Despite the lure of video games, children spend 5 billion hours a year playing with LEGO. From the creative gurus to the robotic assembly to the fickle test market, uncover the secrets to its success.
n this episode, Julia sets off to tackle her first mountain - Blencathra. Julia's route to the summit sees her tackle Sharp Edge, the Lake District's most technical and vertigo-inducing ridge climb.
The emotional conclusion to our story about former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and his family. This episode has the inside story of a series of dramatic highs and lows on and off the field.
Every year thousands of young people risk their lives attempting to cross the border from Mexico to secure a better life in America. The area is under constant surveillance by guards and helicopters, and these desperate people know, as they embark on a five day trek across the wilderness of the Sonoran Desert, that they will be exposed to ferociously high temperatures and deadly rattlesnakes.
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.
Julia Bradbury presents a series of classic walks and climbs in the Lake District. Armed with Alfred Wainwright's famous pictorial guides, she sets out on some of the most popular fell walks in the country. In the first episode, Julia is in the Western Lakes to walk to the summit of Wainwright's favourite fell, Haystacks.
Final part in this series chronicling Malcolm X's remarkable journey from his birth in Omaha, Nebraska, to his assassination in New York City in 1965.
It's awards season and movie critics are buzzing over Ben Affleck's Argo, which chronicles the CIA's attempt to rescue six Americans during the 1978 Iran hostage crisis. But what really happened during the covert operation? And did the events really unfold as seen in the movie?
This episode focuses on the work of Great Ormond Street's cardiothoracic department as they treat newborn babies with complex heart problems. Many are diagnosed before they are even born and improvements in surgical techniques mean that more of these babies are surviving.
There is something alluring and slightly menacing in the air throughout Great Britain when it comes to the people, the scenery, and especially the cuisine, and Anthony is off to try and discover what it is.
Since its discovery in 1930, Pluto has held a warm place in the public imagination. So, when the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium stopped calling Pluto a planet, director Neil deGrasse Tyson found himself at the centre of a firestorm led by angry, Pluto-loving primary school students.
St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, is also one of the world's most popular saints, but does his life live up to his legend?
As the world's most international beer company, Heineken ships 80% of its beer overseas and the rest within the Netherlands. Step behind the scenes at Europe's largest brewery, the home of Heineken.
Once life arrived in the Galapagos, it exploded into unique and spectacular forms. David Attenborough investigates the driving forces behind such evolutionary innovations. We learn that life must be able to adapt quickly in these ever-changing volcanic landscapes.
Three stories of people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by unpleasant outcomes: an elementary school student tries to solve a common childhood problem; a rancher resuscitates a beloved pet, which later turns on him; people team to give an unknown rock band the greatest night of its life.
It's meant to be a joyous event but it's a gripping battle for survival. Join actress Courteney Cox as we go inside the womb and follow the story from conception to birth, showing how the struggle for life turns into the miracle of birth.
David Attenborough explores the lives of the toughest species and shows how they manage to exist in the scorching wilderness of the Sahara desert.
On the second leg of their Norwegian adventure, Drew and Tee uncover a few rare gems in Sulheim Farm's ancient outbuildings; and at a Bergen salvage yard, Drew discovers the downside of the Norwegian salvage business.