This week, the story of three young Australians and their mission to rescue an orphaned elephant calf on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra.
This is the epic tale of the rise of civilisation. The Story of All of Us is not names and dates history; there will be danger, action, struggle, heroism and adrenaline. This series takes us from the first flourishing of civilisation in Mesopotamia through to the discovery of America.
Part one presents Elizabeth's formative years - the importance of family and history and the enormous effect her uncle's abdication had on Elizabeth's future. This experience would see the young Elizabeth develop a level of maturity far beyond her years and come to understand the importance of duty and sacrifice in the life of a modern ruler.
Fearless young presenter Stacey Dooley explores what life is really like for some young Americans, immersing herself in three, often shocking, youth communities. This eye-opening three-part series sees the engaging presenter meet young people who are taking extreme action to change their lives.
To mark the 70th anniversary of 1940, presenter and archaeologist Jules Hudson takes us on a journey of discovery into Britain's darkest, and in the words of Winston Churchill 'finest hour'. In 1940, Britain was fighting for its life. Hitler's Germany was determined to invade the British Isles, and all that stood in the way were the men and women of Britain. Now a team of experts across France and Britain are uncovering fresh evidence of their incredible struggle. They are digging up secrets buried for 70 years, to reveal stories of heroism from Britain's most dangerous year.
The third episode focuses on Great Ormond Street's heart transplant team. Every year, the number of donor hearts decreases: safer roads, better intensive care and a society reluctant to donate means fewer hearts and longer waits for children for whom transplant is the last resort. The Berlin Heart is a revolutionary machine that keeps these children alive. However, it's a precarious existence as the machine can only buy them time until the rare gift of a heart is made.
Compass takes a look at the life and legacy of outgoing Pope Benedict XVI who surprised the world by resigning after less than eight years at the helm of the Catholic Church.
Luxury is the one thing Kevin doesn't yet have at his handmade cabin in the woods. It's an off grid marvel, but what he really wants is a hot tub he can relax in, sipping red wine and watching the setting sun with his friends.
In this episode, Drew examines a treasure trove of strange salvage and quirky antiques, and a beachside bounty includes vintage skateboards and surfboards.
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.
The very heart of Africa is covered in dense tropical rainforest. The animals that live here find the most ingenious ways to carve out their space in a claustrophobic landscape.
In the final episode, Dan Snow travels to Lough Foyle to dive on a Flying Fortress that crashed on its first bombing raid - although the crew miraculously survived. He then heads to the shores of Lough Neagh where, at RAF Cluntoe, pilots and crew were trained for flying missions all over Europe.
The Dust Bowl is a four-part series by Ken Burns that chronicles the environmental catastrophe that, throughout the 1930s, destroyed the farmlands of the Great Plains, turned prairies into deserts, and unleashed a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms that for many seemed to herald the end of the world. It was the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history.
In this episode, Paul travels from the shores of beautiful Loch Maree, into the wilds of Assynt, and on to the northern most part of mainland Scotland.
With exteriors inspired by military fighter aircrafts, the AGV is a revolutionary, self-propelled, high-speed commercial train. Will it break world record speeds for a train on rails?
Monty Halls goes back to his marine biologist roots as he studies whales and dolphins off the spectacular west coast of Ireland.
This first episode sees Paul board a traditional Gypsy caravan to travel through the borders and up to Glasgow.