The significance of the Sphinx has puzzled Egyptologists for decades. But a remarkable new discovery of a temple complex around it sheds fresh light on the Sphinx's role in Ancient Egypt and unlocks its disturbing secrets.
In this new four-part series, renowned physicist Brian Greene reveals a mind-boggling reality beneath the surface of our everyday world. Brian is going to let you in on a secret: We've all been deceived. Our perceptions of time and space have led us astray. Much of what we thought we knew about our universe just might be wrong.
Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals a surprising amount of insight into the past.
Exit Through the Gift Shop is an incendiary true story of low-level criminality, companionship and incompetence. The program follows an eccentric shop-keeper turned amateur filmmaker, Thierry Guetta, whose apparent compulsion to videotape every moment of his life led him to document the phenomenon of contemporary street art.
Meet modern-day treasure hunter Drew Pritchard. With demanding customers, high turnover, and one of the biggest decorative salvage yards in the UK, Drew is constantly on the road in search of derelict gems and forgotten remnants. He loves the thrill of the hunt and while he gets his hands dirty in the country's architectural backwaters, his team of restorers is back at the shop giving old and rare finds a new lease on life.
Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury visit the South Downs, where they discover that this gentle, rolling landscape of southern England had a dramatic ancient past.
Adam Ford investigates the 70-year-old mystery of a stolen baby and attempts to find the saviour of a house that was once deemed uninhabitable.
This three-part series looks at how Hitler formed a connection with millions of Germans and generated a level of charismatic attraction almost without parallel in the process.
In this episode, Julia explores railway history in the backstreets of Weymouth.
In this episode, Julia visits north-east Scotland to walk along the Speyside Way.
When Weather Changed History is an innovative series spotlighting the weather that has quite literally changed our world. Stories are told with an eye toward the unexpected by highlighting the ways in which the power of nature has steered much of history.
From stunning space imagery to in-your-face storm chasing, this series showcases the incredible power of our seasons and weather, and what drives them to both incredible creation and devastating destruction.
A nine-year-old girl is rushed into resus with memory problems after slumping over her desk at school. Consultant Liz has difficulty making a diagnosis, suspecting the pupil may have a viral infection that causes a swelling of the brain.
Profiles the internationally acclaimed Indigenous didgeridoo player Mark Atkins. Randall follows Atkins from his busy rehearsal schedules in New York with major artists like Phillip Glass, and back to his hometown Geraldton, in Yamaji Country, where he has been asked to perform as a special guest at the Yamaji Festival.
This documentary runs the viewer through the steps to rehabilitation when re-entering the world once you have served in prison.
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.