The Mayor (w/t)

Following the toppling of the statue of the philanthropist and slave trader Edward Colston this film follows Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees as he navigates tensions rippling through the city as it comes to terms with aspects of its troubling past.

Directed by Francis Welch
Uplands TV for BBC 2

The Farm (w/t)

Directed by Lottie Gammon
Mindhouse Productions for Sky Arts

Alabama Black and Blue (w/t)

With the passion of a young Barak Obama and the weight of history upon him, Steven Reed recently made history himself - as the first black Mayor of Montgomery, Alabama.

This film follows Mayor Reed setting up his administration and locking horns with the staunchly Republican State Legislature in round one of a fight that's symbolic of the stranglehold Trump's Republicanism currently has on America.

Directed and produced by  Lynn Alleway
Wild Pictures

Who Do You Think You Are? 
Ruth Jones

Actor Ruth Jones - Nessa from Gavin and Stacey - uncovers her grandfather's role in the Medical Aid Societies of south Wales, which provided a model for the NHS.

Directed by Ben Southwell
Wall to Wall Media for BBC 1

Full Circle with Michael Palin

This 1997 documentary chronicles Michael Palin's 50,000-mile adventure over ten months througfh 18 countries around the rim of the Pacific Ocean.

Additional photography 
Directed by Roger Mills & Clem Vallance
Prominent Pictures for BBC 1

Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace

The incredible true story of a man left on the front seat of a car in Northern Ireland and a woman abandoned six years later in a telephone box in the Republic of Ireland.

Directed by Rosie Schellenberg
Wall to Wall Media for BBC1

Private life of the Windsors

This series tells the stories of three key figures in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II: Elizabeth’s rebellious sister Princess Margaret, her power hungry uncle Lord Mountbatten and her mother the royal matriarch: the Queen Mother.

Directed by Ben Reid
Renegade Pictures for the Smithsonian Channel

Prue Leith: Journey With My Daughter

In 1975, just before Pol Pot’s genocide in Cambodia, Prue Leith adopted her daughter Li-Da and brought her to the UK to be raised. Now Prue and Li-Da return to Cambodia in search of her biological family and to learn of the hundreds of other adopted children who also left.

Directed by Lottie Gammon
Bright Button Productions for Channel 4

The Countess and The Russian Billionaire

Inside the secret world of Sergei Pugachev, a Russian oligarch, and his British partner Countess Alexandra Tolstoy, mother of their three children.

Summer Films for BBC 2

Monty Don’s American Gardens

Ep2: Monty goes south to explore gardens of early independant America and learns how the history of this part of the country is still very much evident in the places and people he meets

Directed and produced by Alexandra Henderson 
AHA for BBC 2

Bone Detectives: Britain's Buried Secrets

Palaeontologist Tori Herridge and a team of scientists piece together the lives behind unearthed bones to find out their stories

Directed by Michael Waterhouse
Tern Television for Channel 4

My Grandparent's War

Helena Bonham Carter relates how her grandfather defied orders by helping Jewish people escape the Holocaust, while her grandmother volunteered as an air raid warden and campaigned for women's rights.

Directed by Frank Hanley

Carey Mulligan explores how her grandfather travelled thousands of miles to fight the Japanese in the final months of World War II, and lost his closest friends from a kamikaze attack at sea.

Directed by Chris Walker
Wild Pictures for Channel 4

Catching Britain's Killers:
The Crimes That Changed Us
Double Jeopardy

Exploring the ripples of one single case, this is the story of one mother’s determination to get justice for her daughter that would lead to an historic change in the law.

Directed by Karen McGann
Wall to Wall Media for BBC 2

The Cameron Years

For the first time, the former Prime Minister speaks candidly about his memoirs and his time in power.

Directed by Ian Leese
Produced by Denys Blakeway
Menace Productions for BBC1

Britain at Low Tide
Series 3

Tori Herridge explores extraordinary stories from Britain's extraordinary maritime, industrial and natural history, which are revealed when the tide goes out.

Directed by Michael Waterhouse
Tern Television for Channel 4

Who Do You Think You Are?
Series 16: Katherine Ryan & Paul Merton

Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan’s family history leads her from colonial Nova Scotia and Newfoundland to her English roots in Dorset.

Directed by Ben Southwell

Paul Merton traces the life of his maternal grandfather and discovers that he was involved in some of the key events that led to Irish independence in the 1920s.

Directed by Francis Welch
Wall to Wall for BBC1

Fake or Fortune
Series 8 
A Venetian View
De Chirico

Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate mysteries behind paintings.

Directed by Rachel Jardine
BBC Studios for BBC1

Long Lost Family
Series 9

Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell present the documentary series which aims to reunite family members after years of separation, and offers a lifeline for people who are desperate to find long-lost relatives.

Directed by Clare Bradbury, Susie Attwood, Claire Lewis & Mark Usher
Wall to Wall for ITV1

Victorian Sensations
Decadence and Degeneration

Actor Paul McGann discovers how fears of moral and imperial decline terrified 1890s Britain - informing the daring plays of Oscar Wilde and the fantastical stories of HG Wells.

Directed by Matt Thomas
BBC Studios for BBC4

Sports Stars

Celebrating the achievements of the greatest figures of the 20th century. This episode explores the legacies of sports stars Pele, Muhammad Ali, Billie Jean King and Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Directed by David Vincent
72 Films for BBC2
Imagine: George Benjamin: Who Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

The programme tracks the creation of celebrated composer Sir George Benjamin's latest opera Lessons in Love and Violence, which premiered at the Royal Opera House in May 2018.

Directed and Produced by Jill Nicholls
BBC Studios for BBC1

Return to TS Eliotland

AN Wilson explores the groundbreaking poetry of TS Eliot, tracing the personal and poetic journey he took in works such as The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock.

Directed by Alastair Laurence
Wingspan Productions for BBC4

Extraordinary Rituals
Great Gatherings: Oto Matsuri, Japanese Festival of Fire

This series aims to explore the spectacular and emotional world of rituals but with cultural sensitivities, multiple cameras, steep stone steps, blazing torches, language difficulties and darkness what could go wrong?

Directed by Nathan Harrison
BBC Studios for BBC 2

The Lost Man of British Art: Mark Gatiss on the Art of John Minton

Mark Gatiss plunges back into Minton's world to celebrate his remarkable life and work, but also to find out why he remains all but forgotten.

Directed by Matt Thomas
BBC studios for BBC 4

Fake of Fortune
Series 7
Ep 2: Toulouse-Lautrec
Ep 3: Henry Moore

Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate mysteries behind paintings.

Directed by Rachel Jardine
and Lucy Swingler
BBC Studios for BBC 1

Long Lost Family
Series 8

Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell return to help more people reunite with long-lost relatives.

Directed by Claire Lewis, Caroline Miller, Tom McCarthy & Rachel Ozers
Wall to Wall Television for ITV1

Who Do You Think You Are? USA
Season 10
Molly Shannon
Hilary Duff

The hit genealogy show goes stateside as US celebrities, curious about their past, uncover their family trees.

Directed by Heather Ross, Jessica Conway & Jen Sims
Shed Media for TLC

Robbie's War: The Rise and Fall of a Playboy Billionaire

An introduction to the world of billionaire Robbie Tchenguiz and a history of his arrest for fraud and how it affected his life and business.

Directed by Lynn Alleway
Century Films for BBC 2

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, Ewan and Colin McGregor take to the skies in some of the world's most iconic planes.

Directed by Harvey Lilley
Lion Television for BBC 1

Millionaires' Ex-Wives Club

Gaining exclusive access to the hidden world of super-rich divorce, this intimate documentary follows ex-wives who went into battle with their exes, spending millions of pounds and years of their lives in the process.

Directed by Lynn Alleway
Century Films for BBC 2

Transformation Street

This series follows the extraordinary transformations of men and women from all over the UK, who believe they were born into the wrong body, as they approach and undergo the highs and lows of life-changing transgender surgery.

Directed by Clare Bradbury
and Carly Aston
Renegade Pictures for ITV1
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