Richard Macer spends a year amid conflicts in three different British National Parks.
A first-hand account of rockers on the road from the late 1950s to the 80s and beyond.
The story of the men who fought in tanks during World War II.
Sir Terry Wogan returns to Ireland, exploring how the country helped shape him.
1960s variety series hosted the by the king of easy listening, Andy Williams
How the art colony of St Ives in Cornwall played a key part in the history of modernism.
How a Lancashire family conned the art world with fakes sold to museums and collectors.
Series in which Michael Mosley examines science's last great frontier - the human mind
Danish/Swedish crime drama.
Dan Cruickshank explores the secrets of the bridges that have made London what it is.
Performances of works by Chopin.
The story of some of the most important genetic scientists of the modern age.
Emily Maitlis interviews the Dalai Lama, to discuss politics, Buddhism and ageing.
An Icelandic fisherman survives in the freezing ocean following a shipwreck.
Dallas Campbell asks if science will save us when Armageddon arrives.
Film record of the Everest expedition of 1924, restored by the BFI National Archive.
Examining the extravagant castles and palaces created by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.
How the Falklands War became a model for subsequent conflicts in the late 20th century.
John Wass presents a documentary telling the story of how hormones were discovered.
TV skullduggery and dirty dealings in the battle to win the Saturday night ratings crown.
Dr Lucy Worsley tells the story of Britain's first Georgian kings.
Monty Halls finds out what is really involved in getting seafood onto our plates.
A selection of some of David Bowie's best performances from the BBC archives.
Revealing Marie Curie's personal life and the challenges she faced and overcame.
Home movies tell how volunteers saved some of Britain's railway tracks and steam engines
Songs and sketches of the music hall era performed by modern-day performers.
Personal stories and rare archive reveal the history of the British grammar school system.
A portrait of the spectacular, dynamic nature of Britain over the course of one year.
Biography of Nashville, the city that has been the hub of country music since 1925.
Exploring how history has influenced the Low Countries' art, architecture and culture.
How the possibility of life on Mars has fuelled man's quest to visit the Red Planet.
A biography of the space shuttle, from triumphs to tragedies, using the BBC archive.
A detective sets about solving an ongoing case concerning the slaughter of local reindeer.
Jago Cooper reassesses one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen.
The story of Irish rock through the different musical traditions of Belfast and Dublin.
Violent action thriller about the FBI's attempts to catch a deadly master of disguise.
How the much-derided music genre of disco actually changed the world.
Documentary telling the story of the easy listening genre from the 50s to the present day.
Film tracing the ebb and flow of the guitar riff - the DNA of rock 'n' roll.
Documentary about the power of pop's most abiding artefact, the seven-inch single.
Exploring Kate Bush's career and music through the testimony of collaborators and fans.
How Louis XIV supported innovations that laid the foundations for classical ballet.
The story of The Kinks, as told from the vaults of the BBC archive.
Retracing Lady Heath's 1928 flight, in which she flew solo from Cape Town to London.
Dame Diana Rigg tells the story behind the ever popular The Lark Ascending.
Documentary exploring the dramatic downfall and execution of Anne Boleyn in 1536.
Dr Ben Robinson retraces the dramatic last days of King John.
The story of the remarkable family who tamed the wild Scottish coastline.
Mushroom enthusiast Richard Fortey explores the strange and surprising science of fungi.
Colourful epic in which two British soldiers become godlike rulers in colonial India.
Actors look back at their career, with testimony from friends and colleagues.
The dramatic story of William Tyndale and his mission to translate the Bible into English.
Michael Mosley looks at how scientists have probed the mind of the murderer.
Unlocks the secrets of a tomb containing over 2,000 bodies in the catacombs of Rome.
Influencial music show of the 1970s and 80s presented by Bob Harris and others
Documentary uncovering the hidden secrets of the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum.
How a girl's testimony sent her relatives and neighbours to the gallows for witchcraft.
Part quiz, part panel show which celebrates the UK's unique and fascinating museums.
A countdown of the ten songs which have earned the most money of all time.
Engineer Rob Bell explores the new inventions that made the Normandy invasion possible.
Neil Oliver joins a team investigating the final resting place of Alfred the Great.
Film about the equation used to estimate the number of extraterrestrial civilisations.
Drama-documentary about the Swallows and Amazons author's secret life. (2005)
Classic books are reconsidered by returning to the writers' original manuscripts.
Documentary series revealing the dramatic lives of elephants in Kenya's Samburu reserve.
Dr Gabrielle Walker examines ice, one of the strangest substances in the world.
A view of the history of modern Britain - from the back end where the rubbish comes out.
Film that shows how ocean waves are not only beautiful but also profoundly important.
Marcus du Sautoy demystifies the hidden world of algorithms.
Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever.
Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky.
Archaeologists examine a labyrinth built by British troops beneath the Somme battlefield.
How the British musical became a driving force behind musical theatre around the world
Two-part documentary telling the story of the Stuarts' attempt to reclaim the throne.
Film looking at the role of the toilet in our culture and exploring its social history.
Chris Packham discovers the unique features that make certain animal groups successful.
The series follows Martha Kearney's bee-keeping year and explores the ingenious honeybee.
Horticulturalist Chris Collins tells the story behind the plants most people call weeds.
Arts and popular culture programme.
Drama series about the early crime-fighting career of the Sicilian detective.
Celebrities' lives are evaluated through the reminiscences of friends and colleagues
International current affairs documentaries.
Exploring the mythic afterlife of the 18th-century poet Thomas Chatterton.
Comedy documentary series starring Dara Ó Briain, Rory McGrath and Griff Rhys Jones.
Documentary series which ranges widely over Britain's social and cultural history.
History documentary series
Timothy Spall and his wife Shane conclude their trip around the British coast by barge.
Meet characters who live near the No. 31 bus route from Camden Town to Chelsea. (1985)
Long-running music chart show featuring videos and performances
How Top of the Pops turned the credibility corner and showed punk and new wave bands.
With Status Quo, the Incredible String Band, Donovan, the Moody Blues and many more.
Trawled from the depths of the BBC Archive, a collection of performance gems
Music show mixing clips from the Top of the Pops archives with exclusive live performances
Lars Tharp visits China to explore why its porcelain vases are so famous and expensive.