Fort McMurray is at the centre of a new gold rush. Thousands of men and women have been drawn to the northern boomtown with the promise of high-paying jobs in one of the most controversial industries in the world - the oil sands. They work hard for the money: under arduous physical conditions, for long hours and extended periods, knowing that a lot of people object strenuously to what they do for a living. But when they need to let loose, there's always karaoke.
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Witness the beauty of Britain's seasonal rhythms in this spectacular three-part series. Filmed over the course of one year, Wild Kingdom offers a fresh perspective on Britain’s natural...
The Battery Man
Meet a man whose life was changed by electricity: an extraordinary person who can fry a hot dog with bare hands in an attempt to become the first human laser.
Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia. From the lavish production sets of the most popular...
Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights
Joanna grew up in tropical Malaysia, and as a little girl had never seen snow or felt cold. Inspired by the fairy tales and picture...
Google and the World Brain
In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the “World Brain”, a giant global library that contained all human knowledge and which would lead to a new form of higher...
Architects of Change
Through Architects of Change, we've met men and women from around the world who have found new ways to achieve sustainable and lasting growth for humanity and our planet. Now,...
KONELINE Our Land Beautiful
Set in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First Nation, director Nettie Wild's film captures beauty and complexity as one of Canada’s vast wildernesses undergoes...
Jingle Bell Rocks!
A pop culture pilgrimage into the odd and irreverent universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, featuring an eclectic cast of collectors, critics, musicians and songs.