Deadly Battles of World War I

Deadly Battles of World War I

Poison gas killed 80,000 soldiers in World War I. Nearly a million more were victims who suffered its lingering effects. Initially the wind distributed chlorine gas across the battlefields of the western front but an arms race quickly developed until one in three shells contained some form of toxic gas. Deadly Battles of World War ...

Galapagos

Galapagos

The Galapagos islands are a fascinating microcosm of natural life and home to some of the most astonishing creatures found anywhere on Earth. With spectacular cinematography from land, sea and air, and blending rugged volcanic landscapes with intimate animal behaviour, this ambitious series brings this remarkable archipelago to captivating life. The Galapagos are no ordinary ...

Garden Rescue episode 9 2018

Garden Rescue episode 9 2018

The team is in Liphook to meet Anne and Shaun, who have a very big garden and a daughter who has her own ideas on what makes a perfect outdoor space. Can the Rich brothers save the day, or will it be Charlie Dimmock's design that suits the family most?  Charlie Dimmock and award-winning ...

Edouard Manet

Great Art episode 4 2018 – Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet This acclaimed documentary, focussing on the sell-out exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts, depicts the craft of one of the all-time great artists, the ‘father of modern art’, Edouard Manet. Spanning this enigmatic and, at times, controversial artist’s career Manet gives a fascinating exploration and detailed biography of the momentous painter and ...

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Legendary military leader and conqueror of the ancient world, Alexander the Great is brought to life in this stunning documentary. Alexander the Great Part 1: The Path To Power Born in Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. But the kingdom Alexander inherited was ...

Is Reality Real

Through the Wormhole episode 37 – Is Reality Real ?

Is Reality Real ? Do we live in the “real world,” or is it all in our mind - Is Reality Real ? Our perception of reality is controlled by society. We make unrealistic assessments about our own reality, thanks to “the optimism bias,” a twist of the brain that rejects negative information about ourselves. Human ...

Countryfile Spring Diaries episode 5

Countryfile: Spring Diaries episode 5

Jules Hudson is in Herefordshire with his dog Teddy to sniff out the spring dangers lurking outdoors and in homes which could harm pets. Countryfile: Spring Diaries episode 5   Pet Health Warning Jules Hudson is in Herefordshire with his dog Teddy sniffing out the spring dangers lurking outdoors and in our homes which could ...

The Story of India episode 6

The Story of India episode 6 – Freedom

This episode examines the British Raj and India’s struggle for freedom. Wood reveals how in South India a global corporation came to control much of the subcontinent, and explores the magical culture of Lucknow, discovering the enigmatic Briton who helped found the freedom movement. He traces the Amritsar massacre, the rise of Gandhi and Nehru, ...

Springwatch episode 12 2018

Springwatch episode 12 2018

It is the last show of this year's Springwatch, and the team looks back at another fantastic series on the Sherborne Park Estate - the last that will come from the Cotswold countryside. Gillian Burke is back from her travels and joins Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham in Gloucestershire to round up the last three ...

Gardeners World 2018 episode 12

Gardeners World 2018 episode 12

In Gardeners World 2018 episode 12 - the team head to Gardeners' World Live this week to bring you the highlights in plants and design.  Adam Frost and Joe Swift take a close look at all the show gardens for fresh ideas as well as inspiration, Mark Lane finds planting ideas around the showground ...