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Civilisations

Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.

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Building Cars Live

Buckle up for an incredible journey into the fascinating secret world of the car factory. 

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Life - with David Attenborough

David Attenborough explores the vibrant mix of life found on our plant - where it comes from, and what threatens it.

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Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'

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Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.

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Life Story

With Life Story, David Attenborough takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life. Find out more, and watch clips from the series.

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BBC Ideas

Short films for curious minds. 

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A history of music and technology

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason explores the impact of technology on music throughout the years.

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Frozen Planet

A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough.

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8 Days: To the Moon and Back

The untold story of Apollo 11 told in the voices of the first men to step foot on the Moon.

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Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain with Simon Sebag Montefiore

In this rich and thrilling OU/BBC coproduction for BBC Four, Simon Sebag Montefiore embarks on a fascinating journey to unlock 2,000 years of Spain’s history.

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Inside the Bank of England

The Bank of England prints our money, but few of us know how this powerful institution works. 

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Canals: The Making of a Nation

Liz McIvor looks at who built the nation's canal network, who funded it, those who worked on it and how they were regenerated following The Second World War.

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