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2015-2016: 15. The Toughest Horse Race in the World: Palio
The race which turns Siena into a battleground of strategy, intrigue and machismo.
First shown: 7 Feb 2016
Delve into the archives
From game shows, to the space race and gothic literature - enjoy some BBC classics from across the decades.
1. What Is Reality?
Exploring how the brain conjures up the world we all take for granted....
2. What Makes Me?
How the brain gives rise to thoughts, emotions, memories and personality....
3. Who Is in Control?
How almost every action we take is driven by parts of the brain we have no access to....
4. How Do I Decide?
A journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made....
Exploring how the brain conjures up the world we all take for granted.
First shown: 21 Jan 2016
How the brain gives rise to thoughts, emotions, memories and personality.
First shown: 28 Jan 2016
How almost every action we take is driven by parts of the brain we have no access to.
First shown: 4 Feb 2016
2008-2009: 10. Can We Make a Star on Earth?
Professor Brian Cox journeys in search of the energy source of the future, nuclear fusion.
First shown: 17 Feb 2009
Professor Iain Stewart explores the story of our turbulent relationship with the wind.
First shown: 2 Feb 2010
2005-06 Shorts: 11. Red Stag Rut
Documentary about the annual autumn red deer rut in the New Forest.
First shown: 14 Dec 2005
2015-2016: 14. A Death Row Tale: The Fear of 13
A convicted murderer on death row petitions the court asking to be executed.
First shown: 31 Jan 2016
BBC Four | Collection
Stonehenge: A Timewatch Guide
The Crusades: A Timewatch Guide
Queen Elizabeth I: A Timewatch Guide
How Stonehenge has been interpreted by leading historians and archaeologists.
First shown: 27 Jan 2016
How television's telling of the Crusades has changed over the last 60 years.
First shown: 3 Feb 2016
Using 60 years of BBC archive, Vanessa Collingridge examines the life of Elizabeth Tudor.
First shown: 10 Feb 2016
Documentary made with rare video footage of Guns N' Roses in their formative years.
First shown: 5 Feb 2016
Looking at the events that resulted in the Docklands bombing twenty years ago.
First shown: 8 Feb 2016
Series 2: 6. An Apricot
Everything is ready for Salvo's move to Genova - except, it would seem, Salvo himself.
First shown: 6 Feb 2016
3. The Fruit and Veg Market: Inside New Spitalfields
Exploring how immigration has brought new people to New Spitalfields market.
First shown: 7 Jun 2012
A family of tenant hill farmers try to breed the perfect sheep.
1. Money Makers
The story of the maverick managers behind some of the greatest musical legends.
First shown: 15 Jan 2016
Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll: Episode 3...
The original Thotch line-up must reform after they are sued by their former manager....
Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll: Episode 2...
A look at how Brian broke America with the success of his classic album Shelf Life....
Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll: Episode 1...
Brian appears on Desert Island Discs, has a new album, a new look and a new, young wife....
The original Thotch line-up must reform after they are sued by their former manager.
A look at how Brian broke America with the success of his classic album Shelf Life.
Brian appears on Desert Island Discs, has a new album, a new look and a new, young wife.
First shown: 14 Jan 2016
A history of celebrated nightclub Annabel's, playground for the rich and famous.
Alice Roberts enters a spider-filled house to find out about these eight-legged creatures.
First shown: 29 Oct 2014
3. Madeira: Island Ark
A look at what happens to a volcanic island as it nears the end of its life-cycle.
First shown: 1 Feb 2016
Documentary charting the life of snooker legend Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins.
First shown: 1 Sep 2010