2/10 How Britain's increasingly affluent population took advantage of leisure opportunities. (R)
John Bly investigates the Kimbolton Cabinet, an exquisite piece of English furniture. (R)
An exploration of Viking culture and its long-lasting influence on the British Isles. (R)
Andrew Hussey looks at the art and history of an extraordinary French institution. (R)
Michael Grade sets out to discover whether jokes come and go with the passing of time.
Alastair Sooke presents a cultural history of the oldest tube network in the world.
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
Documentary about the life and work of comedian Tommy Cooper. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
3/3 After touring Europe, Waldemar Januszczak brings the Baroque home to England. (R)
A look at York Minster's East Window, the UK's largest medieval stained-glass window. (R)
Michael Grade sets out to discover whether jokes come and go with the passing of time. (R)
Thursday 7 March 2013