Documentaries - Highlights
- BBC OneA Taste of Britain
2. CambridgeshireBBC One45Mins
Janet Street-Porter and Brian Turner start their tour of Cambridgeshire in Cambridge.First shown: 2 Sep 2014
- BBC FourThe Wonder of Animals
3. Big CatsBBC Four30Mins
Chris Packham explores what makes big cats such good hunters.First shown: 27 Aug 2014
Actress and national treasure Julie Walters follows her roots back to rural Ireland.First shown: 7 Aug 20141
Series 11: 1. Julie Walters
Actress and national treasure Julie Walters follows her roots back...
Brian Blessed has always loved his name but has no idea where his ancestors came from.First shown: 14 Aug 20142
Series 11: 2. Brian Blessed
Brian Blessed has always loved his name but has no idea where his ...
New Tricks star Tamzin Outhwaite investigates her Italian ancestry.First shown: 21 Aug 20143
Series 11: 3. Tamzin Outhwaite
New Tricks star Tamzin Outhwaite investigates her Italian ancestry...
Brendan O'Carroll attempts to track down the men who murdered his grandfather.First shown: 28 Aug 20144
Series 11: 4. Brendan O'Carroll
Brendan O'Carroll attempts to track down the men who murdered his ...
- ExclusiveBBC OneDoctor Who Extra
Series 1: 2. Into the DalekBBC One10Mins
Peter Capaldi arrives on set early to watch the Daleks in action!First shown: 30 Aug 2014
- New SeriesBBC One7 Up New Generation
21 Up New Generation: Episode 1BBC One60Mins
Documentary following the children from 7 Up 2000 as they approach their 21st birthdays.First shown: 1 Sep 2014
AN Wilson reveals the life and work of poet and broadcaster Sir John Betjeman.First shown: 1 Sep 20141
Return to Betjemanland
John Betjeman's 1973 meditation on the residential suburbs near the Metropolitan Line.2
John Betjeman recalls in vivid detail the agonies and the delights of growing up. (1976)First shown: 29 Aug 19763
Summoned by Bells
John Betjeman visits various churches in the Diocese of Norwich. (1974)First shown: 7 Dec 19744
A Passion For Churches
A look at some of Britain's mansions, castles and houses on board a helicopter. (1969)First shown: 5 Apr 19695
Bird's Eye View
The Englishman's Home
- BBC OneNature's Miracle Orphans
Episode 2BBC One60Mins
Newbie the baby three-toed sloth continues the battle with pneumonia.First shown: 31 Aug 2014
- BBC FourThe Beauty of Anatomy
3. Rembrandt and RuyschBBC Four30Mins
Adam travels to the Hague and Amsterdam to find out what drew Rembrandt to anatomy.First shown: 27 Aug 2014
Exploring the colourful life of James Boswell, an unlikely literary hero.First shown: 16 Aug 20141
1. James Boswell
Exploring the colourful life of James Boswell, an unlikely literar...
Exploring the life of Walter Scott, the novelist, poet and political fixer.First shown: 23 Aug 20142
2. Walter Scott
Exploring the life of Walter Scott, the novelist, poet and politic...
The life of poet Hugh MacDiarmid, who reinvented Scots as a language for serious writing.First shown: 30 Aug 20143
3. Hugh MacDiarmid
The life of poet Hugh MacDiarmid, who reinvented Scots as a langua...
- BBC FourBlondie's New York... and the Making of...BBC Four50Mins
The story of Blondie's album Parallel Lines, which captured the spirit of 70s New York.First shown: 29 Aug 2014