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This World

Nicolas Sarkozy: President Bling-Bling?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Emily Maitlis travels to Paris to find out why the French have fallen out of love with the man they nicknamed President Bling-Bling. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emily Maitlis
Producer:
Marion Milne
Executive Producer:
Lucy Hetherington

Visions of the Future

Episode 1: The Intelligence Revolution

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku shows how AI will become ubiquitous this century and how robots with human-level intelligence may become a reality. Show more

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Episode 2: Somme

Duration: 1 hour

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

Recounting the story of the Battle of the Somme, told through the personal accounts of those who fought there. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Paul McGuigan

Series

Voices 16

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 1: A New Civilisation

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages. He examines the demise of civilisation in Britain after the Romans left. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert

Duration: 1 hour

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

Factually-based drama telling the story of the greatest natural disaster to shake the ancient world, a disaster that triggered the downfall of a civilisation and spawned a legend. Show more

Contributors

Yishharu:
Reece Ritchie
Narrator:
Tom Conti
Narrator:
Tom Conti
Director:
Tony Mitchell
Executive Producer:
Michael Mosley
Executive Producer:
Michael Mosley
Executive Producer:
Ailsa Orr
Executive Producer:
Ailsa Orr

Visions of the Future

Episode 2: The Biotech Revolution

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku looks at the revolution in genetics, which promises health and longevity but also raises ethical questions. Show more

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 2: Salvation

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages, as missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
Producer:
Steven Clarke
Director:
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert