Actress Lisa Hammond wants to understand her grandfather's WWII experiences.
Noel Clarke visits the Caribbean to learn more about his family.
The story of the the Australian Light Horse regiments' role in World War I.
Charting the relationship that Diana, Princess of Wales, had with the people of Wales.
The origins of the American divide between the small town and big city.
The story of Frank Lloyd Wright, possibly America's greatest ever architect.
The men, women and children who risked their lives serving as spooks during WWI.
Fearne Cotton learns about her Welsh great-grandfather who worked down a coal mine at 13.
Si and Dave visit a Manchester brewery to discover why beer became popular in Britain.
Gurinder Chadha travels to India to discover why the 1947 Partition of India happened.
Richard Clay asks if utopia is ultimately, a state of mind. Can we find utopia within?
Marking the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India with a look at its human impact.
Richie Woodhall investigates the Laurence and Egbert Cadbury's involvement in WWI.
Pop star Lulu travels to Glasgow to get to the bottom of a family mystery.
Anita and her mother return to what is now Pakistan to learn more about the partition.
Seven extraordinary days that see the birth of India and Pakistan and the end of the Raj.
Richard Clay asks why utopian visions for living so often fail.
Five first-hand accounts of extraordinary moments in Japanese history.
Dr Sam Willis discovers how medieval weapons shaped Britain.
Journalist and activist Jane Jacobs's fight to save historic New York architecture.
Janina Ramirez and John Bailey explore the origins of the English landscape movement.
Richard Clay asks if utopian blueprints for fairer worlds can inspire real change.
The new A1 class steam engine Tornado tries to achieve 100mph on the main line.
Documentary charting the radically changing attitudes towards Scotland's gay community.
A look back at the iconic hairdos of British men and women over the past 60 years.
Gareth 'Alfie' Thomas takes a look at the open homophobia in professional football.
Jeremy Paxman describes how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
Presenter Emma Willis's family history leads her down two very different paths in Ireland.
Objects include a controversial schoolbook, naval discharge papers and a pair of boots.
How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.
The whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.
Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the war.
How the last 50 years has seen a shift in our attitude towards explorers on television.
Live coverage of the commemorations marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Highlights of events marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Live coverage of the commemorations to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.