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From the uncertainty of WWII to the dark secrets of the Cold War, the complete Foyle's War series is now available for streaming.
The Many Lovers of Jane Austen
Professor Amanda Vickery explores why different generations of readers have been won over by Jane Austen's classic novels.
Tonight at 9pm
The Yangtze River's Green Sailors
Upon his father's last wishes, Liu Gujun is determined to clean the Yangtze River.
Hope for Wildlife
Dr. Barry helps two fleet fliers with wing injuries: a peregrine falcon and a goshawk.
Tonight at 7pm
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Genius of the Ancient World
Within 100 years of each other, three of the greatest minds in history - Buddha, Socrates and Confucious - helped to define what it is to be human. Despite being...
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn step back in time to experience the trials and tribulations of life on an Edwardian farm at the turn of the 20th...
National Geographic Specials - Grand Canyon
It hosts nearly 5 million tourists a year, but visitors see only a tiny fraction of the Grand Canyon's true beauty. Join a rare scientific...
Michael Kitchen stars as laconic police detective Christopher Foyle, who reluctantly remains on duty in his quiet English coastal town while World War II rages across the Channel. The battle...
Tusarnituuq!: Nagano in the Land of the Inuit
In September 2008, the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra embarked on its first ever tour of the Canadian Arctic. Led by conductor Kent Nagano,...
Gaining Altitude: The Mosquito Reborn
The fast and maneuverable de Havilland Mosquito was a crucial element in the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. But because of its wooden...
Neon: An Electric Memoir
A look at the history of neon, tracing its developments in art, architecture and commerce.
The kimono is a symbol of ancient Japan that has survived for fifteen hundred years, preserved by the rules of tradition. But what is the kimono’s role in today’s Japan? We visit geisha students, a...
Art of the Heist
Back for a second season, this series reveals the secrets behind high-profile art thefts of the 20th and 21st centuries. Each episode takes an in-depth look at a specific heist, from...
In the wild and desolate hinterland of west Wales, grudges fester and secrets of the past are buried deep. It's up to DCI Tom Mathias to sort through the tangled webs of suspicion and mistrust...
Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH
Accidents and emergency don't know it's the holiday season. In these two special episodes of Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH, viewers are invited...