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What really went on at the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi, how did it get its awesome reputation and why is it still influential today?

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What really went on at the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi, how did it get its awesome reputation and why is it still influential today?

Professor Brian Cox uses this year's Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to address the main challenges in bringing science to television.

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Professor Brian Cox uses this year's Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to address the main challenges in bringing science to television.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

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Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

Eminent classical historian Robin Lane Fox embarks on a journey in search of the origins of the Greek myths. He firmly believes that these fantastical stories lie at the root of western culture, and yet little is known about where the myths of the Greek gods came from, and how they grew.

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Eminent classical historian Robin Lane Fox embarks on a journey in search of the origins of the Greek myths. He firmly believes that these fantastical stories lie at the root of western culture, and yet little is known about where the myths of the Greek gods came from, and how they grew.

14 years after retiring from football, Manchester United legend Eric Cantona returns to Manchester to look at the city\'s passion for the game and the rivalry between its two clubs.

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14 years after retiring from football, Manchester United legend Eric Cantona returns to Manchester to look at the city\'s passion for the game and the rivalry between its two clubs.

Chicago's Chess Records was one of the greatest labels of the post-war era, ranking alongside other mighty independents like Atlantic, Stax and Sun.

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Chicago's Chess Records was one of the greatest labels of the post-war era, ranking alongside other mighty independents like Atlantic, Stax and Sun.

Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

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Dispatches investigates the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, this film exposes the real human cost behind high street fashion.

Famed for their ability to inflict Armageddon from outer space, asteroids are now revealing the secrets of how they are responsible for both life and death on our planet.

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Famed for their ability to inflict Armageddon from outer space, asteroids are now revealing the secrets of how they are responsible for both life and death on our planet.

At the heart of Britain sits something so all pervasive we don't even notice it's there - the national electricity grid. This three-part series charts how our lives got wired and the impact electrification has had.

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At the heart of Britain sits something so all pervasive we don't even notice it's there - the national electricity grid. This three-part series charts how our lives got wired and the impact electrification has had.

How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

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How do the rich avoid paying tax and protect their fortunes? Dispatches reveals the clever devices they use.

Horizon explores the strange and wonderful world of illusions - and reveals the tricks they play on our senses and why they fool us.

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Horizon explores the strange and wonderful world of illusions - and reveals the tricks they play on our senses and why they fool us.

Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

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Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

The film also uncovers the disturbing story of how shipping noise is deafening whales and dolphins, affecting their survival in the future.

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The film also uncovers the disturbing story of how shipping noise is deafening whales and dolphins, affecting their survival in the future.

Horizon takes the ultimate trip into the unknown, to explore a dizzying world of cosmic bounces, rips and multiple universes, and finds out what happened before the big bang.

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Horizon takes the ultimate trip into the unknown, to explore a dizzying world of cosmic bounces, rips and multiple universes, and finds out what happened before the big bang.

Engineer Jem Stansfield is used to creating explosions, but in this programme he uncovers the story of how we have learnt to control them and harness their power for our own means.

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Engineer Jem Stansfield is used to creating explosions, but in this programme he uncovers the story of how we have learnt to control them and harness their power for our own means.

Roberto Hernandez and Geoffrey Smith's film examines, through one man's case, the reality of Mexico's judicial system, where the accused is presumed guilty.

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Roberto Hernandez and Geoffrey Smith's film examines, through one man's case, the reality of Mexico's judicial system, where the accused is presumed guilty.

Theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku shows how quantum physics is giving mankind the almost godlike power to manipulate the fundamental building blocks of matter. Science fiction ideas like the space elevator, teleportation, invisibility cloaks, or nanosized molecular machines might soon become a reality. But will we use our unprecedented scientific mastery wisely?

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Theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku shows how quantum physics is giving mankind the almost godlike power to manipulate the fundamental building blocks of matter. Science fiction ideas like the space elevator, teleportation, invisibility cloaks, or nanosized molecular machines might soon become a reality. But will we use our unprecedented scientific mastery wisely?

The first programme begins 350 years ago when a small group of friends, colleagues and rivals defied everything that was known about the world at that time.

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The first programme begins 350 years ago when a small group of friends, colleagues and rivals defied everything that was known about the world at that time.

Professor Hawking considers one of the most important mysteries facing humankind: the possibility of intelligent alien life.

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Professor Hawking considers one of the most important mysteries facing humankind: the possibility of intelligent alien life.

Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

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Over 15,000 domestic workers leave their families to come to Britain every year. Charities claim that many are not only badly treated but that they are living as slaves.

This feature-length drama-documentary tells the story of 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders as well as ordinary people who suddenly found themselves on the frontlines of a new kind of war.

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This feature-length drama-documentary tells the story of 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders as well as ordinary people who suddenly found themselves on the frontlines of a new kind of war.

Featuring newly-uncovered audio recordings, previously unseen home movies and powerful testimony from the victims' families, 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers tells the stories of some of the people trapped in the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.

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Featuring newly-uncovered audio recordings, previously unseen home movies and powerful testimony from the victims' families, 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers tells the stories of some of the people trapped in the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.

Last Train Home documents how, every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as a tidal wave of migrant workers return home by train for the Chinese New Year.

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Last Train Home documents how, every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as a tidal wave of migrant workers return home by train for the Chinese New Year.

A profile of one of England's truly unique and underrated bands, The Fall. One of the most enigmatic, idiosyncratic and chaotic garage bands of the last 30 years, The Fall are led by the belligerent and poetic Mark E Smith and grew out of the fringe of the Manchester punk scene

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A profile of one of England's truly unique and underrated bands, The Fall. One of the most enigmatic, idiosyncratic and chaotic garage bands of the last 30 years, The Fall are led by the belligerent and poetic Mark E Smith and grew out of the fringe of the Manchester punk scene

Documentary looking at the wildlife of the most stunning mountain range in the world, home to snow leopards, Himalayan wolves and Tibetan bears. Snow leopards stalk their prey among the highest peaks. Concealed by snowfall, the chase is watched by golden eagles circling above. On the harsh plains of the Tibetan plateau live extraordinary bears and square-faced foxes hunting small rodents to survive.

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Documentary looking at the wildlife of the most stunning mountain range in the world, home to snow leopards, Himalayan wolves and Tibetan bears. Snow leopards stalk their prey among the highest peaks. Concealed by snowfall, the chase is watched by golden eagles circling above. On the harsh plains of the Tibetan plateau live extraordinary bears and square-faced foxes hunting small rodents to survive.

A celebration of the life and legacy of Echo, the world\'s most famous elephant, who was born in 1945 and died in 2009, and who Natural World followed for the last 20 years of her life. The timing of Echo\'s death could not be worse. The wise old matriarch had guided her family for half a century but the cruellest drought in living memory devastated her home under the shadow of Kilimanjaro.

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A celebration of the life and legacy of Echo, the world\'s most famous elephant, who was born in 1945 and died in 2009, and who Natural World followed for the last 20 years of her life. The timing of Echo\'s death could not be worse. The wise old matriarch had guided her family for half a century but the cruellest drought in living memory devastated her home under the shadow of Kilimanjaro.

Documentary which explores the most important day in the career of the legendary Johnny Cash.

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Documentary which explores the most important day in the career of the legendary Johnny Cash.

Louie Psihoyos' Oscar-winning documentary shows in chilling detail the illicit slaughter of dolphins at Taijia, a rural Japanese cove.

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Louie Psihoyos' Oscar-winning documentary shows in chilling detail the illicit slaughter of dolphins at Taijia, a rural Japanese cove.

Cannes-winning director Emir Kusturica's portrait of one of football's most extraordinary and enigmatic characters: Diego Maradona.

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Cannes-winning director Emir Kusturica's portrait of one of football's most extraordinary and enigmatic characters: Diego Maradona.

The harpy eagle is the most powerful bird of prey in the world, plucking monkeys from the branches of the jungle canopy. Rare and elusive, they are seldom seen, but with the discovery of a harpy nest in the remote Orinoco rainforest of Venezuela, wildlife film-maker Fergus Beeley has a unique opportunity to follow the life of a chick from birth to adulthood.

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The harpy eagle is the most powerful bird of prey in the world, plucking monkeys from the branches of the jungle canopy. Rare and elusive, they are seldom seen, but with the discovery of a harpy nest in the remote Orinoco rainforest of Venezuela, wildlife film-maker Fergus Beeley has a unique opportunity to follow the life of a chick from birth to adulthood.