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Michael Portillo sees how Lincolnshire farmers utilised rails to improve their harvests and visits Lincoln's most impressive cathedral. Show more
Michael Portillo learns about a Scottish hero, visits a Highland Games and discovers how an impressive piece of Victorian engineering ended in tragedy. Show more
Series telling the story of the First World War. German submarines turned the North Sea into a no-go area for Britain's battleships. The British responded with a blockade. Show more
Hollywood-style graphics and real-life archive footage brings home an imagined near-future scenario of the biggest wave ever seen. Show more
Documentary which explores the British love of fast, daring and sometimes reckless motorbike riding during a period when home-grown machines were the envy of the world. Show more
Documentary telling the story of the world's craziest race, the 9,000km Paris-Dakar rally, a beacon for eccentric adventurers battling the desert terrain in customised vehicles. Show more
Series looking at strange animal behaviour reveals nature's quirkiest movers and shakers using special FX, from dancing seaslugs to cartwheeling caterpillars. Show more