2016
Who Do You Think You Are? US – Season 7/8 Tom Bergeron, Molly Ringwald & Chris Noth

Lisa Kudrow exec produces this Emmy nominated series based on the BBC’s popular, long running format as well known US personalities explore their genealogy. Molly Ringwald & Chris Noth uncover European ancestors.

Directed by Jeremy Finn
2 x 46 mins
Shed Media US for TLC US

Goodbye to Love - the Karen Carpenter Story

A dramatised documentary telling the story of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown's life together, their extraordinary journey through drug addiction and break up to her untimely death in 2012.

Directed by John Holdsworth & John Forthergill
2 x 60 mins
Potato for ITV

Secret History: Saddam Goes to Hollywood

The extraordinary story of Saddam Hussein’s farcical adventure into the movie business - a start involving huge budgets, debauchery & Oliver Reed, all set to the back drop of the Iran/Iraq War.

Directed by Stephen Finnigan
1 x 46 mins
Mentorn for Channel Four

Who Do You Think You Are? – Series 13

Sir Ian McKellen, Sophie Raworth & Warwick Davies delve into their family’s past.


Directed by Leo Burley, Caroline Miller, David Vincent
3 x 60 mins
Wall to Wall Media for BBC1

Britain At Low Tide – Series 1

Tori Herridge & Alex Langlands explore the maritime & industrial history of Britain’s coastline which reveals itself when the tide goes out.

Directed by Michael Waterhouse
2 of 4 x 46 mins
Tern Television for Channel 4

Britain In Focus

Eamon McCabe celebrates Britain’s greatest photographers, sees how science allowed their art to develop and explores how they have captured our changing lives.

Directed by Alastair Laurence
1 x 60 mins
BBC Bristol for BBC 4


Land of Hope and Glory

An observational series using the pages of Country Life magazine to explore the lives of people who been bred into the land, inherited it or bought into it's dreams.

Directed by Jane Treays
3 x 60 min
Spun Gold Television for BBC 2

Vikings Uncovered

Dan Snow explores the ancient Viking colonies of Iceland, Greenland and Newfoundland and tries to build a picture of an exiled people driven by need to carve out a life in an unforgiving landscape 500 years before Columbus.

Directed by Harvey Lilley
90 min
BBC History/Factual for BBC 1

The Comic Strip Presents... Red Top

Peter Richardson's outlandish comic fantasy tells the story of Rebekah (Maxine Peake) an innocent and beguiling Northern girl who accidently becomes Chief Executive of News International and gets caught up in a seventies Watergate-style scandal.
With Harry Enfield, Russell Tovey, Johnny Vegas and Stephen Mangan.

Directed by Peter Richardson
75 min
Great Western Features for Gold

Building Hitler's Supergun

In 1943 Hitler planned to destroy London with a huge gun burried deep underground in Northern France. The allies dreamt up their own miracle weapons to destroy it, including the world's first drone.

Directed by Ian Duncan
46 min
Windfall Films for Channel Four

We Are Many

Ten years in the making Amir Amirani's compelling account of the biggest demonstration in human history, which took place across the planet on 15th February 2003, against the impending war in Iraq.
Parallels of history abound.

Directed by Amir Amirani
110 min
Amirani Media for theatrical release

The Secret History of the British Garden

Monty Don explores four centuries of garden history & design.

Directed by Chris Mitchell
4 x 60 min
Lion TV for BBC 2

Who Do You Think You Are?

Three episodes in the current series. Derek Jacobi discovers his connection to French royalty; Mark Gatiss inherits an Irish bog and Jerry Hall travels across the Midwest to uncover her pioneer ancestry.

Directed by Sarah Feltes & Russell England
3 x 60 min
Wall to Wall for BBC 1

Whitney & Bobby - Addicted to Love

A dramatised documentary telling the story of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown's life together, their extraordinary journey through drug addiction and break up to her untimely death in 2012.

Directed by Stephen Finnigan
1 x 90 min
Potato TV for ITV

The Sound of Song

Neil Brand explores the impact of technology on songwriting and how it defined the music of the twentieth century.

Directed by Alastair Laurence, Francis Welch & Jake Hayes
3 x 60 min
BBC Bristol for BBC 4

Secret History: Britain's First Racist Election

In the early 60's Enoch Powell's "rivers of blood" speech marked a low point in Britain's history of integration & tolerance. This film examines the events that aroused such impassioned ranting in a country coming to terms with the post-war order.

Directed by Stephen Finnigan
1 x 52 min
Brinkworth Films for Channel 4

Gothic Revival

Andrew Graham Dixon deconstructs high Victoriana.

Directed by Ian Lease
BBC Arts for BBC 2

Return to Betjemanland

A N Wilson on his literary idol.

Directed by Alastair Laurence
BBC Bristol for BBC 4

Tomorrow's Worlds - The Unearthly History of Science Fiction

Domonic Sandbrook boldly goes where no man has gone before.

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

Who Do You Think You Are?

Reggie Yates In West Africa & Sheridan Smith in Sheffield - two episodes in the current series.

Directed by Sarah Feltes
2 x 60 min
Wall to Wall for BBC 1

Long Lost Family series 3
BAFTA Award winner Best Factual Series

Davina McCall & Nicky Campbell present the documentary series which aims to reunite family members after years of separtation and offers a lifeline for people desperate to find a long-lost relative.

Directed by Clare Bradbury & Kate Scholefield
Wall to Wall for ITV 1

Secrets from the Asylum / Secrets from the Clink

Ray Winstone, Mariella Fustrup & Johnny Vegas among others discover what cruel & unusual punishments were meted out to their unfortunate ancestors.

Directed by Helen Williamson & Laura Nash
4 x 50 min
Wall to Wall Television for ITV 1

Seven Wonders of the Commonwealth

In a one-off special to herald the start of the Commonwealth Games, Anita Rani visits the oldest desert on the planet while Denise Lewis canoes down the Zambezi to see the worlds largest waterfall.

Directed by Harvey Lilley
1 x 60 min
BBC Bristol for BBC 1

Meet the Mormons

An observational film following a young Mormon man as he prepares to serve his two year mission. He must leave his family behind and turn his back on the outside world to live a life of abstinence and devotion while spreading the Book of Mormon.

Directed by Lynn Alleway
CCTV for Channel 4

A Very English Education

In 1979 the BBC made a series about life inside the renowned public school Radley College. This film catches up with five of the former pupils to see what sort of men they have become.

Directed by Hannah Berryman
1 x 60 min
BBC Documentaries for BBC 2

Tirpitz - World War II's Most Dangerous Raid

Now in old age, the few surviving pilots, navigators & aircrew from Bomber Command's elite squadrons talk about their role in one of the most daring raids of the Second World War.

Directed by Harvey Lilley
1 x 60 min
Lion Television for BBC 2

Imagine: Who's Afraid of Machiavelli?

The 16th Century Italian statesman"s book The Prince was bedside reading for Napoleon, Stalin, Mussolini, Nixon & Kissinger. Alan Yentob asks relevant it is today and who are the 21st Century Machiavellians?

Directed by Clare Bevean
1 x 60 min
BBC Arts for BBC 2

Ghost Writer

Long time admirer of MR James, Mark Gatiss attempts to uncover how a donnish Victorian bachelor, conservative by nature and a devout Anglican, became the master of supernatural storytelling.

Directed by John Das
1 x 60 min
BBC Bristol for BBC 2

Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage & Death

Medieval historian Helen Castor explores how people of the Middle Ages handled the most fundamental moments of transition in life.

Directed by Lucy Swingler
3 x 60 min
Matchlight Productions for BBC 4

A Very British Murder — with Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley examines the Edwardian era and the golden age of detective fiction between the wars - the time of Dr Crippen, Agatha Christie and the films of Alfred Hitchcock.

Directed by Matt Thomas
1 of 3 x 60 min
BBC Bristol for BBC 4

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