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Insect Worlds

Episode 2: Making Worlds

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Steve Backshall reveals the influence that insects and their relatives have on Earth's ecosystems, from ants in South American grasslands to a tiny ocean creature. Show more

The Dark Ages: An Age of Light

Episode 3: The Wonder of Islam

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Waldemar Januszczak examines the early artistic explorations of the first Muslims, the development of their mosques and their scientific achievements. Show more

Multi-layered documentary revealing the human story of Marie Curie, whose pioneering research on radioactivity made her the world's most famous female scientist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Malone
Presenter:
Geraldine James
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Participant:
Julie Des Jardins
Participant:
Patricia Fara
Participant:
Renaud Huynh
Participant:
Andrea Sella
Participant:
Helena Pycior
Participant:
Jean-Luc Pasquier
Participant:
Tereza Kaczorowska

Military historian Saul David explores how wars are really fought - in the backroom of military planning. He begins by looking at how to keep an army fed and housed.

The High Art of the Low Countries

Episode 2: Boom and Bust

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Andrew Graham-Dixon examines how a period of economic boom driven by a burgeoning and secular middle class led to the Dutch golden age of the 17th century. Show more

Multi-layered documentary revealing the human story of Marie Curie, whose pioneering research on radioactivity made her the world's most famous female scientist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Malone
Presenter:
Geraldine James
Executive Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Renouf
Participant:
Julie Des Jardins
Participant:
Patricia Fara
Participant:
Renaud Huynh
Participant:
Andrea Sella
Participant:
Helena Pycior
Participant:
Jean-Luc Pasquier
Participant:
Tereza Kaczorowska

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