1/2 Exploring the achievements of the chronicler of the Italian Renaissance, Giorgio Vasari. (R)
Michael Wood traces the story of a real-life peasant of 14th-century Hertfordshire. (R)
4/4 Ghost story about the previous occupants of an allegedly haunted manor house. (R)
1/6 Ed Asner looks at the creation of RKO Pictures at the start of the talkies in the 1920s.
A giant gorilla is taken from his prehistoric island home to be exhibited in Manhattan.
1/8 Unearthing the history behind cult Sunday night drama All Creatures Great and Small. (R)
13/14 James has to keep his nerve during a difficult calving. (R)
2/8 Unearthing the history behind 1970s cult Sunday night drama series The Brothers. (R)
Sunday 28 December 2008