5/30 The Bikers discover how necessity often forced British cooks to pull out all the stops.
8/12 A look at why witches have cast such a powerful spell over generations of artists.
BBC Two Scotland only
1/3 A look at how drama in Athens was deeply connected to Athenian democracy. (R)
William Crawley explores the creation of the modern-day Presbyterian church in Ireland. (R)
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only
6/10 Nick begins by tracing his Irish roots on his mother's side of the family. (R)
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Wales, Wales HD
6/6 Reviewing how the people of Wales made their mark on politics and sport after WWII. (R)
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only
6/8 Peter and Dan Snow unravel the complex history of conflict in the Middle East. (R)
Friday 30 August 2013