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Examining the role of east coast fishermen in World War I, and the story of the trawler captain who was accused by the Germans of being a war criminal. Show more
Episode 2: Reconquest
59 minutes on BBC Four
Simon uncovers the truth about Spain's hero El Cid, investigates the horror of the Spanish Inquisition and discovers an unsettling story about one of his own ancestors. Show more
Drama-documentary about Winston Churchill's experiences during the Great War, with intimate letters to his wife Clementine allowing the story to be told largely in his own words. Show more
Andrew Graham-Dixon shows how the art of Renaissance Flanders evolved from the craft of precious tapestries within the Duchy of Burgundy into a painting school. Show more