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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Dan Snow uncovers the history of WWII in Northern Ireland. He learns the story of the Empire Heritage, a cargo ship that was sunk off Malin Head during the Battle of the Atlantic. Show more

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Presenter:
Dan Snow
Executive Producer:
John Farren

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Kirsty Young takes a look at the history of the royal Christmas broadcast and how the tradition started by King George V in 1932 has found a place at the heart of Christmas Day. Show more

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Presenter:
Kirsty Young
Participant:
David Attenborough
Executive Producer:
Claire Popplewell

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Dan Snow uncovers the history of WWII in Northern Ireland. He travels to RAF Cluntoe where crew were trained to fly missions, and reveals how the Battle of the Atlantic ended. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Executive Producer:
John Farren

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, David Dimbleby tells the story of a ceremony which for centuries had been the preserve of the privileged. Show more

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Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

On the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death, Jeremy Paxman tells the story of his state funeral and examines whether Churchill's immense legacy still has resonance today. Show more

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Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Dan Snow investigates the history of WWII in Northern Ireland. He learns the story of the most successful U-boat hunter of all time, and dives to the wreck of the famed U-155. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Executive Producer:
John Farren

Italy Unpacked

Series 3

Episode 1: From the Stones to the Stars

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore the culture and cuisine of the east coast of Italy. They visit Matera, a Unesco world heritage site. Show more

Timewatch

2006-2007

The Princess Spy

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

In 1943 Noor Inayat Khan, the daughter of an Indian mystic and a writer of children's stories in pre-war Paris, became the first woman wireless operator to be sent into war torn France. Show more

Art of China

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at the period from the 10th to the 15th centuries - from the Song to the Ming Dynasties - which encompassed the golden age of art in China. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

To mark the 70th anniversary of 1940, presenter and archaeologist Jules Hudson goes on a journey of discovery into Britain's darkest and, in the words of Winston Churchill, 'finest hour'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jules Hudson
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Series Producer:
John Hayes Fisher

Jules Hudson - Dig 1940

Episode 2: Battle of Britain

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Jules Hudson goes diving on HMS Borealis, which was sunk at the start of the Battle of Britain. He tells the tale of two pilots killed during the battle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jules Hudson
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Series Producer:
John Hayes Fisher

Jules Hudson - Dig 1940

Episode 3: The Blitz

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Jules Hudson and his team are in Somerset, trying to recover the remains of a German bomber shot down on a raid on Bristol during World War Two. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jules Hudson
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Series Producer:
John Hayes Fisher