Six British celebrities travel along some of the world's most infamous roads. In this episode, good friends and fellow comedians Ed Byrne and Andy Parsons brave temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees to drive across Siberia's infamous Road of Bones.
This program chronicles how the world leaders in the greatest military conflict in human history made their decisions and how these decisions (both good and bad) altered the outcome of WWII.
On July 19, 1989, a DC10-10 operated by United Airlines flight 232 experiences a catastrophic failure on its number two tail mounted engine. The plane becomes uncontrollable and plunges towards the runway at Sioux City, Iowa in the United States at speeds almost three times the normal rate. In a dramatic emergency landing, it cartwheels, veers right into a field, breaks into three parts and erupts into a massive fireball. Of the 285 passengers on board 112 are killed.
At the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health this week, serial shagger John comes into the clinic hoping he won't be diagnosed with chlamydia for an astonishing fourth time; clinic staff provide sexual health care for the inmates of maximum security jail HMP Manchester; and after a drunken one night stand, 26-year-old student Ben tries to persuade his girlfriend to lift a sex ban by proving he's still STI free.
The final program looks at the capture and subsequent suicide of Heinrich Himmler, one of the most feared men in Nazi Germany.
This episode follows the hunt for Gestapo head Klaus Barbie and death camp guard John Demjanjuk, dubbed 'The Butcher of Lyon' and 'Ivan the Terrible' respectively, which lasted into the 1980s.
Julia Bradbury faces a new physical challenge as she experiences the world of Wainwright - not one summit, but two.
We first profiled official war artist Ben Quilty last September as he worked on portraits of Australian soldiers who'd served in Afghanistan. Quilty spoke then of the strong bonds he'd formed with many of his subjects, including some of the elite special operations troops who he says revealed a depth of emotional distress that shocked him to his core. Six months later, Quilty's exhibition is now on tour and attracting much interest.
During October 2011 in the tiny town of Le Roy, New York, a handful of teenage girls from the same high school suddenly developed symptoms that looked like Tourette's syndrome. Strangely, the epidemic only seemed to affect teenage girls and resulted in panicked parents and a myriad of speculation. Some doctors who examined the girls believed they were victims of Conversion Disorder, where real physical symptoms - in this case tics - are triggered not by a physical cause, but by psychological trauma. But not all the families were convinced. They argued that their perfect girls, from cheerleaders to high-achievers, were from stable backgrounds and couldn't possibly be suffering from a psychological disorder.
The epic tale of the rise of civilisation. This series takes us from the first flourishing of civilisation in Mesopotamia through to the discovery of America.
The beautiful outline of Catbells is familiar to all who visit Derwent Water and the Lakeland town of Keswick. By boat and by foot, Julia Bradbury sets out to discover the secrets of a classic fell climb for all the family.
The final episode of this revelatory observational series follows Great Ormond Street's cardiothoracic surgeons as they perform some of the most difficult and innovative surgery in paediatric medicine.
NASA scientists believe, that far from being dead, Mars holds untold potential. Nearly half a century of Mars exploration has yielded tantalising clues that Mars may once have harboured life - and may harbour it still.
What do you do if you're unhappy with where you are in life? A widow, an ambitious first-time screenplay writer, and a 13-year-old girl all charge forward into their futures with mixed results.
As New York's Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer prosecuted crimes by America's largest financial institutions and some of the most powerful executives in the country. After his election as Governor, many believed Spitzer was on his way to becoming the nation's first Jewish President. Then, shockingly, Spitzer's meteoric rise turned into a precipitous fall when the New York Times revealed that Spitzer had been caught seeing prostitutes.
Discover the remarkable secrets of five of the world's greatest treasures. Using state-of-the art forensics, experts will unlock their hidden truths for the first time ever. Controversy has raged around the world's most disputed religious relic since it first surfaced in the 14th century. But now scientific advances have revealed mysterious writing on the Turin Shroud which could finally tell us whether it's genuine or fake.
David Attenborough looks at why no two islands in the Galapagos are the same. Featuring final footage of the islands' famous giant tortoise Lonesome George who recently died.
Compass looks at two bold new approaches in the battle against teenage cyberbullying.