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Michael Portillo returns to his native Spain as he follows the railway lines travelled by the intrepid tourists of the Belle Epoque. Show more
Wildlife film following The Chengdu Research Base project in China, which aims to breed 300 pandas and then start introducing them back into the wild. Show more
Lars Tharp journeys through a thousand years of Chinese history to uncover what six pieces of porcelain tell us about Chinese emperors, scholars, workers, merchants and artists. Show more
Documentary which looks at why the most inhospitable place on the planet has exerted such a powerful hold on the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers. Show more
Multi-layered documentary revealing the human story of Marie Curie, whose pioneering research on radioactivity made her the world's most famous female scientist. Show more