The Georgian age saw courtship rules being rewritten, as romantic love was glamorised.
First shown: 8 Oct 2015
Simon explores how every face has its own story to tell.
First shown: 7 Oct 2015
Former postman Alan Johnson MP tells the story of 500 years of the Royal Mail.
First shown: 6 Oct 2015
Mark and Gavin present live from the London Film Festival at Leicester Square.
First shown: 9 Oct 2015
How new technologies and production methods changed the face of agriculture in the 1960s.
First shown: 11 Feb 2013
How the booming 19th-century economy saw philanthropic industrialists buying great art.
First shown: 31 Jul 2013
Simon explores the external power of portraiture.
First shown: 30 Sep 2015
Lucy explores the Edwardian era and the golden age of detective fiction between the wars.
First shown: 7 Oct 2013
Mark Kermode gives his take on the best and worst of the week's film and DVD releases.
First shown: 2 Oct 2015
Exploring how humans see, not just with their eyes, but also with the mind.
First shown: 28 Jun 2011
Joy Division's story through live performance footage, photos, period films and audiotapes
First shown: 27 Feb 2015
A first-hand account of rockers on the road from the late 1950s to the 80s and beyond.
First shown: 25 Apr 2015
Jago Cooper reveals how the strengths of the empire became factors in its rapid demise.
First shown: 15 Jan 2015
Nick Higham talks to Matt Ridley about his new novel The Evolution of Everything.
First shown: 1 Oct 2015
Brian Eno delivers this year's BBC Music John Peel Lecture on the ecology of culture.
Award-winning fashion vlogger Grace Victory brings high fashion to a mass audience.
First shown: 29 Sep 2015
Lucy Worsley investigates real-life murders of the first half of the 19th century.
First shown: 23 Sep 2013
From the ancient sites of the Neolithic era up to the Reformation.
Mark Radcliffe looks at why bands break up and the secrets of those that stay together.
First shown: 10 Apr 2015
Leeds International Piano Competition founder Dame Fanny Waterman talks about her life.
First shown: 26 Oct 2012