The latest national and international news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective.
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
Actor, writer and raconteur David Niven spills the beans about Hollywood's golden days as he talks about his work, his loves and his autobiographies, from 1972 and 1975. Show more
Sir David Frost looks into the power of political satire with the help of some of the funniest TV moments of the last 50 years and contributions from leading UK and US satirists. Show more
Novelist Andrew Martin presents a documentary examining how the train came to shape the work of writers and film-makers, from Wordsworth and Dickens to The Railway Children. Show more