Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music concludes with the 19th and 20th centuries, when the crown rediscovered the power of pageantry and ceremony and when native music experienced a renaissance.
From her humble beginnings as a Grocer's daughter from Grantham, Margaret Thatcher fought her way through the murky world of politics, the sexist prejudices of the Conservative Party elite and the scepticism of the British electorate.
Enjoy this unique commemoration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year in 2012. This feature length retrospective of the Queen's reign is packed with rare footage and expert commentary from Robert Lacy, Nicholas Owen, Tim Heald, Ingrid Seward, Gyles Brandreth.
Dan Cruickshank explores the mysteries and secrets of the bridges that have made London what it is. He uncovers stories of Bronze-Age relics emerging from the Vauxhall shore, of why London Bridge was falling down, of midnight corpses splashing beneath Waterloo Bridge, and above all, of the sublime ambition of London's bridge builders themselves.
Since the 1990s, Shoreditch and Hackney have found themselves at the epicentre of London's explosive art scene. However, not all residents are overjoyed by the invasion of the contemporary bourgeoisie.
The story of Sandycombe's rescue from near-dilapidation to finished work, looking at the work of the many craftsmen whose exceptional skills brought the conservation project to a successful conclusion.