Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang visit Chengdu to learn about the cuisine of Sichuan province.
Michael meets volunteers on the Mid-Suffolk Light railway and drives The Middy.
Michael learns about an ingenious Victorian machine which changed shopping forever.
The impact of gunpowder on the battlefield, from cannons to early handheld weapons.
The inner secrets of the Gunpowder Plot using the words of the plotters themselves.
Michael follows in the footholds of the Victorian daredevil who made rock climbing a sport
Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice.
Michael comes face to face with the Victorian scientist who invented modern atomic theory.
Dan Snow traces the story of his forebear, Liberal prime minister David Lloyd George.
Michael unveils a new monument to 87 railwaymen who lost their lives in the Great War.
Carolyn Quinn tells the story of the Abdication crisis of December 1936.
Henry V and Henry VIII, kings who were also composers, and how they shaped British music.
Michael discovers the history of body snatchers and murderers who contributed to science.
Michael heads up the East Coast Main Line, testing a state-of-the-art train on the way.
Michael heads north from London, and in Bedfordshire he gets to drive a 'locomobile'.
Dr Sam Willis discovers how medieval weapons shaped Britain.
Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover 2,500 years of hidden history in Naples.
Tracing the path of the Flying Scotsman, Michael heads to Stockton-on-Tees.
Michael Wood tells the story of Mary Arden, an ordinary woman in a time of revolution.
Jeremy Black examines an extraordinary time in British history, the Industrial Revolution.
Michael departs London before dawn on the famous Flying Scotsman.
Paul Murton embarks on a nerve-wracking caving expedition under the summit of Blaven.
The BBC opens up its vaults to reveal the files on the world's most famous secret agent.
A team of karate veterans try to defend the Roman Empire against Attila the Hun.
The Robshaws discover how the race for a Christmas number one single was born.
How the Victorians invented Christmas as we know it today.
A real-time journey across the wilderness of the Arctic on a traditional reindeer sleigh.
The team learn how cheaper rail transport meant more freedom for working-class Victorians.
Ricky Tomlinson traces his roots and discovers that he comes from generations of carters.
While the Habsburgs headed for extinction, Vienna blossomed.
The team head to the South Devon Railway.
Henry annuls his marriage to Anne of Cleves and marries Catherine Howard two weeks later.
At the National Railway Museum, Alex and Peter help get the Flying Scotsman into steam.
Finds include the theatre where Shakespeare premiered Romeo and Juliet and Henry V.
How railways transformed the British diet, saving a nation that struggled to feed itself.
How the Great Plains saw stories of Indians, wagon trains, homesteaders and cattle drives.