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Ifor ap Glyn looks at what happens when our religious urges drive us underground, visiting a hermit's cave and a piece of religious theatre in a crypt of Ripon Cathedral. Show more
The story of how film-makers turned the conquest of Himalayan peaks into great propaganda by Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany and superpower America from the 1920s to the 1960s. Show more
Documentary that tells the surprising story of how Britain entered a new age of steam railways after the Second World War and why it quickly came to an end. Show more
Series drawing from British Pathe's archive looks at how, in the age before mass tourism, it captivated audiences with enthralling stories from overseas. Show more
Stephen Smith explores Renaissance Florence under the reign of Grand Duke Cosimo Medici, where some of the greatest painters, sculptors and craftsmen in world history served. Show more