Geraldine Doogue and a panel of high profile international and Australian guest speakers attend the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne. It is the largest gathering of religious leaders in the world.
Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This episode features a warehouse conversion.
Fifteen-year-old Dion from Tennant Creek is fascinated by dogs and sketches them constantly. Despite being profoundly deaf and suffering from muscular dystrophy, he has created an apparel label called "Cheeky Dog".
The youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world solo, 21-year-old Jesse Martin, takes five young people on a sailing adventure of a lifetime in search of paradise, but what they discover is far from it.
The power of music and its effect on the human mind is a fascinating topic for neuroscientists exploring the gateway to the mysteries of the brain. This documentary illuminates how the brain uses music to shape the human experience.
Filmed over two years, the program follows one of the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, French prima ballerina Aurelie Dupont as she prepares and performs Swan Lake, The Lady of the Camellias, Raymonda and Le Parc.
In this episode, the foursome go to London for a long weekend. Sam can speak the language but is a bit confused by the geography. Sascha finds a good-looking English boyfriend and Sam ends up dancing with the elderly waitress.
A sexy journey to the heart of the erotic comic strip, examining its colourful history and the role it plays in our society. From legendary authors to the infamous satire and censorship, hosted by burlesque performer Molly Crabapple.
July 19th, 64 AD: Rome is on the brink of disaster. Fire rages through the heart of the empire. Blame will eventually fall on the Emperor, Nero. But, in the fire's wake, it's actually Nero who puts the city back on its feet.
Some of the greatest contemporary stars of the opera world: Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Roberta Alagna and Beatrice Uria-Monzon are our guides as they explore four major operas in which they are singing major roles.
Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced.
Einstein's and Galileo's theories led to breakthroughs in understanding the universe. The work of Aristotle, Copernicus, Kepler, and modern day astronomers, Paul Butler and Saul Perlmutter also led to breakthroughs in astronomy.
The challenge to complete the Sagrada Familia Church, according to Gaudi's vision, is revealed by architects and artisans who have spent years of their lives immersed in unlocking the secrets of Gaudi's Liquid Stone.
Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This episode features a traditional stone cottage.