In the last of the series, Richard Miles examines the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles examines the phenomenon of the Roman Republic.
Richard Miles traces the battle-scarred career of Alexander the Great.
Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the 'Greek Thing'.
Richard Miles looks at the winners, losers and survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse.
Richard Miles traces the roots of civilisation in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece.
Brian Cox reveals how whisky has shaped Scotland's hard-drinking reputation.
How smoking kick-started the British Empire and created a market of addicts.
How sugar cane fuelled a consumer revolution but is now responsible for serious ailments.
Documentary investigating the Boeing 737 which crashed 14 years ago into the M1.
Dallas Campbell explores how what goes on underground keeps our country on the move.
Dallas Campbell reveals the hidden wonders beneath our feet.
Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.
By the 1930s, the legacy of America's millionaire princesses paves the way for the future.
Exploring marriages between the daughters of new-money Americans and cash-strapped Brits.
Elizabeth McGovern explores the first transatlantic marriages of the late 1800s.
A law student fights for the lives of two of the youngest killers facing execution.
Film following the trial of a man accused of beating eight members of his family to death.
For two of the youngest men on death row in Texas, execution day has arrived.
The advances that have elevated the murder weapon from being mere evidence to key witness.
Gabriel Weston looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case.
A look at cases that were solved by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence.
Andy Torbet dives below the waves in search of the inspiration for the first stone circle.
Andy Torbet and some local seafaring volunteers build a boat.
Orkney was the cultural capital of our ancient world.
A look at the remarkable life that William and Kate have built together.
Documentary following diverse members of three slimming clubs as they try to lose weight.
Jonathan Dimbleby travels 2000 miles through East Africa's Rift Valley.
Jonathan Dimbleby starts his African journey in the capital of Mali, Bamako.
A look at the people who helped create a more culturally diverse post-war Britain.
A look at extraordinary courage, terrible suffering and miraculous survival in WWII.
A look at the defiant spirit that brought the nation together during WWII.
Documentary about the extraordinary last survivors who fought or lived through WWII.
Tracing the propaganda war waged between the pro-slavery lobby and abolitionists.
Documentary uncovering the scale of the slavery business as it existed in Britain.