The Festive Collection
As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to get festive with BBC Select’s latest collection of documentaries to make you feel all warm and cosy inside. From the pagan origins of Christmas carols to the feel-good vibes of Harry Styles in concert, the Festive Collection features a range of shows that bring the holidays to life.
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Documentaries to watch
Christmas Carols with Lucy Worsley
From pagan fertility rituals to World War I, the story of Christmas carols is surprising.
Christmas in London
Ever wondered what Christmas is like in one of the world’s most glamorous capitals?
Christmas in New York: Inside the Plaza
Tis the season to be swanky as the luxurious Plaza hotel gets ready for Christmas.
Nigellissima Christmas: An Italian Inspired Christmas
Seasons (and seasoned) greetings as Nigella creates a sumptuous Italian Christmas feast.
Liberty Of London
It’s posh, pricy and pretty peculiar! But what makes this iconic London store tick?
Carols from Kings
A magnificent candlelit chapel is the setting for this Christmas choral celebration.
Harry Styles Live in Manchester
The boy’s back in town: a hometown tour and blistering live set from Harry Styles.
Joanna Lumley: In The Land of the Northern Lights
Can Joanna Lumley fulfill a life-long dream and track down the elusive Northern Lights?
Harry Potter – A History of Magic
They’re the fastest-selling books in history. But what inspired the enchanting world of Harry Potter?
It Was 50 Years Ago Today
Making a masterpiece: how The Beatles’ iconic Sgt Pepper’s album changed the world.
Elton John: Uncensored
Elton John opens up to Graham Norton about his childhood, stardom and addiction battles.
A Life In Ten Pictures: Elizabeth Taylor
The life of Elizabeth Taylor told through 10 pictures