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Since he was a teenager, Dara O Briain has been fascinated with professor Stephen Hawking, the world's most celebrated scientist. In this special film, Dara spends time with his boyhood hero as he attends the world premiere of The Theory of Everything, the movie made about his life, and then at Professor Hawking's home and place of work in Cambridge.

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Since he was a teenager, Dara O Briain has been fascinated with professor Stephen Hawking, the world's most celebrated scientist. In this special film, Dara spends time with his boyhood hero as he attends the world premiere of The Theory of Everything, the movie made about his life, and then at Professor Hawking's home and place of work in Cambridge.

Andrew Marr discovers something surprising about his own evolutionary history as this epic series continues with an exploration of Darwin\'s impact on politics and society.

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Andrew Marr discovers something surprising about his own evolutionary history as this epic series continues with an exploration of Darwin\'s impact on politics and society.

Documentary telling the little-known story of how Darwin came to write his great masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, a book which explains the wonderful variety of the natural world as emerging out of death and the struggle of life.

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Documentary telling the little-known story of how Darwin came to write his great masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, a book which explains the wonderful variety of the natural world as emerging out of death and the struggle of life.

  • David Attenborough's First Life

Sir David Attenborough goes back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals

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Sir David Attenborough goes back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals

In fifty years of broadcasting, Sir David Attenborough has travelled the globe to document the living world in all its wonder. Now, in the landmark series, David Attenborough\'s First Life, he completes his journey by going back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals.

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In fifty years of broadcasting, Sir David Attenborough has travelled the globe to document the living world in all its wonder. Now, in the landmark series, David Attenborough\'s First Life, he completes his journey by going back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals.

In September 1991 two hikers made a sensational discovery - a frozen body high in the mountains, near the border between Austria and Italy.

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In September 1991 two hikers made a sensational discovery - a frozen body high in the mountains, near the border between Austria and Italy.

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?

How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

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How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

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How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth. Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

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Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth. Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

Doc­u­men­tary look­ing at the peo­ple who has shaped the world foot­ball or­gan­i­sa­tion and ex­plor­ing many of the scan­dals that it has been in­volved in.

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Doc­u­men­tary look­ing at the peo­ple who has shaped the world foot­ball or­gan­i­sa­tion and ex­plor­ing many of the scan­dals that it has been in­volved in.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. FRONTLINE's acclaimed election-year series, "The Choice," returns - going behind the headlines to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. FRONTLINE's acclaimed election-year series, "The Choice," returns - going behind the headlines to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.

Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

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Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.

Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

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Rageh Omaar investigates how immigration has affected Britain. Using Enoch Powell's explosive 'Rivers of Blood' speech as a starting point, Rageh explores whether the apocalyptic visions of 40 years ago have any basis in today's reality.

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

Aubrey Manning traces the turbulent history of the Ice Age in a journey spanning the globe. Sixth in the series

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Aubrey Manning traces the turbulent history of the Ice Age in a journey spanning the globe. Sixth in the series

Aubrey Manning continues his global trek from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Africa, and discovers how chance events in history have shaped the evolution of life on Earth. Seventh in the series

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Aubrey Manning continues his global trek from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Africa, and discovers how chance events in history have shaped the evolution of life on Earth. Seventh in the series

  • Empire

  • BBC 1

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

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

Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known: the British Empire. In the first programme, he asks how such a small country got such a big head, and how a tiny island in the North Atlantic came to rule over a quarter of the world's population.

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Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known: the British Empire. In the first programme, he asks how such a small country got such a big head, and how a tiny island in the North Atlantic came to rule over a quarter of the world's population.

Jeremy continues by looking at how settlers spread the British way of doing things.

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Jeremy continues by looking at how settlers spread the British way of doing things.

He continues his personal account of Britain's Empire by tracing the growth of a peculiarly British type of hero - adventurer, gentleman, amateur, sportsman and decent chap

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He continues his personal account of Britain's Empire by tracing the growth of a peculiarly British type of hero - adventurer, gentleman, amateur, sportsman and decent chap

Jeremy Paxman continues his personal account of Britain's empire, looking at how the empire began as a pirates' treasure hunt, grew into an informal empire based on trade and developed into a global financial network.

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Jeremy Paxman continues his personal account of Britain's empire, looking at how the empire began as a pirates' treasure hunt, grew into an informal empire based on trade and developed into a global financial network.

In the final part of his personal account of Britain's empire, Jeremy Paxman tells the extraordinary story of how a desire for conquest became a mission to improve the rest of mankind

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In the final part of his personal account of Britain's empire, Jeremy Paxman tells the extraordinary story of how a desire for conquest became a mission to improve the rest of mankind

Sathnam travels to Yorkshire, Wales, and Scotland, exploring multiculturalism, culture wars, legacies of empire, and his own confused sense of identity

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Sathnam travels to Yorkshire, Wales, and Scotland, exploring multiculturalism, culture wars, legacies of empire, and his own confused sense of identity

From his hometown of Wolverhampton, to Brighton and Edinburgh, Sathnam Sanghera explores the British Empire's most contentious legacy - racism

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From his hometown of Wolverhampton, to Brighton and Edinburgh, Sathnam Sanghera explores the British Empire's most contentious legacy - racism

  • Enslaved with Samuel L Jackson

  • BBC

What happened to the 12 million Africans stolen from their homes? Piecing together the untold story of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, a global business that thrived for centuries.

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What happened to the 12 million Africans stolen from their homes? Piecing together the untold story of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, a global business that thrived for centuries.

Samuel L Jackson and the team examine the events that ended the slave trade and piece together the heritage and identity taken from the descendants of millions of trafficked Africans

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Samuel L Jackson and the team examine the events that ended the slave trade and piece together the heritage and identity taken from the descendants of millions of trafficked Africans

Samuel L Jackson examines how, for over 400 years, the trans-Atlantic slave trade became the greatest wealth-generating machine the world had known and the engine that drove the global economy

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Samuel L Jackson examines how, for over 400 years, the trans-Atlantic slave trade became the greatest wealth-generating machine the world had known and the engine that drove the global economy

Samuel L Jackson and the team travel through the US to tell the stories of those who resisted slavery, often making the dangerous journey to freedom in Canada.

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Samuel L Jackson and the team travel through the US to tell the stories of those who resisted slavery, often making the dangerous journey to freedom in Canada.

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.