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Paul Atterbury travels around Britain finding out how the great ocean liners made such a mark on the popular imagination and why they continue to enchant. Show more
Documentary which chronicles the staging of the musical Fame by the senior class at China's top drama academy - China's first official collaboration with Broadway. Show more
During winter most animals abandon the polar regions, but a few extreme survivors remain. This is the story of their battles to endure the planet's harshest winters. Show more
Documentary unravelling the mystery of King Edward VII - dynasty builder and sex addict, boorish philistine and civilised cosmopolitan - and shows his legacy is still relevant. Show more
Biography of the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, who would inspire a generation of musicians yet was not the man they believed him to be. Broonzy's own words are read by Clarke Peters. Show more