Valery Gergiev conducts with the LSO, at the Met and at the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia.
Compilation of singer-songwriter Van Morrison's most memorable BBC performances.
A selection of Van Morrison's finest performances from Later with Jools Holland.
A redundant baker purchases an old van and sets himself up in the fast food business.
William Thackeray's satire of English society during the Napoleonic wars.
France, 1671. A penniless prince invites King Louis XIV to his country chateau for a feast
A profile of the heart of the Catholic Church and the world's smallest sovereign state.
Series which follows Venice's emergency and public services
Sir David Frost interviews Dame Vera Lynn at her home in Sussex.
An ambulance-chasing lawyer attempts to regain some integrity from one final case.
Tribute to TV producer Verity Lambert, who brought the original Dr Who to the screen.
Series exploring the history and modern evolution of the Palace of Versailles in France
The history of our curious relationship with murder is explored by Lucy Worsley.
A film taking a humorous peek behind the scenes of the 1948 London Olympics.
Rachel and Becky Unthank explore England's hidden winter customs and dance traditions.
Documentary series following the day-to-day lives of a group of vets
A down and out cabaret singer in Paris reinvents herself as a female impersonator.
Documentary series following a team who live the life of Victorian farmers for a year
Make your own traditional Victorian Christmas.
Joseph Koerner explores the art, architecture and music of fin de siecle Vienna.
Adaptation of the classic ghost story by MR James.
Dr Janina Ramirez finds out about one of the great Viking stories - the Laxdaela Saga.
Robert Hughes presents an exploration of three of the world's most remarkable architects.
Michio Kaku predicts how technology will develop in the 21st century.
Ripley Holden attempts to get his hands on the real Jules Rimet World Cup trophy.
Vivaldi's Gloria, from behind the church screens of the Ospedale della Pieta in Venice.
How Vivaldi composed music for La Pieta in Venice, a home for abandoned children.
1968 profile of renowned Russian pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy's charts his move to Iceland.
Documentary on the human voice, how it works and why replicating it is such a challenge.
Profiles of women from a series exploring how women's lives changed in the 20th century
A look at 2007 Samuel Johnson Prize contender The Voices of Morebath by Eamon Duffy.
Short film about the volcano that devastated Montserrat in 1995.
World War II story about Allied prisoners who stage a breakout from an Italian POW camp.
How a company in Dartford manufacturing Vox amplifiers came to define the sound of the 60s
TV adaptation of John Mortimer's autobiographical play in honour of his barrister father.
Maritime adventure. A belt of radiation goes out of control threatening to melt the Earth.
A look at NASA's Voyager programme as the two spacecraft leave the solar system.
Explorer Paul Rose celebrates the achievements of famous seamen and explorers