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The tale reaches the dramatic events of Henry VIII\'s Reformation and the battles of the English Civil War. We track Kibworth\'s 17th century dissenters, travel on the Grand Union Canal and meet an 18th century feminist writer from Kibworth who was a pioneer of children\'s books.

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The tale reaches the dramatic events of Henry VIII\'s Reformation and the battles of the English Civil War. We track Kibworth\'s 17th century dissenters, travel on the Grand Union Canal and meet an 18th century feminist writer from Kibworth who was a pioneer of children\'s books.

Wood\'s gripping tale moves on to dramatic battles of conscience in the time of the Hundred Years\' War. Amazing finds in the school archive help trace peasant education back to the 14th century and we see how the people themselves set up the first school for their children.

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Wood\'s gripping tale moves on to dramatic battles of conscience in the time of the Hundred Years\' War. Amazing finds in the school archive help trace peasant education back to the 14th century and we see how the people themselves set up the first school for their children.

Groundbreaking series in which Michael Wood tells the story of one place throughout the whole of English history. Michael uncovers the lost history of the first thousand years of the village, featuring a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings and graphic evidence of life on the eve of the Norman Conquest.

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Groundbreaking series in which Michael Wood tells the story of one place throughout the whole of English history. Michael uncovers the lost history of the first thousand years of the village, featuring a Roman villa, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings and graphic evidence of life on the eve of the Norman Conquest.

Wood\'s fascinating tale reaches the catastrophic 14th century. Kibworth goes through the worst famine in European history, and then, as revealed in the astonishing village archive in Merton College Oxford, two thirds of the people die in the Black Death.

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Wood\'s fascinating tale reaches the catastrophic 14th century. Kibworth goes through the worst famine in European history, and then, as revealed in the astonishing village archive in Merton College Oxford, two thirds of the people die in the Black Death.

In this final episode, Michael uncovers the secret history of a Victorian village more colourful than even Dickens could have imagined. Visiting World War I battlefields with the school and recalling the Home Guard, local land girls and the bombing of the village in 1940, the series finally moves into the brave new world of 'homes for heroes' and the villagers come together to leave a reminder of their world for future generations.

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In this final episode, Michael uncovers the secret history of a Victorian village more colourful than even Dickens could have imagined. Visiting World War I battlefields with the school and recalling the Home Guard, local land girls and the bombing of the village in 1940, the series finally moves into the brave new world of 'homes for heroes' and the villagers come together to leave a reminder of their world for future generations.

The previously untold history of Britain's mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it. In the first of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of romance in the First World War between female workers and foreign seamen.

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The previously untold history of Britain's mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it. In the first of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of romance in the First World War between female workers and foreign seamen.

In the second of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of the GI babies labelled war casualties, the boom in mixed-race couples following mass migration and how Sixties trendsetters crossed the racial divide.

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In the second of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of the GI babies labelled war casualties, the boom in mixed-race couples following mass migration and how Sixties trendsetters crossed the racial divide.

In the last of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of couples facing violence on the streets during the 70s, how adoption became a battleground and how mixed race became one of Britain\'s fastest growing ethnic groups.

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In the last of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of couples facing violence on the streets during the 70s, how adoption became a battleground and how mixed race became one of Britain\'s fastest growing ethnic groups.

One of the very few universal laws of history is this: whenever and wherever people of different races have been brought together they have always mixed.

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One of the very few universal laws of history is this: whenever and wherever people of different races have been brought together they have always mixed.

  • Monkey Planet

Meet the primates - Your animal family as you've never seen it before.

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Meet the primates - Your animal family as you've never seen it before.

Our primate family is incredibly varied and surprising. From the ninja tarsier, a spring-loaded ambush predator the size of a tennis ball, to the magnificent herds of geladas in the mountains of Ethiopia, primates have adapted to environments across the planet.

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Our primate family is incredibly varied and surprising. From the ninja tarsier, a spring-loaded ambush predator the size of a tennis ball, to the magnificent herds of geladas in the mountains of Ethiopia, primates have adapted to environments across the planet.

The key to primate success is that, like us, most species live in close-knit family groups. How do you choose your friends, learn from those around you and know who to trust? We explore the complex world of primate social lifestyles

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The key to primate success is that, like us, most species live in close-knit family groups. How do you choose your friends, learn from those around you and know who to trust? We explore the complex world of primate social lifestyles

There\'s one thing that sets us primates apart from most other families on the planet, and that\'s a flexible mind. Our primate cousins are much smarter than you might imagine. Just like us they use tools, solve problems, and even have emotions. Monkey Planet discovers how these animals are individuals with a sense of self and why brainpower is essential to primate survival.

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There\'s one thing that sets us primates apart from most other families on the planet, and that\'s a flexible mind. Our primate cousins are much smarter than you might imagine. Just like us they use tools, solve problems, and even have emotions. Monkey Planet discovers how these animals are individuals with a sense of self and why brainpower is essential to primate survival.

Documentary looking at how Detroit became home to a musical revolution that captured the sound of a nation in upheaval. In the early 60s, Motown transcended Detroit\'s inner city to take black music to a white audience, whilst in the late 60s suburban kids like the MC5 and the Stooges descended into the black inner city to create revolutionary rock expressing the rage of young white America.

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Documentary looking at how Detroit became home to a musical revolution that captured the sound of a nation in upheaval. In the early 60s, Motown transcended Detroit\'s inner city to take black music to a white audience, whilst in the late 60s suburban kids like the MC5 and the Stooges descended into the black inner city to create revolutionary rock expressing the rage of young white America.

A look behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum to join the people who are uncovering secrets, solving mysteries and making discoveries among the 70 million items in the historic collections.

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A look behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum to join the people who are uncovering secrets, solving mysteries and making discoveries among the 70 million items in the historic collections.

Jimmy Doherty and the team find out about the discovery of a new dinosaur, the latest thinking on the personality of a T Rex, and what scientists are learning from a human skull over a hundred thousand years old.

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Jimmy Doherty and the team find out about the discovery of a new dinosaur, the latest thinking on the personality of a T Rex, and what scientists are learning from a human skull over a hundred thousand years old.

This episode explores projects from the construction of a life-sized whale to a life-saving trip to Uganda. The true image of a dodo is revealed, and a nine-foot sturgeon turns up with the strangest tale of any object in the museum.

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This episode explores projects from the construction of a life-sized whale to a life-saving trip to Uganda. The true image of a dodo is revealed, and a nine-foot sturgeon turns up with the strangest tale of any object in the museum.

Jimmy Doherty and the team go behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum to enter the extraordinary world of insects. They explore the great butterfly collection, meet the most stung man in the museum and discover how the museum is using insects to help at murder scenes.

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Jimmy Doherty and the team go behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum to enter the extraordinary world of insects. They explore the great butterfly collection, meet the most stung man in the museum and discover how the museum is using insects to help at murder scenes.

In 2009, NASA celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing. This documentary series offers audiences a unique chance to glimpse an astronaut\'s view of spaceflight.

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In 2009, NASA celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing. This documentary series offers audiences a unique chance to glimpse an astronaut\'s view of spaceflight.

This is the moving true story of a man who came to New Mexico in 1893 to kill a wolf but ended up saving the American wilderness instead. Ernest Thompson Seaton's epic duel with the wolf that he called Lobo became a pivotal moment in American history. Based on the personal diaries of Ernest himself and incorporating dramatic early footage, this film presents the methods he used to track wolves and to finally catch the big prize, Lobo himself.

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This is the moving true story of a man who came to New Mexico in 1893 to kill a wolf but ended up saving the American wilderness instead. Ernest Thompson Seaton's epic duel with the wolf that he called Lobo became a pivotal moment in American history. Based on the personal diaries of Ernest himself and incorporating dramatic early footage, this film presents the methods he used to track wolves and to finally catch the big prize, Lobo himself.

Jonathan Scott narrates the extraordinary story of the leopard - the one big cat that still survives across half the world while tigers, cheetahs and lions are all struggling. By following the lives of leopard mothers and their cubs in East Africa, the film investigates what it is about the natural history of these cats that makes them born survivors. Perhaps the most extraordinary revelation is that leopards are living undercover on farms and even in cities across Africa and Asia.

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Jonathan Scott narrates the extraordinary story of the leopard - the one big cat that still survives across half the world while tigers, cheetahs and lions are all struggling. By following the lives of leopard mothers and their cubs in East Africa, the film investigates what it is about the natural history of these cats that makes them born survivors. Perhaps the most extraordinary revelation is that leopards are living undercover on farms and even in cities across Africa and Asia.

Seals, parakeets and even pelicans that eat pigeons have all made London their home. That's as well as badgers, foxes, scorpions, and pigeons that ride the tube.

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Seals, parakeets and even pelicans that eat pigeons have all made London their home. That's as well as badgers, foxes, scorpions, and pigeons that ride the tube.

Steve Backshall looks at the Scottish Highlands, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in the British Isles. The two contrasting landscapes of open moor and Caledonian forest are both crucially important to their wild inhabitants and yet the history of the Highlands show that they shouldn't exist side by side.

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Steve Backshall looks at the Scottish Highlands, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in the British Isles. The two contrasting landscapes of open moor and Caledonian forest are both crucially important to their wild inhabitants and yet the history of the Highlands show that they shouldn't exist side by side.

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

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Clive Myrie traces the life story of Barack Obama, America's first black president.From Obama's broken home childhood in Hawaii, through his political awakening in the rough neighbourhoods of Chicago, to his arrival in Washington, Myrie follows the extraordinary journey that transformed the son of a Kenyan student into the most powerful man in the world.

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Clive Myrie traces the life story of Barack Obama, America's first black president.From Obama's broken home childhood in Hawaii, through his political awakening in the rough neighbourhoods of Chicago, to his arrival in Washington, Myrie follows the extraordinary journey that transformed the son of a Kenyan student into the most powerful man in the world.

Simon Schama examines some of the daunting challenges facing Barack Obama, both on the world stage and at home

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Simon Schama examines some of the daunting challenges facing Barack Obama, both on the world stage and at home