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Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

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Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

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Documentary telling the story of what happened to blues music on its journey from the southern states of America to the heart of British pop and rock culture, providing an in-depth look at what this music really meant to a generation of kids desperate for an antidote to their experiences of living in post-war suburban Britain.

This full-length feature documentary follows Blur on the reunion trail in the summer of 2009 after a ten-year hiatus as they rediscover their music and the friendships that originally inspired the band when they came together at the dawn of the 90s.

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This full-length feature documentary follows Blur on the reunion trail in the summer of 2009 after a ten-year hiatus as they rediscover their music and the friendships that originally inspired the band when they came together at the dawn of the 90s.

At Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, mum Adele has just heard the devastating news from brain surgeon Jay Jayamohan that her three-year-old daughter Cerys has a malignant brain cancer. This film follows Cerys's battle and shows other patients who are battling similar odds.

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At Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, mum Adele has just heard the devastating news from brain surgeon Jay Jayamohan that her three-year-old daughter Cerys has a malignant brain cancer. This film follows Cerys's battle and shows other patients who are battling similar odds.

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.

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.

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 Secret Seas

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Featuring glorious underwater photography revealing Britain's native waters to be as dramatic, colourful and surprising as the other oceans of the world.

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Featuring glorious underwater photography revealing Britain's native waters to be as dramatic, colourful and surprising as the other oceans of the world.

In this episode, Lucy debunks another of the biggest fibs in British history - the 'Glorious Revolution'.

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In this episode, Lucy debunks another of the biggest fibs in British history - the 'Glorious Revolution'.

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.

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.

In part two, Professor Al-Khalili looks at the 19th century chemists who struggled to impose an order on the apparently random world of the elements. From working out how many there were to discovering their unique relationships with each other, the early scientists\' bid to decode the hidden order of the elements was driven by false starts and bitter disputes. But ultimately the quest would lead to one of chemistry\'s most beautiful intellectual creations - the periodic table.

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In part two, Professor Al-Khalili looks at the 19th century chemists who struggled to impose an order on the apparently random world of the elements. From working out how many there were to discovering their unique relationships with each other, the early scientists\' bid to decode the hidden order of the elements was driven by false starts and bitter disputes. But ultimately the quest would lead to one of chemistry\'s most beautiful intellectual creations - the periodic table.

A young monk learns that a new dam threatens the snow leopard's habitat. Four children investigate a mystery illness in their town. A mother stands up to a factory that she believes is causing cancer.

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A young monk learns that a new dam threatens the snow leopard's habitat. Four children investigate a mystery illness in their town. A mother stands up to a factory that she believes is causing cancer.

A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

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A trip through the BBC archives from programmes such as Whistle Test, the Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops and Later with Jools Holland to find some rare and some familiar footage of the bands who were on one of the UK's most seminal and important record

Cutting Edge follows new recruits to Westminster\'s parking enforcement operation as they join the army of traffic wardens patrolling London\'s streets

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Cutting Edge follows new recruits to Westminster\'s parking enforcement operation as they join the army of traffic wardens patrolling London\'s streets

Jan and Louise find a dress belonging to Natasha – the first victim – which Anders Kjeldsen had hidden. That same night, Anders tries to kidnap another woman. Stine Velin attends her big brother Mikkel's 40th birthday party and reveals a dark family secret.

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Jan and Louise find a dress belonging to Natasha – the first victim – which Anders Kjeldsen had hidden. That same night, Anders tries to kidnap another woman. Stine Velin attends her big brother Mikkel's 40th birthday party and reveals a dark family secret.

Kinks guitarist Dave Davies relives his tumultuous life.

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Kinks guitarist Dave Davies relives his tumultuous life.

Documentary series that follows director Werner Herzog uncovering the stories of inmates in America as they await execution

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Documentary series that follows director Werner Herzog uncovering the stories of inmates in America as they await execution

Sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife, James Barnes had already spent eight years behind bars when he became a practising Muslim.

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Sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife, James Barnes had already spent eight years behind bars when he became a practising Muslim.

Joseph Garcia's case is one of a tragic outcome from an everyday event, and a punishment out of proportion.

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Joseph Garcia's case is one of a tragic outcome from an everyday event, and a punishment out of proportion.

It's a voyage of exploration like no other - to Titan, Saturn's largest moon and thought to resemble our own early Earth. For a small team of British scientists this would be the culmination of a lifetime's endeavour - the flight alone, some 2 billion miles, would take a full seven years. This is the story of the space probe they built, the sacrifices they made and their hopes for the landing.

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It's a voyage of exploration like no other - to Titan, Saturn's largest moon and thought to resemble our own early Earth. For a small team of British scientists this would be the culmination of a lifetime's endeavour - the flight alone, some 2 billion miles, would take a full seven years. This is the story of the space probe they built, the sacrifices they made and their hopes for the landing.

A footstomping return to the BBC vaults of Top of the Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test and Later with Jools as the programme spins itself to a time when disco ruled the floor, the airwaves and our minds.

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A footstomping return to the BBC vaults of Top of the Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test and Later with Jools as the programme spins itself to a time when disco ruled the floor, the airwaves and our minds.

Emmy-award winning journalist Ramita Navai reveals the other side of the war against ISIS in Iraq, looking at allegations of torture, execution and sectarian cleansing of Sunni refugees by Shia militias.

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Emmy-award winning journalist Ramita Navai reveals the other side of the war against ISIS in Iraq, looking at allegations of torture, execution and sectarian cleansing of Sunni refugees by Shia militias.

Dispatches goes undercover to investigate allegations that teachers regularly assault young children in some of the 2,000 Muslim schools in Britain run by Islamic organisations.

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Dispatches goes undercover to investigate allegations that teachers regularly assault young children in some of the 2,000 Muslim schools in Britain run by Islamic organisations.

Dispatches investigates the use of both recreational and performance-enhancing substances in our national game.

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Dispatches investigates the use of both recreational and performance-enhancing substances in our national game.

Dispatches investigates a fundamentalist Islamic group headquartered in Britain, and its claims to have placed its \'brothers\' in positions of political power here.

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Dispatches investigates a fundamentalist Islamic group headquartered in Britain, and its claims to have placed its \'brothers\' in positions of political power here.

The group attend funeral after funeral for their friends and are brought ever closer together in a mood of solidarity. But Paul and the others are appalled at the prejudice they still face and the refusal of the bereaved families to acknowledge their loved ones' homosexuality.

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The group attend funeral after funeral for their friends and are brought ever closer together in a mood of solidarity. But Paul and the others are appalled at the prejudice they still face and the refusal of the bereaved families to acknowledge their loved ones' homosexuality.

Dutch seventeenth-century painting occupies a special place in the history of art. This film looks at paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Vermeer, Frans Hals and other Dutch masters of that era. It also gives a picture of Dutch society in the days of the young Republic. In English

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Dutch seventeenth-century painting occupies a special place in the history of art. This film looks at paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Vermeer, Frans Hals and other Dutch masters of that era. It also gives a picture of Dutch society in the days of the young Republic. In English

The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. From frozen waterfalls to time-travelling barges, the Mississippi connects a continent like no other river.

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The surprising story of the Mississippi, a river that unites the USA. From frozen waterfalls to time-travelling barges, the Mississippi connects a continent like no other river.

Compilation of easy listening tracks that offers the perfect soundtrack for your cocktail party.

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Compilation of easy listening tracks that offers the perfect soundtrack for your cocktail party.