Scot Squad Christmas Special

Scot Squad Christmas Special

There's a blue light flashing this Christmas as the Scottish police force spread goodwill and bang-up bad Santas. Volunteer officer Ken Beattie attends to an old acquaintance up an alley, McLaren and Fletcher tame some wild party animals, and Singh and McKirdy bag the first arrest of the new year. Plus the Chief opens up his Radgevent calendar then celebrates every celebration celebrated in Scotland. And officer Karen keeps cool when Bobby gets burnt by dodgy aftershave. Hilarious Christmas cop capers featuring Jack Docherty, Grado, Manjot Sumal, Sally Reid and Jordan Young, with guest stars Gayle Telfer Stevens and Mark Dallas....
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Horizon – E-Cigarettes: Miracle or Menace?

Horizon – E-Cigarettes: Miracle or Menace?

Michael Mosley investigates the dramatic rise in e-cigarettes. They're everywhere these days, but what does the latest scientific research on them reveal? Michael reveals what e-cigarettes are really doing to your health. Are they really better for you than cigarettes? What is actually in them? Is passive vapour harmful? And can they really stop you from smoking? Michael meets some of the scientists around the world studying them, asks a group of volunteers to try to give up smoking regular cigarettes using them, and even takes up 'vaping' himself, smoking an e-cigarette every day for a month to see the effects on his own health - no easy task for such a committed non-smoker. BBC Website...
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Music Moguls: Masters of Pop

Music Moguls: Masters of Pop

Three-part series revealing the secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings behind the scenes. Programme one tells the story of the maverick managers who controlled the careers of megastar artists, from Colonel Parker (Elvis) right the way up to Scooter Braun (Justin Bieber). Along the way are rollicking tales of industry legends like Led Zeppelin's Peter Grant, and Don Arden, who managed the Small Faces, Black Sabbath and ELO. Narrated by Simon Napier-Bell, it also features contributions from Andrew Loog Oldham (the Rolling Stones), Jon Landau (Bruce Springsteen), Bill Curbishley (the Who), Paul McGuinness (U2) and Jonathan Dickins (Adele). BBC Website...
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