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Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series about the history of India. Michael Wood examines the British Raj and traces the events that led to the Partition of India in 1947. Show more

Michael Wood: The Story of India

Episode 3: Spice Routes and Silk Roads

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look at India in the days of the Roman Empire. In Kerala the spice trade opened India to the world, whilst bazaars in Madurai delighted Greek traders. Show more

Michael Wood: The Story of India

Episode 5: The Meeting of Two Oceans

Duration: 1 hour

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

The documentary series about the history of India charts the coming of Islam and one of the greatest ages of world civilisation: the Mughals. Show more

Michael Wood: The Story of India

Episode 2: The Power of Ideas

Duration: 1 hour

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

Michael Wood shows how Alexander the Great's invasion of India inspired her first empire and how Buddha's ideas were turned into political reality by an emperor. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Michael Wood journeys through the subcontinent, tracing the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. He charts the first human migrations out of Africa. Show more

The Foods that Make Billions

Episode 2: The Age of Plenty

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

How big business transforms commodities into profitable brands. This episode looks at how cereals have transformed the way we eat and the way we live. Show more

Tropic of Cancer with Simon Reeve

Episode 6: Laos to Hawaii

Duration: 59 minutes

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

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Simon Reeve continues his epic journey. In the last episode of the series, he samples local delicacies in Laos and meets high achieving children in Taiwan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Executive Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Jeremy Jeffs
Director:
Jeremy Jeffs