Dr Derek Muller takes us on an epic journey, a world-spanning investigation of vitamin science and history from molecules to marketing, from colds to chemotherapy. What he uncovers will confound opinions on all sides of the debate over vitamins and dietary supplements.
Will Smith along with astronauts Chris Hadfield, Nicole Stott and Mae Jemison, some of the privileged few who have looked down on Earth from space, tell the unbelievable story of how Earth creates and regulates its oxygen rich atmosphere.
David Attenborough recounts how, just days after the slaughter of Dian's favourite gorilla, together they filmed one of the most famous television sequences ever.
For over 40 years, Caroll Spinney has played Sesame Streets' Big Bird and Oscar The Grouch with no intention of retiring any time soon. This is the story of the man inside the suits, and how he has become a living legend.
Scientific advances since the Shroud of Turin was last tested in 1988 reveal letters hidden around the head of the mysterious religious relic - but who wrote them? And why?
Following clues in the Old Testament, an archaeologist believes he has discovered the location of the original cities of sin - Sodom and Gomorrah. Is this the origin of God's wrath on Earth?
Legendary wildlife filmmaker David Attenborough looks at the remarkable skills of animals, including the clever use of tools by orangutans.
The Incas ruled most of South America 500 years ago without a written language, but they may have had a three dimensional communication system made from knots.
Simon Schama explores one of our deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature, rather it is a projection of dreams and idylls, as well as of escapes and refuges from human turmoil, the elusive paradise on earth.
Night will Fall tells the story of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration camps. Using remarkable archive footage and testimony from both survivors and liberators, it reveals the efforts made to document the almost unbelievable scenes that the allies encountered on Liberation. The film explores how a team of top filmmakers, including Sidney Bernstein, Richard Crossman and Alfred Hitchcock came together to make a film to provide undeniable evidence of what the allies found. Each new generation deserves access to this evidence.
Rich Hill is a small town in Missouri, USA, with a population of around 1400 people. This program intimately chronicles the turbulent lives of three boys living in this impoverished Midwestern town and the fragile family bonds that sustain them. Despite their isolation and the brutality of their circumstances, their hopes for a brighter future persist.
Pope John Paul II is the world's first 'famous' Pope. He comes into power during the height of the Cold War and serves for nearly three decades, the second longest term in papal history. Having come of age during the Nazi invasion of his native Poland, and keenly aware of the shortcomings of the Vatican during World War II, John Paul II immerses the religious office into global affairs.
A group of chimps in Senegal is led by an alpha male named Dave.
The formidable racial prejudice that Nelson Mandela encounters on moving to Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city, leads to his rapid politicisation and fight to topple apartheid.
We uncover legendary tales of herbal hunters and stories of herb cultivators.
A compelling account of Nelson Mandela's secret life in the underground as he spearheads the anti-apartheid movement in an increasingly volatile political climate.
Religion has always been the soulmate of civilisation; they are meant for each other. This connection was first made in Ancient Egypt, which is still the longest lasting civilisation in world history. All civilisations since have borrowed something of the blueprint established by the Egyptians. Remarkably, it is possible to trace the birth of organised religion to a specific site known as Nabta Playa in the Egyptian desert. Here, 8000 years ago, herders built stone circles and erected megaliths as a place of worship. Archaeologist and series consultant Jeff Rose believes the site was a prototype church where people tried to understand their place within the ever-changing rhythms of the natural world.
Jamali travels to meet members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM), the largest Neo-Nazi group in America who openly idolise Adolf Hitler and are avid enthusiasts of all things White Power. Jamali spends time with party chairman, Commander Jeff Schoep as he attempts a historical merge of 25 white supremacist groups, together aiming to culturally balkanise the US. He Joins Jeff in Detroit where he gets a tour of NSM headquarters and the neighbourhoods that Jeff believes are "ruining the pure white race".