A dramatic minute-by-minute account of the massive storm that brought New York State to its knees in late October 2012. Using satellite imagery, CGI mapping and the powerful personal testimony of those who lived through it, this is a forensic analysis of the meteorological, engineering and human devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy.
In the final episode, Ewan journeys up the mighty Congo River, where he passes through frontier towns in the wilds of Central Africa, encounters a unique subculture for whom style is a religion, and ventures deep into the jungle in search of Pygmy tribes.
Hawaii may seem like an island paradise but with the highest rate of methamphetamine abuse in the United States, the island's dealers can demand sky-high prices from tweaked out meth heads.
Following a network of now forgotten steamer routes, Paul goes in search of the true spirit of Scotland, travelling from loch to loch in Argyll and then out to Islay.
Once an actress in Coronation Street, Tricia is now too embarrassed to have friends round as her hoard of bric-a-brac and junk has buried her dining room table and become host to an infestation of rats. Stelios hopes to prove that his special mix of therapies can help Tricia.
Follows a small team of Australian Catholic pilgrims rallying young people from across Australia to attend the world's largest youth event, World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008.
No longer a taboo, for millions of people, having a tattoo is the closest they come to owning a unique work of art. Funny, eye watering, jaw dropping and uplifting, this documentary explores the world of tattoos; the people who do them, the people who have them and what they say about their lives, why they get them and what they feel about them. It's about the stories behind what gets printed on the skin. For many what starts as a drunken dare becomes a compulsion, with full arm, leg, chest, back and even head tattoos now far more popular than ever before. And on the flip side, as tattooing kits become cheaper and more accessible via the internet, more people are 'having a go' at tattooing themselves - with predictably varying results. And, when it all goes wrong, it's the professional tattooists' job to try to fix them.
The plant in Bolzano, Northern Italy first manufactured military hardware in the 1970s and now turns out a variety of war machines, from simple delivery van-based 4x4 troop movers, through to armored cars and personnel carriers to the Ariete, the main battle tank for the Italian army.
In this episode, Paul travels by vintage bike through the spectacular scenery of the central Highlands to better appreciate the charms of nature.
As World War Two was drawing to an end, a Jewish group named the Avengers formed to hunt down persecutors known to have contributed to deaths during the Holocaust.
Political philosopher, visionary, husband and father, dynamic orator and militant minister. This is Malcolm X's remarkable journey from his birth in Omaha, Nebraska, to his assassination in NYC in 1965.
For generations, the Firth of Clyde was a favourite holiday destination for millions of Scots, both rich and poor. In this episode, Paul explores the delights of this famous stretch of water.
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.