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Michael Portillo retraces journeys in Spain and Portugal from the 1913 guide. He meets pilgrims on the trail to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Show more
Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of George Victor Du Noyer. Martha travels north, taking in Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple and Kearney Point, before visiting Dunmoe. Show more
Emotional drama about a California-based writer who returns to his Afghan birthplace, now in the grip of the Taliban, to try to make amends for betraying his childhood best friend. Show more
Documentary, filmed entirely in Mongolia, about the legendary warrior Genghis Khan, who came to conquer an empire larger than the Roman Empire during the 12th and 13th centuries. Show more
Professor Simon Schaffer presents a documentary telling the story of automata, extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. Show more
Documentary telling the story of how Dr Jonas Salk and the 'march of dimes' came together to help conquer polio. Featuring interviews with Bill Gates, experts and polio survivors. Show more
The BBC's music archive programme reaches the end of the sixties and features Pink Floyd, Donovan, Fleetwood Mac and Joni Mitchell.
Former MP Kim Howells celebrates 250 years of art in the Welsh valleys, looking at how the area became a magnet for artists drawn by its natural splendour. Show more