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Historian Bettany Hughes presents a series of clues to show the legend of Atlantis was inspired by a real historical event, the greatest natural disaster of the ancient world. Show more
In China's far south west, rich jungles nestle below towering peaks. Jewel-coloured birds and ancient tribes share forested valleys where wild elephants still roam. Show more
Professor Robert Bartlett tells the story of England's longest-ruling royal dynasty. Henry II forges a mighty empire encompassing England and much of France. Show more
Documentary which explores the lost world of coal mining and the rich social and cultural lives of those who worked in what was once Britain's most important industry. Show more
Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of artist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha travels the spiritual trail, taking in Blasket Island and the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands. Show more
Andrew Graham-Dixon shows how the Low Countries rose again to become a cultural leader in the modern age, with artists like van Gogh, Mondrian and Magritte. Show more