A French petty crook, wrongly convicted of murder, is obsessed with escaping from prison.
The greatest opera singers seen through the prism of the main classical voice types.
John Betjeman visits various churches in the Diocese of Norwich. (1974)
Huw Edwards meets the descendants of a community established in Patagonia 150 years ago.
How a girl's testimony sent her relatives and neighbours to the gallows for witchcraft.
The team tell the stories of the most important battlefields of recent times
The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs three works by American composer Philip Glass. (2001)
The story of the women who inspired Picasso, giving a new insight into him and his work.
BBC archive featuring the French composer, conductor and musical icon Pierre Boulez.
Film about choreographer Pina Bausch and her dance company the Tanztheater Wuppertal.
George McGavin and Adam Hart look at life in an ant colony, using cutting-edge technology.
An exploration of the wild and beautiful parts of our planet.
Documentary series exploring how the world became so reliant on oil.
The history of the iconic black box that has come to define the sound of rock.
A programme for children at home.
Margaret Mountford uncovers a new story within one of history's most iconic moments.
Documentary chronicling our ever-changing love affair with the British singles chart.
Colourful nuggets of pop mined from the BBC's archive.
Three-part series about life in the pop spotlight
Documentary series following life at SSE, one of Britain's 'Big Six' energy companies.
Series exploring why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us.
An evolutionary journey, piecing together the bodies of our prehistoric family.
Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet ponder the Bonds we've seen on screen since Dr No in 1962.
Performances from the Proms seasons
A visionary period in British music history, when a handful of dreamers reimagined pop.
Richard Taylor charts the Victorian Gothic architect Pugin's extraordinary life story.
A brand new take on the most transformative force in British popular music history