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Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles examines the phenomenon of the Roman Republic, from its mythical beginnings to the all too real violence of its end. Show more
Quiz show in which links must be made between seemingly random things. Three lovers of real beer lock horns with a team bound by their love of the airwaves. Show more
Professor Hans Rosling presents a documentary about statistics, exploring their history, how they work mathematically and how they can be used to see the world as it really is. Show more
How the architecture and design of the 20s and 30s created and reflected the spirit of the age, with the fun of Art Deco next to the functionality of Modernism. Show more
On Julia Bradbury's Bavarian walk, she explores the story of King Ludwig II's obsession with landscape, Romantic art and literature and his friendship with Wagner. Show more