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Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words

Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words logoGreat Thinkers: In Their Own Words charts the evolution of thought throughout the 20th century and discovers how scientists, philosophers, academics and writers tried to further their understanding of human nature.

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures logoGuilty Pleasures takes a look at how different attitudes to luxury have shaped and divided societies throughout the course of history.

Guitar Heroes at the BBC

Guitar Heroes at the BBC logoSeries featuring legendary guitarists treading the boards and trading licks at the BBC studios.

Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: A 17th Century History for Girls

Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: A 17th Century History for Girls logoHistorian Dr Lucy Worsley immerses herself in the world of Restoration England, exploring the captivating lives of the women of the period.

Heavy Metal Britannia

Heavy Metal Britannia logoDocumentary which traces the origins and development of British heavy metal.

Henry VIII: Patron or Plunderer?

Henry VIII: Patron or Plunderer? logoKing Henry VIII had a fascinating and enlightening relationship with art. He came to the throne as the renaissance swept across Europe, yet England's new King never lost sight of the medieval chivalry of his forefathers.

Hidcote

Hidcote logoDocumentary telling the story of Hidcote - the most influential English garden of the 20th century - and Lawrence Johnston, the enigmatic genius behind it. Hidcote was the first garden ever taken on by the National Trust, who spent 3.5 million pounds in a major programme of restoration. This included researching Johnston's original vision, which in turn uncovered the compelling story of how Johnston created such an iconic garden. Until recently, little was known about the secretive and self-taught Johnston. He kept few, if any, records on Hidcote's construction, but current head gardener Glyn Jones made it a personal mission to discover as much about the man as possible to reveal how, in the early 20th century, Johnston set about creating a garden that has inspired designers all over the ...

Holidays in the Axis of Evil

Holidays in the Axis of Evil logoBen Anderson reports from President Bush's countries named as the Axis of Evil after entering each one as a tourist.

Horror Europa With Mark Gatiss

Horror Europa With Mark Gatiss logoMark Gatiss follows up his acclaimed 2010 BBC Four series A History of Horror with a feature-length exploration of European horror cinema.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Lolita?

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Lolita? logoDocumentary following writer and broadcaster Stephen Smith on the trail of Vladimir Nabokov, the elusive man behind the controversial novel and 1962 film, Lolita. The journey takes him from the shores of Lake Geneva to Nabokov's childhood haunts in the Russian countryside south of St Petersburg to the streets of New York City and a road trip through the anonymous world of small-town America. Along the way Smith meets fellow Nabokov admirer Martin Amis and puts in a cheeky visit to Playboy's literary editor who is publishing an extract of Nabokov's last work.
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