Entertaining, entrancing and endearing documentaries from the festive season.
Sir Lenny Henry tells the story behind his success.
The four senior citizens experience retired life in the gated communities of Florida.
The hospital horror stories and surgery successes of those having cosmetic procedures.
An intimate portrait of Judi Dench, told by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
Documentary inspired by Alan Bennett's acerbic and often hilarious diaries.
As he prepares to leave Strictly, Len Goodman looks back over a dozen years on the show.
Gordon Buchanan tries to gain the trust of an elephant and her baby in the Kenyan wild.
How sick puppies are smuggled into the UK and the health problems of ‘must have’ breeds.
Vienna marked Europe's front line in the defence of Christendom and the Catholic Church.
Dr Helen Czerski reveals the latest scientific insights into icebergs.
Behind the scenes at the Royal Ballet during the busiest and most magical time of the year
Saiful investigates how to generate energy without destroying the planet in the process.
The story of London's Olympic Opening Ceremony, told by those who made it happen.
A look through the archives at the talk show appearances of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
Darcey Bussell uncovers the tumultuous life of star ballerina Margot Fonteyn.
A look back at Rowan Atkinson's appearances on some of the BBC's best-loved talk shows.
Richard Clay guides us from cave art to street art to unravel the enigma of graffiti.
Bob Monkhouse entertains a room of comedians with stand-up, chat and a comedy masterclass.
A backstage pass to Danielle de Niese's preparations for her role in The Barber of Seville
A year in the life of an extraordinary village, hidden away in the French countryside.
A celebration of the ballet dancer who grew up in public and conquered TV on the way.
The construction of a structure to entomb the ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Allan Little examines the forces behind the momentous events of the last year.
What happened on the December night when Vincent van Gogh took a blade to his own ear?