12/50 History short looking at headline stories from San Francisco.
Saul David discovers how countless animals sent to the frontline during WWI were trained.
3/4 The ancient Costa Rican people built spectacular settlements amongst rivers and volcanoes.
6/10 Documenting Britain's fondness for boats using short films from the 1960s.
3/3 Simon Sebag Montefiore looks at how Istanbul became Islam's most powerful city.
7/10 Actor Martin Shaw investigates the story of his grandfather, who walked out on his family.
David Reynolds looks at how World War I gave birth to an age of turbulent mass democracy.
2/25 Michael Portillo follows the route of the Great Eastern Line to the lost city of Dunwich.
Vanessa Collingridge travels in the footsteps of legendary explorer Captain James Cook.
1/25 Michael Portillo discovers the grave robbing history of Great Yarmouth.