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She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
1. Matilda and Eleanor
A Timewatch Guide
Series 2: 3. Queen Elizabeth I
Series 1: 1. Compliance
An actress's experience of meeting a powerful producer.
Available for 28 days
Delve into the archives
From game shows to iconic interviews and Gothic literature, enjoy some BBC classics from across the decades.
A modern take on Shakespeare
An all-female production set in a present-day women's prison.
Can her dream become reality?
Aisholpan wants to be the first female eagle hunter, but tradition stands in her way.
Available for 27 days
Series 1: 1. Nigeria
Rita Ray travels to Nigeria to explore the importance of rhythm in its music....
Series 1: 2. South Africa
Rita Ray travels to South Africa, home to distinctive vocal harmonies....
Series 1: 3. Mali
Rita Ray travels to Mali, home to the most Grammy-winning artists in Africa....
Rita Ray travels to Nigeria to explore the importance of rhythm in its music.
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Rita Ray travels to South Africa, home to distinctive vocal harmonies.
Available for 19 days
Rita Ray travels to Mali, home to the most Grammy-winning artists in Africa.
Available for 26 days
The personal life of a leader
Sally Lindsay takes a look at how a working mum became a legendary activist.
Revolutionary female artists
The story of the radical women who tore up art history.
Available for 29 days
Kate Adie recalls her reports of the 1989 massacre – where she was in the line of fire.
Available for 20 days
A look back at Victoria Wood's hugely successful television career.
Science & Nature
Following the Earth's orbit from July to the December solstice....
Kate Humble gets closer to the sun than she has ever been before....
Helen Czerski shows how the earth's angle of tilt creates the most extreme weather....
Following the Earth's orbit from July to the December solstice.
Available for 11 days
Kate Humble gets closer to the sun than she has ever been before.
Available for 18 days
Helen Czerski shows how the earth's angle of tilt creates the most extreme weather.
Available for 25 days
From supersharp senses to superpowered limbs – what could create the perfect body?
Lucy Worsley reveals the surprisingly radical side of the Women's Institute.
Profile of soul singer Roberta Flack, who charted an atypical path to fame in the 1970s.
2008-2009: 4. Young Victoria
How a modest little girl grew to be Queen Victoria, one of the world's most powerful women
Documentary telling the story of women's publishing house, Virago.
Writer and historian Dr Helen Castor unpicks the story of Joan of Arc.
Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canal network was saved following years of neglect....
How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge....
The Boat People
The story of the people who operated the canal boats, carrying goods around the country....
Liz McIvor recounts the tales of the men who built the canals - the navigators, or navvies...
The struggles of those tasked with creating a landscape of canals around the Pennines....
Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canal network was saved following years of neglect.
Available for 14 days
How the process of building Britain's canals resulted in furthering geological knowledge.
Available for 9 days
The story of the people who operated the canal boats, carrying goods around the country.
Available for 16 days
Including the hits Wuthering Heights, Babooshka, Running up That Hill and Hounds of Love.
Available for 13 days
How medieval British stone masons and builders made Gothic architecture their own.
Available for 10 days
Darcey Bussell discovers a tale of broken dreams behind Audrey Hepburn's image.
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