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Modern Masters

Episode 2: Matisse

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Journalist Alastair Sooke sets out to discover just how much the artist Henri Matisse has influenced our modern lives, and explains why his art is considered so great. Show more

Modern Masters

Episode 3: Picasso

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Journalist Alastair Sooke travels through France, Spain and the US to see some of Picasso's great works and recount tales from his life story of rebellion, riches, women and art. Show more

Modern Masters

Episode 4: Dali

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Alastair Sooke reveals the life story and pervading influence of the surrealist artist, from his origins in turn-of-the-century Spain to his high jinks in 1970s New York. Show more

Modern Masters

Episode 1: Andy Warhol

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Alastair Sooke explores the life and works of the 20th century's most important artists. He begins with Pop Art's king, Andy Warhol, a man obsessed with celebrity and the media. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Kate Humble and Simon Reeve investigate Australia's worst wildfire season in a decade. Simon and Kate explore why wind is such a lethal factor in the spread of wildfires. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dan Snow, Professor Alice Roberts and Dr Albert Lin investigate a series of earth-shattering discoveries at a mighty tomb guarded by the Terracotta Warriors in China. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Albert Lin
Producer:
Nic Young
Director:
Nic Young
Executive Producer:
Lucy Van Beek
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Kate Humble and Simon Reeve investigate Australia's worst wildfire season in a decade. They explore why wildfires in Australia are so frequent and hard to control. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Danielle George and Christophe Galfard join forces to find out if, and how, humans can reach for the stars and relocate to different planets. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Hawking
Presenter:
Danielle George
Series Producer:
Lucy Haken
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Executive Producer:
Lucy Van Beek
Director:
Lucy Haken
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Britain from Above

Episode 6: The Industrial Landscape

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The story of how Britain's industrial heartlands have changed, comparing images from 1939 with ones from 2008. The scale and speed of change is apparent. Show more

Britain from Above

Episode 1: 24 Hour Britain

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Marr views Britain from the skies. From helicopters, planes, hang gliders and satellites, he looks at the picture of a nation constantly on the move. Show more