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.
Marking the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India with a look at its human impact.
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.
Paul Murton travels round a much-loved holiday destination, the Isle of Arran.
Objects from 1967 to 1987 include a rare collection of the first openly gay magazine.
Citizen Khan star Adil Ray explores rumours of a link to African royalty.
How the trains gradually acted as a great catalyst in mixing the classes.
The story of three 18th-century French explorers' scientific mission to the Andes.
David Olusoga uses BBC documentary archives to see why dictators can have such appeal.
A history of British refuse collection from the Second World War to the consumerist 1960s.
Sports broadcaster Clare Balding uncovers an extraordinary American dynasty.
The Bikers explore how the foodie customs associated with wedding ceremonies have evolved.
How the Allies used 3D photographs to thwart the Nazis' superweapons.
Alice Roberts examines how the story of the Vikings has changed on TV since the 1960s.
Lars Tharp visits China to explore why its porcelain vases are so famous and expensive.
How Islamic scientific ideas permeated into the west in the 16th and 17th centuries.