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World on Fire
Follow the hidden lives of ordinary people from Britain, Poland, France, Germany and the United States during World War II.
Kathy Burke’s All Woman
Kathy travels around the UK talking to all kinds of people, humorously exploring what it means to be a woman today.
What Do Artists Do All Day?
In this film, we spend time with the godfather of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake.
Manchester International Festival 2019: Welcoming the World
Brenda Emmanus explores behind the scenes at the festival, with exclusive access in rehearsals to new works by Idris Elba and The Young Vic, 59 Productions, Reggie Rock and Ibrahim Mahama.
The Planets with Professor Brian Cox
The rocky planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars were born at the same time from the same material - yet have lived radically different lives. What immense forces are at play?
The new season of Killing Eve opens 30 seconds after the end of
, when Eve delivered her bloody Valentine to Villanelle.
A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.
Billy Bragg on anger and hope
Tom Sutcliffe discusses poverty and opportunity with Kerry Hudson, Billy Bragg, Howard Brenton and Will Tanner.
In this clip, a female paramedic talks about suffering with PTSD and trying to overcome it. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
Head Case: Treat Yourself to Better Mental Health
The reality of living with depression, anorexia, anxiety, bipolar disorder and addiction is revealed through the eyes of young people who have first-hand experience of these illnesses. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
The Great British School Swap
Documentary series in which a white school and a mainly Asian school swap pupils in a radical experiment to see what happens when children from segregated areas mix for the first time.
Climate Change - The Facts
After one of the hottest years on record, Sir David Attenborough looks at the science of climate change and potential solutions to this global threat.
Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star
Hosted by Stacey Dooley, this new competition series sees ten aspiring make-up artists battle to be named Britain’s next make-up star. Tested in a range of real-world professional assignments, each week the weakest two MUAs enter the elimination face-off
International Women's Day Playlist
Celebrate International Women's Day 2019 with a selection of programmes curated by your library.
Food Challenge: Meat vs Vegan
Helen Skelton investigates the rise in veganism and even attempts to give it a go herself. Three meat eaters also try to go vegan for a month to lose weight and do their bit to help save the planet. How will they cope?
Playlist: Fry's Planet Word
What is it that defines us? Stephen argues that above all, it is the way we speak. Be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation - we interpret and define ourselves through our language. We've recorded the whole series for you.
SAS: Who Dares Wins
In 2019, SAS selection opens to women for the first time. Meanwhile, this series of SAS: Who Dares Wins takes 25 men and women to the Andes to see if they have what it takes to make it in the SAS.
Playlist: Burns Night 2019
Celebrate Burns Night 2019 with a selection of programmes about poet Robert Burns.
Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland
Billy Connolly, before he found fame on an international level, British comedy was an end-of-the-pier kind of affair - but through sheer talent and force of personality, Connolly ploughed a different and deeply personal yet universal approach to comedy and changed the face of British comedy
I, Daniel Blake
After a heart attack, a 59-year-old joiner needs help from the state to receive ESA. He crosses paths with a single mother, Katie, and her two young children. Katie's only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn't know, 300 miles away.
Crime drama series. Luther, back from suspension, must solve a seemingly perfect double murder and work out how, and by whom, it was committed.
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