On-demand recommendations

This month

Animals in Love

Animals in Love
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Liz Bonnin presents the first of two programmes exploring animal relationships, finding out how they meet, mate...

WWII's Secret Spy Camp

Radio Times Choice
WWII's Secret Spy Camp
60mins

Documentary revealing the history of a secret agent training school that was established in Canada during the...

Attenborough's Paradise Birds

Attenborough's Paradise Birds
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Among David Attenborough's life-long passions are birds of paradise, which he has tracked all over the jungles...

Modern Times

Modern Times: The Vikings Are Coming
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The world of fertility has become big business for Denmark, with women flying in to be inseminated at clinics...

24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E
65mins

Eleven-month-old Isabel is rushed to St George's after suffering a fit and losing consciousness, while...

David Starkey's Magna Carta

David Starkey's Magna Carta
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The historian examines the origins of the document issued by King John in 1215 that placed limits on the power...

The Holocaust: A Story of Remembrance

The Holocaust: A Story of Remembrance
30mins
BBC iPlayer

In a documentary being shown for Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27, which this year marks 70 years since...

Churchill: The Nation's Farewell

Churchill: The Nation's Farewell
60mins
BBC iPlayer

To mark the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death on January 24, Jeremy Paxman looks back at the...

Walking the Nile

Radio Times Choice
Walking the Nile
60mins

After seven months of hiking, Levison Wood reaches his final country - Egypt - and with 900 miles still to go to...

Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The business ideas contest returns after a mid-series break, with Kelly Hoppen, Piers Linney, Peter Jones,...

Pets - Wild at Heart

Secretive Creatures
60mins
BBC iPlayer

David Tennant narrates the concluding documentary revealing household animals in a new light, with special...

Countryfile

Burns Highlands
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The team is in the Highlands of Scotland, following in the footsteps of Robert Burns. John Craven is at the...

Alex Polizzi: The Fixer

The Singing Kettle
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The return after a mid-series break of the programme in which the hotelier and entrepreneur finds solutions for...

Bad Builders - Bang to Rights

Walberton
60mins

New series. Consumer champion Dominic Littlewood confronts unreliable contractors, meeting those clients whose...

Touched by Auschwitz

Touched by Auschwitz
90mins
BBC iPlayer

Feature-length documentary marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp by Red Army...

Helicopter Heroes Down Under

Radio Times Choice
Helicopter Heroes Down Under
30mins
BBC iPlayer

A paraglider lands in the sea and flying doctor Tim fights to save an expat biker who has been badly hurt in the...

24 Hours in Police Custody

Human Traffic
65mins
4OD

Police in Luton, Bedfordshire, arrest a man and a woman from Hungary on suspicion of human trafficking, and DC...

Walking the Nile

Radio Times Choice
Walking the Nile
60mins
4OD

Five months into his journey, Levison Wood faces a 1,300-mile walk across the Sahara, one of the most...

Countryfile

Radio Times Choice
Keswick
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The team pays a visit to Keswick in the Lake District, where Matt Baker finds out about a charity that is...

The Super-Rich and Us

The Super-Rich and Us
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Part two of two. Jacques Peretti investigates claims that inequality was pinpointed as a business opportunity...

24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E
55mins
4OD

Documentary following life inside the A&E department of St George's in south-west London. A 45-year-old woman is...

Angry, White and Proud

Angry, White and Proud
65mins
4OD

Documentary investigating the increasing number of right-wing splinter groups. Film-maker Jamie Roberts records...

24 Hours in Police Custody

Radio Times Choice
A Short, Sharp Shock
60mins
4OD

Two teenage girls are forced to sleep off their excesses in the cells after being involved in a fight at a Luton...