When it comes to figuring out how the modern-day world got to be the way it is, history has a secret weapon. Watch as our daredevil historians, Sam and Jen, literally spin through the ages to bring the past to life!
Explore the human face in this three-part series, from facial recognition to our expressions, through to the processes of remodelling the face. Find out what doctors have discovered in their fascinating new research and watch as patients share their personal stories.
The Time Compass showcases significant historical events in a humorous and easy to understand style. From Ancient Egypt to Classical Greece and India…rediscover the world’s incredible history in a fun and amusing way!
Stephen Fry examines the story behind the first media entrepreneur Johannes Gutenberg (the inventor of the printing press) to find out why he did it and how. The story combines both historical enquiry and hands on technology to bring the man and his machine to life.
Each year White Storks undertake a dramatic migration from the northern reaches of the European continent to the southern headwaters of the Nile River in Africa. Join them on their journey while discovering the symbolic impact of these gregarious birds.
The Hobbit Enigma examines one of the greatest controversies in science today: just what did scientists find when they uncovered the tiny, human-like skeleton in Indonesia in 2003? The discovery forces us to rethink some of the most fundamental questions of our origins.
In this four-part series artist and critic Mathew Collings explores the changing ways in which cultures of the past - from the ancient Greeks to modern times - have shaped our civilisation. This is a history of civilisation through the art it has left behind.