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Michael Portillo finds out about a funeral service running coffins from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetery and explores the changing fortunes of London's docks. Show more
On a journey from Brighton to Cromer, Michael Portillo visits the government arms factory at Enfield and discovers how the trains transformed Newmarket's races. Show more
1980s drama series. Mary Fisher's romantic idyll with her lover Bobbo is beginning to fray a little as her drunken mother and her lover's demanding children invade their lives. Show more
Chilling anthology series where membership to the secret society, the Club of the Damned, is granted through telling horror stories.
Alice Roberts overcomes her arachnophobia to enter a spider-filled house, where entomologist Tim Cockerill immerses her in the wonders of web-building and fly-catching. Show more
Ros Savill tells the story of Sevres porcelain, which represent the skills of 18th-century France as well as the desires of an autocratic regime that was heading for revolution. Show more