A group of six builders embark on an ambitious project to bring the Roman city of Wroxeter back to life by building a fully working Roman villa. But the catch is they cannot use any modern technology and their building guide is a manual written in 25BC.
The 21st century building crew constructing a Roman villa using only ancient methods and tools, have reached the halfway point. The giant oak frame is up and now the race is on to get the roof finished before the weather breaks.
Hestons Dinner in Space - Heston boldly goes where no chef has
gone before! Follow Heston and his team in this two-part series as they attempt to revolutionise the world of space food and orchestrate the first ever dinner party in space. Challenged by the British Astronaut Tim Peake, Heston creates seven dishes that remind Tim of home, helping to combat the emotional impact of his journey. Heston and his team take on the astronomical task of creating meals that can be consumed at zero gravity. He explores how our bodies react to being in space and how the physics and chemistry of eating are changed outside the Earths atmosphere. Follow the conversation on twitter: # SBSFood (Part 1 of 2) (From the UK) (Food Series)
Charts the creation of Grayson Perry's riskiest and most personal public artwork of his career: a loving tribute and celebration of his homeland of Essex inspired by his life and the people he grew up amongst.
Deadly train accidents claim dozens of lives each year, but just how safe are the railroads? This documentary investigates recent rail tragedies and advances in train technology that could help prevent them, by taking a special look at Japan's super-efficient bullet trains, which have a perfect safety record, revealing what it would take to usher in a new golden age of safer, faster, more modern and reliable train travel.