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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 […]

Greenlit: An RAF Summer, BBC2

An RAF Summer w/t (4 x 60′) –  Docuseries that follows the Royal Air Force’s aerial display work over the course of a a summer, as they perform at a series of events around the UK. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Archie Productions TX: Late 2015 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Building Cars Live, BBC2

Building Cars Live (2 x 90′) – The fascinating world of the car manufacturing industry will be uncovered with presenters James May, Kate Humble and Ant Anstead broadcasting live from one of Britain’s biggest and busiest car factories. The series will go behind the scenes to reveal the science, engineering and people that keep us […]

Greenlit: The Wonders of India, BBC2

The Wonders Of India  (2 x 60′) – Captures the glory of India’s wild world through the eyes of three special guides, scientist Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta. India is a land where the natural world has been woven into people’s lives, a place where you can see animals that exist […]

Greenlit: World’s Busiest Railway 2015, BBC2

World’s Busiest Railway 2015 (4 x 60′) – Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Robert Llewellyn experience the rush hour and go behind the scenes to reveal the ‘everyday miracle’ that is India’s busiest railway station: the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai. In Mumbai, rush hour is known as ‘super dense crush load’ and every […]

Greenlit: One Morning in March, BBC2

One Morning in March (1 x 60′) – “I call it the shooting, because, well…I was shot.” On the 13 March 1996 a gunman walked into a primary school in the small Scottish town of Dunblane and shot dead 16 pupils and their teacher in a Primary 1 gym class. This film features, for the […]

Greenlit: Best, BBC2

Best (1 x 60′) – Ten years after George Best’s death, this film separates fact from fiction and the real man from the ‘idol’. With access to never before seen archive and a stellar cast of interviewees, director Dan Gordon will explore how and why George Best, a footballer whose golden years were so brief, […]

Greenlit: This is Tottenham, BBC2

This is Tottenham (2 x 60′ TBC) –  Tottenham has generated more than its fair share of headlines than anywhere else in the country: the Broadwater Farm Riots, Baby P, Victoria Climbie, the shooting of Mark Duggan. Thirty years on from the first riots, self-shooting producer/director Clare Johns, takes the temperature of one of Britain’s […]

Greenlit: The Mosque, BBC2

The Mosque (1 x 60′) –  Sees filmmaker Robb Leech gain unprecedented access to Britain’s biggest Muslim community, to capture a unique insight into the world behind its walls and the people who make up its congregation. East London Mosque is the largest in Europe. Over a quarter of a million people walk through its […]

Greenlit: Back in Time for the Weekend, BBC2

 Back in Time for the Weekend (6 x 60′) – The series will follow a family as they embark on a time-travelling adventure to discover how the way we spend our spare time has undergone a revolution over the last 65 years, transforming our homes, our hobbies and our family dynamics along the way. The […]

Greenlit: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Cracking China, BBC2

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Cracking China (1 x 60′) – Documentary that follows what happens when presenter Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tries to expand his business into China, starting with a new range of lingerie. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Firecracker Films TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week, BBC2

Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week (6 x ) – Freddie Flintoff searches for the UK’s toughest recruits. Some of the fittest men and woman around will face the toughest challenge of their lives when they take part in the recruitment week from hell. Who will be left standing on the ultimate military assault course? The […]

Greenlit: Country Strife: Abz on the Farm, BBC2

Country Strife: Abz On The Farm – Former pop-star Abz Love will swap the luxuries of his life in the city for the good life, as he and his partner Vicky leave the music business behind them and head to rural Wales to live off the land. The series follows the two novice farmers as […]

Greenlit: The Return of the Giant Killers: Africa’s Lion Kings, BBC2 / Animal Planet

The Return of the Giant Killers: Africa’s Lion Kings (1 x 60′) – Documentary documentary film that reunites director cinematographer Brad Bestelink and film photographer Richard Uren to capture more extraordinary wildlife footage in the Savute Game Reserve in Botswana. With its year round water, Savute Marsh in northern Botswana attracts huge herds of grazers, […]

Greenlit: Celts, BBC2

Celts (3 x ) – Neil Oliver and Alice Roberts team up to discover the world of the Celts. Travelling across Europe, from Ireland to Turkey, Denmark to Portugal, they seek out brand new archaeological discoveries, some of our greatest ancient treasures, and the very latest scientific studies. With dramatic reconstruction of three pivotal battles […]

Greenlit: Meet the Roman Empire, BBC2

Meet The Roman Empire (4 x ) –  Classicist and historian, Professor Mary Beard draws on her immense scholarship, unique viewpoints and myth-busting approach to Roman history, to give her definitive take on the Roman Empire. Travelling from Spain to Iran, Egypt to Scotland, Tunisia to Greece, she‘ll pose the big questions that have fascinated […]

Greenlit: Himalaya With Sue Perkins, BBC2

Himalaya With Sue Perkins – Following the success of her series exploring the Mekong River, Sue Perkins is embarking on an epic and unforgettable journey across the greatest mountain range on Earth – the Himalayas. Over soaring peaks and mighty rivers, through hidden kingdoms and lush foothills, Sue will travel through one of the world’s […]

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