An Art Lovers' Guide episode 4 - Amsterdam

An Art Lovers’ Guide episode 4 – Amsterdam

In this episode, they head to Amsterdam, a city that pioneered so much of modern life, from multinational trade to the way we design our homes. To find out how, Alastair and Janina take us on a fast paced tour of the city's cultural hotspots. Picking their way through the crowds queuing to see Rembrandt ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK

Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 – Blenheim, UK

In 1705, architect John Vanbrugh and gardener Henry Wise designed the garden in Blenheim, in Britain. It symbolised the political and military power of the Duke of Marlborough. Sixty years later, Capability Brown reworked the estate, reshaping the landscape into the image of a romantic painting. Gardens Near and Far ep. 5 - Blenheim, UK ...

Wild Rockies episode 2 - The Peaks

Wild Rockies episode 2 – The Peaks

Stretching more than 3,000 miles across the U.S.-Canadian border, the Rockies are home to bleak alpine tundra zones. They sit up to 14,000 feet above sea level, with temperatures dropping 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit for every thousand feet of elevation. This means that only the hardiest mountain specialists can cope with its savage conditions, like fur-protected ...

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode 1

Nadiya’s Family Favourites episode 1

Nadiya Hussain demonstrates how to create the perfect dishes to compliment any kind of day. Whether it is a treat day, a family trip or a lazy weekend, Nadiya makes tasty and nourishing recipes that will bring smiles to the faces of everyone. The theme for this episode is family days out, and Nadiya's dishes ...

Wild Rockies episode 1 - The Borderlands

Wild Rockies episode 1 – The Borderlands

In springtime, a narrow corridor in the Canadian Rockies known as the Kootenays is the only area where 16 of North America's native carnivore species come together. It's bad news for the native elk, moose, and caribou--all are aware of this seasonal threat and work hard to ensure they and their young remain one step ...

An Art Lovers' Guide episode 3 - Baku

An Art Lovers’ Guide episode 3 – Baku

Nina and Alastair set off to Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. A former Soviet state, bordering the Caspian Sea, Baku offers a tantalising mix of the ancient and modern - at the crossroads of east meets west, on the ancient silk trading route. It is also an authoritarian state, where cultural life is tightly controlled. So, ...

Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 – Bagh-e Fin, Iran

The town of Kashan, in the middle of the desert, 250 kilometres from Tehran, is home to the oldest remaining Persian garden. It was Shah Abbas the Great who ordered its construction in 1587, with the aim of reproducing the gardens described in the Quran, symbolising paradise.    Gardens Near and Far ep. 4 ...

The Fourth Estate ep. 4 - Matters of fact

The Fourth Estate ep. 4 – Matters of fact

The New York Times reporters learn that the President’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, has pled guilty to lying to the FBI, bringing the Russia investigation closer to Trump’s inner circle. As the paper leads the reporting on workplace sexual harassment, allegations of past misconduct by one reporter in the bureau bring the ...

Through the Wormhole episode 48 – Is there a Shadow Universe

Through the Wormhole episode 48 – Is there a Shadow Universe ?

When we look up into the sky it appears we live in a universe that is filled with light. But scientists are now certain there is far more matter in the dark portions of our universe that we can’t see or touch. There’s something hiding in the shadows. Cosmologists agree that "dark matter" has helped ...

Who Is America ? episode 1 - Sacha Baron Cohen

Who Is America ? episode 1 – Sacha Baron Cohen

Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen explores the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation.   Sacha Baron Cohen kicks off a series of lifelong feuds with people like Sarah Palin, Roy Moore, and other folks unfamiliar with his tendency to craft satiric interviews or ...