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Horizon

2009-2010

Episode 7: How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth?

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Naturalist Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world faces a population crisis and if it is the duty of individuals to change the way they live. Show more

The Culture Show

ARTiculation - For the Love of Art

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Alastair Sooke follows the journeys of nine competitors in the ARTiculation, a speaking competition in which teenagers compete to talk eloquently and passionately about art. Show more

A Very British Renaissance

Episode 1: The Renaissance Arrives

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series. Dr James Fox traces the story of how the arrival of a few foreign artists in the 16th century sparked a cultural revolution in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Series Producer:
Julian Birkett

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Gabrielle Walker looks deep within the ice crystal to try to discover how something so ephemeral has the power to sculpt landscapes, preserve the past and inform the future. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

James Fox tells the story of New York in 1951, when the likes of Jackson Pollock, Jack Kerouac, Marlon Brando and David Ogilvy helped create the world we know today. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rolf Harris and Kirsty Wark investigate their families' roles in the Great War. Rolf discovers how closely his father and uncle's tale follows the story of Two Little Boys. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Rolf Harris
Participant:
Kirsty Wark

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, when Klimt painted The Kiss and Freud revealed the Oedipus complex, but also when Adolf Hitler arrived in the city. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr James Fox tells the story of Paris in 1928, where talents like Magritte, Dali, Bunuel, Hemingway, Gershwin, Josephine Baker, Cole Porter and Le Corbusier flourished. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Asia Pacific

Dr James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, when Klimt painted The Kiss and Freud revealed the Oedipus complex, but also when Adolf Hitler arrived in the city. Show more

Horizon

2010-2011

Episode 9: What Is Reality?

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The quest to explain the nature of reality is one of the great scientific detective stories. Are we are part of a cosmic hologram? Do we exist in an infinity of parallel worlds? Show more

In Search of Medieval Britain

Episode 3: London and South East

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Historian Dr Alixe Bovey recreates journeys through Britain during the Middle Ages. She follows the ancient pilgrim trail from the east coast to London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alixe Bovey
Executive Producer:
Debbie Cadbury
Series Producer:
Nigel Paterson

Tough Guy or Chicken?

Episode 6: Bahamas

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

In the Bahamas, expert Jeremiah Sullivan has the task of turning the rookies into shark wranglers in just six days. Reuben is not sure he's prepared to risk losing a limb. Show more