On-demand recommendations

This month

National Treasures of Wales

Tredegar House
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Griff Rhys Jones visits the Restoration-era Tredegar House in Newport to find out why the National Trust has...

Walking Through History

Walking Through History: King John's Ruin - Peak District
60mins

As the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta approaches next year, Tony Robinson sets out to discover...

Unreported World

15 and Learning to Speak
25mins

Reporter Kiki King and director Daniel Bogado visit Uganda to follow the inspirational work of the sign-language...

Newsround

Newsround Special: How to Make Friends on Planet Earth
15mins
BBC iPlayer

An alien disguises herself as a schoolgirl and visits Earth with one mission - to find a best friend. On her...

Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild

Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild
60mins
Demand 5

The return of the programme in which Ben Fogle meets people who have moved to inhospitable parts of the world...

24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E
60mins

Former boxer Paul, 22, has been stabbed in the face and arm with a broken bottle outside a nightclub in...

Life Story

Courtship
60mins
BBC iPlayer

David Attenborough reveals how the competition to breed creates scenes of the most extraordinary beauty, as well...

Russia's Lost Princesses

The Gilded Cage
60mins
BBC iPlayer

On July 17, 1918, the four daughters of the last Tsar, Nicholas II, along with the rest of the imperial family,...

Neighbourhood Blues

Neighbourhood Blues
45mins
BBC iPlayer

The team joins forces with Trading Standards and HMRC to tackle rogue dealers who are selling fake and illegally...

Confessions Of

Confessions of a Copper
60mins

With the onset of increasingly strict regulations, health-and-safety rules and political correctness, this...

Mark Lawson Talks To

Mark Lawson Talks to Michael Morpurgo
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The journalist, broadcaster and cultural critic interviews author and former Children's Laureate Michael...

The Sky at Night

Rosetta: A Sky at Night Special
60mins
BBC iPlayer

A chance to witness events from inside mission control as the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft...

World's Greatest Food Markets

New York
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Billingsgate fish merchant Roger Barton visits food markets across the globe and pits himself against some of...

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The comedienne embarks on the most emotional leg of her journey along the Southeast Asian river as she witnesses...

Imagine

Imagine - Anselm Kiefer: Remembering the Future
75mins
BBC iPlayer

German artist Anselm Kiefer achieved fame and notoriety in equal measure with his 1969 series Occupations, in...

Secret Dealers

Radio Times Choice
Secret Dealers
60mins

Dealers Mike Melody, Tim Hogarth and Karen Dalmeny battle over items including a Victorian silver scent bottle...

24 Hours in Police Custody

The Crime of the Century
60mins

Drunken abuse, the theft of 98p's worth of fizzy drinks and the joyriding of a 45-seater bus are all in a day's...

Fred and Rose: The Untold Story

Fred and Rose: House of Horrors
60mins
Demand 5

The docu-drama examining the crimes and motives of Fred and Rose West continues by focusing on 25 Cromwell...

Life Story

Power
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The importance of power in the animal kingdom, revealing how dominant creatures have the best access to food and...

Unreported World

Tripoli Burning
25mins

In August, a coalition of armed groups known as Libya Dawn stormed the country's capital Tripoli and proclaimed...

Countryfile

Radio Times Choice
World War One Special
70mins
BBC iPlayer

In an extended programme for Remembrance Sunday, Matt Baker visits a subterranean network carved out by Allied...

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages
65mins

Penelope Keith explores British villages, finding out about their traditions, but also the how their way of life...

Walking Through History

Radio Times Choice
Walking Through History: Norman Conquest of Pembrokeshire
60mins

Tony Robinson heads to the south-west corner of Wales and one of Britain's finest coastal paths to find out why...

Hotel in the Clouds

Hotel in the Clouds
60mins

Documentary following the first few months in the life of new luxury hotel the Shangri-La, based in the Shard in...

Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears

Radio Times Choice
Galloway
30mins

The bushcraft expert visits Galloway to explore the riches of the south-west Scottish coast and the hidden...

The World's Most Extreme

Radio Times Choice
Roads
65mins

An exploration of the most uninhabitable and dangerous places on the planet, beginning with its treacherous...