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Michael investigates the mysterious parallel roads of Glenroy and finds out how the Victorians put a weather observatory on the top of Ben Nevis. Show more
Seventies sitcom about a couple who decide to become self-sufficient. Margo is horrified when she hears of Tom and Barbara's decision to keep pigs in the garden. Show more
Steve Backshall reveals the influence that insects and their relatives have on Earth's ecosystems, from ants in South American grasslands to a tiny ocean creature. Show more
When Leslie's mother is given a banquet in her honour, she makes quite an impression. Mark and Tom try to meet some ladies.
Comedy series set in the parks department of an Indiana town. Leslie's mum sets her up on a date but pretends it is a business meeting. Ann kicks Andy out of the house. Show more
Mark Lawson talks to prolific writing duo Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais about their careers, from classic comedy The Likely Lads to recent drama Spies of Warsaw. Show more
Top of the Pops performances from 1977, including Heatwave, The Stranglers, Baccara, Brotherhood of Man, David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Elvis Costello, The Jacksons and Bob Marley. Show more
Paul Merton traces the rise of the studios through the story of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - the biggest dream factory of them all, which boasted of 'more stars than the heavens'. Show more
Documentary filmed in the London warehouse studio of Norman Ackroyd, one of the country's most celebrated landscape artists, as he creates his latest work. Show more
Series celebrating the glory days of British motor racing. In the 1950s, Stirling Moss and Mike Hawthorn took on the dominance of the great Argentinian driver, Juan Manuel Fangio. Show more