BBCIn 2009, NASA celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing. This documentary series offers audiences a unique chance to glimpse an astronaut\'s view of spaceflight.
BBCThis is the moving true story of a man who came to New Mexico in 1893 to kill a wolf but ended up saving the American wilderness instead. Ernest Thompson Seaton's epic duel with the wolf that he called Lobo became a pivotal moment in American history, helping to change the way people see wolves forever. Based on the personal diaries of Ernest himself and incorporating dramatic early footage, this film presents the methods he used to track wolves and to finally catch the big prize, Lobo himself. This is the story of a unique meeting of man and animal, set against the remarkable backdrop of the very wild west.
BBCJonathan Scott narrates the extraordinary story of the leopard - the one big cat that still survives across half the world while tigers, cheetahs and lions are all struggling. By following the lives of leopard mothers and their cubs in East Africa, the film investigates what it is about the natural history of these cats that makes them born survivors. Perhaps the most extraordinary revelation is that leopards are living undercover on farms and even in cities across Africa and Asia.
BBCSeals, parakeets and even pelicans that eat pigeons have all made London their home. That's as well as badgers, foxes, scorpions, and pigeons that ride the tube.
BBCSteve Backshall looks at the Scottish Highlands, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in the British Isles. The two contrasting landscapes of open moor and Caledonian forest are both crucially important to their wild inhabitants and yet the history of the Highlands show that they shouldn't exist side by side.
BBC 4A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.
Samanatha AnstissClive Myrie traces the life story of Barack Obama, America's first black president.From Obama's broken home childhood in Hawaii, through his political awakening in the rough neighbourhoods of Chicago, to his arrival in Washington, Myrie follows the extraordinary journey that transformed the son of a Kenyan student into the most powerful man in the world.
BBCIn the wake of the swine flu outbreak, virologist Dr Mike Leahy uses over 50 years of BBC archive to explore the history of pandemics - infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites.
BBCTen years on from the Good Friday Agreement, Declan Lawn returns to Northern Ireland to see how far lives have changed.
BBC 1On verdict day of one of the most eagerly awaited trials in recent history, this Panorama Special on the Stephen Lawrence case reveals the untold story of the murder that changed Britain. For more than a year, reporter Mark Daly and the Panorama team have exclusively followed Stephen's mother Doreen Lawrence as her 18-year fight for justice for her murdered son neared its conclusion. This moving film charts the history of this iconic case through the eyes of a grieving mother, and reports the inside account of the trial of the two men accused of the black teenager's killing.
BBCWith soldiers and police once again being killed in Northern Ireland, Panorama offers the most detailed analysis yet of the resurgent terrorist threat in Northern Ireland.
Peter NicholsonThe documentary tells the story of the eruption from the point of view of assorted inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum whose names and occupations are known, including a local politician and his family, a fuller, his wife, and two gladiators.
BBCPompeii: one of the most famous volcanic eruptions in history. We know how its victims died, but this film sets out to answer another question - how did they live?
BBCFormer cabinet minister Michael Portillo assesses the legacy and continued influence of Margaret Thatcher on the Conservative Party.
Deep underground in a vault beneath Paris lives the most important lump of metal in the world - Le Grand K. Created in the 19th century, it's the world's master kilogramme, the weight on which every other weight is based. But there is a problem with Le Grand K - it is losing weight. Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores the history of this strange object and the astonishing modern day race to replace it
BBCCoverage of President Obama's Inauguration, with Huw Edwards and Matt Frei in Washington.
Clive MaltbyDocumentary examines the thirteen years of Prohibition in the United States, as mandated by the 18th Amendment to the Constitution.
Tom GorhamDocumentary series bringing new insights to historical events.
Ian BremnerDocumentary series bringing new insights to historical events.
Clive MaltbyDocumentary looking into the mystery of the Mary Celeste - a ship which was found floating at sea in 1872 devoid of any people and no sign of violence. Investigates what might have happened to them or what could have caused them to abandon ship so suddenly, and theories that were going around at the time. Celeste Fowles, a descendant of the Captain of the Marie Celeste joins the investigation
BBCThe world of early 19th century England is usually seen through the eyes of Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters. Sue Perkins explores a dramatically different version of this world, as lived and recorded by the remarkable Anne Lister.
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough embarks on an epic 500-million-year journey to unravel the incredible rise of the vertebrates. The evolution of animals with backbones is one of the greatest stories in natural history.
BBCProfessor Iain Stewart uncovers the mysterious history of Australia, and shows how Australia's journey as a continent has affected everything from Aboriginal history to modern day mining, and even the evolution of Australia's bizarre wildlife, like the koala.
BBC 4The exquisite Rosslyn Chapel is a masterpiece in stone. It used to be one of Scotland's best kept secrets, but it became world-famous when it was featured in Dan Brown's the Da Vinci Code.
BBCJonathan Dimbleby explores ten thousand miles of one of the world's most awe-inspiring countries. Summer 2006. Having lived through the Cold War, Jonathan makes his first stop in the city of Murmansk, which stands as a reminder to the years when England and Russia were close allies in a war of survival against the Nazis.
Professor Brian CoxThis time, Professor Cox celebrates Britain's pivotal role in creating modern science. From performing Isaac Newton's iconic light experiment to meeting a wartime code breaker and making hydrogen explosions, Professor Cox leads the way through 300 years of British history.
BBC 2David Dimbleby tells the story of Britain through its art and treasure. The first part of the chronicle begins with the Roman invasion and ends with the Norman Conquest.