One should note that the BBC is not known for accurate reports
It may have been fairly different from what we see on the screen. After all the BBC is not known for accurately reporting facts as they happen.
For example I'm rather sure the British moon mission in the 1980s was not conducted with a space ship made out of wood... yet the depiction of it shown on BBC HD some years ago clearly claimed that:
So as usual, take it with a grain of salt, and compare it to other reports, for example from Russian Today or Al Jazeera. Every station has it's own areas where you cannot trust them.