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Capability Brown's Unfinished Garden

Capability Brown's Unfinished Garden
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Bunny Guinness tries to carry out the 18th-century English landscape designer's plans for his own garden in...

Coast

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Coast: The Great Guide: Southern Wales
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present an insider guide to Southern Wales, from the Severn Bridge to St Davids, as...

Railways: The Making of a Nation

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Food and Shopping
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Thanks to the advent of rail, moving produce around at speed suddenly became possible, allowing fresh meat, wet...

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Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

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Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages
60mins

Penelope Keith seeks out remarkable communities in Argyll and Bute, where she learns about the local Viking saga...

Ambulance

Ambulance
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary revealing dilemmas faced by the London Ambulance Service as they are forced to bump patients down...

Parking Wars

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Parking Wars
46mins
ITV Player

Cameras follow civil enforcement officers in Havering, one of London's largest boroughs, and in Wiltshire,...

The Retreat with Nick Knowles

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The Retreat with Nick Knowles
29mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The presenter goes on a 28-day vegan yoga retreat in Thailand along with DIY SOS colleagues Julian...

Kew's Forgotten Queen

Kew's Forgotten Queen
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Emilia Fox tells the story of how Victorian rebel Marianne North changed the face of botanical research,...

US Presidential Debate

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Trump vs Clinton Live: US Presidential Debate
125mins
All4

New series. Matt Frei presents live coverage of the first of three showdowns in which Democrat nominee Hillary...

Earth's Seasonal Secrets

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Autumn: Earth's Seasonal Secrets
59mins
BBC iPlayer

How animals and plants deal with the changes in the environment that occur every autumn. As summer ends, animals...

When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong

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When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong
175mins

A compilation of illusions that went disastrously wrong, including several cases where magicians nearly died for...

Countryfile

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One Man and His Dog
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Matt Baker oversees this year's One Man and His Dog at Florence Court, Co Fermanagh, with shepherds from...

Walking Through Time

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Walking Through Time
47mins
All4

New series. Palaeobiologist Dr Tori Herridge follows up her documentary on the mega-flood that separated Britain...

Joanna Lumley's Japan

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Joanna Lumley's Japan
46mins
ITV Player

The actress heads to the island of Shikoku hoping to gain a better understanding of Japanese Buddhism. She then...

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces

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George Clarke's Amazing Spaces
60mins
All4

New series. The architect is back with the show that celebrates ingenious and eccentric small builds in all...

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs
58mins
BBC iPlayer

In the concluding part of the documentary, Dr Chris van Tulleken is keen to take what he has learnt by...

Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs

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Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs
30mins
ITV Player

Paul meets Happi, a Nepalese mountain dog - a breed never featured on the show before - who is a lover of...

Ingenious Animals

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Bodies
58mins
BBC iPlayer

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and a team of wildlife experts explore creatures' surprising physical...

Brexit: A Very British Coup?

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Brexit: A Very British Coup?
59mins
BBC iPlayer

On February 20, 2016, David Cameron officially set the date for the British public's vote on whether or not to...

Hunted

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Hunted
65mins
All4

The return of the reality challenge in which ordinary people go on the run, with an elite team of hunters, led...

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

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Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages
60mins
All4

Penelope Keith starts her journey in the Cotswolds, and explores the celebrated village of Bibury, as well as...

Get Shirty

Get Shirty
60mins
ITV Player

Documentary examining how a small underwear company from Leicester turned the world of football upside down when...

Coast

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Coast: The Great Guide: Cornwall
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present the ultimate guide to the Cornish coast, from the River Tamar to Tintagel...

Parking Wars

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Parking Wars
60mins
ITV Player

New series. The uproar caused by new parking meters in the exclusive seaside town of Sandbanks in Dorset, and...

Bricks!

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Bricks!
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Director Clare Beavan's documentary marks the 40th anniversary of Carl Andre's 1976 sculpture Equivalent VIII,...

Alex Jones - Fertility & Me

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Alex Jones - Fertility & Me
45mins
BBC iPlayer

The presenter finds out about the fertility issues affecting so many people, having decided at the age of 38 to...

Scotland and the Battle for Britain

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Scotland and the Battle for Britain
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Andrew Marr examines the Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014, looking at how support for independence rose...

The Severn Bridge at 50: A High Wire Act

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The Severn Bridge at 50: A High Wire Act
29mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary, marking the 50th anniversary of the construction of the ground-breaking bridge connecting England...

Wild & Weird

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It's Life Tim, but Not As We Know It
14mins
BBC iPlayer

A strange sea creature that likes to spew out its innards, the mysterious green balls invading an Australian...