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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Afua Hirsch tells the epic story of Kenya, exploring how artists, musicians and writers have responded to the country's colonial past and asserted a new identity through art. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 12 months

Documentary series. Afua Hirsch traces Ethiopia's proud 3,000-year history through its art and culture, exploring a civilisation as significant as any in the west. Show more

Danceworks

Series 2

Sharon Eyal: A Basic Instinct

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Behind the scenes with Sharon Eyal, one of the most exciting and powerful choreographers in contemporary dance, as she and her company L-E-V rehearse and premiere a new work. Show more

Contributors

Assistant Producer:
Abigail Hodgson Lorente
Production Manager:
Clare Burns
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Executive Producer:
Alistair Spalding
Producer:
Bia Oliveira
Director:
Andy Dunn
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd
Production Company:
Sadler's Wells

Danceworks

Series 2

Firedance: Latin Fever

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for years

A film that follows two of Strictly’s most popular professional stars, Karen Hauer and Gorka Marquez, as they put together a spectacular Latin showcase for their fans. Show more

Contributors

Assistant Producer:
Abigail Hodgson Lorente
Production Manager:
Clare Burns
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Executive Producer:
Alistair Spalding
Producer:
Bia Oliveira
Director:
Andy Dunn
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd
Production Company:
Sadler's Wells

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Art historian Professor Richard Clay explores how internet memes are shaping our culture and politics, experimenting by devising and releasing some himself. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Clay
Producer:
Katie Johns
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Production Manager:
Clare Burns

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Travelling to Russian battlefields and using original telegrams and official documents, David Reynolds reassesses Stalin's role in the struggle between Germany and Russia in WWII. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Reynolds

The Virtual Revolution

Episode 1: The Great Levelling?

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Aleks Krotoski explores how the internet is reshaping almost every aspect of our lives. Aleks charts the extraordinary rise of blogs, Wikipedia, and YouTube. Show more

Long Shadow

Episode 2: Ballots and Bullets

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series tracing the legacy of the Great War. David Reynolds looks at how the conflict gave birth to an age of turbulent mass democracy. Show more

Contributors

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary series. In his exploration of the collision of the West and Pacific culture, James Fox explores how the West has created a vision of Polynesia as paradise. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series. James Fox explores how New Zealand's indigenous Maori people resisted colonisation and marginalisation and maintained their distinctive culture. Show more

Danceworks

Series 1

Street to Stage

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dickson Mbi is at a critical breakthrough point in his career as he transitions from his street dance roots to the contemporary dance limelight. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Dickson Mbi
Participant:
Farooq Chaudhry
Participant:
Kenny Ho
Composer:
Roger Goula
Director:
Glen Milner
Executive Producer:
Molly Milton
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd

Danceworks

Series 1

The Dying Swan

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Former Royal Ballet principal Zenaida Yanowsky has to overcome knee surgery and fight her body back to fitness to prepare for one of her final public performances. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Zenaida Yanowsky
Participant:
Natalia Osipova
Participant:
Greg Retter
Producer:
Glen Milner
Director:
Glen Milner
Executive Producer:
Molly Milton
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd

Danceworks

Series 1

Choreographing History

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film which reveals the artistic process behind Shobana Jeyasingh's new work, Contagion, an evocation of the 1918 flu epidemic. Show more

Contributors

Choreographer:
Shobana Jeyasingh
Director:
Glen Milner
Executive Producer:
Molly Milton
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd

Danceworks

Series 1

Prejudice and Passion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film which follows Carlos Pons Guerra as he choreographs work that explores questions of gender and sexual identity. Show more

Contributors

Choreographer:
Carlos Pons Guerra
Director:
Glen Milner
Executive Producer:
Molly Milton
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

David Reynolds re-examines the war leadership of American president Franklin Roosevelt, who inspired millions with stirring visions of a new and better postwar world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Reynolds
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd

Danceworks

Series 2

María Pagés: An Ode to Flamenco

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Spanish choreographer Maria Pages prepares to take an innovative new show to the traditional home of flamenco, Seville. Show more

Contributors

Assistant Producer:
Abigail Hodgson Lorente
Production Manager:
Clare Burns
Executive Producer:
Russell Barnes
Executive Producer:
Alistair Spalding
Producer:
Bia Oliveira
Director:
Andy Dunn
Production Company:
ClearStory Ltd
Production Company:
Sadler's Wells

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

David Reynolds asks why Britain spent much of the war fighting in Africa and Italy, reassessing Churchill's view that the Mediterranean was the soft underbelly of Hitler's Europe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Reynolds