(1953– )

Episode List


Season 63

12 Jan. 2015
The Battle for British Islam
Panorama investigates the battle for the hearts and minds of British Muslims.
19 Jan. 2015
Trouble at Tesco
Britain's supermarket giant is losing customers, its share price has fallen and its profits are down. Tesco is also facing criminal proceedings over its accounting practices. Kamal Ahmed investigates what has gone wrong inside the company.
26 Jan. 2015
Rescued from a Forced Marriage
Even though it is now a criminal offense, British girls are still being forced into marriage against their will. Jane Corbin follows the work of the Forced Marriage Unit in London and the British High Commission in Pakistan.
2 Feb. 2015
Emergency in A&E
One year on, Panorama again spends a week on the 'frontline' of the NHS within the Accident and Emergency department of The University Hospital of North Tees. Such departments face unprecedented pressure, why have things changed so much?
9 Feb. 2015
The Bank of Tax Cheats
Panorama reveals how Britain's biggest bank has helped some of its wealthiest customers avoid paying tax. The bank knew that its clients were breaking the law but the bank didn't report them and the tax evaders have not been prosecuted.
11 Feb. 2015
Can You Cure My Cancer?
Panorama reports on the British cancer patients who are pioneering a new generation of treatments. Huge advances in genetic research are providing new hope for patients, some of whom were given just months to live.
23 Feb. 2015
Children of the Great Migration
Paul Kenyon travels to the border area between Sudan and Eritrea to investigate the world's most dangerous migration route. Lone children fleeing Africa's most secretive rogue state are being used to pilot boatloads of migrants to Europe.
2 Mar. 2015
What Britain Wants: Someone to Love
In the run-up to the 2015 UK General Election, Panorama looks at what British people consider makes for a 'good life'. Can the politicians deliver these? First, what binds modern Britain together, family, community and country.
9 Mar. 2015
What Britain Wants: Somewhere to Live
In the second part of this series of Panorama specials Mariella Frostup looks at what 'home' means in modern Britain. For generations, owning your own home helped to define the 'good life' but is it now becoming an impossible dream?
16 Mar. 2015
What Britain Wants: Somewhere to Work
In the run up to the UK General Election, Clive Myrie presents the third report examining what the British electorate expect from their government and if it can be delivered. Clive examines the world of work and how it has changed.
23 Mar. 2015
What Britain Wants: Something to Hope For
In the final part of this four part series John Humphries looks at British peoples hopes and aspirations. For your children to do better than you and having a comfortable retirement would be many peoples answer but is either now possible?
3 Apr. 2015
DIY Justice
Panorama meets parents fighting complex child custody cases without any legal assistance. Cuts to legal aid mean they face preparing their own cases. The minister who made those cuts explains why the 'gravy train' of legal aid had to stop.
13 Apr. 2015
A Suicide in the Family
Simon Jack's father took his own life at the age of 44. Simon investigates why more middle-aged men commit suicide than any other group. Simon talks to men who have overcome their own suicidal thoughts and are now helping others.
20 Apr. 2015
The Great Housing Benefit Scandal
Some landlords are getting rich at the taxpayers expense by providing cramped and poor quality accommodation for those in receipt of housing benefit. Alys Harte investigates and talks to some of the people who have been their victims.
27 Apr. 2015
Who Will Win the Election?
Richard Bacon takes American statistician Nate Silver on a road trip around Britain to meet voters. Can the man who correctly predicted the results of the last two Presidential elections in the States do the same here?
11 May 2015
Panorama Live
A special live election edition of Panorama from Westminster. Jeremy Vine is joined by a panel of politicians, analysts and voters for a discussion of what the result could mean for Britain. With reports from around the UK.
18 May 2015
Antibiotic Apocalypse
Panorama investigates the global rise of antibiotic-resistant super-bugs, the threat they pose to modern medicine and to the lives of millions of patients worldwide.
28 May 2015
Britain's Secret Terror Deals
The British security forces have been accused of being involved in the murders of dozens of people in Northern Ireland during 'The Troubles'. Did they collude with paramilitary killers and cover up their crimes? Panorama investigates.
1 Jun. 2015
The Most Dangerous Woman in Britain
Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon was dubbed this by one national newspaper. Following her unprecedented electoral success, Panorama follows the rise and rise of the woman who could hold the future of the UK in her hands.
3 Jun. 2015
Catch Me If You Can
In this hour long special report Mark Daly investigates serious allegations of doping in athletics. Since the explosion in the use of steroids in the 1970s the issue of sports doping persists and governing bodies have struggled to cope.
8 Jun. 2015
GM Food - Cultivating Fear
Some former critics of genetically modified foods have been 'won over' by a new generation of crops. Governments and scientists say such crops could help to feed a hungry world. Are those who oppose GM foods doing more harm than good?
15 Jun. 2015
Stolen Childhoods: The Legacy of Grooming
One year ago a damning report into the sexual exploitation of children revealed the abuse of 1,400 children in Rotherham. Alison Holt returns to the town and talks to some of the victims. Will they ever see their abusers face trial?
22 Jun. 2015
Disaster on Everest
BBC reporter Tom Martienssen was on Everest with a group of British Army Gurkhas when the earthquake hit Nepal. This program tells the story of the extraordinary rescue mission and the of those who lost their lives that day.
29 Jun. 2015
The Missing Stolen School Children
In April 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the Nigerian town of Chibok. More than a year on, most of those girls are still missing. Panorama discovers that some of them have been 'turned' or forced to join the Jihadists.
6 Jul. 2015
Greece: Euro or Bust?
In the run-up to the Greek referendum, Richard Bilton presents a special report from Athens and Rhodes where he meets families who have been hit by the economic collapse. He talks to supporters and opponents of the Greek prime minister.
13 Jul. 2015
NHS: The Perfect Storm
The NHS is facing a perfect storm of huge increases in demand from an aging population and a £30 billion deficit. Filmed over 6 months in Liverpool, this special report details efforts to fundamentally change the way the NHS operates.
20 Jul. 2015
The Train That Divides Jerusalem
Adam Wishart travels to Jerusalem to take a ride on the new train line that some hoped could help heal the rift between Israelis and Palestinians. However, it seems to have only deepened resentments on both sides.
27 Jul. 2015
Young, Homeless and Fighting Back
Stoke-on-Trent is famed for its ceramics industry but the loss of thousands of jobs has left the area one of the most deprived in England. The YMCA helps many young people in the city but cuts to housing benefit could threaten that support.
30 Jul. 2015
Terror on the Beach
Jane Corbin speaks to British holidaymakers who survived the recent terrorist atrocity in Tunisia. She travels to the scene of the attack and by talking to local people pieces together the events that day, revealing new information.
3 Aug. 2015
Fighting Terror with Torture
Hilary Andersson asks how far Governments should go in their fight against terrorism. The use of "advanced interrogation methods" by US forces has been condemned by many as torture. Panorama looks at those methods and their usefulness.
17 Aug. 2015
Trouble at the Post Office
John Sweeney investigates claims that the new 'Horizon' computer system at the Post Office has led to dozens of sub-postmasters being accused of theft and that they have been taken to court despite the evidence against them being weak.
24 Aug. 2015
The Schools Scandal: Playing the System
Demand for places at good state schools far outstrips supply. The school admissions system has become a battleground and councils are clamping down on those playing the system. Panorama goes to Havering to hear both sides of the story.
7 Sep. 2015
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour's Earthquake
Panorama investigates Labour's surprise front-runner in the party leadership race, veteran left-wing rebel Jeremy Corbyn.
14 Sep. 2015
Could a Robot Do My Job?
Reporter Rohan Silva asks if Britain is ready for one of the biggest changes ever to happen in the world of work. We are on the brink of a technological revolution with machines and artificial intelligences beginning to take the place of human staff. Panorama visits a number of workplaces where this process has begun. Should we feel threatened by it or will we all benefit from the coming of the new machine age?
21 Sep. 2015
Rugby and the Brain - Tackling the Truth
On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, former international player John Beattie examines the links between the sport and brain injuries. He hears from those within the game worried that players are being put at risk.
30 Sep. 2015
Europe's Border Crisis - The Long Road
John Sweeney follows in the footsteps of thousands of migrants on their journey from the Greek island of Kos to the Austrian border with Hungary. With winter on the way is the crisis about to claim many more lives?
5 Oct. 2015
Edward Snowden: Spies and the Law
Panorama presents the BBC's first interview with Edward Snowden, the man responsible for the biggest ever release of top secret intelligence files.
6 Oct. 2015
The VIP Paedophile Ring: What's the Truth?
Sensational claims have been made of historic child abuse and murder by a paedophile ring containing some of the most important people in Britain. Panorama investigates.
12 Oct. 2015
Tough Justice in Britain - Texas Style
Panorama joins Michael Gove on a fact finding mission to Texas. Texas executes more people than any other US state but is also at the heart of a rehabilitation-led revolution in prison reform that is sweeping America.
19 Oct. 2015
The Xi Factor
Ahead of the state visit to Britain by Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, the BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie retraces his remarkable career from living in a cave to becoming the most powerful Chinese leader in decades.
26 Oct. 2015
Britain's Mental Health Crisis
Panorama goes inside one of Britain's largest mental health trusts. Funding cuts have dramatically reduced the number of beds available, leaving staff with the difficult decision of who to admit and who to send home.
2 Nov. 2015
Hooked on Painkillers
British doctors are prescribing record doses of highly addictive painkillers. 4 million people are prescribed drugs closely related to heroin. Declan Lawn meets patients hooked on painkillers and the clinic helping them kick the habit.
9 Nov. 2015
How Hackers Steal Your ID
Hackers have stolen the details of millions of customers, how do they get hold of this data? Daniel Foggo speaks to the hackers who claim they can break into any website and discovers how criminals make money from this data.
16 Nov. 2015
Terror in Paris
Emily Maitlis presents a special live edition of Panorama from Paris in the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks. Reporter John Sweeney talks to survivors and examines the terrorists links to Belgium and Syria.
20 Nov. 2015
The VW Emissions Scandal
Richard Westcott investigates how Volkswagen used clever computer software to rig emissions tests, hiding how polluting their cars really are. Owners are left driving tainted cars and our cities clouded by an invisible killer.

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