Britain

James Nesbitt fronts new series exploring Grenfell Tower and other British disasters

Commissioned by A+E Networks UK, the series takes a unique and extraordinary look at some of the most impactful events to have affected Britain in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Set to air in early 2018 on History, the original six-part series will unravel the events that led to some of the most devastating disasters of the past 60 years.

Dan Snow to explore secret past of his ancestor Lloyd George in new documentary

Dan Snow BBC Wales

Snow admits to having some conflicting emotions when researching his great-great-grandfather. “He was a notorious womaniser, whose long-running relationship with his young secretary meant that he almost had two wives. I’m descended from one of Lloyd George’s daughters, so this other side of his life has always been a bit of a family secret, something we never talked about.”

ITV commissions new series from Griff Rhys Jones

Griff Rhys Jones Great Welsh Adventure

Actor and presenter Griff Rhys Jones is following the success of A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff’s Great Britain, produced by Modern Television for ITV.

The eight part series will see Rhys Jones explore Britain’s landscape, from downs and wolds to coasts and highlands, unearthing quirky facts along the way.

Each week, he will encounter a new, and often bizarre, challenge, from finding a golden eagle to hunting a vampire.