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Richard Wilson gets to grips with a retro VW camper van as he drives the coast road from St Ives to Land's End and learns about St Ives's 1950s art heyday. Show more
Documentary about comets. Many ancient civilisations believed comets were gods. Now, space missions can show what comets are really made of and where they come from. Show more
Ray Mears travels to the Torres Strait Islands to learn how the islanders' lifestyle has helped them retain much of their bushcraft and knowledge. Show more
Dan Cruickshank tells the triumphant and tragic story of the greatest architectural dynasty of the 19th century - Sir George Gilbert Scott, son George Junior and grandson Giles. Show more
Psychotherapist and agony aunt Philippa Perry presents a documentary exploring the problem page's enduring appeal, picking her way through three centuries of advice. Show more