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BBC Documentaries Episodes Guide and Summaries

EpisodeAir DateEpisode Name
1Pixar: 25 Magic Moments
2Music, Money and Hip Hop Honeys
3Leila Webster 'I Minds the Time'
4The Secret Life of Bob Monkhouse
5Shooting the Hollywood Stars
6Kenneth McKellar: Scotland's Great Tenor
7Eric & Ernie - Behind the Scenes
8Pre-Teen Proms
9A Boy In Harris - An-Diugh
10Is Oral Sex Safe?
11Ready, Steady, Drink
12Charles Byrne - The Irish Giant
13Pete Postlethwaite: A Tribute
14Triuir (Triplets)
15Britain's Banks: Too Big to Save?
16Justice: Fairness and the Big Society
17Justice: A Citizen's Guide to the 21st Century
18Laura Hall: My Battle with Booze
19Abortion Wars
20The Guga Hunters of Ness
21Harris - Hebridean Heartland
22The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
23Outside the Court
24The Highest Court in the Land: Justice Makers
25Scenes from a Teenage Killing
26Pleasure and Pain with Michael Mosley
27Posh and Posher: Why Public School Boys Run Britain
28From Haiti's Ashes
29Grey FM
30Do We Really Need the Moon?
31The Secret Life of Waves
32Who Gets the Best Jobs?
33The Children Who Built Victorian Britain
34Abraham Lincoln: Saint or Sinner?
351911 Centenary Lecture: F E Smith
36Baker Boys: How the Co-op Started
37Indian Stories
38Birth of the British Novel
39Child of the Dead End
41Wales and the Five Other Nations: The England Game
42Young, Jobless and Living at Home
43Fig Leaf: The Biggest Cover-Up in History
44Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae
45Reggae Britannia
46The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?
47As Others See Us
48Nuns Aloud
49For Crying Out Loud
50Force of Nature: The Sculpture of David Nash
51Ice Emigrants
52Kyffin Williams: Reflections in a Gondola
53The Men Who Stole Christmas - Lapland New Forest
54When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible
55Toots and the Maytals: Reggae Got Soul
56No Sleep Till Yell - The Shetland Folk Festival
57Verdi: The Director's Cut
58Too Fast to be a Woman?: The Story of Caster Semenya
59Sheila Hancock Brushes Up: The Art of Watercolours
60A Dangerous Place to Meet My Family
61Who Needs Trident?
62Sgeulachd Sheila Garvie - The Sheila Garvie Story
64Max Boyce: The Road to Treorchy
65Paul Merton and Nicholas Parsons: Me & Arthur Haynes
67Attenborough and the Giant Egg
68The King James Bible: The Book That Changed the World
69Leaving Amish Paradise
70Around the World in 60 Minutes
71Grand Prix: The Killer Years
74My Brother the Islamist
75The Great Estate: The Rise & Fall of the Council House
76Destination Titan
77Promises, Promises: The Olympic Legacy
78Thailand: Tourism and the Truth
79The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned at Birth
80The Secrets of Scott's Hut
81The Story of Vaisakhi
82The Baby Born in a Concentration Camp
83Jon Venables: What Went Wrong?
84Secrets of the Arabian Nights
87Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
88Botox Britain: Your Face in Their Hands
89Giles and Sue's Royal Wedding
90The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - The True Story
91Opera's Fallen Women
92Fast Food Baby
93The Viking Sagas
94Operation Crossbow
95The Golden Age of Canals
96Wootton Bassett: The Town That Remembers
97Egypt's Lost Cities
98Heath vs Wilson: The 10 Year Duel
99The Mountain That Had to Be Painted
100The Joy of Easy Listening
101How Britain Got the Gardening Bug
102Annie Nightingale - Bird on the Wireless
103The Lighthouse Stevensons
104Poor Kids
105The Duke at 90
106Murray Walker: A Life in the Fast Lane
107Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die
108This Green and Pleasant Land: The Story of British Landscape Painting
109Apples: British to the Core
110Kennedy Home Movies
111125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot be Serious
112World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel
113Treasures of Heaven
114Abused: Breaking the Silence
117Teenage Kicks: The Search for Sophistication
118Afghanistan: War Without End?
119Afghanistan: The Battle for Helmand
120Afghanistan: The Unknown Country
121Troubadours - The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter
122The World's Most Expensive Paintings
123Julia Bradbury's Icelandic Walk
124Seve: The Legend
125The Wonder of Weeds
126The Prince and the Composer: A Film About Hubert Parry by HRH The Prince of Wales
127Super Size Ambulance
128Botham: The Legend of '81
129Space Shuttle: The Final Mission
130Around the World in 60 Minutes
131Roger: Genocide Baby
132The Perfect Suit
133Alex: A Life Fast Forward
134Jamie: Drag Queen at 16
135Britain Through A Lens: The Documentary Film Mob
136Camera That Changed the World
137The Rattigan Enigma By Benedict Cumberbatch
138Kidnapped - A Georgian Adventure
139My Father was a Nazi Commandant
140Surviving Hitler: A Love Story
141The Pendle Witch Child
142The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest
143Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World
144Hans Litten vs Adolf Hitler: To Stop a Tyrant
145American: The Bill Hicks Story
146Chilean Miners: 17 Days Buried Alive
147Sex, Lies and Gagging Orders
148Jig: The Great Irish Dance-Off
149The Big Gypsy Eviction
150How FaceBook Changed The World: The Arab Spring - Episode 1
151Wootton Bassett - A Town's Duty Done
152Donald Trump: All American Billionaire
153Kellie - The Girl Who Played With Fire
154The Prison Restaurant
155The Twins of the Twin Towers
156How FaceBook Changed The World: The Arab Spring - Episode 2
1579/11: Conspiracy Road Trip
158The Lions - New Zealand 1971
159Wogan on Wodehouse
160The Elgin Marbles
161Dinosaurs, Myths and Monsters
162When TV Goes To War
163How to Build a Dinosaur
165My Forced Unwanted Wedding
166Rory Bremner and the Fighting Scots
167The 1951 Festival of Britain: A Brave New World
168The Lost Genius of British Art: William Dobson
169Buddha in Suburbia
170Hedge Wars
171My Resignation
172Calendar Girls: 10 Years On
173The Marvelous Mrs Beeton, with Sophie Dahl
175Rex Appeal
176Rostropovich: The Genius of the Cello
177City Beneath the Waves: Pavlopetri
179Sam and Evan: From Girls to Men
180Me, My Sex and I
181Treasures of Chinese Porcelain
182Colouring Light: Brian Clarke - An Artist Apart
183Faster Than the Speed of Light?
184Code-Breakers: Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes
185The Secret Life of Ice
186Operation Jericho
187Secret Pakistan (Episode 1): Double Cross
188Britain's Most Fragile Treasure
189The Future State of Welfare
190Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure
191Andy Hamilton's Search for Satan
192Tintin's Adventure With Frank Gardner
194Secret Pakistan (Episode 2): Backlash
195Stormchaser: The Butterfly And The Tornado
196The Growing Pains of a Teenage Genius
197Mixed Race Britain: How the World Got Mixed Up
198Ian Hislop: When Bankers Were Good
199The Boarding School Bomber
200John Steinbeck - Voice of America
202A303: Highway to the Sun
203Rich Hall's Continental Drifters
204Will it Snow?
206Frank Skinner on George Formby
207Gershwin's Summertime: The Song That Conquered the World
208Come Fly with Me (The Story of Pan Am)
209Roy Lichtenstein - Pop Idol
211Love on the Transplant List
212American Nomads
213Rick Stein Tastes the Blues
214America on a Plate: The Story of the Diner
215America in Pictures: The Story of Life Magazine
216Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
217RBS: Inside the Bank That Ran Out of Money
218Hidcote: A Garden for All Seasons
219Exposed: Groomed for Sex
220After Life: The Strange Science of Decay
221Come Bell Ringing with Charles Hazlewood
222Scrapheap Orchestra
223Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy
224Professor Brian Cox: A Night With The Stars
225Tourettes: I Swear I Can Sing
226The Road to Nowhere
229Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the German Dams
231The Roasts of Christmas Past
232Up In Flames: Mr Reeves and the Riots
233The Toys That Made Christmas
234Drawing Blood
235The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen
236Darcey Bussell Dances Hollywood
237Jane Austen: The Unseen Portrait?
238Shrek: Once upon a Time
239Mrs Dickens' Family Christmas
240The Animal Magic Zoo
241TV greats: Our Favourites from the North
242Frost on Nixon
243Too Much Too Young: Children of the Middle Ages
244Italy's Bloodiest Mafia : The Camorra
245unknownTour of Duty - Australia's Secret War
246Upside Down: The Creation Story
247unknownThe God Delusion Debate
248Sex and the Sitcom
250Sir Jimmy Savile: As It Happened
251When Rock Goes Acoustic
252Regional TV: Life Through a Local Lens
253Still Ringing After All These Years: A Short History of Bells
254Rowing the Arctic
255Last Stronghold of the Pure Gospel - An-Diugh
256Pearl Jam Twenty
257This is Britain with Andrew Marr
258Peer Pressure
260Classroom Secrets
261Bee Gees: In Our Own Time
262Hip-Hop at the BBC
263My Autism and Me
264One Life
265I'm Pregnant With Their Baby
266Prince - A Purple Reign
267The Joy of Country
268A Renaissance Education: The Schooling of Thomas More's Daughter
269Formula One's 60th Anniversary: Plus Ça Change
270The Belfast Blitz
271Kate and William: A Royal Love Story
272Pappano's Essential Tosca
27323 Week Babies: The Price of Life
274David Attenborough - What A Wonderful World
275Selling the Sixties
276Entertaining the Troops
277A Pink Floyd Miscellany 1967-2005
278God's Composer
279Anyone for Demis? How the World Invaded the Charts
280Mark Knopfler - A Life in Songs
281The Quite Remarkable David Coleman
282Pops Greatest Dance Crazes
283Europa Hotel - Bombs Bullets and Business as Usual
284Sgeulachd Howard Wilson - Cop Turned Killer
285Welsh Icons
286Clydebank Blitz
287Donated to Science
288The Man Who Crossed Hitler
290Llanelli Riots
291Top of the Pops: The Story of 1976
292Grand Prix: The Killer Years
293I Never Tell Anybody Anything: The Life and Art of Edward Burra
294Thin Lizzy: Bad Reputation
295Britain's Youngest Undertaker
296Lulu - Something to Shout About
297The Truth About Wildlife Part 1 Farming
298The Truth About Wildlife Part 2 Coast
299The Truth About Wildlife Part 3 Woodland and Heath
300The Old Grey Whistle Test 70s Gold
301Bombed but not Broken
302The Santana Story: Angels and Demons
303The Shankill Butchers
304Sir Bobby Charlton Football Icon
305The Story of the Music Hall with Michael Grade
306What's the Point of Forgiveness?
307Dino Stampede
308The Staffordshire Hoard
309The Hudson's Bay Boys
310Britain's Great Reef
311Bristol on Film
312Reggae at the BBC
313KJB - The Book that Changed the World
315John Arlott in Conversation with Mike Brearley
316O, Fortuna!
317Does Christianity Have a Future?
318unknownIn Search of Bible John
319unknownMy Big Breasts and Me
320unknownThe Party's Over: How the West Went Bust, Part 1
321unknownThe Party's Over: How the West Went Bust, Part 2
322So What If My Baby Is Born Like Me?
323unknownThe Big Fat Truth about Low Fat Foods
324unknownThe Truth about Child Brides
325You Have Been Watching... David Croft
326Sir Jimmy Savile at the BBC: How's About That Then?
327Set in Stone
328The Pox Doc
329Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Harvest of Sorrow
330Acoustic at the BBC
331Night on Film: An A-Z of the Dark
332Life in a Day
333Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure
334Young, Foreign and Over Here
335Tubáiste Bhaile Mhánais
337The John Craven Years
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