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Greenlit: Steve Backshall’s Extreme Mountain Challenge, BBC2

Steve Backshall’s Extreme Mountain Challenge w/t (2 x 60′) –  Adventurer and naturalist Steve Backshall embarks on one of the most dramatic and dangerous expeditions filmed by a BBC crew – to explore Venezuela’s tepuis, the ancient, sheer-sided mountains of Canaima National Park. With a team of expert rock climbers, Steve attempts the first ascent of […]

Greenlit: Who’s the Boss? BBC2

Who’s the Boss? (3 x 60′) – Putting a workforce in charge of hiring their own boss might appear like a very risky recruitment strategy, but as more businesses turn to ‘collaborative hiring’ in a search for the best candidates for the job, a this show visits three organisations giving it a try for the first […]

Greenlit: How to Die: Simon’s Choice, BBC2

How to Die: Simon’s Choice (1 x 90′) – Observational documentary telling the remarkable and poignant story of one man facing the unimaginable decision of whether to end his life at a suicide clinic. The moving and intimate documentary was shot against the back-drop of the recent parliamentary debate on assisted suicide, with powerful arguments […]

Greenlit: A Black History Of Britain, BBC2

A Black History Of Britain (4 x 60′) –  Written and presented by acclaimed historian and broadcaster David Olusoga, this series is a fresh approach to history and a lively national event. It demonstrates how black history has shaped our world and puts BBC Two at the heart of a moment of national historical reassessment. David Olusoga’s […]

Greenlit: Rick Stein’s Taste of Shanghai, BBC2

Rick Stein’s Taste of Shanghai (1  x 60′) –  Shanghai has doubled in size over the last 20 years and has one of the largest city populations in the world, outgrowing London, New York or Paris. How does a city this size feed itself while holding on to its culinary roots? In Rick Stein’s Taste […]

Greenlit: This World: Peston’s Great Chinese Slump, BBC2

This World: Peston’s Great Chinese Slump w/t (1 x 60′) –  Robert Peston travels to China to investigate the effects of the economic slowdown. In the frozen northeast he sees a part of the country which has slowed down far more than the Chinese government is prepared to admit. He visits an area where private […]

Greenlit: The Story of China, BBC2

The Story  of China (6 x 60′) –  Explores the history of the world’s oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day. Home to more than a billion people, China is the new superpower. It’s a country that we all want to understand, and Wood argues that to do so we have […]

Greenlit: Chinese New Year – 2016 The Biggest Celebration on Earth, BBC2

Chinese New Year – 2016 The Biggest Celebration on Earth w/t (3 x 60′) – This extravagant and eye-opening series submerges us into one of the most spectacular events on earth, getting to the heart of what it is to be Chinese in the 21st century. With Kate Humble, The Hairy Bikers, actress and presenter […]

Greenlit: The Slum, BBC2

The Slum w/t  (5 x 60′) – In this ambitious living history series for BBC Two, one corner of the East End of London will be taken back to the late Victorian era – a time when East End poverty began to make the headlines. For three weeks, modern-day Britons will make it their home. […]

Greenlit: The Celebrity Machine, BBC2

The Celebrity Machine w/t (2 x 60′) – Steve Hewlett investigates how the evolution of the modern celebrity has spawned a whole industry and influences everything from consumerism to politics.   Channel: BBC2 Producer: Genie Pictures TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Palmyra Recreation, BBC2

Untitled Palmyra Recreation (1 x 60′) – Documentary that exclusively reveals full-scale recreations of Palmyra’s ancient temple of Baal Shamin and the Temple of Bel’s entrance arch in the heart of central London during a special programme following the work of the Institute of Digital Archaeology (IDA). The temple and arch are two of the […]

Greenlit: The Real Marigold Hotel, BBC2

The Real Marigold Hotel (3 x 60′) – Travel documentary that takes an all-star cast on the journey of a lifetime. The series, inspired by but otherwise unrelated to the blockbuster film, documents the authentic experience of eight famous senior citizens as they head to India on an experimental adventure. This series follows actor Miriam Margolyes OBE, […]

Greenlit: Britain’s Most Spectacular Backyard Builds, BBC2

Britain’s Most Spectacular Backyard Builds (TX pilot) – Goes into Britain’s garages and sheds to to see people’s weird and wonderful inventions. Channel: BBC2 Producer: RDF Television TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Stargazing Live Special: Tim Peake Docking, BBC2

Stargazing Live Special: Tim Peake Docking – A special live event covering Tim’s capsule docking with the ISS and him entering the station that same evening. The programme will give viewers a unique perspective of Tim’s mission, and the scale of the achievement behind the International Space Station. Presented by Dara O Briain and Professor […]

Greenlit: Secrets Of The Mona Lisa, BBC2

Secrets Of The Mona Lisa (1 x 60′) – For 500 years, the Mona Lisa has remained a mysterious and enigmatic portrait. Mystery remains over the subject’s identity. There are theories that Leonardo painted more than one version and there are conflicting dates about when the painting was commissioned and finished. Now, new research and […]

Greenlit: Secrets of the Mona Lisa, BBC2

Secrets Of The Mona Lisa (1 x 60′) – For 500 years, the Mona Lisa has remained a mysterious and enigmatic portrait. Mystery remains over the subject’s identity. There are theories that Leonardo painted more than one version and there are conflicting dates about when the painting was commissioned and finished. Now, new research and […]

Greenlit: True Grit, BBC2

True Grit (4 x 60′) – Four sporting heroes will relive their glory days by taking on some of the most demanding traditional sports in the world. The series sees giants from the world of athletics, rugby and super biking compete against some of the toughest local champions and each other in four challenges across […]

Greenlit: The Making of Rudyard Kipling, BBC2

The Making of Rudyard Kipling  (1 x 60′) –  Ex-soldier and author Patrick Hennessey follows the footsteps of the young Rudyard Kipling, from Lahore to the hill station of Simla. When Kipling boarded a ship to India in 1882 he was 16 years old, one of thousands of young British men and women sailing toward […]

Greenlit: Living Like a Brontë, BBC2

Living Like a Brontë  (1 x 60′) –  Journalist and broadcaster Martha Kearney, columnist and author Lucy Mangan and novelist Helen Oyeyemi travel to Haworth Parsonage, the home of the Brontë sisters, to discover the stories behind their classic novels, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey. Just two years before these works were published […]

Greenlit: The Book That Inspired Me, BBC2

The Book That Inspired Me w/t (1 x 60′) – Teachers and experts have long known that keen readers make good students, and yet more than ever before distractions including technology and social media make it harder to get a teenager to pick up a book. Some of our best-known faces take on the challenge […]

Greenlit: The Fantastic Mr Dahl: In His Own Words, BBC2

The Fantastic Mr Dahl: In His Own Words (1 x 60′) – Roald Dahl was the most successful children’s writer of his generation, and remains one of the most popular of all time. His fantastical, macabre stories have been read by hundreds of millions worldwide, and have become a staple of our childhoods, dominating the […]

Greenlit: Jimmy Savile documentary, BBC2

Jimmy Savile w/t – For three months from the end of 1999 until the beginning of 2000, Louis Theroux made one of his best known documentaries: When Louis Met Jimmy. For several years afterwards, he maintained a friendship with Jimmy Savile that continued until 2004, on occasion staying in his home. In life, Jimmy Savile […]

Greenlit: Black Economy Grafters, BBC2

Black Economy Grafters  – No-one is more strapped for cash than those at the economic bottom, so why pay more than you have to, especially if much of it ends up in the hands of the taxman? Britain’s black economy grafters will sort you out, and you’ll have some spare cash to treat the family. […]

Greenlit: Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise – Inside Cayman, BBC2

Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise – Inside Cayman  – How do the wealthy operate in the shadowy world of the global black economy? Four and a half thousand miles away from here lies a secretive slice of Britain – a sun-soaked Caribbean paradise the size of Bognor Regis: the Cayman Islands. Watched over by a Governor […]

Greenlit: The Town that Went Offshore, BBC2

The Town that Went Offshore  – Unravels the complex tax operations of some of the biggest companies in the UK and finds out if it’s possible for local businesses in a small town in Wales to turn the tables by setting up their own similar arrangements. The tax practices of some of the biggest companies […]

Greenlit: Rick Stein’s Long Weekends, BBC2

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends (5 x 60′) – In this new series, Rick Stein gives viewers the inside gastronomic track on some of his favourite destinations for a long weekend, including Bordeaux, Berlin, Reykjavik, Bologna and Vienna. From fabulous local markets and great restaurants to wineries, cafes and bars, Rick wants to showcase food excellence and […]

Greenlit: Cats vs Dogs, BBC2

Cats vs Dogs (2 x 60′) – Dog lover Chris Packham and cat lover Liz Bonnin, are setting out to answer the age-old question: which makes the best pet – cats or dogs? Using the latest scientific research and a specially commissioned national ‘pet census’ (the first ever taken in the UK) to discover exactly […]

Greenlit: Operation Burma, BBC2

Operation Burma (1 x 60′) – Renowned climber Joe Simpson, who told his amazing story of survival in the book and film Touching The Void, is going on an extreme journey of discovery to learn more about the father he barely knew. The journey will take him on a hazardous trek through a remote corner […]

Greenlit: Ireland with Simon Reeve, BBC2

Ireland with Simon Reeve (2 x 60′) – Follows Simon Reeve as he travels around the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland – one of the most beautiful islands in the world: a place steeped in culture, history and belief, but one with a complex and troubled past. The series will look at how centuries […]

Greenlit: World’s Sneakiest Animals, BBC2 / PBS

World’s Sneakiest Animals (3 x 60′) – Illusion, distraction, trickery and disguise – deception comes in all kinds of guises. And it’s rife in the animal kingdom. Over three episodes, presenter Chris Packham will explore how amazing new science is showing that cheating happens in almost all species alive while revealing how simple tricks have […]

Greenlit: Mountains, BBC2 / PBS

Mountains (3 x 60′) – It is no wonder that we are mesmerized by mountains, are afraid of them and are obsessed by them. They evoke wildness in all of us, and yet still they remain a world of secrets. With one programme each on the Rocky Mountains, the Andes and Himalaya, this series will […]

Greenlit: The Great Pottery Throw Down, BBC2

The Great Pottery Throw Down (6 x 60′) –  Ten people compete show show off their pottery making skills over five days in order to win approval from a panel of judges. Sara Cox presents. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Love Productions TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Into the Wild with Gordon Buchanan, BBC2

Into the Wild with Gordon Buchanan w/t (5 x 60′) – Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan introduces celebrity guests to animals in their their natural habitats. Channel: BBC2 Daytime Producer: Hello Halo TX: 2016 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Don’t Buy That, Buy This? BBC2

Don’t Buy That, Buy This?  w/t (6 x 30′) – Cherry Healey fronts a consumer show that helps people make better choices – through expert product/usability testing – and when spending their hard-earned cash. Channel: BBC2 Producer: 7 Wonder TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Choose the Right Puppy for You, BBC2

Choose The Right Puppy For You  w/t (2 x 60′) – Choosing the wrong dog is considered one of the biggest issues in dog welfare in the UK, according to veterinary professionals. Tens of thousands of dogs are relinquished to rescue centres every year, and one study has found that less than 10 per cent […]

Greenlit: Obama, BBC2

Obama (4 x 60′) – With unprecedented access to Barack Obama’s White House, this series tells the inside stories of Obama’s greatest successes and failures. It looks at how he brought America out of the Great Recession faster than anywhere else; how his triumphant reform of America’s healthcare system was followed by defeat at the […]

Greenlit: Black Economy Grafters, BBC2

Black Economy Grafters –  No-one is more strapped for cash than those at the economic bottom, so why pay more than you have to, especially if much of it ends up in the hands of the taxman? Britain’s black economy grafters will sort you out, and you’ll have some spare cash to treat the family. […]

Greenlit: Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise – Inside Cayman, BBC2

Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise – Inside Cayman – How do the wealthy operate in the shadowy world of the global black economy? Four and a half thousand miles away from here lies a secretive slice of Britain; a sun-soaked Caribbean paradise the size of Bognor Regis: the Cayman Islands. Watched over by a Governor appointed from Whitehall, […]

Greenlit: Ultimate Gladiator, BBC2

Ultimate Gladiator – They were the Rockstars of the Roman Empire.  The legend of the gladiators of the arena has long outlived the society that bore them. Now, a group of 21st century men have the opportunity to walk in these great warriors’ sandals, as they learn to live, train and go into combat in […]

Greenlit: The Station, BBC2

The Station (1 x 60′) – This innovative new film documents the investigation of an alleged British miscarriage of justice. In an experimental new form, the series will interweave layers of unfolding narrative, telling the past tense story of the crime along with the present tense investigation. The series examines the details of a historic […]

Greenlit: The Siege of Leningrad, BBC2

The Siege of Leningrad (1 x 60′) – On Sunday 9 August 1942 a concert took place in Leningrad that defies belief.  A year before, the Germans had begun the deadliest siege in history that would kill 750,000 civilians.  Now, in the midst of the terror, a starving group of musicians assembled in Leningrad to […]

Greenlit: The Great History Quiz, BBC2

The Great History Quiz (1 x 60′) – Hosted by Kirsty Young, this new quiz show gives viewers the chance to pit their wits against some of the country’s most respected historians. Between them, they’ve racked up 16 university degrees, published 18 books and contributed to more than 200 hours of television. They are author and broadcaster […]

Greenlit: The Real Exotic Marigold Hotel, BBC2

The Real Exotic Marigold Hotel  – Eight celebrities travel to Jaipur, India in search of an exotic retirement experience. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Twofour TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The UK’s Best Part-Time Band, BBC4/BBC2

The UK’s Best Part-Time Band –  A nationwide search for the best non-professional bands, as three respected musicians from much-loved bands will embark on a road trip across the UK to hear talented part-time bands perform.During each episode, five acts will be selected to compete against each other in a regional heat in a local […]

Greenlit: Dance Hall Days, BBC2

Dance Hall Days w/t (3 x 60′) – Follows renowned choreographer Jack Murphy who, throughout his 30 year career in film and theatre, has specialized in historical dance. He’s taught Daniel Craig to jive and Emily Blunt to waltz and will now turn his attention to the people of Bolton, as he tries to revive […]

Greenlit: The Ascent of Woman, BBC2

The Ascent of Woman (4 x 60′) – Biographer and historian Dr. Amanda Foreman presents a landmark series on the history of women, from the dawn of civilisation to the modern day. This ambitious series sets out to redress a significant imbalance in global history, exploring the extraordinary and often overlooked role women have played […]

Greenlit: Vogue, BBC2

Vogue (2 x 60′) – Access documentary that goes behind the scenes of fashion magazine Vogue as it celebrates its 100th year Channel: BBC2 Producer: Lightbox TX: 2016 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Hairy Bikers: Northern Exposure, BBC2

The Hairy Bikers: Northern Exposure (6 x ) –  Dave Myers and Si King set off on their motorbikes to try the food of Estonia, Sweden, Poland and other countries of northern Europe. Channel: BBC2 Producer: BBC Bristol TX: TBC Source: C21 Media

Greenlit: The Divorce Clinic, BBC2

The Divorce Clinic (3 x 60′) – Follows couples in the turbulent process of separating, using family mediation. By using a hybrid of rig and crews, viewers will gain access to the incredibly private world of the mediation room, following couples who once adored each other end up tussling over assets. An intense and effective […]

Greenlit: Employ Me BBC2

Employ Me w/t (3 x 60′) –  Examines the life-changing stories of unemployed people in the UK struggling to find jobs because of a neurological condition. From autism and Tourette Syndrome to ADHD and Down’s Syndrome, the series will follow qualified and/or capable people – many of whom have been trying to find work for […]

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