I don't mind being watched, so long I'm not aware of it
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
The PM is in a unique position to demonstrate understanding of animals' intelligence, but he ignores this so he can treat other species as living targets
New featurettes promise Los Santos will be the most full-realised GTA city yet
The Sherlock Holmes franchise has been assiduously exploited on the written page, on stage, cinema and TV ever since A Study in Scarlet announced the arrival of the world’s greatest detective back in 1887.
Report finds between 50 and 60 per cent of wild deer should be destroyed each year for population to remain stable
Dale Robertson, who has died the age of 89, was a star of television and film Westerns during the genre's heyday. With his quietly spoken, modest persona, he had bit parts in films such as The Boy with the Green Hair and the Joan Crawford vehicle Flamingo Road before landing more high-profile roles such as Jesse James in Fighting Man of the Plains.
Remember Fenton and his poor owner?
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
Lisa Young takes a broad sweep across Utah's backcountry
Late October is the perfect time to see Britain’s woods and forests in their autumnal glory – here are 10 top routes
It began with dark mutterings in the local pub, that a strange beast might be stalking the woods around the little village of Woodchester, savaging the local wildlife and frightening local dog walkers.
It was for the purposes of hunting them that Henry VIII first brought red deer to Bushy Park, near Hampton Court Palace in south-west London.
In the second of our nature specials, David Randall talks to National Trust experts who reveal 40 of their prime places to spot the best and rarest of British flora and fauna, from butterflies and dormice to wildflowers and falcons