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Episode 2

2. Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure: Episode 2

Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang visit Chengdu to learn about the cuisine of Sichuan province.

Stowmarket to Harwich

10. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Stowmarket to Harwich

Michael meets volunteers on the Mid-Suffolk Light railway and drives The Middy.

Gainsborough to Ely

9. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Gainsborough to Ely

Michael learns about an ingenious Victorian machine which changed shopping forever.

The Big Bang

2. Sword, Musket & Machine Gun: Britain's Armed History: The Big Bang

The impact of gunpowder on the battlefield, from cannons to early handheld weapons.

Gunpowder 5/11: The Greatest Terror Plot

Gunpowder 5/11: The Greatest Terror Plot

The inner secrets of the Gunpowder Plot using the words of the plotters themselves.

Chapeltown to Doncaster

8. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Chapeltown to Doncaster

Michael follows in the footholds of the Victorian daredevil who made rock climbing a sport

Venice

2. Italy's Invisible Cities: Venice

Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice.

Manchester Piccadilly to Silkstone Common

7. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Manchester Piccadilly to Silkstone Common

Michael comes face to face with the Victorian scientist who invented modern atomic theory.

Dan Snow on Lloyd George: My Great-Great-Grandfather

Dan Snow on Lloyd George: My Great-Great-Grandfather

Dan Snow traces the story of his forebear, Liberal prime minister David Lloyd George.

Blackpool to Manchester Victoria

6. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Blackpool to Manchester Victoria

Michael unveils a new monument to 87 railwaymen who lost their lives in the Great War.

A Very British Crisis

A Very British Crisis

Carolyn Quinn tells the story of the Abdication crisis of December 1936.

Crown and Choir

1. David Starkey's Music and Monarchy: Crown and Choir

Henry V and Henry VIII, kings who were also composers, and how they shaped British music.

Longniddry to Edinburgh

5. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Longniddry to Edinburgh

Michael discovers the history of body snatchers and murderers who contributed to science.

Darlington to Dunbar

4. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Darlington to Dunbar

Michael heads up the East Coast Main Line, testing a state-of-the-art train on the way.

Welwyn Garden City to Peterborough

2. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Welwyn Garden City to Peterborough

Michael heads north from London, and in Bedfordshire he gets to drive a 'locomobile'.

Cut & Thrust

1. Sword, Musket & Machine Gun: Britain's Armed History: Cut & Thrust

Dr Sam Willis discovers how medieval weapons shaped Britain.

Naples

1. Italy's Invisible Cities: Naples

Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover 2,500 years of hidden history in Naples.

Newark-on-Trent to Stockton

3. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, Newark-on-Trent to Stockton

Tracing the path of the Flying Scotsman, Michael heads to Stockton-on-Tees.

Shakespeare's Mother: The Secret Life of a Tudor Woman

Shakespeare's Mother: The Secret Life of a Tudor Woman

Michael Wood tells the story of Mary Arden, an ordinary woman in a time of revolution.

Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here

Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here

Jeremy Black examines an extraordinary time in British history, the Industrial Revolution.

The Flying Scotsman

1. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 8, The Flying Scotsman

Michael departs London before dawn on the famous Flying Scotsman.

Blaven

7. Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands: Shorts, Blaven

Paul Murton embarks on a nerve-wracking caving expedition under the summit of Blaven.

Looking for Mr Bond: 007 at the BBC

5. Timeshift: Series 15, Looking for Mr Bond: 007 at the BBC

The BBC opens up its vaults to reveal the files on the world's most famous secret agent.

Episode 3

3. Time Commanders: Episode 3

A team of karate veterans try to defend the Roman Empire against Attila the Hun.

The 1970s, 80s and 90s

2. Back in Time for Christmas: The 1970s, 80s and 90s

The Robshaws discover how the race for a Christmas number one single was born.

Christmas

4. Victorian Bakers: Christmas

How the Victorians invented Christmas as we know it today.

All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride

All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride

A real-time journey across the wilderness of the Arctic on a traditional reindeer sleigh.

Episode 6

6. Full Steam Ahead: Episode 6

The team learn how cheaper rail transport meant more freedom for working-class Victorians.

Ricky Tomlinson

5. Who Do You Think You Are?: Series 13, Ricky Tomlinson

Ricky Tomlinson traces his roots and discovers that he comes from generations of carters.

Episode 3

3. Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream: Episode 3

While the Habsburgs headed for extinction, Vienna blossomed.

Episode 5

5. Full Steam Ahead: Episode 5

The team head to the South Devon Railway.

Episode 3

3. Six Wives with Lucy Worsley: Episode 3

Henry annuls his marriage to Anne of Cleves and marries Catherine Howard two weeks later.

Episode 4

4. Full Steam Ahead: Episode 4

At the National Railway Museum, Alex and Peter help get the Flying Scotsman into steam.

East

3. Digging for Britain: Series 5, East

Finds include the theatre where Shakespeare premiered Romeo and Juliet and Henry V.

Episode 3

3. Full Steam Ahead: Episode 3

How railways transformed the British diet, saving a nation that struggled to feed itself.

Great Plains

2. How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears: Great Plains

How the Great Plains saw stories of Indians, wagon trains, homesteaders and cattle drives.