Ancient Monster Hunters

The Greek myths are filled with magical tales of transformation and legions of gods and heroes. But perhaps the most compelling stories are those...

Hitler’s Secret Science

In the crucible of World War IIGermany's most brilliant scientists must race to create an arsenal of terrifying new weapons of mass destruction, even...

Study in Sherlock

An entertaining guide to the many screen and television incarnations of Sherlock Holmes....

Year Zero The Silent Death of Cambodia

1979 British television documentary written and presented by the Australian journalist John Pilger. The film recounts the bombing of Cambodia by the United States...

Episode 6 Removal

In September 2004on the last remaining site on the Mall in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of the American Indian,...

Episode 6 Silk The Thread Connecting East and West

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? These intriguing questions are...

Engineering Secrets of Hagia Sophia

For 1500 years the dome atop Haiga Sophia has soared above instanbul. That this wonder of the ancient world still stands is remarkablebut when...

The Queen Of Sheba

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...

Deadliest Weapons

Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers...

Episode 1 Homo Erectus

Homo sapienspopulated the Earth only because we were successful in overwhelming two more advanced species: Homo erectus and Homo neanderthalensis, known today as Neanderthals....