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Michael Portillo gets to grips with the old grey matter at a Victorian asylum, gives a historic horse a facelift and makes malt the 19th century way. Show more
Dr George McGavin explores the complex world of primate social lifestyles in this episode of the nature series and has a close encounter with hunting chimpanzees. Show more
Gabriel Weston explores the history and development of forensic science. The first episode looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case. Show more
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb looks at the damage caused by the hazardous new inventions lurking in British people's homes as the 20th century dawned under the reign King Edward VII. Show more
A selection of hits that reached number one in the UK singles chart, including The Bee Gees, T. Rex, Donna Summer, John Lennon, Culture Club and Adele. Show more
Documentary which brings together coverage from three decades of BBC programmes to present a biography of the space shuttle, from triumph to tragedy, and considers its legacy. Show more
In conversation at the BFI Southbank, Judi Dench looks back at highlights of an extraordinary career on film, a journey that is still taking her to new heights. Show more