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This month

Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart

Highlanders
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Following the efforts being made by scientists, conservationists and local people in the Highlands as they work...

Summer: Earth's Seasonal Secrets

Radio Times Choice
Summer: Earth's Seasonal Secrets
59mins
BBC iPlayer

With the sun shining and the flowers blooming, summer is a season of splendid abundance, and the long hours of...

Wedding Town

Radio Times Choice
Wedding Town
22mins
All4

Following Simon and Kathryn, who have booked Gretna Green's first ever Elvis wedding, and Franco and Janette who...

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CCTV: Neighbourhood Watching

Radio Times Choice
CCTV: Neighbourhood Watching
60mins
ITV Player

Documentary exploring the rise in British domestic CCTV use through the extraordinary footage captured by home...

Horizon

Radio Times Choice
Horizon: My Amazing Twin
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Severely facially disfigured broadcaster Adam Pearson presents a personal film about genetics, asking why the...

The Supervet

Radio Times Choice
The Supervet: Bionic Specials
60mins
All4

The owner of a one-year-old cat born with deformed front legs hopes Professor Noel Fitzpatrick will be able to...

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The team discover how the combination of increased leisure time and affordable rail transport brought a new kind...

Class of 92: Out of Their League

Class of 92: Still Out of Their League
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Part one of two. The documentary following Salford City FC returns, as the semi-professional football club owned...

Skies Above Britain

Radio Times Choice
Conquering the Skies
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Air traffic controllers guide a passenger jet with a major technical fault safely to the ground, before...

Can Britain Have a Pay Rise?

Radio Times Choice
Can Britain Have a Pay Rise?
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Journalists James O'Brien and Steph McGovern examine the roots of Britain's low pay economy, as one hundred...

An Hour to Save Your Life

Radio Times Choice
An Hour to Save Your Life
59mins
BBC iPlayer

In London, fitness trainer Dusan is in a critical condition after being hit by a bus. With potential head, chest...

Rookies

Britain's Rookie Cops
60mins
ITV Player

New series. Documentary following trainee officers in Surrey Police, charting their progress as they venture out...

Inside the Factory

Radio Times Choice
Inside the Factory: Sweets
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Gregg Wallace helps to unload a tanker full of sugar from Norfolk and follows it through one of the oldest sweet...

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner

The Queen Mary: Greatest Ocean Liner
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary exploring the life of the Clyde-built ship, from the maiden voyage in May 1936 to New York, and her...

Animal Park Summer Special

Radio Times Choice
Animal Park Summer Special
44mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Ben Fogle and Kate Humble celebrate the 50th anniversary of Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire,...

Freedom Riders

Radio Times Choice
Freedom Riders
125mins
UKTV Play

The story of more than 400 black and white Americans who, in 1961, risked their lives to travel through...

Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Even Davis presents the business ideas contest, with Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman, Sarah...

Countryfile

Radio Times Choice
Countryfile Live
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Matt Baker presents highlights from Countryfile Live, the event held earlier this month at Blenheim Palace in...

Fake or Fortune?

Radio Times Choice
Portraits
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould try to uncover the truth behind three mysterious portraits. The...

Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart

Autumn and Winter - Against All Odds
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Ewan McGregor narrates as summer gives way to autumn and winter in the Highlands. From October to February,...

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

World in Motion
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The historian concludes his review by looking at the last few years of the decade and a society transformed by...

Secrets of a Police Marksman

Secrets of a Police Marksman
65mins
All4

Tony Long is Britain's most prolific police marksman. Deployed on hundreds of dangerous operations to bring down...

Full Steam Ahead

Radio Times Choice
Full Steam Ahead
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The historians explore the life of the South Devon branch line before the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. Peter Ginn...

The Supervet

Radio Times Choice
The Supervet: Bionic Specials
60mins
All4

Noel Fitzpatrick infuses implants with stem cells to grow bone and cartilage in two ground-breaking operations....

Countrywise

Radio Times Choice
Countrywise: Secret Wild Places
60mins
ITV Player

Paul Heiney, Ben Fogle and Liz Bonnin travel the length and breadth of Britain in search of Britain's wildest...

Skies Above Britain

Flying Into Danger
59mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The complex and hidden world of the skies above us and the human stories of the people who spend...

First Dates

Radio Times Choice
First Dates
65mins
All4

Croydon mates Josh and Jack take part in a double date, but problems arise after they meet Morgan and Jasmine,...

An Hour to Save Your Life

Radio Times Choice
An Hour to Save Your Life
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Cameras follow attempts to help Christy, a Bristol pedestrian hit by a car. In hospital, her brain begins to...

Inside the Factory

Radio Times Choice
Inside the Factory: Bicycles
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Gregg Wallace explores the largest bicycle factory in Britain which produces 150 folding bike every 24 hours and...