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Origins of Us

Episode 1: Bones

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring how the human body tells the story of our evolution. Dr Alice Roberts looks at how our skeleton reveals how our ancestors stood, walked and ran for survival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron
Executive Producer:
Sacha Baveystock
Producer:
David Stewart
Director:
David Stewart

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 12: Global Weirding

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Horizon follows the climate researchers investigating the strange patterns of severe weather seen around the world in recent years. Show more

Timewatch

2008-2009

Episode 1: Stonehenge

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

An investigation into a radical theory that Stonehenge, far from being a place of burial as is commonly assumed, was in fact a place of healing. Show more

Horizon

2012-2013

Episode 1: The Truth About Looking Young

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series exploring scientific issues. Plastic surgeon Dr Rozina Ali finds out whether it is possible to make your skin look younger without surgery, exploring the latest research. Show more

Horizon

2013-2014

Episode 5: Sugar v Fat

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

What's worse for us: sugar or fat? Twin doctors Chris and Xand Van Tulleken go on month-long high-fat and high-sugar diets to find out. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series chronicling the survival of Homo sapiens. As the ice caps retreated 35,000 years ago, the Neanderthal stronghold in Europe weakened, providing an opportunity. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Chris Stringer
Interviewed Guest:
John Shea
Interviewed Guest:
Sacha Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Ridley
Executive Producer:
Ailsa Orr
Executive Producer:
Michael Mosley
Director:
David Stewart

The Incredible Human Journey

Episode 1: Out of Africa

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Alice Roberts travels the globe to discover the incredible story of how humans left Africa to colonise the world, and searches for clues in the Arabian Desert. Show more

The Culture Show

2013/2014

Episode 27: Tony Parsons - The Art of Boxing

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Author and columnist Tony Parsons examines the cultural giants who have shared a passion for the ancient art of boxing both in their work and in their life. Show more

Horizon

2016

Episode 4: Oceans of the Solar System

Duration: 17 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 17 days

Horizon discovers that the hunt for oceans in space is starting a new era in the search for alien life. We used to think that oceans were unique to our planet, but we were wrong. Show more