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The Private Life of Plants: Travelling
Happy People A Year in the Taiga
The Story of India: Spice Routes and Silk Roads
An Honest Liar
Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck
FLOW For Love of Water
Out Of Shadows
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Winter on Fire
Forks Over Knives
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Ancient Greece: Democrats
Dr Michael Scott journeys to Athens to discover that from the very start the theatre was about more than just entertainment - it was a reaction to real events, it was a driving force in history and it was deeply connected to Athenian democracy. In fact, the story of theatre is the story of Athens.
Johnson Nixon and Vietnam: Reversal Of Fortune
Stone opens the episode on Vietnam with a review of American intervention in Latin America. Lyndon Johnson, according to Stone, disregarded JFK’s “memo” about withdrawing troops and instead escalated. The Cataclysm in Vietnam as the war reaches a turning point - there's no going back. The betrayal by Richard Nixon.
The Untold History of the United States
Long ago, two species of human beings coexisted on Earth until competition drove one of them to extinction. This program, set in the southwest of France 35,000 years ago, reconstructs the life in the Neanderthal world at the time Cro-Magnons first entered the scene. All aspects of Neanderthal clan life are examined, including tool- and weapon-making, hunting and gathering, health and healing, childbirth, rituals, and making fire. Footage of skeletal remains and the scholarly research of eminent paleontologist Chris Stringer and Oxford University's Paul Pettitt support the documentary.
Ancient Rome: The Fall of Rome
In AD 410, the Goth hordes sacked the city. This event symbolised Rome's collapse. Within 70 years, the western empire - what we think of as Ancient Rome - was abandoned. But it should never have happened at all.
To the Ends of the World
The final leg takes him from the Khyber Pass through Pakistan to the Punjab, where Alexander's army mutinied and he was forced to return across the Makran Desert to Babylon, where he died at only 32 years of age.
In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great
The Private Life of Plants
The Last Dance
Beyond the Elements
How the Universe Works Series 8
The Human Body
The Mind Explained
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