Alastair unpicks the reasons behind the revolution that gave birth to classical Greek art.
Documentary about events that took place at two funerals in Belfast in March 1988.
Andrew Graham-Dixon investigates Spain's Golden Age of art of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Simon Schama explores one of our deepest artistic urges - the depiction of nature.
Focusing on the Fittie Squares, a model housing scheme built for fishermen in 1809.
Documentary using archive footage to trace the story of the ultimate sanction.
The Ellis family reflects on their time-travel adventure.
Joann explores how the Pyramid Age ended in catastrophe.
Andrew Graham-Dixon travels from Cordoba to Granada looking at Moorish art.
Professor Mary Beard explores images of the human body in ancient art.
Lucy Worsley recreates a spectacular Tudor firework display staged for Queen Elizabeth I.
The Ellis family experience the chintz of the 80s and swagger of the 90s.
A look at the origins of Magna Carta, a document underpinning British liberties since 1215
Armed with his Bradshaw's Handbook, Michael Portillo begins a journey across Ireland.
Mary tackles the biggest puzzle of all: why, and how, did the Roman Empire fall?
Cruise company P&O gathers its entire fleet for a review by the Princess Royal.
A look at the formative role art and imagination have played in the forging of humanity.
Michael follows in the footholds of the Victorian daredevil who made rock climbing a sport
Drama documentary about the life of Horatio Nelson.
The family enjoy time together helped with the advent of their first record player and car
Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the romantic city of Florence.
A personal portrait of the victor of Waterloo, drawing on his own vast correspondence.
1960 marks the start of an era of prosperity. Dad Jon puts in a shift down the local pit.
Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of the Arctic convoys of WWII and their greatest disaster.
Simon Sebag Montefiore uncovers Istanbul's Greek roots.
The postwar years see the family on rations with no fridge, hot water or electric cooker.
Documentary exploring love and courtship on screen in the 20th century.
Mary Beard is on a mission to uncover the real Julius Caesar.
Paul Murton explores some lochs close to Scotland's densely populated central belt.
Amber Butchart looks at the fashion sense of Marie Antoinette.
The story behind a collecting craze that began in Renaissance Europe.
The Ellis family's experience begins in 1918, when life for northern workers is tough.
The story of Hull's triple trawler tragedy and the women's protest for safety at sea.
Paul Murton embarks on a grand tour from Lairg on Loch Shin to Lochinver.
Amber Butchart looks at Edward the Black Prince.
Dan discovers the truth about those responsible for the collapse of ancient Egypt.