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Duration: 59 minutes

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

In the UK, we eat over three million takeaways per day. Journalist Nikki Fox teams up with scientists at Liverpool John Moores University to discover what this habit is doing to our health. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of a centuries-old masterpiece in glass, the Great East Window at York Minster, the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the UK. Show more

Renaissance Revolution

Episode 3: Piero Della Francesca - Baptism of Christ

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series on Renaissance painting. Matthew Collings shares the illusionism and perspective techniques of Italian master Piero Della Francesca. Show more

Panorama

Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & CumbriaLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

More than 2,000 people died after being treated with contaminated blood products. Panorama examines recently released documents and asks if the government could have done more. Show more

Renaissance Revolution

Episode 2: Hieronymus Bosch - The Garden of Earthly Delights

Duration: 1 hour

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

A series on Renaissance painting. Matthew Collings analyses The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, painted c.1505. Show more

The 70s

Episode 4: The Winner Takes It All 77-79

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dominic Sandbrook explores Britain in the 1970s. Here, he looks at the final years of the decade, marked by concerns that appear startlingly current. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Condie
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland

Series

The 70s

Duration: 1 hour

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

Steve Hewlett tells the story of Rupert Murdoch's role in the cultural, political and industrial changes that have transformed Britain throughout the last 45 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Hewlett
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Executive Producer:
Rachel Crellin

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 1

Episode 5: King Death

Duration: 1 hour

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

Simon Schama continues his look at British history with the greatest horror of medieval Britain - the Black Death. Show more

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 2: The Bell Huey - Vietnam War Horse

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series which chronicles the impact of technology on war focuses on the Bell Huey helicopter, which symbolised the American involvement in Vietnam. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson
Director:
Paul Tilzey

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 4: The Bayonet - Cold Steel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series chronicling the impact of technology on war focuses on the bayonet, which remained an enduring symbol of British military grit for over 300 years. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 15

Episode 5: Shirley Ballas

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Available for 18 hours, 27 minutes

Shirley Ballas investigates a family story that her maternal great-grandmother abandoned her husband and children for a more exciting life in America. Show more

Art of America

Episode 1: Looking for Paradise

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Andrew Graham-Dixon begins his history of American art with portraits of Puritan settlers and the dark truth behind Benjamin West's most famous painting. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Reinventing the Royals

Episode 2: Succession

Duration: 1 hour

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

Two-part documentary. Steve Hewlett examines how growing up in the spotlight has affected Princes William and Harry, and their attitudes to the media. Show more

Renaissance Revolution

Episode 1: Raphael - The Madonna of the Meadow

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series on painting presented by Matthew Collings. An investigation into Raphael's radiant and beautiful 1505 image, The Madonna of the Meadow. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Dr Janina Ramirez looks back at the 14th century, when craftsmen created the Perpendicular Gothic, a new form of architecture that was to be Britain's first cultural style. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nina Ramirez
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Production Manager:
Nicholas Franklin
Production Coordinator:
Grace Brassington

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the ancient Christian practice of preserving holy relics and the largely forgotten art form that went with it - the reliquary. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Andrew Graham-Dixon presents a profile of the food writer Alan Davidson, whose epic Oxford Companion to Food is an encyclopaedia of everything a human being can eat. Show more

Art of America

Episode One

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Latin AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

In the first episode of this six-part series exploring the history of American art, British art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on an epic journey from east to west. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Art of America

Episode Two

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North America

British art critic Andrew Graham Dixon is in Philadelphia exploring one of the world's most expensive books - John James Audubon's exquisite Birds of America. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Art of America

Episode Three

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South AsiaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Latin America

Andrew Graham-Dixon gets under the skin of the modern American metropolis, starting his journey at the Statue of Liberty, which he describes as a pioneering early skyscraper. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Director:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Silvia Sacco
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely