Tony Robinson (Blackadder) is back as the leader of Time Team, a band of archaeologists, historians, surveyors, geophysicists, and other assorted experts determined to unearth mysteries concealed by topsoil and time. CC Available.
Top Gear's James May revisits the 20th century to discover how inventors and their innovations changed the way we live today. CC Available.
This BBC series inspired the HBO miniseries The Night Of and was hailed as "distinctive...haunting" by The Guardian. In Series 1, a night out on the town turns into a waking nightmare for Ben Coulter (Ben Whishaw, The Danish Girl). Series 2 follows Juliet Miller (Maxine Peake, Silk), who must face a jury if she's ever to see her daughter again after an evening goes terribly wrong.
Historian and author Lucy Worsley (Empire of the Tsars, Henry VIII's Six Wives) presents this fascinating documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's life in London as a child. During this productive time, Mozart composed his first symphony at eight years old.
Dan Spielman, Ashley Zukerman, and Lucy Lawless star in this "edge-of-your-seat portrayal of political skullduggery and subterfuge" (The Australian). After video of a deadly crash is sent to journalist Ned Banks, he and his hacker brother find themselves embroiled in matters of national security. "Highly entertaining but chillingly prescient" (The Australian).
Anthony Andrews (Brideshead Revisited) anchors this classic British series about a team of bomb disposal experts. Set during the Second World War, Andrews stars as Lieutenant Brian Ash, a member of the unexploded bomb (UXB) unit tasked with disarming and destroying thousands of potentially lethal ordnance. CC Available.
Edward Fox (Gandhi) and Cynthia Harris (Mad About You) star in this drama inspired by the romance that changed royal history. While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII met the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship caused furor in the palace and in Parliament, eventually leading to an abdication crisis.
Based on the beloved memoir by Elspeth Huxley, this BAFTA Award nominated drama stars Hayley Mills (Pollyanna, Wild at Heart), David Robb (I, Claudius), and Holly Aird (Waking the Dead) as a British family who relocate to British East Africa (now Kenya) in order to set up a coffee plantation.
Film, theatre, and television greats Sir Ian McKellan and Dame Judi Dench star in this Royal Shakespeare Company production filmed for TV. CC Available.
Throughout Afghanistan and Central Asia lie tantalizing traces of the ancient world. It was here, 2,300 years ago, that iconic hero Alexander the Great became the first European to rule the East. In this six-part series, photojournalist David Adams explores the footprints of this ancient world, today almost entirely erased. CC Available.
Stephen Fry hosts world's most impossible quiz show. QI (short for Quite Interesting) is a TV comedy panel game like no other, where points are given for interesting answers rather than correct ones. Features appearances by Alan Davies (Jonathan Creek), Jeremy Clarkson (Top Gear), Bill Bailey (Black Books), and more.