BBC Announce a Raft of Docs

The BBC have announce a new slate of Documentaries for BBC ONE, TWO and FOUR. Alison Kirkland announced the commissions today (30/10/2017). Vicky McClure, Lenny Henry, Ed Balls and Lucy Worsley will present a range of documentaries from Commonwealth Citizenship to 100 of votes for women. Alison Kirkland point to the BBC most successful factual year with both critics and audiences saying "We’ve had critical and ratings success with Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum And Dad, Diana, 7 Days, Hospital II, Chris Packham: Asperger’s And Me among the many highlights as well as the upcoming Blue Planet II."

Currently the BBC have just issued working titles for the new documentaries set to go into production.

On BBC ONE Vicky McClure looks at the power of music on Dementia, with a deeply personal look into the problems of Dementia in Vicky McClure: My Dementia Choir. Lucy Worsley examines the history of the fight for the right to vote for woman in How Women Won The Vote. February marks 100th anniversary of the right to vote for women, in a 90 minute special Lucy explores the fight for votes. Lenny Henry explores his life as the son of Jamaican emigrants in The Commonwealth Kid.

Meanwhile over BBC TWO The House explores a Georgian House in Liverpool from 1840 to the present day. Ed Balls goes to the Deep South on a Road Trip, as he explore the United States in the Trump era. Kensington explores the deep divide in London City a residential area that house the ultra rich to those in the Grenfell Tower. Heart Transplant will uncover the road to organ transplantation as England introduces implied consent for organ donation.

BBC FOUR will explore cold and heat from the Human sense and to the molecular level.