Monty Don travels across the Islamic world and beyond in search of Paradise Gardens celebrated. In Spain and Morocco he learns the building blocks of these gardens while in Iran he uncovers the secret of their creation. In India and Turkey Monty discovers gardens offering a new type of spirituality and back in the UK he uncovers the influence they have on a Royal garden as well as public spaces.
Chris Packham who is autistic, invites us into his world to try to show what it’s really like being him. He lives alone in the woods with his "best friend" Scratchy the dog; but he also has a long-term partner, Charlotte, who discusses the problems Asperger’s creates in their relationship - she describes Chris as being sometimes "like an alien".
Gold Rush – is back for a dramatic seventh series. Tony Beets is barging a fifty-year-old dredge down the mighty Yukon River, Parker Schnabel is hunting for new ground that will make him rich and Todd Hoffman has left the Klondike for the mountains of Eastern Oregon to mine what he believes is a mountain of nuggets.
A dozen teams of two set off the most outrageous race of their lives. The contest begins in Kuching in the jungles of Borneo, moving thousands of kilometres north to the Philippines eventually reaching urban Tokyo.
An inventive bunch of engineers and mechanics keep the police on the road to catch crooks in Cheshire - Keeping a fleet of more than 700 vehicles on the road is no mean feat.
Five white, working-class British boys who have failed their core GCSEs are given a second chance when they take part in a study programme at the world-famous Doon School in India which has an exam pass rate of 100%.
Paradise Headhunters will follow those in search of an adventure, whether it is upping sticks and taking on a ranch in Mexico to become a caretaker on the Great Barrier Reef or moving to the Hebrides as a salmon farmer. Specialist recruitment consultants will find positions for the candidates, who once they receive news of their new job, will bid their friends and families goodbye, leaving them behind to start a new life.
A five-part living history dramatisation on how we recruited our WW2 under cover agents - plenty of production safety challenges.
Steve Backshall takes on his most demanding and dangerous assignment yet - the dreaded north face of the Eiger.
Britain’s longest running and most watched cop show is back for a second series on Channel 5. All New Traffic Cops returns to the frontline of our nation’s roads with Yorkshire’s finest.
Risks and safety are always a huge consideration where this level of adventure is on the table - In this series, biologist Patrick Aryee is on a global mission to find the biggest beasts on Earth and reveal the conservation challenges facing them in a rapidly changing world. Combining stunning blue chip natural history photography, with nail biting close encounters, this series tells the definitive story of gigantism in the natural world.
Romesh Ranganathan isn’t known for his roaming adventurous spirit but in this series, he’s travelling way beyond his comfort zone and the world of a complimentary breakfast buffet as he ventures to some of the most beautiful but dangerous places on earth.