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Documentary series about Britain's railways. This edition charts how, in the 1800s, the trains gradually acted as a great catalyst in mixing the classes. Show more
Quiz where players not only have to know the answer, they must find it in a hive of letters. Prime take on Logophiles in this edition. Show more
Dallas Campbell, Professor Danielle George and Dr Hugh Hunt attempt to restage the very first official broadcast on British television, exactly 80 years after it made history. Show more
Dr Alice Roberts discovers how humans left Africa to colonise the world. In Europe, she investigates how our species coped with the rival Neanderthals and the Ice Age. Show more
1 hour, 29 minutes on BBC Four
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A look at the history of still-life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing Xenia mural paintings found at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Show more