A look at the use of aphrodisiacs and potions at the court of Louis XIV.
Paul heads for Tiree, which boasts one of the best sunshine records in the UK.
How monasteries evolved into powerhouses of Anglo-Saxon art, industry and learning.
Prof Kate Williams and Greg Jenner discuss Louis XIV's premier valet Alexandre Bontemps.
Ros Ball takes a look back at the suffragettes' campaign for women's voting rights.
The new A1 class steam engine Tornado tries to achieve 100mph on the main line.
How Louis XIV created an absolutist monarchy during his reign.
A look at the assassination of serving prime minister Spencer Perceval in 1812.
Ex-pupils who toured America in the 1950s reunite 60 years on for one last performance.
Professor Kate Williams and Greg Jenner discuss Louis XIV's mistress Madame de Montespan.
Paul Murton explores the Isle of Mull and its satellite islands.
Professor Kate Williams and Greg Jenner shine a light on Philippe's new bride Liselotte.
The story of how the BBC prepared to report from the front line during World War II.
The evolution of the British postage stamp and how they became a national obsession.
Jonathan Dimbleby reveals how the BBC prepared for the first broadcast war.
Prof Kate Williams and Greg Jenner explore Louis XIV's troubled relationship with religion
The world of the La Tene Celtic warrior extended as far as central Turkey.
Dan Cruickshank looks at silver artefacts in country houses, museums and factories.
Surviving passengers from the ill-fated 2011 Belfast-Cork flight meet their rescuers.
Raymond Mead and his journey to record music inspired by a visit to Auschwitz.
Lucy investigates how the family's grip on Russia unravelled in the years 1825-1918.
Paul Murton visits Coll, where he meets local crofter Angus Kennedy.
The story of how Britain's telephone network was built, and its impact on the public.
Recalling the pop single recorded to mark NI's passage into the World Cup finals in 1982.
Michael Wood tells the story of Mary Arden, an ordinary woman in a time of revolution.
Documentary detailing a killer wave which struck the coast of the Bristol Channel in 1607.
Paul Murton traces the history of the great outdoors, taking in Loch Tay and Rannoch Moor.
How the modern British fire service was forged over nearly two centuries of firefighting.
Jeremy Higham returns to the Moldovan children's home where he filmed in 1999.
Waldemar Januszczak explores the impact of Mary Magdalene's myth on art and artists.
Actress Sheridan Smith is keen to know where her musical talent comes from.
A celebration of some of Eric and Ernie's most memorable and well-loved sketches.
Fergal Keane looks at the teenage soldiers who served the British Army during WWI.
Dr Pamela Cox looks at the grand houses of the Victorian ruling elite.
A man who was rescued from the sea is reunited with the strangers to whom he owes his life
Allan Little talks to nonagenarian Frank Meehan about his extraordinary postwar career.