Documentary series telling original stories about real lives in Britain today
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Fri 27 Nov 2015
Alan Dein meets a 108-year-old family firm of funeral directors.
BBC Radio 4
Fri 20 Nov 2015
West Ham are moving after 111 years. Alan Dein chronicles life on the streets on match day
Fri 13 Nov 2015
Alan Dein meets pensioners who have transformed their home into a school for bullied kids.
Fri 6 Nov 2015
Alan Dein hears how a community has helped following the death of two youngsters.
Mon 7 Sep 2015
Alan Dein follows musical stand-up comedian Christian Reilly on the comedy circuit.
Mon 31 Aug 2015
Alan Dein takes a pilgrim bus to Glastonbury with African and Afro-Caribbean Catholics.
Mon 24 Aug 2015
Alan Dein tackles the crowded waters of the River Cam.
Mon 17 Aug 2015
Prospective adoptive parents meet children waiting to be adopted at a party.
Wed 29 Apr 2015
Alan Dein meets the farmer selling his herd of 1,000 dairy cows after 35 years of milking.
Wed 22 Apr 2015
A remarkable West Yorkshire primary school with new pupils arriving from across the world.
Wed 15 Apr 2015
Alan Dein meets the islanders of Lindisfarne, who coexist with millions of tourists.
Wed 8 Apr 2015
Alan Dein finds renewed community spirit in Rotherham following the sex abuse scandal.
Mon 15 Dec 2014
Alan Dein meets the oyster fishermen of the Fal whose livelihoods are threatened by E coli
Mon 8 Dec 2014
What do the Women's Institute and the gay club scene in 1980s New York have in common?
Mon 1 Dec 2014
Alan Dein visits an old mariners' home on the banks of the River Mersey.
Mon 24 Nov 2014
There are many horses on the Holme Wood estate, but Bradford Council wants rid of them.
Fri 5 Sep 2014
Beach chalet owners in Devon battle the authorities to rebuild after the storms.
Fri 29 Aug 2014
Alan Dein meets doulas in Lewes, Sussex, who are companions to the dying.
Fri 22 Aug 2014
Alan Dein tracks the fast-moving story of a squatter who takes over a pub in Luton.
Mon 28 Apr 2014
Repainting, plumbing, chaos and memories - a family turns a home into a wedding venue.
Mon 21 Apr 2014
Alan Dein zigzags Britain hot on the heels of a wrestler breaking into the big time.
Mon 14 Apr 2014
Intimate waxing, nails and gossip. Up close and personal with beautician on a mission Jade
Mon 7 Apr 2014
The show must go on as pub singer Pat Mallon prepares for major surgery. With Alan Dein.
New Year's Day 2014
Julie Gatenby meets the Community First Responders of East Yorkshire.
Christmas Day 2013
Alan Dein joins 3 coachloads of merry-makers at the Sandringham Hotel in Weston-super-Mare
Wed 18 Dec 2013
Adrian and Mahroof preside over a Sheffield auction where even derelict properties sell.
Wed 11 Dec 2013
Alan Dein's back with the story of two Norfolk landladies and their ill-assorted lodgers.
Mon 16 Sep 2013
Alan Dein meets the Forest of Dean 'free miners', still digging coal in their 70s.
Mon 9 Sep 2013
Alan Dein visits a once derelict park in Liverpool to see how important it is to its users
Mon 2 Sep 2013
A fly-on-the-wedding cake documentary about Mimi and Ryan's big day.
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