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  • Unnatural Histories

  • BBC 4

Series looking at three of the world's most iconic wild places and how they have been shaped over time by man.

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biologycivilizationsdevelopmentenvironmentenvironmental studieshistorykenyanaturepoliticspublic policyserengetitanzaniatourism

Series looking at three of the world's most iconic wild places and how they have been shaped over time by man.

  • The Secret Life of Buildings

  • Channel 4

Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, and on relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system

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architecturebuilt environmentpsychology

Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, and on relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system

  • British Masters

  • BBC 4

In a major re-calibration of 20th-century British paintings, art historian James Fox argues that British painting from 1910 to 1975 was an extraordinary flowering of genius. He predicts that art historians of the future will rank the period alongside the Golden Ages of Renaissance Italy and Impressionist France.

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artbritainculturedesign

In a major re-calibration of 20th-century British paintings, art historian James Fox argues that British painting from 1910 to 1975 was an extraordinary flowering of genius. He predicts that art historians of the future will rank the period alongside the Golden Ages of Renaissance Italy and Impressionist France.

  • The Beauty of Maps

  • BBC

Documentary series charting the visual appeal and historical meaning of maps.

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cartographygeographyhistoryinformationmappa mundimappingmaps

Documentary series charting the visual appeal and historical meaning of maps.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution

  • BBC 2

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists

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artart historyhistoryimpressionists

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists

  • The Story of Maths

  • BBC 4

After showing how fundamental mathematics is to our lives, Marcus du Sautoy explores the mathematics of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece.

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historyhistory of sciencemathematicsmaths

After showing how fundamental mathematics is to our lives, Marcus du Sautoy explores the mathematics of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece.

  • The Code

  • BBC 2

A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du Sautoy takes us on an odyssey to uncover the code and reveal its meaning

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mathematicsnaturescience

A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du Sautoy takes us on an odyssey to uncover the code and reveal its meaning

  • Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words

  • BBC 4

Series which looks at important thinkers through the TV and radio broadcasts they made for the BBC. Includes rare and never-seen archive of Freud, Jung and Bertrand Russell.

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artsbbc archivecultureshistorianshumanitiesphilosophers

Series which looks at important thinkers through the TV and radio broadcasts they made for the BBC. Includes rare and never-seen archive of Freud, Jung and Bertrand Russell.

  • A South American Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby

  • BBC 2

Jonathan Dimbleby travels to South America to report on dramatic changes in one of the world's least understood continents

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south americasouth american historytravel

Jonathan Dimbleby travels to South America to report on dramatic changes in one of the world's least understood continents

  • Fry's Planet Word

  • BBC 2

Stephen Fry explores language, coming to understand how we learn it, write it and sometimes lose it, and why it defines us.

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anthropologyhumanitiesidentitylanguage learningsociety

Stephen Fry explores language, coming to understand how we learn it, write it and sometimes lose it, and why it defines us.

  • Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity

  • BBC 4

Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of our quest to master the power of electricity.

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electricityenergyhistory of sciencephysicspowerscience

Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of our quest to master the power of electricity.

  • Mixed Britannia

The previously untold history of Britain's mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it.

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britainhistorymulticultural societyracismsocial history

The previously untold history of Britain's mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it.

  • Singer Songwriters at the BBC Series 1

  • BBC 4

Compilations of performances by singer-songwriters from the BBC vaults, using archive from programmes such as The Old Grey Whistle Test, In Concert and Top of the Pops

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historymusic

Compilations of performances by singer-songwriters from the BBC vaults, using archive from programmes such as The Old Grey Whistle Test, In Concert and Top of the Pops

  • How to Build Series 02

  • BBC

Britain's iconic and secretive engineering companies reveal how they build the world's most amazing machines

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engineeringmechanical engineeringtechnology

Britain's iconic and secretive engineering companies reveal how they build the world's most amazing machines

  • Brave New World With Stephen Hawking

  • Channel 4

Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward

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engineeringsciencestephen hawkingtechnology

Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward

  • Art of America

  • BBC 4

Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on his most ambitious journey yet, an exploration of the rich, exciting and diverse art history of the United States of America

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arthistorytravelusa

Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on his most ambitious journey yet, an exploration of the rich, exciting and diverse art history of the United States of America

  • Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City

  • BBC 4

Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

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Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a three-part series illuminating the history of the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem.

  • Putin, Russia and the West

  • Norma Percy

How the great Soviet superpower, crushed and humiliated, has been resurrected in the form of Vladimir Putin's new Russia.

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politicspublic policyrussiavladimir putin

How the great Soviet superpower, crushed and humiliated, has been resurrected in the form of Vladimir Putin's new Russia.

  • How to Grow a Planet

  • BBC

In this series Professor Iain Stewart tells a stunning new story about our planet. He reveals how the greatest changes to the Earth have been driven, above all, by plants.

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In this series Professor Iain Stewart tells a stunning new story about our planet. He reveals how the greatest changes to the Earth have been driven, above all, by plants.

  • The Strange Case of the Law

  • John Das

Barrister Harry Potter tells the remarkable story of English justice

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britaincommon lawhistorylaw

Barrister Harry Potter tells the remarkable story of English justice

  • Earthflight

  • BBC

Nature documentary that takes a breathtaking flight on the wings of birds across six continents and experiences some of the world's greatest natural spectacles from a bird's-eye view.

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geographynatural worldnatureornithology

Nature documentary that takes a breathtaking flight on the wings of birds across six continents and experiences some of the world's greatest natural spectacles from a bird's-eye view.

  • Lost Cities of the Ancients

  • BBC 4

Documentary series which unearths lost civilisations and reveals the wonder of some of the world's greatest lost cities.

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ancient worldarchaeologyhistory

Documentary series which unearths lost civilisations and reveals the wonder of some of the world's greatest lost cities.

  • Frozen Planet

  • BBC

David Attenborough travels to the end of the earth, taking viewers on an extraordinary journey across the polar regions of our planet.

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attenboroughenvironmentenvironmental studies

David Attenborough travels to the end of the earth, taking viewers on an extraordinary journey across the polar regions of our planet.

  • The World Against Apartheid: Have You Heard From Joannesburg?

  • BBC

Series exploring how a violent and racist government was destroyed by the concerted efforts of men and women working on multiple fronts inside and outside South Africa for more than three decades

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apartheidcivil rightshistorynelson mandelasouth africa

Series exploring how a violent and racist government was destroyed by the concerted efforts of men and women working on multiple fronts inside and outside South Africa for more than three decades

  • Lost Kingdoms of Africa Series 2

  • BBC

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms

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africaancient worldarchaeologyhistory

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms

  • The Crusades

  • BBC 2

The story of the Crusades is remembered as a tale of religious fanaticism and unspeakable brutality, but using fresh evidence, Dr Thomas Asbridge re-examines this medieval drama

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crusadeshistoryreligionwar

The story of the Crusades is remembered as a tale of religious fanaticism and unspeakable brutality, but using fresh evidence, Dr Thomas Asbridge re-examines this medieval drama

  • Survivors: Nature's Indestructible Creatures

  • Shaun Trevisick

Professor Richard Fortey travels across the globe to find the survivors of mass extinction events

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biologydinosaursevolutionevolutionary biolog

Professor Richard Fortey travels across the globe to find the survivors of mass extinction events

  • Melvyn Bragg on Class and Culture

  • BBC 2

Melvyn Bragg explores the relationship, from 1911 to 2011, between class and culture

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britainclassculturehistorypolitics

Melvyn Bragg explores the relationship, from 1911 to 2011, between class and culture

  • Empire

  • BBC 1

Jeremy Paxman travels the world exploring many different aspects of the British Empire

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britainempirehistoryimperialismpolitics

Jeremy Paxman travels the world exploring many different aspects of the British Empire

  • How God Made the English

In this programme, divided into short chapters for use in the classroom, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores what it means to be English and what has shaped English identity.

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britainhistoryhumanitiesreligion

In this programme, divided into short chapters for use in the classroom, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores what it means to be English and what has shaped English identity.