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Greenlit: Marr on Scotland, BBC2

Marr on Scotland w/t (2 x 60′) – Scotsman, broadcaster and former BBC Political Editor Andrew Marr presents this documentary which explores Scotland’s political transformation during the historic events of the last few years. The programmes look at the impact of the Scottish Referendum, the success of the SNP in last year’s General Election and […]

Greenlit: Second Chance Summer, BBC2

Second Chance Summer – Ten strangers are about to experience a summer that could change their lives forever. All are at a crossroads in their lives – and all dream of leaving Britain behind to begin a new life in the sun. For seven weeks they will put their dream to the test in an […]

Greenlit: Inside the Brexit Campaign, BBC2

Inside the Brexit Campaign  – On 20 February 2016, the then Prime Minister David Cameron officially set the date for the British public’s vote on whether to remain a member of the European Union. What followed was months of campaigning, debate, claims, and a political drama fought out in the press which resulted in the resignation […]

Greenlit: World’s Most Dangerous Border, BBC2

World’s Most Dangerous Border (3 x 60′) – Commissioned to mark the 70th anniversary of Partition next year, this series follows BBC journalist and newsreader Babita Sharma and journalist and former British soldier Adnan Sarwar, as they embark on an epic adventure. The 1,800 mile border that separates India and Pakistan is the most contentious […]

Greenlit: Boy George’s My Generation, BBC2

Boy George’s My Generation (1 x 60′) – Documentary that follows the life and work of Culture Club singer Boy George. Platform: BBC2 Producer: IWC TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: The Entire Universe, BBC2

The Entire Universe (1 x 60′) – A unique collaboration from the creators of Spamalot, starring Professor Brian Cox, and combines fascinating facts about the birth of the universe with larger-than-life comedy characters penned by the legendary Eric Idle. In this special programme, Professor Brian Cox will initially appear in the manner to which he is […]

Greenlit: Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story, BBC2

Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story (1 x 60′) – Jeremy Paxman joins dedicated art lover and author of ‘Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story’, Bernadette Murphy at the climax of her seven-year mission to solve one of the most perplexing art mysteries of our time: did van Gogh really take a razor to his […]

Greenlit: New York: America’s Busiest City, BBC2

New York: America’s Busiest City (3 x 60′) – Docuseries that takes viewers to the heart of three iconic public spaces in the city of New York, one of the most thriving, economically powerful and complex metropolises in the world. Presented by Ade Adepitan, Anita Rani, Ant Anstead and Dan Snow, each programme is filmed […]

Greenlit: You and Your Dog: The Perfect Partnership, BBC2

You and Your Dog: The Perfect Partnership w/t (4 x 60′) – Competition format in which eight people and their dogs train to compete over a series of challenges. Platform: BBC2 Producer: Ten66 / Wall to Wall TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Keith Richards – The Origin Of The Species BBC2

Keith Richards – The Origin Of The Species (1 x 60′) – Rolling Stone legend Keith Richards journeys back to his formative years during the post-war era. Avatar of rebellion, buccaneer, soul survivor, as well as the coolest dude on the planet, Keith Richards – the myth – has meant so many different things to […]

Greenlit: The Hairy Builder, BBC2

The Hairy Builder – Dave Myers is going to unlock the historical secrets contained in some of Britain’s oldest, most prestigious and architecturally complex large buildings. With unique access to a team of specialist historical builders from Britain’s oldest masonry company, Dave joins them as an apprentice in quite literally peeling back the layers – […]

Greenlit: Muslims Like Us, BBC2

Muslims Like Us – Documentary series in which ten British Muslims live together in one house, and will look at how Muslims with different views of their faith manage to negotiate living together. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Love Productions TX: TBC Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Sir Chris Hoy: From Velodrome To Le Mans , BBC2

Sir Chris Hoy: From Velodrome To Le Mans w/t  (1 x 60′) –  This new film tells the story of Britain’s most successful Olympic athlete of all time, Sir Chris Hoy, and his quest to realise his boyhood dream. Chris retired from cycling in 2013, and this documentary follows his attempts to fulfil his childhood […]

Greenlit: The Hospital: Life And Death In A Week, BBC2

The Hospital: Life And Death In A Week w/t  (6 x 60′) –  The NHS faces its greatest crisis since it began. There are more A&E admissions, more hospitals in special measures, and higher public expectations. This major access series goes inside one of London’s biggest hospital trusts, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to follow […]

Greenlit: Through A Child’s Eyes, BBC2

Through A Child’s Eyes w/t (6 x 60′)  – Taking a unique perspective on contemporary Britain as seen through the eyes of children and told in their own words, this new series provides a remarkable insight into how children grapple with life’s big questions. This eye-opening, poignant and entertaining series will see how young people […]

Greenlit: Big Life Fix, BBC2

Big Life Fix w/t (3 x 60′)  – This new transformational science series follows a group of designers, engineers, programmers and tech experts as they face the challenge of coming up with innovative interventions that will transform the lives of people all over the UK. From a man with locked-in syndrome who wants to communicate […]

Greenlit: World’s Busiest Cities: New York, BBC2

World’s Busiest Cities: New York w/t (3 x 60′)  – Presented by Ade Adepitan, Anita Rani, Ant Anstead and Dan Snow, this series takes viewers to the heart of three iconic public spaces in the city of New York: one of the busiest and most complex metropolises in the world. Filmed as live from Grand […]

Greenlit: A Year With The Tribe, BBC2

A Year With The Tribe  w/t (3 x 60′)  – Will Millard is going back to Indonesia. But this time, instead of spending a month with three different tribes, he is going to commit to a single location, which he will return to four times over the course of a year. He will fully immerse […]

Greenlit: American Justice, BBC2

American Justice -Explores the American justice system in the state of Florida. Located in the city of Jacksonville, Duval County – a Republican heartland with a reputation for tough justice – this series tells the story of the justice system through the eyes of those who administer it every day. With access to the criminal […]

Greenlit: Back to the Land, BBC2

Back to the Land (3 x 60′) – Factual format in which Kate Humble meets people who are running businesses based on, and in, Britain’s countryside. Channel: BBC2 Producer: 7 Wonder TX: TBC Source: C21 Media

Greenlit: Suspect, BBC2

Suspect (1 x 60′) –  The murders in Chillenden, Kent, in 1996 were one of the most notorious crimes of recent years. The killings of Lin Russell and her daughter Megan, along with the attempted-murder of  nine year-old Josie, shocked the nation. After a year long police investigation, a man from Kent, Michael Stone, was […]

Greenlit: Arctic Live, BBC2

Arctic Live (3 x 60′) – A series exploring the planet’s last undiscovered wilderness. From the edge of the Canadian Arctic, Kate Humble, Simon Reeve and Gordon Buchanan will be live on the shores of Hudson Bay to discover what life is really like on top of the world. They will also follow the remarkable […]

Greenlit: Hillsborough, BBC2

Hillsborough (1 x 120′)  – Documentary that tells the story of the Hillsborough tragedy, from the day when 96 Liverpool football fans were crushed to death during a match through to the verdict that they were unlawfully killed. Channel: BBC2 Producer: VeryMuchSo Productions / Passion Pictures TX: 1st May 2016 Source: C21 Media

Greenlit: The Last Days of Legal Highs, BBC3

The Last Days Of Legal Highs (1 x 45′) – Examining different sides of Britain’s legal high epidemic, onfronts a generation-defining shift in drug culture as a psychoactive substances bill to ban legal highs becomes law on Wednesday 6th April 2016. The film pivots around two ‘Head Shops’ in Portsmouth that are doing a busy […]

Greenlit: Brain Injury, BBC2

Brain Injury w/t (1 x 60′) – Louis Theroux takes a look at some of the issues that the estimated one million people in the UK living with the long-term effects of a brain injury have to deal with. Louis spends time with staff and service users at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, one of […]

Greenlit: Drinking to Oblivion, BBC2

Drinking To Oblivion (1 x 60′) – Louis Theroux spends time at King’s College Hospital in London, where he immerses himself in the lives of patients who are in the grips of alcohol addiction, and the medical staff trying to make them better. The patients Louis meets are drinking far more than normal, sometimes to […]

Greenlit: Secrets of the Human Body, BBC2 / PBS

Secrets Of The Human Body  (3 x 60′) – You may think you know the human body – heart, lungs, brain and bones – but it’s time to think again. The landmark, ground-breaking science series will reveal extraordinary new advances in our understanding of human biology, making this the most in-depth and revelatory examination of the human […]

Greenlit: 1066, BBC2

1066  (3 x 60′) – Dan Snow takes on one of the most famous dates in British history when, 950 years ago, William of Normandy, soon to be Conquerer, defeated Harold, King of England, at the Battle of Hastings. But 1066 is more than just one battle on one day. It is the dramatic story of […]

Greenlit: Exodus: Breaking into Europe, BBC2

Exodus: Breaking Into Europe (3 x 60′) – Documents the journeys of people trying to reach the safety of Britain and other countries in Europe. From families forced to flee war and persecution, to economic migrants searching for a more prosperous life, the series will feature the journeys of over 70 people filmed in 26 […]

Greenlit: Whitney, BBC2

Whitney (1 x 60′) – Whitney Houston sold over 150 million albums, had seven consecutive US number ones, and was one of the most successful female singers of all time. Now, four years after her death, acclaimed filmmaker Nick Broomfield (Sara Palin: You Betcha!; Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer; Kurt & Courtney) […]

Greenlit: Living to Die, BBC2

Living To Die (1 x 60′) – What would you do if you were told you only had months to live? We are all going to die, but medical and technological advances mean more and more of us are now told how long we have to live. When you are told you only have months to […]

Greenlit: The Other Side Of The Somme, BBC2

The Other Side Of The Somme – Historian Peter Barton will tell the story of the battle that more than any other has come to define the WWI experience. Using unique access to unseen German military documents, he will present the battle from the point of view of the German regiments who lined up in […]

Greenlit: The Secret Lovers, BBC2

The Secret Lovers (1 x 60′) – In 1950, a young researcher called Michael Schofield began to set up interviews across the UK with people from a world that was so illicit, many people in the country could hardly bear to think about it. Schofield’s research was intended to uncover what it was like to […]

Greenlit: The Navy’s Bloodiest Day, BBC2

The Navy’s Bloodiest Day – On May 31 1916, the Royal Navy precipitated an apocalyptic head-to-head battle with the German Imperial fleet. 151 British warships, many the most modern in Britain’s Grand Fleet, confronted 99 German ships. This was supposed to be a walkover – Britain’s second Trafalgar. But it didn’t work out that way. […]

Greenlit: The Lords. BBC2

The Lords w/t (3 x 60′) – Observational documentary series that goes behind the scenes of the House of Lords. Channel: BBC2 Producer: Top Hat Productions TX: 2016 Source: Broadcast

Greenlit: Tom Jones’ 1950s: The Decade That Made Me, BBC2

Tom Jones’ 1950s: The Decade That Made Me w/t (1 x 60′) – Sir Tom Jones presents a documentary about the decade that defined him and his music. The film is a chronicle of Sir Tom’s observational insights and his unique journey through the decade that formed him. It illuminates both him and the decade […]

Greenlit: Brendan O’Carroll: My Family At War, BBC2

Brendan O’Carroll: My Family At War  (1 x 60′) I- n a deeply personal film, writer and comedian Brendan O’Carroll (Mrs Brown’s Boys) tells the story of the Irish Easter Rising. Exactly one hundred years ago in Easter week 1916, some 1,600 Irish rebels took over the centre of Dublin. Despite overwhelming odds, the rebels […]

Greenlit: Truth About EU Migration, BBC2

Truth About EU Migration (1  x 60′) – Mishal Husain takes an impartial look at the effects of migration from other European Union countries to the UK. From our economy and jobs market, through education, housing, and the NHS, to our security and national identity, this documentary explores the true impact of EU immigration on Britain. This […]

Greenlit: Back in Time for Brixton, BBC2

Back in Time for Brixton (2 x 60′) – We take one second or third generation Black British family through 60 years of cultural and social shifts, charting the story of how African-Caribbean immigration has changed British culture and society. Based in Brixton, the series will chart Black British milestones as the family fast-forward through six decades […]

Greenlit: White Boys And Black Heroes – How Black Footballers Transformed Modern Britain, BBC2

White Boys And Black Heroes – How Black Footballers Transformed Modern Britain (1 x 60′) – On 16 May 1979, an extraordinary game of professional football took place that if played today, would cause uproar, mass protest and media frenzy. As part of Len Cantello’s testimonial at West Bromwich Albion, an all-white team took on a side comprised solely […]

Greenlit: Black is the New Black, BBC2

Black Is The New Black (4 x 30′) – A landmark documentary series which explores what it means to be black and successful in Britain today. For the first time, a range of well-known – and not so well-known – Black Brits face the camera and tell us what it’s really like to be black and British in […]

Greenlit: Easter 1916: ‘The Enemy Files, BBC2

Easter 1916: ‘The Enemy Files (1 x 60′) – In 1916, at the height of WW1, armed insurgents raised up against the British in Dublin, The Empire’s second city. Using secret documents, cabinet papers, intelligence reports, military orders and diaries and letters, Michael Portillo pieces together the story of this uprising from the British point […]

Greenlit: Mary Berry’s Easter Feast, BBC2

Mary Berry’s Easter Feast (2 x 60′) – Mary Berry puts on a spread inspired by recipes from Christian Easter recipes from around the world.   Channel: BBC2 Producer: Shine TV TX: Easter 2016 Source: Broadcast

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 […]

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