On-demand recommendations

This month

The Hotel Inspector

Torquay
60mins
Demand 5

Alex Polizzi heads to the Devon seaside town of Torquay to try to transform the fortunes of the Harmony B&B....

Sex and the Church

Sexual Revolution
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Diarmaid MacCulloch examines how the Christian Church took control of marriage in the 11th century and turned a...

An Island Parish: Falklands

All Hands to the Pump
29mins
BBC iPlayer

The new year sees the start of the tourist season and Hattie Kilmartin works overtime to bake sufficient cakes...

Unreported World

Vaccination Wars
25mins

Reporter Nelufar Hedayat travels to Karachi, Pakistan, to meet the health workers risking their lives to...

This World

Kill the Christians
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Jane Corbin travels across the Middle East to examine why Christianity is facing the greatest threat to its...

Secret Britain

Mysterious Moors of Yorkshire
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson explore the moors of North Yorkshire. Adam meets a farmer whose father uncovered...

Raining in My Heart

Raining in My Heart
55mins

Filmed over two years, this documentary tells the story of three extraordinary children at the forefront of...

Treasures of Ancient Greece

The Classical Revolution
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Alastair Sooke focuses on the reasons behind the revolution that gave birth to classical Greek art. He travels...

The Leader Interviews

The Leader Interviews: David Cameron
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Evan Davis interviews the Conservative leader David Cameron about his party's policies in the run-up to the...

Millionaire Basement Wars

Millionaire Basement Wars
50mins
BBC iPlayer

London's super-rich are maximising their properties as never before, by digging down and creating new basements...

Stacey Dooley Investigates

Ecstasy Wars: Stacey Dooley Investigates
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The presenter investigates the production of ecstasy, travelling to Cambodia to witness the deforestation that...

Back in Time for Dinner

The 1990s
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The Robshaws get to grips with the home life and food of the 1990s and start the decade delighting in the vast...

Sex and the Church

From Pleasure to Sin
60mins

Diarmaid MacCulloch explores how Christianity has shaped Western attitudes to sex, gender and sexuality...

Inside Harley Street

Make Me Better
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Film-maker Vanessa Engle looks inside the hidden and exclusive world of private medicine, telling the stories of...

Wild Ireland

Wild Ireland
30mins

New series. Christine Bleakley explores the Wild Atlantic Way, driving, climbing, walking and swimming along the...

Reggie Yates: Extreme Russia

Far Right and Proud: Reggie Yates' Extreme Russia
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The broadcaster travels to Moscow to meet Russia's nationalists, who idolise President Putin and threaten...

The Sky at Night

Hubble, the Five Greatest Images of the Cosmos
30mins
BBC iPlayer

A look at the top five images produced by the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been in operation for 25 years...

Britain's Winter: Storm Heroes

Britain's Winter: Storm Heroes
60mins
4OD

With first-person footage from those facing the brunt of the weather, including rescuers on the front line, this...

Unreported World

Standing Up to Mugabe
24mins
4OD

Reporter Seyi Rhodes visits Zimbabwe to meet comedians who are risking their security by satirising the...

An Island Parish: Falklands

Tis the Season
30mins
BBC iPlayer

It's Christmas and the islanders are singing carols and preparing their traditional Falklands roast lamb, but...

The Hotel Inspector

The Fieldhead, Looe
60mins
Demand 5

Alex Polizzi comes to the rescue of more struggling establishments, beginning in Cornwall with 16-bedroom hotel...

The Truth About

The Truth About Your Medicine Cabinet
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The people of Britain spend £2.3billion every year on over-the-counter medicines for common ailments. But are...

This World

Britain's Jihadi Brides
60mins

More than 60 young British women have travelled to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the radical...

Secret Britain

Radio Times Choice
Water World of Wales
60mins

Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson go hunting for hidden corners of the UK landscape and meet some of the people who...

Caribbean with Simon Reeve

Radio Times Choice
Caribbean with Simon Reeve
60mins

Simon begins the last leg of his journey in Nicaragua and visits the Rama-Kriol people, who face losing their...

Secret Knowledge

Radio Times Choice
Secret Knowledge: The Body Beautiful - Ancient Greeks, Good Looks and Glamour
30mins

Writer and classicist Natalie Haynes journeys into ancient beauty and modern glamour, examining how the current...

Treasures of Ancient Greece

Radio Times Choice
The Age of Heroes
60mins

Alastair Sooke explores the riches and unique legacy of Greek art, telling the story of its mysterious origins...

Stacey Dooley Investigates

Meth and Madness in Mexico: Stacey Dooley Investigates
60mins

The documentary strand heads to remote and hostile regions to meet producers and traffickers involved in the...