City Life

Join Monty Python's Terry Jones on a tour of the ingenuity of our ancestors. Take a humorous yet factual look at inventions we think...

Episode 1 The Moorish South

This series celebrates the astonishing influence of Spain on European art. Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon immerses himself in true Spanish culture and meets the people...

Episode 1 Building the Dream

For more than 1,000 years, the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world - the origin of great literature, fine art and...

Crassus Rich Man Poor Man 53 B.C. Carrhae

Decisive Battles of the Ancient World presents the 13 defining points of ancient warfare moments that altered the course of history and shaped the...

1873 A.D. Search for Troy

Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic core...

The Lost Years Of Jesus

After thousands of years of debate and question this series explores many of the greatest tales of Scripture. Filmed on location throughout the Holy...

Episode 3 Julius Caesar

It is 114 B.C. and the Republic of Rome is a small empire clinging to the rim of the Mediterranean. Suddenly terror grips the...

The Primitive Celts

Monty Python's Terry Jones invites you on an entertaining expedition through Roman history from an entirely different perspective - that of the Barbarians. Far...

Episode 3 The Medici Popes

From a small Italian community in 15th century Florence the Medici family would rise to rule Europe in many ways. Using charm, patronage, skill,...

Episode 5 Edge of Empire

This is where it all beganAdam Hart-Davis first foray, directly inspired by the Monty Python sequence from The Life of Brian where the People's...