Daniel Barenboim is a political and pop culture icon who conducts some of the world's most famous orchestras. This special follows his concert series, Beethoven For All, where he travels the world bringing Beethoven's music to the masses.
Sam Dillemans is considered the most important contemporary artist in Belgium. He has an ongoing relationship with the Old Masters of European painting and sets the bar for his own work alongside theirs.
The second series of short films from emerging, Indigenous directors in the Northern Territory. This program brings to life Dreaming legends, history and personal stories from the Top End of Australia.
Geraldine Doogue meets Alexander McCall Smith, one of the world's best-selling authors made famous by a cheerful 'traditionally built' Botswanan female detective, the principal of his No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.
Over the centuries, explorers traded tales of a lost civilization and a 'City of Gold' amid the dense Amazonian rainforest. Scientists dismissed the legends as exaggerations, believing that the rainforest could not sustain such a huge population - until now.
Insight into the life of Dennis Nilsen who was London's most macabre serial killer, who preyed on the lost and the vulnerable. He murdered fifteen men without the police realising a killer was at large.
For many thousands of years, the Gumbaynggirr people of the New South Wales mid-north coast harvested the waters of the Arrawarra Headland. With European colonisation, these traditional hunting practices began to wane.
On the anniversary of 'The Apology' to the Stolen Generations of Australia, Miriam Corowa talks about the next steps in the healing of past traumas with board members of the newly created National Healing Foundation.
The journey of a family from poor Hunter Valley wine labourers to the owners of Australia's third largest wine company is one of the great success stories of business. But it is a story also of personal tragedy.
Matt Young treks across Patagonia's dramatic landscape to put his skills and nerves to the test by confronting the biggest, longest and most challenging rapid on Chile's Futaleufu river - the Terminator.
A group of 20 artists, scientists and educators travel to the remote and beautiful Arctic island of Spitzbergen to exchange ideas and plot ways of communicating to the wider world, concerns about the environment and climate change.
Agnes Abbott is an Eastern Arrente woman whose determination to care for her community has seen her at the forefront of initiatives to drive out alcohol and protect women and children from domestic violence.
Insects are the most diverse animal group on the planet. The key to their success is their unique ability to reshape themselves. They possess fearsome weapons, yet can display surprising tenderness and sophisticated behaviour.
Studying the Earth's atmosphere help scientists to understand the weather and long-term climate changes. Top discoveries about our planet include continental drift theories, the composition of the inner and outer cores of the Earth and cosmic radiation.
An Estonian by birth, Elmar Saarepere was forced to serve with the German army. He was interned after the war and not wanting to return to live under communism, took passage to Australia, arriving in 1947.