Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London report on the events that are shaping our world.
Guided by his Bradshaw's, Michael Portillo explores London's theatreland and discovers how 19th-century engineering made for spectacular theatricals. Show more
Dramatised portrait of the popular comedian, who craved fame and recognition throughout his career but was never comfortable with his own identity. Adapted from Williams's own words. Show more
In this compilation of clips from five of his eight appearances on Parkinson, Kenneth Williams gives vent to his dislike of theatre critics. Show more
Dan Snow looks at how, from their beginnings as track-ways for coal carts in the early 18th century, railways developed into the pivotal technology for modern Britain. Show more
Alastair Sooke champions pop art as one of the most important art forms of the 20th century, peeling back its frothy, ironic surface to reveal subversive wit and radical ideas. Show more
A Storyville documentary. The lavish party thrown by the Shah of Iran in 1971, which marked the break between the so-called 'king of kings' and the people of Iran he reigned over. Show more