iPlayer Radio What's New?

Witness Episode guide

  1. 02/01/2015

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2015

    Image for 02/01/2015
  2. Mr Bean

    The first episode of Mr Bean aired on January 1 1990.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2015

    Image for Mr Bean
  3. The Biggest Rock Concert Ever

    4 million people heard Rod Stewart play on Copacabana beach on New Year's Eve 1994.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2014

    Image for The Biggest Rock Concert Ever
  4. Big Brother - the beginning of reality TV

    In December 1999 a young Dutch man won the first ever Big Brother reality TV show.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2014

    Image for Big Brother - the beginning of reality TV
  5. 29/12/2014

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2014

    Image for 29/12/2014
  6. The Battle of the Bulge

    It was the last major German attack on the Western Allies in World War II

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2014

    Image for The Battle of the Bulge
  7. Radio Caroline

    In 1964 a 'pirate' radio station began broadcasting from a ship off the coast of England.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2014

    Image for Radio Caroline
  8. The Christmas Truce

    On Christmas Eve 1914 the guns fell quiet over the trenches of World War One.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2014

    Image for The Christmas Truce
  9. Two Years Living up a Tree

    Julia Butterfly Hill lived in an ancient redwood tree for 738 days to protect it

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2014

    Image for Two Years Living up a Tree
  10. Nepal Peace Deal

    In 2006 the Nepalese government and Maoists signed a peace accord ending 10 years of war.

    First broadcast: 22 Dec 2014

    Image for Nepal Peace Deal
  11. The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

    American bandleader Glenn Miller went missing over the English Channel in December, 1944

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2014

  12. The US Breaks Ties with Cuba

    President Eisenhower broke relations with Cuba and closed the American Embassy in 1961

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2014

  13. Goan Independence

    In December 1961, Goa became the last part of India to break free of colonial rule

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2014

  14. The Timisoara Uprising

    Protests which led to the collapse of communism in Romania began on 16 December 1989

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2014

  15. Gone With The Wind

    The premiere of one of the most successful films ever made on 15 December 1939

    First broadcast: 15 Dec 2014

  16. Baboon Aids Experiment

    Aids patient Jeff Getty was given a bone marrow transplant from a baboon in December 1995

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2014

  17. The Kyoto Protocol

    In December 1997, the first global treaty on greenhouse gas emissions was agreed in Kyoto

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2014

  18. Miles Davis and Kind of Blue

    Drummer Jimmy Cobb recalls playing on Kind of Blue, the most successful jazz album ever

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2014

  19. The Hunt for BRCA2

    The frantic search for one of the hereditary 'breast cancer genes'

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2014

  20. The 'Execution' of Oliver Cromwell

    In 1661 the body of the British ruler Oliver Cromwell was dug up for ritual execution

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2014

  21. The Holiday Inn in Beirut

    During the Lebanese civil war the hotel district in Beirut became a battlefield.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2014

  22. The Release of Terry Anderson

    Journalist Terry Anderson was freed after being held hostage in Beirut

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2014

  23. Britain's First Woman MP

    The first woman took her seat in the British parliament 95 years ago this week.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2014

  24. The Berkeley Free Speech Movement

    How California students won the right to demonstrate on university property

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2014

  25. The Hong Kong Riots of 1967

    Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2014

  26. The Destruction of the Bridge at Mostar, Bosnia

    The famous landmark the old Ottoman bridge was destroyed in the Balkans War in 1993

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2014

  27. Australia's Rabbit Plague

    The battle against billions of rabbits devastating the Australian countryside

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2014

  28. Kraftwerk

    In November 1974, West German band Kraftwerk released their seminal album Autobahn

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2014

  29. The Death of Yukio Mishima

    What drove the Japanese writer and film-maker Yukio Mishima to kill himself?

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2014

  30. India's Eton

    In 1935 India's Doon School opened, producing prime ministers, authors and businessmen

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2014

Copyright © 2014 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss