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Michael Portillo uses his Victorian guidebook to compare and contrast Ireland then and now. In this episode, Michael tries his hand at cutting marble. Show more
Historical epic about the rise of feared Mongol warrior Genghis Khan, charting the emotional torment that formed the backdrop to his astonishing feats of battleground prowess. Show more
Documentary, filmed entirely in Mongolia, about the legendary warrior Genghis Khan, who came to conquer an empire larger than the Roman Empire during the 12th and 13th centuries. Show more
When Leslie's mother is given a banquet in her honour, she makes quite an impression. Mark and Tom try to meet some ladies.
Comedy series set in the parks department of an Indiana town. Leslie's mum sets her up on a date but pretends it is a business meeting. Ann kicks Andy out of the house. Show more
Simon Sebag Montefiore looks at Istanbul's Greek roots, its transformation into the capital of a Christian empire and reveals how clashes forced eastern and western churches apart. Show more
Documentary about the early female movie stars: Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, Marilyn Monroe - immortal goddesses made by Hollywood to reign over the silver screen. Show more