The Sound of Cinema

In a series celebrating the art of the cinema soundtrack, Neil Brand explores the work of the great movie composers, and demonstrates their techniques. Among those Neil meets are leading film-makers who discuss their work, including Martin Scorsese and Hans Zimmer, composer of Gladiator and Inception.

Directed by John Das
3 x 60 min
BBC Bristol for BBC 4

Walking Through History

Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain's most historic landscapes in search of their richest stories from the past.

Directed by Michael Waterhouse
1 of 6 x 46 min
Wildfire Productions for ITV 1

Who Do You Think You Are? Nitin Ganatra

Eastenders' star Nitin Ganatra has to rely on people's recollections along the way to find out why his family emigrated to Kenya from India. The trail finally leads to his ancestral home in Gujarat.

Directed by Chris Bolding
1 x 60 min
Wall to Wall Media for BBC 1

Who Do You Think You Are? Minnie Driver

Minnie's father was "full of secrets" and her mother mother never questioned him about his past, so all Minnie knows is that he was married to someone else when she was born...

Directed by Leo Burley
1 x 60 min
Wall to Wall Media for BBC 1

Secrets from the Workhouse

Victorian England's harsh treatment of the poor & the destitute is uncovered as actor Brian Cox and others delve into their family's past.

Directed by Simon Chu
Wall to Wall Media for ITV 1
2 x 46 min

My Hero: Ronnie Barker

Hugh Dennis looks back over the career of the comedian who influenced his own.

Directed by Sarah Feltes
1 x 60 min
BBC Comedy

Town with Nicholas Crane: Oban

Nicholas Crane celebrates the forgotten world of the British town, smaller than a city, more intimate, more surprising.

Directed by Louise Say & Ishbel Hall
Tern Television for BBC 2
1 of 4 x 60 min 

My New Old School Photo

David Walliams goes back to his school days and tries to recreate a moment in time that changed the course of his life.

Directed by Christopher Bruce
1 x 46 min
Rain Media for ITV 1

Monty Don's French Gardens

From the splendour of the Vaux-le-Vicomte and Versailles to a Parisien allotment and the beauty of Provence, Monty sees how throughout history the French have used gardens as a public expression of money, power and passion.

Directed by Rachel Bell
Lion Television for BBC 2
3 x 60 mins

The Comic Strip Presents...Five Go to Rehab

Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French & Ade Edmondson get back together with the rest of the original cast to celebrate Dick's birthday, but things turn a little queer and there's another mystery to solve for the Famous Five.

Directed by Peter Richardson
Great Western Features for UK Gold
1 x 46 mins

Wonderland: I Was Once A Beauty Queen

They were feted as the most beautiful women in Britain - crowned in front of audiences of 20 million, dating rock stars & royalty. But what happened next? This film finds out what has become of Britain's beauty queens of the '70s & '80's and discovers how far their looks have taken them in life.

Directed by Hannah Berryman
BBC Factual for BBC 2
1 x 60 mins

Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss

From the silent nightmares of German Expressionism to the black-gloved killers of Italy's bloody Giallo thrillers, Mark Gatiss embarks on a chilling voyage through European horror cinema. On a journey that spans the continent from Ostend to Slovakia, Mark explores classic film locations and talks to leading talents, including Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro.

Directed by John Das
BBC Bristol for BBC 4
2 x 60 mins

The Trouble With Aid

From Biafra to Afghanistan, Ethiopia to Kosovo; the people who were on the ground speak frankly about famine and war, how the West has responded to humanitarian crises and the moral dilemmas they faced.

Directed by Ricardo Pollack
Wall to Wall Media for BBC 4
2 x 60 mins

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