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Dan is in Stoneleigh to chart the cottage's transformation from humble medieval hovel to modern dream home, with the help of documents in the local abbey. Show more
The best of David Attenborough's early adventures as never seen before - in colour - and with it the story of how the pioneering television series Zoo Quest was made. Show more
Waldemar Januszczak looks at the Vikings with their intricately-decorated long ships, and the Irish and Anglo-Saxons' manuscript illumination and jewellery. Show more
Investigating the concept of information, Jim Al-Khalili learns that it is not just about human communication, it is woven very profoundly into the fabric of reality. Show more
Episode 2: Stealing a March
59 minutes on BBC Four
Historian Saul David explores how wars are really fought - in the backroom of military planning. He shows how generals have met the challenge of moving armies.