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Will an important archaeological find discovered during the refurbishment of York Theatre Royal delay the opening of its famous pantomine? Show more
Marine biologist Monty Halls travels to Cadgwith on the south coast of Cornwall to live and work as a fisherman, to find out what's involved in getting seafood onto our plates. Show more
Jim Al-Khalili tells how the first 'natural philosophers' began to unlock electricity's mysteries, studying its curious link to life and building instruments to create it. Show more
Professor Jerry Brotton uncovers how maps are snapshots of a moment in history and offer visions of distant lands, tempting explorers to plunder and conquer. Show more
The story of the greatest physicists of the 20th century and the discoveries they made, told in their own words. Revealing archive provides a unique insight into their lives. Show more
Wildlife documentary. Jungle tigers are turning into man-eaters in the exotic island of Sumatra. Now a maverick millionaire is catching the killers and releasing them on his land. Show more
Documentary revealing the emotional and dramatic lives of elephants. Baby elephant Breeze is growing up fast, but as the dry season approaches she must face her biggest test yet. Show more