Episode 6 Freedom and Liberation

The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology...

Coolies: How Britain Re-Invented Slavery

The slave trade was abolished over years ago but one form of slavery continued well into the 20th century. The so-called coolies comprised over...

India: God’s Own Country

Spirituality is big business in Keralafueled by the planeloads of tourists who come to India's south western coast in search of enlightenment. In this...

Partition: The Day India Burned

Documentary about the effects of Britain's withdrawal from India in 1947 which triggered one of the biggest migrations in history. 15 million were displaced...

Victorian Sex Explorer

Actor and writer Rupert Everett takes a revealing and witty journeyretracing the steps of one of his great heroes the infamous author, Victorian explorer...

Episode 18 Picture Power 1963

A departure from other documentaries that observe history as the actions of great men People's Century considers the Century from the view of common...

Episode 11 The Wrong Empire

From the dawn of civilization to the 20th centuryA History of Britain re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England's past. Hosted by...

The Chindits

The ultimate success or failure of many of the battles of World War II boiled down to men and machines locked in a fight...

Shangri-La

Michael Wood goes in search of four of the world's most famous myths. These gripping adventures take the viewer to some of the most...

Episode 2 India Empire Of Spirit

As the world approaches the 21st centurythis new series hosted by Michael Woods and produced in 1991, reminds us that other nations and cultures...