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  • Genius of the Modern World

  • BBC

Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud.

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Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud.

At Westminster, Richard speaks about his deformity, the evil plots he has laid, and the decadence at court.

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At Westminster, Richard speaks about his deformity, the evil plots he has laid, and the decadence at court.

After the Battle of St Albans, Plantagenet and the Yorkists ride to London to claim the throne. Henry negotiates to keep the crown for his lifetime but agrees to disinherit his son Prince Edward.

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After the Battle of St Albans, Plantagenet and the Yorkists ride to London to claim the throne. Henry negotiates to keep the crown for his lifetime but agrees to disinherit his son Prince Edward.

Against the backdrop of wars in France, the English nobility quarrel. News of the English defeat at Orleans reaches the duke of Gloucester and other nobles. After the funeral of Henry V, his son, the infant Henry VI, is proclaimed king.

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Against the backdrop of wars in France, the English nobility quarrel. News of the English defeat at Orleans reaches the duke of Gloucester and other nobles. After the funeral of Henry V, his son, the infant Henry VI, is proclaimed king.

Over 62 per cent of adults in the UK are currently overweight or obese and this figure is set to rise. A common attitude is that obese people should be ashamed - it is their fault, they have no will power and if they could just 'eat less and exercise more', the problem would soon be solved.

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Over 62 per cent of adults in the UK are currently overweight or obese and this figure is set to rise. A common attitude is that obese people should be ashamed - it is their fault, they have no will power and if they could just 'eat less and exercise more', the problem would soon be solved.

Horizon investigates a new era of Alzheimer's research, which is bringing hope to millions of sufferers across the world.

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Horizon investigates a new era of Alzheimer's research, which is bringing hope to millions of sufferers across the world.

Marcel Theroux visits Malaysia, where the government has declared transgender people to be enemies of Islam

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Marcel Theroux visits Malaysia, where the government has declared transgender people to be enemies of Islam

Thousands of families in Venezuela have been hit by severe shortages of drugs and medical equipment. Krishnan Guru-Murthy joins a family as they try to get medicine for their desperately ill daughter.

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Thousands of families in Venezuela have been hit by severe shortages of drugs and medical equipment. Krishnan Guru-Murthy joins a family as they try to get medicine for their desperately ill daughter.

Unreported World reveals how thousands of families in Karachi are suffering from chronic water shortages because of climate change, mismanagement, corrupt officials and criminal gangs

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Unreported World reveals how thousands of families in Karachi are suffering from chronic water shortages because of climate change, mismanagement, corrupt officials and criminal gangs

Abigail Austen has unique, extraordinary access to the battle against Isis and the Taliban in Afghanistan, where the Taliban are threatening to take everything Britain helped fight for

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Abigail Austen has unique, extraordinary access to the battle against Isis and the Taliban in Afghanistan, where the Taliban are threatening to take everything Britain helped fight for

In America's murder capital - Chicago - Seyi Rhodes meets volunteer ex-gang members who risk their lives to try to halt cycles of revenge killings, in the face of budget cuts

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In America's murder capital - Chicago - Seyi Rhodes meets volunteer ex-gang members who risk their lives to try to halt cycles of revenge killings, in the face of budget cuts

Krishan Guru-Murthy reveals how tens of thousands of Holocaust survivors in Israel are spending their final days living in poverty despite billions of dollars of reparation payments

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Krishan Guru-Murthy reveals how tens of thousands of Holocaust survivors in Israel are spending their final days living in poverty despite billions of dollars of reparation payments

In four years, more than 40 Kenyan athletes have failed doping tests. Ade Adepitan visits Kenya as it faces a World Anti-Doping Agency deadline to put its house in order.

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In four years, more than 40 Kenyan athletes have failed doping tests. Ade Adepitan visits Kenya as it faces a World Anti-Doping Agency deadline to put its house in order.

Many young Iranians are shunning marriage and enjoying new ways to meet people, like Instagram. But it's hard to balance this modern approach to life with the older generation's traditional values.

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Many young Iranians are shunning marriage and enjoying new ways to meet people, like Instagram. But it's hard to balance this modern approach to life with the older generation's traditional values.

Mark Radcliffe presents a look at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, and pull most bands apart. Radcliffe lifts the lid on the main reasons why bands break up and the secrets of bands that manage to stay together.

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Mark Radcliffe presents a look at the highs and lows of band life - the creative tension that produces great music and the pressures that come with success and fame, and pull most bands apart. Radcliffe lifts the lid on the main reasons why bands break up and the secrets of bands that manage to stay together.

  • Wonders of the Universe

  • BBC

Professor Brian Cox reveals how the fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe but also answer mankind's greatest questions.

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Professor Brian Cox reveals how the fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe but also answer mankind's greatest questions.

  • Wonders of the Solar System

  • BBC

In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

  • Women

  • Vanessa Engle

Documentary series about feminism and its impact on women's lives from acclaimed filmmaker Vanessa Engle

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Documentary series about feminism and its impact on women's lives from acclaimed filmmaker Vanessa Engle

  • The World at War

  • Jeremy Isaacs

The World at War (1973–74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War.

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The World at War (1973–74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War.

  • The White Season

The White Season was a series of documentaries shown in March 2008 on BBC 2 dealing with issues of race and the changing nature of the white working class in Britain.

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The White Season was a series of documentaries shown in March 2008 on BBC 2 dealing with issues of race and the changing nature of the white working class in Britain.

  • The Virtual Revolution

  • BBC

Virtual Revolution charts two decades of profound change since the invention of the World Wide Web, weighing up the huge benefits and the unforeseen downsides

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Virtual Revolution charts two decades of profound change since the invention of the World Wide Web, weighing up the huge benefits and the unforeseen downsides

  • The Truth About Street Weapons

  • Channel 4

2008 has seen a staggering number of teenage gang and knife attacks on Britain's streets with a death toll comparable to that of our troops fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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2008 has seen a staggering number of teenage gang and knife attacks on Britain's streets with a death toll comparable to that of our troops fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • The Street Weapons Commission

The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.

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The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.

  • The Secret World of Whitehall

Three-part series by Michael Cockerell going behind the scenes at Whitehall

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Three-part series by Michael Cockerell going behind the scenes at Whitehall

  • The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion

  • BBC

Michael Mosley embarks on an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

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Michael Mosley embarks on an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

  • The Romanians Are Coming

Documentary series exploring the lives of Romanians trying to make a new life in Britain.

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Documentary series exploring the lives of Romanians trying to make a new life in Britain.

  • The Planets

Updated documentary series using computer animations, archive footage and interviews to examine our current knowledge and contact with the bodies of our solar system.

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Updated documentary series using computer animations, archive footage and interviews to examine our current knowledge and contact with the bodies of our solar system.

  • The Nile

  • BBC Natural History Unit

The history, wildlife and exploration of the River Nile.

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The history, wildlife and exploration of the River Nile.

  • The Nazis - A Warning From History

  • BBC

Documentary series examining how a cultured nation at the heart of Europe allowed Hitler to come to power

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Documentary series examining how a cultured nation at the heart of Europe allowed Hitler to come to power

  • The Life of Birds

A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough.

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A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough.