In the Gulf wars of 1992 and 2003, the SAS returned to deep penetration teams fanned out into the Iraqi desert. Their missions ranged from disrupting supply lines, communications and raiding airfields, to the vital task of tracking down Saddam Hussein's deadly Scud missile launchers.
This is a global quest to discover the positive power of laughter. Right from the start of our lives, we all laugh. But why? Is our sense of humour what sets us apart from the rest of the animal world?
Revealing the latest research into the mysterious & common human experiences of pain. Breakthroughs have come from studying a woman who has felt no pain in her life & a man who cut off his arm to survive.
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.
Commuting in the capital can be stressful, to say the least. This is a 'SWEET' story of Brockley station attendant and TFL worker Sylvain on a quest to make our journeys in London brighter with just one kind word.
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.