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Art of America - Looking for Paradise

BBC 4 ,
In the first episode of a series exploring the history of American art, Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on an epic journey from east to west, following in the footsteps of the pioneers who built the foundations of modern America.

Atom II - The Key to the Cosmos

Jim Al-Khalili ,
This episode tackles world-changing discoveries such as radioactivity, the Atom Bomb and the Big Bang, and tries to answer the biggest questions of all - why are we here and how were we made?

Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild - Part 1:Life on Camera

Sir David Attenborough gives his unique perspective on over half a century of innovation in wildlife filmmaking - developments that have brought ever more breathtaking and intimate images of wildlife to our television screens, changing our view of life on the planet forever.

Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild - Part 3: Our Fragile Planet

Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that humankind has had on the natural world within his own lifetime. He tells the surprising and deeply personal story of the changes he has seen, of the pioneering conservationists with who he has worked - and of the global revolution in attitudes towards nature that has taken place within the last six decades.

Baka: A Cry from the Rainforest

Phil Agland ,
Phil Agland revisits the Baka Pygmy family he filmed 25 years ago in his BAFTA award winning documentary 'Baka: People of the Rainforest'. An extraordinary journey into the heart of the rainforest in Cameroon.

Bankers - 01 Fixing the System

BBC , , 2012
The dramatic inside story of the scandal that ripped through the banking industry in 2012 and took down a banking legend, Bob Diamond. In the first of a new three-part series, bank bosses, regulators and politicians give frank first-hand accounts of how the balance of power has finally started to shift away from the masters of the universe.

Bankers - 02 Risking it All

BBC , , 2012
With gripping first-hand accounts from banking insiders, regulators and politicians this film tells the story of two recent multi-billion pound trading disasters that rocked the City. It shows that some bankers are still taking reckless risks, five years after the crash that brought the world's economy to its knees.

Bankers - 03 Payback Time

BBC 2 , , 2012
The eye-opening story of how Britain's multi-billion pound financial mis-selling scandal came about. With first-hand accounts from bank bosses, sales staff, politicians and customers, the film charts three decades of extraordinary changes inside our high street banks.

Barcelona's 50 Greatest Goals

ITV 1 ,
Matt Smith counts down the top 50 goals of the last twenty years by the current Champions League holders. Featuring Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and the majestic Messi.