Great Escape at Dunkirk

Great Escape at Dunkirk

As France fell to the German armies in May 1940, 300,000 Allied troops were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk. Their annihilation seemed certain - a disaster that could have led to Britain's surrender. But then, in a last-minute rescue dramatized in Christopher Nolan's recent film, Royal Navy ships and a flotilla of tiny civilian ...

food adventure

Nigel Slater’s Middle East – Iran ep.3

Nigel Slater's Middle Eastern food adventure concludes by visiting a country shrouded in mystery and often in the headlines - Iran. Here Nigel sets out to discover the secrets of Persian food, one of the oldest and most influential cuisines in the world.   He begins his journey in the bustling capital Tehran, where he ...

Roswell

Ancient Aliens – Beyond Roswell

The U.S. military has long denied that the infamous 1947 Roswell crash was anything other than a weather balloon, but FBI files released in 2011 include a memo to J. Edgar Hoover regarding the recovery of not one, but three "flying saucers." Could the U.S. government really have extraterrestrial crafts in their possession? Ancient Astronaut ...

Mercury

How the Universe Works: Secret History of Mercury ep.6 2018

Mercury is a deadly world, facing attacks from the sun, comets, and other planets, and even though it's the smallest planet in the solar system, it has a dangerous secret a dangerous secret that might one day threaten life on Earth. How is the universe put together? How is it built? And how does it ...

Russias Secret Files

Ancient Aliens – Russias Secret Files

Russia is a vast country, spanning over 6 million square miles of some of the most rugged terrain on Earth, much of which is uninhabited and largely unexplored. It is also the home of 'cosmism' , a belief that human civilization originated in the cosmos and is destined to return to space. But many believe ...

Space Station Moon

Ancient Aliens – Space Station Moon

It was mankind's finest hour, the greatest technological achievement of the 20th Century--the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. But the Apollo program was short-lived, and after Apollo 17 in 1972, we never went back. Could it be that we encountered something or someone on the Moon? Did the Apollo astronauts witness more than NASA ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 8 2016

In the Beechgrove Garden, Jim is starting off new varieties of tomatoes and he's going to try them in a range of new tomato growing gadgets. Brian Cunningham, head gardener of Scone Palace, is back continuing his revamping of the Beechgrove alpine garden.   This week, Brian finishes off the hard landscaping and starts the ...

Milky Way

How the Universe Works: Death of the Milky Way ep.5 2018

The Milky Way is dying, and experts are investigating what's killing it.   How is the universe put together? How is it built? And how does it actually work? Science's hit space series will blow your mind by answering how the universe started and how it will end - and everything in between. Learn how ...

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3

In Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.3: the bikers' Corsican adventure begins in Bonifacio in the south of the island. They head straight for one of the best delis in town to scope out the local cuisine, including the legendary sausage figatelli. Tony, the owner, tells them that there is a holy trinity of ingredients that ...

Ancient Aliens - The Prototypes

Ancient Aliens – The Prototypes

Recent archaeological discoveries reveal a very different picture of what life on Earth looked like in the remote past. It was a real-life version of "Lord of the Rings," where humans shared the planet with various different types of intelligent human-like species, such as Neanderthals, Denisovans, and even hobbits. But how is it that these ...