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Episode 6

6. Second Chance Summer: Tuscany: Series 1, Episode 6

The group reflect on what they have learnt about themselves during their stay.

The Wood Carver

2. Handmade on the Silk Road: The Wood Carver

In his workshop in Khiva in Uzbekistan, Shavkat makes doors, chests and wooden columns.

Episode 3

3. The Story of Scottish Art: Episode 3

As the 19th century began, Scotland's artists challenged their inherited traditions.

Spectacled Bears - Shadows of the Forest

15. Natural World: 2007-2008, Spectacled Bears - Shadows of the Forest

Revealing the secrets of the elusive spectacled bear.

Srebrenica: Denying Genocide

Our World: Srebrenica: Denying Genocide

A report from the town where Europe's worst atrocity since the Second World War took place

Episode 2

2. Scotland's Superhospital: Series 2, Episode 2

Staff are excited to be part of a clinical trial which could revolutionise kidney dialysis

Episode 3

3. Scotland's Superhospital: Series 2, Episode 3

Rose is rushed to the hospital and waits to find out if a kidney is a match for her.

Episode 1

1. Vets 24/7: Series 4, Episode 1

Large animal vet Kevin treats a reindeer with an eye infection.

Living With The Dead

Our World: Living With The Dead

The dead are a constant presence in the Toraja area of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

Episode 3

3. Road Riders: Series 1, Episode 3

Czech racers Indi and Veronika reveal their own obsession with Irish road racing.

Episode 5

5. Real Lives Reunited: Series 4, Episode 5

Ex-pupils who toured America in the 1950s reunite 60 years on for one last performance.

Line Dancing

6. Keepin 'er Country: Series 2, Line Dancing

Following some of Ireland's foremost line dancers from competition rehearsals to finals.

Episode 1

1. Inside Versailles: Series 2, Episode 1

Professor Kate Williams and Greg Jenner discuss Louis XIV's mistress Madame de Montespan.

Episode 3

3. Second Chance Summer: Tuscany: Series 1, Episode 3

The group decides to open a restaurant at the farm, trying out their cooking skills.

Episode 4

4. Glamorgan Coastal Lives: Series 1, Episode 4

Can the Barry Island Pleasure Park showmen finally get their giant wheel up and running?

Episode 2

2. Prison - From the Inside: Series 1, Episode 2

Exploring the stories behind the crimes of the men and women serving time in prison.

Episode 2

2. Road Riders: Series 1, Episode 2

Going onboard with motorcyclists Sam Dunlop, Gareth Keys and Yvonne Montgomery.

Isle of Mull

15. Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands: Shorts, Isle of Mull

Paul Murton explores the Isle of Mull and its satellite islands.

Episode 1

1. A1: Britain's Longest Road: Series 1, Episode 1

A police chase leads to a major drugs bust, and two swans force the road to close.

Episode 8

8. Nature's Weirdest Events: Series 5, Episode 8

Chris charts the advance of a crab army and learns why spiders are glowing in the dark.

Barcelona

2. An Art Lovers' Guide: Series 1, Barcelona

Dr Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke discover Barcelona through its art and architecture.

Episode 5

5. Second Chance Summer: Tuscany: Series 1, Episode 5

The group prepare to host their first big event, a traditional Italian wedding.

The Weaver

1. Handmade on the Silk Road: The Weaver

In China, a weaver uses a combination of handmade techniques and mechanised looms.

Faroe Islands

9. Coast: Series 4 Reversions, Faroe Islands

Coast heads high into the wild Atlantic to the majestic Faroe Islands.

Mountain Worlds

1. Mexico: Earth's Festival of Life: Series 1, Mountain Worlds

Mexico is a vast country, dominated by a great chain of mountains - the Sierra Madre.

Malaysia

1. Dara & Ed's Road to Mandalay: Series 1, Malaysia

Dara and Ed watch a beauty pageant for chickens in Kuala Lumpar.

Handel - The Conquering Hero

2. The Birth of British Music: Handel - The Conquering Hero

The life and music of Handel, who has had a profound influence on our cultural heritage.

The Honeymoon Period

2. The Secret Life of the Motorway: The Honeymoon Period

How motorways transformed where we live, work and play in Britain over the last 50 years.

Episode 1

1. Japan's Northern Wilderness: Series 1, Episode 1

Steve Backshall and Helen Glover explore the landscapes and culture of northern Japan.

Usain Bolt: The Final Chapter

Usain Bolt: The Final Chapter

Steve Cram travels to Kingston, Jamaica, to speak to Usain Bolt about his future.

Trump on Culture: Brave New World?

Trump on Culture: Brave New World?

Alastair Sooke asks what the president's impact on America's cultural landscape will be.

Episode 15

15. The Wanted: Episode 15

Serious Organised Crime Group undertakes a huge investigation into a gang of bank robbers.

Episode 3

3. Inside Versailles: Series 2, Episode 3

Professor Kate Williams and Greg Jenner shine a light on Philippe's new bride Liselotte.

Carly Simon: No Secrets

Classic Albums: Carly Simon: No Secrets

Carly Simon reveals the challenges behind her celebrated album No Secrets.

Springwatch in Japan: Cherry Blossom Time

22. Springwatch: Springwatch in Japan: Cherry Blossom Time

A look at the lively cherry blossom celebrations taking place across Japan this spring.

Into Battle

2. The BBC at War: Into Battle

The story of how the BBC prepared to report from the front line during World War II.