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Shows from BBC
A fresh exploration of human origins - and human nature - from the Congo.
Discover the source of Africa's greatest river and a surprising abundance of wild animals.
A look at scientists' claims about human contribution to global warming.
Three mathematicians aim to clear up the climate change debate for good.
Kate Humble and Ant Anstead are in Hong Kong to see what happens right after New Year.
Kate Humble takes part in a flower auction as lucky red roses are sold for New Year.
Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead experience the New Year transport rush and crush.
Documentary investigating 'honour' killings in the Muslim community in the UK.
Scientist Mark Miodownik challenges chef Marcus Wareing to a cookery competition.
Simon discovers Hondurans living in the grip of violent criminal gangs.
Travelling from Barbados to Colombia, Simon meets the region's extraordinary people.
Simon explores both the light and dark sides of the Dominican Republic.
US Oil industry expert Greg Palast uncovers startling evidence of oil industry misconduct.
Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.
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.