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  • The Brain: A Secret History : Series 1

Michael Mosley embarks on three journeys to understand science's last great frontier - the human mind - as he traces the history of the attempts to understand and manipulate the brain

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Michael Mosley embarks on three journeys to understand science's last great frontier - the human mind - as he traces the history of the attempts to understand and manipulate the brain

  • How to Be Bohemian with Victoria Coren Mitchell

An exploration of the history of bohemians - weird and wonderful artists and writers who have chosen to defy convention, from radical romantics to sandal-wearing vegetarians and sexual-experimenters.

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An exploration of the history of bohemians - weird and wonderful artists and writers who have chosen to defy convention, from radical romantics to sandal-wearing vegetarians and sexual-experimenters.

  • The Secret History of Our Streets Series 1

  • BBC

Series looking at how London has changed since Charles Booth's survey recording social conditions in 1886, returning to six archetypal London streets.

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Series looking at how London has changed since Charles Booth's survey recording social conditions in 1886, returning to six archetypal London streets.

  • Great Ormond Street Series 3

  • BBC

Following Great Ormond Street Hospital's doctors.

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Following Great Ormond Street Hospital's doctors.

  • Sound of Songs Series 1

  • BBC

Composer and musician Neil Brand presents a series which explores the magical elements that come together to create our favourite songs.

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Composer and musician Neil Brand presents a series which explores the magical elements that come together to create our favourite songs.

  • Planet Oil : The Treasure That Conquered the World

Documentary series exploring how we've become so reliant on oil in little longer than a human lifetime.

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Documentary series exploring how we've become so reliant on oil in little longer than a human lifetime.

  • Colour: The Spectrum of Science Series 1

  • BBC

Helen Czerski goes in search of colour. She reveals what it is, what it does, and why colour doesn't exist outside of our perception. This is an HQ version.

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Helen Czerski goes in search of colour. She reveals what it is, what it does, and why colour doesn't exist outside of our perception. This is an HQ version.

  • The Hunt - Series 1

  • BBC

Taking an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and the hunted to escape. Sir David Attenborough narrates.This is a Higher Quality version.

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Taking an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and the hunted to escape. Sir David Attenborough narrates.This is a Higher Quality version.

  • Nature's Wonderland : Islands of Evolution

  • BBC

Professor Richard Fortey (pictured) investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution, in this three-part series for BBC Four.

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Professor Richard Fortey (pictured) investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution, in this three-part series for BBC Four.

  • The Brain with David Eagleman

Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in a series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do.

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Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in a series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do.

  • The Story of China

  • BBC

Michael Wood embarks on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create China's distinctive character and genius over four thousand years.

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Michael Wood embarks on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create China's distinctive character and genius over four thousand years.

  • The Prosecutors : Real Crime and Punishment - Series 1

  • BBC

Three-part series documenting the work of the Crown Prosecution Service, following a number of cases over an 18-month period and focusing on three different parts of the process.

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Three-part series documenting the work of the Crown Prosecution Service, following a number of cases over an 18-month period and focusing on three different parts of the process.

  • Inside Obama's White House

  • BBC 2

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Antarctica is the last great wilderness. It's the coldest, windiest, driest and most isolated place on Earth. And every winter, for over three months of the year, the sun never rises. But it's also home to the British Antarctic Survey's Halley Research Station.

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Antarctica is the last great wilderness. It's the coldest, windiest, driest and most isolated place on Earth. And every winter, for over three months of the year, the sun never rises. But it's also home to the British Antarctic Survey's Halley Research Station.

Dr Xand Van Tulleken is single and looking for love. Mathematician Dr Hannah Fry wants to use him as her guinea pig to test whether the algorithms that dating sites use to match people actually work.

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Dr Xand Van Tulleken is single and looking for love. Mathematician Dr Hannah Fry wants to use him as her guinea pig to test whether the algorithms that dating sites use to match people actually work.

Liz Bonnin presents a controversial and provocative episode of Horizon, investigating how new scientific research is raising hard questions about zoos - the film explores how and why zoos keep animals, and whether they need to change to keep up with modern science or ultimately be consigned to history.

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Liz Bonnin presents a controversial and provocative episode of Horizon, investigating how new scientific research is raising hard questions about zoos - the film explores how and why zoos keep animals, and whether they need to change to keep up with modern science or ultimately be consigned to history.

This unique film follows a Syrian family over three years, from the ruins of their life in Aleppo to starting new lives in Germany, told mainly from the children's perspective.

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This unique film follows a Syrian family over three years, from the ruins of their life in Aleppo to starting new lives in Germany, told mainly from the children's perspective.

From the silent days of cinema, Shakespeare's plays have often been adapted to the big screen. Film-makers relished his vivid characters and dramatic plots as well as the magic and poetry of his work.

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From the silent days of cinema, Shakespeare's plays have often been adapted to the big screen. Film-makers relished his vivid characters and dramatic plots as well as the magic and poetry of his work.

Film telling the story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Men and women who transformed our understanding of the universe, from unlocking the secrets of the atom to solving the mysteries of the cosmos.

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Film telling the story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Men and women who transformed our understanding of the universe, from unlocking the secrets of the atom to solving the mysteries of the cosmos.

The critical decision Britain's voters are about to take in the referendum is the culmination of decades of agonizing debate about Britain's place in Europe, and its often lethal effect on British politics.

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The critical decision Britain's voters are about to take in the referendum is the culmination of decades of agonizing debate about Britain's place in Europe, and its often lethal effect on British politics.

As the UK gears up to decide its future in the June referendum, Nick Robinson explores the troubled history of the UK's relationship with Europe.

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As the UK gears up to decide its future in the June referendum, Nick Robinson explores the troubled history of the UK's relationship with Europe.

This is the story of how our solar system will be transformed by the aging sun before coming to a spectacular end in about eight billion years. Astronomers can peer into the far future to predict how it will happen by analysing distant galaxies, stars and even planets in their final moments.

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This is the story of how our solar system will be transformed by the aging sun before coming to a spectacular end in about eight billion years. Astronomers can peer into the far future to predict how it will happen by analysing distant galaxies, stars and even planets in their final moments.

The gripping story of how one Russian internet millionaire is turning to cutting-edge science to try to unlock the secret of living forever.

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The gripping story of how one Russian internet millionaire is turning to cutting-edge science to try to unlock the secret of living forever.

Horizon looks at dark energy - the mysterious force that is unexpectedly causing the universe's expansion to speed up.

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Horizon looks at dark energy - the mysterious force that is unexpectedly causing the universe's expansion to speed up.

This is the story of an extraordinary scientific adventure - the attempt to control gravity. For centuries, the precise workings of gravity have confounded the greatest scientific minds - from Newton to Faraday and Einstein - and the idea of controlling gravity has been seen as little more than a fanciful dream. Yet in the mid 1990s, UK defence manufacturer BAE Systems began a ground-breaking project code-named Greenglow, which set about turning science fiction into reality.

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This is the story of an extraordinary scientific adventure - the attempt to control gravity. For centuries, the precise workings of gravity have confounded the greatest scientific minds - from Newton to Faraday and Einstein - and the idea of controlling gravity has been seen as little more than a fanciful dream. Yet in the mid 1990s, UK defence manufacturer BAE Systems began a ground-breaking project code-named Greenglow, which set about turning science fiction into reality.

The oceans define the earth. They are crucial to life and we used to think that they were unique to our blue planet. But we were wrong.

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The oceans define the earth. They are crucial to life and we used to think that they were unique to our blue planet. But we were wrong.

In this second part, Professor Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the distant future to try to discover how the universe will end - with a bang or a whimper?

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In this second part, Professor Jim Al-Khalili carries us into the distant future to try to discover how the universe will end - with a bang or a whimper?

Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all, the universe, through a series of critical observations and experiments that revolutionised our understanding of our world.

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Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all, the universe, through a series of critical observations and experiments that revolutionised our understanding of our world.

Gregory Doran, artistic director of the RSC, who has been described as one of the 'great Shakespearians of his generation', delivers the 2016 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Four hundred years after Shakespeare's death, Gregory reflects on the impact and resonance Shakespeare still has in the contemporary world.

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Gregory Doran, artistic director of the RSC, who has been described as one of the 'great Shakespearians of his generation', delivers the 2016 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Four hundred years after Shakespeare's death, Gregory reflects on the impact and resonance Shakespeare still has in the contemporary world.

This episode reveals a strange and mysterious world - the ancient Egyptian afterlife. To them life was just a dress rehearsal for the perfect afterlife they were trying to reach. Joann clambers into rarely visited tombs, explores a treasure trove of long-buried objects and examines spectacular mummies to discover just why the Egyptians spent a fortune preparing for death - and what they hoped to find when they got there.

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This episode reveals a strange and mysterious world - the ancient Egyptian afterlife. To them life was just a dress rehearsal for the perfect afterlife they were trying to reach. Joann clambers into rarely visited tombs, explores a treasure trove of long-buried objects and examines spectacular mummies to discover just why the Egyptians spent a fortune preparing for death - and what they hoped to find when they got there.