Kevin McCloud returns to Devon for an update on an inspirational build. Royal Marine Captain Jon White and his wife Becky had to update every feature of their lives and home following a tragic accident in Afghanistan.
This cheeky and provocative new biography series dishes the dirt on icons of the past. Get all the gossip on history's biggest stars, from Henry VIII to Marie Antoinette. Unlike the tabloids though, all the facts are rigorously researched.
The little shop in Harrington Street is one of the oldest timber buildings left in Hobart. Vacant and derelict, it has been the victim of two arson attacks. To avoid demolition, owners Haydn and Penny need to act.
This week Floyd enjoys dinner at the Michelin rated Carlton Hotel in Cannes. Ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, driver Johnny Herbert and Keith share lunch, but a guided tour of the track is prematurely ended by a traffic cop.
The name 'Mulka' means a sacred but public ceremony, and to hold or protect. This series shows content from The Mulka Project who sustain and protect Yolngu cultural knowledge in Northeast Arnhem Land.
In his brand new series, Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Raymond Blanc gives viewers a masterclass in basic cooking techniques. Over six weeks, Raymond will show viewers how to master essential cooking skills, including roasting, poaching, frying, slow cooking, baking and barbeque and grilling.
Guest comedians Tim Key and Alex Horne pit their common sense against Dara's mathematically-minded brain as they battle it out to solve puzzles and problems set by Professor Marcus du Sautoy. Today's theme is, 'How Maths Can Take You All the Way'.
So far, the volunteers have successfully been losing weight, but now the honeymoon period is over. It is the final two months of the diet, and their minds and bodies are fighting back. Dr Chris van Tulleken and Professor Tanya Byron find out if the new personalised diets will help them stay on course, and the experts reveal the scientific secrets to permanent dieting success.
US Ranger Steve Pepper has gathered together a crack team of weekend warriors to recreate a pivotal moment in the Battle for Normandy. Stu and Harold will build the tanks. Phil and Andy will provide the troops. And Ian Marshall will drop behind enemy lines in the first round, silk parachute jump on British soil since Stephen Spielberg's Band of Brothers.
In episode six, Silvia Colloca visits San Vito Chietino on the picturesque Adriatic coast, and with the help of her cousin, and ingredients fresh from the sea she learns how to make tacconcelli al ragu di pesce (pasta squares with fish ragout).
Martin Clunes sets out on an international journey to investigate the extraordinary relationship between man and beast - from birds to bears, and from pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships.
Uncle Gundy, Tyrone Power, and Tyrone's young son fish together and discuss the cultural significance of the sea to the Narungga people, and explore the different levels of learning that are shared through generations to show how the ocean is looked after and respected.
Ripe with the spirited fun, imagination and magic of Roald Dahl's classic fantasy, Walt Disney Pictures' juicy big-screen version of James and the Giant Peach follows the exciting journey of a lonely young boy who finds some unusual new friends and unexpected adventures when he climbs inside a giant peach and sets sail for New York City.
Conceived by Ferdinand de Lesseps, the Panama Canal was a miracle of engineering and human endeavour. He was beaten by jungle, swamps, rainstorms, mudslides, the death of 20,000 workers and financial ruin. American, John Stevens took over the project and saw it through, in the process creating a new country and the largest lock and canal system in the world. No longer would shipping have to face the terrors of Cape Horne to get from one side of America to another. (FEATURE ARTICLE AVAILABLE)
Steven visits the USS Ashville submarine to discover just what a lack of natural light means for a sailor's working day and visits Heathrow to have a go at getting the timings right at air traffic control.
All aboard! Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide. This episode he alights in France where his epic European railway expedition ends.
This episode, Tony tells the very personal tale of Victoria and Albert's love of the Scottish mountains. This is also a story of the complete image makeover of an entire nation. Tony heads for Blair Castle, the location of Victoria and Albert's first visit to the Highlands in 1844.
During their studies at Juilliard, students learn not only to develop their own technique but also to work together. The students all have to learn how to adjust their voices, instruments...and temperaments.
Chad must give a speech at his graduation and enlists Jenks' help to write it. But just before the ceremony begins, Chad's emotions and anxiety begin to take over and he becomes unsure as to whether he can go through with the speech.
The team must move a historic Canberra jet bomber over 400km from Coventry to Newquay, Cornwall, for a private collector. The vintage aircraft is in no condition to fly and so must travel by truck. Too large to be moved in one piece, the bomber must be dismantled and reassembled at its destination. The team hopes that one day the plane might be able to take to the skies again.
Documentary chronicling the history of World War II's Battle of the Bulge, when the German army launched a major surprise counteroffensive against the American forces that caught them almost completely off-guard, sweeping away major portions of the front line, pushing deep into the rear areas and causing tens of thousands of casualties before it was finally halted.
Join the wildlife expert Kevin Richards on a move of a different kind, when 28 lions, 14 hyenas and four black panthers get a new home. The huge task ahead includes planning and designing the new enclosures, a sanctuary on the edge of Dinokeng, a South African game reserve spanning 18,000 square metres.
Powerful and heartening documentary series The World of Jenks showcases the lives of three inspirational people who, despite huge personal challenges, are living extraordinary lives. 25-year-old award-winning filmmaker Andrew Jenks spends a year in the everyday life of each of his inspiring subjects. Jenks begins his journey on a road trip with Chad, a 21-year-old with autism, a wicked sense of humour and a huge amount of life changes to tackle during his graduating year.
How can you make the outdoors Great? Call in Mike Holmes. In this episode, Mike recalls some of the best examples of how front yard, side yard or back yard disasters need as much blood, tears and sweat to fix as any other part of the home.
In January 2013 polar explorer Tim Jarvis set out to complete the 'Shackleton Double' - an authentic recreation of the epic journey undertaken by Sir Ernest Shackleton nearly 100 years before after his ship sank and his 27 man crew we marooned in Antarctica. To save his men, Shackleton made a gruelling 800 mile sea voyage across the Southern Ocean, followed by a non-stop traverse of the crevasse-laden and previously uncharted glaciers of South Georgia. This is the journey Tim set out to recreate.
Street Warriors (brothers Abie and Warrick Wright - aka Predator and Wok) are well respected pioneers of Indigenous hip hop who have built a loyal following around Australia on the back of their energy filled live shows, poignant lyrics and their positive lifestyle messages culminating in Deadly Award winning nominations and performances. The brothers from Newcastle share childhood photos of their family life growing up in a political Aboriginal family and talk about their successful music career.
The sixth series of Monster Moves follows the high risk job of relocating the world's biggest packages. A team of British engineers attempt to haul two historic A4 Pacific steam locomotives, each worth more than #2 million, more than five thousand miles across the Atlantic to the National Railway Museum in York.
Sir David Attenborough discovers two examples where Nature has tinkered with the aging process to a different effect. The first grows old while trapped in a young body and the second looks old from birth but may hold the key to a long life.
Trevor Long from Seaworld and Janet Lanyon from The University of Queensland team up to study the elusive dugong off the coast of Stadbroke Island. The groundbreaking research includes capturing the massive mammal for sampling and study.
The comedian continues his journey retracing the footsteps of Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace by heading to Indonesian archipelago the Moluccas, formerly known by the nickname of the Spice Islands.
There is a magnificence to Madrid that any portrait painter would struggle to capture, although once seen this is a city that will never be forgotten. With ancient Arab influences and a stylish European culture, this city displays a truly eclectic mix of architecture that always compliments rather than clashes, and the result is forever perfectly balanced.
Stephen Hawking and his team investigate how science is on the cusp of making urban living more fun. Already, more than half the world's population live in cities. By 2050 it is expected that two thirds will live in urban areas - how will their increasing demands be satisfied?
Rhod Gilbert leaves his regular job as a stand-up comedian to try out four new ones. He goes back to school as he joins the staff of Monnow Primary School near Newport. As he gets to grips with his new job of primary school teacher, will Mr Gilbert impress his pupils and pass with distinction, or will he be sent to the bottom of the class?
Manuel Herrero travels to Chile. He goes to the far north of the country, to the Atacama desert and meets some rather unconventional kids who have chosen to come and live in this untamed, Wild West-like paradise to satisfy their passion for sand-boarding.
Stephen Hawking and his team investigate how reality is being increasingly stretched as people become less dependent on the physical world and more involved with the virtual electronic world. In this episode, a remarkable 3D virtual training programme for the military is investigated, a new system is tested that can map places inaccessible to GPS and Sat Nav, bio-printing, where designs created on computers are turned into three dimensional living tissues is examined and a new wave of sci-fi technologically is revealed; a computer that can read people's minds.
This episode reveals how baby rabbits learn to bond and looks at orphan badgers as they grow up. Will the water voles manage to produce their first litter? And how does a mole survive its solitary life almost entirely underground? In another first, the team excavate a massive abandoned rabbit warren in the wild by casting it in concrete.
Three months after the release, the Tasmanian devils face the challenge of their lives with an influx of tourists and a record-breaking heat wave that could spell the end for these tough little predators.
Join the heroic quest for knowledge as Cosmos once again sets sail for the stars. Hosted by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, this 13-part reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking series will venture to the new worlds that circle our suns, retrace our roots back to the hearts of distant stars, and travel across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale we know.
To fly like a bird, Earthflight not only captured remarkable images of wild flocks but also relied on some extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Filmed over four years, in six continents and more than 40 countries, the Earthflight team used many extraordinary techniques.
Mention Paris and for most people, their immediate thoughts will be of romance. From moonlit walks along the River Seine to the iconic landmarks of the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and even the more recent addition of the glass pyramid at the Louvre, Paris truly is a city of light, shining brightly for all who come here.
It's the start of the school year for the 800 students of the Juilliard School in New York, one of the most prestigious conservatories in the world and one of the most selective. The school boasts an impressive list of now famous artists who have studied in its drama, dance and music divisions - from Yo You Ma to Kevin Spacey, from Philip Glass to Pina Bausch.
The renowned art critic and expert, Tim Marlow, introduces us to some of the most famous and influential paintings in the history of art. Within a short format he provides valuable critiques of the works, along with anecdotes and the story of their creation. This episode he examines William Blake's The Night Of Enitharmon.