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  • Life Story Series 1

  • BBC

Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures - the journey through life.

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Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures - the journey through life.

The scientists behind the scenes tell the extraordinary story of what really happened in the run up to the first lockdown, when ministers claimed to be 'following the science'.

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The scientists behind the scenes tell the extraordinary story of what really happened in the run up to the first lockdown, when ministers claimed to be 'following the science'.

Julien Temple's epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.

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Julien Temple's epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.

How the BBC radio programme Letters without Signature, which ran from the 1950s to the 1970s, provided a voice for the citizens of the former communist state of East Germany.

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How the BBC radio programme Letters without Signature, which ran from the 1950s to the 1970s, provided a voice for the citizens of the former communist state of East Germany.

  • London on Film

  • BBC

Portraits of different areas of London revealed entirely through archive images.

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Portraits of different areas of London revealed entirely through archive images.

Portrait of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders.

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Portrait of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders.

A look at how suburban London has been captured on film over time.

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A look at how suburban London has been captured on film over time.

Portraits of different areas of London as seen through the eyes of film-makers.

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Portraits of different areas of London as seen through the eyes of film-makers.

A collection of performances from the BBC archives, celebrating the sights and sounds and the ups and downs of London through the words and songs through the years .

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A collection of performances from the BBC archives, celebrating the sights and sounds and the ups and downs of London through the words and songs through the years .

  • London: 2,000 Years of History

  • Channel 5

This series will chart the origins of London and its meteoric rise to power and take viewers through the frequently glorious and always compelling history of the British capital. The series examines how it grew from a small Roman trading post, to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today, despite facing dramatic invasions, fires and deadly plague.

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This series will chart the origins of London and its meteoric rise to power and take viewers through the frequently glorious and always compelling history of the British capital. The series examines how it grew from a small Roman trading post, to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today, despite facing dramatic invasions, fires and deadly plague.

Historians Dan Jones and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and engineer Rob Bell explore how London faced daring invasions, catastrophic fires and deadly plague. Also, how it grew from a small Roman trading post, to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today.

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Historians Dan Jones and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and engineer Rob Bell explore how London faced daring invasions, catastrophic fires and deadly plague. Also, how it grew from a small Roman trading post, to the capital of the British Empire, and ultimately to the thriving megacity we know today.

Suzannah discovers what evidence Westminster Abbey holds about the contest between the Crown and the City, while Dan fills in the holes left by the nursery rhyme as he reveals the little-known true story of the businessman-cum-mayor Dick Whittington, who went on to control the fortunes of kings.

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Suzannah discovers what evidence Westminster Abbey holds about the contest between the Crown and the City, while Dan fills in the holes left by the nursery rhyme as he reveals the little-known true story of the businessman-cum-mayor Dick Whittington, who went on to control the fortunes of kings.

Dan Jones, Suzannah Lipscomb and Rob Bell examine the Great Fire of London, which swept through the city in September 1666, and the rebuilding process that took place in the years afterwards, accelerated by the Industrial Revolution.

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Dan Jones, Suzannah Lipscomb and Rob Bell examine the Great Fire of London, which swept through the city in September 1666, and the rebuilding process that took place in the years afterwards, accelerated by the Industrial Revolution.

The programme examines the impact of both World wars and a Spanish flu pandemic on the city, as well as the marketing campaign that tempted millions to relocate to London's vast suburbia.

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The programme examines the impact of both World wars and a Spanish flu pandemic on the city, as well as the marketing campaign that tempted millions to relocate to London's vast suburbia.

Dan Cruickshank follows in the footsteps of John Stow and John Strype, two of London's greatest chroniclers, to explore one of the most dramatic centuries in the history of London.

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Dan Cruickshank follows in the footsteps of John Stow and John Strype, two of London's greatest chroniclers, to explore one of the most dramatic centuries in the history of London.

  • Lost Cities of the Ancients

  • BBC 4

Documentary series which unearths lost civilisations and reveals the wonder of some of the world's greatest lost cities.

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Documentary series which unearths lost civilisations and reveals the wonder of some of the world's greatest lost cities.

In the Lambeyeque valley in Northern Peru lies a strange lost world - the forgotten ruins of 250 mysterious pyramids, including some of the biggest on the planet.

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In the Lambeyeque valley in Northern Peru lies a strange lost world - the forgotten ruins of 250 mysterious pyramids, including some of the biggest on the planet.

More than 3,000 years ago a mysterious and ruthless civilization rose from nothing, created a brutal and unstoppable army and built an empire that rivalled Egypt and Babylon.

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More than 3,000 years ago a mysterious and ruthless civilization rose from nothing, created a brutal and unstoppable army and built an empire that rivalled Egypt and Babylon.

This episode looks at the legendary lost city of Piramesse. This magnificent ancient capital was built 3,000 years ago by the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses the Great, but long ago the whole city disappeared.

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This episode looks at the legendary lost city of Piramesse. This magnificent ancient capital was built 3,000 years ago by the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses the Great, but long ago the whole city disappeared.

In this series, art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores some of the richest and most vibrant histories in the world, revealing fascinating stories of four complex and sophisticated civilisations.

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In this series, art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores some of the richest and most vibrant histories in the world, revealing fascinating stories of four complex and sophisticated civilisations.

n this episode, Dr Casely-Hayford travels to South Africa to explore the history of one of Africa's most famous kingdoms. Visiting some of the most evocative sites in Zulu history, he examines the origins of the Zulu in the 17th century, their expansion under controversial military leader King Shaka and their brutal encounters with the Boers and the British.

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n this episode, Dr Casely-Hayford travels to South Africa to explore the history of one of Africa's most famous kingdoms. Visiting some of the most evocative sites in Zulu history, he examines the origins of the Zulu in the 17th century, their expansion under controversial military leader King Shaka and their brutal encounters with the Boers and the British.

It is easy to think of Islamic North Africa as Arab rather than African, but the land that is now Morocco once lay at the centre of a vast African kingdom that stretched from northern Spain to the heart of West Africa.

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It is easy to think of Islamic North Africa as Arab rather than African, but the land that is now Morocco once lay at the centre of a vast African kingdom that stretched from northern Spain to the heart of West Africa.

For centuries Bunyoro was the region's dominant power, using history and mythology to make a claim on the land. But its position was challenged by the rapid rise of Buganda, a neighbouring kingdom that had once been a collection of cultivators on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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For centuries Bunyoro was the region's dominant power, using history and mythology to make a claim on the land. But its position was challenged by the rapid rise of Buganda, a neighbouring kingdom that had once been a collection of cultivators on the shores of Lake Victoria.

  • Lost Kingdoms of Africa Series 2

  • BBC

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms

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British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms

Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers.

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Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers.

  • Madagascar

  • BBC

Over 80 per cent of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild here.

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Over 80 per cent of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild here.

Revealing the wildlife at home in Madagascar\'s most bizarre and dramatic places.

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Revealing the wildlife at home in Madagascar\'s most bizarre and dramatic places.

Follows the animals\' fortunes through the wet and dry seasons in this island of extremes.

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Follows the animals\' fortunes through the wet and dry seasons in this island of extremes.

A look at the eastern coast of the island and its unique wildlife.

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A look at the eastern coast of the island and its unique wildlife.

In a series about the extraordinary stories behind maps, Professor Jerry Brotton uncovers how maps aren\'t simply about getting from A to B but are revealing snapshots of defining moments in history and tools of political power and persuasion.

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In a series about the extraordinary stories behind maps, Professor Jerry Brotton uncovers how maps aren\'t simply about getting from A to B but are revealing snapshots of defining moments in history and tools of political power and persuasion.