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Charts the golden age of 'photographic journeys' and how the use of colour slowly became a credible medium for 'serious' photographers.

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Charts the golden age of 'photographic journeys' and how the use of colour slowly became a credible medium for 'serious' photographers.

A film that looks at the genius of JMW Turner in a new light. There is more to Turner than his sublime landscapes - he also painted machines, science, technology and industry. Turner's life spans the Industrial Revolution, he witnessed it as it unfolded and he painted it.

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A film that looks at the genius of JMW Turner in a new light. There is more to Turner than his sublime landscapes - he also painted machines, science, technology and industry. Turner's life spans the Industrial Revolution, he witnessed it as it unfolded and he painted it.

  • The Great British Story: A People's History

  • BBC

Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?

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Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?

Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?The roots of Britain; from the end of the Romans to the coming of the Anglo Saxons.

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Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?The roots of Britain; from the end of the Romans to the coming of the Anglo Saxons.

How English, Scots and Welsh nations emerged due to the impact of the Vikings.

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How English, Scots and Welsh nations emerged due to the impact of the Vikings.

How the Norman Conquest shaped Britain following the Battle of Hastings.

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How the Norman Conquest shaped Britain following the Battle of Hastings.

How Britain was transformed by the great devastation of the Black Plague.

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How Britain was transformed by the great devastation of the Black Plague.

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Historian Michael Wood charts the Reformation.

Michael Wood tells the story of the British Civil Wars.

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Michael Wood tells the story of the British Civil Wars.

Michael Wood uncovers the extraordinary tale of the Industrial Revolution.

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Michael Wood uncovers the extraordinary tale of the Industrial Revolution.

Michael Wood takes an overview of events between the jubilees of 1897 and 2012.

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Michael Wood takes an overview of events between the jubilees of 1897 and 2012.

In this documentary, Rageh Omaar sets out to find out that if human depiction is the source of such controversy, how is it that the art displayed here shows a tradition of figurative art at the heart of Islam for century after century? He explores what forms of art are acceptable for a Muslim - and why this artistic tradition has thrived - in the hidden art of the muslim world.

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In this documentary, Rageh Omaar sets out to find out that if human depiction is the source of such controversy, how is it that the art displayed here shows a tradition of figurative art at the heart of Islam for century after century? He explores what forms of art are acceptable for a Muslim - and why this artistic tradition has thrived - in the hidden art of the muslim world.

  • The History of Football: The Beautiful Game

  • Richard Jones

The History Of Football - The Beautiful Game takes you beyond great goals and classic match action to focus on every aspect of the game. On and off the pitch, along the corridors of power, from its humble beginnings to the billion pound industry it is today.

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The History Of Football - The Beautiful Game takes you beyond great goals and classic match action to focus on every aspect of the game. On and off the pitch, along the corridors of power, from its humble beginnings to the billion pound industry it is today.

This episode looks at the growth of football in Africa. It covers how the game was first introduced and the changes it has undergone over the years.

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This episode looks at the growth of football in Africa. It covers how the game was first introduced and the changes it has undergone over the years.

This episode looks at how football took its shape in Europe. It also looks at the formation of FIFA and the teams that dominated the early years.

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This episode looks at how football took its shape in Europe. It also looks at the formation of FIFA and the teams that dominated the early years.

This episode looks at varying cultures and how they have developed the same basic game to incorporate their own cultural diversity. It looks into great detail at Africa in the ?50s and how the attempt at creating the United States of Africa failed.

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This episode looks at varying cultures and how they have developed the same basic game to incorporate their own cultural diversity. It looks into great detail at Africa in the ?50s and how the attempt at creating the United States of Africa failed.

The first topic of focus in this episode is the French and how they have recently become a force in world football, since their memorable win on home soil in the 1998 World Cup.

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The first topic of focus in this episode is the French and how they have recently become a force in world football, since their memorable win on home soil in the 1998 World Cup.

This episode looks at the football media and how they are both needed for the game and at times its worst enemy.

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This episode looks at the football media and how they are both needed for the game and at times its worst enemy.

  • The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution

  • BBC 2

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists

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Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists. In the first episode, Waldemar delves into the back stories of four of the most influential Impressionists - Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille - who together laid the foundations of the artistic movement.

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Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists. In the first episode, Waldemar delves into the back stories of four of the most influential Impressionists - Pissarro, Monet, Renoir and Bazille - who together laid the foundations of the artistic movement.

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists by taking us outdoors to their most famous locations. Although Impressionist pictures often look sunny and relaxed, achieving this peaceful air was hard work.

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Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists by taking us outdoors to their most famous locations. Although Impressionist pictures often look sunny and relaxed, achieving this peaceful air was hard work.

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists.

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Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists.

This episode takes a closer look at the late years of Impressionism, using the last show these artists did together as a starting point. Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat.

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This episode takes a closer look at the late years of Impressionism, using the last show these artists did together as a starting point. Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat.

Documentary about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco soundtracked gay liberation, foregrounded female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of modern club culture as we know it today.

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Documentary about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco soundtracked gay liberation, foregrounded female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of modern club culture as we know it today.

Documentary telling the story of the easy listening genre from the 50s to the present day.

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Documentary telling the story of the easy listening genre from the 50s to the present day.

Do you remember buying your first single? Where you bought it? What it was? The thrill of playing it for the first time? What it sounded like? How it maybe changed your life? Lots of us do. Lots of us still have that single somewhere in a dusty box in the attic, along with other treasured memorabilia.

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Do you remember buying your first single? Where you bought it? What it was? The thrill of playing it for the first time? What it sounded like? How it maybe changed your life? Lots of us do. Lots of us still have that single somewhere in a dusty box in the attic, along with other treasured memorabilia.

Documentary telling the intimate but explosive story about the man behind the greatest fraud in recent sporting history, a portrait of a man who stopped at nothing in pursuit of money, fame and success.

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Documentary telling the intimate but explosive story about the man behind the greatest fraud in recent sporting history, a portrait of a man who stopped at nothing in pursuit of money, fame and success.

  • The Life of Birds

A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough.

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A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough.

A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough. This programme reveals how birds have become highly sophisticated communicators, using extraordinary patterns of colour and beautiful songs to deter predators, intimidate rivals and impress potential mates.

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A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough. This programme reveals how birds have become highly sophisticated communicators, using extraordinary patterns of colour and beautiful songs to deter predators, intimidate rivals and impress potential mates.

A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough. This programme reveals how male birds use extraordinary displays and bizarre mating rituals to attract the attentions of females.

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A look at the natural history of birds, narrated by David Attenborough. This programme reveals how male birds use extraordinary displays and bizarre mating rituals to attract the attentions of females.