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The Beauty of Diagrams

Episode 2: Copernicus

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 weeks

In 1543, a diagram drawn by a Polish priest revealed to the world a revolutionary idea, one that would change for ever man’s sense of his place in the cosmos – a sun-centred universe. Show more

Chemistry: A Volatile History

Episode 3: The Power of the Elements

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Available for 6 months

Jim Al-Khalili reveals the breakthroughs which harnessed elements' ability to release vast power, showing how scientists are trying to create new elements. Show more

In her story of Britain's imported German dynasty, Lucy Worsley shows how Britain's new ruling family fought the French, the Jacobites and each other, all at the same time. Show more

The Treasure Hunters

Episode 1: Raw Treasure

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four HD

Ellie Harrison and Dallas Campbell journey around the globe on the ultimate treasure hunt. Ellie ventures down one of the deepest gold mines in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ellie Harrison
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas
Director:
Dick Taylor
Producer:
Dick Taylor
Series Producer:
Sophie Todd

Dominic Sandbrook continues his exploration of science fiction by looking at its robot obsession, from Frankenstein's monster to the provocative ideas of Blade Runner. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Rutger Hauer
Participant:
Peter Weller
Participant:
Gale Anne Hurd
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Edward James Olmos
Participant:
William Gibson

In her story of Britain's imported German dynasty, Lucy Worsley shows how Britain's new ruling family fought the French, the Jacobites and each other, all at the same time. Show more

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