Art of Scandinavia

In the final installment of Andrew Graham-Dixon’s journey through Scandinavian art, we arrive in Sweden— home of IKEA and a tradition of brilliant furniture design stretching back to the early years of the 20th century.

They Will Have To Kill Us First

Islamic extremists have banned music in Mali, but its world famous musicians wont give up without a fight. They Will Have To Kill Us First tells the story of Malis musicians, as they fight for their right to sing.

Britain’s Great War

Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the war, from stunned disbelief to the mass recruitment of volunteer soldiers.

The Art of Gothic

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores how a group of 19th-century architects and artists spurned the modern age and turned to Britain’s medieval past to create iconic works and buildings.

The People’s Portrait

Fiona Bruce follows Falklands War hero Simon Weston over three months, as he becomes the first person chosen by the public to be painted for the National Portrait Gallery.

Britain And the Sea

EPISODE 1: ADEVENTURE AND EXPLORATION David Dimbleby sails the south west coast of England – along the coast of Devon … More

The Manor reborn

The Manor REBORN”  (2012)   THE MANOR REBORN (Factual/Obs – BBC 1)

Shakespeare in Italy

Shakespeare was in love with Italy. Following the trail of his imagination, Francesco da Mosto hosts this beautiful travelogue exploring … More

Empire

A 2012 BBC and Open University co-production, written and presented by Jeremy Paxman, charting the rise of the British Empire from … More

The 7 Ages of Britain

Written and hosted by British journalist David Dimbleby, “Seven Ages of Britain” traces 2,000 years of the country’s history through … More

The Normans

Conquest. Professor Robert Bartlett explores the impact of the Norman conquest of Britain and Ireland. Bartlett shows how William the … More

The Victorians

Jeremy Paxman continues his exploration of the Victorian world by entering the typical Victorian home, a haven of order, respectability … More

ADVENTURES IN ARCHITECTURE

Beauty Historian and writer Dan Cruickshank celebrates architecture as a creative force as he explores the world’s greatest cities, buildings … More

Francesco’s Mediterranean Voyage (12 x 30”)

The series follows Venetian architect Francesco da Mosto as he follows the historical trading route from Venice through the Adriatic Sea, Corinth Canal, Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles to Istanbul.