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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Thomas Dixon delves into the BBC's archive to explore the troubled relationship between religion and science, from the creationists of America to the physicists of the Large Hadron Collider. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Naomi Law
Director:
Naomi Law
Executive Producer:
Danielle Peck

Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Hannah Fry leads a nationwide experiment to help plan for the next deadly flu pandemic, which could happen at any time. How many will it kill? What can we do about it? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Production Company:
360 Production
Executive Producer:
Danielle Peck
Executive Producer:
Belinda Cherrington

Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes

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

Hannah Fry leads a nationwide experiment to help plan for the next deadly flu pandemic, which could happen at any time. How many will it kill? What can we do about it? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Production Company:
360 Production
Executive Producer:
Danielle Peck
Executive Producer:
Belinda Cherrington

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary which brings together coverage from three decades of BBC programmes to present a biography of the space shuttle, from triumph to tragedy, and considers its legacy. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Danielle Peck
Executive Producer:
Danielle Peck

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 5: 1968 Vietnam

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Peter and Dan Snow reveal the techniques use by US marines to flush out Communist fighters who lived in a network of tunnels during the Vietnam War. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 4: 1951 Korea

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow, at the border between North and South Korea, tell of two key moments in the years of fighting that embroiled soldiers from countries around the world. Show more

Battlefield Britain

The Battle of Britain

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow take an in-depth look at the battles that shaped our nation. The Battle of Britain was the pivotal air battle of World War II. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Peter Snow
Executive Producer:
Jane Aldous
Director:
Danielle Peck

Ancient Apocalypse

Episode 2: Mystery of the Minoans

Duration: 50 minutes

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

How the Minoan civilisation on Crete was wiped out 3,500 years ago by one of the biggest volcanic eruptions since the Ice Age on the nearby island of Thira. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Danielle Peck
Series Producer:
Jessica Cecil
Executive Producer:
Alan Bookbinder

Ancient Apocalypse

Episode 4: Sodom and Gomorrah

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Series using science to solve riddles of the ancient past. Were the Bible's Sodom and Gomorrah real cities, destroyed by a landslide caused by an earthquake? Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Danielle Peck
Series Producer:
Jessica Cecil
Executive Producer:
Alan Bookbinder

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 7: 1982 Falklands

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of how the British fought back to regain control of the Falkland Islands after Argentina invaded in 1982. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 3: 1942 Stalingrad

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow explain about one of the most epic battles of World War II and describe how the tactics of Hitler and Stalin resulted in tragedy on both sides. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 6: 1973 Middle East

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow unpick the fighting that broke out in 1973. Known by some as the Yom Kippur War, it was the biggest military clash between Arabs and Israelis. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Original Series

Episode 1: Empire of the Sun

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Professor Brian Cox describes how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the solar system. He explores the powerhouse of them all, the sun. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Original Series

Episode 2: Order Out of Chaos

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Brian Cox describes how nature has carved out the solar system. He looks at the rings of Saturn, explaining how they formed from a chaotic cloud of gas. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Original Series

Episode 5: Aliens

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Professor Brian Cox explores how the search for aliens in the solar system has followed the search for water. He looks at Jupiter's moon Europa - a dazzling ball of ice. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Original Series

Episode 3: The Thin Blue Line

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Professor Brian Cox reveals how something as flimsy as an envelope of gas - an atmosphere - can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Original Series

Episode 4: Dead or Alive

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professor Brian Cox travels to the tallest mountain on Earth to show how something as basic as a planet's size can make the difference between life and death. Show more

Wonders of the Solar System

Shorts

Episode 2: Aliens

Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Professor Brian Cox explores how the search for aliens in the solar system has followed the search for water. He looks at Jupiter's moon Europa - a dazzling ball of ice. Show more

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields

Episode 8: 1991 Gulf

Duration: 1 hour

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

Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of Operation Desert Storm, revealing how the battle was dominated by cutting-edge technology and ruthless political calculation. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Professor Brian Cox takes an audience of famous faces, scientists and members of the public on a journey through some of the most challenging concepts in physics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Series Producer:
Danielle Peck
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Participant:
Jonathan Ross
Participant:
Simon Pegg
Participant:
Sarah Millican
Participant:
James May
Participant:
Jim Al-Khalili