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The Art Mysteries with Waldemar JanuszczakThe Art Mysteries with Waldemar Januszczak

Series in which Waldemar Januszczak sets out to uncover the secret meanings hidden in four famous paintings by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Seurat.


Joanna Lumley In the Land of the Northern LightsJoanna Lumley In the Land of the Northern Lights

An amazing journey in Norway's Far North as Joanna Lumley pursues a lifelong dream to track down the elusive, stunningly beautiful Northern Lights - 'the true wonder of the world,' as she puts it. Joanna grew up in tropical Malaysia, and as a little girl never saw snow or felt cold. Inspired by fairytales and picture books, she always longed to make the journey north. At last she travels north across the Arctic Circle, up through Norway to Svalbard, the most northerly permanently inhabited place on Earth, where she has to cope with temperatures approaching minus 30 deg C. With a box of crayons in hand, her journey takes her from train to boat, to husky-sled, to snowmobile, as she is pulled ever northwards by what she calls 'the strongest point of the compass'. She explores the romantic fjords of Lofoten and learns to ride a snowmobile, speeding across endless expanses of Lapland tundra with a Sami herdsman in search of his reindeer. As she reaches the Arctic Ocean, she prepares for bed in a hotel made entirely of ice. Everywhere she goes, she asks about the mysterious Northern Lights.


TimeshiftTimeshift

Documentary series which ranges widely over Britain's social and cultural history, its narrative-led storytelling offering a richly immersive and varied window onto the past.


Hidden KillersHidden Killers

Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the killers that lurked in every room of the Victorian and Edwardian home.


Treasures of Ancient RomeTreasures of Ancient Rome

This is a documentary series presented by Alastair Sooke. The Romans have always had a reputation for being brilliant engineers and soldiers, but the fact that isn't as well known is that they also created fantastic artistic treasures.


Extreme Everest with Ant MiddletonExtreme Everest with Ant Middleton

Ant Middleton gets trapped in an unexpected, life-threatening storm as he attempts to climb Everest. And he seeks to understand the attraction of such a popular but dangerous challenge.


Raiders of the Lost Past with Janina RamirezRaiders of the Lost Past with Janina Ramirez
BBC Four, 2019 | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Dr. Janina Ramirez looks back at the discovery of three extraordinary pre-war treasures, and the explorer-archaeologists who came across them.


Handmade in JapanHandmade in Japan

Series looking at traditional Japanese crafts and craftspeople.


Puppy LovePuppy Love

A comedy series about love, dogs and the love of dogs.


Charles I: Downfall of a KingCharles I: Downfall of a King

Historian Lisa Hilton discovers how, in just fifty tempestuous days, Charles I's rule collapsed, laying the foundations for civil war, the loss of royal power and, ultimately, the king's head.


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