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Egyptian Old Kingdom

Death on the Nile

Professor Fekri Hassan attempts to determine why the Egyptian Old Kingdom, the civilisation of the great pyramids, collapsed around 2200 BC. Can science show that terrible forces of nature were to blame – even driving people to cannibalism? Clues come from the remote deserts of southern Egypt, the glaciers of Iceland and a dramatic and ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 12 2016, Jim and George are planning for jam tomorrow as Jim sorts out the raspberries, while George is a wee bit more exotic and tends to the fig and the vine.   In Garden on a Budget, Carole is with Meike Guijt and family in rural Kennethmont helping mould a ...

Treasures of Ancient Rome

The Treasures of Ancient Rome [ 3 parts]

Alastair Sooke takes an in-depth look at the art of the Roman Empire. Treasures of Ancient Rome part 1   The Romans were brilliant engineers and soldiers, but what isn't as well known is that they also gave us wonderful artistic treasures. In this three-part series, Alastair Sooke argues that the old-fashioned view that the ...

Mary Berry Everyday ep.1

Mary Berry Everyday ep.1

In Mary Berry Everyday ep.1: Mary travels to Scotland to enjoy the best of their everyday larder with recipes inspired by her own Scots heritage. She discovers wonderful shellfish in Ullapool, shares the joy of venison cooked on a barbecue with chef Tom Kitchin and whips up her special whisky cream on the banks of ...

Gardeners World 2018

BE HERE ON THE 9TH OF MARCH 2018 FOR THE FIRST EPISODE  - Gardening show packed with ideas and timely reminders to get the most out of your garden.

Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer, Beyond Time

Plunge into Johannes Vermeer world and rediscover this enigmatic master. One of the best known yet most mysterious painters of all time, he astonishingly ended up in oblivion. His work, reflecting everyday life in the 17th Century, has gained international recognition, despite only 37 paintings left behind. But who was this man, always portrayed as ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 11 2016, Carole is in the Keder, starting the year's collection of tender vegetables, and Jim is with the allotmenteers of Tillicoultry to discover how the community runs this immaculately presented and organised allotment.   The gardening charity Scotland's Gardens celebrates its 85th year. To mark the occasion, Carole visits one ...

Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure ep.6

On the final leg of Hairy Bikers Mediterranean Adventure, the bikers are travelling through southern Spain in the footsteps of the Moors, heading for Costa del Sol and the midsummer festival of San Juan.   They begin their exploration of the Moorish influence on the culture and cuisine of Spain in Valencia. Renowned as one ...

Cosmic Dawn

Cosmic Dawn: The Real Moment of Creation

Astronomers are now trying to witness the cosmic dawn. For the first time they have the tools to explore the very first stars of the universe and to tell the scientific story of our creation.   Forget the big bang. The real moment of creation was the cosmic dawn - the moment of first light. ...

Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016

The Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016

In Beechgrove Garden episode 10 2016 the team take a break from the garden to be at Gardening Scotland, the biggest gardening show north of the border. The cream of British growers will be there, with everything from pansies to pelargoniums and cacti to clematis in a stunning floral frenzy.   We see those who are ...