The second of three films, chronicling the stories of princes of Wales who went on to be crowned king, looks at the extravagant 19th-century Prince Regent who became George IV.
With George Alagiah.
Professor Stephen O'Rahilly discusses his theory on the cause of obesity.
The rise of northern culture in the 1960s destroyed the ubiquity of received pronunciation in the media, but the rise of punk rock in the 1970s was accompanied by a dramatic new shift to an "estuary" dialect rooted in London's East End. By the 1980s the clipped tones of mockney could be heard from Glasgow to Penzance. Even the Queen it seemed was not beyond influence.
The second of a three-part documentary series profiling the influential family of writers whose novels became milestones in 20th-century German literature. With the rise of the Nazis, the Manns became exiles in Switzerland and France, with Erika reopening her cabaret production in Zurich and Klaus publishing the exile journal Sammlung.
A profile of the reclusive author, Patrick O'Brian, whose acclaimed novels evoked life in the British navy at the time of Napoleon.
Regional Variations (2)
Andrew Graham-Dixon visits Venice. The city, founded by refugees and made rich through foreign trade, became the source of the greatest painters of light and colour. Show more