Are we alone in the universe? Or have we been visited by aliens? If the answer to the last question is 'yes', have the world's governments been covering up this incredible 'truth'?
UK comedian Andrew Maxwell is a logical guy and he's going to tackle these big questions on an American road trip, travelling from Los Angeles to Area 51.
In this episode, Julia visits Cornwall, where she traces a railway line that has not operated for 140 years.
Comedian Sue Perkins and actress Liza Tarbuck drive the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, a network of dangerous roads hacked through mountains and jungles of Laos and Vietnam.
Britain's welfare state, designed to provide a safety net for the country's poorest citizens, costs taxpayers more than 80 billion pounds a year. Yet in some areas of the country, poverty levels are on a par with those of the developing world. Ross travels to Glasgow, one of Europe's most important financial centres but also one of the UK's most deprived areas.
Iceland is home to some of the planet's rarest creatures and it harbours some of the most extreme environments on Earth. On the highly volcanic Mid-Atlantic Ridge, new land is forged every day in Iceland's heart of fire.
Warrior Road Trip is a cross-continental journey undertaken by Boni and Lemarti, two warriors from the Maasai culture. These warriors, who rarely abandon their traditional clothes or spears, embark on a cultural odyssey to experience the Western world while staying true to their tribal values.
The story of the Gamo Highlands above the African Rift Valley, and the unique worldview held by the people of the region.
At the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health this week, 20-year-old internet shagger Gary finds out the hard way that it's not just STIs condoms are designed to prevent, pre-op transsexual Jasmine hopes her high risk sexploits don't jeopardise her life-changing operation, and just four weeks after being diagnosed with HIV David comes into the clinic worried he may also have syphilis.
In this four-part series, anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee get right under the skin to reveal the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death. The two scientists perform a series of autopsy demonstrations which reveal what disease really looks like and how it works. The series begins by looking at diseases affecting the circulatory system.
Julia Bradbury visits the picturesque Mawddach estuary in Snowdonia. Located between Dolgellau and the coastal resort of Barmouth, this area became a popular tourist destination in the 1860s thanks to the railway connecting it to England's major cities.
Take an exhilarating ride onboard the International Space Station as it orbits the weird and wonderful planet that we call home. Starting at zero degrees, Greenwich in London, we move around the globe looking at geology, weather, human activity and nature. This real-time snapshot of the wonder of existence will inspire, shock and surprise in 90 unforgettable minutes. Narrated by David Mitchell.
Produced by famed street artist Banksy, this program charts the history of behaving badly in public. It examines the stories behind some of the most audacious stunts of recent times and what motivates the perpetrators, from mindless boredom to heartfelt political beliefs.
Smooth, strong and utterly unique, Jack Daniels is one of the world's best-selling whiskies. Every single bottle is made in Tennessee where old world traditions meet state-of-the-art technology.
Taking a driving test is something that everyone can relate to. It is a stressful rite of passage for all young people but even more so for autistic people with low self-confidence and poor social skills. Driving represents the independence they often find so difficult to achieve in the rest of their lives. This counter intuitive film follows young characters with autism at different stages along the journey towards learning to drive including the dramatic build up to their theory and practical tests.
Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia offers an insight into industrial Britain as she walks along disused train lines across England, Scotland and Wales.
Utilising the new field of 'Big History', which blends multiple disciplines to provide greater insight into the formation of our world, the The Story of All of Us will draw upon surprising links from geography, natural history and science.
This week we're returning to Cunnamulla in outback Queensland and the story of a newspaper, an unlikely romance and a grazing property. James Clark left the bush and found success in the city. But he was drawn home and then chased a new dream of running the local paper.
A newly discovered artefact is potentially the most controversial ever found. This object is a lost gospel, a 1600-year-old scripture - eight lines of ancient Coptic script - which has the line "Jesus said, 'my wife'."