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Paul Murton travels through Dumfries and Galloway to uncover stories of the pioneering female tourists who were determined to explore Scotland. Show more
Andrew Martin takes three railway journeys following the routes of three of the most famous named trains - the Flying Scotsman, the Cornish Riviera Express and the Brighton Belle. Show more
At the Gdansk shipyards, an uprising in the early 1980s is bolstered by the appearance of Lech Walesa, an electrician now gaining a reputation as an inspirational speaker. Show more
A Storyville Documentary: The story of the mastermind behind World War II's Great Escape, Roger Bushell, who became 'Big X' on his return to the PoW camp Stalag Luft 111. Show more
Documentary series. Dr James Fox examines the Elizabethans' love of codes and complexity, and the cultural revolution sparked by an age of exploration. Show more
Series on 1960s British life continues by looking at how we tackled housing shortages, rebuilt cities and met the expectations of an increasingly affluent nation. Show more