world into the jet age with a new generation of fighters and bombers.First shown: 22 Aug 2012