Programmes 2014

  • Starts 8pm, Wed 6th August 2014 on BBC One

    The Bake Off is back...

    This year we welcome the tent’s youngest ever baker AND its oldest. Twelve new bakers and a mere thirty challenges between them and the title. 

  • Starts 9pm, Fri 8th August 2014 on BBC Two

    Jo Brand serves up An Extra Slice of Bake Off in this brand new sister show for BBC Two. Joined by three different celebrity Bake Off fans each week, Jo will shine a spotlight on the good, the bad and the soggy bottomed from that week's episode. 

  • Starts 10pm, Wed 4th June 2014 on Channel 4
    Death is inevitable yet it is not a subject we find easy to talk about – most of us prefer to push it out of our minds. Taboos around death can leave us poorly prepared for the loss of those we love and even for our own mortality.


  • Starts 8pm, Fri 11th April 2014 on ITV

    As the star of some of the world’s biggest blockbusters, the lead in his own sitcom and a successful entrepreneur, you’d be forgiven for thinking that for Warwick Davis and family, a summer holiday means Barbados, New York or at the very least, the Costa del Sol. But you’d be wrong…

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    9pm, Wed 12th and Thurs 13th March 2014 on BBC1
    In Britain we spend over 14 billion pounds a year on what we eat. We have more choice than ever before – and yet in 2014 many households are going hungry.
    Four famous Sport Relief volunteers put their lives on hold to live with families who are struggling to regularly feed themselves. 
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    Tuesdays 8pm from 18th February on BBC 2

    Claudia Winkleman welcomes ten new home sewers to the Sewing Room, but only one of them will be crowned Britain’s best amateur sewer.


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    16 celebrities bravely don their aprons and put their baking skills to the test, in a bid to encourage everybody to bake cakes to raise money for Sport Relief.

    For the first time, guest hosts enter the tent... Sue Perkins kicks off the series, before handing the baton to Ed Byrne, Omid Djalili and Jo Brand, each attempting to coax the bakers through their baking marathon. 

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    This observational documentary series reveals the reality of life on benefits, as the residents of one of Britain’s most benefit-dependent streets invite cameras into their tight-knit community. It’s a place where residents face challenges such as bringing up children in poverty, low levels of education and training, drug and alcohol dependency, and crime. But it also has a strong sense of community, where people look out for each other and where small acts of kindness can go a long way.