Architecture series. Dan Cruickshank explores the Palace of Westminster, examining its architecture and history.
Dan Cruickshank tells the triumphant and tragic story of the greatest architectural dynasty of the 19th century - Sir George Gilbert Scott, son George Junior and grandson Giles. Show more
Karl Mercer spends 24 hours on the frontline of a hospital trauma unit. Dan Cruickshank discovers how a buried time capsule is revealing the secrets of a pioneering hospital. Show more
The transformation Of Avebury Manor continues. While Penelope Keith gets to grips with gorging Georgians, Paul Martin travels to China to see the making of an exotic wallpaper. Show more
Documentary series. Work at Avebury Manor finally gets under way, but will the National Trust accept the outlandish colour scheme being proposed for the Queen's bedroom? Show more
A team of historians, experts, and volunteers restore 500-year-old Avebury Manor in Wiltshire as a place to touch, experience and enjoy. Hosted by Penelope Keith and Paul Martin. Show more
Natasha Raskin Sharp presents from Spitalfields Market in London's East End, as experts Nick Hall and Caroline Hawley help two teams buy items to take to auction. Show more
Dan Cruickshank investigates the circumstances and rituals surrounding death in Victorian Britain. He unearths some bizarre tales of sinister bodysnatchers and stolen corpses. Show more
Uncovering the stories behind historic buildings as they are dismantled and resurrected in new locations. This looks at aviation pioneer Claude Grahame-White's watchtower. Show more
Series exploring Britain's private country houses. Dan Cruickshank visits Marshcourt, an Edwardian pleasure palace considered by many to be Lutyens' masterpiece. Show more
Exploring Britain's private country houses. Easton Neston was completed in 1702 by Nicholas Hawksmoor, but to what extent was its design directed by Christopher Wren? Show more
Exploring Britain's private country houses. Wentworth Woodhouse was once one of the most powerful places on earth, but today it is something of a mystery. Show more
Series exploring Britain's private country houses. Clandeboye is filled with artefacts found by Lord Dufferin on his travels, from stuffed bears to Egyptian monuments. Show more
Dan Cruickshank visits houses never before open to public view. He takes an exclusive tour around one of Britain's oldest country homes, South Wraxall Manor. Show more
Sarah Millican talks history, money and reality shows with historian Dan Cruikshank, money-man Martin Lewis, and Made in Chelsea star Gabriella Ellis.
Dan Cruickshank presents a documentary revealing the story of the Dalai Lama, his secret Himalayan kingdom and his exile, using eyewitness accounts and colour archive footage. Show more
Dan Cruickshank explores how architecture enables people to live together across the world, visiting Brasilia, the Rockefeller Centre in New York and Dharavi in Mumbai. Show more
Sarah Millican talks history, money and reality shows with special guests, historian Dan Cruickshank, money man Martin Lewis, and Made in Chelsea star Gabriella Ellis.
Historian Dan Cruickshank explores how humanity has created beauty through architecture. Dan visits a penitentiary in Philadelphia and skyscrapers made entirely from mud. Show more
From the Tower of London to Hampton Court Palace, Dan Cruickshank reveals a story of buildings which cemented the monarch's claim to the throne. Show more