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  • Brave New World With Stephen Hawking - 2 - Health

  • Channel 4

The experts examine how scientists are fighting for our survival by battling the world's big killer diseases.

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The experts examine how scientists are fighting for our survival by battling the world's big killer diseases.

  • Brave New World with Stephen Hawking - 4 - Environment

  • Channel 4

Science turns superhero as it battles to save the planet and preserve the human race.

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Science turns superhero as it battles to save the planet and preserve the human race.

  • Brave New World with Stephen Hawking - 5 - Biology

  • Channel 4

The experts unearth the amazing breakthroughs that are transforming the resilience and strength of the human body.

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The experts unearth the amazing breakthroughs that are transforming the resilience and strength of the human body.

  • Britain by Night

  • Kevin Sim

Beautiful and intimate documentary which follows the stories of a group of characters as they live through a dramatic night.

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Beautiful and intimate documentary which follows the stories of a group of characters as they live through a dramatic night.

  • Britain In A Day

  • BBC 1

On Saturday 12 November 2011 an eclectic range of British people turned the camera on themselves, capturing the entertaining and mundane, the exciting and unusual, the poignant and the everyday.

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On Saturday 12 November 2011 an eclectic range of British people turned the camera on themselves, capturing the entertaining and mundane, the exciting and unusual, the poignant and the everyday.

  • Britain On Film - Episode 10: End of Empire

  • BBC

This episode focuses on films examining the changing shape of the British Empire. At a time when many of its former colonies were achieving independence, Look at Life sent its film crews as far afield as Aden, Malaysia and Ascension Island to record the efforts made by Britain to manage the transition from imperial rule to the leadership of an emerging Commonwealth.

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This episode focuses on films examining the changing shape of the British Empire. At a time when many of its former colonies were achieving independence, Look at Life sent its film crews as far afield as Aden, Malaysia and Ascension Island to record the efforts made by Britain to manage the transition from imperial rule to the leadership of an emerging Commonwealth.

  • Britain Through A Lens: The Documentary Film Mob

  • BBC

The unlikely story of how, between 1929 and 1945, a group of tweed-wearing radicals and pin-striped bureaucrats created the most influential movement in the history of British film. They were the British Documentary Movement and they gave Britons a taste for watching films about real life.

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The unlikely story of how, between 1929 and 1945, a group of tweed-wearing radicals and pin-striped bureaucrats created the most influential movement in the history of British film. They were the British Documentary Movement and they gave Britons a taste for watching films about real life.

  • Britain's Best Buildings - Blenheim Palace

  • Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank takes a rewarding trip to Blenheim Palace. Sitting serenely in the picturesque landscape of rural Oxfordshire, the palace is actually a lavish monument to human pride and militarism.

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Dan Cruickshank takes a rewarding trip to Blenheim Palace. Sitting serenely in the picturesque landscape of rural Oxfordshire, the palace is actually a lavish monument to human pride and militarism.

  • Britain's Best Buildings - Hardwick Hall

  • Dan Cruickshank

Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury (otherwise known as Bess of Hardwick), was one of the most capable and ambitious women in Elizabethan England. Hardwick Hall has become her lasting monument and is full of coded references to her desire for one of her descendents to sit on the throne of England.

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Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury (otherwise known as Bess of Hardwick), was one of the most capable and ambitious women in Elizabethan England. Hardwick Hall has become her lasting monument and is full of coded references to her desire for one of her descendents to sit on the throne of England.

  • Britain's Best Buildings - Windsor Castle

  • Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank's visits Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world. Inextricably linked to the monarchy through the ages, the castle has also served as a lunatic asylum and a mausoleum

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Dan Cruickshank's visits Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world. Inextricably linked to the monarchy through the ages, the castle has also served as a lunatic asylum and a mausoleum

  • Britains's Secret Seas - Giants of the West

  • BBC

In the first programme of the series, the team uncovers the world of the giants that reside in and on our western seas.

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In the first programme of the series, the team uncovers the world of the giants that reside in and on our western seas.

  • Britains's Secret Seas - The Bustling South

  • BBC

In the final programme of the series, explorer Paul Rose, marine biologist Tooni Mahto and underwater archaeologist Frank Pope explore our busy southern shores.

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In the final programme of the series, explorer Paul Rose, marine biologist Tooni Mahto and underwater archaeologist Frank Pope explore our busy southern shores.

  • Britains's Secret Seas - The Power of the East

  • BBC

A look at the rapidly changing environment of the waters of the UK\'s eastern coastline.

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A look at the rapidly changing environment of the waters of the UK\'s eastern coastline.

  • Britains's Secret Seas - The Wild North

  • BBC

In the second programme in the series, explorer Paul Rose, marine biologist Tooni Mahto and maritime journalist Frank Pope explore the wild seas around Scotland.

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In the second programme in the series, explorer Paul Rose, marine biologist Tooni Mahto and maritime journalist Frank Pope explore the wild seas around Scotland.

  • British Isles: A Natural History - Episode 1 - 3 Billion Years in the Making

  • BBC

Beginning in a familiar garden setting, Alan peels back the layers of Britain's varied past. He travels to his native Yorkshire to reveal how innocent sounding place names provide evidence of a wild legacy. On Scotland's Isle of May, he discovers how white seal pups hold a clue to Britain's snowy heritage. Finally, Alan explores how diverse rock formations are a testament to Britain's turbulent past.

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Beginning in a familiar garden setting, Alan peels back the layers of Britain's varied past. He travels to his native Yorkshire to reveal how innocent sounding place names provide evidence of a wild legacy. On Scotland's Isle of May, he discovers how white seal pups hold a clue to Britain's snowy heritage. Finally, Alan explores how diverse rock formations are a testament to Britain's turbulent past.

  • British Isles: A Natural History - Episode 2 - Dinosaurs, Deserts and Volcanoes

  • BBC

From Jurassic Oxford to Scotland's Himalayas, Alan explores the secret history hidden in the rocks beneath our feet. He discovers how Scotland and England drifted together from their original locations, near the Equator and the South Pole, and finds fossils which reveal that the Yorkshire Dales was once a sea with coral reefs.

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From Jurassic Oxford to Scotland's Himalayas, Alan explores the secret history hidden in the rocks beneath our feet. He discovers how Scotland and England drifted together from their original locations, near the Equator and the South Pole, and finds fossils which reveal that the Yorkshire Dales was once a sea with coral reefs.

  • British Isles: A Natural History - Episode 3 - Ice Age

  • BBC

Alan gets under the skin of the much misunderstood Neanderthal man, examines relics from the past and discovers that an ice sheet covering most of Britain stopped at London's Finchley Road tube station..

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Alan gets under the skin of the much misunderstood Neanderthal man, examines relics from the past and discovers that an ice sheet covering most of Britain stopped at London's Finchley Road tube station..

  • British Isles: A Natural History - Episode 4 - Islands Apart

  • BBC

Alan ventures 50 metres below the Channel, scales an ancient tree in the New Forest and stalks red deer in Scotland to tell the story of how island Britain was created. He searches for clues across the country, discovering tropical nickar nuts in Scotland, palm trees growing at latitudes where polar bears should feel more at home and watching whooper swans in Cambridgeshire who arrive from Siberia for Britain's milder winters.

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Alan ventures 50 metres below the Channel, scales an ancient tree in the New Forest and stalks red deer in Scotland to tell the story of how island Britain was created. He searches for clues across the country, discovering tropical nickar nuts in Scotland, palm trees growing at latitudes where polar bears should feel more at home and watching whooper swans in Cambridgeshire who arrive from Siberia for Britain's milder winters.

  • British Masters - Episode 1 - We Are Making a New World

  • BBC 4

How a group of radical painters pioneered a style to make sense of the modern experience.

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How a group of radical painters pioneered a style to make sense of the modern experience.

  • British Masters - Episode 2 - In Search of England

  • BBC 4

James Fox examines British art in the interwar years.

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James Fox examines British art in the interwar years.

  • British Masters - Episode 3 - A New Jerusalem

  • BBC 4

Artists turned to the figurative painting tradition to address what it means to be human.

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Artists turned to the figurative painting tradition to address what it means to be human.

  • Bruce Springsteen: Darkness Live 1978

  • BBC

Hot on the heels of the release of their classic fourth studio album, Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band went on the road with renewed hunger and are captured here playing the songs from the album live in 1978 in Houston, cementing their reputation as saviours of rock \'n\' roll.

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Hot on the heels of the release of their classic fourth studio album, Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band went on the road with renewed hunger and are captured here playing the songs from the album live in 1978 in Houston, cementing their reputation as saviours of rock \'n\' roll.

  • Bruce Springsteen: The Promise - The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town

  • BBC

Thom Zimny\'s film, The Promise - The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, explores the three years it took to make Bruce Springsteen\'s fourth studio album, 1978\'s Darkness on the Edge of Town.

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Thom Zimny\'s film, The Promise - The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, explores the three years it took to make Bruce Springsteen\'s fourth studio album, 1978\'s Darkness on the Edge of Town.

  • Brunel's Last Launch - A Time Team Special

  • Channel 4

A century and a half ago, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Britain's most famous engineer, was about to launch a ship five times bigger than any that had ever been built before, the most revolutionary vessel the world had ever seen: the SS Great Eastern.

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A century and a half ago, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Britain's most famous engineer, was about to launch a ship five times bigger than any that had ever been built before, the most revolutionary vessel the world had ever seen: the SS Great Eastern.

  • Building Britain with Germaine Greer

  • BBC

Germaine Greer searches out the best and worst architecture in the East of England and explores options for the future of the region. This programme complements David Dimbleby's series "How We Built Britain"

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Germaine Greer searches out the best and worst architecture in the East of England and explores options for the future of the region. This programme complements David Dimbleby's series "How We Built Britain"

  • Building Britain with Griff Rhys Jones

  • Simon Thurley

A look at British architecture and its design, influences and development over the centuries. Presented by English Heritage Chief Executive Simon Thurley, who sets out to demonstrate the uniqueness of British architecture and its links to the national character by visiting buildings as diverse as a secret military bunker in Dover and Holkham Hall in Norfolk

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A look at British architecture and its design, influences and development over the centuries. Presented by English Heritage Chief Executive Simon Thurley, who sets out to demonstrate the uniqueness of British architecture and its links to the national character by visiting buildings as diverse as a secret military bunker in Dover and Holkham Hall in Norfolk

  • Building the Impossible: The First Submarine

  • BBC

A team of experts try to recreate astounding feats of engineering. Prof Chris Wise and Dr Caroline Baillie attempt to build a replica of the first submarine.

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A team of experts try to recreate astounding feats of engineering. Prof Chris Wise and Dr Caroline Baillie attempt to build a replica of the first submarine.

  • Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry

  • BBC

Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded.

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Two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded.

  • Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry

  • BBC 4

Second of a two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture, which is once again being appreciated by a younger generation.

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Second of a two-part documentary in which Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture, which is once again being appreciated by a younger generation.

  • Can We Save Planet Earth?

  • BBC

In the second of a two-part documentary, David Attenborough explores how much climate change is altering our planet, suggesting ways we can help.

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In the second of a two-part documentary, David Attenborough explores how much climate change is altering our planet, suggesting ways we can help.