Irish comedian and actor Ardal O’Hanlon looks at how showbands became hugely popular in his native land between the 1950s … [ Read More ]
The one Grand Tour star to not totally burn his bridges to the BBC returns to cover another of his … [ Read More ]
Last year, one of the biggest bands of the 1980s held a farewell reunion concert at the O2 Arena.
Tonight sees the start of the SheBelieves Cup, an annual invitational women’s football tournament.
In the latest edition of his Secrets of Cinema series, Mark Kermode tries to uncover what it takes to win … [ Read More ]
This occasional series returns for its second episode, looking at classical music between the 1930s-50s.
The photographer Don McCullin is most famous for his work in warzones, but his latest project takes him much closer … [ Read More ]
The BBC’s latest slow TV show sees us follow a drone travelling down the entire length of the Great Wall … [ Read More ]
This four-part Australian drama deals with a subject that has been the subject of much controversy down under: asylum seekers.
This new live music show sees Phill Jupitus and Clare Gorgan playing music selected by viewers.
Don’t be fooled by the subtitle – this isn’t a tribute to The Prisoner. It’s actually an archaeological programme looking … [ Read More ]
I must confess that before writing this, all I knew of Sidney Nolan was that he was once said as … [ Read More ]
Having previously covered historical lies from our country two years ago, Lucy Worsley is looking at the biggest historical fibs … [ Read More ]
I’m a bit nervous about writing this up… mainly because my parents are big fans of The Police so I … [ Read More ]
The Rev. Peter Owen Jones is a man who plays the whole “trendy vicar” thing a bit too much for … [ Read More ]
This two-part Storyville documentary exams the events and aftermath of the siege at the Mount Carmel Centre near Waco, Texas … [ Read More ]
Prof. Alice Roberts presents the annual science lectures, this year investigating the subject if what it means to be human.
Simon Callow stars in Mark Gatiss’s ghostly offering.
One of my viewing highlights this year was Mark Kermode’s documentary series Secrets of Cinema (still all on iPlayer), and … [ Read More ]
The finale of the series arguably feels the most like the original Big Night Out, given the return of some … [ Read More ]
The musician and broadcast Neil Brand charts the history of the musical in cinema.
Reeves and Mortimer have been known to make fun out of willing celebrities in the past, and tonight’s Big Night … [ Read More ]
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the first modern circus, with this film paying homage to the performers.
This series looks into the habits of some of Britain’s most common animal livestock.