Educational TV

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TV tonight: exploring the legacy of black power in Britain
Archive footage and first-person accounts tell the story of the social justice movement in the UK. Plus: ZeroZeroZero concludes. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Hannah J Davies, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

25, Mar, 2021 @6:20 AM

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Driving Force review – Judy Murray dives deep with Rebecca Adlington
The tennis coach skilfully interviews sports superstars in this interview series, beginning with the Olympic swimming champion on her successes and struggles

Rebecca Nicholson

08, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘17 is a prime number – eccentric’: how Numberblocks became a kids' TV hit
The CBeebies show saved parents struggling under lockdown by making maths fun. But how do its makers come up with their ideas – and what would happen if seven ate nine?

Stuart Heritage

08, Mar, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Grayson's Art Club review – a heartening, lockdown-era tonic
Celebrity guests and talented members of public get creative as the hit series returns, with the irrepressible artist beautifully guiding us through their stories

Lucy Mangan

26, Feb, 2021 @9:00 PM

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'We're all part of the story': behind Will Smith's 14th amendment docuseries
An ambitious and star-studded new Netflix series looks at the importance and legacy of an amendment that calls for equality and freedom

Lisa Wong Macabasco

23, Feb, 2021 @7:37 AM

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Woody Allen denies claims in Allen v Farrow HBO documentary
The film-maker and wife Soon-Yi Previn claim film is ‘hatchet job riddled with falsehoods’ on abuse allegations

Andrew Pulver and Adrian Horton

22, Feb, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Bear Grylls: 'There's no point getting to the summit if you're an arsehole'
The TV adventurer talks near-death experiences, what he learned from Eton and why he decided to go public about his religious faith

Stuart Jeffries

16, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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'Lucky for him he could write': Ken Burns takes on Ernest Hemingway
Too white, too male, too privileged – and according to some critics, that’s just one of the co-directors. A new PBS documentary on an American giant sails in stormy waters

Martin Pengelly

07, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: a moving documentary about the fight for disability rights
The former CBBC presenter Cerrie Burnell charts the history of British attitudes towards disabled people. Plus: Traces. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Ellen E Jonesand Paul Howlett

19, Jan, 2021 @6:20 AM

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'Like a mission to Mars': making David Attenborough's A Perfect Planet
Disco-dancing crabs, flamingos under a volcano … and a frog freezing itself alive. Behind the scenes of the BBC’s new nature documentary

Interviews by Rhi Storer

01, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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TV tonight: what happened to DB Cooper when he leapt from that plane?
A documentary delves into an unsolved 1971 aircraft hijacking. Plus: a woman who joined Isis opens up. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

23, Nov, 2020 @6:20 AM

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'I like to infiltrate the brains of the nation': CBeebies' Andy Day, Britain's favourite babysitter
Having spent 14 years time-travelling on TV, the presenter explains how having his own child has changed his output – and what the future holds for preschool programming

Stuart Heritage

11, Sep, 2020 @11:17 AM

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