All Over the Workplace

October 2017

February 9, 2017

3.0 1 x
Can you transfer what's in your imagination onto a page? If you can then you could become an illustrator. Rookies Tamira and Kirsty desperately want to do just that. They join presenter Alex Riley in sketching out what it's like to be an illustrator. They meet up with a greetings card maker to get some creative ideas and make their very own cards. A trip to the zoo is next to observe how animals move and to observe their expressions. Writer Michael Rosen pops up to give some advice on their wor...

February 6, 2017

4.0 0 x
Is working in the country something that excites you? Join Alex Riley and rookies Megan and Holly as they experience what life is really like down on the farm. They get their hands and wellies dirty as their skills are tested as sheep farmers, working with dogs to shepherd the sheep into pens. They also get up close with the woolly bunch, giving them vitamin shots to keep them healthy. They then get the chance to drive a shiny mega tractor and attempt to plough straight furrows ready for sowing...

February 8, 2017

4.0 6 x
How are fingerprints collected? What is DNA? Find out along with rookies Edwin and Leila and presenter Alex Riley as they put on their protective outfits to probe the realm of crime investigation. After a chat with renowned forensic anthropologist Dame Professor Sue Black, they find themselves in a police car racing to a beach where bones have been discovered. But who, or what, do they belong to? Follow them to the lab as they uncover the answer! They are then called to investigate a break-in a...

February 7, 2017

4.0 4 x
Harvey and Sam are two ambitious rookies who want to make it in the world of film-making, so they join presenter Alex Riley to explore the business! They start off by dropping in on the filming of Paddington 2 to witness the huge operation of making a film in the centre of a big city. After this they hot foot it to Cardiff to join the crew of Casualty to see how a stunt is put together and how tricky it is to film. They then get the chance they had wished for - they make their very own film! Di...
March 2017

May 15, 2016

Expired 3.0 0 x
Ever fancied going into space? Well come join Alex Riley and rookies Honey and Leon as they get an out-of-this-world experience! They work with space scientists who make and test equipment that actually gets sent out into the universe. They examine never-before-seen images of the sun and then head to Belgium to visit the Euro Space Centre. They are put through their paces by astronaut Pedro Duque, and even simulate a shuttle launch as part of their astronaut training. But the big question is, w...

February 3, 2017

Expired 4.0 0 x
Rookies Amjad and Rosie are keen to build a career as architects. Presenter Alex Riley leads the rookies through an incredible experience. The rookies are given stellar advice by Lord Norman Foster, creator of London's Gherkin. They are challenged to design a building to be part of the former Battersea power station redevelopment.

February 2, 2017

Expired 3.0 0 x
Does a school classroom hold an appeal for you or fill you full of horror? Join Alex Riley and rookies Joseph and Ophelia as they find out exactly what it takes to make it in the world of teaching. Science expert Greg Foot puts them through their paces, testing their ability to hold people's attention by trying out some science tricks on the general public.

February 1, 2017

Expired 4.0 7 x
Rookies Akshita and Sam along with presenter Alex Riley take off into the world of aviation. The aspiring young aircrew get their first opportunity to fly a plane as they are catapulted into the skies high above the peak district in a glider. They then head for Manchester to meet an airline pilot who shows them just what is needed to fly a passenger jet and lets them fly a professional simulator as used to train real pilots. What they have always dreamed of happens as they take to the skies in ...

January 31, 2017

Expired 4.0 6 x
What can be done to help the oceans remain clean and efficient? Ella and Struan are two rookies determined to become marine biologists. Presenter Alex Riley, Ella and Struan take to the sea in Plymouth Sound to examine just how plastic is impacting on underwater life. Then it is off to Malta for a spot of scuba diving. Struan and Ella complete a survey of fish species in the Mediterranean before getting the chance to give some sharks life after death. They extract live eggs from sharks that hav...

January 30, 2017

Expired 3.0 1 x
Rookies Dylan and Izzy have an eye for clothes and a burning desire to be fashion designers. They join presenter Alex Riley to see what a life in fashion can be like. They head to the London College of Fashion to team up with course director and designer Claudine Rousseau to start creating their own garments out of recycled clothes, affordable and sustainable. They continue to learn how the business works when they meet top fashion designer Giles Deacon. Giles guides them through the nuts and b...