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.
There is a new kind of weather to worry about, and it comes from our nearest star. Scientists are expecting a fit of violent activity on the Sun which will propel billions of tonnes of superheated gas and pulses of energy towards our planet. Solar storms have the potential to close down our modern technological civilisation.
Horses and humans traumatised by the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria are finding comfort in each other, thanks to an innovative therapy program.
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.
Adam Ford investigates a classic Victorian terrace said to have once been owned by an eccentric millionaire and a 19th century sea captain.
Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury venture across Britain's biggest county, Yorkshire, from the moors and the dales to the coast.
Julia Bradbury faces more climbing than walking as she sets out on one of the most dramatic Lakeland routes.
A 6'7" Aussie who lives in a one-room tin shed in Alice Springs and spends his life saving orphaned baby joeys has become the toast of Britain. Since childhood, Chris 'Brolga' Barnes has been infatuated with Australia's most iconic animal, and now spends his life rescuing and raising hundreds of orphan joeys for release back to the wild.
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.
Julia Bradbury starts her walk in the quiet valley of Mardale, where the local village was lost forever when the valley was flooded to create the Haweswater reservoir.
Today we can hardly imagine life without electricity - it defines our era. As our understanding of it has increased, so has our reliance upon it, and today we're on the brink of a new breakthrough, because if we can understand the secret of electrical superconductivity we could once again transform the world.
Seen through the work of eight leading artists, this is a poignant and absorbing observation of the beauty and mystery of the Middle East which is often ignored, especially today where anger and violence demand centre stage in our media and where stereotypes and prejudices distort our view of this region.
In part two of our special on the Roman Catholic Church in Australia, Geraldine Doogue examines the experience of women in the church. Women outnumber men in the Catholic Church, but rarely are their voices heard. Forty years after the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the church still denies women positions of authority, leadership and power. In this episode we meet four women grappling with what it means to be Catholic in the 21st century.
Caracas, Venezuela is the world's most oil-rich nation and also one of its most violent. Ross Kemp spends time in the city's barrios with gangs, in prisons, and with police who are out-manned and out-gunned.
Covering one fifth of the Earth's surface, the Arctic tundra is one of the coldest and driest places on the planet.
Julia Bradbury is in the village of Grasmere for a climb up Helm Crag, defined by the collection of rock formations at its summit - a feature that has lent it the nickname of the Lion and the Lamb.