1/3 Dan Snow discovers how today's London was forged in the filth of the 14th century. (R)
8/8 Peter and Dan Snow go to Kuwait to tell the story of Operation Desert Storm. (R)
Lars Tharp visits China to explore why its porcelain vases are so famous and expensive. (R)
4/10 Paul Martin meets a silversmith at the top of his game.
6/6 Reviewing how the people of Wales made their mark on politics and sport after WWII. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
6/8 The team must cope with the challenges which followed the 1943 slump in food imports.
2/6 A look at the degree of voluntary support ordinary Germans gave the infamous Gestapo. (R)
2/3 How the Victorians made the stiff upper lip a genuinely national characteristic. (R)
BBC Two except Wales
BBC Two Wales
Friday 12 October 2012