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BBC Documentaries Season 2021 - Episodes Guide and Summaries

EpisodeEpisode NameAir Date
1

The Science(ish) of... Stranger Things

2

Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

3

Thailand's Youth Rebellion

4

Yemen: Coronavirus in a War Zone

5

'Til Kingdom Come Trump, Faith and Money

6

Targeted: The Truth about Disability Hate Crime

7

Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain

8

Edward Carson and The Fall of Oscar Wilde

9

Venezuela: The Fall Of An Oil Giant

10

Mills and Boon: Writing for Love in Northern Ireland

11

Rhod Gilbert Stand Up to Infertility

12

Katie Price: Harvey And Me

13

Life of a Mountain: A Year on Helvellyn

14

Neil Hannon: 30 Years of The Divine Comedy

15

DeLorean: Back from the Future

16

Rita Duffy: Portrait of an Artist

17

Craftivism: Making a Difference

18

Medbh McGuckian: Portrait of a Poet

19

Circling a Fox

20

Stonehenge: The Lost Circle Revealed

21

Music's Dirty Secrets: Women Fight Back

22

Blitz Spirit with Lucy Worsley

23

Zara McDermott: Revenge Porn

24

Why Is Covid Killing People of Colour?

25

Tommy Cooper at the BBC

26

Caroline Ahearne at the BBC

27

I Can't Say My Name: Stammering in the Spotlight

28

Arlo Parks: A Popstar in a Pandemic

29

Billie: In Search of Billie Holiday

30

Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency

31

The Secret Science of Sewage

32

Dave Allen Live: On Life

33

Black Power A British Story of Resistance

34

Brotherhood: The Inner Life of Monks

35

Paloma Faith: As I Am

36

Finding Jack Charlton

37

Barbershop for Bald Men

38

Eye of the Storm

39

At Home with the Gettys

40

In the Shadow of Iran

41

When Nudes Are Stolen

42

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Remembered

43

A Tribute to HRH Duke of Edinburgh

44

The Duke: In His Own Words

45

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh - Scotland Remembers

46

Prince Philip: The Man Behind The Crown

47

The Treaty of Versailles

48

My Father and Me

49

Sudden Death: My Sister's Silent Killer

50

What Are We Feeding Our Kids?

51

The Psychedelic Drug Trial

52

Dawn Chorus: The Sounds of Spring

53

Classic British Cars: Made in Coventry

54

Cristiano Ronaldo: Impossible to Ignore

55

Different League: The Derry City Story

56

Heist: The Northern Bank Robbery

57

Subnormal: A British Scandal

58

The Black American Fight for Freedom

59

Royal Wedding: A Day to Remember

60

Dark Matter: A History of the Afrofuture

61

Three Days That Shook Football

62

Managing England: The Impossible Job

63

Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain

64

Statue Wars: One Summer in Bristol

65

Krept and Konan: We Are England

66

Peter Taylor: Ireland After Partition

67

Roberto Martinez: Whistle to Whistle

68

Bad Influencer: The Great Insta Con

69

The Trial of Derek Chauvin

70

The Manchester Arena Inquiry: Security under the Spotlight

71

Our NHS: A Hidden History

72

Killing Escobar

73

Reclaiming Amy

74

Secrets of an Isis Smartphone

75

Pavarotti in Hyde Park

76

Queen Rock Montreal

77

Chris Packham: The Walk That Made Me

78

Helen Glover: The Mother of All Comebacks

79

Billie Eilish: Up Close

80

Blind Ambition

81

The Queens of Pop: Viva La Diva

82

The Riots 2011: One Week in August

83

Daisy Maskell: Insomnia and Me

84

Team GB Homecoming Concert

85

Rigs of Nigg

86

Inside Britain's Kidnap Gangs

87

China's Magic Weapon

88

Scotland the Rave

89

Mothers, Missiles and the American President

90

Surviving 9/11

91

9/11: Inside the President's War Room

92

Instatraders

93

Transitioning Teens

94

In Search of Sir Walter Scott

95

Britain's Puppy Boom: Counting the Cost

96

After 9/11: Scotland's Story

97

Garage People

98

Measuring Mass: The Last Artefact

99

When Nirvana Came to Britain

100

Neutrino: Hunting the Ghost Particle

101

Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers

102

Nowhere to Run: Abused by our Coach

103

The Last Mountain

104

The Blob: A Genius without a Brain

105

The Spice Girls at the BBC

106

Hidden Girls

107

Listening through the Lens: The Christopher Nupen Films

108

Catching a Predator

109

The Ryan McMullan Story

110

Alexander Pope: Rediscovering a Genius

111

Paul Merson: Football, Gambling & Me

112

Hunting the Essex Lorry Killers

113

Foot and Mouth: The Killing Fields in Wales

114

Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story

115

Simon & Garfunkel: The Harmony Game

116

Climate Change Goes on Trial

117

Four Hours at the Capitol

118

Aberfan: The Fight for Justice