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Documentary in which Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada Lovelace's remarkable life - a 19th-century countess whose work helped give rise to the modern era of computing. Show more

Lucy Worsley learns the 17th-century art of horse ballet, leading up to a public performance. She explores its origins, witnesses displays abroad and discovers its legacies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Production Company:
Million Media
Executive Producer:
Lionel Mill

Archaeology: A Secret History

Episode 2: The Search for Civilisation

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Richard Miles shows how 18th- and 19th-century discoveries overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began as empires competed to own the past. Show more

Documentary in which Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada Lovelace's remarkable life - a 19th-century countess whose work helped give rise to the modern era of computing. Show more

BBC Four

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