On-demand recommendations

This month

The Gift of Hearing

Radio Times Choice
The Gift of Hearing
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Lauren Laverne narrates the story of Jo Milne, the Tyneside woman who became an internet sensation when a home...

NYPD: Biggest Gang in New York?

NYPD: Biggest Gang in New York?
43mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary examining the issue of police brutality in America by focusing on the largest force in the USA - the...

Tom Daley: Diving for Gold

Tom Daley: Diving for Gold
60mins
ITV Player

A profile of the diver, providing an insight into his sporting, public and personal life. The documentary looks...

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Britain's Favourite Superhero

Radio Times Choice
Britain's Favourite Superhero
95mins

Documentary making extensive use of interviews and clips from big-budget Hollywood blockbusters to explore the...

Celebrity First Dates

Radio Times Choice
Celebrity First Dates
46mins
All4

TV weather presenter Sian Lloyd is wary of media attention after the collapse of her marriage, but gourmet...

The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home

The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The second part of the documentary focuses on how Zaatari, a refugee camp in Jordan for Syrians fleeing the war,...

Roger Bannister: Everest on the Track

Radio Times Choice
Roger Bannister: Everest on the Track
60mins
BBC iPlayer

On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister became the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes. Since that day,...

Hugh's War on Waste

Hugh's War on Waste: The Battle Continues
59mins
BBC iPlayer

In a follow-up to November's two-part documentary, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall continues his mission to reduce...

Full Steam Ahead

Radio Times Choice
Full Steam Ahead
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn continue to relive the golden age of steam and how the...

Saving Lives at Sea

Saving Lives at Sea
58mins
BBC iPlayer

In Cornwall, the station's newest recruit, 18-year-old Shaunna, is following in the family tradition and her...

The Three Day Nanny

Radio Times Choice
The Three Day Nanny
47mins
All4

Kathryn Mewes helps the Scott family in Northamptonshire, where she witnesses extreme behaviour by...

24 Hours in A&E

Radio Times Choice
24 Hours in A&E
60mins
All4

Twelve-year-old Tulsi is airlifted to St George's after falling from a cliff near her home in Hastings, and CT...

Imagine

Imagine - Georgia O'Keeffe: By Myself
67mins
BBC iPlayer

The arts documentary series marks the impending opening of a major new Georgia O'Keeffe retrospective at the...

The Job Interview

Radio Times Choice
The Job Interview
60mins
All4

Cameras follow 24-year-old waitress Stefanie, 38-year-old Alistair, who is currently unemployed, and Ana, a...

Inside the Factory

Inside the Factory: Cereal: Cereal
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey return with the programme shedding light on how some of Britain's biggest...

New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands

Radio Times Choice
Wild Extremes
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Sam Neill narrates the story of some of New Zealand's wildest places, home to hyper-intelligent parrots, snails...

Wild France with Ray Mears

Radio Times Choice
The Camargue
22mins
ITV Player

Ray travels to the Camargue in the south of the country, a vast wetland that includes ancient salt pans, huge...

The Hairy Builder

Radio Times Choice
Roker Lighthouse
29mins
BBC iPlayer

Dave Myers helps restore Sunderland's Roker pier and lighthouse, discovering the perils of restoring a round...

Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

The Pale Blue Dot
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The physicist concludes his journey by examining the effects of light interacting with the Earth, travelling to...

Arena

Arena: 1966 - 50 Years Ago Today
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Exploring the innovation and lasting impact of British pop culture created in 1966, including Jonathan Miller's...

Saddam Goes to Hollywood

Saddam Goes to Hollywood
60mins

Documentary telling the story of a disastrous movie bankrolled by Saddam Hussein in the 1980s, which was top...

Fixing Dad

Radio Times Choice
Fixing Dad
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Two brothers document their efforts to ensure their father adopts a healthier lifestyle. Security guard Geoff...

Fake or Fortune?

Radio Times Choice
Delaroche
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould visit a B&B in Aberdeenshire to pick up where the owner's late husband...

Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den
60mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Evan Davis presents the business ideas contest, with regular panellists Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones,...

The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl

The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary, making use of archived letters, writings and biographical material to tell the story of the life of...

Keith Richards: The Origin of the Species

Radio Times Choice
Keith Richards: The Origin of the Species
59mins
BBC iPlayer

In a documentary directed by acclaimed film-maker Julien Temple, the Rolling Stones guitarist looks back at his...

Celebrity First Dates

Radio Times Choice
Celebrity First Dates
60mins

Four more celebrities go in search of romance with members of the public. Brad Simpson, lead singer of boy band...

The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home

The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Two-part documentary about Zaatari, a refugee camp in Jordan that is home to 80,000 Syrians who have fled the...