On-demand recommendations

This month

Reinventing the Royals

Succession
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Part two of two. Steve Hewlett looks at how Prince William and his brother Harry's experiences of growing up in...

Heir Hunters

Morris/Evans
45mins
BBC iPlayer

After the detectives' hard work, a person visits the home of a relative she didn't know existed, and who...

The Great British Sewing Bee

The Great British Sewing Bee
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The seven remaining contestants are tested on their ability to add shape and structure to clothing, with their...

Immigration Street

Immigration Street
65mins

One-off documentary capturing life on an ethnically diverse street in Southampton. Known locally as `The...

Timeshift

Timeshift: The Nation's Railway: The Golden Age of British Rail
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Documentary exploring how British Rail transformed the network after the Second World War, changing from steam...

The Romanians Are Coming

The Romanians Are Coming
60mins

A look at the reality of life in Romania and the motivation behind the influx of immigrants in the UK. Mihalia...

Digging for Ireland

Digging for Ireland
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Alice Roberts and Matt Williams visit archaeological digs across the country, taking in some of the perfectly...

Mary Portas: Secret Shopper

Mary Portas: Secret Shopper
60mins

New series. The retail guru works with four businesses to help improve the quality of their customer service. At...

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Jo Brand hosts the third edition, in which four celebrities take on three baking challenges - and maybe even...

24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E
60mins

Keen rugby player Robert has a dangerously high heart rate and may need to have a pacemaker fitted - a scary...

Picasso: Love, Sex and Art

Picasso: Love, Sex and Art
60mins
BBC iPlayer

An intimate look at one of the 20th century's most celebrated artists and his relationship with the opposite...

Secret Knowledge

Wondrous Obsessions: The Cabinet of Curiosities
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Renaissance expert Professor Nandini Das reveals the story behind cabinets of curiosities, which were prevalent...

Natural World

Africa's Fishing Leopards: Natural World
60mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. David Attenborough narrates Brad Bestelink's documentary, which was filmed over the course of 18...

Meet the Ukippers

Meet the Ukippers
50mins
BBC iPlayer

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has chosen to fight the South Thanet seat at the General Election in May, and this...

Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Two stuntmen glide in to the Den on a new form of transportation and an Edinburgh entrepreneur presents a...

Mark Lawson Talks To

Mark Lawson Talks to Kazuo Ishiguro
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The journalist talks to Booker-Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro about his life and career, his latest novel...

How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson

Time
60mins
BBC iPlayer

The American author explores the technological innovations in the measurement of time, examining the stories of...

Italy Unpacked

To the Centre of the Earth
59mins
BBC iPlayer

The second leg of Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli's journey up the east coast takes them to the heart...

The Great British Sewing Bee

Radio Times Choice
The Great British Sewing Bee
59mins
BBC iPlayer

Claudia Winkleman takes the eight remaining contestants back to the 1950s, when home sewing was at its height,...

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Mel Giedroyc hosts as another four famous faces make their way into the tent to show off their baking skills -...

24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E
60mins

Bob, 51, is airlifted to St George's after falling 20ft from a ladder while repairing his roof. With debris in...

Alaska - Earth's Frozen Kingdom

Radio Times Choice
Winter
59mins
BBC iPlayer

To survive the bone-chilling cold, deadly blizzards and darkness of the eight months of an Alaskan winter takes...

The Romanians Are Coming

The Romanians Are Coming
60mins

New series. With numbers of immigrants rising and laws changing regarding the possibility of work, this...

Alex Polizzi: The Fixer

Creature Company
60mins
BBC iPlayer

For Sebastien Latour, owning a pet shop in the heart of Wimbledon was a dream come true - but the reality is a...

24 Hours in Police Custody

Radio Times Choice
Frequent Flyers
60mins

Detective Cathie Layton and legal rep Brett Jones have known each other for 16 years and once worked together in...